Category - arts & culture

The end of the winter doldrums are in sight in Hendricks County, Indiana , as we enter the month of March. The vernal equinox occurs later this month, and with the arrival of spring comes the promise of warmer weather, lighter jackets, opportunities…

Top Spring Break Options in Hendricks County

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2:00 PM by Josh Duke

With Spring Break approaching for many kids and adults, we here at the Hendricks County Insider like to provide alternatives to the more expensive and distant spring break destinations. Yes, believe it or not, you can spend a long weekend or even a…

If you want to find art from nationally-recognized artists, purchase items crafted by local artists or even try your hand at a creative craft, you have to visit the Gallery on the Square, tucked onto the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in…

Top 25 Events in Hendricks County in 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Visiting Hendricks County, Indiana , is a good idea anytime of the year because we have family-friendly fun here every month. So break out those 2019 calendars, and let's get to planning ahead for some great times! February Indiana Lyons vs. Akron…

5 Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Hendricks County

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

In less than a week, 2019 will be upon us! Whether you're celebrating a wonderful 2018, thanking the stars for the end of 2018 and a fresh start in 2019, or somewhere in between, we have some great options here in Hendricks County, Indiana , to spend…

Top 10: Ways to Stay Busy Over Christmas Break

Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

My kids will be on a break from school soon, and that means it will be my job to keep them occupied all day. Usually the first few days are fun and exciting, and then I start to hear: "Mom! I'm bored!" After that comes the fighting and arguing! It…

Weekend Primer: Dec. 21-23

Monday, December 17, 2018 2:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

It’s hard to believe that this will be the last weekend before Christmas! (Did that send a shudder of holiday shopping anxiety through you?) If it did, maybe some events this weekend can help you round out your shopping before Christmas Eve. I…

Weekend Primer: Dec. 14-16

Monday, December 10, 2018 11:00 AM by Eric Ivie

We're in the heart of the holiday season here in Hendricks County, Indiana , and as we look ahead to the weekend, you'll find a number of ways to celebrate Christmas with us. Bundle up the family and bring them out for sights and sounds of the season…

Complete Your Holiday Shopping at Gingerbread Christmas

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 1:00 PM by Eric Ivie

I really enjoy the Christmas season, but I really dislike Christmas shopping. I'm not sure that I can adequately describe how much I dislike Christmas shopping in a family-friendly blog such as this one. Not long ago, however, I was introduced to the…