The Beacon Sloop Club
Protecting the Hudson through
environmental advocacy.
Come Sailing

Sun. Oct. 14th, 12- 5pm Hudson Valley pumpkins all sizes & shapes. Fresh homemade baked pumpkin pie, cider, and other delights. Two solar powered music stages. Main Stage: Don Smith & Friend, Mark McNutt & Friend, RJ Storm & the Old School Bluegrass Band,The Judith Tullock Band, The Lost River Boys, The Trouble Sisters. Many free children's activities. Fun for the all ages. Environmental information. Free sails on the sloop Woody Guthrie. New at the Pumpkin Festival: Best pumpkin bread. The pumpkin bread must be made from scratch with recipe. 1st place is $25. Pumpkin bread must be enter at the Contest Tent before 2pm. Winner announce at 3pm. Free Admission Pete & Toshi Riverfront Park, 1 Flynn Dr., Beacon, NY Interested in vending, (845) 463-4660. Rain or Shine. Info:

NEW at Pumpkin Festival 2018 - Pumpkin Bread Contest!!
Rules and Regulations
1. Anyone can enter. The only rule is the pumpkin bread must be made from scratch.
2. Prize for first place is $25.
3. To enter, bring your Pumpkin bread to the Contest Tent before 2PM. Bring your Pumpkin bread 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. Attach the card to the plate. If you would like your plate returned, please note that on the card.
4. The judging will start about 2:15 and consider such aspects as taste, appearance, and texture.
5. Winners will be announced from the tent at 3:00

Saturday, November 17, 2018 6-9pm Little Boxes Art Contest
at Scenic Hudson's River Center (Red Barn) Long Dock Park, Beacon NY
Show your artistic side and support the ferry sloop Woody Guthrie. For an entry fee of $25 each artist will receive a 3 x 3 inch numbered canvas on which to create an original work of art on the theme of "The Hudson River" in their media of choice and a ticket to the reception. Artists wishing to submit multiple entries may purchase an additional canvas for $5. All completed artwork must be returned by Thursday, November 15, 2018.

All artwork will be offered for sale at a starting bid set by the artist with all proceeds to be split 50/50 between the artist and the Beacon Sloop Club. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for People's Choice awards. A prize of $50 each will be awarded for the Most Creative, the Most Spectacular, and the Funniest entry.

To receive a canvas: purchase your ticket online at: and bring proof of purchase to River Winds Gallery, 172 Main Street, Beacon NY 12508, Wed. through Monday between 12:00 and 6:00 pm. Light Refreshments will be provided. Tickets for the reception only are available for $15. Info: 845-527-8671,