Lakeside Heritage Day 2016

IMG_8647To celebrate Lakeside Chautauqua’s rich history and oldtime traditions, Heritage Day will take place from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7 on the Hotel Lakeside lawn.

The event will kick-off with a cookout provided by the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in front of the hotel.

The menu will include a choice of BBQ chicken, hamburger or hot dog with potato salad, apple pie and a drink.

Admission to Heritage Day is open to all; however, tickets will be sold to participate in individual activities and booths.

A variety of activity and old-fashioned snack booths will line the Hotel Lakeside lawn from 1-3:30 p.m.

To participate in each activity or receive an old-fashioned snack, purchase tickets for $1 from 12-3 p.m. in Pavilion Circle, south of the Pavilion, and exchange them at each booth.

The Lakeside Heritage Society will also host several booths that will offer vintage souvenirs. Horse Drawn Carriage Rides will take guests through the streets of Lakeside from 1-4 p.m., departing from Pavilion Circle.

RagtimeRick-s-Cake-Walkin-Jass-Band-jpgThroughout the afternoon, guests can also enjoy live entertainment by the Cakewalkin’ Jass Band from 1-3:30 p.m. on the Hotel Lakeside lawn.

From 2-2:20 p.m. at Pavilion Circle, the Ohio Division of the Wheelmen will perform an antique and high wheeler riding demonstration, and from 1-3:30 p.m., they will have a bicycle display.

The Wheelmen is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to keeping alive the heritage of American cycling, promoting the restoration and riding of early cycles (1918 or earlier) and encouraging cycling as part of modern living.

Coinciding with the Heritage Day activities, guests of all ages are invited participate in Lakeside Field Day.

The event will take place from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on the Hotel Lakeside lawn, near the Gundlach Garden at the end of Oak Avenue.

A vintage photo booth will be provided by the Rhein Center. Using props, families can create a Lakeside photo memory for one ticket. The photos will be emailed.

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