Activities in Skaneateles January 2012


Winterfest, January 28, 2012




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Wednesday, December 28


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


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


Wednesday, December 28


MUSIC: 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Tonight and every Wednesday


entertainment by “Pinky” at


Moro’s Bistro, One Genesee St., Auburn. (315) 282-7772


Wednesday, December 28


MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Tonight and every Wednesday


entertainment at The


Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd. For dinner reservations call (315) 252-


VINE (8463) or from your computer or smart phone


Thursday, December 29


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


Creekside Coffeehouse


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


Friday, December 30


MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 An evening of jazz with John Spillett & local jazz


piano standout, Andrew Carroll at


Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.



(315) 685-0379


Friday, December 30


MUSIC: Concert with John Schmitt & Julie Poorman at Auburn Public


Theater, Exchange St, Auburn. (315) 253-6669 or online at


Friday & Saturday, December 30 & 31


MOVIE: The Great Buck Howard 12/30 @ 1PM & 8


PM; 12/31 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, December 31


NEW YEAR’s EVE: 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM at Auburn Public Theater, 8


Exchange St. Black & White Masquerade Ball and Dance Party. An Evening of whimsy and


elegance. Inspired by a certain writer’s Party of the Century, the event will be a soiree to


remember. All are encouraged to arrive in your most debonair black and white attire in order to


blend in with the evening’s decorative palette. For added zest, we entreat you to don a playful


mask of your choosing. Be prepared to dance into the night. Light refreshments provided 21+


Cost: $5.00 at the door. (315) 253-6669 or email


Saturday, December 31


NEW YEAR’s EVE: 8:00 PM – Midnight at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 3rd


annual New Year’s Eve Gala featuring: Town Car service within Skaneateles, Entertainment,


Dinner stations, appetizers & hor d’oeurves, assorted beverages & dessert. Cost: $150.00 per


person, inclusive (21 years and older). Overnight packages available. Visit



(315) 685-5006.


Saturday, December 31


NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER: Seating 5 PM – 10 PM The Aurora Inn, 391


Main St. will present a four-course limited dinner menu. The celebratory dinner is part of the


Inn’s ongoing epicurean series. Cost: $80/person, plus tax and gratuity. Wine pairings may be


added for an additional $20/person. Reservations can be made by calling (315) 364-8888.


Monday, January 2


ART EXHIBIT: Baltimore Woods Nature Center Weeks Art Gallery is


pleased to present The Influence of Strata, an exhibit and sale of mixed media collage by de Kick


off Event “Thinking Differently in 2012” featuring Monica D. Johns, President Clarity Management


Consulting. Cost $29/person includes promotional table display, strategic networking, lunch,


program & sales. Craftsman Inn, 7300 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. Please make reservations by


January 16 at


Wednesday, January 4


PITCH: 5:15 – 6:45 pm Join in a roundtable gathering of Women


Entrepreneurs and Women in Business at Custom Business Services, 360 Grant Ave Rd. Auburn.


This month’s topic: Share Best Practices & Participate in a Discussion of the value of setting


goals for our development and long range success. To register contact Cyndy Ross @ (315)


258-8780 or Cost: $10.00


Friday, January 6


FIRST FRIDAY: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Please join Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251


Jordan Rd as they start off the New Year with their First Friday Glassblowing Open Studio Event


as they make paperweights. Come on out and see how those colors and shapes inside the


paperweight come to be. Light Refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091 and


Friday, January 6


FIRST FRIDAY: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Frenay & Lenin at Creekside Books &


Coffee, 35 Fennell St. Free and open to the public. (315) 685-0379.


Saturday, January 7


MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Butternut Creek at Creekside Books & Coffee,


35 Fennell St. Free and open to the public. (315) 685-0379.


Saturday, January 7


2:00 PM & 8:00 PM The Amazing Kreskin performing at Auburn Public


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


Thursday, January 19


WINE TASTING: 7:00 PM Winter Wine tasting series at the Skaneateles


Library, Upstairs in Library Hall featuring Italian wines. Reservations required by calling (315)






Mid-Lakes Navigation Co


will participate in the New York Boat Show to take place at the Javits


Center in Manhattan January 4 – 8. On display as part of the Canal Corporation’s exhibit will be


the Canadice, a 33-foot-long Lockmaster canal boat from the Mid-Lakes fleet. Brian U.


Stratton, director of the New York State Canal Corporation. “Their participation, and the


presence of the Canadice on the convention center floor, will have a major impact on the


success of our exhibit and generating traffic for the New York State Canal System in the 2012


navigation season. (315) 685-8500 online at


Bijou Hair Salon,


6 Jordan St has been awarded the distinct honor of being named one of the


top 200 salons based on growth by Salon Today magazine. The magazine will be released in


January & the winners in additional categories will be announced. An awards ceremony will be


held in New Orleans, January 2012! Congratulations Bijou, you are truly an asset to the


Skaneateles Community! (315) 685-1300


AARTS Information Company


is pleased to announce Elizabeth Scott Boudreau will be


returning to NYC to participate on the Winter Antiques Show January 19 – 29, 2012 at the 67




Street Armory. As an 18


th and 19th century expert of English furniture and decorative arts, she


will be at Hyde Park Antiques, Ltd booth. One of the great shows for over fifty years, almost one


billion dollars of art and antiques are on display with approximately 70 dealers. Elizabeth has


participated in this show for over 20 years with various prestigious dealers.


Skaneateles YMCA announce winter swim programs:



The Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center offer various levels of group swim lessons


including Parent & Child, preschool, and private. Our new session starts the first week of


January 2012. Swim lessons are given on Fri & Sat mornings, Tuesday late morning, T/TH


evenings and afternoon classes are available on Mon & Weds. What a great Christmas


present for anyone on your list! For additional information on class times; Call today to register for a class: 685-





Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding Course is being offered at the Skaneateles YMCA, Mon


Dec 26 – Fri Dec 30 8:30am-5pm: Cost $300 For additional information on class times; Call today to register for a


class: 685-2266



Red Cross WSI Instructor Course is being offered at the Skaneateles YMCA, Monday


evenings 6-9:30 pm starting Jan 9. Cost $245 For additional information on class times; Call today to register for a


class: 685-2266



Masters and Masters Lite Swim programs are available at the Skaneateles YMCA. Visit



or call (315) 685-2266 for details.




$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.


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.


Mixed Use (Retail, Office, Residential Condos) property available. Available Sq Ft – Office or


Retail Space #1- 880 Sq Ft $1250.00/month; 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) 258-8780.






Thru April



John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday and Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.


Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at


Thru April



The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open 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.


Beginning Monday, January 2 – February 29



ART EXHIBIT: Baltimore Woods Nature Center


Weeks Art Gallery is pleased to present The Influence of Strata, an exhibit and sale of mixed


media collage by Syracuse artist Diana Godfrey in the Weeks Art Gallery, 4007 Bishop Hill Road,


Marcellus, NY this collection of work is open to the public during regular business hours: M-F


9am-4pm and Saturday 10am-4pm. There is no admission charge to the gallery, and parking is




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