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Posted on: March 31, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Chautauqua Festival 2022

A stylized red tent top with the longview public library's logo on it. Chautauqua Festival 2022.

Chautauqua Festival at the library returns on Saturday, April 23, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

Celebrate the rich, diverse culture that Longview has to offer!
Watch live music and performances, meet local authors, artists, and artisans, grab some food truck treats, participate in free family activities, and more!

Register for a vendor booth space to promote your books, photography, art, creations, etc. for only $20.00!

Vendors may sign up to rent a 10’ X 10’ booth space and must provide their booths (table, chairs, etc.). Vendor booth spaces are outdoors on the Eastman Library Plaza. Because of possible strong winds, ways to keep your stuff anchored, and a tent are strongly recommended (also for sun protection). There are a limited number of sites available with electricity, so please let us know when signing up if you need an outlet.

For more information on vendor space, please contact Bronwyn at (903) 237-1351 or You can also sign up and register online through our event listing on (search Chautauqua 2022).

Scheduled performances and panels:

10:00 AM - The Pine Tree Parkway Elementary School - Jolly Roger Jam Band

10:30 AM - Author Panel: Sara Henning, Querida Duncalfe, Toni Delane Perry

11:00 AM - DownHome Cloggers

11:30 AM - Sketching Demonstration by Illustrator/Author Donald Pitchford

12:00 PM - Wirelight (acoustic/harmonic, folk band)

12:30 PM - East TX American Society of Karate Demonstration

1:00 PM - Filmmaking Lecture w/ Derek Wayne Johnson

1:30 PM - Baking up History: Creating a Historical Landmark with Debbie Fontaine

2:00 PM - Fellowship of the Christian Swordsmen Exhibition

2:30 PM - Meet and read to the Silver Paws Therapy Dogs

Visit our Chautauqua webpage to find all this info and vendor registration links:

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