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Third Friday

May 17, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


What: Open House (Glassblowing Demonstrations & Classes, HotShop Gift Gallery, Art Exhibits, Fire Spinning, Rockabilly, and Food Trucks)

When: 3rd Friday of every month; 6 – 10 PM

Where: Third Degree Glass Factory (5200 Delmar)

How Much: Free to enter, bring money for food and drinks and any classes you may want to try (see below)

Details: She deserves a break today. And if Mama’s happy…well, you know the rest.  Celebrate summer with food trucks, massage, henna tattoos, music, and art. Watch glassblowers match might with molten glass. Note: For the hearing impaired, sign language interpreters from SLCC-FloValley’s program will sign during glassblowing demonstrations.

UM! Sarah’s MeltDown’s decadent gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and soups and Cha Cha Chow’s super-fresh tacos. Kona Shaved Ice and Ice Cream cools and refreshes.

Free AHHH massage. 4 chairs + massage therapists, 2 locations = BLISS. With holistic programs that integrate mind, body and spirit, the Healing Arts Center provides the most comprehensive education in the field of massage therapy.

Free henna tattoos. Henna artist Allyson creates henna swirls infused with essential oils. These henna tats stoke the goddess within.

Retail therapy?  Does Mama need sparkle power? Always. So splash the cash. Shop the HotShop Gallery for jewelry and home accessories.

8p Maple Jam. An upbeat mix of classic rock, blues, and occasional country tunes.  From Buddy Holly to Creedence, from Jimmy Reed to Taj Mahal, from Johnny Cash to Marshall Tucker. You get the picture in outstanding three-part harmony. They rock Highway 61 Roadhouse, Schlafly Bottleworks, and other joints around town.

8p Fire spinning. Those Fire Techs  spark it up.Get Involved:
Hands-on cred? Own it! Sign-ups begin at 6pm at the Education Table. The sooner you sign up, the better your chances for fiery fun.

  1. Paperweight $35, age 10 and up. These 1-on-1 sessions are limited. Sign up at or close to 6pm to ensure your spot. 
  2. Glass beads $35, age 10 and up. These 30-minute semi-private sessions are limited. Sign up at or close 6pm to ensure your spot. 
  3. Holiday glass tile keepsake $25, any age.
  4. Glam fused glass pendant or earrings $25 or the set for $35

Fave Wine Bottle gets a ReDo.
Bring your fave regular-sized wine bottle – NO LABELS – and like magic we’ll turn it into a glass platter for cheese or sushi. Regular wine bottles: $15. Extra cost for over-sized wine bottles.
* Glass projects and platters available for pick up the following week, Wed. – Sat., 10am – 5pm.

Beyond throwing wonderful open houses, Third Degree Glass Factory is also a great place to take glass blowing classes. Below are some pics of myself during one particular class a few years ago



May 17, 2013
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63108 United States
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Third Degree Glass Factory