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Fourth of July Party at Sonoran Glass School
July 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm$5
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4TH, 2018
SONORAN GLASS SCHOOL
(kids 12 and under free)
Celebrate the United States of America’s 242nd birthday with BBQ, glass art demonstrations, make-your-own glass projects, “A” Mountain fireworks, and an educational talk on U.S. Glass. Entry is $5 with kids 12 and under admitted free.
ALL NIGHT — MAKE YOUR OWN GLASS ART PROJECTS
Experience making glass art! No appointment or experience necessary.
In the torchworking studio, the Flame Shop, create Independence Day Themed Beads, Flag Drink Stirrers, Stamps, and other projects for $5-15. Firework Sun catchers in the Warm Shop for $15 (or two for $25).
6-9PM — BBQ FOOD! (Pre-order only!)
What would a Independence Day party be without some great BBQ food!
Includes your choice of BBQ Ribs or Roasted Chicken with corn-on-the-cob, and a side of coleslaw or beans. Plates are $12 and are pre-order only!
6PM — RED, WHITE, AND WATER BALLOON FIGHT
Kids can grab a balloon and cool down in the hot summer sun with the Red, White, and Water Balloon Fight!
Soda, cookies, and other kid-friendly snacks and drinks will be available inside.
7:30PM — “THE AMERICAN LIGHTBULB,” A GLASS TALK AND DEMONSTRATION
Discover how early glass light bulbs were made and how profoundly this invention impacted American History.
This 30 minute lec-mo will be accompanied by a demonstration of how to make a glass light bulb using borosilicate glass and an oxygen-propane torch.
9PM — GRAB A SEAT AND WATCH THE FIREWORKS
Close to “A” Mountain, Sonoran Glass School is a great place to watch the fireworks. The west lot will be sectioned off for firework viewing.
Use one of the provided chairs or bring your own! Enjoy listening to classic American music from brass band ensembles on a PA system.