Author: Stephanie Porter

Stephanie lives in Danville, where she teaches at the middle school. She, her husband and their three children like to stay busy. They're often seen crisscrossing Hendricks County for sports and activities. She's a fan of good music, good writing, good wine, good coffee and good people. Her family enjoys traveling every chance they get - even if it's just a road trip to a new town.

While the Events Calendar for Hendricks County, Indiana, is always impressively filled with a variety of activities and seasonal fun, our county is also home to many staple destinations and attractions that rank high on the list of things to do. Our…

The Hendricks County Rib-Fest and Avon Balloon Glow is one of the year’s biggest events, bringing in scores of folks from near and far. Since 2005, this much-anticipated festival held the last Saturday in June in Avon, Indiana, has evolved with…

Weekend Primer: June 14-16

Monday, June 10, 2019 3:00 PM by Stephanie Porter

It's official! Summer is in full swing. The events that fill our Visit Hendricks County Events Calendar this weekend offer a variety of summer fun for all ages. Here's a look at just a few that can fill your weekend. uPaint Pottery Summer Camp If you…

On the first Friday of every month beginning in May, the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in downtown Danville, Indiana, provides the perfect backdrop for a true summer tradition. The First Friday Cruise-In returns May 3 and will reoccur…

Weekend Primer: March 15-17

Monday, March 11, 2019 10:00 PM by Stephanie Porter

Man alive! The weekends always seem to pass so quickly. What's worse is finding out about an event after it has passed. So, with both in mind, we've put together a quick list of events and activities on the calendar for the coming weekend in…

We all know, at this point, that Hendricks County, Indiana, boasts an impressive variety of top-notch restaurants . What you may not have known is that Yelp is now integrated in our listings for that ever-growing list of dining options. So, we had our…

Seek and Find Hidden Treasures in Brownsburg

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

If you're anything like me, you're still tweaking your Christmas decor and, unfortunately, you haven't yet finished your shopping. I recently stumbled upon a treasure of a furniture and decor boutique that will help you with your to-do list. Seek and…

A Holiday Tradition: Christmas on the Square

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 3:00 PM by Stephanie Porter

If your idea of a perfect holiday experience elicits visions of a Norman Rockwell painting or perhaps a scene from the classic movie, A Miracle on 34th Street , then Christmas on the Square may be the event to attend and Danville, Indiana, the place…