Polar Bear Plunge, Saturday January 28, 2012 Skinnyatlas


Polar Bear Plunge, Saturday January 28, 2012




(For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)


Tuesday, January 10


6:00 PM The Aurora Inn, 391 Main Street, Aurora will offer the cooking


class A Table for Two, focused on preparing a romantic three-course meal from start to finish.


When dinner is ready, couples will savor it, and a glass of champagne, at a candle-lit table for


two. The class begins at 6pm, with dinner served at 8:30. Space is extremely limited. The class


is limited to four couples, at a cost of $220 per couple ($110 per partner). For more information


or to reserve a space, contact Meryl Davis, director of training and service, at 315-364-8862.


Wednesday, January 11


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


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




Wednesday, January 11


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, January 11


MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Donna Colton & Sara Troublemaker at


Oak & Vine at Springside


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


(8463) or from your computer or smart phone www.oakandvine.com


Thursday, January 12


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


Creekside Coffeehouse


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


Friday, January 13


MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Dave Ball at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35


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




Saturday, January 14


FUNDRAISER: 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pasta Dinner, cakewalk and basket


raffle fundraiser, to send Mia Grasso & Natalie Condon 0n an educational trip to England and


France in the of summer of 2012 with People to People.


St. James Church, 96 E. Genesee St.


Cost $5.00/person; 4 and under free.


Friday & Saturday, January 13 & 14


MOVIE: Sarah’s Key 1/13 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 1/14 at 8 PM


Auburn Public Theater


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




www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.


Saturday, January 14


MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Dick Eldridge & Daughter at Creekside


Books & Coffee


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




Sunday, January 15


FUNDRAISER: 2:00 PM Red Rooster Pub, 4618 Jordan Rd. Second annual


“Meatballs in the Falls” cook-off to benefit the Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department. Bring a


spoon and an appetite. Door prizes for all and entertainment by Donna Colton. (315) 685-2326.


Visit Red Rooster during Winterfest at One E. Genesee St.


Wednesday, January 18


WOMEN’S EVENT: Women TIES Greater Syracuse program,


“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 18


MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Honky Tonk Hindooz at Oak & Vine at




, 6141 W. Lake Rd. For dinner reservations call (315) 252-VINE (8463) or from your


computer or smart phone www.oakandvine.com


Thursday, January 19


WINE TASTING: 7:00 PM Join the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee


St. for the second tasting in the Fall/Winter series for the Wines of the Veneto, in Northern Italy.


An Educational Seminar, presented by John Racciatti Winebow, Inc and Michael Tutor. Cost: $8


per person. Registration is required by calling (315) 685-5135 or help@skaneateleslibrary.org


Friday & Saturday, January 20 & 21


MOVIE: The Help 1/20 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 1/21 at 8 PM t


Auburn Public Theater


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




www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.


Sunday, January 22


FUNDRAISER: Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. Third


Annual Local Harvest Dinner. Savor local foods grown and produced in CNY as you graze from


station to station chatting with the local farmers. Cost: Members $20; Non-Members $35. Call


(315) 673-1350 or email


info@baltimorewoods.org by Friday January 13 to reserve tickets.


Tuesday, January 24


HISTORY: 7:30 PM The Museum at The Creamery, 28 Hannum St. In


the early 1900s, 14 passenger trains passed daily over the Auburn branch of the New York


Central. This year will mark the 175th anniversary of the completion of the Auburn & Syracuse


Railroad. Richard Palmer will focus on these trains. He will also discuss the Skaneateles


Railroad. (315) 685-1360.


Wednesday, January 25


MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Stevie Tombstone at Oak & Vine at




, 6141 W. Lake Rd. For dinner reservations call (315) 252-VINE (8463) or from your


computer or smart phone www.oakandvine.com


Thursday, January 26


WOMEN EVENT: 11:15 AM – 2:00 PM WomenTies Greater Ithaca


Luncheon “Social Media marketing & Passion Open Up Possibilities in the New Year” featuring


Maria Filice, Publisher Telos Press, Inc. Cost: $28.00 includes sales, promotion, program, lunch


& networking. Location: Country Inn & Suites, Danby Rd., Ithaca. Reservations due by January






Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28


MOVIE: Circumstance 1/27 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 1/28 at 8


PM t


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




www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.


Friday, January 27


WINE & FOOD: Joelle’s French Bistro, 4423 State St. Rd., Four course wine


and food pairing dinner. $68.00/person. Seating limited and reservations are available anytime


from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. (315) 685-3063 Visit Joelle”s at Fleur de lis Florist during winterfest.


Saturday, January 28


WINTERFEST: Taste of Skaneateles Genesee, Jordan & Fennell Streets


11:30 AM – 3:00 PM; Polar Bear Plunge Clift Park 12:30 PM; Brewfest at Joe’s Pasta Garage;


Siberian Huskies Clift Park; Creamery Museum open; Ice Walk & Carving demonstrations


through out the Village of Skaneateles; Carnival Games; Visit any ticket booth for all the details.


Saturday, January 28


WINTERFEST: Artist demonstrations featuring artists Teresa Vitale, faux


painting, Susan Hadzor, stained glass, Linda Bishop-Surbeck, weaving will take place at


Skaneateles Artisians, Gallery Under the Stone, 3 Fennell St. The Gallery offers off-street


parking as well as municipal parking, and accepts major credit cards. Winter Gallery hours


Friday-Saturday 11 AM – 5 PM; Sunday Noon – 4 PM.


www.skaneatelesartisans.com or (315)


685-8580. Tastes will be served 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM


Saturday, January 28


WINTERFEST: Noon – 3 PM Sharon Bottle Souva will demonstrate her


techniques for fiber collage at Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. Sharon creates fiber collage using


paper, silks, cottons, spun nylon, and synthetic fabrics and fibers. Images of her pieces can be


seen at


www.gallery54cny.com Taste sight. (315) 685-5470.


Saturday, January 28


MOVIE: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Baltimore Woods Nature Center presents


the documentary


Fresh, an inspirational film that explores the creative ways thinkers and


business people are overcoming challenges to eating locally. Cost: Members $8.00; Non-


Members $12.00.


Tuesday, January 31


EDUCATION: 2:00 PM Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. Al and


Nancy Fasoldt present: Unlock the Secrets of your iPad. Bring your iPad as this will be a handson


2-hour workshop. Al and Nancy Fasoldt teach workshops in computers, photography and


Internet safety at the Syracuse branch of OASIS, a nationwide organization dedicated to


enriching the lives of adults age 50 and over. Al has been the technology writer for the Syracuse


Post-Standard since 1983. Nancy spent a decade as editor of the newspaper’s Sunday magazine,


Stars. Free. Registration required. Please call 685-5135 or help@skaneateleslibrary.org




Come cheer on local restaurant


Joelle’s French Bistro while supporting the Rescue Mission at


the Iron Fork Competition on January 29 Noon – 4:00 PM at the SU Shine Center. For tickets


and more information (315) 744-8430.


Sherwood Inn


January dining coupons (buy one, get one free), Sherwood Bucks ($10 off any


order of $50 or more) and winter lodging specials are now available. Restrictions do apply. visit





for all of the details. (315) 685-3405. Visit the Sherwood Inn at


Winterfest on January 28




Peg & Phil Austin owners of


Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. are having their 2nd


Annual Blowin’ Red Fundraiser on Friday, February 3rd from 5-9pm in support of the American


Heart Association’s (AHA) ”Go Red for Women” initiative. A silent and live auction will be held


with 100% of the proceeds to the AHA. Phil dressed in a skirt & 4” heels will make a glass piece


in his studio and people bid on it as it is being made. Gift basket items including gift certificates


would be greatly appreciated to make this event a success. For more information contact Peg at


(315) 436-0994


The Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center


will be offering a special “Sunday Fun Day”


throughout the month of January, 2012.


Members of the YMCA and the general public are invited to enjoy family fun on the ice and in the


pool on Sunday afternoons at the


Skaneateles Y. Open swimming, including the leisure and


competition pool, is available from noon until 5:30pm. The fountain, slide and diving board are


open from 1-4pm. Open skating, with free skate and helmet rentals, is available from 2:15 –


4:15pm. The rink will be closed on January 29 for a youth hockey tournament. Sunday Fun Day


is free of charge to Y-members and is available to the general public at a special rate of $3 per


person. For additional information, please call the Skaneateles Y at 685-2266.


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.




$5.00 Sushi rolls every Tuesday at


Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. 685-6600.


20 – 40% off select items at


Elan Interiors Home Boutique, 37 Fennell St. Furniture, pillow,


art, Christmas and accessories. Hours: Mon-Thurs 10 AM – 5 PM; Friday 10 AM – 4 PM;


Saturday, Jan. 14


th 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM


$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


www.oakandvine.com 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.




Skaneateles Chamber membership council, join now. Call Patti Hall at 685-8316




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




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 free.


Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday



– 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