Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

WINE ON THE TERRACE

The Ellwood House terraces and gardens provide a picturesque setting for an evening of fine wine, unique appetizers, and live music. The wines will be selected by John McIntyre of Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits, with Hy-Vee Catering providing tasty appetizers and desserts. Other event highlights include self-guided first floor tours of the Ellwood mansion, a silent auction, and a performance by Craig Mathey. Tickets are $50 in advance and can be purchased in-person in the Visitor Center or online by clicking here.

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Oct
4
12:00 PM12:00

LECTURE: PUMPKIN FEST HISTORIC HOMES TOUR SNEAK PREVIEW

The October installment of the Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore lecture series will feature volunteers from the Sycamore Pumpkin Fest Historic Tour of Homes. Please note: This free one-hour lecture will take place at the DeKalb County History Center in Sycamore. Coffee and cookies will be provided, and guests are also welcome to bring a lunch. The Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore lecture series is presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center.

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Nov
1
12:00 PM12:00

LECTURE: THE STORY OF THE WWII DRONE IN DEKALB

The November installment of the Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore lecture series will feature Roger Keys. This free one-hour lecture will take place in the Visitor Center. Doors will open at 11:30 A.M. with the lecture beginning at noon. Coffee and cookies will be provided, and guests are also welcome to bring a lunch. The Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore lecture series is presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center.

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Dec
6
12:00 PM12:00

Exploring Holiday Traditions

The December installment of the Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore lecture series will feature Michelle Donahoe, Executive Director of the DeKalb County History Center. Please note: This free one-hour lecture will take place in the Freight Room at the DeKalb County Community Foundation in Sycamore. Coffee and cookies will be provided, and guests are also welcome to bring a lunch. The Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore lecture series is presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center.

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