Pumpkin Fest Set for Oct. 16

Center for Folk Music also holds concert

The Beacon Sloop Club and the American Center for Folk Music have both planned a day of activity and song on Sunday, Oct. 16. The sloop club’s annual Pumpkin Festival takes place at Seeger Riverfront Park from noon to 5 p.m. with pie, cider, crafts, artisans and live music on two stages. The event is free and will be held rain or shine.

At 4 p.m. at Long Dock Park, the ACFM will celebrate its opening in the Scenic Hudson River House. John McCutcheon, Tom Chapin and Joe Louis Walker will perform. The event is free but donations are welcome. In the event of rain, the concert will be held at the Towne Crier Café on Main Street in Beacon.

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