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Thanks for another great week Lakeside! What are you looking forward to this weekend?

To open its 51st season, the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will present a concert of “Light Classics” at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, in Hoover Auditorium. A reception will be held immediately following the concert to celebrate and meet the musicians. Established in 1963, the LSO is one of Lakeside’s most cherished traditions. This year marks the 44th year for the Music Director, Robert Cronquist. Bringing classical music to the Chautauqua community, the symphony performs eight concerts during its month-long residency. The LSO is made up of more…

Guest Blogger: Carrie Nurnberger Lane   Studies have shown that children that read during the summer are more likely to succeed when starting school in the fall. With that being said, as a parent, why not recommend or encourage your child to read books that provide opportunities for engagement, entertainment and education? The following list of book titles includes classics, graphic novels, award-winners and picture books for the young readers. Hopefully, one of these titles will become a new favorite for your child and they will find themselves…

Guest Blogger: Allison Moon, Advancement Communications Intern   Lakeside Chautauqua is a unique and meaningful wedding destination fit for ceremonies and receptions of all sizes. Our historic waterfront community, rich in tradition, is the ideal setting for friends and family to gather for your special day. Our dedicated Conference & Event Planning Staff is eager to assist you in making your wedding day one of the most special and joyous occasions of your life. Consult our list of the Top 10 Reasons Why Lakeside makes the perfect wedding…

Happy Friday, Lakesiders! What activities did you take part in at Lakeside this week?

Thanks for another awesome week Lakesiders! What are you looking forward to seeing this weekend? How will you spend time during week 5? Tell us in the comments below.

Guest Blogger: Kelly Cecora, Marketing/Digital Communications Intern The Pavilion is easily the most recognized landmark on the Lakeside Chautauqua grounds. Built in 1909, the Pavilion has been a symbol of Lakeside for more than 100 years. Although the building has gone through many phases, the Pavilion has always been an integral part of the Lakeside community. We sat down with the Director of Operations for the Lakeside Heritage Society, Gretchen S. Curtis, to talk about this Lakeside icon. She shared the history of the Pavilion and uncovered some…

Lakeside Chautauqua welcomed 14 Lakeside Leadership Academy (LLA) interns to the grounds in early May. Since then, they have been hard at work experiencing Lakeside, taking on challenges and advancing new projects within their work environments. We would like to introduce this summer’s Educational Programming Intern, Youth Education/Music Intern and Arts/Entertainment Management Intern to the community. Meet the LLA Education and Programming interns:

It’s been another exciting week here at Lakeside! What has been your favorite part of the summer, so far? Tell us on The Front Porch in the comments below.

July is National Ice Cream Month! And Lakeside Chautauqua is the perfect place to get your fill of ice cream this summer. Lakeside offers guests over 65 flavors of ice cream and 18 flavors of gelato. What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? Where do you go in Lakeside to get your ice cream fix? Share with us in the comments below!