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Ashland Chautauqua 2018: Oceans, Rivers, and Seas

All events are free and open to the public.

Note: In case of inclement weather, evening events might be moved indoors. You can check the Rain Site Hotline at 419.281.3018 or check our Facebook page by 4:00 PM the day of the show. The Rain Site is the Little Theater at Ashland High School, 1440 King Road in Ashland, Ohio.

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TUESDAY, JULY 17
10:00 a.m. Camp Mowana, Youth Program with scholar Hasan Davis: "Life on the Frontier" directions icon
11:00 a.m. Mill Run Place, Adult Program with scholar Karen Vuranch: "The Use of the Arthurian Legend as a Political Tool" directions icon
2:00 p.m. Ashland Public Library, Youth Program with scholar Debra Conner: "Titanic Surprises" directions icon
3:00 p.m. Ashland County Senior Center, Adult Program with scholar John Anderson: "The Creation of the Cape Cod National Seashore 2" directions icon
Myers Memorial Bandshell directions icon
7:00 p.m. Opening Act: Mike Gorrell
8:00 p.m. An Evening with Herman Melville
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18
10:00 a.m. Ashland Public Library, Adult Program with scholar George Frein: Herman Melville's Poetry directions icon
10:30 a.m. Loudonville Public Library/Golden Center, Adult Program with scholar Hasan Davis: York Among the Natives directions icon
2:00 p.m. Ashland Public Library, Youth Program with scholar Debra Conner: Carried Away directions icon
Myers Memorial Bandshell directions icon
7:00 p.m. Opening Act: Steve Brown Jazz Trio
8:00 p.m. An Evening with Grace O'Malley
THURSDAY, JULY 19
1:00 p.m. Ashland County Council on Aging, Adult Program with scholar George Frein: Americans at Sea with Herman Melville directions icon
1:00 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, Youth Program with scholar Karen Vuranch: Adventure Stories directions icon
Myers Memorial Bandshell directions icon
7:00 p.m. Opening Act: Spoken Images
8:00 p.m. An Evening with Henry Beston
FRIDAY, JULY 20
10:00 a.m. YMCA Youth Camp at Myers Memorial Band Shell, Youth Program with scholar John Anderson: Beston's Fairy Tales and Bedtime Stories
Note: Rain location is the Ashland YMCA directions icon
Myers Memorial Bandshell directions icon
7:00 p.m. Opening Act: Steven Stanley
8:00 p.m. An Evening with Edith Russell
SATURDAY, JULY 21
Myers Memorial Bandshell directions icon
7:00 p.m. Opening Act: Kristine Jackson
8:00 p.m. An Evening with York