2024 Cocktails at the Crib Tickets


Enjoy a spirited summer evening to support and celebrate DeKalb County’s history.


With a scenic farmstead location along a beautiful pond as a backdrop, the DeKalb County History Center is hosting its Third Annual fundraiser, “Cocktails at the Crib.” Gather your friends and stop by for an entertaining evening to savor a drink under the tent outside or step inside to nosh on tasty appetizers and sweets. Bid on extraordinary silent auction items, as well as tour the exhibit “FOOD: Gathering Around the Table” hosted in collaboration with the Smithsonian. Proudly presented by Resource Bank, come celebrate and support DeKalb County’s history.

Tickets are $50 each and include souvenir cocktail glasses (quantity limited), music by Craig Mathey & Friends, tasty appetizers, desserts, games, a silent auction, and cash bar with first beverage included in ticket price. The event’s specialty drink is Whiskey Acres’ “Bourbon & Blues.” Wine, beer, soft drinks, and water are also available.

Saturday, July 20 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. The event will be held at the DeKalb County History Center, 1730 N. Main Street in Sycamore. On-site parking is available. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended.