Skaneateles Chamber THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS




(For more events visit


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


HYDROFRACKING: 7:00 PM “Hydrofracking: the Good, the Bad and


the Very Ugly” Skaneateles First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St., The public is invited


and encouraged to attend this informational session.


Wednesday, November 16


ADULT TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM 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 &




, 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


Wednesday, November 16


MUSIC: Tonight and every Wednesday entertainment at The


Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd. From 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM listen to Honky Tonk Hindooz. For


dinner reservations call (315) 252-VINE (8463) or from your computer or smart phone


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


Friday, November 18


MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Popular local ensemble, Joanne Perry & the


Unstoppables to perform at Creekside Café, 35 Fennell St. The Unstoppables repertoire includes


eclectic acoustic covers of pop, folk, jazz & rock songs as well as original tunes by Perry, Ramsay


& Roe. No cover charge. (315) 685-0379


Saturday, November 19


MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 Edgy Folk will perform in the Creekside Café, 35


Fennell St. Edgy Folk transformed the former duo Peterson and Dennihy into a band with


creative edge and energy. They capture a unique sound from their original music based on


polished songwriting, to the creative cover songs they perform with heart and groove. Jon


Peterson and Donna Dennihy combine acoustic based sound with inspiring harmony. Join us for


a relaxing evening of music you won’t forget. (315) 685- 0379 Free


Saturday, November 19


MUSIC: 1:00 PM Join Creekside, 35 Fennell St., for a fun and


interactive music event for children and families. Mr. Songflower will host a full hour of


interactive music for children. We’ll have songs, dancing, and prizes. The program helps to


instill a love of music in kids of all ages. This is one event you won’t want to miss. The event is


free and open to the public. (315) 685-0379.


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. (315) 685-1360


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, wine by Anyela’s


Vineyards, scones by Grammies Pantry.


Wednesday, November 23


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


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


Thursday, November 24




Thursday, November 24


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




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


Wednesday, November 23


Tonight and every Wednesday entertainment at The Springside


Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd. From 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM listen to Sarah Horner & Greg Carroll. For


dinner reservations call (315) 252-VINE (8463) or from your computer or smart phone


Wednesday, November 23


MUSIC: 8:00 PM A night of music from


singer/songwriter/guitarists Dusty, Loren and friends! Auburn Public Theater 8 Exchange Street


at Genesee Downtown, Auburn TICKETS: $12 Regular, 10% Discount for APT Members Tickets


can be purchased through the Box Office (315) 253-6669 or online at


Tuesday, November 29


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Hospice of the Finger


Lakes will hold a Volunteer Open House at the Hospice Office, 1130 Corporate Dr. in Auburn.


Complete details are listed under the Volunteer Opportunities section of this newsletter.


Wednesday, November 30


Tonight and every Wednesday entertainment at The Springside


Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd. From 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM listen to Honky Tonk Hindooz. For dinner


reservations call (315) 252-VINE (8463) or from your computer or smart phone


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




Friday, December 2 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


(unless otherwise noted). Featuring artist openings, demonstrations, entertainment & light





Annual Holiday Sale at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. 20% off Bookstore


Merchandise. Coffeehouse entertainment by Stevie Tombstone. (315) 685-0379.



Expressions of Joy: Annual Holiday Show 6:00 – 9:00 PM at Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee


St. Entertainment by Christopher Molloy and his Electric Blue Harp. Wine tasting by


Giancarelli Winery. Meet the artists and enjoy First Friday in Skaneateles. Gallery 54


specializes in fine art and craft created by CNY artists. Visit Mon-


Thurs. 11-5, Fri 11-6, Sat 10-5, and Sun 11-5. (315) 685-5470



Join Snake Oil Glassworks 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM As the winter season sneaks up on us,


the glass blowers at Snake Oil Glassworks have decided to make fir trees. Come enjoy


glassblowing demonstrations and refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091 or






“Gifted” is a unique holiday collection from Central New York and Finger Lakes artists


represented at


Skaneateles Artisans Gallery Under the Stone, 3 Fennell St (lower level).


Join them at a pre-holiday First Friday Art Night get-together and select a unique, original


item for that discerning person on your shopping list. Visit with the artists and check the


“Demos at Dickens” Schedule to see when your favorite artist will be showing how they


create their special items. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (315) 685-




Friday, December 2


“Skaneateles Sings” (formerly Locals Night). Sponsored by KeyBank and




Skaneateles Journal. “The Majic of dickens Christmas.” Father Christmas and Mother


Goose greet the children at the Skaneateles Library starting at 6 PM (bring your camera).


Dedication of the crèche 6:30 PM ourside the library, candle lit caroling with the Dickens


characters, and lighting of the Gazebo tree. Open house at Skaneateles Area Merchants. Stores


open until 8:00 PM. Refreshements, magic show, caroling and a gift from KeyBank for the


children at the United Methodist Church immediately following the tree lighting. (315) 685-


0552. Organized by the Skaneateles Chamber and Garden Club


Friday & Saturday, December 2 & 3


MOVIE: “Another Earth” 12/2 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 12/3 at 8


PM t


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


$5.00/person $5.00 advance or $6.00 at the door.


Sunday, December 4


OPEN HOUSE: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM The Skaneateles Historical




annual holiday Open House at The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St. In addition to


the traditional holiday decorations, refreshments, and Dickens characters, we will also be


celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Skaneateles Historical Society. Be sure to


drop in for all the festivities and special refreshments for our 50th anniversary. The gift shop will


be open with many Skaneateles and History related items. (315) 685-1360




Thank you


Mirbeau Inn and Spa our presenting sponsor and to all of our business community


for your support and sponsorship!


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 House 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


Skaneateles 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.






Chamber Holiday Party


Wednesday, December 14 at the Sherwood Inn. Watch the mail for


your invitation.


Muldoon Dry Cleaners


located at 22 Jordan Street, Skaneateles is now open Monday – Friday


9:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM – Noon (315) 554-8024




Skaneateles Press


will be delivered to every household starting Wednesday, November 16th!!!


Let the community know who you are by placing an ad with the great pricing offered. Pricing is


available now through the end of the year. Consistency is the key to be recognized. This is the


time to place an ad for 2 – 4 weeks with tremendous savings!!! For advertising rates and to


place your ad contact or 434-8889 ext 317


ECHO off the Lake


is closing Nov 26th. There is a lot to sell at some great prices, heck people


are still bringing in things…”sell these in the next 3 weeks”! Not only the Women’s & Men’s


clothing, accessories & footwear remain to sell, but we will be selling fixtures, hangers, steamer,


cashbox, etc. Stop in at One Studio Place (behind Doug’s Fish Fry) and pick up some last minute


articles at great prices! (315) 685-9465.


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.


“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)


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-






Hospice of the Finger Lakes will hold a Volunteer Open House on Tuesday, November 29. 4:00 –


6:00 PM at the Hospice Office, 1130 Corporate Dr. in Auburn. Volunteers are needed to work


with the Hospice team in a variety of areas, including Patient Care, Bereavement, Office


Support, Fundraising, and the Hospice Thrift Shop. Hospice of the Finger Lakes is committed to


providing quality end-of-life care to patients and their families assisting with the physical,


emotional and spiritual needs of those with a life threatening illness in their homes and in health


care facilities. The Volunteer Open House will provide individuals with an overview of Hospice,


volunteer opportunities and requirements for volunteering. Hospice staff and volunteers will be


available to answer questions about the various volunteer roles. If you are interested in


attending the Volunteer Open House or need further information, please call 315-255-2733.


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