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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS (For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)
Beginning October 28 – November 13 Drop by 1st National Gifts, 2 E. Genesee St. and be
a helpful citizen! Brighton is offering their Jingle Triple Pouch set absolutely free with any single
$100 Brighton purchase ($75 retail value). Limit one per customer, while supplies last. So come
in and do your duty! (315) 685-5454
November 2- December 14 YMCA: Adventures in Art: Ages 7-12 years, Wednesdays 4-
5:30pm. Skaneateles YMCA Taught by a NYS Certified art teacher. This fun filled class is
designed to stimulates the imagination while exploring a variety of media. Self expression and
creativity is encouraged. Materials are included. Y members: $140 General Public: $ 175.00
Wednesday, November 2 TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Adults Creekside Books & Coffee, 35
Fennell St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Wednesday, November 2 PITCH: Marketing Your Strengths – Custom Business Services,
360 Grant Ave Rd., Auburn will discuss the challenges of always putting your best foot forward.
5:15 pm – 6:45 pm (Networking 5:15pm – 5:30pm, Discussion 5:30pm – 6:45pm) $10 per
person, registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided. To register, call
315.258.8780. Please visit www.cbscooperative.com for more information about what PITCH is!
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, November 3, 4 & 5 SCHOOL PLAY: Skaneateles High
School Drama presents Noises off! A TONY award winning comedy by Michael Frayn11/3 & 11/4
show at 7:30 PM; 11/5 at 2 PM & 7:30 PM Tickets: Adults $10.00 Students & Sr. Citizens $8.00
Reserve your tickets at www.showtix4u.com (Tickets also available at the door for each
performance).
Thursday, November 3 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
Thursday, November 3 WINE TASTING: First in a series of wine tasting. 7:00 PM upstairs in
Library Hall, Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. Featuring Eric Baist, the Regional
Manager of Hope Family wines who will present Liberty School, Candor and Treanna wines.
Space is limited, reservations required. (315) 685-5135 or help@skaneateleslibrary.org Cost: 4
tastings $25; single tasting $8 Next wine tasting Thursday, December 1. 7:00 PM
Friday, November 4 MUSEUM: The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open on
Fridays, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM through November 18; Nov 25 – Dec 18 Friday, Saturday and
Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 PM; Dec 19-31 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. Visit the Creamery during their Holiday Open
House on Sunday, December 4.
Friday, November 4 CHAMBER: Please join us in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to welcome our
new businesses: Fennell Market, 19 Fennell St.(4:15 PM), Elan Interiors, 37 Fennell St.(4:00
PM), Hobby House Toys, 7 Jordan St.(4:30 PM) and The Irish Store, 5 Jordan St. (4:45 PM).
Friday, November 4 FUNDRAISER: Holy Trinity Preschool’s Pasta Dinner & Silent Auction. 4:30
– 7:00 PM. Enjoy all you can eat pasta dinner that includes: Pasta (penne buttered or w/ sauce)
meatballs, sausage, bread, salad & homemade desserts. $6/person; $5/under 12; 2 & under
free. Holy Trinity is located at 37 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-3121
Friday, November 4 MUSIC: 8:00 PM John Lennon Imagined: Beatles & Solo Years. Award
Winning 7-Piece Ensemble Pays compelling Tribute to Music Icon at Auburn Public Theater.
Tickets: $23 (10% discount APT members) (315) 253-6669 www.auburnpublictheater.com
Friday, November 4 While out for First Friday Art Night stop by at Paris Flea, 23 Jordan St for
their re-opening at 4 PM (closed 11/1-3). Get a first look at their decorations, plus learn about
their great tree and holiday decorating service. (315) 685-7228.
Friday, November 4 First Friday Art Night in Skaneateles! Local Art Galleries, Restaurants
and Retail stores extend their hours for the First Friday of each month May – December.
Galleries open 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Featuring artist openings, demonstrations, entertainment &
light refreshments.
• The Skaneateles Artisans Gallery under the Stone, 3 Fennell St. will feature e-
Scapes, landscapes paintings by Evelyn Dankovich. The month long exhibit highlights her
visual exploration of the view beyond the city, which some might consider escapes from
the concrete and steel and neon man-made environment to a place of stillness, light and
natural beauty. A special wine tasting by Elbridge Wine & Spirits will feature NYS wines.
(315) 685-8580.
• Photographs by John Bishop, of Tully, will be featured throughout the month of November
at Imagine, the fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St. The exhibition opens
Nov. 4 as part of the village’s First Friday celebration. Refreshments will be provided,
along with entertainment by the Usual Suspects, an old-time string band. (315) 685-
6263.
• Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. will step away from our usual glassblowing
demonstrations in the studio for November’s First Friday event. This time, it will be our
pleasure to be showing the work of Richard Williams, Illustrator and Painter, and his
painting students, who have been laboring away at their easels in our cold shop since last
July. Please join us in welcoming Barbara Delmonico, Robert Harris, Jurgen Karker,
Christy Lemp, Marilyn Masters, Pam Monaco, Cole Pajak, Carol Stokes-Cawley, and Mary
Torrisi. Stop by anytime from 6:00 – 9:00 pm to see their artwork, ask questions, and
enjoy some light refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091 and
www.snakeoilglassworks.com
• Gallery 54 presents “Best if Used: Functional Pottery by Jim Burke” opening Friday
November 4 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM at Gallery 54. Entertainment by Christopher Molloy and
his Electric Blue Harp. Wine tasting by Giancarelli Winery. Meet the artist and enjoy First
Friday in Skaneateles. Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. specializes in fine art and craft
created by CNY artists. www.gallery54cny.com. Hours: Mon-Thurs. 11-5, Fri 11-6, Sat
10-5, and Sun 11-5. (315) 685-5470
• Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. with Jon Peterson’s Singer Songwriter Night
featuring Loren Barrigar, Jim Van Arsdale, Maureen Hennesey & more local musical
favorites. Creekside Coffeehouse serves an assortment of appetizers, baked goods, coffee
products, refreshments, and wine & beer beverages. 8:00 – 10:00 PM (315) 685- 0379
www.creeksidebooks.com
• Joe’s Pasta Garage will display the work of Gary Sirotiak, Landscape Artist. Stop in the
foyer of 28 Jordan St., 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM to view his work. For more information about
Gary call (315) 685-5315. For Joe’s Pasta Garage (315) 685-6116.
Friday & Saturday, November 4 & 5 MOVIE: Young Frankenstein 11/4 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 11/5
at 8 PM t Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance
online $5.00/person www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.
Friday, November 4 – November 11 The Skaneateles Girls Lacrosse Team will be
honoring the Veterans again this Veteran’s Day with a flag memorial at Shotwell and Clift Parks.
Flags will be displayed Nov. 4 – 12 with a special ceremony on Nov. 11 at 11:00 AM. To
purchase a flag, contact Mary Gaffney at 685-0229 or Carolyn Tierney at 685-1205. Flags cost
$40.00 each and have a name plate attached.
Saturday, November 5 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Mark D’Alberto. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
Saturdays November 5- December 17 YMCA: Ballet for Children: Ages 5-8 11:15am-
12:15pm 9yrs and up 12:15pm-1:15pm Skaneateles YMCA, Ginny crimmins will instruct
children in correct ballet technique. A combination of demonstration, explanation and instruction
will introduce students to life with dance. Y Member: $70; General Public: $90
Sunday, November 6 MUSIC: 3:00 – 5:00 PM Jim Johns & Daryl Pug. Creekside
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
Wednesday, November 9 TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Adults Creekside Books & Coffee, 35
Fennell St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Thursday, November 10 CHAMBER: Monthly meeting at Mirbeau Inn and Spa. Panel of
CPA’s will be present beginning at 11:15 to discuss things small businesses should be aware of
for the upcoming tax year and answer questions; lunch at Noon ($20.00/person); After lunch,
Jane Amico, from Centerstate CEO will offer Skaneateles Chamber members a discount to join
their organization and the benefits for our members. RSVP (315) 685-0552.
Thursday, November 10 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, November 10 WINE DINNER: Antinori Italian Wine Dinner & Festival at the
Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM $75/person (plus gratuity and tax). For
reservations call (315) 685-3405
Friday, November 11 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM East of Eden. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
Friday & Saturday November 11 & 12 Free Wine & Italian appetizer tasting during a
presentation of Antinori wins from Italy’s premier winery. 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Village Bottle
Shop, 18 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-5197
Saturday, October 12 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Sloppy Joes. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
Saturday, November 12 FUNDRAISER: “Friends of Hospice” Thrift Shop. 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM,
Start your holiday shopping! Seasonal decorations; cards; clothing & accessories; small scale
furniture; home décor and artwork; antiques and collectibles. Willard Chapel, Room #7, 17
Nelson St., Auburn. (315) 255-2733
Wednesday, November 16 Women’s Event: WomenTIES Syracuse Mini Holiday showcase &
luncheon. “15 Top Sales Tips”. The featured speakers include: Erika Davis, Owner of Creekside
Books & Coffee; Karie Ballway, Brand Consultant with the Cooley Group; Cammi Clark, Editor-in-
Chief of Today’s CNY Woman magazine; Sue Dove, Executive Director of the Skaneateles
Chamber of Commerce and Tracy Higginbotham, President of Women TIES. 11:15 AM – 2:00 PM
at the Inn Between Restaurant, 2290 State Rt 5. $30/person includes display space, program,
lunch, promotion & networking. Register at http://womenties.com/regform.cfm?EID=188
MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Change in The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St. Hours Beginning Friday, November 4 The
Creamery will be open, Friday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM through November 18; Nov 25 – Dec 18
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM; Dec 19 – 31 Fridays 1:00 PM – 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. Holiday Open House
Sunday, December 4.
“Let’s Talk Turkey”
The Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a food drive for the Skaneateles
Ecumenical Food Pantry until November 21st. Orange bins have been placed in the chamber,
local banks, credit union, and the village and town offices. Please consider bringing nonperishable
food, cleaning supplies, or giving a monetary donation. For only $15 the food pantry
can purchase a turkey. Please make checks payable to Ecumenical Food Pantry. Please help us
fill the bins this holiday season!
Paris Flea will be closed November 1 – 3 entertaining elves from the North Pole who will be
helping them decorate for Christmas. They will be re-opening at 4:00 PM on Friday, November
4th. Visit Paris Flea and get a first look at their decorations, plus learn about their great tree and
holiday decorating service.
SAVES kicks off its annual fund campaign, “Coming to The Rescue”. SAVES, founded in 1967, is
an independent, nonprofit organization not directly affiliated with the Town or Village of
Skaneateles. SAVES is staffed by over 40 trained professionals and volunteers, 12 Paramedics,
and a dedicated base of volunteer attendants and drivers. Less than 20% of residents actually
contribute to, “Coming to The Rescue.” SAVES is appealing to the entire community to join the
campaign. Visit www.savesambulance.com Please make checks to SAVES and mail to 77 Fennell
St.
Join in on a Pursa Palooza by donating your new & gently used purses & bags (totes & wallets
too!) to benefit Tammy Twitchell Crafts Foundation, Inc. (Tammy Twitchell Crafts provides
assistance to families who are affected by Cystic Fibrosis). Donations will be accepted until Nov
28th. You can drop your bags off locally to Kathy Palmieri, 12 Goodspeed Place. Questions 685-
3917 or krpalmieri@gmail.com
Fennell Market is now open at 19 Fennell St. Hours: Tues – Sat 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM (315) 291-
7043. orders@fennellmarket.com Coming soon www.fennellmarket.com
Eagle Newspapers and the Skaneateles Chamber are teaming up for a special shopping day
in Skaneateles on December 8th from 10 AM – 8 PM (this replaces Ladies & Gents Night). As a
merchant or restaurant we are asking you to come up with some sort of special, create a coupon
and advertise it in the 7 community Eagle Newspapers on November 30th. The Chamber will
promote the shopping day so please let us know what you will be doing. Raffle baskets and
drink tickets will be provided. If you would like to donate contact Sue at
sdove@skaneateles.com. If you would like to advertise contact Sharon at the Skaneateles Press
Hobby House Toys is now open at 7 Jordan Street. Stop by and say Hello to owners Sue &
John O’Neil our newest members (315) 291-7012. Hobby House Toys are open regular hours;
Extended hours during the holiday season!
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.
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. Check the website
for scheduled events throughout the fall www.baltimorewoods.org or call (315) 673-1350
SALES:
Do you need lateral file drawers for storage? The Skaneateles Historical Society has two sets
they no longer need: one set has two sections 42″ long, 30″ high, and 18″ deep; the other has
two sections 37″ long, 39″ high, and 20″ deep. We’d like to get them out of the office within the
next couple of weeks. We’ll accept the best offer! Please call 685-1360 if you’d like further
details or to arrange a time to check them out.
Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd. is now accepting reservations for Thanksgiving Day. (315)
252-7247 or www.springsideinn.com
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.
$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!
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
Literacy Volunteers of Cayuga County is looking for volunteers. Tutor Training workshops will be
held starting October 24, at their offices at the Willard Memorial Chapel in Auburn. Tutor
workshops consist of six sessions over a three-week period. Please call (315) 253-5241 for more
information or to register.
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 December The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St. Hours Beginning Friday, November 4
The Creamery will be open, Friday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM through November 18; Nov 25 – Dec 18
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM; Dec 19 – 31 Fridays 1:00 PM – 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. Holiday Open House
Sunday, December 4. www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org
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 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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