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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS (For more information call (315) 685-0552 or visit www.skaneateles.com)

 

Thru August 15 THEATRE: My Fair Lady at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Emerson Park. Tickets (315) 255-1785 or www.MGRPlayhouse.com or www.FingerLakesMTF.com. Coming August 22 – September 8 Cabaret.

 

August 1 – 18 THEATER: Fingers & Toes at The Main Stage at Auburn Public Theater. Tickets (315) 255-1785 or www.MGRPlayhouse.com or www.FingerLakesMTF.com

 

Wednesday, August 8 TRIVIA: 7:00 PM  at Creekside’s Café, 35 Fennell St. $1.00 per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Wednesday, August 8 WINE TASTING: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. The Aurora Inn Dining Room is scheduled to host a complimentary wine tasting. The tasting will feature wines from the Damiani Wine Cellars, continuing the Inns’ focus on the splendors of our local harvest. Run by long-time locals Phil Davis and Lou Damiani, the Damiani Wine Cellars features a homegrown range of red, white, and sparkling wines. The Aurora Inn is located at 391 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026. Reservations can be made by calling 315-364-8888.

 

Wednesday, August 8 MUSIC: Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers and Wendy Ramsey 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon & Tues 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Wed – Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM; Also serving, Saturday Brunch 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM; Traditional Springside Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM and Sunday Dinner 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM. (315) 252-7247. www.oakandvine.com

 

Wednesday, August 8MUSIC: 10:00 AM Skaneateles Festival presents Behind the Scenes: Open Rehearsal at First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St. Get a sneak peak backstage as festival performers rehearse a piece for one of this week’s upcoming concerts. FREE. www.skanfest.org or (315) 685-7418

 

Wednesday, August 8 PIRATE DAY: aboard all Mid-Lakes Navigation cruises sailing Skaneateles Lake and the Erie Canal. Space is limited, some cruises sold out. Call (315) 685-8500 for more information.

 

Wednesday, August 8 FUNDRAISER:  Summer Suite at the home of Adam & Kim Weitsman, annual fundraiser of the Skaneateles Festival. For reservations contact, (315) 685-7418 or www.skanfest.org.

 

Wednesday, August 8 TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside’s Café, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com  $1.00 admission.

 

Wednesday, August 8 MUSIC:  5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn. (315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

 

Wednesday, August 8 – Saturday, September 1 OPENING WEEKEND:  Skaneateles Festival “world class music by the lake”.  For this year’s performances and to purchase tickets, visit www.skanfest.org.

 

Thursday, August 9 MOTORCYCLE SHOW: Stop by on Fennell Street (old fire dept) and see a selection of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles. They are arriving mid morning.

 

Thursday, August 9   FARMERS MARKET: Skaneateles Farmers Market at Austin Park Pavilion, Corner of Jordan & Austin Streets. 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

 

Thursday, August 9 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside’s Café 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com  Free.

 

Thursday, August 9 MUSIC: 8:00 PM Week 1 Bach & Beyond, Part 1. Skaneateles Festival Concert at the First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St. For ticket information (315) 685-7418 or www.skanfest.org

 

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, August 9, 10 & 11 BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION:  Paris Flea, 23 Jordan St. (corner of Jordan & Fennell Sts) is celebrating its 10th birthday with  20% off the entire store. Make a purchase and you will get a chance to pop a balloon for an additional percentage off! Store Hours:  Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday 10 AM -5 PM.  Stop by and enjoy savings throughout the store and refreshments in celebration of this event!  (315) 685-7228

 

Friday, August 10 FARMERS MARKET: 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM Every Friday until October, Farmers Market at Strawberry Fields Farm Market, Rt. 20 just west of County Line Rd.  Many local farmers! (315) 751-5657.

 

Friday, August 10 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Frankie Diamond. at Creekside’s Café, 35 Fennell St. $5.00 cover charge open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Friday, August 10 BAND CONCERT: 7:00 PM Skaneateles Community Band performs, Lakeside at the Gazebo.  Bring a chair or blanket. Rain place: Austin Park Pavilion.

 

Friday, August 10 MUSIC: 8:30 PM Open Mic with Tom Barnes at The Overlook on Otisco Lake, 2437 Rt. 174, Marietta. (315) 636-1044.

 

Friday, August 10 MUSIC: 8:00 PM Week 1 Bach & Beyond, Part 2. Skaneateles Festival Concert at the First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St. For ticket information (315) 685-7418 or www.skanfest.org

 

Friday & Saturday, August 10 & 11 MUSIC:  9:00 PM – Midnight featuring Thomas Barr (acoustic guitar). Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

 

Friday & Saturday, August 10 & 11 MOVIE: CraigslistJoe. 8/10 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 8/11 at 8 PM. Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance online $5.00/person www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.

 

Saturday, August 11 FESTIVAL: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM City of Auburn’s 4th annual Founder’s Day Festival. This year’s theme, “Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie & Chevrolet”. The festival will be highlighted with antique cars, motorcycles & trucks downtown plus the offerings of a traditional street festival.  For more information visit www.auburndowntown.org or call (315) 252-7874.

 

Saturday, August 11 MUSIC:  Solo artist Tom Wanamaker. 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM  at Creekside’s  Café, 35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Saturday, August 11 MUSIC: 7:30 PM Week 1 Bach & Beyond at Brook Farm. Skaneateles Festival Concert at the First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St. For ticket information (315) 685-7418 or www.skanfest.org

 

Saturday & Sunday, August 11 & 12  FLEA MARKET: 10 AM – 6 PM at NEW HOPE ANTIQUES, Rt. 41 A (12 mi south) to 5963 New Hope Rd.  A Flea Market, a Barn Sale & our Mid-Summer Sale! Repurpose, reuse, recycle …. shop for an interesting array of items offered by multiple vendors, plus mid-summer mark downs in shop & barn and back-yard tent sale. Lunch, pies, breads, baked goods by ladies of New Hope Methodist Church.  Rain or shine. Information: (315) 497-2688 or newhopeantiques.com. On facebook too!

 

Sunday, August 12  MUSIC: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Saxophonist John Spillett. at the Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

 

Wednesday, August 15 TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside’s Café, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com  $1.00 admission.

 

Wednesday, August 15 MUSIC:  5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn. (315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

 

Wednesday, August 15 WINE TASTING: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UnCork, NY Wine Tasting Series at Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. featuring wines from Swedish Hill Winery, Cayuga Lake. (315) 685-3405. Free. 2012 Special: 20% off purchase of a NYS Wine every Wednesday.

 

Wednesday, August 15 BEER PAIRING DINNER: 6:00 PM Sherwood Inn West lawn, 26 W. Genesee St. Beer B Q featuring a 5 course dinner with beer pairings for each course by Empire Brewing Co. Live Music by The Super Delinquents. $35.00 plus tax & gratuity. Reservations requested by calling (315) 685-3405.

 

Wednesday, August 15 MUSIC: Edgy Folk 8:00 PM – 1:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon & Tues 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Wed – Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM; Also serving, Saturday Brunch 10:30 PM – 2:00 PM; Traditional Springside Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM and Sunday Dinner 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM. (315) 252-7247. www.oakandvine.com

 

Thursday, August 16  FARMERS MARKET: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Skaneateles Farmers Market at Austin Park Pavilion, Corner of Jordan &  Austin Streets.

 

Thursday, August 16 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside’s Café 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.

 

Friday, August 17 BAND CONCERT: 7:00 PM Skaneateles Community Band performs, Lakeside at the Gazebo.  Bring a chair or blanket. Rain place: Austin Park Pavilion.

 

Friday, August 17 FARMERS MARKET: 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM Every Friday until October, Farmers Market at Strawberry Fields Farm Market, Rt. 20 just west of County Line Rd.  Many local farmers! (315) 751-5657.

 

Friday, August 17 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Chuck Schiele Band at Creekside’s Café, 35 Fennell St. $5.00 cover charge open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Friday & Saturday, August 17 & 18 MUSIC:  9:00 PM – Midnight featuring Thomas Barr (acoustic guitar). Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

 

Friday & Saturday, August 17 & 18 MOVIE: Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today. 8/17 @ 1 PM & 8 PM, 8/18 @ 8 PM.  Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance online $5.00/person www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.

 

Saturday, August 18 MUSIC:  7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Darryl Pugh & Jimmy Johns at Creekside’s  Café, 35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Sunday, August 19  MUSIC: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Saxophonist John Spillett. at the Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

 

Wednesday, August 22 WINE TASTING: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UnCork, NY Wine Tasting Series at Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. featuring wines from Glenora Wine Cellars, Seneca Lake. (315) 685-3405. Free. 2012 Special: 20% off purchase of a NYS Wine every Wednesday.

 

Thursday, August 23 FARMERS MARKET: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Skaneateles Farmers Market at Austin Park Pavilion, Corner of Jordan & Austin Streets.

 

Thursday, August 23 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside’s Café 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.

 

 

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:       

 

An introductory 3-Week ice skating program, sponsored by the Skaneateles Figure Skating Club will be held on Mondays and Thursdays, September 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, & 27, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. at the Skaneateles YMCA. $25.00 for 6 lessons. For more information, call (315) 567-1968, email atduke@twcny.rr.com or visit www.eteamz.com/SkanFSC/

 

Johnny Angels now open until 10 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday!

 

Professional Services Committee of the Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce continues its Speaker Series on August 21 featuring Ken Blanchard co-author “The One Minute Manager” will discuss his latest work “Great Leaders Grow” at Skaneateles Country Club, 3344 W. Lake Rd. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Tickets $20/Chamber Members; $25/Non Members. For reservations, call (315) 685-0552 or email csearing@skaneateles.com

 

The 4th Annual “Inspiring Success: The Women TIES Retreat” will be held September 19, 2012 at the Lodge at Welch Allyn, Skaneateles.  The event is sponsored by SUNY Oswego.

Kick-off your Autumn calendar of events with this fantastic annual, all day conference!

Fantastic marketing and sponsorship opportunities are available now with 3 months of promotion. http://www.womenties.com/retreat/index.cfm Contact the office at info@womenties.com or (315) 708-4288 today!

 

EMPLOYMENT: Peregrine Home Care Services, a licensed home care agency, currently has positions open for certified home health aides for cases in Skaneateles, Auburn and surrounding areas.  Current certification preferred but will train the right candidate. Must love working with the elderly. Benefit package available. Starting hourly wage $10.00 with shift differential pay. The Athenaeum of Skaneateles also has an opening for a per diem cook able to fill in while employee out for 5 weeks as well as filling in on as needed basis. Please contact the following: Trudy R. Scarr, R.N., Executive Director, The Athenaeum of Skaneateles, 150 East Genesee St. (315) 685-1400

 

NEW HOURS: Auburn Community Hospital’s Urgent Medical Care of Skaneateles located at 803 Genesee St., (Rt. 20) announces new hours. Monday – Friday 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Weekends & Holidays 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. (315) 685-WELL (9355). www.auburncommunity.org

 

The Willard Memorial Chapel announces its Sunday Tiffany Concert Series 2:00 PM. $10.00 donation suggested. Call The Chapel for future performances. (315) 252-0339.

 

The Museum at The Creamery will be open from 1 PM – 4 PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday  throughout the months of July and August or by appointment. Come see the new exhibit showcasing the Finger Lakes Lyric Circus, which presented summer seasons of musical comedies, operettas, and plays in a tent theater just east of the Village on route 20. The gift shop has new note cards for sale, featuring a painting of the Lyric Circus tent.

 

The weekend mass schedule has changed at St. Mary’s of the Lake Church. Confession: 3:30 – 4 PM on Saturday; Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:30 PM; Sunday Masses: 8:00 and 10:15 AM, Daily Mass is held 8:15 AM on Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri. (no mass on Thurs.):  Holy Day Mass 7:00 AM & 7:00 PM (no vigil mass). Please call the Parish Center with any questions. (315) 685-5083.

 

HABA USA, located at 4407 Jordan Rd., has a discount toy store open to the public. HABA is just 3 miles north of the Village of Skaneateles.  They have great deals on children’s toys & games. Just in time for summer sand toys and water parks. Items are up to an 80% discount off of retail prices.  Open Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Saturday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. (315) 6660.  Look for HABA Toy Store at the Curbstone Festival in front of M&T Bank.

 

Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus

Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed on Sundays.

The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. July Programs: Star Party, Night Buggin’!, and Frog Catching Party & Summer Long Adventure day camp. Runs 7/9-8/31 you pick the week(s). Ages 4 – 15. August Programs: Star Party; Barefoot hiking; Nature Journaling & Summer Adventure Day Camp.  Visit their website for more information at www.baltimorewoods.org (315) 673-1350.

 

 

SALES:

 

$5.00 SUSHI all day every Tuesday at Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

 

Taco Tuesday at The Garage located at 28 Jordan Street.  Choice of three different tacos (beef, turkey or fish). Festive music & decorations in a fun friendly family atmosphere. All meats are local hormone free. Also serving Margaritas and Mojito! (315) 685-6116. Available for Lunch or Dinner. Dine in or take out available. www.joespastagarage.com

 

$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.

 

Enjoy great food and your favorite wine.  Bring your favorite bottle of wine to the Oak & Vine at the Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd, Auburn and the Corkage fee will be waived. Mondays only! (315) 252-8463 or  www.oakandvine.com for reservations. Serving: M – F 4:30 – 10 PM; Sat Noon – 10 PM; Sun. 1 PM – 8 PM.

 

Commercial Space Available for Lease

 

Charming historic village building located at 9 E. Genesee St. two floors approx 1850 sf (subdivided) Prime Main Street location for retail, office and/or restaurant.  Finished interior includes kitchenette, two bathrooms, ample closet & dry basement storage, handicap access to the first floor, original banister, beautiful southern exposure. 2 tenant parking spaces included, & huge municipal lot for patrons located directly behind the building. Heavy foot & car Traffic. Brokers welcome.  For more information please call (802) 825-6112 or email 9e.genesee@gmail.com

 

Newly renovated office space just east of the Village of Skaneateles located at The Trolley Bldg.  384 SF of private space with shared amenities including conference room, kitchenette and facilities.  $1,000 per month includes all utilities, Fios Internet, security system and free parking.  Build-outs available to fit your needs.

Contact:  Robert O. Eggleston @ 315-685-8144 or Bob@Roeggleston.com

Mixed Use (Retail, Office, Residential Condos) property available. Available Sq Ft – Office or Retail Space #1- 880 Sq Ft $1250.00/month; located at The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St.  This strategically located, Class A office building in a fundamentally strong office market. Tenants include Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Nixon Peabody LLP and The Skaneateles Artisans. For further information on this property please contact J. Nicholas Slottje at (617) 939-6609.

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.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Skaneateles Labor Day Race Weekend. Sign up at www.skanraces.com

 

Skaneateles Volunteer Firemen’s field days! More information in next week’s Skinny.

 

 

REOCCURING EVENTS:

Every Friday in August  7:00 PM Skaneateles Community Band performs lakeside in Clift Park. Free Bring a chair or blanket.  Rain place: Austin Park Pavilion.

 

Thru August John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Monday – Saturday.  Weekdays 1:00 AM – 4:00 PM and Saturday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. (closed holidays & Sundays). Private tours are available by appointment.  Call (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at www.barrowgallery.org.

 

Thru August Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery, 28 Hannum St., will be open Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 PM, or by appointment.  (315) 685-1360. Looking for a gift? Visit the Creamery Gift Shop, featuring many historical and Skaneateles themed items. Online, visit www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org.

 

Thru August Gallery 54 presents “Precious Hues” featuring fiber collage and quilts by Sharon Bottle Souva and sterling silver jewelry by Dana Stenson, Precious Hues opens Friday August 3rd from 6-9 pm and runs through August. Meet the artists and enjoy entertainment by Christopher Molloy and his electric blue harp. Refreshments will be served. Gallery 54 specializes in fine art and craft by Central New York artists. Located at 54 E. Genesee St. Hours Mon-Wed 10-5, Thurs-Sat 10-6, and Sun 11-5. 685-5470. www.gallery54cny.com

 

Thru August 31 ART EXHIBIT: Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus is pleased to present Birches, an exhibit and sale of mixed media collage by Syracuse artist Kim McGraw. This collection of work is open to the public during regular business hours: M-F 9am-4pm and Saturday 10am-4pm. There is no admission charge to the gallery, and parking is free. www.baltimorewoods.org

 

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

 

Every Wednesday & Thursday Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, located in Willard Chapel,17 Nelson St., room #7. Wednesdays – Open Noon – 4 PM; Thursdays – Open 10 AM – 2 PM.  The shop also accepts donations during these hours.  Acceptable donations include: small items of furniture, gently used, seasonal women’s, men’s and children’s brand name clothing, home décor, antiques and collectibles.  For more information about the Hospice Thrift Shop or any questions about the work of Hospice, please call the Hospice office at (315) 255-2733.

 

Every Friday & Saturday Thomas Barr (acoustic guitar) 9 PM – Midnight at the Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

 

Every Saturday 9:00 PM Live entertainment at the Cedar House Bowling Lane bar (315) 685-5117.

 

Every Sunday 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St.  (315) 685-3405.

 

 

Have a great day!

 

Candace Searing

Administrative/Staff Specialist

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce

csearing@skaneateles.com

http://www.skaneateles.com

(315) 685-0552

 

P.O. Box 199

22 Jordan Street

Skaneateles, NY 13152

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 @ 6:01 pm by Curt
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