Lakeside and the original Chautauqua Institution offer a summer of concerts, lectures and old-fashio

Posted on July 01, 2011

Forget about getting away from it all. The point of these vacations was to have it all: concerts and conversations, classes and church services.

A century ago, groups of travelers gathered at these growing summertime communities, seeking activities and enlightenment that were as rewarding as they were relaxing.

The largest of these became western New York's Chautauqua Institution, which started out as a summer school for Sunday school teachers and went on to launch a nationwide movement of similarly themed places of learning and growth. See full article...



Chautauquas in other parts of the country

Chautauqua Institution events planned for this summer

In Lakeside, the chautauqua on the lake, make happy memories this summer

Lakeside Stories

Read about experiences and stories from visitors at Lakeside Ohio or submit your own!

Stories From the Lake

Have a story to share?

Please share your love for Lakeside! Did you get engaged at Lakeside? Did you learn to sail or ride a bike at Lakeside? What's your favorite Hoover program of all time? Tell us what makes Lakeside so special for you by posting a blog.

Submit Your Story

Connect With Lakeside

The Front Porch: The Official Blog of Lakeside Chautauqua

E-Newsletter Signup