Lakeside Chautauqua
Aug. 4-10, 2018

BIG SPLASH Challenge
Join the fun on Saturday, Aug. 4 to make one more BIG SPLASH before the summer ends and the kids go back to school.

We challenge you to make a
BIG SPLASH by giving a gift to an area of Lakeside that you're passionate about on Saturday, Aug. 4. Once you make your gift, join us for an exclusive afterhours BIG SPLASH Swim Party & Celebration from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus. There will be DJ music and pool games to keep the party going! Read how to participate...
Lakeside Summerfest
Lakeside Summerfest will take place from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 on the Hotel Lakeside lawn. Activities include a caricature artist, carriage rides, photo booth, easel painting provided by the Rhein Center and two demonstrations by Magician Ed Ellis. To participate, purchase $1 tickets from 11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. in Pavilion Circle and exchange them at each booth.

A cookout will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the Hotel Lakeside lawn. The menu features perch sandwiches, burgers, macaroni & cheese, coleslaw, chips, cookies, pop and water.
Entertainment will be provided from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Pavilion West Deck by The Tubs. Read more...
Volunteer Recognition Picnic
Lakeside volunteers are essential to the quality of the Chautauqua experience. We will recognize and celebrate the service of our volunteers at our Volunteer Recognition Picnic from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 on the Hotel Lakeside lawn. All Lakeside volunteers are welcome to attend.

The buffet-style menu includes your choice of shredded BBQ pork or veggie burger, salad, chips, cookies, brownies and lemonade. RSVP by Friday, Aug. 3 to or (419) 798-4461, ext. 246.
Farm to Table Dinner
The Farm to Table Dinner, in partnership with local farmers and restaurants, will bring fresh ingredients for a spectacular meal along Ohio's Most Beautiful Mile at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10.

Locally-grown foods from a 50-mile radius will be featured. The buffet-style menu features a mixed green salad with fresh strawberries, goat cheese, pecans and red onions, a Caprese salad with heirloom tomatoes, braised beef short ribs, spiced corn on the cob and roasted fingerling potatoes. Strawberry shortcake will be served for dessert. The cost is $45, with limited seating available. Register today...
Bishop Robert C. Schnase "Just Say Yes!"
Bishop Robert C. Schnase will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2nd Annual Generosity & Stewardship Conference. At 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 in Wesley Lodge, he will speak on the topic of generosity and a "yes can" leadership style. This lecture is open to all. He is a best-selling author, having written Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, Five Practices of Fruitful Living, Practicing Extravagant Generosity and Seven Levers: Missional Strategies for Conferences.
Religious Life
Preacher of the Week: The Rev. Dr. Deanna Ferree Womack

The Rev. Dr. Deanna Ferree Womack will serve as Lakeside's Preacher of the Week from August 5-9. She will preach at the Hoover Community Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 in Hoover Auditorium.
The Rev. Dr. Ferree Womack was ordained in the Presbyterian Church and spent two years in Lebanon working as a Christian educator and an associate minister.

Additional Religious Life programs can be viewed here or in the
Lakesider newspaper.  
Chautauqua Lecture Series
Seeking Peace in a Multi-Faith World
A combined Faith for Living Hour and morning education lecture features Preacher of the Week, the Rev. Dr. Deanna Ferree Womack, Assistant Professor of History of Religions & Multi-Faith Relations, Emory University, speaking on interfaith topics. (Please note: special Faith for Living Hour/morning lecture time: 10-11:30 a.m.) The afternoon "Peace with Justice" theme welcomes the Rev. Dr. Gary Mason, Director of Rethinking Conflict, a conflict transformation organization in Belfast, Ireland.

View Chautauqua Lecture Series descriptions here. Additional Community Education programs and special workshops can be viewed here.
Arts & Entertainment
All performances start at 8:15 p.m. in Hoover Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.

Friday, Aug. 3
Point of Grace 
Unfortunately, the Sandi Patty concert for Friday, Aug. 3 has been cancelled due to unforeseen personal circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to your vacation plans. We hope you'll still join us in Lakeside this weekend as we welcome the all-female Christian group, Point of Grace
After 22 years, 8 million recordings, 13 albums, 27 no. 1 hits, multiple Dove Awards, three Grammy nominations and multiple Platinum and Gold certifications, Point of Grace has been ranked as one of the Top 10 best-selling artists in the Contemporary Christian genre.

Saturday, Aug. 4
Lakeside Symphony Orchestra with Guest Conductor John Gordon Ross & Verb Ballets 
This concert is sponsored by the Iva. M Clark Memorial Endowment
This concert welcomes guest conductor John Gordon Ross and will feature the music of a wide variety of composers including Shostakovich, Minkus, Mendelssohn, Gottschalk and Nyman. Verb Ballets, a contemporary ballet company, presents dynamic shows through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence.

Sunday, Aug. 5 
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Summerfest Entertainment: The Tubs  
Pavilion West Deck 
This party band plays everything from Stevie Wonder to The Weeknd. The Tubs is made up of graduates from Capital University's Conservatory of Music, where they all met. When the band isn't playing and having fun at parties, they're busy supporting notable pop artists such as Chris Jamison, Spencer Sutherland and Billboard's Top 40 artist Daya.
Sunday, Aug. 5
6 p.m. Family Night in the Park: Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players
Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo
Join Lakeside Symphony Orchestra musicians for a special concert in the park. Bring a picnic to enjoy with your family and enjoy a musical evening on Ohio's Most Beautiful Mile.
Monday, Aug. 6
Hoover Movie Night: "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" (NR)
On Monday, Aug. 6, Lakeside will feature "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" starring Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell and Ed Begley. Molly Brown (Debbie Reynolds) is determined to rise from her country roots and marry a rich man. She finds one in Johnny Brown (Harve Presnell), who's just sold off his lucrative claim on a Colorado silver mine. But money doesn't ensure happiness and, with their union on the rocks, Molly travels to Europe before making an eventful return trip on the Titanic. (128 mins)

Tuesday, Aug. 7 
Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Concert "Tales by the Seaside" with Guest Conductor Daniel Meyer & Violinist Isabelle Durrenberger
As Music Director of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra and Erie Philharmonic, Daniel Meyer has reinvigorated orchestras with his innovative programs, engaging presence and keen musical intellect. This performance of the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra will feature soloist Isabelle Durrenberger playing "Concerto for Violin in E-flat Major" by Vivaldi and "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso" by Saint-Saëns.

Wednesday, Aug. 8     
7:30 p.m. Family Entertainment Series: "The Chipper Experience! Where Comedy & Magic Collide"
Lakeside welcomes the return of Chipper Lowell in "The Chipper Experience! Where Comedy & Magic Collide" as part of our new Family Entertainment Series. These special shows, held on select Wednesday nights throughout the summer, are geared especially toward families and begin at 7:30 p.m. Lowell, an award-winning comedian and magician, has been described as an "artistic cyclone of talent and comedy." He's known for doling out witty remarks, presenting bizarre feats of original magic, ad-libbing with audience members and creating shows of
high-energy laughs and amazement. 

Thursday, Aug. 9
Helen Welch "Superstar! The Songs, The Stories, The Carpenters"
Critically-acclaimed vocalist Hel­en Welch will present "Superstar," a show celebrating the music of The Carpenters. The Carpenters, the brother and sis­ter duo of Karen and Richard Carpenter, were popular in the 1970s and 1980s. Some of their hits include, "Long to be Close to You," "We've Only Just Begun," "Superstar," "Rainy Days and Mondays" and many more.

Friday, Aug. 10
Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Concert "Adventureland" with Guest Conductor Bruce Anthony Kiesling & Pianist Andrew Tyson
Active in a wide variety of music, Bruce Anthony Kiesling has a national profile as a conductor and music educator from coast to coast. His experience ranges from classical repertoire at Carnegie Hall to the stage of the Hollywood Bowl conducting with Stevie Wonder and Latin superstars Juanes and Gloria Estefan. The concert will also feature pianist Andrew Tyson. Hailed by BBC Radio 3 as "a real poet of the piano," Tyson is emerging as a distinct musical talent. 

The 41st Annual Lakeside Sailing Regatta will take place Saturday, Aug. 4 and Sunday, Aug. 5. There will be four classes available, including Junior Sunfish, Senior Sunfish, Single-Handed Sunfish, Double-Handed Sunfish and Single-Handed Laser. Registration will take place from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lakeside Sailing Center, immediately followed by a skipper's meeting.

Lakesiders will celebrate an old tradition by participating in the 6th Annual Lakeside Field Day. The event will take place from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 on the Hotel Lakeside lawn, near the Gundlach Garden.
Join the fun, and participate in a sack race, ring toss, three-legged race, water balloon toss and hula hoop contest.

The "Sweetheart" is a one-day shuffleboard tournament that will be held on Thursday, Aug. 9. "Sweetheart" is loosely defined as "for one tournament to a lifetime." The tournament is for age 16 and older, with no entry fee. Sign-up begins at 8:30 a.m. and closes promptly at 9 a.m. Play begins short­ly after entries close, and there will be a break for lunch.

A Pickleball Tournament will take place at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Williams Tennis Campus. The tournament will feature a variety of youth and adult divisions, as well as singles and doubles divisions. Sign up for the Pickleball Tournament at the Williams Tennis Campus by 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9.
In this Issue
Wellness Schedule

Upcoming Events
Light Up Lakeside
Friday, Aug. 3-10
Lakeside Grounds
This event is a combined effort of Lakesiders to celebrate the summer by showcasing the entire community in lights. Although winners will not be chosen this year, show your creativity by decorating your cottage, rental, camper, business or golf cart. Christmas lights, lanterns and luminaries are all encouraged.

Historic Preservation & Design Review Board Meeting
Saturday, Aug. 4
9 a.m. Train Station
Historic Preservation & Design Review Board (HP&RB) meetings are held at 9 a.m. Saturdays from March-October at the Train Station, unless otherwise noted. Review the 2018 meeting dates.

Saturday Afternoon Concert: John Davenport
Saturday, Aug. 4
2-4 p.m. Pavilion West Deck
To provide more entertainment in the value of your Chautauqua Pass, Lakeside has planned a series of Saturday Afternoon Concerts throughout the summer.

Lakeside Heritage Society
Ice Cream Social

Sunday, Aug. 5
12:30 p.m. Bettinger Park (formerly Central Park) near the cannons
Tickets are $5 a person, with all proceeds benefiting the Heritage Society New Archives Building Fund.

Art in the Park
Sunday, Aug. 5
1-2:30 p.m. Central Park
The Rhein Center presents an afternoon activity for Lakesiders. Participation is $1-2, and the activity changes weekly.

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra "Meet the Conductor" Forum with
Daniel Meyer

Sunday, Aug. 5
3:30 Chautauqua Hall
Join fellow Lakesiders for an informal conversation with each of the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra's guest conductors this season.

Wooden Boat Rides
& Sunset Cruises

Monday, Aug. 6 &
Thursday, Aug. 9
6 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Information Center/Dock
These 30-minute rides begin at
6 p.m. with the last ride departing at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $20 for adults and $6 for children (ages 4-12). Hour-long sunset cruises aboard Amazing Grace start at 8 p.m. The cost is $32 for adults and $10 for children (ages 4-12).

Farmers' Market
Tuesday, Aug. 7 &
Friday, Aug. 10
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Walnut Avenue & Third Street
Farmers' Market vendors will sell fresh produce, honey, herbs and homemade baked goods.

Symphony Pre-Concert Talk with Daniel Meyer
Tuesday, Aug. 7
7:15 p.m. Hoover Auditorium
Each talk gives the audience an opportunity to learn more about the evening's Lakeside Symphony Orchestra concert music, composers and guest conductor.

Wednesday, Aug. 8
5:30 p.m. Perry Park
Feast on hot dogs, baked beans, macaroni salad, chips, watermelon, cookies and lemonade. Bring your own reusable pates and utensils and a blanket or lawn chair, as picnic tables are limited. There is no charge, but a $4 donation is suggested to offset the cost. In the event of rain, the picnic will be cancelled.

Wednesday, Aug. 8
8 p.m. Select Lakeside Cottages & Wellness Center
Ticket holders will enjoy a unique evening home tour through the streets of Lakeside with candlelit paths to each home, which will feature small symphonic ensembles of Lakeside Symphony Orchestra musicians. Please note: tickets for this event are sold out.

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra "Meet the Conductor" Forum with
Bruce Anthony Kiesling

Thursday, Aug. 9
3:30 p.m. Chautauqua Hall
Join fellow Lakesiders for an informal conversation with each of the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra's guest conductors this season.

Frank O'Dell Arbor Day Picnic
Thursday, Aug. 9
5:30 p.m. Wellness Center
The 9th Annual Frank O'Dell Arbor Day Picnic is organized by the Lakeside Environmental Stewardship Society (LESS)..
All Lakeside Chautauqua residents and guests are invited to attend.

Friday, Aug. 10
7:15 p.m. Hoover Auditorium
Each talk gives the audience an opportunity to learn more about the evening's Lakeside Symphony Orchestra concert music, composers and guest conductor.
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. This year, the Rhein Center will also be offering Saturday classes.   
Kids Needed to Deliver Lakesider Newspaper
At 9 a.m. Fridays, kids ages 10-15 are invited to the Legacy House, 217 Walnut Ave., to deliver Lakesider newspapers.

On Saturdays, 12 children ages 6-10 are needed to hand out the Lakesider on the Hoover porch from 7:30-8 p.m. Report to the porch at 7:15 p.m.

Volunteers will receive their choice of a free Coffee & Cream soft-serve ice cream coupon or miniature golf coupon.

Rules & Regulations
Lakeside values the safety and health & wellness of our guests and residents. View the Rules & Regulations.
Trash & Recycling Services
Curbside recycling and trash service is offered at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday and Friday until Aug. 31.

Important Gate Announcements
Read about updates to the 2018 summer gate hours here.
Walk or Bike to the Pool
To lessen congestion at the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus, we encourage you to walk or bike instead of drive a car or golf cart.

Keeping Lakeside Safe
As an increased measure of safety, the Danbury Police Dept. will have a noticed presence in Hoover and around Lakeside this summer. Keeping Lakeside safe is our priority, and we're thankful to have their support.
Book Your Hotel Stay
Looking for a place to stay this summer? Book a room at the Fountain Inn or Hotel Lakeside. Lakefront rooms at Hotel Lakeside starting at $135.
Cottage Rentals
There are two cottage rental companies in Lakeside that offer weekly rentals. Availability, amenities and costs can all be found online. For questions, call either Lakeside Chautauqua Realty or Street Sotheby's International Realty.
The Front Porch Blog
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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.