Lakeside Ohio

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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Sunday Worship Services


Sep 3, 2017 (Sunday)

Pavilion East Deck, Lakeside United Methodist Church, Hoover Auditorium, Pavilion West Deck

Dockside Worship Service

8:30 a.m. Pavilion East Deck
with the Sacrament of Holy Communion
The Rev. Irwin Jennings

Lakeside United Methodist Church Service

9 a.m. Lakeside United Methodist Church
The Rev. Vernon Shepherd

Hoover Community Worship Service

10:30 a.m. Hoover Auditorium
The Rev. Barbara Sholis

The Rev. Barbara Sholis will open our eyes to love without pretending through her own life experiences.

She will serve as guest preacher at the 10:30 a.m. Hoover Community Worship Service on Sunday, Sept. 3 in Hoover Auditorium. Her sermon, “Love without Pretending,” is based on Romans 12:19-21 and Matthew 16:21-28.

The Rev. Sholis is a graduate of Capital University and the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. She was ordained as an elder in the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church in 1997.

She currently serves as the Executive Assistant to Bishop Gregory V. Palmer of the West Ohio Conference. Previously, the Rev. Sholis served as Superintendent of the Capitol Area South District where she oversaw 123 congregations.

For those who wish to attend the Hoover Community Worship Service, a complimentary Church Pass may be obtained between 7:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday; valid until 3 p.m. This pass includes admission for guests and auto; but not the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus.

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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 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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