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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

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Wednesday, January 16

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

$1.00 per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, January 16

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, January 16

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00

PM; Traditional Springside Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Closed Sunday for Dinner Oct -

April. (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Thursday, January 17

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside

Books & Coffee

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

Thursday, January 17

The Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for its

annual Labor Day festivities for 2013. A meeting is planned at 7:30 PM at the Fire house to talk

about the event. Anyone interested is invited to attend.

Friday, January 18

MUSIC: 7:30 PM Two Feet Short at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, January 18

FILM GROUP: 6:30 PM. Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. The first

in a monthly series of movie discussions. View and discuss Sullivan’s Travels, a classic film about

a Depression-era comedy filmmaker who longs to do a serious movie. With its almost

Shakespearean combination of uproarious comedy and grim tragedy, this is considered one of

the finest movies about movies ever made. Popcorn provided! Not rated; run time 90 minutes.

Please register at (315) 685-5135.

Friday & Saturday, January 18 & 19

MOVIE: Not For Sale II. 1/18 @ 1 & 8 PM; 1/19 @ 8

PM.

Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00

online; $6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, January 19

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Limestone Crick at Creekside Books &

Coffee

, 35 Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

Saturday, January 19

FAMILY MOVIE: 1:00 PM. Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St, will

feature the move Brave, an animated feature about a red-headed Scottish adventurer who must

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rely on her bravery and archery skills to undo a beastly curse. Popcorn provided! Rated PG; run

time 93 minutes. No registration necessary.

Tuesday, January 22

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

Beth Batlle, Town Historian, will trace the history of the Lemp family from Bavaria to Syracuse,

and finally to Skaneateles, through times of desperation, fire, and success as watch makers,

opticians and jewelry dealers. Walter Lemp Sr. purchased land on the shore of Skaneateles Lake

in 1940 and established a summer camp there. This is where his son, Walter D. and P.J. made

their home and raised their family. Their son, Donald, and his family also made Skaneateles

their home.

Tuesday, January 22

CULINARY EXPERIENCE: 6:00 PM the Inns of 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 their creations, and a glass of champagne, at a

candle-lit table for two. The class begins at 6:00 p.m., with dinner served at 8:30. Space is

extremely limited. Limited to four couples, at a cost of $220 per couple ($110 per partner) and

will offer recommendations for wine pairings for each course. A full list of the Inns of Aurora

cooking classes can be seen at innsofaurora.com/food-wine/cooking-classes. The Aurora Inn is

located at 391 Main Street, Aurora. Reservations can be made by calling (315) 364-8888.

Wednesday, January 23

COOKING CLASS: 5:45 PM at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee

St. Join bartender Tim Mithcell in creating drinks using kitchen ingredients in unique and fun

ways. For reservations & pricing contact Mirbeau at (315) 685-5006 or online,

www.mirbeau.com

Wednesday, January 23

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

$1.00 per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, January 23

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, January 23

MUSIC: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside

Inn

, 6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM –

10:00 PM; (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Thursday, January 24

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside

Books & Coffee

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

Friday, January 25

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Hysterical Fits at Creekside Books & Coffee,

35 Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, January 25

WINTERFEST: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Enjoy a winter’s evening walk through

the Village of Skaneateles. On your walk you can enjoy the spectacular ice sculptures located at

several locations along the ice trail. Carvings are done by world renowned sculpture, Stan

Kolonko. Warm up at the Skaneateles Library, The Creamery, or Creekside Café and enjoy local

entertainment and refreshments.

Friday & Saturday, January 25 & 26

MOVIE: The Lady. 1/25 @ 1 & 8 PM; 1/26@ 8 PM.

Auburn Public Theater

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00 online;

$6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, January 26

WINTERFEST: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Back by popular demand Winterfest

2013: Scavenger Hunt (beginning on the 16

th), Taste of Skaneateles (11:30 – 3:00), Brewfest

(Noon – 4:30) at Joe’s Pasta Garage, Polar Bear Plunge (12:30) Clift Park, Gourmet dessert sale

(11:00 – 2:00) at Holy Trinity Church, Ice cutting demonstration (11:00 – 3:00), Family

Activities at the Methodist Church (11:30 – 3:00), Youth activities by the Girl Scouts, Ice fishing

derby (weather permitting) and Dinner at Red Rooster Pub. A fee is charged for some events.

Watch your local Skaneateles Press, Skaneateles Journal and Pennysaver for times and more

information. Visit and like us on Facebook at Skaneateles Winterfest.

Saturday, January 26

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

Coffee

, 35 Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, February 1

FUNDRAISER: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM 3rd Annual Blowin’ Red event in support

of the American Heart Association’s wear red for women day at

Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251

Jordan Rd. Highlights of the event are a silent auction and a live auction with 100% of the

proceeds to the AHA. For the live auction, Phil makes a piece in the studio and people bid on it

as it is being made. Did I mention he is wearing a skirt and 4 inch heels while doing that?

Donations for the silent auction are welcome. Any gift basket items, gift certificates would be

greatly appreciated to make this event a success. Contact Peg Austin at 436-0994 for further

information and to pick up any items you would like to donate.

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Katie Hess of Belle Interior Designs, was featured in the current issue of the Central New York magazine

article about “cool fireplaces”. Check it out and visit belleinteriordesigns.com.

Give yourself a gift & unwrap the New You. Get a refreshed, rejuvenated look! Book a non-surgical

rejuvenation (includes injectables, laser resurfacing, and Pelleve treatments) and receive a complimentary

makeup consultation and a gift of $50.00 towards any Jane Iredale products of your choice. Offer expires

January 31, 2013. Call Auburn, (315) 255-0606; Syracuse, (315) 492-5755 the office of

Michael J.

Paciorek, MD

for your appointment today.

Baltimore Woods Nature Center

, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus

Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed on Sundays.

The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. Visit their website for more

information at

www.baltimorewoods.org (315) 673-1350. Jan programs: Star Party, Art Gallery reception,

Wandering through winter, Nature’s Little Explorers, Owl Prowl, Nature Adventure Camp, Snow sculpture

competition. Feb programs 2/2 4

th annual Local Harvest Dinner; 2/8 Star Party; 2/14 Sweetheart 2/16

Snowshoe program for adults; Elbridge Swamp Snowshoe Hike; 2/19-22 Nature Adventure Day Camp.

SALES:

Buy one entrée, get one free at the Sherwood Inn now through January 31, 2013. Good on one lunch or

dinner entrée dine in. Sunday – Thursday. Restrictions do apply visit

www.thesherwoodinn.com (315)

685-3405.

Sherwood Bucks available. $10.00 off any order of $50.00 or more. Redeem your Sherwood Inn bucks

toward any lunch or dinner order of $50.00 or more in the dining room or Tavern. Sunday – Thursday,

now through January 31, 2013 other restrictions do apply visit

www.thesherwoodinn.com (315) 685-0552

Did you know that HOT DEALS on Skaneateles.com are a great way to run a last minute special for your

business! For only $5.00 per week, it is easy to post a special on our website, skaneateles.com. For more

information you can contact the Chamber at 685-0552 or log into you business listing and click on HOT

DEAL.

Winter White Sale at the Inns of Aurora beginning December 24, 2012. Offers reduced room rates to

overnight guests on new reservations through April 30, 2013: $130 for a Monday or Tuesday night stay;

$150 for a Wednesday, Thursday, or Sunday night stay; and $190 for a Friday or Saturday night stay.

Prices are based on two person occupancy and do not include tax. The

Inns of Aurora are located at 391

Main Street, Aurora. For more details, or to make a reservation, call (315) 364-8888.

$5.00 SUSHI all day every Tuesday at

Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

Taco Tuesday at

The Garage located at 28 Jordan Street. Choice of three different tacos (beef, turkey or

fish). Festive music & decorations in a fun friendly family atmosphere. All meats are local hormone free.

Also serving Margaritas and Mojito! (315) 685-6116. Available for Lunch or Dinner. Dine in or take out

available.

www.joespastagarage.com

$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at

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

COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR LEASE/RENT/SALE:

Charming historic village building located at

9 E. Genesee St. two floors approx 1850 sf (subdivided)

Prime Main Street location for retail, office and/or restaurant. Finished interior includes kitchenette, two

bathrooms, ample closet & dry basement storage, handicap access to the first floor, original banister,

beautiful southern exposure. Two tenant parking spaces included, & huge municipal lot for patrons located

directly behind the building. Heavy foot & car traffic. Brokers welcome. For more information please call

(802) 825-6112 or email

9e.genesee@gmail.com

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 co-op. 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

Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for its annual Labor Day festivities

for 2013. A meeting is planned at 7:30 PM for January 17, at the Fire house to talk about the

event. Anyone interested is invited to attend.

REOCCURING EVENTS:

John D. Barrow Art Gallery

is now open Thursday & Friday 11 AM – 4 PM or by appointment. Private

tours are available by appointment. Call (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

www.barrowgallery.org.

Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery

is open on Friday only now through April

from 1-4 pm, or by appointment. Looking for a gift? Visit the Creamery Gift Shop, featuring many

historical and Skaneateles themed items, 28 Hannum St. (315) 685-1360. Online, visit

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org

.

January 7 – February 28

Photographs by local artist Willson Cummer will be on display at the Baltimore

Woods Art Gallery, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus. The exhibit and reception are open to the public with

no admission or parking fee. 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.

Every Tuesday

Preschool Story Time at the Skaneateles Library 10:30 AM. Perfect for kids ages 3 to 5

years. No registration necessary.

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 Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday

entertainment at Lake House Pub. (315) 554-9194 or

www.lakehousepub.com

for music schedule. Daily hours Noon – 2 AM.

Every Thursday

Toddler Story Time, at the Skaneateles Library 11:00 AM. Perfect for kids ages 18 months

to 3 years. No registration necessary.

Every Friday & Saturday

Thomas Barr (acoustic guitar) 9 PM – Midnight at the Blue Water Grill, 11 W.

Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

Every Saturday

9:00 PM Live entertainment at the Cedar House Bowling Alley bar (315) 685-5117.

Every Sunday

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315)

685-3405.

Candace Searing

Administrative/Staff 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 15th, 2013 @ 5:20 pm by Curt
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