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.

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....
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...