42 North Brewing Company is planning a full weekend of events to celebrate its 8th anniversary beginning Friday, Oct. 20. Under the theme, “Gr8Ful 8th”, 42 North has programmed the weekend with live music, beer, and special events.

The celebration begins on Friday night when Grateful EA hits the taproom stage. Grateful EA, led by Aaron Ziolkowski, will bring to kick off the weekend’s festivities with a Grateful Dead tribute. The brewery will also
release a special, limited edition Double IPA branded H8 Ashbury, and special barrel house releases from the 42 Below Barrel House for the anniversary weekend.

On Saturday, the BuffaloveBus, a vintage 1972 VW van, will be on-site for photo opportunities. And, at 8pm, 42 North favorite, The Leroy Townes Band, hit the stage for their annual anniversary show.

“Our theme for our 8th anniversary is built around being grateful,” stated 42 North Founder John Cimperman. “And, for us, we are grateful to have a loyal customer base, an exceptional team, and a collaborative
community that allows us to do what we love.”

Cimperman also discussed some of the brewery’s plans for the upcoming year which include expanded distribution and the addition of new taprooms. Currently, a new 42 North taproom is under construction in
Buffalo’s theater district with an expected opening in December.

The anniversary schedule of events is as follows:

Friday, October 20th

● 8 pm-11 pm: Grateful EA (Grateful Dead Tribute)
● H8 Ashbury DIPA release and 42 Below Barrel House releases

Saturday, October 21st

● 2-6 pm: BuffaloveBus
● 8-11 pm: The Leroy Townes Band

Sunday, October 22nd

● Buffalo vs New England on big screen
● Fat Bob’s special game day menu
● $3, 12 ounce can special

For more information on 42 North and the anniversary weekend, log onto www.42northbrewing.com or check out Facebook.