I didn't see anyone else talking about this here, so I thought I'd give a plug for this weekend's events.
Glass Axis hosts its 3rd annual Pumpkin Patch, this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The event features THOUSANDS of glass pumpkins for sale, in addition to workshops and demonstrations. Thursday- tonight!- is the preview party, with music from Moonhigh and Nathan Snell's Country Band, food from Fusion Cafe, and a (very cheap) wine bar for $7.
Anne wrote eloquently about the event last year; here are her words about it-
Info for preview party-
Info for Pumpkin Patch-