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February 1, 2014

 

After writing Sure Signs: Stories Behind the Historical Markers of Central New York, Howard Ford wrote Some Call it Treason, a novel about a young English couple and their friend who, together, visited the American colonies and joined the rebels just before the Revolution. The second book in the series, In All Cases Whatsoever, released in 2012, reflects the unwavering arrogance of the English government, an attitude largely responsible for the war. Those who fought the Revolution, whether soldier or spy, were not only brave, but cunning and resourceful, and worthy of our attention for their fortitude. A Just Cause is the third and final book in this exciting historical fiction trilogy. Ford is retired from the financial services industry. He and his wife, Ann, live in upstate New York.

Location: Downtown Books and Coffee
66 Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 1:00 pm
Cost: Free
Telephone: 315-515-3411

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 @ 4:23 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Saturday, February 01, 2014

Winter Family Fun Day! (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
Winter Fun for Everyone! Bring your family out to Baltimore Woods for an afternoon of pure winter fun! We’ll give you a little taste of what our winter nature day camps are all about, including sliding, snow forts, hot cocoa, and a snowball fight! Sign up for winter camp that day and get a FREE ticket to a campers-only frog catching party! This event is FREE. Please register so we have enough cocoa. Be sure to dress warmly!

Contact Info : Baltimore Woods Nature Center 4007 Bishop Hill Road Marcellus, NY (315) 673-1350 Email : info@baltimorewoods.org Url:http://www.baltimorewoods.org/ 

 

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Pasta Cooking Class (6:00 pm)
Learn the fundamentals of preparing your favorite types of pasta under the skilled tutelage of our dynamic Aurora Inn Dining Room culinary team during this hands-on class. After honing your skills, enjoy dinner in the company of your classmates and instructors!    $75 per person.

Contact Info : Inns of Aurora 315-364-8888 Email : Info@innsofaurora.com Url: http://innsofaurora.com/events-meeting/calendar-of-events/

Trivia Night @ LakeHouse Pub (8:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Bring your friends and form a team to compete in a FREE trivia game every week at LakeHouse Pub! Questions come from all genres, and there are prizes to win for top placing teams each week! Come back week after week to compete in the 8 week trivia seasons.

Contact Info : LakeHouse Pub: (315) 554-8194 Email : syracusetrivia@gmail.com Url: http://syracusetrivianight.com/ 

 

Friday, February 07, 2014

Writers’ Retreat Weekend (3:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Join working authors, writing instructors, and your literary peers for a weekend of constructive workshopping, and lessons in topics such as crafting non-fiction narrative to poetry writing. Take the weekend to seek refuge from the day-to-day hustle and bustle to finish that novel you’ve been working on for years, or to further hone the final elements of a work-in-progress. Please call 315.364.8885 for further information on special pricing for non-overnight guests. $550 per person, including accommodations; $850 per couple

Contact Info : Inns of Aurora 315.364.8888 Email : Info@innsofaurora.com Url: http://innsofaurora.com/events-meeting/calendar-of-events/ 

Blowin’ Red Fundraiser (5:00 pm)
Snake Oil Glassworks announces their 4th Annual Blowin’ Red event in support of the American Heart Association’s Wear Red for Women Day on Friday, February 7th from 5-9pm. Back by popular demand, this fundraising event is not to be missed. There will be a silent auction of items from local artists & vendors, handmade red glass from the Snake Oil Glassworks hot shop, & red refreshments. The highlight of the evening will be our “Hot-on-the Pipe” live auction where you can bid on pieces of hand blown glass as they are being made. Come join the fun and wear red! Requested $10.00 donation. Bring your checkbook – it’s all for a good cause.

Contact Info : Peg Austin (315) 685-5091 Email : snakeoilglassworks@gmail.com Url: http://www.snakeoilglassworks.com 

 

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Local Harvest Dinner: Conversation & Cuisine (4:00 pm – 6:30 pm)
What does the organic standard really mean? What are some options for eating more local on a budget? Is there a difference between pasteurized and free-range poultry? While staying true to the “roots” of this program, this year we are excited to present an expert panel of local farmers led by moderator Neil Miller of Farmshed CNY to answer your local food and farming questions. A scrumptious dinner crafted by Chef Luke Houghton using locally-sourced ingredients will follow. Bring your friends for an evening of conversation and cuisine! $25 for members; $40 for nonmembers.

Contact Info : Baltimore Woods Nature Center 4007 Bishop Hill Road Marcellus, NY (315) 673-1350 Email : info@baltimorewoods.org Url:http://www.baltimorewoods.org/ProgramsAndEvents/LocalHarvestDinner/ 

 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Trivia Night @ LakeHouse Pub (8:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Bring your friends and form a team to compete in a FREE trivia game every week at LakeHouse Pub! Questions come from all genres, and there are prizes to win for top placing teams each week! Come back week after week to compete in the 8 week trivia seasons.

Contact Info : LakeHouse Pub: (315) 554-8194 Email : syracusetrivia@gmail.com Url: http://syracusetrivianight.com/ 

 

Friday, February 14, 2014

Valentine’s Day Sparkling Wine Dinner (5:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
Toast your loved one with this limited menu four-course dinner. Each course will be paired with a sparkling wine from around the globe–from sparkling whites, to reds, to rosés. $120 per person.

Contact Info : Inns of Aurora 315.364.8888 Email : Info@innsofaurora.com Url: http://innsofaurora.com/events-meeting/calendar-of-events/ 

Sweetheart Snowshoe (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Program for Adults Bring your valentine for a romantic, lantern-lit snowshoe for two through the evening woods. Together, you’ll discover romantic notes hidden along the trail, and share some quiet moments outdoors. Then, warm up indoors with hot drinks and decadent desserts. Limited to 20 couples, registration is required. Snowshoes provided. Members $20/couple; nonmembers $30/couple.

Contact Info : Call (315) 673-1350 to register. Baltimore Woods Nature Center Marcellus, NY 13108 Email : info@baltimorewoods.org Url:http://www.baltimorewoods.org/ProgramsAndEvents/Calendar/ 

 

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Snow Day Yoga For Kids (11:00 am – 12:00 noon)
It’s an indoor Snow Yoga Day! We will do lots of fun yoga poses and yoga-inspired games as we learn about snow and become the animals that have a snow day every time it snows here at Baltimore Woods. Ages 5-9. $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers.

Contact Info : Call (315) 673-1350 to sign up. Email : info@baltimorewoods.org Url: http://www.baltimorewoods.org/ProgramsAndEvents/Calendar/ 

 

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Trivia Night @ LakeHouse Pub (8:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Bring your friends and form a team to compete in a FREE trivia game every week at LakeHouse Pub! Questions come from all genres, and there are prizes to win for top placing teams each week! Come back week after week to compete in the 8 week trivia seasons.

Contact Info : LakeHouse Pub: (315) 554-8194 Email : syracusetrivia@gmail.com Url: http://syracusetrivianight.com/ 

 

Friday, February 21, 2014

Star Party: Brilliant Winter Skies (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
The giant planet Jupiter will be in prime viewing position all night long, as well as the brilliant winter skies surrounding the constellation Orion. Uranus and Neptune will also be visible early. Dress warmly. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family. Back-up date: Feb 22nd.

Contact Info : Call (315) 673-1350 to register. Email : info@baltimorewoods.org Url: http://www.baltimorewoods.org/ProgramsAndEvents/Calendar/ 

 

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Sun Party (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
Our sun is the nearest star and is often overlooked by those who watch the night skies. The sun has been at its peak activity this past year with an abundance of sunspots, solar flares, and other features that are fascinating to watch and can also move and change shapes within several minutes. Come out and observe the sun through specially-filtered telescopes and see what it looks like up-close and personal. A great way to warm up on a winter afternoon! Back-up date Feb 23rd. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.

Contact Info : Call (315) 673-1350 to register. Email : info@baltimorewoods.org Url: http://www.baltimorewoods.org/ProgramsAndEvents/Calendar/

Hermann J. Wiemer Wine Dinner (6:30 pm)
Hermann J. Wiemer was a pioneer of Finger Lakes wine, bringing with him skills and traditions of his native Germany. Some fifty years later, the Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard is one of the premier producers of Riesling in the United States. Our epicurean dinner will feature an array of Wiemer wines, paired with a five-course meal presented by the Aurora Inn Dining Room culinary team. $100 per person, inclusive.

Contact Info : Inns of Aurora 315.364.8888 Email : Info@innsofaurora.com Url: http://innsofaurora.com/events-meeting/calendar-of-events/ 

 

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Trivia Night @ LakeHouse Pub (8:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Bring your friends and form a team to compete in a FREE trivia game every week at LakeHouse Pub! Questions come from all genres, and there are prizes to win for top placing teams each week! Come back week after week to compete in the 8 week trivia seasons.

Contact Info : LakeHouse Pub: (315) 554-8194 Email : syracusetrivia@gmail.com Url: http://syracusetrivianight.com/ 

 

Friday, February 28, 2014

Wellness Retreat Weekend (3:00 pm)
Enjoy a weekend of wellness workshops with Elizabeth Naylor, Holistic & Applied Clinical Nutritionist and founder of Ebenezer Wellness; Laura Coburn, yogi & meditation expert; and Stephanie Williams, beekeeper & lavender farm owner & operator. Spend your days learning from skilled instructors, while enjoying a respite in luxury on the serene shore of Cayuga Lake. Please call 315.364.8820 for further information. Space is limited, and will be reserved quickly! $850 per person, including accommodations, instruction, and meals; $1400 per couple.

Contact Info : 315-364-8888 Email : Info@innsofaurora.com Url: http://innsofaurora.com/events-meeting/calendar-of-events/ 

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 @ 4:23 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Friday, February 14, 2014, open seating from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. • $120/person

HERMANN J. WIEMER WINE DINNER

 

Hermann J. Wiemer was a pioneer of Finger Lakes wine, bringing with him skills and traditions of his native Germany. Some fifty years later, the Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard is one of the premier producers of Riesling in the United States. Our epicurean dinner will feature an array of Wiemer wines, paired with a five-course meal presented by the Aurora Inn Dining Room culinary team.

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 @ 4:20 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Sun Party

Back-up date: February 23rd

Date: Saturday, February 22
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center Phone: 315-673-1350 Email: info@baltimorewoods.org

Back-up date Feb 23rd

Our sun is the nearest star and is often overlooked by those who watch the night skies. The sun has been at its peak activity this past year with an abundance of sunspots, solar flares, and other features that are fascinating to watch and can also move and change shapes within several minutes. Come out and observe the sun through specially-filtered telescopes and see what it looks like up-close and personal. A great way to warm up on a winter afternoon!

$5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 @ 4:20 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Music at Lakehouse Pub – Skaneateles, NY

 

January Entertainment

January 4 Headphones 9:30pm-1am
January 5 Ripcords 6pm-9pm
January 11 Finn, Bristol and Kearns 9:30pm-1am
January 12 Dr Kildean 6pm-9pm
January 18 Chief Bigway 9:30pm-1am
January 19 TBA 6pm-9pm
January 25 Tiger 9:30pm-1am
January 26 Mark Doyle and the Maniacs 6pm-9pm

February Entertainment

February 1 Noisy Boys 9:30pm-1am
February 2 Superbowl Party
February 8 Virgil Cain 9:30pm-1am
February 9 Off The Reservation 6pm-9pm
February 15 Annie In The Water 9:30pm-1am
February 16 Chief Bigway 6pm-9pm
February 22 Finn, Bristol and Kearns 9:30pm-1am
February 23 Walking Wounded 6pm-9pm

March Entertainment

March 1 Tom Barnes Band 9:30pm-1am
March 2 Dave Hawthorn 6pm-9pm
March 8 Chief Bigway 9:30pm-1am
March 9 Mark Doyle and The Maniacs 6pm-9pm
March 15 Tiger 9:30pm-1am
March 16 Better Than Bowling 6pm-9pm
March 22 Noisy Boys 9:30pm-1am
March 23 Dr Kildean 6pm-9pm
March 29 The Headphones 9:30pm-1am
March 30 Off The Reservation 6pm-9pm

Posted: Saturday, January 11th, 2014 @ 1:20 pm by Nakeia Endres
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