Blenko Festival of Glass Blenko Glass Company is sponsoring their 2nd annual Festival of Glass. Blenko is one of the few remaining handcrafted glass companies in the U.S. and has been in this location since 1921.
News-Antique.com - Jul 17,2009 - Ever wanted to learn how to make hand blown glass? Now is your chance!! The 2nd annual Blenko Festival of Glass will be held this August 7th and 8th at the Blenko Glass Company located at #9 Bill Blenko Drive in Milton, WV. Demonstrations and workshops begin at 8:00 a.m. on the 7th. Call in advance to sign up for workshops as space is limited.
Blenko Glass has been located in Milton, WV since 1921 and is on its fourth generation of handcrafted glass made by skilled craftsmen. You can find more information about the Festival, schedule of demonstrations and the visitor center at http://www.blenkoglass.com.
The Old Timey Shop is located near Blenko on Main Street in Milton, WV. You can find us after you leave Blenko - you'll see us when you drive back to the stop light at the main highway - we're right across the street. Be sure to drive straight through to pay us a visit! We carry a large variety of vintage Blenko, Pilgrim, Kanawha, Hamon, Fenton and other glassware - we're worth the trip!
Milton, WV is located on Interstate 64, exit 28. Other close attractions include a large flea market and Tri-State Racetrack and Gaming.