Happening This Weekend In and Around Beacon 6/22/2017

Check out this lavender cocktail, a trunk show, a tiny food pantry, and what local businesses may be hiring.
Shopping ideas, restaurant cocktails, and more things to do this weekend are right here at your fingertips. Events included here are featured from A Little Beacon Blog's Things To Do In Beacon Guides, but more happenings are at the Guides themselves on the website, so be sure to check out these Guides throughout the week!
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Tiny Food Pantries Kickoff Party
Day: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: Noon to 4 pm
Location: Beacon Community Resource Center, 23 W. Center St., Beacon, NY
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Hudson River Exchange Fifth Annual Summer Market
Days: Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, 2017
Time: 4 to 9 pm (Friday); 11 am to 6 pm (Saturday)
Location: Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson, NY
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Live Concert: Mostly Other People Do The Killing
Day: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Liberty Street Film Series: "Back To The Future"
Day: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 8:30 pm
Location: Washington's Headquarters, 84 Liberty St., Newburgh, NY
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Take Care Fair
Day: Sunday, June 25, 2017
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Location: Hudson River Exchange, 514 Warren St., Hudson, NY
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Hudson Valley Auctioneers' Next Preview & Auction
Preview Day: Sunday, June 25, 2017
Preview Time: 1 to 5 pm
Live Auction Day:
Monday, June 26, 2017
Auction Time: 5 pm
Location: 432 Main St., Beacon, NY
The doors are opening again at Hudson Valley Auctioneers! Expect to see items from Louis Vuitton, Tiffany, Herman Miller, Vladimir Kagan, Ezra Pound, and others.
Thank you Hudson Valley Auctioneers for sponsoring!
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iPhoneography Workshop
: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 10 am to noon
Location: River Winds Gallery, 172 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Chalk Paint 101
: Sunday, June 25, 2017
Time: 9 am to noon
Location: Knot Too Shabby, 155 Main 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.

Broadway Jazz TUESDAY | Ballet WEDNESDAY | Modern Dance THURSDAY
Ages: 12+
Tuesday, June 27: Broadway Jazz
Wednesday, June 28: Ballet
Thursday, June 29: Modern Dance with acclaimed Chelsea Acree (click here to learn more about Chelsea and her experience with Marjorie Mussman, Janet Panetta, the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) and more).
Time: 5:30 to 7 pm
Price: $18 single class or $50 for three classes
To Register: Call (845) 831-1870 or email info@balletartsstudio.com

See All Camp Sessions from Ballet Arts Studio >

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

Tri-Arts Summer Workshop Starts
4 to 8
Days: Monday to Friday, June 26-30, 2017
Location: Compass Arts, 395 Main St., Beacon, NY
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For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide

133 Main Street

OMG. Yes, this is a mirror, and yes, it needs to be on your wall. It has been handcrafted from reclaimed factory wood by C. Faroe. Do you see everything reflected in the mirror? Like the signature chandelier that defines the reMADE space? A lot of those home accents can be in your home too. Stop into reMADE soon to make a list.
Special note: Our hearts are with owner Liz and her family as they've suffered a loss in their family. If the store's "Open" hours are off, that is why.
Where is reMADE? Across from Tito Santana's, next to Bank Square.

Bellus on Main
181 Main Street

Watch out, Nicole Miller fans! She is in the house at Bellus on Main! No need to go to the mall or mess with online ordering to find this off-the-shoulder number. It's adorable with roomy shorts connected to a fitted yet stretchy top that yearns to be paired with a long gold necklace.
Where is Bellus? Next door to Luxe Optique, up the road from Notions-n-Potions.

Luxe Optique
183 Main Street

Anne & Valentin Trunk Show This Weekend!
Saturday, June 24
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Discount! Save $60 on frames purchased during the event.
A photographic capture can't do justice to the Amazing with a capital A frames in the Anne & Valentin collection, which is going to be available in full at Luxe Optique in this weekend's trunk show. You need to stop in to see the variety of frames yourself. Pictured here is just a sampling of the styles available from these designers. Handmade in France, the frames are incredibly hard to find. But owner Laurie and her team have done it, and invite you in for drinks as you try them on to find the right fit.
Where is Luxe Optique? Across the block from Beacon Bread Company, and across Main Street from Beacon Barkery.

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

Do you love fashion? Do you love helping people? Style Storehouse is currently hiring a Sales Stylist. This job is perfect for someone who is responsible, fashionable, and personable. Stylist will be able to:

  • dress the mannequins
  • give input on the windows
  • stock and arrange new clothes as they come in
  • ship our online orders
  • and more.
Email stylestorehouse@gmail.com and/or come by the shop to inquire: 484 Main Street. Visit the website to get a feel for the clothes: www.stylestorehouse.com

Where is Style Storehouse? On the East End, 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, and Style Storehouse.

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

River Therapeutic Massage

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

The Margarita Massage won't be available for long, so book yours now. Here's what you'll get:

  • Massage with organic coconut oil infused with essential oils of lime and orange
  • Optional add-on: Salty Dog foot treatment, which is a massage with grapefruit scrub and body butter.
Book yours now!

Thank you, River Therapeutic Massage, for sponsoring the Beauty Guide!

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

The Vault
446 Main Street

Lavender is in right now! And not just in your garden. Meet the Lady Lavender, made with Viskill Vodka, egg white, lavender syrup, lemon juice and Violette liqueur.
Recommended Side Dish: Roasted Beets with Lavender Crème Fraîche, Goat Cheese and Basil Mint Agave
Where is The Vault? Near Beacon Bath & Bubble, and across the street from the Howland Cultural Center.

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

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

Storm King Art Center

See if you can find this the next time you visit Storm King Art Center:
piece of sculpture art by Isamu Noguchi, titled "Momo Taro,"
is available for the interaction of visitors, who are invited to touch, enter, sit, and fully blend with the work. Noguchi’s flat bench provides a welcome site for rest and contemplation. The “center” of the piece - the hollowed-out granite “peach pit” - serves as a peaceful retreat. Even on the hottest summer days, this interior remains cool. Noguchi expressed his wish that visitors, especially children, would not only climb into the cavity but also sing inside it and enjoy its special aural resonance. The reflective “mirror,” a highly polished surface, is angled to fully reflect the sun in summer.
Beaconites get a Discount Deal on admission, so see here for details!

Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Do you run a business, and do you have business insurance? Whether you work from home or from a brick-and-mortar, there are different types of insurance for you to consider, including: General Liability, Product Liability, Professional Liability, and Employer Insurance if your business has employees. Your neighbors at Antalek & Moore can help you determine what is right for your business. Give them a call.
Antalek & Moore is located at 340 Main St., near Beacon Natural Market, or they can be reached by phone: (845) 245-6292.

BeaconArts Member Meeting
Wednesday, June 28
Time: 6:30 pm
Are you marked as "Going!" to the joint BeaconArts Member MeetUp at the Telephone Building? We'll be celebrating a Ribbon Cutting for Aaron Verdile, for his financial business with Prudential. You will hear from the building's owner and art conservator Deborah Bigelow, as well as get a finances breakdown from Aaron for the BeaconArts budget and fiscal projects.

Beacon Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting
Aaron Verdile
When: Wednesday, June 28
Time: 5:30 pm
Join the Beacon Chamber of Commerce as they celebrate the official opening of Aaron Verdile, Financial Advisor with Prudential. This Ribbon Cutting will parlay into the Member Meeting for BeaconArts, to which BeaconArts has invited all Beacon Chamber members! This is sure to be be a smash hit of a night of business and artistic incubation.

Tin Shingle

During this TuneUp, which is filmed weekly in Beacon's Telephone Building, you'll receive tips you can easily use now for dusting off very powerful tools for the summer ahead, including:
  • SEO: New habits that will feed Google more information as they rank your website.
  • Newsletters: Yup, you're going to send more this year and we tell you how.
  • Instagram: You'll get a homework assignment that will boost your Instagram following.
  • PR: Back-door techniques to getting that press you covet!
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InHouse Design Media

Big month for the Telephone Building. Coinciding with the completion of building owner Deborah's work to the top of the building this spring, she has launched her first website for the business that is her building, and InHouse Design Media is honored to have designed the first round of her website. More to come, but take a look at this new website designed by InHouse Design Media, made while inside the walls of this very building!

A Little Beacon Space
291 Main Street

A Little Beacon Blog's Space, located in the heart of Beacon's historic business district, is perfect for company meetings, gatherings, workshops, and other creations you have planned. We just got our second review!

"Renting this space was perfect for our small, creative company retreat. We had everything we needed to have a productive day, and the expectations were clearly laid out ahead of time in a transparent way. There's great parking (not always a given in Beacon), and you're in the thick of things when it comes to walking around after your event is over. 5/5, will retreat there again."
- Alex Panagiotopoulos, Kingston Creative

Click here for details about booking The Space for your event.

Click here for the schedule of upcoming happenings at The Space.
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