Category - hikes & bikes

A Labor Day Tradition: North Salem Old Fashion Days

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

One of my favorite annual events in Hendricks County, Indiana, takes place over Labor Day Weekend each year: North Salem Old Fashion Days. I can't wait for Aug. 31 - Sept. 2 to get here because Old Fashion Days always has so much to offer my entire…

Weekend Primer: July 26-28

Monday, July 22, 2019 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

We have another busy summer weekend on tap here in Hendricks County, Indiana, with a celebration of peaches, some unicorns, a street car takeover, a hike up Big Walnut Creek and a "snowball" fight! Which of these events sound good to you? Beasley's…

Did you know that the average American child spends more than 50 hours per week using electronic media? That works out to more than seven hours a day. Let that sink in for a moment, and then I'll tell you about the good folks at the Indiana Children…

Weekend Primer: May 31-June 2

Monday, May 27, 2019 5:00 PM by Eric Ivie

We're already looking ahead to the weekend, and Hendricks County, Indiana, has a lot going on! Come on over to our neck of the woods and enjoy a summer kickoff festival, some live music, some local wine, a bicycle ride, an adrenaline-pumping trip…

Parks play a vital role in society. More than just a place to relax and have fun, parks provide economic value, health and environmental benefits and social importance to communities. Hendricks County, Indiana, already boasts an impressive system of…

My fellow blogger Becky Wilson-Lusk recently wrote about 8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County, so as the interim superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I thought I would complement Becky's post with one about 8 outdoor…

Weekend Primer: Oct. 19-21

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 2:00 PM by Stephanie Porter

I write this from a beach on the Florida pan-handle and can't help but notice the lack of evidence of the changing season. I'm not complaining, of course, but there is a reason my family ventures back from fall-break a few days earlier than most…

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…