Posts from August 2016

Labor Day Weekend Primer

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 8:30 AM by Kelly Wallace

Car and racing enthusiasts especially have a lot to look forward to this weekend in Hendricks County, but there is so much more going on. Labor Day Weekend may arguably be the busiest weekend in Hendricks County all year, so let's get to it. The…

Top 10: Reasons to Run/Walk in Hendricks County

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 2:07 AM by Beth Fife

Now that the dog days of summer seem to be ending and moderate fall weather is fast approaching, it's the perfect opportunity to utilize Hendricks County 's parks and trails. Runners and walkers of all abilities can easily find a course to accomplish…

Old Fashion Days Return to North Salem

Friday, August 26, 2016 10:02 AM by Stephanie Porter

The North Salem Old Fashion Days festival is a much-anticipated, annual event in Hendricks County. From pie-eating contests to quirky and hilarious bed races down Pearl Street, this long-time, small-town Labor Day Weekend gem has a little bit of…

Weekend Primer Aug. 26-28

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 4:13 AM by Crystal Paschal

School may be back in session, but our family is determined to squeeze every last bit of fun out of summer before cooler weather arrives. Hendricks County is full of fun ways to spend the last weekend of August, no matter what your interests may be…

The 62nd Annual Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals roar into Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg over Labor Day weekend, and as drag racing fans from all over the world prepare to visit Hendricks County for the crown jewel of the National Hot Rod…

Honeybee Fest Buzzes Into McCloud Nature Park

Monday, August 22, 2016 11:33 AM by Katy Mann

Honeybees are some of the most important creatures on earth and the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County and Hendricks County Parks and Recreation are ready to celebrate their importance with a brand new festival this weekend. On Saturday, Aug. 27…

Weekend Primer: Aug. 19-21

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 4:13 AM by Kelly Wallace

It has been a rainy week, but hopefully we will have a few windows of sunshine this weekend to get out to enjoy everything Hendricks County has to offer. Miniature Fine Arts Show One of the major highlights this weekend is the 10th Annual Miniature…

I've always been impressed by the courage and determination of small business owners. But when one family produces several, successful small businesses, I find it extraordinary. Three stores inside one Plainfield strip mall at 2481 E. Main St. have…

Editor's Note: Unfortunately, The Sparkling Canvas closed its retail studio operation since this article was published. You still can book private parties on their website at www.theSparklingCanvas.com. Hendricks County has a growing selection of…