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DeKalb and Sycamore prepare for holiday events

By Alex Yorko | November 28, 2012

The holidays are here and there are plenty of free upcoming events for DeKalb and Sycamore residents to take part in. Discover Sycamore will be host Winter Chocolate Walk from 5 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 6. Residents will be able to enjoy a variety of chocolate...

Volunteers, guides needed for Sycamore Historic Homes Walk

By Maria Ahmad | October 17, 2012

Volunteers are needed to guide tours on historical houses of the Sycamore area during the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival. The Historic Homes Walk will be held on Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival. The walk is hosted by...

Find your muse at the museum

By Chelsea Bestow | May 4, 2011

DeKalb | Three local museums are looking for volunteers as their busy season quickly approaches. Anyone interested in local history, museum curation or volunteering over the summer may find an opportunity at a local museum. One of the locations that offers...

Brown bag event presents history of DeKalb County Courthouse

By Meaghan Harms | March 3, 2011

About 50 people came out to the Sycamore History Museum for its monthly brown bag lunch event Thursday. The presentation was on the history of the DeKalb County Courthouse. Sue Breese, Joiner History Room volunteer and Sycamore Library assistant, spoke...

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