2017 Tour - Central and Eastern Oregon

Chautauqua Returns to Oregon for the 2017 Tour!

In July 2017, Chautauqua will be revisiting some of the small towns in which we built connections during our 2012 Eastern Oregon Tour. We will be teaming up with local community organizers to bring laughter, light and education to prisons, reading programs, and assisted living homes, as well as the general public. We will be presenting a program of free potlucks, parades, and workshops, as well as a Big Vaudeville show in each town.

FIRST SHOW We will kick off our tour on July 13th with a show and workshops at Oak Creek Youth Correctional facility in Albany.

BEND
On Saturday July 15th, you can catch us parading through Bend in the afternoon, and will present our big show at 7:00pm at the Tower Theatre.

MADRAS
Sunday July 16th, we will hold a parade downtown starting at 12:30pm. Anyone is welcome to join! This will be followed by free public workshops at the Jefferson County Library from 1:30-4:30pm and a 5:00pm Potluck at the Library where the public is invited to bring a dish and mingle with their new Chautauquan friends!

We will continue to offer events throughout Jefferson County during the week including a performance at Jefferson County Library's Summer Reading Finale at The Kids Club’s at 2 pm on July 18 and a performance at the Deer Ridge Correctional Facility on July 21, as well as performances in Warm Springs and Culver.

Our week in Madras culminates in a knock-yer-socks off vaudeville show at 7:00 pm on July 20.

CONDON
On Friday, July 21st, we will arrive in Condon, where we will partner with the community to hold a parade, workshops, a potluck, and a show. More details to come soon!

ENTERPRISE
Next, we will travel to Enterprise, where we will hold a number of community shows and perform in the Courthouse Concert Series from 5:30pm - 7:00pm on Thursday July 27th. On Friday the 28th, we will hold a parade downtown followed by workshops from 12:30 to 2:30. Our Big Show will be that evening at 7:00pm at the OK Theatre.

EOCI
We'll wrap up our tour with on Saturday July 29th, with a performance and workshops at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton. Our previous visits in the summers of 2016 and 2012 brought joy to performers and audience alike.

Bend, Or - Tower Theater

835 NW Wall St 07.15.2017
835 NW Wall St
    

Madras, OR - Madras Performing Arts Center

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Condon, OR

07.23.2017
    

Enterprise, OR - OK Theatre

07.28.2017
    

In July 2017, Chautauqua will be revisiting some of the small towns in which we built connections during our 2012 Eastern Oregon Tour. We will be teaming up with local community organizers to bring laughter, light and education to prisons, reading programs, and assisted living homes, as well as the general public. We will be presenting a program of free potlucks, parades, and workshops, as well as a Big Vaudeville show in each town.