Arts & Entertainment

Chautauqua County: The World’s Learning Center, provides unique experiences for visitors and residents alike with a focus on leisure and lifelong learning.  Chautauqua County is a magnet for writers, artists, scientists, business people, politicians, and teachers of all disciplines to share their expertise in a relaxing vacation setting.  The World’s Learning Center brand initiative is focused on the concept of learning vacations and travelers seek out interactive tours, classes, or workshops. 

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The Quintessential Learning Vacation
For nine weeks each summer Chautauqua Institution comes alive with learning opportunities for all ages and interests from arts and education to religion and recreation.  Each day is filled with activity from morning worship services and lectures, to classes and camp activities, to evening performances.  Music festivals, summer camp, golf, and sailing are all part of the Chautauqua experience wrapped into a single destination for the whole family.
In addition, Chautauqua County is home to two beautifully restored theaters, the 1891 Fredonia Opera House in Fredonia and the Reg Lenna Civic Center in Jamestown.  Visitors may be surprised by the quality and variety of music offerings, which can be found at a variety of venues year-round.
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