Finger Lakes Pottery Tour

Finger Lakes Pottery Tour

May 11th Sat. 10-5
May 12th Sun 11-4

Second annual Finger Lakes Pottery Tour, free and self-guided. Visit 3 studios and meet 18 distinct potters from the Finger Lakes region and beyond. Locations in Ithaca, Danby and Mecklenburg. Pottery for sale, live pottery demonstrations and local food trucks.

Tioga Arts & Agriculture Trail

The Tioga Arts & Agriculture Trail is a free, countywide, self-guided tour through the region’s finest art studios, galleries, and farmland on May 11 + 12 from 10 am – 5 pm. ​Tioga County is the Gateway to the Finger Lakes and the perfect home base to explore the region. With affordable lodging, dining and shopping, you can stretch your budget while enjoying rural, authentic, small-town charms of the county and be within a short drive of many of the Finger Lake region’s premier attractions. To plan your trail and get details, go to

Artisan Craft Fair

The Artisan Craft Fair will take place May 3rd, 2019, at 209 State St. from 4pm-7pm during the city’s First Friday festivities. Over 20 local artists will be represented during the evening. The Artisan Craft Fair is a collective of local artists devoting the work of their hands to Binghamton’s Church of the Good Shepherd to raise funds that will better position the church to function for the good of its congregation and the surrounding community.

Handbags — which are not examples of the "Sam" mentioned below — hang on display in the window of a Kate Spade & Co. store in Corte Madera, California, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

This New Yorker’s First (Real) Kate Spade Bag

Weekend Edition editor Barrie Hardymon remembers saving up for her first Kate Spade bag as a young New York music student. Yes, it held her Russian novels — but it also represented something more.