Happening This Weekend - 9/13/2019

Lots of options for your Saturday! You'll need to plot carefully. It's a beautiful weekend to be in Beacon. Look down this list to see what you want to do...

Second Saturday Art Gallery Guide Sneak Peek

Catherine Sweet
Thank you to No. 3 Reading Room & Photo Book Works for sponsoring the Art Gallery Guide!
Here's your Second Saturday Sneak Peak, but get the full view at A Little Beacon Blog's Art Gallery Guide!
  • Top Left: Dylan Wood in the Spirit of Beacon photo exhibition at the Howland Public Library
  • Top Right: Mark Thomas Gibson at Mother Gallery
  • Bottom Left: Samantha Palmeri at Catalyst
  • Bottom Right: Beacon artist Andre Junget at Bannerman Island Gallery
Sponsored by Antalek and Moore for car insurance.
Events Guide sponsored by The Crafty Hammer


Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst
: September 13-15, 2019
Time: 10am-5pm (Fri), 10am-6pm (Sat), 10am-5pm (Sun)
Location: Lyndhurst Estate, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY
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Hudson Valley Reads The Mueller Report
: September 13, 2019 / 9:30am - 10pm
Days/Times: September 14, 2019 / 10am - 10pm
Location: The Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn, 489 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
According to the Beacon Free Press, there will be 50 readers and musical interludes during some redacted sections. Free parking is across the street.

Free Prop Building for Beacon Fairy Walk at The Crafty Hammer
Day: Saturday, Sept. 14th
Time: 11am-3pm
Location: 4 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY  12508
The Crafty Hammer in Beacon, NY is hosting a makers session those who would like to make a fairy house to be used in the play taking place at the Settlement Camp next weekend.
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Celebration Of Life For Jack Dexter, Former Legistlator
Day: Saturday, Sept. 14th
Time: 2pm-4pm
Location: St. Rocco's Hall, 26 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY 12508

CANCELED Due To Illness
“Birth Strike” with Jenny Brown - Reading & Discussion
: Friday, September 13, 2019

Hudson River Craft Beer Festival
Day: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 1:30-5:30pm (12:30 VIP)
Location: 1 Red Flynn Dr, Beacon, NY 12508 (Beacon Metro North train station)
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4th Annual Chefs for Clearwater
: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 5:30pm
Location: The Culinary Institute of America, Farquharson Hall in Roth Hall, 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY
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The Artichoke Storytelling Series
: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 8pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Live Concert with Brentano String Quartet
: Sunday, September 15, 2019
Time: 4pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
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Nourish Night @ Meyer's Olde Dutch
: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time: 5:30-9pm
Location: Meyer’s Olde Dutch, 184 Main St, Beacon, NY
The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention and Meyer’s Olde Dutch bring together a special event with friends and community for an evening of fun and food to raise awareness and funds for American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.
Walk/Run For Sickle Cell Disease Awareness
: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 9am Registration begins.
Register Online: CLICK Here
Location: Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY 12508
This is the 6th year hosting the 5K Walk/Run for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) by local resident and mother of a son Jayden who was born with SCD, Jessica Salomon. Read more about it when A Little Beacon Blog covered this issue back in 2015.
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Darryl's Women's Clothing Boutique
155 Main Street

Yeah you did...show off that you mean it with those bell sleeves on this Joseph Ribkoff hi-low top with a little stand up collar. Try it on this weekend - or any day of the week! - at Darryl's Clothing Boutique in Beacon.
PS: Did you see Darryl's feature in today's Highlands Current? Congratulations!
SECOND SATURDAY ART: See the art exhibit from the Beacon-based artist Catherine Welshman in Darryl's now.

Luxe Optique
183 Main Street

Get your sunnies for fall now in Luxe Optique. This mini-collection is one of many from Anne Valentin, a line that feels very special and unique, and is perfect for those entering into the eyewear collection frame of mind (pun intended!). There's a bit of a party this weekend at Luxe Optique...go in to see what we mean.



Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3

(near the Dummy Light)

The next Trunk Show starts today and will be held through Sunday, September 15th featuring gowns by Hayley Paige. This is a great opportunity to go into Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique to experience the shop itself, and their gown collection.

Book your appointment with Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique today or call them at (845) 761-2900!

Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide! Luxe Optique, Binnacle Books, Darryl's Boutique, and Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique.


Friday nights are made for brownie sudaes. Find one of Beacon's best at Pandorica, near Play and Bank Square.
Thank you to Barb's Butchery, The Pandorica, and BAJA 328 for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!
Visit A Little Beacon Blog's Restaurant Guide for all of the restaurants in Beacon, and see our Brunch Guide for your morning!


The Crafty Hammer
4 South Chestnut St, Beacon, NY
845-834-9665 (WOOD)

The Crafty Hammer is a proud sponsor of the Beacon Fairy Walk (9/21 and 9/28), a walking theatre production incorporating Beacon’s beautiful landscape. Local artists and community members create a magical path that follows a story set in a hidden Fairy grove within Beacon's University Settlement Camp.

Monotype Printing with Christine Seymour-Price
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 4-5pm
Location: CreateSpace Beacon, 145 Main St, Beacon, NY
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MVT 109 w- Phoebe Miller
: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 5-6:30pm
Location: Namastesis Yoga & Wellness, 1065 Main St, Suite H, Fishkill, NY
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Thank you to The Crafty Hammer for sponsoring the Adult Classes Guide! For a full list of upcoming classes, classes during the week, and workshops of all kinds, visit our Adult Classes Guide.

Beacon Athletics presents Girls In Sports Day
: Sunday, September 15, 2019
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Beacon Athletics, 101 Matteawan Road, Beacon, NY
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Free Prop Building for Beacon Fairy Walk at The Crafty Hammer
Day: Saturday, Sept. 14th
Time: 11am-3pm
Location: 4 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY  12508
The Crafty Hammer in Beacon, NY is hosting a makers session those who would like to make a fairy house to be used in the play. The event is free and kids are encouraged to come and will have a great time.

For a full list of upcoming classes, visit A Little Beacon Blog's Kids Classes Guide
Submission Guidelines for submitting your classes for consideration to be added to these guides can be found here.

Time to freshen up your hair style - or beard! Find a salon in Beacon at
A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide.
11 Commerce Street, Beacon, NY 12508
4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom
From Gate House Realty: "One of a kind Italiante Victorian located in the heart of Beacon's historic district!”
Price: $3,500 (Rental)
Real Estate Agent: Gate House Realty 845-831-9550
Details + Pictures >

Antalek & Moore
A reminder from Antalek & Moore that it is a busy time on the roads with school buses picking up children all around, parents are in a rush to drop their kids off without being late to work, and kids are on their bikes rushing to catch first period.  Remember to be patient when a school bus is loading and unloading kids, and watch for kids walking to school. Read more helpful tips in our latest sponsored post.
A Little Beacon Space :: Event Venue
Host your Pop-Up, Business Meeting, Client Presentation, Workshop, and more. Now offering a special rate for Teachers and Music Recitals so that creative can happen easily.
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BeaconArts :: Tiny Concerts at The Shelter
Take the Beacon Free Loop to the next "Tiny Concerts @ The Shelters!"  featuring Choi Fairbanks.
Day: Saturday, September 14th
Time: 1pm-2pm
Location: Bus Shelter: Cliff and Main Streets (Next to Beacon Bread Co.)
Tin Shingle 
Need to get the word out about your business? Tin Shingle trains you in how to do this. And how to have the courage to put yourself out there.
Get Info >
Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Business Directory
Is your business in the Business Directory of the Beacon Chamber of Commerce yet? It should be. Join here today.
Learn More >
Producers of this newsletter include:
Katie Hellmuth Martin, Publisher, Writer, Designer, Photographer
Marilyn Perez, Managing Editor
Catherine Sweet, Editor of the Second Saturday Guide

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Until next week!