Ohio Chautauqua Comes to Miami Hamilton

Ohio Chautauqua LogoOhio Chautauqua is a five-day festival (June 14-18, 2016) celebrating history and cultural enrichment. Each day is filled with activities for all ages and concludes with performances by historical figure impersonators.

Organizations throughout Hamilton are opening their doors during this exciting community celebration, and the entire community is invited.

All events are free and open to the public with no RSVP required.

Tuesday, June 14

Pyramid Hill
10:30 a.m. – Youth Workshop: Writing about Nature (Mary Shelley scholar)
2 p.m. - Adult Workshop: Wildlife Conservation (Dian Fossey scholar)

Miami Hamilton Campus
6 - 8 p.m. - Miami Alumni Night - Wear Miami University gear and come to our booth to receive a free treat!
6:30 p.m. - Eugene Goss & Triage (Jazz)
7:30 p.m. - Teddy Roosevelt

Wednesday, June 15

Butler County Historical Society
10:30 a.m. - Youth Workshop: Prehistoric People (Chief Cornstalk scholar)
2 p.m. - Adult Workshop: Does a Clone Have a Soul (Mary Shelley scholar)

Miami Hamilton Campus
6:30 p.m. - Lagniappe (Cajun/creole)
7:30 p.m. - Dian Fossey

Thursday, June 16

Partners in Prime
10:30 a.m. - Adult & Youth Workshop: Teddy Roosevelt (Theodore Roosevelt scholar)
2 p.m. - Adult Workshop: Living in the Natural World (Chief Cornstalk scholar)

Miami Hamilton Campus
6:30 p.m. - Buffalo Ridge Jazz Band
7:30 p.m. - Marie Curie

Friday, June 17

Miami Hamilton Downtown
10:30 a.m. - Youth Workshop: Animal Researchers (Dian Fossey scholar)
2 p.m. - Adult Workshop: What Almost Stopped Her (Marie Curie scholar)

Miami Hamilton Campus
6:30 p.m. - The Pineridge Partners (Bluegrass)
7:30 p.m. – Chief Cornstalk

Saturday, June 18

Hamilton Lane Library
10:30 a.m. - Youth Workshop: Math Can Save Lives (Marie Curie scholar)
2 p.m. - Adult Workshop: Roosevelt as a Progressive (Theodore Roosevelt scholar)

Miami Hamilton Campus
6:30 p.m. - The Clarion Brass Quintet
7:30 p.m. - Mary Shelley

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Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum combines the lure of nature with the dynamic presence of monumental art. Explore over 300 acres of woodlands, gardens and lakes, and marvel at over 56 pieces of outdoor art. Then go back in time at the indoor Ancient Sculpture Museum housing Greek, Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian pieces. Spend a day with art and nature. 1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd.,(513) 868 8336

The Benninghofen House, owned and operated by the Butler County Historical Society, is on the National Register of Historic places. Here you can find a research library of regional history and genealogy, exhibits on regional history, and special programming throughout the year. 327 N 2nd St., (513) 896-9930

There is always something new to discover at Partners in Prime. Their programs are designed around the interests of older adults, and focused on helping them reach their personal best physically, socially and spiritually. Connect with others and share interests at Partners in Prime. 140 Ross Ave., (513) 867-1998

Miami Hamilton Downtown is located in the historic Robinson-Schwenn Building. It is a multi-use center for civic engagement and the arts, offering an array of programs including live music, art displays, theatrical performances, educational classes, and lectures.
221 High St., (513) 785-3005

Built in 1866 by industrialist Clark Lane, the Hamilton Lane Library is located in the city of Hamilton's historic German Village. This year marks its 150th anniversary of service to the public as a library. The Lane Libraries system, which also has facilities in Fairfield and Oxford, serves roughly half of Butler County. 300 N. Third St., (513) 894-7158

Sponsored by MURALS (Miami University Regional Alumni and Students), Hamilton Visitors Bureau and Alpha Promotions.