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.

Join the National Bank and Trust (NB&T) for a VIP Business After Hours & Grand Opening Celebration in downtown DeKalb  this Thursday, September 27th. Enjoy two floors of heavy appetizers, complimentary beverages, and prize giveaways. Take a look around their brand new downtown DeKalb location. NB&T Square is located at...
Come celebrate Genoa’s agricultural heritage at this unique festival. Downtown Genoa will be transformed this Saturday, July 23rd, for Summer Farm Fest. This new event will replace the previously held Harvest Moon Festival while retaining the popular Back Roads Tractor Run. Let your kids touch farm tractors, meat real farmers...
This Friday through Sunday, September 24th – 26th, is the 8th annual St. Mary's September Fest 2010. Open to the entire community, this Fest is always good fall family fun. There will be free live music each day. Friday, September 24th, from 7 pm – 10 pm, Back Country...
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...
Don't miss the biggest game of the football season as the Huskies head to Soldier Field! Help NIU pack the stadium as the Huskies battle the Wisconsin Badgers. Soldier Field Showdown II is much more than just the game on September 17. With a pep rally Friday night and...
Come join the Cruizen Wheels Car Club at Dairy Dogs in Sycamore this Sunday for the last Cruise Night, well.. Cruise Afternoon,  of 2013 at Dairy Dogs. See all the great old and unique vehicles while you stop in for ice cream and more.  Plan to stay awhile and...
Annex Theatre Company is proud to bring the classic musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr., to the Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb this Friday and Saturday, January 7th and 8th, 2011. Based on the 1967 film of the same name, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of a small- town girl,...
The downtown Sycamore and DeKalb shops are once again gearing up for this year’s shopping marathon. Stores will be open late for Sycamore's Moonlight Madness this Friday, November 18th. The Moonlight Madness sales will display the best deals of the season according to shop owners. Come stroll and shop in...
If there is a wedding in your future, don't miss the Bridal Expo Extravaganza this Sunday, February 27th, from 11am-3pm at the Timber Creek Inn & Suites in Sandwich. Couples will love browsing all the wedding vendors in this beautiful local convention center. Plan to watch the Bridal Runway...
Grandparents Day 2018
Splash Fountain is for kids of all ages! Bring your favorite playmate for an afternoon of tunes, games, prizes and, of course, splashing on Sunday, September 9th! Grandparents are free with pass or daily admission of their grandchild(ren). Daily Admission fees: Residents $2/ Non-Residents $4/ Ages 7 months and younger Free Splash...
Sycamore City-Wide Garage estate, yard and sidewalk sales are this coming Thursday, June 8th, 2017 through Saturday, June 10th. With as many as 100 sales across town, there will be enough treasures to go around! A list of sales and locations will be available at discoversycamore.com on June 7th.  Be sure to check...
Plan to bring the kids to the Egyptian Theatre this Friday, Nov 25th, at either 11:00 AM or 2:00 PM for a free showing of the movie, 'Minions'. Doors open a half hour before each show. Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve, but find themselves...