Happening This Weekend - 4/7/2017

It's Second Saturday in Beacon! Your full guide for the day/night is here!
Here are this weekend's dates pulled from some of A Little Beacon Blog's Things To Do In Beacon Guides, so be sure to check them during the week.
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Your full Second Saturday Art Gallery Guide - Click here to get this unique Guide to Beacon. Find out what is happening in each gallery in Beacon so that you can plan your day and night. Special events happening at our partner shops are mentioned here in this weekend roundup. The Guide is always available at www.alittlebeaconblog.com/second-saturday, with past months archived.
Beacon Flea is the Community Sponsor of this Upcoming Events Guide.
The flea market is open - visit it every fair-weather Sunday!

New Cicada Trio
Day: Friday, April 7, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Open House at The Inn and Spa at Beacon
Day: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 5to 7 pm
Location: The Inn and Spa at Beacon, 151 Main St., Beacon, NY
We got the scoop!

Opening Reception: Artists Members of the Howland Cultural Center
Day: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Easter Egg Hunt
Day: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 1 pm
Location: Reformed Church of Beacon, 1113 Wolcott Ave., Beacon, NY
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HCMC Pop-Up Concert with David Temple
Day: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 4 pm
Location: BEAHIVE, 291 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Lorraine Tyne Casting Call: Models Needed
Day: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Location: Lorraine Tyne, 161 Main St., Beacon, NY
Lorraine Tyne and Sparkle My Head Scarves are celebrating our 5th Annual "Pink Kiss" Cancer Awareness Event this year with a Fashion Show. We invite all women, especially cancer survivors at any stage of treatment, to come to the open casting on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm, at Lorraine Tyne Boutique at 161 Main St., Beacon, NY. We encourage women of all ages and sizes to come to the casting (need models sizes 2-18). No previous model experience is required. Selected models who volunteer to be in our "Pink Kiss" Fashion Show will be featured in the Saturday, October 14, 2017 runway show event in Beacon. 
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[ALMOST SOLD OUT - Ticket Holders Only Will Be Accepted - No Walk-Ins]
Easter Egg-Stravaganza and Orchard Egg Hunt

Day: Sunday, April 9, 2017
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Location: Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Road, Hopewell Junction, NY
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Cocktail Resistance
Day: Sunday, April 9, 2017
Time: 3 to 5 pm        
Location: Dogwood Bar, 47 E. Main St., Beacon, NY
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Israeli Chamber Project
Day: April 9, 2017
Time: 4 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Story Screen presents “10 Things I Hate About You”
Day: Sunday, April 9, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm doors; 8 pm movie
Location: Harry’s Hot Sandwiches, 449 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Chicken Before the Egg pARTy
Day: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 2 to 5:30 pm
Location: Garrison Arts Center, 23 Garrison's Landing, Garrison, NY
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Easter-Themed Craft Decorating
Day: Sunday, April 8, 2017
Time: 1 pm
Location: Christ Church United Methodist, 60 Union St., Beacon, NY

Spring Break Camp Ideas Posted Here >


A Little Beacon Blog's Summer Camp Guide is in effect right now!
  • Some programs have already sold out, like Camp @ The Camp from the Beacon Parks & Recreation Department ('tis true).
  • More programs are being submitted to us, and we add them as they come in. Keep checking back, and make your decisions now!
  • Share with your friends and groups! A summer camp guide of this depth doesn't exist anywhere else, and your friends may not believe it. Share the link to it with your email groups and networks!
  • If your business offers a camp and you'd like it included in this list, please follow the submission instructions found at the top of the Guide.
  • BONUS: We made you a special Scheduling List that you can print out to make your plotting easier. Find it on the Guide page.

How Can Acupuncture Help Me?
From Heart Body Mind Acupuncture

Day: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Location: 436 Main St., Beacon, NY
(inside of Sacred Space, next to Matteawan Gallery)
Join Maryam Mehrjui, RN, LAc as she treats you to a free Intro to Acupuncture at Sacred Space. Maryam will talk about how to prevent spring allergies and what conditions acupuncture is good for, and will reveal pressure points for aches and pains.
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NEW Series! Ayurvedic Balancing Yoga
From Two Trees Yoga

Day: Next four Sundays
Time: 2 to 3:15 pm
Location: 436 Main St., Beacon, NY
(inside of Sacred Space, next to Matteawan Gallery)
Ayurveda is the science of life, and yoga is the practice of this science. Participants explore their own true nature, uncover what's holding them back from achieving balance, and then work it all out on the mat. Each class works with breath, meditation, physical postures, energy work, and essential oils to explore and balance doshas (the five elements). Says Two Trees Yoga owner Jennifer: “It's gonna be gooooooooood.”
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133 Main Street

This weekend, see if you can find the birch tea light holders and terrariums pictured here from local artist Dana Anders, co-founder of Bliss Co-op in Sugar Loaf at reMADE. Check her out on Instagram to see what else she has made that you will find in reMADE. Follow reMADE's Instagram to see other artists featured now in the shop.

A Classic Couture Fashion Boutique
178 Main Street

Easter Sunday is coming, and with it, ladies' hats. A Classic Couture Fashion Boutique, the boutique located near Artisan Wine Shop, has a very serious collection of hats, should you want ostrich feather, netting, or swirls of organdy. Owner Leah travels the world to fill out her collection, so that you can find a show-stopper n her shop.

Bellus on Main
181 Main Street

Tipped off by a local shopper one afternoon, we knew had to feature this beaded skull necklace in Bellus on Main's weekly sponsor spot. This skull necklace, with a prime spot in the window, was made by hand in Mexico by Morena Corazón, co-owner Irma Fuentes' niece's business. The design is inspired by symbols of the Mexican Huichol and Tarahumara indigenous groups. The necklaces are gold- or pewter-plated, and the crystal beads are from Czechoslovakia.


Luxe Optique
183 Main Street

This Saturday at Luxe Optique, join the party as the boutique reveals the entire "lafont" glasses collection, which offers many price points and styles. Champagne and hors d'oeuvres will be served. The trunk show starts at 3 pm!

Raven Rose
474 Main Street

With Spring comes the arrival of playdates with friends, and dishes of something sweet or sour as you catch up after the long winter. This dish set with a tall mug and plate has a matching tall pitcher and they're all available at Raven Rose. The set is so pretty, you will definitely want it on display.

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

The pop-up shop that Style Storehouse hosted in Poughkeepsie went so well, they are having another Spring Market! Save the date for Friday, April 28, at 6 pm at Vino at Crew Restaurant and Bar , a fun setting to shop Spring fashions from Style Storehous.



River Therapeutic Massage
612 Rt. 52 (at Karen's Place Salon)

River Therapeutic Massage is located in a snug little house on Rt. 52 that was converted into a hair salon and massage room. Look for Karen's blue and white sign out front on the lawn. Pictured here is the peaceful outdoor path you take to get into the beauty oasis before you settle into Karen's tranquil massage room. Always check the River Therapeutic Massage website for the latest special, and book online here!


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

Antalek & Moore

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Daniel Aubry Realty
Have you been wanting to jump into the rental market for homes in Beacon? This property at 80 Old Glenham Road is a turn-key property with all apartments inside rented (according to the listing). Asking $389,900, this could be a new addition to your investment portfolio. See the details here at DanielAubryRealty.com.


Starting this month and continuing through October, BeaconArts will be spending Second Saturdays at the Beacon Visitors Center, located on Wolcott Avenue and Main Street. Stop by before you head to the galleries and events to get your bearings and to map out an itinerary. Events are posted to the Second Saturday page at beaconarts.org on the Tuesday prior.

Beacon Chamber of Commerce
April's Member Meeting was hosted at The Vault, where the featured speaker was Nancy Rossi Brownell, who presented information on the Community Foundation of the Hudson Valley. If you are interested in being a featured speaker to demonstrate your expertise or to get the word out, please contact the Chamber by filling out this form. If you're looking to join the Chamber, you can do that online here.
Tin Shingle
April's Member Meeting for Tin Shingle is open to the public this time. Meet Tin Shingle, and learn how to increase your chances of getting local media coverage. Getting local PR is possible, does not require advertising, and is within your reach. Come from 10 to 11 am at Tin Shingle's headquarters at 291 Main St. (office shared with A Little Beacon Blog). RSVP for the event here or email info@tinshingle.com.

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A Little Beacon Space
291 Main Street

Meetings, workshops, gatherings, they can all be booked by you at A Little Beacon Space. Click here for more details and to book online.

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Until next week!