Author: Eric Ivie

Eric Ivie is the Interim 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.

Top 10: Holiday Events in Hendricks County

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

'Twas the month before Christmas throughout Hendricks County , and people were making a holiday bounty. Family events were on top of the list, with trees, lights and shopping that cannot be missed. We called elves and Santa, baked some cookies and…

If you haven't experienced fall in Indiana, you are missing a spectacular sight as all of the leaves start changing color. One of the best spots to immerse yourself in fall foliage is right here in Hendricks County at McCloud Nature Park in North…

Are you considering visiting Hendricks County 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 take a…

Weekend Primer: Labor Day Weekend

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Labor Day weekend is upon us here in Hendricks County , Indiana, and it's a perfect opportunity to bring the family to the area for the long break from the working world. Whether you enjoy the thunder of drag racing, the peace and quiet of Mother…

One of my favorite annual events in Hendricks County , Indiana, takes place over Labor Day Weekend each year: North Salem Old Fashion Days . I can't wait for Sept. 1-3 to get here because Old Fashion Days always has so much to offer my entire family. I…

The National Hot Rod Association ( NHRA ) brings its crown jewel event -- the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals -- to Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg from Aug. 29 through Sept. 3 , and when those dragsters come thundering into Hendricks County , it's…

Weekend Primer: July 20-22

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

We're in the heart of summer, which is a great time to visit Hendricks County . We have a ton of stuff happening this weekend, so let's check out some of the ways that you and your family can celebrate summer with us! Hendricks County 4-H Fair It's…