Happening This Weekend - 4/28/2017

It's time for the weekend! We're featuring just a sampling of the weekend's events, all pulled from A Little Beacon Blog's Things To Do In Beacon Guides. Be sure to check them during the week.
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Beacon Flea
is the Community Sponsor of this Upcoming Events Guide.

The flea market is open - visit them every fair-weather Sunday!

Whiskey Wailets Band Concert
Day: Friday, April 28, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Location: Elks Lodge, 900 Wolcott Ave., Beacon, NY
This event benefits the Elks scholarships at Beacon High School.
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International Film Night - "Coming Home"
Day: Friday, April 28, 2017
Time: 7 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
This month's feature is "Coming Home," from China. A devoted couple has their world torn apart as the husband is sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner.
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Second Annual Newburgh Urban Farming Fair
Day: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: Noon to 4 pm
Location: Safe Harbors of the Hudson, 111 Broadway, Newburgh, NY
The Second Annual Newburgh Urban Farming Fair is a celebration of fresh food, local vendors, crafts and farm fun. There will be children's activities and something for the 'grown-ups'.
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10th Annual Beacon Barks Parade & Street Festival
Day: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Location: Main Street, Beacon, NY
Starts at Mountain Tops, ends at DMV/Homespun, or thereabouts.
It’s back! The popular Beacon Barks Parade returns to Main Street this year so get your four-legged friends ready. Beacon Barks! is the street festival for people who love animals, live music, great food, and having fun in the heart of Beacon. See our article on it.
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People for Beacon presents “Citizen Soapbox”
Day: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 1 pm
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 50 Liberty St., Beacon, NY
A community advocacy group is set to host a springtime "Citizen Soapbox." A group of Beacon residents, gathered under the name People for Beacon, will host a nonpartisan open forum.
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The Key of Q presents "Finding Home" 
Day: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 7 pm
Location: Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center, 300 Wall St., Kingston, NY
Key of Q, the Hudson Valley’s LGBTQ and Allied A Cappella Chorus, will present its Spring 2017 Concert, “Finding Home.”
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2017 Helen Savoit Library Advocacy Award
Day: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Location: St. Rocco Society, 26 S. Chestnut St., Beacon, NY
The trustees of the Howland Public Library will be honoring Wee Play Community Project - the recipient of the ninth annual Helen Savoit Library Advocacy Award.
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TAP New York Craft Beer and Food Festival
Day: Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30, 2017
Time: 4 pm
Location: Hunter Mountain, 64 Klein Ave., Hunter, NY
This year's TAP® New York Craft Beer & Food Festival will bring more than 130 New York State breweries to Hunter Mountain, showcasing over 400 brews at this stunning Catskills venue.
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Book Launch: The Big Fat Activity Book For Pregnant People
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time: 11 am
Location: Binnacle Books, 321 Main St., Beacon, NY
Binnacle Books hosts a very special book launch with Jordan Reid and Erin Williams, as they present their new book: The Big Fat Activity Book for Pregnant People.
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Alexander String Quartet
Day: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time: 4 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
For more than 30 years, the Alexander String Quartet has performed in the major music capitals of five continents, securing its standing among the world’s premier ensembles.
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Story Screen presents “Much Ado About Nothing”
Day: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm (doors), 8 pm (movie)
Location: More Good, 383 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Ballet Arts Studio Summer Camp
Featured Week: "Musical Theater Intensive"
Ages: 12+
Location: 107 Teller Ave., Beacon, NY
Picture this: Your teenager's mornings will be devoted to warm-up and dance training, followed by an afternoon of improvisation, theater games, and workshopping a Broadway performance piece. The intensive culminates with an in-studio performance at the end of the week for the whole family to see. This could be in your life when you sign up for a week this summer of "Musical Theater Intensive" at Ballet Arts Studio, one of several weeklong camp sessions offered this summer for all ages. Camp topics include ballet, tap, modern, and more.
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Call (845) 831-1870, or email info@balletartsstudio.com

For a full list of camps now open for registration (they are filling up!), visit our Summer Camp Guide.
Kids Classes sponsored by Kitchen Cuts, whose sponsorship makes creating this curated list of events possible: 


Anime & Manga Club
Day: Friday, April 28, 2017
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Saturday Morning Makers
Day: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Babysitters Preparedness Course
12 and up
Day: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Location: All Sport, 17 Old Main St., Fishkill, NY
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OPEN HOUSE Hudson Hills Montessori - Beacon Campus
Day: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Location: Hudson Hills Montessori, 12 Hanna Lane, Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide.

BlisSing Kirtan
Day: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Location: beBhakti Yoga, 89 Dewindt St., Beacon, NY
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133 Main Street

SALE!!! This, like, never happens at reMADE, but owner Liz Ferrara is adding some pizzazz to your shopping experience by posting this limited-time sale at reMADE. That means you could get that furniture piece (or pieces) you had your eye on... Remember the stunning wall pieces you glimpsed on display through the window, or the furniture designs by some of the Hudson Valley-based makers that you've been coveting? Now is the time to stop in. Bring your tape measure. Or pick out a gift for Mom now (or if you are a mom, then find one for you).

A Classic Couture Fashion Boutique
178 Main Street

Sex-ay! Kick off these Christian Louboutins at the end of the night, tossing aside your feather boa after an evening of dancing, with your new spring pedi popping through the peep-toe. Maybe you'll wear them to The Vault's new Saturday Night '80s and '90s Music shindigs, or a night out at The Beacon Hotel. Only available in a size 36 at A Classic Couture Fashion Boutique, whose owner travels to fashion capitals all over the world to bring you the highest couture fashions. Who will be the lucky lady?

Bellus on Main
181 Main Street

Last week we covered the rings that were made from recycled spirits bottles, like SKYY Vodka, Corona, or Cabernet. Bellus on Main only works with with cleverly designed jewelry and housewares, so go in and treat yourself or your lady to this drop necklace (we've heard that it reminds some people of water bubbles).

Luxe Optique
183 Main Street

Yes, that is a single rose blooming from the top of these glasses, and yes, they can be yours from Luxe Optique. While many of the designer frames we have been showing you from Luxe are a heavier frame, this delicate style is one of many unique looks you will find on Luxe's shelves. Just be sure to look in each case, and to look slowly... and don't miss the frames in the window...

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

The highly anticipated Poughkeepsie pop-up market from Style Storehouse is upon us! Owner Michele is taking all of the racks from her Beacon store, down by the dummy light, up to Vino at Crew Restaurant and Bar in Poughkeepsie. She has been adding door prizes all week in advance of the Spring Market tonight, Friday, at 6 pm. Door prizes include these Quay Australia Sunglasses, as well as a five-class pack to Elevate, and a $50 Gift Card to Crew. The Curated Gift Shop will also be there. Most importantly, you'll find all of the sexy styles that are carefully curated at Style Storehouse in this evening market, so head on up to Poughkeepie to shop and enjoy the night.

River Therapeutic Massage

Two words: Mother's Day. Be that mother a dog mom, cat mom, plant mom, or den mother mom for all of the friends. If there is a mother in your life who you want to bestow good feelings on, then a massage is the answer. Gift certificates are available for Mother's Day, graduation gifts, bridal party gifts, and more! Peruse River Therapeutic Massage's services, and pick one now.

PS: Did you see our new "Lashes" and "Laser Hair Removal" sections? Yes, all in Beacon! Visit our Beauty Guide for a complete list of beauty sources in Beacon, including specialists for hair, nails, barbers, and even lashes.



The Vault
446 Main Street

Look at that, The Vault! New Outdoor Lounge on the opposite side of their Outdoor Patio. Relaxing at The Vault while enjoying one of their wine cocktails just got even better.
HOT TIP: We have the inside scoop that they are starting '80s and '90s dance party nights, starting May 6.

Visit our Restaurant Guide for a complete list of eateries in Beacon.

Antalek & Moore

So you just bought a totally rad RV and now you need to insure it. Walk on down to Antalek & Moore and let them research the lowest RV insurance rate for you! Or call them - from your RV while you're dusting it off! Antalek & Moore is located at 340 Main St., near Beacon Natural Market, or can be reached by phone: (845) 245-6292.

BeaconArts Fiscal Project:
Beacon Open Studios

With this glorious spring weather, artists open their doors to the public for Beacon Open Studios weekend! It's one of the biggest group productions in the Hudson Valley, and your chance to step inside an artist's studio. Artists range from painters to sculptors to jewelers. It happens Mother's Day weekend, with a kick-off party at Oak Vino on May 12. Make a date.

Beacon Chamber of Commerce
The Beacon Chamber of Commerce's Monthly Member Meeting is Tuesday, May 2, and involves ice cream and coffee! It is hosted at the Beacon Visitors Center, with ice cream provided by Beacon Creamery, and coffee provided by Mountain Tops. If you're not a member yet, join here online.
Tin Shingle

Trying to get the word out about your business? Did you just realize you should have a presence on Twitter and on Instagram? Tin Shingle can help. They have over 250 webinars, called Training TuneUps, that you can stream anytime from your smartphone, computer or tablet. A national organization based in Beacon, they have local meeting opportunities for the Community Level of membership.

InHouse Design Media

Are you afraid of social media? Do you have a business but dread putting anything out there? Self-promotion just isn't your style? Your business needs it, and there are ways to do it gracefully. Book a Private Training Session with us to come up with a plan. Now Mini-Sessions start at $75!

A Little Beacon Space
291 Main Street

Meetings, workshops, gatherings - they can all be booked and hosted by you at A Little Beacon Space at 291 Main Street, in the heart of Beacon.

SAVE THE DATES Kitchen Cuts is Back! Sunday, May 7, return of the shears. Get the kids ready and mark your calendar.

See what upcoming events are being hosted in A Little Beacon Space, and click here for more details and to book online.
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