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Wednesday, February 20

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, February 20

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, February 20

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.

Wednesday & Thursday, February 20 & 21

COOKING: Be your own Ben & Jerry and get

creative with inventive flavor combinations! Have your own ice cream maker? Bring it in! (not

required).

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.

Thursday, February 21

BEER DINNER: 6:00 PM. Brewery Ommegang Beer Dinner at

Sherwood Inn

, 26 W. Genesee St. Five course dinner and beer pairing. Guest speaker from

Ommegang. Live music provided by Tommy Connors. $55.00 per person plus tax & gratuity. Call

the Sherwood Inn for reservations (315) 685-3405.

Thursday, February 21

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 22

MUSIC: 7:30 PM Kevin Dorsey (solo) at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

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

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday & Saturday, February 22 & 23

MOVIE: Searching for Sugarman. 2/22 @ 1 & 8 PM;

2/23 @ 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 23

COMMUNITY DAY: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM. The Skaneateles YMCA, open

all day, free of charge, for individuals and families who wish to enjoy all that the Y has to offer,

including lap swimming, the water slide and fountain, use of cardiovascular and strength

equipment, an indoor walking track and fitness classes. Children under the age of 12 must be

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February 19, 2013

accompanied by a supervising adult. Age and height restrictions apply in certain program areas.

For more information contact the Y (315) 685-0552 or visit, auburnymca.org/skaneateles

Saturday, February 23

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Sloppy Joes at Creekside Books &

Coffee

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

Saturday, February 23

DINNER: 6:30 PM, reception; dinner will be served at 7:00 PM. The

Aurora Inn

Dining Room is slated to guide guests through an epicurean tour of Spain with its

Spanish Tapas Wine Dinner. The meal will feature six paired courses served family style, with a

reception wine and intermezzo, and will cost $75 ++ per person. A full list of the Inns of Aurora

epicurean series can be seen at innsofaurora.com/food-wine/epicurean-events. The Aurora Inn is

located at 391 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026. Reservations can be made by calling (315) 364-

8888.

Tuesday, February 26

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

Charles Loring Elliott (1812-1868) was one of the most prominent American portrait painters of

the 19th century. His works hang in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery in

Washington, D.C., the Everson Museum in Syracuse – and in the Skaneateles Library, where nine

are on display. Visitors to the library often ask about these portraits. Who are they? Now,

thanks to research by Sally Holbien, these former Skaneateles residents have been identified.

Dannette Davis, librarian at Seymour Library in Auburn, will present a slide show and will share

the stories of these portraits and the artist who painted them.

Wednesday, February 27

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, February 27

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, February 27

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, Friday & Saturday & Sunday, February 28, March 1, 2, 3 Skaneateles HS

Drama Club

presents, Beauty and the Beast. 2/28 & 3/1 @ 7:30 PM; 3/2 @ 2 PM & 7:30 PM;

3/3 @ 2 PM. For tickets & reservations call: (315) 291-2296.

Thursday, February 28

SPA EVENT: Showcasing Zents Products. 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Spa

Mirbeau’s Boutique.

Mirbeau Inn & Spa 851 W. Genesee St. Wine & H’orderves, free hand &

arm treatments, free gift with minimum purchase of 2 Zents products. RSVP by calling Mirbeau

at (315) 685-5006.

Thursday, February 28

WOMEN TIES EVENT: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, “Using Traditional Public

Relations to Gain Exceptional Corporate Exposure” at The Maplewood Inn, 7

th North St.,

Liverpool. Cost $30.00 (includes strategic networking, sales, programs, lunch & promotion). For

reservations, contact

www.womenties.com

Thursday, February 28

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, March 1

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.

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

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, March 1

FIRST FRIDAY: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Join Snake Oil Glassworks for their First

Friday Glassblowing Event. As green seems to be the color of March, we will be making their own

special absinthe glasses and the green fairy will be in attendance. Questions, (315) 685-5091

www.snakeoilglassworks.com.

Saturday, March 2

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 Wendy Ramsey’s Kazoo Review with local musical

guests at

Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Tuesday & Wednesday, March 5 & 6

FUNDRAISING: Skaneateles Education Foundation

presents Dining for Education. Lunch served 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Hilltop Restaurant or

Skaneateles Bakery; Dinner served 5:00 – 9:00 PM choose from Bambino’s Bistro, Red Rooster

Pub, Joe’s Pasta Garage, Sherwood Inn, LakeHouse Pub, Valentine’s Pizza & Deli, Moro’s Table or

Vernak Farms Country Store. Dine In or Take out and 15% of your bill will be donated to the

Education Foundation. Visit Skanedfoundation.org for more information.

Wednesday, March 6

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, March 6

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, March 6

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, March 7

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, March 8

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.

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

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday & Saturday, March 8 & 9

MOVIE: Damsels In Distress 3/8 @ 1 & 8 PM; 3/9 @ 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, March 9

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.

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

Sunday, March 10

FUNDRAISING: 1:00 PM St. Baldrick’s headshaving event at St. James

Church, 96 E. Genesee St. (315) 685-7600.

Monday, March 11

SPEAKER SERIES: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. The Lodge at Welch Allyn, 4355

State St. Rd. The Professional Services Committee of the Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce

continues with its first of three speakers for 2013. A talk by Cathy Dove, Vice President Cornell

Tech. Cathy is responsible for all administrative and operational aspects of Cornell NYC Tech, as

well as planning for, and construction of the new campus. This unprecedented venture devoted

to entrepreneurialism will impact all New Yorkers. Learn what it could mean for your business.

Cost: $20/Chamber Members; $25/Non-Chamber members. Please RSVP 685-0552 or

csearing@skaneateles.com

by Monday, March 4. Payment requested at time of registration, or

pay online at:

www.skaneateles.com/gift-shop/category/22-chamber-events.

Friday & Saturday, March 15 & 16

MOVIE: Where do we go now? 3/15 @ 1 & 8 PM; 3/16 @

8 PM.

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

online; $6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

On February, 27

Valentine’s Pizza & Deli will celebrate 25 years of business. Congratulations Pat,

Kathy, and family!

Snake Oil Glassworks

would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Thanks to you…our

donors, our volunteers, our participants in the live auction and the silent auction, and all who came out.

You braved the cold and the snow to make our 3rd Annual Blowin’ Red Fundraiser for the American Heart

Association a great success. Because of you we are able to contribute $5300.00 to the American Heart

Assn. This is an increase of 41% over last year. You helped make that happen.

Closed for vacation,

Skaneateles Bakery, February 17 – 23 Re-opening at 7 AM Sunday, February 24.

The

Sherwood Inn will be closed for some minor repairs and deep cleaning on March 11, 12, 13 & 14

and reopening at 11:30 AM on Friday, March 15. Questions, (315) 685-3405.

Hilton Garden Inn

: Meeting Promotion for Feb and March. Looking for space to hold your next social

event, meeting, or training session? Book any event (that includes food and beverage) with us for the

month of February and March and receive free room rental and setup! We can accommodate groups from

10-200 people! With several different options to choose from, just give Sara a call @ 315-252-5511 (or

email sara.cowhig@hilton.com) for more info.

Lockwood Lavender Farm

is calling all artists to submit “LAVENDER” themed artwork for the 6th Annual

Finger Lakes Lavender Festival official poster. The poster contest is open to artists within the Finger Lakes

and Central New York Region. Artwork should focus on lavender to represent this annual event on its

posters, postcards, website and t-shirt and press releases. The application, rules and requirements will be

on our website: www.fingerlakeslavenderfestival.blogspot.com or call Lockwood Lavender Farm (315)

685-5369. This year’s deadline for submission is April 5, 2013. Winning poster will be announced by April

8, 2013.

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. Feb programs 2/2 4th 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:

Presidents’ Week Lodging Specials – Looking for a getaway during Presidents’ Week? Bring the family to

Skaneateles and take advantage of these great lodging specials! Kids stay free at the Packwood House!

Presidents Week Specials are available Sun – Thurs, February 17th – 21st

Sherwood Inn

~ $199 Room and Dinner Package-Complimentary Breakfast, $50 Dining Voucher,

Available Amenities: fireplace, whirlpool tub, lake view.

Village Inn ~ $99 for any room, Complimentary

Breakfast at the Sherwood Inn, Each room has a fireplace and whirlpool tub.

Packwood House ~ $149

Room and dinner Package, Kids stay free! Complimentary Breakfast at the Sherwood Inn for the whole

family. $50 Dining Voucher for the Sherwood Inn. Complimentary Passes to the Skaneateles Community

Center /YMCA Dining Vouchers must be used on date of stay. Subject to availability. Call for reservations,

(315) 685-0552 or visit,

www.thesherwoodinn.com or www.villageinn-ny.com or

www.packwoodhouse.com

Join us in the budding village of constant dawn as we greet spring with open arms, and shake off the

stresses of winter with a spur-of-the-moment getaway at the

Inns of Aurora. Treat yourself to a spring

stay special: a one-night weekday stay (Sunday-Thursday), a $50.00 credit to be used at either the Fargo

Bar & Grill or the Aurora Inn Dining Room, and a locally crafted welcome amenity, all for only $160 plus

tax. Book this special for a stay between now and April 30, but reservations must be made by March 1,

2013.

*Dates excluded from our spring special include February 14, March 5, March 12, April 2, and April 9.

Please note that the Aurora Inn Dining Room is open Wednesday-Sunday evenings; the Fargo Bar and

Grill is open every evening.

Buy one entrée, get one free at the

Sherwood Inn now through February 28, 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 February, 2013 other restrictions do apply visit

www.thesherwoodinn.com (315) 685-0552

Wednesday Night’s this Winter

The Sherwood Inn’s $18.07 Price Fix Menu offers 3 courses at one great

price ($18.07 plus tax and gratuity.) Restrictions apply. Visit

www.thesherwoodinn.com or call (315) 685-

3405.

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 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:

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.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The

Skaneateles Historical Society is looking for a new volunteer webmaster for their website. If you

have these talents, and are interested, call Laurie Winship at (315) 685-1360 for more details.

Would you like to help with the

Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center Scholarship Campaign? Please

call Sue Dove at (315) 685-0552 if you are interested.

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

.

March 4 – April 26

Paintings by Karen Burns & photography by David LoParco depicting local landscape

will be on display in the Art Gallery at Baltimore Woods. 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. Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108.

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. 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 children ages 3 to

5 years. No registration necessary.

Every Tuesday and Thursday

Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are available

to answer plant and garden questions on the Horticulture Hotline. The volunteers will research and make

management recommendations using current research based information. Hotline hours are Tuesdays and

Thursdays, from 1-4 PM, at (315)424-9485 or anytime by email at onondaga@cornell.edu. Good quality

pictures of the symptoms will help the volunteers identify the plant species and the pest. Email responses

will be answered during Hotline hours. Visit us online at http://www.extendonondaga.org/

.

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

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