Lakeside Chautauqua
Week 8: Aug. 3-9, 2019
8:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3
Hoover Auditorium
Verb Ballets and the LSO present a program featuring a duet from Albinoni’s Adagio for Strings and Organ and concludes with scenes from Georges Bizet’s beloved opera, Carmen . This concert is supported by the Iva M. Clark Memorial Endowment. Visit our website or download our app to view the full summer entertainment schedule.
Saturday, Aug. 3-Sunday, Aug. 4
Lakeside Sailing Center
There will be four classes available, including Junior Sunfish, Senior Sunfish, Double-Handed Sunfish and Single-Handed Laser. Registration takes place from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lakeside Sailing Center, immediately followed by a skipper’s meeting.
The Rev. Becca A. Stevens
Supported by The Rev. Dr. Ned & Shirley Dewire Endowment
The Rev. Becca A. Stevens will preach at the 10:30 a.m. Hoover Community Worship Service on Sunday, Aug. 4. Her sermon, "Consider the Thistle," is based on Matthew 6:28-34 and Psalm 139:1-11.
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4
Hotel Lakeside Lawn
Fun for the whole family, Lakeside’s Blues, Views & BBQ Festival showcases the music of Colin Dussault’s Blues Project and Sean Carney, and invites guests to sample delicious BBQ favorites and participate in organized park games.
This week's lecture series theme is Seeking Peace in a Multi-Faith World (Aug. 5-8).

Download the app or read the Lakesider newspaper for full descriptions.
8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6
Hoover Auditorium
This Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) concert is in memoriam of Robert L. Cronquist , LSO Music Director & Conductor from 1971-2017, who passed away on September 11, 2018. The symphony pays tribute with the theme "Friends in Music." See the app or Lakesider for details. In addition to the evening concert, join Christine Smith Dorey of the Conservatory of Music of Baldwin Wallace University for a Symphony Pre-Concert Talk at 7 p.m. in Chautauqua Hall.
All Day Thursday, Aug. 8
Lakeside Grounds
The Lakeside Men’s Bible Study Group is partnering with Ottawa County United Way and their program ‘Til Next Time (TNT) to offer area youth and mentors a special day at Lakeside.
8:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8
Shuffleboard Courts
There is no entry fee. Sign up at the courts opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes promptly at 9 a.m. Tournament play begins shortly after entries close.
2-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8
Hoover Auditorium
This new event , in partnership with the Firelands Symphony Orchestra Education Program, is the perfect family experience to introduce children of all ages to the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra in concert. Dress up in your favorite team’s apparel and listen to the orchestra in a special concert celebrating the world of music and sports.
6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8
Train Station
The 10th Annual Frank O’Dell Arbor Day Picnic is organized by the Lakeside Environmental Stewardship Society (LESS). All are invited to attend. Please bring a dish to share and, in keeping with the purposes of LESS, bring reusable tableware.
7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8
Rhein Center
The C. Kirk Rhein, Jr. Center gathers more than 140 instructors each season to share their time and expertise with Lakesiders in a community that fosters friendships, new creative passions and continued self-exploration. Join us for a celebration of stories, history and refreshments.
8:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9
Hoover Auditorium
This performance features Steve Lippia in “Simply Swingin’ with Sinatra & Friends.” Audiences will be treated to hits such as Beyond the Sea , It Had To Be You , New York, New York and more. See the app or Lakesider for details. In addition to the evening concert, join Christine Smith Dorey of the Conservatory of Music of Baldwin Wallace University for a Symphony Pre-Concert Talk at 7 p.m. in Chautauqua Hall.
All Lakesiders are invited to take part in Light Up Lakeside at 10 p.m. from Friday, Aug. 9-Friday, Aug. 16. The event is a combined effort of Lakesiders to celebrate the summer by showcasing the entire community in lights.
Lakesiders of all ages are invited to submit photos to be featured in the 2020 Calendar of Events brochure , as well as Lakeside's social media pages, website, The Front Porch blog, Lakesider newspaper, advertisements, etc.
Looking for a job? We're still hiring! Applications are available for Hotel Front Desk, Housekeeping, Gates, Event Team, Maintenance and more. Visit our website to fill out an application.
6-8 p.m. Lakeside United Methodist Church
The Lakeside United Methodist Church (UMC) is offering Vacation Bible School for children age 5 & older. This year's theme is "ROAR! Life is wild. God is good." Registration forms are available at the Lakeside UMC office, located at 450 Central Ave.
12-1:30 p.m. Hotel Lakeside Fern Room
The Lunch & Learn seminar series on Financial Planning is a two-day work-shop designed to help people plan for the second half of their life. Individuals can register for one Lunch & Learn series seminar or both. There's no cost to participate. Pre-register by calling (419) 798-4461, ext. 246.
This PADI Bubblemaker Program is a basic introduction of how to use scuba gear and clear a regulator and mask for children ages 8-10.
Pre-register online. For questions, contact (419) 734-2440.
Lakeside Chautauqua President/CEO Kevin Sibbring will give an overview of the past year and highlight what's happening next for the community. To RSVP, contact or
(419) 798-4461, ext. 246. The location will be provided after you RSVP.
Looking Ahead: Weeks 9 & 11
Friday, Aug. 16
Join fellow Lakesiders in celebrating the closing of the 56 th season of the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO). This concert features pianist Angelin Chang performing Camille Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor.
Saturday, Aug. 31
Rockapella has become one of the world’s most sophisticated, lasting and imitated vocals groups of modern music. In this new era of a capella fandom, few groups are more influential with their sound. Following the show, a fireworks display will be showcased along the waterfront.
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