EXTREME ORNAMENT HELP CREATE EXPERIENCE!

Bring the whole family to the Vetro Studio for a fun and unique experience. Our Ornament Help-Creates are great photo opportunities where memories and traditions are made! Due to the overwhelming SUCCESS of Vetro’s Extreme Ornament Experience over the past twenty years, we continue our Extreme Ornament Making Blowout this 2020 Holiday season!

Price: $50 (plus tax) per ornament

1 TIME-SLOT = 1 ORNAMENT = You may sign-up for as many “ORNAMENT-SLOTS” as you wish. We have two glassblowing benches, to ensure your reservation times stay together, please arrive 15 minutes prior to the first TIME-SLOT you registered for. After you arrive at Vetro’s gallery and sign the waiver, your TIME-SLOT reservations will all be signed in together!

CLICK ON THE DATE BELOW YOU WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER FOR YOUR EXTREME ORNAMENT HELP CREATE TIME-SLOT(S)!!! 

*** Please note: confirmation emails may be sent to your inbox or to your spam folder, please check both before calling/emailing the gallery. Reservations are updated frequently; check your preferred date often for new time-slot openings in case of cancellations. On mobile devices, be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to see all available time-slots.

1 TIME-SLOT = 1 ORNAMENT = You may sign-up for as many “ORNAMENT-SLOTS” as you wish. We have two glassblowing benches, to ensure your reservation times stay together, please arrive 15 minutes prior to the first TIME-SLOT you registered for. After you arrive at Vetro’s gallery and sign the waiver, your TIME-SLOT reservations will all be signed in together!

*** Please note: confirmation emails may be sent to your inbox or to your spam folder, please check both before calling/emailing the gallery. Reservations are updated frequently; check your preferred date often for new time-slot openings in case of cancellations. On mobile devices, be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to see all available time-slots.

*** IF YOU RECEIVE AN ERROR MESSAGE AFTER SIGNING UP FOR YOUR TIME SLOTS, PLEASE CALL THE GALLERY TO CONFIRM YOUR RESERVATION WENT THOUGH! 817-251-1668 YOU DO NOT NEED TO SIGN UP AGAIN FOR ADDITIONAL TIME SLOTS! ***

The Process:

  • Register online, pre-pay for your booked time slot.
  • To ensure your reservation times stay together, please arrive 15 minutes prior to the first TIME-SLOT you registered for.
  • ***We want you and your loved ones to stay safe, so follow “Safe Social Distancing Practices” when in the Studio & Gallery, and please wear a mask. Vetro will follow all CDC & Tarrant County Guidelines to keep our glass loving patrons and staff safe!
  • Choose from a selection of all our colors
  • Apply your own color to the hot molten glass
  • Twist your color to create your own personalized design (12+yrs)
  • You heat the color in the 2,000-degree furnace (12+yrs)
  • Newspaper to cool and shape the starter bubble (12+yrs)
  • You stay by the artist while he/she blows out the ornament and adds a glass hook
  • You Fire Torch your ornament (12+yrs)
  • Photo-Op with your one-of-a-kind Ornament!
  •  Pick-up glass piece the next business day after 3:00 p.m. or have it shipped for an additional fee

Please Note:

  • Due to the nature of glass, there is a possibility that your glass art piece could break or crack during the cooling process. If this happens, we have three different options
    • (1) You may choose out of the Help Create color mixes and your artwork will be created for you.
    • (2) You can choose the same type of art glass piece from Vetro’s gallery.
    • (3) You can schedule a time to come back to the Vetro’s Studio and re-make your art glass piece!
  • Kids of all ages are welcome to participate (children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in the gallery and in the studio at all times).

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policies for your Help Create Time-slots: 

If you notify us of a cancellation or a rescheduled time slot less than 48 hours prior to your original appointment we will be unable to provide a refund.

  • If your ornament session is non-refundable, don’t worry, because you may choose one of the following options:        
    • 1) Have a glassblower custom make your ornament (see details below*)
    • 2) Come into our Gallery and choose any Vetro ornament from our gallery

Cancellations:

  • Email Lindsey Barker at lbarker@vetroartglass.com 48 hours BEFORE your reservation.  There will be a Processing Fee: $10.00 per time slot.  
  • If you notify us of a cancellation or a rescheduled time slot less than 48 hours prior to your original appointment we will be unable to provide a refund.

Reschedule:

  • Sign up for your new, preferred slots as soon as you can using our website
  • To receive a partial refund: email Lindsey Barker at lbarker@vetroartglass.com 48 hours BEFORE your original reservation(s).
  • If you wish to rescheduled a time slot less than 48 hours prior to your original appointment we will be unable to provide a refund.
  • If you wish to rescheduled a time slot later than 48 hours prior to your original appointment we will be able to provide a refund. 

            -You will receive your refund, if applicable, within 3-5 business days**

            – There will be a Processing Fee of  $5.00 per time slot

**Refunds may take up to 5 business days because we must contact our third-party scheduling vendor for them to refund your original reservation/time-slots

Our Glassblowers would be happy to create your custom ornament for you if you are unable to make your time-slot!

If you choose to have an ornament custom made, please specify your color choices as well as how many ornaments you would like us to create in your reply to this email. Color Options (you may choose up to 3 colors per ornament): Purple, Black/White, Red, Green, Blue or Pink

What to Wear/Bring:

  • We recommend all clothing to be cotton
  • Closed-tipped shoes (i.e. tennis shoes)
  • Long hair should be pulled back securely
  • Sunglasses if you are sensitive to light
  • ***We want you and your loved ones to stay safe, so follow “Safe Social Distancing Practices” when in the Studio & Gallery, and please wear a mask. Vetro will follow all CDC & Tarrant County Guidelines to keep our glass loving patrons and staff safe!

Holiday Hours:

  • Tuesday’s & Wednesday’s 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday’s 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Subject to change during the holiday season)
  • Friday’s & Saturday’s 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Subject to change during the holiday season)
  • Closed Thursday:
    • Closed – Thursday, December 3, 2020
    • Closed – Thursday, December 10, 2020
    • Closed – Thursday, December 17, 2020
  • Closed Every Sunday Except:
    • Sunday, November 29, 2020 from: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, December 6, 2020 from: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, December 13, 2020 from: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, December 20, 2020 from: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed Every Monday Except:
    • Monday, December 14, 2020 from: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Subject to change during the holiday season)
    • Monday, December 21, 2020 from: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Subject to change during the holiday season)

Vetro Studio + Gallery will be CLOSED so our hardworking staff can spend the holidays with their families and friends on the following dates:

  • CLOSED – Thursday, November 26, 2020 (THANKSGIVING DAY)
  • CLOSED – Thursday, December 24, 2020 (CHRISTMAS EVE)
  • CLOSED – Friday, December 25, 2020 (CHRISTMAS DAY)
  • CLOSED – Saturday, December 26, 2020 (DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS)
  • Gallery Will Be Open 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Thursday, December 31, 2020 (NEW YEARS EVE)
  • CLOSED – Friday, January 1, 2020 (NEW YEARS DAY)

Vetro’s Parking Lot & Parking Options:

Vetro’s parking lot becomes a Winter Wonderland during the months of November &December due to Grapevine’s “North Pole Express”.  If you wish to “Help Make Your Own Ornament” or just browse through the Fine Art Glass Gallery for that “One-of-a-Kind Hand-blown Gift”, feel free to park behind the Studio under the Glassblowing Sign on Hudgins Street, or just across Main Street.

Weekends during the North Pole Express:

A shuttle service will also be available.  Free shuttles run continuously from the free parking at the Grapevine Convention Center to the North Pole Express. Additional details and parking options are listed below:

  • Parking with Free Shuttles provided at 1201 Municipal Way (Grapevine Public Library).
  • Parking without Shuttle provided at these locations: 815 S. Main St (corner of Main Street & Dallas Road) or 400 W. Dallas Rd (across the street from the Police Department)

Grapevine/ Main Street Station – Parking Garage:

  • 801 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051 (Grapevine-Main Street station, also known as Main Street Depot, is a train station in Grapevine, Texas. The station is currently served by the TEXRail commuter rail line and the Grapevine Vintage Railroad.)
  • Call the following number for parking fees (817) 215-8600

Vetro’s Extreme Hot Holiday Parties:

Reservations are available during other times of the week for Extreme Party Packages & Teambuilding Packages with Studio Rental.  Please call the Vetro Gallery to schedule your group’s Christmas Help Create Events at 817-251-1668.

Tacky Glassblowing Sweater Party

Visit Vetro’s “Hall Of Flames” and be sure to submit your pictures to lbarker@vetroartglass.com for your chance to be in the upcoming Christmas Spotlight on Vetro’s social media channels!

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