Ohio Chautauqua 2019: Modern Legends

Milan

June 11 – 15

Evening Performances

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

Milan Public Square

Live local music at 6:30 p.m.

Performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 11

Susan Marie Frontczak as Erma Bombeck
Music by Lance Horwedel

Wednesday, June 12

James Armstead as Benjamin O. Davis Jr.
Music by The Divots

Thursday, June 13

Karen Vuranch as Julia Child
Music by Acoustic Scotty

Friday, June 14

Fred Blanco as Cesar Chavez
Music by The Ohio State University Alumni Band of Erie County

Saturday, June 15

Jeremy Meier as Robert F. Kennedy
Music by Phil Weilnau

Daytime Programs for Adults

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

Tuesday, June 11

12:00 p.m.
Sandusky Library
114 W Adams St, Sandusky
Red Tails with James Armstead (Benjamin O. Davis Jr.)
*The speaker will use the film Red Tails (2012) to prompt collective discussion

Wednesday, June 12

4:00 p.m.
Milan Public Library
19 Church St, MIlan
Zoot Suit Riots with Fred Blanco (Cesar Chavez)

Thursday, June 13

4:00 p.m.
Milan Public Library
19 Church St, Milan
America Emerges as a World Power 1940-1970 with James Armstead (Benjamin O. Davis Jr.)

Friday, June 14

4:00 p.m.
Milan Public Library
19 Church St, Milan
Kennedy Men: Fathers and Sons with Jeremy Meier (Robert F. Kennedy)

Saturday, June 15

4:00 p.m.
Milan Public Library
19 Church St, Milan
Food as Fellowship with Karen Vuranch (Julia Child)
*Attendees are encouraged to bring stories of their own food traditions and a dish to share

Daytime Programs for Youth

Tuesday, June 11

10:30 a.m.
Milan Public Library
19 Church St, Milan
Character Development for Chautauqua with Fred Blanco (Cesar Chavez)
*Character Development workshop

Wednesday, June 12

10:30 a.m.
Edison High School
2603 State Rte 113 E, Milan
Making a Healthy Meal with Karen Vuranch (Julia Child)
*Hands-on cooking workshop

Thursday, June 13

10:30 a.m.
Milan Public Library
19 Church St, Milan
Legendary Children’s Stories from the Mid-Twentieth Century with Susan Marie Frontczak (Erma Bombeck.)

Friday, June 14

10:30 a.m.
Milan Public Library
19 Church St, Milan
To Make Gentle the Life of Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy with Jeremy Meier (Robert F. Kennedy)

Saturday, June 15

10:30 a.m.
Sandusky Library
114 W Adams St, Sandusky
Legendary Children’s Stories from the Mid-Twentieth Century with Susan Marie Frontczak (Erma Bombeck.)

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