2019: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
Since 2004 Habitat has dedicated itself to creating new mixed-income communities and infusing existing neighborhoods with affordable housing. They believe in diverse, inclusive, and vibrant communities of neighbors that transcend socioeconomic and cultural divides.
They also believe in the importance of building relationships. Habitat works to create a sense of community, social cohesion, and collective capacity among future homebuyers, empowering them towards goals far beyond homeownership.
2018: Common Ground Healing Arts
Common Ground Healing Arts is Charlottesville’s nonprofit community wellness center.
Common Ground offers yoga, massage, acupuncture and meditation on a pay-what-you-can scale at the Jefferson School City Center. Common Ground also offers their services at Westhaven Nursing Clinic, The Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention. In fall 2018 Common Ground will launch the first yoga teacher training at a Virginia prison.
2017: International Neighbors
In 2017 we partnered with International Neighbors, an organization helping refugees and immigrants in our community.
Gina Sobel is a natural improviser. A virtuoso on multiple instruments (flute, sax, voice), she exudes energy and excitement in her live performances and is in sought after as a soloist with national and international performers.
Waverly Milor is baak! Music from the heart of America - blues, country, Americana.
Tina Hashemi performs through the UVA music department and locally at a variety of venues with her jazz quintet. Her warm vocals closed out last year’s festival. She is returning again to sooth us with her smooth sound.
Full Plate is a 4 piece rock cover band playing carefully selected hits from the 60s to today. Formed in 2008, Full Plate plays clubs and private events throughout greater Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia. Returning to dance us through the festival!
Food & Beverages
Loose Leaf Tea Co.
My story takes place in the hills of central Virginia where I blend handcrafted teas in a vintage airstream. My days end with a cup of hot tea and a good book relaxing with my animals and being thankful for the life I live.
J-Bird Coffee Supply
We are a local small batch specialty coffee roasting company. Independently owned and operated we source 100% Arabica coffee from sustainable coffee farms around the world.
North American Sake Brewery
Every drop of NASB’s sake is made lovingly, from sourcing their rice to making their koji, tending their brews to hand bottling, they put quality and passion into every single batch.
If you’ve been around C-Ville, you have seen the lines around the block at City Market. The most authentic Mexican food in town, returning for another year of great eats.
Catch The Chef
You won’t go hungry with affordable foods like hamburgers, fries, gourmet, sandwiches, salads , chicken, fish, breakfast food and so much more. Catch them on Facebook.
Honoring the emerging Virginia Wine industry with unique expressions of varietal character and authenticity of place, while pushing the limits and pouring at ARTCHO, we welcome our newest sponsor!.
Three notch’d brewing company
Returning sponsor and on site at the Ix Art Park, we will be serving two varieties of this local favorite. “Our brewery’s mission respects the inalienable rights of man, and we want to celebrate these with each and every one of our patrons. We encourage you to learn about our beers, our identities, and also yourselves while you take the trip down Three Notch’d Road and find how you will Leave Your Mark.”
Reason Beer was founded by three lifelong friends returning home on a mission to create beers that exemplify balance, creativity, and flavor. They strive to make the world’s greatest craft beer, just for you.
Since 1982, T&N Printing has been providing Charlottesville with top-quality printing and blackline services. They are locally owned and operated and Rainforest Alliance certified.
K.M. Connor is a Charlottesville native and graphic designer who mixes analog and digital techniques to create highly personalized visual identities and experiences.
Platt Financial is a locally owned and operated financial planning and advisory service. They provide an unbiased approach to investment/retirement planning, estate, and medical and life insurance solutions. Platt Financial helps clients pursue their unique financial goals.
ALC Copies is a family-run Charlottesville staple, providing printing, copying and finishing services for over 20 years.
Special thanks to:
Powe Architect Studios, Roger & Jessica Voisinet for their contributions, which go directly to our musician & artist stipends which help to keep the festival free for you.
If you would like to be a part of our annual event, even in some small way, please contact us to let us know how you would like to be included. Volunteer, donate materials, time, or money. As a sponsor you will receive artsy perks and advertising for your company through our media and marketing materials.