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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August 7 @ 7:30 am Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Mystic Heart Meditation

Hurlbut Marion Lawrance

August 7 @ 9:30 am Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Chabad Lubavitch Community Shabbat Service

Chabad Jewish House

August 7 @ 9:30 am

Hebrew Congregation Shabbat Service

Hurlbut Sanctuary

August 7 @ 5:00 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Roman Catholic Mass

Hurlbut Sanctuary

August 7 @ 9:45 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Chautauqua Cinema Under the Stars: Film TBA

Athenaeum Hotel

August 8 @ 7:45 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Holy Eucharist (Episcopal)

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

August 8 @ 8:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Meditation, Songs, Prayer and Communion

Hurlbut Sanctuary

August 8 @ 8:45 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

United Church of Christ Worship Service

United Church of Christ

August 8 @ 9:00 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Holy Eucharist (Episcopal)

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

August 8 @ 9:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Christian Science Service

Christian Science House

August 8 @ 9:45 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Unity of Chautauqua

Hurlbut Sanctuary

August 8 @ 10:15 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Sunday School

Children’s School

August 8 @ 10:45 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Lisa Sharon Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 8 @ 11:00 am

Jumbo Games

Bestor Plaza

August 8 @ 12:15 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Roman Catholic Mass

Hurlbut Sanctuary

August 8 @ 12:30 pm

"Twelve Step Meetings"

Hurlbut Marion Lawrance

August 8 @ 2:30 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus

Amphitheater

August 8 @ 3:30 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

January O’Neil and T. Geronimo Johnson

Virtual Porch

August 8 @ 4:00 pm Week Three (July 10–17)

Blessing of Animals

Miller Park

August 8 @ 7:00 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Shirley Lazarus Lecture Series:

Smith Wilkes Hall

August 8 @ 7:00 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Palestine Park Program

Palestine Park

August 8 @ 8:00 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

CHQ Vespers

Amphitheater

August 9 @ 12:00 am

The Birth of Tragedy (Online)

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 12:00 am

Poetry Workshop: Verb, Pure Verb

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 12:00 am

Prose Workshop: Time and Memory, Memory and Time

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 12:00 am

Portrait Painting Workshop Week Seven

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 7:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Mystic Heart Meditation

Hurlbut Marion Lawrance

August 9 @ 7:30 am

Gentle Yoga Week Seven

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 8:00 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

August 9 @ 8:15 am

Sketching Chautauqua's Architecture

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 8:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Chautauqua Prays for Peace through Compassion

Hall of Philosophy Grove

August 9 @ 9:00 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Lisa Sharon Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 9 @ 9:00 am

Figure Drawing: Week Seven

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 9:00 am

Yoga Stretch and Strengthen Week Seven

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 9:00 am

Art and the Creative Imagination

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 9:00 am

Italiano, Pronti e via!

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 9:00 am

Ceramics Experience: Morning Week Seven

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 10:00 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Service of Blessing and Healing

Randell Chapel, UCC Headquarters

August 9 @ 10:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Nancy Marshall-Genzer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 9 @ 12:00 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Roman Catholic Mass

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

August 9 @ 12:30 pm

The Art of Listening Week Seven Monday

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 12:30 pm

Innovators of the Hollywood Musical

Chautauqua's Classroom

August 9 @ 12:30 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

CLSC Book Discussion

Virtual Porch

August 9 @ 1:00 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Joan Chittister

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly