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Lakesider Spotlight: Jessica Bettencourt

When it comes to facing rejection, second guessing big decisions and overcoming self-doubt, Lakesider and author Jessica Bettencourt shares in her new book how to overcome fear to build the life you’ve always imagined. Growing up in Tennessee, Bettencourt always imagined her family would spend their summers in the South. She never dreamed their summer […]

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Lakesider Spotlight: Willy Sommervil continues humanitarian work in Haiti

Elizabeth Fantozzi: Marketing & Public Relations Manager If you are familiar with Lakeside, you have probably seen Willy Sommervil around the grounds cheerfully greeting people and busy at work with his painting and pressure washing business, Willy Worry Not. Sommervil has been a part of the Lakeside community for 36 years, but grew up near […]

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Guys’ Club President, Richard Swanson, steps down from role after 20 years

Elizabeth Fantozzi: Marketing & Public Relations Manager Whether it’s building a headquarters beside the Lakeside Women’s Club or collecting popsicle sticks to build a ship to sail to Kelley’s Island, the Guys’ Club is workin’ on it. After 20 years of leading the Guys’ Club, longtime Lakesider and Guys’ Club creator Richard Swanson is stepping […]

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Perry Park Playground to receive major upgrade for 2021!

Thanks to the support of generous Lakesiders, final enhancements and renovations are taking place in a beloved space of our community, Perry Park.

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Important Message from the Board: Presidential Announcement

The Lakeside Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel J. Rogers as Lakeside Chautauqua’s next President & CEO and President of the Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation, effective August 10. Rogers is a skilled senior leader with a broad background in leading complex non-profit organizations that provide programming and assistance to poor, […]

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What to Do with Spring Bulbs that are Past their Prime

Author: Loretta Wilken, Master Gardener Cheery spring blooming bulb plants will soon be peppering the garden beds in Lakeside. They’re always a welcomed sight and a teaser of much more color to come. The question often arises of what to do with these beauties once they’re past their prime. Here are a few pointers…

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2020 Hoover Entertainment Preview

A new year has officially arrived, and with it, new excitement for the coming summer at Lakeside. This year is poised to be another outstanding season, with some of Lakeside’s favorite performers returning and brand new faces that are sure to deliver. We hope you’re just as excited as we are! To entertain and thrill […]

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Business Hours for 2019-2020 Off-Season

Artists-N-Cahoots Open weekends through Oct. 12 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday & Saturday Coffee & Cream Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday through Oct. 12; reopens May 2020 Evening Song Cottage Bed & Breakfast Open weekends through Oct. 12 The Fine Print Bookstore Open weekends through Dec. 8; reopens May 2020 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday 11 […]

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Dwight & Alice King Impact Lakeside’s Future

Staff Blogger: Molly McNamara, Marketing Intern For almost a lifetime, Dwight and Alice King have been a part of the Lakeside community. Dwight came to Lakeside at the age of 12 to begin construction on his parents’ cottage.  During the Great Depression, his parents did not smoke, but said that if they did, they would […]

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Designing a Garden on the Spot at Lakeside Chautauqua

Guest Blogger: Julie Messervy, Author and leader in landscape and garden design theory I recently spent a few very pleasurable days at Lakeside Chautauqua on the shores of Lake Erie in northwest Ohio. For nearly 150 years, this historic one-square-mile village has been home to charming cottages that house families who partake in a wide […]

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