Happening This Weekend - 11/3/2017

Don't put those costumes away just yet! Thanks to some rain last weekend, the Halloween fun has been extended a little bit. To really turn you topsy-turvy, Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday.

Tell Your Friends:
Anything they need to know about Beacon, like where to shop or eat, or take a class of any kind, can all be found in A Little Beacon's Guides:
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Book Signing w/ Francie Webb
Day: Friday, November 3, 2017
Time: 5 to 7:30 pm
Location: Waddle n Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Kindness Rocks Workshop

Day: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 11 am to noon
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
Read more about the Kindness Rocks Project on our blog!

Carnival featuring Judith Tulloch Band
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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"A Very Beacon Halloween" 21st Annual Kids Halloween Parade aka The Hocus Pocus Parade from the Beacon Chamber of Commerce

Day: Sunday, November 5, 2017 (See our article about it here)
Line-up Time: 12:30 pm at the Visitors Center
Parade Marching Time: 1 pm
Locations: Costumed kids start lining up at Polhill Park (South Avenue/9D and Main Street) for a parade all the way down Main Street stopping at Teller Avenue, trick-or-treating from Main Street businesses.
After the Parade: The Roundhouse has opened their Patio to marchers to enjoy cider, bottles of water and treats.
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Grace Smith Pumpkin Parade
Day: Sunday, November 5, 2017
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Location: Pulaski Park, 162 Washington St., Poughkeepsie, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.
Stowe Bag with Toni Maeck
Day: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Easy Peazy Pajama Pants with Katy Hope
Day: Sunday, November 5, 2017
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St., Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Adult Classes Guide.

Game Club
Day: Friday, November 3, 2017 
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Wee Play Clean Up
Day: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 
Time: 7 to 11 am
Location: Memorial Park, Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide.

Bellus on Main
181 Main Street

This faux fur coat by Joseph Ribkoff is warm, stylish and ridiculously soft and cozy - we tested it. Detailed with cuffed, full-length sleeves, a button closure on a funnel collar, and front pockets to protect your hands and keep you warm. It's reversible, too!
Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique.

Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
You know what you need? Prescription sunglasses. Because now that you are wearing glasses full time, you need some shades. Like these by Christian Roth. The bold, high-fashion, unique design features an ultra-thin custom milled metal inlay with lightweight metal temples, all striking a delicate balance against the frame’s exuberant, angular proportions.
Where is Luxe Optique? Across the block from Beacon Bread Company.



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

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

Alert your friends in Poughkeepsie and book a wine date with them for Friday, November 10, from 6 to 10 pm at Vino (the private room at Crew). Style Storehouse is packing all of their inventory from their Beacon location to set up with other shops in Poughkeepsie for one night at this pop-up Holiday Market. Come shop while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.

Where is Style Storehouse? Near Waddle n Swaddle.

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

This bridal shop on Beacon's east end has everything to complete your look, including gowns by Lillian West, Justin Alexander (shown), Sincerity and Sweetheart. and a beautiful selection of veils, jewelry, headpieces, shawls and boleros. Lambs Hill is a walk-in friendly shop, so take a peek!
Where Is Lambs Hill? One of the new boutiques in the renovated factory building near the Dummy Light.

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

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

What is eco-fin, and why will you love it?
Eco-fin is a natural, petroleum-free alternative to paraffin. A rich blend of palm, soy, jojoba and organic coconut oils are gently warmed with shea butter, vitamin E and essential oils, then applied to your hands and/or feet with a brush, and covered with heated mitts/booties. When the mitts/booties are removed, the remaining product gets massaged into your skin, leaving it soft and supple.
This treatment makes a delightful Add-On to any massage.
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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

We are getting into SOUP season! The Vault offers seasonal and fresh soups daily. Pictured is an apple cinnamon butternut squash version. You know what pairs perfectly with this? The Vault's Burrata Cheese. Yum.
Where is The Vault? Near Beacon Bath & Bubble.

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

Rhinebeck Bank

Learn all about First Friday Poughkeepsie on this week's episode of Wake Up with Rhinebeck Bank! See some highlights from last month's San Gennaro event, and watch Michelle's interview with U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney.
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Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

As you finalize plans for Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays, are you renting a vacation home? If anything happens to the homeowner's property, or to your own property while staying there, would your homeowners insurance policy cover it?
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Join the Beacon Chamber of Commerce on Sunday, November 5, as they celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Lady Gray Bridal! This is one of the oldest bridal shops in Beacon, and is located next to Key Food. The celebration will take place from noon to 2 pm with a Ribbon Cutting by the Beacon Chamber taking place at 12:30 pm. The Chamber hopes to see you there!

BeaconArts : Windows on Main (WOMS)

It's your last chance to see the artwork in the Windows on Main exhibit all over Beacon. The art will come out of the windows in a week, so be sure to read up on which artist is where on the interactive WOMS website. Pictured here is the art by Keith Decent in the reMADE shop, and yes, it will make you want ice cream sandwiches.

A Little Beacon Space :  Next Pop-Up Shops

It’s November! That means pop-up shop time at A Little Beacon Blog’s Space! Two great ones are prepping their inventory now... Made and Given on Second Saturday Weekend, Friday through Sunday, 11/10-12, and 50 Roots on the Black Friday Weekend, Friday through Sunday, 11/24-26.

InHouse Design Media

InHouse Design Media redesigned The Vault's logo and business cards for their evolving image. Have you picked one up yet? InHouse Design Media is the design arm of A Little Beacon Blog, and can redesign your logo and business cards also. And even your website.
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Tin Shingle : Live TuneUp Interview

Join us for our first live interview with Jenn Sullivan, founder of Waddle n Swaddle. We will talk to Jenn about expanding her stores to three locations, managing staff, and life as a business owner with three kids. This event is free, but seating is limited.
RSVP to info@tinshingle.com if coming in person.
Register for the online Webinar to watch it online.
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Until next week!