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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  • Arts & Entertainment
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"State of Lakeside" Gathering


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06:30pm – 08:30pm

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Lakeside is planning a series of "State of Lakeside" Address gatherings around Florida and Ohio during the months of March and April. 

At each gathering, Lakeside Chautauqua President/CEO Kevin Sibbring will meet with Lakesiders, give an overview of the past year, provide an update on the work at the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus, discuss Master Planning and highlight the 2017 Chautauqua summer programs.

Following the presentation, attendees will have an opportunity to discuss Lakeside's future and ask questions.

Florida Gatherings

  • The Villages - Wednesday, March 1 at 6 p.m.
  • Venice/Sarasota - Friday, March 3 at 2 p.m.
  • Naples/Fort Myers - Saturday, March 4 at 6 p.m.

Ohio Gatherings

  • Columbus - Thursday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Lakeside - Thursday, April 20 following the Lakeside Community Potluck
  • Cleveland - Monday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Canton - Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m.

If you wish to attend one of the gatherings, email your RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your chosen city in the subject line, or call (419) 798-4461 ext. 246.

We will add your name to the attendee list, and provide you with location information. Space is limited at some locations; therefore, RSVP two weeks or more prior to each gathering.  

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