Posts from September 2015

Beasley's Orchard is a Hendricks County go-to destination - especially in the fall. This farm is so much more than an apple orchard. It's a local gem that's rich with history. I stopped by the Danville orchard, which is located at 2304 E. Main St.…

Get Lost in Nature at the McCloud Prairie Maze

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 7:55 PM by Meghan Stritar

This time of year corn mazes are popping up all over the place, but have you ever tried a prairie maze? I hadn't until this week when I took my family out to McCloud Nature Park, 8518 N. Hughes Road, North Salem, to their prairie maze shaped like a…

There's something about the toothy grin of an alpaca as it peeks at you from under it's wavy bangs that hang just over it's friendly eyes. His curiosity is just as obvious as your own as he sticks his face right into yours. Your startled but amused…

Hendricks County Fall Getaway Preview

Friday, September 11, 2015 5:32 AM by Josh Duke

While I will miss the warm weather of summer, there isn't a better season especially in Hendricks County than the fall. The cool air becomes a little brisker, the changing leaves begin to decorate the countryside and the county's festival season kicks…

Plainfield's Annual Quaker Day Festival has come a long way since its humble beginnings in the 1970s when the women of Plainfield Friends Church began a "Church Mouse Sale" in the church basement. That event eventually grew (...and grew) into a craft…

7 Places to Experience Art or Craft Workshops

Thursday, September 10, 2015 3:35 AM by Katy Mann

Hendricks County is an artisanal hub hidden in the Midwest. With many local artists sharing their craft through goods and performance, visitors will love the many opportunities available to hone their own skills. Novice artists have opportunities to…