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.

This Sunday, August 29th is a great show you will want to see at The House Cafe.  Opening the night at 8pm is the local unique band, MahaRa. MahaRa is an original Acoustic Progressive Rock Band that delivers a full spectrum of emotion through their dynamic and engaging ...
Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County is having it's Annual Garage Sale this weekend, August 27, 28, 29 at 160 West Lincoln Highway, next to Subway and across from Castle Bank. Come help them help others and get some great stuff for yourself. Today, Thursday, August 26th from 12pm -...
The Grand Opening of the Sycamore History Museum's exhibit, "Heartbeat of a Community: Downtown Sycamore' will open this Saturday, August 28th, from 1pm – 3pm, with a Pie and Ice Cream Social. Open to the community, the cost for admission is $5 per person. Explore how people, businesses, architecture, and...
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...
This Friday, August 27th, the Timber Creek Inn & Suites will host Penny Mae Dixon Band & Back Country Roads, beginning at 7:pm. Come to Sandwich and see two of the best Country bands in the Midwest! Cover charge for the whole night is only $5. The summertime monthly Cruise...
The Sandwich Antiques Market is a one-day summer market featuring quality exhibitors held at the park-like Sandwich Fairgrounds, with its beautiful 100-year old trees and plenty of places to sit and rest. The Sandwich Antiques Market combines two shows on one fairgrounds. The West Field features crafts, flea market items,...
Come to DeKalb for one the largest FREE music festivals in Illinois this weekend! This year’s soundstage will be filled with music from Firehouse on Friday night, Hi Infidelity on Saturday night, and singer-songwrite Phil Vassar on Sunday, among others. With a 3 day soundstage, carnival, vendors, and airplane rides,...
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows Sycamore Lodge would like to invite you to their Annual Oddfest Event taking place in downtown Sycamore this Saturday, August 21st from 3pm to 11pm. Every year is a great time and again this year the event benefits two worthy causes; Make a...
Come to the DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau's Corn Fest Bike Auction this Saturday, August 21st and find a bike at a great deal, while supporting YSB and DeKalb County Youth! Bidding starts at $5.00! Lots of bikes for auction, including Huffy, Mongoose, Trek, Next, and many others. YSB will...
Are you ready? Community members may want to steer clear of the West end of DeKalb this Thursday from 9am-3pm - it's NIU Move In Day. Students will want to kick back and relax after a long day of moving in with great food, featuring DeKalb area restaurants...
DeKalb County RAMP is partnering with Culver’s in Sycamore for DeKalb County RAMP’s Tenth Annual Wheel-A-Thon Kick-Off, Wednesday, August 18th. Make a purchase at the Sycamore Culver’s location, 1200 DeKalb Avenue in Sycamore, between 11am-2pm and 5pm-8pm and 10% of those proceeds will benefit RAMP services for people with...
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...