Lakeside Chautauqua
July 30- Aug. 5, 2016
Farm to Table Fundraiser Dinner with Local Treats
Lakeside Chautauqua will host a Farm to Table Fundraiser Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 on the Hotel Lakeside lawn.

This unique event, in partnership with local farmers and restaurants, will bring fresh ingredients for a spectacular meal along Ohio's Most Beautiful Mile. Locally-grown foods from a 50-mile radius will be featured.

The menu will feature Cornish game hen, zucchini and chestnut stuffing, golden and red beet salad with mixed greens, caramelized cane syrup sweet potatoes, tomato, zucchini and leek galette with roasted garlic goat cheese and artisan breads. For dessert, there will be ricotta napoleons with fresh berries.

Pool & Wellness Site Study & Analysis Underway
From 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday, July 29, contractors will scrape the surface soil from the new Pool & Wellness Center location so that bedrock can be analyzed and studied in an effort to develop detailed plans and costs of the new facility. They will be able to study the bedrock to understand the excavation work that will need to be completed in order to build the Pool & Wellness Center.

For the safety of Lakesiders, we will be placing a fence around the entire perimeter of the site. The fencing is needed to keep people safely off the exposed rock and to allow additional survey work during August. This preliminary work is a necessary next step in developing detailed costs, plans and timelines so a final decision can be made in the near future.

The Lakeside Fund is Vital Each Year
The generous spirit of Lakeside's founders, and the many gifts received from early guests, has built our Chautauqua community.

Thanks to the generosity of many Lakesiders year in and year out, thousands of families and individuals have visited, recharged and renewed their spirit along the Lake Erie shoreline.

The Lakeside Fund annual giving campaign bridges the gap between income and the actual cost of Chautauqua programming, as well as the preservation and maintenance of Lakeside's beautiful grounds and many historic structures.

Here are a few areas the Lakeside Fund has helped improve or enhance the Lakeside Chautauqua experience.  

Environmental Water Quality Roundtable: Great Minds of the Great Lakes
On July 9, Lakeside Chautauqua hosted an Environmental Water Quality Roundtable in response to last year's destructive algal bloom, described as "off the charts" by Senator Rob Portman (on a scale of 1-10, the algae was a 10.5).

In attendance were distinguished panelists who spoke on the progress and steps being taken moving forward.

Kevin Sibbring, President/CEO of Lakeside Chautauqua, introduced the event and the premise behind it, ensuring attendees that these are the people who have the knowledge to solve the issue of the algae.

Religious Life
Preacher of the Week: Dr. Peter Rollins
Supported by the Gretchen A. Curtis Endowment
Along our spiritual journey, we need to experience new thoughts and perspectives that challenge us to engage with God, join a dialogue about the Holy and learn new thoughts about worship from around the world. This is important in our Chautauqua experience.  

From July 31-Aug. 4, Dr. Peter Rollins will bring a different perspective to the pulpit as Preacher of the Week. This week is supported by the Gretchen A. Curtis Endowment.

Through Dr. Rollins' speaking engagements conducted around the world in churches, universities, festivals and galleries, he has challenged clergy, laity and congregations to experience and learn from his teachings.

He blurs the lines between sacred and secular, and he argues that Christianity is concerned with life before death rather than life after death.

Additional Religious Life Programs 
Sunday, July 31
8:30 a.m. Pavilion East Deck
Dockside Worship (with Eucharist)
Sermon: "Identity Crisis," based on Luke 9:18-21 & Colossians 3:1-4

The Rev. Bob Machovec
9 a.m. 450 Central Avenue 
Lakeside United Methodist Church (UMC) Worship
The Rev. Vernon Shepherd

10:30 a.m. Hoover Auditorium 
Hoover Community Worship
Supported by the Gretchen A. Curtis Endowment
Sermon: "The Unnamable Name of God," based on Exodus 3:1-14 
Dr. Peter Rollins, Preacher of the Week 
8:30 p.m. Pavilion West Deck  
Sunset Vespers by the Lake
John & Bonnie Wilkie, MGM Leaders

Monday, Aug. 1  
9:15 a.m. Orchestra Hall
Faith for Living Hour
Dr. Peter Rollins, Preacher of the Week
10 a.m. Upper Room
Middle Grade Madness (ages 10-14)
John & Bonnie Wilkie, MGM Leaders

Tuesday, Aug. 2
8 a.m. Pavilion East Deck
Men's Bible Study
9 a.m. Bradley Temple
God Squad (ages 4-6)
Chip Richter, Singer-Songwriter
9:15 a.m. Orchestra Hall 
Faith for Living Hour
Dr. Peter Rollins, Preacher of the Week
10 a.m. Bradley Temple
God Squad (ages 7-9)
Chip Richter, Singer-Songwriter
10 a.m. Upper Room 
Middle Grade Madness (ages 10-14)
John & Bonnie Wilkie,
MGM Leaders
10:30 a.m. Lakeside Women's Club/Green Gables
Book Signing
Dr. Peter Rollins
12 p.m. Hotel Lakeside Fern Room
Lunch Conversation with the Preacher
(Cost is $15/person)
Dr. Peter Rollins, Preacher of the Week
7:15 p.m. Pavilion East Deck
Vespers by the Lake  
Sermon: "The (Un)known God," based on Exodus 3:7-14
Dr. Peter Rollins, Preacher of the Week

Wednesday, Aug. 3
9 a.m. 503 Oak Avenue
Women's Bible Study
9 a.m. Bradley Temple
God Squad (ages 4-6)
Chip Richter, Singer-Songwriter
9:15 a.m. Orchestra Hall
Faith for Living Hour
Dr. Peter Rollins, Preacher of the Week
10 a.m. Bradley Temple
God Squad (ages 7-9)
Chip Richter, Singer-Songwriter
10 a.m. Upper Room
Middle Grade Madness (ages 10-14)
John & Bonnie Wilkie, M GM Leaders
5:30 p.m. Perry Park
Family Picnic ($4 Suggested Donation)
Richter & Wilkie Families, Hosts
7:30 p.m. Coffee & Cream (Second Floor)
College Station (ages 19-26)
The Wired Word

Thursday, Aug. 4
9 a.m. Bradley Temple
God Squad (ages 4-6)
Chip Richter, Singer-Songwriter
9:15 a.m. Orchestra Hall
Faith for Living Hour
Dr. Peter Rollins, Preacher of the Week
10 a.m. Bradley Temple
God Squad (ages 7-9)
Chip Richter, Singer-Songwriter
10 a.m. Upper Room
Middle Grade Madness (ages 10-14)
John & Bonnie Wilkie, MGM Leaders
7:15 p.m. Pavilion East Deck
Vespers by the Lake
Reflection of Psalms & Eucharist
The Rev. Doug Winner

Friday, Aug. 5
9 a.m. 503 Oak Avenue
Women's Bible Study 
Chautauqua Lecture Series
Week 7: Lake Erie Stewardship and Faust: The Man & The Legend
Monday, Aug. 1
10:30 a.m. Orchestra Hall
Lake Erie: Legislative Developments
Senator Randy Gardner
1:30 p.m. Orchestra Hall
The Power of Travel: Driving our Economy, Shaping our Future
Melinda Huntley, Director, Ohio Travel Association    

Tuesday, Aug. 2

10:30 a.m. Orchestra Hall
Lake Erie Update: 2016
Jeffrey Reutter, PhD, Aquatic Biologist & Limnologist
1:30 p.m. Orchestra Hall
Agricultural Phosphorus & Lake Erie
Laura Johnson, PhD, Director of the National Center for Water Quality Research

Wednesday, Aug. 3

10:30 a.m. Chautauqua Hall
Faust: The Man Behind the Legend
Stephen Wilkerson, MD, PhD
1:30 p.m. Chautauqua Hall
Faust in Literature
Stephen Wilkerson, MD, PhD

Thursday, Aug. 4
10:30 a.m. Chautauqua Hall
Goethe's Faust
Stephen Wilkerson, MD, PhD
1:30 p.m. Chautauqua Hall
The Psychology of Faust
Stephen Wilkerson, MD, PhD

Additional Community Education Programs
Sunday, July 31
2 p.m. Chautauqua Hall 
Growing Up in Lakeside during the 1960s & 1970s
Carol Arntz, Keith Joy & Tom Vickers 

Monday, Aug. 1
10 a.m. Lakeside Women's Club/Green Gables
Children's Author Visit

Laura Sassi, Author of Goodnight, Manger & Goodnight, Ark 
10:30 a.m. Meet at the Pavilion
Guided Tree Walk

Led by volunteers from the Lakeside Environmental Stewardship Society (LESS)
1:30 p.m. Lakeside Women's Club/Green Gables
"After Lunch Bunch" Book Discussion: Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan
Kim Miraldi, Discussion Leader 
One hour after sunset; Meet at Pavilion 
Bob Sudomir, Science Teacher

Tuesday, Aug. 2
1:30 p.m. Lakeside Women's Club/Green Gables
Music from a By-Gone Era
Richard Spier
3:30 p.m. Chautauqua Hall
Environmental Documentary: Viewing of "Trees in Trouble: Saving America's Urban Forests" (27 mins)

Wednesday, Aug. 3
8 a.m. Meet at Meadow Brook Marsh

Guided Bird Walk
Judy Sudomir & Joe Sudomir, Bird Walk Leaders
8:30 a.m. Train Station
Herb Study Program: Saffron
Susan Liechty, Master Gardener
10:30 a.m. Meet at Heritage Hall Museum
Historic Walking Tour of Central Lakeside
Frank O'Dell & Lynne Woods, Lakeside Heritage Society Volunteers
12:30 p.m. Orchestra Hall 
Lakeside Women's Club Documentary: "He Named Me Malala" (88 mins)
3:30 p.m. Fountain Inn Aigler Room
The Historic Chautauqua Movement Seminar
Gretchen Curtis, Lakesider
Friday, Aug. 5
10:30 a.m. Meet at Hotel Lakeside

Special Historic Walking Tour: Southeast & Middle Lakeside
(Pre-register at Heritage Hall Museum by 4 p.m. Thursday; cost is $5/person; limited to 15 participants)

Gretchen Curtis, Tour Leader
10:30 a.m. Chautauqua Hall
Special Workshop: Enhance Your Computer Skills: Features of Google
(Pre-registration required; cost to cover materials is $2/person)

Julie Kling, EdD
1:30 p.m. Lakeside Women's Club/Green Gables
Lakeside Women's Club Book Review:
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
Susan Eisenmann, Discussion Leader
3 p.m. Chautauqua Hall  
Foreign Affairs Forum
Jeff Dieterich, Moderator  
Arts & Entertainment
All performances start at 8:15 p.m. in Hoover Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.
Saturday, July 30
Megan Hilty

  Megan Hilty, stage and "Smash" television star, will perform selections from the Broadway and American Songbooks at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 30 in Hoover Auditorium.

In only a few short years, Hilty has gone from understudy on Broadway to a star of stage, screen and song.

Drawn to music at a young age in her home state of Washington, she explored a career in opera before deciding to pursue musical theatre. Upon high school graduation, she moved to Southern Oregon and spent two years waiting tables and performing in shows such as "Jesus Christ Superstar," "Hello, Dolly!" and "My Fair Lady."

After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania where she spent her time performing in college and regional productions, Hilty was offered the understudy role of Glinda in the Broadway company of "Wicked."

Sunday, July 31
6 p.m. Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo
Ottawa County Bluegrass Band
This week's Family Night in the Park concert will feature the music of the Ottawa County Bluegrass Band at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 31 at the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo.

The Ottawa County Bluegrass Band has been playing together since the late 1990s, entertaining crowds at fairs, festivals and more throughout Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. They enjoy bringing their own brand of bluegrass music to their shows and making new fans and friends wherever they play.

Monday, Aug. 1
Hoover Movie Night: "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"
At 8:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, Lakeside's Hoover Movie Night will feature "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (1937), starring the voices of Adriana Caselotti, Lucille La Verne and Harry Stockwell.

"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is the first full-length, animated feature from Disney Studios that became an instant classic.

Snow White (voiced by Adriana Caselotti) takes refuge in the house of seven dwarfs, located in the forest, to hide from her stepmother, the wicked Queen (voiced by Lucille La Verne).

Tuesday, Aug. 2
Alex Zerbe-The Zaniac Comedy Show
Alex Zerbe, a two-time Guinness World Record holder, will perform a night of family comedy for Lakesiders at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 in Hoover Auditorium.

Beatboxing, juggling, dancing, singing and magic are just a few of the things that led Piers Morgan of "America's Got Talent" to call Zerbe, "the total package."

The "Professional Zaniac," who has been cracking jokes onstage for almost 15 years, zigzags between physical stunts and non-stop comedy. During the show, vegetables are sliced in half by flying playing cards, flaming torches and bowling balls are juggled with ease and every audience volunteer leaves the stage in triumph.

Wednesday, Aug. 3
Lakeside Symphony Orchestra
To open its 53rd season, the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will present a concert of "Light Classics" at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3 in Hoover Auditorium. A reception will be held immediately following the concert to celebrate and meet the musicians.

Established in 1963, the LSO is one of Lakeside's most cherished traditions. Bringing classical music to the Chautauqua community, the orchestra performs seven concerts during its month-long residency.

The LSO is made up of more than 75 musicians from across the country that have devoted many years of service to Lakeside.

Thursday, Aug. 4
6 Guitars
Chase Padgett's one-man show will delight audiences at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 in Hoover Auditorium as he brings to life six different characters, each telling their own story through music.

During the performance directed by Jay Hopkins, Padgett's six characters play songs from their own genre (blues, jazz, rock, classical, folk and country) while telling the story of how they fell in love with their music and what they think of other genres.

With music from multiple genres, as well as elements of standup comedy and musical improvisation, there truly is something for everyone in this one-of-a-kind show.

Friday, Aug. 5
Sons of Serendip

Back by popular demand, Sons o f Serendip will return to Hoover Auditorium for a night of wonderful talents at 8:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5.

Sons of Serendip is a musical group of four friends who, through a series of serendipitous events, came together while pursuing graduate degrees at Boston University.

In 2014, the group performed on NBC's "America's Got Talent." They recorded their first EP after the show and released it later that year.

Mouse Island Sailing Race
The 23rd Annual Mouse Island Sailing Race will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 30, weather permitting.

There will be three classes offered, including Single-Handed Sunfish, Double-Handed Sunfish and Single-Handed Laser. All age groups will sail together.

The course will start at the Lakeside Sailing Center (LSC), sail around Mouse Island and back to Lakeside. The race is approximately two-three hours. Novice sailors should partner with experienced sailors.
Registration is free and will begin at 8 a.m. at the LSC. Trophies will be presented following the race. This race is organized by the LSC and the Society of Old Salts (S.O.S.).
5k Raccoon Run & One-Mile Fun Run 
Walkers, joggers and runners of all ages will take to the streets of Lakeside on Sunday, July 31 for the 36th Annual 5k Raccoon Run and One-Mile Fun Run.

The One-Mile Fun Run begins at 8 a.m., followed by the 5k Raccoon Run at 8:30 a.m.

The race course starts at the corner of Kenton Row/Cedar Ave. on Second Street and ends on Third Street, in front of Hoover Auditorium. Some street intersections will be barricaded during both events.
An Awards Ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. in Orchestra Hall following the race. Registration is $18 per individual (with a T-shirt) and $7 per  individual (without a T-shirt). Sign-up on the day of the event starting at 7:30 a.m.
August Family Doubles Tennis Tournament
The August Family Doubles Tennis Tournament will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 at the Williams Tennis Campus.
Signup begins at 12 p.m. Sunday, July. 31 and continues until 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3 at the Williams Tennis Campus. There is a limit of 16 teams. The cost is $5 per team. All participants are welcome. 
In this Issue
Upcoming Events
Lakeside Photography Show
Now until Friday, Aug. 19
Hoover Auditorium
View the show a half-hour prior to all Sunday Hoover Community Worship Services and all Hoover Auditorium evening performance, as well as Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-5 p.m.

Lakeside Craft & Art Show
Thursday, July 28-Saturday, July 30
9 a.m. Hotel Lakeside lawn
The show will feature more than 60 exhibitors, including photography, wood-carvings, jewelry, painted glass and home décor.

Site Gathering
Saturday, July 30
10 a.m. Open Field near Williams Tennis Campus
The community's largest water balloon toss will be held at the future Pool & Wellness Center location. 

During this time, the future Pool & Wellness Center location will be staked out for viewing at our Site Gathering, rendering images of the facility will be available and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about the Pool & Wellness Center.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Launch Party
Saturday, July 30
11 p.m. Train Station
The Fine Print bookstore is organizing a launch party for a new play based on an original new story by J.K Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany. Come dressed in costume to enjoy games, treats, activities and to purchase a copy of the book, given at 12:01 a.m.

Lakeside Women's Club (LWC) Annual Book Sale
Sunday, July 31 Green Gables
12-5 p.m.
The Lakeside Women's Club (LWC) will host a book sale from 12-5 p.m. Sunday, July 31 at Green Gables, located at 161 Walnut Ave. From 4-5 p.m., the cost is $2 per bag.

Art in the Park
Sunday, July 31
2-3 p.m.
Tent near Pavilion
Bring the family for a Sunday stroll by the water and have some creative fun while you're there. Some weeks will feature Rock Painting for $1/rock.

Vacation Bible School
Monday Aug. 1-Friday, Aug. 5
6-8 p.m. The Lakeside United Methodist Church (UMC)
Children ages 5 & older are invited to Vacation Bible School. The theme for this year is "Cave Quest: Following Jesus, the Light of the World."

Registration forms are available at the Lakeside UMC office, or by contacting (419) 798-8119 or Participation is limited, so early registration is suggested.

Farmers' Market
Tuesday, Aug. 2 &
Friday, Aug. 5
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Walnut Avenue
Farmers' Market vendors will sell fresh produce, honey, herbs and homemade baked goods.

Wooden Boat Rides & Sunset Cruises
Tuesday, Aug. 2 &
Thursday, Aug. 4
6 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Dock/Information Center
From 6-8 p.m., 30-minute boat rides cost $20 for adults and $6 for youth (ages 4-12). Starting at 8 p.m., hour-long sunset cruises aboard Amazing Grace cost $32 for adults and $10 for youth. Children age 3 & under are not permitted.

Wednesday Family Picnic
Wednesday, Aug. 3
5:30 p.m. Perry Park
All are welcome to feast on hot dogs, baked beans, macaroni salad, chips, watermelon, lemonade and cookies. Guests are asked to bring their own reusable plates and utensils as well as a blanket or lawn chair, as picnic table seating is limited. There is no charge, but a $4 donation is suggested. In the event of rain, the picnic is cancelled.

Frank O'Dell Arbor Day Picnic
Thursday, Aug. 4
5:30 p.m. Train Station
All Lakeside Chautauqua residents and guests are invited and encouraged to attend.

Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share and their own table service and, in keeping with the purposes of LESS, to bring reusable tableware.

For more information and/or to sign up, contact Sue or Bill Rock at (419) 352-2064.

Lemonade Stand
Friday, Aug. 5
1-4:30 p.m.
Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation Office 
(217 Walnut Ave.)
Our youngest Lakesiders have the opportunity to join the Pool & Wellness Campaign by offering lemonade to the community.

There will be 10 lemonade kits available for young Lakesiders to set up their very own lemonade stand which will include: lemonade mix, a wooden spoon for mixing, cups, napkins, a coin bank, pitcher, a Pool & Wellness  sign and thank you slips to write special notes.

Farm to Table Fundraiser Dinner
Friday, Aug. 5
6:30 p.m. Hotel Lakeside Lawn
Tickets are $75/adult and $25/child (age 13 & under). Limited tickets are available. Purchase tickets at the Legacy House, located at 217 Walnut Ave., between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

HP&DRB Meeting
Saturday, Aug. 6
9 a.m. Train Station
Historic Preservation & Design Review Board (HP&DRB) meetings are held at 9 a.m. Saturdays from March-October at the Train Station, unless otherwise noted.

Race to the Pool
Saturday, Aug. 6
9:15 a.m. Registration
9:45 a.m. Race
Hoover Auditorium
Put on your swimsuits and grab your floaties for Lakeside's Race to the Pool.

The one-mile route will start on Third Street in front of Hoover Auditorium and end at the future Pool & Wellness Center location on Sixth Street.

Volunteer Recognition Dinner
Saturday, Aug. 6
1-2 p.m. Hotel Lakeside lawn
Lakeside will recognize and celebrate the service and commitment of volunteers at the dinner.

RSVP by Friday, July 29 to

Heritage Day
Sunday, Aug. 7
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Hotel Lakeside lawn
The event will kick-off with a cookout from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission to Heritage Day is open to all; however, tickets will be sold to participate in individual activities and booths if interested.

A variety of activities and old-fashioned snack booths will line the Hotel Lakeside lawn from 1-3:30 p.m. To participate in each activity or receive an old-fashioned snack, purchase tickets from 12-3 p.m. in the Pavilion Circle and exchange them at each booth.
Sign up for Rhein Center Classes
Online registration with credit card payment opens at 12 p.m. each Thursday for the following week's classes. Register online at
Lakeside Seeking 2017 Wellness/Recreation Manager
This year-round position with part-time hours (possibly working from home) will start in January and require 40 hours onsite per week during the summer.

Experience or a college degree in Health & Wellness or Recreation Management is preferred. If interested, contact John Mann at or (419) 798-4461, ext. 252.
Danbury School Parking
Please note the last day for Lakeside Chautauqua guests to park at Danbury School will be Saturday, Aug. 20.
Garden Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed for Ohio's Most Beautiful Mile and the Memorial Garden to supplement the Lakeside Chautauqua grounds crew's planned maintenance this summer.

Kids Needed to Deliver Lakesider Newspaper
At 9 a.m. Fridays until Aug. 19, youth ages 10-15 are invited to the Legacy House, located at 217 Walnut Ave., to bundle and deliver Lakesider  newspapers.

On Saturday evenings until Aug. 6, 12 children, ages 6-10, are needed to hand out the Lakesider  on the Hoover Auditorium porch from 7:30-8 p.m., prior to the evening performances. If interested, report to the porch at 7:15 p.m.

Both delivery opportunities are on a first-come, first-served basis. Upon delivery completion, volunteers will receive their choice of a free Coffee & Cream soft-serve ice cream coupon or miniature golf coupon.

Saturday Chautauqua Passes
As you know, admission to Lakeside requires a Daily or Season Chautauqua Pass and Auto Pass during the summer. The 2016 admission fees are listed on the Admission Fee Schedule page of our website.
This year, we've added a Saturday Chautauqua Pass. A Saturday Chautauqua Pass for an adult is $25 if purchased on that day.  But, if purchased any other day for Saturday, or if part of a multi-day purchase which includes Saturday, the price is the Daily Chautauqua Pass rate of $21.25 per adult. A Saturday Chautauqua Pass is valid from the time it is purchased until 7 p.m. the following day.
Youth Daily Chautauqua Passes are not subject to a Saturday Chautauqua Pass rate, and children under age 12 and guests age 90 and older are always free. In addition, Reduced Rate dates, including Memorial Day weekend (May 27-30, 2016) and Week 11 (August 28-Sept. 5, 2016), are not subject to a Saturday Chautauqua Pass rate.
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
Trash collection days are Tuesdays and Fridays. Recycling is only collected on Fridays. Place trash and recycling bins on the curbside by 7:30 am.

Important Gate Announcements
For the 2016 Chautauqua summer season (Saturday, June 18-Monday, Sept. 5), there will be a change to the South Gate operating schedule.

Annual Photo Contest
Lakesiders of all ages are invited to submit photos to be featured in the 2017 Calendar of Events brochure, as well as on Lakeside's social media pages, website, blog, Lakesider newspaper, advertisements, etc.

Images should represent people enjoying Lakeside through photos of family, traditions, children, religion, education, cultural arts (special events and programming), recreation, landscape or architecture.

The deadline for submission is Saturday, Oct. 1. The limit is five photos per photographer. Read full contest rules to enter.
Professional Development Graduate Credit
Lakeside Chautauqua is once again partnering with Lake Erie College to offer professional development graduate credit based on participation in educational and cultural arts programs at Lakeside.

This opportunity is designed for educators needing to renew teaching licenses and/or gain professional development credit.

Employment Opportunities Available
Immediate openings are available for both full- and part-time housekeepers for all shifts at the Fountain Inn and Hotel Lakeside.
Part-time summer positions are available at the Williams Tennis Campus, Hoover Auditorium, Orchestra Hall, as lifeguards at the Dock, as well as in maintenance and security. The Conference & Event Planning Office is also seeking employees for Event Team. There are some opportunities to remain employed several weeks beyond Labor Day. If interested, contact John Mann at or (419) 798-4461, ext. 252.
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Orchestra Hall
Orchestra Hall enjoys the distinction of being the only movie theater on the Marblehead Peninsula, as well as in all of Ottawa County. Enjoy the air-conditioned comfort of the theater.

Movie Tickets:
$3/youth (ages 12 & under)

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

Review the upcoming movie schedule.
Lakeside Snapshots

Rhythmic Circus lines up for a final bow after performing in Hoover Auditorium.

Will and Michelle Apotsos read in Perry Park along the waterfront on a breezy afternoon.

Lakesiders participate in the Vinyasa Slow Flow Yoga class on the Pavilion.

Young Lakesiders participate in the Pirate Adventure off the dock.