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Honeywell Arts & Entertainment Announces New Events at the Honeywell House

Events include Tastes on the Terrace, Holiday Floral Arranging, Mark Honeywell Birthday Dinner, and more



Honeywell Arts & Entertainment adds new events to its lineup at the Honeywell House. Tickets for events are available online  or by calling the Honeywell Box Office at 260.563.1102. Events with free admission require reservations due to limited seating. Reservations can be made online or by calling the Honeywell Box Office. Honeywell House programming is presented by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service.

 

A venue of Honeywell Arts & Entertainment, the Honeywell House is the former home of Mrs. Mark Honeywell. The historic residence offers a variety of artistic, educational, and musical offerings ranging from recitals to lectures and outdoor dining events.


Tastes on the Terrace – Every Wednesday through September, reservations start at 5:00 p.m.

By popular demand, you can now dine with us all summer! Enjoy a light menu on the outdoor terrace overlooking the beautiful grounds. Drinks available. Reservations are required to provide the best experience for all guests. Indoor seating will be available in case of rain. This series is sponsored by Nancy Fisher, with additional support provided by Richard Tucker.

 

Wine and War – Tues., August 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Chris Ratay, Honeywell Vice President of Hospitality, will illuminate a compelling, little-known chapter of history that tells the harrowing story of the ingenious, daring measures the French people took to save their cherished bottles of wine from German plunder during WWII. Tickets for the event are $10 per person (includes French wine tasting) or $30 per person (includes French wine tasting and book). Reservations and advance payment are required.

 

An Intimate Evening with Jodie DeSalvo – Tues., September 10 at 7:00 p.m.

Don't miss Jodie DeSalvo's captivating concert featuring classical and jazz interpretations of keyboard masters. Experience her illustrious career and unique stage presence firsthand. Admission to the event is free; however, reservations are required due to limited seating. This event is sponsored by Art and Posy Jasen.

 

Mark Twain's World Travels – Thurs., September 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Purdue University's Distinguished Alumnus, Professor Benjamin Lawson, returns to his hometown to discuss Mark Twain's diverse writings. While Twain is renowned for his Mississippi River fiction, he also penned non-fiction exploring global locales. Works like The Innocents Abroad and Following the Equator delve into his travels and reflections on diverse cultures, influencing his views on America. Admission to the event is free; however, reservations are required due to limited seating.

 

Catey Heritage Farm – Tues., September 17 at 7:00 p.m.

Catey Heritage Farm, a family-owned flower farm and event venue in Miami County, boasts generations of land ownership. Specializing in seasonal flowers, they offer insights on planting and crafting unique designs. Discover tips for cultivating your own blooms and creating personalized seasonal arrangements during their talk. Admission to the event is free; however, reservations are required due to limited seating.

 

The Newspaper Business – Thurs., October 17 at 7:00 p.m.

David Nelson, Wabash Editor and Bureau Chief of the Indiana Plain Dealer, shares insights on his 30+ years in journalism, reflecting on changes in the print newspaper industry. Explore the newspaper's coverage of Wabash, Peru, and Huntington communities. Nelson, with a prolific career spanning writing, photojournalism, and teaching, brings a wealth of experience to his discussion. Admission to the event is free; however, reservations are required due to limited seating.

 

The Art and Treasures of the Honeywell House – Tues., October 22 at 7:00 p.m.

Have you ever wondered about the beautiful and interesting things you see at Honeywell House? Susie Jones will lead an exploration of the furnishings and art that Eugenia Honeywell collected while providing background on some of the artists. Admission to the event is free; however, reservations are required due to limited seating.

 

Trick or Treat at the Honeywell House – Thurs., October 31

Bring your ghosts, goblins and little angels by the House during Wabash’s trick-or-treat hours for a spook and a treat! The House will be open during the official trick-or-treating hours posted in the newspaper. Admission to the event is free; reservations are not required. This event is sponsored by Chittick Insurance.

 

Style Show – Thurs., November 14 at 7:00 p.m.

The Francis Shoppe will immerse you in the excitement of a Best of Autumn and Winter Showcase. Explore the latest seasonal trends and discover captivating new color palettes for the upcoming months, ensuring you stay ahead of the fashion curve. Admission to the event is free; however, reservations are required due to limited seating.

 

Holiday Floral Arranging – Sat., December 7 at 10:00 a.m.

Jennifer Love-George of Love Bug Floral will guide you in creating a seasonal arrangement at the Charley Creek Gardens. With limited space, be sure to make your reservation soon! Tickets for the event are $40 per person – covers all materials. Reservations and advance payment are required. This event is sponsored by Crossroads Bank.

 

Mark Honeywell Birthday Dinner – Fri., January 17 at 6:30 p.m.

Bon jour! Honeywell House will celebrate Mr. Honeywell’s 150th birthday with a French dinner. The Honeywells loved everything French, so it’s appropriate to enjoy French cuisine, music, and festivities at this special event. Tickets for the event are $59 per person. Reservations and advance payment are required.

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