Happening This Weekend - 9/22/2017

Whether you're looking for Art Galleries to choose from, dining options in our Restaurant Guide, or some of the best shopping in the Hudson Valley in our Shopping Guide, we have got you covered!

Weekend events featured here are drawn from 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.
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Windows On Main Street 2017 - Opening Reception
Day: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Location: Oak Vino Wine Bar, 389 Main St., Beacon, NY
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International Film Night: I Served the King of England
Day: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: 7 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Nature Photo Scavenger Hunt
Day: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 10 to 11 am
Location: Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY
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Ageless Wonders: When Did I Become a Senior? 
Day: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 4 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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The Friends of Howland Public Library's 2nd Annual Friendraiser
Day: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Opening Reception: Celebrate Skin!
Day: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 5 to 7 pm
Location: SallyeAnder, 1 East Main St., Beacon, NY
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Spirit of Beacon Day & Parade 2017
Day: Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time: Noon, tables hosted by nonprofits open; 1 pm, parade begins
Location: Main Street, Beacon, NY
Parade starts on the West End at Main Street and 9D, ending at Tioronda Avenue
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.
Pumpkin Topiary "Make and Take" Workshop
Day: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: 5 to 7 pm
Location: Knot Too Shabby, 155 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Geranium Dress with Toni Maeck
Day: Friday, September 22, or Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Stitch Sampler
Day: Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time: 3 to 6 pm
Location: Beetle & Fred, 171 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Thank you Ballet Arts Studio for sponsoring our Adult Classes Guide!

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

"There is always a moment in childhood when the door opens to let the future in."
-Graham Greene

Is your child looking to experience dance in a way that could possibly impact their life forever? Enrolling in classes at Ballet Arts Studio, a longtime staple in Beacon, could spark that change. Registration is open now for Kids and Adult Classes. See Ballet Arts Studio Class Schedule.
To Register: Call (845) 831-1870 or email info@balletartsstudio.com
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Where is Ballet Arts Studio? On the corner of Henry and Teller, opposite the back of the Yankee Clipper Diner.

Crafty Mama & Me with Keely Sheehan
Ages: 2 to 4
Days: Session began 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

Weird Beard can be back in your bathroom or any other room in the house that needs to be cleared of weird smells. The hand-poured soy candles are made in small batches in Troy, NY. No need to travel, just go to reMADE!
Where is reMADE? Across from Tito Santana's, next to Bank Square Coffee.

Bellus on Main
181 Main Street

Tell the sophisticated lady in your life to go to Bellus on Main. Her next outfit will be there, waiting for her on the racks. This photo is of a silky knit jacket/cover-up by Joseph Ribkoff with detachable faux-fur collar that falls into a v-neck opening. Features a hook-and-eye closure and color-contrasting trim and waist-strap in back.
Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique.

Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
Possibly everyone needs to own at least one pair of red frames in their life. Lucky for you, Luxe Optique has several to select from that fit your personality. Choose from Lafont, Anne & Valentin, JF Rey and Alain Mikli. Which one will you pick? Please snap a selfie of your cute self and tag us (@alittlebeacon) in your Instagram! We just may feature you in our #GotLuxed campaign in this space!
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 head to Main Street!

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

Have you played mix-and-match yet with the clothing and jewelry at Style Storehouse? This here super soft and cozy chunky knit sweater is by Free People, paired with 8 Other Reasons jewelry. Have you never heard of 8 Other Reasons? They're new to us, and wowza, check them out here. But you can buy them locally at Style Storehouse!

Where is Style Storehouse? Near Waddle n Swaddle.

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

Winter weddings are extra fun, with the additional pieces the bride gets to wear down the aisle. Can you imagine this fur bolero by Blue Ribbon in a rustic outdoor wedding in an orchard? The gown is from the Justin Alexander Signature line, and the rhinestone headband is by Marionat. Walk-ins welcome.
Where Is Lambs Hill? Next to King + Curated!

King + Curated
1 East Main St., Retail #2

As you can see, stacked rings on a relaxed hand, poised on pillows of faux fur, is the ideal luxe setting. But in case you can't muster this restful state, you still can get the stacked rings in gold or silver - and custom-fit exactly to your finger. Designer Lauren Decker, co-owner of King + Curated, can find your finger size in minutes and begin the work.
Open Hours Tip: The shop is closed this Sunday, so get there Friday and Saturday! Next Sunday (and the days in between) they'll be open as usual.
Photo by Alicia King.
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

Design your own massage! Every body is different, and you've had a hard week.
Any massage session may be customized further by adding one or more Spa Minis:
Dry Brushing: Gently exfoliates (includes take-home brush and instructions)
Aroma Mini Facial Massage: Super relaxing and refreshing
Sugar Foot Scrub: A sweet treat for smooth feet
Hot Stone Mini: A little heat to help soften your muscles
NEW! eco-fin: An eco-friendly paraffin alternative for softer hands and feet
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Where is River Therapeutic Massage?
Sharing space with Karen's Place Salon on Route 52.

Thank you River Therapeutic Massage for sponsoring the Beauty Guide!

The Vault
446 Main Street

It's Friday, and you're so ready for this Lemon Drop Martini, made with citrus vodka, triple sec and fresh lemon juice. When is the best time to get it? Happy Hour! 4 to 6 pm, Tuesday through Friday. Includes $5 appetizers, $7 wine, $5 drafts, $4 bottles, $5 well drinks and $7 well martinis. Quite a deal!
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

Health insurance is already a tricky area to navigate, and a divorce can only make it harder to stay on top of while making sure everyone is still taken care of - especially if a chronic condition is in play. Antalek & Moore prepared this article explaining things to think about while plotting out your next moves. Call them if you have questions, they are always happy to answer them: (845) 245-6292.
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Main Street Summit
You don't want to miss this team, facilitating roundtables on Tuesday, September 26. Attendees get to pick two of the four roundtables to sit in on: PR and Marketing (Katie Hellmuth Martin of Tin Shingle), Staffing and Expansion (Jason Schuler of Drink More Good), Money Matters (Galia Gichon with Down to Earth Finance), and Operations (Myriam Bouchard with Coherence Collaborative). Tickets will sell out, so be sure to get yours online here!

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.
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Look up as you're walking around this weekend - it's the kickoff weekend for Windows on Main Street (WOMS)! View the locations on the map on the WOMS website, or pick up hard copies at Catalyst Gallery or Utensil after September 25, 2017. There are 40 participants, and 42 days in the exhibit. The opening Night Reception is at Oak Vino. Be an insider and head to the party!
Find the Art With This Map >


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 in September. 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
Businesses in Beacon can host a Chamber of Commerce Member Meeting. Shop Reservoir hosted a recent meeting. See a few of the photos, and reach out to the Chamber to be a host location here.
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Until next week!