Author: Josh Duke

Josh has served as the Communications Manager for Visit Hendricks County since August 2011. He oversees the Hendricks County Insider tourism blog as well as handling other public relations functions for Visit Hendricks County and its partners to share all the wonderful activities, attractions and events the county has to offer.

As the Visit Hendricks County staff scoured the county scouting for items to include on this year's One-of-a-Kind Finds Holiday Gift Guide, we soon realized we might need another avenue to highlight all of the food items we discovered. We knew we…

Hendricks County Indiana Reopening Guide

Monday, November 16, 2020 12:00 PM by Josh Duke

A surge in daily new COVID cases caused Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb to switch gears and follow a new color-coded system by county to fight this ongoing pandemic. The change, which began Sunday, Nov. 15, replaces the stages that had been in effect since…

It seems like all of us grow up with big dreams of what we want to do someday. Andrea Snyder was no different. Whenever she visited her grandparents in Brown County, Indiana, working alongside them in their candy shop, she would dream of one day…

Where to Find Pumpkins in Hendricks County Indiana

Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:00 PM by Josh Duke

One thing I love about pumpkins is that they come in a variety of sizes, shapes and these days even colors. The beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Well, the same could be said for the places in Hendricks County, Indiana, where you can find…

Raymond Embry used to travel a lot for work and while visiting various places across the country, he noticed various entertainment options at different places. He had seen gaming lounges and virtual reality cafes. He had seen basketball-related…

If you are a family who loves affordable outdoor recreation, we have some ideas for you here in Hendricks County. What follows is an insider's guide of recommendations from someone who has lived and worked here for more than 10 years. You may want to…