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Towne Crier Open Mic Night


Wednesday, March 11
7pm - 10pm


Every Wednesday Evening, Come out and play!

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Moonfruits


Wednesday, March 11
9pm - 11pm


Free show! All ages. Fronted by partners Alex Millaire and Kaitlin Milroy, Ottawa-based Moonfruits are makers of art-folk bilingue. In a forest of banjo, guitar, kalimba and glockenspiel, their voices burrow and soar. Here is a reverie, tender and powerful, beckoning listeners to elevate the stuff of everyday life.

Dogwood
47 East Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Beacon 3D art talk: Steve Rossi


Thursday, March 12
7pm - 8:30pm


An in-depth visual walk through of his body of work. Beacon 3D is an annual outdoor sculpture exhibition. Now in its eighth consecutive year of exhibitions, the lineup for 2020 artists will be announced in May. BeaconArts is the project’s fiscal sponsor. Co-sponsored by BEAHIVE.

BEAHIVE
291 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Boomkat


Thursday, March 12
7pm - 8:30pm


Free! Tell your friends you're going out on a school night and make them gasp!

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Mike Hamel, Kim Petrarca, and Jennie Cola


Thursday, March 12
7pm - 10pm


Come join us for an awesome night of music! I will be joining Kim Petrarca (singer/songwriter from RI via Nashville) on an opening set of music-in-the-round. Featured act is Jennie Cola! Come by for good vibes, great music, and foodrink!

Dogwood
47 East Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Elks Lounge Dance Night


Friday, March 13
7pm - 10:30pm


Get On Down at the Elks Lounge Dance Night. A vibrant mix of R&B, Latin, Soul, Funk, Reggae, Rock, Disco, Blues & more is played by DJs Rhoda and Al. New songs are added for each monthly dance, always aiming for the music to be moving, exciting and beautiful.

The Elks Lodge – Beacon
900 Wolcott Avenue, Beacon (more info)

Latin Jazz Express Dance Party


Friday, March 13
8:30pm - 10:30pm


Come out to listen and DANCE! A seven-piece band dedicated to keeping the sounds and spirit of this music alive, Larry Moses’ Latin Jazz Express is what happens when the sophisticated sounds of jazz mix it up with red hot latin rhythms from Cuba, Puerto Rico and the streets of NYC.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Everything, 2020 and Roots: a group show by BAU artists


Opening Reception
March 14, 6 – 9pm


Matthew William Robinson’s paintings are informed by vernacular American architecture and the use of collage for improvisational systems. Based in Beacon, NY, Robinson received his MFA from Pratt Institute and his BA from Central Connecticut State University. 

Beacon Artist Union
506 Main St, Beacon (more info)

Live music at Maria Lago Studio 502


Saturday, March 14
6 - 9pm


Maria Lago Studio
502 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

We Persist!, A Group Show


Opening Reception
Saturday, March 14
5pm - 7pm


To celebrate Women’s History Month, the library is proud to presents We Persist!, a group show. In honor of the upcoming 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, artists were asked to create a piece of art in response to the phrase “She persisted”.

Howland Public Library
313 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

The View From Here | Rick Rogers


Opening Reception
Saturday, March 14
6pm - 9pm


Hudson Beach Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of current paintings by Rick Rogers. “As an avid stroller for many years in the Hudson Valley there are images that are imprinted in my mind’s eye, these are a few of them.” —Rick Rogers.

Hudson Beach Glass
162 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Jonathan Frith: Crossroads


Saturday, March 14
7pm - 9pm


Our good neighbor, local artist and all around best pal, Jonathan Frith is exhibiting his various works during the months of March and April! We will be having a celebratory opening reception this Second Saturday. Light snacks and wine!

Big Mouth Coffee Roasters
387 Main St,, Beacon (more info)

Selected work by Alaina Enslen


Opening Reception
Saturday, March 14
7pm - 9pm


In this series, the artist is using an encaustic medium to abstractly, emotionally connect fabrics and materials given to her by friends and that she has used in her life. In addition, her husband, the musician Joshua Enslen, will be playing music that inspired the artwork.

RiverWinds Gallery
172 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Kegs & Eggs at BSQ!


Saturday, March 14
9am - 12pm


It’s our annual St. Paddy’s Day celebration! Buy a beer and the eggs are on us! Famous local chefs Evan Whitson and Jackie O will be cooking up some of his famous Greek Eggs and Potatoes! ;P Come celebrate one of Beacon’s biggest holidays! The Annual Parade of Green will immediately follow!!!

Bank Square Coffeehouse
129 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Saturday Studio at Dia:Beacon


Saturday, March 14
10:30am - 12pm


Join practicing artists for a free monthly workshop of art making and play in the Learning Lab at Dia Beacon. Designed for all ages, Saturday Studio is a family friendly program that is most suitable for children ages 5 and up. All families participating in the Saturday Studio program receive free admission to Dia Beacon for the day.

Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street, Beacon (more info)

Parade of Green 2020 | St Patrick’s Day


Saturday, March 14
12pm


Polhill Park/Beacon Visitors Center
South Avenue & Main Streets, Beacon (more info)

The Black Coffee Blues Band


Saturday, March 14
4pm - 7pm


Booze Blues and BBQ with Tommy QUE Empanadas.

 Denning’s Point Distillery
10 N Chestnut St., Beacon (more info)

Blind Tiger Improv


Saturday, March 14
8pm


Join us for the Blind Tiger Improv troupe in a delightful evening of stimulating, witty and, yes, uproariously funny improvisational comedy starring those superb masters of the art: Brian Bagot, Jillian Kermani, Carrie Loveland, Elisabeth Preisinger, Jeff O’Leary, Tim Trewhella and, last but not least, Michael Short.

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Tom Chapin Birthday Celebration


Saturday, March 14
8:30pm - 11pm


We’ve got a lot of celebrating to do! Tom Chapin turns 75, and bandmate Michael Mark turns 70. It’s sure to be a joyous and fun evening! Three-time Grammy winner Tom Chapin has once again chosen to celebrate his birthday musically with family and friends at the lovely Towne Crier Cafe.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Classics for Kids: WindSync Wind Quintet


Sunday, March 15
12pm


Join WindSync for an action-packed program of musical discovery. Learn how the wind instruments produce sound through an old-fashioned Texas hoedown. Put on your dancing shoes for the cha-cha and the mambo, and bring your big listening ears as our musical imaginations transport us into outer space.

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Viva La France! Bannerman Castle Trust presents A Parisian Gala at Dutchess Manor


Sunday, March 15
4pm - 7pm


This fundraiser will help support the BCT’s ongoing island preservation projects, along with the upcoming musical presentation of the “Hunchback of Notre Dame” and other programs on Bannerman’s Island in 2020.

Dutchess Manor
263 Route 9D, Beacon (more info)

WindSync


Sunday, March 15
4pm


WindSync’s concerts are intimate, joyful, and thoughtfully programmed. The quintet eliminates the “fourth wall” by performing from memory, connecting quickly and memorably with audiences. 

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Twice Told


Sunday, March 15
6:30pm - 8:30pm


Join us for Get Lit presents Twice Told: Twelve Writers, Two Takes on Six Images by Artist Margot Kingon. We’re really excited to present this event bringing together arts forms. Come hear the stories that Margot’s photos inspired in writers Samanta Beste.

Quinn’s
330 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Flash Company: Music of Ireland


Sunday, March 15
7pm - 9:30pm


The old folk song, “Flash Company,” dates back to 1850 in Limerick, Ireland, and it talks about the perils of spending one’s time with folks who love the fast life of music, dance and drink. If you’d like to spend some time in that world, please join the boys from Flash Company as they bring their particular brand of Celtic music to the Towne Crier stage.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

The Annual Beacon Peace Awards Ceremony


Tuesday, March 17
6pm - 8pm


The Howland Public Library is this year’s recipient!

Howland Public Library
313 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Super 16mm Filmmaking Workshop


Starts Tuesday, March 17
7pm - 10pm


A hands on intensive with the ARRIFLEX 416 PLUS. This 4-day, workshop includes everything there is to know to get you started in 16mm filmmaking. During this course, along with guided expertise, you will shoot a roll of film, followed by a screening session amongst your peers during our last class!

Cinehub
20 West Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Now Playing at Story Screen!


Onward (Friday)
Downhill (2020)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Friday)



Story Screen Beacon Theater
445 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Dia:Beacon for Beacon and adjacent area residents


Saturdays and Sundays

Free admission for City of Beacon residents, including the adjacent Hudson Valley communities of Chelsea, Fishkill, and Glenham.

Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street, Beacon (more info)

Beacon Free Loop


The Beacon Free Loop (aka G Route) schedule has changed to accommodate the new Metro North Schedule, starting June 1.  Download the new schedule here:

Route G:Beacon Free Loop Update (PDF)
 
(more info at Facebook)
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