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Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 7,

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




 (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-




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






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




, 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





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.




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




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.




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




, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance online $5.00/person





$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)




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.




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




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




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.





(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,




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




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


Baltimore Woods Nature




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




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.




$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





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




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




. 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.




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






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




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




Skaneateles Chamber


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




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




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,




www.baltimorewoods.org No admission and free parking.


Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday



- Mass at 9:00 AM with Father McGrath at Stella




, 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)




Every Sunday



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




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






(315) 685-0552


P.O. Box 199


22 Jordan Street


Skaneateles, NY 13152


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The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday.
January 29th – March 18th – Both Ends of the Rainbow – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. This annual exhibition will feature over 1,000 works of art by local students and senior citizens from Cayuga County. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-1553
February 8th – May 5th – “Stepping Out: Dancing in Cayuga County”. Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The exhibit explores social, folk and the fine art of dance as well as showcases our local dance schools and studios. www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum 315-253-8051
March 9th & 10th – “The Way” – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Martin Sheen plays an ophthalmologist named Tom, whose only son, Daniel (Emilio Estevez), dies in severe weather in the Pyrenees while trying to walk the Way of St. James. Tom goes to retrieve his son’s body and ends up walking the pilgrimage himself, along with 4 fellow travelers. The beauty of the movie is that Emilio Estevez, writer/director, does not make explicit what any of them find, beyond friendship. He lets these four fine actors convey that true personal transformations are not announced with fanfare, but happen internally. 3/10, 1 & 8pm, 3/11 8pm. Tickets $5 online, $6 at the door. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669.
March 10th – The Dean Brothers – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. The legendary SAMMY Hall of Fame American Band brings their original and cover music to Auburn Public Theater’s Main Stage. Known for their wonderful classic Rock ‘n Roll, as well as their Beach Boys harmonies. Tickets $16, 8pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669.
March 10th – Annual Youth Fair – Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Rd., Auburn. Annual Youth Fair with the Boy Scouts’ Pinewood Derby and the Girl Scouts’ cookie-eating contest. 10am – 2pm. www.fingerlakesmall.com 315-255-1188

March 10th – “Tracing Your Civil War Ancestors” – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Education Center, 6880 E. Lake Rd., Auburn. Presentation by Susan Greenhagen Historian for Village of Morrisville and expert on the Civil War and Civil War Research. Sue will provide ways for people to find ancestors who served in the Civil War. Refreshments served. 2-4pm. www.cayuganet.org/agmuseum 315-252-1446
March 11th – APT Family Hour Series – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. 2pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
March 11th – Balloon Art and Juggling – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. 1-3pm: Witness the art of typing balloons as Laurie Michelman transforms these inflatable wonders into animals, flowers, and other creations. Learn the basics of juggling with scarves, tennis balls and more with Luke Petrosino. 1-4:30pm. Families will use balloons to make reative and fun art projects. $5/family. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-1553
March 11th – Cornell University Klezmer Ensemble – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. Klezmer was originally the ritual and celebratory music of the Yiddish-speaking Jews of Eastern Europe, where it developed over the course of many centuries. Brought to North America during the period 1881 -1924, a modern klezmer tradition developed in urban centers and has since become one of the most visible transnational music and culture movements on five continents. 2pm, tickets $10, stop by the Chapel or call for tickets. www.willardchapel.org 315-252-0339
March 15th – Printed Greeting Cards – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Participants will produce greeting cards using collography. Collography is a printmaking process in which two-dimensional found materials like paper, lace, string, or leaves are used to create a reproducible printed image. Printmaking Professor Richard Pardee will demonstrate the technique and will guide card production. Materials will be provided. $15/members, $20/non-members, 6pm – 8pm. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-1553
March 16th & 17th – “My Piece of the Pie” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Like Mr. Klapisch’s earlier films “L’Auberge Espagnole” and “Russian Dolls,” “My Piece of the Pie” paints an alluring picture of a pan-European cosmopolitan culture whose characters hopscotch from one country to another with hardly a second thought in a lighthearted floating party. Now, of course, there are alarming signs that the party is about to end. 3/16, 1 & 8pm, 3/17, 8pm. Tickets $5 online or $6 at the door. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. Green balloon stomp, greenest person contest, Irish Dew & Irish Mist, find the pot of gold! 1:00 – 3:30pm, $4.50. www.reva-rollerdrome.com 315-252-8225

March 17th – Comedian Pat Dixon – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Originally from Tennessee, Pat Dixon is a New York City based comedian, writer and yellow journalist. Dixon has been seen in his own half-hour Comedy Central Special, on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The World Stands Up, Premium Blend and many others. He can also be seen as a regular correspondent on VH1, and has been seen on E! Television, Fox News and Headline News. 8pm, tickets $12. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
March 20th – Latin Cuisine – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. Our Latin Cuisine class is the perfect way to spice up a winter evening. You’ll learn how to make six exotic dishes through demonstrations and hands-on practice. Dishes will span a variety of courses, and will include protein preparation and cooking, traditional Latin starches, and a classic Latin dessert. Enjoy lively Latin music in the kitchen, then join your fellow participants in a glass of wine as you eat the feast you’ve made together. Call early for reservations. 6:00-8:30pm, $115/person. Call for reservations. www.innsofaurora.com 315-364-8888

Man in the Moon Classic Cheesecake & Dessert Bake Shoppe, King Ferry
Bayview Wellness Center & Spa, Fair Haven
Hanart Studios and Gallery, Fair Haven
Oak & Vine Restaurant at the Springside Inn, Auburn
Anchor Laundromat, 719 Main St., Fair Haven – Large capacity, sparkling clean, WiFi, TV
The Apple Station, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga
Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse, 181 Grant Ave. Auburn
The Auburn Ale House, 288 Genesee St., Auburn

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 @ 3:02 pm by Curt
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