Category - fall traditions & happenings

Every fall, my family and I enjoy finding a new, fun activity/event to celebrate our favorite season. We decided the scarecrow displays at the Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville, Indiana, would be the perfect start to our fall excursions…

What You Need To Know About the Fall Colors Festival

Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:00 AM by Eric Ivie

If you haven't experienced fall in Indiana, you are missing a spectacular sight as all of the leaves start changing color. One of the best spots to immerse yourself in fall foliage is right here in Hendricks County at McCloud Nature Park in North…

Last year, I wrote about how quickly fall had approached. I share this same sentiment today, as I write about this year's Heartland Apple Festival at Beasley's Orchard in Danville. I've written about the orchard and this fall attraction - a true…

Enjoy Fall Fun at Hogan Farms in Brownsburg

Friday, September 20, 2019 9:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

In case you haven't heard, Hogan Farms -- located at 8900 E. County Road 1000 North, Brownsburg -- is an incredible fall destination that you'll want to visit this season. Offering homegrown pumpkins, hayrides, a corn maze, good eats, a petting zoo…

Are you considering visiting Hendricks County this fall? Get lost. You read that correctly. Get lost...with your entire family in any or all of the fun and challenging mazes that Hendricks County has to offer during the autumn season! Let's take a…

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…

5 Hendricks County Fall Treats You Must Try

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

You'll find lots of reasons to fall in love with Hendricks County, but one of my absolute favorites is the food. Local eateries serve up some delicious specialties that you can only get during the autumn season. What are the can't-miss fall treats…

Danville's Scarecrow Display Signals Start of October

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, family-friendly tradition in Hendricks County is back! The Scarecrow Display around the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville welcomes fall in a bright, festive manner as local businesses show off their creativity during the…

In the 1970s, the women of the Plainfield Friends Meeting would come together to hold a "Church Mouse Sale." They originally held the sale in the church basement, but over the years it expanded to the church lawn, and then in the 1980s a parade was…