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 Fat Tuesday today and Tapa La Luna is celebrating. Come downtown to Tapas and enjoy complimentary New Orleans / Creole appetizers tonight from 5pm to 8pm served from Chef Chad Warborgs creations. When you enter the restaurant be sure to check out the unique bar. It is made of...
'Tis the season for Garage Sales and nothing beats when a whole town gets together to hold their sales on the same weekend! As an avid 'deal hunter' myself, I know how much more productive the quest can be when there are a lot of sales all close to each...
Plan to come to the Egyptian Theatre this Friday, October 6th at 8:00pm to watch the movie, Sweeney Todd, featuring the LIVE Shadow Cast: Irrational Masters! Evil Judge Turpin (Alan Rickman) lusts for the beautiful wife of a London barber (Johnny Depp) and transports him to Australia for a crime...
The Ellwood House terraces and gardens provide an elegant setting for an evening of wines, excellent appetizers, and music this Saturday, September 10th for Wine on the Terrace, from 4:00pm until 7:00pm. This major fundraiser has become an eagerly anticipated community event for many. Inboden’s of DeKalb, a local specialty...
Chicago's Newest Artwork When visiting Downtown Chicago this summer past sundown, take time to enjoy one of the newest attractions in Chicago. Art on theMART is a color canvas to excite young and old and is the largest permanent digital art projection in the world. The...
Come see a free showing tonight, Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 7:00 PM of 'Paper Tigers' at the Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb. This showing is free and open to the pubic, and will include a panel discussion after the film. The DeKalb County Trauma Informed Training Committee is working to...
Come join them at the Sycamore Park District for a night of painting fun! Come to Canvas and Cocktails this Saturday, January 16th, 2016 from 6-9pm. Participants will follow along with the instructor to create a simple but beautiful painting. Little to no painting experience is required. Please bring a smock...
Purple Heart Day is on August 7. It commemorates the day in 1782 when General George Washington created the Purple Heart Medal, a military decoration that is awarded to those wounded or killed while serving in the United States Armed Forces. After the end of the American War of...
The Haunting: Jonamac Orchard will be holding their Haunted Corn Maze for 9 nights this year starting this Friday, October 4th. It will be open October 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 25 and 26. It will begin each night at dark and end at 10:30 PM, (9:30 PM...
The biggest and most ambitious musical production of the year from the NIU College of Visual & Performing Arts will be performed this Sunday, April 28, 2019 in the Boutell Concert Hall at 3:00 p.m. Defiant Requiem: Verdi in Terezin tells the story of the Jewish prisoners in Theresienstadt (Terezín),...
The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce is hosting a fundraising event on August 7 to benefit the residents that were affected by the St. Albans Green Apartment Complex Fire. The event, Sycamore Strong ~ A Gathering of Hope, will be held at Blumen Gardens from 6pm to 10pm. The Chamber is...
Seven days before the official start of spring, Daylight Saving Time will begin this Sunday at 2am as clocks “spring” forward an hour. As of 2007, most of the United States begins Daylight Saving Time on the second Sunday in March, reverting back to standard time on the first...