I dabble as a blogger for Visit Hendricks County, and I recently had an assignment to check out Burnett Woods Nature Preserve in Avon. My daughters and I had a good time walking through the fall foliage, so I want to share my Visit Hendricks County blog post with everyone:
A couple weeks ago, I shared my five favorite places to see fall color in Hendricks County. I've since discovered a new location: Burnett Woods Nature Preserve in Avon.
Located on County Road 100 South, just east of Dan Jones Road, Burnett Woods is an 80-acre Indiana State Dedicated Nature Preserve that is owned and maintained by the Central Indiana Land Trust. Their purchase of the land was made possible by a gift from Ruth Burnett.
Burnett Woods is chock full of black walnut, oak, hickory, maple and tulip poplar trees, which are currently displaying rich, beautiful autumn color. It's also full of native wildflowers and shrubs that provide a different kind of beauty in the spring...
To read the rest of the Visit Hendricks County blog post, click here.
Here are the 2014 Halloween trick-or-treat hours in Hendricks County as we've been able to officially confirm them:
Avon: Friday, Oct. 31, 6-9 p.m.
Brownsburg: Friday, Oct. 31, 6-9 p.m.
Coatesville: Friday, Oct. 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Danville: Friday, Oct. 31, 6-9 p.m. (confirmed through Danville Town Council)
Pittsboro: Friday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.
Plainfield: Friday, Oct. 31, 6-9 p.m.
For Indianapolis and the surrounding areas, we recommend the list of 2014 trick-or-treat hours collected and updated by Indy With Kids.
Have a safe and fun Halloween!
We have a winner in our LEGO® KidsFest ticket giveaway!
Congratulations to Theresa Hatfield of Avon! She just won two (2) tickets to the Nov. 7 session of the LEGO KidsFest in Indianapolis from They're Our Kids!
Do you have your tickets yet? One session is already at limited availability, so hurry and click here to purchase your tickets!
If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Thirty years later, the answer is still the same: Ghostbusters!
The 30th Anniversary Edition of Ghostbusters will be on the big screen on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Royal Theater in Danville for the eighth edition of Kiwanis Klassic Family Movie Night.
If you have a kid who loves imagining and building with LEGO® blocks, or if you're an oversized kid like me who has never outgrown a love of LEGO blocks, you'll be interested to know that LEGO KidsFest 2014 is coming to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis for the first time ever on Nov. 7-9.
In conjunction with this interactive celebration of LEGO awesomeness, They're Our Kids is giving away a pair of tickets to the opening session of LEGO KidsFest to one lucky Villager!
I was recently alerted to the existence of Hobson's Fun Farm in Rockville, Ind., so my wife and I piled our 8-year-old and 7-year-old daughters into the car and headed west to Parke County to check it out. Here's what we discovered there.
Villagers, do you know about the Here We Grow Again kids consignment sale coming to the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds next week? Would you like a chance to win a pre-sale pass for Oct. 7 and an opportunity to get first crack at all of the goodies that will be for sale?
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