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    "Chautauqua - a gathering that is typically American in that it is typical of America at its best."
    - President Theodore Roosevelt


    Fatih Petric's New Ols Time Chautauqua show 2010
    New Old Time Celebrating Faith Petric in San Francisco for her 95th birthday. Photo by Michelle Bates

    Current and Upcoming Projects:

    TOUR 2014
    "Keep the Faith"

    New Old Time Chautauqua explores the area where Faith Petric hailed from!
    Western Montana, Idaho & Spokane, with a special stop in Orofino, Faith's birthplace.
    July 16-Aug 4, 2014
    Tour application

    New Old Time Chautauqua mourns the passing of our beloved crone
    Faith Petric

    [More photos & links to articles & obits]

    See our new PHOTO page to access video & photo galleries from years and tours past.

    Recent Projects:

    New Old Time Chautauqua presented the World's First
     Vaudeville Hootenanny 
    Friday, December 6, 2013  |  7:00- 11:00 PM
    American Legion Hall
    Port Townsend, Washington!

    Vaudeville Hootenanny is a A Scottish New Years Party
    celebrating the Jefferson County Community and some of its cool non-profits.
    • Vaudeville Show featuring the Flying Karamazov Brothers and the
    Fighting Instruments of Karma Marching Chamber Band/Orchestra plus Chautauquan and local performers
    • Dance with Port Townsend's primo dance musicians

    [tickets & more info] [Facebook event]

    2013 Chautauqua Tour

    July 22 to August 11
    in western Washington

    Public shows:
    Mount Vernon, Camano Island, Bellingham, Concrete, Seattle, Olympia
    & Festival of the River in Arlington

    We also performed for small local communities. More details

    Tour Blog

    Vashon Island, WA
    Sunday, May 19th, 2013


    New Old Time Chautauqua variety show featuring:

    The Flying Karamazov Brothers
    and many more acts with
    The Fighting Instruments of Karma Marching
    Chamber Band/Orchestra!

    [more info - acts, ticket links & photos]

    New Old Time Chautauqua was proud to participate in TEDxRainier in Seattle on Nov 10, 2012. Click on the photo to see a 17min video of our piece, featuring the Fighting Instruments of Karma Marching Chamber Band/Orchestra, the Flying Karamazov Brothers, Christian Swenson, the Mud Bay Jugglers, the Juggling Jollies, Christian Swenson, Sara Sparrow and Miles Freelan.

    Check out our latest newsletter with upcoming news and reports from our recent events!

    Keep checking our Performance Schedule page for all of our upcoming events, and to see where we've been.

    "What shall you do with your leisure? I understand that Chautauqua is trying to answer that question, and to open out fields of thought, to open out energies, a largeness of mind and a culture in the better sense."
    - President James Garfield
    , August 1880

    By the way:

    "Chautauqua" is pronounced "shuh-TAWK-wuh"

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