Lakeside Chautauqua


Registration for Additional Events

Ashland University Graduate Credit – May 26-July 30

Ashland University, in partnership with Lakeside, offers professional development graduate credit for educators looking to renew their education licenses and/or gain professional development in their workplace. The two-semester course is a self-paced, independent study that allows participants to choose and attend the Lakeside summer events. Registration begins May 26 and ends July 30. The cost is $370. For questions and to obtain the registration link, email Sally Schuler at

Shirley Stary Retirement Celebration – June 15

The Lakeside community will celebrate Shirley Stary’s retirement at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15 on the lakefront. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Lakeside Art Show – June 20-July 20

The Annual Lakeside Art Show will take place from June 20-July 20 in the lobby of Hoover Auditorium. The exhibit features original artwork from local artists of all ages and skill levels. This is a non-juried show that welcomes entries from amateur and professional artists. Prizes range from $10-$400. The deadline for registration is Friday, May 31 or until the show is full. All artwork must be delivered between 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16.

Mary Ann & Dave Hirsch Retirement Celebration – June 22

The Lakeside community will celebrate the retirements of Mary Ann and Dave Hirsch at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22 on the Train Station. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Lakeside Wooden Boat Society (LWBS) Fundraiser Dinner – June 28

This summer, the Lakeside Wooden Boat Society (LWBS) is hosting a "Cheeseburger in Paradise" Fundraiser Dinner to raise funds to support LWBS programming. The dinner will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, June 28 along Ohio's Most Beautiful Mile. The cost is $75/person or $150/couple. Buy tickets online or at the Legacy House, 217 Walnut Ave. Tickets are limited.

Fourth of July Float Parade – July 4

Immediately following the Bike Parade on Thursday, July 4, is Lakeside’s unique Fourth of July Parade, which features decorated golf carts, antique cars and floats. Pre-registration is required and there's no cost to participate

Talent Show – July 10

The Lakeside Talent Show is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 in Hoover Auditorium. Approximately 12-15 acts will be selected. If selected, you will receive an email confirmation by Monday, June 24. This talent show is not a competition. Each act selected will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. The deadline to submit a video audition is Wednesday, June 19 at 5 p.m.

5K Raccoon Run & One Mile Fun Run – July 21

Walkers, joggers and runners of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the 44th Annual Raccoon Run & One-Mile Fun Run. This year, set a new personal record as you wind through the streets of Lakeside or enjoy a leisurely stroll with the grandkids. The 5K begins at 8 a.m., followed by the Fun Run at 8:15 a.m.

Volunteer Appreciation Dessert Reception – Aug. 2

We’ll recognize and celebrate the service and commitment of our volunteers at a Volunteer Appreciation Dessert Reception from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 on the Train Station Patio. All individuals who have volunteered at Lakeside are welcome to attend. Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 31.

Candlelight Symphony Showcase – Aug. 7

We’re excited to celebrate the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) and 25 years of the Rhein Center at this year’s Lakeside Symphony Candlelight Showcase. Enjoy the music of the symphony while touring homes on the west side of Lakeside, with the Rhein Center as a featured stop.