Author: Eric Ivie

Eric Ivie wears many hats. He works for Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, handling their communications, marketing and social media. He is also a substitute teacher, a youth softball coach, a freelance writer, and the publisher of TheyreOurKids.org -- a free website featuring local resources for Hendricks County parents. Eric is a married father of two and has lived and worked in Hendricks County since 1999.

Latest Posts

What You Need To Know About the Fall Colors Festival

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 02:00 PM by Eric Ivie

If you haven't experienced fall in Indiana, you are missing a spectacular sight as all of the leaves start changing color. One of the best spots to immerse yourself in fall foliage is right here in Hendricks County at McCloud Nature Park . ... read more

Danville's Scarecrow Display Signals Start of October

Posted on October 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, family-friendly tradition in Hendricks County is back! The Scarecrow Display around the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville welcomes fall in a bright, festive manner as local businesses show off their creativity during the ... read more
We watch a lot of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on The Food Network in my home, so when I heard that a restaurant that was featured on the show opened a location in Hendricks County recently, my family and I had to check out Metro Diner in Plainfield. ... read more

Weekend Primer: Sept. 15-17

Posted on September 10, 2017 at 08:00 AM by Eric Ivie

There's a crispness in the air in Hendricks County that signals the approach of my favorite season of the year -- autumn. The cooler temperatures, bright sunshine and brilliant blue skies invite enjoyable outdoor activities for the whole family. ... read more

What You Need to Know About Fall Mazes in Hendricks County

Posted on September 6, 2017 at 04:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Are you considering visiting Hendricks County this fall? Get lost. You read that correctly. Get lost...with your entire family in any or all of the fun and challenging mazes that Hendricks County has to offer during the autumn season! Let's take ... read more

Weekend Primer: Labor Day Edition

Posted on August 28, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Labor Day weekend is fast approaching, and we have several exceptional reasons for you and your family to spend the holiday weekend in Hendricks County . This weekend, we're home to the mother of all drag racing events, the largest parade in the ... read more

A Labor Day Tradition: North Salem Old Fashion Days

Posted on August 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

One of my favorite annual events in Hendricks County takes place over Labor Day weekend each year: North Salem Old Fashion Days. I can't wait for Sept. 2-4 to get here because Old Fashion Days always has so much to offer my entire family. I love ... read more

Weekend Primer: Aug. 11-13

Posted on August 7, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Eric Ivie

As you make your plans for the upcoming weekend, make it a point to visit Hendricks County if you enjoy wine and live music, shopping, classic cars, a meteor shower or taking a walk, run or bike ride. We've got it all going on during the weekend ... read more

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