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051219 MotheresDayBrunch DM 06Mother's Day Brunch

May 10

Treat mom to a gourmet brunch buffet at the historic Athenaeum Hotel. Overlooking Chautauqua Lake, brunch will include a carving station, fresh fruit spread, omelette station, pasta station, seafood, fresh desserts, and much more. Moms get a free mimosa!

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Farm-to-Table Wellness Weekend

May 29–31


091319 CulinaryWeekend DM 03Farm-to-Table Culinary Weekend

September 11–13

Spend the weekend at the Athenaeum Hotel and enjoy exquisite locally sourced cuisine, hands-on workshops and the beauty of Chautauqua Institution in the fall.


Oktoberfest Weekend

October 9–10

Indulge in a German feast at the Athenaeum Hotel on Friday with live music and then spend Saturday on Bestor Plaza for bands, dancers, axe-throwing and more Oktoberfest activities.


120918 WinterVillage DM 19Winter Village at Chautauqua

December 19–20

Chautauqua Institution will host the Fourth annual Winter Village on December 19–20. Admission to the grounds is FREE and parking is open to the public. Festivities highlight on-grounds shopping and dining, visits with Santa and Santa's reindeer, and include special events such as wine and food pairing dinners, horse-drawn carriage rides, and other seasonal activities.