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.

Celebrate the end of the Sycamore Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge at this fun-filled extravaganza at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 26 at the Sycamore Park District Legacy Campus (480 S. Airport Rd). Enjoy music by Truman’s Ridge (made possible through a grant from Mary E. Stevens Concert & Lecture Fund), delicious...
Don't miss the Grand Opening of the new ALDI on July 25th! ALDI Brings Fresh Shopping Experience to DeKalb July 25 New Store to Replace Nearby Location at 2569 Sycamore Road To celebrate the opening of the new DeKalb store at 2540 Sycamore Road, ALDI will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday,...
Music at the Mansion concert series continues at the beautiful Ellwood House in DeKalb (IL). The next event will take place Wednesday, July 24. This will be the “Country at the Mansion” show featuring "Back Country Roads." Back Country Roads is a six piece band based out of the DeKalb/Sycamore,...
DeKalb County CVB (Convention & Visitor Bureau), The City of Sycamore, The City of Dekalb and leaders from NIU will hold a combined presentation next week to make a special announcement. Join these organizations from 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 25 at the DeKalb Farmer's Market in...
Runners, swimmers, cyclists—Creative Therapeutics will be hosting a Free, two-part workshop focused on subjects of interest to endurance athletes. Training for marathon season is exciting and rewarding, but it can also be daunting. Whether you are looking to enter your first race or are an experienced marathoner or triathlete this...
Kishwaukee United Way is bringing back Felix & Fingers to Fatty’s Pub and Grille. On Thursday, July 25, 2019 Dueling Pianos will return to DeKalb and be presented by Michael Hendry and Toyota Motor North America, WDKB Radio, First State Bank, and Paul Callighan. Continue your summer celebrations with a high...
Swim Lessons July 22 - Aug 1 Monday-Thursday Lessons (Make-ups on Friday) Interested in taking lessons this summer, but don't know what level you or your swimmer are at?   Talk to a Pool Manager while at Hopkins and they can administer a swim test!   Private Lessons: 9:30-10:00am or 6:20-6:50pm Group Lessons: 10:05-10:45am or 4:50-5:30pm Parent-Child Lessons: 10:50-11:20am or 4:15-4:45pm Preschool Lessons: 10:50-11:20am or 4:15-4:45pm   Click for more information   Cardboard Boat Regatta Be the...
CITY OF SYCAMORE COOLING CENTERS IDENTIFIED The City of Sycamore announced that the two city facilities serve as area “cooling centers” for those without air conditioning. It appears that the daily high temperatures this week will be in the low 90’s with the expected...
The Waterman Lions Club will be holding their 19th annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor & Truck Show Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Waterman Lions Park in Waterman. The Waterman Lions view this year as special in that they are celebrating the show in conjunction with the 65th anniversary of...
The next concert at the beautiful Ellwood House Music at the Mansion series in DeKalb will take place Wednesday, July 10. This will be the “Blues at the Mansion” show featuring  "Johnny and The Boomers." Born on the muddy banks of the Kishwaukee River, Johnny and The Boomers have been...
DeKalb (IL) is proud to welcome the Tour of Champions Drum and Bugle Corps show at Northern Illinois University. Once the home of Drum Corps Midwest Championships, Huskie Stadium will again host this fantastic night of family entertainment! See the top drum & bugle corps in the world in...
Farmer's Markets have become a popular DeKalb County summer tradition, combining fresh fruits and vegetables, food trucks, arts & crafts vendors, live music and more. DeKalb, Sycamore and Genoa host regular farmer's markets throughout the summer. Sadly, it appears that farmer's markets in Sandwich, Hinckley and Somonauk have been discontinued....