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.

Huckleberry’s Pet Parlor is having a booth at the Sycamore Farmers Market this Sunday, August 15th from 11am – 1:30pm and they are offering: Free Nail Trims Free Ear Cleanings Free Pet Grooming Advice Pet Grooming Demonstrations (what comb, brush to use on your pet) Bring your pet and stop by the Huckleberry’s Pet...
Giveaways, Autographs, Activities for Kids During Saturday Football Practice Northern Illinois invites all Huskie football fans across the area to attend the free NIU Football Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 14 from 9:30 am to Noon at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb. Fans...
This Friday is the Genoa Concerts in the Park. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, sit back and relax and enjoy the summer nights with the sound of music. Due to generous sponsors, all concerts will be free of charge. This Friday, August 13th is STINGRAYS, playing from 7-8:30pm....
Don’t miss your chance to see the family comedy “Leaving Iowa.” Stage Coach Players proudly announces its August production of their 64th summer season, “Leaving Iowa.” Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Aug. 12-14 and 19-21. There will be a matinee show at 2 p.m. Aug. 22. All performances will...
This Thursday through Sunday, August 12th-15th is the 54th Annual Sycamore Steam Show and Threshing Bee. Sponsored by the Northern Illinois Steam Power Club, this four day event is at the Taylor Marshall Farm on Plank Rd. (map) Open daily from 7am - 9pm, admission is $6, children under 12...
Visit the Sycamore History Museum this Wednesday, August 11th at 7pm, for a free concert! The Tavern Hill Liars' music is an eclectic collection drawing from traditional, folk music, bluegrass, gospel, and blues as well as more current pieces they rearranged to take advantage of their instruments and voices....
Carson & Barnes Circus will bring almost 100 performers and animals to Sycamore at the Sycamore Speedway next Monday and Tuesday, August 9 and 10 with shows at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. each day. Carson & Barnes Circus features more than two dozen types of exotic and domestic animals....
Sons of the American Legion Fish Fry Come out the Genoa Veterans Home to enjoy the Sons of the American Legion Fish Fry this Friday, August 6th. The fish fry is from 5 to 8pm at the Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington St. in Genoa. Cost is $10 for...
The Town of Cortland will host a Summer Fest, from 4 pm - midnight this Saturday, August 7th at Cortland Community Park. The Cortland Festival and Parade Committee will use proceeds of this event, which they hope to repeat annually, to benefit the Cortland Festival and Parade in October. The...
The Lincoln Highway 5th Annual Buy-Way Yard Sale will be this Thursday through Saturday. With 350 yard sale events in its first year (2005), the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way had 750 sales in 2007 in Ohio and Indiana. Illinois joined up in 2008 and over 1000 yard sale events were...

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....