The 3rd Annual Heavyfest
Heavyfest is a live music festival at the brewery to benefit Big Heavy World (link) a volunteer run non-profit dedicated to preserving Vermont made music. Heavyfest 3 took place on May 18th, 2013 and was a smashing success raising over $7,000 for Big Heavy World while local musicians including Jennifer Hartswick, Waylon Speed, Casio Bastard, Teleport, and Rumblecat brought some beefy jams to the grounds. A special thanks to everyone who helped make Heavyfest such a great success! Till next year! Click here for more event details!
Wall to Canvas
On Saturday August 24th, 2013 the Artifactory's longest running event, Wall to Canvas, returned to brewery grounds for its 4th revival. Wall to Canvas is a live urban arts competition that features 12 street style artists that use wheat pasting, stencils, collage, spray painting, markers, and the like to create unique pieces of art and to raise funds for the Shelburne Craft School. Each artist is given two and a half hours to create their masterpiece and when time is up all the pieces are sold off by our live auctioneer! This year's auction raised $7,000 which was split between the Shelburne Craft School and the artists. Additional event features included an outdoor beer garden, live music from DJ GI Joe, DJ Rekkon, and DJ Kanga, an interactive art project, an artist merchandise area, and grub from local food vendors. At the end of the day, we raised just about $7,000 for the craft school which is almost double what they walked away with last year. Thanks to everyone who helps to make Wall to Canvas such a success year after year.
The Second Annual Oktoberfeast
Oktoberfeast is a unique event at the brewery featuring Vermont specialty food purveyors sampling and selling their wares. The event featured live music from the Blind Owl Band, an outdoor beer garden, and special cask releases. Proceeds from the event benefited the Vermont Foodbank.