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Skaneateles Suites and Boutique Hotel Activity Sheet

Skaneateles Suites and Boutique Hotel Activity Sheet

Skaneateles Suites and Boutique Hotel Activity Sheet

John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday – Saturday 1PM – 4 PM until Christmas. 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 1 PM – 4 PM on Friday, Saturday & Sunday 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
Rosamond Gifford Zoo is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults (19-61), $4 for youth (3-18) and $5 for seniors (62+).
Children two and under are free. For more information, call the zoo at (315) 435-8511 or visit the zoo’s website at www.RosamondGiffordZoo.org.
Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus. 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. Many year round events are planned visit their
website, www.baltimorewoods.org (315) 673-1350.
New Hope Antiques will be closing its doors December 8th. Until then: On-going inventory sale, great deals & bargains, items added weekly in the
Shop and Sale Barn. Open Wed.-Sun. 10am-5pm. Corner of Rt. 41A & 5963 New Hope Rd.. (315) 497-2688.
Baltimore Woods Nature Center’s fifth annual Member’s Show will showcase works by forty-four local artists from November 4 – December 20.
Exhibit open to the public with no admission or parking fee. (315) 673-1350.
First Wednesday of each Month OPEN MIC: 7:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside Books & Coffee 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-
0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.
Tuesday, December 3 STORY TIME: 10:30 AM Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. for ages 3 – 5 years. No registration necessary, just drop
in. (315) 685-5135.
Tuesdays, December 3, 10 & 17 HOLIDAY TEA: Tea with the Queen at Stella Maris Retreat Center. Gather your friends and enjoy the company
of Queen Victoria at high tea. Have a cup of tea, scones and sweetbreads, savory soup, assorted tea sandwiches and a delectable assortment of
desserts. Arrive by 11:30 for the arrival of Her Majesty, the Queen. Offering $25.00 per person. Space limited on each date, advance reservations are
required. (315) 685-6836.
Tuesday, December 3 WORKSHOP: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. A free workshop at St James Church, 96 E. Genesee St. on coping with grief during the
holidays, organized by Hospice of CNY and Hospice of the Finger Lakes. Topics to include: How to prepare for holidays when you are grieving;
How to communicate with family & friends; How to honor your loved one on the holiday itself. Free and open to the public. (315) 634-1100.
Tuesday, December 3 TRIVIA: 8 PM Trivia Night at Lake House Pub, 6 W. Genesee St. (315) 554-8194.
Wednesday, December 4 HOLIDAY: Annual event to benefit music in our schools. For ticket information contact
Wednesday, December 4 HOLIDAY: 6 PM Caudalie Skin Care Event at Mirbeau Inn & Spa. Must purchase $20.00 Mirbeau gift card to attend.
Representatives from Caudalie Skin Care will be presenting product information. There will be free samples and discounts on Caudalie products.
(315) 685-5006
Wednesday, December 4 MUSIC: 8 – 11PM. Enjoy live music at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner
weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Fri & Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Late Night Menu served 8 – 11 Wed thru Sat. Closed Sunday. (315) 252-
8463. Visit www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.
Wednesday, December 4 OPEN MIC: 7:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry on the first Wednesday of each month. Creekside Books &
Coffee 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.
Thursday, December 5 STORY TIME: 11:00 AM at the Skaneateles Library, for ages 18 months – 3 years. No registration necessary, just drop
in. (315) 685-5135.
Thursday, December 5 HOLIDAY: 4:30 PM Hospice’s “Light up a Life” Tree Lighting Ceremony at Hoopes Park Gazebo, Auburn.
Refreshments will be served in the clubhouse before and after the ceremony.
December 3, 2013
Thursday, December 5 TRIVIA: 7 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00 per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.


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Usher in the Holidays With Skaneateles Sings and Shop Skaneateles

Father Christmas

Father Christmas

Two community events will complement the season-long celebration of Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles.

On Dec. 6, the community will gather for Skaneateles Sings. The program starts at 6 p.m. at the Skaneateles Library, with Father Christmas and Mother Goose greeting children, reading stories and posing for photos. At 6:30 p.m., local clergy will dedicate the crèche in a candlelit ceremony.

The ceremony will be followed by candlelit caroling with the Dickens characters and Girl Scouts, lighting of the Christmas tree and remarks by Mayor Marty Hubbard at the Gazebo, a magic show by the Wonderful Wizard of the North at the United Methodist Church (where the Girl Scouts will serve donuts and cider), and an open house at village stores. Children who visit the United Methodist Church will receive a gift from KeyBank.

Skaneateles Sings is sponsored by KeyBank and the Skaneateles Journal, and organized by the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Skaneateles Garden Club.

First Friday art openings and exhibitions will also take place that evening throughout the village.

During Shop Skaneateles, Dec. 10, visitors are invited to shop throughout the day and Shop, Sip and Stroll from 5 to 8 p.m.

Many village shops will offer 20th anniversary specials, free gift-wrapping and refreshments. In the evening, parking will be free village-wide.

“Bring your friends, enjoy our small-town holiday charm and find that perfect gift—then top off the evening with a drink on us,” says Susan Dove, executive director of the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce.

Among the merchants offering specials are:

• Imagine (also celebrating its 20th anniversary) – 20 percent off all Christmas ornaments

• Creekside Books & Coffee – 20 percent off all store merchandise and a complimentary beer or glass of wine with purchase of $25 or more

• Rhubarb – savings and specials on Swiss Diamond Cookware, Wusthof Cutlery and Cuisinart, plus sampling of gourmet dips

• Gallery 54 – 20 percent off candles, soaps and Better Brittle

• Infused! – sampling of specialty products

• Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce – 20 percent off everything except gift certificates

For more specials, go to http://www.skaneateles.com.

Dickens Raffle tickets will be available at shops throughout the village, at $5 each, three for $10, 10 for $20. Prizes are a $1,000 gift certificate from Mirbeau Inn & Spa, a family membership to the Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center, a shop-and-dine Skaneateles gift basket, a gift basket from Infused! and tickets to an SU Men’s Basketball game.

Anyone making a purchase that evening will have the choice of a free drink from Creekside Books & Coffee, Joelle’s French Bistro, LakeHouse Pub or the Sherwood Inn (restrictions apply).

Shop Skaneateles is sponsored by the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce.

“The Chamber would like to extend a special thank-you to Strawberry Fields, which donated the Christmas tree for the Gazebo,” says Dove. “We’d also like to thank the village and town for their financial support of the decorations, and the Village Electric Department for its help in putting up the decorations. They will be enjoyed by the community all season long.”


Posted: Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 @ 9:02 pm by Curt
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Skaneateles Suites and Boutique Hotel Activities

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John D. Barrow Art Gallery

is open Thursday – Saturday 1PM – 4 PM until Christmas. Private tours are available by appointment. Call (315) 685-

5135. Visit the Gallery online at


Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery

is open 1 PM – 4 PM on Saturday & Sunday 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



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December 6, 2013

Friday 5pm – 8pm

FREE as part of First Friday

Melissa Johnson:  New Works

Melissa Johnson’s abstract paintings and drawings incorporate organic forms that sometimes suggest figurative and animal imagery.  The works are layered and textured with a variety of marks and materials, including acrylic and encaustic paint, a range of drawing materials, string and collage.  She studied Painting and Drawing at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as Rural Sociology at Cornell University.  She teaches Studio Art at Cayuga Community College.

Above Painting:

Bird (Detail) Mixed Media (acrylic + en-caustic paint on paper and canvas) 2013

Sponsored by:

WRVO, The Citizen, NYSCA


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November 27, 2013

Wednesday 7:30pm

It’s our 6th Annual Thanksgiving Show featuring 2 of the most talented musical artists in Central New York!

Dusty Pas’cal is a husband, father to five children, and co-owner of his family’s company, Skaneateles-based D.B. Pascal Chimney and Roofing. He’s considered by many to be one of the top singer/songwriters in the Central New York region.

Dusty said that since he first picked up a guitar at age 13, he’s been a firm believer in the purity of his music. ?”Early on, I was influenced by guys like Kris Kristofferson and Jim Croce, because that’s who my dad listened to,” he said. ?”But actually, I was most influenced by my dad, who’s a songwriter himself.?”

“Lonesome,? is a heartbreaking ballad that includes lyrics written by Dusty’s father. “My dad came to one of my shows, and I could see him just sitting there writing something,” he recalled.  Dusty’s dad was in fact writing a poem about a friend of his who was on death’s doorstep, so Dusty set the poem, without changing a single word, to music.  “I know my dad so well, it just flowed out naturally.”

His three studio albums, Home (2006), More (2008), andHuman Heart (2012) have garnered attention in Central New York and across the nation; several tracks have been featured on local radio stations and internationally on XM Satellite Radio.

Dusty will move you from one end of music’s emotional spectrum to the other – and it will be a ride you’ll want to take again and again.

Visit Dusty’s Website

Loren Barrigar started playing guitar when he was only 4 years old, and by the time he was 6, he played the Chet Atkins hit “Yackety Axe” in front of thousands of country music fans at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. He went on to study with Jimmy Atkins (Chet’s brother) which led to a touring career with his family band from Nashville to Las Vegas. Since settling in Central New York he has been in constant demand as a studio musician and recently produced and played on the #1 rated CD in Syracuse, Dusty Pascal’s “Home” 2007.

His finely-honed songwriting skills have launched his melodies on NBC’s #1 rated show “ER,” “The Young and The Restless,” and on a Christmas CD with BB King and Patti Labelle. He has recently performed with some of the best acoustic players in the world including Stephen Bennett, Richard Smith, John Knowles, Muriel Anderson and Loren’s friend and mentor Tommy Emmanuel the Australian guitar sensation. He has also recorded with Multiple Grammy winner and legendary producer Lloyd Maines.

In 2010 Loren made a guest appearance at The Chet Atkins Appreciation Society {CAAS} in Nashville with his pickin’ pal from New Zealand Mark Mazengarb. They will be there again in 2011 . For the last few years Loren has been working on fingerstyle guitar. His recently released CD “Dance With Me” is a result of that work, and it received a SAMMY Award for Best Country CD.{2009} He is now touring in support of his 2nd solo CD Chillaxin’. His solo concerts include favorite songs from 7 decades as well as his originals all featuring exciting guitar work and memorable vocal stylings.

Visit Loren’s Website

 Sponsored by:  

New York State Council on the Arts * WRVO * The Citizen

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