Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Main Street is open the whole way through, now that recent construction on the east end is finished, so you can drive through as you always have. But do pull over or simply walk to your favorite shopping destinations. Just follow A Little Beacon Blog's Shopping Guide! There are lots of new stores for you to discover.
Take a moment to give thanks to veterans on Monday during the Memorial Day Ceremony put on by the American Legion - Beacon Post, in the Memorial Building (same place where the indoor Farmers Market and bingo are held, near the Yankee Clipper Diner).
The 5th Annual Beacon Peace Awards Ceremony
Day: Sunday, May 27, 2018 Time: 3 to 5 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Season Kickoff
Day: Monday, May 28, 2018 Time: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Location: HVSF Theater Tent at Boscobel House and Gardens, 1601 Route NY-9D, Garrison, NY Information >
Memorial Day Ceremony
Day: Monday, May 28, 2018 Time: 11 am Location: American Legion - Beacon Post, Memorial Building, 413 Main St., Beacon, NY
Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.
Chalk Paint 101 - The Annie Sloan Method
Day: Saturday, May 26, 2018 Time: 8 to 11 am Location: Knot Too Shabby, 155 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Ballet Arts Studio - Summer Camp!
The famed Ballet Arts Studio in Beacon has released their Summer Camp Programming, and registration is open! Find classes in Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Theater Dance Technique; Beginning Tap; Pre-Ballet; and others. Ages start as early as 3 into teenage years. Information > Thank you Ballet Arts Studio for sponsoring the Kids Classes Guide!
Anime & Manga Club Day: Friday, May 25, 2018 Time: 3 to 5 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Luxe Optique 183 Main Street www.luxeoptique.com (across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company)
These ladies in the photograph (taken by Ryon, the store's eyewear stylist who also is a professional fashion photographer) are wearing Sabine Be, one of the most respected and innovative glasses designers in the industry. Go in and try them on.
Have you seen the "Equestrian Suite" available at the Lambs Hill bridal venue? You'll see more of it soon, as Hudson Valley Style Magazine reached out to Lambs Hill to feature the suite in the upcoming Summer 2018 issue. Look for it!
Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency
Antalek & Moore is all about giving about giving back to the community that they work in. They are one of the presenters at the Career Fair at Beacon High School taking place today! They will talk about what they do as insurance agents, and how to get into the industry. It's not all business, though: Rumor has it they even have a life-sized Jenga game to play!
Did you know that Rhinebeck Bank's Beacon branch is right around the corner from Dutchess Stadium? When you go to get ice cream at Toppings, you can swing by the branch to inquire about business or home loans, or other financial questions you might have. Call them today at (845) 831-0300 or stop by 1476 NY-9D, Wappingers Falls, NY. www.rhinebeckbank.com
Katie James, Inc.
A huge part of getting the word out about your business is through digital media like blogs, Facebook, Instagram and your newsletter. Katie James Inc., a couture branding agency, can be your Content Planning Partner to help you plan what content to create and promote.
Book your next private or public event or workshop at A Little Beacon Space! Located in the middle of Main Street in Beacon. The space features giant storefront windows with inspiring lighting inside. Learn more here.
It's Career Fair time again at Beacon High School! This is Tin Shingle and A Little Beacon Blog's third year in a row participating. What an honor and a joy to present about Marketing and Blogging, which involve skills in writing, designing and managing people and business issues. See photos from past years >
Looking to immerse yourself in the arts with other creatives? If you are an artist, writer, business owner, work-from-homer, a membership with BeaconArts is for you if you want to connect with others and stay in the know with Beacon. Join today >
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