October 18, 2014

A Spooky Night at Third Degree Glass Factory

With fire, pumpkins and bewitching glass manipulation, Third Degree Glass Factory's "Third Friday" event for October was a spooktacular way to enjoy the Halloween season. On October 17, 2014, artisans treated attendees to glass-blowing demonstrations, live music, a performance by the St. Louis Fire Technicians and much more. In addition, Third Degree and Astral Glass Studio battled it out in a "pumpkin death match," with the audience choosing which team created the better glass pumpkin. The event was part of American Craft Week, a national event to raise awareness of American fine craft.

Photos by Caroline Yoo for the Riverfront Times.

See also: Glassblowing at Third Degree Glass Factory in 2013

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A Spooky Night at Third Degree Glass Factory
Glass Pumpkin Death Match - Third Degree vs Astral Glass Studio
Glass Pumpkin Death Match - Third Degree vs Astral Glass Studio
A Spooky Night at Third Degree Glass Factory
Third Degree Glass Factory's glass pumpkin
Third Degree Glass Factory's glass pumpkin
Glass Pumpkin Death Match - Third Degree vs Astral Glass Studio
Glass Pumpkin Death Match - Third Degree vs Astral Glass Studio
A Spooky Night at Third Degree Glass Factory
A Spooky Night at Third Degree Glass Factory
A Spooky Night at Third Degree Glass Factory
A Spooky Night at Third Degree Glass Factory
Destroying the losing pumpkin
Destroying the losing pumpkin