Happening This Weekend 3/16/2018


Hey, Sunshine! It's a great weekend to get out there - how many crocuses do you see popping up in people's yards? Take a picture and tag us in it on Instagram!
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Hula Hoop Party!
Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Location: Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St., Fishkill, NY
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Reel Life Film Club presents  “First Position”
Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Wine & Irish Cheese Pairing Event
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 1 pm and 3 pm
Location: Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, 26 Wing Road, Millbrook, NY
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Live Concert: Kofi & Sankofa
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Crown Maple Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, March 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 2018
Time: All day
Location: The Crown Maple Estate, 47 McCourt Road, Dover Plains, NY
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“Move It Baby, Move It” Family Dance Party Fundraiser
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 3 to 6:30 pm
Location: Quinn’s, 330 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Howland Chamber Music Circle presents Jason Vieaux, Guitar
Day: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 4 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.

Thank you to Beacon Pilates for sponsoring the Classes for Adults Guide!

Breastfeeding Essentials
Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Location: Waddle n Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Birth Prep 101
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 12:30 to 6:30 pm
Location: Waddle n Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Hawaiian Appliqué Made Modern with Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St., Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes and workshops of all kinds, visit our Adult Classes Guide.


Beacon Junior Baseball Registration Open
Location: Games are held at Memorial Park
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Thank you to Beacon Junior Baseball for sponsoring this Kids' Classes Guide!

Art & Zine Club Meetup
Day: Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 3:30 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide.

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
Days: March 12-25, 2018
If you've been meaning to try several restaurants in Beacon, don't miss the limited opportunity for a $32.95 dinner at these participating restaurants: Beacon Hotel and Restaurant, Cafe Amarcord, The Roundhouse, The Pandorica, and Kitchen Sink Food & Drink.
Full list of HVRW restaurants >

Thank you to BAJA for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!


Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
(across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company)
Do these cat-eye sunglasses seem a touch rebellious to you? You're right - they are. These Christian Roth 'Kardo' specs feature lens-in-lens technology. They come in an assortment of finishes, including a metallic version. Made in Italy, but you don't have to travel far to pick up a pair - they're available at Luxe Optique right now.
Luxe Optique is closed Sunday, March 18, to attend their Annual Vision Conference. Always getting smarter, they are!



PARKING HINT: Park behind 1 East Main by the Hudson Valley Brewery and use the back walkway entrance!

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

(near the dummy light)
Save the Date!
Lambs Hill's first sample sale of the spring is Friday to Sunday, April 20-22! Gather your girls around, and come on down.

Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide!  Luxe Optique, Lambs Hill, and Wares!

Where can you get your hair done in Beacon? Or have a beard trim? Find out in A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide!
TIP: Amy's Hair has moved a few blocks down! These days, find the salon near the car wash on Main Street.

Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Do you rent out your house as a short-term rental on Airbnb? Your homeowner's insurance coverage might not be as straightforward as you'd hope in that situation. Don't get stuck footing the bill for something unexpected. Call Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency today for a consultation, at (845) 831-4300.

Rhinebeck Bank
Banking local can make you feel less like a number, as you work with lenders who know the community. Watch this video that portrays a couple moving from an apartment to a house in Beacon. Recognize anyone in the community? Call Rhinebeck Bank or come to the Beacon branch near Dutchess Stadium (across from the Family Dollar on Route 9D) to speak with someone about your options, close to home.


BeaconArts is connected to just about everything there is to do and know in Beacon. Have you joined their membership yet, to connect with other artists and promote your business?

InHouse Design Media

The photographers and designers of InHouse Design Media can help you take amazing pictures to pump up your Instagram profile. This four-week private workshop is like an amazing fitness class, but for your photos.
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Tin Shingle

Tin Shingle is an empowerment zone for business owners, artists and makers who need to survive and thrive. Join at our Community Level Membership to ask questions about marketing, PR, Google, and more in a safe space in our online groups, and in person at our meeting on the last Monday of every month. See Tin Shingle's owner and digital marketer, Katie, deliver a fun social media presentation to Hudson Valley Women in Business members.

Beacon Chamber of Commerce
The Beacon Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new treasurer for 2018. Is this you? Reach out to them with your credentials if interested. Email kate@katerabe.com.
See all current board members >

A Little Beacon Space

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Until next week!