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Register for 6th Annual Beacon-Holio Cornhole Tourney on Oct. 11

Not even COVID-19 can stop the Beacon-Holio Cornhole Tournament from returning for a sixth run at Beacon Hose — and we’ve got beautiful new boards to play on this year!

The tournament is set for Sunday, Oct. 11 at Beacon Hose. Registration and shootaround will begin at 9:30 a.m., and bags will fly at 11 a.m. with big cash prizes on the line. The nuts and bolts of the tournament, including COVID-19 safety precautions, are below; click here for the rules, which will be the same as those used by the American Cornhole League.

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Pre-Order for BHC’s ‘Boil, Broil, and Bologna’ Drive-Thru Dinner

We know y’all have been craving some great food cooked up by the Beacon Hose chefs since we sadly didn’t get to put on a carnival this year — so it’s time for the Beacon Hose Boil, Broil, and Bologna Drive-Thru Dinner!

The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26, from 4-7:30 p.m.. All dinners must be pre-ordered and pre-paid, and they picked up during a designated time slot at Beacon Hose. Pre-ordering will close on Wednesday, Sept. 23 — there will be no day-of orders available, so don’t wait!

What’s on the menu? Not just the classic lobster dinners available every year at our carnival, but also the return of the Lobster Bomb that we unveiled at the 2019 carnival. We’ll also have steak dinners on the grill, and since we didn’t get to serve up our traditional bologna sandwiches, those are on the menu, too! Drinks, sides, and dessert are also available.

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Buy Beacon Hose’s Carnival ‘That Never Happened’ Shirt

UPDATE: The orders have now closed. Thank you for your support!

Many of y’all asked us to keep our tradition of carnival T-shirts going … so here goes! We had a little bit of fun with these, as usual, and any of you Friends fans out there might take a special liking to these.

All orders must be made through our online store, and the store will close at the end of the day on Sept. 11 — we will only open this store one time, so spread the word to anyone you think might be interested! You may choose to have the shirt delivered to your home, or you may choose to pick up at the firehouse during our drive-thru dinner on Sept. 26.

To order, click the link below and enter the store code HP6SY to access the T-shirt order, which is available in youth and adult sizes. Thanks as always for your support!

https://blanchettesportinggoods.itemorder.com/sale

Enter Fire Marshal’s Home Fire Safety Challenge

We shouldn’t forget about fire drills and fire safety just because everybody’s been home for much of the last few months — in fact, in some ways, staying sharp on fire safety is more important than ever.

The Beacon Falls Fire Marshal’s Office is sponsoring its first Home Fire Safety Challenge this summer! We at Beacon Hose are thrilled to be a part of this challenge, which is designed to bring fire drills to you and make your home a safer place.

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2020 Beacon Hose Carnival Canceled

UPDATE (8/20/2020): Unfortunately, due to the continuing circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 carnival has been canceled. We hope to bring back the event in 2021! Thanks for your support. The original post is below.

We regret to announce that the 2020 Beacon Hose Carnival, which was scheduled for June 11-13, is being indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A number of factors went into our decision, but the top consideration was the health and safety of our community and our members. Nobody looks forward to life returning to some sense of normalcy more than us, but based on the latest guidance, our society will not yet be in a position in mid-June during which we can encourage large gatherings.

We hope to be able to reschedule the event for sometime later in the year, but only if conditions permit us to do so safely — a decision that will be made in conjunction with public health and elected officials. Be sure to follow us on social media to keep up with the latest updates.

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