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.

Into the Woods

See the production of “Into the Woods” at 7pm this Tuesday through Thursday, August 3 to 5 at Genoa-Kingston High School Auditorium. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling Joanne Johnson at...
Ice Cream Social & Band Concert Join in the fun at the Ellwood House for a summertime tradition. Sunday, August 1st is the Annual Ice Cream Social and Band Concert. Enjoy ice cream and home-made cakes and pies in the lovely setting of the Ellwood House gardens....
This Saturday, July 31st, is the Vet Fest 2010 Picnic (rain or shine) from 11am until 6pm at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport. Three bands will be playing: Standing 8 Count, Dick and Rick from the Foot Stompers and Stroker Red. Come out for the bands, food, beverages, kids activities...
Kishwaukee Fest presents The Lincoln Highway Pre-Parade Kruise Night and Community Parade this Friday, July 30th. Cars, Trucks and Hot Rods of all ages and vintages are invited to help kick off the "Lincoln Highway Parade" The cruise night will be before the parade along the parade route (see...

Bark for Life

This Saturday is the DeKalb County Bark for Life event at the Sycamore Community Park. The American Cancer Society Bark For LifeTM is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. By supporting Bark...
This Friday through Sunday is the annual Somonauk Summer Fest. The event kicks off with a cruise night from 5-9pm on Friday, followed by three days of fun including live music, games for everyone, and a parade. There will be food booths and a beer tent starting at 5pm...
Kishwaukee Fest is this week from Tuesday-Sunday. Each night, Tuesday-Thursday will be a concert at the Hopkins Park band shell. Tuesday, July 27th will be a Community Band Concert, featuring local talent, starting at 8pm. Wednesday evening, starting at 7pm, Kishwaukee Fest sponsors the DeKalb Rocks Youth Concert, featuring WIRED...
Classic Car Show part of  Turning Back Time Weekend  in Downtown Sycamore This weekend in Sycamore is the Turning Back Time weekend and the 11th Annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Car Show. Turning Back Time Weekend includes a free outdoor movie on Friday, Cruise Night on Saturday and the 11th annual...

Friday Night Fun

O'Leary's Restaurant and Pub has live music this Friday evening, starting at 9pm. Come see a great local band, Mojo Shiver, live. No cover charge. Drink specials. For more info on this event please visit their website. Also Friday evening is Cruise Night in Sandwich from 6pm-9pm. Bring your own...
Bring your whole family, including the four legged ones, to Genoa's Barket this Saturday, June 24th. The market will turn into a doggie paradise with special treats, merchandise and plenty of cold water. The Open Air Market will run from 9am - 2pm and will also have over 25...
Glidden Campus Florist is having it's 1st Annual Christmas in July this week, July 23rd through July 31st. Stop in for 50% to 80% off all Holiday Decor, their lowest prices of the year. The precise beginnings of the Christmas in July tradition is not very clear, although it is...
Kishwaukee Community Orchestra will present “KSO in the Park”, a free concert for the community this Thursday, July 22, 2010 at the Hopkins Park bandshell, starting at 7:30pm. The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will be performing a variety of light classical, Broadway and Silver Screen selections including The Blue Danube...