Beacon local EVENTS April 2018
—Beacon Open Studios—Beacon, NY. This 10th Anniversary event will take place April 28-29 throughout the city. Maps/brochures will be available at various locations. beaconopenstudios.org.
—MoCCA Arts Festival—Metropolitan West, NYC. Sponsored by The Society of Illustrators, April 7-8. This is Manhattan’s largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival, with 400 exhibiting artists. www.societyillustrators.org/mocca-arts-festival
—12th Annual Magnolia Party—Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. April 26, 5:30 p.m. Enjoy live music, wine/hors d’oeuvres and a gallery exhibit and art sale by local artist Penny Dell. Tickets: 845.486.4571; www.cunneen-hackett.org.
—Earth Day: Plant-A-Tree/Take-A-Tree—Boscobel House and Gardens, Garrison, NY. April 22, 11 a.m. Celebrate Earth Day by planting a seedling and then take one home to plant. Tours of this Neoclassical mansion are available April 15 through December.