THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS
Wednesday, May 25 TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Wednesday, May 25 BOOK CLUB: NEW! 6:30 PM. Financial Book Club facilitated by Financial
Advisor, Eileen Price of AXA Advisors. Book to discuss is Nudge: Improving Decisions About
Health, Wealth and Happiness. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St (315) 685-0379.
Wednesday, May 25 POETRY READING: The last Wednesday of every month features a new
evening of poetry reading and discussion. Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. 7:30 PM
For info contact, Angela Daddabbo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, May 26 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
(315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
Thursday May 26 FARMER’S MARKET: Skaneateles Farmers Market. Austin Park Pavilion
3:30-6:30 PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread, free range
chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc. Beginning. Saturday Market begins on June 11
Market 10 AM – 1 PM
Friday, May 27 MUSIC OPEN MIC: 9 PM – 1 AM Join Tom Barnes and Dan Horst for an
evening of original music with cover songs to keep you dancing! Bring your act and seize the
opportunity to gain experience performing to a live audience! State of the art sound and drums
provided. Overlook. For booking info call (315) 396-4694
Friday, May 27 MUSIC: Cadley & Wenthen 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Friday & Saturday, May 27 & 28 MOVIE: “I AM” 5/27 @ 1 & 8 PM; 5/28 8 PM at Auburn
Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. www.auburnpublictheater.org
Saturday, May 28 MUSIC: Sloppy Joes 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell
St. FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 27, 28 & 29 ANTIQUES: Inventory reduction sale at New
Hope Antiques, 5963 New Hope Rd., (Rt 41 south) Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM (315) 497-2688
Chamber of Commerce
May 24, 2011
Saturday, May 28 ARTIST GALLERY: Reception for Ruth Anne Reagan 11am–1pm at the
Weeks Art Gallery, Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. Artworks in various
media by artist Ruth Anne Reagan will be on display. The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 9am–
4pm, & Saturday 10am–4pm, closed Sundays. There is no charge for parking and admittance.
The gallery is open to the public.
Saturday, May 28 WINE TASTING: 6:00 PM – Wine Tasting & Booksigning. Author John
Hartsock, Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery, featuring Long Point Winery. Creekside Books &
Coffee, 35 Fennell Street, Free (315) 685-0379
Friday, Saturday & Sunday May 27 – 30 MEMORIAL DAY SALE AT PARIS FLEA, 23 Jordan
Street. ENJOY 25% OFF ENTIRE STORE. (315) 685-7228
Sunday, May 29 FITNESS/FUNDRAISER: 5th Annual Race4Hope “The Shaffer Ride” 24 mile
road race. This race was inspired by Dick Shaffer, a Borodino resident & triathlete who passed
away from cancer in 2006. His “never give up” spirit lives in encouraging wellness and finding a
cure for cancer. Race proceeds will support research at the Center for Children’s Cancer and
Blood Disorders at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. For registration information, Visit
Sunday, May 29 FITNESS/FUNDRAISER: Majorpalooza 5K run/walk beginning at Cayuga
County Community College. Proceeds to benefit YMCA Youth Programs. 10 AM 5K Run/walk
begins. Register at active.com. Discount given before 5/23 – $22.00/Adult, $12.00 16 and
under. Race day registration beginning at 8 AM $30.00. 11 AM One mile family fun run – FREE.
Sunday, May 29 MUSIC: 5 – 9 PM Come on out and listen to Tom Barnes at Overlook
Lakeside Restaurant & Tavern, 2437 State Route 174, Marietta. A Tom Barnes acoustic show
involves much more than your average entertainer. Tom is well known for his electrifying
stamina many evenings playing up to 75 songs. Using new technology, Tom has perfected the
art of simultaneously looping live guitar, Bass, piano, and drum licks to create a room full of
music. This always generates curiosity & great energy among patrons as he will many times
build up his sound to interconnect 4 or 5 tracks at once. Everything is live, nothing is pre
recorded. For booking info call (315) 396-4694
Monday, May 30 Skaneateles Annual Memorial Day Parade. Ceremonies are held at St. Mary’s
of the Lake Cemetary, Lakeview Cemetary & the Veteran’s Memorial in Clift Park. Ceremonies
start at 9 AM in St. Mary’s Cemetary
Wednesday, June 1 Monthly PITCH meeting. Paying It Forward Mentoring, Community &
Education: Why it is important to take the leap. Custome Business Services Training Center,
360 Grant Ave. Networking 5:15 – 5:45 and Discussion 5:45 – 6:45. $10.00 per person.
Registration required. Please call (315) 258-8780
Wednesday, June 1 TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7:00 PM Creekside Books, 35 Fennell St.
Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Thursday, June 2 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)
685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
Friday, June 3 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Butternut Creek. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell
St. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebook.com FREE
Friday, June 3 First Friday in Skaneateles
• Come and celebrate the beginning of summer with Skaneateles Artisans for their First
Friday Art Night celebration on Friday June 3 from 6-9 p.m. where they will be featuring
the works of jewelry designers Lisa Twombly and DeeAnn vonHunke, with jewelry
cabochons by Robert vonHunke. Light refreshment will be served. Skaneateles Artisans is
located in The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St, offers off-street parking as well as municipal
parking, and accepts major credit cards. Visit our website at
www.skaneatelesartisans.com. For more information, call (315) 685-8580.
• Paintings by Georg Schwartz, a native of Copenhagen, Denmark now living in Johnson
City, will be featured throughout the month of June at Imagine, the fine arts and fine
craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St. The opening of the exhibit will be June 3 6 to 9 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided, along with entertainment by the Pond Creek Bogstompers.
For more information call, (315) 685-6263
• Gallery 54 presents The Dragonfly Garden opening First Friday June 3rd 6-9p.m. June
features dragonfly themed pieces for the garden by members of Gallery 54. Meet the
artists and enjoy refreshments. Gallery 54 is an artist owned gallery at 54 E Genesee
St, Skaneateles, Monday-Saturday 10 am- 5 pm, Sunday 11 am- 5pm. 685-
Wednesday, June 1 – 22 Merry-Go-Round Playhouse presents “Anything Goes” Emerson
Park, Rt. 38A, Auburn. For tickets call (800) 457-8897 or online www.merry-go-round.com
Saturday, June 4 EVENT: Monopoly Night at Creekside Books and Coffee, 35 Fennell St., (315)
685-0379 Details TBD
Sunday, June 5 Skaneateles High School Jazz students present: the Hank Bryant Scholastic
Jazzfest Clift Park at the Gazebo. Noon – 6:30 PM
Tuesday, June 7 WOMEN’S EVENT: The Four G’s of Federal Government Contracting produced
by Women TIES and Women’s Business Center of NYS Women TIES and the Women’s
Business Center of NYS are proud to present a joint workshop for women entrepreneurs to
educate them on the 4 G’s of Federal Government Contracting including: how to get started,
how to get registered, how to get connected, and how to get contracts. Roxanne Mutchler,
Government Contracting Coordinator, NYSSBDC Procurement Assistance Center and Mohawk
Valley Small Business Development Center, will be the guest speaker. Continental breakfast will
be available at Onondaga Community College from 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. The educational
presentation runs from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. A luncheon buffet and more networking with the
supporting organizations and other women entrepreneurs occurs from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Attendees are encouraged to bring promotional and marketing materials to exchange with other
women entrepreneurs. A sales contact list of attendees will also be given to registrants. Register
Wednesday, June 8 COOKING CLASS: 6-8pm Get Saucy with Sauces Cooking Class Learn the
how to’s & do not’s for reductions, pan sauces, graview, beurre blanc, aioli, salsas, etc. Taste the
sauces with different dishes and learn what wines pair best with each sauce. Price: $40 for
Public, $20 for Spa Members, FREE for Estate & Wine Club Members (price includes class, meal,
all tasting wines) Call 315.685.1927 to reserve. http://mirbeau.com/dining/the-wine-club-atmirbeau-
Thursday, June 9 WINE DINNER: Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. 6:30 pm reception,
7:00 pm dinner. Hunter’s Feast Wine Dinner – We invite you to sit, drink and enjoy a Feast fit
for a King! If you’ve ever been drawn in by the beautiful feasts shown in such films as
Shakespeare in Love, Elizabeth or the popular Showtime series The Tudors or if you just plain
love good food, this Wine Dinner is for you. Chef Landon and Food & Beverage Director Doug
Hart have carefully selected these recipes from the late 14th and early 15th Centuries. These
recipes will be prepared as they were for feasts meant to impress. Each course of Chef Landon’s
menu will be paired with a wine that will bring out the fabulous flavors found in these historic
dishes! Call 315.685.1927 to book your seat at our Feast today!
Thursday, June 9 Chamber Monthly meeting. Summer Kickoff at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W.
Genesee St. 5:00 PM. Next Chamber monthly meeting September 15 – Location TBD
Friday, Saturday & Tuesday, June 10, 25, 27 Special outings planned for families at
Baltimore Woods Nature Center. For more information visit www.baltimorewoods.org
Saturday, June 11 FARMER’S MARKET: Skaneateles Farmers Market. Austin Park Pavilion
10 AM – 1 PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread, free range
chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.
Saturday, June 11 The Skaneateles Chamber docks go in the north end of Skaneateles Lake.
Volunteers needed 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM No overnight docking. (315) 685-0552
Saturday, June 11 HISTORY: 1:00 PM Stained Glass Association of America’s National Summer
Conference at Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St. Auburn. Hosted by Jerome and
Deborah Durr of Durr Stained Glass Studios. Durr Studios recently completed the total
restoration of the Tiffany Windows in the chapel including the 14 Nave Windows, Rose Window
and Christ Sustaining Peter on the Water window. You are cordially invited to attend this event
featuring the following world-renowned speakers. (315) 252-0339
Saturday, June 11 OPEN HOUSE: On the Farm Discovery Center Open House. 10am –
4pm Producers of the “On the Farm Discovery” educational video series. Visit
Fesko.com. Fun for families with children of all ages. Open to the public today!
Sunday, June 12 HISTORY: The Community Preservation Committee will sponsor a walking
tour of historic Fort Hill Cemetery. Participants should meet at Bradley Chapel, Fort Hill
Cemetery, 19 Fort Street, Auburn. A donation of $5 per person is requested and tickets can be
purchased at the cemetery on the day of the tour. In case of rain, a history of the Cemetery will
be presented inside the historic Bradley Chapel in lieu of the walking tour. For more information,
call (315) 252-0339
Sunday, June 12 BOATING: Board the Judge Ben Wiles for a four hour excursion to Glen
Haven located on the south end of Skaneateles Lake. For more information call (315) 685-8500
or visit www.midlakesnav.com
Wednesday, June 15 WOMEN’S EVENT: Women TIES Syracuse Luncheon: Learning the Law
– Legal Tips for Women Entrepreneurs.” Christa Cook, an attorney with Bond, Schoeneck &
King, will shed light on three important legal topics for women business owners. Justin’s Grill,
6400 Yorktown Circle, E. Syracuse. $29.00 includes strategic networking, sales, promotion,
lunch & program. Visit http://www.womenties.com/events.cfm to register.
Wednesday, June 15 CHAMBER EVENT: Professional Services Committee of the
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce introduces the 1st in a series of speakers. Robert
Thompson will open the inaugural event at Skaneateles Country Club from 5 – 7:30 PM.
Thompson, “a nationally known and widely quoted pop-culture expert, will discuss Social Media –
Beyond the Hype” The evening will include opportunities for networking, a free drink coupon for
wine or beer, hors d’ oeuvres, and door prizes. Tickets are $15 for members of the Skaneateles
Chamber; $20 for non-members. The event is sponsored by Time Warner Cable Business Class.
Additional support has come from ADworks, Group M Communications, Vincent McCabe Inc. and
WRVO-FM. Please call (315) 685-0552 for reservations by June 7 or email email@example.com
Sunday, June 19 Rotary Club Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast. Serving 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Austin Park Pavilion
Friday, June 24 WINE SEMINAR: Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. 6-7pm King Estate
Oregon Wine Seminar King Estate, celebrating 19 years of Oregon winemaking in 2010, is
located southwest of Eugene, Oregon and produces Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and limited amounts of
Chardonnay. Founded in 1991 by the King family, King Estate is committed to producing Oregon
wines of exceptional quality using organic & sustainable farming methods, meticulous fruit
selection, impeccable winemaking practices and judicious blending. Price: $30 for Public, FREE
for Estate & Wine Club Members Call (315) 685-927 to book. mirbeau.com/dining/the-wine-clubat-
Preventive Health Care Screening July 13 at St. Mary’s of the Lake Church.
Glen Haven Restaurant opens for the season Memorial Day Weekend. (607) 749-3779
Church Services at the Skaneateles United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St. will be held year
round at 10 AM.
The Auburn & Cortland YMCA’s sponsored Bon ton Roulet, will end its 7 day voyage throughout
the Finger Lakes in Skaneateles on July 29. The Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center
will host the group of 650 bike riders who will be here to enjoy our town on both Friday evening
Max International has released a new line of athletic performance and recovery nutritional
products. Max products provide a healthy alternative to what’s currently available on the market
because they work at the body’s cellular level to increase glutathione, which is a natural
antioxidant, found in every living cell. Contact Lisa Jo Greenfield, a partner with Max for more
info (315) 246-1638 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.looklivefeelbetter.com
Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center offers programs for people of all ages.
Some of their upcoming programs are listed below. For more information contact the
Skaneateles Y at (315) 685-2266.
• Milemaker Track Activity Club for children who have finished Kindergarten through 1st
grade. The club is designed to teach children about track & field by engaging them in fun
games & activities. The club will be held Monday & Wednesdays from 6/27-8/10 from 9
AM – 9:45 AM. $40.00/Y members; $60.00/non-members. (315) 685-2266.
• Imagination Station for children ages 8-11 & 11-13. The program will run weekly during
the summer beginning 6/27 – 8/12. There will be an Open House, Wed, 6/8, 7-8 pm , for
ages 8-11 & Wed, 6/15 , 7-8 pm for ages 11-13 at the Skaneateles YMCA and Community
Center. To register call (315) 685-2266.
• Horseback Riding lessons in collaboration with Heritage Stables in Skaneateles. Lessons
are available for children ages 6- adult Lessons take place at Heritage Stables on Franklin
Street in Skaneateles Call Mike McGowan at (315) 729-1499 with specific questions.
Registration call (315) 685-2266
• Laker Leaders Club 10-15 yrs 7/11- 8/25. Mondays & Thursdays, 1:30– 4:30 pm Under
the supervision of Lauren Ciraolo The focus of the Laker Leader initiative will be to
enhance personal growth and social skills. Participants will discover new skills and find
new confidence while having fun! Fee:Skaneateles Y members $80; Public $120 For
more information call (315) 685-2266
The Judge Ben Wiles is turning 25 this summer! Watch for more details on the Mid-
Lakes Navigation’s Birthday Party for the Judge!
Whispering Winds Motel is now open for the 2011 season. For reservations call (315)
685-6056 or visit www.whisperingwindsmotel.net
Tri-County Skaneateles Lake Pure Water Association, Inc. has changed its name to Skaneateles
Lake Association, Inc (SLA). The SLA recently sent out its newsletter and it is full of
wonderful information about our lake and the projects that the organization have been working
on. I encourage you to take a glance through it. SLA memberships are available. Visit
www.skaneateleslake.org for more information.
Congratulations SECNY Credit Union on your 40th Anniversary! Chartered in May, 1971, the
credit union is a member-owned, non-profit, full service financial institution. SECNY is located in
the Village of Skaneateles at 32 Fennell St.
Joelle’s French Bistro Is now serving Tasting plates. “Small portions, great flavors & half the
price, of the regular menu. Thursdays will feature Jazz with Pinky, great cocktails and frozen
drinks on the porch. For reservations call (315) 685-3063 online www.joellesfrenchbistro.com
Grammies Pantry Tea Room is now open serving her 7 course tea! For reservations (315)
636-8111 visit www.grammiespantry.com
Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its annual field days on Saturday &
Sunday, September 3 & 4th. They are currently looking for volunteers and sponsors for their
event. If you would like to volunteer at the Field Days or be a sponsor please email
Looking for something outdoors to do? Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd.,
Marcellus has year round events planned. 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. Visit www.baltimorewoods.org for more information. (315) 673-1350.
Frizz Free hair for up to 16 weeks SIMPLY SMOOTH KERATIN TREATMENT Save $15.00
Hairtique Salon & Day Spa, 20 E. Genesee St. Open Tues – Sat. www.hairtique-salondayspa.
com (315) 685-7303
½ off Facials ($65.00 value) at Bijou Hair “a gem of a salon”, 6 Jordan St., Some of
the girls at Bijou just completed some skin care education. They learned plant peels,
Aveda’s microdermabrasion and even more techniques! Chock-full of knowledge and wanting to
get some practice in! (315) 685-1300. Open 7 days a week. www.bijousalon.net.
$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!
Mirbeau Inn and Spa is now serving Sunday Brunch from 11:30am – 3:00pm. Buffet items
include: Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Potatoes, Fruit, House-made Pastries, Salads,
Desserts AND MORE! $25 Adults, $12 Ages 6-12, 5 & Under FREE. (315) 685-5006 or online
Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn serves Sunday Brunch from 10:30am – 1:00pm
Enjoy fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, homemade waffles with mixed berry syrup or Maple syrup,
bacon, sausage, oven roasted potatoes, Virginia baked ham, roast sirloin of beef, chicken ala
king with homemade biscuits, Seafood Newburg with toast points, Springside Inn’s famous
Cheese Souffle’, sauteed vegetables, bagels with cream cheese, homemade brownies and cream
puffs, “make your own sundaes” with homemade dessert sauces, orange juice, coffee, tea or
milk. $14.99/Adults; 10 and under ½ price; 4 and under free. (315) 252-7247
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-
Community Preservation Committee at Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street,
Auburn Willard Chapel Seeks Volunteers. Willard Memorial Chapel is currently searching for
interested candidates to become volunteer docents. Tour guide positions are available with
flexible hours. Responsibilities include greeting guests and providing them with the history of
the Auburn Theological Seminary and Willard Chapel as well as occasional light clerical duties.
Information packets and training is provided by the Community Preservation Committee. If
you are interested and have a genuine love for people and history, please contact Marcia Walsh
at (315) 252-0339 for additional information.
Thru July 3 THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO BE PART OF the USBC Women’s Bowling Championship.
More than 30,000 ladies and their friends and families will be in Syracuse April 7-July 3, 2011.
The Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau is looking for volunteers to greet our visitors at
Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport Shifts are available seven days a week from 9:00 AM –
12:00 AM April 6 – July 3. For more information or to sign up please e-mail Christie Bravos at
email@example.com or call our volunteer hotline at (315) 470-1906. Must be 18 years of
age or older to participate Each volunteer will receive free airport parking and a Bowl Syracuse tshirt
Thru June – The Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery, located at
28 Hannum St. is open Friday & Saturday 1 – 4 PM or by appointment. Call (315) 685-1360
Memorial Day – Labor Day John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open 11 AM – 4 PM on Thursday –
Saturday. Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at
Thru May – Imagine, the fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St., will host a
jewelry expo throughout May, featuring works by seven contemporary silversmiths. The gallery
is open 10 am to 6 pm Monday – Thursday & Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm Friday, and 11 am to 6
pm Sunday. For more information, call (315) 685-6263 or go to
Thru June 30 – Ruth Anne Reagan – Pastels, Paint, and an Eye for Nature On exhibit at the
Weeks Art Gallery, Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. Artworks in various
media by artist Ruth Anne Reagan will be on display. The public is invited to a reception for the
artist on Saturday, May 28, from 11am to 1pm. The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 9am–4pm,
& Saturday 10am–4pm, closed Sundays. There is no charge for parking and admittance. The
gallery is open to the public.
Every Tuesday – Senior Moments at Baltimore Woods Nature Center. A Program for adults
w/ talks, snacks and hikes. 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Members free; non members $3.00. Visit
www.baltimorewoods.org for several other outdoor activities. To register, call (315) 673-1350
First Wednesday of the month PITCH (Monthly roundtable gatherings for women
entrepreneurs & women in business). Meeting will be held in the Training Center of Custom
Business Services, 360 Grant Ave, Auburn 5:15 PM. PITCH Networking; 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
PITCH meeting. $10.00/person, registration required. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a
“first-time” friend at no cost . . . call (315) 258-8780 to register.
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 Sunday 4 – 7 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-
Enjoy your day!
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 199
22 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152