June 17, 1926 – A medicine show was held tonight near Lokey’s Garage. It lasted until 10:30.
June 26, 1926 – The medicine show which has been going on about ten days closed tonight. Large crowds have attended.
June 1, 1932 – A band concert was held on the street in Timberville Tonight.
June 28, 1926 – The first *Chautauqua program for this year was given at 2:30 today in the tent in the North West corner of the Brethren Church yard. The next program was given at 8:00 tonight. They were well attended.
June 11, 1932 – A lawn party was held at the Timberville school house tonight for the benefit of county nurses. About $160.00 worth was sold.
June 1, 1884 – The Reformed Church (U.C.C. Church as it is now known) began construction in 1881. It was dedicated June 1, 1884.
Chautauqua were programs that provided entertainment and culture for communities. They often featured teachers, speakers, musicians, showmen, preachers, and other specialists of the day. They were very popular in the late 19th and 20th centuries. Teddy Roosevelt was quoted as saying that Chautauqua is “the most American thing in America.”