Category - group travel

Top 10: Insider Tips for Beasley's Orchard

Monday, September 8, 2014 7:53 PM by David Ayers

Located in the Danville countryside at 2304 E. Main St., Beasley's Orchard & Gardens is beautifully spread across 165 well-tended acres featuring everything from rows of luscious apple trees to fields filled with pumpkins and a wide variety of some…

Have a group in town? Need to plan a dinner meeting? Don't feel like hosting that family gathering at your house? Thankfully, there are many places in Hendricks County that accommodate large groups . Whether your group is here for an event…

Top 10: Mayberry Cafe Insider Tips

Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:37 AM by Josh Duke

The Mayberry Cafe on the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville has become one of the most iconic attractions in Hendricks County serving up a heaping helping of great food and Andy Griffith Show nostalgia since 1992. Anybody who has…

Indiana Artisan Lisa Pelo has always loved the freedom of creativity in art. But it wasn't until a glass elective while working on her bachelor of fine arts degree in creative writing, did she discover a passion for glass blowing. She fell in love…

Top 10: Ways Danville Resembles Mayberry

Friday, May 9, 2014 7:01 AM by Eric Ivie

Next weekend, May 17 and 18, is the inaugural Mayberry in the Midwest Festival in Danville, Ind. -- right in the heart of Hendricks County -- celebrating the fictional town of Mayberry, N.C., as well as what the term "Mayberry" has come to mean in…

Weekend Primer: May 9-11

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 11:16 PM by David Ayers

This weekend, it’s all about mom. What she wants to do, where she wants to go and none of it involves her fixing anything … and, hey, that’s as it should be for all they do for us, right? But, ahead of serving up breakfast in bed to mom on Sunday, we…

Every year outside my kitchen window a family of birds builds a nest in the bush. The kids and I love to watch the interaction of mom and dad as they care for their eggs. We have been able to peek in and see little mouths waiting for mom to return…

As a parent, there is nothing more exciting to me than watching my children explore, learn and have fun all at the same time. Young minds are like a sponge for knowledge. Excitement seeps out as they encounter something new. And it's even better…

Find Handmade Treasures at Red Horse Livery

Sunday, March 23, 2014 11:47 PM by Eric Ivie

Editor's Note: Unfortunately, the Red Horse Livery went out of business shortly after this article was posted. The little town of Coatesville, Ind. in western Hendricks County wasn't anything more to me than a wide spot in Ind. 75 until last year…