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Ohio Chautauqua 2013

Ohio Chautauqua: When Ohio Was the Western Frontier

June 25-29

ChautauquaThis free family-friendly event, presented by the Ohio Humanities Council and the Lakewood Historical Society combines living history, music, education, theater and audience interaction in an exciting community educational event.

The theme for this five-day event is When Ohio was the Western Frontier. Each night under the big red-and-white tent at Lakewood Park, a music presentation will kick-off the evening and conclude with a living history first-person interpretation of a pivotal figure from the Frontier Days.

During the day, children and adult “behind the scenes” workshops will take place at Beck Center for the Arts and Lakewood Public Library. These workshops will dig deeper into aspects of the time period.

Schedule of Events:

  • 11 am Youth Workshop, Beck Center for the Arts
  • 2 pm Adult Workshop, Lakewood Public Library
  • 4-6 pm Old Stone House Tours, Lakewood Park
  • 6 pm Musical Entertainment, Lakewood Park (red & white striped tent)
  • 7 pm Living History Performance – Johnny Appleseed, Lakewood Park (red & white striped tent)

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