The inaugural event in 2016 an overwhelming success, over 20 boats with teams from local sponsors, community groups along with several experienced teams from the likes of Pittsburgh, Ithaca and Buffalo competed in races on Chautauqua Lake. With over 1,000 people gathered at Lucille Ball Memorial Park in Celoron for the races participants, friends and
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Published by The Post Journal 8/7/2016– Chautauqua Lake had a bit of a dragon infestation on Saturday, but not the dangerous kind. Beginning at 7 a.m. with registration and races beginning at 9 a.m., the lake became a racing strip for boats outfitted like dragons for the 2016 Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat Race and Festival.
Published by The Post Journal 8/5/16– There were ”Dragons” on the Chadakoin River Thursday who were preparing to conquer Chautauqua Lake this weekend. On Thursday, practice was held at McCrea Point Park in Jamestown for the 2016 Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat Race & Festival that will be held today and Saturday on Chautauqua Lake at
Published in The Post Journal 7/29/2016– There are at least two reasons why people should visit McCrea Point Park next month. One reason is the practice for the 2016 Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat Race & Festival that is scheduled to take place Thursday from 4-8 p.m. The second reasons is to see the new upgrades to
On Aug. 29, dragons will be invading Chautauqua Lake. Not your typical dragons, these brightly colored racing vessels adorned with ornamental dragon figureheads will converge at Celoron Park to compete in the first ever Dragon Boat Race and Festival. The primary goal of the Dragon Boat Race is to raise funds for Chautauqua Lake’s well-being,
A committee of determined volunteers from various organizations that use and have concern for Chautauqua Lake and the Chadakoin River will be working together during the next year to create the first Dragon Boat Festival in Chautauqua County. The committee is excited to announce that the event will take place August 29, 2015 on Chautauqua