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.

Bring the whole family to downtown Sycamore for Tuesdays on the Town this Tuesday in Sycamore.  There will be a variety of family-friendly activities and all of the downtown businesses will be open late and featuring special offers. The Tuesday on the Town Series continues with NIU Night on Tuesday, June...
Downtown DeKalb is proud to welcome NIU Huskie Students to our community this Thursday, August 26th from 3-8pm for Huskies SEE DeKalb. Huskies SEE DeKalb is a FREE welcome event designed for Huskies to Shop, Eat, and Enjoy all that downtown DeKalb has to offer.  The event is open...
Do you or someone you know have trouble hearing on the telephone? Get a FREE Amplified Telephone with no strings attached! Simply visit the DeKalb County RAMP office, 115 N. First Street in DeKalb, today, Tuesday, October 18th, between 9am-noon. There will be on-site audiologists from NIU to evaluate your...

Castle Challenge Friday

On Friday, January 25th, 2013, the CASTLE BASKETBALL CHALLENGE will kick-off at 6:00pm with the girls varsity game at the NIU Convocation Center.  The boys varsity game follows immediately after at 8pm. The Challenge was created to increase attendance at athletic events, raise funds and enhance awareness of local Sports...
Kishwaukee United Way's Day of Caring Committee is planning their 15th Annual Community-Wide Day of Caring that is scheduled for Thursday, June 20, 2019. This event promotes teamwork while giving people an opportunity to volunteer and make a difference in the community. Day of Caring matches teams of volunteers from...
Join the folks in Malta this weekend, June 11th - 13th for a weekend of excellent entertainment, amusements, food & beer garden, carnival, car show, parade and more at the 2010 Malta Days. The Carnival, Sound Stage, food booths, vendors and beer garden will run on Friday, June 11th,...
Take a break from cooking Thursday, Feb. 26, to enjoy a toasty sandwich, hearty soup or a fresh salad while helping to raise funds for a local cause. From 4 to 8 p.m., the Potbelly Sandwich Shop at 1013 W. Lincoln Hwy. will donate 25 percent of its sales to...
So what does NIU Huskies football head coach Dave Doeren do for encore? In Doeren's first year at the helm NIU won its first Mid-American Conference Championship since 1983, earned its second straight bowl victory (2012 GoDaddy.com; NIU 38, Arkansas State 20) and closed out the year with nine...
End of the summer... NIU students are back... Things will be rocking in downtown DeKalb this weekend to celebrate! On top of Sully Fest, which we've already reported on, there will be live music and fun all over downtown. O'Leary's Restaurant and Pub will be having free live music...
Last chance to see... Crossroad: Change in Rural America This fascinating and poignant exhibit really hits home! Come by and see it before it closes on June 22. Stop by the DeKalb County History Center to experience a Smithsonian exhibit! “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” presents a national story with numerous connections to...
Enjoy music, movies, and more at Sandwich Park District's party in the park held at James Knights Park (1001 N. Latham, Sandwich) this Friday, June 12th, 2015. Call your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors and invite them too! Concessions available at 6:00 p.m. by Boy Scout Troop 45. Bring your lawn...
The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present its annual free concert of music with a Halloween theme appropriate for children and adults. The concert will be held tonight, Wednesday October 29th, 2013, in the Boutell Memorial Music Hall, 300 Lucinda Ave in DeKalb, IL. There will be a 5:30pm concert...