Happening This Weekend - 4/13/2018

It's Second Saturday this weekend in Beacon!

Stop into the galleries for some mental and visual inspiration, and walk out with a new piece for your walls or tables.

Maybe this weekend will be the weekend you make an art investment.

Visit A Little Beacon Blog's Second Saturday Art Gallery Guide.
Sponsored by Antalek and Moore for car insurance.

Rock and Roll Bingo Fundraiser
: Friday, April 13, 2018
Time: 6:30-9pm
Location: Sargent Elementary School PTO, 29 Education Drive, Beacon, NY
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Beacon Historical Society
: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 12-4pm
Location: Beacon Historical Society, 17 South Ave, Beacon, NY
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“Between the Lines” Beacon City Schools Opening Reception
: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 2-4pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Howland Chamber Music Circle presents “Fresh Air” Outdoor Concert
: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 3pm
Location: Mini-park on the corner of Cross & Main Street, Beacon, NY (near Hudson Beach Glass)
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Garden Center Grand Opening Party
: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 5-7pm
Location: One Nature Center, 321 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Plan B “From Outer Space” LP Release
: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 8pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps Annual Benefit Brunch
: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Location: Dutchess Manor, 263 Route 9D, Beacon, NY
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Women's Work: A Stitch in Time
Day: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 3pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street, Beacon, NY
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Beacon History on Tap: A 150-Year History of Bars and Drinking Establishments in Beacon
Day: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 3-5pm
Location: Dogwood, 47 East Main Street, Beacon, NY
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Beacon Sloop Club's Annual Woody Dinner
: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 5pm (Happy Hour) 6pm (Dinner)
Location: Chalet on the Hudson, 9D, Cold Spring, NY
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Beacon Hosts Citizen Preparedness Training
: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Time: Doors open at 6:30, starts at 7pm
Location: Beacon's Fire Station #2 located at 13 South Street
Beacon Hosts Citizen's Preparedness Training at Fire Station #2 on April 17, 2018. You'll learn about what to do when the power goes out for days, flooding preparation, and you'll get a Starter Kit!
Read A Little Beacon Blog's Article on this >

Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.

Thank you to Beacon Pilates for sponsoring the Classes for Adults Guide!

Make & Take Workshop
: Friday, April 3, 2018
Time: 4-6pm
Location: Knot Too Shabby, 155 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Master Class in Tap with Brenda Bufalino
: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 11am-1pm
Location: Ballet Arts Studio, 107 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY
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Absolute Beginners
Sunday April 15, 2018
Time: 12-3pm
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St, Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes and workshops of all kinds, visit our Adult Classes Guide.

Color-A-Thon at South Avenue School
Saturday April 14, 2018
Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Location: South Avenue Elementary School, back entrance
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide

Thank you to BAJA for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!


Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
(across the block from Beacon Bread Company)
The Eye Doctor is in at Luxe Optique! Every day of the week except Thursdays. Kids and Adults welcome.


Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3

(near the Dummy Light)

Lots of new dresses in! This gorgeous gown is a brand new Justin Alexander Signature from the fall/winter 2018 collection.

Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide! Wares, Luxe Optique, and Lambs Hill.

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

TIP: Up the hill from Lambs Hill is The Blushery, a makeup counter and laser hair removal boutique for men and women all in one.

Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Join Susan Antalek Pagones as she instructs this defensive driving course! The next Defensive Driving Class is May 14th and 16th from 5:30pm-8:45pm.
Why take defensive driving?
  • May reduce up to 4 points on your driving record
  • Save up to 10% off on a vehicle liability, PIP (Personal Injury Protection) and collision premium for up to 3 years off Principal Operator
  • No formal tests!
Pre-registration is required. Only $35 per person and lunch is included.
RSVP: Call 845-831-4300 or email Thomasine at tsupple@antalek-moore.com
Rhinebeck Bank
Newburgh gets a Newburgh Creative Neighborhood Loan Fund, a partnership between Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress and Rhinebeck Bank. Find out where the eligible radius is, and more details about the program here.


Our most favoritest artist holiday of the year! Beacon Open Studios is coming April 28-29 in Studios all over town! Get the brochure here at A Little Beacon Blog’s Office, at 291 Main Street, First Floor, First Door. A Little Beacon Blog is a proud sponsor of Beacon Open Studios!

InHouse Design Media

The photographers and designers InHouse Design Media can help you take amazing pictures for your Instagram. This 4-week private workshop is like an amazing fitness class, but for your photos.
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Tin Shingle

Join Tin Shingle to talk shop about PR, Marketing, Social Media, SEO, Google, Newsletters, and other creative ways to reach people. You can do this. Tin Shingle's supporting community and resources can help.
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Beacon Historical Society's new location at the historic former rectory of St Andrew’s Church. Show your support a fantastic organization whose mission is to ensure the preservation of Beacon's history. Explore their new exhibit space. Afterward, Society volunteers will lead a Mini-Walking tour of Beacon’s historic West End.
Day: Saturday, April 14th
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: 17 South Avenue, Beacon, NY
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Until next week!