THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS in Skaneateles New York

THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS in Skaneateles New York

Tuesday, April 26,2011

HISTORY: The Skaneateles Historical Society will host a presentation by

Bill Pavlus and Town Supervisor Teri Roney & members of the Town of Skaneateles Conservation

Committee that will describe one of the conservation areas owned by the Town. 7:30 PM at the

Museum at the Creamery, 28 Hannum St. (315) 685-1360.

Wednesday, April 27

FITNESS: Informational session 7:00 PM at the Skaneateles YMCA &

Community Center

, 97 State St. for Engineered Triathletes pre-season Bike & Run

(Duathlon) Training Program. Participants will engage in a program that improves running and

cycling conditioning & technique. This six (6) week program will begin May 2nd. Women

sessions are scheduled on Tuesday & Thursday 6-7:15 am or Monday & Wednesday from 9:30-

10:45 am. Men’s sessions are scheduled on Monday & Wednesday from 5:45-7am. Program

fees are $120. Sessions include free bike & run video analysis as well as a customize bike/run

training template. Contact Eric Prager at (315) 727-2070 or

Wednesday, April 27

FITNESS: Gazella Performance & Wellness Studio, 3986 Jordan Rd –

Women’s Triathlon Training Program – Information Session. For more information, visit

Wednesday, April 27

FITNESS: The Auburn YMCA in association with Auburn Memorial


(AMH) will be presenting three clinics designed to address your concerns for foot

health and implications with your cardiovascular health. Get motivated to run and better your

training to move to the next step. Free! Foot Clinic-An Owner’s Manual for the Runner. Dr,

Richard Earlie a podiatrist with the Auburn Orthopedic Specialist at AMH will be the moderator.

He is board certified in podiatric medicine and surgery, a certified running coach and has

completed over 30 marathons. 6:00 PM. Call (315) 253-5304 to register.

Wednesday, April 17

AUTHOR EVENT: Award Winning Author, Skaneateles Graduate, &

Cayuga Community College alumna Kim Edwards will speak on her latest book To The Lake of

Dreams: One Writers Journey. 7:00 PM at Cayuga Community College, Auburn Campus,

Franklin St. Free

Wednesday, April 27

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

Skaneateles Area

Chamber of Commerce

Weekly Update

“Skaneateles Skinny”

April 26, 2011

Wednesday & Thursday, April 27 & 28

FUNDRAISER: Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop is

open. Wed. 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM; Thurs. 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM; Willard Chapel, 17 Nelson St.,

Room #7 Donations accepted. Please call (315) 255-2733 for more information.

Thursday, April 28

– AUTHOR EVENT: 7:00 PM. *SPECIAL EVENT* Award Winning CNY Poets

Gather for National Poetry Month.

Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennel Street, Free. (315)


Friday, April 29

MUSIC: Michael Fedorchuck & an evening of John Lennon Music. 7:30 – 9:30


. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379.

Friday & Saturday, April 29 & 30

MOVIE: I AM at Auburn Public Theater, 108 E. Genesee

St. $4.00 admission Shows: Friday at 1 PM & 8 PM; Saturday 8 PM. (315) 255-1553.

Friday & Saturday, April 29 & 30

MOVIE: Rabbit Hole at Auburn Public Theater, 108 E.

Genesee St. $4.00 admission Shows Friday at 1 PM & 8 PM; Saturday 8 PM. (315) 255-1553.

Saturday, April 30

MUSIC: Edgy Folk 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell

St., Free

(315) 685-0379.

Saturday & Sunday May 1, 7, 8, 14, 15

Weekend Wildflower Walks 2 – 3 PM Baltimore

Woods Nature Center’s

premier woodland wildflower garden is a local treasure. Join caretaker

Audrey Loewer for a pleasant walk through one of the wonders of spring. Each week new species

will bloom, and Audrey will reveal their past and present medicinal and culinary uses. The

garden is handicap accessible; please call ahead if you need assistance. Donations appreciated.

(315) 673-1350

Monday, May 2

FITNESS: Engineered Triathletes pre-season Bike & Run (Duathlon) Training

Program begins. Participants will engage in a program that improves running & cycling

conditioning & technique. This six (6) week program will begin May 2, 2011. Women sessions

are scheduled on Tuesday & Thursday 6-7:15 am or Monday & Wednesday from 9:30-10:45 am.

Men’s sessions are scheduled on Monday & Wednesday from 5:45-7 am. Program fees are

$120. Sessions include free bike & run video analysis as well as a customize bike/run training

template. Contact Eric Prager at (315) 727-2070 or

Informational session: 7:00 PM

Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center, 97 State St.

Wednesday, April 27.

Monday, May 2 – June 30

ART DISPLAY: 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.

Wednesday, May 4

FUNDRAISER: Skaneateles Symphony Guild Spring luncheon, fashion

show & silent auction to benefit music in our schools. Skaneateles Country Club. 11:00 AM For

ticket information call Tracey Blackwell at (315) 685-0605.

Wednesday, May 4

TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7:00 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell

St., Admission $1 per person

(315) 685-0379.

Wednesday, May 4

PITCH: Monthly roundtable gatherings for women entrepreneurs and

women in business 1

st Anniversary Celebration! 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Training Center of

Custom Business Services

, 360 Grant Avenue, Auburn $10.00 per person, registration is

required Lunch will be served. Networking and PITCH – We’ll discuss new ideas and new

strategies for growth! Please call (315) 258-8780

Thursday, May 5

MUSIC: Open Mic Night. 6:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35

Fennell St., Free

(315) 685-0379.

Friday, May 6

MUSIC: Sarah Horner 7:30 – 9:30 PM. $10.00 per person Creekside


. 35 Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379.

Friday, May 6

FIRST FRIDAY: 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 exhibition opens May 6 from 6 to 9 pm, as part of the village’s First Friday

celebration. Refreshments will be provided, along with entertainment by the Pond Creek

Bogstompers. 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


Friday, May 6

FIRST FRIDAY: Please join Snake Oil Glassworks for their May First Friday

event. To celebrate the changing weather we will be making small vases and flowers; all glass

no watering involved! The studio will remain open from 6-9 pm so that you may find come and

watch these being made. Light refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091. Regular store hours: Thursday & Friday 12 – 6 pm, Saturday 10-5

pm, and Sunday 11-4 pm.

Friday, May 6

FIRST FRIDAY: Light and Fire: Stained Glass by Liz and Rich Micho and Pottery

by Sallie Thompson, Opening.5 pm- 8 pm at

Gallery 54. The show features new pieces that

explore the use of light and fire in the creation of fine craft for the table, wall, and garden. Meet

the artists, enter drawing for gift certificate, and enjoy refreshments. Gallery 54 is located at 54

E. Genesee St. and specializes in fine art and fine craft created by local artists. Hours are 11-5

Sunday – Friday and 10-5 (315) 685-5470

Friday, May 6

FIRST FRIDAY: “Think Spring-Think Art” Skaneateles Artisans celebrate First

Friday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, in its new location in the Old Stone Mill at 3 Fennell St. Meet the

member artists and enjoy light refreshments. For more information call (315) 685-8580 or visit

Friday, May 6

MUSIC: A Concert with Acoustic Guitarists Mark Mazengarb & Loren Barrigar at

Auburn Public Theater

, 8 Exchange Street @ Genesee Auburn 8:00 PM. Doors open at 7:00

PM for cash wine/beer bar (with proper I.D.) COST: $12 advance; $15door Tickets: (315) 253-

6669 Box Office or CONTACT INFORMATION: Angela Daddabbo –

Artistic Producing Director (315) 253-6669;

Friday, May 6

MUSIC: Tom Barnes on guitar. Overlook Lakeside Restaurant & Tavern, 237

State Route 174, Marietta. 9 PM – 1 AM

Friday & Saturday, May 6 & 7

MOVIE: Rabbit Hole at Auburn Public Theater, 108 E.

Genesee St. $4.00 admission Shows: Friday at 1 PM & 8 PM; Saturday 8 PM. (315) 255-1553.

Saturday, May 7

OPEN HOUSE: On the Farm Discovery Center 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Producers

of the “On the Farm Discovery” educational video series. Visit Fun for families with

children of all ages. Open to the public today!

Saturday, May 7

MUSIC: Loren Barrigar & Mark Mazengarb 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Creekside


. 35 Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379.

Saturday, May 7

MUSIC: Auburn Public Theater wraps up its NYSCA Music Series with Peter

Mack’s Really Real Jazz. 8:00 PM $15.00/person. Café opens at 7 PM wine/beer bar & pianist

Loren Miller. Visit for tickets. (315) 255-1553.

Saturday, May 7

Grand Opening of the new Home department at Skaneateles Town Square

Susie Birchenough has been hired as buyer for our new HOME department featuring home

furnishings, rugs, wedding and baby gifts, table top. Come “Celebrate Spring” Garden Center

re-opening. Many demonstrations and seminars planned, food, wine tasting, door prizes and

CRAZY ONE DAY DEALS!! (315) 685-5748.

Sunday, May 8

FUNDRAISER: Mother’s Day Garden Tour and Art Exhibit and Sale at

Sycamore Hill Gardens

, 2130 Old Seneca Trnpk 11 AM – 4 PM Enjoy over 30 acres of

landscaped gardens and ponds with over 500,000 flowering bulbs, 700 flowering trees and

shrubs. Browse the art exhibit. Hanging baskets will be available for purchase. All proceeds


Baltimore Woods Nature Center. Tickets for the garden tour are $5 through May 1st;

$10 after May 1st and at gate. Visit for complete information and

ticket sale locations. (315) 673-1350

Wednesday, May 11

SPOTLIGHT SEMINAR: A presentation by Laura Coburn of Coburn


: “Preparing Your Marketing Tool Kit” will be held at Custom Business Services Training

Center, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM $10.00/ person. Please call (315) 258-8780 for reservations and

more information.

Thursday, May 12

WOMEN’S EVENT: Women in Business: Movement to Millions trade show &

Luncheon 11 AM – 2 PM at the

Lodge at Welch Allyn. Advance registration only: visit

Sponsored by Verizon. Organized by Skaneateles Chamber & Women


! Questions call (315) 685-0552 or (315) 471-1987 or email or

Friday & Saturday, May 13 & 14

MOVIE: The First Movie at Auburn Public Theater, 108 E.

Genesee St. $4.00 admission Shows Friday at 1 PM & 8 PM; Saturday 8 PM. (315) 255-1553.

Saturday, May 14

FUNDRAISER: April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month. Lucky Dogs

Canine Services

has organized a Pet First Aid course to be taught at SAVES, 77 Fennell St.

8:30 am – 12:30 pm. The course will be taught by Brian Murphy, a certified instructor with the

Cayuga County chapter of the American Red Cross. At the end of the 4-hour course,

participants will be certified in Pet First Aid, and will take home either a dog- or cat-specific first

aid manual & DVD. The cost is $45 per person. Space is limited to 15 persons. To register for

this course, contact Amy Schiek of Lucky Dogs Canine Services at 663-5579 or

. Lucky Dogs Canine Services is a locally owned pet care business,

specializing in in-home dog sitting, daily dog walking, and pet transportation to the vet &


Sunday, May 15

MUSIC: Tom Barnes on guitar. Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. 4 PM – 7


Sunday, May 15

FESTIVAL: 15TH Annual Pet Festival and Dog Walk. 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at

Austin Park Pavilion, 1 E. Austin St. Go to for all the latest Pet Fest

information & to download your Walker Pledge sheets.

Wednesday, May 18

WOMEN’S EVENT: Moms & Kids Childcare Cooperative Fundraiser. Ladies

Night Out. Entertainment by the Mere Mortals @ Mandana Barn. 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Appetizers,

Drinks & Raffles. $30.00 advance sale tickets. For tickets and more information call (315) 673-


Thursday, May 19

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS (BAH): Come out and celebrate spring at the

Skaneateles Library

, 49 E. Genesee St This month’s BAH hosted by the Library, Barrow Art


& AXA Advisors! 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. RSVP Skaneateles Chamber (315) 685-0552.

Thursday May 19

FARMER’S MARKET: Opening Day of the 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.

Saturday & Sunday May 21 & 22

OPEN HOUSE: Snake Oil Glassworks 4251 Jordan Rd. 11

AM – 5 PM. Glassblowing demonstrations and light refreshments. Great gift ideas for birthdays,

weddings, graduations and more. (315) 685-5091 or

Monday, May 23

FUNDRAISER: Skaneateles Chamber/Lions Club annual Golf and Casino

Extravaganza Show at Skaneateles Country Club. Captain & Crew 18 holes, Shotgun start at

11:30 AM. Casino Night & Dinner Cocktails (cash bar) & appetizers begin at 4:30 PM; Casino

tables open at 5:30 -8:30 PM and Dinner stations available 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Entertainment 5:30

– 9:00 PM. Live Auction & Tournament prizes 7:00 PM. For Sponsorship or registration

information please call Dr. John Maurillo (315) 685-2020, Randy Stockweather (315) 685-3908

or Skaneateles Chamber (315) 685-0552.

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

Saturday, May 28

ART DISPLAY: 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.

Sunday, May 29

FITNESS/FUNDRAISER: 5th Annual Race4Hope “The Shaffer Ride” 24 mile

road race. This race began inspired by Dick Shaffer, a Borodino resident & triathlete, 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


Friday, May 29

MUSIC:Tom Barnes on guitar. Moon Dance Lakeside Restaurant & Tavern,

2437 State Route 174, Marietta.

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 to register.



Flora Bella Gardens & Florist shop at 29 Jordan St. (rear) for a soft opening on Friday,

April 29 @ 11:00 am. Hours now thur Mid – May: Wednesday – Friday 11 AM – 6 PM; Sunday

11 AM – 5 PM With the exception of FIRST FRIDAY: Open until 8:00 PM

Sherwood Inn

, 38 E. Genesee St. announces Spring Specials: Hotel promotions are now

available at Hobbit Hollow (discount rate, $50 Sherwood gift certificate & gourmet breakfast),

Village Inn & the Packwood House (discount rate, $50.00 Sherwood gift certificate & continental

breakfast @ the Sherwood). For reservations (315) 685-3405 or visit

May specials at

Hairtique Salon & Day Spa, 20 E. Genesee St. $50.00 Off Hair Extensions

(free consultations)! ½ off an Aveda Enbrightenment ™ Facial with any service (minimum

$25.00 service) in April, HOT TREND – Hair Tinsel $2.00 per strand. Open Tuesday – Saturday,

Specials expire May 1, 2011.

Now open for the season

Freitag’s Greenhouse and Farm Market stop by 4340 State St. Rd.

(Rt.321) just minutes from the Village for all of your Mother’s Day plants and hanging baskets!

(315) 685-5372.

Now at

Joelle’s French Bistro beginning April 14th they will be 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. Three Course Easter Brunch will be served

10:30 AM – 3:30 PM Price $23.75. For reservations call (315) 685-3063 online

Grammies Pantry

Tea Room is now open serving her 7 course tea! For reservations (315)

636-8111 visit

New York Heritage Weekend is May 14 – 15, 2011 and we would like to “spread the word” about

your event. Of course, we encourage everyone in Onondaga County to add their event directly

to our website (, but there is also another website that may be helpful

for your group as well. Simply go to, click on

EVENTS CALENDAR, then SUBMIT YOUR EVENT & follow the instructions.

Looking for something outdoors to do?

Baltimore Woods, 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 for more information. (315) 673-1350.


Two for Tuesday! Any Two Salads, Ten Bucks, Every Tuesday at

Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan


! (315) 685-0100.

$3.00 Burgers every Thursday at

Johnny Angels Heavenly Burgers, 22 Jordan St.

(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 for rent

in the Sherwood House, 32 E. Genesee St., over looking

Skaneateles Lake. Utilities included. Contact: William Wittlin, MD Phd at (315) 685-0280

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

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.

THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO BE PART OF the USBC Women’s Championship. The 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 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 April

Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn Hours: Thursday and Friday

from 10 AM – 4 PM and other times by appointment. (315) 252-0379.

Thru April

– The Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery, located at 28

Hannum St. is open Fridays 1 – 4 PM or by appointment. Call (315) 685-1360

Thru May

– John D. Barrow Art Gallery located in the Skaneateles Library at 49 E. Genesee

is open Thursday – Saturday 11 AM – 4 PM on Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135.

Visit the Gallery online at

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. 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


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 Friday and Saturday through April

Baltimore Woods Nature Center is partnering

with Cornell Lab of Ornithology to collect important data about birds. Become a citizen scientist

by spending a few moments recording which birds are visiting the Baltimore Wood feeders and

contribute to bird conservation efforts. 10 AM – 3 PM. Call ahead to confirm availability;

occasionally events may limit access. Donations appreciated. (315) 673-1350

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 (315) 729-3030 or (315) 729-8645.