Multiple buildings in varying sizes available – Bupb Building, Farmer’s Building, Industrial Building, Roundhouse (Floral Hall) and Women’s Building. Most buildings have electricity, heat & AC, kitchens or kitchenettes and bathrooms. See website for details about individual buildings and conveniently reserve online.
John Jay Center for Learning is located in the fully renovated and restored Weiler Building in downtown Portland. This is a wonderful location to host meetings, parties, or special events. All rooms and areas used by John Jay are available for short-term lease when not in use by the center. Some audio-visual equipment is available for an additional fee when renting a room with us. Any areas currently leased by outside entities would not be available unless special permission is granted. John Jay Center for Learning is a smoke-free environment.
Arts Place, Inc. is the premiere community arts facility promoting and supporting the arts as an integral part of daily life in East Central Indiana and West Central Ohio. The unveiling of the 21,000 square foot, $2.9 million facility was celebrated in December 2000, and features a 285-seat state-of-the-art performing arts theatre with full backstage support, three art galleries, two spacious visual arts classrooms, six music studios, two meeting rooms, an arts park complete with a 3000-pound gas kiln and demonstration area, and several large works of public art by regional artists on the grounds.
Multiple rooms available to rent with seating and linens, ideal for weddings, private parties and corporate events. Event planning and decorating services available.
Bearcreek Farms is a privately owned farm, no longer open to the public on a daily basis, but we are more than happy to provide a location with a quaint country setting for that special day. Our grounds have many locations to chose from. Our facilities can also be rented for business meetings, class reunions, birthday and anniversary parties, banquets, baby showers, holiday parties, picnics, rehearsal dinners, graduation parties, large family garage sales, and graduation pictures.
Ballroom and other rooms available to rent.
Multi-purpose room, kitchen, gymnasium and conference room to rent by the hour.
Large room with seating capacity of 150. Tables and chairs are provided and use of kitchen available. Call for pricing information.
Exhibit Hall With Heat, Exhibit Hall Without Heat, Kitchen, and Meeting Room available for rental. Contact via phone for rental fees and information.
Richards is a family restaurant, which offers homemade soups, broasted chicken and homemade pies. They have a meeting room that holds 50 guests. A number of civic organizations use this facility. This room is also used for birthday parties, showers and family reunions.
Please call for fee schedule. Seating capacity of 240. Kitchen available. Alcoholic beverages are permitted on the premises.