Puzzle boxes, jewelry, drums, marmalade, wrap skirts — the Chautauqua Fair Trading Company store in the Colonnade might not be large, but it holds a multitude of different goods from all over the world. The wares have one thing in common: Everything has been made by people in developing countries who were paid a living wage.
For those who know it, Chautauqua Lake can get busy in both summer and winter, the water and ice providing a welcome medium for activities of many kinds. But rarely do those who know the lake see the kind of busy that Chautauqua Lake welcomed on Oct. 16, 1879.
The word “weed” tends to have a bad connotation — for gardeners, that is. But according to master gardener Nancy Jager, weeds that sprout in people’s gardens are actually just wild plants. She will lead a gardening workshop called “Wild on Weeds” at 4:15 p.m. today in the Roger Tory Peterson Nature Classroom, where she will provide interesting tidbits on wild plants.
RUBY WALLAU | Staff Photographer Arthur and Shirley Duffy, pictured here on their front porch, have funded an endowment to
HAROLD WAGNER | Courtesy of the Chautauqua Institution Archives Chautauqua dignitaries gather at the Norton Hall Cornerstone laying ceremony Aug.
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BRIA GRANVILLE | Staff Photographer Kit Trapasso has been the director of the Children’s School since 1984. He said his
BENJAMIN HOSTE | File Photo Jared Jacobsen with the Massey Memorial Organ in 2013. Jacobsen is now in his 19th
Though many people have heard about the local food movement, the local plant movement remains a little more obscure. Fredonia
Stand outside the Amphitheater and look in every direction — Chautauqua north, south, east and west. It is an exercise