Posts from April 2018

Wanna Get Away? Visit Hendricks County

Monday, April 30, 2018 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

I've learned from being in the tourism industry now for the past few years how important taking time away from work and spending more time with our loved ones means to our overall health. You don't necessarily have to go far or to a place like Disney…

Guilford Township's Hummel Park - located in Plainfield, Indiana - is one of my favorite Hendricks County parks to run in. But please don't tell the other parks; I don't want their feelings to get hurt. The eastern most portion of the park has a…

Back in May 2003, McCloud Nature Park opened to the public in northwest Hendricks County , just outside North Salem. On May 5, Hendricks County Parks & Recreation will celebrate its flagship park's 15th anniversary with a free, family-friendly…

Weekend Primer: April 27-29

Monday, April 23, 2018 3:00 PM by Kelly Wallace

Now that the weather is finally getting warmer, I'm feeling more inspired to get out, explore and create some fun memories with my family. Tons of great events await in Hendricks County, Indiana, this weekend. You can see a complete list anytime by…

An annual Hendricks County tradition, the 5th Annual Mayberry in the Midwest Festival returns to Danville, Indiana, May 18-20, 2018 , bringing wild characters, loads of laughter, music, food, and family fun to our own little slice of Mayberry here in…

Oasis Diner Expands Menu and Dessert Options

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:00 AM by Beth Fife

Are you searching for an authentic 1950's diner experience, appreciate history and nostalgia and want to indulge in a fresh, delicious meal? Well, look no further than Plainfield, Indiana, and specifically along U.S. 40, the historic National Road…

Throughout the history of humankind, art and nature have gone hand-in-hand. At two nature parks in Hendricks County , the opportunities to blend artistic talent with Mother Nature continue to thrive. I am the Assistant Superintendent with Hendricks…