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20th Edition of Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles Opens Nov. 29

Charles Dickens Skaneateles Suites

Charles Dickens Skaneateles SuitesS

No, you’re not seeing triple.

When the World’s Smallest Christmas Parade kicks off Nov. 29, opening the 20th anniversary season of Dickens Christmas, it will feature three renditions of Charles Dickens.

Jim Greene, who has played Dickens for more than a decade, will be joined by the production’s first Dickens, Ted Davenport, grand marshal for the parade, and Kim Tenreiro, who will present a one-man dramatization of “A Christmas Carol” during the show’s final weekend.

The parade starts at noon at the Skaneateles Village Hall on Fennell Street, proceeding east to Jordan and Genesee streets and arriving at the Sherwood House porch in time for the 12:10 p.m. grand opening.

Dickens Christmas is produced by Scarlett Rat Entertainment and presented by Mirbeau Inn & Spa and the Skaneateles-area business community. It runs noon to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 22, with a limited show (noon to 3 p.m.) Dec. 24.

“The production wasn’t always the polished version it is today—in the beginning, we really struggled,” recalls Davenport. “That first year, we thought we had an arrangement with an acting group in Syracuse, but no one showed up. So I grabbed some friends, put them in costume, and about 10 of us did the show ourselves.”

The cast now numbers 70, and Dickens Christmas attracts more than 20,000 visitors each year.

In this Finger Lakes village, it is 1842, and Charles Dickens is gathering research for his soon-to-be-written classic, “A Christmas Carol.” On village streets, he encounters Scrooge, Tiny Tim, the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Present, the Hon. DeWitt Clinton (retired governor of New York who championed the Erie Canal), President William Henry Harrison, and a bevy of other characters ranging from finishing school girls to pickpockets.

Magic, music and merriment prevail, as the revels play and guests ride by in horse–drawn carriages. (more…)

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 @ 2:03 pm by Curt
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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS in Skaneateles, New York
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
Wednesday, June 1 Monthly PITCH meeting. Paying It Forward Mentoring, Community &
Education: Why it is important to take the leap. Custom 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 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
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 – Activities occurring at the following
locations. Also participating in First Friday are The Country Ewe, Joe’s Pasta Garage,
Rhubarb & Mid-Lakes Navigation Co.
• 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-
• MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Butternut Creek. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.
(315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebook.com FREE
Saturday, June 4 MUSIC: TBD 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 TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Wednesday, June 8 COOKING CLASS: 6-8pm Get Saucy with Sauces Cooking Class at
Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 852 E. Genesee St. 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-at-mirbeau-presents-3/
Thursday, June 9 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
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!


Thursday, June 9 Chamber Monthly meeting. Summer Kickoff Under the tent at Mirbeau Inn
& Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. 5:00 PM. RSVP Required, please call (315) 685-0552. $20/person
Friday, June 10 MUSIC: Alex Smith 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Friday & Saturday, June 10 & 11 MOVIE: Bill Cunningham 6/10 @ 1 & 8 PM; 6/11 8 PM at
Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669.
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 MUSIC: Dave Ball 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell
St. FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Saturday, June 11 The Skaneateles Chamber docks go in at 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
Sunday, June 19 Lakeside Service in the park located next to St. James Church, 96 E. Genesee
St. 10:30 AM
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-
Saturday, June 25 Spafford one room School House and local Garden tour. Tickets
$10.00/advance. For more information and tickets call (315) 391-8477
Saturday, June 25 Marcellus-Skaneateles Art Guild Summer Arts & Craft show and sale. 10 AM
– 5 PM. Activities for the kids, art, food, music. Marcellus Park For more info (315) 636-8775
Sunday, June 26 Skaneateles High School Graduation. Clift Park. Rain Place: High School
Auditorium. 1:00 PM
Sunday, June 26 Borodino Pancake Breakfast, 2500 Nunnery Rd. 8 AM – 1 PM. 5 & under free;
6 – 12 years $4.00; Adults $6.00; Seniours $5.00.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, June 27, 28 & 29 NYS Boater’s Safety Class 6:00 – 9:00 PM
High School Cafeteria. Registration starts June 1. For more info call (315) 3078
Wednesday, June 29 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
Stroke is the #3 cause of death in US and 80% of All Strokes CAN be Prevented. Life Line
Screening will be providing their affordable, non-invasive, painless health screenings for the
Community on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at St Mary’s of the Lake. Screenings will be offered
that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries, which is a leading cause of
stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms, which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the
arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease; and atrial fibrillation or irregular
heart beat, which is closely tied to stroke risk. Register for the Stroke, Vascular Disease and
Heart Rhythm Package for $139. All four ultrasound screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.
Your Health is in Your Hands, so call 1-888-653-6441 to pre-register. 8 – 10% of all screening
results in ABNORMAL to CRITICAL Findings. The Screenings are Effective and are Saving Lives!!
“The Inn at the Finger Lakes was recommended as a destination of choice for a wine vacation in
the Finger Lakes. The 2011 June Issue of Better Homes and Gardens featured the Inn’s “Mighty
Fine Wine” package for their lodging, breakfast, nightly wine tastings and self-guides wine
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
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
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.
Picture framing highlights $30.00 and $10.00 off AVEDA peppermint pedicure at 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
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-
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
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
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
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 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-
Enjoy your day!
Candace Searing
Administrative Specialist
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce


(315) 685-0552
P.O. Box 199
22 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 @ 1:35 pm by Curt
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Enjoy a glimpse of spring today!
THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS in Skaneateles, New York

Tuesday, March 8 FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT: Celebrate Mardi Gras – Fat Tuesday at the
Sherwood Inn, 26 E. Genesee St. 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Enjoy a New Orleans style cuisine and
Mardi Gras music in the Tavern. (315) 685-3405 www.thesherwoodinn.com

Wednesday, March 9 TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7:00 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell
St., Admission $1 per person (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, March 9 SEMINAR: Spotlight Seminar from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM in the Training
Center at Custom Business Services. Topic: Small Claims Court with the Honorable Judge
Fandrich presenting! Learn all about the process, the paperwork, the fees, the expectations and
how to prepare for your own lawsuit. Witness 2 mock trials one for and one against the plaintiff.
Please call (315) 258-8780 to register. Cost: $10.00.

Wednesday & Thursday, March 9 & 10 FUNDRAISER: Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop is
open. 3/9 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM; 3/10 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM; Willard Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Room
#7 Donations accepted. (315) 255-2733 for more information.

Thursday, March 10 FUNDRAISER: Support the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. and
Earn Extra Cash! You can’t afford to miss this! Make money from your unwanted gold and
support the Skaneateles Library! The library will not get a cut of your total, but rather an
additional 15% of your total gold value. Questions contact Kathy Mosher
kmosher@skaneateleslibrary.org or (315) 685-5135

Thursday, March 10 MUSIC: Open Mic Night. 6:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35
Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Thursday, March 10 MOVIE: Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center presents Making Movies:
Gossa Tsegaye 7:30 PM. Screening: The Jungle’s Edge (2009) Screening will be held at Auburn
Public Theater, 108 E. Genesee St. (315) 255-1553 www.auburnpublictheater.org

Skaneateles Area
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Weekly Update
“Skaneateles Skinny”
March 8, 2011

Friday, March 11 MUSIC: Jon Peterson’s Song Writer’s Night 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside
Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Saturday, March 12 MUSIC: The Sloppy Joes. 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35
Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Saturday, March 12 FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT: “Cajun, Creole & Corned Beef” Celebrate Mardi
Gras & St. Patrick’s Day at the Springside Inn. Two parties, one night. Great food & drinks.
Live music by Tumbleweed Jones. Serving dinner 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM (315) 252-7247.

Saturday, March 12 thru Sunday, March 20 SPECIAL EVENT: Irish Spring Cleaning Sale at
Gallery 54. Here is how it works: Artists bring in pieces that have slight imperfections and sell
them at marked down prices. These pieces will be labeled with shamrocks and located
throughout the shop. This is an opportunity to acquire beautiful pieces of fine art and craft at
very affordable prices. Stop in for this special sale of locally created fine art and craft at Gallery
54, 54 E. Genesee St. Open 11-5 daily and closed on Tuesdays. www.gallery54cny.com (315)

Wednesday, March 16 WOMEN’S EVENT: Women TIES Syracuse Luncheon “Creating a
Strategy to Incorporate Social Media into Your Overall Marketing Plan” Featuring:Monica Johns
President & CEO Clarity Management Consulting, Inc. Justin’s Grill, 6400 Yorktown Circle, East
Syracuse. For more information and to register, visit http://www.womenties.com/events.cfm

Wednesday, March 16 TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7:00 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35
Fennell St., Admission of $1 per person (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, March 16 COOKING CLASS: Learn how to eat healthier and more flavorful dishes
by preparing fish and grains in simple, cost effective and nutritious ways. We’ll give you tips on
how to save time, money and energy while saving your waistline as well. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at
Mirbeau Inn & Spa. Cost: $40.00 (315) 685-5006 for reservations

Thursday, March 17 St Patrick’s Day

Thursday, March 17 MOVIE: Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center presents Making Movies:
Meg Knowles 7:30 PM. Screening: Walk (2006), Crush (2001), Christmas Past (2000),
Elephant Talk (2000), Cure by Pill (1997). Screening will be held at Auburn Public Theater,
108 E. Genesee St. (315) 255-1553 www.auburnpublictheater.org

Thursday, March 17 MUSIC: Open Mic Night. 6:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35
Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, March 18 MUSIC: East of Earth. 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell
St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday & Saturday, March 18 & 19 MOVIE: Inside Job at Auburn Public Theater, 8
Exchange Street at Genesee Downtown, Auburn 3/18 @ 1 PM & 8 PM; 3/19 @ 8 PM Admission
$4.00. www.auburnpublictheater.com (315) 253-6669

Saturday, March 19 MUSIC: Joanne Perry & Unstoppables. 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside
Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Saturday, March 19 FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT: Sprinside Inn continues with its “Supper
Club” This week enjoy Burgers, Beers & ……BOB. Music with Bob Nodzo. Burger and Beer
specials all night. (315) 252-7247

Sunday, March 20 Spring Begins

Tuesday, March 22 HISTORY: The Skaneateles Historical Society at 7:30 PM in The
Creamery, 28 Hannum St. will have as its guest speaker, L. Jane Tracy, Historian of the Town of
Onondaga. Mrs. Tracy will discuss “The County Poorhouse System in New York State”
concentrating on the Onondaga County Poorhouse on Onondaga Hill from 1826 to the present
time. The talk will be accompanied by slides from the archives of the Town of Onondaga
Historical Society. www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org (315) 685-1360

Wednesday, March 23 WOMEN’S EVENT: Women TIES Greater Ithaca/Finger Lakes Luncheon
“How to Charge What You are Worth and How to Get It” Sponsored by the Women’s Business
Center of New York. Georgina Sweeney, Business Coach & Money Mentor for heart-centered
women entrepreneurs, will share with you a 7-step system to confidently increase your fees and
begin charging 20-30-40% more than you do right now. Noon – 2:00 PM Eastshore Café, 1638
East Shore Dr., Ithaca. Please make reservation by March 21. $28/person.

Thursday, March 24 MOVIE: Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center presents Making Movies:
Geoffrey Alan Rhodes 7:30 PM. Screening: Buried Land (2010) All screenings will be held at
Auburn Public Theater, 108 E. Genesee St. (315) 255-1553 www.auburnpublictheater.org

Friday & Saturday, March 25 & 26 MOVIE: 127 Hours at the Auburn Public Theater, 8
Exchange Street at Genesee Downtown, Auburn 3/25 @ 1 PM & 8 PM; 3/26 @ 8 PM Admission
$4.00 www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Friday, March 25 MUSIC: Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus of Dreams will perform at
Auburn Public Theater. 8:00 PM Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus of Dreams have
been called “the hillbilly Pink Floyd,” which is an apt description, particularly if you throw in
elements of Incredible String Band, Neil Young, The Band, Dylan, and maybe even some Frank
Zappa as well. Tickets $20/person & can be purchased online at www.auburnpublictheater.org,
APT box office or at the door. (315) 253-6669

Friday, March 25 WINE SEMNAR: by Michael-David Winery at Mirbeau Inn and Spa
Taste and learn more about the Michael David Winery during March’s Wine Seminar with tastings
followed by Cheese Reception. 6:00 PM Cost: $30.00 For reservations call (315) 685-5006

Saturday, March 26 MUSIC: Joe Whiting at Anyela’s Vineyards, 2433 West Lake Rd. 4:00 PM –
7:00 PM. Wine tastings will conclude at 3:30. Wine may be purchased by the glass or bottle.
(315) 685-3797 www.anyelasvineyards.com

Sunday, March 27 MUSIC: Stabat Mater by Antonin Dvorak, at 3:00 PM First Presbyterian
Church of Skaneateles, 97 E. Genesee St. General Admission $15/person; Seniors/Students
$12; Children 15 and under $8; A $3.00 discount is available for general admission tickets
purchased prior to March 18, 2011
Sunday, March 27 FUNDRAISER: The Yankee Clipper Hair Salon and Barber Shop will be
participating in the St. Baldricks Foundation (helping kids with cancer) event being held at Kitty
Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant. The event starts at 11 am. For more information or to
contribute, contact Suzanne at Yankee Clipper. (315) 685-6769

Wednesday, March 30 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, March 31 CHAMBER/NETWORKING EVENT: Motivational Humorist, and well known
author, Yvonne Conte hosted by the Camillus Chamber of Commerce. The Camillus Chamber
invites you to join them for this hilarious and educational evening! $15 per person, which
includes dinner at the Elks Lodge on Newport Road, Camillus. Social Hour 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM;
Buffet Dinner at 6:30 PM. RSVP is REQUIRED for the event by March 23rd which can be done
online at www.camilluschamber.com or by calling Kathy Kitt at 247-5992. Payment can be
made either by at www.camilluschamber.com or mailing your check by 3/22 to the Camillus

Chamber office at P.O. Box 415, Camillus, NY 13031.

Skaneateles, NY 13152

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 @ 8:43 pm by Curt
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