In addition to the fireworks displays, Flotilla Race, Flotilla and Syracuse SummerFest, Chautauqua-Wawasee will also be adding to the event calendar in Syracuse.
Sandy Maudlin will be the first artist in the Artistic Evening Series held at the Syracuse Community Center, 1013 N. Long Drive, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, for a special meet and greet. Visit this popular Indiana artist and learn about her painting world.
This series will last four weeks and will include favorite local artists such as Douglas David, July 12; Larry Rudolech, July 19; and the Wallpocket King, Doug Grant, July 26.
Indiana Plein Air Artists are coming to Wawasee Saturday and Sunday. They love to paint cottages, gardens, boats and lake scenes. Come to their art show and sale Sunday at South Shore Gold Club Pavilion at 10601 N. SR 13 before heading to the Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s Barbeque of Seville Concert at Oakwood.
Other events this month include:
Liberty ride and community picnic on Saturday, July 14. Ride begins at 8 a.m. and the picnic in the park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grill-N-Grate will again be serving its favorites that will be available for purchase.
From the Ground Up, is a three-series educational event loosely based on Eli Lilly’s book “Early Wawasee Days: Traditions, Tales, and Memories.” This program will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Syracuse Community Center Saturdays July 14, 21 and 28. The last session will feature a show n’ tell where you can share your family’s and neighborhood’s memories and tales.
Hobby shop is an art studio for children that will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 14, 21 and 28 at the Syracuse Community Center. Children kindergarten through sixth grade will have an opportunity to work with a real artist who will provide hands-on art experiences. There is a charge of $5 per session per child to cover the cost of materials, or all four sessions for $15 per child.
Neighbors in our world will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays July 15, 22 and 29. A series that will provide stimulating lectures to help attendees learn and understand different cultures in the area. Mennonite religion July 15; Quaker religion July 22; and Amish faith July 29. This will be held at the Syracuse Community Center.
These events are free of charge (except where noted above).
Contact Marlies Selent-West for registration and information at [email protected] or call (574) 518-1094. Like Chautauqua Wawasee on Facebook to get all the details of Chautauqua Wawasee events, or visit the website at chautauqua-wawasee.org.