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.

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...
The Midwest Museum of Natural History in Sycamore is hosting its 3 day Summer Camp: 'Animal Adventures' this week, from July 13-16, 9am-11am, and 1pm-3pm. Kids entering 1st-3rd grade may attend the 9am session, and kids 4th grade and up can attend the 1pm session. The Mission of the Midwest...
Season Tickets and Mini-Plan Remain Best Value With the college football preseason magazines tabbing Northern Illinois as the favorite to win the West Division of the Mid-American Conference, the time to get tickets to see the Huskies play in 2010 is now. While season tickets for all five home games offer...
A Day of Fun for All Ages On Saturday, July 10th from 10am-4pm the downtown will make the best of the construction with the "Lemons to Lemonade Block Party", which will be located on Palmer Court in Downtown DeKalb. This party is geared towards families and especially kids. Activities will include:...
Starbusters Sports Bar and Nightclub will host the DeKalb High School class of 1985 tonight, Friday, July 9th, with the band Mercury Rising, live on stage. Mercury Rising is a band that is heating things up all over Chicagoland. The band's tastes are eclectic, combining a mix of rock,...
Power Martial Arts presents: Live Mix Martial Arts Cage Fighting Championship, 'Power Fights 18',  this Saturday, July 10th at the Timber Creek Inn & Convention Center in Sandwich. Doors open at 6:30pm and Fights start at 7:30PM. Food and beer will be available. This is an all age event. General...
The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners of DeKalb County will hold their annual Garden Walk and Plant Sale on July 10, 2010, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, rain or shine, with eight unique DeKalb area gardens participating. The gardens will be in the DeKalb-Sycamore-Kingston area, and the Plant...
Family and Friends of Lucille Weydert: Lucille's party has been regrettably canceled due to health issues. Happy 80th Birthday Lucille!