Downtown DeKalb is proud to welcome NIU Huskie Students to our community this Thursday, August 26th from 3-8pm for Huskies SEE DeKalb. Huskies SEE DeKalb is a FREE welcome event designed for Huskies to Shop, Eat, and Enjoy all that downtown DeKalb has to offer. The event is open to Huskie students, staff, and community members. Everyone is welcome to come out and show their Huskie pride.
Shuttle buses provided by NIU Transportation Services will leave the NIU Holmes Student Center every 15 minutes starting at 2:30pm and deliver you to downtown DeKalb. Students can also take the Number 7 from campus downtown.
Registration/Welcome Table at the Egyptian Theatre Opens at 3:pm. All Huskies should stop by the registration table in front of the Egyptian Theatre to get information and to sign up for prizes. Community leaders will present you with maps, a list of participating businesses, details of the scavenger hunt and get you started on a self guided tour of downtown DeKalb. The Farmer’s Market will also be in full swing from Noon-6pm at Van Buer Plaza.
There will be live music at Palmer Court from 4:pm-5:pm courtesy of the internationally acclaimed Steel Drums of Northern Illinois University. There will also be a free showing of the Dark Night at the Egyptian Theatre at 8pm open to everyone thanks to the NIU Alumni Association.
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