Edward E. Potter Club Annual Alumni Reunion

Schedule for Reunion Events

Tuesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Highlights: Chautauqua Institution and Jamestown in Western New York, with lodging at Webb’s Lake Resort, and Banquet at Webb’s Captain’s Table Restaurant in Mayville, NY, on Chautauqua Lake.

Tuesday, September 13:


2:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.         Arrivals. Check in at Webb’s Resort.

7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.         Social and Mixer on Webb’s Restaurant Patio

                                              Cash Bar. Renew old (and new) friendships.

                                              Dinner on your own at your convenience and desire.

Wednesday, September 14:


 8:15 A.M.      Bus departs for day’s events. Bring your tote bags! A light continental breakfast (coffee and doughnuts) is provided at Webb’s, or full breakfast is available at the adjacent restaurant, Dick’s Harbor House, starting at 6:00 A.M.

 8:45 A.M.      Visit the new Chautauqua County Center for scenic overlook of Chautauqua Lake

 9:45 A.M.      Arrive at the Robert H. Jackson Center. Presentation and tour of the Supreme Court Judge’s memorial and educational legacy as a native son of the area.

11:00 A.M.    Tour of the Desilu Playhouse. This a different location than was originally listed.  Lucille Ball, the acknowledged “Queen of Comedy” is also a local celebrity, and is buried here in Jamestown.

12:30 P.M.    Buffet luncheon at historic Athenaeum Hotel on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution.

  1:30 P.M.     Presentation on the history of Chautauqua

  2:00 P.M.     Bus Tour of Chautauqua Institution

  3:15 P.M.     Bus leaves for optional field trips stops: Wine Tasting at local winery; and Antiquing at historic Westfield, NY, led by Jim Sweet

  3:35 P.M.     Stop at Webb’s Resort for drop off those persons not wishing to attend the optional stops

  3:45 P.M.     Wine Tasting or Antiquing

  4:30 P.M.     Bus returns to Mayville and Webb’s Resort

  5:00 P.M.     Free time and relaxation

  6:30 P.M.     Social Hour at Webb’s Captain’s Table (Cash Bar)

  7:30 P.M.     Banquet Dinner at Webb’s Captain’s Table

Program: A brief business portion will be conducted to present results of the recent Potter Club Alumni Survey, its implications and other Alumni issues that have emerged. A Special Event will follow up on this year’s reunion theme... “Public Service - A Legacy of All Pottermen.” Our featured speaker will be Judge Dan Joy, 1952.

Thursday, September 15:

Check out from Motel by 11:00 A.M. Breakfast arrangements are on your own, the same as Wednesday morning.

You may want to study several handouts that will be provided to you in your registration packet, or visit

the Chautauqua County Visitors web site for information about other area attractions that you may want to visit while in the Chautauqua Region.