The movie mystery is over at the Beacon Theater! We couldn't translate these letters that were posted on their Insta, so we went down there to take a look, and saw the popcorn and candy concession stand!Showtimes have been posted, and it looks like they are running movies in the afternoon and evening! There was already a screening of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure at 12:30 pm today. With The Underground Beacon located across the street, holding regular group board-game opportunities, this end of town is shaping up to offer great entertainment!
The Southern Dutchess Coalition 41st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration & Parade Day: Saturday, February 16, 2019 Time:See flier for schedule Location: Springfield Baptist Church, 8 Mattie Cooper Square, Beacon, NY
Beginning with a breakfast before the parade, the day also includes a celebration dinner, essay contest winners/presentations. Keynote speaker will be Rev. Anthony Oliver. Information >
Stony Kill's Winter on the Farm + Pancake Brunch
Day: Saturday, February 16, 2019 Time: See below Location: Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY 10 am to noon: All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. On a farm. Need we say more? Ok, there is also: 11 am to 2 pm: Horse-drawn sleigh rides, barn tours, maple-tapping, demos, crafts Information >
Concert: The Fred Zepplin Band
Day: Saturday, February 16, 2019 Time: 8 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
OPERAtion Opera: The Met Chorus Artists Come To Beacon
Day: Sunday, February 17, 2019 Time: 3 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
According to the Beacon Free Press, one performer, Sara Heaton, is a Beaconite who is a member of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus. She will perform with colleagues at this performance. The musical program is designed for children. The organizer of the event is Akiko Sasaki, a Beacon-based pianist and owner of Forte Piano Studio in Beacon. Information >
Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.
Day: Sunday, February 17, 2019 Time: 9 sm to 5 pm Location: 201 Main St. (the Zora Dora location), Beacon, NY
Sunday will be the last day for this winter pop-up. Look for 20% off all marked prices (except jewelry). This vendor occasionally pops up in the Beacon Flea, so mark your calendar for that spring/summer Sunday experience.
BOUTIQUES ON THE WEST END
Luxe Optique 183 Main Street www.luxeoptique.com (across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company) CHAMPAGNE ALERT!
Luxe Optique is celebrating Valentine's Day Weekend with a party to show you a new collection of oversized frames with strong lines, bold colors, and iconic designs from designer Emmanuelle Khanh. It's a revival of their 1972 collection. GIVEAWAY ALERT!
For every Emmanuelle Khanh purchase, Luxe Optique will be giving away an authentic EK vegan leather handbag that's perfect for a night out or to slip your favorite pair of glasses into. See a picture here.
BOUTIQUES IN THE MIDDLE
L a M è r e Clothing + Goods 436 Main Street
Get your lovelies at L a M è r e! There's always new things to see in the shop. Right now: plenty of pink and hearts, like this "Crush On You Bralette." Favorites that will carry you into summer (and would make great gym flip-flops) are these heart flip-flops. Pink ones are in the shop, black ones are in the boutique and online. Visit the shop, or order online and enjoy free pickup! Or have it shipped to you (regular postage applies for actual shipping)!
BOUTIQUES ON THE EAST END
Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3 www.lambshillbridalboutique.com (near the historic dummy light)
Love is always in the air at Lambs Hill. ❤️ Looking for something a little different? Tea-length wedding dresses, like this frock from Sincerity Bridal, give you the opportunity to show off your super-cute shoes.
Special Note: Voting is open for Hudson Valley Magazine Best of 2019! Voting ends Wednesday, March 20 - you don’t have to be local!
33 East Street, Beacon, NY
It's so nice when a home is move-in ready, and within walking distance to Barb's Butchery on the east end of town near the mountain, across the Fishkill Creek. Gate House has hit all the high notes on this one: “Beautiful and bright classic colonial home boasts four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. Enter home through the welcoming enclosed front porch with original Douglas fir floor. This home was completely renovated and a second floor added within the last five years… Brand-new kitchen with plenty of cabinets - a place for everything; gorgeous granite countertops, new stainless appliances with five-burner gas range, and a beautiful maple and walnut basketweave floor.” PRICE: $519,000 BEDROOMS: 4 BATHROOMS: 3 Real Estate Agent: Gate House Realty, (845) 831-9550 Details + Pictures >
Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency Antalek & Moore is happy to answer any of your questions at any time about your homeowners insurance. Not sure about snow removal or liability insurance? Or maybe you're expanding your business and need additional coverage for something new? The team at Antalek & Moore is ready to do that work for you! Call them: (845) 831-4300. Or visit them on Main Street next to Beacon Natural Market.
Katie James, Inc.
It is such a pleasure to announce the new website design for L a M è r e Clothing + Goods! Working with storefront owners to grow their opportunities online is our passion. This website uses Shopify under the hood and at the counter as well, and the design was art-directed by the store owner herself, April Perri, a former big-time fashion designer in the big label world. April can now add new inventory to her shop via the Shopify app as she unpacks it from boxes. We try to tailor the management experience of a website for each business owner, tapping into their strengths. For April, she's always working from her phone, so we trained her in updating her website from the app. If you have a project that needs some work, reach out and contact us. Visit The New Website >
Tin Shingle helps businesses get the word out by giving them ideas on what media outlets to pitch. Check out their live, free webinars on Wednesdays at 3 pm EST. Check It Out >
BeaconArts :: Open Studios
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce Business Directory
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MASTHEAD Producers of this newsletter include:
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Marilyn Perez, Managing Editor
Catherine Sweet, Editor of the Second Saturday Guide
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