Happening This Weekend - 6/1/2018

Hello, June! And helloooo humidity. Got frizzy hair? Best to give into it with some beach hair product, maybe carried in salons around Beacon (check A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide for listings!). You might be able to pick up some at Colorant, who makes their own batch of bottled ocean. (Call first to check on their stock; we couldn't confirm in time for publication!)

And now, let's get to the things to do!
Sponsored by Antalek & Moore for car insurance.

Country Living Fair
Day: Friday to Sunday, June 1-3, 2018
Time: 10 to 5 pm
Location: Dutchess Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Ave., Rhinebeck, NY
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Country Music Night
Day: Friday, June 1, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Location: Beacon Elks Lodge #1493, 900 Wolcott Ave., Beacon, NY
Beacon Elks Lodge presents Way Behind the Sun Band, a night of real country music. Proceeds benefit Elks charities.

Circus! @ The Howland Opening Reception
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Newburgh Illuminated Festival
Day: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time: Noon
Location: Broadway & Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY
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Book Launching: Mating in Captivity
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Location: Oak Vino Wine Bar, 389 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Rooftop Swing Dancing
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Time: 7:30 to 10 pm
Location: The Inn and Spa at Beacon, 151 Main St., Beacon, NY
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The 29th Annual Calico Ball Global Dance Festival
Starring Beacon's 3rd Graders at Beacon High School
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Time: 10 am
Location: 101 Matteawan Road, Beacon, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.

iPhoneography Workshop w/ Mary Ann Glass
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time: 10 am to noon
Location:Riverwinds Gallery, 172 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Farrow Dress with Katy Hope
Friday, June 1, 2018 & Sunday, June 3, 2018
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Level: Confident Beginner
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Walking Foot Quilting
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Pom-Pom and Tassel DIY Workshop at Wares
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Location: Wares, 2 Tioronda Ave., Beacon, NY
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Relax and Restore Acupuncture and Essential Oils with Erika Forsell, LAc
Sunday June 3, 2018
Time: 4 to 6 pm 
Location: Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S. Chestnut St., Beacon, NY
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Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Time: 12:30 to 7 pm
Location: The Culinary Institute of America, Marriott Pavilion, 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes and workshops of all kinds, visit our Adult Classes Guide.

Ballet Arts Studio - Spring Concert!
A Life of Dance | The Dance of Life

Day: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time: 2 pm and 6:30 pm
Location: Bardavon 1869 Opera House, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY
Experience the celebration of the circle of life, and the passing down of timeless dance traditions from parent to child, in this family-friendly Spring Concert by dancers with Ballet Arts Studio.
Tickets Available Here >
Thank you, Ballet Arts Studio, for sponsoring the Kids Classes Guide!

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)
Children who wear glasses are the cutest, and Luxe Optique has quite a selection for mini-faces. Look at these from Vivid, and know that there are bunches of styles inside for your little one to try on. Conveniently, the eye doctor is in the store for a quick appointment!




Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3

(near the historic dummy light)

This #LambsHill bride is going for the two-looks-in-one, with a jumpsuit from the Watters line, which can quickly be covered with this wrapping Lillian West skirt. These skirts make a wardrobe transition easy!

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

The next big update is happening to the Beauty Guide!
There are new barbers in town, and we're catching up on all of it.
Check out A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide!

Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Did you hear that Antalek & Moore has expanded into Ulster County, by way of Marlboro, NY? While they have always serviced a wide-ranging area, this new office bridges the gap between Newburgh and Beacon, says Co-Executive Partner Susan Antalek Pagones. “There seems to be a business barrier when it comes to the Newburgh-Beacon bridge. We wanted to overcome that obstacle and found that opening our own office on that side of the river would be the perfect way to do so.” Antalek & Moore also welcomes Rob DeWit to the team.
Get the Scoop at A Little Beacon Blog!

Rhinebeck Bank

Dreaming of a new kitchen? Us too. The recipe for a successful remodel is research, and Rhinebeck Bank is giving some away. Attend their Kitchen Remodeling event on Thursday, June 14, at Page Lumber. This seminar will feature financing options, kitchen trends, and how to hire a contractor - all ingredients needed to avoid stress and make for success!
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Katie James, Inc.

Photos of your art, studio, place of business and staff can make such a difference when you are promoting or selling your work. Professional photographers from Katie James Inc. can come to your place of business and take pictures of these things, to showcase them the way they should be shown - beautifully. Contact us for details and pricing.
Book your next private or public event or workshop at A Little Beacon Space! Located in the middle of Main Street in Beacon. Storefront windows with inspiring lighting inside. Learn more here.

Tin Shingle

Tin Shingle puts Media Contacts at your fingertips for those times you're looking for publicity, and ready to reach out to the media. One of the best parts about looking through these lists of names at each magazine is the way ideas strike when you see who works in what department, and why they might be the perfect fit for your email pitch.
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Looking to immerse yourself in the arts with other creatives? If you are an artist, writer, business owner, and/or work-from-homer, a membership with BeaconArts is for you, if you want to connect with others and stay in the know with all things Beacon.
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Our business friends on the East End of Beacon took a hit for the last two weeks, as crews worked on emergency road construction after the sewer collapsed. It's all better now, but the Beacon Chamber wants to encourage you to go shopping and eating down there!
See A Little Beacon Blog's Guides for ideas on where to go.
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Until next week!