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.

Annex Theatre Company will perform The Legend of Sleepy Hollow this Friday-Sunday, September 24-26 at the Egyptian Theatre. This is a musical created by all local talent, based on the classic story by Washington Irving. This is not the gory Hollywood version of the story. It is a great...
Drive up and get your pork chop dinner! The 5th Annual Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary Club Drive-Up Pork Chop Dinner will be from 4:30 to 6:30pm this Wednesday,  September 22nd. Dinners may be picked up at the 3M parking lot  on the corner of Peace Road and Barber Greene Road....
Watch Jurassic Park at the State Street Theater in Downtown Sycamore for only 25-cents a ticket. An adventure 65 million years in the making... enjoy Jurassic Park on the big screen. Sycamore Movie Theater who will be donating all ticket sales to the museum. The museum will also be selling raffle...
The DeKalb County American Red Cross will host a volunteer information meeting from 7-8 pm this Sunday, September 19th, at the chapter office, 2727 Sycamore Road, Suite 2A, DeKalb. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer is invited. Potential volunteers must pass a reference...
The 7th Annual Community Fiesta Fundraiser will be in the Van Buer Plaza and Palmer Court in Downtown DeKalb this coming Saturday, September 18th, from 2pm-8pm.  Conexion Comunidad and presenting partner Kish Health System, are kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating different cultures of DeKalb County and its...

Bring Oprah to Sycamore!

BE IN THE VIDEO! Come to the Block Party this Saturday at 6pm and wear yellow to show your Sycamore Pride! Discover Sycamore is working to bring Oprah to Sycamore. Due to popular demand they are going to put together a video to send in to the Oprah show. They will...

Bark on the Block

Enter your four-legged friend in the first ever Bark on the Block competition. In conjunction with Sycamore's Block Party this Saturday, September 18th,  is Bark on the Block at 3pm. Categories include; Dog/Owner look-a-like, Best Bark, Best Trick, Best Costume and Best Personality. Huckleberry’s Pet Parlor is...

The Sycamore Block Party

This Saturday, September 18th is the annual Sycamore Block Party. Enjoy Kid’s Activities, Games, Petting Zoo, Food, beer garden, bags tournament and live music by  “Red Woody". This annual event is loads of free fun for the whole family. At 3:30pm break out the black and gold for the Sycamore...
This isn’t your everyday rodeo! The RAMP Wheel-A-Thon has become a tradition that takes an ordinary event (like a walk-a-thon) and introduces a disability awareness aspect by focusing on the abilities of people using a wheelchair. The DeKalb County RAMP Wheel-A-Thon will be...
The 6th Annual Day of Caring will run from 8am-5pm this Thursday, September 16th. Day of Caring formally kicks off the United Way's 2010/2011 community campaign efforts, providing an opportunity to help others through hands-on experience and see where United Way donations go and how agency...

Kite Fest Pictures

What a beautiful day for the 2010 Kite Fest in DeKalb today! Please click on the pictures for a larger view.
If your teen loves video games, they might want to see how they are developed! The Digital Convergence Lab at Northern Illinois University is offering Video Game Development as an afterschool program open to all high school students. Video Game Development will be ...