Lakeside Chautauqua
Aug. 26-Sept. 4, 2017
Lakeside Antique Show
The 57th Annual Lakeside Antique Show will take place from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. More than 85 dealers will display antiques in Wo-Ho- Mis Lodge, South Auditorium, Wesley Lodge and the adjacent lawn. Antique items for sale include china, glassware, furniture, quilts, fine and costume jewelry, ladies' accessories, kitchen supplies, sports memorabilia, books, postcards, area souvenirs, linens, vintage clothing, dolls, sterling and more.
Community Picture & Summer Celebration
On Sunday, Sept. 3, the Lakeside community will gather to celebrate the 144th Chautauqua summer season. To begin the celebration, local musicians and bands will play from 12-4:30 p.m. on the Pavilion decks and Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo. Next, a community-wide picture will be taken by a drone at 6:30 p.m. on the dock. In the event of inclement weather, the picture will be cancelled. Immediately following the picture, a Summer Celebration will be held on the Pavilion East Deck.
Master Planning Presentation & Workshop
On July 22, a Master Planning Presentation & Workshop, titled "Planning Principles & Preliminary Concepts," was held in Hoover Auditorium. Here is a summary and draft of the ideas collected this summer. To view the entire PowerPoint presentation and find more ways to get involved, visit
The Beacon's 'Best of the Best'
Vote Lakeside Chautauqua as the 'Best Non-Profit' and Hoover Auditorium as the 'Best Live Music Venue' in The Beacon's 'Best of the Best' competition.
Submissions must be in the Lake Erie Shores & Islands region. Voting is available until Thursday, Aug. 31. Paper ballots are available in printed in editions of The Beacon newspaper or vote online. Participants are allowed one vote per person.
Religious Life
Aug. 27 Guest Preacher:
The Rev. Karen B. Graham

The Rev. Karen B. Graham will serve as guest preacher for the 10:30 a.m. Hoover Community Worship Service on Sunday, Aug. 27 in Hoover Auditorium. Her sermon, "On Holy Ground," is based on Exodus 3:1-12 and Colossians 3:1-4.   

Sept. 3 Guest Preacher:
The Rev. Barbara Sholis

The Rev. Barbara Sholis will serve as guest preacher for the 10:30 a.m. Hoover Community Worship Service on Sunday, Sept. 3 in Hoover Auditorium. Her sermon, "Love Without Pretending," is based on Romans 12:19-21 and Matthew 16:21-28.  

Additional Religious Life programs can be viewed here or in the Lakesider newspaper.   
Chautauqua Lecture Series
"Lakeside University"
The final theme of the Chautauqua Lecture Series provides diverse learning opportunities, which are presented by individuals affiliated with Lakeside.

View Chautauqua Lecture Series descriptions here.
Additional Community Education programs and special workshops can be viewed here. Or, read about both in the Lakesider newspaper.
Arts & Entertainment
Please note special times and locations for Week 11 and Labor Day Weekend entertainment.

Saturday, Aug. 26
8:15 p.m.
Hoover Auditorium
Mike Albert & the Big "E" Band   
Mike Albert is known worldwide for his respectful portrayal of Elvis Presley with his "Ultimate Tribute" show. With songs including "All Shook Up," "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "Blue Suede Shoes," Albert has won seven major world "Elvis" contests for his impersonation of the King of Rock & Roll.

Sunday, Aug. 27
6 p.m. 
Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo
Family Night in the Park: Guys with Guitars
This week's Family Night in the Park concert features Guys with Guitars, a group that combines the talents of regionally accomplished musicians, Patrick Woods, Doug Wood and Darren Frate. Their shows feature a mix of each musician performing cleverly crafted solo pieces, along with collaborations of original and cover songs.     
Monday, Aug. 28
7 p.m.
Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo
Concert in the Park:  
Gary Cover    
Solo guitarist and singer, Gary Cover, will bring his extensive song list to Lakeside for this week's  
Con­cert in the Park series. A native of Danbury Town­ship, Cover performs with a double neck (12-string and 6-string) Ova­tion acoustic guitar and a separate 12-string Ovation acoustic guitar.

Tuesday, Aug. 29
7 p.m.
Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo 
Concert in the Park:  
Corduroy Road
Corduroy Road will bring its three-piece, acoustic, Americana sound to the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo. Based out of Bowling Green, Ohio, Corduroy Road's sound consists of a variety of genres, ranging from blues and jazz to classic country and a little mountain music.          
Wednesday, Aug. 30   
8:15 p.m.  
Hoover Auditorium       
Hoover Movie Night: "Road to Morocco" 
On Wednesday, Aug. 30, Lakeside will feature "Road to Morocco," starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour. Jeff Peters (Bing Crosby) and Orville 'Turkey' Jackson (Bob Hope), two wild and crazy guys adrift on a raft in the Mediterranean, are cast away on a desert shore.

Thursday, Aug. 31
7 p.m.
Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo
Concert in the Park: Ragtime Rick
Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland is a seven-piece traditional jazz band that is sure to make the audience smile. The band's founder, Rick Grafing, operated his own club, Ragtime Rick's First Draught, for more than 22 years in Toledo. After the club's closing in 2003, he resumed his career as a ragtime performer, playing at concert halls, private parties, jazz festivals, senior citizen centers and more.

Friday, Sept. 1    
7 p.m.
Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo
Concert in the Park: Blarney Hearts 
Irish in nature, but infused with an eclectic mix of Americana, Blarney Hearts will round out this week's Concert in the Park series with their many shades of festive music. As the founding member of former band Vinegar Hill, and now Blarney Hearts, Michael Cunningham (guitar and vocals) has the good sense to surround himself with great musicians. His knack for arranging and composing brings new ideas to many of the band's beloved, traditional songs. 
Saturday, Sept. 2
7:30 p.m.
Hoover Auditorium 
Riders in the Sky
For more than 30 years, Riders in the Sky has been performing renditions of Western songs and various comedic skits. The quartet has appeared in more than 6,100 concerts in all 50 states and 10 countries worldwide. The group's members quickly became "America's Favorite Cowboys" with well-known songs, including "Home on the Range," "The Yellow Rose of Texas" and "Happy Trails." Riders in the Sky is the only exclusively Western group to have won two Grammy Awards. After the concert concludes, celebrate the end of another Chautauqua summer season with a fireworks show along the lakefront. The fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. 
Sunday, Sept. 3
Brass Band of the Western Reserve
12-2 p.m. Pavilion East Deck
The Brass Band of the Western Reserve (BBWR) was established in 1997 with high musical standards and a lot of enthusiasm. The band consists solely of brass instruments, which attributes to its unique and dynamic sound. 
Matt Jergens
2-3 p.m. Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo
Comedy juggler Matt Jergens will return to Lakeside for a non-stop, entertaining show. His favorite tricks include balancing a basket of eggs on a 20-foot pole, juggling razor-sharp knives and riding around on a tall unicycle. 
The Professors
3-4:30 p.m. Pavilion West Deck
The Professors weave the music of the 1960s - the music that changed the world and defined a generation - into their innovative shows. Classics from The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Byrds, The Animals and many more come alive in a fun, high-energy performance that brings audiences of all ages to their feet.   

Labor Day Weekend Sailing Race
The Labor Day Weekend Sailing Race will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, weather permitting. There will be two sailboat classes, 22' and above and 30' and above. All participants are to meet at Lakevue Marina, which is located one mile outside the West Second Street Gate, at 8 a.m. for a skipper's meeting to determine the course. The race will start promptly at 9 a.m. Pre-registration is not required, and there is no cost to participate.     
Kids Yoga
A children's yoga class will be offered Saturday, Sept. 2 on the Hotel Lakeside Lawn. In the event of inclement weather, the class will be moved to the Pavilion West Deck. The class for ages 4-6 will be held 10-11 a.m., and the class for ages 7-10 will be held 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. An adult is encouraged to attend with children under age 6. Instructor Hanna Fidler has been practicing yoga for more than four years. She currently teaches yoga at several Columbus studios and is studying to complete her NASM Fitness Certification.

In this Issue
Upcoming Events
Farmers' Market
Tuesday, Aug. 29 &
Friday, Sept. 1
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Walnut Avenue & Third Street in Front of Hoover
Farmers' Market vendors will sell fresh produce, honey, herbs and homemade baked goods.

Parkinson's Support Group
4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, Thursday, Aug. 31 & Monday, Sept. 4
Train Station
Activities include drumming (drum sticks provided), stretching exercises while seated, balance exercises while standing and rapid diversity of movement with music.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1-3 & 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4
South Auditorium
Items for sale include housewares, linens, furniture and lawn equipment.

Saturday, Sept. 2
9 a.m.
Train Station
The HP&DRB meets one Saturday each month. Application materials and 2017 meeting schedules are available to download.

Saturday, Sept. 2
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Lakeside Schoolhouse
Lakeside Environmental Stewardship Society (LESS) volunteers will collect hazardous materials including paint, varnish, stain, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, compact fluorescent light bulbs, household cleaning products, used propane tanks and other hazardous waste.

Saturday, Sept. 2
9:30 p.m.
The Dock
Fireworks will be launched from a barge at the north end of the dock, weather permitting. In the event of inclement weather, the fireworks will be moved to Sunday, Sept. 3.

Sunday, Sept. 3
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hotel Lakeside Lawn
The menu of grilled favorites will include hamburgers, hot dogs, macaroni & cheese, potato salad, chips and cookies. Water and pop will also be available.

Monday, Sept. 4
11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wesley Lodge
The buffet meal will consist of the firefighters' famous spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Beverages will also be provided. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children (age 12 & under). Purchase of a ticket also includes free admission to the Orchestra Hall movie at 7 p.m. that evening.
Hotel Lakeside Dining Room Hours
Aug. 26-Sept. 3:
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday
7 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday
10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday
Sept. 4: 7 a.m.-12 p.m.

Danbury School Parking
Please note the last day for Lakeside Chautauqua guests to park at the Danbury School Parking Lot will be Monday, Sept. 4.

Sign up for Rhein Center Classes
Online registration with credit card payment opens at 8 a.m. each Thursday for the following week's classes. Please note: the Rhein Center will not hold Sunday Open House during Week 11.
Employment Opportunities
Immediate openings that will run several weeks beyond Labor Day are available in Housekeeping, Maintenance and Event Set-Up Team. There are also openings until Labor Day at the Williams Tennis Campus, Hoover Auditorium, Orchestra Hall and Pool Support. If interested, contact John Mann at or (419) 798-4461, ext. 252. 
Rules & Regulations
As a gated community, Lakeside Chautauqua values the safety and health & wellness of our guests and residents. View the updated Rules & Regulations.
Trash & Recycling Services
This week, trash collection is Wednesday and Friday due to the holiday. Recycling is only collected on Fridays. Place trash and recycling bins on the curbside by 7:30 am.
Annual Photo Contest
Lakesiders of all ages are invited to submit photos to be featured in the 2018 Calendar of Events brochure, as well as on Lakeside's social media pages, website, blog, Lakesider newspaper, advertisements, etc.

The deadline for submission is Monday, Oct. 2. Read full contest rules to enter.
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Orchestra Hall
Movie Tickets:
$3/youth (under 12)

Show Times:
3:30 p.m. & 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. 

Review the upcoming movie schedule.
Blue Zones
Wellness Tip
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