The Second Saturday Guide Edition...Your full guide for the day/night is here!
This weekend is loaded with options! Here is your easy access to planning. These are weekend events pulled from some of A Little Beacon Blog's 10 Things To Do In Beacon Guides, so be sure to check them during the week.
Happy Second Saturday! Day: Saturday, November 12, 2016 Time: All day. Times different per event. Location: Beacon Get This Guide >
Second Saturday is a celebratory day in Beacon started in part by visionaries at BeaconArts and other folks in the early 2000s. Events and opportunities to see or make art occur throughout the day. Each month, A Little Beacon Blog complies a Guide of the art showings at galleries, stores, churches, outdoor events, and anywhere else where art is happening.
Because this Guide is new every month, we gather event information from newsletters, social media streams, and other sources, so we're constantly adding things! It's mostly ready by Friday, but keep checking the website home page for the final lineup!
SPECIAL SHOPPING OPPORTUNITIES FROM OUR GUIDE SPONSORS! Raven Rose Saturday, 5 pm: Raven Rose is celebrating its official grand opening!
Luxe Optique Saturday, 3 to 7 pm: Luxe Optique is having a trunk show of exclusive J.F. Rey designer frames.
The style mavens are open late for you on Second Saturday! Between taking sips at galleries, dip into this warm store. Ask about the purse puffs.
Second Saturday Reception - Intro to Mind Pong Date: November 12, 2016 Time: 5 to 7 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Homeopathy for Winter Illness Day: Saturday, November 12, 2016 Time: 1 to 3 pm Location: Sacred Space, 436 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Fall Garlic Planting Field Day Day: Saturday, November 12, 2016 Time: Noon to 2 pm Location: Downing Park Urban Farm, 207 Carpenter Ave., Newburgh, NY Information >
Mala-Making Workshop Day: Sunday, November 13, 2016 Time: 4 to 6:30 pm Location: Shambhala Yoga Center, 4 S. Chestnut St., Beacon, NY Information >
21st Annual Goods and Services Auction Day: Sunday, November 13, 2016 Time: 4:30pm Location: Dutchess Golf Club, 2628 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY Information >
Hudson Habitats: A Virtual River Tour
Day: Saturday, November 12, 2016 Time: 10 am Location: Beacon Institute For Rivers & Estuaries, 199 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Visit our Kids Classes Guide for upcoming classes.
Japanese Shibori Workshop Day: Saturday, November 12, 2016 Time: 10 am to 1 pm Location: Beacon Art Studio, 211 Fishkill Ave., Fishkill, NY Information >
Visit our Adult Classes Guide for upcoming classes.
Visit our 5K Race Guide to check out upcoming races in the area.
50Roots.com Pop-Up Shop Days: November 25 to 27, 2016 Time: Open all day, with a complimentary happy hour! Location: A Little Beacon Space, 291 Main St., Beacon, NY 50Roots.com is an online shop that carries only USA-made products. 50Roots is based in Newburgh, and brings their store to you, popping up over the Black Friday/Small Business Saturday weekend after Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving is only 13 days away - do you know where YOUR turkey is? It’s at Barb’s Butchery! Order from Barb’s and you’ll know your turkey was raised locally, supporting Hudson Valley farms. Plus, you can add on having the experts at the shop smoke it for you - easy peasy! Call in your order now, birds are limited: (845) 831-8050.
This is the last weekend of Restaurant Week, so head into BAJA 328 for the special three-course dinner menu, and warm your spirits with their new ginger pomegranate margarita!
Our Restaurant Guide has all of your options - even eateries you didn't know about! Keep it open on your phone, because we list everyone's phone number and website, making it super easy for you to tap-to-call!
Head into Raven Rose this Saturday, November 12, at 5pm for the official GRAND OPENING celebration (with beverages, of course)! The celebration is really all day: All purchases over $20 will come with a free surprise gift!
reMADE is known for eclectic wall decor that many people spot from the street and never forget. It's in part thanks to the creations of Beacon-based designer Ryan Samuelson, who also works as a professional window dresser for big brands you've shopped in. His latest statement piece is this wall light, which could soon grace your wall. Go on, you deserve it.
These Kamik boots are made in the USA and are built to keep your feet dry and warm throughout the seasons. The boots are lightly insulated and the bottoms are completely waterproof, perfect for defeating the winter slush around town. Come in to Mountain Tops to try a pair on - your feet will thank you!
East End, formerly known as Pfotoshop, has the collection you need to unwind, or should we say, un-wine-d. Rewined candles and soaps, handmade in South Carolina, come in scents that mimic different types of wine, and the candle jars are made from recycled wine bottles! Perfect for your own home and the wine lovers in your life. Plus, all candles are 10% off this weekend!
Come in to Luxe Optique this Saturday, November 12, from 3 to 7 pm for a trunk show of three exclusive eyewear lines from renowned designer J.F. Rey. These frames are handmade in France, and really are “art for the face”! J.F. Rey has been making artistic frames for decades, and for one of the new lines he resurrected his iconic 1985 designs - perfect for the eyewear collector and modern fashionista alike.
Please Note: Style Storehouse's Main Street storefront will close at 3 pm on Friday to set up for the shindig at Crew. It will re-open as usual at 11:30 am on Saturday and stay open late for the Second Saturday festivities!
All shops in Beacon are listed in this Shopping Guide, from Home Decor to Kids Fashion to Vintage and more. Keep it open on your phone as you're walking around shopping!
Whether you're suffering from post-election blues, the end of daylight savings time, or holiday anxiety, River Therapeutic Massage has a six-week De-Stress Package for you:
a 30-minute massage
for six weeks
for $250 (savings of $50)
There's very limited availability, and this package cannot be combined with gift certificates or other offers.
From the hairs on your head to the toes on your feet, there are many ways to pamper yourself and your pet in our Beauty Guide.
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This is the last weekend to enjoy the group show at the Lofts at Beacon Gallery on Front Street! Participating artists include Carol Reid, Roland Windecker, Carl Grauer, Laurel Shute, Tadashi Hashimoto, Monika Clarke, Rob Penner, Dorothy Ernst, and Ian Roberts. This digital piece from Carol Reid’s latest series, called “Happy Hour,” was created right on site at the lofts.
Antalek & Moore
'Tis the season… for pop-up shops! Pop-up shops are a fantastic way to expand the market for your products and engage with new communities, but keep in mind that setting up in temporary locations also brings new risks. Antalek & Moore offers affordable short-term liability policies designed specifically for pop-up retailers, as well as insurance for year-round businesses. Call for a consultation and learn about your options and other things to think about: (845) 831-4300
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All Sport Health & Fitness
Veterans Day lasts all week at All Sport, from Monday’s Cycle-thon to tomorrow’s Salute to Our Veterans Boot Camp Class. Come in to sweat for the vets at a boot camp-style workout class from 9 to 10 am for a $25 donation that will benefit local veterans.
A Little Beacon Space
A Little Beacon Space is honored to be the location of the FIRST EVER 50Roots.com pop-up shop! 50roots.com has been curating unique, American-made goods since 2013, specializing in giving customers not just great products, but also the behind-the-scenes stories. The shop will be set up for your Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping pleasure during the weekend after Thanksgiving!
You’re invited: Don’t miss these events!
11/25/16: Pop-Up Shop: 50Roots.com Takes Over for a Boutique Experience
2/11/17-2/12/17: Valentine’s Day Pop-Up with jewelry from Kit Burke-Smith and Margeaux Lange, and baked sweets from 5Hens.
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