2,000 glass pumpkins part of display in Edmonds

These are not smashing pumpkins.

These gourds are hand blown from glass.

About 2,000 glass pumpkins will be on the 2013 Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patch tour by the Tacoma Glassblowing Studio. The pumpkin patch will make the rounds to sites near the Puget Sound.

Very few break during the annual roadshow, glassblowing studio owner Jeannine Sigafoos said.

“Lots of lots of bubble wrap,” Sigafoos said.

Most pumpkins range from 1 to 8 inches in size. Prices start at $35.

Pumpkin patch hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at Molbak’s, 13625 NE 175th St., Woodinville. Admission is free.

A portion of the proceeds from sales of the pumpkins will be donated to children’s charities.

For more information, go to www.northwestglasspumpkins.com.

Schack-toberfest, the annual event that includes a pumpkin patch with hundreds of hand-blown glass pumpkins at the Schack, 941 Hoyt St., Everett, will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 (plus Beer and Brat Night for those over age 21, from 5 to 9 p.m.), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 and noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 29.

Admission is free. For details, call 425-259-5050 or visit schack.org.

More in Life

Co-owner Jason Parzyk carries two growlers to fill as he serves up beer at Lake Stevens Brewing Co. The first brewery in the city is celebrating one-year anniversary this weekend. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Beer of the Week: Lake Stevens Brewing Co.’s Sour Imperial

The beer has a depth and a complex flavor profile that goes beyond just another barrel-aged stout.

Now is the perfect time to design the garden of your dreams

Find inspiration in gardening magazines, on the internet, in your neighborhood and at nurseries.

Around Thanksgiving, gardeners give thanks for the garden

What are they most thankful for? The pleasure they receive from spending time in their yards.

Great Plant Pick: Thuja occidentalis ‘Degroot’s Spire’

What: An exceptional selection of the eastern arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis “Degroot’s Spire”… Continue reading

Our annual list of holiday events in Snohomish County and beyond

LIGHTS The Lights of Christmas: Open 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec.… Continue reading

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

The older brother of bandmate Angus Young was the group’s key writer and leader.

Garden clubs in Snohomish, Island counties

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood;… Continue reading

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Printing workshop: with artist and naturalist April Richardson, 1 to 3 p.m.… Continue reading

Legendary bluesman Curtis Salgado to play Arlington show

The Northwest blues-soul-funk-R&B living legend performs with Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons Nov. 18.

Most Read