2021 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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June 21 @ 12:00 am

Living an Authentic Life (Online)

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 5 @ 12:00 am

Emily Dickinson (Online)

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 12 @ 12:00 am

Jungian Psychology and the False Bride (Online)

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 7:30 am

Gentle Yoga Week Five

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 8:30 am

Long Needle Pine Basketry on a Gourd

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 9:00 am

Parables: The Old Stories that are Forever New

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 9:00 am

Freedom of Speech: Have We Gone Too Far?

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 9:00 am

Ceramics Experience: Morning Week Five

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 12:30 pm

An Atheist's Guide to Plausible Theism

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 12:30 pm

Ikebana: The Art of Japanese Flower-Arranging

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 1:00 pm

Music, Movies and the Vietnam War

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 2:00 pm

Ceramics Experience: Afternoon Week Five

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 2:30 pm

How to Manipulate a Jury: Roman Style

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 29 @ 7:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Mystic Heart Meditation

Hurlbut Marion Lawrance

July 29 @ 8:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

July 29 @ 8:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Unity worship

Hurlbut Sanctuary

July 29 @ 8:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Chautauqua Prays for Peace through Compassion

Hall of Philosophy Grove

July 29 @ 9:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Rev. Frank A. Thomas

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 29 @ 10:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Service of Blessing and Healing

Randell Chapel, UCC Headquarters

July 29 @ 10:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Bob Mankoff

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 29 @ 12:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

July 29 @ 12:15 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Brown Bag: "Commedia"/" As the Cosi Crumbles: A Company Developed Piece"

Smith Wilkes Hall

July 29 @ 1:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

The Deal: A staged reading featuring Mark Linn-Baker and Joe Grifasi Written by Lewis Black

Performance Pavilion on Pratt

July 29 @ 3:30 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Fredrik Backman

CHQ Assembly

July 29 @ 4:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Chautauqua Theater Company presents Commedia

Performance Pavilion on Pratt

July 29 @ 7:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Vespers

Lutheran House

July 29 @ 8:15 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Bill Engvall

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 30 @ 12:00 am

Silkscreen Printmaking Online Week Six

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 30 @ 7:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Mystic Heart Meditation

Hurlbut Marion Lawrance

July 30 @ 8:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

July 30 @ 8:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Unity worship

Hurlbut Sanctuary

July 30 @ 8:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Chautauqua Prays for Peace through Compassion

Hall of Philosophy Grove

July 30 @ 9:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Rev. Frank A. Thomas

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 30 @ 10:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Service of Blessing and Healing

Randell Chapel, UCC Headquarters

July 30 @ 12:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

July 30 @ 12:00 pm

"Twelve Step Meetings"

Hurlbut Marion Lawrance

July 30 @ 12:15 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Akil Kumarasamy

Virtual Porch

July 30 @ 1:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

African American Heritage House Lecture: Steve Capers

CHQ Assembly

July 30 @ 3:30 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Chautauqua Janus Prize Winner Ceremony

CHQ Assembly

July 30 @ 4:00 pm Week Two (July 3–10)

Chautauqua Opera Company presents Scalia/Ginsburg

Performance Pavilion on Pratt

July 30 @ 4:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

CVA Lecture Series: Beth Lipman

Virtual Porch