The three day annual event includes 3 big band dance orchestras (10, 14, 17 piece), 2 dance levels of instruction, and a family time “Sock Hop”. All levels of dancers and listeners are encouraged to attend.
Each month at Prairie State Winery, at the Genoa location on the second and fourth Friday, and in Sycamore on the first and third Friday. This event features great live music, and the chance to bring your own food or order in. There’s never a cover, but there’s always lots of merriment.
Explore our galaxy with Summer Under the Stars!
Directed by Bernie Schuneman with stage manager Jan Booth, the play spoofs Red Scare era politics and culture, sending up everything from the H-bomb to Joseph McCarthy's daughter. It uses the standard cliches of the noir detective story – a hard-boiled, hard-drinking detective, down on his luck; a sadder-but-wiser love interest, beautiful but hard-bitten; a fiendish criminal; and an indifferent bureaucratic police force.
Check out this live performance of Garage Orchestra, part of the Sycamore Park District's free concert series, on Thursday, July 11. Show starts at 7 p.m.
Join Prairie State Winery, at the Genoa location, on Friday, July 12, for live music, wine and the chance to bring your own food or order in. No cover charge. The featured musician are Couch Coins. Event starts at 5 p.m. and Music at 7 p.m.
Get ready for Aces of Bass at the House Cafe on Saturday, July 13. Featuring TYLR, Stephens, and Shane-o, these artists are sure to keep the funk alive with 2 long sets. Cover is $5. Starts at 10 p.m.
The Stage Coach Players present "Red Herring" running three weekends in July. Directed by Bernie Schuneman with stage manager Jan Booth, the play spoofs Red Scare era politics and culture, sending up everything from the H-bomb to Joseph McCarthy's daughter. It uses the standard cliches of the noir detective story – a hard-boiled, hard-drinking detective, down on his luck; a sadder-but-wiser love interest, beautiful but hard-bitten; a fiendish criminal; and an indifferent bureaucratic police force.
Don't miss Kirkland's huge 4th of July Celebration! Schedule follows below.
Celebrate Independence Day in Sandwich!
Bring chairs, blankets, games, and appetites for an afternoon and evening with family and friends. Food booths from many favorite local caterers, grills, and vendors will be on sight in the early afternoon hours. The DeKalb Municipal Band will perform in the bandshell before and during the fireworks. Fireworks at dusk are co-sponsored by the DeKalb Park District and City of DeKalb.
Check out this fun event, featuring all classes stock car racing with a huge Fireworks Display.
Take a tour of the theatre and experience a side of the Egyptian Theatre that most never see. You will be filled in on paranormal activity and ghost sightings that have taken place through the years. You will be split up into groups to investigate the paranormal activity to see if you can find your own evidence and hopefully experience paranormal events!
Don't miss the Wooden Box Theater, as they present an event featuring live theatrical performance, poetry, local fashion modeling, and live music with their theatrical take on the Grateful Dead.
Check out the music of Steve Sharp, and enjoy some delicious wine!
Bring the family to some exciting stock car racing! All Classes FIRECRACKER"44". Featuring 44 laps on the big track.
Check out music from The Wooden Rockers, and enjoy some delicious wine!
The winner is determined by a panel of judges and continues on to compete at the regional level. The winner of the regional competition plays at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois at the Statewide Competition.
Check out headlining band Archers and Illuminators, along with:
Demolition Derby - Spectator & Compact Racing - Figure 8 - One on One Drags Powder Puff - Compact Car Demo.