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5 Reasons to 'Say Hey' at Mayberry in the Midwest

Posted on April 25, 2017 at 12:00 PM by Eric Ivie

An annual Hendricks County tradition, the 2017 Mayberry in the Midwest Festival returns to Danville May 19-21 , bringing wild characters, loads of laughter, music, food, and family fun to our own little slice of Mayberry here in Central Indiana. ... 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

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

Weekend Primer: July 29-31

Posted on July 27, 2016 at 03:34 AM by Stephanie Porter

Those summer days are dwindling, but there is still plenty of fun to be had in Hendricks County. Here are a few ways to enjoy this weekend. Beasley's Orchard It's no secret, I love this place. The land, the barn, the activities, and of ... read more

A 66-Year Tradition: Amo Fish Fry Festival

Posted on June 5, 2016 at 11:57 PM by Crystal Paschal

For 66 years, the Amo Fish Fry Festival has been a highlight of the summer in Hendricks County. However, I think the name of this event is a bit misleading -- there's so much more at the Amo Fish Fry Festival than fish! This festival has all the ... read more
As a parent, I love opportunities that help me connect my children with their grandparents and great-grandparents. I also love making family memories. Well, the upcoming Mayberry in the Midwest festival accomplishes both as an event that truly is for ... read more
Over the weekend of May 20-22, Hendricks County will be home to the annual Mayberry in the Midwest festival, bringing families and fans of The Andy Griffith Show to Danville for some good old-fashioned wholesomeness and fun. You can read my preview ... read more

Mayberry in the Midwest Returns to Danville, May 20-22

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 01:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Editor's Note: The following story is a preview for the 2016 Mayberry in the Midwest Festival. We should have a new preview for the 2017 event sometime soon. Until then, if you are looking for specific information for the 2017 event, click here ... read more

Why You Should Attend Maple Sirup Days

Posted on February 25, 2016 at 06:54 PM by Meghan Stritar

"Farm to Table" is a relatively new term, but Hendricks County Parks and Recreation has been providing a "Forest to Table" event for the past five years that returns March 5 and 12. During Maple Sirup Days (yes we spelled that ... read more

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