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Schweinfurth Art Center

Contemporary exhibitions feature local and national artists. Year-round adult and youth classes, concerts, special events and gift shop. “Quilts=Art=Quilts” each November – January.

205 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021
315-255-1553

www.myartcenter.org

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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

 

(For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)

 

Wednesday, December 21

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM Tonight and every Wednesday

 

entertainment at The

 

Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd. For dinner reservations call (315) 252-

 

VINE (8463) or from your computer or smart phone

 

www.oakandvine.com


Wednesday, December 21

 

MUSIC: 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM Tonight and every Wednesday

 

entertainment “Pinky” at

 

Moro’s Bistro, One Genesee St., Auburn. (315) 282-7772


Wednesday, December 21

 

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell

 

St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379

 

www.creeksidebooks.com


Wednesday, December 21

 

FOOD: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Country Comfort Foods Cooking Class at


Mirbeau Inn & Spa

 

, 851 W. Genesee St. Taste & learn from Chef Steve as he prepares Chicken

 

pot pie, Shepard pie and vegetable casseroles. Cost: $40.00 for public; $20.00 spa members;

 

Free estate & wine club members. To register call (315) 685-5006

 

Thursday, December 22

 

– AUTHOR EVENT: 6:30 PM Author & Coach Jack Reed. Booksigning

 

for “Back to the Front” and “Been Dead Already” at

 

Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St,


www.creeksidebooks.com

 

 

(315) 685-0379


Thursday, December 22

 

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry.


Creekside Coffeehouse

 

, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free


Friday, December 23

 

MUSIC: 8:30 PM Open Mic with Dan & Tom at The Overlook on Otisco

 

Lake, 2437 Rt. 174, Marietta. For more info call (315) 636-1044

 

Saturday, December 24

 

DINNER: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Four course Christmas Eve dinner will

 

be served at

 

Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. Cost: $70.00 per person. Visit


www.mirbeau.com/dining/menues/christmas-eve-dinner

 

 

(315) 685-5006


Sunday, December 25

 

BUFFET: 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM Christmas Day buffet will be available at


Mirbeau Inn & Spa

 

, 851 W. Genesee St. Cost $44.00 per person; ages 5-12 $16.00; 4 & under

 

free.

 

www.mirbeau.com (315) 685-5006.


Wednesday, December 28

 

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell

 

St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379

 

www.creeksidebooks.com


Wednesday, December 28

 

MUSIC: 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Tonight and every Wednesday

 

entertainment by “Pinky” at

 

Moro’s Bistro, One Genesee St., Auburn. (315) 282-7772


Wednesday, December 28

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Tonight and every Wednesday

 

entertainment at The

 

Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd. For dinner reservations call (315) 252-

 

VINE (8463) or from your computer or smart phone www.oakandvine.com

 

Thursday, December 29

 

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry.


Creekside Coffeehouse

 

, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free


Friday, December 30

 

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 An evening of jazz with John Spillett & local jazz

 

piano standout, Andrew Carroll at

 

Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.


www.creeksidebooks.com

 

 

(315) 685-0379


Friday & Saturday, December 30 & 31

 

MOVIE: The Great Buck Howard 12/30 @ 1PM & 8

 

PM; 12/31 at 8 PM t

 

Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669.

 

Advance online $5.00/person

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.


Saturday, December 31

 

PARTY: 8:00 PM – Midnight at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 3rd annual New

 

Year’s Eve Gala featuring: Town Car service within Skaneateles, Entertainment, Dinner stations,

 

appetizers & hor d’oeurves, assorted beverages & dessert. Cost: $150.00 per person, inclusive

 

(21 years and older). Overnight packages available. Visit

 

www.mirbeau.com/new-year-s-evegala-

 

2011/

 

 

(315) 685-5006.


Monday, January 2

 

ART EXHIBIT: Baltimore Woods Nature Center Weeks Art Gallery is

 

pleased to present The Influence of Strata, an exhibit and sale of mixed media collage by

 

Syracuse artist Diana Godfrey in the Weeks Art Gallery, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY

 

this collection of work is open to the public during regular business hours: M-F 9am-4pm and

 

Saturday 10am-4pm. There is no admission charge to the gallery, and parking is free.

 

DICKENS:

 

December 24

 

- Mini version of Dickens with a limited cast of characters Noon – 2:30 PM

 

Merry Christmas! (315) 685-0552 or www.skaneateles.com

 

FREE Wagon Rides

 

around the village. Pick up in front of Sherwood Inn. Stops at Creekside

 

Books & Coffee.

 

Carriage Rides

 

will be available on Saturday, December 24. Rides will be available from Noon –

 

3:00 PM for a fee of $20.00 per ride!

 

Caroling at the Gazebo

 

2:00 PM. The Revels Live!


MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Skaneateles YMCA announce winter swim programs:

 

 

The Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center offer various levels of group swim lessons

 

including Parent & Child, preschool, and private. Our new session starts the first week of

 

January 2012. Swim lessons are given on Fri & Sat mornings, Tuesday late morning, T/TH

 

evenings and afternoon classes are available on Mon & Weds. What a great Christmas

 

present for anyone on your list! For additional information on class times;

 

http://auburnymca.org/skaneateles/swim-lessons/ Call today to register for a class: 685-

 

2266

 

 

Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding Course is being offered at the Skaneateles YMCA, Mon

 

Dec 26 – Fri Dec 30 8:30am-5pm: Cost $300 For additional information on class times;

 

http://auburnymca.org/skaneateles/aquatic-certifications/ Call today to register for a

 

class: 685-2266

 

 

Red Cross WSI Instructor Course is being offered at the Skaneateles YMCA, Monday

 

evenings 6-9:30 pm starting Jan 9. Cost $245 For additional information on class times;

 

http://auburnymca.org/skaneateles/aquatic-certifications/ Call today to register for a

 

class: 685-2266

 

 

Masters and Masters Lite Swim programs are available at the Skaneateles YMCA. Visit


www.auburnymca.org

 

 

or call (315) 685-2266 for details.


Muldoon Dry Cleaners

 

located at 22 Jordan Street, Skaneateles is now open Monday – Friday

 

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM – Noon (315) 554-8024

 

SALES:

 

The Restaurant at

 

Elderberry Pond is now offering their Traditional Dickens’ Christmas Dinner

 

in additional to their regular December farm harvest fare. The Dickens’ Special is a four course

 

fixed price dinner with Pasture Raised Roast Turkey or Beef and all the trimmings including

 

soup or salad, NA beverage and dessert for $35.00. A five dollar coupon is available for this

 

special at

 

www.elderberrypond.com


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

 

Looking for the perfect gift this Holiday season?

 

Chamber Gift Certificates can be purchased

 

in any denomination and are good at any of our 400 plus member businesses. Chamber Holiday

 

Hours: Mon-Fri 10 AM – 4 PM; Sat & Sun Noon – 4 PM. Stop in or call ahead of time and we will

 

have them ready for you to pick up at your convenience. (315) 685-0552

 

Enjoy great food and your favorite wine. Bring your favorite bottle of wine to the Oak & Vine at

 

the

 

Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd, Auburn and the Corkage fee will be waived. Mondays

 

only! (315) 252-8463 or

 

www.oakandvine.com for reservations. Serving: M – F 4:30 – 10 PM;

 

Sat Noon – 10 PM; Sun. 1 PM – 8 PM.

 

Mixed Use (Retail, Office, Residential Condos) property available. Available Sq Ft – Office or

 

Retail Space #1- 880 Sq Ft $1250.00/month; located

 

at The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St. This

 

strategically located, Class A office building in a fundamentally strong office market. Tenants

 

include Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Nixon Peabody LLP and The Skaneateles Artisans. For

 

further information on this property please contact J. Nicholas Slottje at (617) 939-6609.

 

Professional Office Space available at

 

Custom Business Services coop. Excellent opportunity

 

for small business to get all the benefits that a larger businesses enjoy without all the overhead

 

(Reception area, upscale conference room, professional presentation/training room, kitchen

 

access, free parking, etc). Interested persons contact Kim Manrow at (315) 258-8780.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

REOCCURING EVENTS:

 

Labor Day – Memorial Day

 

 

John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday and Friday 10:00

 

AM – 3:00 PM. Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

 

www.barrowgallery.org.

 

Thru April

 

 

The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open Fridays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM, or

 

as always, by appointment. (315) 685-1360. Looking for a Holiday gift, visit the new Gift Shop

 

at the Creamery featuring many historical and Skaneateles themed gifts.

 

Thru December 28

 

 

Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd, Marcellus will

 

hold a sale in the Gift Shop. Enjoy a 10% discount on quality merchandise in the gift shop.

 

Discount is in addition to the regular member discount—join today and save 20%! Rain barrels

 

are excluded from the sale, but are available with orders delivered by December 23.

 

The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. Check the website

 

for scheduled events throughout the fall

 

www.baltimorewoods.org or call (315) 673-1350

 

Hours: M-F 9 AM – 4 PM; Sat 10 AM – 4 PM. Closed Sunday. (315) 673-1350.

 

Beginning Monday, January 2 – February 29

 

 

ART EXHIBIT: Baltimore Woods Nature Center

 

Weeks Art Gallery is pleased to present The Influence of Strata, an exhibit and sale of mixed

 

media collage by Syracuse artist Diana Godfrey in the Weeks Art Gallery, 4007 Bishop Hill Road,

 

Marcellus, NY this collection of work is open to the public during regular business hours: M-F

 

9am-4pm and Saturday 10am-4pm. There is no admission charge to the gallery, and parking is

 

free.

 

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

 

 

- Daily mass at 9:00 AM with Father McGrath at

 

Stella Maris, 130 E. Genesee St. (315) 685-6836

 

First Wednesday of the month

 

 

Peregrine Homecare Services holds an Alzheimer’s Support

 

Group on the 1st Wed. of each month at The Athenaeum, 150 E. Genesee St. from 6:00 – 7:30

 

PM. Caregivers are welcome to bring their loved one to the Athenaeum for dinner and activity at

 

the same time for a reprieve during the meeting. (315) 685-5170

 

Every Wednesday & Thursday

 

 

Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, located in Willard Chapel,17

 

Nelson St., room #7. Wednesdays – Open Noon – 4 PM; Thursdays – Open 10 AM – 2 PM. The

 

shop also accepts donations during these hours. Acceptable donations include: small items of

 

furniture, gently used, seasonal women’s, men’s and children’s brand name clothing, home

 

décor, antiques and collectibles. For more information about the Hospice Thrift Shop or any

 

questions about the work of Hospice, please call the Hospice office at (315) 255-2733.

 

Every Saturday

 

 

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

 

5117.

 

Every Sunday

 

 

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

 

3405

 

Have a great 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: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 @ 12:48 pm by Curt
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Local Notable Bob Comenole writes for Skaneateles Journal
Skaneateles resident and career teacher Bob Comenole is the author of five books. He is now completing work on a screenplay, a sequel to “It’s a Wonderful Life,” and has written a special five-part serial to be published each Sunday for the holiday season. The chapters will be posted each week below:
Chapter 1: A Forgotten Rose
Chapter 2: A Christmas Bandit
Chapter 3: Colloquy on a Narrow Staircase
Chapter 4: Three Wise Guys & The Little Zippo Girl
Editorial Reviews
Product Description
Set squarely in the tradition of “A Christmas Carol” and “The Grinch,” this novel follows the adventures of a lonely, homeless woman, a miserable old man, three immigrant families, and a lost boy, all of whom find peace and redemption through a series of unexpected miracles on Christmas Eve. Heart wrenching and rewarding, this is just the tale to put you in the holiday mood. The Long Night of Clement C. Craggogre has that true, rich 19th Century feel.
About the Author
Bob Comenole is the author of “Bushel & Lamp,” a collection of essays and short stories. A winner of the Sinclair Award for Prose, and the Harmon Award for Fiction, Comenole has also written twenty children’s books, including “The Glassblower’s Daughter,” and “The Silversmith of Marblehead.” Comenole has taught writing, rhetoric and literature at Miami University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and SUNY Geneseo. Currently he teaches at the State University of New York at Cortland. He is completing work on a football novel, “The Kismet of Oblong Objects.”

Posted: Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 @ 4:30 pm by Curt
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Creekside Books & Coffee Presents:
4th Annual LOCAL AUTHOR DAY
Saturday November 8, 2008 at 1 PM

[Skaneateles, NY]  Creekside Books & Coffee, an independent bookstore and coffeehouse in Skaneateles, is pleased to announce its fourth annual local author day celebration.  Authors include, Dan Roche, Matthew Dunn, Thomas Phillips, Bob Molinari, Rachael Ikins, Barbara Florance and Norman O. Keim. Authors will spend 15 minutes each presenting their work. Following the presentations, enjoy refreshments and time to linger, chat with the authors and get books signed.

“Join us for our fourth annual Local Author Day venue.  It always proves to be a spectacular overview of amazing local talent,” says Erika Davis, owner of Creekside Books and Coffee.  “These people never fail to impress me and their audiences.  Central New York is home to a wide variety of  incredibly talented and giving individuals.” (more…)

Posted: Friday, October 24th, 2008 @ 10:49 am by Curt
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