Tag: Sunspots

Fired up? 14th annual Virginia Hot Glass Festival set for April in Staunton

The magic of seeing molten glass transformed into a colorful vase or paperweight draws visitors annually to the Virginia Hot Glass Festival in Staunton.


Pump’tober Fest at Sunspots Pavilion in Staunton

Sunspots Studios in Staunton will host a day of pumpkin-themed activities. Saturday, October 11th from noon to 6pm in the new Sunspots Pavilion in downtown Staunton.


Extended hours to blow your own ornament at Sunspots Studios in Staunton

Sunspots Studios is keeping the 2000 degree furnaces fired up later to keep the glass studio toasty warm for the holidays. In addition to regular hours from 11am-4pm, Blow Your Own Ornament opportunities will be extended from 5pm-7pm on holiday Fridays Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20.


Watch art happen at Sunspots in Staunton

See live glassblowing daily at Sunspots Studios in historic Downtown Staunton. Glassblowing demos until 4 p.m. most days.


Hot glass feats make festival a unique experience

Flaming ray guns and fire-breathing dragons are part of the magic of the Virginia Hot Glass Festival, set for Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, at Sunspots Studios in Downtown Staunton.


Blow your own ornament at Sunspots

Step into the glass studio and help the glass blower create a one-of-a-kind, keepsake ornament, blown by you. Sunspots Studios in Staunton is offering everyone from ages 5 and up the chance to blow a glass ornament, traditional or glow in the dark, daily until 4 p.m.


Earth Talk | Sunspots, solar wind and oil shale

Dear EarthTalk: Don’t some scientists point to sunspots and solar wind as having more impact on climate change than human industrial activity? – David Noss, California, Md. Sunspots are storms on the sun’s surface that are marked by intense magnetic activity and play host to solar flares and hot gassy ejections from the sun’s corona. […]