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Event Guide: July 27

By Northern Star staff | July 27, 2015
Summer may be winding down, but you don’t have to. Check out these local events and activites:TodayGet ready for a night of music and entertainment. Wooden Box Theater will hold a Nite of the Spartans live music event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at PJ’s Courthouse Tavern, 202 W. State St. The show will include performances by Katelyn Elizabeth, Dan Hayes and Daerielle Culver, among other performers.TuesdayStock up on fresh fruits, veggies and more at the Sycamore Farmers Market. The event, which also features live music, will take place from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Somonauk Road & Elm St.WednesdayUse your spare time to learn a new hobby. A beginner’s acrylic painting class for adults will be held at the Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St. The free class, which will be taught by instructor David Zoberis, will allow attendees to learn the basics of acrylics and go home with a piece of art. Sign up by calling a representative at 815-895-2500.ThursdayTune into some smooth jazz at the Sycamore Summer Concert Series, which will feature the Black Tie Jazz Trio. The free concert series, which features a different band each Thursday, will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Good Tymes Shelter on the corner of Airport Road & Route 64.FridayGrab some blankets and chairs and enjoy a movie in the park. Disney superhero comedy Big Hero 6 will be shown for free on an inflatable screen in Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Rd. The showing will be part of Poolapalooza, a swimming pool themed event that will honor the DeKalb Park District’s 80th anniversary. The movie will begin at 8 p.m.SaturdayShow off your singing skills (or lack thereof) at karaoke night at Hometown Sports Bar & Grill, 241 E. Lincoln Highway. The event, which takes place at 9 p.m. every Thursday and Saturday, features a selection of hundreds of songs, including new songs and classics.SundayIf you’re into punk and indie rock, head to the House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway for a night of live music. The show will feature headlining band Bow & Spear, as well as Bloom, Split Tongue and Noxious Neighbors. Doors open at 7 p.m. and entry costs $5.

Event Guide: July 20

By Northern Star staff | July 20, 2015

Choose between yoga, video games and live music — or just do them all. Check out these local events and activities:TodayGet rid of those Monday blues with a nighttime yoga session at the House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway. Yoga instructor Cher Ladford...

Event Guide: June 22

By Northern Star staff | June 22, 2015

Get outside this week and enjoy some local art, music and food events.MondayWant to check out some magical artwork? Off Broadway, a Retrospect, is an exhibit of hand-painted limited edition Intaglio prints created by Dale Osterle. Prints include portraits...

Event Guide: June 15

By Northern Star staff | June 15, 2015

There’s still plenty to do in DeKalb this summer. Check out these local events:TuesdayNeed somewhere to grab a few drinks and watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup with friends? Fatty’s Pub & Grille, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway, will show each match...