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THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: from Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce
Every Friday & Saturday evening during
Dickens. French Country Garden Display at
Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St.
Visit the gardens and enjoy a glass of Spiced
Hot Cider! FREE (315) 685-5006
www.mirbeau.com
Tuesday, December 21Tuesday 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 22 TRIVIA NIGHT: TRIVIA NIGHT FOR KID’s 5:30 PM & ADULT’s 7:00
PM: Kid’s Trivia Night will be for kids in grades 6-10. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
FREE. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com
Friday, December 24 Dickens Christmas Noon – 2:30 PM PRESIDENT POLK, GOVERNOR
CLINTON, QUEEN VICTORIA, MR. DICKENS AND THE ENTIRE ENTOURAGE ARE HEADING OUT
OF TOWN ON FRIDAY. COME TO THE ROYAL SEND-OFF! Beginning on the steps of the
Sherwood at Noon and ending at the Gazebo with the Big Sing at 2:00 PM; Free Hot chocolate at
Johnny Angels.
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
Thursday, December 30 MUSIC: Open Mic Night 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse,
35 Fennell St. Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
December is Customer Appreciation Month at Clear Lakes Animal Wellness, 1661 E. Genesee
St.. Drawings are held each week throughout the month for pet related gifts! Stop in at 1661 E.
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
Weekly Update
“Skaneateles Skinny”
Genesee St or visit Clear Lakes Animal Wellness on Facebook to enter the drawing. (315) 685-
2188
Valentine’s Pizza & Deli, 18 W. Genesee St now has plastic gift cards available for purchase.
(315) 685-8804
Yankee Clipper collects Toys for tots “Bring in a new unwrapped toy to the Yankee Clipper, 14
Fennell St and receive 10% off any product or service. Call 685-6769 if you have any questions
and ask for Julie”
Join the Sherwood Inn on Facebook, December dining coupons now available! If you do not
use facebook and would like to receive coupons via email, please send an email to
admin@thesherwoodinn.com.
Grammie’s Pantry tea room & gift shop through out the winter Tuesday – Saturday by 24 hr
reservations only. Make your reservation for the “Dickens Christmas Tea” Visit Grammie’s
Pantry online at www.grammiespantry.com for more information.
Looking for something outdoors to do? Baltimore Woods, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus has
events planned for December . Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday
10am-4pm, closed Sundays. The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from
dawn to dusk. Visit www.baltimorewoods.org for more information. (315) 673-1350.
Auburn YMCA-WEIU, Skaneateles YMCA & Skanraces.com have partnered together to offer seven
year olds free swim lessons in 2011. If you have a seven years old during any part of a swim lesson
session, then your child may take that session for free! There are typically six swim lesson sessions in
a year, so that is six possible free sessions! See the current program brochure for dates and
times of lessons at each site (Auburn Y, Skaneateles Y or Casey Park Pool). Member Services
at either YMCA can answer your questions and complete your registration. Auburn (315) 253-5304
or Skaneateles (315) 685-2266. www.auburnymca.org
SALES:
Visit Mirbeau Inn & Spa at 851 W. Genesee St, stop by the Spa Boutique and purchase $200 in Gift Cards
and you will receive a free $40 voucher to use anywhere on the property during January 2011. Must come in
person. No phone orders.
Joelle’s French Bistro, 4423 State St. Rd. is offering a Christmas Dinner to go. Visit
www.joellesfrenchbistro.com for the Holiday menu and all the details. Orders must be placed by
Wednesday, December 22 and pickup is Friday, December 24 from Noon – 3:00 PM Closed
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. Happy Holidays. (315) 685-3063.
Mirbeau Inn and Spa is now serving a Sunday Brunch from 11:30am – 3:00pm. Buffet items
include: Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Potatoes, Fruit, House-made Pastries, Salads,
Desserts AND MORE! $25 Adults, $12 Ages 6-12, 5 & Under FREE. (315) 685-5006 or online
www.mirbeau.com
Joelle’s French Bistro is now serving Brunch starting at 11:00 AM. For reservations and more
information call (315) 685-3063 www.joellesfrenchbistro.com
Professional Office Space for rent in the Sherwood House, 32 E. Genesee St., over looking
Skaneateles Lake. Utilities included. Contact: William Wittlin, MD Phd at (315) 685-0280
Retail Business for Sale: The Hitching Post Gift Shop located at 7 Jordan St., is for sale.
Sherrie Horrocks, the owner is ready to retire. Call Sherrie at (315) 685-7304
Professional Office space for rent -725 sq ft, utilities included, located in the Skaneateles
Professional Building, 1342 New Seneca Turnpike, Skaneateles. Contact: Casey Bobowski at
685-6185
Professional Office Space available at Custom Business Services coop. Excellent
opportunity for small business to get all the benefits that a larger businesses enjoy without all
the overhead (Reception area, upscale conference room, professional presentation/training
room, kitchen access, free parking, etc). Interested persons contact Kim Manrow at (315) 258-
8780.
Save up to $5,000 on your next event at The Lodge at Welch Allyn!!! Hold your event
between November 1, 2010 & April 30, 2011 and we’ll take up to $5,000 off the price of your
next event! Don’t wait…offer is only valid on events that are reserved before January 1, 2011
Call for more info…315.291.3723 or email: knightp@welchallyn.com
$3.00 Burgers every Thursday at Johnny Angels Heavenly Burgers. www.johnnyangels.biz
(315) 685-0100. Can’t beat the taste….can’t beat the price! Try one today. Join Johnny Angels
on Facebook!
REOCCURING EVENTS:
Thru December – John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open 10 am to 3 pm on Thrusdays and
Fridays and from 1 PM – 4 PM on Saturdays. Call the Skaneateles Library at (315) 685-5135 or
visit www.barrowgallery.org for more information
Thru December – “A Sip,” a celebration of the drinking vessel featuring works by 18 artists
from across the country will be on display at Imagine THAT…, 54 E. Genesee St. The group
exhibition, which runs throughout December, includes cups, mugs and glasses, along with
teapots, decanters and flasks.
Thru December – Tidings: Annual Holiday Show by members of Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St.
Inspired Tidings runs through December and will feature new work for the holiday season by
members of Gallery 54. Gallery 54 is artist owned and operated, carrying the finest in locally
created fine art and craft. Monday – Thursday 11- 5, Friday 11-6, Saturday 10-6, Sunday 11-
5.Holiday hours: Dec. 16th Gents night 11-8, Dec. 24th 11-4, Dec. 31st 11-3.
www.gallery54cny.com
Thru January 9, 2011 – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.
Annual display Quilts=Art=Quilts Closed Monday. Tuesday-Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. Sunday 1
pm – 5 pm. www.myartcenter.org $6 admission fee for adults. 12 and under free. Group
discounts available. (315) 255-1553
Thru February 25, 2011 – 3 Holly Knott : Paintings with a Fabric Palette Contemporary Art
Quilts on Exhibit January 3 — February 25, 2011 In the Weeks Art Gallery at Baltimore Woods
Knott’s solo exhibition at Baltimore Woods focuses on themes inspired by the natural world. With
the innovative use of material, texture and color, Knott is in the company of quilt makers who
work to expand the definition of quilt making from craft to fine art. Artwork in the gallery and in
the gift shop is available for purchase. The gallery is open M-F 9am-4pm and Saturdays 10am-
4pm. Scheduled events may sporadically limit access to the gallery. (315) 673-1350
www.baltimorewoods.org
Thru April – The Skaneateles Historical Society Creamery Museum, located at 28 Hannum
St. is open Fridays 1 – 4 PM Closed New Year’s Eve & Christmas Eve.
Every Tuesday – Senior Moments at Baltimore Woods Nature Center. A Program for adults
w/ talks, snacks and hikes. 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Members free; non members $3.00. Visit
www.baltimorewoods.org for several other outdoor activities. To register, call (315) 673-1350
First Wednesday of the month PITCH (Monthly roundtable gatherings for women
entrepreneurs & women in business). Meeting will be held in the Training Center of Custom
Business Services, 360 Grant Ave, Auburn 5:15 PM. PITCH Networking; 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
PITCH meeting. $10.00/person, registration required. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a
“first-time” friend at no cost . . . call (315) 258-8780 to register.
First Wednesday of the month Peregrine Homecare Services holds an Alzheimer’s Support
Group on the 1st Wed. of each month at The Athenaeum, 150 E. Genesee St. from 6:00 – 7:30
PM. Caregivers are welcome to bring their loved one to the Athenaeum for dinner and activity at
the same time for a reprieve during the meeting. (315) 685-5170
Every Friday and Saturday through April – Baltimore Woods is partnering with Cornell Lab of
Ornithology to collect important data about birds. Become a citizen scientist by spending a few
moments recording which birds are visiting the Baltimore Wood feeders and contribute to bird
conservation efforts. 10 AM – 3 PM. Call ahead to confirm availability; occasionally events may
limit access. Donations appreciated. (315) 673-1350 www.baltimorewoods.org
Enjoy your day!
Candace Searing
Administrative Specialist
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
csearing@skaneateles.com
www.skaneateles.com
(315) 685-0552
P.O. Box 199
22 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152

Posted: Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 @ 10:54 am by Curt
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