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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

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Tuesday, November 29

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Hospice of the

Finger

Lakes will hold a Volunteer Open House at the Hospice Office, 1130 Corporate Dr. in

Auburn. Complete details are listed under the Volunteer Opportunities section of this newsletter.

Tuesday, November 29

TEA with the Queen: Gather your friends and enjoy the company of

Queen Victoria at high tea. Enjoy a cup of tea, scones and sweetbreads, savory soup, assorted

tea sandwiches and a delectable assortment of desserts. Arrive by 11:30 AM for the arrival of

her majesty, the Queen. Offering $25.00 per person. Space limited on each date, advance

reservations required. Call Stella Maris Retreat, 130 E. Genesee St. (315) 685-6836

Wednesday, November 30

MUSIC: Tonight and every Wednesday entertainment at Moro’s

Bistro, One Genesee St., Auburn by “Pinky” 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. (315) 282-7772

Wednesday, November 30

LADIES ONLY: Join Scarlet Ribbon, “a premiere concierge

shopping service featuring designer lines of jewelry, accessories scents” at Mirbeau Inn & Spa,

851 W. Genesee St., Noon – 9 PM. Complimentary glass of wine or Mirbeau burger for a

purchase of $100.00 or more. Questions contact Susie Birchenough at 380-4185.

www.scarletribbon.com

or info@scarletribbon.com

Wednesday, November 30

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell

St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, November 30

MUSIC: Tonight and every Wednesday entertainment at The

Springside Inn

, 6141 W. Lake Rd. From 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. For dinner reservations call

(315) 252-VINE (8463) or from your computer or smart phone

www.oakandvine.com

Thursday, December 1

MEN ONLY: Personal shopping assistance by Susie Birchenough! Join

Scarlet Ribbon

, “a premiere concierge shopping service featuring designer lines of jewelry,

accessories scents” at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St., Noon – 9 PM. Complimentary

glass of wine or Mirbeau burger for a purchase of $100.00 or more. Questions contact Susie

Birchenough at 380-4185.

www.scarletribbon.com or info@scarletribbon.com

Thursday, December 1

WINE TASTING: Cancelled Second in a series of wine tasting. 7:00 PM

upstairs in Library Hall,

Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St Space is limited, reservations

required. (315) 685-5135 or

help@skaneateleslibrary.org Next wine tasting will be held on

Thursday, January 19

th. 7:00 PM

Thursday, December 1

OPEN MIC: Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Creekside Coffeehouse

, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, December 2, 3 & 4

Annual Skaneateles Figure Skating

Competition at William G. Allyn Ice Arena in the Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center, 97

State St. (315) 685-2266

Friday, December 2

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Stevie Tombstone & Special Guests Creekside

Books & Coffee

, 35 Fennell St. Admission FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, December 2 First Friday Art Night in Skaneateles!

Local Art Galleries extend their

hours for the First Friday of each month May – December. Galleries open 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

(unless otherwise noted). Featuring artist openings, demonstrations, entertainment & light

refreshments.

Annual Holiday Sale at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. 20% off Bookstore

Merchandise. Also entertainment by Stevie Tombstone and special guest Chuck Shciele.

Shciele, a singer songwriter from San Diego, CA will open the show for Stevie Tombstone

at 7:30 PM. Coffeehouse entertainment by Stevie Tombstone. (315) 685-0379.

Expressions of Joy: Annual Holiday Show 6:00 – 9:00 PM at Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee

St. Entertainment by Christopher Molloy and his Electric Blue Harp. Wine tasting by

Giancarelli Winery. Meet the artists and enjoy First Friday in Skaneateles. Gallery 54

specializes in fine art and craft created by CNY artists. Visit www.gallery54cny.com. Mon-

Thurs. 11-5, Fri 11-6, Sat 10-5, and Sun 11-5. (315) 685-5470

Join Snake Oil Glassworks 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM As the winter season sneaks up on us,

the glass blowers at Snake Oil Glassworks have decided to make fir trees. Come enjoy

glassblowing demonstrations and refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091 or

www.snakeoilglassworks.com

.

“Gifted” is a unique holiday collection from Central New York and Finger Lakes artists

represented at

Skaneateles Artisans Gallery Under the Stone, 3 Fennell St (lower level).

Join them at a pre-holiday First Friday Art Night get-together and select a unique, original

item for that discerning person on your shopping list. Visit with the artists and check the

“Demos at Dickens” Schedule to see when your favorite artist will be showing how they

create their special items. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

www.skaneatelesartisans.com (315) 685-

8580

“Gifts for the Home,” running throughout December at Imagine, the fine arts and fine

craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St. The exhibition opens Dec. 2 from 6 to 9 p.m., as part of

the village’s First Friday celebration and Skaneateles Sings. Refreshments will be

provided, along with entertainment by the Usual Suspects, an old-time string band. The

exhibition features original watercolors, wooden clocks and spoons, ceramic mugs, blown

glass vases, and other handcrafted gifts at a variety of price points. The gallery is open 10

a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, 10

a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, with extended holiday hours Dec.

14-24 (10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.

to 5 p.m. Christmas Eve day). For more information, call 315-685-6263 or go to

http://www.imagineskaneateles.com

.

Meet Local artist/potter Robin Winsor from 6 – 9 PM at Rhubarb, 59 E. Genesee St. (next

door to the Skaneateles Library). Light refreshments will be served. (315) 685-5803.

Friday, December 2

“Skaneateles Sings” (formerly Locals Night) is sponsored by KeyBank and

the

Skaneateles Journal. “The Magic of Dickens Christmas.” Father Christmas and Mother

Goose greet the children outside at the Skaneateles Library starting at 6 PM (bring your

camera). Dedication of the crèche 6:30 PM outside the library, candle lit caroling with the

Dickens characters, and lighting of the Gazebo tree. Open house at participating Skaneateles

Area Merchants. Stores open until 9:00 PM. Refreshments, magic show, caroling and a gift from

KeyBank for the children at the United Methodist Church immediately following the tree lighting.

(315) 685-0552. Organized by the Skaneateles Chamber and Skaneateles Garden Club

Friday, December 2

MUSIC: 8:30 PM Open Mic with Dan and Tom at The Overlook on Otisco

Lake, 2437 Rt. 174, Marietta (315) 636-1044

Friday & Saturday, December 2 & 3

MOVIE: “Another Earth” 12/2 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 12/3 at 8

PM t

Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance online

$5.00/person

www.auburnpublictheater.org $5.00 advance or $6.00 at the door.

Saturdays, December 3, 10 & 17

BOOK SALE: Noon – 4:00 PM. The Friends of the

Skaneateles Library, holiday book sale at the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. All

proceeds benefit the Skaneateles Library Association. (315) 685-5135

Saturday, December 3

FUNDRAISER: Noon – 2:00 PM Taster’s Choice Lunch at Holy Trinity

Lutheran Church, 37 W. Genesee St. Enjoy piping hot soups and assorted sweet and yeast

breads! Free, donations appreciated. All donations will be used for the steeple repair and special

needs at the Church. (315) 685-3121.

Saturday, December 3

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Sloppy Joes Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Admission FREE (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.com

Saturday, December 3

Holiday Decor Expo: 11:00 – 3:00 PM Our expert florists at

Skaneateles Town Square

, 61 Fennell St. will assist you in decorating your own wreaths,

garlands, kissing balls, 4 foot trees. Many decorations to choose from, they will help you create

a one of a kind decoration! 10% off all supplies! (315) 685-5748

Saturday & Sunday, December 3, 4, 11, 17, 18

Noon – 2:00 PM Visits with Santa at

Skaneateles Town Square

, 61 Fennell St. (315) 685-5748.

Saturday & Sunday, December 3 & 4

ART DEMONSTRATION: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Artist

demonstration at Skaneateles Artisans, Gallery Under the Stone, 3 Fennell St. SAT: Watch as

artist Bob Ripley creates watercolors; SUN: Lisa Twombley creates jewelry with wire. (315) 685-

8580.

Sundays, December 4, 11 & 18

BOOK SALE: Noon – 4:00 PM. The Friends of the Skaneateles

Library, Holiday Book Sale at the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. All proceeds benefit the

Skaneateles Library Association. (315) 685-5135

Sunday, December 4

OPEN HOUSE: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Skaneateles Historical Society’s

annual holiday Open House at The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St. In addition to the

traditional holiday decorations, refreshments, and Dickens characters, we will also be celebrating

the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Skaneateles Historical Society. Be sure to drop in for

all the festivities and special refreshments for our 50th anniversary. The gift shop will be open

with many Skaneateles and History related items. (315) 685-1360

Tuesday, December 6

TEA with the Queen: Gather your friends and enjoy the company of

Queen Victoria at high tea. Enjoy a cup of tea, scones and sweetbreads, savory soup, assorted

tea sandwiches and a delectable assortment of desserts. Arrive by 11:30 AM for the arrival of

her majesty, the Queen. Offering $25.00 per person. Space limited on each date, advance

reservations required. Call Stella Maris Retreat, 130 E. Genesee St. (315) 685-6836

Wednesday, December 7

Join the American Red Cross as they pay tribute to those individuals

who have demonstrated life-saving acts of heroism, courage, kindness & unselfish character at

the “Real Hero’s Breakfast” Local resident Todd Hall will be honored along with several other

area “Heros”. 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM at the OnCenter, Convention Center. Tickets $50.00 For

reservations contact John Paddock at 685-9511.

Wednesday, December 7

Tonight and every Wednesday entertainment at The Springside Inn,

6141 W. Lake Rd. From 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. For dinner reservations call (315) 252-VINE

(8463) or from your computer or smart phone

www.oakandvine.com

Wednesday, December 7

MUSIC: Tonight and every Wednesday entertainment at Moro’s

Bistro, One Genesee St., Auburn by “Pinky” 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. (315) 282-7772

Wednesday, December 7

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell

St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, December 7

WINE: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM European Holiday wine Seminar at

Mirbeau Inn and Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. Cost: $30.00 for public, free for Estate & Wine Club

Members. (315) 685-5006

www.mirbeau.com Coming up on the 21st Country Comfort Foods

Cooking Class.

Thursday, December 8

Skaneateles Rotary Christmas Basket “Turkey Dinner Fundraiser” at

Skaneateles Country Club

. Tickets: $25.00 each. To purchase your ticket contact any Rotary

Member.

Thursday, December 8

OPEN MIC: Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Creekside Coffeehouse

, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free

Thursday, December 8

SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM TIS THE SEASON

FOR SKANEATELES SPECIALS. Discounts at participating merchants. Purchase an item at any

participating merchant and get a free drink coupon for Creekside, Sherwood or Joelles. Enter our

raffle to win great prizes. Free parking courtesy of the Village of Skaneateles. (315) 685-0552.

Thursday, December 8

WINE DINNER: “A Dinner with Dickens & Friends” at Mirbeau Inn &

Spa, 851 E. Genesee St. The dinner will be for all ages with music, mirth and surprises. An

interactive evening, fun for the entire family. Space limited, reservations a must. Call (315)

685-5006.

Friday, December 9

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Dick Ward & Carol Bryant Creekside Books &

Coffee

, 35 Fennell St. Admission FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday & Saturday, December 9 & 10

MOVIE: STITCHED – Stitched is a fun-filled

documentary following three quilters racing to complete their entries for the International Quilt

Festival, the largest quilt show in the nation. 12/9 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 12/10 at 8 PM t

Auburn

Public Theater

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance online $5.00/person

www.auburnpublictheater.org

$6.00 at the door. “A poignant commentary on the uneasy

commingling of love and fame… Shot in simmering black and white, the images swaddle the

story in retro glamour as wistful as Ms. Irglova’s voice.” NY Times

Saturday & Sunday, December 10 & 11

OPEN HOUSE: Snake Oil Glassworks will hold their

annual Holiday Open House 11am – 5pm each day. Please join them for glassblowing

demonstrations and some holiday treats. Questions (315) 685-5091 or

www.snakeoilglassworks.com

Saturday, December 10

CRAFT SALE: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Annual Holiday Luncheon and

Quality Crafts and Baked Goods sale at the Skaneateles United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St.

(315) 685-5963

Saturday, December 10

HOLIDAY CONCERT: 4:00 PM Skaneateles Community Band Concert

at First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St. FREE. (315) 685-3866.

Saturday, December 10

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Edgy Folk Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Admission FREE (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, December 14 Chamber Holiday Party

at the Sherwood Inn. 6:00 – 9:00 PM

$25.00 per person. Please mail your payment to Skaneateles Chamber at 22 Jordan St., to

confirm your reservation.

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Muldoon Dry Cleaners

located at 22 Jordan Street, Skaneateles is now open Monday – Friday

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM – Noon (315) 554-8024

SALES:

Looking for the perfect gift this Holiday season?

Chamber Gift Certificates can be purchased

in any denomination and are good at any of our 400 plus member businesses. Chamber Holiday

Hours: Mon-Fri 10 AM – 4 PM; Sat & Sun Noon – 4 PM. Stop in or call ahead of time and we will

have them ready for you to pick up at your convenience. (315) 685-0552

Enjoy great food and your favorite wine. Bring your favorite bottle of wine to the Oak & Vine at

the

Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd, Auburn and the Corkage fee will be waived. Mondays

only! (315) 252-8463 or

www.oakandvine.com for reservations. Serving: M – F 4:30 – 10 PM;

Sat Noon – 10 PM; Sun. 1 PM – 8 PM.

Mixed Use (Retail, Office, Residential Condos) property available. Available Sq Ft – Office or

Retail Space #1- 880 Sq Ft $1250.00/month; located

at The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St. This

strategically located, Class A office building in a fundamentally strong office market. Tenants

include Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Nixon Peabody LLP and The Skaneateles Artisans. For

further information on this property please contact J. Nicholas Slottje at (617) 939-6609.

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.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Chamber is organizing the bell ringers during Dickens. To volunteer to ring bells for the

Salvation Army, please contact the Chamber Office at (315) 685-0552. One hour shifts are

available from noon – 4:00 PM on the following days: December 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18. Bell

Ringers are also needed on Friday December 2 from 6 – 8 PM and December 24 from Noon – 2

PM.

REOCCURING EVENTS:

Labor Day – Memorial Day

John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday and Friday 10:00

AM – 3:00 PM. Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

www.barrowgallery.org.

Thru December 18

The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open November 25 –

December 18 Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 PM; Dec 19-31 Fridays, 1:00 – 4:00

PM, or as always, by appointment. (315) 685-1360. Looking for a Holiday gift, visit the new Gift

Shop at the Creamery featuring many historical and Skaneateles themed gifts. Visit the

Creamery during their Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 4.

Thru December 28

Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd, Marcellus will

hold a sale in the Gift Shop. Enjoy a 10% discount on quality merchandise in the gift shop.

Discount is in addition to the regular member discount—join today and save 20%! Rain barrels

are excluded from the sale, but are available with orders delivered by December 23.

The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. Check the website

for scheduled events throughout the fall

www.baltimorewoods.org or call (315) 673-1350

Hours: M-F 9 AM – 4 PM; Sat 10 AM – 4 PM. Closed Sunday. (315) 673-1350.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

- Daily mass at 9:00 AM with Father McGrath at

Stella Maris, 130 E. Genesee St. (315) 685-6836

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 Wednesday & Thursday

Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, located in Willard Chapel,17

Nelson St., room #7. Wednesdays – Open Noon – 4 PM; Thursdays – Open 10 AM – 2 PM. The

shop also accepts donations during these hours. Acceptable donations include: small items of

furniture, gently used, seasonal women’s, men’s and children’s brand name clothing, home

décor, antiques and collectibles. For more information about the Hospice Thrift Shop or any

questions about the work of Hospice, please call the Hospice office at (315) 255-2733.

Every Saturday

9:00 PM Live entertainment at the Cedar House Bowling Lane bar (315) 685-

5117.

Every Sunday

4 – 7 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-

3405

Have a great day!

Candace Searing

Administrative Specialist

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce

csearing@skaneateles.com

http://www.skaneateles.com

(315) 685-0552

P.O. Box 199

22 Jordan Street

Skaneateles, NY 13152

 

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 @ 3:58 pm by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles

 
 
 
 
 

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