arts & culture

Weekend Primer: Mother's Day Edition

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Josh Duke

Because we love our moms, this week's Primer will focus on activities and events in Hendricks County for all the mothers out there. For additional things to do, you can check out our Events Calendar anytime. uPaint Ladies Night If you have a ... read more
I love artwork, especially when it's created by local artists. That's why I really enjoy attending the Plainfield Arts Gala at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library. Now in its fifth consecutive year, the event, presented by the ... read more

Looking Back: 5 Years and 200 Blog Posts

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 09:00 AM by Eric Ivie

You are reading history right here, folks. This is my 200th blog post for Visit Hendricks County . Two hundred. That's a lot of words -- and it would be a lot more words if my editor hadn't spared you from my verbosity over the years. My ... read more
On a recent sunny weekend day, I found myself long on time and short on money. The kids wanted to get out of the house so, based on a friend’s recent suggestion, we piled into the family vehicle and took off in search of outdoor public art in ... read more
If you're staying close to home over Spring Break or just want a more affordable option than donning mouse ears and heading south, we have some excellent options here in Hendricks County . Before I go and reinvent the wheel, take a look at Josh ... read more

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 07:00 AM by Kelly Wallace

I love to shop local, especially for gifts. With Valentine's Day next week, I've been searching for some great local gift ideas, and found some that I know my husband would love, and some that I would love! If you're having trouble ... read more
One of the best things about traveling in Indiana is finding those hidden gems that seem almost tucked away from the rest of the world. But the "hidden" aspect of these special locations means that sometimes they can be hard to find without ... read more

DIY Fun: Bisque Barn Pottery Paint Studio in Avon

Posted on February 2, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Kelly Wallace

I recently planned a girls night out at the new Bisque Barn Pottery Paint Studio with a few of my friends. Bisque Barn just opened in Avon in November in the same small strip mall as Plato's Closet next to the Gander Mountain and behind Beauty ... read more

Top 10: Editor Choices for 2016

Posted on December 29, 2016 at 09:00 AM by Josh Duke

Earlier this week, I unveiled our reader's most popular stories on the Hendricks County Insider blog in 2016 based on total views, but I wanted to take a different approach today by sharing some of my favorites while giving you a glimpse of what ... read more

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