School is back in session, fall is on its way, and Hendricks County, Indiana, is the place to be this September! Live music and so many amazing festivals are just the start.
Read on to find some inspiration for what to do in Central Indiana this month. You can also find all the events happening in Hendricks County anytime by using the handy Visit Hendricks County Event Calendar.
Sept. 9: 2:30 to 10 p.m.
Come hungry and visit the food trucks on site. With a beer and wine garden and kids zone, this event has something for the whole family.
Artists will take the stage all evening, and with such quality acts, you'll be anything but blue!
Sept. 9: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sept.10: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This perennial favorite returns to the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville with more than 100 booths and two days of shopping, live music and popular local food vendors.
From fancy hats to freeze-dried gummy bears, make it a plan to find something unexpected this year as you cruise the beautiful downtown square.
Local shops and restaurants will also be open for you to see all Danville has to offer!
Sept. 16: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Get ready to step back in time with the Society of Creative Anachronism for a day of medieval fun! Murphy Aquatic Park will host this free event for the whole family, including a full schedule of stage acts and a "Make Your Own Ship" competition that participants will test in the park's wave pool.
Search the full event list to plan your day, or just pop in. Either way, you're sure to see something new--or shall I say, something very old.
Dressing in costume for the occasion isn't required but is encouraged.
Sept. 17: 2 to 4 p.m.
Plant lovers unite!
Visit Pecar Nature Center in Avon for their annual plant swap, where you can meet with other green thumbs and trade house plants, seeds, saplings, native plants and more.
A park naturalist will be there to discuss native plants and offer rain garden kits, a perfect solution to help capture rain runoff and beautify your yard at the same time!
Registration is $5 per family.
Sept. 23: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sept. 24: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
With more than 100 tables of everything from vintage guitars to amps to dulcimers, enthusiasts of every stringed thing should find something of interest.
Shop, trade and enjoy live demonstrations of instruments over this two-day event. Whether you're an accomplished pro or just beginning to learn chords, you're sure to find something you need!
The circus is coming to town.
Created by a former Ringling Bros. Ringmaster, this animal-free show has been dubbed, "The American Circus with the Heart of a Broadway Show."
Held at The Shops at Perry Crossing, this new show to Hendricks County will display music, comedy, juggling, magic and aerial artistry that is bound to be an unforgettable experience.
I've already got my tickets, you can get yours here!