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.

Top 10: Mayberry Cafe Insider Tips

Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:00 PM by Josh Duke

The Mayberry Cafe on the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville has become one of the most iconic attractions in Hendricks County serving up a heaping helping of great food and Andy Griffith Show nostalgia since 1992. Anybody who has…

Devour Indy will soon arrive in the Central Indiana region again with six Hendricks County restaurants participating from Jan. 21 through Feb. 3, and Visit Hendricks County has gift cards to give away as part of the promotion. This popular dining…

Hendricks County Insider Top Stories of 2018

Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

As the editor and part-time writer for the Hendricks County Insider blog, I always love looking back to see what interested you, the reader, most each year. This little exercise has proven very valuable in the past as we try to provide useful content…

6 Locations to Host a Private Holiday Party

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 12:00 PM by Josh Duke

Are you tired of cleaning the house until it is spotless and cooking all day prior to family and friends arriving for the holidays? Might I suggest an alternative this year? How about celebrating the holidays with a private event at a Hendricks…

Hendricks County Fall Getaway Preview

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

While I will miss the warm weather of summer, there isn't a better season especially in Hendricks County, Indiana, than the fall. The cool air becomes a little brisker, the changing leaves begin to decorate the countryside and the county's festival…

Beasley's Orchard Adds U-Pick

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 8:00 AM by Josh Duke

You can finally pick apples at Beasley's Orchard! While that may not sound like a big deal to you, I couldn't be more excited. You see I have asked Debbie Beasley for years and more recently Calvin Beasley why they never offered u-pick at their…

Top Fall Festivals in Hendricks County

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 11:00 AM by Josh Duke

One of the most popular seasons in Hendricks County, Indiana , and my personal favorite has arrived. What is there not to love about fall? We have the changing leaves, the cooler temperatures and of course some fantastic family-friendly festivals and…

Most people may know the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds & Conference Complex in Hendricks County, Indiana, as the place to see the pigs, horses, demolition derby and to consume some fair food during the annual 4-H Fair that is held there every…