Posts from September 2015

Weekend Primer: Pumpkin Smash Bash

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 7:53 PM by Eric Ivie

As we enter the month of October, fall activities in Hendricks County are in full force. And in addition to my recent list of fall getaway ideas for this weekend , the 5-0 5K Foot Pursuit and Pumpkin Smash Bash in Brownsburg provide another…

October Run/Walk Events in Hendricks County

Monday, September 28, 2015 7:56 PM by Beth Fife

Not only is fall my favorite time of the year, it's also my preferred running season. You just can't beat the moderate temperatures and Indiana's breathtaking fall foliage! I've been anticipating Hendricks County fall running events for a few months…

Autumn in Hendricks County provides a plethora of things to do , and one ever-increasingly popular fall tradition here is the Indiana Short Film Festival , which will be held Oct. 9-11 at the Royal Theater in Danville. In its fifth year, the Indiana…

2015 Heartland Apple Festival Preview

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 7:51 PM by Stephanie Porter

October is fast approaching and with it comes one of Hendricks County's most popular events -- the Heartland Apple Festival at Beasley's Orchard in Danville. I love this time of year. I patiently await pumpkin-flavored coffees, the opportunity to wear…

If you're like me, variety is a good thing. And, that's especially true when it comes to the type of music I enjoy. But, if it's part of a live performance, it's even better. I've discovered that I am able to appreciate the remarkable skill and…

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…