Beacon Sloop Club corn fest set for Aug. 12
The Beacon Sloop Club will hold its Annual Corn Festival on Sunday, Aug. 12, rain or shine, according to a news release from the club Wednesday.
The festival will run from noon to 5 p.m. at the Beacon Waterfront.
The Sloop Club offers fresh, ready-to-eat Hudson Valley sweet corn on the cob for just a buck-an-ear, meat and vegetarian chili and more summer treats.
The family-friendly event features local food and craft vendors, the Beacon Farmers Market, environmental displays and speakers, and a children's area with music by Dennis Mcdonough, Lydia Adams Davis, Spook Handy, Tom Hanford, Dan Einbender and Jim Donnelly.
Entertainment on the main stage, powered by the club's solar trailer, will be provided by Spook Handy, Hank Woji, Jann Klose, Emily Hurd, The Howland Wolves, Sarah Underhill, and Melissa Orquist & Karen Brooks.
Spend a relaxing afternoon on the shore of the Hudson, enjoy music, sample local produce and explore the exhibits. Admission and parking are free. For information, go to www.beaconsloopclub.org or call 845-463-4660.