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 Week Five (July 24–31)

Mystic Heart Meditation

Hurlbut Marion Lawrance

July 26 @ 7:30 am

Gentle Yoga Week Five

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 8:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

July 26 @ 8:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Unity worship

Hurlbut Sanctuary

July 26 @ 8:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Chautauqua Prays for Peace through Compassion

Hall of Philosophy Grove

July 26 @ 8:30 am

Long Needle Pine Basketry on a Gourd

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 8:30 am

Young Artists Ages 6-11 Week Five

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 9:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Rev. Frank A. Thomas

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 26 @ 9:00 am

Figure Drawing: Week Five

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 @ 10:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Service of Blessing and Healing

Randell Chapel, UCC Headquarters

July 26 @ 10:00 am

Young Artists Ages 12-17 Week Five

Chautauqua's Classroom

July 26 @ 12:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

July 26 @ 12:15 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

CLSC Book Discussion

Virtual Porch

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 Week Five (July 24–31)

Michael Krasny

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

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 26 @ 7:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Palestine Park Program

Palestine Park

July 26 @ 7:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Taizé & Tea Service

Randell Chapel, UCC Headquarters

July 26 @ 8:15 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Lewis Black: A Week Five Special Performance*

Amphitheater

July 27 @ 12:00 am

Community Drumming

July 27 @ 7:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Mystic Heart Meditation

Hurlbut Marion Lawrance

July 27 @ 8:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

July 27 @ 8:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Unity worship

Hurlbut Sanctuary

July 27 @ 8:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Chautauqua Prays for Peace through Compassion

Hall of Philosophy Grove

July 27 @ 9:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Rev. Frank A. Thomas

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 27 @ 10:00 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Service of Blessing and Healing

Randell Chapel, UCC Headquarters

July 27 @ 10:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Eric Deggans

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 27 @ 10:30 am

Story Time Near The Smith!

Bestor Plaza

July 27 @ 12:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

July 27 @ 12:15 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Philip Brady

Virtual Porch

July 27 @ 12:30 pm

Lego EV3 Robot Races with Cornell Cooperative Extension

Jessica Trapasso Pavilion at Children’s School

July 27 @ 1:00 pm Week Five (July 24–31)

Leighann Lord

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly