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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

(For more information call (315) 685-0552 or visit

www.skaneateles.com

)

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

SKANEATELES SKINNY

SKANEATELES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEEKLY UPDATE

January 22, 2013

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

HISTORY: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Explore the history of “The Lincoln

Assassination, Funeral Train, and Lincoln Legacy in Cayuga County”. The presentation involves

events that happened in the less than 20 minutes of his passing through Jordan, Weedsport &

Jordan. Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural & County Living Museum, 6880 E. Lake Rd. Auburn.

Refreshments served. Free admission and parking. Questions Martha Shaw (315) 252-1446 or

vmshaw@aol.com

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

Wednesday, January 30

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 30

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 30

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 31

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, 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.

Friday, February 1

MUSIC: 7:30 PM Mark Zane & Friends at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

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

www.creeksidebooks.com

Saturday, February 2

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Greg Hoover at Creekside Books &

Coffee

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

Saturday, February 2

FUNDRAISER: 4th annual Local Harvest Dinner & silent auction at

Baltimore Woods

, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. CNY farms, restaurants and chefs gather to share their

culinary bounty of farm-fresh, locally grown & produced foods. Tickets $20.00 members; $35.00

non-members and can be purchased for either session from

www.baltimorewoods.org; by email

to:

info@baltimorewoods.org; or by calling (315) 673-1350.

Friday & Saturday, February 1 & 2

MOVIE: Bernie. 2/1 @ 1 & 8 PM; 2/2 @ 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, February 5 & 12

HEALTH: 1:00 PM. Living with Alzheimer’s: For Late-Stage

Caregivers at Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St. Register by calling 294-1691 ext

125.

Wednesday & Thursday, February 6 & 7

COOKING: “Chocolates” As Valentine’s Day

approaches, you’ll take home a selection of chocolates you helped create!

Mirbeau Inn & Spa,

851 W. Genesee St. $25 Class only: Includes session & one glass of wine – $100 Class & Dinner:

Includes, session & one glass of wine during class, communal table in Dining Room for

spontaneous chef’s tasting menu with wine pairings. – Class begins at 5:45 p.m., Dinner at 7:15

p.m. Reservations (315) 685-5006.

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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

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: Thursday, January 24th, 2013 @ 5:22 pm by Curt
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