Posts from April 2013

When I visit a new city or town, I always ask a local’s opinion for his/her favorite places, so I developed this regular feature called Local & Lovin’ It, hoping visitors to Hendricks County might benefit from the advice of long-time locals. This…

Family Festival To Celebrate McCloud Nature Park

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 11:00 PM by Eric Ivie

McCloud Nature Park near North Salem, Indiana, is turning the big 1-0 this year. That's right -- the Hendricks County park will hit the decade mark and to celebrate, Hendricks County Parks & Recreation is hosting the McCloud Park Anniversary Event on…

I want a good meal wherever I visit, and it helps my travel budget to know where to find cheap eats. What's a cheap eat? It could be breakfast, like a doughnut, or a sweet treat, like an ice cream cone. Cheap eats also can be pizzas and sandwiches…

Get Out and ArtsGo! on April 27

Saturday, April 20, 2013 7:02 PM by Ericka Bethel

Apparently I have been sleeping under a rock the past eight years because when asked to spotlight the upcoming Hendricks County ArtsGo! 2013, I had to admit that I had personally never been. So I took it upon myself to find a seasoned veteran of the…

The NHRA Spring Spectacle of Speed races into Hendricks County next weekend, bringing with it a wide variety of drag racing from April 26-28 at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana. If you’re like me and love chest-rattling power and…

After being engaged for several months, Richard and I have learned a lot about creating our perfect wedding and wedding reception. In an earlier post, I shared our Top 10 Tips on Planning a Wedding. Now I want to share our unique wedding reception…

I’m all about doing plenty of research before I visit a new community. I make a list of must-sees, but I also try and add a few off-the-beaten-path places. Here’s a list of five such places that many locals may not even know about, but that I would…

Planning a trip on The Rural Routes to Main Street Cultural Trail in Hendricks and Morgan counties may seem overwhelming. So, I am going to give you my Top 10 tips to make your journey along the trail a great experience. For those of you unfamiliar…

As a resident, I sometimes forget that Hendricks County truly is a destination. A recent video project that Visit Hendricks County helped initiate has once again reminded me and hopefully so many others. Through an Indiana Office of Tourism program…