Beacon Sloop Club to host Annual Pumpkin Festival on October 16

The Beacon Sloop Club will once again host an Annual Pumpkin Festival on Sunday, October 16th at Pete and Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park in Beacon. The rain or shine event offers free admission to all and runs from Noon to 5pm.

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The Beacon Pumpkin Festival features Hudson Valley pumpkins of all sizes & shapes, fresh homemade baked pumpkin pie, hot pumpkin soup, hot and cold apple cider and much more available for purchase.

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You’ll also find many free children’s activities,many food and craft vendors, hula hooping, free sails on the Sloop Woody Guthrie and much more. Environmental non-profits will feature displays of local Hudson River history and the environment including information about their organization.

On two solar powered music stages (one just for the kids), much music is on tap at Beacon Pumpkin Festival, with performers including Betty and the Baby Boomers, The B2’s, Rick and Donna Nestler David & Jacob Bernz, The Judith Tulloch Band, Last Minute Soulmates, Spirit of Thunderheart, Beacon High School Chorus Singers, Beacon Songsmiths, Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle, Bindlestick Bill, Pat Jones & Laurie Siegel, The Neverly Brothers, and Lydia Adams Davis.

Pete and Toshi Seeger Park is located at 2 Red Flynn Drive in Beacon, right next to the Metro North Train Station.

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 Strawberry, Corn and Pumpkin Festivals raises money for the public sailing program on the Woody Guthrie and other environmental education programs. 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.

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