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

“Festival of Trees” An American Tradition

The museum will be decorated for the holidays. There will be over 40 trees decorated and on display. Community members, community businesses, museum staff and museum board members have decorated trees with many different and unique themes. There will be lit and old fashion trees, real and artificial trees, large trees and small trees, and green trees and colored trees. …