history & education

Celebrate National Alpaca Farm Day at Montrose Farms

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 02:00 PM by Beth Fife

As I'm driving out to Montrose Farms Alpaca Ranch in Brownsburg to meet with the owner Lori Lovely, I began to doubt my GPS. It seemed odd an alpaca ranch/farm would be located within close proximity to residential areas. Once I pulled into the ... 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

9 Homeschool Destinations in Hendricks County

Posted on August 10, 2017 at 02:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

August in Indiana means back-to-school time. It's that time for my family, too, but as homeschoolers, we aren't returning to a building. Instead, we're getting our curriculum ready and planning our activities for the year. Most ... read more

Weekend Primer: July 7-9

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

Hopefully you've taken advantage of some of the 4th festivities in Hendricks County. The fun continues this weekend with some really great events that you won't want to miss. National Powwow Come enjoy all the beauty and excitement of the ... read more
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

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