Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce Events Calendar

Skaneateles, New York THIS WEEK’S EVENTS:

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 Election Day! Polls open until 9:00 PM

Tuesday, November 2 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. or (315) 253-6669

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, November 2, 3, 4 “15 Angels: 15 Paintings” Interpreting
“It’s a Wonderful Life”. Sale of 15 pieces of art work are on display and available for purchase at
Imagine/Imagine THAT…, 38 E. Genesee St. to benefit the Skaneateles High School Drama
Club Questions, (315) 685-1300.

Wednesday, November 3 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 . . . “First-timers” to November PITCH can attend for FREE!!!
November Topic: Stress-relief strategies, and how organization can add to your bottom line. To
register, call (315) 258-8780

Wednesday, November 3 TRIVIA NIGHT FOR KID’s (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM) & ADULT’s (7:30 PM
– 9:00 PM): Kid’s Trivia Night will be for kids in grades 6th-10th. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St. FREE. (315) 685-0379

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
Weekly Update
“Skaneateles Skinny”
October, 2010

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, November 4, 5, 6 Skaneateles HS drama presents “It’s a
Wonderful Life” 11/4 & 5 performances at 7:30 PM; 11/6 at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM. For tickets &
reservations visit For assistance call (315) 291-2296

Thursday, November 4 MUSIC: Open Mic Night 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse,
35 Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379

Friday, November 5 Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 37 W. Genesee St., Pasta dinner & Silent
Auction 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM, Take out available. All you can eat pasta dinner includes; Pasta
(buttered or sauce, meatballs, sausage, bread, salad & homemade desserts). $6/person;
$5/under 12; 2 and under free.

Friday, November 5 – Saturday, November 13 Skaneateles Girls Lacrosse team will have a
display in Clift Park of American Flags honoring or in memory of veterans. Flags may be
purchased from any lacrosse player or by calling Mary Gaffney at (315) 685-0229 or email A special tribute will be held at noon on Thursday, November 11th in
Clift Park.

Friday, November 5 – FIRST FRIDAY IN SKANEATELES 6-9 PM unless otherwise noted
• Artful Abundance Opening 5p.m.-8p.m. at Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. Novembers
show will feature a cornucopia of new pieces inspired by the harvest season. Gallery 54 is
a cooperative exhibiting the finest in locally created fine art and craft. Hours: Monday-
Thursday 11a.m.- 5p.m., Friday 11a.m.- 6p.m., Saturday 10a.m. – 5p.m., Sunday
11a.m.- 5p.m. visit (315) 685-5470
• Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. (2 miles north) First in a series of
demonstrations. For each event visitors may stand on the hot shop floor to observe and
ask questions as we make some of the unique pieces of art glass that we are known for.
For this first event we will be making our coveted Bourbon glasses and taking a swipe at
stemless wine glasses. Light refreshments will be served. Questions 315-685-5091 or
• Imagine/Imagine THAT, 38 E. Genesee St, will showcase drawings and paintings by
Mike DiGiorgio. “Mike is a creative wonder among today’s bird artists. He is a consummate
field birder, a keen observed, and a talented artist illustrator equally at home in a variety
of mediums,” says Editor, Bill Thompson, III, Bird Watchers Digest. (315) 685-6263
• MUSIC: Finger Lakes Wind Quintet 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Creekside Books and Coffee, 35
Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379
• Skaneateles Artisans, 11 Fennell St will feature the works of three artists: Landscapes
by Evelyn Dankovich; Painted furniture by Sandra Phillips; Pottery by Michael Greenfield.
View their work & enjoy festive music by LuBosa & refreshements. 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Saturday, November 6 Gallery 54 features a Meet and Greet with artist Maddy Rieks. Maddy
will demonstrate how to make her beaded bookmarks. Hours: Mon-Thurs 11-5, Fri 11-6, Sat
10- 5,Sun 12-5. (315) 685-5470.

Saturday, November 6 Local Children’s Author: Anne Mazer “Spilling Ink, A Young Writer’s
Handbook”. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell Street, 1:00-3:30 PM. Free (315) 685-0379

Saturday, November 6 Workshop Journaling Because Your Life Matters by Mary Gardner at
Stella Maris Retreat Center, 130 E. Genesee St., 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Registration required by
calling (315) 685-6836

Sunday, November 7 Children’s Illustrator: Author Jeff Mack and Skaneateles High School
Graduate. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell Street, 1:00 PM. Free (315) 685-0379

Sunday, November 7 Author: Dan Holdridge “Pentagon Prayer: The Story of a September 11th
Survivor”, Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell Street, 3:00 PM. Free (315) 685-0379

Tuesday, November 9 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. or (315) 253-6669

Wednesday, November 10 TRIVIA NIGHT: TRIVIA NIGHT FOR KID’s (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM) &
ADULT’s (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM): Kid’s Trivia Night will be for kids in grades 6th-10th. Creekside
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. FREE. (315) 685-0379

Thursday, November 11 A special tribute to Veterans, organized by the Skaneateles Girls
Lacrosse team will be held in Clift Park at Noon. Questions contact Mary Gaffney at (315) 685-

Thursday, November 11 Antinori Italian Wine Dinner & Festival at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W.
Genesee St. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM $65.00/person Reservations required by calling (315) 685-3405

Thursday, November 11 Skaneateles Chamber Monthly Meeting at Mirbeau Inn and Spa.
Beginning at 11am a representative from Benefits Specialists, will give a one hour free recap of
changes that affect small business owners related to the 2010 Health Care Legislation. The
Luncheon begins at noon followed by a floral demonstration by Dickman Farms, Fleur-de-lis
Florist and Skaneateles Town Square. Reservations are required call the Chamber (315) 685-
0552. Cost for the luncheon is $20.00/person payable at the door.

Thursday, November 11 Open Mic Night 6:30 – 8:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell
St., FREE (315) 685-0379

Friday, November 12 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Mercury in the Derby. Creekside Books
and Coffee, 35 Fennell St., FREE (315) 685-0379

Saturday, November 13 MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Jane Zell, Creekside Books and Coffee,
35 Fennell St., FREE (315) 685-0379

Friday & Saturday, November 12 & 13 Antinori wine tasting at the Village Bottle Shop
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Free wine & appetizers. (315) 685-5197

Saturday, November 13 Steve White of White & White Antiques & Interiors announced
that he will be conducting an auction of the contents of the Krebs Restaurant, 53 W. Genesee
St. The auction starts at 10 AM with a preview starting at 8 AM. A Charity preview will be held
on November 10 from 3 pm – 7 pm. The cost is $10.00 per person and the proceeds will be
donated to the Skaneateles Historical Society. (315) 685-7733.

Sunday, November 14 A concert featuring Nick Hrynyk and Lourdes Cossich will be offered at
Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St. Auburn Nick Hrynyk, a local Auburn pianist, will offer
various piano selections at this event. Classmate Lourdes Cossich, who hails from Guatemala,
will perform vocal selections. Both are students at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester.
This is a benefit for Willard Memorial Chapel. Tickets are $5 per person at the door.
Refreshments will be served during intermission. (315) 252-0339

Thursday, November 16 (Note date change) Women TIES Syracuse Luncheon “Passion
Opens Up Opportunities” Noon – 2:00 PM at the Craftsman Inn, Fayetteville. $29/person.
Featuring Marcia Filice as guest speaker, publisher of Telos Press, as well as publisher, author, &
food stylist for Food and Fate publishing. For reservations visit

Friday, November 19 Parents Night Out – Need a little extra time for yourself? We can provide
your children ages 3 – 12 with an evening of fun! 6 pm-9 pm Fee: $10 Y-members, $20 General
Public. Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center. (315) 685-2266 or online at

Saturday, November 27 FALL Frenzy – Mother & Son Event. Join the Skaneateles YMCA &
Community Center for a day filled with fun activities! 11:30 am-1 pm Registration deadline: Nov
19 Fee: $20 Y-members, $40 General Public. (315) 685-2266 or online at

Looking for something outdoors to do? Baltimore Woods, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus has
events planned for November. Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday
10am-4pm, closed Sundays. The Center will be closed Thursday, November 25th for the
Thanksgiving holiday. The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to
dusk. Visit for more information. (315) 673-1350.

As another way to say “Thanks!” to our customers, Creekside Books & Coffee is giving away
$250 in our Autumn Raffle! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY! Log on to Once you have successfully completed the survey,
you’ll be automatically registered to win one of the three prizes! Winners will be chosen at
random from among all contestants who complete the survey. Questions call (315) 685-0379
Christmas classes will be offered by Stenuf Music Studios on 11/13, 20, 12/4 & 11. Call
Marlene at (315) 685-8244 or (315) 673-9541 to register

Blue Danube, 33 Jordan St. is now producing some delicious home made soups – all fresh,
nothing from a bag or can! No added creams or salt, just seasonal goodies and fresh herbs. All
are gluten free, vegan or vegetarian. We have a Roasted Butternut & Eggplant, Tomato, Spinach
& Goat Cheese, Ginger, Carrot & Parsnip and Tomato Fennel. Also, for the season and the
upcoming holidays, we are offering an Organic Pumpkin Cheesecake in two sizes individual 3”
and 9”, which serves 10. We are now accepting orders for Thanksgiving. (315) 685-3774
Bijou Salon, 6 Jordan St. is offering Lavendar Spa pedicure for $50.00 of which 10% goes to
Positively Pink packages. 50% off a Green Science Treatment facial with the purchase of all 4
Green Science Products (315) 685-1300 Book your appointment online at
Retail Business for Sale: The Hitching Post Gift Shop located at 7 Jordan St., is for sale.
Sherrie Horrocks, the owner is ready to retire. Call Sherrie at (315) 685-7304
Professional Office space for rent -725 sq ft, utilities included, located in the Skaneateles
Professional Building, 1342 New Seneca Turnpike, Skaneateles. Contact: Casey Bobowski at
Mirbeau Inn and Spa is now serving a 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
Joelle’s French Bistro is now serving Brunch starting at 11:00 AM For reservations and more
information call (315) 685-3063
Save up to $5,000 on your next event at The Lodge at Welch Allyn!!!Hold your event between
November 1, 2010 & April 30, 2011 and we’ll take up to $5,000 off the price of your next event !
Don’t wait…offer is only valid on events that are reserved before January 1, 2011 Call for more
info…315.291.3723 or email:
$3.00 Burgers every Thursday at Johnny Angels Heavenly Burgers. (315) 685-0100. Can’t beat the taste….can’t beat the price! Try one
today. Join Johnny Angels on Facebook!
Every Thursday “Happy Hour at the Bistro” Joelle’s French Bistro, 4423 State St. Rd. (rt 321)
Special Happy Hour menu available. Buy one drink get one free the purchase from the menu. 5
PM – 6:30 PM on the patio or in the lounge. (315) 685-3063 or
Labor Day – Thanksgiving – John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday & Friday 11 AM –
4 PM Call the Skaneateles Library at (315) 685-5135 or visit for more
Thru November – The Skaneateles Historical Society Creamery Museum, located at 28
Hannum St. is open Friday 1 – 4 PM
Thru January 9, 2011 – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.
Annual display Quilts=Art=Quilts Closed Monday. Tuesday-Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. Sunday 1
pm – 5 pm. $6 admission fee for adults. 12 and under free. Group
discounts available. (315) 255-1553
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 for several other outdoor activities happening in February. To register,
call (315) 673-1350
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
Enjoy your day!
Candace Searing
Administrative Specialist
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
(315) 685-0552
P.O. Box 199
22 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152