Family Entertainment

The Family Entertainment Series features free performances in Smith-Wilkes Hall and select performances in the Amphitheater (see individual events for pricing). Kids 12 and under are always free. This series appeals to family members of all ages providing fun, interactive entertainment ranging from music to mime, puppetry, dance and much more. 


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  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 05:00pm

    Family-Friendly Opera Revue

    Location: Smith-Wilkes Hall

    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | Join us for a family-friendly operatic adventure where you, the audience, choose the plot! Chautauqua Opera presents an introduction to opera for kids from 1 to 101, based on the Greek myth of Orpheus, the man who could charm any living thing with his music.



  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 05:00pm

    Chinese Acrobat Li Liu

    Location: Smith-Wilkes Hall

    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | In this one-woman acrobatic performance, Ms. Liu performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolo, foot juggling and Chinese Kung Fu fan manipulation.



  • Saturday, July 29, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

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    Gate pass or event ticket required.


    Location: Amphitheater

    For the first time ever, audiences are experiencing a symphony orchestra performing music to the entire film from one of the most beloved film franchises in history. This concert has sold out with orchestras in St. Louis, Indianapolis and Philadelphia — and Chautauqua is next!