Join Norma and Chandelle and start your day off right as they lead you and children through some beginners yoga classes at the Victoria Sports Park.
Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast $2/plate
Have you ever had Biscuits & Gravy for Breakfast? Come and taste these delicious homemade biscuits and savoury gravy and start your Chautauqua off right with some brain food. Only 500 plates available and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.
FCSS Stay & Play
Need a great place to spend some time with your toddlers or infants? The amazing ladies at the Raymond Parent Link Centre are bringing their Stay & Play program to Comet Stadium during Chautauqua! All kids from newborns to 5 year olds are welcome with a parent to participate in these fun activities!
Kids Craft Zone
Bring your kids to the Craft Zone and let them explore their creativity and their imaginations. Sponsored by the Raymond Baptist Church!
Preston Pugmire Guitar
You may have heard of Preston Pugmire
, but you probably have not seen him perform. Well, spend a minute getting to know him, ask him for a quick guitar lesson or find out how you can grow your own career as a musician. Preston will be providing guitar demonstrations for either up and coming guitar virtuoso's or for seasoned veterans! He will be our closing performance from 8-9pm at Comet Stadium.
Essential Oil Education
Come and learn about how Essential Oils can support your health and lifestyle. There will be 3 educational classes on a variety of topics.
10am-11am - Essential Oil Basics
1pm-2pm - How Essential Oils Can Improve Your Gut Health
3pm-4pm - Emotions and Essential Oils
Inflatable Obstacle Course
Kids sure do love obstacle courses and parents enjoy that deserved moment of satisfaction as their kids are content and occupied.
(10:30am-12pm, 1pm-2:30pm & 3pm-4:30pm)
Join Jarom Scott as he helps you discover your artistic side! Jarom is an accomplished artist and will be teaching his participants how to:
You must PRE-REGISTER
at raymondrecreation.ca by June 15th and we will only take the first 10 participants for each class.
10:30am-12pm - Painting with Acrylic - Colour & Texture Exploration
1pm-2:30pm - Drawing with Graphite & Charcoal - Form & Tone
3pm-4:30pm - Painting with Acrylic - Colour & Texture Exploration
Chautauqua's Got Talent Finalist Announcement
Our top 25 participants will battle it out on Friday, June 16 in Stirling and the top 10 will be announced in Raymond at 12pm at the Atco Stage. Join our MC Patrick Roach as he announces our top 10 finalists and make sure you stick around for the finale at 6pm!
Make a Pioneer Doll
Bring your children and take part in this wonderful craft at the Raymond Public Library (15 Broadway South). See our iconic municipal library and help your kids bring home their very own pioneer doll!
Kids Face Painting
Who doesn't like to get their faces painted. Come get your face painted so you will be ready for to get your Chautauqua on in 2017!
Parents, pre-register your kids to attend the Kids Musical Theatre Day Camp and give you some time to check out the amazing speakers, learn about essential oils or take up an art class or two. Kids will participate in
You must PRE-REGISTER
at raymondrecreation.ca by June 15th and we will only take the first 20 kids in each group.
The Raymond Baptist Church has sponsored a Gospel Band to come and perform during our Chautauqua celebrations. Details still to come.
Come and make some home made butter that you can keep and enjoy with some fresh bread after your Chautauqua experience is over! Limited supplies available.
Homemade candy! Nothing more needs to be said. Come and make and taste your homemade candy and snack on it as you take in all the fun at Chautauqua! Limited supplies available.
Improve Show - The Kinkonauts
Come and watch the Kinkonauts from Calgary as they preform a 45 minute improv show that will have you laughing the entire time! Make sure you drop by their tent after the show from 3:30pm-5pm as they will answer questions, give impromptu improve lessons and much more!
The Librarians are known for their lyrical talents and this hour is a great way to escape the heat and enjoy some beautiful music.
Natures original survival food. Come and taste this delicious, portable, long lasting and high energy food that was originally created by the North American Indians and learn how it is made. Limited supplies available.
Kids Musical Theatre Show
The kids who were registered as part of the Kids Day Camp will be performing their rendition of "The Little Red Hen" which is being directed by Kym Peavoy. You won't want to miss this heart warming performance!
Chautauqua's Got Talent Finale
The top 10 auditions will give their final performances in an attempt to win over the judges and to be crowned as the 1st annual Chautauqua's Got Talent finalists and take home the $3500 cash prizes! Join our judges, Bill Simmons, Tia Daniels of Country 95.5 FM and Megan Wittig.
is an award winning inspirational speaker and entertainer who combines the experience of over 1200 performances with audience-engaging approach to music and personal development style presentations. He lives in Idaho with his wife and two cute little kids.
His mission is to open people's minds to what they are truly capable of and assist them in discovering the leadership potential and greatness they already have. Using interactive music and personal stories, he illustrates the idea that we are all important, capable, but most importantly, connected.
Attending a Preston Pugmire event is really unlike anything you have ever seen. Preston brings professional experience you can trust. He will connect with your group, keep them engaged and they'll occasionally become a part of the action themselves.