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

From Jasper to Banff: A Canadian adventure in an RV

Jennifer Bardsley plans to take her family on two-week roadtrip through Canada in a tent trailer.

Skippers share sea stories at Marysville speaker series

The Bellingham couple will talk about charter cruises on the historic wooden vessel they rebuilt.

Anxiety, or chronic worry, is a growing problem

Paul Schoenfeld shares four approaches to help keep your anxiety from getting out of control.

Expo in Stanwood can help you get ready for the country

The Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool is set for Jan. 27 at the high school.

Find many of our region’s winter birds in the Skagit Valley

If you love birding, also check out these bird-related festivals, lectures and other events.

What’s new this year for travelers in England, Ireland

The nations are improving tourism infrastructures and adding exhibits to well-known sights.

Curries continues home-cooked Indian cuisine at new location

The restaurant, now located on Evergreen Way, also puts an Indian spin on Northwest cooking.

‘Three Billboards’ wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Director Martin McDonagh’s dark morality tale beat out “Lady Bird,” “Mudbound,” “Get Out” and “The Big Sick.”

2018 Nissan Rogue crossover gets set for autonomous driving

New features including ProPILOT Assist are added to Nissan’s best-selling model, the compact Rogue.

Most Read