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Posted: Sunday, March 29th, 2015 @ 6:32 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Friday & Saturday, March 27 & 28 MOVIE: Ida 3/27 @ 1 PM & 8 PM; 3/28 @ 8 PM at Auburn Public Theater. For tickets visit, www.auburnpublictheater.org or (315) 253-6669.

Saturday, March 28 MUSIC: 9:30 PM – 1 AM Travis Rocco Duo Lake House Pub, 6 W. Genesee St. (315) 554-8194. www.lakehousepub.com

Saturday, March 28 MUSIC: 9 PM in the Tavern at the Hilltop/Cedar House Bowling Alley , 813 W. Genesee St. Rd. (315) 685-5117

Saturday, March 28 WINE DINNER: 6:30 PM Taste the best of our region with a five paired course dinner at the Inns of Aurora. For more information or to place a reservation contact, (315) 364-8888 or visit www.innsofaurora.com

Saturday, March 28 EARTH HOUR: 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM. A worldwide event encouraging households to turn off their lights for 1 hr. to raise awareness on climate change. www.earthhour.org/index.php

Saturday, March 28 MUSIC: 8 PM – 11 PM. Live Music. Call to confirm at the Bucket BBQ, 3193 E. Genesee St. Rd. Auburn (315) 255-1227

Sunday, March 29 MUSIC: 4 PM – 6 PM. Edgy Folk. Sunday Music Series at Auburn Public Theater, featuring local & regional upcoming talent. Tickets $10.00. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669.

Sunday, March 29 MUSIC: 4 PM – 7 PM Gary Frenay the Sherwood Inn Tavern, 26 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-3405. www.thesherwoodinn.com

Sunday, March 29 MUSIC: 6 PM – 9 PM Z-Bones Lake House Pub, 6 W. Genesee St. (315) 554-8194. www.lakehousepub.com

Monday, March 30 AUTHOR EVENT: 7 PM the Inns of Aurora will present the next in its Literature on the lake series, in partnership with the Wells College Visiting Writers Series. Light refreshments available beginning at 6:30 PM. For futher details on this event contact Emily Ambrose at (315) 364-8885.

Tuesday, March 31 SKARTS: 6 – 8 PM. SKARTS presents Creative Converstions with Redhouse Founder, Laura Austin. Holly Gregg will moderate. The Lodge at Welch Allyn, Rte. 321, Skaneateles COST $30 Includes hors d’oeuvres and a drink ticket –wine or beer with cash bar. TICKETS: online http://SKARTS.org/tickets RSVP by March 23 Questions? Contact info@vincentmccabe.com

Tuesday, March 31 TRIVIA: 8 PM Trivia Night at Lake House Pub, 6 W. Genesee St. (315) 554-8194. www.lakehousepub.com

Wednesday, April 1 EASTER EGG HUNT: 6 PM – 7 PM. The Retail Therapists at 1st National Gifts are holding an ADULT ONLY Easter Egg Hunt. Find your lucky egg hidden in their displays and be able to win a prize from numerous places in town. 315-685-5454. If you are a merchant, and would like to donate a prize contact Chris at 685-5454.

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 @ 5:17 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Open weekends starting April 4th 2015

Skydive Central New York

3027 Ditmar Road

Weedsport, NY 13166



Skydive Central New York is Central New York’s premier professional skydiver training facility. Skydive Central New York is located at the Whitford Airport between Syracuse and Rochester

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 @ 2:47 pm by Nakeia Endres
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This 25-acre preserve, only yards from Skaneateles Lake, treats hikers to a dramatic view of the 100-foot deep Bear Swamp Creek Ravine. The trail alsoincludes a 65-foot crescent of lakeshore, a good spot to beach a canoe or kayak before hiking up the ridge trail.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Skaneateles Lake
Length: 1.3 total miles
Elevation Gain: Minimal
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 45 minutes
Season: Year-round
Other Uses: Cross country skiing, leashed dogs
Local Contacts: Finger Lakes Land Trust
Topo Map: Bahar Nature Preserve Trails Topographic Map
Guide Book: Take a Hike! Family Walks in New York’s Finger Lakes Region Guide Book
Driving Directions: View Guide
Trail Directions: View Guide


Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 @ 2:26 pm by Nakeia Endres
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March Programs

March 4-April 2, April 15&16 Nature’s Little Explorers: Spring Series 10am-11am

Join us for Nature’s Little Explorers Mini Adventures! This fun-filled six-week series will engage your preschooler through nature crafts and hands-on exploration that will awaken their senses to the wonders of the natural world. Ages 3-5, participants must register for the full series and be accompanied by an adult. $35 for members, $50 for nonmembers. Offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Call Baltimore Woods at (315) 673-1350 to register.

March 4- April 26 Art Exhibit at Baltimore Woods: A Sense of Peace

Local photographer Tom Dwyer will open his exhibit with a collection of photographs focusing on nature at Baltimore Woods. A reception will be held on March 13th from 5:30-7:30pm. Admission and parking are free. The gallery is open from Mon-Fri from 9am-4pm and on Saturdays from 10am-4pm. All art work is for sale.

March 13 Star Party: Hello Spring Skies! 8-10pm

Goodbye to winter skies, hello to spring, the planets Jupiter and Venus will be bold and bright! Back up date March 14th. $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers. To register, call Baltimore Woods at (315) 673-1350.

March 14 Winter Farmers Market 10-1pm

Visitors to the market will enjoy a diverse mix of local farm and artisanal food products from top regional producers. Held on the second Saturday of each month through April. Indoors at Baltimore Woods in Marcellus, with free parking.

March 20 – April 11 Amphibian Alert!

Each spring during the first warm rainy night after the equinox, hundreds of amphibians creep from underground lairs to vernal pools. To find out when Baltimore Woods Nature Center will attempt to observe this migration at Labrador Hollow, watch for alerts on our website, or call 673-1350 to be put on our alert list. $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers. To register, call (315) 673-1350.

March 21 Rites of Spring Campfire 4-5:30pm

Celebrate Spring Equinox! Circle around the campfire for storytelling and discover how different cultures welcome the turn of the season. We’ll find inspiration in the woods, create, and enact our own Spring Rite together. Come forge a new tradition around the fire! $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers. To register, call Baltimore Woods (315) 673-1350.

March 28 Living with Backyard Wildlife 11-noon

Spin the backyard battle on its head as you learn about the many inhabitants that call your backyard home. Discover how to live in cooperation with your local wildlife and create a habitat that’s fun for you and safe for them. $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers. To register, call Baltimore Woods at (315) 673-1350.

March 28 Earth Hour 2014 8:30-9:30pm

Join millions of people across 152 countries in turning out your lights for one hour in support of a global movement to curtail climate change. To find out more about Earth Hour, sponsored by WWF, visit www.earthhour.org.


4007 Bishop Hill Road
Marcellus, NY 13108-0133

Phone: (315) 673-1350

Fax: (315) 673-3671

Email: info@baltimorewoods.org

Web: www.baltimorewoods.org

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 @ 6:05 pm by Nakeia Endres
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