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.

As the seasons turn, the weather gets colder, and the roads get more treacherous, look to Lehan Drugs and their FREE medication delivery service to help get your family through the upcoming winter months.  Lehan’s offers free delivery to the DeKalb/Sycamore/Cortland area, allowing you to get the medications that...
Through the magic of puppets, the story of Joseph Glidden’s invention of “The Winner” barbed wire will be presented at DeKalb’s Glidden Homestead and Historical Center this Sunday, Nov. 21. The talented Salem Puppet Praise Team will perform as part of the Homestead’s annual Antique Toy and Doll Show,...
Come and celebrate the traditional downtown DeKalb Holly Days with family and friends this weekend.  There will be in-store specials, treats, music, and merriment for all.  It’s a great opportunity to start your holiday shopping at one of the many unique and...
Come and taste Waterman Winery wines, including seasonal Holiday Spice, in an evening event this Friday, November 19th, from 6:30-8:30pm. There will also be 10 or more area vendors with unique gifts for holiday or anytime shopping. A $10 entry fee will include wine tasting and entry into a...
Following a year full of impressive accolades and her first-ever headlining tour, Texas singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert is headed to the NIU Convocation Center.  On Friday, November 19th, Miranda takes the stage as the headlining act for CMT on Tour: Miranda Lambert Revolution with special guest Eric Church and introducing...
Click on the photo below to check out the great deal they have this week on frozen turkeys for Thanksgiving! Bob Brown, left the coal business to open Brown’s Corner Market in Sycamore in 1945. Still in the family after 65 years and now run by Bob's grandson, Dan...
This weekend is Glidden Campus Florist's annual Holiday Open House weekend. Fill your home with the scents of the season and tasteful holiday arrangements. Find gifts for that special person on your list. Join them to see this Holiday's flowers, centerpieces and plants. View decorated trees and their available...
In Julie Male’s GED Express class in October at Kishwaukee College, the students represented a cross section of what happens in high schools across the country, resulting in students’ dropping out—bored with school, falling in with the wrong crowd, illness and then falling behind in school work. As a...
This Thursday, November 18th is the United Way's annual Taste of the Vine Wine Tasting and Silent Auction fundraiser. Enjoy a night of wine tasting, appetizers and a fantastic silent auction to raise funds benefiting 30 local social service agencies in DeKalb County. Black Tie Trio will be providing...

Time for new tires!

There is snow in the forecast for Saturday night in DeKalb County... are you ready? With winter on it’s way, now is the perfect time to stop in to University Shell in DeKalb and have them check out your tire wear and condition. You pay what they pay right now...
You are invited to the Rescues & Runways fashion show featuring adoptable dogs from TAILS Humane Society strutting along side models wearing fashions from Maurices’ clothing store. The show will be held this Saturday, November 13, at 2pm at the new TAILS Training and...
The Cortland Lions Club and the Kishwaukee YMCA present the first ever 5K race in Cortland, Illinois to benefit the restoration of the Lions Den shelter which is used by the community, the Cub Scouts, the Senior Services Center and other community organizations. ...