Posts from June 2016

Weekend Primer: July 1-4

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:06 AM by Kelly Wallace

There's no shortage of fun things to do this Fourth of July weekend in Hendricks County. My family has started a tradition the past few years of going to the Plainfield fireworks with some friends. We typically park at Plainfield Community Middle…

11 July Run/Walk Events in Hendricks County

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:26 AM by Beth Fife

If you love to run or walk, you have come to the right place as Hendricks County is teeming with events in July that will help you maintain that active lifestyle, help some worthy causes, meet great people and see parts of the area you potentially…

Here at the Hendricks County Insider , we work to keep you up to date on all the happenings around our great county. There are so many events and activities, it's easy to fill these summer weekends right here at home. On the first Friday of every…

When I was in high school my parents took me and my brothers to Washington, D.C., for the 4th of July. I was excited because I heard their fireworks were like no other in the country. While on our way there, we stopped at a couple of Civil War…

Weekend Primer: June 24-26

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:50 AM by Eric Ivie

The first weekend of summer is upon us here in Hendricks County , and we have some great activities on tap to help you celebrate the longest days of the year. If you love dogs, muscle cars, a huge plate of ribs or stomping in a creek, you'll want to…

When summer comes, occupying my kids attention is always a challenge. Without the distraction of school, my kids get bored quickly, and they always want to know, "What are we going to do today?" If we don't find something fun to do, chaos ensues…

FREE Summer Fun in Hendricks County

Thursday, June 16, 2016 4:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

Summer is fun, but it can get expensive. Luckily, there are so many great events, amenities and activities that can be enjoyed for free in Hendricks County. Here are a few of my favorite, go-to places to fill up on summer fun without emptying the…

Weekend Primer: June 17-19

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 4:22 AM by Crystal Paschal

Summer in Hendricks County is off to a great start. We've had gorgeous weather, and tons of fun activities for kids and adults. This weekend is no exception; here are a few events that I think you won't want to miss. Society For Creative Anachronism…

I was at the Brownsburg Farmers Market opening day and got to enjoy music performed by the Twilite Nites. Several market-goers had chairs set up to watch the band as they played jazz versions of some classic songs. They were fantastic and seeing them…

Two major events are coming together this year to form one mega event in Avon -- The Hendricks County Rib-Fest and Avon Balloon Glow! This will be the 12th year for Rib-Fest, which begins at 4 p.m., June 25. As you can probably gather from the name…