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.

It’s a story centuries in the making, a tale as old as time, an enchanted journey through the dreams of a young girl. Or is it more than a dream? Come see Storybook Ballet at the Egyptian Theatre this Friday, March 16 at 7pm, Saturday, March 17 at 2pm and 7pm, or Sunday, March...
Sycamore will be hosting Movies in the Park this Friday, July 7th with the movie 'Elf'! Come out for a new family tradition at this unique and fun movie experience!  The movies are shown on a big inflatable screen, by the Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex, off Airport Road in...
This Friday, May 18th from 5am - 2pm, DeKalb Police and NIU Police will partner with Dunkin' Donuts in DeKalb for COP ON A ROOFTOP. This event helps raise awareness and funds for The Illinois Special Olympics. Currently more than 22,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and 20,000 young athletes ages 2-7...
Plan to go to the 47th Annual Ellwood House Ice Cream Social, Art Fair and Municipal Band Concert this Sunday, August 7th, from 10:00am – 4:00pm. Enjoy a day of fun with art, music, and good food on the grounds of the Ellwood House Museum. The day will feature 20...
It’s garage sale time in Bridges of RiverMist! This Friday, May 26th and Saturday May 27th, 2017 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm they will be hosting subdivision wide Garage Sales throughout the area. Visit Bridges of RiverMist' Homeowner website to learn more.  
The DeKalb EAA Chapter 241 is holding their annual Fly-in, or Walk/Drive-in Pancake and Eggs Breakfast at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport this Sunday, June 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The cost for Children 12 and under is $4.00 and for adults the cost is $7.00. The chapter uses...
How could one woman steal $53 million without anyone noticing? As city comptroller of Dixon, IL, Rita Crundwell stole $53 million of public funds across 20 years––making her the perpetrator of the largest case of municipal fraud in American history. She used the funds to build one of the...
Fall is in the air in DeKalb County and our Apple Orchards are open for the season! DeKalb County, with almost 90% of it’s acreage still in farmland, has some of the best Fall Fun anywhere. Our Apple Orchards contain corn maze’s, apple trains, petting zoos, hayrides and of...
The Northern Illinois University Silverettes and Alumni Silverettes will be featured at the NIU Homecoming Halftime show on Saturday, October 13. The Silverettes were created in 1975 and were part of the Northern Illinois University Show Band, which was a two-semester program performing at NIU Football games in the Fall...
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...
DeKalb will be hosting Movies in the Park this Friday, June 9th. This month's movie is The Secret Life of Pets.  Come out for a new family tradition at this unique and fun movie experience! The movies are shown on a big inflatable screen, at Hopkins Park in DeKalb on Sycamore...
The DeKalb County Health Department will be hosting a household hazardous waste collection this Saturday, May 20, 2017. The collection allows citizens the opportunity to safely dispose of unused or leftover household products commonly found in homes, basements, and garages. The one-day collection is scheduled to take place from 9:00...