Month: September 2014

Lakeside Photo Contest

There is still time to enter Lakeside Chautauqua’s Photo Contest for the 2015 Calendar of Events Brochure. Visit the Lakeside website for more information or to enter.

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Happy First Day of Fall, Lakesiders!

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Family honors mother with Lakeside map pedestals

Staff Blogger: Jessica Kidd, Advancement Manager Mabelle Seitter Elsasser first came to Lakeside in the early 1920s with her par­ents, aunts, uncles, cousins, brother and sister. Being raised in a Methodist family, Lakeside was an important part of their family vacations. Elsasser shared her fondest memories of the Chautauqua community with her daughter, Elizabeth Brahler. […]

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20 Days Until the Lighthouse Festival

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History of the Marblehead Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

Guest Blogger: Dianne Rozak, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park Naturalist   Just a few miles from Lakeside, an iconic structure greets mariners pass­ing through the Western Basin of Lake Erie. Built in 1821, the Marblehead Lighthouse stands as the oldest light­house in continuous operation on all of the Great Lakes. Set on the rocky limestone shore, […]

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Conversation Terrace Installed Along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile

For 141 years, the shoreline has also been a place for recon­necting and conversation, which are core to the Chautauqua expe­rience. Thanks to a generous gift from the late C. Nelle and Rich­ard E. Sultzbach family, a conver­sation terrace has been installed in front of the Beebe Memorial telescope viewing area, near Ho­tel Lakeside. This […]

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We Remember…

Today we remember those who lost their lives in the events that unfolded 13 years ago on September 11, 2001. Forever in our hearts.

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Chautauqua Trail: Chautauqua at the Riverside

Staff Blogger: Allison Moon, Advancement Communication Intern   With scheduled presentations for 2014 titled, “Michigan Cities: How Did They get Those Crazy Names?” and “A Conversation with Henry Ford & Thomas Edison,” it is clear that the Ypsilanti, Mich. Chautauqua program combines education and entertainment flawlessly. Chautauqua at the Riverside has been well received by […]

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Cup of Kindness Project Donates to the Danbury Food Pantry

This summer, 189 students learned ceramic technique in order to donate artisan cups to the Cup of Kindness fundraising project. The objective of the project has been three-fold:

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Kristen Jones celebrates all of life’s journeys at Lakeside

Staff Blogger: Allison Moon, Advancement Events Intern   Kristen Jones has vivid memories of being pushed in a stroller through Lake­side’s downtown business district in the 1960s. Her first trip to Lakeside was in 1965 at 5 months old. “I remember always wanting to be in the center of the action downtown,” said Jones. Jones’ […]

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