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On-going Onondaga County Events!

Continuing Thru 3/31/2011
Event: Spectacular Saturn
Location: Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), 500 S. Franklin St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-425-9068

Continuing Thru 12/3/2010
Event: Paintings by Adam Francey and Installations by Diane Banks
Location: Limestone Art & Framing Gallery, 207 Brooklea Dr., Fayetteville
For More Info: 315-632-4445

Continuing Thru 1/9/2011
Event: Exhibit: From the Studio to the Salon
Location: SUArt Galleries, SUArt Galleries, Syracuse University, Shaffer Art Building, Syracuse
For More Info: 315-443-4097 (more…)

Posted: Friday, November 12th, 2010 @ 3:27 pm by Curt
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Labor Day – Thanksgiving – John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday & Friday 11 AM –
4 PM Call the Skaneateles Library at (315) 685-5135 or visit www.barrowgallery.org for more

Thru November – The Skaneateles Historical Society Creamery Museum, located at 28
Hannum St. is open Friday 1 – 4 PM

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

Every Tuesday – Senior Moments at Baltimore Woods Nature Center. A Program for adults
w/ talks, snacks and hikes. 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Members free; non members $3.00. Visit
www.baltimorewoods.org for several other outdoor activities happening in February. To register,
call (315) 673-1350

First Wednesday of the month PITCH(Monthly roundtable gatherings for women
entrepreneurs & women in business) Meeting will be held in the Training Center of Custom
Business Services, 360 Grant Ave, Auburn 5:15 PM PITCH Networking; 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
PITCH meeting. $10.00/person, registration required. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a
“first-time” friend at no cost . . . “First-timers” to November PITCH can attend for FREE!!!

November Topic: Stress-relief strategies, and how organization can add to your bottom line. To
register, call (315) 258-8780

First Wednesday of the month Peregrine Homecare Services holds an Alzheimer’s Support
Group on the 1st Wed. of each month at The Athenaeum, 150 E. Genesee St. from 6:00 – 7:30
PM. Caregivers are welcome to bring their loved one to the Athenaeum for dinner and activity at
the same time for a reprieve during the meeting. (315) 685-5170

Enjoy your day!
Candace Searing
Administrative Specialist
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
(315) 685-0552
P.O. Box 199
22 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 @ 3:36 pm by Curt
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Monday, November 8 – Saturday, November 13 Skaneateles Girls Lacrosse team will have a
display in the Veteran’s Memorial Park of American Flags honoring or in memory of veterans.
Flags may be purchased from any lacrosse player or by calling Mary Gaffney at (315) 685-0229
or email marykengaf@gmail.com A special tribute will be held at noon on Thursday, November
11th in Clift Park.

Tuesday, November 9 Tuesday Night music sessions at Auburn Public Theater (APT), 108
Genesee St., Auburn 7:30 PM A weekly evening of regional and national talent, and featured
acts. Door prize, a light snack menu & wine/beer with I.D. $2 at the door at.
www.auburnpublictheater.org or (315) 253-6669
Wednesday, November 10 Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo 11:00 AM –
6:00 PM at the Auburn Holiday Inn, 75 North St. (315) 253-4531

Wednesday, November 10 TRIVIA NIGHT: TRIVIA NIGHT FOR KID’s (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM) &
ADULT’s (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM): Kid’s Trivia Night will be for kids in grades 6th-10th. Creekside
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. FREE. (315) 685-0379

Wednesday, November 10 Free Dessert and Beer Tasting at the Blue Water Grill, 11 W.
Genesee St. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (315) 685-6600

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
Weekly Update
“Skaneateles Skinny”
October, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 @ 3:25 pm by Curt
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Fall Fest 2010
October 1, 2, & 3, 2010
Organized by the Skaneateles Chamber’s Tourism Committee
 First Friday, October 1: Featuring events at the following locations:
o Gallery 54 – “Ravens ‘n Autumn. Food, drinks and music (tentative). On Saturday Gallery 54 will
feature the work of Joanne Balfour from noon – 4 pm. Joanne is an historical theorem painter. On
Sunday at the Gallery Amy Bartell will be displaying and demoing her collage art.
o Imagine That will be featuring the work of Syracuse Landscape painter Karen Burns. On Saturday
and Sunday they will be holding a fundraiser during the Fall Fest. It will be a silent auction of artists
work to benefit Craft Emergency Relief Fund (C.E.R.F.) Bidding begins on Sat at 10 AM and ends
Sun at 6 PM.
 Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. (2 miles north of Skaneateles) glass pumpkin blowing
demonstrations Oct 1 – 3 Friday 4 – 7 pm, Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, and Sunday 11 am – 4 pm. This is
really something special to see!
 Creekside will have special sale merchandise displayed, Pumpkin Latte samples and will be offering
Pumpkin Painting and Halloween Henna Tattoos under a tent outside, weather permitting. We are also
planning a music venue and special Oktoberfest beer special on Saturday evening
 The Sherwood Inn Fall Fest will be Sunday, Oct 3 Noon – 6 pm, featuring live music, Saranac beer &
Oktoberfest type food. Beak and Skiff will also be on hand with their apple products and wine.
 Look for the yellow mums at participating businesses. They may have sales/discounts/refreshments.
 Mid-Lakes Navigation will be having its final weekend of cruises on Skaneateles Lake. Friday and Saturday
sightseeing (2 pm) and dinner cruises (5pm) available. Call 315-685-8500 or visit www.midlakesnav.com.
 Merchants and Professional business owners in the Village (real estate, financial, law, restaurants, retail,
etc.) are wanted for the Pumpkin Carving Contest. Simply carve your pumpkin (or get some creative
person to do it for you), display it in front of your store the week of October 1 – 8. A judge (with artistic
background) will choose the winner. The winner will be photographed and recognized in the paper and
Chamber publications. Simply call 685-0552 or e-mail csearing@skaneateles.com if you would like your
pumpkin judged. Please consider putting a battery operated candle in the jack-o-lantern and turn
them on at night, for a spectacular display!
 The Skaneateles Press will be doing a Fall Festival-related coloring contest.
 The Skaneateles Nursery School is having their annual BIG TRUCKS event at Saunders Quarry on Sunday,
Sunday, October 3 from 10 am – 4 pm.
 If anyone would like to help decorate the Gazebo for Fall Fest just show up at 8:30 AM on
Wednesday, September 15th or email csearing@skaneateles.com

Posted: Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 @ 7:52 pm by Curt
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Wednesday, August 11 The 2010 Tiffany Summer Concert Series at Noon and Art
Market 11 AM – 2 PM Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St. with mother & daughter
duo Donna and Maureen Riester. Donna will play the piano and the Chapel’s historic
Steere & Turner Organ and Maureen will accompany her mom on the flute. The duo will
offer various classical, sacred, and contemporary musical selections. This concert is free
and open to the public. Donations accepted (315) 252-0339

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 @ 8:29 pm by Curt
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