Happening This Weekend - 7/21/2017

Read about what's going on in Beacon and nearby this weekend!
Weekend events featured here are drawn from A Little Beacon Blog's Things To Do In Beacon Guides, but more happenings throughout the week are at the Guides themselves on the website, so be sure to check them during the week!
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Butterfly Festival
Day: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Location: 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY
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Total Brooklyn Immersion
Day: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time: 11:30 am to 6 pm
Location: Two Check-in Points: Dia:Beacon and Beacon’s Visitors Center
On July 22, the blog Brooklyn Based and Brooklyn Brewery are joining forces to host a group of NYCers visiting Beacon for The Total Beacon Immersion. Join them for an epic day spent exploring Beacon's pubs, boutiques and galleries, all accessible by Metro-North. Best part? There are deals and beer to be had! Beaconites can also get tickets to get a book of deals. When you check in, you’ll get a pack of WAM - Walking Around Money - and a special card to redeem all sorts of magical deals, special specials and fantastic discounts throughout Beacon, like a free Brooklyn Brewery beer at four great watering holes: Baja 328, Towne Crier, Draught Industries, and Dogwood, as well as a delicious lunch at Draught Industries, Baja, The Vault, Stock Up or Meyer’s Olde Dutch.
Check-in for the event is between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm at Dia:Beacon and between noon and 1 pm at the Beacon Visitors Center, where you'll exchange your tickets for your WAM and the Immersion deal card.
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Town Hall Meeting with Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney
Day: Sunday, July 23, 2017
Time: 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Hudson Valley Seed Restaurant Week
Days: July 24-28, 2017
Location: See "Information" for locations
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Art Sale: Atelier Room 205 Closing, Selling Studio Supplies
Days: Friday, July 21, 2017
Time: 2 to 6 pm
Location: Old Beacon High School, 211 Fishkill Ave., Room 205
Items include heaters, a small microwave, books, paints, art supplies, a coat rack, and more. If you miss this sale, check the Facebook Beacon Buy/Sell Group for leftover items.

See more upcoming events for the week in our Events Guide.

Chalk Paint 101® - The Annie Sloan Method
: Sundays, July 23, 2017
Time: 4 to 7 pm
Location: Knot Too Shabby, 155 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Heart Body Mind Acupuncture
Day: Monday, July 24, 2017
Time: 5 to 7 pm
Location: Hudson Valley Whole Life Center, 254 Route 17K, Suite 203, Newburgh, NY
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Cloth Diapering 101
Day: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time: 1 to 2 pm
Location: Waddle n' Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Babywearing 101
Day: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time: 2:30 to 3:30 pm
Location: Waddle n' Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Breastfeeding Essentials
Day: Friday, July 21, 2017
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Location: Waddle n' Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY
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New Series Starting: Bhakti Bump Prenatal Series
Day: July 21 & 28, August 4 & 11, 2017
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Location: BeBhakti Yoga Center, 89 DeWindt St., Beacon, NY
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Chakra Balancing Workshop
Day: Sunday, July 23, 2017
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Location: BeBhakti Yoga Center, 89 DeWindt St., Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Adult Classes Guide.

A Little Beacon Blog's Annual Summer Camp Guide has over 20 camps for all age ranges and passion areas. Cross-reference ages, days, times and prices in our easy-to-use guide that is many parents' go-to source for summer planning.

Ballet Intensive
During this five-day program, taught by former New York City Ballet dancer Miriam Mahdaviani, mornings will be devoted to warm-up and technique. In the afternoons, dancers will practice pointework and variations, as well as study character dance, dance history, nutrition and injury prevention. The workshop will culminate with an in-studio performance on Friday, August 11, at 6 pm.
Ages: 12+
Dates: August 7-11
Time: 10 am to 4 pm (Friday runs until 7 pm for in-studio performance)
Price: $375
To Register: Call (845) 831-1870 or email info@balletartsstudio.com
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Where is Ballet Arts Studio? On the corner of Teller and Henry, opposite the back of the Yankee Clipper Diner.

Thank you Ballet Arts Studio for sponsoring our Summer Camp Guide!

For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide

133 Main Street

So you usually think of wall art as a photograph or painting, but what about macrame? True to the style curated at reMADE, a hanging piece of macrame designed by Beacon resident Eva Geisler would look amazing on your walls. Eva is a mosaic artist who is now exploring macrame. Each of her pieces is one of a kind; stop in and pick up this one.
Where is reMADE? Across from Tito Santana's, next to Bank Square Coffee.

Bellus on Main
181 Main Street

Do you love print? So does Bellus, and in the store now, they have this gorgeous multicolored blouse by Aratta with three-quarter-length sleeves and ruffle front featuring vintage buttons and an embroidered detail on the back. You will have this blouse forever, so it's worth adding to the collection in your closet.
Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique, up the road from Notions-n-Potions.

Luxe Optique
183 Main Street
J.F. REY Trunk Show
Day: Saturday, July 22
Time: 3 to 7 pm
J.F. REY is an international eyewear design company based in the south of France, specializing in avant-garde, unique and innovative frames. Also at this trunk show will be Boz and Volte Face lines, sister companies of J.F. Rey. Here's the breakdown: J.F. Rey is the husband, and his wife's line is Boz - a more feminine frame. They designed the Volte Face together. True to a Luxe Trunk Show, enjoy wine and cheese while you browse!
Where is Luxe Optique? Across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company, and across Main Street from Beacon Barkery.

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

Summer overalls! Perfect for an evening in the garden or a night out at BAJA 328. This new overall by One Teaspoon comes in a rigid, distressed denim in a classic style, with adjustable straps that cross in the back with metal clasps. The tapered legs are cropped, making this style suitable for all seasons! Pair this with any of the boho jewelry available at Style Storehouse.

Where is Style Storehouse? Near Waddle-n-Swaddle, and across the street from the old Matteawan Train Station.

Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide! reMADE, Bellus on Main, Luxe Optique, Lambs Hill, and Style Storehouse.

Visit the Shopping Guide for a full list of shopping destinations up and down Main Street. Includes stores for Vintage, Kitchen, Kids, and more.

River Therapeutic Massage
612 Rte. 52
Beacon, NY
(845) 379-1956

Friday and Saturday only, when you buy a Gift Certificate for a 60+ minute session, you will receive a Free Massage Gift Certificate to give away to a friend. It's River Therapeutic Massage's final offer during EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week. The Gift Certificate that you buy is good for a year. The free certificate should be given away to a friend and expires at the end of August.
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Thank you River Therapeutic Massage for sponsoring the Beauty Guide!

Visit our Beauty Guide for a complete list of beauty sources in Beacon, including specialists in hair, nails, barbers, and even lashes.

The Vault
446 Main Street

It's Sangria Saturdays and Sundays in the Summer at The Vault! A special sangria is featured for the day. Pictured here are a White Sangria, which is made from New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, grapefruit, peach and apricot liqueur, and a splash of orange juice. The Red Sangria is made with Rickshaw Pinot Noir, brandy, peach and raspberry liqueur, and a splash of orange juice. Cheers!
Where is The Vault? Near Beacon Bath & Bubble, and across the street from the Howland Cultural Center.

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

Thank you to The Vault and to BAJA 328 for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!


Storm King Art Center

Summer Friday: Sunset Music and Sketching is on at Storm King Art Center tonight (Friday) from 6 to 8 pm! Liven up your Friday with a psychedelic music performance by Thunderhead Organ Trio and surrealist drawing.
PS: Membership to Storm King Art Center gets you this event and more for free. There's a great deal going for Beaconites right now - it's only $110 for the whole family (see details here)!

Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Looking to make some extra cash by driving for Lyft or Uber? There are implications for your car insurance that you'll want to consider. Antalek & Moore has broken it down for you, telling you what to be aware of when you sign into the app and pick someone up. Read it here, then give them a call at (845) 245-6292. Antalek & Moore is located at 340 Main St., near Beacon Natural Market.


The art is up! The large sculpture art that you are seeing around town is the exhibition known as Beacon3D, which is a fiscal project of BeaconArts. All 11 pieces around town are for sale, and you can peruse all of them here at Beacon3D's website. This one, titled "Flowers for Alice," is by Herman Roggman. You can see it for yourself at Cliff and DeWindt streets.

Main Street Summit

Tickets are on sale now, and response has been great for the launching of the Main Street Summit, happening in the joint offices of BEAHIVE and A Little Beacon Blog, the creators of this event. Get the agenda here and see who's involved. Sponsor Opportunities are available now to businesses who want to get in front of invested business owners and managers as we do a blitz promotion of this event all summer long. Thank you to Maria Amor for being our first sponsor at the "Open For Business" Level. Maria has closed her artist studio in Beacon to focus on her business as a realtor. She's busy showing houses already! Click here for details about being a sponsor.

Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Join the Beacon Chamber of Commerce for this home run of a Joint After Hours gathering at Dutchess Stadium, including a ticket to see the Hudson Valley Renegades' baseball game!
Details here >

Tin Shingle

Tin Shingle is a buzz-building center. If you want to get the word out about your business - and get beyond your store shingle - Tin Shingle will fill you with the motivation, courage and education to do just that. Stream any of their Training TuneUp webinars to get fresh ideas on using Instagram, your newsletter, or PR techniques.

A Little Beacon Space
291 Main Street

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