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Weekend Primer: Labor Day Weekend

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Labor Day weekend is upon us here in Hendricks County , Indiana, and it's a perfect opportunity to bring the family to the area for the long break from the working world. Whether you enjoy the thunder of drag racing, the peace and quiet of Mother…

The National Hot Rod Association ( NHRA ) brings its crown jewel event -- the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals -- to Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg from Aug. 29 through Sept. 3 , and when those dragsters come thundering into Hendricks County , it's…

Weekend Primer: April 28-30

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The weekend is on the horizon! If you find yourself looking for something to do this weekend, we have plenty of reasons to visit Hendricks County including drag racing, an opportunity for gardeners, a family-friendly festival, a 5K run/walk and a…

Lucas Oil Raceway Announces 2017 Schedule

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Spring means all kinds of great things in Central Indiana, but one of my favorites is the return of racing to Hendricks County. The 2017 season at Lucas Oil Raceway kicks off soon, and there's a great mix of everyone's favorite events and some new…

Spring is almost here, and that means another season of racing is about to kick off at Lucas Oil Raceway. Taking my family to see a race is one of my favorite things to do in Hendricks County, and I'm excited for another year of racing to begin…

It is officially race week in Hendricks County as the 61st running of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is less than a week away, but preparations to host the event at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg began before the gates closed around this…

What You Need to Know For U.S. Nationals

Monday, August 24, 2015 7:57 PM by Crystal Paschal

My favorite event in Hendricks County is almost here! At the beginning of September, the biggest and best event in all of drag racing will once again return to Brownsburg's Lucas Oil Raceway. If you've never been, you absolutely have to experience…

The Big Go Block Party Returns Aug. 25

Monday, August 17, 2015 3:13 AM by Meghan Stritar

Editor's Note: This information is for the 2015 Big Go Block Party Event. The date for the 2016 event is Tuesday, Aug. 23. For more information on the 2016 event, click here . There are events in life that are BIG and exciting: weddings, birthdays…

Top 10 Summer Events in Hendricks County

Thursday, May 21, 2015 7:16 PM by Eric Ivie

To quote rock legend Alice Cooper, school's out (or almost out) for summer! Now it's time to start planning summer activities with the family, and there's no better place to celebrate than right here in Hendricks County . Here's my list of the Top 10…

When I was 6 years old, our family moved from Michigan to Avon, Indiana. I won't lie; at the time, I was devastated. It was hard to leave behind my friends and the only home I had known. However, as I look back on my childhood, I feel so fortunate to…