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Spring weather will be here soon and with it the start of golf season, fishing, new plantings, and the opening of seasonal shops, restaurants, and farm markets. New beginnings also include a new look for our website and newsletter. See below for upcoming events and news from Chautauqua County. For a complete list of events happening in spring and throughout the year, visit our online calendar.
See What's Happening in April!
RTPI Hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival
See a selection of the top films from the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival when the Roger Tory Peterson Institute hosts a showing at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts on April 8, 2015. Host organizations in each tour location choose a program that reflects the interests of their community creating a unique celebration of adventure and adventurers at each stop. The World Tour spans the globe, reaching over 430,000 audience members through more than 940 screenings in 500 locations in 40 countries. Proceeds from the April screening will support ongoing programs and exhibits at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute.
Tour Lake Erie Wine Country, an association of 25 wineries between Silver Creek, NY and Harborcreek, PA, with a Wine and Art Saturday, April 25th or Wine and Cheese Weekend, May 15-17. Wine and Art Saturday is a free event from 10 am - 5 pm with artists on location at participating wineries to display, sell, and demonstrate their works from paintings and sculptures to photography and glass. Tickets are required for the Wine and Cheese Weekend and include wine tastings paired with cheese inspired food samples at each of the 25 wineries, a recipe booklet, $5 voucher for wine purchase, and a gift.
The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamstown presents the hysterical Broadway's Next H!T Musical, an unscripted theatrical awards show, Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 8 pm. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter. The audience votes for their favorite song and watches as the cast turns it into a full blown improvised musical - complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore. Under the direction of improv veterans Rob Schiffman and Deb Rabbai, TheaterWeek hailed the show as "brilliant" and The New York Post called Broadway's Next H!t Musical "remarkable." Don't miss this next great American musical - or it will be written and performed without you - the audience! The creators of Broadway's Next H!t Musical are veterans of comedy, having performed with Chicago's City Limits, CBS Early Show, Theatre Sports of New York City and Conan O'Brien!