What's Going On

What to do and when to know in DeKalb County Illinois. This category contains featurettes of happenings around the county. Be sure to check out The Best Event Calendar on any side of the Kishwaukee River! for more coverage.

UPS will be having a hiring event at the DeKalb Goodwill Community Resource Room this Tuesday, March 15th from 10:00am-12:00pm. They will be doing onsite interviews to fill part-time package handler positions at their DeKalb facility. These positions entail loading, unloading trucks as well as sorting packages. Requirements include: age...
Schools are out and the summer festival season in DeKalb County begins this week with Genoa Days, June 5-8 and Malta Days, June 7-9. Genoa Days Genoa Days starts in Downtown Genoa on Wednesday, June 5 at 6:00 p.m. and runs through Saturday, June 8 at 10:00 p.m. Genoa Days is...
The Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center’s Spring Open House, Open Barn on Sunday, May 16, noon-4 p.m., gives visitors their one chance all year to see the inside of the historic barn where “The Winner” barbed wire was invented and first manufactured. The large brick structure is...
The public is invited to a Christmas Eve Service at St. Paul Episcopal Church Thursday evening in DeKalb. The service will include a children’s sermon and the St. Paul’s Adult/Youth Choir will be singing. Plan to come to this service for all ages. Light refreshments will follow the service. St....
More than 1,400 seventh- through 12th-grade students from across Illinois – some of the state’s best and brightest aspiring scientists, engineers, designers and problem-solvers – will exhibit research and design investigations. They will compete for scholarships, best in category awards and other special awards. “So many members of the NIU...
This Friday, January 30th, 2015, come see the movie Clue at the Egyptian Theatre, featuring the shadow cast of “A Powerful and Irrational Mouthwash” performing along with the movie. Based on the popular board game, this comedy begins at a dinner party hosted by Mr. Boddy (Lee Ving), where...
Come out to the Sandwich Opera House this Valentine's Saturday, February 14th for Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues along with Vocalist Sue Demel and Sons of the Neverwrong. Corky has crafted a new and original mix of folk, blues, and classical music that’s ingeniously woven together including Juilliard schooled strings,...
Celebrate New Year's Eve, 2011-2012 early with a complimentary New Year’s Toast at 6:00 only at O’Leary’s Restaurant and Pub in downtown DeKalb. 6pm in DeKalb is midnight in Ireland, so make plans to start 2012 off on a lucky Irish note. Try their Hangover Burger on New Years...
A Gardening Calendar Seminar will be held twice this week, to accommodate different schedules.  Spring is always a busy time in the garden. But what about Summer, Fall and Winter? Each season has it's own beauty and it's own tasks. Let this program provide gentile reminders of what to do all...
Amazing things are happening in Sycamore schools, and they couldn’t be more thankful for your part in making it happen. Join the Sycamore Education Foundation and the community of Sycamore for Bella Serata - the 2016 Take Root event, which will be held this Saturday, November 5th at the Kishwaukee...
Stop in to Tapa La Luna tonight, Wednesday, December 7th for a peek into your future! Sit down with tarot card reader Deb Frueh and get a 15 minute reading for only $15! Deb Frueh has been a professional reader for about 25 years, and joined the online community in...
Bring your sweet heart or just your sweet tooth to Discover Sycamore’s Winter Chocolate Walk this Thursday, December 1st from 4-8pm. Enjoy the best of the downtown shops while sampling a vast array of fine chocolate desserts. Enjoy hot chocolate, chocolate covered candy canes, chocolate martinis, homemade chocolate marshmallows, chocolate donuts,...