Happening This Weekend - 9/8/2017

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!
Sponsored by Antalek and Moore for car insurance.
Hudson Valley Poets Cafe
Day: Friday, September 8, 2017
Time: 7pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Hudson Valley Hoptember Harvestfest
Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 1pm
Location: Eastern View Farm & Nursery, 1167 Noxon Road, Lagrangeville, NY
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Expressions On Air - Live Streaming Music & Podcast Event
Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 3pm
Location: Beacon Soundworks, 395 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Samantha Hunt + Adrian Shirk - Reading 
Day: Sunday, September 10, 2017
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Binnacle Books, 321 Main St, Beacon, NY
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See more upcoming events for the week in our Events Guide.
 
Charm Patterns Launch Party
Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Easy Peazy Pajama Pants
Day: Friday, September 8, 2017
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Ballet Arts Studio
Location: 107 Teller Ave, Beacon, NY
CLASSES START SEPT. 11!
NEW Classes for Adults:
  • Adult Beginning Ballet
  • Adult Low Intermediate Ballet
  • Adult Low Intermediate Tap Class at Ballet Arts Studio!
To register, call 845-831-1870 or email info@balletartsstudio.com.
www.balletartsstudio.com

Where is Ballet Arts Studio? On the corner opposite the back of the Yankee Clipper Diner.


For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Adult Classes Guide.
 


Classics for Kids: "Instrument Discovery"
Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 3-4pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street, Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide
 
 


reMADE
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.




Style Storehouse
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
Beacon, NY
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.
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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.

 



 
 
The Vault
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.

 
Visit our Restaurant Guide for a complete list of eateries in Beacon.

Thank you to The Vault and to BAJA for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!
SPOTLIGHT SPONSOR HIGHLIGHTS

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 tsupple@antalek-moore.com

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.
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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 coken@optonline.net.

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.

Click here for details about booking The Space for your event.

Click here for the schedule of upcoming happenings at The Space.
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Until next week!