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Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 7,

th @ 10 AM Open to Children Ages 7 & Under. Clift Park

 2012

 

THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

 (For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)

 

Tuesday, April 3

 

COOKING CLASS: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora will

 

present the next in its series of cooking classes, focusing on the nuances of food and wine

 

pairing.The class will take place in the Aurora Inn’s Lakeside Room. Cost: $105/person. The

 

pairing menu will feature dishes prepared by the Aurora Inn’s culinary team, and will include a

 

variety of dishes, from Shrimp and Mango Spring Rolls to Braised Short Ribs – and of course,

 

dessert. For more information on the epicurean series, visit the Inns of Aurora website at

 

http://innsofaurora.com/food-wine/epicurean-events. To make a reservation, call 315-364-

 

8862.

 

Wednesday, April 4

 

MUSIC: 9:00 PM Open Mic with Tom Barnes at Shifty’s, 1401 Burnet Ave,

 

Syracuse. (315) 474-0048.

 

Wednesday, April 4

 

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)

 

685-0379 or

 

www.creeksidebooks.com $1.00 admission.

 

Wednesday, April 4

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM Sarah Horner & Greg Carroll. Oak & Vine at

 

Springside Inn

 

, 6141 West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247. www.oakandvine.com Serving dinner

 

weekly M-S 4:30 – 9:00 PM and Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

 

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

 

TRUNK SHOW: 4/5 4 PM – 7 PM; 4/6 & 4/7 11:00

 

AM – 5:00 PM.

 

Elan Interiors Home Boutique, 37 Fennell Street. Featuring designs from Jill

 

Schwartz!

 

www.elaninteriorsdesign.com

 

Thursday, April 5

 

POETRY READING: 6:30 PM by Mark Povinelli. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35

 

Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or

 

www.creeksidebooks.com Free

 

Thursday, April 5

 

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

 

Thursday, April 5

 

WINE TASTING: 7:00 PM. Grand Finale Wine Tasting at the Skaneateles

 

Library

 

, 49 E. Genesee St. To be led by Mike Tutor and John Raciatti. Reservations required.

 

(315) 685-5135. Cost $8.00 per person.

 

Friday, April 6 Mandana Inn

 

, 1919 West Lake Rd. opens for the season. The Mandana Inn is

 

a local landmark with fine dining in a casual setting. Featuring local produce and wines. (315)

 

685-7798. Beautiful scenic drive south on 41.

 

Friday, April 6

 

FIRST FRIDAY IN SKANEATELES: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (unless otherwise noted).

 

 

Join Snake Oil Glassworks for a Glassblowing Demonstration. As it appears that Spring

 

has sprung and the fish will be biting, we will be demonstrating how to make hand blown

 

glass fish. Light refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091

 

www.snakeoilglassworks.com.

 

 

Self Portraits: Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. Style! Opening Friday, April 6, 5 pm-8 pm.

 

The April show features self portraits by gallery members in a variety of mediums. Meet

 

the artists, enter drawing for a $25 gift certificate, and enjoy refreshments, Celebrate

 

Spring and our First Friday of the 2012 season! Gallery 54 is an artist cooperative located

 

at 54 E. Genesee St, Skaneateles.

 

wwwgallery54cny.com. April hours: Sun-Fri 11-5 and

 

Sat 10-5. (315) 685-5470.

 

 

Bob Lyna 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. Free & open

 

to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Friday & Saturday, April 6 & 7

 

MOVIE: The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo . 4/6 @ 1PM & 8 PM;

 

4/7 at 8 PM.

 

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, April 7

 

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10:00 AM Clift Park. Open to children ages 7 and under.

 

(315) 685-0552. Brought to you by the

 

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce

 

Foundation & Skaneateles Rotary Club

 

.

 

Saturday April 7

 

LUNCH & BEER: 12:00 PM. Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., will hold its second

 

epicurean beer event of the season, presenting the Ithaca Beer Co. Lunch. The event will feature

 

four paired courses, as well as an intermezzo, each dish matched with one of the local brewery’s

 

creations. Lunch served at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity. The Ithaca

 

Beer Co. Lunch will take the place of the Aurora Inn’s usual Saturday brunch on this day.

 

For more information on the epicurean series, visit the Inns of Aurora website at

 

http://innsofaurora.com/food-wine/epicurean-events. To make a reservation, call (315) 364-

 

8888. As always, special dietary requests can be accommodated; advanced notice is

 

appreciated.

 

Saturday, April 7

 

MUSIC: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Elephant Shoes at Anyela’s Vineyards, 2433

 

W. Lake Rd. Bottles of wine for purchase and cheese platters available. (315) 68-3797.

 

Saturday, April 7

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Tuck ‘n Roll at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

 

Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Wednesday, April 11

 

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)

 

685-0379 or

 

www.creeksidebooks.com $1.00 admission.

 

Wednesday, April 11

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM Kevin Barrigar. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141

 

West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247.

 

www.oakandvine.com Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 – 9:00

 

PM and Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Thursday, April 12

 

CHAMBER: Noon. Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting at

 

The Lodge at Welch Allyn

 

. Guest speaker, Stephen Meyer, New President and CEO of Welch

 

Allyn. Cost: $20.00/person. For reservations call the Chamber at, (315) 685-0552.

 

Thursday, April 12

 

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, April 13

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM John Cadley & Cathy Wenthen. Creekside Books

 

& Coffee

 

, 35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Friday, April 13 & 14

 

MOVIE: Bridesmaids. 4/13 @1 PM & 8 PM 4/14 @ 8 PM. 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, April 14

 

PAMPER YOURSELF: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Back by popular demand, Aveda’s

 

make up artist Scott Dennis. Scott will be at

 

Hairtique Hair and Day Spa, and will be taking

 

45 min. appointments for make up lessons. Scott will be showing Aveda’s new spring collection

 

and tips on how to apply them. A $50 deposit is requested to secure your appointment and can

 

be used toward any purchase. Hairtique has added $1.00 per minute chair massages by LMT,

 

Brian Tarolli to this event. Appointments are now being scheduled for full body massages. (315)

 

685-7303.

 

Saturday, April 14

 

ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Gallery 54 presents Gourd

 

Loon Mask Making Demonstration by Andree Dennis Newton. Carrying on the traditions of her

 

culture, Abenaki Indian and Old Forge resident, Andree Dennis Newton, will design a dynamic

 

mask. Using the popular Adirondack bird as subject, she will use a hard-shell gourd as the base,

 

adding detail with burning pen, dremel, and acrylic paint. Feathers and beads will be added to

 

finish. She will also “show and tell” each phase of gourd mask making. Gallery 54 is located at

 

54 E. Genesee St in Skaneateles. Open Sunday-Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.,Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

www.gallery54cny.com, 685-5470

 

Saturday, April 14

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Mark D’Alberto. Creekside Books & Coffee,

 

35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Monday, April 16

 

FITNESS: 7:30 PM – Gazella Performance & Wellness Studio, 3986

 

Jordan Rd., is offering a Team Gazella Information Session & Kick-Off Party – at Johnny Angels.

 

Gazella is offering three group training programs this year – cycling, running and triathlon.

 

Attend the information session & kick-off party to learn more about the programs and meet the

 

coaches and fellow participants. Two program scholarships will be awarded. For additional

 

information, visit the Team Gazella page of

 

www.gazella-studio.com.

 

Tuesday, April 17

 

SAVES Community Lecture: 7:00 PM SAVES Community Room, 77 Fennell

 

St., Safety Suggestions for Children, Presented by Dr. Alison McCrone, MD, FAAP, Medical

 

Director Upstate Golisano After Hours Care, Upstate @ Community General. Questions: (315)

 

685-5217 or email t

 

saveslecture@gmail.com Reservations appreciated.

 

Wednesday, April 18

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM Kevin Dorsey. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141

 

West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247.

 

www.oakandvine.com Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 – 9:00

 

PM and Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Sunday, April 22

 

RETREAT: 1:00 AM – 6:00 PM Earth Day Retreat at CNY Healing Arts, 195

 

Intrepid Lane. Pre registration required by Friday, April 20. (315) 671-5755. Fee $40.00

 

includes dinner.

 

Wednesday, April 25

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM Stevie Tombstone. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

 

6141 West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247.

 

www.oakandvine.com Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 –

 

9:00 PM and Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

 

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

SKANEATELES, N.Y. – “Medical manufacturer Welch Allyn has completed its global headquarters

 

expansion and renovation project. The company unveiled the new LEED Gold certified building

 

headquarters on State Street Road in Skaneateles on Monday. The $35 million project took

 

nearly four years to complete.

 

The LEED certification is awarded to buildings that are environmentally responsible. The new

 

headquarters gets 35 percent of its energy from renewable resources and reduces water usage

 

by 25 percent.

 

CEO Julie Shimer says project was about much more than helping out Mother Nature.

 

“It’s not just the environmental, but it includes the environment. It is a company that cares

 

about its employees, about its customers and about its community and I’m proud to be a part of

 

it,” Shimer said.

 

Eighty percent of the projects construction debris was recycled and 20 percent of building

 

materials used were recycled.” Written by YNNCNY web staff.

 

Anyela’s Vineyards

 

, 2433 West Lake Rd. is now open seven days a week.

 

www.anyelasvineyards.com

 

 

(315) 685-3797.

 

The Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce

 

has been very busy signing up new members.

 

Welcome Mesa Grande Taqueria, Hilton Garden Inn, AFLAC NY, and Pinnacle Investments (Jim

 

McQuiggan) all from our neighboring community Auburn! Also new to the Chamber, Mottville

 

Fire Dept., Kimball Kraus, MS, LMFT, College Assistance Plus (John Decker), Cayuga Press of

 

Cortland, Romantic Ceremonies by Michaela, and The Memoir Writer. We look forward to your

 

involvement in our Chamber and promoting all of our member businesses. Next Chamber

 

Monthly meeting will be held on April 12 @ noon, The Lodge at Welch Allyn. RSVP the Chamber

 

685-0552. Business After Hours: Thursday, April 26

 

th @ The Athenaeum 5:00 – 7:00 PM.

 

The Restaurant at Elderberry Pond

 

is open for the season. Traditional Easter Dinner

 

Celebration will be served at three separate seatings on Easter Sunday. During March, April and

 

early May will be offering a series of organic orcharding and gardening classes for those

 

interested in learning organic methods to plant and care for their home vegetable gardens, herb

 

gardens and orchards. For details on any of these functions visit our website

 

www.elderberrypond.com. For reservations call (315) 252-6025.

 

Easter Brunch at

 

Joelle’s French Bistro, 4423 State St., Rd. serving 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

 

$25.75/person. Reservations required, please call (315) 685-3063

 

Celebrate Easter with the

 

Sherwood Inn! Brunch Buffet 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM Cost: $25.95

 

Adults, $13.95 Youth under 12, 5 years and younger No Charge. Dinner Buffet 4:00 – 8:00 PM.

 

$28.95 Adults. $14.95 Youth under 12, 5 years and younger No Charge. For reservations call the

 

Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-3405.

 

Springside Inn

 

, 6141 West Lake Rd., Auburn Easter Brunch Buffet. Seatings are at 10 AM or

 

12:30 PM. Brunch costs: $18.95 Adults; ½ price 10 years & under; Free 4 years & under. Easter

 

Dinner, seating @3:30 PM. Choose either “Family style” or Dinner buffet.Cost: $21.95 Adults; ½

 

price 10 years & under; Free 4 years & under. For reservations call, (315) 252-7247 or email,

 

carol@springsideinn.com

 

Join James Hares, new owner, at

 

Mandana Inn, 1919 West Lake Rd. for the season opening on

 

April 6

 

th. (315) 685-7798. Beautiful scenic drive down West Lake Rd. Come see all of the

 

renovations!

 

Registration is now open for the April children’s camp to be held at

 

Baltimore Woods Nature

 

Center,

 

4007 Bishop Hill Rd., April, 9 – 13. To register visit, www.baltimorewoods.org or call,

 

(315) 673-1350

 

New classes starting at the Skaneateles YMCA

 

 

ADULT Dance Class – Focus on Tap. Adults 18 and over may join our dance class with

 

instructor Madeline Raymond. Please have tap shoes, comfortable clothing , water.

 

Register early 9:30 am-10:00 am Wednesdays from April 18 – May 30,2012. Register

 

early. Skaneateles/Auburn YMCA members:$45; General Public:$65 (315) 685-2266.

 

 

ADULT Learn to Play Hockey – Dale Williams will lead participants through 8 weeks of

 

hockey skill development for novice through intermediate level players. This session

 

begins April 9, 2012 and is held from 9:30-10:45pm. Full hockey equipment is strongly

 

recommended. Helmets with face masks are required. To Register call, (315) 685-2266.

 

 

School’s Out Program – Swimming, skating, crafts, games and more surprises! Bring a

 

lunch and plan on having fun, meeting new people and making new friends

 

April 9-13; Boys and Girls age 5 (in kindergarten -12); Monday –Friday 6:30 am-6:00

 

pm; Skaneateles/Auburn YMCA members: $30 per day; General Public:$40 per day; Preregistration

 

required by calling, (315) 685-2266.

 

 

Learn to Skate Camp – April 9 – April 12 Monday-Thursday;

 

11:30-12:00-First Time Skaters; 12:00-12:30 pm-Beginner Skaters;

 

12:30-1 pm-Experienced Skaters; Registration fee: Skaneateles/Auburn Y members:$50

 

General Public: $70. To register call, (315) 685-2266.

 

 

Babysitter Basics – Boys and Girls age 9-10; April 11 Wednesday;12 pm – 3 pm. This 3 -

 

hour course provides participants with the skills necessary to help care for children in a

 

safe and responsible manner. To register call, (315) 685-2266.

 

To register and for more information about these classes or becoming a Y-member, call the

 

Auburn YMCA at (315) 253-5304 or the

 

Skaneateles YMCA at (315) 685-2266

 

The Athenaeum

 

is holding a contest! “Where’s the Athenaeum NOW!” Be the first to spot the

 

model Athenaeum Gingerbread House and receive a Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce Gift

 

Certificate. Look for the Golden Ticket – remove and call the telephone number listed to claim

 

your award.

 

Poster Contest:

 

Lockwood Lavendar Farm annual Finger Lakes Lavendar Festival is seeking

 

original art work to be used as the official poster for the Finger Lakes Lavender Festival 2012 to

 

be held July 14 & 15. The winning artist will receive: $100 cash prize; featured in Plank Road

 

Magazine; copy of finished poster & tee shirt; artwork & artist biography will be displayed at

 

Lockwood Farm; opportunity to a poster signing during the Lavendar Festival; featured on the

 

lavender festival website. Deadline for submission is April 20, 2012. More information can be

 

found at

 

www.fingerlakeslavenderfestival.blogspot.com (315) 685-5369

 

Save the date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 for the annual Boypower Dinner presents Kathryn H.

 

Ruscitto, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center as this year’s

 

Distinguished Citizen Honoree. For more information contact John Paddock,

 

Advance Concept

 

Consulting

 

and Sunrise Rotary Club. (315) 685-9511.

 

Baltimore Woods announces Summer Nature Day Camps at 2012

 

Multiple child, refer-a-friend, and early registration discounts. Before and After Care is available

 

for all camp sessions.

 

• Summer Nature Day Camp runs from July 9 through August 31 for ages 5-12,

 

10am to 3pm. The 182-acre property is alive with campers enjoying a week-long

 

sessions loaded with educational activities and outdoors play.

 

• Nature’s Little Explorers is for preschoolers ages 4 and 5. Dates TBD, 10am to

 

noon. These children get in on the action with their own camp groups.

 

• Teen Camps for ages 13 –15 run from July 16 through August 24, 10am to 3pm.

 

Campers engage in hands-on learning experiences that will challenge their minds,

 

develop new skills, and dig deeper into nature conservation.

 

• Nature and Art Camp is for children in 4th and 5th grade. This camp runs From

 

July 9 through July 20, 10am to 3pm. Nature is our creative muse!

 

• Voyager Camps, July 9 through August 10, 10am to 3pm, are week long theme

 

camps for 5th-8th graders. Themes include: Herp It Up!; Wilderness Survival; Eco

 

Avengers, and more. Hunter Education Camp features NYS DEC Trained Instructor

 

Katie Mulverhill teaching skills and safe practices. Campers receive certification in

 

Hunter Safety upon successful completion of this camp. Register Early.–

 

Scholarships Available. For more information on Day Camps, visit

 

www.baltimorewoods.or or call

 

(315) 673-1350.

 

Skaneateles Country Club

 

offers play day program. One of the many benefits of joining the

 

Skaneateles Country Club is their play day program for your children or grandchildren. Camp

 

runs Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s, and Thursday’s July 10th -August 16th, 2012!! For information

 

on joining the Skaneateles Country Club call Jim Fields at (315) 685-5759.

 

SALES:

 

$5.00 SUSHI all day every Tuesday at

 

Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

 

$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at

 

Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.

 

Sherwood Inn

 

April dining coupons (buy one, get one free), Sherwood Bucks ($10 off any

 

order of $50 or more) and lodging specials are now available. Restrictions do apply. visit

 

www.thesherwoodinn.com

 

 

for all of the details. (315) 685-3405.

 

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.

 

Professional Office Space Available for Lease

 

Newly renovated office space just east of the Village of Skaneateles located at

 

The Trolley

 

Bldg

 

. 384 SF of private space with shared amenities including conference room, kitchenette

 

and facilities. $1,000 per month includes all utilities, Fios Internet, security system and

 

free parking. Build-outs available to fit your needs.

 

Contact: Robert O. Eggleston @ 315-685-8144 or Bob@Roeggleston.com

 

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

 

Easter Egg Hunt volunteers needed. The hunt is in need of folks to help with crowd control and

 

laying eggs. Meet at Johnny Angels, 9 AM on Saturday April 7

 

th.

 

The

 

Skaneateles Chamber Foundation along with Laker Limo and the Skaneateles YMCA

 

and Community Center will be holding a Duck Dash during the sidewalk sales on July

 

21

 

st. We are looking for people to assist on the committee. If you would be interested in

 

helping please call Randy Stockweather at (315) 685-3908. It is going to be lots of fun. Things

 

we need help with are: selling tickets, PR, sponsorships, numbering the ducks, and

 

entertainment.

 

Skaneateles Chamber

 

membership council, join now. Call Patti Hall at 685-8316

 

REOCCURING EVENTS:

 

Thru April

 

 

John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday and Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 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 April 30

 

 

ART EXHIBIT: at the Weeks Art Gallery, at Baltimore Woods, 4007 Bishop Hill

 

Rd. Open: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM; Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM. Three artists working in

 

very different mediums are united by their shared reference to the natural world. Featuring the

 

works of: Sharon Bottle Souva, Fabric handworks; Wesley Weiss, ceramics; Jill Newton,

 

Watercolors.

 

www.baltimorewoods.org No admission and free parking.

 

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

 

 

- 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

 

Skaneateles Suites has a collection of furnished, all-inclusive apartments, Condos, houses and vacation rentals which are perfect for Corporate relocation and temporary lodging or housing in the Finger Lakes Region of Central New York.

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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SKANEATELES SKINNY
THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS (For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)
Friday, March 2 – Sunday, March 18 EVENT: Irish Spring Cleaning Sale at Gallery 54 Here is
how it works: Artists bring in pieces that have minor 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
daily 11-5 and closed on Tuesdays. www.gallery54cny.com (315) 685-5470
Monday, March 5 – April 30 ART EXHIBIT: at the Weeks Art Gallery, at Baltimore Woods,
4007 Bishop Hill Rd. Open: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM; Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM. Three
artists working in very different mediums are united by their shared reference to the natural
world. Featuring the works of: Sharon Bottle Souva, Fabric handworks; Wesley Weiss, ceramics;
Jill Newton, Watercolors. www.baltimorewoods.org No admission and free parking.
Tuesday, March 6 COOKING CLASS: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Aurora Inn, 391 Main Street, Aurora
offers a knife skills cooking class. Learn proper techniques on using a knife in the kitchen. Cost:
$65.00/person; $85.00/person and you keep your knife. For questions and reservations contact
Meryl Davis (315) 364-8862 or mdavis@aurora-inn.com
Wednesday, March 7 TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Trivia Night at Creekside Books &
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com. Admission $1.00 per
person.
Wednesday, March 7 MUSIC: 7:30 PM. Kevin Barrigar at Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd.
www.oakandvine.com (315) 252-7247
Thursday, March 8 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, March 9 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Butternut Creek at Creekside Books & Coffee,
35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com
Friday & Saturday, March 9 & 10 MOVIE: The Way. 3/9 @ 1 PM & 8 PM; 3/10 at 8 PM.
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, March 10 MUSIC: 9:00 PM TJ Sacco & the Urban Cowboys – Playing Today’s
Country at the Cedar House Bowling Center, 813 W. Genesee St., Rd. (315) 685-5117.
Saturday, March 10 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Milkweeds at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35
Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com
Saturday, March 10 MUSIC: The Dean Brothers. Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @
Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. www.auburnpublictheater.org
Thursday, March 15 HOLIDAY: St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Celebration at Stella Maris, 130 E.
Genesee St. Celebrate this special “wearing of the green” Feast! Enjoy an authentic Irish meal
prepared by Chef Brian Renk! Entertainment provided by professional harpist Gail Lyons! Dinner
served at 6:00 PM followed by entertainment. Offering: $25.00 per person. (315) 685-6836
Wednesday, March 14 MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Edgy Folk at Springside Inn, 6141 West
Lake Rd. www.oakandvine.com (315) 252-7247
Wednesday, March 14 TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Trivia Night at Creekside Books &
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com. $1.00 admission per
person.
Thursday, March 15 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, March 16 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM East of Earth. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35
Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com
Friday & Saturday, March 16 & 17 MOVIE: My Piece of the Pie. 3/16 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 3/17 at
8 PM. 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, March 17 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Sloppy Joes at Creekside Books & Coffee,
35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com
Saturday, March 17 MUSIC: 9:00 PM C X Tech Dinosaurs – Rock at the Cedar House
Bowling Center, 813 W. Genesee St., Rd. (315) 685-5117.
Saturday, March 17 ENTERTAINMENT: 8:00 PM – Midnight. The Dorsey/McCrea Duo at
Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn. “Get your green on…come celebrate St. Patrick’s
Day at Oak and O’Vine! Bar opens at 3 PM; $2.00 pints of beer; Serving Dinner 4:30 PM – 9:00
PM. (315) 252-7247. www.oakandvine.com
Sunday, March 18 FUNDRAISER: 7:00 AM – Noon Pancake breakfast at the Mottville Fire
Department, 4149 Frost St. Pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs, homefries, toast, coffee,
juice, milk.
Tuesday, March 20 OPEN HOUSE: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Holy Trinity Preschool, 37 W. Genesee
St. For Parents & Children! Explore the school, see & hear “What makes us different” brief
presentation by the director at 6:45. Call (315) 685-5820 for more information.
www.holytrinitypreschool.com
Wednesday, March 21 WOMEN EVENT: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM Skaneateles Branding Panel &
Luncheon, “Building A Stronger Brand” featuring Joanna Giansanti, owner Giansanti Design.
Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St., Cost: $29.00 includes sales, promotion, lunch, panel
program. Reservations due March 19. To register and more information visit,
www.womenties.com
Friday & Saturday, March 23 & 24 FUNDRAISER: Members of the Skaneateles Fire Dept. are
holding a bottle drive in support of the “The Johnson Family Home Project”. Bring bottles/cans to
Station 1 @ 77 W.Genesee St., or arrange a pick up by calling Paul (315) 569-8423.
Tuesday, March 27 HISTORY: 7:30 PM The Museum at The Creamery, 28 Hannum St. Talk
given by Laurel Auchampaugh, Town of Owasco historian on St. Civil War Prisons, Providence
Spring, and Civil War Soldiers. www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org (315) 685-1360.
MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. will be closed Monday, March 5 – Wednesday, March 7 for
minor renovations and repairs and will reopen for lunch service on Thursday, March 8th.
1st National Gifts says Thank you……All of us here at 1st National Gifts would just like to
thank everyone who came out to support our 1st annual Hoodie Hoo Day, and help donate to the
Upstate Cancer Center last week! Thanks to you, we are excited to say that we not only met our
goal of $500, but we exceeded it by $ 140!! We were so touched by your support. Your
response was so over whelming, we cannot wait to do it again next year! Once more, Thank
You for your help and generosity…Mary Anne would be proud!
Auburn YMCA-WEIU and the Skaneateles YMCA has reached the 10,000 member mark!
For more information about becoming a Y-member, call the Auburn YMCA at (315) 253-5304 or
the Skaneateles Y MCA at (315) 685-2266
St. James Church will be hosting a St. Baldrick’s head shaving event to battle childhood cancer
on March 18th. This is an event for the whole community. More information about the event can
be found at www.stbaldricks.org
Join Yankee Clipper as they help the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Raise funds to help Conquer
Kids’ Cancer! There are several ways that you can help: Buy a raffle tickets for a chance to win
great prizes. Sponsor one of the Yankee Clipper Stylists for the day of the shave. Donate some
cash for a good cause! On March 25th join Yankee Clipper at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub &
Restaurant. Event starts at 11:00 AM.
The Athenaeum is holding a contest! “Where’s the Athenaeum NOW!” Be the first to spot the
model Athenaeum Gingerbread House and receive a Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce Gift
Certificate. Look for the Golden Ticket – remove and call the telephone number listed to claim
your award.
Poster Contest: Lockwood Lavendar Farm annual Finger Lakes Lavendar Festival is seeking
original art work to be used as the official poster for the Finger Lakes Lavender Festival 2012 to
be held July 14 & 15. The winning artist will receive: $100 cash prize; featured in Plank Road
Magazine; copy of finished poster & tee shirt; artwork & artist biography will be displayed at
Lockwood Farm; opportunity to a poster signing during the Lavendar Festival; featured on the
lavender festival website. Deadline for submission is April 20, 2012. More information can be
found at www.fingerlakeslavenderfestival.blogspot.com (315) 685-5369
Anyela’s Vineyards, 2433 W. Lake Rd. Winter hours: Thursday – Sunday Noon to 5:00 PM
(315) 685-3797.
Save the date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 for the annual Boypower Dinner presents Kathryn H.
Ruscitto, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center as this year’s
Distinguished Citizen Honoree. For more information contact John Paddock, Advance Concept
Consulting and Sunrise Rotary Club. (315) 685-9511.
Skaneateles Country Club offers play day program. One of the many benefits of joining the
Skaneateles Country Club is their play day program for your children or grandchildren. Camp
runs Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s, and Thursday’s July 10th -August 16th, 2012!! For information
on joining the Skaneateles Country Club call Jim Fields at 685-5759.
SALES:
½ off Facials throughout the Month of March with a service of $20.00 or more. Featuring an
Aveda Enbrightenment facial (reduces appearance of dark spots and improves skin clarity) at
Hairtique Salon & Day Spa, 20 E. Genesee St. Open Tuesday – Saturday. (315) 685-7303
www.hairtique-salon-dayspa.com
20% off all Bella Notte special orders through March 15 at Elan Interiors Home Boutique, 37
Fennell St. (315) 685-554-8051 online, www.elaninteriordesign.com
$2.00 Cup of Chili all day every Tuesday at Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St. (315) 685-0100.
$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.
Sherwood Inn March dining coupons (buy one, get one free), Sherwood Bucks ($10 off any
order of $50 or more) and winter lodging specials are now available. Restrictions do apply. visit
www.thesherwoodinn.com for all of the details. (315) 685-3405.
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.
Professional Office Space Available for Lease
Newly renovated office space just east of the Village of Skaneateles located at The Trolley Bldg.
384 SF of private space with shared amenities including conference room, kitchenette
and facilities. $1,000 per month includes all utilities, Fios Internet, security system and
free parking. Build-outs available to fit your needs.
Contact: Robert O. Eggleston @ 315-685-8144 or Bob@Roeggleston.com
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
The Skaneateles Chamber Foundation along with Laker Limo and the Skaneateles YMCA
and Community Center are considering holding a Duck Derby (similar to the duck derby event
that the Auburn and the Martisco Lions Club does). We are looking for people to assist on the
committee to organize this event. If you would be interested in helping please call Randy
Stockweather at (315) 685-3908. It is going to be lots of fun. Things we need help with are:
selling tickets, PR, sponsorships, numbering the ducks, and entertainment. The event would be
held during the Curbstone Festival Weekend in July.
Skaneateles Chamber membership council, join now. Call Patti Hall at 685-8316
REOCCURING EVENTS:
Thru April John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday and Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 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.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – 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

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