High Plains Chautauqua is free and open to the public.
This year’s theme “Blowin’ in the Wind: The 60s” will evoke memories of flower children, tie dye shirts, sit-ins, and war protesters as America grappled with one of the most turbulent decades in its modern history. Chautauqua also explores upheaval across the land through the eyes of characters who impacted politics, social justice, environmental awareness and the suburban explosion.
No matter how you say it, Chautauqua is fun!
You don’t have to know how to pronounce it—all you need to know is High Plains Chautauqua is great fun for anyone between 8 and 108! You’ll learn a lot about history, enjoy the excitement of live theater, and it’s all free!
- It’s a unique combination of live theater and American history.
- Folding chair seating provided under an open tent, or bring your own lawn chair or blanket.
- Food available for purchase.
- An extensive daytime program at various locations each day.
- Attendance at evening events discouraged for children under age 8.