This is Chautauqua. Community events for the whole family hosted at Oakwood Resort on Lake Wawasee

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The ChautauquaWawasee is dedicated to the exploration of the best in human values and the enrichment of life through a program of events that explore the important religious, social and political issues of our times; it stimulates provocative, thoughtful involvement of individuals and families in creative response to such issues. Chautauqua promotes excellence and creativity in the appreciation, performance, and teaching of the arts.

Art


We celebrate, encourage and study the arts and believe they are integral to all of learning.

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Education


A cornerstone principal of Chautauqua is the belief in consistence self-improvement through lifelong learning.

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Religion


At Chautauqua, religious faith is perceived, interpreted and experienced as central to the understanding and expression of our social and cultural values.

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Recreation


We believe the recreation experience and a healthy lifestyle are essential to the Chautauqua experience and fuller life overall.

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Purdue Varsity Glee Club Performance Rescheduled – October 23, 2020

The Purdue Varsity Glee Club performance that was set for April 24 has been rescheduled for October 23, 7:30 – 9:00.  Tickets are on sale now, so click here to buy.

Purdue Cancels Extracurricular Events – Purdue Varsity Glee CLub

Chautauqua-Wawasee has received notice that Purdue University has announced the cancellation of all extracurricular events which includes Purdue Varsity Glee Club performances.  We are very disappointed because their performance scheduled for April 24 here in Syracuse was approaching a sell-out.  We are in the process of refunding all ticket sales; that process will complete by […]

Oakwood Fine Arts Fair – Vendor Inquiries

A few tent spaces are still available for the Oakwood Fine Arts Fair to be held June 13, 10:00 – 5:00 at Oakwood Resort.  If interested, contact Candice Brown at 574-377-7543 or email at cbrown@CHQW.org.

upcoming events

Purdue Varsity Glee Club Performance Rescheduled – October 23, 2020

The Purdue Varsity Glee Club performance that was set for April 24 has been rescheduled for October 23, 7:30 – 9:00.  Tickets are on sale now, so click here to buy.

Oakwood Fine Arts Fair – Vendor Inquiries

A few tent spaces are still available for the Oakwood Fine Arts Fair to be held June 13, 10:00 – 5:00 at Oakwood Resort.  If interested, contact Candice Brown at 574-377-7543 or email at cbrown@CHQW.org.

Book Discussion: Lost City & New Pandemic? | March 20, 2020

True Story About A Lost Civilization’s Discovery and a Parasite That is Now Spreading in Worldwide Chautauqua-Wawasee and the Syracuse Public Library are planning a discussion on “The LOST CITY of the Monkey GOD:  A True Story”. The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, named one of the best books of the year by The Boston […]

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