Chautauqua Institution

Family Entertainment

Our Popular Entertainment events feature a dynamic mix of artists, musicians, entertainers and speakers, and attract crowds to our our 4,000-seat, open-air Amphitheater. The Family Entertainment Series features free performances each Tuesday evening (during the Chautauqua season) in Smith-Wilkes Hall. This series appeals to family members of all ages providing fun, interactive entertainment ranging from music to mime, puppetry, dance and much more. Sunday Entertainment is free at Chautauqua; your free admission to the grounds includes an afternoon show in the Amphitheater.

June 28, 2016
July 05, 2016
  • Harlem Quartet

    Tuesday, July 05, 2016 | 05:00pm
    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

    Shows at 5 p.m. & 7 p.m. This is not your mother’s string quartet! This Grammy Award-winning quartet has performed around ...

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July 13, 2016
July 19, 2016
  • Chautauqua Opera

    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 | 05:00pm
    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

    Shows at 5 p.m. & 7 p.m. Members of the Chautauqua Opera Company's Young Artist Program introduce audience members of all ...

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July 20, 2016
July 26, 2016
  • Bash the Trash Trio

    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 05:00pm
    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

    Shows at 5 p.m. & 7 p.m. For over 25 years Bash the Trash has been performing and educating with musical ...

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August 02, 2016
  • Chautauqua Opera

    Tuesday, August 02, 2016 | 05:00pm
    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

    Members of the Chautauqua Opera Company's Young Artist Program introduce audience members of all ages to the magical world of ...

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August 09, 2016
August 16, 2016