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.

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...

Touch a Truck

Kids of all ages, come and explore the wonderful world of trucks and tractors at the 'Touch a Truck' this Wednesday, July 21st at Hopkins Park in DeKalb. Youngsters will have an opportunity to experience a truck or tractor from the cab of the vehicle from 10am to 2pm. There...
Kishwaukee United Way, the DeKalb County Community Foundation, and the NIU Holmes Student Center are working together to present a learning opportunity to nonprofit staff, volunteers and interested community members. A local Nonprofit Day will be held this Wednesday, July 21st, from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm in the...
Kingston Fest is this Saturday, July 17th.  Join in the fun at Kingston Township Park. From a cardboard boat regatta down the Kishwaukee River, to crafts, food and fun, there is plenty to do for everyone!  Craft, food and vendor activities take place from 12pm to 4pm. The...
This Saturday, July 17th, is the Waterman Lions Club Summer Fest and Antique Tractor Show at Lions Park in Waterman. The 'Parade of Power', with special guest announcer farm broadcaster Max Armstrong, will be featured at 11:30am Saturday. Waterman Lion Park is located at 420 S. Birch St. The...
Group Releases Public Service Announcement to Raise Awareness in DeKalb It was an emotional evening during the Feed 'Em Soup Community Project's First Annual Benefit Dinner at the Regale Center in Sycamore on Friday June 11th 2010. The highlight of the evening was a 15 minute presentation by Feed 'Em...
Sycamore is gearing up for its second annual Treasures from the Attic, city-wide estate, yard and sidewalk sales this weekend. Last years event was a huge success with over 160 houses participating, multiple businesses with sidewalk sales and a surge of shoppers treasure hunting all over Sycamore. This year the...
Phyllis Horst tells stories and sings songs to audiences of all ages. With the help of her guitar, her humor, and her bag of strange things she will take children and adults to wonderful places in their imagination. From frogs, to princes, to the moon and back again. Sit...