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DeKalb Corn Fest

DeKalb Corn Fest

Van Buer Plaza, N. 2nd & Locust Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
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Friday, August 23, 2019 – Sunday, August 25, 2019 Corn Fest is one of the last remaining free festivals among Illinois music and summer festivals.  It located in downtown DeKalb on Lincoln Hwy. between 1st and 4th St. Well over 50,000 people from around Illinois and the Midwest attend the music festival over the three […]

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23 August 2019 All day
Genoa Farmer’s Market

Genoa Farmer’s Market

Downtown Genoa, Genoa, IL 60135
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Free

The Genoa Farmer’s Market is designed to support our local farmers while providing fresh and homegrown items to our community. Be sure to come out to our markets this summer for a unique and fun family day in Genoa! Each month will feature a “Special Guest”! Market Times: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Market Dates: […]

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24 August 2019 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sycamore’s Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest

Sycamore’s Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest

Sacramento/State Street, Sacramento & State Street
Sycamore, IL 60178 United States
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Free

Sycamore’s Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest 2019!! Bigger and better than ever! More ribs, beer, and music! The Fest will be held August 24 from 5:00 to 11:00pm downtown, Sycamore on Elm Street and City Lot 1 & 2. RR&B Fest consists of award-winning rib vendors from across the region, craft beer, and crowd-pleasing musical […]

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24 August 2019 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
August Artist & Maker Market

August Artist & Maker Market

Blumen Gardens, 403 Edwards Street
Sycamore, Illinois 60178
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Free

Join in for Blumen Gardens' Summer Artist and Maker Market to support local talented artist and makers where they display and sell their handmade creations & one-of-a-kind goods including paintings, drawings, photography, signs, soaps, foods, jewelry, and MORE. The markets will be within in our beautiful outdoor gardens. Selling handemade Jewelry, Painting, and lots of […]

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25 August 2019 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sycamore Farmer’s Market

Sycamore Farmer’s Market

Sacramento/State Street, Sacramento & State Street
Sycamore, IL 60178 United States
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Free

Every Tuesday 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM June 4, 2019 – Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! Sycamore Chamber invites you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm.  Their mission is to bring farmers and community together. At these markets, you can be assured that you […]

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27 August 2019 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DeKalb Farmer’s Market

DeKalb Farmer’s Market

Van Buer Plaza, N. 2nd & Locust Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
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Free

The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th – Sept 26th) 10am – 2pm Van Buer Plaza on the corner of North Second & Locust St. in DeKalb. Debit, Credit, & LINK Accepted For more information call […]

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29 August 2019 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Donation Days – Adventure Works

Donation Days – Adventure Works

Blumen Gardens, 403 Edwards Street
Sycamore, Illinois 60178
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Blumen Gardens Donation Days - August Celebrates Adventure Works! Join Blumen Gardens as they celebrate 30 years in business & support a great cause by shopping at Blumen Gardens on  Donation Days! EVERY 30th day of the month of 2019, Blumen Gardens will be donating 10% of our sales to a different local charity or […]

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30 August 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Maple Park Fun Fest

Maple Park Fun Fest

Maple Park, Maple Park, IL 60151
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Free

Maple Park Fun Fest Saturday, August 31, 2019 – Sunday, September 1, 2019 Maple Park Fun Fest is a classic small town festival geared for big time entertainment. Occurring over Labor Day Weekend, Fun Fest has provided the perfect way to celebrate summer’s end. Visitors enjoy live entertainment, a huge arts & crafts show, car […]

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31 August 2019 All day
Sandwich Fair

Sandwich Fair

Sandwich Fairgrounds, 15730 Pratt Road
Sandwich, IL 60548
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Started in 1888, the Sandwich Fair (DeKalb County Fair) is the oldest continuous county fair in Illinois. Although the beautiful Sandwich Fairgrounds of approximately 182 acres is used for other events during the spring, summer, and autumn, the main event continues to be the Sandwich Fair in DeKalb County, attracting approximately 175,000 attendees over the […]

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04 September 2019 All day
Paranormal Investigation

Paranormal Investigation

Kishwaukee College, 21193 Malta Rd.
Malta, IL 60150
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$49

Interested in paranormal investigations? Learn the theory of paranormal investigation, how to set-up for an investigation and analyze evidence, Participants will assist with an actual paranormal investigation at the historic Malta Town Hall. Must be 18 years of age or older to register. Class meets on Wed., Sept. 4 from 6-8 pm at Kish College […]

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04 September 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fireworks and Fun

Fireworks and Fun

Sycamore Sports Complex, 435 Airport Road
Sycamore, IL 60178
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Free

Each September, the District holds Fireworks and Fun at the Sycamore Park District Sports Complex. The event features Touch-a-Truck, a Corvette Show, live music and a grand fireworks display! It’s a day play and ride, sing and dance and oh and ah! Food and beverages available to purchase. All Ages. FREE.

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07 September 2019 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wedding Dancing for Couples

Wedding Dancing for Couples

Kishwaukee College, 21193 Malta Rd.
Malta, IL 60150
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$25

Wedding Dancing for Couples Learn a basic waltz, slow step and swing so you can put your best foot forward on your special day. Participants must register with a partner. Wedding plans not required. Class meets Sundays at Dimensions Dance Academy in DeKalb. Kishwaukee College 134 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 815-825-9441 09/08/2019 1:00 pm […]

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08 September 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saute and Sip

Saute and Sip

Hy-Vee, 2700 DeKalb Ave
DeKalb, IL 60115
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$30

Sauté & Sip  Sauté cooking is the art of combining multiple ingredients quickly in a hot pan with a little bit of oil. Chef Gavin Wilson will teach you quick, creative ways to make the most of your fresh ingredients. Cost includes food and wine tastings. Must be at least 21 years of age to […]

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12 September 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Paranormal Investigation

Paranormal Investigation

Kishwaukee College, 21193 Malta Rd.
Malta, IL 60150
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$49

Interested in paranormal investigations? Learn the theory of paranormal investigation, how to set-up for an investigation and analyze evidence, Participants will assist with an actual paranormal investigation at the historic Malta Town Hall. Must be 18 years of age or older to register. Class meets on Wed., Sept. 4 from 6-8 pm at Kish College […]

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13 September 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mutt Strut Dog Friendly 5K Run & Walk

Mutt Strut Dog Friendly 5K Run & Walk

Hopkin’s Park, 1403 Sycamore Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115
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$30

Registration is open for Mutt Strut, Tails Humane Society’s dog friendly 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, September 14th at 10:00 am. Please visit www.TailsHumaneSociety.org/MuttStrut  for registration information. Mutt Strut 5K is a dog-friendly 5K run/walk-a-thon benefiting the over 2,900 animals cared for each year at Tails Humane Society. The race route follows the DeKalb Nature Trail, […]

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14 September 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
STEM Café: the Opioid Epidemic

STEM Café: the Opioid Epidemic

Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant, 206 E Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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STEM Café: Combatting the Opioid Epidemic – One Year Later Experts in DeKalb County continue to collaborate to reduce opioid usage and address related issues. Find out what progress is being made toward eliminating this crisis. Interested audience members will have a chance to be trained in the use of Narcan to prevent death related […]

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18 September 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
STEM Café: Nuclear Waste

STEM Café: Nuclear Waste

Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant, 206 E Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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STEM Café: Nuclear Waste – A Dangerous Problem or a Valuable Resource? What is nuclear waste, and how is it handled and stored? Find out how the United States stores used nuclear fuels, how nuclear fuel is successfully recycled in other countries and how new research is helping us develop options for reuse of this […]

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08 October 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
STEM Café: Measles Epidemics and Immunizations

STEM Café: Measles Epidemics and Immunizations

Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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STEM Café: Measles Epidemics and Immunizations Measles was declared eradicated in 2000, but measles outbreaks are now at a new high, with more than 1,100 confirmed cases in the United States in the first half of 2019. What are the immunization facts and current situation? What has happened to those who have not been vaccinated, […]

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05 November 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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$20

ABBA SHOW Brighten up your fall with some of the catchiest music ever written as The ABBA Show brings a lavish tribute to the Swedish pop icons to the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb on Wednesday, November 6 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20-$55 and may be purchased by phone at (815) 758-1225, at the Theatre […]

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06 November 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
STEM Café: Musical Bow Research and Creative Artistry in Africa and Brazil

STEM Café: Musical Bow Research and Creative Artistry in Africa and Brazil

Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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STEM Café: Musical Bow Research and Creative Artistry in Africa and Brazil At this festive STEM Café, we’ll hear and learn about the berimbau, a musical bow or single-stringed percussion instrument, from Brazil. Percussionist, composer, teacher and researcher Gregory Beyer will share his knowledge of musical bows from Africa and Brazil, the mathematics behind tuning […]

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03 December 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm