Year: 2015

11 Things to Note in the 2016 Calendar of Events Brochure

Staff Blogger: Alexandrea Stelzer, Director of Marketing Your long-awaited 2016 Calendar of Events brochure will soon be arriving to your mailbox. As you view our exciting Chautauqua program and lineup of marquee entertainment, please also note the following:  1.) Sons of Serendip This summer, we’re excited to welcome back our most talked about Hoover show […]

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Your Generosity Enhances the Lakeside Chautauqua Experience

As we embark on another holiday season, we’re reminded of how blessed we truly are – we’re participating in family get-togethers, bonding over hot chocolate as fingers and toes warm from the snow, accepting friendly neighbor dinner invitations, bowing heads around the dining room table, preparing for a holiday feast and watching loved ones grow. […]

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Christmas Devotional: John 1: 1-14

Guest Blogger: The Rev. Scot Ocke, District Superintendent, Maumee Watershed District, West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church & Lakeside Chautauqua Board Member In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (2)  He was with God in the beginning. (3)  Through him all things were […]

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Family Recipe: Enjoy a Creamy Potato Soup

Staff Blogger: Josh Hilgenberg, Journalism/Creative Writer Intern This recipe is straight out of my mom’s cookbook – and a darn good one too, as she would say. I’ve been eating this soup for as long as I can remember, and nothing fills you up more on a cold winter day than a bowl of potato […]

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Devotional: Luke 3: 7-18 The Message (MSG)

Guest Blogger: Daniel Drew, Lakeside Chautauqua Board Member 7-9 When crowds of people came out for baptism because it was the popular thing to do, John exploded: “Brood of snakes! What do you think you’re doing slithering down here to the river? Do you think a little water on your snakeskins is going to deflect God’s […]

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Devotional: Advent

Guest Blogger: Larry Brown One of the things I’ve noticed about my connection to Lakeside is how every time I leave the grounds, after a week or a few days stay, I begin to think about when I will return. This says something about the relationship we have with this special place. Lakeside is more […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Staff Blogger: Alexandrea Stelzer, Director of Marketing With Christmas just around the corner, are you still searching for the perfect present? Why not give the gift of Lakeside? Take a look at our list of Lakeside gift ideas… Chautauqua Pass Certificates Share the Chautauqua experience with friends and family this holiday season. For more information […]

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Message from the President: Carroll Building Caught Fire

During the morning at 2 a.m., the Carroll building, where Sloopy’s Sports Café is located, caught fire. The fire started in the basement of the building and damaged the subfloor and joists under the kitchen. A hole was cut in the floor so that firefighters could access the fire in the basement and extinguish it […]

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Lakeside, an Unexplainable Sense of Happiness

Staff Blogger: Josh Hilgenberg, Journalism/Creative Writer Intern Lakeside is always giving to its guests, and teen Lakesider Olivia Moore has graciously volunteered to tell us about her own experience. The Moore family has been coming to Lakeside for 60 years. When she thinks about being a young Lakesider, she notes the opportunities that the community […]

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Teach Children about Giving Back on #GivingTuesday

Staff Blogger: Jessica Kidd, Director of Annual Giving As Lakeside Chautauqua joins #GivingTuesday, a national day of giving on December 1, 2015, we invite you to share the spirit of giving with your own children or grandchildren. Teaching a younger generation about the power of giving is as simple as showing them how in real […]

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