Sloop Club to Host Corn Festival Aug. 14

The Beacon Sloop Club will hold its annual Corn Festival at the Pete & Toshi Seeger Park from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14.

The festival includes sweet corn, watermelon and homemade chili. Performers on two solar-powered stages will include April Mae & the Junebugs, Hank Woji, Haynes & Samuel, Heather & Ghost River Gypsy, Jann Klose and Spook Handy. There also will be children’s activities, environmental displays and food and craft vendors.

The festival will be held rain or shine at the park, located at 1 Flynn Drive. For more information, visit

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