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Thursday, May 20 MUSIC: 7:00-8:30PM. Open Mic with Joanne
Perry. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell St., Skaneateles. Free (315)
685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 @ 6:48 pm by Curt
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Live at Creekside this Weekend!

Friday, Jan 22 — Sarah Horner Band with Greg Carroll — Expect an evening of great music when Sarah’s amazing voice blends with Greg’s superb guitar playing.
Saturday, Jan 23 — The Barrigar Brothers with Special Guest Joe Whiting. Creekside is honored to be hosting Joe Whiting for his first performance at Creekside! Sure to be an evening

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2010 @ 8:02 pm by Curt
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Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 6:30 PM – “Kick Off” Event for Creekside Book Club  “Creekside and Friends of the Central Library (FOCL) have joined forces for a spectacular season!
In conjunction with The Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series, we are introducing a “NEW” Book Club featuring the lecture series. Join us as we read the featured authors books together, discuss them at our book club meetings at Creekside and then organize an evening in Syracuse to attend the coinciding lecture at the John H. Mulroy Civic Center. Creekside Books & Coffee is a proud media sponsor and book vendor for the series

Complimentary wine and cheese will be served at the “Kick Off” scheduled for Thursday, September 17th. The Book Club is free to the public. Registration is required. Call Creekside Books at 685-0379.

Posted: Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 @ 6:04 pm by Curt
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Creekside to host poetry reading to include three award-winning regional poets on Thursday, June 18th at 7:30 in the coffeehouse.

[Skaneateles, NY] Creekside Books & Coffee, an independent bookstore and coffeehouse in Skaneateles, is honored to be hosting local poets Martin Walls, Karen Swenson and Phil Memmer on Thursday, June 18th, 2009 at 7:30 in the coffeehouse.  These award winning poets will be reading from recently published books of poetry and will be available to sign their new releases after the reading. 

“Our poetry readings in the coffeehouse offer an intimate and relaxed setting to enjoy the amazing work of award winning poets from our area,” says Erika Davis, owner of Creekside Books & Coffee.  “And the introduction of Creekside’s new wine and appetizer menu is sure to enhance the experience!”

About the Poets

Martin Walls
A native of Brighton, England, Martin Walls is the author of three books of poems, including most recently The Solvay Process (Tiger Bark Press, 2009). A Witter Bynner Poetry Fellow of the Library of Congress, elected to that position by former Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, Walls’ poems have appeared in FIELD, The Nation, Commonweal, The Gettysburg Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Five Points, Stone Canoe, and elsewhere. Other poetry awards include a The Nation/”Discovery” award and a Breadloaf Writers’ Conference scholarship. His collaboration with photographer Philip MacCabe can be viewed online at smallhumandetail.com. Walls is also the communications manager of the Syracuse Center of Excellence (syracusecoe.org).

Karen Swenson
Karen Swenson’s five books of poems span a period of 35 years.  Her first book was published by Doubleday when that sort of thing happened.  Her middle books were published by Copper Canyon Press and her most recent by the happily burgeoning new press, Tiger Bark.  The last has been published by THE NEW YORKER, SATURDAY REVIEW and most of the notable literary magazines.  She has taught all over the country as Poet-in-Residence and most recently at Barnard College in New York.

Philip Memmer
Philip Memmer is the author of three books of poems, including his newest release, Lucifer, Hagiography, as well as three chapbooks of poetry. His work has appeared in such journals as Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Tar River Poetry and Epoch, and in several anthologies, including 180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day. He is Associate Editor for Tiger Bark Press, and the founder and director of the Downtown Writer’s Center, the Syracuse affiliate of the YMCA National Writer’s Voice. He lives in the rural village of Deansboro, New York, with his wife and two children.

Creekside Books & Coffee is located at 35 Fennell Street in Skaneateles.  The bookstore is the only retail store in the village selling new hardcover and paperback books as well as toys, gifts, greeting cards and other merchandise. The coffeehouse features the freshest roasted coffee in town, a light fare menu and a pleasant atmosphere to relax and enjoy.

Posted: Sunday, May 31st, 2009 @ 1:23 pm by Curt
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Mirbeau, Creekside, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Creekside Books & Coffee Co-Hosts:

Nourish your Mind, Body & Spirit
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Keynote Speaker: Jeannie Ralston, Editor and author
Special Appearances: from a member of the Carol M. Baldwin Family
Yvonne Conte, National speaker and best selling author

Thursday October 23, 2008 from 5 – 11 PM

Mirbeau Inn & Spa

[Skaneateles, NY]  Creekside Books & Coffee, an independent bookstore and coffeehouse in Skaneateles, will be co-hosting a Nourish your Mind, Body & Spirit at Mirbeau Inn and Spa along with Laura’s List: Books for Women founder Laura Ponticello, while we celebrate Survivors and remember those who passed through Inspirational Speakers, Authors, Women and Stories
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month:  A portion of the night’s proceeds will support the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund.
Nourish your Mind, Body & Spirit at Mirbeau Inn and Spa!

Thursday October 23, 2008

5:00 pm            Welcome Reception

6:00-11:00pm    Programs and Dinner

Event Ticket $75 for the evening includes all below
Available at Creekside Books 315-685-0379 or Mirbeau 315-685-5006
“Cancer, without a doubt is a life altering assignment.  No one wants this designation, nor wants to watch family or friends suffer through it.  We can, however empower ourselves to stand together as activists in a cause we all want to over-throw.  And no one bands together like Breast Cancer Survivors.  No matter the depths, these women soar to enable others to the empowerment of education and sisterhood on many levels, including tears and laughter.  The events at Mirbeau are a platform to that empowerment.  I truly look forward to seeing you there.”  – - Erika Davis, Owner Creekside Books & Coffee.
This Memorable Evening Includes:

*Complimentary Spa Tote stuffed with a copy of The Unlikely Lavender Queen and other

 goodies sponsored by CNY Healing Arts.

*Special Guest Appearance by a member of the Carol M. Baldwin Family.

*Wine provided by Skaneateles’ Own Award Winning Anyela’s Vineyard.

*Buffet Dinner provided by Mirbeau’s Award Winning Giverny Restaurant.

*Espresso Bar courtesy of Creekside Books and Coffee.

*Signature Pink Ribbon Dessert donated by Patisserie Artisan Breads and Fine Pastries.

*Mind-body wellness experts from Mirbeau Inn and Spa who will lead transforming

 exercises for women.

* Businesses supporting the event with products targeted to women’s health and wellness,

such as lavender oils, soaps and other fun products.

*Jennifer Tom, founder of Positively Pink Packages and herself a breast cancer survivor,

 will help Laura lead “The Survivor’s Circle” for women to share inspirational

 stories of hope. To learn more visit www.positivelypinkpackages.org
ABOUT KEYNOTE SPEAKER Jeannie Ralston, author of The Unlikely Lavender Queen

A Memoir of Unexpected Blossoming has been featured on Good Morning America, in Southern Living, Ladies Home Journal and Small Business Magazine; Ralston has been writing for 23 years.  She has also, somewhat reluctantly, become an agricultural entrepreneur. For more information visit Jeanne’s website:  www.jeannieralston.com
ALSO FEATURING Yvonne Conte, National speaker, motivational humorist, and best selling author who believes a good sense of humor is essential in living a healthy, well-balanced life.  Her presentations are very, very funny; however, above and beyond all the laughter, participants will hear a motivating, inspiring message.  You will laugh yourself silly while learning to look at life from a new perspective! www.yvonneconte.com

SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE By a member of the Carol M. Baldwin Family.

In 1996, turning tragedy into courage, Carol with family, friends and health professionals formed The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, Inc. to fight and ultimately win the battle against breast cancer. The Fund’s primary purpose is to provide the money so desperately needed for researchers seeking the causes, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Please visit their website to learn more: www.findacure.org/

Find yourself in a new place after this inspirational evening. Support breast cancer research while recharging your spirit.  Join us on Friday October 24, 2008 10AM at Mirbeau Inn & Spa lobby for a WELLNESS WALK through the picturesque village of Skaneateles, NY, where ALL proceeds from $10.00 event/person, will go to the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund.

 

From Erika Davis: “We are fortunate to have Mirbeau as a neighbor and partner for this event.  They are the recipients of the top-10 best spas in the world for Romance, Yoga and Cuisine in its fifth annual Spa Finder Readers’ Choice Awards: A great honor.  We are also grateful to Laura Ponticello for her immeasurable efforts in bringing Laura’s List: Books for Women to our community as well as the line-up of speakers for this event.”
Limited number of advance sale tickets available now at Creekside Books and Coffee, 35 Fennel Street, Skaneateles, NY  (315) 685-0379     OR     Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 West Genesee St., Skaneateles, NY  (315) 685-5006 or 877-MIRBEAU (647-2328)

 

 

Creekside Books & Coffee is located at 35 Fennell Street in Skaneateles.  The bookstore is the only retail store in the village selling new hardcover and paperback books as well as toys, gifts, greeting cards and other merchandise. The coffeehouse features the freshest roasted coffee in town, a light fare menu and a pleasant atmosphere to relax and enjoy
MB Bronk
Creekside Books & Coffee
35 Fennell Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152
315-685-0379
Fax: 315-685-0389
MB@creeksidebooks.com
www.creeksidebooks.com

 

 

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 @ 6:29 am by Curt
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