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 5 @ 9:00 am Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 5 @ 10:30 am Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Courtney Cogburn

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 5 @ 8:15 pm Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: "Firebird Suite"

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 6 @ 9:00 am Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 6 @ 1:00 pm Week Six (July 31–August 7)

African American Heritage House Lecture: Wes Moore

CHQ Assembly

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

Lisa Sharon Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

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

Lisa Sharon Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

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

Nancy Marshall-Genzer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

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

Joan Chittister

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 9 @ 8:15 pm

School of Dance: Student Gala I

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

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

Lisa Sharon Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

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

Robert Doar

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 10 @ 1:00 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Benjamin M. Friedman

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 11 @ 9:00 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Lisa Sharon Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 11 @ 10:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Raphael W. Bostic

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 11 @ 1:00 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Ross Douthat

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

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

Lisa Sharon Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 12 @ 10:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Rebecca M. Henderson

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 12 @ 3:30 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

Jim Tankersley

CHQ Assembly

August 13 @ 9:00 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Lisa Sharon Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 13 @ 1:00 pm Week Seven (August 7–14)

African American Heritage House Lecture: Andre Perry

CHQ Assembly

August 15 @ 10:45 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 16 @ 9:00 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 16 @ 10:30 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Angus Fletcher

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 16 @ 1:00 pm Week Eight (August 14–21)

Ori Z. Soltes

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 17 @ 9:00 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 17 @ 10:30 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Norman Ornstein, Steven Leifman, and Thomas Insel

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 17 @ 1:00 pm Week Eight (August 14–21)

Dr. Bruce Greyson

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 18 @ 9:00 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 18 @ 10:30 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Bianca Jones Marlin

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 18 @ 1:00 pm Week Eight (August 14–21)

Mirabai Starr

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 19 @ 9:00 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 19 @ 10:30 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Nita Farahany

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 19 @ 3:30 pm Week Eight (August 14–21)

Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper

CHQ Assembly

August 19 @ 8:15 pm Week Eight (August 14–21)

Sphinx Artists

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 20 @ 9:00 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 20 @ 1:00 pm Week Eight (August 14–21)

African American Heritage House Lecture: Carl Hart

CHQ Assembly

August 22 @ 10:45 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 23 @ 9:00 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 23 @ 10:30 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Lynsey Addario

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 24 @ 9:00 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 24 @ 10:30 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Françoise Adan

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 24 @ 8:15 pm Week Nine (August 21–29)

Manhattan Chamber Players

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 25 @ 9:00 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 25 @ 10:30 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Keisha N. Blain

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 26 @ 9:00 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 26 @ 10:30 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Evan Osnos

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly