Calendar of Events
This page lists upcoming events taking place in our local community, as well as any special events being held here at The Spencer Hotel. Click here to download the 2017 Chautauqua Institute Calendar of Events as a PDF!
Chautauqua 2017 Weekly Themes
We’ve made it easy to find out the weekly themes for the Chautauqua Institute’s 2017 season!
Week One: June 24 to July 1
Interfaith Lecture Theme: Inventing God? A Brief History of Religions
Week Two: July 1 to July 8
The Human Journey: Origins, Exploration and Preservation
Interfaith Lecture Theme: Celebrating the Genius and Soul of a Nation
Week Three: July 8 to July 15
A Crisis of Faith?
Interfaith Lecture Theme: Crisis of Faith?
Week Four: July 15 to July 22
Interfaith Lecture Theme: Religion and Statecraft Today
Week Five: July 22 to July 29
The Supreme Court: At a Tipping Point?
Interfaith Lecture Theme: The Supreme Court and Religious Communities
Week Six: July 29 to August 5
Comedy and the Human Condition
Interfaith Lecture Theme: The Spiritual Power of Humor
Week Seven: August 5 to August 12
The Nature of Fear
Interfaith Lecture Theme: Spirituality in an Age of Anxiety
Week Eight: August 12 to August 19
Media and the News: Ethics in a Digital Age
Interfaith Lecture Theme: Media, News, and Ethics in the Digital Age
Week Nine: August 19 to August 27
At the Tables: Our Changing Relationship with Food
Interfaith Lecture Theme: Food and Faith
Full Chautauqua Schedule
Click on the image below to view the full calendar of events for the 2017 Chautauqua Season!