Author: Eric Ivie

Eric Ivie is the Assistant Superintendent for Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, an avid sports fan, and he loves being outdoors and exploring new places and things. He is especially partial to the more rural parts of Hendricks County, where wonderful places and people with impressive skills and talents are hidden away, awaiting discovery. Eric is a married father of two and has lived and worked in Hendricks County since 1999.

Must-See Hendricks County Events in September

Friday, September 4, 2020 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

September is a busy month in Hendricks County, Indiana, which makes it a great time of year to come visit us! This month brings us the first day of autumn, the crown jewel of drag racing events, shopping opportunities, live music and more! Denso…

Are you considering visiting Hendricks County, Indiana, this fall? Get lost. You read that correctly. Get lost...with your entire family in any or all of the fun and challenging mazes that Hendricks County has to offer during the autumn season! Let's…

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) brings its signature event -- the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals -- to Lucas Oil Raceway in Hendricks County, Indiana, from Sept. 3-6, 2020, and we have everything you need to know, plus discounted…

Hendricks County 4th of July Preview

Friday, June 26, 2020 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Independence Day is arriving soon, and if you're looking for activities and fireworks on the 4th of July, Hendricks County, Indiana, is the place to be! COVID-19 has altered some plans, but there are still celebrations to be found. Here's what's on…

Father's Day Ideas in Hendricks County, Indiana

Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Father's Day is June 21, and with all of us slowly emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be challenging to figure out how to celebrate dad this year. You want to spend time with your father, you want to have fun, but you also want to be safe…

There was a time in Hendricks County, Indiana, when railroads played an important role in transportation, commerce, settlement and expansion of the area. As time marched on, though, railroad traffic declined nationwide, and rail companies began…

A person can only be cooped up in the house for so long. Eventually, we all need some exercise and fresh air. One activity that my family and I like to do for a change of scenery is to pile into the car and take a road trip to visit a park or trail…