What will the weather bring this weekend? Something spooky for sure! The Kids Hocus Pocus Halloween Parade down Main Street is going to be held rain or shine, and so might some other events you had planned. There are plenty of things to do indoors as well! Let's get down to it...
Fishkill Farms Fall Harvest
Day: Saturday & Sunday through October 28, 2018 Time: 9 am to 5 pm (rain or shine) Location: Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, NY Information >
International Film Night - “Victoria & Abdul”
Day: Friday, October 26, 2018 Time: 7 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
October Moonwalk: Last One for 2018!
Day: Friday, October 26, 2018 Time: 6 to 8 pm Location: Walkway Over The Hudson State Park, 61 Parker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY Information >
Symposium - “Continued Traditions: Painting and Sculpture in the Hudson River Valley"
Day: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 9:30 am to noon Location: Boscobel House & Gardens, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY Information >
Free Comic Book Day
Day: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 11 am to 10 pm Location: The Underground Beacon, 462 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Haunted Barn & Hay Ride
Day: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 4 to 7 pm Location: Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY Information >
Levanta CD Release Party
Day: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 8 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Hocus Pocus Kids Halloween Parade
from the Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Day:Sunday, October 28, 2018 (rain or shine) Lineup Time: 12 pm at the Visitors Center Parade Start Time: 1 pm Locations: Costumed kids start lining up at the Visitors Center in Polhill Park (South Avenue/9D and Main Street, near Bank Square and Beacon Creamery) for a parade all the way down Main Street stopping at the intersection of Verplanck Avenue and Main Street. How This Works: Wait - Verplanck intersects with Main Street? Yes, it does! Allllll the way at the end of Main Street by the old train tracks and the former Hop location, now Melzingah Tap House. You will parade past the Howland Cultural Center, past the Dummy Light, past The Roundhouse, and you will parade past lots of art galleries and shops you may not have discovered yet on this slightly hidden end of Main Street, sometimes referred to as the East End Gem of Main Street. Collecting Candy: The first step is the parade. Smile and wave! A firetruck will be bringing up the rear of the parade. The second step will be trick or treating from businesses on Main Street, on the sidewalk, on your way back from the end of the parade route. The street will be unblocked, and you and the kids will trick or treat on the sidewalk on the return trip back up Main Street. BONUS: The Roundhouse will once again be handing out cider on their patio. Information >
BROADWAY - Bannerman Island Benefit Performance
Day: Sunday, October 28, 2018 Time: 2 to 4:30 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Story Screen Presents “Nosferatu”
Day: Sunday, October 28, 2018 Time: Doors at 7:30 pm, movie at 8 pm Location: Quinn’s, 330 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Beacon Film Society Presents Screening of “Netizens”
Day: Sunday, October 28, 2018 Time: 7 to 9 pm (6:30 pm doors) Location: BEAHIVE, 291 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in ourEvents Guide.
Sleepy Hollow Halloween 10K
Day: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 9:30 am; at 9 am there will be a kids costume 1-mile fun run (ages 6 & older) $5 Location: Morse School, 30 Pocantico St., Sleepy Hollow, NY
Rocks, Shells, & Paper: Intro To Marbleing
Day: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 10 am to 12 pm Location: Riverwinds Gallery, 172 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Coloring Books for Adults Day: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Time: 6 to 7:30 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
First Reading Session
Day: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 7 to 9 pm Location: Beacon Music Chamber, 4 Academy St., Beacon, NY Information >
Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3 www.lambshillbridalboutique.com (near the Dummy Light) THIS WEEKEND! Friday to Sunday, October 26-28
Gorgeous dresses are on display at the Justin Alexander Trunk Show in Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique. Lambs Hill is located in the renovated factory building known as 1 East Main, neighboring Trax and SallyeAnder.
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A Little Beacon Blog's Space - 291 Main Street
Looking for space to book your holiday company or client party? Come to A Little Beacon Blog's Space, located on Beacon's Main Street. You can host an intimate gathering, bring your own wine, beer or spirits, and serve light food. Details and Pictures >
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Each year the Beacon Chamber of Commerce puts on the Kids Hocus Pocus Halloween Parade with the intent of bringing the community and the businesses and art galleries together. It's this Sunday, rain or shine. Come see the cuties in costume! Details Here >
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