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.

6:00-9:00 pm  Progressive Porter

Sponsored by

Location Varies by Restaurant

Pay as you go for special courses based  on menus from Cole’s dinner parties at the Algonquin Hotel.  Crab Bisque appetizer at Dillinger’s, salad 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 The Roxy 5 Movie Showing

Sponsored by

Roxy 5 Theater 

Peru Community School Art Gallery: The G David Thompson Collection

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.

Saturday, June 10, 2017 

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

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

Compliments of Miami County Transit

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

Sponsored by the 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.

11:00am Zak Tschiniak

12:00pm Tom & Tommy Kraft

1:00pm TBA

Seating will be provided under the tent.

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

3:00 pm A Cole Porter Collection, Peru Depot

Presented by Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre

Reservations may be made at 786-472-3680

5-9pm Second Saturday, East 5th Street next to the Museum

Live Music, Kids Corner, Beer Garden

 Check out restaurant and drink specials

For more details visit Rediscover Downtown Peru

7:00 pm Celebrating Cole! Peru High School Auditorium

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

$10 in advance or $15 at the door

Music performed by Nostalgia Entertainment

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, $49

Sponsored by Deborah Eck, Travel & Beyond

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

Sponsored by Family Optometry and NIPSCO

Free Ice Cream, Compliments of Dukes Memorial Hospital

Music by Swampwater Stompers and Kokomo Men of Note: FROGS

Children’s period games provided by Rediscover Downtown Peru

3:00 pm A Cole Porter Collection, Peru Depot

Presented by Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre

Reservations may be made at 786-472-3680

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