Announcing our 2016 Season!

March 18th               Zumba Party

Lakeside Fitness, the Oakwood Resort and Chautauqua-Wawasee join forces to present Zumba for a cause.  This extraordinary Zumba dance party will benefit our local community.



 April 15th               Purdue Glee Club performance

The Purdue Varsity Glee Club is the principal vocal group of Purdue University.  This select ensemble has a versatile repertoire that will entertain audiences of all ages.  Tickets will be on sale early 2016.  $10 adults, $5 children.  Limited number of tickets available.



May 27th                Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Experience

The Wine Cheese and Chocolate Experience returns in 2016 by popular demand!  An unforgettable experience – hearty appetizers, entertainment and samplings of a variety of wine, delectable cheeses and scrumptious chocolates.  Tickets will be on sale in March 2016.

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June 26th                Lake Wawasee SS Lillypad Adventure

Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation (WACF), Syracuse Historical Museum and Chautauqua Wawasee will take you aboard the SS Lillypad for an exciting learning adventure and brunch on Indiana’s largest natural lake.

June 28th                Ft. Wayne Philharmonic Concert

Community concert at the Oakwood Resort on the shores of Lake Wawasee.  Come by boat or bring your chairs, blanket, family and friends.  Sponsored by Steel Dynamics and our generous community.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase.  Rain out location Wawasee High School.

July 4th                       Wawasee Flotilla Road Race

The 39th running of this popular road race that begins at the Syracuse Community Center and has various running / walking options. (

July 9th                  Tour Des Lakes (

Tour Des Lakes is a bicycle adventure around Kosciusko’s beautiful lake area, featuring scenic views, rolling hills, snacks and lunch.  Register online at

August 27th            Oakwood Fine Arts Festival

Premiere, juried, fine arts and fine crafts festival held outdoors at the Oakwood Resort.  Free admission to attendees, includes local entertainment,foods, children’s art experience.

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