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Chautauqua Institution food, film festival features Ken Burns

The Chautauqua Institution Food & Film Festival is returning for the second year this Sunday.

Continuing through Friday at Bestor Plaza, it will feature film screenings, food events and talks by documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan, among others.

It kicks off with a 1800s Bavarian garden theme, where guests can enjoy homemade pretzels, brats and a free presentation of the music documentary, “May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers.” An Avett Brothers concert Monday night is sold out. 

Also performing this week will be Veronica Swift on Wednesday and Richard Marx on Friday.

Other events include food competitions, interactive experiences and demonstrations, including a Cutco knife demonstration.

Tickets are available at the gate or online at chqtickets.com. Day tickets are $24.

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