The New Old Time Chautauqua is a community of performers, friends, and families who see live performance as a way to share laughter, friendship and wonder, and to build community through laughter, entertainment and education.

Make a donation to Chautauqua

When you donate to Chautauqua, you bring high caliber, live entertainment and arts education to rural areas, underserved audiences, and institutionalized individuals across the US. Please consider making a donation to Chautauqua today! Learn More!

Port Townsend Chautauqua! May 17-19, 2024

Get prepared for NOTC's 3rd annual Chautauqua Week. Yes a week of Chautauqua done in just 3 days!!!
Friday, May 17 to Sunday, May 19, 2024 Port Townsend, WA. Featuring:  A Short Film Fest of Short Films, Rhododendron Festival Parade, Chautauqua Community Coffee Social, Workshops, Everyone Wins Lottery. All proceeds go to NOTC 2024 Summer Tour! Learn more!

Chautauqua Summer Tour - Westside of WA June 22 - July 7, 2024

The NOTC summer tour is returning to Washington's Olympic Peninsula. We will be traveling to the remote west coast, doing shows, workshops, parades, potlucks, community shows (prisons, senior centers), and community service projects. Learn More!