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Top 10: Tips to Get the Full U.S. Nationals Experience

Posted on August 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

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 , ... read more

Outdoor Adventures At Hummel Park

Posted on July 24, 2018 at 02:00 PM by Beth Fife

My family could be considered connoisseurs of Hendricks County parks, as we have explored just about all of them many times over. Everyone picks an activity of interest, and we find a park to appease all of us. Last week on a very hot, humid day the ... read more
There are many things about summer in Indiana that I love, and high on that list is fresh produce. Indiana-grown fruits and vegetables are second to none, and our local farmers markets allow me to get them when they're in season and at their ... read more
I feel like summer has truly arrived when summer festivals take off, and there is no other festival in Hendricks County, Indiana, that truly encapsulates summer quite like the Hendricks County Rib-Fest & Avon Balloon Glow. This must-see festival ... read more

Where to Fish in Hendricks County

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 09:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Last summer, we took our boys fishing for the first time. They seemed to be kind of bored with it...until my youngest reeled in a catfish. After that, (pardon the pun) they were hooked. Grabbing our poles and a bucket of worms and heading down to ... read more

Enjoy Water Adventures at Gill Family Aquatic Center

Posted on June 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM by Beth Fife

I jokingly say my daughters turn into fish when school lets out for the summer. We spend most of our free time swimming and relaxing in a pool, usually at my parents' house. However, sometimes we want more amenities and venture to aquatic ... read more

Where to Get Wet This Summer

Posted on May 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

With the warmer weather setting in and Memorial Day this weekend, it seemed like a perfect time to remind both visitors and locals of the places in Hendricks County, Indiana, where you can cool off, have some amazing family fun and make some ... read more

Weekend Primer: Labor Day Edition

Posted on August 28, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Labor Day weekend is fast approaching, and we have several exceptional reasons for you and your family to spend the holiday weekend in Hendricks County . This weekend, we're home to the mother of all drag racing events, the largest parade in the ... read more

Weekend Primer: Aug 18-20

Posted on August 14, 2017 at 04:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

Activities abound in Hendricks County this time of year, which means I have plenty of events to share with you this weekend. I think you should definitely check these out: Family Movie Night at the YMCA The Hendricks Regional Health YMCA in Avon will ... read more

Weekend Primer: Aug. 4-6

Posted on July 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

If you like summer nights, you will love this week's Primer . Whether it's gazing at the stars, an outdoor movie or the top of a tent, you can find it this weekend in Hendricks County. Family Campout Night The Danville Parks Department will ... read more

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