BSC Holiday Sing 2018

Saturday, December 15th
6 – 9pm

Beacon Sloop Club
2 Red Flynn Drive – Beacon

The Beacon Sloop Club presents the 2018 Holiday Sing.  Come sing with us!  Free Admission.
Donations are encouraged for the St. Andrews/St. Lukes Food Pantry.
Please bring a desert or finger food item to share. (more…)

Holiday Toy Drive with Beacon Pilates

Saturday, December 15th

Beacon Pilates
181 Main Street – Beacon

Beacon Pilates and the Pilates Studio at Allsport will be collecting toys for the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie through Saturday, December 15th.


Bau 168: Natural Selection-Curated By Russ Ritell / Jean Brennan in the Beacon Room

Ongoing through January 6th

bau: Beacon Artists Union
506 Main Street – Beacon

Bau Store -Open until 9pm
Winter Hop & Shop: 2 day event is set for December 13 & 14.  Offering extended holiday shopping & service hours for local patrons! Gallery Hours 12-6 Saturday’s and Sundays or by appointment call the gallery. (845) 222-0177.

Winter Tidings

Friday, December 21st

Rombout Middle School
88 Matteawan Rd, Beacon

Join Ballet Arts Studio for their Annual Winter Tidings Performance. Dancers of all ages will be sharing the holiday spirit through jazz, modern, tap, theater dance and, of course, ballet! Doors open at 5 pm and the performance is free and open to the community. Winter Tidings will feature the premiere of a work-in-progress by the Dutchess Dance Company – Beacon’s beloved local ballet and dance company for the past 24 years. Please join us to celebrate the season with dance!

For more information about this performance, please contact Ballet Arts Studio, 107 Teller Avenue, Beacon, New York at 845.831.1870 or

Catalyst Small Works Show

Ongoing through January 6th.

Catalyst Gallery
137 Main Street – Beacon

6th annual Catalyst Small Works Show opens Sat Dec 8! This group show with over 130 pieces for sale by more than 60 artists includes painting, drawings, sculpture, photography, prints and mixed media works. Gifts, cards, more.

Gallery hours Sat & Sun 1-6pm and some weekdays tbrough. Through Jan 6, 2019. See website for updates.

The Magical Creatures of Meelia Kelly

On View Friday December 14th, 5 – 7pm
Saturday and Sunday  10 – 3pm

TheoGanz Studio Intuit Room
4DeWindt St, Beacon

Most of the drawings by Meelia Kelly in this exhibition have never been seen by the public. For many years they occupied the insides of a dark grey archival box on the top shelf in a storage room at Dorset Fine Arts. What we discovered when we lifted the lid was a small treasure of joy.

CIRQUE DE LA LUNE…a circus oratorio in two acts

Friday, December 28 and Saturday, December 29, 2018

8pm, $10

Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street, Beacon

An original musical production in two acts by composer, lyricist and pianist Hayden Wayne.

An allegorical tale of a man telling the story of his own life through a series of component acts in circus metaphor, somewhat like an Aesop’s fable. Starring Michael Bonanno, Kelly Ellenwood, Rhiannon Parsaca, Rowan Parsaca, Leah Siegel and Hayden Wayne. (more…)

Towne Crier Cafe ~ December


379 Main Street


Glass Inspired by Travel | Group show with a dozen glass artists

Ongoing through January 6th, 2019

The galleries are open seven days a week, Monday through Saturday from 10 – 6 pm, and Sundays from 11 – 6 pm.

Hudson Beach Glass
162 Main Street, Beacon

The Hudson Beach Gallery is one of Beacon’s contemporary art galleries. Located above the main showroom and exhibition space of Hudson Beach Glass (one of the nation’s premier artisan’s glass galleries), the upstairs gallery presents a continuous series of exhibitions by artists living in and around the lower Hudson Valley. Hudson Beach Glass is located a short walk from the Beacon, NY Metro-North Train Station at 162 Main Street.

Beacon Lofts Holiday Artisan Market

Ongoing through December 31st

The Lofts @ Beacon, 18 Front Street – Beacon

Through December 31, 2018

Beacon Lofts Holiday Artisan Market will feature a selection of gift items created by artisans, designers and fine artists—from textiles and painting to jewelry and photography. A selection of vintage collectibles will be available, as well.

During Office HoursMonday & Thursday 9-7; Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9-5; Saturday 9-4 & Sunday 11-3, 12/24- 9-1 & Closed 12/25
Contact: 845-202-7211 or