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DeKalb, Illinois
Monday, July 23, 2018

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.

Spanish Sangria and Tapas Tasting Come to Tapa La Luna this Thursday evening for a unique Spanish Sangria and Tapas Tasting. Take a Tour of Tapas from Spain right here in DeKalb. Admission is $15, $12 for NIU Students with ID. The event runs from 7-10pm. Tapa La Luna is located...
Have you ever wondered what it was like on a farm? Learn all about it with the Sycamore History Museum. Join the museum for 'Days on the Family Farm' at 7 p.m. this Thursday, May 27th at the Sycamore History Museum. Carrie A. Meyer will showcase the large-scale evolution of...
Saturday, May 22 will be a busy day in downtown as Genoa kicks off the year-long celebration of the 175th anniversary of the city’s founding. A market, mural dedication, music, speeches and more will provide activities from early morning through mid afternoon. All activities are free and open to...
NCAA Baseball - Huskies need to sweep to keep conference tournament hopes alive In the final Mid-American Conference series of the regular season, the Huskies’ hopes of qualifying for the conference tournament are on the line against Western Michigan, but NIU will also need some help from two other foes....
This Saturday, May 22nd is the Annual Spring Bike Auction hosted by DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau, 330 Grove St., DeKalb. Viewing Saturday, May 22nd, starts at 9:00am. Auctioning is from 9:30am-noon. There are more than 100 bicycles available for auction including brands like Giant, Roadmaster, Mongoose, Murray, Diamondback, Trek,...
Annex Theatre Company’s production of William Gibson’s The Miracle Worker opens this Friday, May 21, at NIU’s Corner Theatre in the Stevens Building.  The production runs through Sunday, May 23. Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic play tells the story of Annie Sullivan and...
*A FREE community meal is sponsored in part by the Cortland United Methodist Church this Wednesday, May 19th. They will be serving from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Cortland Community Park Lions Club Shelter 70 S Llanos Street, Cortland, IL. Come and enjoy good food for free, being social...
Widow's Peak Music Festival is a 2-day music and camping festival this coming weekend, May 21-22, with over 20 of the absolute best progressive roots artists: folk, blues, bluegrass, country and alt-country. The Festival will be held at the campground that this writer owned from 1990-2000, right here in...
Now there’s something different to do on the first and third Monday nights each month. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to swing dance, come check out the Barb City Swing Connection Kick Off from 7 to 11 p.m. Monday, May 17 at Eduardo's Mexican Restaurant in DeKalb....
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...
Attorney leaves practice to pursue Jazz Career Matthew Ball is proof that life can begin again at 30.  A native Detroiter and graduate of Oakland University & The University of Detroit Mercy Law School, Ball quickly found himself disillusioned by the day to day grind of office work & politics. ...
On Sunday, May 16, avid readers of all ages are invited to participate in a book exchange held at St. Mary Catholic School, located at 210 Gurler Road in DeKalb from 1pm – 4pm. The cost of admission is $5, and there is no limit on the number of...