Wendy Pramik-Special to USA TODAY Since the late 19th century, chautauquas have been known as vacation getaways that offer more than recreation. Rooted in religious and secular education, they’re places that...

Spring has arrived, and we can’t wait to welcome our Lakeside friends back for another exciting summer. To help you make the most of it, we want to share new things...

Staff Blogger: Allyson Lane, Advancement & Communications Assistant Since 1979, the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo has provided an open space for programming on the lakefront. It commands attention and draws people to...

Guest Blog: Lake Erie Shores & Islands The summer season is now in full-swing in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands! Start your to-do list with some of the newest Shores...

Staff Blogger: Lexie Digby, Marketing & Graphic Design Manager Long before these April showers began, Lakeside’s Master Gardener Loretta Wilken has been working hard to make sure that Lakeside can look...

Guest Blogger: Allison Moon   The Pennsylvania Chautauqua in Mount Gretna has been in continuous operation since 1892. Kathy Snavely, Pennsylvania Chautauqua’s chair of summer programs and secretary of the board,...

Cool fall days are when people dream the unexpected and begin to plan for the spectacular. Most likely, one stays inside near a warm fire; a perfect place to dream on...

Staff Blogger: Allison Moon, Advancement Communications Intern   In February 1885, leaders of the Chautauqua Assembly of Chautauqua, New York held the first Florida Chautauqua Winter Assembly in DeFuniak Springs, Fla....