Ithaca Lace Day|
Lace Day News - Speakers & Workshops (Names only)
Ithaca Lace Day is generally the Saturday before Columbus Day, at the
Ramada Inn in Ithaca, New York, on Triphammer Road in front of Pyramid Mall.
(Please read the note at the bottom of this page
if you wish to stay at the Ramada.)
On Saturday, from 9:00 AM through 3:30 PM, everyone who appreciates lace is invited
to come and see what we do. (Best time is before 2.)
- FREE ADMISSION!
- Raffle Drawing
- Special Guest Lecture & Slide Show at 12:45!
Vendor merchandise includes:
- Lacemaking books and videotapes
- Bobbins, lace pillows, and other lacemaking tools
- Tatting shuttles
- Huge variety of thread types and colors
- Antique and collectible lace and linens
- Jewelry and other items of handmade lace.
To help keep Lace Day a free educational event open to the public,
the Finger Lakes Lace Guild, Inc. will be selling special limited-edition
commemorative "2017 Ithaca Lace Day" bobbins. In addition, a wide variety
of raffle prizes are contributed by our vendors, individuals, and other lace
organizations. A raffle ticket is available for a $1.00 donation to the Guild,
three tickets for $2.00. The drawings are held during the Saturday evening
banquet; prize recipients who are not present will be notified.
Ithaca Lace Conference
Other Conference events run throughout the weekend and generally require advance registration.
These events include:
Saturday afternoon lecture
- Lacemaking Workshops, featuring world-class teachers
- Saturday Evening Banquet Dinner
- Saturday Evening Lecture
- Friday Evening Reception with Hors D’oeuvres
Carolyn Wetzel - In Search of Aemilia Ars Lace in Bologna
Saturday evening lecture
Florence Quinette - Normandy Lace - Plus a lace exhibition of Chantilly Lace and Blonde of Caen
to be added to the Lace Day mailing list.
Reserving rooms at the Ramada
Rooms can be hard to find in Ithaca in the fall, so those wishing to stay at the Ramada Inn Airport
should book well in advance and cancel if necessary, adhering to the cancellation guidelines set
by the Ramada Inn. Call the local number (607) 257-3100 and ask for the room block being held for
the Finger Lakes Lace Guild, Inc.
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Updated May 21, 2017