Around the Tiers: GlassFest

By Conor Mooney

May 5, 2014 Updated May 5, 2014 at 6:22 PM EDT

Corning, NY (WBNG Binghamton) GlassFest kicks off at the end of the month in Corning. Coleen Fabrizi.came by to talk details.

Presented by Corning's Gaffer District and Chemung Canal Trust Company, GlassFest kicks off on Thursday, May 22, with a special glass ribbon cutting ceremony held at The Corning Museum of Glass at 5pm, followed by a special edition 2300°: GlassFest party from 5:30-7:30pm. The festival continues in Corning's Gaffer District for three more days of live glassmaking demonstrations, glass exhibits and artwork, wine and craft beer tasting, live music, a spectacular fireworks display, family friendly activities, an 8K race, museums and galleries, and special shopping and dining promotions for the weekend.

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