A Second Saturday Guide + Weekend Happenings in one email!
Happy Second Saturday!
Here's what you're getting right here in this email: 1. A Little Beacon Blog's official and Second Saturday Art Goings On Guide. It's a descriptive list of special art, musical and unusual happenings for the day. Our editor of this guide is Catherine Sweet - a former Beaconite who moved back to her hometown in CA but held on tight to her editorial position of the Second Saturday Guide as she follows all things Beacon from afar!
2. The Happening This Weekend list. Let the scheduling begin!
133 Main Street
Lovely one-of-a-kind handmade mug - because does anything sound better than morning coffee or tea outside on a sunny + brisk September morning? You'll see this one in reMADE's window. Unless we buy it first. Do you have a collection of mugs found at reMADE? Take pictures and show us in our Instagram. Where is reMADE? Across from Tito's, next to Bank Square.
Bellus on Main
181 Main Street
New fall apparel is here! This soft, cozy and versatile light weight knit cardigan is designed and made in the US. It is wrinkle free, so feel free to pack it in a bag! It is the perfect piece to layer and travel with. Available in black and grey. Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique.
Luxe Optique 183 Main Street
The designer frames line, "ic! berlin" (get it? ic="I See") produces high-end, handcrafted eyewear out of extremely flexible and lightweight stainless steel. Their frames are indestructible, yet soft + adjustable. They offer a revolutionary interlocking hinge system, eliminating the frustration of losing or breaking screws. Try them on!
Where is Luxe Optique? Across the block from Beacon Bread Company.
484 Main Street
New dresses in shop! This one, by Black Swan, is perfect for a Saturday night out, a fall wedding or a holiday party. This velvet beauty is a classic midi length (fashion translation: dress that hits mid-calf) with a flattering V-neck and subtle pleats. Want a closer look? Stop in. Style Storehouse is allllllll the way around the curve towards the end of Main Street.
Where is Style Storehouse? On the way to what used to be The Hop.
Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3
The second floor of Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique is where the magic happens. It is a destination for private fittings, and offers plenty of sitting room for your most trusted posse. Walk-ins are always welcome, but call 845-765-2900 to make an appointment. Who's bringing the champagne? Where Is Lambs Hill?Next to King and Curated!
King + Curated
1 East Main, Retail #2
Photographer Alicia King is the "King" in one of Beacon's newest concept boutiques, King + Curated. She is a sought after wedding photographer and is now booking for 2018. Want to meet her? She is now in the shop on Mondays! Yes that's right, the boutique serves as a very cool shoppable store/showroom where you can meet with the photographer or jewelry designer, as well as find gifts.
Where is King and Curated?Near the Dummy light, just down from the old train tracks in the renovated factory.
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 for Vintage, Kitchen, Kids, and more.
River Therapeutic Massage 612 Rte. 52
845-379-1956 New Product: eco-fin - The Eco-Friendly Paraffin Alternative
Enjoy a luxurious blend of shea butter, palm, soy, jojoba, and organic coconut oils, plus vitamin E and essential oils. They are gently warmed and applied by brush to your hands and/or feet. Heated mitts/booties are put on to add another level of *Spa* and aid in absorption. When removed, the remaining product is massaged into your skin, leaving it soft and supple. Book It Now >
Thank you River Therapeutic Massage for sponsoring the Beauty Guide!
Visit our Beauty Guide for a complete list of beauty sources in Beacon, including hair, nails, barbers, and even lashes.
446 Main Street
The classic Dark & Stormy is the perfect cocktail for the cooling September days + nights. Made at the Vault with dark rum, ginger ale, ginger syrup, lime and mint.
Where is The Vault? Near Beacon Bath and Bubble, and across the street from the Howland Cultural Center.
BeaconArts: Live Music
BeaconArts + Beacon Music Factory present "Second Saturday Live at the Visitor's Center" - free live music every Second Saturday through October. Sponsored by Rhinebeck Bank. Enjoy the sounds from 5pm-7pm.
Defensive Driving Class
Join Susan Pagones as she guides you through a Defensive Driving class. You want to lower your auto insurance, right? Taking this class is one way to do it. And makes you safer. A win-win. Date: Saturday, October 14th Time: 8:30am-3pm Location: The Antalek and Moore Office, 340 Main Street, Beacon NY RSVP: Register with Thomasine Supple, 845-831-4300 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets:Reserve your seat now because tickets are selling. General ticket price for Beacon businesses is $30, and $10 if you are affiliated with BeaconArts, BEAHIVE, Tin Shingle, or are a A Little Beacon Blog advertiser. Pro Business Tip: One of the most effective (and free) ways of marketing on Facebook right now is use of their Event Page creation feature. Creating an Event on Facebook triggers Facebook to create lots of free marketing on your behalf. This Pro Business Tip brought to you by our sponsor, Tin Shingle, a training platform for businesses getting the word out about their business. You'll learn about this tip and more when you attend the Summit.
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Car Show Sponsorships Available
Beacon's Chamber of Commerce is taking sponsors for the famous Car Show happening this October. The event continues to grow each year. Get in front of the attendees and show your support. Email Carl Oken if interested email@example.com.
A Little Beacon Space
291 Main Street
Just steps away from a chocolate crepe and Turkish coffee at the nearby crepe shop Royal Crepes, A Little Beacon Space is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Beacon with plenty of food nearby to keep you and your guests going. Available for an hourly rental for meetings that involve no setup and up to five people attending.
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