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The Scout Guide | City Cheat Sheet: A Travel Guide for Asheville, North Carolina

The Scout Guide | City Cheat Sheet: A Travel Guide for Asheville, North Carolina

WHY VISIT THE ECLECTIC, OUTDOORSY CITY of Asheville, North Carolina? The Scout Guide Asheville editor Meagan Harris can name a few reasons. Are you seeking a vibrant food and beer scene? This is the perfect destination. Interested in arts and culture? Asheville has that, too. And the incredible mountains and waterfalls just waiting to be explored are ideal for visitors looking for fresh air and a great adventure. Read>
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WNC Magazine | Eat it Up: Get Ready for Asheville Grand New Culinary Event - Chow Chow

WNC Magazine | Eat it Up: Get Ready for Asheville Grand New Culinary Event - Chow Chow

Art goes hand in hand with artisan food on September 14, when the region’s deep glass and pottery heritage will be used to inspire chefs to whip up creative dishes during Fire it Up! at Lexington Glassworks and Clay Bake held at East Fork Pottery. Read >
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Condé Nast Traveler | Lexington Glassworks Speciality Review

Condé Nast Traveler | Lexington Glassworks Speciality Review

At Lexington Glassworks, a studio and gallery, you'll peer in on the mesmerizing art of glassblowing, all while sitting and enjoying a beer at a bar behind the artists. Read > 
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Roadrunner Journeys | 48 Hrs in Asheville, NC, The Gilded Age of America and the Art of Glassblowing

Roadrunner Journeys | 48 Hrs in Asheville, NC, The Gilded Age of America and the Art of Glassblowing

Glassblowing intrigues me, so I seek out glassblowers wherever I visit. Asheville has a large artist community, so finding top-notch glassblowers was not hard.  After finishing the tour of the Biltmore, we headed to Lexington Glassworks. 

At Lexington, the resident glassblowers create one of a kind glass blown pieces and custom lighting pieces.  There are no glass blowing classes at Lexington, just five dedicated, skilled glass blowers and two shop assistants creating beautifully inspired glass. Read > 

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Saturday Evening Post | Easygoing, Artsy Asheville

Saturday Evening Post | Easygoing, Artsy Asheville

The climate, the artsy vibe, high quality food, and brewpub scene all make Asheville, North Carolina, a place you want to visit more than once.  Read > 
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ABCNews Charleston | Asheville Glass Blowing Lets Customers Buy Art Blown Before Their Eyes

ABCNews Charleston | Asheville Glass Blowing Lets Customers Buy Art Blown Before Their Eyes

It is one of the coolest working studios you'll ever see.

The artwork is stunning, and the work is being done right before your eyes.

Lexington Glassworks in downtown Asheville is a 5,000 square foot studio owned and operated by two college buddies from Alfred University in New York. Read >

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WSLS 10 Roanoke | Daytime Blue Ridge

WSLS 10 Roanoke | Daytime Blue Ridge

Daytime Blue Ridge is back on the road for another Daytime Destinations Adventure. This time we're exploring Asheville and the "Summer of Glass"-- we get the chance to meet a few local glass blowers and experience some food as vibrant and creative as the city. Watch >
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Top 20 Asheville Galleries | Romantic Asheville

Top 20 Asheville Galleries | Romantic Asheville

Art galleries in the Asheville area abound! Did you know that western North Carolina is one of the top areas in the country for art? Thousands of extraordinary artists live in our Blue Ridge Mountains. Discover hundreds of art galleries and artist studios to browse. While downtown Asheville has the largest collection of art galleries (25+ of them), you'll find a variety of art and craft galleries in Biltmore Village and in many of the quaint small towns.

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Furnace Side Concert | December 7th

Furnace Side Concert | December 7th

Join us in closing out our 2018 Glassworks Concert Series season. Cozy up around the furnace and listen to tunes by Asheville local band Hot Point Trio and enjoy a beer from Skull Camp Brewing.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

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4th Annual Ornament Release Party | November 24th

4th Annual Ornament Release Party | November 24th

Get in the holiday spirit at our 4th Annual Ornament Release Party. Join us on Small Business Saturday for this family-friendly event that has become a yearly tradition for both locals and out-of-towners. Free Range DJ will be spinning vintage holiday vinyl, Foundry Avl will be serving lattes and cappuccinos at their coffee cart and we'll have Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn at the bar!
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Warm Glass Pop-Up Exhibit | September 7

Warm Glass Pop-Up Exhibit | September 7

Join us for a festive evening of music, local beer and a pop-up glass show featuring regional glass artists displaying their artistry in stained, cast and fused glass.

Along with customary glassblowing, join us for lively music by local gypsy-jazz band, HotPoint Trio. Grab a pint from New Belgium Brewing and enjoy viewing this ONE-NIGHT pop-up show with artists Bethany Berres, Xander D’Ambrosio, Tanya Franklin, Robert Gardner, Ben Greene-Colonnese, Alicia Kelemen, and Deb Williams.

The Lexington Glassworks serves as the backdrop for the ultimate local music, art, and beer experience. Join us the 1st Friday of each month from 5-8 pm, April through December for a fun-filled evening of glassblowing, craft beer, and live music.

This event is a part of the 1st Friday Art Walk in the Downtown Asheville Art District, Summer of Glass and our monthly Glassworks Concert Series. This event is free and open to the public.

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Glassworks Concert Series | August 3

Glassworks Concert Series | August 3

The Lexington Glassworks serves as the backdrop for the ultimate local music, art, and beer experience. Join us the 1st Friday of each month from 5-8 pm, April through December for a fun-filled evening of glassblowing, craft beer, and bluegrass.

This month we will be featuring The Greenliners and Foothills Brewing.

This event is a part of the 1st Friday Art Walk in the Downtown Asheville Art District and the Summer of Glass.

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