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.
Roller Derby Fundraiser to Support School Nurse Donna Pedersen
Day: Friday, October 21, 2016 Time: 6 pm Location: Rombout Middle School Information >
2nd Annual Dark Parade
Day: Saturday, October 22, 2016 Lineup Time/Location: 6:45 pmLineup at Teller Avenue and Main Street. The parade ends at the Elks Club for a dance party. Information >
Open Mic Story Share: An Open to the Sky Event Day: Saturday, October 22, 2016 Time: 7 to 9 pm Location: Polhill Park, corner of 9D & Main Street, Beacon, NY
Red Pepper Dance Night Day: Saturday, October 22, 2016 Time: 7 to 11 pm Location: The Red Pepper, 1458 Route 9D, Wappingers Falls, NY Information >
Kids' Hocus Pocus Parade Down Main Street Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016 Time: 12:30 pm: Parade lineup at the visitors center & Polhill Park (South Avenue and Main Street) Time: 1 pm: Parade begins Location: Main Street, from Polhill Park to Teller Avenue Information >
Pumpkins in the Park Jack O'Lantern Lighting
Carving: Monday to Thursday, October 24 to 27, 2016 Carving Time: 3 to 6 pm Lighting: Friday, October 28, 2016 Lighting Time: 6 to 8 pm Location: Long Dock Park, Beacon waterfront
Weekday afternoons, visit Long Dock Park to put your carving skills to use on pumpkins provided by Scenic Hudson. Stick around Friday evening, when the jack o'lanterns will be set aglow and displayed throughout the park. Information >
Z!ne Club @ Beacon Library Day: First Meeting, Friday, October 21, 2016 Time: 3 to 5 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Upcycle Art Studio for Teens
Day: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: 11 am to 12 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Babysitting Course Day: Saturday, October 22, 2016 Time: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm Location: Fishkill Recreation, 792 Route 52, Fishkill, NY Information >
Drop 'N Give Me 20! Day: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Time: 9:30am to 10:15am Location: A Little Beacon Space, 291 Main St., Beacon, NY
Get a little cardio and stretching in before your work day! This is a quick workout session. Only seven spots left! Information >
Visit our Adult Classes Guide for upcoming classes.
Visit our 5K Race Guide for upcoming races in the area.
Parent/Child Yoga: Halloween Theme: Day: Saturday, October 22, 2016 Time: 9:30am 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 gets donated to Beacon elementary schools). Thanks to our sponsor It's All About The Mouse Travel from Teresa Marra, for sponsoring and helping to make this event possible! Information >
We are in the final days of cupcakes from Get Frosted Cupcakery. Their last day in their shop is October 31. Enjoy their buttery goodness a final few times and give Karen a hug. A Little Beacon Blog has an interview with her coming soon.
Mondays can be tough, but The Vault makes them better with its extended happy hour! Head in from 4 pm to 10 pm for great deals on bottles, drafts, wine, and cocktails.
Wake up and smell the local bacon! The fresh bacon and eggs available at Barb’s Butchery come from less than an hour away in the Hudson Valley and can’t be beat for a hearty breakfast (or lunch… or dinner…).
BAJA 328’s anniversary celebration week is here! Saturday, October 22 kicks it off with Salsa Night, and of course there will be a spectacular Taco Tuesday on October 25! Keep an eye on their Facebook page for more updates.
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!
New from the outdoor equipment specialists at Berghaus, this Elsdon jacket is waterproof, breathable, lined with super soft fleece shearling, AND stylish! Come in to Mountain Tops to try one on and head out, assured that you're ready for any weather this season brings.
The Pfotoshop (which is changing to The East End), is celebrating its one-year anniversary from October 21 to October 24! Come in for exciting new products, apple cider mimosas, PfotoBooth fun, and more. Click here to find out how to enter a big giveaway, and join everyone on Saturday, October 22, at 5 pm for a champagne toast and announcement of the giveaway's winners!
These frames are engineered by hand in Germany and bent and stretched by hand at Luxe Optique in Beacon to show how durable they are. Look, Ma! I can twist my glasses!
Yes, Labor Day has passed, but yes, you can still wear white! These white jeans at Style Storehouse have nice big cuffs and come ready-made with fashionable holes - no work required.
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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All Sport Health & Fitness
On Thursday, October 27, join All Sport to raise hopes and funds for local breast cancer survivors at the Pink Ride. The class will run from 9 to 10 am, with a reception after. And the next time you need to refuel after your All Sport workout, try the seasonal Pumpkin Shake at Fuel Cafe!
A Little Beacon Space
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