Season Program | Big Top Chautauqua 2017 - Page 5

PLAN YOUR VISIT TO BIG TOP CHAUTAUQUA TICKET INFORMATION •Purchase at any of our box offices or by phone during regular business hours, or any time online at •Purchase at the tent beginning 2 hours before shows •After 5:00 pm on the day of performance tickets must be purchased at the gate All Tickets subject to applicable taxes, fees, and conditions: •5.5% State and Local Sales Tax • $ 2 Facilities Fee per ticket • $ 1 Handling Fee per order •"All-In Gate Pricing" Purchases at the gate (totaled with taxes and fees) will be rounded up to nearest dollar to expedite the line No Refunds or Exchanges for any shows BOX OFFICE LOCATIONS Main Box Office•101 West Bayfield St, Washburn, WI 54891 •Summer Season: Mon–Sat. 9 am –5 pm • Sunday Show Days 10 am -5 pm •Off-Season: Monday-Fri. 9 am -5 pm Bayfield Box Office•Rittenhouse Ave. & First St. in Greunke’s parking lot •Summer Season: Show days 12:30 pm –4:30 pm Venue Office/Ticket Booth•32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, 54814 •Show days starting 2 hours before show time SEATING OPTIONS Reserved Seating: padded church pews, vintage theatre seats, and bleachers Reserved Lawn Seating*: opens up when tent is filled; great viewing; rain or shine! General Admission Lawn Seating*: bring your own lawn chair or blanket; allows no access inside the tent; rain or shine! *Notes about Lawn Seating: At least one side of the tent walls will remain raised for lawn viewing. However, on a rare night of especially bad weather, all walls may need to be closed. No refun ds will be given. Wheelchair accessible seating availble: please specify when ordering tickets; for handicapped parking and on-site transportation assistance, notify gate attendant FOOD & BEVERAGE AT THE TENT Enjoy dinner or drinks before, during, or after the show! Our non- profit partner, The Ashwabay Outdoor Educational Foundation, offers a variety of dinner and snack options at the tent, as well as a full bar. Catering options available for groups. Learn more at: All Carry-ins and Tailgating Strictly Prohibited AREA VISITOR INFORMATION Ashland Chamber 800·284·9484 Bayfield Chamber 715·779·3335 Bayfield County 715·373·6100 Cable Chamber 800·533·7454 Duluth Chamber 218·722·5501 Hayward Chamber 715·634·8662 Hurley Chamber 715·561·4334 Iron River Chamber 715·372·8558 Ironwood Chamber 906·932·1122 Madeline Island Chamber 715·747·2801 Phillips Chamber 888·408·4800 Washburn Chamber 800·253·4495 FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE Shuttles operate for most shows June through September, and BigTAP ChautauquaFest. Visit or call for information 715-373-5552. Sponsors: The Alley & Deep Water Grille • AmericInn Ashland • Super 8 Ashland • Quality Inn Ashland • City of Ashland • Ashland Chamber of Commerce City of Washburn • The Washburn Inn • Best Western-The Hotel Chequamegon • Seagull Bay Motel • Special thanks to Bay Area Rural Transport for vehicle support. Bayfield Shuttle Free, round-trip shuttle service from Bayfield to the tent courtesy of the Seagull Bay Motel in Bayfield. No reservations are needed for this route. Drop Off & Pickup Points Dalrymple Campground 6:20 / 5:50* Seagull Bay Motel Ferry Line Lot 6:25 / 5:55* Apostle Islands Campground Greunke’s 6:30 / 6:00* Woodside Cottages Old Rittenhouse Inn 6:32 / 6:02* Port Superior Marina Legendary Waters Resort & Casino Shuttle Legendary Waters provides round-trip shuttle service for registered guests. Call 715-779-3712 for reservations. 6:35 / 6:05* 6:38 / 6:08* 6:40 / 6:10* 6:45 / 6:15* Pick-up times are approximate – returns begin following the show *September shows start 30 minutes earlier Ashland & Washburn Shuttle RESERVED SEATING ONLY. Reservations first come, first served basis, and must be made by 4 pm day of show. We cannot guarantee transport for unreserved riders. Call 715-373-5552 for reservations. Drop Off & Pickup Points AmericInn Waterpark Ashland Super 8 6:00 / 5:30* Conference Center, Ashland 5:45 / 5:15* Quality Inn, Ashland 6:00 / 5:45* Krehrer Park, Ashland 5:45 / 5:15* Washburn Thompson West End Best Western The Hotel Campground 6:15 / 5:45* Chequamegon, Ashland 5:45 / 5:15* Washburn Inn 6:15 / 5:45* Ashland Civic Center 5:45 / 5:15* Big Top Chautauqua Washburn Ashland Senior Center 5:45 / 5:15* Office 6:15 / 5:45* Deep Water Grille/South Shore Washburn Memorial Brewery, Ashland 6:00 / 5:30* Campground 6:15 / 5:45* Pick-up times are approximate – returns begin following the show *September shows start 30 minutes earlier Madeline Island Ferry Bayfield Shuttle picks up and returns riders at the landing. If you are staying on Madeline Island and using the shuttle, please be aware of the ferry schedule. The Ferry Line offers an extra scheduled later boat for some shows. However, on nights when there is no late ferry, you may need to leave the show early in order to catch the shuttle to the last boat. For ferry schedule and information visit or call 715-747-2051. Ferries leave on time and do not make extra trips for passengers who miss the last boat. The Madeline Island Ferry Line, Bay Area Rural Transit, and Big Top are not responsible for shuttle riders that miss the last boat to Madeline Island. Essentia Health Free Family Series Shuttle Bayfield: No reservations needed. Follows same route as the evening Bayfield shuttle, beginning at 11:55 am at Dalrymple Campground. Ashland/Washburn: RESERVED SEATING ONLY. Follows same route as the Ashland/Washburn evening shuttle, with addition of start at Bad River Lodge & Casino at 10:50 am . Please call 715-373-5552 for reservations by 1:00 pm day before. (715)373-5552 WWW.BIGTOP.ORG 5