Family Entertainment

The Family Entertainment Series features free performances in Smith-Wilkes Hall and select performances in the Amphitheater (see individual events for pricing). Kids 12 and under are always free. This series appeals to family members of all ages providing fun, interactive entertainment ranging from music to mime, puppetry, dance and much more. 

Events

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  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 05:00pm

    Family-Friendly Opera Revue

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | Join us for a family-friendly operatic adventure where you, the audience, choose the plot! Chautauqua Opera presents an introduction to opera for kids from 1 to 101, based on the Greek myth of Orpheus, the man who could charm any living thing with his music.



    Location: Smith-Wilkes Hall
    Free Family Event. Get your free passes at our Main Gate Welcome Center. (Parking fees still apply)

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 05:00pm

    Chinese Acrobat Li Liu

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | In this one-woman acrobatic performance, Ms. Liu performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolo, foot juggling and Chinese Kung Fu fan manipulation.



    Location: Smith-Wilkes Hall
    Free Family Event. Get your free passes at our Main Gate Welcome Center. (Parking fees still apply)

     

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Rhythmic Circus

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    Home grown hoofers from Minneapolis hit the road with a trunk full of tap shoes, funky costumes and a big brass band, ready to burst onto the stage.



    Location: Amphitheater
    $20, Gate pass or event ticket required.

     

  • Saturday, July 29, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

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    For the first time ever, audiences are experiencing a symphony orchestra performing music to the entire film from one of the most beloved film franchises in history. This concert has sold out with orchestras in St. Louis, Indianapolis and Philadelphia — and Chautauqua is next!



    Location: Amphitheater
    $43-$73, preferred seating available, gate pass or event ticket required