2022 Events

Whether you attend a single weekend performance with a friend or immerse yourself in nine weeks of classes, lectures and events with your partner – Chautauqua never disappoints. Here, there’s always more to experience and learn for visitors of all ages and walks of life.

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August 11 @ 12:30 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

Play CHQ: Cardboard Creatures and Homes

Bestor Plaza

August 11 @ 4:30 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

Beach-to-Beach Color Sprint

Sports Club

August 12 @ 12:30 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

Play CHQ: Circus Crafts

Bestor Plaza

August 14 @ 12:00 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

Play CHQ: Jumbo Games

Bestor Plaza

August 14 @ 1:00 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

CLSC Young Readers: "The Beatryce Prophecy" by Kate Dicamillo

Hultquist Porch

August 14 @ 1:00 pm

Group One Location Tour

Sheldon Hall Ground Floor Classrooms

August 15 @ 6:00 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

Young Adult Program: Weekly Kick-Off

Heinz Beach

August 15 @ 7:00 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

Free Family Film!! - "Groundhog Day" PG 96m

Chautauqua Cinema

August 17 @ 4:15 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

Play CHQ: Wednesday STEM at the Water

Children’s Beach

August 18 @ 4:15 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

Play CHQ: Guided Nature Play

Girls’ Club

August 21 @ 12:00 pm Week Nine (August 20–28)

Play CHQ: Jumbo Games

Bestor Plaza

August 22 @ 6:00 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

Young Adult Program: Weekly Kick-Off

Heinz Beach

August 22 @ 7:00 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

Family Entertainment Movie

Chautauqua Cinema

August 24 @ 4:15 pm Week Nine (August 20–28)

Play CHQ: Wednesday STEM at the Water

Children’s Beach

August 25 @ 4:15 pm Week Nine (August 20–28)

Play CHQ: Guided Nature Play

Girls’ Club