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.

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Join Steven Bigolin, noted local historian, as the guided walking tours of Sycamore’s History District continue throughout the summer. Bigolin will lead a tour highlighting the architecture and local history connected to the homes along DeKalb Avenue. We’ll meet at the DeKalb County Community Foundation (former train depot at 475...
Rain
Rain and Thunderstorms are forecast for much of the next two weeks in DeKalb County, IL with possible flooding and heavy soil moisture. DeKalb 10-day forecast DeKalb September Monthly Forecast DeKalb Soil Moisture Forecast
It’s a Blumen Fall Bash! JOIN US FOR A FUN-FILLED NIGHT WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY! A night to kick off the season with our newest fall products, plants, and home decor! August 31st, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Burritoville Food truck, seasonal refreshments, live music by Truman’s Ridge Trio (6:30 -...
Maple Park Fun Fest
Started in 1998 as a Slo-Pitch Softball Tournament, the Maple Park Fun Fest has expanded to include a Parade, Fireworks, Live Entertainment, Craft Show, Car Show, Bags Tournament, Kid's Bike and Wagon Parade , Kid Zone (Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Climbing Wall, etc.), 5K Race/2 mile Walk, Toilet Bowl...
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Creating your social media marketing strategy doesn't need to be painful! Let us show you how to create a social media plan that actually works! Join us for lunch and discussion on creating a Winning Social Media Marketing Strategy. Thursday, August 30, 2018 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. DeKalb County Community Foundation 475 DeKalb...
DeKalb Nature Trail
DeKalb Rotary Hike & Bike for the Trail - 9/03/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Location: DeKalb Nature Trail Join the DeKalb Rotary Club as they raise funds for the restoration of the DeKalb Nature Trail. This family-friendly walk and bike ride will be great fun for all ages. The event will...
J.B. Pritzker for Governor will host Blue Wave Night, Tuesday, August 28 at 5:00 p.m. The public is invited to come and meet DeKalb County Democratic Candidates at the Pritzker campaign office, 2446 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. Other invited guests include Sen. Dick Durbin, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, 14th District Democratic candidate for...
Corn Fest
It's not too late to enter the Bags Tournament at Corn Fest today, hosted by Midwest Baggers. On site registration/check-in at 11:00 a.m. Cost is $50 per team. $400 prize for 1st place, $300 for 2nd, $300 for 3rd, and $100 for 4th. All teams guaranteed to play at least...
RR&B Fest 2018
  Downtown Sycamore Saturday, August 25 ~ 5 pm to 11 pm Free Event !! IT'S RIBS... IT'S RHYTHM... featuring Back Country Roads and IT'S BREWS !!! Presented in part by                                                    discoversycamore.com    
city of dekalb, water main break, news
A water main break at the corner of Taylor Street and 4th Street will cause driving and lane problems for most of today (Wednesday.) DeKalb crews are evaluating the problem with no time frame for repairs available as of now.
Dekalb Festivals
Corn Fest headlines an extremely busy upcoming weekend throughout DeKalb County, beginning Friday, August 24 through Sunday, August 26, 2018. Other noteworthy events going on this weekend include Ribs, Rhythm and Brews Fest in Sycamore, Genoa Pioneer Day, NIU student move in and Welcome Days, Sandwich Summer Days, and...
Egyptian Theatre
The final weekend of the Illinois Bicentennial Event, "Doors Open Illinois," will showcase two of DeKalb's great historical and architectural landmarks: the Egyptian Theatre and the Ellwood House Museum. Both sites will have special public viewings available throughout the day on Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26. Egyptian...