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50 FREE and Low-Cost Things to Do in Chautauqua County this Summer

There is so much to do in Chautauqua County, New York this summer! The staff at the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau has assembled a list of FREE and low-cost activities to experience in the coming months. While you could easily

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Art, Artists, and Art Trails of Chautauqua County, NY

By Margot Russell You don’t have to be an art connoisseur to enjoy a day at Chautauqua County’s galleries and studios. The area’s local artists are talented in a number of artistic mediums, including sculpture, ceramics, painting and jewelry, so

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Summer Musts

Creating family vacation memories in Chautauqua County, NY By Mark Stevens While planning a summer vacation is one of the most anticipated events of the year, it can also come with a bit of stress and anxiety. There are plenty

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Top 10 Historical Gems Uncovered or Rediscovered in Chautauqua County, NY

By Mark Stevens While Jamestown native Lucille Ball and the standing legacy to her highly publicized private life and professional comedic career continue to light the marquee of historical treasures in Chautauqua County, I thought I’d draw your attention to

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Sleigh Rides and “Jingle Bells”

Horse-drawn sleigh rides are a classic form of winter entertainment all over the world. In modern America, the “one horse open sleigh” from the song “Jingle Bells” is the closest we tend to get to a real sleigh ride. The

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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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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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At the Confluence of Chautauqua and Major League Fishing

On Monday, August 27, 2012, twenty-four professional bass anglers took to the waters of Chautauqua Lake in western New York for six days of intense bass fishing during Jack Link’s Major League Fishing 2013 General Tire Summit Cup. Produced by

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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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