Happening This Weekend 10/19/2018

Phew! Back to normal with the fall weather here, sunshine, and outdoor explorations. Let's see what's going on in and around Beacon this weekend...
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Fishkill Farms Fall Harvest
Saturday & Sunday thru October 28, 2018
Time: 9 am to 5 pm (rain or shine)
Location: Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, NY
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‘The Unsilent Picture’ at Philipsburg Manor
Friday to Sunday, October 19-21, 2018
Time: 6:15, 7:15, 8:15, and 9:15 pm
Location: Philipsburg Manor, 381 North Broadway (Route 9), Sleepy Hollow, NY
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Project Drawdown Learn: Solutions-Based Approaches to Climate Change
Friday, October 19, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 10 pm
Location: BEAHIVE, 291 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Woodworking Demonstration Day
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 10:30 am to 4:30 pm (begins every half-hour)
Location: Boscobel House & Gardens, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY
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New York State Sheep & Wool Festival
Day: Saturday & Sunday, October 20-21, 2018
Time: Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Springbrook Ave, Rhinebeck, NY
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Grace Smith Pumpkin Parade
Day: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Location: Pulaski Park (at the Waterfront), Poughkeepsie, NY
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Peak at the Peak: Fall Sunset Kirtan with Kirtan Rabbi
Hosted by Beacon Hebrew Alliance
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 5 to 7 pm
Location: Surprise Lake Camp Retreat Center
382 Lake Surprise Road, Cold Spring, New York 10516
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Woodworking Demonstration Day
: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time:: 10:30am-4:30pm (begins every half hour)
Location:: Boscobel House & Gardens, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.

Ayurveda Workshop
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Location: Bebhakti Yoga, 89 Dewindt St., Beacon, NY
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New Women's Volleyball League
There's a Women's Volleyball League playing Wednesday nights at Rombout Middle School. Join up!
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Submission Guidelines for classes you'd like us to consider adding to these guides can be found here.

For a full list of upcoming classes, classes during the week, and workshops of all kinds, visit our Adult Classes Guide.

Art & Zine Club Meetup
Day: Friday, October 19, 2018
Time: 3:30 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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4H Club Information Session
Day: Monday, October 22, 2018
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Location: Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY

Howland Chamber Music Circle presents So Percussion
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Time: 4 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit A Little Beacon Blog's Kids Classes Guide.   

Submission Guidelines for classes you'd like us to consider adding to these guides can be found here.

Luxe Optique
183 Main Street
(across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company)
Luxe Optique is expanding! They've been busy at work on their new location - right next door - and now are renovating their current location. (We hear they are making a lounge!) BUT - they are as OPEN as ever. You just need to walk into the door on the right, as pictured here! The new side is larger and more spacious. The eye doctor's office inside also remains open and is taking new patients. Walk in and ask them about it!



Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3

(near the historic dummy light)
Friday-Sunday, October 26th-28th
Gorgeous dresses will be unpacked and on display at Lambs Hill's Justin Alexander Trunk Show. 💕 Book a showing by calling Lambs Hill at (845) 765-2900 or book through their Instagram!

Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide!  Luxe Optique and Lambs Hill.

Thank you to BAJA for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!
Visit A Little Beacon Blog's Restaurant Guide for all of the restaurants in Beacon, and see our Brunch Guide for your morning dining needs!

Time to freshen up your hair style - or beard! Find a salon in Beacon at
A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide.

Blushery Brows, Bubbly, and Breast Cancer Awareness
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: Noon to 6 pm
Location: The Blushery, 528 Main St., Beacon, NY
Yes, October is about all things pumpkin, foliage, sweater weather, and Halloween. But more importantly, October is about Breast Cancer Awareness. The Blushery is hosting a special event honoring those affected. They will be offering complimentary brow services to all breast cancer fighters and survivors. Whether your brows are newly growing back post-chemo, or are just beginning to fall out, they will help you look and feel your best. Walk-ins welcome. Appointments recommended.
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Pro Tip: The bra store in Beacon, The Bra Fit Expert, has all sorts of pretty things for all sizes. It is run by Tina Faraj Savarese, who dedicated her career to helping breast cancer patients regain their confidence and femininity after surgery, after she lost her own mother to breast cancer at age 17. Find The Bra Fit Expert inside of Echo and across from the Howland Cultural Center.
Pet-friendly folks will love renting at 7 Creek Drive. Known for accommodating renters, 7 Creek Drive is located in a wooded area of downtown Beacon. We know - how is that possible? That's why dog people will love it here. There's even a pet-washing tub in the building! Come visit. Now with Beacon's big blue free bus from the train to all of downtown Beacon, commuters have a free ride home.
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PS: The original house listings from Claire Browne at Gate House Realty have all been taken! Gotta act fast around here. That cute little vintage ranch may be in the hands of a new happy homeowner soon. New listings coming soon from Jon Car Realty! Specifically one of our favorite mystery houses on Academy Street...Watch the Real Estate Guide!

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!! VINTAGEMANIA !! '90s Vintage, Trivia, DJ and More!
Second Saturday, November 10, 2018 (one day only)

You need (even) more '90s in your life, and you can get some swag, stuff, and even play some games at this '90s Pop-Up Experience!

What You’ll Find:
  • Starter Jackets
  • Snapbacks
  • Vintage WWF
  • Sports Apparel
  • Accessories
  • Home Decor
PLUS: There will be a round of '90s Trivia with door prizes, a DJ in the afternoon, and video game tournaments.
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Want to host your pop-up shop at A Little Beacon's Space? How about Black Friday Weekend?
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
The cars rolled into Beacon once again for the annual Car Show produced by Beacon Chamber of Commerce and Dutchess Cruisers. Normally we take pictures of the cars themselves for the blog, but this year, we explored the Devil in the Details: the engines. Art is expressed in many forms, and it was clear that tinkering with cars is an art form.
Look Under the Hoods >
Are you an artist looking to connect in Beacon? A membership with BeaconArts is the coziest way to meet others. BeaconArts is a huge supporter of the arts of all kinds in Beacon.
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Until next week!