WE WILL BE CLOSED SATURDAY, JULY 3RD for INDEPENDENCE DAY!
FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, ORBIX IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOR REPAIRS AND REST. WE CHECK OUR EMAIL AND PHONES ON A REGULAR BASIS.
GALLERY AND HOT SHOP ARE OPEN 9AM-4PM TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY and 9AM-2PM SATURDAY.
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 – $39./ornament, plus shipping
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED – EMAIL or CALL US 256.523.3188
We blow ornaments all day on these days. When you reserve a spot, it is not for the full duration (9am-2pm) but for a slot within that time frame. For a party of two, it takes about 30 minutes total.
July 17th – 9am-2pm
Depending on our production schedule, we sometimes take appointments during the week for Blow Your Own ornaments. Call 256.523.3188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire. Please include the day, time, # of ornaments and phone number in the email.
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 $12. for up to four ornaments, or you may pick the pieces up on the following Tuesday or later.
Tumbler Class – 4 Hour Class – 160./person
Friday, July 9th – 9am-1pm – 2 spots remaining as of 6/22
Saturday, September 18th – 9am-1pm
Saturday, September 25th – 9am-1pm (2 spots left as of 6/30)
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, gathering, paddling, blowing and shaping is gained in this four hour experience.
Call us at 256.523.3188 or email us at email@example.com for more information or to make a reservation.
Reservations and full payment required. Cost – $160. 2-4 students. Minimum age is 13 years old with parent. Shipping $12. each, or you may pick the pieces up on the following Tuesday or later.
Sculpt your Own Flower – 1 Hour Class – $85/person
Saturday, September 11th – 9am-10am
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 three people and a maximum of five. Reservations and full payment are required. Please call us (256.523.3188) or email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information or to reserve a spot.
Cost: $85 per person. Minimum age 13 years old. Shipping $12. each, or you may pick the pieces up on the following Tuesday or later.
Paperweight Class – 4 Hour Class 160./person
Friday, July 2nd – 12pm-4pm – FULL
Saturday, October 2nd, 9am-1pm
Depending on our production schedule, we sometimes take appointments during the week for Paperweight Classes. Call 256.523.3188 or email email@example.com to make reservations.
This class is designed for those who really want to see what molten glass is all about – feel the heat, gather from the furnace, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to make a reservation.
Cost – $160. per person. 2-4 students. Minimum age is 13 years old with parent. Shipping $12. each, or you may pick the pieces up on the following Tuesday or later.
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 – $39/ ornament