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For the first time ever the Willard Memorial Chapel is offering a special bus tour in an effort to explore its Tiffany beginnings in NYC.

Spend three days on a Tiffany inspired NYC outing. Tour the Metropolitan Museum of Art and its latest exhibition: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall An Artist’s Country Estate. Take advantage of some free time to explore 5th Avenue on your own, or even visit Tiffany & Co. during your stay.

Enjoy some Italian cuisine at Carmine’s then afterwards see the Broadway hit The Drowsy Chaperone at the Marriot Marquis Theater.
Location:  Bus departs from Willard Chapel on Friday, March 30th 2007 at 7:00 a.m. and returns from New York City on Sunday, April 1 2007 between 9:00 and 9:30 p.m.
Contact:  Kathy Walker or Marcia Walsh
Starting Time:  7:00 am
Ending Time:  9:30 pm
Admission:  call for prices

Click on the extraodinary picture, or, visit Jack Kidd on line for more!

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2007 @ 7:18 am by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,Events in CNY


 Miss Saigon

A Musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg
Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Alain Boublil
Adapted from the original French lyrics by Alain Boublil
Additional Material by Richard Maltby, Jr.
Originally Produced on the stage by Cameron Mackintosh

The creators of Les Miserables bring you the story of an American GI and a young Vietnamese woman who find love, yet soon and forever more find themselves separated by oceans of water and time. Follow one remarkable young woman’s journey as she battles insurmountable odds to return to the arms of the man she loves only to ultimately be forced to make the greatest sacrifice of them all.

 Merry-Go-Round for more.

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2007 @ 2:24 pm by Curt
Filed under: Events in CNY


Creekside Books and Coffee

Kids Krafts
Creekside is now hosting Kids Krafts every Saturday morning at 10:30 throughout the winter months. Kids Krafts is an educational opportunity for children to learn while making crafts with local artist Chiara Khuns. Signups are in the Bookstore. The $15 fee includes all supplies and a snack. Additional siblings are only $10. Event runs from 10:30-12:00. Recommended for children in grades 1-5.

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2007 @ 1:16 pm by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,Events in CNY


Welcome…This coming season, your Syracuse Symphony

Welcome…This coming season, your Syracuse Symphony Orchestra embarks on a journey of exploration and discovery…a journey in which one can travel to unexpected places, experience new emotions, and revisit the past…a journey in which the international language of music is spoken. Music can take you to fascinating places outside the realm of everyday experience; it can also take you to places deep within, tapping into long forgotten emotions and washing over you with its sheer power and profound beauty. Please join us for an extraordinary journey in the 2007-2008 concert season. And remember—a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step… Subscribe today!

Post-Standard Classics Series
World-renowned guest soloists and distinguished conductors…new discoveries and favorite masterworks.

M&T Bank Pops Series
An exciting combination of great music and legendary guest stars-six nights of fabulous fun!

Special Events
The Nutcracker, Handel’s Messiah, Martha Graham Dance Company, violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn

Central New York Community Foundation Family Series
A fun, educational and interactive musical journey for children and families.

Four nights of casual dining with friends, followed by an SSO concert.

Beethoven Festival
Three concerts in January highlighting the work of a beloved composer.

Stained Glass Series
Timeless works by Mozart, Bach, Haydn and others in the intimate splendor of Most Holy Rosary Church.

Watertown Series
Six great concerts featuring noted guest artists and musical masterworks in Northern New York.

Dryden Mutual Cortland Series
Five evening concerts featuring renowned soloists and timeless musical works.

Rome Series
Four evenings of stellar guest artists and great music in Rome.

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2007 @ 4:24 pm by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,Events in CNY


Skaneateles Shadow 

Sunday, March 25 

Learn the basics of identifying the many architectural styles of the houses in our community, including Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Queen Anne and others, presented by Margaret Mosher

Location:  Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn
Contact:  Kathy Walker
Starting Time:  2 p.m.
Ending Time:  4 p.m.
Admission:  FREE

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2007 @ 2:09 am by Curt
Filed under: Events in CNY