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Chautauqua Event Schedule

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Sunday, May 20

6:00pm 150th Anniversary National Signature Event - Heritage Center, Homestead National Monument

Monday, May 21

10:00am Native American Storytelling/Matthew "Sitting Bear" Jones & Taylor Keen (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

11:00am & 1:00pm Ulysses S. Grant/Dr. Tom King (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

1:00 - 5:00 pm Youth Chautauqua Camp, Ride Into History - Beatrice Public Library

2pm Exodusters/Paxton Williams - Beatrice Public Library

6:30pm Local Entertainment - Chautauqua Tent, Heritage Center, Homestead National Monument

7:00pm Warren Brown as Mark Twain - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

7:30pm An Evening with Grenville Dodge (Patrick McGinnis) - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

Tuesday, May 22

10:00am The Plant Doctor/Paxton Williams (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

11:00am Civil War Music/Dan Holtz (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

12 noon America in the Gilded Age/Warren Brown - Beatrice Public Library

1:00 - 5:00 pm Youth Chautauqua Camp, Ride Into History - Beatrice Public Library

1:00pm Pioneer & Homesteading Songs/Dan Holtz (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

2:00pm The Civil War and the Great Plains/Patrick McGinnis - Beatrice Public Library

6:30pm Local Entertainment - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

7:15pm An Evening with George Washington Carver (Paxton Williams), introduced by Mark Twain
(Warren Brown) - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

Wednesday, May 23

10:00 am Film Making/Megan O'Conner (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

11:00am & 1:00pm The Common Soldier in the Civil War/Ron Rockenbach (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

12:00noon The People of My Ántonia, O Pioneers!, and The Song of the Lark/Betty Jean Steinshouer - Beatrice Public Library

1:00 - 5:00 pm Youth Chautauqua Camp, Ride Into History - Beatrice Public Library

2:00pm Telling Your Own Story/Karen Vuranch - Beatrice Public Library

6:30 pm Local Entertainment - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

7:15pm An Evening with Chief Standing Bear (Taylor Keen), introduced by Mark Twain (Warren Brown) - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

Thursday, May 24

10:00am Dogs vs. Cats/Betty Jean Steinshouer (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

11:00am & 1:00pm Celtic Traditions/Lori McAlister (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

12noon The Railroad: How Did They Build It and How Did It Almost Fall Apart?/Patrick McGinnis - Beatrice Public Library

1:00 - 5:00 pm Youth Chautauqua Camp, Ride Into History - Beatrice Public Library

2:00 pm Dispossession of the Plains Indians/David Wishart - Beatrice Public Library

6:30 pm Local Entertainment - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

7:15 pm An Evening with Laura Ingalls Wilder (Karen Vuranch), introduced by Mark Twain (Warren Brown) - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

Friday, May 25

10:00am Film Making/Megan O'Conner (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

11:00am & 1:00pm Photography Workshop/Jason Jilg (Youth) Education Center, Homestead National Monument

12noon The Rise and Fall of the Wild West/Karen Vuranch - Beatrice Public Library

1:00 - 7:00 pm Youth Chautauqua Camp, Ride Into History - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

2:00 pm Mark Twain's "The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg"/Warren Brown - Beatrice Public Library

6:00 pm Youth Chautauqua Presentations - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

7:00 pm Warren Brown as Mark Twain - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

7:30 pm An Evening with Willa Cather (Betty Jean Steinshouer) - Chautauqua Tent, Homestead National Monument

Saturday, May 26

10:00am Song Writing and Fiddling Workshops, Homestead National Monument

12noon Harmonica Workshop, Homestead National Monument

1:00pm Monumental Fiddling Championships, Homestead National Monument

7:00 pm John McCutcheon Concert, Homestead National Monument

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