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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

Sounds of Summer: A Beach Boys Tribute

Farm Bureau returns to the Belfry Theatre for another amazing musical performance! Enjoy the Sounds of Summer: A Beach Boys Tribute as the Belfry Theatre features this fabulous, upbeat show. The male quartet captures the familiar sounds of The Beach Boys with some of their greatest hits and the story of ...read more

Wildlife Adventures by Roger Kyler

See stunning wildlife photographs from Central America and Africa taken by local photographer Roger Kyler on Monday, May 6 at DeKalb County Farm Bureau.         Roger will be presenting an hour-long program on elephants, both domestic and wild; gorillas of Africa; birds of Costa Rica; and will end with travel portraits. A photographer ...read more

“Come From Away” Musical in Chicago

Broadway’s new musical captures the stories that moved us all on 9/11. The new “Come From Away” musical has won best musical all across North America! The musical takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town of Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures ...read more

Behind the Scenes at Wrigley/Soldier Fields

Cubs and Bears fans, this tour is for you. Register soon! DeKalb County Farm Bureau has arranged tours of the home fields for the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears on Friday, June 28. At Wrigley Field you will take a walking tour and see the press box, visitor’s clubhouse, Budweiser bleachers, Cub’s ...read more

Cape Cod: East Coast Treasures

Travel with us to Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket & Boston Fall in love with Cape Cod’s charming villages in a tour for Farm Bureau members, Sept. 12-17. Farm Bureau is partnering with American Classic Tours to offer members a trip to Cape Cod. This is one of their most popular trips filled with ...read more

On-the-Road Truck Seminar in March

Get updated on motor vehicle rules. Trucking regulations can be complicated, and farm exemptions compound that problem. Seems everyone has a different answer to your question. Illinois Farm Bureau, along with DeKalb, Kane, McHenry, and Winnebago-Boone County Farm Bureaus, will be co-hosting a two-hour seminar that focuses on trucking laws—old and new—specifically ...read more