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.

This Saturday, December 14th 2013, from 9 AM till 11:00 PM, Shabbona Lakeside Bait, Tackle & Boat Rental will be hosting their 2nd Annual Lakeside Ice Fishing Seminar at Pokanoka's Restaurant. As was last year, the Speaker will be the Crappie Professor, Jim Kopjo. Jim is a tournament Ice...
The Sandwich Fair begins this Wednesday, September 9th and runs through this Sunday September 13th, 2015.  The Sandwich Fair (DeKalb County Fair) is the oldest continuing fair in the state of Illinois. See distinctive buildings on beautiful tree-lined grounds, an ever-evolving array of exhibits, commercial displays, agricultural displays, harness...
With the annual tax season upon us, local partners are coming together to host free tax preparation sites that will allow low-to-moderate income residents to get tax credits they deserve, and put more money into their pockets. In the Spring of 2011, Judy Brooks of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)...
This brand new event at the DeKalb Taylor Airport will feature live music, hot air balloons and craft beers from Forge Brewhouse and Fatty’s Pub & Grille. It will take place Saturday, June 22, at DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport, 3232 Pleasant St, DeKalb, Illinois 60115. Held in partnership with the...
This Saturday, June 23rd, from 9am-noon is the NITRO Trailblazers Races at the Sycamore Speedway. NITRO stands for Northern Illinois Trail Runners Organization. They are the biggest running club between Rockford and St. Charles. They represent around 100 members that like to run, race, and socialize together. NITRO welcomes all abilities,...
Stability, weight-bearing, motion–the ankle does it all. Join the folks at Creative Therapeutics for a free, informal evening as they talk about ankle function, go over common ankle injuries, and discuss how to keep our ankles strong and flexible. Runners, walkers, and athletes especially will enjoy–but all are welcome! The Importance of...
Pippa White calls her One's Company Productions "part theatre, part storytelling, part history." Audiences call them unique, captivating, and touching. An audience member recently captured the gist of Pippa's unique presentations when he said, "her performances are entertainment wrapped in history intertwined with inspiration." See and hear Pippa White...
Get your family's costumes on and spend the afternoon this Saturday at Downtown DeKalb's Trick-or-Treating event. Spooktacular will take place this Saturday, October 25th, 2014 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Bring the kids out for a safe, fun, trick-or-treating event. Kids will enjoy trick-or-treating at over 30 downtown businesses, making a spooky...
Join Re:New DeKalb as they celebrate “Chapter Five” of the revitalization story this Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant in Downtown DeKalb. They will be reviewing RNDK's progress & discuss where the effort is heading. Dave Schreiber and Ryan Garcia of SAA Design Group, the consulting firm...
Aglow from charming luminaries, shops show their holiday best this Thursday evening, November 10th, in Downtown Genoa at the 12th annual Genoa Candlelight Open House. Genoa’s friendly downtown merchants await you, ready to help you get a head start on your Holiday shopping. Glowing candles will lead you from shop...
This weekend is DeKalb's annual Hollydays. The stores will begin hosting holiday events in downtown DeKalb starting with merchant open houses this weekend,  November 22nd – 24th. Select stores will stay open until 9:00 pm to offer a sneak peek at their holiday sales. Stores will be full of...
The DeKalb Rotary Club is holding a garage sale extravaganza to benefit ShelterBoxUSA. ShelterBoxUSA rushes disaster relief to anywhere in the world hit by flooding, earthquakes, tsunamis, and tornadoes. Each box contains a tent for up to ten people, blankets, ...