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February 1, 2008

Skaneateles Artisans 

11 Fennell Street

Skaneateles NY 13152

315-685-8580

Skaneateles Artisans is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit featuring artists Bobbi Lamb (ceramics) and Linda Bishop (fine silver and beaded jewelry) with hammered dulcimer music provided by John Wilmot and refreshments. Exhibit runs through February 29.

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008 @ 6:44 pm by Lynn
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,History & Arts

 
 
 
 

Laura’s List Launch Party! At Creekside Books & Coffee

35 Fennell Street

Skaneateles NY 13152

315-685-0379 

erika@creeksidebooks.com 

On Thursday, January 31st at 7:00 Creekside will host the Laura’s List Launch Party and the ribbon cutting for Creekside’s new Women’s Section. Come join Creekside and Laura Ponticello in our journey to inspire, ignite and empower women through great reads. Wine, dessert, coffee and tea will be served. (Read More!)

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008 @ 6:31 pm by Lynn
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,Events in CNY

 
 
 
 

Annual Scholastic Art Awards 

Annual Scholastic Art Awards
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, January 25

Price: Free
Whitney Applied Technology Center
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse
Onondaga Community College

Scholastic Art is the largest juried art show for Junior and Senior high school students in Central New York. Covering a 13-county region, more than 5,000 pieces are submitted each year and over 1,200 winning pieces will be on display in the Whitney Applied Technology Center for six weeks following the awards ceremony. The work of Gold Key recipients is sent on to New York City for national consideration.Price: Free
http://www.scholastic.com/artandwritingawards/index_page6.htm
 

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008 @ 6:13 pm by Lynn
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,Events in CNY

 
 
 
 

Local National Landmark: William and Frances Seward House

A bit of local history 

National Landmark: William and Frances Seward House 

33 South Street 

Auburn, New York

(315) 252-1283

Call for hours and tours.
www.sewardhouse.org
Significance: Home of William and Frances Seward. As Lincoln’s Secretary of State, Seward was Auburn’s most significant political figure. Both William and Frances harbored freedom seekers in this house.

The Seward home was built in 1816-17 in the Federal style, one of the first brick houses in Auburn, by Elijah Miller, Frances Seward’s father. One of the workmen was sixteenyear-old Brigham Young, later a leader of the Mormon Church. In the 1840s, the Sewards enlarged the house, adding a dining room, Italianate tower, and north wing. In 1866-68, they enlarged it again, using designs of architect Edward Tucerkman Potter, adding a south tower, drawing room, and several bedrooms.1

11 Brochure from Seward House. Many thanks to Peter Wisbey and the entire staff of the Sewardhttp://www.co.cayuga.ny.us/history/ugrr/report/PDF/5f.pdf

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2008 @ 6:37 pm by Lynn
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,History & Arts

 
 
 
 

Bass Pro Shops Annual Ice Fishing Derby

Bass Pro Annual Ice Fishing Derby 

February 23, 2008 

7AM – 3PM

Pending weather conditions Owasco Lake and Cayuga Lake may be fished as well. Pre-registrations are available at Bass Pro Shops until closing on February 22 and at weigh-in sites starting at 6am derby day. Cost is $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under and a $5 optional lunker pool. Awards ceremony is at Bass Pro Shops.

Owasco Lake, Rt. 38A
Auburn, NY 13021

315-258-2700
www.basspro.com

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2008 @ 6:11 pm by Lynn
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,Events in CNY