Happening This Weekend - 12/28/2018

On behalf of the team at A Little Beacon Blog, we want to wish you a safe and happy New Year! Enjoy these quiet moments of the last of this year, because next year is ready for your new pursuits and directions! See you on the other side!
- Katie, Marilyn, Catherine, Phoebe, and Izdihar
Sponsored by Antalek & Moore for car insurance.

Cirque de la Lune at the Howland
Friday & Saturday, December 28 & 29, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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The Shannon Early Trio
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Time: 8:30 to 11:30 pm
Location: Chill Wine Bar, 173 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Free admission to Dia:Beacon
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Location: Dia:Beacon, 3 Beekman St., Beacon, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.

Holiday Artisan Market
All of December 2018
Time: See hours in Pop-Up Guide
Location: The Lofts at Beacon, 18 Front St., Beacon, NY

Check out the Pop-Up Guide for more upcoming pop-up events.


Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
(across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company)
Luxe Optique has stepped into bling for the New Year! Treading delicately, these frames are handmade in Paris, and are adorned in Swarovski crystals. A perfect way to ring in the New Year. And now, both sides of Luxe Optique are open!


L a M è r e Clothing + Goods

436 Main Street
You want to dress it up this year for the big night by spiking your casual denim look with a kitty roar and sequined body suit. Yeah, that's right! L a M è r e has brought the body suit back into your life, and this one is covered in sequins. You will wear this with the faux leopard jacket, and either kick it in faux leopard shoes, or in our favorite kitten slipper heel.


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

(near the dummy light)
Glam it up! If you need a gown for an occasion, Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique could be your destination to find such a beauty. Exhibit A: this golden gown with the glimmering shell print. Go ahead and walk in - you will be amazed at the beautiful shopping experience and wide selection.

Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide! L a M è r e Clothing + Goods, Luxe Optique and Lambs Hill.

Thank you to Barb's Butchery and BAJA 328 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!

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.

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.

Time to freshen up your hair style - or beard! Find a salon in Beacon at
A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide.
137 Howland Avenue, Beacon, NY
This lovely renovated Cape Cod is nested at the base of Mount Beacon, with direct mountain views (!!). Upstairs has three full bedrooms and a full bathroom. The master bedroom is on the first floor, with an en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet. Newly painted throughout. Hardwood floors throughout for a warm feel. Granite counters and GE appliances are in the kitchen, plus there's a $3K appliance credit.
Bonus points: All new systems and a brand-new furnace.
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Price: $435,000
Real Estate Agent: Gatehouse Realty, (845) 831-9550
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Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

This is the year you are going to lower your car insurance rates - and be a safer driver! Antalek & Moore has announced their first Defensive Driving Course of the year! Join Susan Antalek Pagones on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the agency's main office (340 Main St., Beacon). DM them to reserve your spot, or call (845) 831-4300.
Explore the defining art project that has come to define both Beacon and BeaconArts - Keys to Beacon. Join A Little Beacon Blog's writer Izdihar as she set out to find all of the pianos, and hear the keys played on each!
Experience Keys to Beacon here >

A Little Beacon Space
Do you need to teach a class or run a workshop? Join other companies who hold retreats in A Little Beacon Space, including edible Hudson Valley, Class Pass, Giving Data, and others. Enjoy a warm, intimate setting in the heart of Beacon.
Book Your Retreat With A Little Beacon Space >

Katie James, Inc.

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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Looking to spotlight your new space to the community? Join the Beacon Chamber and throw a celebratory ribbon-cutting, or host a member meeting.
Learn More >
Tin Shingle
It's time to think big for the New Year! Yes, you can get magazine coverage for your brand, no matter how small or large it is! And you can step it up in your Instagram and other outreach efforts. Tin Shingle teaches how to do these things, and can be a support system for you.
Details >
Producers of this newsletter include:
Katie Hellmuth Martin, Publisher, Writer, Designer, Photographer
Marilyn Perez, Managing Editor
Catherine Sweet, Editor of the Second Saturday Guide

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Until next week!