Happening This Weekend in Beacon, NY - 10/13/2017

Ding Ding Ding!

It's Second Saturday, y'all! This one is the most action-packed of the year so far. Thankfully, the weather has dipped down into the 60s, so get your Fall on and make a plan!

All Second Saturday Art Listings are in A Little Beacon Blog's Second Saturday Guide.

Click here to get art locations/times/themes.
Pro Tip: Keep the following Guides, and this email, open on your phone at all times. It's just like having an app of Beacon - but it's on your phone. Each Guide and Calendar at A Little Beacon Blog is mobile-friendly. You will instantly know where to go and what's going on.
Sponsored by Antalek & Moore for car insurance.

Pop-Up Shop: LuLaRoe w/ Erin & Leigh
Day: Open Friday to Sunday, October 13 to 15, 2017
Location: A Little Beacon Space, 291 Main St., Beacon, NY
Friday: 3 to 7 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm
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City of Beacon Dedicates the East Main Bridge to Ron and Ronnie Sauers
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: Noon
Location: East Main Bridge, near the dummy light, in between The Roundhouse and the row of boutiques at 1 East Main. Reception to follow at Dogwood, featuring a slide show of the buildings they worked on from the 1980s. Says city council member George Mansfield: "The slide show gives us all a good sense of reference as to where we were, and where we are."
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Dia:Beacon Community Free Day
Day: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Location: Dia:Beacon, 3 Beekman St., Beacon, NY
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Book Reading & Signing with Thyra Heder: Alfie
Day: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Binnacle Books, 321 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Wappingers Falls 4th Annual Halloween Parade & Festival
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Location: Mesier Park, Wappingers Falls, NY
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Niche Modern Semi-Annual Factory Sale
Day: Saturday & Sunday, October 14 & 15, 2017
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Location: Niche Modern, 311 Fishkill Ave. #11, Beacon, NY
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Sasha Dobson of Puss N Boots Plays at Style Storehouse
Day: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Location: Style Storehouse, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY
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STEADY ON: Celebrating Lilith Fair at 20
Day: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 8:30 pm
Location: Towne Crier, 379 Main St., Beacon, NY
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6th Annual Classic Car Show In Beacon
Presented by Beacon's Chamber of Commerce and Dutchess Cruisers
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Main Street, Beacon, NY
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Story Screen Presents "Horror Shorts Vol. 3"
Day: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm doors, 8 pm movie
Location: Dogwood, 47 E. Main St., Beacon, NY
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Beacon Sloop Club Annual Pumpkin Festival
Day: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Time: Noon to 5 pm
Location: Pete & Toshi Seeger Park, 1 Red Flynn Drive, Beacon, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.
Fall Foliage Half Marathon & 5K
Day: Saturday, October 15, 2017
Time: 10:20 am start time
Location: Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Ave., Rhinebeck, NY
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Plan ahead and find upcoming races the in Hudson Valley in our 5K Races Guide.

Defensive Driving Course
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: 8:30 am to 3 pm
Location: Antalek & Moore, 340 Main St., Beacon NY
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Beetle + Fred Sewing School - Beginners with Katy Hope (4 sessions)
Day: Saturdays, October 14, 2017
Time: 9 am to noon
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Thank you Ballet Arts Studio for sponsoring our Adult Classes Guide!

Ballet Arts Studio Classes
Registration is open for all classes at Ballet Arts Studio. From the Musical Theatre Class to Ballet, students can sign up and get started!
REGISTER: Call (845) 831-1870 or email info@balletartsstudio.com
Visit Beacon Arts Studio's Schedule of Classes >

Where is Ballet Arts Studio? On the corner of Henry Street and Teller, opposite the back of the Yankee Clipper Diner.

Rig-ama-jig Builders' Club for K-5th grade
Day: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 4 to 5:30 pm
Location: Compass Arts, 395 Main St., Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide.

133 Main Street

These two dainty necklaces made by Marlo Richards of Groovy Chick Jewelry out of Elmsford, N.Y., would look perfect on you or your lady friend. If you need ideas on how to display your jewelry at home, see this idea (or pick up another unique design, also at reMADE).

Where is reMADE? Across from Tito Santana's, next to Bank Square Coffee.

Bellus on Main
181 Main Street

Where's he going? This little frog is one of several delicate pieces of jewelry carried in Bellus on Main. From large hoop earrings to recycled glass from bottles of spirits, you'll want to pick up something new soon.
Pro Tip: Bellus often has sales, so you just might get lucky.

Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique.

Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
Congratulations to Luxe Optique for winning Best High-End Eyewear in the Hudson Valley by Hudson Valley Magazine! Read more about it here!
Where is Luxe Optique? Across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company, and across Main Street from Beacon Barkery.

PARKING HINT: Park behind 1 East Main, by the Hudson Valley Brewery, and use the back walkway entrance up to Main Street!

Sasha Dobson at Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

Sasha Dobson is back! She'll be performing live in the store this Saturday from 6:30 to 9 pm. Style Storehouse will also be debuting their new styles of shoes! Special discounts will be available during Sasha's performance. She started as a jazz songstress, but has transitioned to country and beyond, teaming up with Norah Jones and Catherine Popper to form the band Puss N Boots.

Where is Style Storehouse? Near Waddle n Swaddle.

Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main St., Retail #3

Get ready to experience a Justin Alexander Trunk Show next weekend - October 20-22. The Justin Alexander company will be bringing its entire line of the Spring/Summer 2018 collection, which is not yet in stores. Special discounts will be available for purchases made that weekend. Meanwhile, pictured here is a Justin Alexander gown with copious amounts of lace. Don't miss an early peek at this dress!

Where Is Lambs Hill? Next to King + Curated.

King + Curated
1 East Main St., Retail #2

When you're down on the East End of town this weekend for the Sasha Dobson show or the dedication of the East Main Bridge, stop into King + Curated to see the photos of Madam Brett Park that you may want to add to your collection.
Photo Credit: Alicia King

Where is King + 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, King + Curated, and Style Storehouse.

River Therapeutic Massage
612 Route 52
Beacon, NY
(845) 379-1956

Take care of yourself and enjoy these October specials from River Therapeutic Massage:

  • Aromatherapy facial massage* $50 (regularly $75)
  • Intensive foot treatment* $50 (regularly $70)
  • Hand and/or foot massage* with eco-fin $50 (regularly $70)
    *cannot be combined with any other offer; no coupons or gift certificates.

More details on their website.
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Where is River Therapeutic Massage?
Sharing space with Karen's Place Salon on Route 52.

Thank you River Therapeutic Massage for sponsoring the Beauty Guide!

The Vault
446 Main Street

A classic Old Fashioned made with muddled orange, cherry and sugar and mixed with their very own Beacon bourbon and a dash of bitters. Can't go wrong. Enjoy it outside in the (hopefully) crisp air.

Where is The Vault? Near Beacon Bath & Bubble.

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

Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Join Susan Pagones as she guides you through a Defensive Driving class. You want to lower your auto insurance rates, right? Taking this class is one way to do it. And it will make you a safer driver. A win-win.
Date: Saturday, October 14
Time: 8:30 am to 3 pm
Location: Antalek & Moore Office, 340 Main St., Beacon NY
RSVP: Register with Thomasine Supple, (845) 831-4300 or tsupple@antalek-moore.com

Rhinebeck Bank

The Beacon branch of Rhinebeck Bank is now accepting artists' submissions to the bank's art program, to hang from the walls of the bank. Click here for details. Featured now is Stanley Lindwasser, a renowned painter who has shown in dozens of exhibits, including several at the Brooklyn Museum and the Jersey City Museum. Read more about the current show here.

Beacon Chamber of Commerce
The Car Show is this Sunday! Get your walking shoes on and bring a camera. See pictures from years past. You will have lots of food options, from the Beacon Farmers Market to restaurants and cafes. Have A Little Beacon Blog's Restaurant Guide open on your phone to help you make an informed choice.


Please consider making a contribution to Beacon 3D, Beacon's Main Street public art sculpture project. Soon most of the sculptures will be de-installed, gone from view, until next season, when new work and some old favorites will be back to engage and inspire us. "Mounting this project every year takes an enormous amount of coordination, energy and time," says BeaconArts president, Kelly Ellenwood. Your contribution in any amount will make a difference! Click here to make an online, tax-deductible contribution.

A Little Beacon Space
OPEN TODAY! LuLaRoe Pop-Up Shop

The shop opens today! The Pop-Up Shop, LuLaRoe with Erin and Leigh is upon us! Friday the 13th is your lucky day to update your wardrobe with some of the softest leggings around. If you've not worn this line of clothing before, you need to come into the shop to at least feel the fabrics, and then you'll see why everyone is wearing them. Find dresses, tops, skirts and more.
Friday, October 13, to Sunday, October 15
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InHouse Design Media

Private training sessions are available to businesses who want to produce their own newsletters, make website changes, or jump-start social media campaigns, but need guidance. Make an appointment with InHouse Design Media, who can make house-calls to businesses located in Beacon.
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Tin Shingle

This is Stanley Lindwasser. Stanley is an artist. He enjoys being in his studio painting and marveling at the Hudson Valley sunsets as they inspire his work. But he's also a go-getter. This is a picture of him as he passes out flyers he made to promote his most recent show, and he's dropping one off at Tin Shingle's office in A Little Beacon Space. He also hired Tin Shingle to write and distribute his press release to a select group of local media. Tin Shingle has a DIY promotion membership platform, but they can also be hired guns. We call them Buzz Builders.
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Until next week!