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.

Weekend Primer: May 17-19

Monday, May 13, 2019 1:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Need a break from the hustle, bustle and pressures of everyday life? If you need a timeout from reality, a trip to Hendricks County, Indiana , this weekend is what your heart, mind and soul needs. Over the weekend of May 17-19, treat yourself to a…

Mayberry in the Midwest Festival Guide

Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:00 AM by Eric Ivie

The Mayberry in the Midwest Festival , returns to Danville, Indiana, May 17-19, 2019 , bringing wild characters, loads of laughter, music, food and family fun to our own little slice of Mayberry here in Central Indiana. Here's an insider guide…

Easter Weekend Primer: April 19-21

Monday, April 15, 2019 1:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Easter weekend is upon us! Spend this weekend with us in Hendricks County, Indiana , and enjoy several holiday events that are fun for the entire family. Let's see what's going on this weekend. Business Easter Egg Hunt Eggs filled with coupons from…

5 Unique Easter Egg Hunts in Hendricks County

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 1:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Easter is April 21, and with it comes a wide variety of opportunities to hunt for Easter eggs in Hendricks County , Indiana. And as you will see below, we like to take this traditional favorite and kick it up a notch here. We have hunts that involve a…

Weekend Primer: March 28-31

Monday, March 25, 2019 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Looking for something to do over Spring Break? Hendricks County, Indiana , has some fun events lined up this weekend. Get the kids out in nature for a few hours, enjoy a high-class weekend of dancing and dining and get your motor running as the oval…

The end of the winter doldrums are in sight in Hendricks County, Indiana , as we enter the month of March. The vernal equinox occurs later this month, and with the arrival of spring comes the promise of warmer weather, lighter jackets, opportunities…

Maple Syrup Days Will Educate, Entertain

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County, Indiana , 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…

Top 25 Events in Hendricks County in 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Visiting Hendricks County, Indiana , is a good idea anytime of the year because we have family-friendly fun here every month. So break out those 2019 calendars, and let's get to planning ahead for some great times! February Indiana Lyons vs. Akron…

My fellow blogger Becky Wilson-Lusk recently wrote about 8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County , so as the interim superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation , I thought I would complement Becky's post with one about 8 outdoor…