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July 2021

Food Fads – 1940s through the 1960s

July 20@7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Free - registration required

Presented by Leslie Goddard, Ph.D.  Remember Jell-O salads and cheese sprayed out of a cab? When every pantry held Velveeta and all the kids wanted to drink Tang like the astronauts?  Join historian and author Leslie Goddard for a nostalgic look at the food innovations and marketing approaches that transformed how we ate at midcentury. Using classic cookbooks, advertisements, and family magazines, explore how society and technology shaped American food from the 1940’s through the 1960s. Leslie Goddard has previously…

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August 2021

VOYAGEURS: Indigenous People, the Fur Trade & Early Chicago (Virtual Chautauqua Performance)

August 17@7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Free registration required

Living Historian Jon F. Rice performs as French Canadian fur trader and voyageur, Francois Le Mai, as he and his friend Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable arrive by canoe to early Chicago. Although nothing more than a little swamp filled with wild garlic and a muddy river running through it, businessman DuSable grasps the importance of that stream: “It’s location, my friend!” Through music, song, and dance, we learn of the Meti-society (Creole culture) of Chicago, and why DuSable, a fur…

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October 2021

Lizzie Borden, took an axe…or did she? – a Chautauqua Virtual event

October 7@7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Free - registration required

Join award-winning actress Leslie Goddard as she performs as Lizzie Borden, accused of the brutal hatchet murder of her father and stepmother in 1892. Hear Lizzie’s story come alive as she talks about her life growing up in Fall River, Massachusetts, her estrangement from her stepmother, and her troubled relationship with her father. Was Lizzie a desperate and unsettled daughter who resorted to murder . . . Or an innocent woman who could never escape the trauma that destroyed her…

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Fall For Greenville: Virtual for 2020

October 9@12:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2021

Free

Bank of America Fall for Greenville presented by Pepsi, one of the largest street festivals in the Southeast, will celebrate its 39th year virtually October 9-11, 2020 and throughout the month of October, with a lineup of virtual events, including a headlining musical performance from American country music singer-songwriter Nikki Lane, live cooking demonstrations presented by US Foods, a Michelob Ultra Virtual Beer Garden, Demos for Donations with local chefs, and much more.    A new initiative this year, event organizers have launched A Taste of Our Town Digital Discount Book, presented by Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center. The discount book features 35 local restaurants and over 40…

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Fall For Greenville: Virtual for 2020

October 10@12:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2021

Free

Bank of America Fall for Greenville presented by Pepsi, one of the largest street festivals in the Southeast, will celebrate its 39th year virtually October 9-11, 2020 and throughout the month of October, with a lineup of virtual events, including a headlining musical performance from American country music singer-songwriter Nikki Lane, live cooking demonstrations presented by US Foods, a Michelob Ultra Virtual Beer Garden, Demos for Donations with local chefs, and much more.    A new initiative this year, event organizers have launched A Taste of Our Town Digital Discount Book, presented by Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center. The discount book features 35 local restaurants and over 40…

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Fall For Greenville: Virtual for 2020

October 11@12:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2021

Free

Bank of America Fall for Greenville presented by Pepsi, one of the largest street festivals in the Southeast, will celebrate its 39th year virtually October 9-11, 2020 and throughout the month of October, with a lineup of virtual events, including a headlining musical performance from American country music singer-songwriter Nikki Lane, live cooking demonstrations presented by US Foods, a Michelob Ultra Virtual Beer Garden, Demos for Donations with local chefs, and much more.    A new initiative this year, event organizers have launched A Taste of Our Town Digital Discount Book, presented by Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center. The discount book features 35 local restaurants and over 40…

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