Usher in the Holidays With Skaneateles Sings and Shop Skaneateles by:Sandi Mulconry

Two community events will complement the season-long celebration of Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles. On the evening of Dec. 5, the community will gather for Skaneateles Sings. The program starts at 6 p.m. at the Skaneateles Library, with Father Christmas and Mother Goose greeting children, reading stories and posing for photos. At 6:30 p.m., local clergy will dedicate the crèche in a candlelit ceremony. The ceremony will be followed …

Holiday Shopping Spree

Experience the holidays with all the hustle and bustle at our 21st Annual Holiday Shopping Spree. You will receive a wine glass, a grapevine wreath, and an ornament from each winery. You will also take home a Shopper’s Discount Card and a recipe card from each winery as you enjoy holiday-inspired dishes while sipping fine wines. Friday 1-5pm, the following …

Master Works Chorale

St. Mary’s of the Lake, Skaneateles Hallelujah! Members of the community are invited to join the Chorale for a sing-along performance of the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah”, accompanied by professional chamber orchestra. Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014 – 8:00 pm Duration: 1 Hour URL: http://www.masterworkschoralecny.org Contact Info: (315)702-7325

Holiday Decorations, Naturally!

Join Regina Lewis-Middleton, local artist and decorator for our Environmental Chef event, for a natural holiday decorating workshop. Enjoy using your own hands to create a door or wall swag out of greens, other natural materials, and ribbon to decorate your home for the holidays. All materials will be supplied. $7 member, $10 nonmembers. Please call (315) 673-1350 to register. …