Happening This Weekend - 10/20/2017

It's one of the last weekends to decorate for Halloween! In between hanging ghosts, consider this list of things to do. Meanwhile, we'll be Instagramming a live shopping tour of where to buy or make Halloween in Beacon!

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Howland Public Library's Thrills and Chills
: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 4 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Movies That Matter: “Cries From Syria”
Day: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 7 pm
Location: First Presbyterian Church of Beacon, McKinley Hall, 50 Liberty St., Beacon, NY
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Catoberfest 2017
Day: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Location: Hudson Valley Brewery, 2 Churchill St., Beacon, NY
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New York State Sheep & Wool Festival
Day: Saturday & Sunday, October 21-22, 2017
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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5th Annual "Pink Kiss" Breast Cancer Awareness Fashion Event
Day: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: 6 pm
Location: Atlas Studios, 11 Spring St., Newburgh, NY
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Baba Andrew Lamb Trio
Day: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Pumpkin Carving Party
Day: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time: Families in afternoon; adults-only in the evening
Location: 2 Way Brewing Company, 18 West Main St., Beacon, NY
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Howland Chamber Music Circle presents Dover Quartet
Day: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time: 4 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Story Screen presents "Child's Play"
Day: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm doors, 8 pm movie
Location: Quinn's, 330 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Poughkeepsie Nissan's Line Dance For a Cause
Day: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 7:30 to 10:30 pm
Location: Poughkeepsie Nissan, 1445 Route 9, Wappingers Falls, NY
Get your boots and join the fun! Join Poughkeepsie Nissan and Grace Smith House for a night of line dancing! All proceeds go to Grace Smith House in Poughkeepsie.

Environmental Citizen Soapbox
Day: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Location: First Presbyterian Church, Beacon, NY
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Pumpkins in the Park Jack-o'-Lantern Lighting Event
Day: Monday to Friday, Oct. 23-27, 2017
Time: Monday to Thursday, 3 to 6 pm, pumpkin carving; Friday, 6 to 8 pm, jack-o'-lantern lighting and display
Location: Scenic Hudson River Center, 8 Long Dock Road, Beacon, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.

RiverWinds Gallery Day of the Dead Altar
Day: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: 2 to 4 pm
Location:: 172 Main St., Beacon, NY
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The Anatomy of Yoga
Day: Saturday & Sunday, October 21-22, 2017
Time: 8 am to 6 pm
Location: Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St., Fishkill, NY
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Day: October 23-27, 2017
Time: Visit website for schedule.
Location: Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St., Fishkill, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Adult Classes Guide.

Thank you Ballet Arts Studio for sponsoring our Adult Classes Guide!

Ballet Arts Studio's New Modern Dance Teacher!
Chelsea Acree joins Ballet Arts Studio as our new Modern Dance teacher, hailing from New York where she studied with many great dancers, and was a member of the Mark Morris Dance Group. She taught ballet, modern dance and creative movement to children of all ages, as well as adults and pre-professional and professional dancers, at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn for 11 years. She has also taught children with physical and developmental disabilities.
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.

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

133 Main Street

Layering season is upon us! The least bulky fabric you could use to stay warm is silk, and reMADE has sweet scarves made by Patty Villanova of Silkworth in Cold Spring, NY. Lots of patterns and designs available, including this fish.

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

Bellus on Main
181 Main Street

If you have seen these rings in the window of Bellus, go in now and slip them on your finger. Beautiful, sophisticated and unique, these rings by Andronike, a New York-based designer jewelry brand, are inspired by art, contemporary design and architecture, with an emphasis on craftsmanship and enduring quality.

Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique.

Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
Watch out - if you're on the street wearing your frames from Luxe Optique, we just may snap a picture! Spotting artistic frames in Beacon has become a thing now, thanks to Luxe for transforming the way many wear glasses. Got Luxe frames? Please take a selfie of yourself and email it to editorial@alittlebeaconblog.com, or tag us on Instagram!

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!

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

The weather is still indecisive enough to wear this Florence Mini Dress by MinkPink. It is fully lined, and features neck cut-outs, elastic waist, button sleeves and back keyhole with button closure. Wear with tall boots, jeans or leggings!

Where is Style Storehouse? Near Waddle n Swaddle.

Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main Street, Retail #3

The Justin Alexander Trunk Show is this weekend - October 20-22. The Justin Alexander company is showing its entire line of the Spring/Summer 2018 collection at Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique. Special discounts are available for purchases made this weekend. Walk-ins welcome!

Where Is Lambs Hill? Next to King + Curated!

Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide! reMADE, Bellus on Main, Luxe Optique, Lambs Hill, and Style Storehouse.

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

Autumn is in full swing at River Therapeutic Massage because... You can book a Pumpkin Spice Coffee Foot Scrub! She has other flavor-themed services, too, but they are limited in availability. See these options so you can customize your Spa Treatment.*

  • Pumpkin Spice Latte (warm and spicy)
  • Spiced Orange (refreshing)
  • Vanilla Spice (sweetly soothing)
  • Autumn Breeze (bright and uplifting)

*available for massage, salt, or sugar scrubs

Snuggle up on the heated table, take a deep breath in, and let. it. all. go! 
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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

Here's a healthy way to help you eat clean(er) at The Vault on your weekend: the Seared Scallop Salad with grilled seasonal vegetables, goat cheese and balsamic reduction over a bed of fresh arugula. Enjoy!

Where is The Vault? Near Beacon Bath & Bubble.

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

Rhinebeck Bank

Did you know that Rhinebeck Bank has one of the best local morning shows in town, Wake Up With Rhinebeck Bank? Michelle and Mark interview guests from the local community, including business owners, community leaders, local political figures and Rhinebeck Bank employees. On this episode, Angela Pless and Donna Harris from the US Postal Inspection Service are interviewed. This agency is one of the oldest federal law enforcement agencies in the country. It supports and protects the Postal Service from criminal attack. First established in the early 1700s when stagecoaches carrying mail were attacked by outlaws, early horseback-riding “good guys” were the precursors to current day Postal Inspectors. Fascinating. To submit to be a guest on the show, email PR@RhinebeckBank.com.
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Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Thinking this weekend about a new career? Or maybe you want some extra holiday cash. Driving for Lyft could be an option for you. Before you turn on the app, read these insurance guidelines from Antalek & Moore to make sure you know when you're covered.

Beacon Chamber of Commerce
The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce and the Beacon Chamber of Commerce are hosting a joint mixer. On Thursday, October 26, they invite you to come meet your business neighbors at the Dutchess Manor (263 Route 9D, Beacon) from 6 to 8 pm. There will be a chance to talk to fellow “Main Street” business owners and brainstorm around how Cold Spring and Beacon can grow from day trip visits to longer weekend destinations. Tickets are required for this event ($20 for members, $30 for non-members). Hors d'oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available. Tickets can be purchased online here.


The last Wednesday (and sometimes the fourth Wednesday) of every month is the monthly BeaconArts Member Meet Up. This month, they'll be meeting at the Inn and Spa at Beacon, hosted by its proprietor Roger Greenwald. This beautifully realized establishment also houses the Anamario Hernandez Gallery. If the weather is good, attendees may even get to lounge on the fabulous rooftop terrace! Must be a BeaconArts member to attend (join online here).

A Little Beacon Space
Next Pop-Up Shop: Made & Given

Curated records from Black Gold Records, handmade jewelry by Haimi Co and Rock Dove, sustainable soaps and hand-poured candles by Kala Style, Bowties and headscarves for adults and babies by Moor Berry, Unisex Leather Goods by F&S, and Naughty Holiday Cards from Santa’s Dirty Workshop and more!
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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

Do you want to connect with someone right now about ways to get the word out about your business or art? Tin Shingle's Training TuneUps are just that - videos you can watch in the quietness of your own home or office. You'll come away with instant ideas and confidence to see them through.
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Until next week!