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2013 MIAMI COUNTY FESTIVALS/ACTIVITIES

 

RECREATION & PARKS

GOLF COURSES

Indian Oaks (9) Country Club Rd., Peru  ………………..473-7312

Leaning Tree (9) Grissom Aeroplex  …………………….689-9705

Peru Municipal (18) Maconaquah Park  ………….……..473-6806

Rock Hollow (18) CR 250 West, Peru …………………..473-6100

 

DISC GOLF COURSES

Honeybear Hollow Campgrounds (18)

   4252 W 200 N., Peru……………………………………...473-4342

Maconaquah Park (18) Peru

Mississinewa State Park (24)

Pieradise Disc Golf Course (18) 4701 S. 250 E.. ……….473-5728

 

PARKS/WALKWAYS

River Walkway/MiamisFort …....West Canal at S. Fremont, Peru

Nickel Plate Trail ………………...Trailhead at Wallick Road, Peru

   www.nickelplatetrail.org

Maconaquah Park ………………………..….Strawtown Pike, Peru

Thrush Tennis Courts……………………….corner of Benton and 3rd st.

Weather permitting

Contact: Stanley Hall at 765-473-3081

 

YMCA Community Center

January- December

Contact: Kathy Brehmer at 765-472-1979

www.mcymca.org

 

Miami Indians BINGO

January – December

Contact: John Dunnagan at 765-473-9631

www.miamiindians.org

 

Ole Olsen Theatre

January to December

The Depot in Peru

Plays, Drama

Contact:  Sunny Holtzlander at 765-244-1347

www.oleolsen.org

 

Ballet of Arts

September to June

Ballet of Arts in Peru

Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Pointe, Hip Hop

Contact:  Debbie Alwine at 765-469-1711

www.balletartsofperu.com

 

Arts Alive

January to December

Peru High School

Paintings

Contact:  Connie Cutler at 765-472-3301 Ext. 2200

 

Peru Community Orchestra

January to December

String orchestra

Contact:  Zak Tschiniak at 765-473-6861

www.peru.k12.in.us/ztschiniak

 

Wine Tasting

Weekends January to December

Oak Hill Winery in Converse

Wine sampling and events

Contact:  Rick Moulton at 765-395-3632

www.oakhillwines.com

 

Wine /Hard Cider Sampling

Weekends January to December

McClure’s Tate Orchard in Peru

Apple Blossom Festival in April/Fall Harvest in October

Wine and Hard Cider sampling available, petting zoo, gift shop, events

Contact:  Jerry McClure at 765-985-9000

 

Miami County Speedway

April to October

Miami County Fairgrounds in Peru

Micro Sprint Racing

Contact:  Norm and Julie Bailey at 765-475-9705

www.miamicountyspeedway.com

 

Bunker Hill Dragstrip

April to October

Bunker Hill Dragstrip in Bunker Hill

Drag Racing

Contact: 765-689-8248

www.bunkerhillrace.com

 

Gateway Farmers Market

May to October

Garden Gate Greenhouse in Peru

Herbs, organic produce and plants, honey, goat soap, baked goods and local crafts

Contact:  Bob Radel at 765-469-5222

 

Memorial Day

Peru Courthouse – outside

11 am – Guest Speakers

Contact:  765-472-3901

 

Converse Fair

2013 Converse Fair Dates TBA please check our website for accurate information

Converse Fairgrounds

Carnival, food, entertainment, horse racing

Contact:  765-395-3256

www.conversefair.com

 

Circus City Metric Century Bicycle Ride

1st Weekend in June

Ride distances 17, 32, 50, 65 from Peru to Cassville

Contact:  Steve Wagner at 765-472-1289

 

Cole Porter Festival

2nd Weekend in June

Downtown Peru

Music, Theatre, Tours, Food, Car Show

Contact:  765-473-9183

www.coleporterfestival.org

 

Iron Bridge Festival

3rd Saturday in June

Eel River at Stockdale Mill

Hog Roast, Canoe Float, Driving Tour

Contact:  765-472-3987

www.ironbridgefestival.com

 

Miami County 4H Fair

3rd Full Week in June

Miami County Fairgrounds Peru

Exhibits, Food, Entertainment, Tractor Show

Contact:  765-472-1921

www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/miami

 

Bunker Hill Festival

4th Weekend in June

Downtown Bunker Hill

Food, Music, Booths

Contact:  765-689-7673

 

Relay for Life

4th Weekend in June

Riverwalk in Peru

 

July 4th Celebration

Maconaquah Park in Peru

Kid’s games, food, music, Soap Box Derby and fireworks at dusk

Contact:  765-472-2400

www.cityofperu.org

 

Mexico Fest

1st Weekend in July

Uptown Mexico

Games, food, community garage sales, softball tournament

Contact:  Lester Walten at 765-985-2628

 

Circus City Festival

3rd Full Week in July

Downtown Peru

Ten performances of the finest youth circus in an air-conditioned, three-ring arena, Parade, Rides, Food

www.perucircus.com

Contact:  765-472-3918

 

E.W.C.C. Woodcarving Festival

3rd Weekend in July

Borderman Gym in Converse

Wood carvers demonstrations

www.ewcc.worldpress.com

Contact:  765-395-3943

 

International Circus Hall of Fame

Month of July

State Road 124 in Peru

Professional circus starts, Big Top entertainment, performing circus animals, Elephant rides, museum full of circus memorabilia

www.circushof.com

Contact:  800-771-0241

 

Grissom Air Museum War Birds Car Show

1st Weekend in August

Car, Truck and Motorcycle show and food

Contact:   765-689-8011

 

Sports Car Club of America

1st Weekend in August

Grissom Aeroplex in Peru

Club Racing

Contact:  800-770-2055

 

Converse Town Rummage & Garage Sales

1st Weekend in August

Uptown Converse

Contact:  765-395-3448

 

Denver Days Festival

Thurs-Sun 2nd Weekend in August

Downtown Denver

Parade, Food, Car Show, Entertainment

Contact:  765-985-2341

 

Hoosier Heritage Festival

3rd Weekend in August

Miami County Fairgrounds in Peru

An interactive event celebrating our agricultural heritage with antique tractors, engines and equipment

Contact:  765-438-3835

www.hoosierheritagefest.com

 

Labor Day Rally for Riley’s Auction

1st Weekend in September (Sun)

Honey Bear Hollow Campground in Peru

Food, auction, entertainment

Contact:  765-473-4342

 

Mississinewa Triathlon

2nd Weekend in September

Mississinewa Park in Peru

Swim, Bike, Run Triathlon

Contact:  Larry Brown at 765-473-6528

 

Amboy Fall Fest

3rd Weekend in September

Downtown Amboy

Games, Face Painting, Bake Sale, Car Show, Parade, Karaoke

Contact:  765-395-7242

 

Macy Fall Fest

3rd Weekend in September

Downtown Macy

Yard Sales, Games, Food and Bands

Contact:  574-835-6708

 

Victory Days Celebration

Last Weekend in August

Grissom Air Museum and grounds

World War II Village

Contact:  317-339-6643

 

Cole Porter Classic 5K, 15K Run and a 5K Walk

1st Weekend in October

Start at Circus City Building, run along Nickel Plate Trail

Contact:  Jim Yates at 765-469-5066

 

Oktoberfest

1st Weekend in October

Riverwalk in Peru

Entertainment, Chili Cook-off, Beer/Wine Tent, Food, kid’s activities and heritage celebration

Contact:  765-472-1923

 

Veteran’s Day

Peru High School

11 am – Guest Speakers

Contact:  765-472-3901

 

Quigley Jazz Fest

2nd Full Weekend in November

Peru High School Auditorium

Swing Choir, Vocalists, Big Band, Jazz Band, Jam Session

Contact:  Tom Gustin at 765-469-0905

 

Downtown Christmas Open House

3rd Wednesday in November

Downtown Peru

Parade, Shopping, Prizes, Food, Entertainment, Santa House

Contact:  765-472-1923

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