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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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Lakeside Candlelight Symphony Showcase


Aug 9, 2017
08:00pm – 10:00pm

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The Lakeside Candlelight Symphony Showcase will be held from 8-10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9 to raise funds for the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO).

Tickets are $40 per person and may be purchased using the online form below. Tickets may also be purchased at the Legacy House at 217 Walnut Ave.

Ticket holders will enjoy a unique evening home tour through the streets of Lakeside with candlelit paths to each home, which will feature a small symphonic ensemble.

This year, four cottages will be featured: 724 E. Sixth St., home of Tina & Dale Knobel; 102 E. Fourth St., home of Jim & Betty Jane Young; 910 E. Second St., home of Tom & Debbie Jones; and 503 Oak Ave., home of Alice & Dwight King. The tour will end with a dessert reception held at the Lakeside Women’s Club, 161 Walnut Ave. Read full home descriptions here.

The LSO, established in 1963, is one of Lakeside's most cherished organizations. The performances it produces each summer remain a long-standing tradition for guests and residents. In order to sustain this tradition, the Lakeside Chautauqua invests close to $130,000 annually.

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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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