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Summer Checklist: Pittsboro Farmers Market, Lizton Dairy Bar

How is your summer? Are there still a few things you want to accomplish? I’ve got my summer checklist out (it’s a long list), and I just marked off two places to visit in Hendricks County. I decided a Saturday day trip was in order, but I wanted to go a bit off the beaten […]

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Metropolis Mall in Plainfield

Top 10: Hendricks County Family Activities

The 2014 Little League Major Boys State Tournament arrives in town Saturday at the Al & Jan Barker Sports Complex in Plainfield and will provide non-stop Little League baseball action until July 24. While the tournament is an attraction providing spectators an opportunity to watch baseball in its purest form with some of the best 11- […]

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Top 10: Mayberry Cafe Insider Tips

The Mayberry Cafe on the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville has become one of the most iconic attractions in Hendricks County serving up a heaping helping of great food and Andy Griffith Show nostalgia since 1992. Anybody who has visited the Mayberry is well aware of their non-stop reruns of the show running […]

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Weekend Primer: July 18-20

Art and music, arts and crafts, food, baseball and live music of all kinds: it’s all on tap this weekend in Hendricks County. The Hendricks County 4-H Fair continues all this week finishing up Saturday at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds & Conference Complex in Danville. The show animals, fair rides, fair food, and prizes are all […]

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How to Enjoy the Hendricks County 4-H Fair on a Budget

Summer is in full swing and so is fair season. We have been looking forward to the Hendricks County 4-H Fair all summer. But as a mom to three, the challenge is having fun without breaking the bank. So, I wanted to share with you how my family of four spent a day at the […]

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Wanna Get Away? Visit Hendricks County

I’ve learned from being in the tourism industry now for the past three years how important taking time away from work and spending more time with our loved ones means to our overall health. You don’t necessarily have to go far or to a place like Disney World to fulfill that much needed time off. […]

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36th Annual Festival of the Arts — July 19

Summer is a great time to check out the arts and crafts scene, enjoy the sunny weather, and take in some delicious food along the way. Well-established as a winner for over three decades, the 36th Annual Festival of the Arts can fulfill all that from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, July 19. Held in Arbuckle Acres […]

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Cartlidge Barn Debuts at Hendricks County 4-H Fair

When the Hendricks County 4-H Fair opens Sunday, it will have a new addition that is vastly different from the typical carnival rides, farm animals, food and fun that visitors have come to expect. After a couple years of renovation and fundraising, the Cartlidge Barn arrived in its new location at the 4-H Fairgrounds north of the […]

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Weekend Primer: July 11-13

If you are up for an active weekend, then Hendricks County is definitely the place to be. This week’s Primer is chock full of recreational activities for every member of the family from cultural experiences to a unique scavenger hunt and cars to team challenges. As always, you can check out the Visit Hendricks County […]

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‘Super’ Hendricks County 4-H Fair Coming July 13-19

Judging by the theme for the 2014 Hendricks County 4-H Fair, you might expect to see appearances by Superman or Wonder Woman. Not to fear, the Fair is here beginning July 13 – featuring the theme “Truth, Justice and the 4-H Way.” One look at this year’s schedule, and I found that it offers everything you’d expect […]

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