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.

The Sycamore Speedway kicks off their 2017 season with the Second Annual Race Car Show and Party this Friday, April 21st starting at 6pm.  The party event will be held next to Sycamore Speedway at The Winner’s Circle Bar and Grill.  This is a family fun event that will...
Summer is finally here - Come out for the concert this Tuesday evening! Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest’s most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band holds the 2015 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, in DeKalb each Tuesday evening. Performances include soloists...
Kishwaukee Valley Wanderers' VolksFest is a weekend dedicated to celebrating Genoa and surrounding communities. Our not-for-profit VolksFest event will feature many activities supporting various nonprofit and charity groups in our area. All events will take place at the Country Companies Big Top in Carroll Park, located at Park Ave....
The Cortland Lions are proud to present the 4th annual Turkey Trot race this Saturday, November 9th, 2013. This flat 5K course will wind through the quaint neighborhoods of Cortland, IL. This family friendly race attracts families, walkers and elite runners alike. All proceeds will benefit the Cortland Lions...
The Beth Fowler Dance Company of Genoa and St Charles is in last minute rehearsal for a new original dance production “A Storybook Ballet.” The ballet created by Beth Fowler was inspired by the stories of Snow White, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast. It will...
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, ...
O’Leary’s Ale House is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day WEEKEND BASH!! They'll be serving up Corned Beef and Cabbage from straight through from Thursday, March 16th to Saturday, March 19th. Bring in a group and come hear live music from Johnny & The Boomers on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th, beginning at 9pm! Soapstone will play live on...
Kishwaukee College is hosting the annual Kishwaukee College Fair on Wednesday, November 2, from 6:30 –8:00 p.m. in the College gymnasium with a special presentation at 6:00p.m. in Jenkins Auditorium on financing a college education. The College Fair and financial aid presentation are free and open to the public. Each...
The 2nd Annual Waterman Home for Christmas and Christmas House Walk will be going on all day this Saturday, December 13th, 2014. Come to Waterman for some great small town family fun as well as unique holiday shopping.  The Waterman Home for Christmas contest for best decorated homes in...
The 5th Annual Go Red for Women Girls Night Out Fundraising event will be held in DeKalb this Thursday, June 18th from 5 – 8 pm. Grab some girlfriends and come to downtown DeKalb to sip, shop, and socialize, all to benefit the American Heart Association. There will be sidewalk...
KishHealth Foundation, part of Northwestern Medicine, is hosting the Twilight Garden Party, an event to benefit Northwestern Medicine Hospice – DeKalb, this Thursday, September 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the Healing Gardens at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb. The event will raise funds for Hospice nursing...

Meals for Moms

Come to the Sixth Annual Luncheon Fundraiser for Voluntary Action Center’s Meals on Wheels Program, 'Meals for Moms' this Monday, May 6th, from 11:30am - 1pm. The luncheon will be served by local notables. There will be a raffle featuring flowers, plants and garden supplies and decor. All a...