Schedule

Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 8, 2017  

5:30-7:30 pm  Wine Tasting, Cole Porter Inn $25

Sponsored by  

Taste and purchase dry and sweet, red and white wines at the Cole Porter Inn at the corner of Huntington and East Third Street. Chacuterie also provided.

Zombie Zinfandel

A dry red wine with notes of blackberry and pepper. This is an enjoyable and easy to drink dry red, produced at the Chateau Diana Winery in California.

Jawbreaker Cabernet

A dry red with notes of blackberry, juicy cranberry, cedar and black currant. A fruity, smooth red, produced by Chateau Diana Winery in California.

Baron D’Arignac

Semi-sweet red made from varietals of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault and Carignan grapes. An easy drinking, every day wine, produced in southern France near the Côtes du Rhône region.

La Maranzana Dolce Rosso

A sweet, bubbly, Italian red wine made from 100% Brachetto grapes. Smooth and fresh with tastes of rose and violet.

Two EE’s Plonqe

A sweet red wine produced locally in Huntington, Indiana at the Two EE’s Winery. Made with Concord grapes, this is a delightfully sweet summer porch wine.

Mindbender Chardonnay

A full-bodied dry white wine aged in oak barrels with a buttery smooth finish, produced by the Chateau Diana Winery in California.

Guarini Pinot Grigio

A light and crisp, dry white wine, produced in Italy with lingering notes of pear and banana, accompanied by hints of rose and white flowers.

La Maranzana Dolce Bianco

A sweet, bubbly white wine produced in Italy with 100% Moscato grapes. This wine is sweet and refreshing with flavors of fresh fruit, peach and a finish of wild honey.

Two EE’s Diamond

A sweet white wine produced locally at the Two EE’s Winery in Huntington, Indiana. This sweet wine finishes slightly tart with hints of Granny Smith apples.

Two EE’s Plum

A bold, sweet wine with a tart finish, an American take on an Asian classic. Produced locally in Huntington, Indiana at the Two EE’s Winery.

Two EE’s Peach

A delightfully sweet wine perfect for relaxing in the summer sunshine, produced locally at the Two EE’s Winery in Huntington, Indiana.

Country Heritage Pineapple

A sweet, refreshing summer wine made from fresh pineapples, produced locally at the Country Heritage Winery in LaOtto, Indiana.

6:00-9:00 pm  Progressive Porter  SOLD OUT

Sponsored by

Location Varies by Restaurant

Pay as you go for special courses based on menus from Cole’s dinner parties at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.  Crab Bisque appetizer at Dillinger’s, Salade C’est Magnifique at Voodoo’s, steak Béarnaise at Smitty McMusselman’s, and dessert at Club 14.  Regular menu also available; live entertainment at Smitty’s


Friday, June 9, 2017

10am Roxy 5 Movie Theater,  showing Night and Day

Free Admission

Sponsored by

Roxy 5 Theater 

Peru Community School Art Gallery: The G David Thompson Collection

Free Admission

Open 10:00am-4:00pm

7:00-9:00pm Cocktails & Cole, Historic Roberts Home, $39

Sponsored by

Gallahan Oil Co. & Maricel and Charlie Heeter

Dave Lowe & Friends will be providing entertainment.

Patrons will enjoy Cocktails with Cole at the historic Roberts home at 108 West Third Street.  Upscale cocktails and a cocktail buffet will be offered, along with live music by Dave Lowe & Friends.  Cost is $39 per person, and reservations are required.


Saturday, June 10, 2017 

9:00am-10:30am Multi-media presentation by Charles Troy, Museum Annex

Free Admission

Sponsored by

Friends of Charles Troy

Donuts & Coffee provided

10:00 am, 12:30pm, & 2:30pm Bus Tours, Leave from Museum, $10

Sponsored by

Crossroads Bank

Buses Compliments of Miami County Transit

11:00 am- 2:00 pm Music at the Museum

Sponsored by

 Cole Porter Inn & First Farmers Bank & Trust

Food vendors include Smitty McMusselman’s with brats and burgers, Pork n Out with chicken, pulled  pork, and much more, So Good Candies with Cole Porter’s favorite fudge and other sweet delights, and Red Barn with Elephant Ears.  Beer Garden by Smitty’s. Seating for dining will be provided under the tent.

11:00am Zak Tschiniak

12:00pm Tom & Tommy Kraft

1:00pm His in Song

Music will be presented inside the museum.

2:00pm-2:45pm Multi-media presentation by Charles Troy, Museum Annex

Free Admission

Sponsored by

Friends of Charles Troy

3:00 pm A Cole Porter Collection, Peru Depot, $5

Presented by Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre

Reservations may be made at 786-472-3680

5:00pm-9:00pm Second Saturdays, East 5th Street next to the Museum

Hosted by

ReDiscover Downtown Peru

Live Music, Kids Corner, Beer Garden

 Check out restaurant and drink specials

For more details visit Rediscover Downtown Facebook

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Celebrate Cole! Peru High School Auditorium

Sponsored by

James O. and Alice F. Cole Foundation, Inc.

$15 in advance or $20 at the door

Music performed by Nostalgia Entertainment featuring Matt & Cynthia Gruel

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A special performance and art exhibit will be featured by 2016 Cole Porter Scholarship winner, Avery Josephine Jackson.


Sunday, June 11, 2017 

11:00 am-1:30 pm Champagne Brunch at the Cole Porter Inn, $55

Sponsored by

Deborah Eck, Travel & Beyond

The champagne brunch will be held at the Cole Porter Inn. Carved ham, gourmet breakfast boats, breakfast baguettes filled with scramble, baked eggs, fruits, salad, pastries, biscuits and champagne, mimosas, fuzzy navels and bloody marys will be featured.  Cost is $55, and must be reserved in advance.

1:00-3:00 pm Ice Cream Social, Located Under the Tent

Sponsored by

Family Optometry and NIPSCO

Music by Swampwater Stompers and Kokomo Men of Note: FROGS

Children’s period games provided by Rediscover Downtown Peru

Free Ice Cream, Compliments of Dukes Memorial Hospital

3:00 pm A Cole Porter Collection, Peru Depot, $5

Presented by Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre

Reservations may be made at 765-472-3680

Reservations and questions may be directed to Vicki Draper at (765) 472-7655 or  vsdraper@comcast.net.

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