“Glassfest 2013” A Big Draw in the “Crystal City,”…Corning!






The 4th annual GlassFest is a four-day celebration of glass and the fire arts in the Crystal City, featuring live hot glass shows, artist demonstrations, neon sculpture at night, live music and entertainment, and shopping & dining.

The festival kicks off on Thursday, May 23rd at The Corning Museum of Glass for a special edition 2300˚ celebration and continues through the weekend with outdoor live glassmaking, wine and craft beer tastings, live artists demos throughout the downtown and a variety of activities and promotions for the whole family!

Thousands will attend this annual celebration of glass in Corning.  Street vendors, food specialties, live music and craft bazaars are among the hallmarks of this popular event.  Grammy-nominee Jamie O’Neal will be a featured performer.

Many of Corning’s business owners have videotaped greetings to the masses heading their way.  Here is one from one of the oldest restaurants in Corning!


Where: Corning, N.Y. (Steuben County)

When: May 23-26, 2013

Website: http://www.Glassfest.org

About "Big Chuck"

Hi folks, this is "Big Chuck" here. I love Upstate New York! I have written several books about the region, do a lot of public speaking around the state, am an award-winning radio broadcaster (since 1989), write a bi-monthly newspaper column and give walking tours of Cooperstown, N.Y. Yes, I do keep busy! I hope we can share some Upstate stories on this blog! If you would like to take a look at my series of Upstate New York books visit www.upstatenewyorkbooks.vpweb.com
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