Author: Stephanie Porter

Stephanie lives in Danville, where she teaches at the middle school. She, her husband and their three children like to stay busy. They're often seen crisscrossing Hendricks County for sports and activities. She's a fan of good music, good writing, good wine, good coffee and good people. Her family enjoys traveling every chance they get - even if it's just a road trip to a new town.

Latest Posts

Weekend Primer: Dec. 9-11

Posted on December 7, 2016 at 11:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

The holiday season is upon us, and to my dismay, it often goes too quickly. If you're like me, you want to make the most of each weekend and the chance to enjoy the season with family. This weekend, there are a variety of events in Hendricks ... read more

10th Annual Christmas on the Square in Danville

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 09:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

The day after Thanksgiving is widely known as Black Friday. But in Hendricks County, it's also known as a day to gather around Danville's historic Courthouse Square for an evening of festivities to ring in the holidays. I'm certain ... read more
Sometimes the best evenings are spent soaking up the unique entertainment offered in a small town. These towns are often home to big talent, big hearts and the best opportunities to enjoy a night out. Folks will find such an opportunity this weekend ... read more

Weekend Primer: Oct. 28-30

Posted on October 26, 2016 at 12:17 AM by Stephanie Porter

There's no need to fret about Halloween falling on a week night. Here in Hendricks County, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this weekend. Trick-or-treating through park trails, symphony sounds and fall festivities with your pup in tow are ... read more
Small towns are known for their charm and the merchants on Danville's Courthouse Square are hosting another Ladies Night Out that will help you take some time to enjoy it. This, the third Ladies Night Out on the Square, will be from 7-9 p.m. ... read more
The calendar says that the first official day of fall has passed, but it never feels like fall until the Heartland Apple Festival at Beasley's Orchard arrives. I'm not alone in these sentiments, as this prized event draws an impressive ... read more

2016 St. Malachy Country Fair This Weekend

Posted on September 16, 2016 at 08:39 AM by Stephanie Porter

St. Malachy's Country Fair draws quite the crowd each fall for food, fun and games. It's a great time of year, as the full force of school and sports start to take affect, to take a break and enjoy the simple things -- like their popular, ... read more
Call all your girlfriends and tell them you're going shopping this weekend, Sept. 16-17, during the Hendricks County Boutique Crawl. In this, first-of-its-kind, boutique crawl around the finest shops in Hendricks County, you'll find unique, ... read more

Harvest Some Fun: Fall Weekend Oct. 1-2

Posted on September 12, 2016 at 02:06 AM by Stephanie Porter

Hendricks County is beautiful in the fall and boasts a variety of seasonal fun and delicious treats. So much so, that it may be a bit daunting trying to make the most of all the opportunities. Luckily, Visit Hendricks County has created a Fall Bucket ... read more

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