HOURS JANUARY THROUGH JULY

TUESDAY -THURSDAY 9am-4pm

FRIDAY/SATURDAY – 9am-5pm

Hot Shop is closed during lunch hour (typically 1130-1230)

CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY.  

Lookout Mountain,  Little River Canyon and Weiss Lake are beautiful at all times of the year, so plan to make a weekend in our area. If you are looking for accommodations or other events in our area, please check out visitlookoutmountain.com or www.cherokee-chamber.org 


Blow Your Own Ornament – $40./ornament, plus shipping

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED – EMAIL or CALL US 256.523.3188

This is our most popular event at Orbix Hot Glass! Come design and literally “blow” your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists. For this we welcome people of all ages (okay you have to be at least 5 years old).

EVERY FRIDAY 12:00pm-4:00 or SATURDAYS 10:30am-4:00pm (WE RESERVE TIME SLOTS WITHIN THESE TIMES).

 Make sure to wear cotton clothing(jeans are fine) and closed-toe shoes.  We look forward to your visit!

This is our most popular event at Orbix Hot Glass! Come design and literally “blow” your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists. For this we welcome people of all ages (okay you have to be at least 5 years old).

Sign up for our newsletter under the “Contact Us” section of our website, and we’ll keep you up-to-date on days when we’ll be having this event. Shipping for one is $9.  Shipping is $15. for up to four ornaments, or you may pick the pieces up on the following Tuesday or later.


Pumpkin Class

1 Hour  – $95/person

May

Fridays 31st at 3:30pm

June

Fridays 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th at 3:30pm

Saturdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th at 2pm

 

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE BY CALLING 256.523.3188

Everyone loves glass pumpkins.  In this beginner class, it’s all about a hands-on experience in a fun atmosphere with a final product we hope you cherish each year as the leaves begin their change. You pick the body and stem colors, and afterwards, our artists guide you through the process stepping in to guide you as you shape the glass.  Each class is  about one hour in length with a minimum of two people.  Reservations and full payment are required. Please call us (256.523.3188) or email us (info@orbixhotglass.com) for more information or to reserve a spot.

Minimum age 12 years old. 

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Tumbler Class – $170./person (9am-1130)

June

1st (9:30am), 15th (9:30am), and 29th (9:30am)

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE BY CALLING 256.523.3188

Curious about glassblowing?

This introductory glassblowing class teaches many fundamentals through the process of making a small tumbler (cup). Plenty of hands-on experience from choosing colors, paddling, blowing and shaping is gained in this experience.

Call us at 256.523.3188 or email us at info@orbixhotglass.com for more information or to make a reservation.

Reservations and full payment required.   Minimum age is 12 years old with parent


Sculpt your Own Flower  – 1 Hour Class – $95/person

May

Fridays 31st at 1pm

June

Fridays 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th at 1pm

Saturdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th at 12:30

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE BY CALLING 256.523.3188

Have you ever wanted to actually sit at the gaffer bench and feel what it is like to shape hot glass?  In this class, it’s all about a hands-on experience in a fun atmosphere with a final product we know you will love. After watching us shape glass into a flower, it’s your turn to sit at the bench to a sculpt your own from an array of colors. Our artists are there to step in and lend a hand or guide you as you shape the glass.  Each class is  about one hour in length with a minimum of two people.  Reservations and full payment are required. Please call us (256.523.3188) or email us (info@orbixhotglass.com) for more information or to reserve a spot.

Minimum age 12 years old.  


Bowl Class – $95/person

May

Fridays 31st at 2:30pm

June

Fridays 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th at 2:30pm

Saturdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th at 9am

Saturdays 1st, 8th, 15th 22nd and 29th at 3:30pm

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE BY CALLING 256.523.3188

This is our newest class offering at Orbix.  In this small “suck” bowl, participants will work with a teammate to blow, suck and craft a small concave bowl with colors of their choice.  Our artists are there to step in and lend a hand or guide you as you shape the glass.  Each class is  about one hour in length with a minimum of two people.  Reservations and full payment are required. Please call us (256.523.3188) or email us (info@orbixhotglass.com) for more information or to reserve a spot.

Minimum age 12 years old.  


Paperweight Class – $170/person 

June

8th (9:30) and 22nd (9:30)

 

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE BY CALLING 256.523.3188

This class is designed for those who really want to see what molten glass is all about – feel the heat as you sculpt the glass.  Class size is maximum of four students so everyone has adequate time at the bench working. Some safety material is provided before the class for you to review.  Please join us for some in-depth discovery. Reservations and full payment required. Call us at 256.523.3188 or email us at info@orbixhotglass.com for more information or to make a reservation.

Minimum age is 13 years old with parent.


 Studio Tours/Group Events

Studio tour — Looking for a unique event for your club or a group of friends?  Come watch one of our glass artists give a private glassblowing demonstration. They will answer all your questions about the process, and you can view the end result of their hard work in our gallery. Cost is $170 for an hour.  Maximum group is 20 people. Full payment is required in advance.   Private Blow Your Own Ornament — Another option for groups is to schedule a private Blow Your Own Ornament Event. A minimum of eight ornaments is required. Cost – $40/ ornament

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