Pumpkin Help Create

We’re firing up our furnace for the Fall Season! Join Vetro in celebrating this Fall Season with Fire, Flames, and Pumpkins! Bring the whole family to our Help Create Pumpkin Event, an interactive experience fun for kids and adults of all ages!

We will also have various pumpkins and gourds for you to purchase if there is no time for our hands-on experience.

Help Create 2021 Pumpkin Color Mixes

Price: $60.00 per Pumpkin (plus tax) 

1 TIME-SLOT = 1 Pumpkin = You may sign-up for as many “Pumpkin-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!

Reservations Coming Soon!

CLICK ON THE DATE YOU WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER!!! 

Friday, October 1, 2021
from: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

from: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 8, 2021
from: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 9, 2021
from: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 15, 2021
from: 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 16, 2021
from: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 22, 2020
from: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 23, 2020
from: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 29, 2020
from: 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 30, 2020
from: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Process:

  • Register online, pre-pay for your booked time slot. 
  • ***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 if you are not vaccinated. Vetro will follow all CDC & Tarrant County Guidelines to keep our glass-loving patrons and staff safe!
  • Come out to Vetro Glassblowing Studio 15 minutes prior to your reservation time to sign your waiver.
  • Choose from a selection of 5 color mixes
  • 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 (14+yrs)
  • You stay by the artist while he/she teaches you about the iron mold used to make the optic shapes in your Glass Pumpkin
  • You stay by the artist while he/she blows and shapes your Glass Pumpkin while you assist with the paddle to flatten the bottom (12+yrs)
  • You stay by the artist while he/she gathers and applies the stem
  • You Fire Torch the stem (12+yrs)
  • Photo Op with your one-of-a-kind Pumpkin!
  • Pick up your glass artwork the following business day after 3:00 p.m. The Gallery is open Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and closed Sundays and Mondays or you may 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 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 Pumpkin session is non-refundable, don’t worry because you may choose one of the following options:        
    • 1) Have a glassblower custom make your Pumpkin (see details below*)
    • 2) Come into our Gallery and choose any Vetro Pumpkin 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 reschedule a time slot less than 48 hours prior to your original appointment, we will be unable to provide a refund.
  • If you wish to reschedule 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

If you choose to have a Pumpkin custom-made, please specify your color choice as well as how many Pumpkins you would like us to create in your reply to this email. 

Color Options (You may choose two colors per Pumpkin) colors from the image above.

What to Wear/Bring: 

  • We recommend all clothing to be cotton
  • Closed-tipped shoes (i.e., tennis shoes)
  • No billowy sleeves
  • 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 if you are not vaccinated. Vetro will follow all CDC & Tarrant County Guidelines to keep our glass-loving patrons and staff safe!

GALLERY EXPERIENCE:

Browse and shop from a wide variety of Vetro Studio-created glass pumpkins & gourds, perfect for your spooky but elegant pumpkin patch!

With over fifty different artists displayed throughout Vetro’s Fine Art Gallery, this is the perfect place to find the perfect accessories for your Fall Festive outings!

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