The flea market is open - visit them every fair-weather Sunday!
Easter in Memorial Park Day: Saturday, April 15, 2017 Time: 11 am to 2 pm Location: Memorial Park, Beacon, NY Information >
Fundraiser: (Re) Fund Planned Parenthood of the Mid Hudson Valley Day: Saturday, April 15, 2017 Time: 7 to 10 pm Location: A Little Beacon Space and Beahive, 291 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
W.E.B. DuBois: A Man For All Times Day: Saturday, April 15, 2017 Time: 1 to 2:30 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Kayak and Canoe Storage at Long Dock Park Deadline: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The yearly lottery draw has started for paddlers who hope to store their kayak or canoe at Scenic Hudson's Kayak and Canoe Pavilion. Information & Application >
Ballet Arts Studio Day: Start days/times vary per class Location: 107 Teller Ave., Beacon, NY
Ballet class can be fun for everyone, which is why Ballet Arts Studio's Summer Camp program is designed for all ages! Directed by former Rockette Katie Bissinger, kids, teens and even adults will find a class that works. From Pre-Ballet to Ballet Intensive, or Beginning Tap to Ballet, Modern and Jazz Technique. Registration Information >
For a full list of camps open for registration now (they are filling up fast!), visit our Summer Camp Guide.
New Session Starting:
Studio Art: Drawing Into Painting for Adults with Kathy Moss
Day: Mondays, April 17 to June 5, 2017 Time: 7 to 9 pm Location: Compass Arts, 395 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
133 Main Street
Weird Beard candles are back in stock!! Handcrafted in small batches in the upper Hudson Valley, “these candles have the BEST scents!” according to reMADE owner Liz Ferrara. The makers at @weirdbeardcandleco are passionate about creating fun, distinctive candles. Some of their most popular scents are Peanut Butter Coffee Porter, Saturday Morning Cartoons (which smells JUST like cereal), and The Lumbersexual (campfire and red wine). reMADE also added a SALE section this month! Up to 25% off, including some furniture pieces you may have had your eye on...
Bellus on Main
181 Main Street
Boho-chic is in at Bellus on Main, where you can find plenty of off-the-shoulder and lacy looks. This shirt dress works on a lot of body types, and is perfect for a fun but casual weekend. Look on the racks in the store and you'll find more breezy looks for summer.
183 Main Street
Under the dryer for a change, hair stylist Karen Pickles poses for our continuing series, "Frames On Faces Of Beacon" for Luxe Optique. Karen is wearing the Dita Fearless, flawlessly designed for a fierce, fearless, feminine woman. "Karen is obviously killing it!" says Luxe. Insider Tip: Karen is known for delivering head and neck massages during clients' shampoos at The Green Room Beauty Lounge. Schedule an appointment with her, quick!
484 Main Street
Picture yourself in this wispy dress at Style Storehouse, walking through the spring air that is the just-right temperature of being not too hot and not too cool, warmed by the spring sunshine soaking into the flowy white fabric. You're dressed and ready to go for anything at Style Storehouse! Find the shop on the far East End of town, around the curve in Main Street. Keep going, like you're headed to Abscission Barber Lounge.
Lauren and Riley
462 Main Street
Ladies, if you wear a size 7 shoe, this is your L.U.C.K.Y. Day. Lauren and Riley is having 50% off all boots and pumps, which happen to be mainly available in size 7. If you like a little polka dot, stripes or flowers in your step, you should be taking one of these blue shoe boxes home. Lauren and Riley has also just launched the shop's very own product line: Beacon Candle Company. Owner Kim is now head dipper and maker of beeswax candles. She's devoted to this recipe because of the benefits the burning beeswax releases into the air, naturally purifying it and helping to reduce allergens.
Visit our Beauty Guide for a complete list of beauty sources in Beacon, including specialists for hair, nails, barbers, and even lashes.
446 Main Street
The Vault has released their specialty menu for the Spring/Easter Weekend! They will offer it in addition to their regular Sunday Brunch menu. Think crab Benedict, ham Benedict, seared cod with sage and caper butter served over cous cous, and, of course, the classic lamb. Reservations are recommended but not required, and if the weather holds, enjoy patio seating among their new hosta garden!
Antalek & Moore Antalek & Moore wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday weekend for Easter and currently for the Passover period. Representing at the LCWR Conference in Atlanta, they remind everyone to drive safely, and pull over if you need to text. Distracted driving is real!
Daniel Aubry Realty
Back in January, Daniel Aubry, the real estate agent whose signs you see all over town, brokered what might be one of the largest real estate deals for multiple property parcels in Beacon history. He sold 20 parcels from longtime Beacon property owners, the Piccones, to a new family based in the Hudson Valley. Not only that, but he represented both parties in the deal, and planted the seed for the sale. We have the scoop in this Sponsor Spotlight feature.
BeaconArts Fiscal Project: Beacon Arts and Education Foundation
Fundraising for the Calico Ball is going on now, and sponsorship spots are open for the brochure. The Calico Ball, a treasured tradition, is a dance residency for every third-grader in the Beacon City School District, led by the critically acclaimed Vanaver Caravan of teaching artists and dancers. Students learn about different cultures and traditions from around the world, then perform in a global dance festival on June 8, 2017.
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InHouse Design Media
Are you afraid of social media? Do you have a business but dread putting anything out there? It just isn't your style? Your business needs it, and there are ways to do it gracefully. Book a private training session with us to come up with a plan. Now Mini-Sessions start at $75!
A Little Beacon Space
291 Main Street
Meetings, workshops, gatherings - they can all be booked and hosted by you at A Little Beacon Space at 291 Main St., in the heart of Beacon.
SAVE THE DATE:Kitchen Cuts is back! The shears return on Sunday, May 7. Get the kids ready and mark your calendar.
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