Mark Baldwin, director of education for the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, will be giving a talk on the fossils of the Chautauqua-Allegheny region at 12:15 p.m. today in Smith Wilkes Hall.
Humperdinckers, rejoice. The most interesting name in the world — belonging to the sideburn-sporting sex symbol — will serenade Chautauquans in the signature style all his own at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater.
Last week, an all-star cast of speakers and performers, including Ken Burns, Krista Tippett, Jackie Evancho and the Capitol Steps, drew record numbers at Chautauqua Institution. Clear skies and brilliant sunshine only added to the charm.
While the Chautauqua Lake Management Commission relied on monies from the lake communities to operate, the new lake plans require a bigger pie to slice from than local resources can offer.
Sharon Reed, certified master gardener with the Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension, is currently working with the Bird, Tree & Garden Club to draft a censused map of Chautauqua’s garden locations and the hundreds of plants within them.
In the fight against the degradation of Chautauqua Lake’s waters, lakeshore gardens are the final defenders against the onslaught of nutrient-filled storm runoff.
At 12:15 p.m. in the Garden Room of the Athenaeum Hotel, the 2014 BTG Life Member Luncheon will honor Addie Mae Smith Wilkes and the building she donated to her favorite Chautauqua club.
During a summer in the early 1990s, a freighter laden with shipments from northeast Asia pulls into port in Detroit, Michigan. The port authority, which oversees over 17 million tons of cargo per year, has just received a shipment it did not expect — a stowaway, hidden within the thousands of pallets and wooden crates.
The world’s preeminent scholar on the American Revolution is visiting Chautauqua Institution to offer context for the current political climate in Egypt.
This year’s sold-out Bird, Tree & Garden Club Century House Tour from noon to 5 p.m. today will invite more than 1,000 attendees into 12 homes around the grounds that were built over a century ago.