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DeKalb Public Library will be holding a workshop for painting pumpkins.

DeKalb Public Library hosts Pumpkin Painting workshop

By Caleb Johnson, Lifestyle Writer | September 23, 2022

The DeKalb Public Library will be hosting a Pumpkin Painting workshop from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 1. This workshop is available to people of all ages and is free for DeKalb Public Library patrons. All supplies are provided by the Library. To...

A view of the balcony seating mural in the Egyptian Theatre.

Tickets now available for Egyptian Theatre’s ‘BOO’ze & Spirits Flashlight Tour’

By Laqes Davis, Lifestyle Writer | September 23, 2022

DeKALB — The Egyptian Theatre is hosting an event called the “BOO’ze & Spirits Flashlight Tour” this fall. The theater will share scary stories and reveal secrets about ghosts that roam throughout the building.  According to the event...

Whiskey Acres

DeKalb day planner: Sept. 24

By Nyah Nowakowski, News Reporter | September 21, 2022

If you’re unsure of what to do this weekend to celebrate the first five weeks of classes being complete, here are some events happening this Saturday as well as some restaurants to check out.  BREAKFAST IN DEKALB Looking for a good place to eat...

The Egyptian Theatre, located at 135 N. Second Street, DeKalb, is set to host an anime film festival Saturday at 6 p.m. The event is free to all NIU Students along with the general public.

Egyptian Theatre to host Anime Film Festival

By Kaitlyn Lee-Gordon, News Reporter | September 20, 2022

DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre is hosting an Anime Film Festival on Saturday at 6 p.m. The festival is sponsored by the NIU Division of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion along with the NIU Asian American Resource Center and is free for all who...

The Cultural Sisterhood Summit is an event that will take place on Saturday, September 24 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lunch will be provided to attendees.

GSRC to host Cultural Sister Summit

By Sarah Rose, Lifestyle Writer | September 20, 2022

DeKALB - The Cultural Sisterhood Summit will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center at 231 N. Annie Glidden Road.  The event is free of charge and will offer free lunch to those who attend....

The town of Crested Butte, Colorado, where NIUs Outdoor Adventures will be traveling for a five night skiing and snowboarding trip in January. A three day lift ticket and a stay at Three Seasons Condominiums are among the featured parts of the trip. (Getty Images)

Outdoor Adventures arranges snowboard and ski trip

By Jermel Williams, Sports Reporter | September 20, 2022

DeKALB- Outdoor Adventures is organizing a Colorado snowboard and ski trip, where attendees will travel to Crested Butte, Colorado. The trip takes place from Jan. 2 to Jan. 7. Crested Butte is known to some as the “last great ski town.” The resort...

Jonamac Orchard

Jonamac Orchard holding events for this family weekend

By Caleb Johnson, Lifestyle Writer | September 17, 2022

If you’re looking for events to attend this Family Weekend, NIU’s Campus Life is partnering with Jonamac Orchard to host Fall Fun at Jonamac Orchard this Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s event lasts from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For the hour before the...

Defensive specialist/libero Olivia Hogan attempting to limbo beneath a towel with members of the NIU volleyball team. The team played limbo while waiting for a challenge review in the first set of their match against South Dakota State Aug. 26 (Sean Reed | Northern Star).

DeKalb day planner: Sept. 17

By Nyah Nowakowski, News Reporter | September 14, 2022

If you are looking for something to do in DeKalb, here are some events happening this Saturday.  FAMILY WEEKEND TAILGATE Before the Huskie football game, come have some pregame fun in parking lot C3 near the Convocation Center. Tailgating starts...

The Egyptian Theatre, 1135 N. Second St., to host The Big Sing choir concert

The Egyptian Theatre to host ‘The Big Sing’ choral concert

By Laqes Davis, Lifestyle Writer | September 13, 2022

DeKALB — “The Big Sing” second annual choral concert has returned for an afternoon of music. There will be performances by professional, collegiate and high school level choirs, including NIU’s own Cor Cantiamo. The choral ensembles of DeKalb...

The DeKalb Public Library is hosting a workshop for Blender, a 3D modeling program.

DeKalb Public Library to hold 3D modeling workshop

By Carlos Finney Jr., Sports Reporter | September 12, 2022

If you are interested in finding out what 3D printing is all about, there will be a workshop at the DeKalb Public Library to teach people how to use Blender, a well-known 3D modeling program used by artists and designers. You do not need to have experience...

The DeKalb Public Library is hosting a DIY pumpkin wreath event on Sept.14.

DeKalb Public Library to host DIY pumpkin wreath event

By Kalesia Williams, Sports Reporter | September 11, 2022

DeKALB– The DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., will be hosting a pumpkin wreath decorating program this year. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Sept. 14 in the lower-level Zimmerman Meeting Room of the library.  The pumpkin...

DeKalb’s 4th Annual Roar-In’ Car Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

DeKalb day planner: Sept 10

By Nyah Nowakowski, News Reporter | September 7, 2022

Here are some events happening on Saturday if you're looking for something fun to do to celebrate the end of the first three weeks of classes.  ROAR-IN’ CAR SHOW Enjoy DeKalb’s 4th Annual Roar-In’ Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission...

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