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.

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...
Halloween this year is on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Official 2018 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Hours for DeKalb County Municipalities: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. DeKalb Sycamore Cortland Kingston Waterman 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Genoa Sandwich Hinckley Maple Park Somonauk Shabbona 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Kirkland Malta Safety Tips The DeKalb Police Department recommends the following tips to keep children safe during Halloween: Young children should Trick or...
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 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...
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...
The Kishwaukee Valley Art League is proud to bring its annual Northern Illinois Art Show to the public this coming Saturday and Sunday, June 3rd and 4th, 2017. Held each spring in Sycamore, Illinois on the DeKalb County Courthouse lawn and now in its 46th year, the Northern Illinois...
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...
The Sycamore Summer Concert Series host The Flatcats this Thursday! The Flatcats are sure to entertain you with their range of vintage and modern music rooted in the hottest swinging jazz and blues, contemporary classics and timeless standards – whether you choose to listen, tap your foot, or cut...
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...
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...
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...
Come join them for a FREE community canoeing and kayaking event brought to you by the Kishwaukee Valley Wanderers, along with the city of Genoa and the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce this Saturday, July 15th! Refreshments will be provided at Carroll Park after your excursion! Free brats and beverages...