Festival of Combustion

Sat. Sep 29, 2018 12:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
All Ages
4 days away
Price: $10.00
All Ages
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4 days away
Price: $10.00
All Ages
Event Description

Join Rivers of Steel in celebrating American craft and the industrial arts at the Carrie Blast Furnaces. Showcasing the creativity and innovation of our region's artists, makers and builders, the day features blacksmithing and glass-blowing demonstrations, along with firing of raku ceramics and stations for welding, metal fabrication and even custom automotive work!


Headlining the demonstrations, Rivers of Steel's skilled foundry team will fire up the furnaces and smelt iron - a scaled down version of the industrial process Carrie is remembered for. Festival-goers can get involved by carving a scratch mold to be cast during the iron pour! More hands-on activities include glazing raku-fired vases with Ton Pottery and printmaking with Katy Dement.


With craft beer, food trucks, live music and an artisan marketplace, you won't want to miss Rivers of Steel's biggest event of the year!


Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate; kids under 18 get in free! Ticket price includes all demonstrations and entrance to the marketplace. Optional activities are individually priced. 

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Adult Admission + More Details $10.00
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Carrie Furnaces Carrie Furnaces Boulevard
Swissvale, PA 15104