Week 6: July 25-July 31, 2020
We're excited to welcome you and your family to Lakeside! For our 147th Chautauqua season, we've streamlined programming and planned a hybrid experience of onsite and virtual activities, all with your safety in mind. View our schedule of events , download the app or read the Lakesider newspaper.

Reservations are required for: Open Swim, Lap Swim and Water Aerobics at the pool, Fitness Room, Tennis, Pickleball and Sailing Classes. To navigate the pool reservations, visit lakesideohio.com/pool to read step-by-step instructions or watch videos on how to make a reservation using a computer or smartphone .

COVID-19 Alert: Help keep Lakeside safe. Review our latest COVID-19 update and important safety protocols for events this weekend. The health and well-being of our Lakeside community is always our top priority. Prior to your visit, read our COVID-19 guidelines .
LSO Chamber Music Series
Although the beloved Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) season has been postponed until 2021, classical music will be heard from the Steele Memorial Bandstand this summer. The LSO Chamber Music Series will feature four concerts at 7:30 p.m. between July 29 and August 7.
Colin Davin
7:30 p.m., Wednesday
Colin Davin returns for a solo classical guitar concert. Lakesiders may recognize him from his guitar solo with the LSO last summer.
The Braid Quintet
7:30 p.m., Friday
The quintet will play Sonata No. 3 by Rossini and a John Williams trilogy, including music from "Jurassic Park," "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and "Star Wars."
This week ONLY in Lakeside!
Mouse Island Sailing Race
8 a.m., Saturday
All participants are to register at 8 a.m. at the Lakeside Sailing Center.
The race starts at 9 a.m. and is approximately two-three hours. There is no cost to participate.
Island Song Trio
2-4 p.m., Saturday
The music of the Island Song Trio will be featured at the Pavilion during the Craft & Art Show. The Island Song Trio features local musicians John Davenport, David Altman and Tim Barrett.
Laura Camara
7:30 p.m., Saturday
Visiting the Lakeside Steele Memorial Bandstand, Laura Camara is perhaps most known for her powerful voice, musical versatility and innovative improvisation.
Long Time Gone
6 p.m., Sunday
Long Time Gone features the music of David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash and Neil Young. The group personifies the sound and feel of an era in American music that may never be seen again.
Vearl Smith Historic Preservation Workshop
10:30 a.m., Thursday
This virtual lecture with Sarah Marsom explores how both the well-known and hidden histories of former segregated communities can be preserved today.
Religious Seminar
Join Dr. Greg Linville to discuss C. S. Lewis’ book, The Problem of Pain, and the Pandemics . Meet at the Train Station Patio on Monday and Wednesday and the Pavilion East Deck on Tuesday.
Lakeside Craft & Art Show
Friday & Saturday
Rain or shine, the show will take place from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. The show features photography, jewelry, home décor and more. View our safety procedures here .
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
Shuffleboard, Pickleball & Tennis
Norma Faris Ohio Pre-Teen Singles Shuffleboard Tournament
8:15 a.m., Monday
The tournament is open to any players age 12 & under.
Norma Faris Ohio Junior Singles Shuffleboard Tournament
8:15 a.m., Wednesday
The tournament is open to any players age 15 & under.
All Lakeside Pickleball Tournament
This annual tournament includes singles and doubles divisions for a variety of skill levels. Players of all ages are welcome to participate.
The cost is $5 per event.   Register here.
All Lakeside Tennis Tournament
Players may enter a maximum of three events . Entry fees are $10 per doubles team event and $8 per singles event. All entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25. Register here.
Tennis Clinic with JoAnne Russell & Steve Vaughan
Clinic sessions will be set up in 75-minute timeslots organized according to skill level; 15 players per session. Registration is $20 per person, per clinic. Register here.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
Your FAVORITE traditions are back!
Dockside Worship
8:30 a.m. Sunday
This informal worship service (now at the Steele Memorial Bandstand) includes Christian hymns and contemporary songs, an inspiring message and the Sacrament of Holy Communion.
Farmers' Market
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tuesday & Friday
The bi-weekly Farmers' Market has relocated to the greenspace around the Lakeside Schoolhouse to practice safe social distancing. View hours and safety protocols.
Picnic in Perry Park
5:30 p.m. Wednesday
For at least 20 years, Wednesday evenings have been an exciting day at Lakeside with a special family picnic. This summer’s event will have a few new twists. RSVP to this week's picnic .
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
New HYBRID programming: onsite & virtual!
Faith for Living Hour Monday-Thursday
This program will be held at the Steele Memorial Bandstand and recorded and uploaded later in the day to our website and YouTube page. The Fr. Michael A. Renninger’s theme for the week is “Dining in the Kingdom of God.”
Rhein Center Classes
Classes in the fine arts, practical arts and creative arts will be held under the Rhein Center's outdoor tents and virtually. Masks are required for in-person classes. Browse available classes for all ages and register today!
What's Cooking with Chef Stacy: Chilled Soups
1:30 p.m. Monday
Cool off with Chef Stacy Maple as she demonstrates how to make the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room’s Chilled Strawberry Soup, as well as Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
VIRTUAL programs to enjoy from home!
Lakeside UMC Service
The Lakeside United Methodist Church (UMC) will post a pre-recorded video of its worship service at lakesideohumc.com so that all may join in worship from their homes. Services are saved for four weeks.
Livestream Community Worship Service
10:30 a.m. Sunday
Lakeside Chautauqua welcomes Fr. Michael A. Renninger as Preacher of the Week from July 26-30.  This week's preacher is supported by the Knobel Family Endowment.
Chautauqua Lecture Series
P articipate in the Black American Literary Experience with Philathia Bolton, PhD. These 90-minute lectures are held on Zoom, an online conferencing service .
Writing Workshop
3:30 p.m., Monday
Nike Mendenhal l will offer writing prompts and resources and encourage participants to develop their writing. To register, contact  edintern@lakesideohio.com
Lakeside Virtual Photography Show
View the 45th Annual Lakeside Photography Show virtual exhibit displaying work by photographers from Lakeside and beyond starting July 26.
VIRTUAL: 5k Raccoon Run & One-Mile Fun Run
July 26-August 1
In response to COVID-19, we've decided to modify this year’s 5k Raccoon Run and One-Mile Fun Run to virtual only races. Run from your house, from a treadmill in the Lakeside Fitness Room, from a neighborhood park,or anywhere in the world. Register here.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
What's NEW at Lakeside?
Make a reservation to swim, workout, play & sail
Reservations are required for: Open Swim, Lap Swim, Water Aerobics, Fitness Room, Tennis, Pickleball and Sailing Classes. Visit lakesideohio.com/reservation to make your reservation today!
Hotel Lakeside Dining Room & Afternoon Tea
This summer, the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room will offer more than just delicious meals, but a unique dining experience for the entire family. Read more about the unique menu and Afternoon Tea. Dine-in service only.
Carrie Chapman Catt
7:30 p.m., Friday
In this living history performance, Dr. Deleasa Randall-Griffiths brings Carrie Chapman Catt to life by sharing the story of many who worked tirelessly for the enfranchisement of women.
Bob & Jennifer Schuler support Lakeside
Through raising their five children, ages 9 to 17, Bob and Jennifer Schuler have witnessed the importance of Lakeside's seasonal employment firsthand. Join the Schulers and give a gift to underwrite a seasonal student employee here .
Ward Catering offers weekly to-go meals
Ward Catering  offers a fresh menu of pre-ordered to-go meals every Thursday. Pre-order by 4 p.m. Wednesday. All meals are individually packaged as “heat-and-eat” refrigerated boxes. Limited quantities available.
Centering Prayer
8 a.m., Thursday
Start your day with at the Hotel Lakeside lawn near the Beebe Memorial Telescope. After a brief devotional reading, we will sit in quiet prayer for 20 minutes, and then offer a time for reflection. For questions, contact Tom Frost at (434) 906-5959.
American Red Cross Online Training
Lakeside is partnering with the American Red Cross to offer online training courses . This week we're offering Water Safety for Parents & Caregivers; First Aid, Health & Safety for Coaches; Adult, Child & Baby First Aid/CPR/AED; and Adult First Aid/CPR/AED. Register here .
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
FUN for the whole family!
Sunset Vespers
8:30 p.m. Sunday
This evening service has relocated to the Steele Memorial Bandstand to practice safe social distancing. Features praise music and traditional hymns with John and Bonnie Wilkie.
Miniature Golf Tournament
2 p.m. Thursday
All ages are welcome to play. Prizes awarded according to age groups. Cost to play miniature golf is $3.50/game. In the case of inclement weather, the event is cancelled.
Fitness Classes
A variety of fitness classes are offered to all ages throughout the week. Week 6 classes include: All Level Yoga, Chair Yoga, Beach Walk and so much more. View full class descriptions on our website or the app .
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
Just for KIDS!
Storybook Walk
Monday & Friday
Families can exercise body and mind as they follow a path through Cherry Park where pages from a hand-picked storybook will be posted at stations along the way. New story every week.
Participants will discover the relevance of God in their lives, enjoy music, meet new friends and compete for candy in games and activities. Coordinated by John and Bonnie Wilkie.
God Squad
This popular children's event features live music with interactive lessons and a fun craft. Coordinated by Chip Richter. Two sessions for different age groups: ages 4-6 and 7-9 .
Children's Church Celebration
9:30 a.m., Sunday
The Children's Church Celebration begins with an outdoor processional at the conclusion of the Dockside Worship Service (approximately 9:30 a.m. at the Steele Memorial Bandstand) and proceed down Kenton Row and Cedar Ave. to Bradley Temple. The event will end by 10:15 a.m.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
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