Glass Pumpkin Patch Returns to Starworks

A selection of glass pumpkins and gourds created by Starworks glass artists and interns. Courtesy of Starworks


More than 3,000 hand blown glass pumpkins in all sizes, shapes and colors will be on display and available for purchase at the School House Gallery at Starworks October 7th through the 28th. The School House Gallery at Starworks is open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm. There is no cost to attend, but due to expected crowds reservations are required to shop on opening day, Saturday, October 7.

The Glass Pumpkin Patch is one of Starworks’ most popular annual fundraising events. Each pumpkin is a unique work of art, hand-blown by the team at Starworks Glass, including resident artists and interns. Glassblowers begin creating this lineup early in the year to guarantee a massive selection of pumpkins, gourds, and seedpods. This year the team at Starworks Glass is excited to introduce many new color combinations! Proceeds from the event help fund Starworks programs, including K-12 educational programs. 

Register early at to attend and shop on opening day, October 7. Starworks will be hosting Smoke House Mobile Bistro Food Truck all day starting at 10am. Stay late for singer songwriter Marshall Sidbury performing LIVE at the Starworks Café & Taproom 7pm-9pm.

Enjoy refreshments from the Starworks Cafe & Taproom before, during and after you shop. The Cafe is open Monday 9am-3pm, and Tuesday-Saturday 9am-9pm. Starworks Cafe has a large selection of hot and cold beverages, locally crafted wines, beer, pastries, locally prepared sandwiches, desserts and other snacks available for purchase. 

Starworks is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, that focuses on providing high quality educational programming in glass, ceramics, and metal arts. Starworks is host to a public access glass studio, ceramic supply shop, café & taproom, and multiple galleries; All open to the public. Artists worldwide can apply for Starworks internships and residencies that offer space, time, and access to state of the art resources that will aid artists in all stages of their career with advancing their skills and developing a professional network. Starworks is located at 100 Russell Drive in Star, just off I-73/74 in northern Montgomery County.