Happening This Weekend - 2/2/2018

Take that, first month of the year! February is up next, and it’s time to dream of Valentine's Day love and Super Bowl sides. Need some instant-spring in your home? Beacon D'Lights "over-shopped" their spring floral picks and put them all at 40% off. Time to freshen up!

Meanwhile...get out there....You'll find Seussical The Musical and other, an art opening for National African American History Month, and more.

Sponsored by Antalek and Moore for car insurance.
Seussical The Musical
: Thurs-Sat, February 1-3, 2018
Time: 7pm (Thur & Fri), 1pm and 3 pm (Sat)
Location: The Theater at Beacon High School, 101 Matteawan Rd, Beacon, NY
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Dia:Beacon Staff Show Opening Reception
: Friday, February 2, 2018
Time: 12-9pm
Location: Dia:Beacon, 1 East Main St, Beacon, NY
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Reel Life Film Club presents “Waste Land”
: Friday, February 2, 2018
Time: 6pm
Location: Desmond Fish Library, Garrison, NY
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Art Opening Reception: National African American History Month
: Saturday, February 3, 2018 (Reception), February 3-25, 2018 (Exhibit)
Time: 2:30-4:30pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Live Concert: Last Minute Soulmates
: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time: 7pm
Location: Holland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.

Flea Boutique Encore Sale
: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time: 9am-5pm
Location: CreateSpace, 145 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Beacon Pilates
18 West Main Street, Suite 3
(near the train station)

Beacon Pilates' new studio is gorgeous and filled with natural light. If you have core work to do - tightening that tummy or your entire body - then the group classes or semi-private sessions at Beacon Pilates are for you. Mat Classes start at $15 and are discounted when purchased in packages. Don't wait for their re-opening party that is next weekend to come in - these strength moves are going on now.

Free Yoga! Grand Opening
Day: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time: All Day
Location: Beacon Yoga Center, 464 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Soulful Flow
: Sunday, February 4, 2018
Time: 10am-11:30am
Location: Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St, Fishkill, NY: Sunday, February 4, 2018
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Thank you, Beacon Pilates, for sponsoring the Classes for Adults Guide! For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Adult Classes Guide.

Card & Board Games Club
Day: Friday, February 2, 2018
Time: 3-5pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Mozzarella Cheese making with Stacey Lynch Adnams
: 7-12
Day: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time: 11am-12pm
Location: Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide

NEW GUIDE!  The Public School Fundraising Guide
Parents, teachers and students are hard at work producing creative ways to raise money for Beacon's Public Schools. Some of those ways involve events. A Little Beacon Blog has dedicated an editor to tracking these and updating this new Guide!
Below are up and coming opportunities.

Matt Stevens Alakazam MAGIC SHOW!
Day: Friday, February 9, 2018
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Glenham School 20 Chase Drive, Beacon, NY
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Thank you to BAJA 328 for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!


Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
(near Beacon Bread Company)

Take a peek at the new luxury line in at Luxe Optique by Jacques Marie Mage. Each frame is handmade and comes only in super limited quantities (see these behind-the-scenes photos), making them very rare and collectable. Each case is made specifically for the frame that it holds. You'll want to see this.



PARKING HINT: Park behind 1 East Main by the Hudson Valley Brewery and use the back walkway entrance!

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street
(near Utensil)

Perfect for this time of year, Style Storehouse is stocking Andrea's Alchemy - nourishing wellness and skincare alchemy to nourish the body and soul. The line includes facial oils, body oils, essential oils and hand sanitizer. Throw a bottle in your purse and go.

Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3
(near the Dummy Light)

This is the busiest time of year for engagements and wedding planning with Valentine's Day right around the corner. Be sure to go in to see Lamb Hill Bridal Boutique's own line of wedding gowns even if you're not planning a wedding, so that you can recommend it to your friends.

Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide!  Luxe Optique, Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique, and Style Storehouse.

Where can you get your hair done in Beacon?
Or a beard trim? Or eyelash extensions?
Find out in A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide!

Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Susan's next Defensive Driving course is on for Saturday, March 24th from 8:30am-3pm. This is your chance to increase your chances of saving money on your car insurance, and decrease your chances of getting a ticket or into an accident. Lunch is included, so save your seat now. Call Thomasine to reserve your spot: 845-245-6292.

Rhinebeck Bank

This week's episode of Wakeup with Rhinebeck Bank features the FDR Home and Museum in Hyde Park, NY. The museum's Curator Herman Eberhardt speaks with Michelle Barone-Lepore about the new permanent exhibit which offers more audio and interactive technology to create an immersion experience. “It’s a completely redone museum,” says Herman, promising that anyone who hasn't been since 2013 will be in for a new experience. Opening on April 21 is an exhibit of World War II posters, which are from the museum's own large collection. Visitors can also easily see Eleanor Roosevelt's home, Val-Kill, for an experience completely focused on her.  Watch this episode of Wake Up With Rhinebeck Bank for peeks inside everything mentioned here!

Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Meet and mingle with other businesses in Beacon and beyond, as the Beacon Chamber's membership expands to include other communities who want to work together for their February Meeting. The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce will also be there to showcase the benefits of joint membership. Stephanie Carapola Jones, owner of The Blushery on Main Street, will give a tour of everything amazing that happens in her boutique and beauty bar! Membership not required for this meeting, and you're encouraged to bring a guest! Learn more here.


BeaconArts congratulates New Board Members:
Hanny Ahern
Karlyn Benson
Meghan Goria
Linda Pratt Kimmel
Officers will be chosen at the next Board Meeting, currently scheduled for February 14.
If you are new to Beacon, here is the Mission driving BeaconArts:
"BeaconArts' mission is to foster and encourage the advancement of the City of Beacon as a center for arts and culture. We work to enable resident artists of all disciplines to live and thrive in Beacon by widely promoting their projects and events, as well as to develop and facilitate inspiring creative experiences and programs that promote a vibrant community and enrich the lives of our local citizens."

Tin Shingle : Member Meeting

The first Member Meeting at Tin Shingle went very well, where we got to meet a new member, the eco-baby clothes maker Lucky Bug Clothing who has all of their clothing sewn in Newburgh or Brooklyn. The next member meeting is the last Monday of the month, which is February, 26th at 12pm, and it's an Open House! We want to meet and empower as many business owners, artists and makers as we can, so membership not required for the next meeting. It's our Business Valentine to you! See you then, or sooner!

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