Ohio Chautauqua 2018: Modern Legends

Piqua

June 5 – 9

Evening Performances

Gather under the Chautauqua Pavilion with neighbors and friends for an evening of live music, living history, and engagement.

Hance Pavilion in Fountain Park

Performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
Live local music at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 5
Susan Marie Frontczak as Erma Bombeck
Music by The Fries Band

Wednesday, June 6
Fred Blanco as Cesar Chavez
Music by Gotham City Brass Quintet

Thursday, June 7
Sally Ann Drucker as Betty Friedan
Music by Acoustic Friends

Friday, June 8
James Armstead as Benjamin O. Davis Jr.
Music American Kings

Saturday, June 9
Jeremy Meier as Robert F. Kennedy
Music Piqua Civic Band

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Daytime Programs for Adults

Engage in real conversations about real issues at scholar-led programs.

Tuesday, June 5
1:00 p.m.

Amos Public Library
230 E North St., Sidney
Kennedy Men: Father and Sons with Jeremy Meier (Robert F. Kennedy)

Thursday, June 7
1:00 p.m.

Troy Hayner Cultural Center
301 W Main St., Troy
Hooked on Humor with Susan Marie Frontczak (Erma Bombeck)

2:00 p.m.
Robinson Theater
Edison Community College
1973 Edison Dr., Piqua
Zoot Suit Riots with Fred Blanco (Cesar Chavez)

Friday, June 8
2:00 p.m.

Piqua YWCA
418 N Wayne St, Piqua
Women in Advertising Media with Sally Ann Drucker (Betty Friedan)

Saturday, June 9
11:00 a.m.

Troy/Miami County Library
419 W Main St., Troy
America Emerges as a World Power, 1940-1970 with Jim Armstead (Benjamin O. Davis)

Daytime Programs for Youth

Tuesday, June 5
2:30 p.m.

Piqua Public Library
116 W High St.,Piqua
Character Development for Chautauqua with Fred Blanco (Cesar Chavez)

Wednesday, June 6
1:00 p.m.

WACO Air Museum and Learning Center
1865 S County Rd. 25A, Troy
The Airplane, Flying the 20th Century with Jim Armstead (Benjamin O. Davis Jr.)

2:30 p.m.
Shelby County Historical Society
201 N Main St., Sidney
Feminism Then and Now with Sally Ann Drucker (Betty Friedan)

Friday, June 8
12:00 p.m.

Piqua Public Library
116 W High St., Piqua
To Make Gentle the Life of This World: Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy with Jeremy Meier (Robert F. Kennedy)

Saturday, June 9
2:00 p.m.

Piqua Public Library
116 W High St., Piqua
Legendary Children’s Stories from the mid-20th Century with Susan Marie Frontczak (Erma Bombeck)

Ohio Chautauqua 2018: Modern Legends

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