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Over the weekend of May 20-22, Hendricks County will be home to the annual Mayberry in the Midwest festival, bringing families and fans of The Andy Griffith Show to Danville for some good old-fashioned wholesomeness and fun. You can read my preview ... read more

Mayberry in the Midwest Returns to Danville, May 20-22

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 01:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Editor's Note: The following story is a preview for the 2016 Mayberry in the Midwest Festival. We should have a new preview for the 2017 event sometime soon. Until then, if you are looking for specific information for the 2017 event, click here ... read more

Why You Should Attend Maple Sirup Days

Posted on February 25, 2016 at 06:54 PM by Meghan Stritar

"Farm to Table" is a relatively new term, but Hendricks County Parks and Recreation has been providing a "Forest to Table" event for the past five years that returns March 5 and 12. During Maple Sirup Days (yes we spelled that ... read more

Top 10: Stories From 2015

Posted on December 30, 2015 at 06:55 PM by Josh Duke

As we wrap up 2015 and look ahead to a milestone year for our state in 2016, we always like to look back at the Hendricks County Insider's most viewed stories from the past year in case you may have missed them. I will also provide a little ... read more
Autumn in Hendricks County provides a plethora of things to do , and one ever-increasingly popular fall tradition here is the Indiana Short Film Festival , which will be held Oct. 9-11 at the Royal Theater in Danville. In its fifth year, the Indiana ... read more

Fall Weekend Getaways: The Apple of Our Eye, Oct. 2-4

Posted on September 13, 2015 at 07:55 PM by Eric Ivie

If you're looking for a fall weekend getaway in Hendricks County during the Oct. 2-4 weekend, Danville is the place to be. The quaint, quiet community in the center of the county hosts one of the most popular fall events every year: The ... read more

Fall Weekend Getaway: Make it Historic, Sept. 25-27

Posted on September 13, 2015 at 07:53 PM by Crystal Paschal

It's hard to find anywhere more beautiful than Central Indiana in the fall, and Hendricks County offers lots of opportunities to enjoy the changing leaves, brilliant blue skies and crisp weather. How can you make the most of your Sept. 25-27 ... read more

Help Celebrate Hoosier Heritage at Quaker Day Festival

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 07:53 PM by David Ayers

Plainfield's Annual Quaker Day Festival has come a long way since its humble beginnings in the 1970s when the women of Plainfield Friends Church began a "Church Mouse Sale" in the church basement. That event eventually grew (...and ... read more

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