Your Weekend Guide to events, shopping, restaurants and beauty.
This weekend is loaded with options! Here is your easy access to planning. These are weekend dates pulled from some of A Little Beacon Blog's 10 Things To Do In Beacon Guides, so be sure to check them during the week.
Screening of "Curfew" with Shawn Christensen Day: Friday, October 14, 2016 Time: 7:30 pm Location: The Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Elks Lounge Dance Night Day: Friday, October 14, 2016 Time: 7 to 11 pm Location: Beacon Elks Lodge, 900 Wolcott Ave. (Rt. 9D), Beacon, NY Information >
Cold Spring Farmers' Market Tree Walk at Boscobel Day: Saturday, October 15, 2016 Time: 10 to 11 am Location: Boscobel, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY
The Cold Spring Farmers' Market presents Tree Walk at Boscobel! Meet tree expert Paul Markwalter at the Market Tent at 10 am this Saturday for a Tree Walk on Boscobel grounds. Topics include tree identification, pruning, tree pest identification, and uses for wood from different trees. Tree climbing and cutting tools will be on display. Paul was a tree surgeon for over 40 years before focusing full-time on his guitar amplifier business, Beacon Tube Amps. This is the perfect opportunity to learn a bit about what's going on in your own back yard! Great for families and homeschool groups, too! Information >
Hudson Hills Used Book & Board Game Fundraiser for a Playground Day: Saturday, October 15, 2016 Time: 10 am to 4 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center
Help raise funds for our children’s playground at our Used Children’s Books and Board Game Sale. Enjoy apple cider, face painting, and a 50/50 raffle. Cash only, please. All proceeds benefit playground improvements at Hudson Hills Montessori Beacon Campus.
Walking Tour of Beacon's East End: A Taste Of History Day: Saturday, October 15, 2016 Time: 1 pm or 2 pm Location: Tour starts and ends at Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
New York State Sheep & Wool Festival Days: October 15 & 16, 2016 Location: Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY 12572 Information >
Crafted Days: October 15 & 16, 2016 Time: 9 am to 5 pm Location: Dutchess Stadium, 1500 Route 9D, Wappingers Falls, NY Information >
The 3rd Annual Flavors of Haverstraw Food Crawl Day: Sunday, October 16, 2016 Time: 2 to 6 pm Location: Downtown Haverstraw, New York Information >
Free concert celebrating opening of American Center for Folk Music Day: Sunday, October 16, 2016 Time: 4 pm Location: Pete & Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park, Beacon, NY Information >
5th Annual Classic Car Show In Beacon
Presented by Beacon's Chamber of Commerce and Dutchess Cruisers
Day: Sunday, October 16, 2016 Time: 11 am to 4 pm Location: Main Street, Beacon Information >
Beacon Sloop Club Pumpkin Festival
Day: Sunday, October 16, 2016 Time: Noon to 5 pm Location: Pete and Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park, Beacon, NY Information >
Fishkill Farms Fall Festival Day: Every weekend starting Saturday, September 10, 2016 until October 29 and 30. Time: 9 am to 6 pm Location: 9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, NY
Celebrate the first Fall Harvest Festival of the 2016 season with us this weekend. 'Tis the season of hayrides, live music, fresh-pressed cider and delicious cinnamon-sugar donuts! Harvest Festival Weekends run every weekend and holiday through October 29 & 30 (or until we run out of apples). Information >
Visit our 5K Race Guide for upcoming races in the area.
Glass Bead-Making Workshop With Stephanie Maddalena Day: Saturday & Sunday, October 15 & 16, 2016 Time: 10 am to 5 pm Location: Hudson Beach Glass - 162 Main St., 2nd Floor, Beacon, NY Information >
Breastfeeding Essentials Day: Friday, October 14, 2016 Time: 6 to 8 pm Location: Waddle n Swaddle - 484 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
How to Promote Your Art: Word Artist Panel II Day: Sunday, October 16, 2016 Time: 2 to 4 pm Location: Hudson Valley Center For Contemporary Art, 1701 Main St., Peekskill, NY Information >
Saturday Morning Makers: Design Your Own Button Day: October 15, 2016 Time: 11 am to 12 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
SAVE THE DATE Parent/Child Yoga: Halloween Theme Day: Saturday, October 22, 2016 Time: 9:30 to 10:15 am Location: A Little Beacon Space, 291 Main St., Beacon, NY
Enjoy a Saturday morning of duo yoga poses with a parent and child in this Halloween-inspired yoga class. How will you and your little one rattle your skeleton bones? Arch into a Spooky Cat Pose, bend into an Eerie Crescent Moon, and take flight in a Flying Bat Pose. Information >
Kitchen Cuts and Face Painting Day: Sunday, October 23, 2016 Time: 10 am to 4 pm Location: A Little Beacon Space, 291 Main St., Beacon, NY
Our space gets transformed into a salon for kids' haircuts and face painting! During or after the Kids' Halloween Parade down Main Street, bring your kids in for a $16 cut and $1 face painting. (Face painting funds raised get donated to Beacon elementary schools.) Thanks to our sponsor It's All About The Mouse Travel by Teresa Marra for sponsoring and helping to make this salon possible! Information >
Deciding which cupcake to try can be daunting, especially with the new flavors that Get Frosted bakers are always creating! Next time you’re in, try this week’s most popular cupcake: tiramisu, complete with mascarpone whipped cream frosting and a sprinkle of cocoa powder.
Barb’s Butchery always has new sausages in the works, like these delicious lamb shepherd’s pie sausages with potatoes right inside them. Come in this weekend to sample these and two other lamb sausages while you peruse the meat selection and pick up some lunch!
This Sunday. Oct. 16, enjoy breakfast burritos at BAJA 328 from 9 to 11 am during the annual City of Beacon Car Show! Not a morning person? Come in for a lunch burrito special from 11 am to 2 pm, and round out your meal with a seasonal Apple Cinnamon Margarita.
Save the date: BAJA is celebrating its anniversary for a whole week from Oct. 22-29, and they are planning some fabulous specials! Check back here next week for more details.
Our Restaurant Guide has all of your options - even eateries you didn't know about! Keep it open on your phone, because we list everyone's phone number and website, making it super easy for you to tap-to-call!
Fresh from renowned German manufacturer Deuter is this old-school style hiking pack, perfect for all-day hikes, picnics, weekend getaways, and more. Add on this bestselling Osprey day pack, and you’ll be prepared to get out and enjoy whatever the season brings! Both available at Mountain Tops.
What do you give the person in your life who loves spicy food and has already tried every hot sauce you can find? How about this make-your-own hot sauce kit, along with a pithy card from The Pfotoshop?
Get these frames or any others (except sunglasses) from the Ray-Ban line for 50% off when you buy new lenses at Luxe Optique! Head in for expert help to find the perfect frames to help you see in style.
Style Storehouse welcomed this new line of stamped bracelets in plenty of time for you to check a few gifts off your holiday shopping list. The best part: You can order customized bracelets in brass, silver, gold, and rose gold with just a few weeks' notice!
All shops in Beacon are listed in this Shopping Guide, from Home Decor to Kids Fashion to Vintage and more. Keep it open on your phone as you're walking around shopping!
From the hairs on your head to the toes on your feet, there are many ways to pamper yourself and your pet in our Beauty Guide.
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BeaconArts is sponsoring the Folk Legends concert this Sunday, Oct. 16, at Long Dock Park. The concert is to celebrate the opening of the new headquarters for the American Center for Folk Music (ACFM) at Scenic Hudson’s River Center, the restored red “barn” building in Long Dock Park. This free concert will feature Grammy Award-winning folk legends John McCutcheon and Tom Chapin and W.C. Handy Award-winner Joe Louis Walker. Admission is free, but donations are accepted to benefit ACFM.
Antalek & Moore
The agents at Antalek & Moore live in this community, and know the needs of you living here very well. Whether you're insuring your home, apartment, car, or business, Antalek & Moore can listen to your needs and help you. Call them when you need to at 845-245-6292.
Membership prices at Tin Shingle are changing and evolving into Membership Packages, with Private Training available. Currently, the price is $39 per month for the All Access Pass to all of Tin Shingle's educational videos, templates, and Community Boards. Consider this your Groupon or Steals and Deals price, because the All Access Pass will be back to its original price of $150 in the coming weeks.Anyone who subscribes to membership now can lock in this price, but it's only available until this weekend. So, now is your time to lock it in at this rate!
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All Sport Health & Fitness
October 15 at 9 pm, All Sport members and friends will Walk A Mile In Her Shoes to raise awareness of gender violence and sexual assault. Men are encouraged to walk in high heels to show support for women in the community!
A Little Beacon Space
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