Celebrate Farms, Food and Drink in Chautauqua County, NY
Come to Chautauqua County for the third annual Chautauqua in June learning festival, May 31 - June 16, 2013. Join a farm-to-table culinary adventure at the Athenaeum Hotel or a wine pairing dinner. Be a brewer for a day at the Southern Tier Brewing Company or go foraging for wild edibles and fungi. Take a lesson in photography using vineyards as your muse or taste local flavors while learning to pair food with wine or beer. See the calendar of events or download a course guide for a list of learning experiences. Be sure to register early before classes fill up and enjoy the local bounty, great outdoors, and heritage of Chautauqua County: the World's Learning Center.
The two week festival offers more than 20 workshops in culinary, creative, and cultural arts as well as outdoor recreation. Individual classes range from a few hours to a multi-day series of events and cost varies by workshop. For more information and a full schedule of workshops, tours, and dinners, visit tourchautauqua.com/Chautauqua-in-june.aspx or call 866.908.4569.
Plan a Vacation Learning Adventure
Join thousands of visitors and the residents of Chautauqua County in planning your own leisure learning adventure. Each summer, the Special Studies program at Chautauqua Institution offers several hundred classes for youth and adults in subjects ranging from music and philosophy to fitness and professional development. World-class golf learning centers at the Chautauqua Golf Club and Peekn' Peak Resort offer guidance for golfers of all ages and skill levels. There are opportunities for charter fishing, learning to row, sail and kayak as well as culinary, creative and cultural experiences. See What to Learn for a multitude of suggestions for individual and group classes and camps. Visit the Calendar for special events.
Chautauqua County is located in the southwestern corner of New York State bordering Lake Erie, approximately 45 minutes northeast of Erie, PA and 1.5 hours southwest of Buffalo, NY. Chautauqua in June is promoted by the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau in collaboration with local businesses, Chautauqua Institution, Jamestown Community College's Center for Continuing Education, and SUNY Fredonia's Center for Lifelong Learning.