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  • Avalon to perform Nov. 21

    Northern Illinois University’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its fall season at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall on campus.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Shop windows come alive in Moonlight Madness

    SYCAMORE - Kick off the holiday season in downtown Sycamore, as NB&T presents the fourth annual Moonlight Madness on Friday, Nov. 21.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Artists showcase unique creations at market

    SYCAMORE – The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will host its second Holiday Arts & Crafts Market from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the DeKal ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Elks holiday fair supports United Way

    DeKALB - The DeKalb Elks Lodge will host a Vendor and Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 22, at the lodge, 209 S. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. The event will ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Gobbler Gallop through Waterman Nov. 22

    WATERMAN – The Waterman Lions Club will hold its eighth annual Gobbler Gallop 5K walk/run through the scenic streets of Waterman on Saturday, Nov. 22.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Festival chorus concert to include 'Hallelujah Chorus'

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Festival Chorus will perform the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah” at its fall concert, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at First ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Downtown Hollydays begin Thursday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and NB&T present Hollydays in downtown DeKalb beginning Thursday, Nov. 20.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Barnes & Noble gets in the holiday spirit

    DeKALB – Barnes & Noble will host Discovery Weekend, a special three-day event to kick off the holiday shopping season in DeKalb and the company’s sto ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Jingle the Bells at open house weekend

    SYCAMORE – There will be activities and specials throughout downtown Sycamore Nov. 22 through 24 at the Merchants of Downtown Sycamore’s annual Jingle ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • NIU Philharmonic premieres modern flute concerto

    DeKALB - The Northern Illinois University Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the semester at 8 p.m. M ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Sycamore theater shows free holiday films

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore State Theater will once again host a series of free holiday movies in November and December.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Shadow cast keeps ‘Rocky Horror’ fans coming back

    DeKALB – “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” the 35-year-old musical feature film, has become the longest-running theatrical release of all time. The lat ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Jazz Lab Band concert and DVD release celebration

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Jazz Lab Band, directed by Rodrigo Villanueva, will perform their last concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:02 am
  • New Goodfellows organization brings gifts to G-K area children

    GENOA – More than 80 years ago, a tradition of caring and sharing was established in DeKalb County with the first Goodfellows Christmas project. The G ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Handcrafted model fire truck can be seen at breakfast

    SYCAMORE – When Sycamore’s 1923 Stutz fire truck was discovered rusting in an Indiana corn field in 2001, no one considered it a work of art.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:59 pm
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