Skaneateles Skinny Chamber of Commerce Events for October 2011

THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS (For more events visit
Wednesday, October 26 CHAMBER: Business After Hours at “The Trolley Building” the
location of Robert Eggleston Architect, 1391 E. Genesee St. 5 PM – 7PM. Please RSVP to the
Chamber at 685-0552. Door prizes welcome.
Wednesday, October 26 TRIVIA NIGHT:7:00 PM Adults Creekside Books & Coffee, 35
Fennell St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379
Thursday, October 27 OPEN MIC: Open Mic w/ Joanne Perry. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or Free
Thursday, October 27 3rd Annual Oktoberfest German Dinner at Stella Maris, 130 E.
Genesee St. Each year guests are invited to our home to enjoy an expertly prepared German
meal by our fabulous Chef Brian Renk. The Sisters and Staff all look forward to seeing you this
year, so be sure to call early to secure your reservation! (315) 685-6836 Offering $25 per
person; buffet served at 6:00 pm.
Thursday, October 27 BOOK RELEASE & SIGNING: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Come and celebrate
the release and signing of a new book “Voyage of Purpose” by Skaneateles residents & Chamber
members David Bennett & Cindy Griffith-Bennett! Creekside Bookstore, 35 Fennell St.
Friday, October 28 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Harpist Lacey Lee. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35
Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379 Free
Friday, October 28 SPEAKER: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM AAUW Skaneateles Branch presents Dr.
Julie Shimer, CEO, Welch Allyn, Inc. speaking on “Women in Stem – A Personal Perspective” at
Skaneateles Country Club. Continental Breakfast 8:15 AM; Talk 8:30 AM; Open to the public
$7.50. Questions and reservations call Ros Schwartz at 685-3394 or email
Friday, October 28 DINNER: Five course Fall tasting at Joelle’s French Bistro, 4423 State
St. Rd. For more information and reservations call (315) 685-3063.
Friday, October 28 & Saturday October 29 GRAND OPENING: Join Elbridge Wine & Spirits
from 5 PM – 7 PM 10/28 and 11 AM – 2 PM 10/29. Free Tastings of Wine and spirits. See the
improved selection of local, national & imported wines as well as your favorite spirits. Come
help the Chamber welcome committee with the ribbon cutting at 4 PM on Friday.
Friday & Saturday, November 4 & 5 MOVIE: Young Frankenstein 11/4 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 11/5
at 8 PM t Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance
online $5.00/person $6.00 at the door.
Saturday, October 29 TASTING/HOLIDAY: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM The OhGoodyGoody!
Spooktacular Wine & Cookie tasting at The Savvy Wine Cellar, 5316 W. Genesee St., Camillus.
No Charge, No reservations, No tricks, Just wine & treats!
Saturday, October 29 ENTERTAINMENT: 2:00 – 4:00 PM Harpist Lacey Lee will be playing at
The Irish Store, 5 Jordan St. In addition, the store will offer 10% off everything between the
hours of 2 & 4 PM. (315) 685-6230
Saturday, October 29 FUNDRAISER: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 8th annual Ziti Dinner at the
Knights of Columbus. Proceeds to benefit Hospice of the Finger Lakes. $10/Adult;
$5/Children under 12. Tickets limited to 300 and available at Hospice of the Finger Lakes,
Knights of Columbus, Paul’s Barber Shop, Sam’s Shoe Service & Tesoro’s Apparel.
Saturday, October 29 HALLOWEEN PARTY: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM Costume party at Mirbeau
Inn & Spa, 581 W. Genesee St. $95.00/person. (315) 685-5006
Saturday, October 29 EVENT: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM The Skaneateles YMCA will be hosting a
Community Fright n’ Skate! Join the Skaneateles YMCA and DJ M2 for music, skating under the
club lights and door prizes. This is a FREE event open to the Community! Children must be
accompanied by a supervising adult. Skate and Helmets rentals are also provided free of
charge! (315) 685-2266
Saturday, October 29 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Finger Lakes Wind Quintet. Creekside
Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379 Free
Saturday, October 29 FUNDRAISER: Endurance Monster is hosting the 1st Annual “Monster
Mash” running event. 4 mile running race for adults and runs for kids of all ages with distances
of .25, .50, .75 and 1 mile. Racers are encouraged to wear their Halloween Costumes! This is a
not for profit race with 100% of the proceeds being donated, in memory of Cameron Leigh
Kenan, to the creation of The Playground at Austin Park. $20.00 advance registration; Kids 13
and under Free.
November 2- December 14 YMCA: Adventures in Art: Ages 7-12 years Wednesdays 4-5:30pm
Skaneateles YMCA Taught by a NYS Certified art teacher. This fun filled class is designed to
stimulates the imagination while exploring a variety of media. Self expression and creativity is
encouraged. Materials are included. Y members: $140 General Public: $ 175.00
Saturdays November 5- December 17 YMCA: Ballet for Children: Ages 5-8 11:15am-
12:15pm 9yrs and up 12:15pm-1:15pm Skaneateles YMCA, Ginny crimmins will instruct
children in correct ballet technique. A combination of demonstration, explanation and instruction
will introduce students to life with dance. Y Member: $70; General Public: $90
Wednesday, November 2 TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Adults Creekside Books & Coffee, 35
Fennell St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, November 3, 4 & 5 SCHOOL PLAY: Skaneateles High
School Drama presents Noises off! 11/3 & 11/4 show at 7:30 PM; 11/5 at 2 PM & 7:30 PM
Tickets: Adults $10.00 Students & Sr. Citizens $8.00 Reserve your tickets at (Tickets also available at the door for each performance).
Thursday, November 3 OPEN MIC: Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or Free
Thursday, November 3 WINE TASTING: First in a series of wine tastings. 7:00 PM Upstairs in
Library Hall, Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. Featuring Eric Baist, the Regional
Manager of Hope Family wines who will present Liberty School, Candor and Treanna wines.
Space is limited, reservations required. (315) 685-5135 or Cost: 4
tastings $25; single tasting $8 Next wine tasting Thursday, December 1. 7 PM
Friday, November 4 CHAMBER: Please join us in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to welcome the
following new businesses Fennell Market, 19 Fennell St., Elan Interiors, 37 Fennell St., Hobby
House Toys, 7 Jordan St. and The Irish Store, 5 Jordan St. Watch for more details.
Friday, November 4 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)
685- 0379 Free
Friday, November 4 MUSIC: 8:00 PM John Lennon Imagined: Beatles & Solo Years. Award
Winning 7-Piece Ensemble Pays compelling Tribute to Music Icon at Auburn Public Theater.
Tickets: $23 (10% discount APT members) (315) 253-6669
November 4 – November 11 The Skaneateles Girls Lacrosse Assoc. will be honoring the
Veterans again this Veteran’s Day with a flag memorial at Shotwell and Clift Parks. Flags will be
displayed Nov. 4 – 12 with a special ceremony on Nov. 11 at 11 AM. To purchase a flag, contact
Mary Gaffney at 685-0229 or Caroyln Tierney at 685-1205. $40.00 each.
Friday, November 4 First Friday Art Night in Skaneateles! Local Art Galleries extend their
hours for the First Friday of each month May – December. Galleries open 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
Featuring artist openings, demonstrations, entertainment & light refreshments.
• The Skaneateles Artisans Gallery under the Stone, 3 Fennell St. will feature e-
Scapes, landscapes paintings by Evelyn Dankovich. The month long exhibit highlights her
visual exploration of the view beyond the city, which some might consider escapes from
the concrete and steel and neon man-made environment to a place of stillness, light and
natural beauty. A special wine tasting by Elbridge Wine & Spirits will feature NYS wines.
(315) 685-8580.
• Photographs by John Bishop, of Tully, will be featured throughout the month of November
at Imagine, the fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St. The exhibition opens
Nov. 4 as part of the village’s First Friday celebration. Refreshments will be provided,
along with entertainment by the Usual Suspects, an old-time string band. (315) 685-
• Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. will step away from our usual glassblowing
demonstrations in the studio for November’s First Friday event. This time, it will be our
pleasure to be showing the work of Richard Williams, Illustrator and Painter, and his
painting students, who have been laboring away at their easels in our cold shop since last
July. Please join us in welcoming Barbara Delmonico, Robert Harris, Jurgen Karker,
Christy Lemp, Marilyn Masters, Pam Monaco, Cole Pajak, Carol Stokes-Cawley, and Mary
Torrisi. Stop by anytime from 6:00 – 9:00 pm to see their artwork, ask questions, and
enjoy some light refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091 and
Friday & Saturday, November 4 & 5 MOVIE: Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow 11/4 @ 1PM
& 8 PM; 11/5 at 8 PM t Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669.
Advance online $5.00/person $6.00 at the door.
Saturday, November 5 MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.
(315) 685- 0379 Free
SAVES kicks off its annual fund campaign, “Coming to The Rescue”. SAVES, founded in 1967, is
an independent, nonprofit organization not directly affiliated with the Town or Village of
Skaneateles. SAVES is staffed by over 40 trained professionals and volunteers, 12 Paramedics,
and a dedicated base of volunteer attendants and drivers. Less than 20% of residents actually
contribute to, “Coming to The Rescue.” SAVES is appealing to the entire community to join the
campaign. Visit
Fennell Market is now open at 19 Fennell St. Hours: Tues – Sat 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM (315) 291-
Eagle Newspapers and the Skaneateles Chamber are teaming up for a special shopping day
in Skaneateles on December 8th from 10 AM – 8 PM (this replaces Ladies & Gents Night). As a
merchant or restaurant we are asking you to come up with some sort of special, created a
coupon and advertise it in the 7 community Eagle Newspapers on November 30th. The Chamber
will promote the shopping day so please let us know what you will be doing. Raffle baskets and
drink tickets will be provided. If you would like to donate contact Sue at
Hobby House Toys is now open at 7 Jordan Street. Stop by and say Hello to owners Sue &
John O’Neil our newest members (315) 291-7012.
Stop in at Yankee Clipper Hair Salon and Barber Shop, 14 Fennell St. for a pink hair
extention from now through October 30th. $10.00 donation is required and 100% of the proceeds
will go to the Susan G. Komen Cancer Research to help fight breast cancer awareness. Yankee
Clipper accepts walk-ins and is the only location locally with tanning services. Hours: 8:00 AM –
7:00 PM; Monday – Thursday; Friday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM; Saturday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. (315)
Bijou Hair Salon, 6 Jordan St is participating in the pink hair for hope fundraiser during the
month of October. Donate $10 and get a pink hair extension to wear for hope. 100% of the
proceeds are donated and we have 200 hot pink extensions, which could equal $2000! (315)
Hairtique Salon & Day Spa, 20 E. Genesee St was featured in the September/October 2011
edition of the newest Syracuse Magazine, Syracuse Women. The four page spread highlights
four Syracuse women and the professional hair and makeup makeovers designed by Hairtique
owner Donna Stockweather and her staff! Copies are available locally or can be read online at Pages 25-28. You won’t believe the results! Donna is
running a special on a combination Hair & makeup makeover. Make an appointment for a
complimentary consultation and receive 10% off your hair & makeup makeover. Expires
October 31, 2011 Call (315) 685-7303 for your appointment.
Enjoy great food and your favorite wine. Bring your favorite bottle of wine to the Oak & Vine at
the Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd, Auburn and the Corkage fee will be waived. Mondays
only! (315) 252-8463 or for reservations. Serving: M – F 4:30 – 10 PM;
Sat Noon – 10 PM; Sun. 1 PM – 8 PM.
Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108
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. Check the website
for scheduled events throughout the fall or call (315) 673-1350
Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd. is now accepting reservations for Thanksgiving Day. (315)
252-7247 or
Stop in and say “BOO” Holiday offers from First National Gifts, 2 E. Genesee St. 40% off select
Halloween party pieces.
Mixed Use (Retail, Office, Residential Condos) property available. Available Sq Ft – Office or
Retail Space #1- 880 Sq Ft; Rental Rate: $20.50 / Sq Ft per Year NNN located at The Old
Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St. This strategically located, Class A office building in a fundamentally
strong office market. Tenants include Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Nixon Peabody LLP and The
Skaneateles Artisans. For further information on this property please contact J. Nicholas Slottje
at (617) 939-6609.
$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!
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-
Literacy Volunteers of Cayuga County is looking for volunteers. Tutor Training workshops will be
held starting October 24, at their offices at the Willard Memorial Chapel in Auburn. Tutor
workshops consist of six sessions over a three-week period. Please call (315) 253-5241 for more
information or to register.
Labor Day – Memorial Day John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday and Friday 10:00
AM – 3:00 PM. Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at
Thru October – The Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery, located at
28 Hannum St. is open Friday and Saturday 1 – 4 PM or by appointment. Call (315) 685-1360
Thru October 28 – The Weeks Art Gallery at Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill
Rd., Marcellus is pleased to present Natural Selections, an exhibit of watercolor paintings by Bob
Ripley. This collection of work in transparent watercolor is open to the public during business
hours: Monday through Friday 9am-4pm, and Saturday 10am-4pm. There is no admission
charge, and parking is free. 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
Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – Daily mass at 9:00 AM with Father McGrath at
Stella Maris, 130 E. Genesee St. (315) 685-6836
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 Wednesday & Thursday Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, located in Willard Chapel,17
Nelson St., room #7. Wednesdays – Open Noon – 4 PM; Thursdays – Open 10 AM – 2 PM. The
shop also accepts donations during these hours. Acceptable donations include: small items of
furniture, gently used, seasonal women’s, men’s and children’s brand name clothing, home
décor, antiques and collectibles. For more information about the Hospice Thrift Shop or any
questions about the work of Hospice, please call the Hospice office at (315) 255-2733.
Every Sunday 4 – 7 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-
Have a great day!
Candace Searing
Administrative Specialist
Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
(315) 685-0552
P.O. Box 199
22 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152