Category: Vacation Learning

February events to keep you out and about in Chautauqua County

February can be the coldest month of winter, but that’s no reason to stay indoors. There are plenty of fun festivals, theater performances, art exhibits and culinary delights to experience and explore in Chautauqua County, New York’s western snow belt.

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Plan your fall getaway to Chautauqua County, NY

Experience the many different flavors of fall in western New York State. Plan an adventure during Chautauqua County’s season long fall learning festival, the Colors of Chautauqua. The season offers dozens of workshops on culinary, creative, and cultural topics as well

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Must Do Tours to Take this Summer in Chautauqua County, NY

Join the Fenton History Center for guided walks around town and learn about Jamestown’s history. Walking Tours of Jamestown are held each Saturday through September. Each week is one of four tours which are rotated throughout the season and include

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10 Ways to Learn During Chautauqua in Bloom

In its third roundup of Best Small Towns to Visit, Smithsonian magazine named Chautauqua, NY number one in 2014 for the number and quality of learning opportunities available. See below for ten ways to learn during Chautauqua in Bloom, a

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Regional Tours Highlight Colors of Chautauqua Fall Learning Festival

Fall foliage and harvest season set a colorful and vibrant scene for vacation and lifelong learning in Western New York. Now in its second year, the Colors of Chautauqua fall learning festival honors the rich natural and cultural heritage of

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Fall Colors in Chautauqua County Celebrated with 2nd Annual Learning Festival

Chautauqua, NY – The Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau in western New York State is preparing to celebrate the fall season with the second annual Colors of Chautauqua learning festival. In a nod to its brand, the World’s Learning Center, the

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Hops 101 and Intro to Fungi, Foraging and Feasting Added to Chautauqua in June Festival Line-up

Two new workshops have been added to the third annual Chautauqua in June learning festival – Hops Production in the Lake Erie Region and Fungi, Foraging and Feasting. Both are trendy subjects expanding upon the growing farm-to-table movement while showcasing

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2013 Chautauqua in June Festival Celebrates Local Farms, Food and Drink

The Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau announces the third annual Chautauqua in June learning festival, May 31 – June 16, 2013, held in the tradition of lifelong learning popularized by Chautauqua Institution more than 139 years ago. The new two week schedule

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Bigfoots / Sasquatches are a Protected Species

publishers note:  Truth or fiction? You decide. New York State Hunters – Bigfoots / Sasquatches are a Protected Species per the New York State DEC… [press release from Peter Wiemer, October 22, 2012] Peter Wiemer, of the Chautauqua Lake Bigfoot

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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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