history & education

Discovering Your Roots in Hendricks County

Posted on August 17, 2015 at 07:57 PM by Crystal Paschal

Over the years, Hendricks County has become know for things like auto racing, family fun and our talented local artisans. It can be easy to forget that we also have a history that dates back many generations. One of the great ways to discover our ... read more

Top 10 Summer Events in Hendricks County

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 07:16 PM by Eric Ivie

To quote rock legend Alice Cooper, school's out (or almost out) for summer! Now it's time to start planning summer activities with the family, and there's no better place to celebrate than right here in Hendricks County . Here's ... read more
Editor's Note: It's with a heavy heart that we at Visit Hendricks County want to republish a story written back in January of 2013 as a tribute to our friend, the late Doris Martin. We were saddened by the news late Wednesday that Doris ... read more
One of my favorite things to do is go to the movies. It's more than the movie itself; I love the entire experience. The popcorn, the previews, and the shared experience of watching a movie in a theater full of people make seeing a film that much ... read more
I spent over 20 years as a resident of Hendricks County, but I'm ashamed to say that in that time I never once visited the Hendricks County Historical Museum . I had the opportunity to tour the museum with my children this week, and I now know ... read more

5 Can't-Miss Hendricks County Parks Spring Programs

Posted on March 11, 2015 at 07:55 PM by Eric Ivie

Hendricks County is breaking the shackles of winter and sprinting toward spring, which means that the opportunities for enjoyable outdoors activities are about to increase exponentially. One of my family's favorite ways to enjoy the outdoors -- ... read more

Weekend Primer: Feb. 26-Mar. 1

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 06:56 PM by Eric Ivie

It's Hump Day, and I'm already looking forward to the weekend. What are your weekend plans? If you're not sure yet, take a look at what's going on in Hendricks County between February 26 and March 1. Hendricks College ... read more

What You Need To Know About Maple Sirup Days [VIDEO]

Posted on February 19, 2015 at 06:56 PM by Eric Ivie

A sweet Hendricks County tradition returns Saturday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 7 when Hendricks County Parks and Recreation hosts its fifth annual Maple Sirup Days at McCloud Nature Park , just outside of North Salem. Maple Sirup Days is a ... read more

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