THIRD FRIDAYS

Enjoy great food from local caterers and food trucks, listen to live music as you discover local artists, and try your hand at making glass art. Every Third Friday between 6 – 10pm, watch glassblowing & beadmaking demonstrations, sign up for a guided glass activity, check out new exhibits in the East Gallery, and shop for glass art created by Third Degree glass artists.

***We lock our doors from 4-6p on Third Fridays to prep for the big event!***

Make your own glass art creation! Sign–ups begin at 6pm at the Education Table. All activity slots are filled on a first-come, first serve basis. Completed glass art projects will be available for pick up the following Wednesday.

Cute as a bug! Fused bugs. $25, any age.
Paperweight $35, age 10 and up. 1-on-1 sessions limited.
Glass beads $35, age 10 and up. 30-min private sessions are limited.
Glass tile $25, any age.
Fused glass pendant or earrings $25 or the set for $35. Night Light $35, any age.
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Upcoming Third Friday: August 15

It’s a Summer Send Off Celebration with kettle corn, ice cream, photo booth, live music and hot glass entertainment.  *Doors locked from 4-6p on Third Friday to prep, reopen at 6p to Par-Tay!*

  • Watch the art of glassblowing in cool AC comfort.
  • Addicting. Ray Ray’s Kettle Corn. FREE samples. Like it? You can buy it tonight!
  • Cool down. FREE samples of Frostbite Gourmet Ice Cream. All natural ingredients. made like ice cream should be. Tastes are limited and when they’re going they’re gone.
  • Put your best smile on – and crazy costumes – for FREE Fun Photo Events photo booth. Take home your picture and a Fun Photo memory.
  • Make your own glass-terpiece! Sign up to make summer glass tiles, night lights, paperweights, beads or fused jewelry. ($25 – $35)
  • East Gallery presents Journeys: Mary C. Nasser  and Sparkle Plenty Friends: Kay Wood. 
  • Hungry? Chef Heidi heats up the kitchen so you don’t have to. It’s an international summer harvest feast: Provence Grilled Peaches, Goat Cheese and Toasted Almond Salad; Southeast Asian Watermelon Salad; Spanish Gazpacho Soup w Garlic Croutons; Jamaican Jerk Chicken Skewer; Something Sweet. $2 – $8.
  • Thirsty? Cash bar plus Drink of the Month: Gypsy Peach Pepper
  • Shopping? Splash the cash for hand-crafted jewelry, stemware, glasses and more. One of a kind, totally unique and created by Third Degree artists.
  • 8p Rosewood Band plays your favorite covers: Beatles, Crosby-Stills-Nash-Young, Eagles and more.
  • Sundown watch Fire Techs dance, juggle and spin fire.

 

Opening Exhibit

"Journeys" by Mary C. Nasser and "Sparkle Plenty" by Kay Wood.
Nasser's "Journeys" features mixed-media paintings layered with maps. Wood's "Sparkle Plenty Friends" are bedazzled sculptures of animals, birds, and fish adorned with found objects, glass beads, sequins, and glitter.
Both on view August 15 - September 16.

Through August 12. "Whimsical Art With Heart” by Bill McKenney and "Altered Dreamstates" by Mark Skinner.
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Jul 2014
“We had never heard glass terms such as ‘frit’ or ‘annealing’ so signing at our first Third Friday in May was challenging, but we got through it,” laughed Brittnee Hackworth, graduating student interpreter. “Not only did we have a blast, but some of my classmat Read More →
Cindy Vaupel won July’s Third Friday’s raffle for Ornaments in a Bell Jar. She was in St. Louis visiting family when she stopped by Third Degree to browse the gallery. “St. Louis is our second home so when I googled places that make pendant lights and saw Third Degree, I made it my mi Read More →

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