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Andrew & His Sisters: A WWII Musical Tribute

Join Andrew and His Sisters in their reenactment of the 1940s at White Pines Theater. While answering musical requests from soldiers and loved ones during wartime, Andrew, Patti, and Maxine entertain with Andrew Sisters-style tunes and choreography. Featuring favorites such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “In the Mood,” and “Don’t Sit Under ...read more

Strumming Some Songs by Wild Blue

Listen to a variety of genres from these four-stringed instruments. The Wild Blue Ukulele Orchestra will perform a set of music from the 1920s to the 1970s for Farm Bureau Prime Timers on Monday, Oct. 7. You will hear everything from Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and Irving Berlin to the Beatles, Van ...read more

New Farm Animal Barn opens at Sandwich Fair

Check out the Big Red Barn – soon to be filled with animals at the Sandwich Fair, Sept. 4 - 8. Stop by and see the newest building at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The Big Red Barn is the new home for the farm animal petting zoo. Located in the heart of the ...read more

Fall Trip: Galena

Scenic fall foliage sets the tone for Galena shopping & country fair. Galena is known for being one of “America’s Best Main Streets” with its charming 19th-century downtown for shopping and entertainment. Blend this with their Country Fair in picturesque Grant Park and fall foliage and you have one fine day ...read more

Becoming Queen Elizabeth II

  In this historical portrayal, historian Leslie Goddard explores the life of Britain’s famous monarch Queen Elizabeth II. See the likeness of the Queen and learn about her life, from her childhood, the abdication of her uncle, her marriage to a navy officer named Philip, her World War II service, and her ...read more

Barn Tour Offers a Day in the Country

Seven barns open to visitors in southern DeKalb County. The annual DeKalb County Barn Tour is shaping up to be an action-packed, fun-filled day in southern DeKalb County scheduled for Saturday, Aug.10. The tour runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year marks the sixth year of this unique country experience, ...read more

Young Musician Entertains Members

Fifteen-year-old Reilly Farrell is a musical prodigy. When he was four years old he studied violin and piano at the NIU Community School of Arts. Reilly is the youngest concertmaster of the DeKalb High School (DHS) Symphony Orchestra in the last decade. Reilly will entertain Farm Bureau Prime Timers on Monday, Aug. ...read more

Truman Ridge Performs at July BBQ

If you like bluegrass music you will enjoy the music of Truman’s Ridge. Truman’s Ridge will entertain Farm Bureau members with a bit of folk, a hint of jazz and a touch of swing – Chicago style bluegrass at its finest! The band will be performing for Farm Bureau members next month ...read more

Canadian Rockies Trip

DeKalb County Farm Bureau has planned a trip to the Canadian Rockies aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train (Goldleaf Service), April 27 – May 4, 2020. The journey will include: Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff & Calgary. Cost: $5,420 per person, double occupancy; $6,478 per person, single occupancy. $750 per person ...read more

Apollo 11: 50th Anniversary of First Moon Walk

Marking the 50th Anniversary of the first moon landing, hear Terry Lynch as he portrays astronaut Neil Armstrong. He will recount the first moon landing for Farm Bureau Prime Timers on Monday, June 3 at 1 p.m. Lynch will explain the other “series of firsts” associated with that historic mission on ...read more