SKANEATELES SKINNY Activities and Events in Skaneateles, NY


SKANEATELES SKINNY Activities and Events in Skaneateles, NY


April 24, 2012




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Tuesday, April 24


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


Skaneateles Press editor Jason Emerson will talk about his new book, Giant in the Shadows: The


Life of Robert T. Lincoln. Emerson, after nearly ten years of research, draws upon previously


unavailable materials to offer the first truly definitive biography of the famous lawyer,


businessman, and statesman who, much more than merely the son of America’s most famous


president, made his own indelible mark on one of the most progressive and dynamic eras in


United States history. (315) 685-1360.


Wednesday, April 25


HEALTH CARE: 12:OO PM – 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. In honor of


Oral Cancer Awareness Month,


Smiles Of Skaneateles, the office of Dr. Lorey and Dr. Smith


will be offering free oral cancer screenings to the public. Oral cancer is not a rare disease.


Approximately 37,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer each year in the US. It kills one


person every hour of every day. The good news is that it can often be found early in its


development, through a simple, painless, and quick screening. Please call our office at 685-


5874 to schedule a time for your free screening. Walk-ins welcome up till 6pm.


Wednesday, April 25


MUSIC: 8:00 PM Stevie Tombstone. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,


6141 West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247. Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 – 9:00


PM and Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM


Wednesday, April 25


TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)


685-0379 or $1.00 admission.


Thursday, April 26


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


Creekside Coffeehouse


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


Thursday, April 26


CHAMBER: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Business After Hours at The Athenaeum,


150 E. Genesee St. Reservations appreciated, call the Chamber at (315) 685-0552.


Friday, April 27


MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Jim Clare. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell


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


Friday, April 27


DINNER & WINE: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Joelle’s Wine & Tasting Party. Joelle’s


French Bistro


, 4423 State St., Rd. Four course, four wines. $69.75/person. Seating Starts at


5:30 – 8:00. Space is limited, call early for reservations. (315) 685-3063. Visit,



for the complete menu.


Friday, April 27 & 28


MOVIE: “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” 4/27 @1 PM & 8 PM 4/28 @ 8 PM.


Auburn Public Theater


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


$5.00/person $6.00 at the door.


Saturday, April 28


ART DEMO: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. presents


Weaving on a Triangle Frame Loom by Lynda DeLallo. Lynda will demonstrate weaving a capelet


on a triangle frame loom using hand dyed silk and yarns. Hours: Sunday – Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. visit, (315) 685-5470




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Saturday, April 28


BOOK SIGNING: 1:00 PM Local Author Ruth Colvin will be at Creekside


Books & Coffee


, 35 Fennell St. with her new book, “Off the Beaten Path”. (315) 685-0379.





Saturday, April 28


MUSIC: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Sarah Horner acoustic duo at Anyela’s




, 2433 W. Lake Rd. Bottles of wine for purchase and cheese platters available. (315)




Saturday, April 28


FUNDRAISER: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Sons of the American Legion annual


Steak Bake. Tickets $16.00/person from the


American Legion, 3808 Jordan Rd. (315) 685-


7614. Tickets must be purchased by Wednesday, April 25




Saturday, April 28


HEALTH & EDUCATION: Reception 5:00 PM; Workshop 5:30 PM. Laughter


is the best medicine: The Emotional & Physical Benefits of Humor with Special Guest Yvonne


Conte at


Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. Over 50,000 people throughout the country


have attended this hilarious, interactive, educational and inspiring presentation. A seasoned


motivational humorist, Yvonne takes good clean real-life experiences and adds a delightful


serving of laughter helping her audience to discover how thoughts, feelings and behavior can


affect work performance, relationships and personal success. Cost: $25.00/person. RSVP:


315.685.1927 or 877-MIRBEAU.


Saturday, April 28


MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Solist Sue Alexander. Creekside Books &




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


Saturday, April 28


COMEDY: 8:00 PM A night out with funny man ANDY PITZ! Auburn Public




, 8 Exchange Street at Genesee Auburn. TICKETS: $12 Regular Admission; $10.80 APT


Members; $8 Student (with ID). Tickets can be purchased through the Box Office (315) 253-


6669 or online at


Sunday, April 29


POETRY READING: 3:00 PM Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. Local


poets Elinor Cramer, Mary Gardner & Mike Sickler will read chosen poems from original works.


(315) 685-0379


Wednesday, May 2


MUSIC: 8:00 PM Kevin Dorsey. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141


West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247. Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 – 9:00 PM and


Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM


Wednesday, May 2


TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)


685-0379 or $1.00 admission.


Wednesday, May 2


FUNDRAISER: Annual Boypower Dinner presents Kathryn H. Ruscitto,


President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center as this year’s


Distinguished Citizen Honoree. For more information contact John Paddock,


Advance Concept




and Sunrise Rotary Club. (315) 685-9511.


Thursday, May 3


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


Creekside Coffeehouse


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


Thursday, May 3


POETRY READING: 6:30 PM Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.


Winners of the 57


th annual Pen Women Poetry Contest, co sponsored by the National League of




April 24, 2012


American Penn Women & The Post Standard. 1


st, 2nd, 3rd, place winners in the Adult, High


School, Middle School categories. (315) 685-0379.


Thursday, May 3 – May 25


FILM SERIES: The Schweinfurth Art Center presents Making


Movies, Contemporary film & video visiting artist series. For more information


Friday, May 4 FIRST FRIDAY:


6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (unless otherwise noted). Join us for the


first, First Friday of the season!



Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. will be featuring the diverse works of Alison


Fisher (Manlius, NY) for their next First Friday. This will be a two-day event that will


continue on Saturday from 11-4 pm. Alison is known for her acrylic and mixed media


paintings; jewelry made of unique mixed metals and found objects; one-of-a-kind textiles


including handbags, scarves, pillows, and throws. Light Refreshments. Questions (315)


685-5091 or



Skaneateles Artisans will be having a First Friday “Arty Party”. This celebration will be


held at the Old Stone Mill Gallery, 3 Fennell St., (lower level) and will feature a selection


of newly handcrafted work. Refreshments will be served


. or (315)





Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. celebrates First Friday in Skaneateles. The show features


stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho and carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren


Ritchie. Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments, (315) 685-5470 or


Spring hours: Sun-Fri 11-5 and Sat 10-5.



Please join Paris Flea, 23 Jordan St. to celebrate First Friday in Skaneateles. 6:00 PM –


8:00 PM. Local artist, Joyce Bond Backus, will exhibit nature and figurative art. (315)





Imagine, 38 E. Genesee St. opens its exhibition “For the Child in All of Us.” which will


feature handmade puppets, playful clocks and other crafts for children. (315) 685-6263.



Listen to Chuck Schiele & Phil Smith from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Café, 35


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



Village Bottle Shop, 18 W. Genesee St. offers a wine tasting during First Friday! 6:00


PM – 8:00 PM. Several wines from different regions will be available for sampling. Try


some wines from France, California & Argentina to name a few. (315) 685-5197.


Special celebration of Charles Dickens 200


th birthday. James Greene (aka Charles Dickens) will


be in attendance. Birthday cake will be served starting at 6:30 PM in front of Dr. Kiltz’s building


at 42 E. Genesee St.


Fridays, May 4 – May 25


FITNESS: Noon – 1:00 PM. Georgia Stormes will be leading a four


class series of Gentle Yoga for Women Cancer Survivors at


Gazella Performance & Wellness




3986 Jordan Rd. (315) 729-3030 or (315) 729-8645.




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Friday, May 4


MUSIC: Chuck Schiele & Phil Smith. 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Café, 35


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


Friday & Saturday, May 4 & 5


MOVIE: “Every Little Step” 5/4 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 5/5 at 8 PM.


Auburn Public Theater


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


$5.00/person $6.00 at the door.


Saturday, May 5


FUNDRAISER: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Family Fun Extravaganza to benefit the two




(Odyssey of the Mind) teams headed for the World Finals. Skaneateles High School,


49 E. Elizabeth St. No admission, pay per attraction. Ice Cream, cake wheel, dodge ball, raffles,


games, auction, tricycles, food. Contributions may be made payable to Skaneateles Central


Schools (odyssey of the mind in the memo line please) and mailed to State St. 72, State St.


attn: Kelley McQuiggan.


Saturday, May 5


MUSIC: Soloist Denn Bunger. 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Café, 35


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




cate&sally is now open at their new location, 4 E. Genesee St. If you are trying to reach


cate&sally, leave a message on their answering machine which will be checked daily,


until their new phones are installed. (315) 685-1105.


Executive Director of Baltimore Woods, Patty Weisse earns award. On Saturday, April 14


the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship at Syracuse University named



Woods Nature Center

, Executive Director Patty Weisse Social Entrepreneur of the


Year. The prestigious award was issued during the Whitman School of Management


Celebration of Entrepreneurial Excellence. Ms. Weisse was chosen because of her work


to build sustainability into Baltimore Wood Nature Center programs and build social


equity in the community. Congratulations Patty!




The Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce tourism committee date


has been changed from May 9

th to Friday, April 27th 8:30 AM at the Sherwood Inn.


Lodging, dining, attractions and shop owners, please come! Your input is needed.


On Friday, May 4, the

Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce will Kick off its FIRST


FRIDAY event of the 2012 season! Several retail stores and art galleries are planning to


participate in this already popular event. Paris Flea, Skaneateles Artisans, Gallery 54,


Snake Oil Glassworks, Creekside Books & Coffee, Imagine, and Village Bottle Shop. If


you know of an artist that would like to participate and show their work, contact


. For more information call, contact (315) 685-0552.


Finger Lakes Chapter of Antique and Classic Boats


will be kicking off its 2012 season, May


12th on Cayuga Lake. Join them for their annual “Spring Fling”. The day begins at the


Morehouse Museum & concludes with dinner and a Silent Auction. Please RSVP by May 3. For


reservations and more information email, or call Jill at (912) 604-






April 24, 2012


Baltimore Woods announces Summer Nature Day Camps at 2012


Multiple child, refer-a-friend, and early registration discounts. Before and After Care is available


for all camp sessions.


• Summer Nature Day Camp runs from July 9 through August 31 for ages 5-12,


10am to 3pm. The 182-acre property is alive with campers enjoying a week-long


sessions loaded with educational activities and outdoors play.


• Nature’s Little Explorers is for preschoolers ages 4 and 5. Dates TBD, 10am to


noon. These children get in on the action with their own camp groups.


• Teen Camps for ages 13 –15 run from July 16 through August 24, 10am to 3pm.


Campers engage in hands-on learning experiences that will challenge their minds,


develop new skills, and dig deeper into nature conservation.


• Nature and Art Camp is for children in 4th and 5th grade. This camp runs From


July 9 through July 20, 10am to 3pm. Nature is our creative muse!


• Voyager Camps, July 9 through August 10, 10am to 3pm, are week long theme


camps for 5th-8th graders. Themes include: Herp It Up!; Wilderness Survival; Eco


Avengers, and more. Hunter Education Camp features NYS DEC Trained Instructor


Katie Mulverhill teaching skills and safe practices. Campers receive certification in


Hunter Safety upon successful completion of this camp.


Register Early.– Scholarships Available. For more information on Day Camps, visit





or call (315) 673-1350.


Skaneateles Country Club


offers play day program. One of the many benefits of joining the


Skaneateles Country Club is their play day program for your children or grandchildren. Camp


runs Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s, and Thursday’s July 10th -August 16th, 2012!! For information


on joining the Skaneateles Country Club call Jim Fields at (315) 685-5759.




Stop in for the 2nd anniversary event and sale, at


Once and Again Consignment Shop, 22


Jordan St. every item in the store is 20 % off, one day only, May 1, raffle, goodies and much




$5.00 SUSHI all day every Tuesday at


Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.


Taco Tuesday at


The Garage located at 28 Jordan Street. Choice of three different tacos (beef,


turkey or fish). Festive music & decorations in a fun friendly family atmosphere. All meats are


local hormone free. Also serving Margaritas and Mojito! (315) 685-6116. Available for Lunch or


Dinner. Dine in or take out available.


$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at


Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.


Sherwood Inn


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


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



for all of the details. (315) 685-3405.




April 24, 2012


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.


Commercial Space Available for Lease


Charming historic village building located at


9 E. Genesee St. two floors approx 1850 sf


(subdivided) Prime Main Street location for retail, office and/or restaurant. Finished interior


includes kitchenette, two bathrooms, ample closet & dry basement storage, handicap access to


the first floor, original banister, beautiful southern exposure. 2 tenant parking spaces included, &


huge municipal lot for patrons located directly behind the building. Heavy foot & car Traffic.


Brokers welcome. For more information please call (802) 825-6112 or email


Newly renovated office space just east of the Village of Skaneateles located at


The Trolley




. 384 SF of private space with shared amenities including conference room, kitchenette


and facilities. $1,000 per month includes all utilities, Fios Internet, security system and


free parking. Build-outs available to fit your needs.


Contact: Robert O. Eggleston @ 315-685-8144 or


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 Foundation along with Laker Limo and the Skaneateles YMCA


and Community Center will be holding a Duck Dash during the sidewalk sales on July




st. We are looking for people to assist on the committee. If you would be interested in


helping please call Randy Stockweather at (315) 685-3908. It is going to be lots of fun. Things


we need help with are: selling tickets, PR, sponsorships, numbering the ducks, and




Skaneateles Chamber


membership council, join now. Call Patti Hall at (315) 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




April 24, 2012


May – June



The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open Friday & Saturday, 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. Online,





Thru April 30



ART EXHIBIT: at the Weeks Art Gallery, at Baltimore Woods, 4007 Bishop Hill


Rd. Open: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM; Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM. Three artists working in


very different mediums are united by their shared reference to the natural world. Featuring the


works of: Sharon Bottle Souva, Fabric handworks; Wesley Weiss, ceramics; Jill Newton,


Watercolors. No admission and free parking.


Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday



– Mass at 9:00 AM with Father McGrath at Stella




, 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)




Every Sunday



4 – 7 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315)




Beginning May 4 – May 31



Exhibition at Imagine Is ‘For the Child in All of Us’ Imagine, the


fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St., launches its 2012 gallery season with an


exhibition debuting its new collection of crafts made for children. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to


6 p.m. Monday – Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Sunday. For more information, call 315-685-6263 or go to




Have a good week!


Candace Searing


Administrative Specialist


Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce


(315) 685-0552


P.O. Box 199


22 Jordan Street


Skaneateles, NY 13152