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The Wythe Arts Council is proud to present the
Chautauqua Festival in the Park
June 21 through 28, 2014

The Chautauqua Festival is an eight day family oriented arts and music festival presented each year starting on the third Saturday of June in Wytheville, Virginia. In its 30th year, it has become an event anticipated all year long by a growing throng of fans locally and across the region.
Join us this summer in Elizabeth Brown Park in Downtown Wytheville for the fun, the entertainment, the drama, the food, and all you can imagine.
Check out the photos and Video Clips of the 2013 Chautauqua Festival in the Park!

Chautauqua 30th Anniversary Survey  

Can you believe this year will be Chautauqua's 30th? All the good times, entertainment, and good foods has really laid down some memories. We would like your opinion on your likes and dislikes to keep the Festival fresh and thriving. Please take a moment to give us your opinion by clicking this Survey Monkey link and fill out a brief survey. Thanks for putting your mark on the Chautauqua experience.


There will be a BINGO fundraiser on Saturday, May 10 at the Wytheville Moose Lodge. Lots of games, Lots of PRIZES, and Lots more $$$ for Chautauqua!
Vera Bradley, Thirty One, Longaberger and more!
Doors open at 5:00 games begin at 6:00.
$20 entry fee, $5 for extra packets,
$5 for each of two Bonus Games.
Concessions will be available.

Movie in the Park ~ The Lorax ~ Friday, May 16


Join us for a fun blanket "drive-in" movie at
Elizabeth Brown Memorial Park on Friday, May 16.
Concessions will be available.
Spring is here, school's almost over.

The Miss Chautauqua Pagent <<< Saturday, June 7  

It will be here before you know it. The 2014 Miss Chautauqua Pageant will be held in the George Wythe High School auditorium on Saturday, June 7. Look for the application and rules on the Forms and Apps Page. You can drop a note to misschautauqua@wythevillefestival.org for more information.

See the new winners from the 2013 Miss Chautauqua Pageant!

The Chautauqua Golf Tournament
Friday, June 13

Please join us on Friday, June 13 for The Chautauqua Golf Tournament. Make plans once again for an afternoon of fun, fellowship, and broken windows as we get together at the Wytheville Golf Club to chase little white balls.

  • Registration & Lunch: 11:30 to 12:45
  • Shotgun Start: 1:00
  • Cost: $60 per person; $240 per Team
Fee includes, 18 holes of golf, Cart, Lunch, and Door Prizes.
... and become a Hole Sponsor:
$150 Full Hole Sponsor
$75 Half Hole Sponsor

Click here for more information.

The 2014 Chautauqua Quilt and Needlework Show

Get your nimble needle fingers ready! The Quilt and Needlework Show will be Tuesday and Wednesday June 24 & 25. Entries can be submitted at Sew What Fabrics starting the week of June 16. All must be in no later than 4PM Monday, June 23 at the old rec center. Find more info on the Forms & Apps Page.

Happy Quilting!!!!
WIN! a 50" LCD TV from JVC!

Aaron's of Wytheville has donated a 50" TV to be raffled off to benefit the
Chautauqua Festival!
This is a top o the line unit with:

  • 1920 x 1080 Full HD TV
  • NTSC / ATSC / QAM Tuner
  • Connections include:
    • 3 HDMI / 1 Component / 2 Composite
    • 1 PC-in

Tickets are $100 and are available from any WAC member and at Petals Florist. The winning ticket will be pulled the first Saturday of Chautauqua 2014 on June 21.
You do NOT have to be present to win.
Buy tickets now and BUY OFTEN!!!

Partial funding for the Chautuauqua Festival in the Park is provided by the