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Looking for a great holiday gift? Stop by the Sixth Annual Skaneateles Library Dickens Holiday Book Sale at the library on Saturdays, December 6th, 13th & 20th from 10AM to 4PM and Sundays, December 7th, 14th & 21st from noon to 4PM. We’ll have a great selection of gently used books specially selected for holiday gift giving during these weekends, as well as through the week. All proceeds will benefit the library, and we’re so thankful for your support!

Date: Sunday, December 21, 2014 – 12:00 noon
Duration: 4 Hours
Repeat Event: Repeat every Sunday until December 21, 2014
Contact Info:
Skaneateles Library 49 E Genesee St Skaneateles 685-5135
Email: help@skaneateleslibrary.org

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 @ 6:16 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Join us on a lantern lit hike through the woods to observe the longest night of the year. Learn about ancient winter solstice traditions and celebrate the return of the sun by exploring the sights and sounds of nature at night. $5 for members; $8 for nonmembers. Call (315) 673-1350 to register.

Date: Saturday, December 20, 2014 – 7:00 pm
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Contact Info:
Baltimore Woods 4007 Bishop Hill Road Marcellus, NY 13108-0133 Phone: (315) 673-1350
Email: info@baltimorewoods.org

Posted: Friday, December 12th, 2014 @ 5:42 pm by Nakeia Endres
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A Service Project of the Skaneateles Sunrise Rotary Club. Community event featuring an Ice Burn, Polar Bear Plunge, Taste of Skaneateles, Brew Fest, a Winter Blast. A fee is charged for some events.

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015 – 6:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Contact Info:
Email: info@skaneateles.com

Posted: Friday, December 12th, 2014 @ 5:38 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles. Festivities include horse-drawn carriage rides, big sing, carolers, roasted chestnuts, strolling Dickens Characters, music, free refreshments, shows at the library, and the best dining, shopping & lodging in Central NY.

“Worlds Smallest” Christmas Parade Beginning on Fennell Street, right on Jordan Street and ending at the Sherwood House, next door to the Sherwood Inn on Genesee St. (noon)

Contact Info:

Date: Friday, November 28, 2014 – 12:00 noon
Duration: 4 Hours
Email: info@skaneateles.com

Posted: Friday, November 14th, 2014 @ 4:24 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Skaneateles Speaker Series Offers Wine Program

In the next installment of the Skaneateles Speaker Series, Cheryl Stanley, lecturer at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, will speak on “Fun Food Wines to Complement Your Next Business Dinner.”

The program, organized by the Professional Services Committee of the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce, will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at The Lodge at Welch Allyn, 4355 State Street Road, Skaneateles Falls. The public is invited to attend.

Stanley, who teaches Cornell’s popular Introduction to Wines course, will show participants how to read a wine list and artfully pair wine with food.

The program will include a tasting of Finger Lakes and international wines.

Stanley, who has studied and taught at The Culinary Institute of America, was founding partner of Cheryl Stanley Restaurant Consulting prior to joining Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration.

She is a former wine director and sommelier for The Wine Cask Restaurant in Santa Barbara, Calif. She also held management positions at the Four Seasons Hotel in Newport Beach, Calif.

A graduate of Cornell and Texas Tech, she was designated a Certified Specialist of Wine by the Society of Wine Educators and a Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers. In 2011, she received an Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits from The London Wine School.

The evening will include opportunities for networking, door prizes and a silent auction. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

Contributing sponsors include Ramsgard Architectural Design P.C., Glenora Wine Cellars, the Village Bottle Shop, Pepper’s Discount Liquors and Wines, and Auburn Discount Liquor. Additional support comes from The Lodge at Welch Allyn.
Tickets are $25 for members of the Skaneateles Chamber and $30 for non-members, with payment requested at time of registration. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 315-685-0552, by email to csearing@skaneateles.com or by paying online at www.skaneateles.com/speaker.



Posted: Friday, October 10th, 2014 @ 6:22 pm by Nakeia Endres
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