Tuesday, November 20 – 5:30 – 7:30 Dickens Kickoff party at M&T Bank. This is the Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s way to say “thank you” to all of our Dickens Sponsors. Kickoff party is sponsored by Verizon FIOS Business Solutions, Anyela’s Vineyards, and M&T Bank. Many thanks to Don Agate, Chef at the Krebs for preparing the appetizers and dessert for this event! On Friday, November 21 Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles will begin at Noon with the World’s Smallest Christmas Parade. The parade will begin at the Old Fire Station on Fennell St. The parade will proceed east to Jordan and turn right to Genesee Street where the parade will continue west to the Sherwood Inn. The opening ceremonies will take place immediately following the parade at the Sherwood House (approx 12:10 pm). Wednesday, November 28 Inn of the Finger Lakes invites all Skaneateles Chamber Members, Cayuga County Chamber Members & Office of Tourism Members, to a Business at Noon Holiday luncheon. Come network with other tourism/chamber businesses and begin the holidays at the Inn of the Finger Lakes! Please RSVP Skaneateles Chamber at 685-0552 or Cayuga County Chamber at 255-1658. Wednesday, December 12 Chamber Holiday Party at the beautiful Sherwood Inn. $26.00 per person (inclusive). Please RSVP the Chamber at 685-0552. The Sherwood Inn recently unveiled a Dickens Christmas Ale, now available on tap! The Skaneateles Skinny is attached, please Click Here
19th Annual Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles Opening weekend schedule – Strolling Dickens Characters, Free Roasted Chestnuts, Egg Nog served by the Girl Scouts, carriage rides and lots more!
Friday, November 23– Opening Day of Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles! Noon World’s Smallest Parade – Fennell, Jordan and West Genesee Streets 12:15 PM Opening Ceremonies – Sherwood House Noon – 2 PM and 3 PM – 4 PM Father Christmas – Masonic Temple Porch 2 PM Caroling at the Gazebo 1 & 3 PM Lock 52 Brass Ensemble – Skaneateles Library Saturday, November 24 Noon Opening Ceremonies – Sherwood Inn Noon – 2 PM Father Christmas – Masonic Temple Porch 2 PM Caroling at the Gazebo 1 & 3 PM Finger Lakes Wind Quintet – Skaneateles Library 4 – 7 PM Music by Elephant Shoes at Anyelas Vineyards Sunday, November 25 Noon Opening Ceremonies – Sherwood Inn Noon – 2 PM Father Christmas – Masonic Temple Porch Caroling at the Gazebo Noon – 4 Bagpiper Jack Heinz 1 – 4 PM Artist Demonstrations at Skaneateles Artisans, Gallery Under the Stone. All of this and the rest of the Dickens schedule can be found in The Post Standards special insert in your Thanksgiving Day newspaper. Happy Thanksgiving to all From The Chamber Staff -Sue, Linda & Candy