Getaway for Chautauqua in Bloom: A Season of Learning
Come to Chautauqua County for Chautauqua in Bloom, May 24 - June 20, 2014. The four week season includes numerous learning opportunities, a music festival, birding festival, artists studio tours, a celebration of farms, food, and drink, and the awakening of activity in anticipation of summer throughout the county. Join a farm-to-table culinary adventure at the Athenaeum Hotel. Be a brewer for a day at the Southern Tier Brewing Company or Learn to Grow Hops at the Cornell Cooperative Research Station in Portland, NY. Take a lesson in Musky fishing or attend a safe boating class. See the calendar of events for a list of learning experiences. Be sure to register early before classes fill up and enjoy the local bounty, great outdoors, and heritage of Chautauqua County: the World's Learning Center.
For more information and a full schedule of workshops, tours, and dinners, visit tourchautauqua.com/Chautauqua-in-bloom.aspx or call 866.908.4569.
Plan a Summer Vacation Learning Adventure
Join thousands of visitors and the residents of Chautauqua County in planning a leisure learning adventure. Each summer, the Special Studies program at Chautauqua Institution offers hundreds of classes for youth and adults in subjects ranging from music to fitness. World-class golf learning centers at the Chautauqua Golf Club and Peekn' Peak Resort offer guidance for golfers of all ages and skill levels. There are opportunities for charter fishing, learning to row, sail, and kayak as well as culinary, creative and cultural experiences. See What to Learn for a multitude of suggestions for individual and group classes and camps. Visit the Calendar for a schedule of workshops and events with learning elements.
Chautauqua County is located in the southwestern corner of New York State bordering Lake Erie, approximately 45 minutes northeast of Erie, PA and 1.5 hours southwest of Buffalo, NY. Chautauqua in Bloom is promoted by the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau in collaboration with local businesses, Chautauqua Institution, Jamestown Community College's Center for Continuing Education, and SUNY Fredonia's Center for Lifelong Learning.