Happening This Weekend 6/15/2018

Happy Father's Day Weekend! Could we have asked for a more perfect weekend for the Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival and strolling down Main Street Beacon? Let's see what else is going on this weekend...
Sponsored by Antalek & Moore for car insurance.

Circle the Sun, with Rompatom & Imagination Playhouse
Friday, June 15, 2018
Time: 6 to 7:30 pm
Location: Compass Arts, 211 Fishkill Ave., Beacon, NY
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Fishkill Farms Strawberry Jammin' Festival
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Location: 9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, NY

Crystal Lake Ribbon Cutting
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 10 am to noon
Location: Crystal Lake, 100 Temple Ave., Newburgh, NY
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Coffee & Shop at Wares
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Location: Wares, 2 Tioronda Ave., Beacon, NY
Visit our friends at one of Beacon's newest boutiques, Wares, as they host a coffee shop with fellow local Big Mouth Coffee Roasters! Happening at the Wares shop, next to the cool silos. Go explore!
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Thank you Wares for advertising in A Little Beacon Blog's Shopping Guide!

Artists Talk - Circus
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 2 to 4 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival
Days: Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, 2018
Time: 9 am to 9 pm
Location: Croton Point Park, 1A Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson, NY
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Kofi & Sankofa - Live Concert
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Concert & Record Release Party, “Savoir Faire to Spare”
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Time: 5 to 9 pm
Location: Quinn’s, 330 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.

Easy Peazy Pajama Pants with Katy Hope
Satuday, June 16, 2018
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Level: Confident Beginner
Location: Beetle and 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.

Art & Zine Club Meetup
Day: Friday, June 15, 2018
Time: 3:30 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Seeking Students for Battle of the Books 2018
Days for Middle School Students: Thursdays, June 28 through August 30
Days for High School Students: Tuesdays, June 19 through August 14
Time: 5 to 7 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
The Howland Public Library is currently recruiting students to participate in the 14th annual Middle School Battle of the Books, and students to participate in the Third Annual High School Battle of the Books.
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Registration Open:
Tiny Book Show from The Creativity Caravan
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
The Creativity Caravan is coming to Beacon! On Saturday, July 14, Maya Stein and Amy Tingle are hitting the road and bringing their Tiny Book Show and Workshop to the Howland Public Library. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to make their very own miniature books.
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide.

Registration Is Open & Summer Classes Have Started!
Dates and age ranges vary, so click here to see what is offered for each week!
Weekly themes:
Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Theater Dance Technique
Pre-Ballet & Lower School I Ballet
Beginning Tap
Dance Exploration Week
Theater Dance Intensive Week
Ballet Intensive Week
To Register: Call (845) 831-1870 or email info@balletartsstudio.com
Thank you to Ballet Arts Studio for sponsoring A Little Beacon Blog's Summer Camp Guide!

View A Little Beacon Blog's Summer Camp Guide for more ideas!

Thank you to BAJA for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!


Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
(across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company)
The frames you see here are are designed by Jacques Marie Mage, and are number 55 of 400 in the world. Yes, that's right. The frames with a signature side shield are a limited edition. Crafted in titanium with a heavy gold plating (higher than a Cartier frame), it’s the ultimate in luxury sunwear with the highest quality of manufacturing and design. Available at Luxe Optique now.


Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3

(near the dummy light)
This beachy Lillian West gown is perfect for a destination wedding to someplace on the water, or maybe on a boat This gorgeous photo was taken at the Lambs Hill Venue by our friend Alicia King Photo, whose studio you can find next door to Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique down at 1 East Main Street.

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.
A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide!

Rhinebeck Bank

Vote for Rhinebeck Bank in the Times Herald-Record Readers Choice Awards! Find Rhinebeck Bank in the Professional Services category, and then in the "Bank" section. Good luck, Rhinebeck Bank!
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Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

When was the last time you connected with your agent? Has it been at least two years? Two years is a valuable time in establishing a life insurance plan. Have your beneficiaries or life goals changed? Meet with the Antalek & Moore team to find a plan that protects your future. Visit them in their office at 340 Main St., or call them at (845) 831-4300.

Tin Shingle

Listen to Tin Shingle's next live Training TuneUp, "Digital Marketing as Circuit Training" on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 3 pm EDT. This was first delivered at the East Fishkill Library for SCORE of Dutchess County. This is your chance to get the presentation from your own home or office.
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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. See a few photo examples here, then contact us for details and pricing.
Book your next private or public event or workshop at A Little Beacon Space! We're located in the middle of Main Street in Beacon, with storefront windows and inspiring indoor lighting. Learn more here.


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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
The Beacon Chamber of Commerce has been busy with ribbon-cuttings for new businesses in town, like this one with Lucky Cut! Are you a new business, or are you an existing business who just refreshed or launched a new service? Contact them today about scheduling a ribbon-cutting!
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Until next week!