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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The Florida Chautauqua Assembly, located in DeFuniak Springs, Fla., is a recently revived Chautauqua community. It will host a four-day, educational program for families featuring keynote speakers, educational breakout sessions, performance teas, evening dinner performances and exhibits. The program begins Thursday, Jan. 24 and concludes on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. The theme for this year is “A Journey into the American Chautauqua Movement.”
Over the long weekend, the featured keynote speaker, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, will speak on the significance of Chautauquas in Rural America during the great Chautauqua Movement from 1884-1930. She will also discuss her community’s efforts to revive the Chautauqua assembly, which existed in her hometown of Plains, Ga., in the early 1900s.
All are invited to attend. Registration for a four-day Money-Saving Passport is $125 and includes a welcome party, trolley tour of the campus, all keynote and breakout sessions, scheduled continental breakfasts and lunches, choice of two performance teas and two evening dinner performances. Download the registration packet.
Visit www.florida-chautauqua-center.org to register and participate in the Florida Chautauqua Assembly.
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.Purchase Passes Online