Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua

A nonprofit organization

$1,572 raised by 13 donors

A non-profit performing arts organization providing exciting musical experiences, rich cultural and educational activities, and programming aimed at encouraging the love of and participation in everything music, all in a little tent in the middle of the woods.

Big Top LOVES MN!  Over 27% of Big Top's patrons come from the Land of 10,000 Lakes to experience great musical artists in a little tent in the middle of the woods - including talented MN artists like Trampled by Turtles, The Jayhawks, Cloud Cult, and the Okee Dokee Brothers. 

We rely on donors like you to cover about a third of our annual budget, making it possible to provide free programming for families through our Free Family Matinee series; making scholarships available for kids eager to try their hand at playing an instrument, singing or songwriting at Bluegrass Camp for Kids; finding and mentoring the next generation of talented singers at Big Top Idol; and by promoting diversity and respect for our region's First People through our Native American Community Connections series.  We also present the absolute BEST of local artists in our house band, the Blue Canvas Orchestra, the talent upon which Big Top was founded.

Please help make the arts accessible for thousands of Chautauqua-goers each summer by sending your gift to Big Top. We are grateful for your support!

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Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua

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Arts & Culture Education Children & Family


84810 State Highway 13
Bayfield, WI 54814



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