The Beacon Sloop Club’s Annual Corn Festival
The corn is ripe, sweet, and ready! The Beacon Sloop Club’s Annual Corn Festival is Sunday, August 14th, rain/shine, from 12-5pm at Pete and Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park, 1 Flynn Dr., Beacon, NY (Riverside of the Metro North Beacon Station). This is a fun, family friendly event along the shores of the Hudson River. Admission is free and all are welcome!
Featured is fresh-picked, sweet Hudson Valley corn, boiled and served with your choice of butter and special toppings. In addition, treats such as chilled watermelon and ice cold fresh squeezed lemonade will be available to quench your thirst on this August day.
Two solar powered music stages, one dedicated for young folks (children) to enjoy, will provide live music throughout the day. Numerous food and craft vendors will be on hand. Environmental non-profits will feature displays of local river history and the environment including information about their organization. Families can enjoy many free activities for children in addition to the dedicated children’s stage.
Guests can enjoy the day surrounded by the majestic Hudson River.
The Beacon Sloop Club’s boat, the Woody Guthrie, will be taking guests on free sails from the Beacon Harbor, weather permitting. The public may sign up for an afternoon sail to relax and experience the beauty, power and grandeur of the Hudson. Sign up at the Beacon Sloop Club table starting at noon.
The Beacon Sloop Club is an all volunteer and non-profit organization. The Beacon Sloop Club’s Corn Festival raises money for the public sailing program on the Woody Guthrie and other environmental education programs. There is never a charge for sailing aboard the Woody Guthrie.
The Beacon Sloop Club meets the first Friday of each month at the clubhouse in Beacon for a potluck dinner, business meeting and live music. The clubhouse is located on the banks of the Hudson River near the Metro-North train station. Everyone is always welcome.
For more information call (845) 264-5663, (267) 908-0716, (914) 907-4928 or (845) 463-4660. From New York City take Metro North’s Hudson Line to Beacon. The festival is at the waterfront. Free Admission