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Learn How You Can THRIVE


Wednesday, October 23
5 - 8pm


Youth ages 14-21, explore career opportunities and residents that want to see the creative arts grow, Includes a panel discussion from those who are making their way as creatives in a variety of arts, connecting with professional local resources, and providing community input ideas that could guide future events.

The Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn
489 Main Street, Poughkeepsie (more info)

Open Mic Night


Wednesday, October 23
7pm - 10pm


Wednesday Evenings, Come out and play! Our Open Mic Night was voted Best of Hudson Valley® 2016 Editors Pick by Hudson Valley Magazine®!

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

Spirits for Survivors


Thursday, October 24
6pm - 9pm


Join Melzingah Tap House and Now 97.7 for an evening of food, beer, and FUNdraising to benefit Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation! Taylor from NOW 97.7 will be guest bartending and there will be tons of opportunities to help us generate tons of support for this amazing cause.

Melzingah Tap House
554 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Calling All Poets Series to Be The Feature! Calling All Writers!


Thursday, October 24
6:45pm


Ten Minute Open Mic, No Featured Readers. Bring your ten minute play, prose excerpt, longer poem, special set. Signups start at 6:45.

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

Towne Crier Dance Jam


Thursday, October 24
6:45pm - 9:45pm


A vibrant mix of R&B, Latin, Soul, Funk, Reggae, Rock, Disco, Blues & more is played by DJs Rhoda and Al, always aiming for the music to be moving, exciting and beautiful. Song requests welcome.

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

Figure Drawing Sessions


Thursday, October 24
7pm - 10pm


Figure Drawing with Movement. $10 (includes a drink). Bring materials. We have chairs and small tables, no easels. There will be short gestural poses (1 min), medium length (5-10 min) and longer (20-30 min) poses to work from.

Catalyst Gallery
137 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Pumpkins in the Park Jack-o’-Lantern Lighting


Friday, October 25
6pm - 8pm


The Carved pumpkins are lit and displayed throughout the park. Please dress for the weather. Flashlights are highly recommended.

Long Dock Park
8 Long Dock Rd, Beacon (more info)

Ghost in the Mist Historical Walking Tour


Friday & Saturday, October 25, 26
6pm - 8:30pm


Travel back in time as you walk by lantern-light with a costumed guide through the streets of Beacon. Learn local lore, legends, and ghostly tales of haunted places throughout our area. Meet five spirits from Beacon’s 300-year history. Tours last one hour and begin at 6pm every half hour.

Veterans Memorial Hall Building
413 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

International Film Night
The Widow of Saint-Pierre


Friday, October 25
7pm - 9pm


This month’s feature, The Widow of Saint-Pierre, is from France and Canada. Based on a true story, this film tells the story of a man condemned and a woman who believes in compassion rather than vengeance. Set in 1849 on an island off of Newfoundland.

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

The Mommyheads


Friday, October 25
8:30pm - 11pm


Join us as we play songs from our just released new album, of which Broadway World says: “This delicate, fractured beauty has become a penchant for the Mommyheads and a staple of their sound, and to hear these songs alongside the willful prog extravagance that drives Future You signifies the band coming full circle.

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

The Rocky Horror Picture Show


Friday, October 25
9pm - 11:30pm


Give yourself over to absolute pleasure with a fun and immersive screening of the cult favorite at Story Screen Beacon Theater. Prop bags will be available for purchase (come in costume and get one for free!) Limited amount available, so get there early! 

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

Smartphone Filmmaking


Saturday, October 26
10am - 2:30pm


For ages 12+. In this filmmaking workshop, you’ll learn how to use your Smartphone to create high-quality short films. Using stories from the Big Read as prompts, you’ll produce an imagery-driven experimental or narrative short from start to finish!

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

A Brazilian Masquerade: Blame It On The Bossa Nova


Saturday, October 26
8pm


The Judith Tulloch Band in A Brazilian Masquerade: Blame It On The Bossa Nova IV, an evening of scintillating Brazilian song and music.

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

Lucy Kaplansky


Saturday, October 26
8:30pm - 11pm


Lucy Kaplansky is a rare vocal talent—”a truly gifted performer…full of enchanting songs” (NY Times). Blending country, folk and pop styles, Lucy’s iconic voice has been featured in film and on television. She has topped the folk and americana radio charts and has been featured on shows throughout the world from NPR’s Weekend and Morning Editions to BBC Radio to CBS Sunday Morning.

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

Halloween Haunted House Party


Saturday, October 26
9pm - 11:30pm


Hello midnight marauders. It’s time for you to come out and join the rest of the gang. On October 26TH we are going to celebrate the BEST Halloween Party in The Hudson Valley with the most talented DJ’s, Artists, Performers and of course you. (The best costume gets $500 CASH + DINNER for 2 on us).

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

Now Playing at Story Screen!


The Addams Family (2019)
Joker (2019)
Judy (2019)


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

Hocus Pocus Parade Trick or Treat


Sunday, October 27
Parade begins at 1pm


Trick-or-treat the Main Street shops!

Main St, Beacon (more info)

Compassion and Mercy:Tales for Our Times


Sunday, October 27
2pm - 4pm


A Story Concert – Compassion and Mercy: Tales for Our Times. Stories have the power to bring people together. Join professional Storytellers Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi, Jonathan Heiles, Muriel Horowitz, Karen Pillsworth, Mary Platt and Ron Sopyla as they share traditional tales and original stories that delight the imagination and touch the heart!

St. John the Evangelist Church
35 Willow Street, Beacon (more info)

Stop Gun Violence Concert! with Tom Chapin & others


Sunday, October 27
5pm - 8pm


Please join us for the 6th Annual No More Silence: Stop Gun Violence Concert! This year, we are joined by an amazing array of musicians for this special afternoon, including Tom Chapin and many others!

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

Crafternoon: Paint a Day of the Dead Mask


Wednesday, October 30
3:30pm - 5:30pm


Tweens and Teens are invited to get crafty with us and paint their own Day of the Dead “Sugar Skull.” Use acrylic paints and paint pens to decorate a paper mache mask. All supplies provided. Registration is required as space is limited.

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

Blow Your Own Ornament


Sign up online starting October 1

It’s here! Time to sign up for: Make Your Own Holiday Ornament at our glassblowing studio beginning Friday, November 1.

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

Call For Artists!


Submit by November 10

7th annual Catalyst Small Works Show (Dec 7, 2019 - Jan 12, 2020). Max size 16″. Entry fee. Full guidelines at CatalystGallery.com

Catalyst Gallery
137 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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