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Event: Exhibit: Objects and Atmospheres
Location: Limestone Art & Framing Gallery, 207 Brooklea Dr., Fayetteville
For More Info: 315-632-4445

Continuing thru 10/31/2010
Event: Fall Harvest Festival
Location: Critz Farms, 3232 Rippleton Rd, Cazenovia
For More Info: 800-442-3225

Continuing thru 10/10/2010
Event: Syracuse Stage presents: No Child…
Location: Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-443-3275 (more…)

Posted: Friday, October 1st, 2010 @ 12:07 pm by Curt
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Fun Fact about Syracuse & Onondaga County …. did you know …..

…that originally part of the township of Marcellus, the town of Skaneateles separated and established its independence on February 26, 1830 with the village, at the north end of Skaneateles Lake, incorporating on April 19, 1833. Early agriculture in the area was centered on dairy and grain and by 1850, the village and its surrounding hamlets had begun producing wool cloth, mill machinery, carriages, sleighs, paper, bricks, ironwork and farm implements. The cultivation of the teasel, a natural burr used to raise the nap on woven wool, spurred the economy of Skaneateles until the middle of the twentieth century. Also well known canoes, motor launches and sailboats, including the Lightning and the Comet, were hand crafted in Skaneateles between 1876 and 1945.

Attached, please find this week’s edition of the Friday Facts. For details on any of these events or others down the road, take a gander at our website at www.VisitSyracuse.org.

Check out our FINE ON-LINE STORE (http://store.visitsyracuse.org/home.php?cat=249) featuring great Syracuse items such as T’s, hoodies, fleece items, tote bag & more! If you’re looking for Syracuse items, we got ‘em right on the website (items available for purchase on-line only). Check it out TODAY!!!

Look-it … it’s right here at www.VisitSyracuse.org!

Posted: Friday, October 1st, 2010 @ 11:59 am by Curt
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THIS WEEK’S EVENTS:
Tuesday, September 28 Tuesday Night music sessions at Auburn Public Theater
(APT), 108 Genesee St., Auburn 7:30 PM A weekly evening of regional and national
talent, and featured acts. Door prize, a light snack menu & wine/beer with I.D. $2 at the
door at. www.auburnpublictheater.org or (315) 253-6669
Tuesday, September 28 – October 9 “Ring of Fire” at the Merry-Go-Round
Playhouse Evening & matinee performances For tickets and more information (315)
255-1785 or 1 (800) 457-8897 online at www.merry-go-round.com

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Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 @ 4:33 pm by Curt
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Tuesday, September 21 Tuesday Night music sessions at Auburn Public Theater
(APT), 108 Genesee St., Auburn 7:30 PM A weekly evening of regional and national
talent, and featured acts. Door prize, a light snack menu & wine/beer with I.D. $2 at the
door at. www.auburnpublictheater.org or (315) 253-6669
Wednesday, September 22 – October 9 “Ring of Fire” at the Merry-Go-Round
Playhouse Evening & matinee performances For tickets and more information (315)
255-1785 or 1 (800) 457-8897 online at www.merry-go-round.com
Wednesday, September 22 TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell
St. FREE
Wednesday, September 22 Steve Ross, Vice President of Maine Source Food &
Party Warehouse welcomes the Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce members to the
Grand opening of there newest store at 3440 W. Genesee St., (across from Fairmont
Fair). (315) 399-4155. Stop by anytime from 9 AM – 9 PM to help them celebrate!
Thursday, September 23 “Inspiring Success: The Women TIES Retreat” 8:00 AM
– 4:30 PM at The Lodge at Welch Allyn. Registration required for more information
visit http://www.womenties.com/retreat/index.cfm
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
Weekly Update
“Skaneateles Skinny”
Thursday, September 23 Skaneateles Farmers Market 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM at the
Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center parking lot, 97 State St.
Thursday, September 23 MUSIC: 7:00 PM Pearson/Constantino Creekside
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379
Saturday & Sunday September 24 & 25 Scream of the Bikini, Live Intro/Q&A with
Writer/Director Kiff Scholls at Auburn Public Theater. Friday’s shows at 1:00 PM &
8:00 PM; Saturday at 8:00 PM (315) 253-6669 www.auburnpublictheater.org
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 24, 25, 26 First annual New York Wine
Festival at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, Anyela’s Vineyards, Sherwood Inn and the Village
of Skaneateles! Friday, Wine Pairing dinner at Mirbeau; Saturday, festival 11:00 AM –
6:30 PM; Sunday, 11:30 AM – 4 PM Wine seminars, wine tasting & tours, interactive
workshops, tasting tents and live music. Visit www.nywinefestweekend.com or
www.mirbeau.com for package information. Shuttle service will be available to and from
Anyela’s, Mirbeau & the Village of Skaneateles.
Friday, September 24 Author: 6:00 PM Julie Pech presents a “Chocolate & Wine
Tasting” event based on her book, The Chocolate Therapist. Creekside Books &
Coffee, 35 Fennell Street, Skaneateles FREE. (315) 685-0379
Friday, September 24 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Mark Zane Creekside Coffeehouse,
35 Fennell St., FREE (315) 685-0379
Saturday, September 25 Skaneateles Farmers Market 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the
Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center parking lot, 97 State St.
Saturday, September 25 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Edgy Folk Creekside Coffeehouse,
35 Fennell St., FREE (315) 685-0379
Tuesday, September 28 Tuesday Night music sessions at Auburn Public Theater
(APT), 108 Genesee St., Auburn 7:30 PM A weekly evening of regional and national
talent, and featured acts. Door prize, a light snack menu & wine/beer with I.D. $2 at the
door at. www.auburnpublictheater.org or (315) 253-6669
Wednesday, September 29 TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St. FREE.
Thursday, September 30 Skaneateles Farmers Market 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM at the
Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center parking lot, 97 State St.
Thursday, September 30 Open Mic Night: 6:30 – 8:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse,
35 Fennell St., FREE (315) 685-0379
Thursday, September 30 FREE College Workshop by CAPlus (College Assistance
Plus) 7:00 – 8:00 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. LEARN HOW TO:Position a
student to receive the most grants and scholarships, Negotiate with colleges for more aid, Use strategies to lower
costs, Get a Degree, not DEBT AND MORE!! Go to www.collegeassistanceplus.com or call 315.255.6014 for more
information Presented by Charlie and Anne McElroy
Thursday, September 30 & Friday, October 1 AWAKEN..Mind, Body, Spirit Celebration Join
Laura Ponticello, Laura’s List: Books for Women at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W.
Genesee St., for a Sunset Cocktail Celebration Retreat to include national speakers,
sacred tea ceremonies, gathering circles, universal peace prayer under the stars, art by
intuition, meditation, continental breakfast, and lunch with keynote speaker in a Monet
garden landscape sure to inspire.
Visit www.laurasbooklist.com
First Friday in Skaneateles 6 PM – 9 PM unless otherwise noted October 1
• Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. presents Ravens’n'Autumn Opening 5 AM – 8 PM
Gallery members will exhibit new pieces with an autumn theme as part of the
Skaneateles Fall Festival through October 31.Mon-Thurs 11-5, Fri 11-6, Sat 10-5,
Sun 12-5. www.gallery54cny.com (315) 685-5470
• Imagine/Imagine THAT…, 38 E. Genesee St. will feature the work of Syracuse
Landscape painter Karen Burns. On Saturday 10/2 & Sunday 10/3 they will be
holding a fundraiser. It will be a silent auction of artists work to benefit Craft
Emergency Relief Fund (C.E.R.F.) Bidding begins on Sat at 10 AM and ends Sun at
6 PM. (315) 685-6263
• Skaneateles Artisans, 11 Fennell St. More information in next week’s Skinny
(315) 685-8580 visit www.skaneatelesartisans.com
• Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. (2 miles North of Skaneateles). Glass
Pumpkin Blowing demonstrations. Come in and watch as we blow glass pumpkins
in a variety of colors and sizes. We will also be offering a “pick your own pumpkin”
opportunity to our customers; for a special price you may select the colors and
size of your own custom made pumpkin and then watch it be made for you!
We will have some fall time refreshments and naturally you may browse our store
and see all the other wonderful glass pieces we have available. 4 PM – 7 PM (315)
685-5091
• Entertainment at Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
featuring Dave Ball, Free (315) 685-0379
Fall Fest in Skaneateles – October 1, 2 & 3
• See above for Friday October 1st events
• Friday & Saturday Mid-Lakes Navigation will be having its final weekend of
cruises on Skaneateles Lake. Friday & Saturday sightseeing (2 PM); Dinner (5 PM)
Call (315) 685-8500 or visit www.midlakesnav.com
• Saturday Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. features Meet and Greet the Artist
JoAnne Balfour demonstrates theorem painting on Saturday and Amy Bartell will
demonstrate collage techniques on Sunday . Open 10 AM – 5 PM
www.gallery54cny.com (315) 685-5470
• Saturday & Sunday Look for the yellow mums on display at participating
merchants.
• Saturday & Sunday Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. will have special
sale merchandise displayed, Pumpkin latte samples, pumpkin painting, Halloween
henna tattoos! (315) 685-0379
• Saturday & Sunday Glass Blowing demonstrations at Snake Oil Glassworks,
4251 Jordan Rd. Sat from 10 AM – 5PM; Sun 11 AM – 4 PM. Come in and watch as
we blow glass pumpkins in a variety of colors and sizes. We will also be offering a
“pick your own pumpkin” opportunity to our customers; for a special price you
may select the colors and size of your own custom made pumpkin and then watch
it be made for you! We will have some fall time refreshments and naturally you
may browse our store and see all the other wonderful glass pieces we have
available. (315) 685-5091
• Sunday Fall Fest at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St., featuring Octoberfest
menu, Saranac seasonal brews and other beverages, music by Barrigar Brothers,
Sarah Horner & Greg Carroll, Jeff Connor & Tommy Connors. Noon – 6:00 PM on
the West Lawn. (315) 685-3405 or www.thesherwoodinn.com
Saturday, October 2 Skaneateles Farmers Market 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the
Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center parking lot, 97 State St. (315) 685-1949
Sunday, October 3 Big Trucks 10 AM – 4 PM at Sanders Quarry, Limeledge Rd.,
Marcellus. An interactive fun play day for children. Large piles of sand to play in, big
trucks to climb on, games, food, all in a quarry setting. Kids love it! A benefit for
Skaneateles & Marcellus Nursery schools. (315) 685-8543

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 @ 12:14 pm by Curt
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Skanopoly Deadline Approaching

This is the last week to submit your ad for the Patron Partnership Booklet in the upcoming Skanopoly game, sponsored by the Skaneateles Education Foundation. Cost for the ad is just $50 and will be included in 1000 games, to be sold beginning the third week of November in retail outlets in the village.

In addition, all participants will be listed in upcoming Foundation mailings and on their website. This is a great way to support education in our community. Order form and details are attached. If you have any questions, please contact smagee@skanschools.org or call 291-2212. Many thanks for your consideration! Sharon Magee, Executive Director

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 @ 4:55 pm by Curt
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