Happening This Weekend - 12/2/2016

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This weekend is loaded with options! Here is your easy access to planning. These are weekend dates pulled from some of A Little Beacon Blog's 10 Things To Do In Beacon Guides, so be sure to check them during the week.
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Save The Date! King Family Chiropractic's Ribbon-Cutting Party is on December 8.

Day: Fridays and Saturdays, December 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17
Time: 5 to 9 pm
Location: Boscobel, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY
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Out Of The Fire Opening Reception
Day: December 3
Time: 2 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Chris Ruhe's Farewell Holiday Hoot
Day: Saturday, December 3
Time: 8 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Catalyst Small Works Show Opening!
Day: Saturday, December 3
Time: 1 to 9 pm
Location: Catalyst Gallery, 137 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Breakfast With Santa
Day: Saturday, December 3
Time: 11 am
Location: The Towne Crier, 379 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Sinterklaas Festival Day!
Day: Saturday, December 3
Time: All day!
Location: Village of Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck, NY
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Free Sewing For Charity Event
Day: Saturday, December 3
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Location: Beacon Art Studios, 211 Fishkill Ave., Beacon, NY
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Common Ground Farm Annual Benefit Auction
Day: Saturday, December 3
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Location: The Red Barn at Long Dock, Beacon, NY
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“The Polar Express” presented by the Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps
Day: Saturday, December 3
Time: 5:30pm (Doors), 6:15pm (Start time)
Location: 1 Arquilla Drive, Beacon, NY
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Little Boxes Art Contest 2016
Day: Sunday, December 4
Time: 5 pm
Location: Scenic Hudson's River Center (Red Barn) at Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY

Visit our Annual & Upcoming Events Guide to see more events for the weeks ahead.

Saturday Morning Makers: Printmaking
Day: Saturday, December 3 
Time: 11 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Card and Board Game Club
Day: Friday, December 2
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Visit our Kids Classes Guide for upcoming classes.

Chalk Paint 101® - The Annie Sloan Method
: Sunday, December 4
Time: 9 am to noon
Location: Knot Too Shabby, 155 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Integrated Energy Therapy - Basic Level IET with Faith Supple
Day: Saturday, December 3
Time: 10 am
Location: Sacred Space, 436 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Opening Day - Free Yoga
Day: Sunday, December 4
Time: 10 am
Location: Two Trees Yoga @ Sacred Space, 436 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Visit our Adult Classes Guide for upcoming classes.

37th Knights of Columbus Holiday Run
Day: Saturday, December 3
Registration: 9 am
Time: 10:30 am (5-mile), 10 am (Kids 1-mile)
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, Route 9D, Wappingers Falls, NY
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Visit our 5K Race Guide for upcoming races in the area.

Holiday Makers Market
Days: December 10 & 11
Time: 5 to 8 pm (Second Saturday Reception)
Location: Reservoir, 460 Main St., Beacon, NY 
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**Host your own pop-up shop at A Little Beacon Space! More details here.

Locally sourced ham steaks are in, and they’re perfect for soups and family meals! While you’re hamming it up at Barb’s Butchery, get ahead of the game and order your special meats for the holidays. Orders must be in by December 18!

Now here is a ribeye done right: served over seasoned vegetable risotto and chanterelle mushrooms, and topped with herb butter. This special is only at BAJA 328 for one more week, so head in and treat yourself!

Visit our Restaurant Guide for a complete list of eateries in Beacon.

What better way to decorate your tree, mantel, or bookshelf than with a collection of hipster sheep ornaments? These guys are adorable and not fragile - perfect for homes with curious children and pets. Raven Rose just got them in this week, so head in for fresh home decor and gifts! Raven Rose is the new florist and gift boutique that replaced La Bella Rosa on the east end of town.

Your friend who loves everything succulents probably doesn’t have this Succulent Clock - a mason jar with a succulent ecosystem inside and a clock on top. That’s three big wins with this gift: people who love mason jars, people who love clocks, AND people who love succulents. There’s only one in stock, so head over to reMADE fast! 

Let your little ones splash in all the puddles they want in a pair of baby Bogs boots! Mountain Tops has several fun designs in stock, and they are all 100% waterproof, made with 3mm Neo-Tech insulation, and lined with cozy plush material. The best part: They’re machine washable!

The most practical people can be the hardest to shop for, but East End, formerly the Pfotoshop, has a selection of gifts that are stylish AND practical. Look no further than this stainless steel thermos with a hidden folding spoon and a cap that doubles as a cup!

Check out Beacon Mayor Randy Casale in his new Dita frames from Luxe Optique! If you want to look as stylish as he does, you’re in luck: Luxe Optique is having a special Dita event on Friday from 3pm - 6pm. Then on Saturday from 3pm - 7pm, head in for the ic! Berlin trunk show (yes, that's not a typo, it sounds like "I See!"). Remember, you can use your health savings and flexible spending account dollars on new frames. Plus, get a free eye exam with glasses purchase through December 15th!

Feeling a little monochromatic? That won’t limit your options with new collections from MINKPINK, J.O.A., BB Dakota, Free People, and more at Style Storehouse! Whether you’re feeling stripes or solids, classic black, shades of grey, or even sequins, you’ll find it in the shop, along with the accessories you need to complete your look.

All shops in Beacon are listed in this Shopping Guide, from Home Decor to Kids Fashion to Vintage and more. Keep it open on your phone as you're walking around shopping

December can be a stressful month, physically and financially, but it doesn’t have to be! River Therapeutic Massage is offering serious discounts on massage packages this month:
Buy 5, save $50
Buy 10, save $200
Go on, treat yourself or someone special!
Book this now...

Visit our Beauty Guide for a complete list of beauty sources, from makeup to massages to hair and nails.
It’s almost here! Join BeaconArts on Tuesday, December 6th, for their 7th Annual Holiday Member event! All current, new, and renewing members will be welcome at Oak Vino Wine Bar on Main Street from 6pm - 9pm. The holiday event is always a great opportunity to get to know other members, from artists to local business-owners. RSVP here. Not a member yet? Click here to join the organization behind Second Saturday and much of the public art around Beacon!
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All Sport Health & Fitness
'Tis the season… to carol while you exercise! All Sport is hosting a variety of musicians, including the Beacon High School choir, in the lobby to serenade members throughout the month and get everyone in the spirit of fitness. See the schedule here and enjoy light refreshments in the lobby after your workout.

A Little Beacon Space

Located in the heart of Main Street, A Little Beacon Space is the perfect location for your workshop, presentation, pop-up shop, photoshoot, or other gathering. And now you can book it for only $125 between 3pm - 5pm on weekdays! That’s right, two hours of prime sunlight time in a gorgeous space on Main Street. The space is clearly visible from the sidewalk and can comfortably accommodate 25 people. Visit us online for more information and to book your day, and reach out with your event ideas!

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2/11-12/17: Valentine’s Day Pop-Up with jewelry from Kit Burke-Smith and Margeaux Lange, and baked sweets from 5Hens. It will be heaven. 
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Until next week!