Skaneateles New York Chamber events list

THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS in Skaneateles, NY

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Beginning October 28 – November 13

Drop by 1st National Gifts, 2 E. Genesee St. and be

a helpful citizen! Brighton is offering their Jingle Triple Pouch set absolutely free with any single

$100 Brighton purchase ($75 retail value). Limit one per customer, while supplies last. So come

in and do your duty! (315) 685-5454

November 2- December 14

YMCA: Adventures in Art: Ages 7-12 years, Wednesdays 4-


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

Tuesday, November 8

ELECTION DAY: Don’t forget to vote!

Tuesday, November 8

ELECTION DAY: Springside Inn is offering a complimentary glass of

wine with each entrée purchase today. For reservations call (315) 252-8463.

Wednesday, November 9

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Adults Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379

Thursday, November 10

CHAMBER: Monthly meeting at Mirbeau Inn and Spa. Panel of

CPA’s will be present beginning at 11:15 to discuss things small businesses should be aware of

for the upcoming tax year and answer questions; lunch at Noon ($20.00/person); After lunch,

Jane Amico, from Centerstate CEO will offer Skaneateles Chamber members a discount to join

their organization and the benefits for our members. RSVP (315) 685-0552.

Thursday, November 10

OPEN MIC: Open Mic w/ Joanne Perry. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside


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

Thursday, November 10

WINE DINNER: Antinori Italian Wine Dinner & Festival at the

Sherwood Inn

, 26 W. Genesee St. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM $75/person (plus gratuity and tax). For

reservations call (315) 685-3405

Friday, November 11

VETERAN’S DAY: The Skaneateles Girls Lacrosse Team will be

honoring the Veterans again this Veteran’s Day. Flags are now on display in Shotwell and Clift

Parks until Nov. 12. A special ceremony will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM.

Friday, November 11

OPEN MIC: 8:30 PM Open Mic night with Dan & Tom at The Overlook on

Otisco Lake, 2437 Rt. 174, Marietta, NY (315) 636-1044.

Friday, November 11

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM East of Eden. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35

Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379 Free

Friday, November 11

VETERAN’S DAY: There will be a remembrance of those who served our

country at 11:00 AM in Shotwell Park. The public is invited to attend.

Friday & Saturday November 11 & 12

Free Wine & Italian appetizer tasting during a

presentation of Antinori wines from Italy’s premier winery. 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Village Bottle


, 18 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-5197

Friday & Saturday, November 11 & 12

MOVIE: Yoga Women 11/11 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 11/12

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 12

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Sloppy Joes. Creekside Coffeehouse, 35

Fennell St. (315) 685- 0379 Free

Saturday, November 12

FUNDRAISER: “Friends of Hospice” Thrift Shop. 9:00 AM – 2:00

PM, Start your holiday shopping! Seasonal decorations; cards; clothing & accessories; small

scale furniture; home décor and artwork; antiques and collectibles.

Willard Chapel, Room #7,

17 Nelson St., Auburn. (315) 255-2733

Sunday, November 13

MUSIC: 3:00 – 5:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)

685- 0379 Free

Wednesday, November 16

Women’s Event: WomenTIES Syracuse Mini Holiday showcase &

luncheon. “15 Top Sales Tips”. The featured speakers include: Erika Davis, Owner of


Books & Coffee

; Karie Ballway, Brand Consultant with the Cooley Group; Cammi Clark, Editorin-

Chief of Today’s CNY Woman magazine; Sue Dove, Executive Director of the


Chamber of Commerce

and Tracy Higginbotham, President of Women TIES. 11:15 AM – 2:00

PM at the

Inn Between Restaurant, 2290 State Rt 5. $30/person includes display space,

program, lunch, promotion & networking. Register at

Wednesday, November 16

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Adults Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379

Wednesday, November 16

COOKING CLASS: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Ready for the Holidays? Let’s

cook brunch for that crowded house! Cooking class with Chef Steve at

Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851

W. Genesee St. Learn to prepare eggs benedict, quiche, and twice baked French toast…you could

even make Toad in the Hole! Price: $40.00/public; $20.00/spa members; Free/estate & wine

club members. Reservations call (315) 685-5006. visit

Thursday, November 17

OPEN MIC: Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Creekside Coffeehouse

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

Friday, November 18

OPEN MIC: 9:00 PM Open Mic Night with Dan & Tom at Moon Dance

Tavern, 2512 Cherry Valley Turnpike. (315) 673-1135

Friday, November 18

DINNER & WINE: The Beaujolais Nouveau Party at Joelle’s French


, 4423 State St. Rd., This party features five wines and five courses. Fall menu with

French comfort food & Beaujolais wines. $65/person. Space is limited. For reservations call

(315) 685-3063.

Friday & Saturday, November 18 & 19

MOVIE: The Swell Season 11/18 @ 1PM & 8 PM;

11/19 at 8 PM t

Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669.

Advance online $5.00/person $5.00 at the door. “A poignant

commentary on the uneasy commingling of love and fame… Shot in simmering black and white,

the images swaddle the story in retro glamour as wistful as Ms. Irglova’s voice.”

NY Times

Saturday, November 19

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.

(315) 685- 0379 Free

Sunday, November 20

MUSIC: 3:00 – 5:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.

(315) 685- 0379 Free

Tuesday, November 22

HISTORY: 7:30 PM Ruth Hotaling will be the guest speaker at the

Skaneateles Historical Society’s

monthly program. Ruth will talk about Lincoln, his

connections to New York State, and his family. She will include a power point presentation

showing Lincoln’s home in Springfield, IL, and the Washington, D.C. memorial as well as

showing Lincoln memorabilia she has collected. Our meetings are held at

The Museum at The


, 28 Hannum St, and all are welcome to come learn more about Lincoln and to see

our newly expanded museum and gift shop.

Tuesday, November 22

BAH: Dickens Sponsor Kick off at M&T Bank 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

sponsored by Verizon Business Solutions. Catering by Red Rooster Pub and wine by Anyela’s


Thursday, December 1

WINE TASTING: Second in a series of wine tasting. 7:00 PM upstairs in

Library Hall,

Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St Space is limited, reservations required.

(315) 685-5135 or Next wine tasting Thursday, January 19th. 7:00



Sponsorship commitments are now due. If you would like to be listed in the

Post Standard

special insert on Thanksgiving Day and we haven’t heard from you, please call the Chamber

Office ASAP. (315) 685-0552. Thank you for your support of Dickens. New sponsors are


Eagle Newspapers

and the Skaneateles Chamber are teaming up for a special shopping day

in Skaneateles on December 8

th 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, create a coupon

and advertise it in the 7 community Eagle Newspapers on November 30

th. 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

. If you would like to advertise contact Sharon at the Skaneateles Press

Come on out and help decorate the Gazebo with lights & garland. November 18

th at 2:00 PM.

Dickens Sponsor Kick off at

M&T Bank 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Tuesday, November 22 sponsored by

Verizon Business Solutions. Catering by Red Rooster Pub and wine by Anyela’s Vineyards.

Coloring Contest for Kids ages 12 and under sponsored by

KeyBank and the Skaneateles


. Watch for the coloring page in the Skaneateles Journal the week of November 14th or

you can pick a contest form up at the Chamber, 22 Jordan St. Winners will be announced at

Skaneateles Sings, December 2nd at the dedication of the crèche and the lighting of the Gazebo

tree. Meet outside the library at 6:30 pm for the start of this great family night in Skaneateles!

World’s Smallest Parade begins at Noon November 25

th at the old Firehouse on Fennell St, proceeds

east, turns right on Jordan, right on Genesee and ends at the

Sherwood Inn for the Opening of

Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles! World’s Smallest Christmas parade is sponsored by

Skaneateles Town Square.

Egg Nog every Saturday at Dr. Rob’s building, 42 E. Genesee St. Served by the Girl Scouts and

donated by Byrne Dairy.

During the Dickens Festival in Skaneateles the artists at

Skaneateles Artisans Gallery Under

the Stone, 3 Fennell St., lower entrance will be demonstrating how they create their beautiful

one of a kind pieces. Stop in and talk with the artist each weekend during Dickens. (315) 685-

8580. First demo Saturday, November 26 1:00 – 4:00 PM. Linda Bishop-Surbeck will

demonstrate spinning and weaving.


Beginning December 1 through December 28.

Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop

Hill Rd, Marcellus will hold a sale in the Gift Shop. Enjoy a 10% discount on quality merchandise

in the gift shop. Discount is on top of the regular member discount—join today and save 20%!

Rain barrels are excluded from the sale, but are available with orders delivered by December 23.

Hours: M-F 9 AM – 4 PM; Sat 10 AM – 4 PM. Closed Sunday. (315) 673-1350.

Joelle’s French Bistro

is now accepting orders for their Thanksgiving Day, “Take Home

Thanksgiving Dinner”. Price: $29.75/person. Visit for the complete

menu. Please call by Monday November 21

st to place your order. (315) 685-3063.

Fleur-de-lis Florist

has supplied the wreaths that adorn shops and homes in the Village for

over 30 years. It is once again time to place your order for this Holiday season. The wreaths are

32” Frazier Fir come with a red plaid bow and are delivered and hung up by Fleur-de-lis Florist.

Cost: $39.00. Call Sandra at (315) 685-3484 to place your order.

Change in

The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St. Hours Beginning Friday, November 4 The

Creamery will be open, Friday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM through November 18; Nov 25 – Dec 18

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM; Dec 19 – 31 Fridays 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, or

as always, by appointment. (315) 685-1360. Looking for a Holiday gift, visit the new Gift Shop

at the Creamery featuring many historical and Skaneateles themed gifts. Holiday Open House

Sunday, December 4.

“Let’s Talk Turkey”


Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a food drive for the Skaneateles

Ecumenical Food Pantry until November 21st. Orange bins have been placed in the chamber,

local banks, credit union, and the village and town offices. Please consider bringing nonperishable

food, cleaning supplies, or giving a monetary donation. For only $15 the food pantry

can purchase a turkey. Please make checks payable to Ecumenical Food Pantry. Please help us

fill the bins this holiday season!

Support the Middle School PTC in their annual fundraiser Magazine Sale. By making a new

magazine purchase or reordering your current magazine subscription, you will support

education! Purchases can be made online anytime throughout the year, just use the school code

1091256 when placing your online order. For more information, please go to —

> Supporter–> Shop Now–>enter School code 1091256 -or- contact the PTC President,

Cristina Pietropaoli at “” 246-8742.


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 Please make checks to SAVES and mail to 77 Fennell


Join in on a Pursa Palooza by donating your new & gently used purses & bags (totes & wallets

too!) to benefit Tammy Twitchell Crafts Foundation, Inc. (Tammy Twitchell Crafts provides

assistance to families who are affected by Cystic Fibrosis). Donations will be accepted until Nov


th. You can drop your bags off locally to Kathy Palmieri, 12 Goodspeed Place. Questions 685-

3917 or

Enjoy great food and your favorite wine. Bring your favorite bottle of wine to the Oak & Vine at


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




HOLIDAY SALE Nov. 10th – Nov. 27th Thurs. – Sun., 10am – 5pm (except Thanksgiving)

Everything on sale, up to 70 % off! 12 mi S of Skaneateles on W side of lake, Rt 41A, (315)

497-2688, (Shop closes for season Nov. 28th)

Do you need lateral file drawers for storage? The

Skaneateles Historical Society has two sets

they no longer need: one set has two sections 42″ long, 30″ high, and 18″ deep; the other has

two sections 37″ long, 39″ high, and 20″ deep. We’d like to get them out of the office within the

next couple of weeks. We’ll accept the best offer! Please call 685-1360 if you’d like further

details or to arrange a time to check them out.

Springside Inn,

6141 W. Lake Rd. is now accepting reservations for Thanksgiving Day. (315)

252-7247 or

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.

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-



The Chamber is organizing the bell ringers during Dickens. To volunteer to ring bells for the

Salvation Army, please contact the Chamber Office at (315) 685-0552. One hour shifts are

available from noon – 4:00 PM on the following days: November 25, 26, 27 and December 3 &

4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18. Bell Ringers are also needed on Friday December 2 from 6 – 8 PM and

December 24 from Noon – 2 PM.


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 November 18

The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open on Fridays, 1:00

PM – 4:00 PM through November 18; Nov 25 – Dec 18 Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 –

4:00 PM; Dec 19-31 Fridays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM, or as always, by appointment. (315) 685-1360.

Looking for a Holiday gift, visit the new Gift Shop at the Creamery featuring many historical and

Skaneateles themed gifts. Visit the Creamery during their Holiday Open House on Sunday,

December 4.

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 Saturday

9:00 PM Live entertainment at the Cedar House Bowling Lane bar (315) 685-


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