Happening This Weekend - 1/4/2019

Welcome to the New Year!

If everything is starting to feel the same and you're wondering where that New Year change is in your life, you might start with little baby steps, such as decluttering with bins and things found at Brett's Hardware, or clean(er) eating at Beacon Natural (see their freezer section - lots of easy options) or taking any kind of class found in A Little Beacon Blog's Adult Classes Guide. Adult Beginner Tap from Ballet Arts Studio was just added!
Sponsored by Antalek & Moore for car insurance.

Restorative Sound Healing
: Friday, January 4, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
Location: Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St., Fishkill, NY
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Monochrome Photography Show - Opening Reception
: Saturday, January 5, 2019
Time: 2:30 to 4:30 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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La Familia presents Swinging Blues Band
: Saturday, January 5, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 11 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.


Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
(across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company)
Cutie Alert! Luxe Optique has a range of affordable prices (and colors) for glasses for kids. If you're concerned about protecting eyes from the blue light coming from screens and devices, consider getting the blue-light protection added to your frames - it comes with the "transitions." You could even get it with purple tinting! Think about it.


L a M è r e Clothing + Goods

436 Main Street
The jewelry selection is getting good at L a M è r e - a very easy #treatyoself. Plus, April is getting more home decor goods in, and may have a box-opening reveal in her Instagram. Have you seen her recent video about "120 more days of winter"? AND, a Winter Tag Sale is going on. Time to snag some sweaters that were $88, and now are $68.


Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3

(near the dummy light)
It's a real winter wonderland at Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique - have you seen this recent dramatic design element they are using inside of the store? Go inside and check it out. With its iconic and always-evolving look, Lambs Hill is helping to define the east end of town. Do take yourself down there, and visit the soap store and designer jewelry store next door! Plus, grab a cup of coffee at Trax.

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!
Adult Beginning Tap at Ballet Arts Studio
Day: Mondays
Time: 7:30 to 8:30 pm

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.

: 9-12
Days: Sundays, January 6 to March 24, 2019
Time: 1:45 to 2:45 pm
Location: Beacon Performing Arts Center, 327B Main St., Beacon, NY
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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.
8 Sunset Hill Road, Glenham, NY
A cutie starter home or project home in Glenham - just look at the kitchen - all vintage! These pieces would be hard to part with. But check out the hallway - it's a project for sure, but what could you come up with?
PRO TIP: Even if you don't see a "For Sale" sign in the yard here, know that it is currently for sale.
Bonus points: Vintage look and feel.
Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Price: $199,900
Real Estate Agent: Gatehouse Realty, (845) 831-9550
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Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

New Year, New Website! Antalek & Moore launches a new website to make fulfilling your insurance needs even easier. Call them at (845) 831-4300 to talk Home, Life, Business, Event, Car, and other types of insurance. They make it easy, and work hard to lower your price.
BeaconArts : Open Studios
Beacon Open Studios are coming! One of Beacon's biggest outdoor events, announcing the arrival of spring. (Let's just skip winter, shall we?) Sponsorship Opportunities are going on now, if you want to sponsor their printed program, which gets distributed all over town and serves as a map to various artist studios.
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Katie James, Inc.

It's Website Design Time at Katie James, Inc.! Our latest client is our landlord, Deborah Bigelow, owner and renovator of the Telephone Building. We are working with her to bring the story of the building to more people. Because so much of web work is digital, one of our favorite parts of website designing is working directly with the client, in person, to map out their vision right on the table.
More About This Moment >
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 >.
Tin Shingle
Here's the trick to getting the word out about your business: You have to imagine where you want to be mentioned, and then you need to go for it. Tin Shingle trains you in just how to do that. One of our more enlightening tools: Tin Shingle's Editorial Calendars. These are the monthly themes at major magazines, like Martha Stewart Living, Entrepreneur, Inc., Money, and more. Membership gets you instant access to these themes, and a support group to be cheerleaders when you do make that leap and go for it.
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Looking to spotlight your new space to the community? Join the Beacon Chamber and throw a Ribbon Cutting or host a Member Meeting.
Learn More >
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!