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: July 19-21

Sunday, July 14, 2019 6:00 PM by Eric Ivie

This weekend is packed with events in Hendricks County, Indiana ! The big attraction is the Hendricks County 4-H Fair, which takes place all week and into the weekend, plus there's a car show and street fair, an arts festival and so much live music…

Hendricks County 4th of July Preview

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Independence Day is arriving soon, and if you're looking for fireworks on the 4th of July, Hendricks County, Indiana , is the place to be! We start the celebration early and end it late around here, and you won't leave without a full belly, some great…

Weekend Primer: June 28-30

Monday, June 24, 2019 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The last weekend of June is approaching, and with it, we bid adieu to the first half of 2019. Hendricks County, Indiana , has some fun weekend activities on tap, so make plans to join us for a great time! As always, you can check out the Visit…

10 Summer Break Ideas Your Family Will Love

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:00 AM by Eric Ivie

It doesn't take long for the excitement of Summer Break to wear off for kids, and then suddenly they're bored. If you're looking for some ideas of how to entertain your children this summer, we have a lot of fun activities and places to take them…

Did you know that the average American child spends more than 50 hours per week using electronic media? That works out to more than seven hours a day. Let that sink in for a moment, and then I'll tell you about the good folks at the Indiana Children…

Weekend Primer: May 31-June 2

Monday, May 27, 2019 5:00 PM by Eric Ivie

We're already looking ahead to the weekend, and Hendricks County, Indiana , has a lot going on! Come on over to our neck of the woods and enjoy a summer kickoff festival, some live music, some local wine, a bicycle ride, an adrenaline-pumping trip…

Parks play a vital role in society. More than just a place to relax and have fun, parks provide economic value, health and environmental benefits and social importance to communities. Hendricks County, Indiana , already boasts an impressive system of…

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…