Corning, N.Y. - The Corning Museum of Glass hosts its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 3, and Sunday, December 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. During this weekend, admission is free to all visitors. In addition to the daily offerings of exhibitions and live glassmaking demos, the Museum also will offer a host of festive activities, including:
- Live holiday music by local groups and choirs.
- Holiday crafts (nominal fee) and treats (free).
- Visit with Santa (free) or have a photo taken with Santa (fee).
- The Museum's annual glass ornament tree: 14-feet tall with more than 2,000 handmade ornaments. New this year: life-sized glass snowman!
- Discounted Make Your Own Glass experiences (available on a first-come, first-served basis). Visitors may blow holiday ornaments or form flowers for $10.00, or create flameworked icicles, fused flat-glass ornaments, or sandblasted glasses for $5.00. Age restrictions apply to some activities.