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Polar Bear Plunge, Saturday January 28, 2012

 

THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

 

(For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)

 

Tuesday, January 10

 

6:00 PM The Aurora Inn, 391 Main Street, Aurora will offer the cooking

 

class A Table for Two, focused on preparing a romantic three-course meal from start to finish.

 

When dinner is ready, couples will savor it, and a glass of champagne, at a candle-lit table for

 

two. The class begins at 6pm, with dinner served at 8:30. Space is extremely limited. The class

 

is limited to four couples, at a cost of $220 per couple ($110 per partner). For more information

 

or to reserve a space, contact Meryl Davis, director of training and service, at 315-364-8862.

 

Wednesday, January 11

 

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

 

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

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Wednesday, January 11

 

MUSIC: 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Tonight and every Wednesday

 

entertainment by “Pinky” at

 

Moro’s Bistro, One Genesee St., Auburn. (315) 282-7772

 

Wednesday, January 11

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Donna Colton & Sara Troublemaker at

 

Oak & Vine at Springside

 

, 6141 W. Lake Rd. For dinner reservations call (315) 252-VINE

 

(8463) or from your computer or smart phone www.oakandvine.com

 

Thursday, January 12

 

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

 

Creekside Coffeehouse

 

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

 

Friday, January 13

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Dave Ball at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

 

Fennell St. Free and open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Saturday, January 14

 

FUNDRAISER: 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pasta Dinner, cakewalk and basket

 

raffle fundraiser, to send Mia Grasso & Natalie Condon 0n an educational trip to England and

 

France in the of summer of 2012 with People to People.

 

St. James Church, 96 E. Genesee St.

 

Cost $5.00/person; 4 and under free.

 

Friday & Saturday, January 13 & 14

 

MOVIE: Sarah’s Key 1/13 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 1/14 at 8 PM

 

Auburn Public Theater

 

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

 

$5.00/person

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.

 

Saturday, January 14

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Dick Eldridge & Daughter at Creekside

 

Books & Coffee

 

, 35 Fennell St. Free and open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Sunday, January 15

 

FUNDRAISER: 2:00 PM Red Rooster Pub, 4618 Jordan Rd. Second annual

 

“Meatballs in the Falls” cook-off to benefit the Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department. Bring a

 

spoon and an appetite. Door prizes for all and entertainment by Donna Colton. (315) 685-2326.

 

Visit Red Rooster during Winterfest at One E. Genesee St.

 

Wednesday, January 18

 

WOMEN’S EVENT: Women TIES Greater Syracuse program,

 

“Thinking Differently in 2012” featuring Monica D. Johns, President Clarity Management

 

Consulting. Cost $29/person includes promotional table display, strategic networking, lunch,

 

program & sales. Craftsman Inn, 7300 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. Please make reservations by

 

January 16 at

 

http://womenties.com/events.cfm#Event190

 

Wednesday, January 18

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Honky Tonk Hindooz at Oak & Vine at

 

Springside

 

, 6141 W. Lake Rd. For dinner reservations call (315) 252-VINE (8463) or from your

 

computer or smart phone www.oakandvine.com

 

Thursday, January 19

 

WINE TASTING: 7:00 PM Join the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee

 

St. for the second tasting in the Fall/Winter series for the Wines of the Veneto, in Northern Italy.

 

An Educational Seminar, presented by John Racciatti Winebow, Inc and Michael Tutor. Cost: $8

 

per person. Registration is required by calling (315) 685-5135 or help@skaneateleslibrary.org

 

Friday & Saturday, January 20 & 21

 

MOVIE: The Help 1/20 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 1/21 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.

 

Sunday, January 22

 

FUNDRAISER: Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. Third

 

Annual Local Harvest Dinner. Savor local foods grown and produced in CNY as you graze from

 

station to station chatting with the local farmers. Cost: Members $20; Non-Members $35. Call

 

(315) 673-1350 or email

 

info@baltimorewoods.org by Friday January 13 to reserve tickets.

 

Tuesday, January 24

 

HISTORY: 7:30 PM The Museum at The Creamery, 28 Hannum St. In

 

the early 1900s, 14 passenger trains passed daily over the Auburn branch of the New York

 

Central. This year will mark the 175th anniversary of the completion of the Auburn & Syracuse

 

Railroad. Richard Palmer will focus on these trains. He will also discuss the Skaneateles

 

Railroad. (315) 685-1360.

 

Wednesday, January 25

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Stevie Tombstone at Oak & Vine at

 

Springside

 

, 6141 W. Lake Rd. For dinner reservations call (315) 252-VINE (8463) or from your

 

computer or smart phone www.oakandvine.com

 

Thursday, January 26

 

WOMEN EVENT: 11:15 AM – 2:00 PM WomenTies Greater Ithaca

 

Luncheon “Social Media marketing & Passion Open Up Possibilities in the New Year” featuring

 

Maria Filice, Publisher Telos Press, Inc. Cost: $28.00 includes sales, promotion, program, lunch

 

& networking. Location: Country Inn & Suites, Danby Rd., Ithaca. Reservations due by January

 

17.

 

www.womenties.com

 

Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28

 

MOVIE: Circumstance 1/27 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 1/28 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.

 

Friday, January 27

 

WINE & FOOD: Joelle’s French Bistro, 4423 State St. Rd., Four course wine

 

and food pairing dinner. $68.00/person. Seating limited and reservations are available anytime

 

from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. (315) 685-3063 Visit Joelle”s at Fleur de lis Florist during winterfest.

 

Saturday, January 28

 

WINTERFEST: Taste of Skaneateles Genesee, Jordan & Fennell Streets

 

11:30 AM – 3:00 PM; Polar Bear Plunge Clift Park 12:30 PM; Brewfest at Joe’s Pasta Garage;

 

Siberian Huskies Clift Park; Creamery Museum open; Ice Walk & Carving demonstrations

 

through out the Village of Skaneateles; Carnival Games; Visit any ticket booth for all the details.

 

Saturday, January 28

 

WINTERFEST: Artist demonstrations featuring artists Teresa Vitale, faux

 

painting, Susan Hadzor, stained glass, Linda Bishop-Surbeck, weaving will take place at

 

Skaneateles Artisians, Gallery Under the Stone, 3 Fennell St. The Gallery offers off-street

 

parking as well as municipal parking, and accepts major credit cards. Winter Gallery hours

 

Friday-Saturday 11 AM – 5 PM; Sunday Noon – 4 PM.

 

www.skaneatelesartisans.com or (315)

 

685-8580. Tastes will be served 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

 

Saturday, January 28

 

WINTERFEST: Noon – 3 PM Sharon Bottle Souva will demonstrate her

 

techniques for fiber collage at Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. Sharon creates fiber collage using

 

paper, silks, cottons, spun nylon, and synthetic fabrics and fibers. Images of her pieces can be

 

seen at

 

www.gallery54cny.com Taste sight. (315) 685-5470.

 

Saturday, January 28

 

MOVIE: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Baltimore Woods Nature Center presents

 

the documentary

 

Fresh, an inspirational film that explores the creative ways thinkers and

 

business people are overcoming challenges to eating locally. Cost: Members $8.00; Non-

 

Members $12.00.

 

Tuesday, January 31

 

EDUCATION: 2:00 PM Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. Al and

 

Nancy Fasoldt present: Unlock the Secrets of your iPad. Bring your iPad as this will be a handson

 

2-hour workshop. Al and Nancy Fasoldt teach workshops in computers, photography and

 

Internet safety at the Syracuse branch of OASIS, a nationwide organization dedicated to

 

enriching the lives of adults age 50 and over. Al has been the technology writer for the Syracuse

 

Post-Standard since 1983. Nancy spent a decade as editor of the newspaper’s Sunday magazine,

 

Stars. Free. Registration required. Please call 685-5135 or help@skaneateleslibrary.org

 

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Come cheer on local restaurant

 

Joelle’s French Bistro while supporting the Rescue Mission at

 

the Iron Fork Competition on January 29 Noon – 4:00 PM at the SU Shine Center. For tickets

 

and more information (315) 744-8430.

 

Sherwood Inn

 

January dining coupons (buy one, get one free), Sherwood Bucks ($10 off any

 

order of $50 or more) and winter lodging specials are now available. Restrictions do apply. visit

 

www.thesherwoodinn.com

 

 

for all of the details. (315) 685-3405. Visit the Sherwood Inn at

 

Winterfest on January 28

 

th.

 

Peg & Phil Austin owners of

 

Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. are having their 2nd

 

Annual Blowin’ Red Fundraiser on Friday, February 3rd from 5-9pm in support of the American

 

Heart Association’s (AHA) ”Go Red for Women” initiative. A silent and live auction will be held

 

with 100% of the proceeds to the AHA. Phil dressed in a skirt & 4” heels will make a glass piece

 

in his studio and people bid on it as it is being made. Gift basket items including gift certificates

 

would be greatly appreciated to make this event a success. For more information contact Peg at

 

(315) 436-0994

 

The Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center

 

will be offering a special “Sunday Fun Day”

 

throughout the month of January, 2012.

 

Members of the YMCA and the general public are invited to enjoy family fun on the ice and in the

 

pool on Sunday afternoons at the

 

Skaneateles Y. Open swimming, including the leisure and

 

competition pool, is available from noon until 5:30pm. The fountain, slide and diving board are

 

open from 1-4pm. Open skating, with free skate and helmet rentals, is available from 2:15 –

 

4:15pm. The rink will be closed on January 29 for a youth hockey tournament. Sunday Fun Day

 

is free of charge to Y-members and is available to the general public at a special rate of $3 per

 

person. For additional information, please call the Skaneateles Y at 685-2266.

 

AARTS Information Company

 

is pleased to announce Elizabeth Scott Boudreau will be

 

returning to NYC to participate on the Winter Antiques Show January 19 – 29, 2012 at the 67

 

th

 

Street Armory. As an 18

 

th and 19th century expert of English furniture and decorative arts, she

 

will be at Hyde Park Antiques, Ltd booth. One of the great shows for over fifty years, almost one

 

billion dollars of art and antiques are on display with approximately 70 dealers. Elizabeth has

 

participated in this show for over 20 years with various prestigious dealers.

 

SALES:

 

$5.00 Sushi rolls every Tuesday at

 

Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. 685-6600.

 

20 – 40% off select items at

 

Elan Interiors Home Boutique, 37 Fennell St. Furniture, pillow,

 

art, Christmas and accessories. Hours: Mon-Thurs 10 AM – 5 PM; Friday 10 AM – 4 PM;

 

Saturday, Jan. 14

 

th 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

 

$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at

 

Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.

 

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

 

Skaneateles Chamber membership council, join now. Call Patti Hall at 685-8316

 

REOCCURING EVENTS:

 

Thru April

 

 

John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday and Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

 

Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

 

www.barrowgallery.org.

 

Thru April

 

 

The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open 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.

 

Beginning Monday, January 2 – February 29

 

 

ART EXHIBIT: Baltimore Woods Nature

 

Center

 

Weeks Art Gallery is pleased to present The Influence of Strata, an exhibit and sale of

 

mixed media collage by Syracuse artist Diana Godfrey in the Weeks Art Gallery, 4007 Bishop Hill

 

Road, Marcellus, NY this collection of work is open to the public during regular business hours:

 

M-F 9am-4pm and Saturday 10am-4pm. There is no admission charge to the gallery, and

 

parking is free.

 

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

 

 

- 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, January 10th, 2012 @ 7:14 pm by Curt
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