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National Powwow XVI Celebration Returns to Hendricks County, July 3-6

American Indian Tribal Dancing, Tipis, Music, Crafts to Provide Unique Cultural Experience The National Powwow is a once-every-three-years event, and it’s returning to Danville, Indiana (Hendricks County) from July 3 – 6 at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds. Started in 1969, Read more >

Mayberry in the Midwest Festival Coming to Danville, IN May 17-18

If you loved The Andy Griffith Show growing up, you’ll be pleased to learn you can have your own taste of Mayberry in downtown Danville, Indiana, in Hendricks County (west of Indianapolis). With home cooking and Andy Griffith Show nostalgia around, Read more >

Visiting Hendricks County and Morgan County, Day 2

Day 2 of the Hendricks County travel writing trip sees us sitting in what I have dubbed the Man Cave, which was originally a high school cafeteria. Except now there are four men in here: two of the guys from Read more >

Indiana Short Film Festival October 11 – 13, 2013

Hollywood is coming to Hendricks County, sort of. Actually, it’s the anti-Hollywood. It’s the Indiana Short Film Festival, which will take place in Danville, Indiana on October 11 – 13, 2013. This is the only event in Central Indiana solely Read more >

Film Festival of Hendricks County, October 5 – 7, 2012

The Film Festival of Hendricks County is coming to the historical Royal Theater in Danville, Indiana on October 5, 6, and 7, and will showcase more than four hours of short films from both local and national filmmakers. Each film Read more >

My Favorite Independent Hendricks County Restaurants

One of the biggest misconceptions about life in the suburbs is that when it comes to dining out, your only choices are bland, chain restaurants. Having grown up in Hendricks County, just west of Indianapolis, I’ve learned that this is Read more >

Hendricks County Civil War Heritage Days Expands with Grand Ball, Food Court, June 23-24

For one of only two battles fought north of the Mason-Dixon line, Indiana sure celebrates the Civil War era quite a bit (the Battle of Corydon took place on July 9, 1863 in Corydon, IN, our first state capital). This Read more >