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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS (For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)

September 14 – October 1THEATER: Merry Go Round Playhouse presents “The Marvelous

Wonderettes” at Emerson Park, Rt. 38A Auburn. For Tickets call (800) 457-8897 or online

www.merry-go-round.com

Thru October 28 ART EXHIBIT: Baltimore Woods Nature Center Weeks Art Gallery is

pleased to present Natural Selections, an exhibit of watercolor paintings by Bob Ripley. On

exhibit in the Weeks Art Gallery, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus. This collection of work in

transparent watercolor is open to the public during regular business hours: Monday – Friday from

9am-4pm & Saturday 10am-4pm. The gallery and the reception are open to public. There is no

admission charge, and parking is free. www.baltimorewoods.org (315) 673-1350

Wednesday, September 14 TRIVIA NIGHT:7:00 PM Adults Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Thursday, September 15 OPEN MIC: Open Mic w/ Joanne Perry. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

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

Thursday, September 15 FUNDRAISER: 6:00 PM Annual Ducks Unlimited Dinner with Silent &

Live auction at The Lodge at Welch Allyn. Cost: $30.00. Ducks Unlimited was formed in 1937

after the Dust Bowl with the mission of conserving waterfowl habitat. To date, DU has saved

over 12 million acres of habitat which benefits ducks as well as many other species.

Additionally, wetlands help prevent erosion and filter millions of gallons of water. For tickets

email maggiethebeagle@yahoo.com or call Bill at (315) 685-6550.

Thursday, September 15 CHAMBER: Noon The Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce

invites its members AND the public to a luncheon at the Sherwood. The cost of the lunch is

$15.00. Immediately following lunch there will be a presentation of the facts about

hydrofracking: pros and cons. Two experts in the field will be making the presentations and

taking questions from the audience via question cards. You may also e-mail your questions

ahead of time to Susan Dove at sdove@skaneateles.com. Reservations are required for the

luncheon by e-mailing or calling the Chamber at (315) 685-0552 by September 12th.

Thursday, September 15 FARMER’S MARKET: 3:30 – 6:30 PM Skaneateles Farmers

Market. Austin Park Pavilion PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs,

bread, free range chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Friday & Saturday, September 16 & 17 MOVIE: The Future starring Miranda July 9/16 @

Noon & 8 PM; 9/17 8 PM at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-

6669. $5.00/person www.auburnpublictheater.org

Friday, September 16 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Marc Berger. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35

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

Friday, September 16 FESTIVAL: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Skaneateles Ski Club Fall Festival.

Music & Entertainment by Dusty Pascal 6:15 PM; McDonald Ashford Irish Dancers 7:30 PM; The

Mere Mortals 8:00 – 10:00 PM. Activities for kids of all ages – food, raffles, pumpkins, silent

auction & more. Bring your own beverages. All proceeds directly benefit the family & youth

programs at the ski hill. Advance tickets $15/Adults; $30/Family Max; Kids free; advance sale

tickets available at The Chocolate Pizza Company or The White Sleigh. Tickets will be available at

the door. $20/Adults; $40/Family Max.

Friday, September 16 PLAY: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Merry-Go-Round Playhouse. Grab your

girlfriends and come join us for The Marvelous Wonderettes for a fun-filled girls’ night out.

Complimentary reception featuring hors d’oeuvres and wines from the Finger Lakes region for

anyone who has purchased a ticket to The Marvelous Wonderettes show for that night. Purchase

your tickets by calling the Box Office at (315) 255-1785 (or 1-800-457-8897) or by going online

to www.merry-go-round.com.

Saturday, September 17 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Kevin Dorsey & Fore. Creekside

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

Saturday, September 17 FARMER’S MARKET: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Skaneateles Farmers

Market. Austin Park Pavilion Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread,

free range chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Sunday, September 18 FOOD/FUNDRAISER: 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM envIRONmental Celebrity

chefs compete in culinary competition. envIRONmental CHEF homegrown fundraising event at

Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. focuses on local foods. Tickets now on

sale: Patron Level: $100/person includes a chance to be a sous-chef, and a mystery swag bag.

General Admission $75.00/person To make reservations www.baltimorewoods.org or (315) 673-

1350.

Sunday, September 18 FUNDRAISER: Explore Sycamore Hill Farm & Gardens, 2130 Old

Seneca Turnpike, Marcellus, open to the public for one day through The Garden Conservancy’s

Open Days program, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the garden is $5; children 12 and under are

free. Open Days are rain or shine, and no reservations are required. Call 1-888-842-2442, or

visit www.opendaysprogram.org for more information. A portion of the proceeds from this Open

Day will be shared with the Baltimore Woods Nature Center in Marcellus.

Sunday, September 18 MUSIC: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Benefit Performance for Todd’s Fund. Jim

Van Arsdale’s Band. Tickets are $10.00 pre-sale. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.

(315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Monday, September 19 CHAMBER: Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Business

After Hours aboard the Judge Ben Wiles. Network with your fellow Skaneateles Chamber

Members and also the Cayuga County and Camillus Chamber members in our joint business

after hours. $15.00 includes one free drink & appetizers. Cash Bar. 5:00 – 7:00 PM Boat leaves

the dock at 5:30. Please call the Chamber Office to make a reservation.

Tuesday, September 20 The Skaneateles Republicans have invited the public to the Sherwood

Inn from 6 – 8 PM to meet the 2011 candidates running for office. Light hor d oeuvres and cash

bar.

Wednesday, September 21TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Adults Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, September 21 FOOD: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 E. Genesee

St. Staying Local: Here Comes the Fall: Taste the best of the Finger Lakes harvest when the

Chef shows you a few variations of hearty soups, fun appetizers and entrees of roasted sirloin,

prime rib and stuffed pork loin. This instructive class will start your skills to keep bellies warm

and satisfied for the oncoming fall season. Price: $40/non members; $20/spa members; Free

estate & wine club members. Go to www.mirbeau.com or call (315) 685-5006 to register.

Thursday, September 22 FARMER’S MARKET: 3:30 – 6:30 PM Skaneateles Farmers

Market. Austin Park Pavilion Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread,

free range chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Thursday, September 22 CONCERT: 7:30 PM Mirabai Ceiba in Concert at Auburn Public

Theater. 8 Exchange St. $23/person. 10% discount for APT members. Visit

www.auburnpublictheater.org or at the box office (315) 253-6669

Thursday, September 22 OPEN MIC: Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

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

Friday, September 23 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Butternut Creek. Creekside Coffeehouse,

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

Friday, September 23 WINE DINNER: 6:30 PM reception; 7:00 PM Dinner. 2nd Annual New

York Wine Festival Dinner sponsored by Dr. Frank Konstantin Vinifera at Mirbeau Inn & Spa,

851 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-5006 for reservations. More information on the wine festival can

be found at www.nywinefestweekend.com

Friday & Saturday, September 23 & 24 MOVIE: BUCK 2011 Sundance Film Festival Winner

9/23 @ Noon & 8 PM; 9/24 8 PM at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St.

(315) 253-6669. $5.00/person www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, September 24 FARMER’S MARKET: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Skaneateles Farmers

Market. Austin Park Pavilion Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread,

free range chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Saturday, September 24 FESTIVAL: 11:30 – 7:30 Mirbeau Inn & Spa presents the 2nd annual

New York Wine Festival in Skaneateles. Shuttle available from Village to Mirbeau Inn & Spa &

Anyela’s Vineyards. Winery tours at Noon & 2 PM at Anyela’s Vineyards; wine seminars; wine

tastings; art display; spa treatments; food tent; live music; cheese & wine pairings. $25/person

advance; $30/person day of event. To purchase tickets (315) 685-5006.

www.nywinefestweekend.com

Saturday, September 24 FOOD: 11:00 AM Join Skaneateles Town Square, 61 Fennell St.

for SU football vs. Rhode Island Tailgate party! Learn all about the art of tailgating! Food, drinks

and fun! Game starts at noon! Door prizes including 2 tickets to an SU game with parking pass!

Saturday, September 24 WORKSHOP: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM “Take Time Out … Put Life In” – A

Workshop on Journaling and Memoir, Mary Gardner Facilitator. This program will combine

presentation, discussion, and writing activities for an inspiring and practical experience with

journaling and memoir. Designed for both experienced and novice writers. For more info:

mlgardner37@yahoo.com or 685-2047.

Saturday, September 24 AUTHOR VISIT: 11:00 AM Cynthia King, author of the children’s

book “Habitat Syp” will be at Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379

www.creeksidebooks.com Free

Saturday, September 24 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Edgy Folk Creekside Coffeehouse, 35

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

Sunday, September 25 : 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM 2nd Annual New York Wine Festival

Champagne Brunch at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-5006 for

reservations. More information on the wine festival can be found at

www.nywinefestweekend.com

Sunday, September 25 & October 2 WOMEN’S EVENT: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Find out how you

can take control of your financial future. Join Eileen Price and Lisa Miller, AXA Advisors at

Bijou Hair Salon, 6 Jordan St. Discussions on: Women Taking Charge of Their Finances;

Women Educating Their Children; Women Protecting Their Loved Ones; Money Made by Women;

Making a Woman’s Legacy Come True. RSVP: Eileen.price@axa-advisors.com (315) 5591529.

www.womenwealthandwisdom.com

Wednesday, September 28 HEALTH UPDATES: First in a series of community outreach

programs. 7 PM in the Saves Training Room, located at The George W. Newton, SAVES

Ambulance Center, 77 Fennell St. The program entitled, “Healthcare Decisions: Let your loved

ones know your medical wishes” will be presented by David Duggan, MD, Professor of Medicine,

Upstate Medical University. The program is free and open to the public. Although not required,

reservations are appreciated. Please call SAVES non emergency line at 685-5221 or email

saveslecture@gmail.com

Thursday, September 29 FARMER’S MARKET: 3:30 – 6:30 PM Skaneateles Farmers

Market. Austin Park Pavilion PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs,

bread, free range chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Friday, September 30 DINNER THEATER: Doors open 6:30 PM; Show begins 7:15 PM

NUNSENCE at Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd. Auburn. $45/person (includes tax & gratuity)

Cash bar available. To make reservations call (315) 252-7247 or email info@springsideinn.com

Friday & Saturday, September 30 & October 1 MOVIE: The Economics of Happiness, “A

powerful new film that cuts deeply to the heart of the global crisis. Magnificent!” – David Suzuki

television host and environmentalist 9/30 @ 1 & 8 PM; 10/1 8 PM at Auburn Public Theater, 8

Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. $4.00/person www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, October 1 FARMER’S MARKET: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Skaneateles Farmers

Market. Austin Park Pavilion Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread,

free range chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Saturday, October 6 Chamber Business After Hours at the Creamery sponsored by the

Skaneateles Historical Society and Blue Danube 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Come see the new boat

museum. Taste some of the great cheeses and offerings from Blue Danube. RSVP the Chamber

(315) 685-0552.

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Regional Medical Services, Inc. has requested the Seniors of Skaneateles to assist with a Flu

Clinic which will be co- sponsored with the Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center, 97 State

Street. The clinic will take place in the Lobby of the Community Center. 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

October 5th or until all present have been taken care of. As usual Medicare Part B and all

Medicare Advantage Plans are accepted. Seniors are asked to bring all of your Insurance Cards.

For those not covered by insurance the charge will be $33.00 for the Flu and $70.00 for the

Pneumonia Shots. Please make checks payable to Regional Medical.

If additional information is required , please call Bill Pavlus at 685-5515

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.

The Aurora Inn Dining Room will open their 2011-2012 season of Epicurean Events on

September 20, beginning the series with a Farm Dinner in celebration of their partnership with

farmer Rose Ryan of Harvest Home Organics. The $75 fixed price meal offers five wine-paired

courses, along with a reception wine and an unpaired intermezzo. Diners are invited to a 6:30

p.m. reception, followed by a 7 p.m. dinner. To make a reservation call (315) 364-8888.

www.aurora-inn.com

Registration for fall classes at Patchwork Plus is now available. For information on upcoming

programs, go to http://www.patchworkplus.com, call (315) 673-2208, or check out Patchwork

Plus Quilt Shop on Facebook.

Skaneateles Town Square will again supply yellow mums for our annual Fall Festival, October

1 & 2. Cost is $6.00 per 9 inch pot. Please place your order by September 12 for a delivery of

September 16. Contact Kate Youle at (315) 685-5748 Help us decorate the village for the fall.

Your participation is appreciated.

Back by popular demand Scarecrow making in Clift Park organized by the Skaneateles YMCA &

Community Center. Saturday, October 1st. 10 AM – 5 PM. Rain date October 2. Preregistration

required by calling the Skaneateles YMCA at (315) 685-2266 or Skaneateles

Chamber of Commerce (315) 685-0552. $10.00/Scarecrow. Pre-sale ends Friday, September 30

at 5pm. Proceeds from the event benefit youth programs and the financial assistance fund at

the Y. Used clothing donations for scarecrow making (long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, etc.) can

be dropped off at the Y in advance of the event.

Skaneateles Education Foundation presents “HoeDown for Education” to be held Saturday,

October 1 at Mandana Barn. Sponsorships are available. Levels ranging from $2500 – $250! For

more information or to become a sponsor, please contact: Sharon Magee, Executive Director,

(315) 291-2212 or smagee@skanschools.org.

Women TIES announces their annual event “Inspiring Success – The Women TIES Retreat”

will be held on October 5 at the Lodge at Welch Allyn. This special annual event is designed to

gather New York State women entrepreneurs together in a relaxing environment to create

stronger economic ties with each other, infuse inspiration into their lives from powerful

presenters, enlighten them on vital business topics, and ignite powerful financial connections to

grow their companies. For more information visit http://www.womenties.com/retreat

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce announces that the Skaneateles Community docks

will be removed from the north shore of Skaneateles Lake on Saturday, October 15 beginning at

9 AM. Volunteers welcome!

Fall in Love with Mid-Lakes Navigation cruises. Perfect time of year to get out on Skaneateles

Lake to enjoy the change of season! Check out one of the many options that are offered on

Skaneateles Lake. Sightseeing, Traditional dinner or lunch, Dinosaur BBQ, ‘Take out’, Mail Boat

or try something different and cruise the Erie Canal. For more information call (315) 685-8500

or visit www.midlakesnav.com

The UPS STORE on Fennell Street wants to remind all Chamber Members that they will do FREE

pick up and drop off for all your copying and shipping needs. Call Matt at (315) 685-0155.

Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108

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.

www.baltimorewoods.org

MEMBER EDUCATION:

Exporting to Canada – Thursday, September 22, 2011 8:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast | 9:00

- 11:00 a.m. Program Event held at CenterState CEO Headquarters 572 S. Salina St., Syracuse,

Speakers: Richard Stebbins, Minister Counselor, US Commercial Service Ottawa

Jennifer Deans, C.C.S., Director – Farrow International Consulting TBN – CNY Company

Testimonial Cost is $30. CNY IBA members receive 20% off if they type “member” in

the coupon code. Register at: www.cnyiba.net

SALES:

Visit Hairtique Salon and Day Spa, 20 E. Genesee St. and receive $25.00 off a SIMPLY

SMOOTH KERATIN TREATMENT formaldehyde free. Receive 10% off all massages. Call for your

appointment today! (315) 685-7303 Expires September 30, 2011.

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

Retail Space #1- 880 Sq Ft; Rental Rate: $20.50 / Sq Ft per Year NNN 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.

Primary Technology Solutions is offering a 10% off of the yearly fee for our online backup

solution for business continuity. Please call Paul Rodgers at (315) 217-1408 for more

information.

Special weekday rates at Inn of the Finger Lakes. $89.99 Sunday – Thursday from now

through September. Rate includes continental breakfast, buffet and wine & beer reception. For

reservations call (315) 253-5000.

Hair Feathers are in! Bijou Hair Salon Feathers, feathers, feathers…We have a waiting list a

mile long and are trying to keep up with them! Again, the best to know when they arrive is

facebook! I have to say so myself, it is quite fun to have a secret feather in your hair that peeps

out once in a while;) and I’m almost 40! Feathers are $10 each or 3 for $25 (+tax) Call Bijou to

make an appointment or check out Facebook.

$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!

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

Want to help with Fall Fest???? Volunteers needed to help with Scarecrow making on October 1,

2011. Contact Stephanie Bales at (315) 685-2266.

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 October – The Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery, located at

28 Hannum St. is open Friday and Saturday 1 – 4 PM or by appointment. Call (315) 685-1360

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org

Thru October 28 – The Weeks Art Gallery at Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill

Rd., Marcellus is pleased to present Natural Selections, an exhibit of watercolor paintings by Bob

Ripley. This collection of work in transparent watercolor is open to the public during business

hours: Monday through Friday 9am-4pm, and Saturday 10am-4pm. There is no admission

charge, and parking is free. 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.

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 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

 

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