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Cocktails by the Fire

RSVP today for our 12th Annual Cocktails by the Fire - the hottest event of the winter! This adult only fundraising event sells out every year - don't miss out on the smoky jazz, classic cocktails, and amazing glass blowing - RSVP today.

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $50/$40 Members
2017 theme: "Casablanca" (1940s period attire encouraged!)

RSVP for Cocktails by the Fire online here

Cocktails is a ticketless event. Just check in when you arrive!



All proceeds from Cocktails by the Fire benefit The Works' Glass Studio, which introduces thousands of guests each year to the amazing art of glass blowing.

Cocktails by the Fire 2017

Join us as The Works celebrates the movie classic, "Casablanca" during our 12th Annual Cocktails by the Fire. The evening will include live, smoky jazz by local band Grand Larceny, classic cocktails in Works' signature glasses, draft beer, bountiful appetizers from local eateries, and amazing glass blowing--all to support The Works' Hot Glass Studio. This year's theme is a nod to our World War II historical exhibit, so get out those classic white dinner jackets, doe-skin gloves, and fedoras, or just add some vintage elegance to your casual cocktail attire. Gather your friends and register now! "Here's looking at you, kid."

Download the Cocktails by the Fire 2017 invitation here.


$50/$40 Members

Reservations Accepted:
Online reservation

By Phone:  740-349-9277

In Person: 55 S. 1st Street, Newark

Thanks to these participating vendors:

Velvet Ice Cream
Clay's Cafe & Catering
Snapshots lounge
Elements Local Bistro
DoubleTree by Hilton Newark, Ohio
Moundbuilders Country Club
The Trout Club
Grill Works Deli and Catering by The Grill
Bella Cakes by Beth
Granville Inn
Park Place Bistro
Jimmy John's
Palumbo's Italian Market
Weathervane Kettle Corn

Plus: our photo op for the evening with Argyle Photography, glamorous jewelry display by Pugh's Designer Jewelers, and music by Peter Larson and Grand Larsony!

Thanks to our featured event sponsor:

Host Committee: Andrew & Jill Guanciale, Chase Ghiloni & Cory Stutes, Frank & Andrea Foster, Jeremy & Courtney Fleming, Maranda Vasquez & John Connell, Nathan & Nicole Arnold, Susan Krieger & Warrick Lacey