If you're wondering where everyone went this weekend, know that many have headed to Manhattan, Poughkeepsie, NY, Wyckoff, NJ, or the giant Women's March on Washington, DC. If you tried to buy markers for your adult coloring addiction at Rite Aid and they were sold out, that's probably because a lot of women (and men) have been making posters to take with them to the marches. No matter what your political opinion is of this Inauguration Day, the number of women who have organized and are marching around the world for various reasons is pretty monumental.
If you need a free bottle of Champagne to help get you through these times, then you're in luck, because Bellus on Main is having a "Guess How Many Candies Are In The Jar?" Valentine's Day contest. Scroll down for details!
Here is your easy access to planning. These are weekend dates pulled from some of A Little Beacon Blog's 10 Things To Do In Beacon Guides, so be sure to check them during the week.
There is more parking than you think!
Especially in the large, free lots on the East End of town, near the mountain. We've got pictures. Sponsored by Antalek & Moore for car insurance.
Make a Mini-Comic with Deb Lucke @ Z!ne Club Ages: 10-14 year olds Day: Friday, January 20, 2017 (3rd Friday every month) Time: 3-5pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
SHOPS ON THE WEST END (TRAIN) reMADE
133 Main Street
Sweet necklaces hang in reMADE - hand-stamped, molded, or in this case, with layers of silver placed on top of each other by local Hudson Valley artists. Which will be your treat?
144 Main Street
Belts. We know! When do you see cute ones? At Mountain Tops in the women's section, hanging near the coats. Styles are embroidered fabric or leather.
Bellus on Main
181 Main Street
Come into Bellus on Main to enter to win this bottle of Champagne! Guess how many candies are in this bowl, and the person closest to the right answer wins. While you are there, take a look at the dried flowers for sale - they took five years to be preserved so pristinely.
183 Main Street
Volte Face, Paris, carried in Luxe Optique, stands for this motto: "A different look, intimate, the adventure of a life. Influenced and passionate about all art crafts, such as marquetry, jewelry, crystal, gold and glass." Is this a match for your life motto? Go into Luxe to find out.
SHOPS ON THE EAST END 'ROUND THE TURN (MOUNTAIN)
484 Main Street
Admit it - you've been coveting a denim skirt. You'll find it at Style Storehouse in a diagonal cut, slit up the front, and with distressed patches. Plus, shop the Winter items at 50%-75% off.
Find phone numbers and addresses for all shops in our Shopping Guide, from Home Decor to Kids Fashion to Vintage and more.
River Therapeutic Massage
612 Rt. 52 (at Karen's Place Salon)
Try a Hot Stone Mini and get a taste of the Ultimate Relaxation Experience with a simple add-on to your service. Let Karen know before your appointment, as she needs time to warm the stones. Book now.
Find phone numbers and addresses for all Beauty locations in our Beauty Guide.
69 Spring Street
Cajun Boudin at Barb’s Butchery! As @buttermilkjack says: “Gimme dat.” Cooking tip: Boil/steam the sausage in a covered pan first, then drain the water, turn up the heat, and grill quickly in the same pan.
Antalek & Moore
Want to lower the points on your driving record to reduce your car insurance rates? Susan Pagones has started offering Defensive Driving Classes at Antalek & Moore. They're already booked up for January and February, so get in for March!
Atelier Room 205, in the Old Beacon High School The Atelier Room 205 is a teaching studio, an artist's playroom! It’s located in the old Beacon High School, which has been converted into artist studios. The Atelier is well-equipped for teaching art workshops and is run by artist Maria Amor. Contact her to book the space to host a workshop by calling (646) 705-3833 or emailing AtelierRoom205@gmail.com, and tell your friends about this rental destination.
Join BeaconArts for their Annual Meeting at the Beacon Music Factory to elect new board members, and to be updated on what is happening with BeaconArts. Doors open at 6:30 for a half-hour of networking, with the meeting beginning at 7 pm. Feel free to bring a beverage or food to share! View slate here.Join BeaconArts here.
If you are interested in running for the Board of Directors, please email Kelly Ellenwood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beacon Chamber of Commerce
The Beacon Chamber of Commerce is holding their Annual Membership Meeting to elect new board members and update businesses about new opportunities with the Chamber. There are several board positions available for those looking to make a difference in the business community. The meeting will be at the Elks Lodge, and includes dinner. Nonmembers who are looking to join can do so at this meeting. For the first two new member businesses to join at this meeting, the Beacon Sloop Club will donate $100 to a nonprofit of the businesses' choice.
If you are interested in running for a Board position, please email Pat Moore at email@example.com.
Looking for classes in SEO and Social Media? How about a class and swift kick in the pants for sending out your company's newsletter? In-person classes are coming to Beacon from Tin Shingle, but in the meantime, you can stream several here.
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All Sport Health & Fitness
All Sport is offering a 12-day trial membership right now. You'll enjoy the entire facility, from the different workout rooms to unlimited classes and relaxation options. Get details here.
A Lovely Little Pop-Up February 11-12, 2017: The designers have begun their newest creations for this Valentine's Day Pop-Up Shop! Stay tuned for news from Kit Burke-Smith, Margaux Lange, 5Hens Baked Goods and Diana Cowdery. It will be lovely!
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