The Beacon Sloop Club’s Annual Corn Festival is this Sunday, August 11th from 12pm-5pm at Pete and Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park. To welcome in the beginning of Fall, you can expect to nibble on sweet corn on the cob, cold watermelon, hot chili, cold drinks, and other summer treats. The mission of the Beacon Sloop Club is to protecting the Hudson through environmental advocacy. Bringing you closer to the water is one way they do that. Admission to the Corn Festival is free. Info: www.beaconsloopclub.org
New! Kids Entertainment Will Include Tumblebus (Free)
This year’s festival will be featuring the Tumble Bus, a full size school bus converted into a mobile gym for kids from 18 months to 9 years of age, (a special free activity for children at this festival from 12pm-4pm).
Live Music and Storytelling
Two solar music stages with live music: Jonathan Kruk, storyteller, Susan Wright & Friends, Betty & The Baby Boomers, The Cabo’s, Ernie Sites, Roadhouse Roosters, Hank Woji, Lydia Adams Davis. The festival will be start with an original poem by Beacon Poet Peter Ullian created to commemorate the festival.
More Things To Do Including Free Public Sails On The Sloop Woody Guthrie
Environmental educational displays, craft and food vendors and many other free activities, fun for all ages! The Sloop Woody Guthrie will give free public sails. Sign up begins at noon at the BSC tent.
New Corn Muffin Contest!
Rules and Regulations for Corn Muffin Contest!!
1. Anyone can enter. The only rule is the corn muffin must be made from scratch.
2. Prize for first place is $25.
3. To enter, bring your cornbread to the Contest Tent before 2PM. Bring your cornbread on a dish or plate, along with a card with your name, phone number, and recipe. Besides the name of your recipe, please include the ingredients used. Winner announce at 3pm.
From Rt 9D, follow signs to the Beacon Metro‐North Train Station. Look for signs to Riverfront Park.