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nottingham pit fire party oct. 25th.

updated sun 5 oct 03


terry sullivan on mon 29 sep 03

Yup, it's that time again. Our yearly pre Halloween event.

Pretty much the usual deal only a bit larger and more stuff going on.

Giant Pit fire with decorating and loading in the mid afternoon.
Lighting of the pit ceremony at sun down.
Then a party / bbq. until the wee hours ( well, midnight or so ).
If you are comming please bring a potluck dish - like appetizer, salad,
or main dish-, whatevery you might like to cook up on the bbq, and
libations. We will provide some drinks, some hot dogs and such, chips
and salsa, and the bbqs.

There is space for camping or RVs along with inexpensive close

Check out the web site for more info: (
dissregard the date -July 5- we are a bit behind on web stuff ).
Email tsullivan@nottinghamarts to let us know you are comming and the
size of your group.

There will be some hot glass demonstrations that night as well.

Terry Sullivan
Nottingham Arts

terry sullivan on sat 4 oct 03

again another shameless self promotion.

Oct. 25th. we will have our 6th. annual Giant Pit Fire Party at the
Nottingham Center for the Arts in San Marcos, CA. ( that is north San
Diego county, California ). We do these on a regular basis but the Oct.
one is our big yearly bash. The pit is 36ft. long x 6ft. wide x 5 ft.
deep. The flames are enormous when we light it off at sunset. Everyone
is welcome to come for firing pots or to just hang out with potters,
glass blowers, and other folks for the evening. It is always a fun and
eclectic night of party and meeting with folks who do crafts as a

You are all welcome to come play with us and meet new folks. Lots of
camping space, RV space, and cheap local motels. This time we will have
lots of hot glass demonstrations in glass blowing, fused glass, and
flamework bead making. This is a family friendly type event so bring
the kids and friends.

Hope t o see some Clayart friends.


Terry Sullivan, Nottingham Arts in San Marcos, CA. for directions, motels, etc.