Category - history & education

Did you know a brand new park just opened in Avon, Indiana? The first of its kind in Washington Township, Pecar Park is a 46-acre nature park with a playground, staff naturalist and campsites! My 5-year-old son and I went to check it out, and we were…

On the first Friday of every month beginning in May, the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in downtown Danville, Indiana, provides the perfect backdrop for a true summer tradition. The First Friday Cruise-In returns May 3 and will reoccur…

Maple Syrup Days Will Educate, Entertain

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County, Indiana , the first two Saturdays in March. Maple Syrup Days celebrates McCloud Nature Park's sugar maple trees and the delectable sweetness that they produce. Located just outside…

One of my favorite things to do is go to the movies. It's more than the movie itself; I love the entire experience. The popcorn, the previews and the shared experience of watching a movie in a theater full of people make seeing a film that much…

Top 25 Events in Hendricks County in 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Visiting Hendricks County, Indiana , is a good idea anytime of the year because we have family-friendly fun here every month. So break out those 2019 calendars, and let's get to planning ahead for some great times! February Indiana Lyons vs. Akron…

Back in May 2003, McCloud Nature Park opened to the public in northwest Hendricks County , just outside North Salem. On May 5, Hendricks County Parks & Recreation will celebrate its flagship park's 15th anniversary with a free, family-friendly…

Weekend Primer: Oct. 27-29

Monday, October 23, 2017 10:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

It's a bit scary when Halloween falls on a week night, for teachers, anyway. Ha! But in all honesty, there are some great advantages to a school night holiday. It often means that the weekend prior will be packed with opportunities to stretch out…