Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum to host carnival
Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum officials are introducing an event on Saturday that they hope will become a new community tradition.
A Glass and Arts Carnival will be held on museum grounds, said Cassandra Vivian, museum CEO.
Vivian said it's hoped the grassy area in front of the museum doors will be filled with crafters, displays and assorted venders.
“We are attracting glass vendors, antiques, authors, quilters and a few crafts,” Vivian said. She will have a table set up that will feature books she has penned over the years on various subjects.
To date, Vivian said about 15 vendors have signed up.
“We can fit up to 40,” Vivian said.
There is no electricity available on site, but the event does hope to offer food.
Vendors must provide their own tables, which can not exceed eight feet in length, their own seating and cover if needed or required.
Vivian requests all vendors be at the event one hour prior to the 9 a.m. opening.
The museum recently moved to the former Lenox plant.
“They are really working hard to make the museum a success,” Mt. Pleasant Mayor Gerald Lucia said. “I have been out to some of the various programs that have been offered there, and they are also so interesting but they really need to have the participation increase. Glass is what this town was built on and this museum is a wonderful tribute to all of the aunts and uncles and grandfathers who worked in the industry. You can go and visit it and see what they did. It's interesting and now the vendor event will also make it fun.”
The Glass and Arts Carnival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the museum, which is located one mile east of Mt. Pleasant along Route 31. There is no fee to attend.
For information on vendor space call 724-542-4929.
Marilyn Forbes is a contributing writer.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Greensburg man charged with terroristic threats
- PennDOT considers I-70 options for Yukon, Madison ramps
- South Huntingdon: 33 years too long to pay fine
- WCCC to hold faculty, staff salaries flat in contracts
- Children honor late Ligonier Township officer at Westmoreland Fair
- Man gets probation for sex with teen girl in New Kensington
- Prison sentence extended for New Kensington man
- Ligonier Township equine facility breaks ground
- Trafford man sentenced for sex with teen
- Water shutoff set Tuesday for Wilpen area
- PennDOT outlines Route 119 plan