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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

Oasis Diner Expands Menu and Dessert Options

Posted on April 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM by Beth Fife

Are you searching for an authentic 1950's diner experience, appreciate history and nostalgia and want to indulge in a fresh, delicious meal? Well, look no further than Plainfield, Indiana, and specifically along U.S. 40, the historic National ... read more

Art and Nature Come Together at Hendricks County Parks

Posted on April 16, 2018 at 04:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Throughout the history of humankind, art and nature have gone hand-in-hand. At two nature parks in Hendricks County , the opportunities to blend artistic talent with Mother Nature continue to thrive. I am the Assistant Superintendent with Hendricks ... read more
I was sorting through the clothes in my closet recently and realized I am definitely in need of some new items for this spring and summer. That's why I hope to check out Threads Market, a new boutique shopping event April 13 & 14 at the ... read more

Top 10: Hendricks County Run/Walk Events This Year

Posted on April 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM by Beth Fife

Now that Spring has finally arrived to Central Indiana and warm whether is on it's way, it's time to enjoy spending time outdoors and exercising in the fresh air! Hendricks County offers beautiful parks and trails to explore. A great way to ... read more

Top 10: Most Popular Hendricks County Trails

Posted on April 2, 2018 at 11:00 AM by Josh Duke

I don’t even pretend to be a walker, hiker, biker or horseback rider. So, I’m the last person in the world who should provide our visitors insider advice on the top trails in Hendricks County , Indiana. Lucky for you though, I know who ... read more

5 Unique Easter Egg Hunts in Hendricks County

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

Easter is April 1, and with it comes a wide variety of opportunities to hunt for Easter eggs in Hendricks County , Indiana. In addition to many traditional egg hunts, there are some unique activities taking place around the county that involve diving ... read more

Rural Routes to Main Street Adds 7 New Destinations in 2018

Posted on February 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM by Beth Fife

Traveling to a new area can be exciting; yet planning the trip can be overwhelming. Time is usually limited, so of course, visiting the best local shops/restaurants/attractions remains of utmost importance. Often, "the best" or "most ... read more

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