Events at Blenko Glass Co.
Holiday Glassblowing Classes
(November 9 & November 16, 2018)
Holiday celebrations are just around the corner. The Blenko glass staff is excited to have planned our November classes for you. This holiday season, make a gift for giving during one of our glassblowing classes!
On Friday, November 9 and Friday, November 16; we are offering a variety of hands-on, informative and fun classes. (class schedule can be seen below)
Class signups will begin Monday, October 15 at 9am EST and will be ONLINE ONLY on our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/blenko-glass-company-15709994523
Blenko Holiday Sale
(November 23, 2018)
A one day sale held in the Visitors Center on the Friday after Thanksgiving. This kicks off our seasonal holiday sales with limited editions available Friday. This is when our large choir of handmade snowmen appear in the Visitors Center. We strive for special seasonal gifts and thoughtful glass gifts for giving. Come see!
Blenko's Spirit of the Season Open House
(December 7 - 22, 2018)
Holiday cheer at Blenko Glass. Our extended Blenko family shares our good will and holiday cheer with you beginning December 7 through December 22, 2018. For seven days each week we offer traditional free hot wassail, coffee or chocolate and holiday cookies as you browse and shop our special festive colored glass creations. Included are holiday glass favorites of snowmen and Christmas trees. Daily unadvertised sales. Drop by for a touch of Christmas and Holiday joy from your friends at Blenko.
Water Bottle Week
(January 21 - 27, 2019)
Annual Water Bottle event. All you ever wanted to know about Blenko’s iconic 1930s designed Water Bottle. Photo context of images showing 384 in use or as “art”, special edition water bottles, contests, prizes and more. A must for those who enjoy or love our #384 water bottles. NEW PRODUCTS introduced.
Valentine's & Chocolate Lovers Weekend
(February 9, 2019)
Held in our Visitor Center/ gift shop this event includes special made red and pink glass object for your special someone. complimentary Pretty-in-pink cupcakes and steamy hot chocolate. Special offering paired with Holls Chocolates, hand made Swiss style chocolate from WV
Spring Open House
(March 16, 2019)
A One day, Saturday Only event. Classes offered to the public to make handmade glass Easter eggs Blenko family signing event. Limited edition of special pieces for sale in our Visitors Center include an annual edition hand formed Bunny, as well as limited edition spring creations.
(March 16 - 19, 2019)
4 Consecutive Days ONLY
We open our factory warehouse with overstocks, preferred seconds, and some unique and one-of-a kind Blenko at special discount prices. We will also feature special items in our on-site store. A great shopping opportunity. This event previously was almost two weeks but we have less excess inventory and have shortened the event dramatically. This event continues to evolve so please contact us or follow us on social media to have current updates for days, times, etc.
Garden Party - 'Blenko Glass in the Garden'
(May 31, 2019)
Sales and exhibits in the Blenko Glass Garden at lake side. Special Garden Party Friday evening, an advance fee applies for this event only. Special Garden Party Hat decorating contest w/ Blenko special made prizes Friday evening. Special Blenko products made for display in the garden will be offered for sale.
'After Hours' Sales Event
(June 14, 2019)
During this 2-hour event in our Gift Shop, customers can take advantage of amazing discounts and take 15% off of their entire purchase. In preparation for this event we will close the Visitor Center Store at 5pm on Friday, June 14 and will re-open from 7pm - 9pm. A special edition companion piece to the WV Birthday Piece will go on sale during this event. Designed by Emma Walters & Andrew Shaffer to continue to pay homage to our great state.
West Virginia Day Celebration & Sale
(June 15, 2019)
Annually we produce a very limited, special edition to celebrate our states birthday. West Virginia will be 156 years old in 2019, so we offer only 156 Birthday pieces. The West Virginia Birthday piece is offered beginning at 8AM Saturday on a first come basis. The line to receive these begins to form several days earlier. Special annual limited edition production, signing event and sale.
Festival of Glass
(August 2 - 3, 2019)
Annually a big draw. A selection of classes are offered for all ages within the factory. From hot glass to crafts with wood, glass and glue for youngsters. Special prices, tours, signing event and family activities. Family fun. Classes fill quickly. Complimentary annual commemorative given to attendees.
Blenko at the WV Pumpkin Festival
(October 3 - 6, 2019)
Not our event but directly across the road from the Blenko factory and we are pleased to participate. A celebration of Everything pumpkin and Blenko offers a full “punkin patch” of diverse handmade glass ones!