Posts from September 2012

Scarecrows invade Hendricks Co. Courthouse Square Oct. 6

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 11:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The crows are coming to Hendricks County, Indiana! With the arrival of fall, Downtown Danville offers a fun, family-oriented way of scaring them off -- the 5th annual Scarecrow Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Courthouse Square. From noon to 3…

Let me just start by saying that I've kinda made it a point in life to never go to the county jail. Just really wasn't something high on my list of life priorities! However, a while back as a member of the Leadership Hendricks County program I was…

Editor's Note: Today's post features guest blogger Mark Bellucci of Sellersburg, Indiana . He is the second of three winners of our Win & Grin summer contest to submit a post about his trip. What follows is his personal account of his Hendricks County…

There's a crispness to the air as summer loses its grip on Hendricks County. Believe it or not, autumn and Halloween are not far away. To get into the seasonal and holiday spirit, my daughters and I took a trip out to McCloud Nature Park, just…

Top 10: Reasons to Visit Beasley's Orchard

Sunday, September 16, 2012 11:00 PM by Jennifer Donovan

If you mention Hendricks County and fall in the same sentence, there's a good chance you're talking about Beasley's Orchard. With that in mind, here are my top 10 reasons to visit this Danville, Ind., orchard that has even been featured in…

Second Saturdays: Hot Blown Glass

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 11:00 PM by Amanda Miller

Just south of Cartersburg Road between Danville and Plainfield, Ind. in Hendricks County, marked with a simple white sign by the road, you can find one of the most unique, hands-on art studios in the state: Hot Blown Glass. Glass artist Lisa F. Pelo…

Editor's Note: Today's post features guest blogger Eva Walker of Dayton, Ohio . She is the first of three winners of our Win & Grin summer contest to submit a post about her trip. What follows is her personal account of her Hendricks County Family Fun…

Top 10: Hendricks County Fall Festivals

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 11:00 PM by Jennifer Donovan

I love fall in Indiana. Fall colors, apples, pumpkins, Halloween and of course festivals. If you are looking for a fall destination, look no further than Hendricks County. There are so many fall festivals in Hendricks County it was hard to narrow it…

What do faucets, hinges, shells, pearls and beads have in common? Well, if you join Joan Kisner at the Gallery on the Square in Danville, Ind., for one of her jewelry-making classes, they can all be elements of some beautiful and unique jewelry…