Arts & Crafts

Get Creative with Easter Eggs this Spring

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Assistant Coordinator Easter is coming soon! In a quest to shake up my decorations this year, I hunted up new ideas for Easter eggs. Join me in stepping outside the pre-packaged dye kit box and expand your egg-decorating repertoire with a few of these creative techniques using materials that can […]

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Reach Out & Preserve Family History through the Arts

Lakeside prides itself on embracing history and tradition in each of the Chautauqua pillars of Religion, Education, Cultural Arts and Recreation.  As we move through Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on and recognize all of the contributions and accomplishments of women throughout our history and lives, consider setting aside some time to celebrate […]

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2019 Pumpkin-Decorating Contest

We had several fantastic entries in our annual Pumpkin-Decorating Contest at the Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival. Thanks to all who participated, and congratulations to our winners! Most Creative Design Overall “Pumpkin Power and Light” by Heather Doughty          

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2018 Pumpkin-Decorating Contest

We had several fantastic entries in our annual Pumpkin-Decorating Contest at the Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival. Thanks to all who participated, and congratulations to our winners! Best Overall & Most Creative Design “Mr. Hoover Picks a Winner” by Heather Doughty Look closely… this unique design is a replica of last year’s Pumpkin-Decorating Contest winners and is currently displayed at […]

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It’s the Great Pumpkin-Decorating Contest, Lakesiders!

Welcoming the return of fall weather to our Lake Erie shore, October brings a beautiful, multi-hued landscape of autumn leaves, cool breezes off the water… and the excitement of the Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival with its annual Pumpkin-Decorating Contest! When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018             Pumpkin Drop-Off – 9:30-11 a.m.             Awards Presentation – 1-1:30 p.m. […]

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Top 10 Things to Do Fourth of July Week

Staff Blogger: Mallory Glenn, Advancement/Communications Intern Take one peak at the calendar and it’s clear that you’ll never be bored at Lakeside. Sometimes there are so many things to do that it can be difficult to choose. To help you out, here’s a chronological list of the Top 10 Things to Do in Lakeside during […]

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Fourth of July Celebration

Lakeside Chautauqua’s Fourth of July celebration begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 4 with the popular Children’s Bike Parade departing from Perry Park. Participants of all ages should arrive early with an already-decorated bike. In advance of the Children’s Bike Parade, we encourage families to designate a place for children to find their families after […]

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Rhein Center instructor gives back with Abandoned Art

Guest Blogger: Bev Beatty, Rhein Center Instructor For the past decade, I have been privileged to teach art classes at the Rhein Center. I will be in Lakeside again to teach classes during Weeks 1, 2, 5 and 6, and I want to give something back to Lakesiders. Every day during the weeks that I […]

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The Five Senses of a Summer at Lakeside

Guest Blogger: Hallie Parker, Lakesider Lakeside is a special place where I get to spend the summer. It awakens the five senses. I hear the waves crashing against the rocks, shuffleboard discs sliding down the court, and golf carts beeping as they back up. I see colorful sailboats zipping across Lake Erie, fireworks blasting through […]

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New Saturday Rhein Center Classes Open for Early Registration

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Assistant Coordinator of the C. Kirk Rhein, Jr. Center for the Living Arts This summer, the Rhein Center will hold classes seven days a week, increasing the activity options for weekend Lakesiders. In addition to hosting Art in the Park on Sundays, the Rhein Center will now hold classes 11 a.m.-3 […]

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