Weekend events included here are pulled from A Little Beacon Blog's Things To Do In Beacon Guides,but more happenings throughout the week are at the Guides themselves, so be sure to check them during the week.
For Goodness Bake Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017 Time: 10 am to 4 pm Location: Catalyst Gallery, 137 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
The Big Latch on 2017 Day: Saturday, August 5, 2017 Time: 10 am Location: Waddle n Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Songs of the '70s Day: Saturday, August 5, 2017 Time: 1 to 2 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
ArtEast opening reception Day: Saturday, August 5, 2017 Time: 3 to 6 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
O+ Festival - Poughkeepsie Day: Saturday, August 5, 2017 Time: Noon to 9 pm Location: Main Street between Academy and Market, Poughkeepsie, NY Information >
The Art of Healing: Folk art works by HIV+ children from Nyumbani Children's Home in Nairobi, Kenya Day: Sunday and Monday, August 6 and 7, 2017 Time: Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm; Monday, 10 am to 3 pm Location: Catalyst Gallery, 137 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Bus Trip to New York Botanical Garden - Chihuly Exhibit Day: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Time: Bus leaves at 9 am, returns 5:30-6 pm Location: Pickup at Yankee Clipper diner's parking lot on Henry St, Beacon, NY Information >
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.
AUGUST CAMP: Musical Theater Intensive
During this five-day program, taught by Katie Bissinger, mornings will be devoted to warm-up and dance training. In the afternoons, the dancers will work on improvisation, theater games, and workshop a Broadway performance piece. The intensive will culminate with an in-studio performance on Friday, August 18, at 6 pm. Ages: 12+ Dates: August 14-18 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 email@example.com See All Camp Sessions from Ballet Arts Studio >
Where is Ballet Arts Studio? On the corner of Henry and Teller, opposite the back of the Yankee Clipper Diner.
133 Main Street
This mid-century bedside table would work perfectly in a cottage by a river, with its whimsical look and uplifting aroma from the teak oil it's been treated with. Made by Beaconite Air Nonken for you with love. Where is reMADE? Across from Tito Santana's, next to Bank Square Coffee.
Bellus on Main
181 Main Street
You may want to pick these mushrooms and eat them one by one, and you may even have a recipe from @nerdswithknives that you want to try them in, but caution: These 'shrooms are actually carved from wood, and are extremely attractive when on display in your home. Only at Bellus on Main.
Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique, up Main Street from Notions-n-Potions.
Luxe Optique 183 Main Street HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!
You could gaze all day at Christian Roth frames on their website. Or, you could step into Luxe Optique on Main Street in Beacon and try on a pair. These frames, made in Italy, are works of art. Warning: You may be seduced into buying them, then feeling amazing. That's the #GetLuxed effect. SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, August 12, for Luxe Optique's First Anniversary party. Where is Luxe Optique? Across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company, and across Main Street from Beacon Barkery.
484 Main Street SUMMER SALE!
All spring and summer items are 50%-70% off! Style Storehouse is a cute little boutique near Waddle n Swaddle. Find trusted brands like Free People, HardTail, MinkPink, BB Dakota, and more.
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 Route 52
(845) 379-1956 PRE-PAID PACKAGE SALE SAVE UP TO $240
This sale has been extended to August 10, so take advantage of it now to save on massages that you know you're going to book in the next few months! TABLE THAI SPECIAL SAVE 20%
Only seven spots are left in this special offer from Karen, who has just introduced this new service to her practice. Details >
Thank you River Therapeutic Massage for sponsoring the Beauty Guide!
Visit our Beauty Guide for a complete list of beauty sources in Beacon, including barbers and other specialists for hair, nails, and even lashes.
446 Main Street
OMG - yum. Fresh egg-battered French toast, served to you for brunch at The Vault. Feel like one of the stars in the recent TV series that filmed at The Vault, starring Michael Neeson, son of Liam Neeson. Get many behind-the-scenes photos here on The Vault's Facebook page.
Where is The Vault? Near Beacon Bath & Bubble, across the street from the Howland Cultural Center.
Tickets are selling fast, so be sure to reserve your seat if you plan on coming! Discounts are available for local affiliated groups. The night features a panel of representatives from City Council, BeaconArts, and Beacon's Chamber of Commerce, and subsequent roundtable learning opportunities in PR, Marketing, Finances and Operations. BUSINESS TIP
We asked George Mansfield, owner of Dogwood and a panelist representing the Beacon City Council, what has brought business off the beaten path of Main Street to his restaurant across Fishkill Creek: "Social media and word of mouth have brought most people to our door." *** This tip sponsored by Tin Shingle, champions of modern marketing strategies. *** Sponsor spots are open now with the deadline approaching for getting your logo on our printed flyers and into press releases. Get info here and reserve online.
Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency Free Seminar on New Mandatory Paid Family Leave in New York State
Did you know that you MUST comply with this new law, and virtually no employers are exempted? Learn about it at this upcoming seminar at the Southern Dutchess Country Club. Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Time: 5:30 to 6:30 pm Location: Southern Dutchess Country Club, 1209 North Ave., Beacon, NY 12508 RSVP: Free, but please register with Thomasine Supple, (845) 831-4300 or firstname.lastname@example.org Presenters:
Cathy A. Meyer, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, President & Senior Consultant, CR Meyer Group, Inc.
Edward Petruska, CLCS, CWCA, Account Executive, Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency LLC
BeaconArts: Beacon3D Feature
Emil Alzamora was born in Lima, Peru, in 1975. When he was two, his family moved to Boca Grande, Florida. He earned a BFA from Florida State University, graduating magna cum laude in 1998. His sculpting career began in the Hudson Valley as he worked with Polich Tallix in the fall of 1998. Since his departure from the foundry in 2001, he has produced his work full-time and shown regularly throughout the United States and Europe. Where To Find It: Outside of Trendy Tots Take Two, 296 Main Street
Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Oh, that's right... "The Princess Bride" comes to a big screen outside near you. No drive-in required! Walk right up to the Visitors Center next Wednesday night (August 9) at dusk, and watch this family-friendly favorite. Details here >
Have you ever pitched a newspaper with a request to feature your business, and you got the dreaded answer of: "Sure, place an advertisement!" There's a reason for that, and it's not because newspapers only write about advertisers. It's in the way that you pitched. Learn what triggers this answer - and how not to get it - and increase your chances of getting featured in the media. Read on >
InHouse Design Media SAVE THE DATE Day: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Time: 6:30 to 8 pm Location: East Fishkill Community Library, 348 NY-376, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Owner, designer and digital marketing producer Katie will be speaking at SCORE's night at the East Fishkill Library, presenting the topic: “Digital Marketing Techniques for Promoting Small Business.” Come!
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291 Main Street
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