Tag: DeKalb

CASA’s 50 Men Who Cook!

Join 50 Men Who Cook for an afternoon of great food, entertainment, and raffle prizes at NIU on August 10, 2019.

What: CASA’s signature fundraising event, 50 Men Who Cook, is held annually in August at NIU’s Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. Save the date for the 15th annual event on August 10, 2019! The evening includes a sampling of home-cooked favorites, cash bar, entertainment, and raffle prizes.

When: August 10, 2019, 6-9 p.m.

Where: Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center on NIU’s campus

Who: 50 Men Who Cook is open to the public. Invite your friends and family along!

For More info: Visit http://casadekalb.org/50menwhocook/

Camp Out at the Park

Campout at the Park

Saturday/Sunday, August 10-11
Lions Park (700 W. Taylor St. DeKalb)

Hosted by DeKalb Park District and NIU Recreation and Wellness

Join in on a Great American Campout!
Spend the night in the great outdoors with your family enjoying the nature of your own town.

2:00pm on August 10 until approx. 8:00am on August 11.

$8/Resident, $10/Non-resident
Includes snack, dinner, breakfast, and activities.
Tent and camping supplies are not included.

Tent $10 for 2 or 4 person
Sleeping Bag $4/per bag

Saturday: Enjoy the afternoon exploring the river and the trails with exciting activities and understanding more of the life in these woods. In the evening, gather for dinner over the fire, storytelling, s’mores, night hike, and a good night’s sleep.

Sunday: Happy campers enjoy breakfast in the morning!

You can attend the activities without confirming your camping status. Camping gear is also available for rent if you decide to stay. A parent or legal guardian must accompany children under 18. Dinner, snacks and breakfast are provided.

Register Online http://dekalbparkdistrict.maxgalaxy.net/Registration.aspx?ActivityID=2476

HOT Summer Nights

HOT Summer Nights

Music at the Mansion

Jazz in Progress – Big Band at the Mansion will be this week’s main show at the Music at the Mansion.

Spend this summer Wednesday evening relaxing and enjoying the sounds of this live music on the lawn of the beautiful Ellwood Mansion. Bring a blanket, lawn chair, table to make you comfortable while listening to the entertainment under the stars.

• Concerts are open to the public and are held every Wednesday evening through August 7th.

• Free admission.

• Food and beverage available for purchase from Fatty’s Pub & Grille and Tom & Jerry’s.

• Pre-show: 6:30pm

• Main show: Jazz in Progress – Big Band at the Mansion 7:00pm

• Location: Ellwood Mansion – 509 N. First Street, DeKalb, IL

For more information: 815-756-1263 or info@funmeevents.com

Float Nights


Spend an evening of floating and playing in your inner tube or raft! Diving well and water slides will be closed during this event.

Friday Aug 2
All Ages | $4 or a season pool pass | Hopkins Pool