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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 2014 Chautauqua Festival in the Park!

Bingo at the Moose Lodge ~ Saturday March 28

Come enjoy a night of fun and prizes as we Bingo along to raise funds for Chautauqua. Yes, it's hard to think about summer time fun when your tongue is still stuck to the pump handle, but come inside with us and we'll make the best of those first few days of Spring!


We'll be playing 20 games for "31" treasures, Vera Bradley gotta haves, and much more. Plus, we'll fill in betwixed the games with a few door prizes here and there. We might even throw in a few Bonus games at the end!

Come join us Saturday, March 28 at the Wytheville Moose Lodge (1350 W Main St, Wytheville, VA 24382). We'll be there shouting and hollering with the first game starting about 6:00!



~ 1:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday, April 18 ~

Can you believe how much talent lurks behind the front doors in this town? Come find out for yourself as the Wythe Arts Council presents a tour around Wytheville to visit the shops and works of several of our favorite and talented residents.

Start your tour at the Haller House, the Chautauqua Office, at 195 W Washington Street where you can meet several of our exhibitors and pick up maps and presale tickets. Then tour around town to meet many more artisans on their home turf. Tell your friends and make an afternoon of it!

Tickets are $10 and are available at Petals of Wytheville
& online:

See the works of:



   

2014 Chautauqua Logo

Presenting the the new logo for the 2014 Chautauqua Festival! The retro touch celebrates the 30th anniversary and the image brings memories of the thrilling balloon flights
that kickoff the festivities!
Look Familiar? That's our own "Moonshine" lifting off on a clear Saturday morning flight. Dr. Mary will have "Moonshine" back this year along with several more of our favorite pilots. Bring your camera and the kids to the Glow Friday night (6/20) and let's start this thing off right!

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