It's History Alive! at Chautauqua - June 13 - 22 - A ten-day - two-weekend festival of 25 FREE shows and other events performed by nationally acclaimed historical interpreters. Debate the Constitution with Patrick Henry, escape from slavery with Robert Smalls, join Clara Barton on the battlefield and then save the SC Sea Islands, and question Harry Truman as he ends World War II. Non-stop live history and fun for the whole family. And you, the audience are always a part of the show. If you like to be held spellbound, entertained, and enlightened - you're going to love Chautauqua History Alive. You laugh – you cry – you just flat out have a good time – because it’s not just history – its personal.
You can catch all the shows on either weekend - or spread them out over the 10 day Festival.
Shows in Greenville, Fountain Inn, Travelers Rest, Spartanburg SC and Asheville NC ($4 admission in Asheville). Many evening shows are outdoors and families can bring lawn seating and picnics. There are also indoor daytime shows. For dates, times and venues visit: greenvilleCHAUTAUQUA.org or call 864-244-1499