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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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History of Ottawa County – The First 175 Years Book Discussion


Sep 17, 2016
03:00pm – 05:00pm

Chautauqua Hall

To celebrate Ottaway County’s first 175 years, the Ottawa County Historical Society is publishing a coffee table book of photographs and narrative scheduled for publication on November 1.

All are invited to hear author Patrick O’Keeffe provide details on the county’s exciting history, along with a sneak peek at some of the book’s featured photos.

Participants are also invited to share their own county history at the event. 

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