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

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

Top 10: Tips to Get the Full U.S. Nationals Experience

Posted on August 2, 2017 at 04:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The National Hot Rod Association ( NHRA ) brings its crown jewel event -- the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals -- to Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg from Aug. 30 through Sept. 4 , and when those dragsters come thundering into Hendricks County , ... read more

Weekend Primer: July 15-16

Posted on July 12, 2017 at 01:00 PM by Eric Ivie

We've almost made it to the weekend! What are your plans after you clock out on Friday? We have a lot of excellent reasons to visit Hendricks County this weekend, including classic cars, a street fair, live music, guided outdoor painting and the ... read more

Improvements Continue on Hendricks County Rail Trails

Posted on July 10, 2017 at 12:00 PM by Eric Ivie

There was a time in Hendricks County when railroads played an important role in transportation, commerce, settlement and expansion of the area. As time marched on, though, railroad traffic declined nationwide, and rail companies began abandoning ... read more

Weekend Primer: Independence Day Edition

Posted on June 28, 2017 at 12:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The weekend is just around the corner, and it's a special one -- Independence Day weekend! The long holiday weekend makes it a perfect time to visit Hendricks County to celebrate our nation's birthday. We have a bunch of activities that ... read more

Father's Day Ideas in Hendricks County

Posted on June 15, 2017 at 08:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Father's Day is this Sunday, and if you're looking for a unique way to celebrate dad, look no further than Hendricks County . Us dads come in all shapes, sizes, situations and interests, so when it comes to Father's Day, we all like to ... read more

Weekend Primer: June 8-11

Posted on June 7, 2017 at 04:00 PM by Eric Ivie

It's shaping up to be a sunny and dry weekend here in Hendricks County , making it a great opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy a number of fun activities that are taking place all around the county. We have fish, fireworks, a parade, custom ... read more

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