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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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August 17 @ 8:15 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: The Rite of Spring

Amphitheater

August 18 @ 7:45 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Episcopal Holy Eucharist

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

August 18 @ 8:30 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Song, Prayer, Communion & Meditation

Hurlbut Church sanctuary

August 18 @ 9:00 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Episcopal Holy Eucharist

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

August 18 @ 9:00 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

United Church of Christ Worship Service

Randell Chapel, UCC Headquarters

August 18 @ 9:30 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Quaker Worship Service

Quaker House

August 18 @ 9:30 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Unity Service

Hall of Missions

August 18 @ 9:30 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Christian Science Service

Christian Science House

August 18 @ 9:30 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Unitarian Universalist Service

Hall of Philosophy

August 18 @ 10:15 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Sunday School

Children’s School

August 18 @ 10:45 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 18 @ 12:15 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Catholic Mass

Hall of Philosophy

August 18 @ 12:15 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Twelve Step Meeting

Hurlbut Marion Lawrance

August 18 @ 1:30 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

StoryCorps Recording (Reservations Required)

Cohen Multimedia Studio

August 18 @ 2:30 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Chautauqua Theater Company presents The Light and The Dark

Bratton Theater

August 18 @ 2:30 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Charity Nuse & Friends

Amphitheater

August 18 @ 4:00 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Church of the Wild

Outdoor Classroom

August 18 @ 5:00 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Blessing of the Animals

Miller Park

August 18 @ 7:00 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Palestine Park Tour

Palestine Park

August 18 @ 7:30 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Chautauqua Theater Company presents The Light and The Dark

Bratton Theater

August 18 @ 8:00 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Sacred Song Service - Let Our Rejoicing Rise

Amphitheater

August 19 @ 7:45 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Episcopal Holy Eucharist

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

August 19 @ 7:45 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

CHQ Mystic Heart Meditation

Presbyterian Chapel

August 19 @ 8:00 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Daily Word Meditation

Hall of Missions

August 19 @ 8:15 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Movement and Meditation with Monte Thompson

Hall of Philosophy Grove

August 19 @ 8:55 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Chautauqua Prays for Peace though Compassion

Hall of Philosophy Grove

August 19 @ 9:00 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Masters Series Masterclass: The Blues with Sherman Irby

McKnight Hall

August 19 @ 9:15 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 19 @ 10:15 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Service of Blessing and Healing

Randell Chapel, UCC Headquarters

August 19 @ 10:45 am Week Nine (August 17–25)

Wynton Marsalis

Amphitheater

August 19 @ 12:15 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

CLSC Book Discussion – Dances: A Novel

Alumni Hall Porch

August 19 @ 2:00 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

Miroslav Volf

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

August 19 @ 3:30 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

"Courageous Conversations on Death and Dying" Shahid Aziz

Presbyterian Chapel

August 19 @ 4:45 pm Week Nine (August 17–25)

CHQ Mystic Heart: Suzanne Watters

Hurlbut Church sanctuary