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On-going Onondaga County Events!

Ø Onondaga Lake Park – Central New York’s premier park conveniently located on Rt. 370 in Liverpool. Parkway Sundays begin on July 10th & continue thru August 28th. Call 453-6712 or go to www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

Ø Celebrate every season with a visit to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. Enjoy animal enrichment activities and demonstrations! For details, go to the website (www.RosamondGiffordZoo.org) or call 435-8511.

Ø Syracuse Chiefs Baseball is back! Enjoy great professional baseball with the whole family. For details call 474-7833 or go to www.SyracuseChiefs.com for details!

Ø IMAX Movies: Under the Sea, Extreme, Mystery of the Great Lakes & Alaska are currently showing at the Museum of Science & Technology (MOST). Call 425-9068 or www.most.org for specific times and dates. Visit their new exhibit Spectacular Saturn.

Ø Baltimore Woods Nature Center is feature works from artists Diana Whiting & Margaret Manring. For details call 673-1350 or go to www.BaltimoreWoods.org for details!

Ø CNY Regional Farmers Market is open from 7am to 2pm each Saturday & Sunday (flea market); Market Common shops open daily. Call 422-8647 for information. Enjoy this unique shopping experience!

Ø Highland Forest County Park is a great place to enjoy the outdoors – no matter which season is upon us! Call 683-5550 or www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

Ø Spaghetti Warehouse features Acme Mystery Dinner Theater on Thursday evenings and Magic Circle Children’s Theater on Saturdays about noon. Call 475-1807 for details.

Ø Everson Museum of Art is featuring the exciting exhibit The Works of David MacDonald. Call 474-6064 or visit the website at www.Everson.org for details.

Ø Downtown Syracuse’s annual Farmers Market will be held every Tuesday from June 14 through October 11 in Clinton Square. Call 422-8284 or visit the website at www.DowntownSyracuse.com for details.

Ø The Central Library at the Galleries is featuring the two exciting art exhibits. For more information call 435-1834 or visit the website at www.onlib.org for details.
Linda Woodrow
Executive Assistant & Marketing Coordinator
Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau
CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity
572 South Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-470-1913 | Fax: 315-471-8545
LWoodrow@VisitSyracuse.org
www.VisitSyracuse.org
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Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 @ 11:39 am by Curt
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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS
Wednesday, May 25 TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Wednesday, May 25 BOOK CLUB: NEW! 6:30 PM. Financial Book Club facilitated by Financial
Advisor, Eileen Price of AXA Advisors. Book to discuss is Nudge: Improving Decisions About
Health, Wealth and Happiness. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St (315) 685-0379.
www.creeksidebooks.com
Wednesday, May 25 POETRY READING: The last Wednesday of every month features a new
evening of poetry reading and discussion. Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. 7:30 PM
For info contact, Angela Daddabbo at angela@auburnpublictheater.org
Thursday, May 26 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
(315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
Thursday May 26 FARMER’S MARKET: Skaneateles Farmers Market. Austin Park Pavilion
3:30-6:30 PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread, free range
chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc. Beginning. Saturday Market begins on June 11
Market 10 AM – 1 PM
Friday, May 27 MUSIC OPEN MIC: 9 PM – 1 AM Join Tom Barnes and Dan Horst for an
evening of original music with cover songs to keep you dancing! Bring your act and seize the
opportunity to gain experience performing to a live audience! State of the art sound and drums
provided. Overlook. For booking info call (315) 396-4694
Friday, May 27 MUSIC: Cadley & Wenthen 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Friday & Saturday, May 27 & 28 MOVIE: “I AM” 5/27 @ 1 & 8 PM; 5/28 8 PM at Auburn
Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. www.auburnpublictheater.org
Saturday, May 28 MUSIC: Sloppy Joes 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell
St. FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 27, 28 & 29 ANTIQUES: Inventory reduction sale at New
Hope Antiques, 5963 New Hope Rd., (Rt 41 south) Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM (315) 497-2688
Skaneateles Area
Chamber of Commerce
Weekly Update
“Skaneateles Skinny”
May 24, 2011
Saturday, May 28 ARTIST GALLERY: Reception for Ruth Anne Reagan 11am–1pm at the
Weeks Art Gallery, Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. Artworks in various
media by artist Ruth Anne Reagan will be on display. The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 9am–
4pm, & Saturday 10am–4pm, closed Sundays. There is no charge for parking and admittance.
The gallery is open to the public.
Saturday, May 28 WINE TASTING: 6:00 PM – Wine Tasting & Booksigning. Author John
Hartsock, Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery, featuring Long Point Winery. Creekside Books &
Coffee, 35 Fennell Street, Free (315) 685-0379
Friday, Saturday & Sunday May 27 – 30 MEMORIAL DAY SALE AT PARIS FLEA, 23 Jordan
Street. ENJOY 25% OFF ENTIRE STORE. (315) 685-7228
Sunday, May 29 FITNESS/FUNDRAISER: 5th Annual Race4Hope “The Shaffer Ride” 24 mile
road race. This race was inspired by Dick Shaffer, a Borodino resident & triathlete who passed
away from cancer in 2006. His “never give up” spirit lives in encouraging wellness and finding a
cure for cancer. Race proceeds will support research at the Center for Children’s Cancer and
Blood Disorders at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. For registration information, Visit
skanraces.com.
Sunday, May 29 FITNESS/FUNDRAISER: Majorpalooza 5K run/walk beginning at Cayuga
County Community College. Proceeds to benefit YMCA Youth Programs. 10 AM 5K Run/walk
begins. Register at active.com. Discount given before 5/23 – $22.00/Adult, $12.00 16 and
under. Race day registration beginning at 8 AM $30.00. 11 AM One mile family fun run – FREE.
Sunday, May 29 MUSIC: 5 – 9 PM Come on out and listen to Tom Barnes at Overlook
Lakeside Restaurant & Tavern, 2437 State Route 174, Marietta. A Tom Barnes acoustic show
involves much more than your average entertainer. Tom is well known for his electrifying
stamina many evenings playing up to 75 songs. Using new technology, Tom has perfected the
art of simultaneously looping live guitar, Bass, piano, and drum licks to create a room full of
music. This always generates curiosity & great energy among patrons as he will many times
build up his sound to interconnect 4 or 5 tracks at once. Everything is live, nothing is pre
recorded. For booking info call (315) 396-4694
Monday, May 30 Skaneateles Annual Memorial Day Parade. Ceremonies are held at St. Mary’s
of the Lake Cemetary, Lakeview Cemetary & the Veteran’s Memorial in Clift Park. Ceremonies
start at 9 AM in St. Mary’s Cemetary
Wednesday, June 1 Monthly PITCH meeting. Paying It Forward Mentoring, Community &
Education: Why it is important to take the leap. Custome Business Services Training Center,
360 Grant Ave. Networking 5:15 – 5:45 and Discussion 5:45 – 6:45. $10.00 per person.
Registration required. Please call (315) 258-8780
Wednesday, June 1 TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7:00 PM Creekside Books, 35 Fennell St.
Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Thursday, June 2 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)
685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
Friday, June 3 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Butternut Creek. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell
St. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebook.com FREE
Friday, June 3 First Friday in Skaneateles
• Come and celebrate the beginning of summer with Skaneateles Artisans for their First
Friday Art Night celebration on Friday June 3 from 6-9 p.m. where they will be featuring
the works of jewelry designers Lisa Twombly and DeeAnn vonHunke, with jewelry
cabochons by Robert vonHunke. Light refreshment will be served. Skaneateles Artisans is
located in The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St, offers off-street parking as well as municipal
parking, and accepts major credit cards. Visit our website at
www.skaneatelesartisans.com. For more information, call (315) 685-8580.
• Paintings by Georg Schwartz, a native of Copenhagen, Denmark now living in Johnson
City, will be featured throughout the month of June at Imagine, the fine arts and fine
craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St. The opening of the exhibit will be June 3 6 to 9 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided, along with entertainment by the Pond Creek Bogstompers.
For more information call, (315) 685-6263
• Gallery 54 presents The Dragonfly Garden opening First Friday June 3rd 6-9p.m. June
features dragonfly themed pieces for the garden by members of Gallery 54. Meet the
artists and enjoy refreshments. Gallery 54 is an artist owned gallery at 54 E Genesee
St, Skaneateles, Monday-Saturday 10 am- 5 pm, Sunday 11 am- 5pm. 685-
5470,www.gallery54cny.com
Wednesday, June 1 – 22 Merry-Go-Round Playhouse presents “Anything Goes” Emerson
Park, Rt. 38A, Auburn. For tickets call (800) 457-8897 or online www.merry-go-round.com
Saturday, June 4 EVENT: Monopoly Night at Creekside Books and Coffee, 35 Fennell St., (315)
685-0379 Details TBD
Sunday, June 5 Skaneateles High School Jazz students present: the Hank Bryant Scholastic
Jazzfest Clift Park at the Gazebo. Noon – 6:30 PM
Tuesday, June 7 WOMEN’S EVENT: The Four G’s of Federal Government Contracting produced
by Women TIES and Women’s Business Center of NYS Women TIES and the Women’s
Business Center of NYS are proud to present a joint workshop for women entrepreneurs to
educate them on the 4 G’s of Federal Government Contracting including: how to get started,
how to get registered, how to get connected, and how to get contracts. Roxanne Mutchler,
Government Contracting Coordinator, NYSSBDC Procurement Assistance Center and Mohawk
Valley Small Business Development Center, will be the guest speaker. Continental breakfast will
be available at Onondaga Community College from 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. The educational
presentation runs from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. A luncheon buffet and more networking with the
supporting organizations and other women entrepreneurs occurs from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Attendees are encouraged to bring promotional and marketing materials to exchange with other
women entrepreneurs. A sales contact list of attendees will also be given to registrants. Register
at www.womenties.com
Wednesday, June 8 COOKING CLASS: 6-8pm Get Saucy with Sauces Cooking Class Learn the
how to’s & do not’s for reductions, pan sauces, graview, beurre blanc, aioli, salsas, etc. Taste the
sauces with different dishes and learn what wines pair best with each sauce. Price: $40 for
Public, $20 for Spa Members, FREE for Estate & Wine Club Members (price includes class, meal,
all tasting wines) Call 315.685.1927 to reserve. http://mirbeau.com/dining/the-wine-club-atmirbeau-
presents-3/
Thursday, June 9 WINE DINNER: Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. 6:30 pm reception,
7:00 pm dinner. Hunter’s Feast Wine Dinner – We invite you to sit, drink and enjoy a Feast fit
for a King! If you’ve ever been drawn in by the beautiful feasts shown in such films as
Shakespeare in Love, Elizabeth or the popular Showtime series The Tudors or if you just plain
love good food, this Wine Dinner is for you. Chef Landon and Food & Beverage Director Doug
Hart have carefully selected these recipes from the late 14th and early 15th Centuries. These
recipes will be prepared as they were for feasts meant to impress. Each course of Chef Landon’s
menu will be paired with a wine that will bring out the fabulous flavors found in these historic
dishes! Call 315.685.1927 to book your seat at our Feast today!

http://mirbeau.com/dining/menus/hunter-s-feast-wine-dinner/

Thursday, June 9 Chamber Monthly meeting. Summer Kickoff at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W.
Genesee St. 5:00 PM. Next Chamber monthly meeting September 15 – Location TBD
Friday, Saturday & Tuesday, June 10, 25, 27 Special outings planned for families at
Baltimore Woods Nature Center. For more information visit www.baltimorewoods.org
Saturday, June 11 FARMER’S MARKET: Skaneateles Farmers Market. Austin Park Pavilion
10 AM – 1 PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread, free range
chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.
Saturday, June 11 The Skaneateles Chamber docks go in the north end of Skaneateles Lake.
Volunteers needed 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM No overnight docking. (315) 685-0552
Saturday, June 11 HISTORY: 1:00 PM Stained Glass Association of America’s National Summer
Conference at Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St. Auburn. Hosted by Jerome and
Deborah Durr of Durr Stained Glass Studios. Durr Studios recently completed the total
restoration of the Tiffany Windows in the chapel including the 14 Nave Windows, Rose Window
and Christ Sustaining Peter on the Water window. You are cordially invited to attend this event
featuring the following world-renowned speakers. (315) 252-0339
Saturday, June 11 OPEN HOUSE: On the Farm Discovery Center Open House. 10am –
4pm Producers of the “On the Farm Discovery” educational video series. Visit
Fesko.com. Fun for families with children of all ages. Open to the public today!
Sunday, June 12 HISTORY: The Community Preservation Committee will sponsor a walking
tour of historic Fort Hill Cemetery. Participants should meet at Bradley Chapel, Fort Hill
Cemetery, 19 Fort Street, Auburn. A donation of $5 per person is requested and tickets can be
purchased at the cemetery on the day of the tour. In case of rain, a history of the Cemetery will
be presented inside the historic Bradley Chapel in lieu of the walking tour. For more information,
call (315) 252-0339
Sunday, June 12 BOATING: Board the Judge Ben Wiles for a four hour excursion to Glen
Haven located on the south end of Skaneateles Lake. For more information call (315) 685-8500
or visit www.midlakesnav.com
Wednesday, June 15 WOMEN’S EVENT: Women TIES Syracuse Luncheon: Learning the Law
- Legal Tips for Women Entrepreneurs.” Christa Cook, an attorney with Bond, Schoeneck &
King, will shed light on three important legal topics for women business owners. Justin’s Grill,
6400 Yorktown Circle, E. Syracuse. $29.00 includes strategic networking, sales, promotion,
lunch & program. Visit http://www.womenties.com/events.cfm to register.
Wednesday, June 15 CHAMBER EVENT: Professional Services Committee of the
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce introduces the 1st in a series of speakers. Robert
Thompson will open the inaugural event at Skaneateles Country Club from 5 – 7:30 PM.
Thompson, “a nationally known and widely quoted pop-culture expert, will discuss Social Media –
Beyond the Hype” The evening will include opportunities for networking, a free drink coupon for
wine or beer, hors d’ oeuvres, and door prizes. Tickets are $15 for members of the Skaneateles
Chamber; $20 for non-members. The event is sponsored by Time Warner Cable Business Class.
Additional support has come from ADworks, Group M Communications, Vincent McCabe Inc. and
WRVO-FM. Please call (315) 685-0552 for reservations by June 7 or email info@skaneateles.com
Sunday, June 19 Rotary Club Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast. Serving 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Austin Park Pavilion
Friday, June 24 WINE SEMINAR: Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. 6-7pm King Estate
Oregon Wine Seminar King Estate, celebrating 19 years of Oregon winemaking in 2010, is
located southwest of Eugene, Oregon and produces Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and limited amounts of
Chardonnay. Founded in 1991 by the King family, King Estate is committed to producing Oregon
wines of exceptional quality using organic & sustainable farming methods, meticulous fruit
selection, impeccable winemaking practices and judicious blending. Price: $30 for Public, FREE
for Estate & Wine Club Members Call (315) 685-927 to book. mirbeau.com/dining/the-wine-clubat-
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MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Preventive Health Care Screening July 13 at St. Mary’s of the Lake Church.
Glen Haven Restaurant opens for the season Memorial Day Weekend. (607) 749-3779
for reservations.
Church Services at the Skaneateles United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St. will be held year
round at 10 AM.
The Auburn & Cortland YMCA’s sponsored Bon ton Roulet, will end its 7 day voyage throughout
the Finger Lakes in Skaneateles on July 29. The Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center
will host the group of 650 bike riders who will be here to enjoy our town on both Friday evening
and Saturday.
Max International has released a new line of athletic performance and recovery nutritional
products. Max products provide a healthy alternative to what’s currently available on the market
because they work at the body’s cellular level to increase glutathione, which is a natural
antioxidant, found in every living cell. Contact Lisa Jo Greenfield, a partner with Max for more
info (315) 246-1638 or ljgreenfield@verizon.net, or www.looklivefeelbetter.com
Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center offers programs for people of all ages.
Some of their upcoming programs are listed below. For more information contact the
Skaneateles Y at (315) 685-2266.
• Milemaker Track Activity Club for children who have finished Kindergarten through 1st
grade. The club is designed to teach children about track & field by engaging them in fun
games & activities. The club will be held Monday & Wednesdays from 6/27-8/10 from 9
AM – 9:45 AM. $40.00/Y members; $60.00/non-members. (315) 685-2266.
• Imagination Station for children ages 8-11 & 11-13. The program will run weekly during
the summer beginning 6/27 – 8/12. There will be an Open House, Wed, 6/8, 7-8 pm , for
ages 8-11 & Wed, 6/15 , 7-8 pm for ages 11-13 at the Skaneateles YMCA and Community
Center. To register call (315) 685-2266.
• Horseback Riding lessons in collaboration with Heritage Stables in Skaneateles. Lessons
are available for children ages 6- adult Lessons take place at Heritage Stables on Franklin
Street in Skaneateles Call Mike McGowan at (315) 729-1499 with specific questions.
Registration call (315) 685-2266
• Laker Leaders Club 10-15 yrs 7/11- 8/25. Mondays & Thursdays, 1:30– 4:30 pm Under
the supervision of Lauren Ciraolo The focus of the Laker Leader initiative will be to
enhance personal growth and social skills. Participants will discover new skills and find
new confidence while having fun! Fee:Skaneateles Y members $80; Public $120 For
more information call (315) 685-2266
The Judge Ben Wiles is turning 25 this summer! Watch for more details on the Mid-
Lakes Navigation’s Birthday Party for the Judge!
Whispering Winds Motel is now open for the 2011 season. For reservations call (315)
685-6056 or visit www.whisperingwindsmotel.net
Tri-County Skaneateles Lake Pure Water Association, Inc. has changed its name to Skaneateles
Lake Association, Inc (SLA). The SLA recently sent out its newsletter and it is full of
wonderful information about our lake and the projects that the organization have been working
on. I encourage you to take a glance through it. SLA memberships are available. Visit
www.skaneateleslake.org for more information.
Congratulations SECNY Credit Union on your 40th Anniversary! Chartered in May, 1971, the
credit union is a member-owned, non-profit, full service financial institution. SECNY is located in
the Village of Skaneateles at 32 Fennell St.
Joelle’s French Bistro Is now serving Tasting plates. “Small portions, great flavors & half the
price, of the regular menu. Thursdays will feature Jazz with Pinky, great cocktails and frozen
drinks on the porch. For reservations call (315) 685-3063 online www.joellesfrenchbistro.com
Grammies Pantry Tea Room is now open serving her 7 course tea! For reservations (315)
636-8111 visit www.grammiespantry.com
Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its annual field days on Saturday &
Sunday, September 3 & 4th. They are currently looking for volunteers and sponsors for their
event. If you would like to volunteer at the Field Days or be a sponsor please email
sfdparade@hotmail.com
Looking for something outdoors to do? Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd.,
Marcellus has year round events planned. Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm,
Saturday 10am-4pm, closed Sundays. The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day
from dawn to dusk. Visit www.baltimorewoods.org for more information. (315) 673-1350.
SALES:
Frizz Free hair for up to 16 weeks SIMPLY SMOOTH KERATIN TREATMENT Save $15.00
Hairtique Salon & Day Spa, 20 E. Genesee St. Open Tues – Sat. www.hairtique-salondayspa.
com (315) 685-7303
½ off Facials ($65.00 value) at Bijou Hair “a gem of a salon”, 6 Jordan St., Some of
the girls at Bijou just completed some skin care education. They learned plant peels,
Aveda’s microdermabrasion and even more techniques! Chock-full of knowledge and wanting to
get some practice in! (315) 685-1300. Open 7 days a week. www.bijousalon.net.
$3.00 Burgers every Thursday at Johnny Angels Heavenly Burgers, 22 Jordan St.
www.johnnyangels.biz (315) 685-0100. Can’t beat the taste….can’t beat the price! Try one
today. Join Johnny Angels on Facebook!
Mirbeau Inn and Spa is now serving Sunday Brunch from 11:30am – 3:00pm. Buffet items
include: Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Potatoes, Fruit, House-made Pastries, Salads,
Desserts AND MORE! $25 Adults, $12 Ages 6-12, 5 & Under FREE. (315) 685-5006 or online
www.mirbeau.com
Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn serves Sunday Brunch from 10:30am – 1:00pm
Enjoy fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, homemade waffles with mixed berry syrup or Maple syrup,
bacon, sausage, oven roasted potatoes, Virginia baked ham, roast sirloin of beef, chicken ala
king with homemade biscuits, Seafood Newburg with toast points, Springside Inn’s famous
Cheese Souffle’, sauteed vegetables, bagels with cream cheese, homemade brownies and cream
puffs, “make your own sundaes” with homemade dessert sauces, orange juice, coffee, tea or
milk. $14.99/Adults; 10 and under ½ price; 4 and under free. (315) 252-7247
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
Community Preservation Committee at Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street,
Auburn Willard Chapel Seeks Volunteers. Willard Memorial Chapel is currently searching for
interested candidates to become volunteer docents. Tour guide positions are available with
flexible hours. Responsibilities include greeting guests and providing them with the history of
the Auburn Theological Seminary and Willard Chapel as well as occasional light clerical duties.
Information packets and training is provided by the Community Preservation Committee. If
you are interested and have a genuine love for people and history, please contact Marcia Walsh
at (315) 252-0339 for additional information.
Thru July 3 THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO BE PART OF the USBC Women’s Bowling Championship.
More than 30,000 ladies and their friends and families will be in Syracuse April 7-July 3, 2011.
The Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau is looking for volunteers to greet our visitors at
Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport Shifts are available seven days a week from 9:00 AM -
12:00 AM April 6 – July 3. For more information or to sign up please e-mail Christie Bravos at
cbravos@visitsyracuse.org or call our volunteer hotline at (315) 470-1906. Must be 18 years of
age or older to participate Each volunteer will receive free airport parking and a Bowl Syracuse tshirt
REOCCURING EVENTS:
Thru June – The Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery, located at
28 Hannum St. is open Friday & Saturday 1 – 4 PM or by appointment. Call (315) 685-1360
www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org
Memorial Day – Labor Day John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open 11 AM – 4 PM on Thursday -
Saturday. Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at
www.barrowgallery.org.
Thru May – Imagine, the fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St., will host a
jewelry expo throughout May, featuring works by seven contemporary silversmiths. The gallery
is open 10 am to 6 pm Monday – Thursday & Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm Friday, and 11 am to 6
pm Sunday. For more information, call (315) 685-6263 or go to

http://www.imagineskaneateles.com.

Thru June 30 – Ruth Anne Reagan – Pastels, Paint, and an Eye for Nature On exhibit at the
Weeks Art Gallery, Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. Artworks in various
media by artist Ruth Anne Reagan will be on display. The public is invited to a reception for the
artist on Saturday, May 28, from 11am to 1pm. The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 9am–4pm,
& Saturday 10am–4pm, closed Sundays. There is no charge for parking and admittance. The
gallery is open to the public.
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. 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 . . . call (315) 258-8780 to register.
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 Sunday 4 – 7 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-
3405
Enjoy your day!
Candace Searing
Administrative 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, May 24th, 2011 @ 10:26 pm by Curt
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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS May 2011

Monday, May 2, 2011

FITNESS: Engineered Triathletes pre-season Bike & Run (Duathlon) TrainingProgram begins. Participants will engage in a program that improves running & cycling

conditioning & technique. This six (6) week program will begin May 2. Women sessions are

scheduled on Tuesday & Thursday 6-7:15 am or Monday & Wednesday from 9:30-10:45 am.

Men’s sessions are scheduled on Monday & Wednesday from 5:45-7 am. Program fees are

$120. Sessions include free bike & run video analysis as well as a customize bike/run training

template. Contact Eric Prager at (315) 727-2070 or

eric@engineeredtriathletes.com forregistration information.

Monday, May 2 – June 30

Ruth Anne Reagan – Pastels, Paint, and an Eye for NatureOn exhibit at the Weeks Art Gallery,

Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd.Artworks in various media by artist Ruth Anne Reagan will be on display. The public is invited to

a reception for the artist on Saturday, May 28, from 11am to 1pm. The gallery is open Monday -

Friday, 9am–4pm, & Saturday 10am–4pm, closed Sundays. There is no charge for parking and

admittance. The gallery is open to the public.

Tuesday, May 3

EDUCATION: Primary Budget Information Session for Skaneateles CentralSchools

7:00 PM Board of Education Room District Office. 45 E. Elizabeth St.Wednesday, May 4

FUNDRAISER: Skaneateles Symphony Guild Spring luncheon, fashionshow & silent auction to benefit music in our schools. Skaneateles Country Club. 11:00 AM For

ticket information call Tracey Blackwell at (315) 685-0605.

Wednesday, May 4

TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7:00 PM Creekside Books, 35 Fennell St.Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.comWednesday, May 4

PITCH: Monthly roundtable gatherings for women entrepreneurs andwomen in business 1

st Anniversary Celebration! 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Training Center ofCustom Business Services

, 360 Grant Avenue, Auburn $10.00 per person, registration isrequired Lunch will be served. Networking and PITCH – We’ll discuss new ideas and new

strategies for growth! Please call (315) 258-8780

Thursday, May 5 – Sunday, May 8

GRAND OPENING: Skaneateles’ newest shop announces aGrand Opening!

Flora Bella Garden Shop & Florist, a new eco-friendly garden shop and fullserviceflorist in the heart of Skaneateles at 29 Jordan St., will feature demos, refreshments,

discounts and an exceptional collection of gorgeous flowers, unique plants and garden

accessories — just in time for Mother’s Day! Need expert advice? Owner Joyce Barnett, Master

Skaneateles Area

Chamber of Commerce

Weekly Update

“Skaneateles Skinny”

May 3, 2011

Gardener certified for 23 years encourages you to bring questions! Sign-up for horticulture and

design workshops! Flora Bella also sponsors group tours – more information at the shop. Join

us for the World Flower Show in Boston, June 15-17. Spring hours are Wed – Sun, 11am-6pm.

315-372-5068

Thursday, May 5

Tourism meeting 8:30 AM at the Sherwood Inn. Chief Perkins will be there toanswer our questions and concerns and pet peeves. Also on the agenda is a new First Friday

initiative, Spring into summer event, a new sign proposal, curbstone and more.

Thursday, May 5

OPEN MIC NIGHT: 6:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.FREE (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.comFIRST FRIDAY EVENTS: Friday, May 6

FIRST FRIDAY – MUSIC: Sarah Horner. 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35Fennell St., Free

(315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

FIRST FRIDAY: Imagine, the fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St., willhost a jewelry expo throughout May, featuring works by seven contemporary silversmiths.

The exhibition opens May 6 from 6 to 9 pm, as part of the village’s First Friday

celebration. Refreshments will be provided, along with entertainment by the Pond Creek

Bogstompers. The gallery is open 10 am to 6 pm Monday – Thursday & Saturday, 10 am

to 7 pm Friday, and 11 am to 6 pm Sunday. For more information, call (315) 685-6263 or

go to

http://www.imagineskaneateles.com.

FIRST FRIDAY: Please join Snake Oil Glassworks for their May First Friday event. Tocelebrate the changing weather we will be making small vases and flowers; all glass no

watering involved! The studio will remain open from 6-9 pm so that you may find come

and watch these being made. Light refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091.

www.snakeoilglassworks.com Regular store hours: Thursday & Friday 12 – 6 pm,

Saturday 10-5 pm, and Sunday 11-4 pm.

FIRST FRIDAY: Light and Fire: Stained Glass by Liz and Rich Micho and Pottery by SallieThompson, Opening.5 pm- 8 pm at

Gallery 54. The show features new pieces thatexplore the use of light and fire in the creation of fine craft for the table, wall, and garden.

Meet the artists, enter drawing for gift certificate, and enjoy refreshments. Gallery 54 is

located at 54 E. Genesee St. and specializes in fine art and fine craft created by local

artists. Hours are 11-5 Sunday – Friday and 10-5 Saturday.www.gallery54cny.com (315)

685-5470

FIRST FRIDAY: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Thistle Dew Shop, 31 Jordan Street hosts local artistGail Simon Reynolds demonstrating the art of using paint to give furniture the look of

antiquity. (315) 730-2078 Hours: Wed – Sun. 11:30 AM – 5:30 PM

FIRST FRIDAY: Floral Design as a Celebration of Nature, 5pm-8pm at Flora BellaGarden Shop & Florist

. Come and help celebrate this new shop’s premier First Friday!Owner Joyce Barnett will demonstrate floral design techniques using beautiful natural

materials to enhance any party or special occasion. Artistic container plantings for the

porch, yard and patio will also be featured. The event will be part of this new shop’s

Grand Opening which runs from Thursday, 5/5 through Sun., 5/8. Refreshments, music,

door prizes are included in the festivities. Flora Bella is located at 29 Jordan St., in the

Village of Skaneateles and is a eco-friendly, full-service floral design studio/garden shop

specializing in beautiful and unique horticulture. Regular spring hours are Wed – Sun,

11am-6pm. (315) 372-5068.

FIRST FRIDAY: Skaneateles Artisans celebrate First Friday 6 pm -9 pm at their newlocation in The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell Street. The artist co-op will feature its member

artisans in their “Think Spring – Think Art” reception. For more information call (315) 685-

8580 or visit

www.skaneatelesartisans.com.Thursday & Friday, May 5 & 6

MOVIE: Rabbit Hole at Auburn Public Theater, 108 E.Genesee St. $4.00 admission Shows Friday at 1 PM & 8 PM; Saturday 8 PM. (315) 255-1553.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, May 5, 6, 7

GRAND HOUSE: Grand Opening of the SummitAuto Goodyear Tire & Service Center & Carquest Auto Parts Store. 3 Bands, Free Food/drink,

Thurs – Dirt Motorsport cars (including Tommy Jewell #17D signing autographs), Friday – Bike

Night, bring your ride & Sat – Syracuse Corvette Club. Hours: 5/5 & 5/6 – 9 AM – 7 PM; 5/7 – 9

AM – 4 PM. 1465 Route 5, Elbridge. Up to 40% off select Dunlop, Kelly & Goodyear tires.

Friday, May 6

MUSIC: A Concert with Acoustic Guitarists Mark Mazengarb & Loren Barrigar atAuburn Public Theater

, 8 Exchange Street @ Genesee Auburn 8:00 PM. Doors open at 7:00PM for cash wine/beer bar (with proper I.D.) COST: $12 advance; $15door Tickets: (315) 253-

6669 Box Office or

www.auburnpublictheater.org CONTACT INFORMATION: Angela Daddabbo -Artistic Producing Director (315) 253-6669; angela@auburnpublictheater.org

Friday, May 6

MUSIC: Tom Barnes on guitar. Overlook Lakeside Restaurant & Tavern, 237State Route 174, Marietta. 9 PM – 1 AM

Saturday & Sunday May 7, 8, 14, 15

Weekend Wildflower Walks 2 – 3 PM BaltimoreWoods Nature Center’s

premier woodland wildflower garden is a local treasure. Join caretakerAudrey Loewer for a pleasant walk through one of the wonders of spring. Each week new species

will bloom, and Audrey will reveal their past and present medicinal and culinary uses. The

garden is handicap accessible; please call ahead if you need assistance. Donations appreciated.

www.baltimorewoods.org

(315) 673-1350Saturday, May 7

OPEN HOUSE: On the Farm Discovery Center 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Producersof the “On the Farm Discovery” educational video series. Visit Fesko.com. Fun for families with

children of all ages. Open to the public today!

Saturday, May 7

MUSIC: Loren Barrigar & Mark Mazengarb 7:30 – 9:30 PM. CreeksideCoffeehouse

. 35 Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.comSaturday, May 7

MUSIC: Auburn Public Theater wraps up its NYSCA Music Series with PeterMack’s Really Real Jazz. 8:00 PM $15.00/person. Café opens at 7 PM wine/beer bar & pianist

Loren Miller. Visit

www.auburnpublictheater.org for tickets. (315) 255-1553.Saturday, May 7

OPEN HOUSE: Re-opening of the Skaneateles Town Square Garden Centerand Mother’s Day Open House. 8 am- 5 pm. Join us for garden demonstrations on the hour

starting at 10:00 AM. Food, door prizes, raffles and more! Free gift for your mom! (315) 685-

5748

Sunday, May 8

BRUNCH & DINNER: Spend Mother’s Day dining at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W.Genesee St. for Mother’s Day. Brunch 10 AM – 2:30 PM & Dinner Buffet 5 PM – 8 PM. Call (315)

685-3405 for reservations.

Sunday, May 8

BRUNCH & DINNER: Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner will be served at theSpringside Inn

, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn. Brunch Buffet served 10 AM or12:30 PM andDinner served buffet or sit down served family style. Seating begins at 3 PM. Please call or

email for reservations (315) 252-7247 or

carol@springsideinn.com Special guest: The EasterBunny will be on hand to greet the children.

Sunday, May 8

FUNDRAISER: Mother’s Day Garden Tour and Art Exhibit and Sale atSycamore Hill Gardens

, 2130 Old Seneca Trnpk 11 AM – 4 PM Enjoy over 30 acres oflandscaped gardens and ponds with over 500,000 flowering bulbs, 700 flowering trees and

shrubs. Browse the art exhibit. Hanging baskets will be available for purchase. All proceeds

benefit

Baltimore Woods Nature Center. Tickets for the garden tour are $5 through May 1st;$10 after May 1st and at gate. Visit

www.baltimorewoods.org for complete information andticket sale locations. (315) 673-1350

Wednesday, May 11

TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.comWednesday, May 11

SPOTLIGHT SEMINAR: A presentation by Laura Coburn of CoburnDesign

: “Preparing Your Marketing Tool Kit” will be held at Custom Business Services TrainingCenter, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM $10.00/ person. Please call (315) 258-8780 for reservations and

more information.

Wednesday, May 11

MUSIC: 7:30 PM at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St.A Concert with Professor Louie & The Crowmatix. Doors open at 7 PM for cash wine/beer bar

(with proper I.D.). $10.00 Advance sale tickets. (315) 253-6669.

www.auburnpublictheater.orgThursday, May 12

Women in Business: Movement to Millions trade show & Luncheon 11 AM –2 PM at the

Lodge at Welch Allyn. Advance registration only: visit www.womenties.comSponsored by Verizon. Organized by

Skaneateles Chamber & Women TIES! Questions call(315) 685-0552 or (315) 471-1987 or email

sdove@skaneatels.com or info@womenties.comThursday, May 12

6:30 PM. Creekside Books & Coffee Hosts a “Mindful Eating” Presentation byJessica Charbonneau. LCSW, and Terry Pololak, RD. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell

Street, Free. (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.comThursday, May 12

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.(315) 685- 0379

www.creeksidebooks.com FreeFriday, May 13

OPEN MIC: The Collective Open Mic Night. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM CreeksideCoffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379

www.creeksidebooks.com FreeFriday, May 13

OPEN MIC: 9 PM – 1 AM Join Tom and Dan Horst for an evening of originalmusic with cover songs to keep you dancing! Bring your act and seize the opportunity to gain

experience performing to a live audience! State of the art sound and drums provided. Overlook

Restaurant, Marietta. For booking info call (315) 396-4694

Saturday, May 14

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month. Lucky Dogs CanineServices

has organized a Pet First Aid course to be taught at SAVES, 77 Fennell St. 8:30 am -12:30 pm. The course will be taught by Brian Murphy, a certified instructor with the Cayuga

County chapter of the American Red Cross. At the end of the 4-hour course, participants will be

certified in Pet First Aid, and will take home either a dog- or cat-specific first aid manual & DVD.

The cost is $45 per person. Space is limited to 15 persons. To register for this course, contact

Amy Schiek of Lucky Dogs Canine Services at 663-5579 or

amy@luckydogsservices.com. LuckyDogs Canine Services is a locally owned pet care business, specializing in in-home dog sitting,

daily dog walking, and pet transportation to the vet & groomer.

Saturday, May 14

The American Association of University Women, Skaneateles Branch,presents their annual “ISSUES AT BREAKFAST”, 9:30 AM Skaneateles Country Club. Topic is

MATILDA JOSLYN GAGE .Guest speaker is Sally Roesch Wagner, Ph.D Executive Director of The

Matilda Gage Foundation. Cost is $20. Check to Skaneateles AAUW c/o N. Russell, 32 East Street

by May 7th. Info call (315) 685-1931.

Saturday, May 14

GRAND OPENING: Grand Opening of the Skaneateles Town Square HOMEdepartment! Buyer Susie Birchenough has searched and found amazing home decor items as

well as gift items. Come see this wonderful new addition to Skaneateles! Ted and Amy from

93Q will do a live broadcast from 2 – 4 PM. Games, door prizes, music, food and more! This will

be great fun for the whole family so come by and say hi to Ted and Amy and maybe get on the

radio!! (315) 685-5748.

Saturday, May 14

MUSIC: The Sloppy Joes. 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.comSaturday & Sunday, May 14 & 15

New York Heritage Weekend – Visitwww.heritageweekend.org

for a complete calendar of events.Sunday, May 15

MUSIC: 4 PM – 7 PM. Come on out and listen to Tom Barnes at the SherwoodInn, 26 W. Genesee St. A Tom Barnes acoustic show involves much more than your average

entertainer. Tom is well known for his electrifying stamina many evenings playing up to 75

songs. Using new technology, Tom has perfected the art of simultaneously looping live guitar,

Bass, piano, and drum licks to create a room full of music. This always generates curiosity &

great energy among patrons as he will many times build up his sound to interconnect 4 or 5

tracks at once. Everything is live, nothing is pre recorded. For booking info call (315) 396-4694

Sunday, May 15

FESTIVAL: 15TH Annual Pet Festival and Dog Walk. 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM atAustin Park Pavilion, 1 E. Austin St. Go to

www.flspcaofcny.org for all the latest Pet Festinformation & to download your Walker Pledge sheets.

Tuesday, May 17

VOTE: Skaneateles Central Schools Budget Vote & School Board Election.Polls Open 7 AM – 9 PM. Waterman School Auditorium. Proposition I: Basic operating budget of

$29,020,757; Proposition II: Purchase of 2 buses not to exceed $215,000. Board Position – Vote

for any Two: Jeremy M. Dodds, Illyssa Green, Patricia Lindgren, Peter J. Nicholson, Kathryn

Carlson, Valerie Jerabeck.

Wednesday, May18

WOMEN’S EVENT: Moms & Kids Childcare Cooperative Fundraiser. LadiesNight Out. Entertainment by the Mere Mortals @ Mandana Barn. 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Appetizers,

Drinks & Raffles. $30.00 advance sale tickets. For tickets and more information call (315) 673-

3709

Thursday May 19

FARMER’S MARKET: Opening Day of the Skaneateles Farmers Market.Austin Park Pavilion 3:30-6:30 PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs,

bread, free range chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc. Beginning Saturday, June 11

Market 10 AM – 1 PM

Thursday, May 19

CHAMBER EVENT: Business After Hours: 5 – 7 PM Skaneateles Library.Hosted by Skaneateles Library, AXA Advisors and the Barrow Art Gallery. RSVP Skaneateles

Chamber (315) 685-0552

Friday, May 20

MUSIC OPEN MIC: 9 PM – 1 AM AM Join Tom Barnes and Dan Horst for anevening of original music with cover songs to keep you dancing! Bring your act and seize the

opportunity to gain experience performing to a live audience! State of the art sound and drums

provided. Moon Dance Lakeside Restaurant & Tavern, 2437 State Route 174, Marietta. For

booking info call (315) 396-4694

Saturday & Sunday May 21 & 22

OPEN HOUSE: Snake Oil Glassworks 4251 Jordan Rd. 11AM – 5 PM. Glassblowing demonstrations and light refreshments. Great gift ideas for birthdays,

weddings, graduations and more. (315) 685-5091 or

www.snakeoilglassworks.comMonday, May 23

– FUNDRAISER: Chamber Foundation/Lions Club Charity Golf & Dinner,Casino Extravaganza

. This event is going to be lots of fun, don’t miss it. Many thanks to ourGold Sponsor: The Slottje Family; our Silver Sponsor, Summit Auto; and our Bronze Sponsor,

Mirbeau Inn and Spa. More sponsors needed. Thank you for your participation. Visit

skaneateles.com for more information or call the Chamber Office at (315) 685-0552

Wednesday, May 25

POETRY READING: The last Wednesday of every month features a newevening of poetry reading and discussion.

Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. 7:30 PMFor info contact, Angela Daddabbo at

angela@auburnpublictheater.orgFriday, Saturday & Sunday, May 27, 28 & 29

ANTIQUES: Inventory reduction sale at NewHope Antiques

, 5963 New Hope Rd., (Rt 41 south) Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM (315) 497-2688Saturday, May 28

Reception for Ruth Anne Reagan 11am–1pm at the Weeks Art Gallery,Baltimore Woods Nature Center

, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. Artworks in various media by artistRuth Anne Reagan will be on display. The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 9am–4pm, &

Saturday 10am–4pm, closed Sundays. There is no charge for parking and admittance. The

gallery is open to the public.

Sunday, May 29

FITNESS/FUNDRAISER: 5th Annual Race4Hope “The Shaffer Ride” 24 mileroad race. This race began inspired by Dick Shaffer, a Borodino resident & triathlete, passed

away from cancer in 2006. His “never give up” spirit lives in encouraging wellness and finding a

cure for cancer. Race proceeds will support research at the Center for Children’s Cancer and

Blood Disorders at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. For registration information, Visit

skanraces.com

.Sunday, May 29

FITNESS: Majorpalooza 5K run/walk beginning at Cayuga County Community.Proceeds to benefit

YMCA Youth Programs. 10 AM 5K Run/walk Registration at active.com.Discount given before 5/23 – $22.00/Adult, $12.00 16 and under. Race day registration

beginning at 8 AM $30.00. 11 AM One mile family fun run – FREE.

Sunday, May 29

MUSIC: 5 – 9 PM Come on out and listen to Tom Barnes at Moon DanceLakeside Restaurant & Tavern, 2437 State Route 174, Marietta. A Tom Barnes acoustic show

involves much more than your average entertainer. Tom is well known for his electrifying

stamina many evenings playing up to 75 songs. Using new technology, Tom has perfected the

art of simultaneously looping live guitar, Bass, piano, and drum licks to create a room full of

music. This always generates curiosity & great energy among patrons as he will many times

build up his sound to interconnect 4 or 5 tracks at once. Everything is live, nothing is pre

recorded. For booking info call (315) 396-4694

Wednesday, June 15

WOMEN’S EVENT: Women TIES Syracuse Luncheon: Learning the Law- Legal Tips for Women Entrepreneurs.” Christa Cook, an attorney with Bond, Schoeneck &

King, will shed light on three important legal topics for women business owners. Justin’s Grill,

6400 Yorktown Circle, E. Syracuse. $29.00 includes strategic networking, sales, promotion,

lunch & program. Visit

http://www.womenties.com/events.cfm to register.MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Tri-County Skaneateles Lake Pure Water Association, Inc. has changed its name to

SkaneatelesLake Association, Inc

(SLA). The SLA recently sent out its newsletter and it is full ofwonderful information about our lake and the projects that the organization has been working

on. I encourage you to take a glance through it. SLA memberships are available. Visit

www.skaneateleslake.org

for more information.Congratulations

SECNY Credit Union on your 40th Anniversary! Chartered in May, 1971, thecredit union is a member-owned, non-profit, full service financial institution. SECNY is located in

the Village of Skaneateles at 32 Fennell St.

Sherwood Inn

, 38 E. Genesee St. announces Spring Break BOGO now through June 16th.(excludes April 24 & May 8)! Restrictions do apply visit

www.thesherwoodinn.com to print yourcoupon or call (315) 685-3405. New Spring menu. Spring Specials: Hotel promotions are now

available at Hobbit Hollow (discount rate, $50 Sherwood gift certificate & gourmet breakfast),

Village Inn & the Packwood House (discount rate, $50.00 Sherwood gift certificate & continental

breakfast @ the Sherwood). For reservations (315) 685-3405 or visit

www.thesherwoodinn.comDon’t forget Mother’s Day on May 8. Moms love to be pampered! Gift Certificates for Mother’s

Day and all occasions are available at

Hairtique Salon & Day Spa, 20 E. Genesee St. OpenTuesday – Saturday.

www.hairtique-salon-dayspa.comNow open for the season

Freitag’s Greenhouse and Farm Market stop by 4340 State St. Rd.(Rt.321) just minutes from the Village for all of your Mother’s Day plants and hanging baskets!

(315) 685-5372.

Now at

Joelle’s French Bistro beginning April 14th they will be serving Tasting plates. “Smallportions, great flavors & half the price, of the regular menu. Thursdays will feature Jazz with

Pinky, great cocktails and frozen drinks on the porch. Three Course Easter Brunch will be served

10:30 AM – 3:30 PM Price $23.75. For reservations call (315) 685-3063 online

www.joellesfrenchbistro.com

Grammies Pantry

Tea Room is now open serving her 7 course tea! For reservations (315)636-8111 visit

www.grammiespantry.comRegistration is now open for the Race4Hope road race May 29, 2011, OwascoMan Triathlon

scheduled for July 3, 2011, & Skaneateles Labor Day Race Weekend events planned for

September 3 & 4, 2011. For registration information, Visit

skanraces.com. Skanraces hasmade generous contributions to Upstate Golisano’s Children’s Hospital, Skaneateles & Auburn

YMCA learn to swim program, and patient programs at Auburn Memorial Hospital.

Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department

will be holding its annual field days on Saturday &Sunday, September 3 & 4

th. They are currently looking for volunteers and sponsors for theirevent. If you would like to volunteer at the Field Days or be a sponsor please email

sfdparade@hotmail.com

Skaneateles Marina

has positions available for dock workers – Summer 2011 – Work weekendsa must – contact Debi @ 315-701-0208 if interested.

Looking for something outdoors to do?

Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd.,Marcellus has year round events planned. Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm,

Saturday 10am-4pm, closed Sundays. The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day

from dawn to dusk. Visit

www.baltimorewoods.org for more information. (315) 673-1350.SALES:

Skaneateles Press

is proud to have the presence of the Class 2011 Skaneateles High SchoolGraduates in the paper. Congratulate your local students in the Skaneateles Press by calling

Sharon @ 315-434-8889 ext 317 for ad sizes & pricing. The Graduation edition will publish June

15th, with a deadline of June 8th. Don’t delay — call today to get your Congratulations spot in

the Skaneateles Press!

Two for Tuesday! Any Two Salads, Ten Bucks, Every Tuesday at

Johnny Angels, 22 JordanSt.

! (315) 685-0100.$3.00 Burgers every Thursday at

Johnny Angels Heavenly Burgers, 22 Jordan St.www.johnnyangels.biz

(315) 685-0100. Can’t beat the taste….can’t beat the price! Try onetoday. Join Johnny Angels on Facebook!

Mirbeau Inn and Spa

is now serving Sunday Brunch from 11:30am – 3:00pm. Buffet itemsinclude: Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Potatoes, Fruit, House-made Pastries, Salads,

Desserts AND MORE! $25 Adults, $12 Ages 6-12, 5 & Under FREE. (315) 685-5006 or online

www.mirbeau.com

Springside Inn

, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn serves Sunday Brunch from 10:30am – 1:00pmEnjoy fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, homemade waffles with mixed berry syrup or Maple syrup,

bacon, sausage, oven roasted potatoes, Virginia baked ham, roast sirloin of beef, chicken ala

king with homemade biscuits, Seafood Newburg with toast points, Springside Inn’s famous

Cheese Souffle’, sauteed vegetables, bagels with cream cheese, homemade brownies and cream

puffs, “make your own sundaes” with homemade dessert sauces, orange juice, coffee, tea or

milk. $14.99/Adults; 10 and under ½ price; 4 and under free. (315) 252-7247

Professional Office Space for rent

in the Sherwood House, 32 E. Genesee St., over lookingSkaneateles Lake. Utilities included. Contact: William Wittlin, MD Phd at (315) 685-0280

Retail Business for Sale

: The Hitching Post Gift Shop located at 7 Jordan St., is for sale.Sherrie Horrocks, the owner is ready to retire. Call Sherrie at (315) 685-7304

Professional Office Space

available at Custom Business Services coop. Excellentopportunity 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

Community Preservation Committee at Willard Memorial Chapel

, 17 Nelson Street,Auburn Willard Chapel Seeks Volunteers. Willard Memorial Chapel is currently searching for

interested candidates to become volunteer docents. Tour guide positions are available with

flexible hours. Responsibilities include greeting guests and providing them with the history of

the Auburn Theological Seminary and Willard Chapel as well as occasional light clerical duties.

Information packets and training is provided by the Community Preservation Committee. If

you are interested and have a genuine love for people and history, please contact Marcia Walsh

at (315) 252-0339 for additional information.

THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO BE PART OF the USBC Women’s Championship. The more than

30,000 ladies and their friends and families will be in Syracuse April 7-July 3, 2011. The

Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau

is looking for volunteers to greet our visitors atSyracuse’s Hancock International Airport Shifts are available seven days a week from 9:00 AM -

12:00 AM April 6 – July 3. For more information or to sign up please e-mail Christie Bravos at

cbravos@visitsyracuse.org or call our volunteer hotline at (315) 470-1906. Must be 18 years of

age or older to participate Each volunteer will receive free airport parking and a Bowl Syracuse tshirt

REOCCURING EVENTS:

Thru May

- The Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery, located at 28Hannum St. is open Fridays 1 – 4 PM or by appointment. Call (315) 685-1360

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org

Thru May

- John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open 11 AM – 4 PM on Thursday – Saturday.Private tours by aooiubtnebt (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

www.barrowgallery.org.Every Tuesday

– Senior Moments at Baltimore Woods Nature Center. A Program for adultsw/ talks, snacks and hikes. 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Members free; non members $3.00. Visit

www.baltimorewoods.org

for several other outdoor activities. To register, call (315) 673-1350First Wednesday of the month

PITCH (Monthly roundtable gatherings for womenentrepreneurs & women in business). Meeting will be held in the Training Center of

CustomBusiness Services

, 360 Grant Ave, Auburn 5:15 PM. PITCH Networking; 5:30 PM – 6:45 PMPITCH meeting. $10.00/person, registration required. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a

“first-time” friend at no cost . . . call (315) 258-8780 to register.

First Wednesday of the month

Peregrine Homecare Services holds an Alzheimer’s SupportGroup 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

csearing@skaneateles.com

www.skaneateles.com

(315) 685-0552

P.O. Box 199

22 Jordan Street

Skaneateles, NY 13152

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On-going Onondaga County Events!

LAST CHANCE-Maple Syrup Time at Beaver Lake Nature Center! Enjoy this & many fantastic seasonal programs. Call 638-2519 or www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

Every season is a great time of year to visit the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. For details, go to the website (www.RosamondGiffordZoo.org) or call 435-8511.

Syracuse Crunch Hockey is back with great slammin’ action at the War Memorial at Oncenter! For specific times & dates, call 435-2121 or on their website at www.SyracuseCrunch.com.

Erie Canal Museum presents the following exhibits Implements of Mass Construction & Heartland Passage: The Oral History of the Erie Canal. Call 471-0593 or go to www.ErieCanalMuseum.org for details.

Highland Forest County Park is a great place to enjoy the outdoors – no matter which season is upon us! Call 683-5550 or www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

Onondaga Historical Museum is featuring the following exhibits: Toys from the 1970′s, Black History Month Exhibit & Capturing the Conflict: How Artists Revealed the American Civil War. For specifics, call 428-1864 or go to www.CNYHistory.org.

IMAX Movies: Aliens of the Deep, Under the Sea & Extreme are currently showing at the Museum of Science & Technology (MOST). Call 425-9068 or www.most.org for specific times and dates. Visit their new exhibit Spectacular Saturn.

CNY Regional Farmers Market is open from 7am to 2pm each Saturday & Sunday (flea market); Market Common shops open daily. Call 422-8647 for information. Enjoy this unique shopping experience!

Spaghetti Warehouse features Acme Mystery Dinner Theater and Magic Circle Children’s Theater on Saturdays about noon. Call 475-1807 for details.

Onondaga Lake Park – Central New York’s premier park conveniently located on Rt. 370 in Liverpool. Call 453-6712 or go to www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

Everson Museum of Art is featuring two exciting exhibits: Ah Leon – Memories of Elementary School and Reynolds Unwrapped: The Cartoon Art of Dan Reynolds. Call 474-6064 or visit the website at www.Everson.org for details.

Posted: Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 @ 5:19 pm by Curt
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CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISM 131 GENESEE STREET AUBURN, NY 13021 315-255-1658
CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING

Wednesday, March 30 – Sunday, May 29 – Made in NY – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Annual juried exhibit of NYS artists. Exhibited works typically include painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and sculpture created within the last three years. Suggested adult admission $3. Members/Children under 12 Free. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553

Wednesday, March 30 – Sunday, May 1 – Two Hundred Years of Partnership: First Presbyterian Church and the Community – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The exhibition, features photographs, paintings, documents and mementos from the Church dating back to 1811. The show traces the important people, places and events that defined the institution from when it first opened on North and Fulton streets, to when the steeple came down on the second building in 1973, to its modern facility on South Street. www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum (315) 253-8051

Wednesday, March 30 – Last Wednesday Poetry Read – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Relax in a comfortable atmosphere, share your work with other poetry lovers and enjoy creative discussion and feedback. Wine/beer cash bar for those with proper I.D. $2 suggested donation at the door. 7:30 PM. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Thursday, March 31 – Lemberger, Lemberger – Bet The Farm Winery, 381 Main St., Aurora. Wine class – 6:30pm. $15/person. Small bites included. A study in Lemberger, taste a few from around the area & world – maybe a blend or two. Review aroma & introduce the Mouth Feel Wheel. Sure to be fun! www.betthefarmny.com (315) 364-5643

Thursday, March 31 – Make Shift – Informal Art Making for Adults & Teens – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Informal, drop-in art making activities that use recycled materials. Learn a new technique, start a project, and discover new artistic ideas for unused materials. Instruction and materials provided. Bring a friend, family, or colleague, & your own snacks. $10 member/$15 non-member. 6PM – 8PM. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553

Friday, April 1 – Pianist Tiff Jimber Performance – Wells College, Summer Center, 170 Main Street, Aurora. Tiff Jimber’s music is award-winning and has appeared on soundtracks of the movies ”The Grudge,” “Hide and Seek” and “Love Happens”. Free and open to the public. www.wells.edu (315) 364-3264

Friday, April 1 & Saturday, April 2 – Film – Cool It – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. The documentary Cool It presents itself as the ’alternative’ view to Al Gore’s award-winning An Inconvenient Truth on the issue of global warming. Cool It is a must-see for anyone interested in the science, and politics, of global warming. Apr. 1st 1pm & 8pm. Apr. 2nd 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
Saturday, April 2 – 2011 Kids Choice Awards – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. wards broadcast and party. Join them for live entertainment and a broadcast of the show! There will be pizza, soda, popcorn and snacks for sale. Dress in whatever makes you feel fabulous and come WALK THE ORANGE CARPET. Doors open at 7pm – awards from 8-9:30pm. Tickets $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Saturday, April 2 – Speaking for Themselves: Women of Seward House – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. See the Seward House through the eyes of the Seward women. Using original family correspondence and journals, the tour enables visitors to hear the words and feelings of the nineteenth-century women of the Seward family and reveals the significant contributions they made during their lives. 1pm. Reservations required. Fee. www.sewardhouse.org (315) 252-1283

Saturday, April 2 – Life in a Vernal Pool – Sterling Nature Center, Jensvold Rd., Sterling. Join Interpretive Naturalist Jim D’Angelo for a look into the vernal pools of the Sterling Nature Center. Vernal pools are small wetlands that temporarily fill with water providing essential habitat for frogs, salamanders, turtles and even a few snakes!!! We will explore these unique wetlands looking for spotted salamanders, fairy shrimp, tadpoles and other wildlife that utilize them. A short slideshow presentation will be conducted before the hands-on outdoor nature study of the vernal pools. Please dress for the weather and wear boots if you would like to wade into the wetland. Free at 1pm. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark (315) 947-6143

Sunday, April 3 – The Adams Foundation Piano Series Featuring Ian Hobson – Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn. Westminster Presbyterian Church & Saint Mary’s Church present The Adams Foundation Piano Series Season 10 featuring Ian Hobson. Hobson is well-known for his interpretations of Chopin, Schumann and Lizst. Sunday at 3pm. Tickets $20/adults, $10/students. Additional information and ticket order forms are available on the web site above. www.westminsterauburn.org (315) 253-3331

Sunday, April 3 – Frozen Ocean Motorcross 2011 Races – Frozen Ocean, 4415 Vanderstous Rd., Auburn. CNYMRA District 3/WNY Racing. AMA Sanctioned Event. Practice 8:30am, racing 10am-dusk. Admission $10 gate fee. www.frozen-ocean.com (315) 784-5466

Wednesday, April 6 – Man in the Moon Bake Shoppe Opening – Bake Shoppe, Corner of Route 34B and Route 90, King Ferry – Stop by for a cup of fresh brewed coffee, delicious desserts, breakfast cakes, and much more. www.maninthemooncheesecake.com (315) 364-5165

Friday, April 8 – Sunday, April 10 – The Curious Savage – Cayuga Community College Irene Bisgrove Theater, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. Auburn Players Community Theatre presents a 50th Anniversary Production of John Patrick’s “The Curious Savage”, directed by Samuel V. Kennedy III. A gentle comedy for all ages about the “sensible” occupants of a 50’s era Sanitarium and how they cope with the addition of a new elderly tenant who has hidden her ten million dollar inheritance from her irritable son, the Senator along with her son the Judge, and a scheming daughter. Apr. 8 & 9 at 8pm, Apr. 10 at 2pm. Tickets $12. Seniors & students discounts available at the door. Call for reservations. www.auburnplayers.net (315) 258-8275

Friday, April 8, Saturday, April 9 – Film ? Made in Dagenham – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. A film about an autoworkers strike, Rita O’Grady, an ordinary woman, finds herself in a fight for equal rights, and ends up achieving something extraordinary. The movie skillfully balances issues of class and gender equality and makes you care deeply about them–and about these people struggling for basic fairness. And it’s funny, sad, and genuinely stirring. Simply a marvelous movie, not to be missed. Apr. 8th 1pm & 8pm. Apr. 9th 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Saturday, April 9 – Visit the Vintner Day – Cayuga Lake Wineries, East Side of Cayuga Lake. An event for lovers of wine & discovery. Pick up your passport, map &

itinerary at any one of the Cayuga East wineries – King Ferry Winery, Long Point Winery, Izzo’s White Barn Winery, CJS Vineyards, Heart & Hands Wine Co., Dill’s Run Vineyard or Bet the Farm Winery. Visit each to taste wines & talk with the winemakers about various aspects of wine making. A chance to ask those questions you’ve always had about the art of wine making and viticulture. Free. 11AM – 4PM. www.treleavenwines.com (800) 439-5271

Saturday, April 9 – Zabriskie Folk Series – Morgan Opera House, 370 Main Street, Route 90, Aurora. Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland’s premier fiddle ambassador with a career spanning 30 years, and the sizzlingly talented California cellist Natalie Haas have a performance partnership of ten years duration. They have been featured on NPR’s Performance Today, Thistle & Shamrock and Mountain Stage, and represented Scotland at the Smithsonian Museum’s Folklife Festival. 8pm. $15/adults, $12/seniors, $10/students and children. http://morganoperahouse.org/MOH.htm (315) 364-5437

Sunday, April 10 – Artists Talks – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. This talk will feature an exhibiting artist from Made in NY 2011. Each artist will discuss their own artwork as well as what it means to be a regional artist. Free and open to the public. 2pm. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553

Tuesday, April 12 – Sunday, April 17 – FRANK FERRANTE in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in a fast pace 90 minutes of hilarity. Tickets: $26. Apr. 12, 13, 14, 17 @ 2PM. Apr. 14, 15, 16 @ 7:30PM. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 @ 12:15 am by Curt
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