Smooth Lines, Shiny Chrome: First Friday Cruise-In Returns May 2

Gorgeous cars and trucks, classics and newer models, hot-rods and muscle cars all stream into Danville the first Friday of every month for Danville’s First Friday Cruise-In. It’s a fun night, and one thing my husband Erik and I can actually agree on doing together. With three kids demanding constant attention, Erik and I leap on […]

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Danville to Host Two Cultural Events [VIDEO]

Next Thursday, May 1, is going to be a busy evening on the east side of the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville, Ind., with a Mayberry-themed painting party at Paint and Sip and a live performance by unique and innovative guitarist Michael Kelsey at the Royal Theater. Get Your Art On at Paint […]

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3 Dishes to Try at Dawson’s Too Sticks & Stones

During my time blogging here at Visit Hendricks County, I’ve had the pleasure of dining at a lot of restaurants. All in the name of research of course. Think of me as your official restaurant researcher! So, I thought it would be a good idea to highlight a few standout dishes at one of Hendricks County’s […]

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2 Hendricks County Spots to Eat Healthy

There’s something that just feels right about “eating healthy”. OK, I get it…you’re not sure where I’m going with this. But, really, after visiting two Hendricks County restaurants, I’m happy to report that there is some delicious food out there that’s fresh and healthy, as well as creatively prepared using locally-sourced vegetables and fruits. Following […]

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Gardening for All Ages Set for April 26

After the teasing taste of warm spring weather we’ve had recently, I’m more excited than ever to get my garden planted! Whether your thumb is already green or you’re just interested in making it that way, be sure to put the Hendricks County Master Gardeners’ Gardening for All Ages event on your calendar: Saturday, April […]

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Mayberry Countdown: Get Insider Scoop From Two Original Cast Members [GIVEAWAY]

Greetings to you fellow Mayberry fans out there! We’re exactly one month away from Mayberry in the Midwest, the inaugural festival in Danville, which takes place May 17 and 18 and will celebrate all things Mayberry and The Andy Griffith Show. We’ve even got a giveaway for some free concert tickets, but more on that […]

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Family Fun: One-on-One Kid Time in Plainfield

In a house with three children, it’s easy to lose your connection with the kids in the chaos of life. School, doctor visits, housework, family and friends all intervene. In our house, we often find ourselves heading off in group activities because it’s easier, and the teen is there to help corral the younger ones. […]

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Bread Basket Pies Rival Aunt Bee’s

Mayberry in the Midwest is coming in May, and as thoughts turn to Mayberry, they also turn to pie (or, at least, mine do). We can safely assume from the constant praise she received, that Mayberry’s own Aunt Bee was quite the cook in general, but her most coveted dish? Her pies. Opie’s favorite was […]

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4 Educational Excursions in Hendricks County

As a parent, there is nothing more exciting to me than watching my children explore, learn and have fun all at the same time. Young minds are like a sponge for knowledge. Excitement seeps out as they encounter something new. And it’s even better when you can put ‘feet to the pavement’ so to speak […]

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Brownsburg Library: Indiana Authors

Meet Your Next Favorite Author April 19 at the Indiana Author Fair

I’m what you might call a voracious reader, so when I learned the Brownsburg Public Library would be hosting its first Indiana Author Fair, I sat up and took notice. My goal for 2014 is to read 26 books, and what better way to discover a new read than to meet the authors themselves? On […]

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