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Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce THIS WEEK’S EVENTS:
Tuesday, December 7 & 14 Gather your friends and enjoy the company of Queen
Victoria at High Tea at Stella Maris Retreat, 130 E. Genesee St. Enjoy a cup of Tea,
Scones and Sweetbreads, Savory Soup, Assorted Tea Sandwiches and a delectable
assortment of desserts. Arrive by 11:30 for the arrival of Her Majesty, the Queen
Offering $25.00 per person. Space limited on each date, advance reservations are
required by calling 685-6836
Tuesday, December 7 RESCEDULED DUE TO WEATHER Cooking School with Chef “U” at
Anyela’s Vineyards, 2433 West Lake Rd. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (315) 685-3797 Sunday, Dec. 12
@ Noon call to confirm your reservation.
Tuesday, December 7 Tuesday Night music sessions at Auburn Public Theater (APT), 108
Genesee St., Auburn 7:30 PM A weekly evening of regional and national talent, and featured
acts. Door prize, a light snack menu & wine/beer with I.D. $2 at the door at.
www.auburnpublictheater.org or (315) 253-6669
Tuesday: December 7 Preparing Corporate minutes. 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Fee: $10.00
RSVP@ inquiries@custom-accounting-services.com Small Business Corporations are required to
keep minutes in compliance and protect the taxpayer in an AUDIT. Learn the basic format and
important facts before you get caught without them. Custom Business Services, 360 Grant
Avenue, Auburn (315) 258-8780
Wednesday, December 8 TRIVIA NIGHT FOR KID’s (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM) & ADULT’s (7:30 PM
– 9:00 PM): Kid’s Trivia Night will be for kids in grades 5th-10th. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St. FREE. (315) 685-0379
Wednesday, December 8 Chamber Holiday Party at the Sherwood Inn. 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$25.00/person. Payment and reservation form are required. (315) 685-0552
Wednesday, December 8 TRIVIA NIGHT: TRIVIA NIGHT FOR KID’s (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM) &
ADULT’s (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM): Kid’s Trivia Night will be for kids in grades 6th-10th. Creekside
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. FREE. (315) 685-0379.
Wednesday, December 8 PITCH at Custom Business Services, 360 Grant Ave Rd., Auburn
has been moved. Come & enjoy a free Holiday Luncheon from 12:00PM – 1:30PM. RSVP by
December 3. (315) 258-8780 Join us for a healthy lunch and discussion about the Pickle Jar
Theory. Pass along and bring a friend. (Rescheduled from Dec 1)
Skaneateles Area
Chamber of Commerce
Weekly Update
Week of December 7th
“Skaneateles Skinny”
Thursday, December 9 Ladies Night in Skaneateles! Skaneateles Merchants roll out the red
carpet for ladies! Make your holiday wish list on the 9th and give to your honey, and at the same
time, shop for everyone on your list. Free refreshments & gift wrapping at participating
merchants. Receive a beverage coupon with your purchase good at Bluewater, Sherwood,
Mirbeau or Creekside. Enter a drawing for: 1st prize Mirbeau gift certificate overnight stay, and
breakfast for two; 2nd prize Necklace from Imagine; 3rd prize 2 tickets to the SU/Georgetown
Men’s Basketball game.
Thursday, December 9 Author Kihm Winship will be at Creekside Books, 35 Fennell St., at
6:30 PM for a book signing of his book “The Characters of a Lakeside Village”. (315) 685-0379.
Thursday, December 9 – A dinner with Dickens and friends. Mirbeau Inn & Spa.
Reservations required by calling (315) 685-5006. (See attachment in the beginning of this email
for all the details)
Fridays, December 10, 17 & 18 Project Feeder Watch 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Stop by the
Interpretive Center to participate in Project FeederWatch. Baltimore Woods is partnering with
Cornell Lab of Ornithology to collect important data about birds. Become a citizen scientist
spending a few moments recording what birds are visiting our feeders, and contribute to bird
conservation efforts. Donations appreciated. www.baltimorewoods.org or (315) 673-1350.
Friday, December 10 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Books and Coffee, 35 Fennell
St., FREE Call (315) 685-0379 for this evenings entertainment.
Friday & Saturday, December 10 & 11 Annual Holiday Party at the Springside Inn. An
Evening of Dinner & Dancing. Music by Rochester Brass & Electric Band. Small or large groups
welcome. For reservations call (315) 252-7247 or email carol@springsideinn.com
Friday & Saturday, December 10 & 11 Annual Holiday Studio Sale by Jeremy Randall &
Sarah Panzarella at 51 Clinton St., Tully. 12/10 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM; 12/11 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cups, mugs, bowls, vases, bakeware & much more. For more information call Imagine THAT…
(315) 685-6263
Saturday, December 11 Shop n Drop Need a little time to go shopping? Leave your children
with us! 6:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the Skaneateles YMCA $25 Y members, $50 public (315) 685-
2266 or www.auburnymca.org
Saturday, December 11 Skaneateles United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St. Holiday
Luncheon and Quality crafts and bake sale 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
Saturday, December 11 The Skaneateles Comprehensive Plan Committee invites you to attend
a forum to review the final report from the Notre Dame Student team. 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the
Skaneateles Central School District Office, 45 E. Elizabeth Street. Your input is critical to the
feedback process and all are encouraged to attend. Based on the data, recommendations will be
made to the Town & Village Planning boards. For questions contact Dove.cathy@gmail.com
Saturday, December 11 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Books and Coffee, 35
Fennell St., FREE Call (315) 685-0379 for the evening entertainment.
Saturday, December 11 Congratulations NYS Skaneateles Boy’s Soccer Champions! The team
and its coaches will be honored at the opening of Dickens Christmas. Noon on the steps of the
Sherwood Inn, 851 W. Genesee St. Watch for the team as they come in via horse and wagon
along Fennell, Jordan and Genesee Street to the steps of the Sherwood Inn.
Saturday, December 11 Caroling in the Woods at Baltimore Woods Nature Center 7:00
PM -8:30 PM Pick up a lantern & song sheet & enjoy a beloved tradition. Bring natural treats to
hang for the birds and holiday treats to share with fellow carolers. Finish up the night with hot
drinks in the Interpretive Center where a special guest may stop by to visit! This event is free for
both members and nonmembers if you bring cookies to share. www.baltimorewoods.org or
(315) 673-1350
Saturday & Sunday, December 11 & 12 Visit 14 W. Genesee St. the home of Ciota Law Firm
and temporary home of Ice Hot Concepts! At Ice Hot Concepts you will find skating apparel and
accessories for all ages. An Angle Tree to benefit the residents of Van Duyn Home is on display.
If you would like to participate, choose and angel set from the tree and return the wrapped gift
with the angel tag by December 17th. Both shops open Noon – 4:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday, December 11 & 12 The 2nd annual Dickens Christmas Holiday Book Sale
at the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. Great bargains & books make a great Christmas
gift! (315) 685-5135
Saturday & Sunday, December 11 & 12 Holiday Open House at Snake Oil Glassworks,
4251 Jordan Rd. Be their guest for two days of glassblowing demonstrations and holiday hors
d’ouevres and refreshments from Joelle’s French Bistro, cookies from Heart-n-Hand Bake Shop
and Peg’s Snake Oil Bakery. The hot shop will be open for your viewing pleasure and the gallery
store for holiday shopping from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday; 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sunday.
This year Snake Oil Glassworks will have the art work, jewelry & paintings by other artists for
sale. Regular gallery hours: Thursday and Friday, Noon – 6:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00
PM; Sunday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Questions call Peg or Phil at (315) 685-5091.
Saturday & Sunday December 11 & 12 Bring the kids to Skaneateles Town Square to visit
Santa Claus. 10:00 AM – NOON Pets are welcome too! (315) 685-5748
Sunday, December 12 Skate with Santa 3:30 PM – 5 PM Free and open to the public!
Free skate rental Skaneateles YMCA, 97 State St. (315) 685-2266 or www.auburnymca.org
Sunday, December 12 John Spillett, Jazz Duo – Christmas Mix 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Anyela’s
Vineyards, 2433 West Lake Rd. Wine may be purchased by the glass or bottle. Cheese platters
will be available. (315) 685-3797
Sunday, December 12 Auburn’s Historic Sites Commission invites you to put awe and wonder
back into your holidays as they open up 5 of the Historic Sites for a Holiday Open House. For
more information about Holiday Traditions, call Historic & Cultural Sites Commission at
315-255-1658 or visit www.historyshometown.com.
Monday, December 13 Skaneateles High School Orchestra Holiday Concert. 7:30 PM – 9:00
PM. High School Auditorium, 49 E. Elizabeth St. (315) 291-2231
Tuesday, December 14 Gather your friends and enjoy the company of Queen Victoria at High
Tea at Stella Maris Retreat, 130 E. Genesee St. Enjoy a cup of Tea, Scones and Sweetbreads,
Savory Soup, Assorted Tea Sandwiches and a delectable assortment of desserts. Arrive by
11:30 for the arrival of Her Majesty, the Queen Offering $25.00 per person. Space limited on
each date, advance reservations are required by calling 685-6836
Tuesday, December 14Tuesday Night music sessions at Auburn Public Theater (APT), 108
Genesee St., Auburn 7:30 PM A weekly evening of regional and national talent, and featured
acts. Door prize, a light snack menu & wine/beer with I.D. $2 at the door at.
www.auburnpublictheater.org or (315) 253-6669
Wednesday, December 15 at 7:00 PM – Christie Casciano, WSYR-TV anchor and author of
‘The Puck Hog’ at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. She will be joined by two Syracuse
Crunch Players and the Syracuse Crunch Mascot! Free (315) 685-0379
Thursday, December 16 Men’s Shopping Night in Skaneateles! Skaneateles Merchants roll out
the red carpet for the men! Personal shopping assistance from your local merchants, while
shopping for everyone on your list. Free refreshments & gift wrapping at participating
merchants. Receive a beverage coupon with your purchase good at Bluewater, Sherwood,
Mirbeau or Creekside. Enter a drawing for: 1st prize Mirbeau gift certificate for an overnight
stay, and breakfast for two; 2nd prize Carhart crewneck sweatshirt from Skaneateles Town
Square; 3rd prize 2 tickets to the SU/Georgetown Men’s Basketball game.
Friday, December 17 A Holiday Renaissance Feast at the Lodge at Welch Allyn. 6:30 PM
$35.00/person or $60/couple For ticket information visit www.showtix4u.com (315) 291-2296.
Reservations must be received by December 10th. Proceeds to benefit the High School Choral
Program.
Friday, December 17 MUSIC: Finger Lakes Wind Quintet. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell
St., 7:30 PM
Friday & Saturday, December 17 & 18 Annual Holiday Party at the Springside Inn. An
Evening of Dinner & Dancing. Music by the Blue Lights. Small or large groups welcome. For
reservations call (315) 252-7247 or email carol@springsideinn.com
Saturday & Sunday, December 18 & 19 The 2nd annual Dickens Christmas Holiday Book Sale
at the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. Great bargains & books make a great Christmas
gift! (315) 685-5135
Saturday & Sunday, December 18 & 19 Visit 14 W. Genesee St. the home of Ciota Law Firm
(315) 317-4359 and holiday home of Ice Hot Concepts (315) 685-1678! At Ice Hot Concepts
you will find skating apparel and accessories for all ages. An Angle Tree to benefit the residents
of Van Duyn Home is on display. If you would like to participate, choose and angel set from the
tree and return the wrapped gift with the angel tag by December 17th. Both shops open Noon –
4:00 PM
Saturday, December 18 Joe Whiting at Anyela’s Vineyards, 2433 West Lake Rd. 4:00 PM –
7:00 PM. Tasting will conclude at 3:30. Wine may be purchased by the glass or bottle. Cheese
platters will be available. (315) 685-3797
Sunday, December 19 Loren Barrigar & Joe Whiting at Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sunday, December 19 The MasterWorks Chorale, conducted by Maureen McCauley, will
perform their annual Christmas Concert at 4 PM in Saint Mary of the Lake Church. Featured is
the Rutter Gloria, complete with organ, brass, and percussion ensemble, rounded out with
Christmas anthems and carol singing. Tickets are $8 Adults, $6 Seniors and Students, Free for
Children 12 and under. Please bring non-perishable items for the local food pantry. Contact Jan
Ryan at (315) 685-7354.
Sunday, December 26 Auburn Public Theater (APT), 108 Genesee St., Auburn Family
Series presents Magic of Bruce Purdy. 2:00 PM. $15.00/family. www.auburnpublictheater.com
or (315) 253-6669
Monday, December 27 Bumper Cars on Ice! 12:30 – 1:30 PM Skaneateles YMCA, 97 State
St. Free to Y-members (315) 685-2266 or www.auburnymca.org

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 @ 8:27 pm by Curt
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