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From entertaining concerts and shuffleboard tournaments to engaging lectures and children’s programs, Lakeside Chautauqua has a variety of opportunities for your family vacation this summer. Browse the monthly or daily calendars and search the event list to plan your visit to Lake Erie. The calendar changes frequently, so check back for updates to the programming schedule.

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Thursday Aug 31, 2017 (6 events)

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Chautauqua Lecture Series

The theme for this week’s Chautauqua Lecture Series is listed below. These 90-minute lectures are held at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For specific information, read the weekly Lakesider newspaper.

Week 11 (Aug 28-31)

Lakeside University Lakeside experts and

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11:00 am

Michael Hirsch Proclamation Ceremony

Ohio Senator Randy Gardner (R) will visit Lakeside Chautauqua at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31 to honor Lakesider Michael Hirsch on becoming the International Shuffleboard World Champion at the International Shuffleboard Association’s (ISA) Tournament.

On July 28, after a week

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3:30 pm

“Megan Leavey” (PG-13)

Show Times: 3:30 & 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25 -Thursday, Aug. 31

Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite brings a biographical drama film to the screen that is based on true events.

This is the story of Megan Leavey (Kate Mara), a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline

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6:00 pm

Special Lecture: 100th Anniversary of the First Jazz Recording

World renowned jazz historian Mark Gridley, PhD, offers a one-hour lecture celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first jazz recording and the birth of the Jazz Age, leading the way for American Popular Music. The program is comprised of anecdotes, recordings and images. This year

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7:00 pm

Concert in the Park: Ragtime Rick

Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland is a seven-piece traditional jazz band that is sure to make the audience smile.

The band’s founder, Rick Grafing, operated his own club, Ragtime Rick’s First Draught, for more than 22 years in Toledo. After the club’s closing in

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8:00 pm

“Megan Leavey” (PG-13)

Show Times: 3:30 & 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25 -Thursday, Aug. 31

Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite brings a biographical drama film to the screen that is based on true events.

This is the story of Megan Leavey (Kate Mara), a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline

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Admission

Purchasing a Daily, Saturday or Season Chautauqua Pass includes admission into Lakeside Chautauqua and all shows in Hoover Auditorium, plus additional benefits. A separate "ticket" is not necessary to attend a Hoover show. As always, children age 12 and under and guests over age 90 are always free. Parking is an additional charge. Chautauqua Passes and Auto Passes may be purchased online at tickets.lakesideohio.com or upon entering the gates of Lakeside. Please allow two weeks for online processing. There are no reserved seats for Hoover shows; seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. Present your Chautauqua Pass upon entering Hoover Auditorium.

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