2019 Exhibits

Art Exhibit and Presentations

NW Florida State College Chautauqua Center, 908 US Highway 90 West: Come and see a display of our region's artistic talent and learn some techniques from our area's art experts.

  • Friday, Jan. 25, 8am-5pm
  • Saturday, Jan. 26, 8am-5pm


Civil War Camp & Battle Reenactments

Lake Yard, 3 Circle Drive:  Visit the men and women of The Walton Guard who will welcome you to their camp and show you their life on the battlefield during the Civil War.  Then, see the great "Battle Between the States" on Saturday, 12:30 pm and again on Sunday at 1:30 pm.

  • Friday, Jan. 25, 8am-5pm
  • Saturday, Jan. 26, 8am-5pm
  • Sunday, Jan. 27, 8am-3:30 pm

Florida Forest Service & FWC Indoor Nature Trail

Lake Yard, 95 Circle Drive (behind Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood): This indoor nature trail by the Florida Forest Service and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) displays the flora and fauna of forests in the state with special emphasis on the historical fact that Arbor Day in Florida was inspired by a presentation in 1885 on the grounds of the historic Florida Chautauqua Assembly in DeFuniak Springs.  This tented exhibit sits on the very spot that presentation took place in 1885 which inspired Arbor Day in Florida!

  • Friday, Jan. 25, 8am-5pm
  • Saturday, Jan. 26, 8am-5pm
  • Sunday, Jan. 27, 8am-3:30 pm

Florida Frontiersmen Settlement Camp

Lake Yard, 3 Circle Drive: Visit a camp resembling the living conditions of an early Florida pioneer family.  This camp is hands-on and in-use of the food, tools, weapons, crafts and living conditions of Florida settlers from the late 1500s to the early 1900s. 

  • Friday, Jan. 25, 8am-5pm
  • Saturday, Jan. 26, 8am-5pm
  • Sunday, Jan. 27, 8am-3:30 pm

Tin Can Tourists Vintage Campers

Lake Yard, 3 Circle Drive: Owners of these vintage campers invite you to view their lovingly refurbished 1940-60s era trailers and to learn about the lifestyle of the campers who originated this club in 1919.  

  • Friday, Jan. 25, 8am-5pm
  • Saturday, Jan. 26, 8am-5pm
  • Sunday, Jan. 27, 8am-3:30 pm