history & education

If you're staying close to home over Spring Break or just want a more affordable option than donning mouse ears and heading south, we have some excellent options here in Hendricks County . Before I go and reinvent the wheel, take a look at Josh ... read more

Maple Syrup Days Will Educate, Entertain

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 09:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County the first two Saturdays in March. Maple Syrup Days celebrates McCloud Nature Park's sugar maple trees and the delectable sweetness that they produce March 4 and 11. Located ... read more

Top 10: Outdoor Winter Events in Hendricks County

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 04:00 AM by Eric Ivie

I don't know about you, but I get cabin fever something fierce during the winter months. I like to be outdoors, so I keep Visit Hendricks County's Outdoor Recreation Events Calendar on speed-dial, so to speak. That calendar, combined with ... read more

Avon to Celebrate its Heritage Over Two Weekends

Posted on September 16, 2016 at 03:43 AM by Kelly Wallace

Join us in Hendricks County as the Town of Avon celebrates its past, present, and future beginning this Saturday. The celebration kicks off with the Celebrating Avon event at the Avon-Washington Township Public Library this Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 ... read more

Your Guide to the Hendricks County Bicentennial Torch Relay

Posted on September 13, 2016 at 10:16 AM by Josh Duke

Sept. 23 will be a big day in Hendricks County. How big? Well, you could say it is 200 years in the making. An NHRA Top Fuel dragster will rocket the torch 300 mph down the legendary Lucas Oil Raceway dragstrip, the Bicentennial Experience, a mobile ... read more

Relive History: Fall Weekend Sept 23-25

Posted on September 12, 2016 at 02:04 AM by Crystal Paschal

There's nothing quite like fall in Hendricks County! If you're planning a visit for the weekend of Sept. 23-25, you'll arrive right in the middle of some of the best fall fun in Central Indiana. You can enjoy the beauty of fall, try ... read more
You've probably seen lots of information on our Insider Blog about how Hendricks County is celebrating Indiana's bicentennial. If you love music, dance and art, you won't want to miss a great opportunity to celebrate our history ... read more

Weekend Primer Aug. 26-28

Posted on August 24, 2016 at 04:13 AM by Crystal Paschal

School may be back in session, but our family is determined to squeeze every last bit of fun out of summer before cooler weather arrives. Hendricks County is full of fun ways to spend the last weekend of August, no matter what your interests may be. ... read more

Honeybee Fest Buzzes Into McCloud Nature Park

Posted on August 22, 2016 at 11:33 AM by Katy Mann

Honeybees are some of the most important creatures on earth and the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County and Hendricks County Parks and Recreation are ready to celebrate their importance with a brand new festival this weekend. On Saturday, Aug. 27 ... read more

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