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For 150 years, Chautauqua has served as a catalyst for creative exploration, educational growth, relaxation and recreation. Each day brings forth new opportunities to live, learn and laugh on our historic grounds. We invite visitors to join a community that enriches mind, body and spirit year after year.

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July 21 @ 5:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

StoryCorps Recording (Reservations Required)

Cohen Multimedia Studio

July 21 @ 6:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Chautauqua Theater Company presents Birthday Candles

Bratton Theater

July 21 @ 6:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Chautauqua Piano Program Showcase

Amphitheater

July 21 @ 7:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Operalogue: Love and Longing by the Lake

Smith Wilkes Hall

July 21 @ 7:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

"Wonder & Awe: Ashley Eliza Williams" Exhibition Opening Reception

Strohl Art Center 2nd Floor

July 22 @ 2:45 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Thomas Chatterton Williams

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 22 @ 6:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Najeeba Syeed

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 22 @ 8:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Chautauqua Chamber Music: Turtle Island String Quartet

Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

July 23 @ 12:15 am Week Five (July 20–27)

Chautauqua School of Dance with the Music School Festival Orchestra

Amphitheater

July 23 @ 2:45 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Margaret Sullivan

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 23 @ 6:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Sohrab Ahmari

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 23 @ 7:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Buffalo Day Special Panel Presentation

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 23 @ 8:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

School of Music Piano Guest Faculty Recital: Norman Krieger

Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

July 24 @ 12:15 am Week Five (July 20–27)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Dvorak 8

Amphitheater

July 24 @ 2:45 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Bill McKibben & Frank Sesno

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 24 @ 4:15 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Panel: What does it mean to be an ally and how to become one.

Smith Wilkes Hall

July 24 @ 6:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Rabbi Sharon Brous

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 24 @ 7:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

"In the Garden" Exhibition Opening Reception

Strohl Art Center: Main Galleries

July 24 @ 9:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

"In the Garden" Gallery Talk

Strohl Art Center: Main Galleries

July 24 @ 9:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Operalogue: Hansel and Gretel

Smith Wilkes Hall

July 24 @ 9:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

CPOA Picnic - Area 1-2

Miller Park

July 24 @ 9:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

CPOA Picnic - Area 3-4

Heinz Beach

July 24 @ 9:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

CPOA Picnic - Area 8

July 24 @ 9:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

CPOA Picnic - Area 5-6

Lincoln Park

July 24 @ 9:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

CPOA Picnic - Area 9-10

July 24 @ 9:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

CPOA Picnic - Area 7

Lenna Lawn

July 24 @ 11:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Chautauqua Opera Company presents Hansel and Gretel

Amphitheater

July 25 @ 4:15 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Inter-generational climate storytelling workshop with Frank Sesno

Smith Wilkes Hall

July 25 @ 6:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 25 @ 7:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Geraldine Brooks

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 26 @ 12:15 am Week Five (July 20–27)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Barber and Bartók

Amphitheater

July 26 @ 2:45 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Timothy P. Carney

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 26 @ 6:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Kaitlin B. Curtice

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly