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2009 Guinness Syracuse, NY Irish FestivalThe Syracuse Irish Festival truly is a taste of Ireland featuring music, dance, song, genealogy, culture and children’s activities. If you’re looking for a weekend packed with great Irish bands, step dancers, lectures, exhibits, workshops, food and children’s activities, come to Syracuse’s Irish Cultural Festival at Clinton Square, September 11-12, 2009.

 Featuring: The Young Dubliners / Gaelic Storm / The Prodigals / The Kreellers / Seamus Kennedy / Syracuse Scottish Pipe Band / The Flying Column / The Causeway Giants / Creevy / Syracuse Irish Session / Freeborn Men / Tom Dooley Irish Choraliers / Syracuse Kilties Pipe Band / and much more!

Syracuse Irish Festival Announces Its Entertainment Lineup for the Main Stage. Musical Groups Include International Bands from Ireland and Canada

 National Recording Artists Gaelic Storm and The Young Dubliners are the headlining acts for the 2009 Syracuse Irish Festival. Also featured at this year’s Festival are Seamus Kennedy, from Northern Ireland, The Prodigals, from New York City, The Kreelers, from Detroit, and Creevy, from Chicago. There is also a strong local contingent of artists including The Causeway Giants, The Freeborn Men, the Flying Column, and the Syracuse Irish Session.

Entertainment/Booking Information: Marty Cahill
Stage Manager: Skip Murphy
Volunteer Information: David Lynch
Sponsorship & Vendors: Dave Thompson
 Syracuse Event Productions
Tom Tarry
Dave Thompson
(315) 426-2813

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2009 @ 12:48 pm by Curt
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Snakeoil Glassworks Open House 2009 Skaneateles Falls, NYSNAKE OIL GLASSWORKS

SATURDAY, MAY 23RD, 2009 10 AM – 5 PM and SUNDAY, MAY 24TH, 2009 11 AM – 5 PM

Please join us for glassblowing demonstrations & light refreshments


Snake Oil Glassworks, Inc. is a privately owned hot glass studio that produces handcrafted art glass, using traditional off-hand glassblowing techniques. Our store and gallery, with its observation window, is open to the public Thursday through Sunday every week.
We offer a wide selection of vases, bowls, paperweights, and other pieces both decorative and functional. We may also be engaged for commission work by architects and designers for a variety of custom projects. Browse through our gallery here for a sampling of the pieces we make.
Our studio is located two miles north of the village of Skaneateles in the scenic Finger Lakes region of New York State. We invite you to visit if you are in the area.
Open Thursday and Friday 12pm-6pm  Saturday 10am-5pm  Sunday 11am-4pm
4251 JORDAN RD, SKANEATELES, NY 13152 315-686-5091

Posted: Sunday, May 3rd, 2009 @ 3:55 pm by Curt
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Skaneateles Winterfest 2009 is hosted by the Sunrise Rotary Club.  Events take place all day at the Skaneateles Community Center.  People of ages can enjoy a display of emergency vehicles, dog sled rides, games, winter whole in one, ice sculptures and a craft show.

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Expanded for 2009 “Taste of Skaneateles”  Local shops and restaurants featuring their specialties, will be available for tasting.  Chili, chowder, coffee, cider, mexican, wine, to name a few. Tickets 3 tastings for $5.00 or 15 for $20.00.
Date:   January 31, 2009
Time:   10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Location:   Skaneateles Community Center, 97 State St. (4 short blocks for the Village Center)
Taste of Skaneatele – Genesee, Jordan and Fennell Streets
Contact:   Tom Seeley 685-3416
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, January 31, 2009
Taste of Skaneateles 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Events at the Skaneateles Community Center 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Taste of Skaneateles – 3 tastings for $5.00 or 15 tastings for $20.00
Events at the Skaneateles Community Center – FREE

Jan 31   2009 Winter Challenge
Skaneateles Community Center host Winter Challenge 2009 – The challenge consists of a two person team.  One Cross Country Skier and one skater.  The cross country skier will ski 3 miles around Austin Park while the skater will skate 40 laps in the William G. Allyn Ice Arena. 
Date:   January 31, 2009
Website:   http://www.skaneatelescommunitycenter.com 
Location:   Skaneateles Community Center
97 State St.
Skaneateles, NY
Contact:   315-685-2266
Email:   kpitman@skaneatelescommunitycenter.com 
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, January 31, 2009
2:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $30.00 per team
Space is limited
To register go to www.skaneatelescommunitycenter.com
Jan 31   Taste of Skaneateles 
The Skaneateles Merchants and Sunrise Rotary Club bring you a flavor of what Skaneateles is all about. This community event will take place on Saturday, January 31, 2009 by the lake for a “Taste of Skaneateles”.  Tastings  of chili, chowder, mexican, beer, wine, coffee, dips, cider,  and horse & carriage rides will be available for your afternoon enjoyment.  Something for all ages!
While here,  stop by at the Skaneateles Community Center where you will find a  craft sale, ice sculptures, emergency vehicle displays, dog sled rides, and games for the kids and much more. 
Date:   January 31, 2009
Time:   11:30 PM – 03:00 PM
Location:   Taste of Skaneateles – Genesee, Jordan and Fennell Streets.
Events at the Community Center  – 4 short blocks from the village center.  97 State St.
Contact:   Tom Seeley 685-3416 
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, January 31, 2009
Events at the Community Center  10 am – 4 pm
Taste of Skaneateles 11:30 am – 3 pm
Fees/Admission:   Events at the Community Center  – FREE

Taste of Skaneateles – 3 Tastings $5.00 or 15 for $20.00  Tickets can be purchase in advance or the day of the event at the following: Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce, Skaneateles Community Center, Participating Merchants, or any Rotary Member.


Posted: Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 @ 3:53 pm by Curt
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