Read about what's going on in Beacon and nearby this weekend!
Weekend events featured here are drawn from A Little Beacon Blog's Things To Do In Beacon Guides, but more dates throughout the week are at the Guides themselves, so be sure to check them during the week.
A Little Beacon Blog's Annual Summer Camp Guide has over 20 camps for all age ranges and passion areas. Cross-reference ages, days, times and prices in our easy-to-use guide that is many parents' go-to source for summer planning.
AUGUST CAMP: Ballet Intensive
During this five-day program, taught by former New York City Ballet dancer Miriam Mahdaviani, mornings will be devoted to warm-up and technique. In the afternoons, dancers will practice pointework and variations, as well as study character dance, dance history, nutrition and injury prevention. The intensive will culminate with an in-studio performance on Friday, August 11, at 6 pm. Ages: 12+ Dates: Monday to Friday, August 7-11 Time: 10 am to 4 pm (Friday runs until 7 pm due to the in-studio performance) Price: $375 To Register: Call (845) 831-1870 or email email@example.com See All Camp Sessions from Ballet Arts Studio >
Where is Ballet Arts Studio? On the corner of Henry Street and Teller, opposite the back of the Yankee Clipper Diner.
Stampin' Up Card Making Workshop Day: Monday, July 17, 2017 Time: 2 to 3 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
INSIDER TIP! Did you know that Pilates and core strengthening classes are available to parents of kids taking dance classes at Ballet Arts Studio? Get in a workout while you wait! Find out this and more in A Little Beacon Blog's Kids Classes Guide.
133 Main Street
Now gracing the walls of reMADE, check out this very cool full-length mirror designed and handmade by Hudson Valley-based Terence Dolan of Reclaimed State, with reclaimed barn wood and beautiful heavy-duty copper trim. This mirror will definitely set the tone for the room it lands in, as the copper trim set along the rustic wood will complement the reflection set inside. Where is reMADE? Across from Tito Santana's, next to Bank Square Coffee.
Bellus on Main
181 Main Street
New backpacks are now in at Bellus! Makers include TM1985 (Brooklyn) and Duluth Pack (Minnesota), who both use top-quality, US-sourced materials to create fine leather and canvas accessories with time-tested craftsmanship and hardware. Can't you see yourself packing it up and heading off somewhere? It's very Meg Ryan from French Kiss, but better.
Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique, just up Main Street from Notions-n-Potions.
Luxe Optique 183 Main Street SAVE THE DATE!
What: J.F. REY Trunk Show Day: Saturday, July 22, 2017 Time: 3 to 7 pm
J.F. REY is an international eyewear design company based in the south of France, specializing in avant-garde, unique and innovative frames. Meticulously handcrafted from the highest quality materials, these eye-catching frames are designed to last for years. Want a pair? Come in this weekend or any day of the week to Luxe Optique.
Where is Luxe Optique? Across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company, and across Main Street from Beacon Barkery.
484 Main Street SALE ALERT! All shorts are on sale this week at Style Storehouse, perfect for your weekend getaway to Storm King Art Center or elsewhere. Plus, the boutique is well-stocked with soft, versatile T-shirts and tanks to match.
Where is Style Storehouse? Near Waddle-n-Swaddle, and across Main Street from the old Matteawan Train Station.
Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide! reMADE, Bellus on Main, Luxe Optique, Lambs Hill, and Style Storehouse.
Visit the Shopping Guide for a full list of shopping destinations up and down Main Street. Includes stores specializing in Vintage, Kitchen, Kids, and more.
River Therapeutic Massage 612 Route 52
Come in for a massage between July 16-22, 2017, and Karen will give you a gift certificate for a Free Massage to share with a friend, in honor of EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week! (EBDMW)! The week is all about giving back to your community by sharing the benefits of massage. This gift is available next week only, so... Book your massage now!
Thank you River Therapeutic Massage for sponsoring the Beauty Guide!
Visit our Beauty Guide for a complete list of beauty sources in Beacon, with pros for hair, nails, barbers, and even lashes.
446 Main Street
Add a little sunshine to your glass on the outside patio at The Vault! The refreshing summer cocktail at right is called the Garden Breeze, and it's a blend of of fresh strawberries, house-grown basil, Hendrick's gin, and white cranberry, finished with a splash of club soda. Order it and tell The Vault what you think on their Facebook or Google review pages!
Where is The Vault? Near Beacon Bath and Bubble, and across Main Street from the Howland Cultural Center.
Storm King Art Center While the rain put the kibosh on Storm King Art Center'sSummer Friday: Sunset Music and Sketching, we wanted you to know about it anyway. Keep it in mind the next time you might want to drink wine while listening to sunset music - and for those so inclined - sketching! See Storm King Art Center's dedicated sponsor page at ALBB to see what other events you should know about, and stick with their Facebook Events page for changes and additions. PS: Membership to Storm King Art Center gets you this event and more for free. There's a great deal going for Beaconites right now - it's only $110 for the whole family(see details here)!
Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency
Are you renting a vacation home this summer? Airbnb-ing it? What if you or your family cause damage to the property, or have something stolen? What would you have to pay for and what would be already covered by your own homeowners insurance? Beacon-based Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency can answer these questions. Give them a call at (845) 245-6292. Antalek & Moore is located at 340 Main St., near Beacon Natural Market.
Artists! The deadline for Windows On Main Street (WOMS) 2017 has been extended to July 22! The milelong, multiartist installation was on hiatus for 2016, and it was during the 2015 exhibition that the legendary Yarnbombing of Beacon happened. What will artists contribute this year? Only you can know if you submit...
InHouse Design Media
Business in Beacon is moving at a fast pace, bringing up new issues for business owners and city institutions. BEAHIVE and A Little Beacon Blog are producing a Main Street Summit to be held in their adjoining spaces on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, for Beacon business owners, managers and city leaders. InHouse Design Media, a division of A Little Beacon Blog, designed the website based on branding elements and vision from the talented Dan Weise of Thundercut (you know his work from Club Draw, Electric Windows and Obercreek Farm to name a few). Tickets for the summit are on sale now and can be purchased from the website. Sponsorship opportunities are open now to be included on early and wide promotion of this event happening September 26, 2017.
Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Who: Brooklyn Brewery and the blog Brooklyn Based When: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Brooklyn is coming to Beacon, and they are ready to shop! For the past seven summers, Brooklyn Based and Brooklyn Brewery have lured New Yorkers away from their well-worn paths to explore new neighborhoods through the Immersion series, and this year is their first excursion to Beacon. Guests are given Discount Booklets with coupons for local shops, galleries and eateries with Immersion Dollars to spend in Beacon. Businesses and artists can still submit an offering to go inside the booklet. Beaconites, fear not! You also can attend the event to get in on the deals and beer! Details here >
Tin Shingle is a buzz-building center. If you want to get the word out about your business - and get beyond your store shingle - Tin Shingle will fill you with the motivation, courage, and education to do just that. Stream any of their Training TuneUp webinars to get fresh ideas on using Instagram, your newsletter, or fresh PR techniques.
A Little Beacon Space
291 Main Street
Looking for an inspiring location for your company retreat? A Little Beacon Blog's Space rates five stars for this Hudson Valley business, who came to Beacon for a retreat that put work first, followed by playing in Beacon.
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