Author: Eric Ivie

Eric Ivie is the Assistant Superintendent for Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, 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.

Latest Posts

Maple Syrup Days Will Educate, Entertain

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County the first two Saturdays in March. Maple Syrup Days celebrates McCloud Nature Park's sugar maple trees and the delectable sweetness that they produce. Located just outside of ... read more

5 Things to Look Forward to in 2018

Posted on January 16, 2018 at 04:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The new year brings a lot of excitement to Hendricks County . Continued growth and development around the county will provide visitors, businesses, organizations and racing enthusiasts even more reasons to visit Hendricks County in 2018. Here are ... read more

Weekend Primer: Dec. 8-10

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The upcoming weekend offers a lot of holiday activities for families to enjoy in Hendricks County, filling you with Christmas spirit all over the place. Winterland Holiday Light Show We've discussed the Winterland Holiday Light Show a few times ... read more

Top 10: Holiday Light Displays in Hendricks County

Posted on December 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

During the holiday season, one of my family's favorite activities is to drive around Hendricks County to look at Christmas lights. Over the years, we've figured out where ten of the best holiday light displays are located throughout the ... read more

Complete Your Holiday Shopping at Gingerbread Christmas

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 09:00 AM by Eric Ivie

I really enjoy the Christmas season, but I really dislike Christmas shopping. I'm not sure that I can adequately describe how much I dislike Christmas shopping in a family-friendly blog such as this one. Not long ago, however, I was introduced ... read more

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