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5 Reasons to 'Say Hey' at Mayberry in the Midwest

Posted on April 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

An annual Hendricks County tradition, the 5th Annual Mayberry in the Midwest Festival returns to Danville, Indiana, May 18-20, 2018 , bringing wild characters, loads of laughter, music, food, and family fun to our own little slice of Mayberry here in ... read more

Maple Syrup Days Will Educate, Entertain

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County 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 of ... read more
If you love craft beer, costumes, and celebrations, you'll want to mark Oct. 28 on your calendar. The very first Hendricks County Hoppy Halloween Craft Beer Festival will invade The Shops at Perry Crossing in Plainfield, and you won't want ... read more

What You Need To Know About the Fall Colors Festival

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 02:00 PM by Eric Ivie

If you haven't experienced fall in Indiana, you are missing a spectacular sight as all of the leaves start changing color. One of the best spots to immerse yourself in fall foliage is right here in Hendricks County at McCloud Nature Park . ... read more
In the 1970s, the women of the Plainfield Friends Meeting would come together to hold a "Church Mouse Sale." They originally held the sale in the church basement, but over the years it expanded to the church lawn, and then in the 1980s a ... read more

Weekend Primer: Sept. 15-17

Posted on September 10, 2017 at 08:00 AM by Eric Ivie

There's a crispness in the air in Hendricks County that signals the approach of my favorite season of the year -- autumn. The cooler temperatures, bright sunshine and brilliant blue skies invite enjoyable outdoor activities for the whole family. ... read more
Barbecue and blues music just seem to go together, don't they? Something about the rich flavor of barbecue pairs up perfectly with the rich sounds of the blues. The first annual Blues and BBQ Festival in Brownsburg will combine the very best of ... read more

A Labor Day Tradition: North Salem Old Fashion Days

Posted on August 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

One of my favorite annual events in Hendricks County takes place over Labor Day weekend each year: North Salem Old Fashion Days. I can't wait for Sept. 2-4 to get here because Old Fashion Days always has so much to offer my entire family. I love ... read more

Weekend Primer: Aug. 25-27

Posted on August 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Katy Mann

Each day brings a new adventure in Hendricks County, and we have a whole weekend full of fun. This weekend even appears to have a break in high temps combined with a bevy of activities both indoors and out, so hop on over to any one of these ... read more
It's hard to believe that the premiere event of the summer is just around the corner. Certainly you all know that I'm talking about the 2017 Hendricks County 4-H Fair -- a much anticipated annual event that attracts folks from near and far. ... read more

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