June 2011 Skaneateles Skinny by the Chamber of Commerce

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
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
at www.womenties.com
Wednesdays, June 8 & 15 Two Part Spotlight Seminar. “Reading your Financial Statements”
by Kimberly S. Manrow, E.A. President – Custom Accounting & Business Services. $10.00
Registration required. For more information www.cbscooperative.com
Wednesday, June 8 TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Wednesday, June 8 COOKING CLASS: 6-8pm Get Saucy with Sauces Cooking Class at
Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 852 E. Genesee St. 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-at-mirbeau-presents-3/
Thursday June 9 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
Thursday, June 9 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
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 Under the tent at Mirbeau Inn
& Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. 5:00 PM. RSVP Required, please call (315) 685-0552. $20/person
Friday, June 10 MUSIC: Alex Smith 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Friday, June 10 MUSIC: Join Tom Barnes & Dan Horst for an evening of original music with
cover songs to keep you dancing! Bring your act & seize the opportunity to gain experience
performing to a live audience! State of the art sound and drums provided. The Overlook,
Marietta. 8:30 PM
Friday & Saturday, June 10 & 11 MOVIE: Bill Cunningham 6/10 @ 1 & 8 PM; 6/11 8 PM at
Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669.
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 GRAND RE-OPENING & TASTING: blue Danube has reopened for the
season with many new local and imported artisan products! 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM, we will be
joined by Eleven Lakes Winery for a wine and cheese tasting, as well, welcome cheese makers
from 4 Tin Fish Farm who will be sampling their many varieties of goat cheese. New business
neighbor, Flora Bella, will be featuring fresh aromatic herbs, among their other gorgeous
flowers and plants, which we will infuse in some great oils for dipping and tasting. The Thistle
Dew offers new treasures every week and Joe’s Pasta Garage is always cooking up something
great! There are other surprises planned as well, so come out and make a day of it visiting the
businesses, restaurants and shops of “Upper Jordan”!
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 MUSIC: Dave Ball 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell
St. FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com
Saturday, June 11 The Skaneateles Chamber docks go in at 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 Meals on Wheels Garden Tour Fundraiser at Sycamore Hill Gardens, 2130 Old
Seneca Turnpike 1 – 4 PM. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Children 12 and
under are free. Rain or shine. Driving directions at www.sycamorehillgardens.com. All proceeds
benefit ECHO Meals on Wheels, Inc. 4600 West Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13219. 315-487-
2878 To purchase pre-sale tickets contact Ed Hetnar at 751-8959
Wednesday, June 15 TRIVIA NIGHT: Starts at 7:00 PM Creekside Books, 35 Fennell St.
Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.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 OPEN HOUSE: Finger Lakes Real Estate, 44 E. Genesee St. 5 – 8 PM
Refreshments will be served.
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 info@skaneateles.com
Thursday, June 16 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
(315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free
Friday, June 17 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Tuck n Roll. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.
(315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebook.com FREE
Friday, June 17 MUSIC: Join Tom Barnes & Dan Horst for an evening of original music with
cover songs to keep you dancing! Bring your act & seize the opportunity to gain experience
performing to a live audience! State of the art sound and drums provided. Moon Dance Tavern,
Marcellus. 9:00 PM
Saturday, June 18 MUSIC: Edgy Folk. Creekside Books and Coffee, 35 Fennell St., (315) 685-
0379 Details TBD
Sunday, June 19 FUNDRAISER: Rotary Club Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast. Serving 7:30
AM – 1:00 PM Austin Park Pavilion
Sunday, June 19 CHURCH SERVICE: Lakeside Service in the park located next to St. James
Church, 96 E. Genesee St. 10:30 AM
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-
Friday, June 24 MUSIC: Join Tom Barnes & Dan Horst for an evening of original music with
cover songs to keep you dancing! Bring your act & seize the opportunity to gain experience
performing to a live audience! State of the art sound and drums provided. The Overlook,
Marietta 8:30 PM
Saturday, June 25 – June 27 RETREAT: Fleece Felt Retreat with Robin Blakney-Carlson on
Skaneateles Lake. This retreat is not just for pet lovers…Fleece felting makes the most of raw,
uncarded Longwool fleece to create a highly textured flet that retains the wool’s characteristic
luster and curl. It is very tactile & beginner friendly. Space is limited. Registration $450 all
inclusive of 3 night’s lodging, 3 dinners & w lunches. For more info & to register, e-mail
Saturday, June 25 FUNDRAISER: Spafford one room School House and local Garden tour.
Tickets $10.00/advance. For more information and tickets call (315) 391-8477
Saturday, June 25 ART SHOW: Marcellus-Skaneateles Art Guild Summer Arts & Craft show and
sale. 10 AM – 5 PM. Activities for the kids, art, food, music. Marcellus Park For more info (315)
Sunday, June 26 GRADUATION: Skaneateles High School Graduation. Clift Park. Rain Place:
High School Auditorium. 1:00 PM
Sunday, June 26 PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Borodino Pancake Breakfast, 2500 Nunnery Rd. 8 AM
– 1 PM. 5 & under free; 6 – 12 years $4.00; Adults $6.00; Seniours $5.00.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, June 27, 28 & 29 SAFETY COURSE: NYS Boater’s Safety Class
6:00 – 9:00 PM High School Cafeteria. Registration starts June 1. For more info call (315) 3078
Tuesday, June 28 Dick Sherwood
Wednesday, June 29 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 angela@auburnpublictheater.org
Glen Haven Restaurant is now open. Serving Dinner on Fridays; Lunch & Dinners
Saturday & Sunday. Beginning June 28th Open Tuesday – Sunday. Tuesday – Friday,
dinner only. Saturday & Sunday serving lunch & dinner. Closed Mondays.
Stroke is the #3 cause of death in US and 80% of All Strokes CAN be Prevented. Life Line
Screening will be providing their affordable, non-invasive, painless health screenings for the
Community on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at St Mary’s of the Lake. Screenings will be offered
that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries, which is a leading cause of
stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms, which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the
arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease; and atrial fibrillation or irregular
heart beat, which is closely tied to stroke risk. Register for the Stroke, Vascular Disease and
Heart Rhythm Package for $139. All four ultrasound screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.
Your Health is in Your Hands, so call 1-888-653-6441 to pre-register. 8 – 10% of all screening
results in ABNORMAL to CRITICAL Findings. The Screenings are Effective and are Saving Lives!!
“The Inn at the Finger Lakes was recommended as a destination of choice for a wine vacation in
the Finger Lakes. The 2011 June Issue of Better Homes and Gardens featured the Inn’s “Mighty
Fine Wine” package for their lodging, breakfast, nightly wine tastings and self-guides wine
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
and Saturday.
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
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
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.
Picture framing highlights $30.00 and $10.00 off AVEDA peppermint pedicure at 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
cbravos@visitsyracuse.org 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 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.
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!
Candace Searing
Administrative Specialist
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
(315) 685-0552
P.O. Box 199
22 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152