Happening This Weekend - 4/13/2018

It's Second Saturday this weekend in Beacon!

Stop into the galleries for some mental and visual inspiration, and walk out with a new piece for your walls or tables.

Maybe this weekend will be the weekend you make an art investment!

Visit A Little Beacon Blog's Second Saturday Art Gallery Guide.
Sponsored by Antalek & Moore for car insurance.

Rock and Roll Bingo Fundraiser
Friday, April 13, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Location: Sargent Elementary School PTO, 29 Education Drive, Beacon, NY
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at the Beacon Historical Society
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: Noon to 4 pm
Location: Beacon Historical Society, 17 South Ave., Beacon, NY
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“Between the Lines” Beacon City Schools Opening Reception
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 2 to 4 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Howland Chamber Music Circle presents “Fresh Air” Outdoor Concert
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 3 pm
Location: Mini-park on the corner of Cross & Main Streets, Beacon, NY (across from Hudson Beach Glass)
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Garden Center Grand Opening Party
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 5 to 7 pm
Location: One Nature Center, 321 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Plan B “From Outer Space” LP Release
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps Annual Benefit Brunch
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Dutchess Manor, 263 Route 9D, Beacon, NY
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Women's Work: A Stitch in Time
Day: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 3 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Beacon History on Tap: A 150-Year History of Bars and Drinking Establishments in Beacon
Day: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Location: Dogwood, 47 East Main St., Beacon, NY
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Beacon Sloop Club's Annual Woody Dinner
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: Happy hour, 5 pm; dinner, 6 pm
Location: Chalet on the Hudson, 3250 Route 9D, Cold Spring, NY
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Beacon Hosts Citizens Preparedness Training
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm, starts at 7
Location: Beacon Fire Station #2, located at 13 South Ave.
Beacon Hosts Citizens Preparedness Training at Fire Station #2 on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. You'll learn about what to do when the power goes out for days, flooding preparation, and you'll get an emergency Starter Kit!
Read A Little Beacon Blog's Article on this >

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!

Make & Take Workshop
Friday, April 3, 2018
Time: 4 to 6 pm
Location: Knot Too Shabby, 155 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Master Class in Tap with Brenda Bufalino
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Location: Ballet Arts Studio, 107 Teller Ave., Beacon, NY
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Absolute Beginners
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: Noon 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.

Color-A-Thon at South Avenue School
Saturday April 14, 2018
Time: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Location: South Avenue Elementary School, back entrance
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide.

Thank you to BAJA for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!


Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
(across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company)
The eye doctor is in at Luxe Optique! Appointments are avaialble every day of the week except Thursdays. Kids and adults are welcome!


Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3

(near the dummy light)

Lots of new dresses have arrived at Lambs Hill! This gorgeous gown is a brand new Justin Alexander Signature, from the fall/winter 2018 collection.

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

Where can you get your hair done in Beacon? Or have your beard trimmed? Find out in
A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide!

TIP: Up the hill from Lambs Hill boutique is The Blushery, a makeup counter and laser hair removal all-in-one boutique for men and women.

Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Join Susan Antalek Pagones as she instructs this defensive driving course! The next Defensive Driving Class is Monday and WEdnesday, May 14 and 16, from 5:30 to 8:45 pm.
Why take defensive driving?
  • May reduce up to 4 points on your driving record.
  • Save up to 10% off on a vehicle liability, PIP (Personal Injury Protection) and collision premium for up to 3 years off Principal Operator.
  • No formal tests!
Pre-registration is required. Only $35 per person and lunch is included.
RSVP: Call (845) 831-4300 or email Thomasine at tsupple@antalek-moore.com.
Rhinebeck Bank
Newburgh gets a Newburgh Creative Neighborhood Loan Fund, a partnership between Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress and Rhinebeck Bank. Find out where the eligible area is, and get more details about the program here.


Our most favoritest artist holiday of the year! Beacon Open Studios is coming, Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29, in studios all over town! Get the brochure here at A Little Beacon Blog’s Office, at 291 Main Street, First Floor, First Door. A Little Beacon Blog is a proud sponsor of Beacon Open Studios!

InHouse Design Media

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

Join Tin Shingle to talk shop about PR, marketing, social media, SEO, Google, newsletters, and other creative ways to reach your customers, existing and prospective. You can do this. Tin Shingle's supporting community and resources can help.
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Beacon Historical Society's new location at the historic former rectory of St. Andrew’s Church. Show your support for a fantastic organization, whose mission is to ensure the preservation of Beacon's history. Explore their new exhibit space. Afterward, Society volunteers will lead a mini-walking tour of Beacon’s historic West End.
Day: Saturday, April 14
Time: Noon to 1 pm
Location: 17 South Ave., Beacon, NY
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Until next week!