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Spring, a Time for Leisure Learning Experiences in Chautauqua County, New York

Spring is metaphorically a season of new beginnings for many people. Some may honor this tradition by spring cleaning their home, an act that implies cleaning the nooks and crannies of our living spaces or purging our underused belongings. Maybe

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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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Holiday Shopping and Winter Preparations in Chautauqua County

It’s the end of October and most of the colorful leaves have fallen in Chautauqua County and western New York. Snow will soon be on its way, along with preparations for Thanksgiving and the winter holidays, sharpening of snowboards and

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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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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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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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The Fenton History Center’s Annual Holiday Exhibit

Guest post by Joni Blackman – Fenton History Center (www.fentonhistorycenter.org). When one thinks of the holidays – food, gifts and family memories come to mind. The sounds of familiar carols bring back many memories of holiday celebrations too. The Fenton

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