Calendar of Events

December 2020

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Science Adventures in Nature
1:00 PM
 

Science Adventures in Nature

12/01/2020 1:00 PM

Science Adventures in Nature is back for December! This three week series offers hands-on experiences in nature to supplement your science curriculum. Every Tuesday, we’ll meet up for a three hour program packed with experiments, activities, and outdoor exploration. Rain, snow, or sunshine – we will happily go outside! $30 members; $45 public. Pre-registration is required and all three sessions are included in this price. This program is for children ages 5-13.This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
 
Nature's Little Explorers: Wonders of December
10:00 AM
 

Nature's Little Explorers: Wonders of December

12/02/2020 10:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers is a recurring series of mini adventures throughout the year, designed especially for preschoolers from ages 3-5. Using imagination, storybooks, crafts, and a well-developed sense of adventurous play, this fun-filled program aims to connect children with the out of doors at an early age. The programs are carefully designed to balance developmentally appropriate learning with the innate sense of wonder and joy that young children have for the natural world. A preschool mini adventure for children ages 3-5. Cost is $21 for members and $31 for public for the whole three-week series. In order to follow COVID-19 health and safety protocols, program has limited capacity, participants must wear facial coverings, practice social distancing, and undergo on-site health screenings.

Contact: 3156731350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
 
Shop, Sip and Stroll
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
 

Shop, Sip and Stroll

12/03/2020 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Shop, Sip, and Stroll has been extended to four days: Dec. 3, 10, 17, and 20. Those making a purchase on Dec. 3, 10, or 17 at participating downtown Skaneateles stores will receive a coupon for a free or discounted item at the Sherwood Inn, Bluewater Grill, Gilda’s, and other establishments or 15 percent off at the Village Bottle Shop. On Dec. 20, shoppers making a purchase will receive a coupon for coffee, tea, or hot chocolate from the Skaneateles Bakery, Good Eats & Sips, or Vermont Green Mountain Specialty Co. The event will occur throughout the entire day. It's a great chance to get your holiday shopping done with an extra incentive for each purchase you make that day! 

Contact: 3156850552
Location: Downtown Skaneateles
 
How Winter Trees Work
10:00 AM
 

How Winter Trees Work

12/03/2020 10:00 AM

Trees have fascinating adaptations to get through the cold dark months in the northeast. We’ll go for an easy walk to find out just how these burly plants deal with the coming freezing winds, ice, and snow. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
 
Trail School: December Explorations
1:00 PM
 

Trail School: December Explorations

12/03/2020 1:00 PM

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. This three-week series runs weekly on Thursday afternoons. $30 members; $45 public. Pre-registration is required and the price includes all three weeks. Program designed for children ages 5-13. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/03/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/04/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
Saturday Day Camp at Baltimore Woods
9:00 AM
 

Saturday Day Camp at Baltimore Woods

12/05/2020 9:00 AM

Ready for a break from school? A day at Baltimore Woods is just what you need! Come to camp for full-day adventures outside, in the woods, hiking, exploring, and playing in the Baltimore Woods Nature Camp tradition. Camp runs from 9am-3pm. Designed for children in grades K-8. Family membership required. Pre-registration is required. Register online at baltimorewoods.org. In order to follow COVID-19 health and safety protocols, program has limited capacity, participants must wear facial coverings, practice social distancing, and undergo on-site health screenings.

Contact: 3156731350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
 
A Distant Dickens Christmas
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

A Distant Dickens Christmas

12/05/2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 Every Saturday and Sunday,  November 27 thru December 20 plus the Friday after Thanksgiving Noon - 4pm and December 24 Noon - 2:30pm 

We also invite you to shop Monday - Friday during regular business hours

Some highlights of this years' Distant Dickens Christmas.....during this pandemic, we have created for you a wonderful experience and some of the best dining, shopping & lodging in Central NY!

Your favorite Dickens character cutouts located in the shops. Take a picture with your favorite! Come to the Chamber Office at 22 Jordan Street to show us and receive a free ornament. 

Leave a letter for Father Christmas at the Chamber. Don't forget your name and address so you we are able to send you a note back. 

Watch for videos on our social media of the Dickens Characters roasting chestnuts. Pick up some chestnuts in the Village of Skaneateles to take home and roast!

Red Kettles will be out as usual and volunteers ringing bells to raise money for the Salvation Army.

Holiday music playing throughout the downtown area. 

Beautifully decorated gazebo, perfect for your holiday photos!

The Skaneateles Chamber offers Dickens scarves, masks, area gift certificates, and more for purchase. Stop into the store or purchase online by clicking here.

Contact: 315-685-0552
Location: Village of Skaneateles
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/05/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
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A Distant Dickens Christmas
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

A Distant Dickens Christmas

12/06/2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 Every Saturday and Sunday,  November 27 thru December 20 plus the Friday after Thanksgiving Noon - 4pm and December 24 Noon - 2:30pm 

We also invite you to shop Monday - Friday during regular business hours

Some highlights of this years' Distant Dickens Christmas.....during this pandemic, we have created for you a wonderful experience and some of the best dining, shopping & lodging in Central NY!

Your favorite Dickens character cutouts located in the shops. Take a picture with your favorite! Come to the Chamber Office at 22 Jordan Street to show us and receive a free ornament. 

Leave a letter for Father Christmas at the Chamber. Don't forget your name and address so you we are able to send you a note back. 

Watch for videos on our social media of the Dickens Characters roasting chestnuts. Pick up some chestnuts in the Village of Skaneateles to take home and roast!

Red Kettles will be out as usual and volunteers ringing bells to raise money for the Salvation Army.

Holiday music playing throughout the downtown area. 

Beautifully decorated gazebo, perfect for your holiday photos!

The Skaneateles Chamber offers Dickens scarves, masks, area gift certificates, and more for purchase. Stop into the store or purchase online by clicking here.

Contact: 315-685-0552
Location: Village of Skaneateles
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/06/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
 
 
 
Shop, Sip and Stroll
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
 

Shop, Sip and Stroll

12/10/2020 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Shop, Sip, and Stroll has been extended to four days: Dec. 3, 10, 17, and 20. Those making a purchase on Dec. 3, 10, or 17 at participating downtown Skaneateles stores will receive a coupon for a free or discounted item at the Sherwood Inn, Bluewater Grill, Gilda’s, and other establishments or 15 percent off at the Village Bottle Shop. On Dec. 20, shoppers making a purchase will receive a coupon for coffee, tea, or hot chocolate from the Skaneateles Bakery, Good Eats & Sips, or Vermont Green Mountain Specialty Co. The event will occur throughout the entire day. It's a great chance to get your holiday shopping done with an extra incentive for each purchase you make that day! 

Contact: 3156850552
Location: Downtown Skaneateles
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/10/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/11/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
Caroling in The Woods
7:00 PM
 

Caroling in The Woods

12/11/2020 7:00 PM

Pick up a lantern and song sheet and enjoy a beloved tradition at Baltimore Woods. This event is free for all ages, and as always, donations are appreciated. Lanterns will be provided. Bring a flashlight if you prefer. Dress for the weather. A second caroling session is offered on Saturday, December 12th as well. Pre-registration is required and due to limited capacities associated with the pandemic, walk-ins cannot be accommodated. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
 
A Distant Dickens Christmas
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

A Distant Dickens Christmas

12/12/2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 Every Saturday and Sunday,  November 27 thru December 20 plus the Friday after Thanksgiving Noon - 4pm and December 24 Noon - 2:30pm 

We also invite you to shop Monday - Friday during regular business hours

Some highlights of this years' Distant Dickens Christmas.....during this pandemic, we have created for you a wonderful experience and some of the best dining, shopping & lodging in Central NY!

Your favorite Dickens character cutouts located in the shops. Take a picture with your favorite! Come to the Chamber Office at 22 Jordan Street to show us and receive a free ornament. 

Leave a letter for Father Christmas at the Chamber. Don't forget your name and address so you we are able to send you a note back. 

Watch for videos on our social media of the Dickens Characters roasting chestnuts. Pick up some chestnuts in the Village of Skaneateles to take home and roast!

Red Kettles will be out as usual and volunteers ringing bells to raise money for the Salvation Army.

Holiday music playing throughout the downtown area. 

Beautifully decorated gazebo, perfect for your holiday photos!

The Skaneateles Chamber offers Dickens scarves, masks, area gift certificates, and more for purchase. Stop into the store or purchase online by clicking here.

Contact: 315-685-0552
Location: Village of Skaneateles
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/12/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
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A Distant Dickens Christmas
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

A Distant Dickens Christmas

12/13/2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 Every Saturday and Sunday,  November 27 thru December 20 plus the Friday after Thanksgiving Noon - 4pm and December 24 Noon - 2:30pm 

We also invite you to shop Monday - Friday during regular business hours

Some highlights of this years' Distant Dickens Christmas.....during this pandemic, we have created for you a wonderful experience and some of the best dining, shopping & lodging in Central NY!

Your favorite Dickens character cutouts located in the shops. Take a picture with your favorite! Come to the Chamber Office at 22 Jordan Street to show us and receive a free ornament. 

Leave a letter for Father Christmas at the Chamber. Don't forget your name and address so you we are able to send you a note back. 

Watch for videos on our social media of the Dickens Characters roasting chestnuts. Pick up some chestnuts in the Village of Skaneateles to take home and roast!

Red Kettles will be out as usual and volunteers ringing bells to raise money for the Salvation Army.

Holiday music playing throughout the downtown area. 

Beautifully decorated gazebo, perfect for your holiday photos!

The Skaneateles Chamber offers Dickens scarves, masks, area gift certificates, and more for purchase. Stop into the store or purchase online by clicking here.

Contact: 315-685-0552
Location: Village of Skaneateles
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/13/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
 
 
 
Shop, Sip and Stroll
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
 

Shop, Sip and Stroll

12/17/2020 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Shop, Sip, and Stroll has been extended to four days: Dec. 3, 10, 17, and 20. Those making a purchase on Dec. 3, 10, or 17 at participating downtown Skaneateles stores will receive a coupon for a free or discounted item at the Sherwood Inn, Bluewater Grill, Gilda’s, and other establishments or 15 percent off at the Village Bottle Shop. On Dec. 20, shoppers making a purchase will receive a coupon for coffee, tea, or hot chocolate from the Skaneateles Bakery, Good Eats & Sips, or Vermont Green Mountain Specialty Co. The event will occur throughout the entire day. It's a great chance to get your holiday shopping done with an extra incentive for each purchase you make that day! 

Contact: 3156850552
Location: Downtown Skaneateles
 
The Nature of the Holidays
10:00 AM
 

The Nature of the Holidays

12/17/2020 10:00 AM

Join us as we explore some history of the holidays! We’ll hike around the preserve discovering the roots of past and present traditions and share stories of humanity’s celebrations. We’ll take a moment to observe our own natural surroundings and appreciate nature in the holidays. We will be hiking. Please come dressed for the weather. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/17/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/18/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
Saturday Day Camp at Baltimore Woods
9:00 AM
 

Saturday Day Camp at Baltimore Woods

12/19/2020 9:00 AM

Ready for a break from school? A day at Baltimore Woods is just what you need! Come to camp for full-day adventures outside, in the woods, hiking, exploring, and playing in the Baltimore Woods Nature Camp tradition. Camp runs from 9am-3pm. Designed for children in grades K-8. Family membership required. Pre-registration is required. Register online at baltimorewoods.org. In order to follow COVID-19 health and safety protocols, program has limited capacity, participants must wear facial coverings, practice social distancing, and undergo on-site health screenings.

Contact: 3156731350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
 
A Distant Dickens Christmas
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

A Distant Dickens Christmas

12/19/2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 Every Saturday and Sunday,  November 27 thru December 20 plus the Friday after Thanksgiving Noon - 4pm and December 24 Noon - 2:30pm 

We also invite you to shop Monday - Friday during regular business hours

Some highlights of this years' Distant Dickens Christmas.....during this pandemic, we have created for you a wonderful experience and some of the best dining, shopping & lodging in Central NY!

Your favorite Dickens character cutouts located in the shops. Take a picture with your favorite! Come to the Chamber Office at 22 Jordan Street to show us and receive a free ornament. 

Leave a letter for Father Christmas at the Chamber. Don't forget your name and address so you we are able to send you a note back. 

Watch for videos on our social media of the Dickens Characters roasting chestnuts. Pick up some chestnuts in the Village of Skaneateles to take home and roast!

Red Kettles will be out as usual and volunteers ringing bells to raise money for the Salvation Army.

Holiday music playing throughout the downtown area. 

Beautifully decorated gazebo, perfect for your holiday photos!

The Skaneateles Chamber offers Dickens scarves, masks, area gift certificates, and more for purchase. Stop into the store or purchase online by clicking here.

Contact: 315-685-0552
Location: Village of Skaneateles
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/19/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
Winter Solstice Hike
7:00 PM
 

Winter Solstice Hike

12/19/2020 7:00 PM

With only nine hours of sunlight the winter solstice transforms our world into a quiet moon-lit wonderland. While it can be easy to forget in the dark, the winter solstice is truly a night of beginnings. Come for a tranquil lantern-lit walk to discover and celebrate the promise of longer days ahead. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
 
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Shop, Sip and Stroll
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
 

Shop, Sip and Stroll

12/20/2020 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Shop, Sip, and Stroll has been extended to four days: Dec. 3, 10, 17, and 20. Those making a purchase on Dec. 3, 10, or 17 at participating downtown Skaneateles stores will receive a coupon for a free or discounted item at the Sherwood Inn, Bluewater Grill, Gilda’s, and other establishments or 15 percent off at the Village Bottle Shop. On Dec. 20, shoppers making a purchase will receive a coupon for coffee, tea, or hot chocolate from the Skaneateles Bakery, Good Eats & Sips, or Vermont Green Mountain Specialty Co. The event will occur throughout the entire day. It's a great chance to get your holiday shopping done with an extra incentive for each purchase you make that day! 

Contact: 3156850552
Location: Downtown Skaneateles
 
A Distant Dickens Christmas
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

A Distant Dickens Christmas

12/20/2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 Every Saturday and Sunday,  November 27 thru December 20 plus the Friday after Thanksgiving Noon - 4pm and December 24 Noon - 2:30pm 

We also invite you to shop Monday - Friday during regular business hours

Some highlights of this years' Distant Dickens Christmas.....during this pandemic, we have created for you a wonderful experience and some of the best dining, shopping & lodging in Central NY!

Your favorite Dickens character cutouts located in the shops. Take a picture with your favorite! Come to the Chamber Office at 22 Jordan Street to show us and receive a free ornament. 

Leave a letter for Father Christmas at the Chamber. Don't forget your name and address so you we are able to send you a note back. 

Watch for videos on our social media of the Dickens Characters roasting chestnuts. Pick up some chestnuts in the Village of Skaneateles to take home and roast!

Red Kettles will be out as usual and volunteers ringing bells to raise money for the Salvation Army.

Holiday music playing throughout the downtown area. 

Beautifully decorated gazebo, perfect for your holiday photos!

The Skaneateles Chamber offers Dickens scarves, masks, area gift certificates, and more for purchase. Stop into the store or purchase online by clicking here.

Contact: 315-685-0552
Location: Village of Skaneateles
 
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/20/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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December 2020

Science Adventures in Nature
12/01/2020 1:00 PM
 

Science Adventures in Nature

12/01/2020 1:00 PM

Science Adventures in Nature is back for December! This three week series offers hands-on experiences in nature to supplement your science curriculum. Every Tuesday, we’ll meet up for a three hour program packed with experiments, activities, and outdoor exploration. Rain, snow, or sunshine – we will happily go outside! $30 members; $45 public. Pre-registration is required and all three sessions are included in this price. This program is for children ages 5-13.This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Science Adventures in Nature
Nature's Little Explorers: Wonders of December
12/02/2020 10:00 AM
 

Nature's Little Explorers: Wonders of December

12/02/2020 10:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers is a recurring series of mini adventures throughout the year, designed especially for preschoolers from ages 3-5. Using imagination, storybooks, crafts, and a well-developed sense of adventurous play, this fun-filled program aims to connect children with the out of doors at an early age. The programs are carefully designed to balance developmentally appropriate learning with the innate sense of wonder and joy that young children have for the natural world. A preschool mini adventure for children ages 3-5. Cost is $21 for members and $31 for public for the whole three-week series. In order to follow COVID-19 health and safety protocols, program has limited capacity, participants must wear facial coverings, practice social distancing, and undergo on-site health screenings.

Contact: 3156731350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Nature's Little Explorers
How Winter Trees Work
12/03/2020 10:00 AM
 

How Winter Trees Work

12/03/2020 10:00 AM

Trees have fascinating adaptations to get through the cold dark months in the northeast. We’ll go for an easy walk to find out just how these burly plants deal with the coming freezing winds, ice, and snow. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
How Winter Trees Work
Trail School: December Explorations
12/03/2020 1:00 PM
 

Trail School: December Explorations

12/03/2020 1:00 PM

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. This three-week series runs weekly on Thursday afternoons. $30 members; $45 public. Pre-registration is required and the price includes all three weeks. Program designed for children ages 5-13. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Trail School
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/03/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/03/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/04/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/04/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Saturday Day Camp at Baltimore Woods
12/05/2020 9:00 AM
 

Saturday Day Camp at Baltimore Woods

12/05/2020 9:00 AM

Ready for a break from school? A day at Baltimore Woods is just what you need! Come to camp for full-day adventures outside, in the woods, hiking, exploring, and playing in the Baltimore Woods Nature Camp tradition. Camp runs from 9am-3pm. Designed for children in grades K-8. Family membership required. Pre-registration is required. Register online at baltimorewoods.org. In order to follow COVID-19 health and safety protocols, program has limited capacity, participants must wear facial coverings, practice social distancing, and undergo on-site health screenings.

Contact: 3156731350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
School Break Camps
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/05/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/05/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/06/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/06/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/10/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/10/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/11/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/11/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Caroling in The Woods
12/11/2020 7:00 PM
 

Caroling in The Woods

12/11/2020 7:00 PM

Pick up a lantern and song sheet and enjoy a beloved tradition at Baltimore Woods. This event is free for all ages, and as always, donations are appreciated. Lanterns will be provided. Bring a flashlight if you prefer. Dress for the weather. A second caroling session is offered on Saturday, December 12th as well. Pre-registration is required and due to limited capacities associated with the pandemic, walk-ins cannot be accommodated. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Caroling in The Woods
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/12/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/12/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/13/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/13/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
The Nature of the Holidays
12/17/2020 10:00 AM
 

The Nature of the Holidays

12/17/2020 10:00 AM

Join us as we explore some history of the holidays! We’ll hike around the preserve discovering the roots of past and present traditions and share stories of humanity’s celebrations. We’ll take a moment to observe our own natural surroundings and appreciate nature in the holidays. We will be hiking. Please come dressed for the weather. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
The Nature of the Holidays
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/17/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/17/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/18/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/18/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Saturday Day Camp at Baltimore Woods
12/19/2020 9:00 AM
 

Saturday Day Camp at Baltimore Woods

12/19/2020 9:00 AM

Ready for a break from school? A day at Baltimore Woods is just what you need! Come to camp for full-day adventures outside, in the woods, hiking, exploring, and playing in the Baltimore Woods Nature Camp tradition. Camp runs from 9am-3pm. Designed for children in grades K-8. Family membership required. Pre-registration is required. Register online at baltimorewoods.org. In order to follow COVID-19 health and safety protocols, program has limited capacity, participants must wear facial coverings, practice social distancing, and undergo on-site health screenings.

Contact: 3156731350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
School Break Camps
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/19/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/19/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
Winter Solstice Hike
12/19/2020 7:00 PM
 

Winter Solstice Hike

12/19/2020 7:00 PM

With only nine hours of sunlight the winter solstice transforms our world into a quiet moon-lit wonderland. While it can be easy to forget in the dark, the winter solstice is truly a night of beginnings. Come for a tranquil lantern-lit walk to discover and celebrate the promise of longer days ahead. This program will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines by limiting participants, requiring social distancing and facial coverings, and conducting on-site health screenings.

Contact: 315-673-1350
Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Winter Solstice Hike
Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House
12/20/2020 6:30 PM
 

Twelve Nights of Christmas at the Seward House

12/20/2020 6:30 PM

Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum as we present Twelve Nights of Christmas. A Costumed guide will lead each tour of the home which will be decorated in nineteenth-century splendor much as the Seward family would have known. Visitors will learn about Christmas traditions of the Seward's, including heart-warming holiday memories gleaned from their letters and diaries.

Space is limited and masks and reservations are required. This beloved Christmas pageant will take place over the first 3 weekends in December at 6 and 7:30pm. $16 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Please visit www.sewardhouse.org or call us at 315-252-1283 to make your reservation today.

Contact: 3152521283
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY 13021
Twelve Nights of Christmas
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