Author: Angela Smail

A four-generation resident of Plainfield, IN, I have, and continue to work in education, music/theatre and languages ( My husband, Chris ( and I enjoy traveling, eating local, and sharing all the events Hendricks County has to offer with our sons. All four of us anxiously await baby #3, due this fall.

Final Handmade Market of Season Aug. 9

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:46 AM by Angela Smail

For the fourth and final time this summer, the Danville Handmade Market will offer something a bit different. This first year event has truly been a hit already as a number of local artists have filled Washington Street on the east side of the…

Weekend Primer: July 18-20

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 9:59 AM by Angela Smail

Art and music, arts and crafts, food, baseball and live music of all kinds: it’s all on tap this weekend in Hendricks County. The Hendricks County 4-H Fair continues all this week finishing up Saturday at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds &…

Weekend Primer: June 20-22

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:58 PM by Angela Smail

Lots of music and food, some racing, and the beauty of the great outdoors: these are the makings of a perfect June weekend in Central Indiana. What follows is a list of fun activities coming up this weekend in Hendricks County, but remember you can…

Summer Runs Abound Across Hendricks County

Thursday, May 29, 2014 11:36 PM by Angela Smail

In this slower economy, running -- which requires no gym membership or special equipment -- has become all the rage as a fitness option (not that an exercise as basic as running and walking ever goes “out” of style, but you get the point). As the…

ArtsGo! 2014: New Date, 7 Locations

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:41 PM by Angela Smail

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably looking for something different to do with or for mom beyond the usual flowers, card or maybe dinner for the 30th or 40th year in a row. Whether you’d like to…