Blenko Glass kicks off summer Glass-A-Palooza

Glass is blown and shaped at Blenko Glass in Milton. (WCHS/WVAH)

Glass took center stage in Milton Saturday as dozens of people went to Blenko Glass to celebrate.

Each month Blenko Glass comes up with an event at its location in Milton and this month’s was to kick off summer with Glass-A-Palooza.

There were bands and food vendors and of course, glass making.

Classes and demonstrations were held to show the public how some of its world renown pieces are made.

"We did this yesterday, and the cool this is, we got some calls from people when they got back home.

We want you to have a good time,” Dean Six said.

On June 17th and 18th, Blenko will reveal its annual West Virginia piece, celebrating the state’s 145th birthday.

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