First Friday Skaneateles

Skaneateles THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS (For more events visit

Monday, August 1 COMMUNITY: Help us Celebrate our 1 year anniversary with a Community
Celebration at the Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center, 97 State St ! Free admission and
open to the public! Refreshments-games –bounce house- fitness classes-water works slide and
open swimming !! DJ- M2 will be providing music and games! All kinds of great raffles and
giveaways- win a free week at camp Y-Owasco, Skating lessons, personal training, Fall Skan-Am
Hockey clinic and more !! (315) 685-0552

Wednesday, August 3 MUSIC: 2011 Tiffany Summer Concert Series at Noon this week
featuring guitarist/vocalist Scott Young. Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn.
The concerts are free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

Wednesday, August 3 PITCH: “A Monthly Roundtable Gathering for Women Entrepreneurs &
Women in Business”. Topic: Stock Market 101 – We will discuss how it really works and how
stocks are picked for mutual funds and your portfolio. Custom Business Services Training Center
360 Grant Avenue Road, Auburn 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm (bring your lunch!) (Networking 12:15 –
12:30, Discussion 12:30 – 1:30) Cost: $10 per person, registration is required (315) 258-8780

Wednesday, August 3 WINE SEMINAR: The Wine Club at Mirbeau presents Pine Ridge Wine
Seminar. $30.00/general public; Free for estate & Wine Club members. 6:00 – 7:00 PM To
register and more info (315) 685-5006 or

Thursday, Friday & Saturday August 4, 5 & 6 MUSICAL PRODUCTION: Skaneateles
Summer Theater presents “The Sound of Music” in the air-conditioned High School Auditorium,
49 E. Elizabeth St. 8/4, 5, & 6 performances at 7:30 PM and 8/6 & 7 at 2:00 PM $12/Adult;
$10/Students & Seniors. For Tickets visit Tickets are also available at the

Thursday, August 4 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.

Thursday, August 4 OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
(315) 685- 0379 Free

Friday, August 5 OPEN HOUSE: Hospice of the Finger Lakes announces the Grand Opening
Celebration! Of the Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop. Willard Chapel – Room #7 17 Nelson St.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at noon; Fashion Show 1:00 PM; Music by Kevin Dorsey 2:00 PM.
Refreshments will be served in the community room. (315) 255-2733

Friday, August 5 FIRST FRIDAY IN SKANEATELES: May – December from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
village merchants feature a variety of Artists from around the area.
• SKANEATELES ARTISANS: Woodcarvings by Steve Fland & Watercolor Paintings by Bob
Ripley 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Opening Friday, August 5. Steve is a world-class carver who
has sculpted everything from hummingbirds to hippos. Bob is an award-winning
watercolorist with a love of all things wild. Skaneateles Artisans will also be celebrating
the opening of their new Gallery Under the Old Stone Mill at 3 Fennell St.. Several exciting
new artists will be joining us in our expanded art space. Refreshments will be served.
(315) 685-8580.
• IMAGINE: Paintings by Tully artist and educator Barry Darling will be at Imagine, the
fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St. The exhibition opens Aug. 5 from 6:00
PM – 9:00 PM as part of the village’s First Friday celebration. Refreshments will be
provided, along with entertainment by the Pond Creek Bogstompers. Hours: 10 AM – 7 PM
Monday & Tuesday, 10 AM – 8 PM. Wednesday – Saturday, and 11 AM – 6 PM Sunday.
(315) 685-6263 or online at
• GALLERY 54: Notes of Color: Paintings by Kathy Schneider and Flameworked Glass
Jewelry by Heather Hennigan opening Friday August 5 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Music by
Christopher Molloy and his Electric Blue Harp. Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments at
Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St Hours: Mon-Wed 10-5, Thurs-Sat
10-6, Sun 11-5. Notes of Color runs through August
• Please join Snake Oil Glassworks on Friday, August 5th from 6-9pm for their next First
Friday event. Come enjoy glasssblowing demonstrations by Phil Austin. Light
refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091.
• JOE’S PASTA GARAGE: Photographer by Wayne Kunkel
• SHERWOOD INN: Marilyn Schick
• RHUBARB: Artist Sandra Phillips
• MID-LAKES NAVIGATION: Paintings by Gary

If your business would like to participate or if you know of a local artist who would like to
participate, contact Susan Dove at (315) 685-0552 or Sarah Panzarella
at (315) 685-6263