Revised 3/22/18  

High Plains Chautauqua

Greeley, Colorado

August 6-9, 2018

 

Blowin’ in the Wind: the 60s

 

All events are FREE of charge

For more information call the Greeley Convention & Visitors Bureau (970) 352-3567

or visit www.highplainschautauqua.org

Pre-Events

Thursday, July 26, noon – 1:00 pm                            

History Brown Bag: Young Chautauquans Perform

Greeley History Museum Community Room, 714 8th Street

 

Monday, July 30, 6:30 - 8 pm

A 60s Sit-in

Betsy Kellums, City of Greeley Historic Preservation Specialist

Hensel-Phelps Theater at the Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave

 

Saturday, August 4, 6:00 pm

Film screening: Dr. Strangelove

Post-screening discussion facilitated by Ron Edgerton and David Caldwell

Farr Branch Library, 1939  61st Ave.

 

Friday, Aug. 3

Friday Fest: The Modniks

Playing hits of the 60s

9th Street Plaza, Downtown Greeley

 

Monday, August 6

 

 

YOUTH PROGRAM

Ages 5-10

Farr Branch Library

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Legendary Children’s Stories from the mid-20th Century

Susan Marie Frontczak

KICKOFF RECEPTION

By the Big Tent, Aims Community College

By invitation only

5:30 – 7:00 pm

Honoring sponsors, Chautauqua scholars,

Young Chautauquans, presenters, and volunteers

Sponsored by Cables Pub & Grill

Music by The Hoagies

EVENING PROGRAMS

Big Tent, Aims Community College

Free and open to the public

7:00-7:15 pm

Young Chautauqua Cameo:

as

 

7:15 – 9:15 pm

Larry Bounds as Walter Cronkite

Becky Stone as Maya Angelou

 

Tuesday, August 7

8:00 – 9:15 am

Coffee & Conversation with Chautauquans Larry Bounds, Becky Stone, and YC Cameo

Ed Beaty Hall Room TBD

Aims Community College

ADULT PROGRAMS

Ed Beaty Hall Black Box Theatre

Aims Community College

YOUTH PROGRAM

Ages 5-10

Poudre Leaning Center

10:00 – 11:00 am

Stinky, Quiet, Coarse and Beautiful: Exploring Nature With Our Senses

Leslie Goddard

 

9:30 – 10:30 am

Hooked on Humor          

Susan Marie Frontczak

10:45 – 11:45 am

Black Culture through Maya’s Eyes

Becky Stone

1:00 – 2:00 pm

60s Film Revue (Title?)

David Caldwell

 

 

2:15 – 3:15 pm

Cronkite and the Ethics of Journalism

Larry Bounds

EVENING PROGRAMS

Big Tent, Aims Community College

 

5:30 – 6:30 pm  Food Vending ??

 

5:45 – 6:40 pm

George Gray and the Elvis Experience Band

 

7:00-7:15 pm

Young Chautauqua Cameo:

as

 

7:15 – 9:15 pm

Doug Mishler as George Wallace

Jeremy Meier as Bobby Kennedy

 

Wednesday, August 8

8:00 – 9:15 am

Coffee & Conversation with Chautauquans Doug Mishler, Jeremy Meier, and YC cameo

Ed Beaty Hall Room TBD

Aims Community College

ADULT PROGRAMS

Ed Beaty Hall Black Box Theatre

Aims Community College

ALL AGES

Big Tent

Aims Community College

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Young Chautauqua Presentations

9:30 – 10:30 am

Silent Spring: The Power of the Book

Leslie Goddard

10:45 – 11:45 am                

Hickory Hill: A Home on The New Frontier

Jeremy Meier

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Cronkite and Vietnam

Larry Bounds

2:15 – 3:15 pm

The Chaotic 60s and George Wallace

Doug Mishler

EVENING PROGRAMS

Big Tent, Aims Community College

 

5:30 – 6:30 pm Food Vending ??

5:45 – 6:40 pm

Pete Seeger: A Musical Portrait

Dan Blegen

 

7:00-7:15 pm

Young Chautauqua Cameo:

as

 

7:15 – 9:15 pm

Beck Stone as Pauli Murray

Leslie Goddard as Rachel Carson

 

Thursday, August  9

 

8:00 – 9:15 am

Coffee & Conversation with Chautauquans Becky Stone, Leslie Goddard, and YC cameo

Ed Beaty Hall Room TBD

ADULT PROGRAMS

Ed Beaty Hall Black Box Theatre

Aims Community College

YOUTH PROGRAM

Ages 8-10

Monfort Children’s Clinic

2:00 – 3:00 pm

To Make Gentle the Life of this World: Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy

Jeremy Meier

 

 

9:30 – 10:30 am

The Early Cold War: Myths, Realities, & Foolishness at Armageddon

Doug Mishler

10:45 – 11:45 am                

Tales of Empowerment for Women

Becky Stone

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Vietnam P.O.W. (Title??)

Robert Wideman

2:15 – 3:15 pm

Vaclav Havel

Portrayed by Brian Kral

 

EVENING PROGRAMS

Big Tent, Aims Community College

 

5:30 – 6:30 pm Food Vending ??

 

6:00 – 6:40 pm

Songs of the 60s Sing-along

Becky Stone

 

7:00-7:15 pm

Young Chautauqua Cameo:

as

 

7:15 – 9:15 pm

Doug Mishler as Nikita Khrushchev

Susan Marie Frontczak as Erma Bombeck

     

 

All events are FREE of charge.

For information, please call the Greeley Convention & Visitors Bureau at 970-352-3567

or visit www.highplainschautauqua.org.

 

For evenings at Aims, you may purchase a meal on site or bring your own

picnic to enjoy while listening to the 5:45 pm musical prelude.

Food vendor sales benefit High Plains Chautauqua, so you can

enjoy a picnic supper while supporting the festival.


Addresses

Aims Community College, 5401 W. 20th St.: The Big Tent on Athletic Field, Ed Beaty Hall

Farr Branch Library, 1939  61st Ave.

Greeley History Museum, 714 8th Street

Monfort Children’s Clinic, 100 North 11th Ave.

Poudre Learning Center, 8313 W F St.

Union Colony Civic Center,  701 10th Ave.

For a map of downtown Greeley and parking, go to www.greeleydowntown.com