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The New Old Time Chautauqua is a community of performers, friends, and families who see live performance as a way to share laughter, friendship and wonder, and to build community through laughter, entertainment and education.

Now booking Summer 2022, our 40th +1 anniversary tour!

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May 20-22 Chautaqua Week

A three-day weekend weekend of action, adventure, fun, history, and civic engagement in Port Townsend with epic performances by world-renowned Chautauquans, an outdoor movie, an everybody wins PT Lottery, the Chautauqua Congress, and more! We aim to delight, educate, amaze, and provoke the imagination of adults and children alike. Food and beverage service will be made available by Fort Worden Hospitality for all evening programing. Learn More!

Apply for Summer 2022 Tour!

We are delighted to announce that, after a two-year hiatus, Chautauqua is hitting the road again! We are excited to be planning a Summer Tour. We hope you will join us! The application is due on March 1st. Learn More!