Author: Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau

Chautauqua Institution Chosen Northeast Regional Finalist in “Prettiest Painted Places” Competition

The search for the “Prettiest Painted Places in America” is narrowing, with Chautauqua Institution chosen as one of 10 finalists from the U.S. Northeast named by the Paint Quality Institute, an informational entity whose mission is to educate the public

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Colors of Chautauqua Festival Offers Myriad Ways to Explore the Natural and Cultural Landscape of Southwestern New York

The new Colors of Chautauqua fall learning festival, October 5-21, 2012, in Chautauqua County, NY celebrates both the brilliant colors of the season as well as the culture of lifelong and leisure learning in southwestern New York State. Many of

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Great Rhythm Revival Retreat Returns to Sherman over Labor Day Weekend 2012

Award winning teacher and founding member of the multi platinum selling band Rusted Root Jim Donovan returns to Sherman, NY to host the 3rd annual Great Rhythm Revival Retreat on Labor Day weekend August 31, September 1 & 2, 2012

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Peek’n Peak Resort Offers New Segway Tours

Peek’n Peak resort in Findley Lake, NY recently added Segway Tours to its list of golf, ski, mini-golf, swimming, cycling and spa activities. Last week, I convinced my daughter to join me on a tour and ventured down to the Peak

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In fishing, simple is as simple does

Monday July 16, 2012 | By:Forrest Fisher, as featured in MetroWNY.com As the days of summer are flowing by, anglers are listening for news of the latest bait, lure, rod, reel or gear or the next best trick to to

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Promoting Lake Health Starts with Healthy Landscapes

Visitors to Chautauqua County in western New York can view the blooming results of recent efforts to develop healthy landscapes such as rain gardens and buffer strips with the long term objective of improving the health of Chautauqua Lake and

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CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION NOMINATED AS “PRETTIEST PAINTED PLACE”

Chautauqua, NY is one of hundreds of attractive towns and neighborhoods that will compete this summer in a national contest to find the “Prettiest Painted Places in America”.  The competition, which is sponsored by the Paint Quality Institute, a leading

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The Lucy Desi Center For Comedy Launches Comedic Arts Education

Guest post by Journey Gunderson, Executive Director at the Lucy Desi Center for Comedy which recently announed that its comedic arts education program will be debuting this year in Jamestown at Lucy Fest 2012, providing workshops, stage time, and a path

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Can’t Wait for Summer Camp!

On Monday, June 17th, YMCA’s Camp Onyahsa will open for its 114th season. The following week, on June 25th, the Boys and Girls Club at Chautauqua Institution will begin its 119th season. Camp is a summer staple for kids throughout the country, and

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Chautauqua’s Historic and Natural Gems Showcased During Chautauqua in June

Visitor attractions in Chautauqua County, NY founded on culture, heritage and the natural landscape will be showcased during the Chautauqua in June learning festival, May 25 – June 17, 2012. Experts from birding to history, and rowing to architecture will lead

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