Historical Events

Ribbon cutting, bar talk

With assistance from the Beacon Chamber of Commerce, the Beacon Historical Society will hold a ribbon-cutting at its new home in the former rectory of St. Andrew’s Church on South Avenue at noon on Saturday, April 14. From noon to 4 p.m. the society will host an open house and volunteers will lead walking tours of the West End.

The next day, on Sunday, April 15, from 3 to 5 p.m., at Dogwood, the society will present Beacon History on Tap, a presentation about bars and drinking establishments in the city over the past 150 years. Tickets are $25 and include appetizers and discount-price drinks. See beaconhistorical.org. Dogwood is located at 47 E. Main St.

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