What is Chautauqua?
     - It's History Alive!

Chautauqua History Alive isn't just a performance. It's a chance to step into History - to ask questions and go one on one with the people who shaped our country and our world. You can debate the Constitution with our forefathers, laugh out loud with Mark Twain, get arrested with Rosa Parks, or walk the Trail of Tears.

You laugh . . . you cry . . . you just flat out have a good time. And it's all free!

Coming Events:

LarryBounds / Sherlock Holmes

"MEET SHERLOCK HOLMES" presented by Larry Bounds

Thursday October 20 at 6:30 - 7:30pm
Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Pl, Greenville, SC 29601

Larry Bounds, Chautauqua performer and AP English teacher at Wade Hampton High School, channels the spirit of Sherlock Holmes in costume performance of Arthur Conan Doyle’s sleuth.  Set just after WW I, the audience is invited to 221B Baker Street to reminisce and talk with Sherlock Holmes.

More info: explore@greenvillelibrary.org or call 527-9293 for more information.

2017 Season:

2017 / Power of Words

2017 / Eleanor Cartoon Standing SquareWinter Chautauqua
Eleanor Roosvelt

February 3 - 5, 2017

Fri Feb 3 at 7:30pm - Opening night benefit show. Fabulous desserts and a private intimate performance of Eleanor Roosevelt

SAT Feb 4 and Sun feb 5 at 2:00pm
Free performances Eleanor Roosevelt


2017 / Group CartoonLibrary Discussion Series
January - May, 2017

Tue Jan 17 at 7:00 pm Eleanor Roosevelt led by Dr. Judith S. Prince

Tue Feb 28 at 7:00 pm Abraham Lincoln led bu Dr. Vernon Burnton

Sat Mar 18 at 2:00pm Walter Cronkite led by Larry Bounds

Tue Mar 21 at 7:00 pm Walter Cronkite led by Larry Bounds

Tue Apr 18 at 7:00 pm Maya Angelou led by Glenis Redmond

Tue May 2 at 7:00pm Cesar Chavez led by Vera Gomez

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June 16 - 26, 2017

The Power of Words featuring performances of Abraham Lincoln, Walter Cronkite, Maya Angelou, Cesar Chavez, and Rachel Carson.

A ten-day - two-weekend festival of non-stop live history and fun for the whole family. Five different shows performed by nationally acclaimed historical interpreters and other related events. And it's all FREE.

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