Skaneateles Chamber Activities for Guests




May 1, 2012




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Wednesday, May 2


MUSIC: 8:00 PM Irv Lyons at the 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.


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, 35 Fennell St. Winners of the




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




May 1, 2012



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.



The Irish Store, 5 Jordan St. features Harpist Lacy Lee. (315) 685-6230.


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.


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. School, 72 State


St. attn: Kelley McQuiggan.


Saturday, May 5


AUTHOR: 1:00 PM. Elizabeth Osta, author of “Jeremiah’s Hunger.” Creekside


Books and Coffee, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379.


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.


Sunday, May 6


MUSIC: 2:00 PM Tiffany Sunday Concert Series at Willard Memorial Chapel, 17


Nelson St. Piano Delights: Music for Twenty Fingers. Pianists Nancy & Kim Gilbertson of Moravia


will present a program of piano duets. Tickets: $10.00/person and can be purchased at Willard


Memorial Chapel.


Wednesday, May 9


ART OPENING: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St.


at Genesee Downtown, Auburn. Photography exhibit featuring Craig W. Humphrey Ph.D. Awardwinning


local photographer, Craig W. Humphrey, Ph.D., opens his exhibit comprised of a varied


collection of international photographs. Music by Duke Shanahan and an open bar will


supplement the display and offer an enjoyable evening not to be missed. This is a free event,


donations welcome. (315) 253-6669.




May 1, 2012


Wednesday, May 9


MUSIC: 8:00 PM Donna Colton. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141


West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 – 9:00 PM & Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00


PM. (315) 252-7247.


Wednesday, May 9


TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. $1.00


admission (315) 685-0379 or


Thursday, May 10


WINE DINNER: 6:30 PM. The Aurora Inn, 391 Main St. Aurora. The


Skaneateles Festival will jointly present a signature event, the Skaneateles Festival Wine Dinner.


Served in the Aurora Inn’s gracious Lakeside Room, the evening’s dinner will feature


performances by David Ying, cellist of the Grammy award-winning Ying Quartet and one of the


artistic directors of the Festival. Fellow artistic director Elinor Freer will also be on hand. The


event commences with a 6:30 p.m. performance, and dinner will begin at 7 p.m. The dinner


costs $85 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and includes four paired courses, with a reception


and intermezzo. For reservations call, (315) 364-8888


Thursday, Friday & Saturday, May 10, 11, 12


TRUNK SHOW: Elan Interiors Home Boutique,


37 Fennell St. Featuring Rikshaw Designs. Thurs. 5/10, 4pm-7pm; Fri, 5/11 & Sat, 5/12, 11 AM


– 5PM.. (315) 554-8051.


Thursday, May 10


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, May 11


WOMEN EVENT: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Women Ties, second educational seminar


with guest speaker Lynn Hidy, founder of The seminar will focus on raising


revenue so you can hire staff. Cost: $45.00 includes seminar, lunch, promotion, sales, and


strategic networking. Please make reservations by May 9 at or call, (315) 708-




Friday, May 11


MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Edgy Folk. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell


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


Friday & Saturday, May 11 & 12


MOVIE: FRESH. 5/11 @1 PM & 8 PM 5/12 @ 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 12


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


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


Saturday, May 12


AUTHOR: 1:00 PM. Jackie Miron, author of “Run for Your Life”, author of


“Jeremiah’s Hunger.” Creekside Books and Coffee, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379.


Saturday, May 12


MUSIC: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Donna Colton & Sam Troublemaker at Anyela’s




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




Monday, May 14


FUNDRAISING: Mandana Barn, 1274 State Route 359. Three local chefs


(Jamie Hunt, Ed Moro, & Fabio Santalucia) share a few of their favorite recipes as they


demonstrate & provide tastings to benefit programs at Holy Trinity Preschool. $35 per person




May 1, 2012


includes tastings, hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer & dessert. Space is limited. For tickets, (315) 436-


3353 or email


Tuesday, May 15


MUSIC: 7:30 Loren Barrigar & Austin Gravelding reunion. Creekside Café, 35


Fennell St. Tickets: $10.00. (315) 685-0379 or


Friday & Saturday, May 18 & 19


PLANT SALE: Baltimore Woods annual plant sale. Fri, 5/18


the sale is open to Members of Baltimore Woods Only and is held from 4-7pm. There will be


tastings from Lakeland Winery and Empire Brewing. On Saturday, May 19th from 9am to 2pm


the sale is open to the public. Bring your friends and enjoy your spring planting plans. Choose


quality plants and receive expert gardening advice. The volunteers who tend our gardens will be


on hand to advise you, to discuss topics such as preferred soil types and sun and shade


requirements, and to assure your new plants maximum chance for success in your garden. On


Saturday there will be raffles and food available. (315) 673-1350.


Friday, May 18


FUNDRAISER: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM 3rd annual Taste of Success at the


International Pavilion at the New York State Fairgrounds. Hosted by Wegmans. Cost: $40.00


advance; $50 after 5/5. All proceeds benefit Hillside work-scholarship connection.


Tuesday, May 22


CHAMBER: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Business After Hours at Hairtique, 20 E.


Genesee St. Co-Sponsored by Downtown Deli & Living Proof Longevity Centre. Reservations


appreciated, call the Chamber at (315) 685-0552.




“On May 2, 2012, the

Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora Dining Room will begin lunch


service for its summer season. Lunch will be served Wednesday – Saturday from 11


a.m.– 2:30 p.m. until Memorial Day, at which point the Dining Room will be open seven


days a week. Brunch will still be served every Sunday from 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m., with


Saturday’s current brunch schedule converting to breakfast and lunch as of May 2.


Reservations can be made by calling 315-364-8888. The lunch menu can be found


online at .”


cate&sally is now open at their new location, 4 E. Genesee St. (315) 685-1105.


Finger Lakes Chapter of Antique and Classic Boats


will be kicking off its 2012 season, May


12, 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) 604-4850.


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.




May 1, 2012


• 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.




Mother’s Day at the


Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. Dine at the Sherwood Inn this Mother’s


Day for Brunch or a Dinner Buffet. Brunch is served from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Dinner is from


4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Call 1-800-374-3796 or (315) 685-3405 for reservations.


Enjoy Mother’s Day at


Joelle’s French Bistro, 4423 State St. Rd. 4 seatings, 10:30, 12:30,


2:30 & 4:30. A three course menu will be served. Cost $26.75 per person. Reservations are


required, call (315) 685-3063. Visit to view the Mother’s Day menu.


Oak & Vine at Springside Inn


, 6141 W. Lake Rd. Mother’s Day options: Traditional Brunch


buffet, Seatings at 10 AM or 12:30 PM, Cost: $20.95; Dinner Buffet or Family Style, Seatings at


3:30 PM Cost: $23.95; The Oak N Vine a’ la carte Brunch, Reservations starting at 10 AM, 12:15


PM & 2:30 PM, Cost: $20.95. Prices do not include tax and gratuity. Children’s pricing available.


Call (315) 252-7247.


$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.


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




May 1, 2012


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.




Are you free on May 18


th or 19th? Austin Park will be the home to a beautiful new playground for


all to enjoy! If you would like to help out with the building of the playground, email




Skaneateles Chamber Foundation along with Laker Limo and the Skaneateles YMCA


and Community Center are holding a Duck Dash during the sidewalk sales on July 21




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 entertainment.


Skaneateles Chamber


membership council, join now. Call Patti Hall at (315) 685-8316.




Thru May



John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday through Saturday Friday 11:00 AM –


4:00 PM. Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at




May 1, 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 June



Baltimore Woods Nature Center is pleased to host the artwork of Carl Hoffner, from


May 7th through June 29th, 2012 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




, 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