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…

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…

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…

Improved Fall Colors Festival Coming to McCloud

Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:13 AM by Eric Ivie

One of the best parts of autumn is the burst of color across the landscape created by fall foliage. On Oct. 22 at McCloud Nature Park, you and your family can immerse yourself in one of the most colorful spots in Hendricks County during the Fall…

Fall Harvest Days at Nehemiah Ranch

Thursday, October 8, 2015 7:56 PM by Eric Ivie

We're headed toward another beautiful autumn weekend in Hendricks County, and there are a ton of great ways to color your fall fantastic right here in our little slice of central Indiana. I recently offered some suggestions on how to experience a fun…