Month: July 2015

Calendar of Events Photo Contest

Lakesiders of all ages are invited to submit photos to be featured in the 2016 Calendar of Events brochure, as well as on Lakeside Chautauqua’s social media pages, website, The Front Porch blog, Lakesidernewspaper, advertisements, etc. Images should represent people enjoying Lakeside through photos of families, traditions, children, religion, education, cultural arts (special events and […]

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Lakeside Snapshots

Thanks for a great Week 6 in Lakeside! We would love for you to share your favorite photos from the week with us on Facebook. While you’re there take a look at all the photos from the week.  

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Top 10 Reasons to Eat Local Food

Below are the top benefits to eat local food: Eating local means more for the local economy. According to a study by the New Economics Foundation in London, a dollar spent locally generates twice as much income for the local economy. When businesses are not owned locally, money leaves the community at every transaction. Locally […]

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Kurt Bestor’s “Prayer of the Children”

During the encore of the Three Dog Night concert on July 18, the band sang an a cappella version of Kurt Bestor’s piece titled “The Prayer of the Children.” Below are the lyrics. Can you hear the prayer of the children? On bended knee, in the shadow of an unknown room Empty eyes with no […]

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Fun Facts About the Great Lakes: Lake Michigan

Every summer, Lakesiders enjoy spending time in the Chautauqua community that sits on the Lake Erie shoreline. While sitting along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile, have you ever stopped to think about Lake Erie and its fellow Great Lakes? And what is it about them that makes them so ‘great’? After doing some research, I’ve decided […]

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Lakeside Symphony Orchestra 2015 Summer Concert Series

Staff Blogger: Alexandrea Stelzer, Director of Marketing Continuing an annual tradition, the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will play 8 concerts from Wednesday, July 29 to Friday, Aug. 21. All concerts begin at 8:15 p.m. in Hoover Auditorium and are conducted by Music Director, Robert Cronquist. This season, the symphony will highlight several soloists, perform a […]

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Board Games, a Favorite Lakeside Front Porch Experience

Staff Blogger: Gretchen Colon, Senior Vice President of Advancement & Communications It’s raining in Lakeside. Families gather on the front porch for an afternoon of games to slow the pace. This year, wouldn’t it be fun to add a new game that makes the trip back to Lakeside? Below is a list of some great, […]

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Lakeside’s Botanical Secret

Guest Blogger: Cheryl Harner, Lakesider and Weedpicker’s Journal Blogger If the cottages of Lakeside could talk, we might hear some intriguing stories.  After all, since the mid 1870’s it has been a gathering place for families and the famous alike. You might be surprised to learn the exciting story which came to light during my […]

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Food Fight! More than Tossing ‘Taters

Staff Blogger: Josh Hilgenberg, Advancement & Communications Intern It’s the iconic scene in so many movies, and the distant dream in even more high school seniors’ heads – a food fight. Whether it is pie throwing, mashed potato tossing or lettuce launching, it’s all the same. But, the real food fight is a little more […]

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Farm to Table Fundraiser Dinner

Staff Blogger: Alexandrea Stelzer, Director of Marketing Lakeside Chautauqua will host a Farm to Table Fundraiser Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 31 on the Hotel Lakeside lawn. This unique event, in partnership with local farmers and restaurants, will bring fresh ingredients for a spectacular meal along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile. Locally-grown foods from a […]

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