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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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Weekend Primer: April 11-13

In this week’s Primer, we tip our hat to the fictional made-for-TV Hoosier town of Pawnee, Ind., and its spunky character Leslie Knope (a.k.a. Amy Poehler) for our “Parks and Recreation” theme on what to see – and do – this weekend around Hendricks County. What’s more, you’ll want to get outside while you’re here […]

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Experience Culture Every Second Saturday

One of the least talked about but amazing cultural opportunities you can experience occurs on a monthly basis when our Rural Routes to Main Street Cultural Trail expands into a cultural event on the second Saturday of every month. Candidly, though the trail is a year-round, self-guided, self-directed driving tour through both Hendricks and Morgan […]

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Top 10: 2014 Spring Activities in Hendricks County

After a long, hard winter, isn’t it nice to know spring is on the way? I promise spring is coming. With that in mind, we wanted to share our Top 10 Can’t-Miss Hendricks County Spring activities for 2014 compiled by the Visit Hendricks County staff. For a complete list of Hendricks County things to do, you […]

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Find Handmade Treasures at Red Horse Livery

The little town of Coatesville, Ind. in western Hendricks County wasn’t anything more to me than a wide spot in Ind. 75 until last year when I visited to eat at Cinnamon Girls Bakery & Cafe and then returned to research a blog post on the Cruisin’ in Coatesville event. One of the places in […]

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Top 10: Ways to Cure Cabin Fever and Welcome Spring

Spring is here! Spring is here! Spring is here! After the winter we’ve had, I know I’m not the only one who wants to skip joyously around town today. Let’s welcome spring with open arms this year, shall we? This list should get you started. Take a walk: Hendricks County boasts dozens of miles of […]

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Enjoying a Day Trip to Brownsburg

As you know, I’m all about a day trip. You can read my post on 10 Ideas for a Day Trip in Avon which gives you a good idea that I’m an explorer at heart. One of my favorite quotes is “Not all those who wander are lost” (J.R.R. Tolkien). So, I decided to shake things up […]

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Works of Faith Art Show Reflects Hopeful Spirits

Artists pull inspiration from their environment and current events, and you can see that firsthand when you visit the second annual Works of Faith Art Show at Artistic Designs Gallery in Brownsburg. As the economy recovers, people everywhere are feeling more optimistic and hopeful — meaning artists and art supporters alike are finding their way […]

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What I Will Miss About Hendricks County

This blog post is bittersweet for me, because I’m headed for a new journey but leaving behind the Hoosier state I grew up in. My family and I have recently relocated to South Carolina for my husband’s job, so this will be my last post for Visit Hendricks County. During this time of transition, I […]

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Nomad Yarns in Plainfield joins Yarn Crawl Feb. 21-Mar. 2

Do you call yourself a yarn addict? Do you find that every free crevice of your home has a skein of yarn tucked into it for storage? When you plan a vacation, do you map out all the yarn shops along the way? If this sounds familiar, you’re in luck: the perfect event to feed […]

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