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: Sept. 13-15

Monday, September 9, 2019 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The days of summer are winding down, and fall is right around the corner here in Hendricks County, Indiana, which is a perfect time to come spend the weekend with us. This weekend we have two fall-themed events going on -- one involving fast cars and…

Brew Link Brewing Reopens in New Location

Friday, August 30, 2019 12:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Fans of Brew Link Brewery in Plainfield, Indiana, were saddened to see the business close down in March when their building was marked for demolition as part of the revitalization of the downtown area. But the popular Hendricks County brewery is back…

Weekend Primer: Aug. 24-25

Monday, August 19, 2019 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

This weekend in Hendricks County, Indiana, we have quite a buzz brewing about pollinators, we're putting our dancing shoes on for an evening in the park, our best canine buddies are going for a swim and a young pipe organist is showing us her…

A Labor Day Tradition: North Salem Old Fashion Days

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

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 Aug. 31 - Sept. 2 to get here because Old Fashion Days always has so much to offer my entire…

Weekend Primer: Aug. 9-11

Monday, August 5, 2019 12:00 PM by Eric Ivie

This weekend in Hendricks County, Indiana, is packed full of events! Spend Aug. 9-11 with us, runnin' down a dream, training your dragon, taking Fido and Spot to Woofstock, riding in a dragster, learning about police and firefighters and catching a…

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. 28 through Sept. 2, 2019, and when those dragsters come thundering into Hendricks County…

Weekend Primer: July 26-28

Monday, July 22, 2019 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

We have another busy summer weekend on tap here in Hendricks County, Indiana, with a celebration of peaches, some unicorns, a street car takeover, a hike up Big Walnut Creek and a "snowball" fight! Which of these events sound good to you? Beasley's…

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…