Illumin8 2017: BHA + BeaconArts Bicycle Menorah

Beacon Arts BHA bicycle menorah with logoLighting Up Our Community for 8 Nights

December 12 – December 19, 2017

The Beacon Building

427 Main Street, Beacon – NEW LOCATION!!

5:30 pm every night, with exception of Friday, December 15 (4:45).

The story of Beacon is the story of a town coming through hard times with hope and dedication. Celebrating our community at the one-of-a-kind Beacon Bicycle Menorah!


Please note the new location this year!

Hannukah Candle 1 – Tuesday, December 12: Celebrating Volunteers

Hannukah Candle 2 – December 13: Celebrating Educators

Hannukah Candle 3, December 14: Celebrating First Responders

Hannukah Candle 4, December 15 (4:45pm): Celebrating Children

Hannukah Candle 5, December 16: Celebrating Business Owners

Hannukah Candle 6, December 17: Celebrating Clergy

Hannukah Candle 7, December 18: Celebrating Activists

Hannukah Candle 8, December 19: Celebrating Artists & Musicians

Grateful thanks to sculptor Ed Benavente, the artist behind the Bicycle Menorah.  In 2014, Rabbi Brent Spodek presented a maquette of the menorah at the White House’s Hannukah celebration. Image of the “mini bicycle menorah” is to the left.

Read about it here: http://philipstown.info/2014/12/26/beacon-rabbi-celebrates-hanukkah-white-house/

Visit beaconhebrewalliance.org for more information on this event, the BHA and their programs.