May 27, 2021
Enid Summer Chautauqua to Take Place Virtually
ENID, Okla. — The 2021 Enid Summer Chautauqua programs, “20th Century Visionaries: Catalysts for Change,” will take place virtually Tuesday through Saturday, June 15–19. Through a blended live and pre-recorded broadcast, viewers can step back in time with each of the historical figures to hear stories and anecdotes from unique, first-person perspectives. Daily workshops will be held at 10:30 a.m. and noon, with the nightly featured performances beginning at 7 p.m.
Scholars for Summer Chautauqua are Doug Mishler, portraying Gene Roddenberry; Karen Vuranch, portraying Gertrude Bell; John Dennis Anderson, portraying Marshall McLuhan; Susan Marie Frontczak, portraying Marie Curie; and Ted Kachel, portraying Frank Lloyd Wright. The virtual programs are free and open to the public, but require preregistration. For more information about the performers, daily workshops, evening performances and to preregister, please visit www.csrhc.org/chautauqua.
Each year, Enid Chautauqua coordinates these educational events in partnership with Oklahoma Chautauqua. The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is proud to manage Summer Chautauqua and will look forward to hosting Chautauqua in the Park again in 2022! The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is located at 507 S. Fourth Street in Enid. For more information, please call 580-237-1907 or visit www.csrhc.org.
The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.