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 Winterfest returns to the Village of Skaneateles on January 29th 2011 organized by the

Skaneateles Sunrise Rotary Club

• Taste of Skaneateles featuring over 35 vendors. 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM Tastings by

Village Bottle Shop, Valentines, Chang Jiang, Tom’s Bootleg BBQ sauce @ Joe’s Pasta

Garage, Talbots, Thistle Dew, Skaneateles Bakery, Sherwood Inn, Running Food @

Valentines, Rhubarb, Riddler’s, Red Rooster Pub @ Skaneateles Town Square, Patisserie,

Mid-Lakes Navigation Co., Mark’s Pizzeria, Kabuki, Johnny Angel’s, Joelle’s French Bistro

@ Fleur de lis Florist, Joe’s Pasta Garage, Fleur de lis Florist, Essential Health Solutions @

Creekside, Doug’s Fish Fry, Creekside Books & Coffee, Bluewater Grill, blue Danube, Beak

& Skiff @ blue Danube & White Sleigh, Anyela;s Vineyards @ Creekside, Mirbeau Inn &

Spa @ Gallinger USA, 4 Tin Fish Farm @ blue Danube, Riddlers, White Sleigh, Moro’s

Table @ Imagine THAT, Savoir Fare Specialty Baking by Dina Sakal @ Bijou, Vermont

Green Mountain, Lockwood Farms @ Creekside, Heart n Hand @ Skaneateles Town

Square. Tickets $15/Individual; $25/couple. Available from any Rotarian.

 Brewfest Inside at Joe’s Pasta Garage (separate charge) & Live music by

Tumbleweed Jones

 Live Music by John Cadley & Cathy Wenthen 12:30 – 2:30 at Creekside

 Wood & Chainsaw carving by Jim Parr, Heart n’ Hand at Skaneateles Town

Square 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

• 2nd annual Polar Bear Plunge 12:30 PM. register at

Spectators welcome. Be on the lookout for appearances by local celebrities.

• Gallery 54 is participating in Winterfest with a painting demonstration by Kathleen

Schneider from 12 pm-3 pm. There will also be a raffle for a $25 gift certificate and

refreshments will be served. Gallery 54 is an artist cooperative at 54 E. Genesee St,

Skaneateles. www.gallery54cny.com Winter hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 11-5, Sat 10-5, Sun


• The Museum at the Creamery will be open for Winterfest 2011. Come see the ice

sculpture in front of our building, have some hot cocoa, and come in to learn about ice

cutting on Skaneateles Lake and see the tools and saw of the ice cutting industry that

used to flourish here. The gift shop will also be open that day. Hours: 12 PM – 3 PM

• Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 37 W. Genesee Street will be part of a Taste of

Skaneateles this year. The Lutherans will be serving “Just Desserts” between 12:30 and 2

PM. Come enjoy assorted delectable desserts with hot coffee and tea. Try as many as you

like. There will also be an opportunity to participate in a Silent Auction and take a

fabulous dessert home with you. A suggested donation of $4 per person or $15 per family

will be collected at the door.

• Look for Ice Sculptures on display in Clift Park and at 13, 18, 26, 36, 38, 54, 56, 58

Genesee St.; 8, 19, 22, 28, 33, 38, 39 Jordan St., 12 & 61 Fennell St., and 28 Hannum


• Participate in this years’ Scavenger Hunt. Game instructions will be available from

any Taste ticket booth. Great prizes from Greek Peak, Skaneateles Y, Mid-Lakes

Navigation Co. and 1st National Gifts.

Posted: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 @ 9:21 pm by Curt
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Skaneateles Winterfest 2009 is hosted by the Sunrise Rotary Club.  Events take place all day at the Skaneateles Community Center.  People of ages can enjoy a display of emergency vehicles, dog sled rides, games, winter whole in one, ice sculptures and a craft show.

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Expanded for 2009 “Taste of Skaneateles”  Local shops and restaurants featuring their specialties, will be available for tasting.  Chili, chowder, coffee, cider, mexican, wine, to name a few. Tickets 3 tastings for $5.00 or 15 for $20.00.
Date:   January 31, 2009
Time:   10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Location:   Skaneateles Community Center, 97 State St. (4 short blocks for the Village Center)
Taste of Skaneatele – Genesee, Jordan and Fennell Streets
Contact:   Tom Seeley 685-3416
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, January 31, 2009
Taste of Skaneateles 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Events at the Skaneateles Community Center 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Taste of Skaneateles – 3 tastings for $5.00 or 15 tastings for $20.00
Events at the Skaneateles Community Center – FREE

Jan 31   2009 Winter Challenge
Skaneateles Community Center host Winter Challenge 2009 – The challenge consists of a two person team.  One Cross Country Skier and one skater.  The cross country skier will ski 3 miles around Austin Park while the skater will skate 40 laps in the William G. Allyn Ice Arena. 
Date:   January 31, 2009
Website:   http://www.skaneatelescommunitycenter.com 
Location:   Skaneateles Community Center
97 State St.
Skaneateles, NY
Contact:   315-685-2266
Email:   kpitman@skaneatelescommunitycenter.com 
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, January 31, 2009
2:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $30.00 per team
Space is limited
To register go to www.skaneatelescommunitycenter.com
Jan 31   Taste of Skaneateles 
The Skaneateles Merchants and Sunrise Rotary Club bring you a flavor of what Skaneateles is all about. This community event will take place on Saturday, January 31, 2009 by the lake for a “Taste of Skaneateles”.  Tastings  of chili, chowder, mexican, beer, wine, coffee, dips, cider,  and horse & carriage rides will be available for your afternoon enjoyment.  Something for all ages!
While here,  stop by at the Skaneateles Community Center where you will find a  craft sale, ice sculptures, emergency vehicle displays, dog sled rides, and games for the kids and much more. 
Date:   January 31, 2009
Time:   11:30 PM – 03:00 PM
Location:   Taste of Skaneateles – Genesee, Jordan and Fennell Streets.
Events at the Community Center  – 4 short blocks from the village center.  97 State St.
Contact:   Tom Seeley 685-3416 
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, January 31, 2009
Events at the Community Center  10 am – 4 pm
Taste of Skaneateles 11:30 am – 3 pm
Fees/Admission:   Events at the Community Center  – FREE

Taste of Skaneateles – 3 Tastings $5.00 or 15 for $20.00  Tickets can be purchase in advance or the day of the event at the following: Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce, Skaneateles Community Center, Participating Merchants, or any Rotary Member.


Posted: Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 @ 3:53 pm by Curt
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