Happening This Weekend - 9/15/2017

Ohmygosh, this issue is hugely filled with events! Have it open at. all. times. You're going to be busy this weekend!

From Art Galleries to choose from, dining options in our Restaurant Guide, and some of the best shopping in the Hudson Valley in our Shopping Guide, we have got you covered!

Weekend events featured 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.
Sponsored by Antalek & Moore for car insurance.

Beacon Independent Film Festival 

Days: Friday to Sunday, September 15 to 17, 2017
Location: Beacon's University Settlement Camp on Wolcott Avenue (aka 9D)
Come see works by Hudson Valley filmmakers and artists, eat food from local eateries, and participate in thought-provoking conversations with industry experts. It's a weekend you won't want to miss!
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Story Screen presents "Bride of Frankenstein"
Day: Friday, September 15, 2017
Time: 7 pm
Location: Bannerman's Island, Hudson River - ferry boat leaves from the dock west of the Beacon Metro-North station.
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Crafts at Lyndhurst
Day: Friday to Sunday, September 15 to 17, 2017
Time: Friday and Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm
Location: Lyndhurst Mansion, 635 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY
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Casting Benefit Party!
Day: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 50 Liberty St., Beacon, NY
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Theater Day
Day: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Location: Beacon High School, 101 Matteawan Road, Beacon, NY
Read more about this event in this article from our blog.

The 5th Annual Hudson River Craft Beer Festival
Day: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 12:30 to 5:30 pm
Location: 1 Red Flynn Drive, Beacon, NY (next to the Beacon Metro-North train station)
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Stony Kill Foundation Country Fair
Day: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Location: Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY
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Concert: Clear Light Ensemble
Day: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Reading: Javaka Steptoe
Day: Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 10:30 am to noon
Location: Binnacle Books, 321 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Yoga & Brunch w/ Africa Yoga Project
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 10 am
Location: Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St., Fishkill, NY
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"Keys to the City" Family Event
Day: Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 1 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Howland Chamber Music Circle presents Pacifica Quartet
Day: Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 4 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Chefs for Clearwater
Day: Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 4 pm
Location: The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY
Read more about this event on our blog

Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.
Chalk Paint 101® - The Annie Sloan Method
: Friday, September 15, 2017
Time: 9 am to noon
Location: Knot Too Shabby, 155 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Adult Classes

Ballet class isn't just for kids anymore... Adults in Beacon have easy access to one of the best ballet studios in the Hudson Valley. Registration is open now for their Adult Classes:
NEW! Adult Beginning Ballet!
Time: 7:30 pm
Adult Low Intermediate Ballet
Time: 7:30 pm
NEW! Adult Low Intermediate Tap Class at Ballet Arts Studio!
Time: 9:30 am
To Register: Call (845) 831-1870 or email info@balletartsstudio.com
Visit Beacon Arts Studio's Schedule of Classes >
Where is Ballet Arts Studio? On the cornerof Henry and Teller opposite the back of the Yankee Clipper Diner.

Thank you Ballet Arts Studio for sponsoring our Adult Classes Guide!

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

Crafty Mama & Me with Keely Sheehan
Ages: 2 to 4
Days: Monday, September 18, 2017 (six-week sessions)
Time: 10:45 to 11:30 am
Location: Fishkill Recreation Center, 792 Route 52, Fishkill, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide.

133 Main Street

Looking for a unique way to light up your home? Check out these Hanging Tea Light holders handmade by William Mann across the river in Orange County. You could find this look in a fancy-pants catalog, or you could skip down to reMADE to see the real thing.
Where is reMADE? Across from Tito Santana's, next to Bank Square Coffee.

Bellus on Main
181 Main Street

Perfect for the classy lady. A lovely silky knit pencil dress by Joseph Ribkoff in a classic silhouette, cut with a cowl neckline, knee-length hem and three-quarter sleeves. Side darts and subtle layering ensure a sleek, flattering fit. 
Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique.

Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
Barton Perreira frames are luxurious, elegant and always in style. You just might find that frames like these are a perfect fit for your face.
Luxe offers $25 eye exams and $45 contact lens fittings, which is applied to the cost of lenses when purchased at Luxe!  
Where is Luxe Optique? Across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company.



PARKING HINT: Park behind 1 East Main, by the Hudson Valley Brewery, and use the back walkway entrance to get to Main Street!

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

New in store: one-of-a-kind hand-dyed scarves made in Michigan by Brightly Twisted. A staple for the fall and winter to easily, effortlessly add interest to your outfit. 

Where is Style Storehouse? Near Waddle n Swaddle.

Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main Street, Retail #3

Let us pause for a moment to consider this "ridiculously gorgeous" Venice Lace Gown by Lillian West. It features a fringe skirt in a sheath silhouette, a V neckline, dropped waist and sweeping train. Lambs Hill Bridal welcomes walk-in visitors to fawn over this dress - and other confections!
Where Is Lambs Hill? Next to King + Curated!

King + Curated
1 East Main Street, Retail #2

Designer Lauren Duende, co-owner of King + Curated, specializes in turquoise and diamonds, and the sparkle from this ring caught our eye. It's from Lauren's collection, and made with turquoise, white gold, white diamonds and a rare gray diamond set in the center. Plus, customization is available.
Where is King + Curated? Near the dummy light, just down from the old train tracks in the renovated factory.

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

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

You know what your body needs right now? A good exfoliating with body brushing. Where are you going to get such a service? River Therapeutic Massage!
Learn More and Book Now >
Where is River Therapeutic Massage?
Sharing space with Karen's Place Salon, right next door to Bright Smiles of Beacon on Route 52.

Thank you River Therapeutic Massage for sponsoring the Beauty Guide!

The Vault
446 Main Street

Spiced Apple Cider Sangria is made with brandy, apple cider, white wine and apricot liqueur, with a cinnamon sugar rim. Need we say more? It's almost fall, after all...
Where is The Vault? Near Beacon Bath & Bubble.

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


Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Susan Pagones began selling insurance in 1985. In those days, childcare was limited, and she made her own rules in order to balance her family and her job. To this day, Susan remains committed to youngsters and the schools in her community.
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Main Street Summit
On Tuesday, September 26, Beacon businesses will gather to participate in a panel discussion with city leaders, and break out into interactive roundtables led by facilitators who are experts in their fields: PR and Marketing, Staffing and Expansion, Money Matters, and Operations. What will you learn and take away for your business? Get your tickets now.
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InHouse Design Media

Private training sessions are available to businesses who want to produce their own newsletters, make website changes, or run social media campaigns, but need guidance. Make an appointment with InHouse Design Media, who can make house calls to businesses located in Beacon.
Book Now >

5th Annual Beacon Independent Film Festival

BeaconArts is the fiscal sponsor for the Beacon Independent Film Festival (BIFF) which begins tonight (Friday) with a kickoff party at Dogwood. Throughout the weekend, the festival will screen features, shorts, documentaries, and more. Enjoy panel discussions, food vendors, green space, and interactive activities for kids and adults.
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A Little Beacon Space
291 Main Street

Fall and Winter are becoming the traditional times for pop-up shops in Beacon! Two such shops have booked so far: Made & Given and LulaRoe with Erin and Leigh. Will yours be next?
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Tin Shingle

Tin Shingle will be hosting a roundtable discussion on PR and Marketing during the Main Street Summit later this month. Got questions for them? See their Ask the Expert series on their website to get a head start on your buzz-building education.

Beacon Chamber of Commerce
The Beacon Car Show is in October, and sponsorships are available now! Reach thousands of visitors who come to Beacon every year to attend this highly anticipated event. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email stylestorehouse@gmail.com.
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Until next week!