Category - towns

Getting to Know Hendricks County: Avon

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 6:53 PM by Crystal Paschal

In 1987, my family moved from Michigan to a little place in Indiana called Avon. I say "place," because at the time Avon was not even technically a town; it was just a small community with its own school system. Avon has grown and changed immensely in…

On July 10, Symphony in the Park returns to Ellis Park amphitheater in Danville. I’m looking forward to the chance to introduce my kids to the symphony with this great event. When I was growing up in Buffalo, my dad was anxious to impart culture into…

Super-Sized Fun: Game On! Downtown Returns

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 11:08 PM by Sarah Cass

My family is a sucker for a board game. We have dozens of them. I, personally, have eight different versions of Trivial Pursuit. We love to play everything from Life to Perfection to Sorry! Family game night is a favorite activity around here. Board…

Weekend Primer: June 6-8

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 11:18 PM by David Ayers

Whether your idea of summer fun involves enjoying a bike ride or catching a few fish, this week's Primer is ready to get your weekend started. We've even got some information for you about an amazing artisan event. So, let's get right to it! Kids of…

One of my favorite weekends of the year is the weekend the Farmers Market returns to Danville. I'm always there on opening weekend, and this year was no different. As the earliest starting Farmers Market in Hendricks County, the traditional produce…

Spend anytime around Brownsburg, and you’ll notice pretty quickly that one of the signs spring is in the ‘air’ is the high-pitched horsepower roar of race cars and dragsters ripping through the atmosphere surrounding Lucas Oil Raceway. And from 6-9…

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…