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 Winterfest returns to the Village of Skaneateles on January 29th 2011 organized by the

Skaneateles Sunrise Rotary Club

• Taste of Skaneateles featuring over 35 vendors. 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM Tastings by

Village Bottle Shop, Valentines, Chang Jiang, Tom’s Bootleg BBQ sauce @ Joe’s Pasta

Garage, Talbots, Thistle Dew, Skaneateles Bakery, Sherwood Inn, Running Food @

Valentines, Rhubarb, Riddler’s, Red Rooster Pub @ Skaneateles Town Square, Patisserie,

Mid-Lakes Navigation Co., Mark’s Pizzeria, Kabuki, Johnny Angel’s, Joelle’s French Bistro

@ Fleur de lis Florist, Joe’s Pasta Garage, Fleur de lis Florist, Essential Health Solutions @

Creekside, Doug’s Fish Fry, Creekside Books & Coffee, Bluewater Grill, blue Danube, Beak

& Skiff @ blue Danube & White Sleigh, Anyela;s Vineyards @ Creekside, Mirbeau Inn &

Spa @ Gallinger USA, 4 Tin Fish Farm @ blue Danube, Riddlers, White Sleigh, Moro’s

Table @ Imagine THAT, Savoir Fare Specialty Baking by Dina Sakal @ Bijou, Vermont

Green Mountain, Lockwood Farms @ Creekside, Heart n Hand @ Skaneateles Town

Square. Tickets $15/Individual; $25/couple. Available from any Rotarian.

 Brewfest Inside at Joe’s Pasta Garage (separate charge) & Live music by

Tumbleweed Jones

 Live Music by John Cadley & Cathy Wenthen 12:30 – 2:30 at Creekside

 Wood & Chainsaw carving by Jim Parr, Heart n’ Hand at Skaneateles Town

Square 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

• 2nd annual Polar Bear Plunge 12:30 PM. register at

Spectators welcome. Be on the lookout for appearances by local celebrities.

• Gallery 54 is participating in Winterfest with a painting demonstration by Kathleen

Schneider from 12 pm-3 pm. There will also be a raffle for a $25 gift certificate and

refreshments will be served. Gallery 54 is an artist cooperative at 54 E. Genesee St,

Skaneateles. www.gallery54cny.com Winter hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 11-5, Sat 10-5, Sun

11-5

• The Museum at the Creamery will be open for Winterfest 2011. Come see the ice

sculpture in front of our building, have some hot cocoa, and come in to learn about ice

cutting on Skaneateles Lake and see the tools and saw of the ice cutting industry that

used to flourish here. The gift shop will also be open that day. Hours: 12 PM – 3 PM

• Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 37 W. Genesee Street will be part of a Taste of

Skaneateles this year. The Lutherans will be serving “Just Desserts” between 12:30 and 2

PM. Come enjoy assorted delectable desserts with hot coffee and tea. Try as many as you

like. There will also be an opportunity to participate in a Silent Auction and take a

fabulous dessert home with you. A suggested donation of $4 per person or $15 per family

will be collected at the door.

• Look for Ice Sculptures on display in Clift Park and at 13, 18, 26, 36, 38, 54, 56, 58

Genesee St.; 8, 19, 22, 28, 33, 38, 39 Jordan St., 12 & 61 Fennell St., and 28 Hannum

St.

• Participate in this years’ Scavenger Hunt. Game instructions will be available from

any Taste ticket booth. Great prizes from Greek Peak, Skaneateles Y, Mid-Lakes

Navigation Co. and 1st National Gifts.

Posted: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 @ 9:21 pm by Curt
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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS in Skaneateles, NY 13152
From the Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, January 19 KID’S TRIVIA starts at 5:30PM and Adult Trivia starts at 7:00 PM.
Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell St., Admission of $1 per person (315) 685-0379
www.creeksidebooks.com

Thursday, January 20 MUSIC: Open Mic Night. 6:30 – 8:00 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35
Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, January 21 MUSIC: Dick Ward and Carol Bryant. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell
St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, January 21, 22, 23 Auburn Public Theater proudly presents a
one-man show: Dylan Brody: More Arts, Less Martial. DYLAN BRODY is an award winning playwright, humorist and
thrice published author. He has emerged as a radio raconteur, whose witty and profound tales of his journey through life are unique, yet utterly
recognizable to everyone, earning him a reputation as one of America’s fastest rising storyteller. 1/21 & 22 at 8 PM; 1/23 at 2 PM
Tickets $20; available in advance online at www.auburnpublictheater.org , at our box office or at the
door. Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn (315) 253-6669

Saturday, January 22 MUSIC: Sloppy Joes. 7:30-9:30PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35
Fennell St. Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Tuesday, January 25 Skaneateles Historical Society’s monthly program at the Creamery.
Kihm Winship will talk about the research behind his new book, “Skaneateles: The Character and
Characters of a Lakeside Village,” how he ferreted out some delightful stories, and discuss all of
the resources available to researchers today. Books and signing will be available. 7:30 PM 28
Hannum St.

Wednesday, January 26 KID’S TRIVIA starts at 5:30 PM and Adult Trivia starts at 7:00 PM.
Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell St., Admission of $1 per person (315) 685-0379
www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, January 26 The last Wednesday of every month features a new evening of
poetry reading and discussion. Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. 7:30 PM For info
contact, Angela Daddabbo at angela@auburnpublictheater.org

Thursday, January 27 from Noon to 2 p.m. at the Limestone Grill at the Craftsman
Inn, Mission B Room, Genesee Street, Fayetteville, the Women TIES Greater Syracuse
Luncheon: “Women Who Network: The Power of Women to Write Her Story” will feature
Denver, Colorado entrepreneur Jill Tietjen. Tietjen will inspire women to believe they each have the power to
change the world and will provide tips on how to utilize networking to advance their life and career goals. The cost of the event is
$29 and includes lunch, program, and strategic networking to help women forge stronger economic ties with other women. For
more information or to make reservations, visit www.womenties.com or call 315-471-1987.

Thursday, January 27 MUSIC: Open Mic Night. 6:30 – 8:00 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35
Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, January 28 MUSIC: Kevin Dorsey & FORE 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St., FREE (315) 685-0379 www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, January 29 Christine Lavin – My 25th Anniversary Concert: What was I (ever!)
Thinking? 8:00 PM at Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. (315) 253-6669
www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, January 29 MUSIC: Cadley & Wenthen 12:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St., FREE (315) 685-0379 www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, January 29 MUSIC: Edgy Folk 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St., FREE (315) 685-0379 www.auburnpublictheater.org

Posted: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 @ 9:11 pm by Curt
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Baltimore Woods Nature in the City

Baltimore Woods Nature in the City

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.

Baltimore Woods Nature in the City brings authentic natural science learning to K-6 grade urban school children. Supported by the Syracuse City School District and corporate sponsors, tied to the Syracuse City School District curriculum and New York State Science Standards, lesson content supports teachers while directly impacting students. Holding programs in parks and neighborhood green spaces as well as the classroom, students’ earliest learning experiences in the sciences are relevant, meaningful and fun.
Visit www.baltimorewoods.org for more information

Nature in the City Cultivates Wonder
Baltimore Woods Nature Center Program Celebrates Proven Success

Baltimore Woods Nature Center’s Nature in the City program ignites an interest in science in thousands of Syracuse students. Recent measurement of outcomes from a fifth grade energy program taken by pre- and post test scores indicate an average 50% improvement in fifth graders’ knowledge and understanding of energy following Nature in the City instruction. Now in it’s seventh year, the award-winning program delivers natural science education programs to students in grades K-6 in eleven Syracuse city schools. Nature in the City meets New York State science curriculum standards. (more…)

Posted: Saturday, January 15th, 2011 @ 10:09 am by Curt
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Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce REOCCURING EVENTS:
Thru April – John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open 10 AM – 3 PM on Thrusday and Friday . Call
the Skaneateles Library at (315) 685-5135 or visit www.barrowgallery.org for more information
Thru January – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn will be open on Thursday
and Friday from 10 AM – 4 PM and other times by appointment. (315) 252-0379.

Thru January 9, 2011 – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.
Annual display Quilts=Art=Quilts Closed Monday. Tuesday-Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. Sunday 1
pm – 5 pm. www.myartcenter.org $6 admission fee for adults. 12 and under free. Group
discounts available. (315) 255-1553

(more…)

Posted: Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 @ 7:41 pm by Curt
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Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce SALES:
Mirbeau Inn and Spa is now serving a Sunday Brunch from 11:30am – 3:00pm. Buffet items
include: Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Potatoes, Fruit, House-made Pastries, Salads,
Desserts AND MORE! $25 Adults, $12 Ages 6-12, 5 & Under FREE. (315) 685-5006 or online
www.mirbeau.com

Professional Office Space for rent in the Sherwood House, 32 E. Genesee St., over looking
Skaneateles Lake. Utilities included. Contact: William Wittlin, MD Phd at (315) 685-0280
Retail Business for Sale: The Hitching Post Gift Shop located at 7 Jordan St., is for sale.
Sherrie Horrocks, the owner is ready to retire. Call Sherrie at (315) 685-7304
Professional Office space for rent -725 sq ft, utilities included, located in the Skaneateles
Professional Building, 1342 New Seneca Turnpike, Skaneateles. Contact: Casey Bobowski at
685-6185

Professional Office Space available at Custom Business Services coop. 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.

Save up to $5,000 on your next event at The Lodge at Welch Allyn!!! Hold your event
between November 1, 2010 & April 30, 2011 and we’ll take up to $5,000 off the price of your
next event! Don’t wait…offer is only valid on events that are reserved before January 1, 2011
Call for more info…315.291.3723 or email: knightp@welchallyn.com

$3.00 Burgers every Thursday at Johnny Angels Heavenly Burgers. www.johnnyangels.biz
(315) 685-0100. Can’t beat the taste….can’t beat the price! Try one today. Join Johnny Angels
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Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
csearing@skaneateles.com
www.skaneateles.com
(315) 685-0552
P.O. Box 199
22 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152

Posted: Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 @ 7:38 pm by Curt
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