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.

8 Outdoor Winter Activities in Hendricks County Parks

Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

My fellow blogger Jamie Hergott recently wrote about locations to enjoy Outdoor Winter Fun in Hendricks County, so as the assistant superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I thought I would complement Jamie's post with one about 8…

Central Indiana is bursting with fall colors this time of year, which makes it a fabulous time to gather up the family and take a road trip to view the autumn foliage. Hendricks County, Indiana, is nestled in the middle of some excellent spots for…

5 Locations to See Fall Color in Hendricks County

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

We're not far away from peak fall colors here in Hendricks County, Indiana, and since I work for Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I have a pretty good idea of where to find the beautiful autumn foliage that makes the season so colorful. Fall…

Autumn has arrived and is my favorite season of the year for a number of reasons, including that there is so much to do around Central Indiana. If you and your family are looking for reasons to get out and about, here are 10 fun fall destinations…

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…