July 18, 6-10p: Third Friday Xmas Fun in July - Third Degree Glass Factory
ST. LOUIS, MO 63108
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July 18, 6-10p: Third Friday Xmas Fun in July

Ho-Ho-No Santa. No pesky elves. No Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer. It’s Xmas fun in July with a free ornament raffle, glass “candy” cane pull, hoop mini-performance, and more! Why? Just because…

***Doors locked 4-6p to prep Third Friday. At 6p we’re ready to Par-Tay!***

  • Be spellbound. See the amazing art of glassblowing in air-conditioned comfort behind glass. Note: For the hearing impaired, sign language interpreters from SLCC-FloValley’s program will sign during glassblowing demonstrations.
  • Have fun. Make your own glass-terpieces! Sign up to make night lights, paperweights, beads or fused jewelry. ($25 – $35)
  • Be Xmas ready. FREE Raffle:  Ornaments! Buy a drink at the bar, get a raffle ticket. You win, you take it home. Easy-peasy. Winner announced at 9p.
  • Get cool. East Gallery presents: Altered Dreamscapes by Mark Skinner. Plus shop a one-nite-only trunk show & sale of Skinners’ handmade cards. Concurrent exhibit is Whimsical Art With Heart: Bill McKenney, Bill’s Retro Robots.
  • Thirsty? Cash bar with Drink of the Month: Pomegranate Sweetie
  • Hungry? Chef Heidi serves up summer treats. No reservations needed. $2 – $8. Menu.


Scheduled Events:

  • 6:30p  Ever hooped? See STL Hoop Club mini-performance of off the body and vertical hooping. Then try it yourself!
  • 7p  “Candy” Cane pull. When glass is hot it’s like taffy. See how far can the artists stretch it.
  • 8p  Swingin’ Cool Blues by Diamond Cut Blues Band. 
  • At sundown watch Fire Techs dance, spin, juggle and spin fire.


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August 15. It’s a Summer Send-off Celebration. Ice cream tasting. Photo booth. Hot glass. Cool entertainment.

Mark Your Calendar!

Third Friday July 19 is a district-wide block party with Makers Market, live music, & more from MADE, Craft Alliance, TDG, & Magic House.
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