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DeKalb County Earth Fest and Screening of “Common Ground”

April 18, 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm


DeCarbon DeKalb, in collaboration with Northern Illinois University, is proud to present Earth Fest, a FREE, family-friendly Earth Week event dedicated to celebrating local sustainability and fostering community engagement. Taking place on April 18th at the historic Egyptian Theater in downtown DeKalb, Illinois, Earth Fest promises a festive, inclusive evening filled with exciting activities, educational opportunities, networking, and thought-provoking discussions.

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM: Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in an electric vehicle rally, explore information tables highlighting local environmental initiatives, enjoy the kid zone with interactive activities, contribute to an eco-themed community art project, savor delicious fare from a food truck, win prizes, groove to music, and indulge in a social featuring local libations. There will be something for everyone to enjoy at this vibrant celebration of local sustainability.

6:30 PM: Earth Fest will feature the northern Illinois premiere of “Common Ground,” a compelling documentary that explores the intersections of agriculture, sustainability, and community. Following the screening, a panel of local experts on regenerative agriculture will lead a discussion, offering insights and perspectives on how we can work together to build a more sustainable future for our community and our planet.
Sponsored by DeCarbon DeKalb, NIU, 350 Kishwaukee, DeKalb County Soil and Water Conservation District, League of Women Voters, and OC Creative.


April 18
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Egyptian Theatre
135 N 2nd Street
Dekalb, 60115 United States
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(815) 758-1215
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