Teddy Roosevelt Talk Presented by Chautauqua History Comes Alive

    Hughes Main Library 25 Heritage Green Pl, Greenville

    Winter Chautauqua kicks off the 2020 theme of “Reinventing America,” with Teddy Roosevelt. What better way to “Reinvent America” then with the Rough Rider, Nobel Prize winning President who stepped down at the height of his popularity to four years later bolt the Republican Party and challenge his hand picked successor? In ninety days, Roosevelt’s […]

    Free

    Greenville Chautauqua’s Opening Night Benefit Show – An Evening with Teddy Roosevelt

    Younts Center For Performing Arts 315 N Main St., Fountain Inn, SC

    Don’t miss Doug Mishler as Teddy Roosevelt in a private show in an intimate setting. Plus, the chance to party with Chautauqua’s fantastic friends in an evening that will be magical. This event is up close and personal – with limited seating. 7:00pm  Wine reception 8:00pm  Private show with Teddy Roosevelt 9:00pm  Dessert / meet […]

    $50

    Teddy Roosevelt, Presented by: Chatuauqua, History Comes Alive

    Wade Hampton High School 100 Pine Knoll Dr., Greenville

    Winter Chautauqua kicks off the 2020 theme of “Reinventing America,” with Teddy Roosevelt. What better way to “Reinvent America” then with the Rough Rider, Nobel Prize winning President who stepped down at the height of his popularity to four years later bolt the Republican Party and challenge his hand picked successor? In ninety days, Roosevelt’s […]

    Free

    Teddy Roosevelt, Presented by: Chautauqua, History Comes Alive

    Wade Hampton High School 100 Pine Knoll Dr., Greenville

    Winter Chautauqua kicks off the 2020 theme of “Reinventing America,” with Teddy Roosevelt. What better way to “Reinvent America” then with the Rough Rider, Nobel Prize-winning President who stepped down at the height of his popularity to four years later bolt the Republican Party and challenge his hand-picked successor? In ninety days, Roosevelt’s “Bull Moose” […]

    Free

    Chautauqua: Meriwether Lewis

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    With the near doubling of its nominal territory by the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 the United States needed to find out just what President Thomas Jefferson had bought by putting “boots on the ground” – the boots of Captain Meriwether Lewis and his Corps of Discovery. Take part in a conversation with Captain Lewis in […]

    Unmasking Edgar Allan Poe with Larry Bounds: A FREE virtual experience

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    Larry Bounds, Greenville Chautauqua’s Artistic Advisor channels the spirit of Edgar Allan Poe in this exploration of Poe’s melancholy works and life as the Dark Romantic form of writing that Poe embraced. You’ve seen Larry in many creative forms Andrew Jackson, Winston Churchill, Walt Disney and Walter Cronkite to name a few. Now hear him […]

    Unmasking Edgar Allen Poe, a Halloween special

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    Larry Bounds, Greenville Chautauqua’s Artistic Advisor channels the spirit of Edgar Allan Poe in this exploration of Poe’s melancholy works and life as the Dark Romantic form of writing that Poe embraced. You’ve seen Larry in many creative forms Andrew Jackson, Winston Churchill, Walt Disney and Walter Cronkite to name a few. Now hear him […]

    Free

    World War Women ™ : The Unsung Heroes of World War II

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    Celebrate our veterans with a never before seen adventure into the stories of the unknown, Judith Kalaora embodies the spirit of women who risked their lives to defeat Fascism in WWII. World War Women is a suspenseful reliving of the triumphs of our greatest heroines. From organizing the Resistance, to blowing up rail tracks, descrambling […]

    Free

    Who Was Typhoid Mary?

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    Popular Chautauqua Star Leslie Goddard (we’ve seen her most recently in Chautauqua as Jackie Kennedy) returns to our Zoom arena with this fascinating illustrated Talk about the famous asymptomatic carrier of typhoid twice forcibly quarantined by authorities for a total of nearly three decades. She died in quarantine. What a story to tell! Between 1900 […]

    Free

    America’s Sweet Candy History, a Chautauqua virtual event

    Virtual

    Dive into the history of America’s favorite candies with historian Leslie Goddard. From early treats like licorice roots and maple sugar candy through modern Baby Ruths and Hershey bars, explore the companies and brands that have become American icons. Leslie has performed for Greenville Chautauqua as Jackie Kennedy, the Hamilton Women, Clara Barton, Alice Paul […]

    Free registration required

    Pauli Murray (Morning Discussion)

    3715 E. North St, Greenville 3715 E. North St, Greenville, SC

    During the June Festival at 9am (Sat June 11 – Mon June 13 – Tue June 14 – Thu June 16 – Fri June 17) we gather together to pick the brains of the historical performers. No costumes, no script, just a chance to have some personal time and dialog with the performers – and […]

    Pauli Murray Show (Headquarters Library Spartanburg 3pm)

    Headquarters Library 151 S. Church St, Spartanburg, SC

    Pauli Murray helped transform the law of the land. She challenged “Jim Crow.” The overturning of Plessy v. Ferguson and the success of Brown v. Board of Education was in great part based on her legal tactic of challenging “separate” instead of “equal” and Pauli’s 746 page “States’ Laws on Race and Color.”  She challenged […]