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Events

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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June 24 @ 12:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Play CHQ: Bubble Party

Bestor Plaza

June 24 @ 4:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Play CHQ: Dare to Dream

Timothy’s Playground

June 25 @ 4:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Play CHQ: Yarn Buddies

Timothy’s Playground

June 26 @ 12:15 pm Week One (June 22–29)

CLSC Young Reader Book Discussion – The Great Greene Heist

Alumni Hall Porch

June 26 @ 4:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Play CHQ: Stem by the Water

Timothy’s Playground

June 26 @ 8:00 pm

YAC Dance

Youth Activities Center

June 27 @ 12:00 pm

Play CHQ: Play Back in Time

Butterfly Garden

June 27 @ 4:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Play CHQ: CHQ Pool noodle Mini Golf

Timothy’s Playground

June 30 @ 2:30 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

The Chipper Experience! Where Comedy & Magic Collide!

Amphitheater

July 3 @ 4:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Play CHQ: Stem by the Water

Timothy’s Playground

July 3 @ 8:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

YAC Dance

Youth Activities Center

July 4 @ 10:00 am Week Two (June 29–July 6)

4th of July Parade

Colonnade Steps

July 4 @ 1:00 pm

Play CHQ Premium: Tie Dye

Bestor Plaza

July 10 @ 4:00 pm Week Three (July 6–13)

Play CHQ: Stem by the Water

Timothy’s Playground

July 10 @ 8:00 pm

YAC Dance

Youth Activities Center

July 17 @ 12:15 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

CLSC Young Reader Book Discussion — Big Tree

Alumni Hall Porch