Category Archives: Food

What’s Up Peekskill? Spring is in the air?

green pee
If you drink green beer, don’t panic next time you pee.

Thursday, March 16
Happy Everything You Do is Right Day!

(time for some executive orders!)

Sammy Wags & The Motion Trio (jazz)
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

Trivia Night
@ The Quiet Man – 8:00 pm

Karaoke Night
with Tina Machete
@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

Fred Gillen Jr.
@ Birdsall House – 9:30 pm

Friday, March 17
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

river dancin'

St. Patrick’s Day Kegs n’ Eggs
Doors open at 7 am.
The Parting Glass Band 3pm-6pm
Special Happy Hour 3pm-6pm
@ Peekskill Brewery – 7:00 am

Marc Cohn
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

Twisted Band
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Chris Conte Trio (jazz & blues)
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

The Anthem Band (reggae)
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Saturday, March 18
Happy Goddess of Fertility Day!

feeling fertile?

Romeo & Juliet
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
@ Paramount Theater – 2:00 pm

The Jason Gisser Band (rock)
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

The Flynns
@ Birdsall House – 10:00 pm

The Karen Maynard Quartet
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Open Mic Music Night (hosted by Andy Rice)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

The Squids
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, March 19
Happy Chocolate Caramel Day!

The Bossy Frog Band
@ First Hebrew Congregation – 1:00 pm

Tribes Hill Presents: Kindred Folk Concerts
@ Division Street Guitars – 4:00 pm

Joe Adami (rock)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

KIDS Open Mic
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 pm


Local Markets and Other Recurring Events

Bicycle Rentals
On Water Street, a block from the train station, next to the Peekskill Brewery.
@ Pedal Peekskill

Free Weekend Shuttle
From the Peekskill Train Station to the Downtown Gazebo
sponsored by GoPeekskill
Fridays – 5:00 pm to Midnight
Saturdays – 10:00 am to Midnight
Sundays – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm


Don’t see your event listed here? Don’t worry. Send a note to events@peekskill.rocks and we’ll be sure to add it.
• Please send by 5pm on Wednesdays, to make sure it gets into the first edition of our weekly round-up.
• Or you can post on our Facebook page.
Future events will be added to our peekskill.rocks calendar.

What’s Up Peekskill? Happy President’s Day

Abe
Time to honor our presidents, past, current, so-called and otherwise. Happy President’s Day, y’all!

Thursday, February 16
Happy Do a Grouch a Favor Day!

lawn get off

Food, Inc.
Free screening of the Robert Kenner film
@ Westchester Community College, Peekskill Campus – 7:00 pm

Sammy Wags & Distant Planets Orchestra (Reggae, Soul & Funk)
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

Karaoke Night
with Tina Machete
@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

David Kraai
@ Birdsall House – 9:30 pm

Friday, February 17
Happy My Way Day!

my way

Base Camp
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Nellybombs (Indie Soul, Pop and R&B)
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

J. Kaine (acoustic jams)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Sha Na Na
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

Willy Torres
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Saturday, February 18
Happy Drink Wine Day!

Lincoln Pub Crawl
Dress Like Abe! Drink like a rocker!
@ Peekskill River Front – Starting at 10:30 am.
10:30 – Lincoln Depot Re-enactment, Lectures and Book signings
12:00 – Peekskill Brewery
01:00 – Dylan’s Wine Cellar (it is drink wine day!)
02:00 – Taormina
03:00 – Taco Dive Bar
05:00 – Buns ‘n Bourbon

Joanna Teters Band (soul)
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Mala Waldron Quartet
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Open mic music (hosted by Andy Rice)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Open Mic for Song, Story, Poetry & Word
Black Lives Matter
Hosted by Brotha Doug & Leslie Fields
Community Open Mic, featuring art exhibit Paint It Black.
@ Embark Peekskill – 8:00 pm

Irish Comedy Tour
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

Lonely Leaves
Album Release Party
@ Dramatic Hall – 7:00 pm

Foster Dad
@ Birdsall House – 10:00 pm

Lost Soulz
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, February 19
Happy Tug-of-War Day!

Joe Adami (rock)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

Judy Kass and Bill Kelly
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 4:00 pm

Maiden Mother Matriarch
@ Embark Peekskill – 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Kids Open Mic Night
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 – 8:00 pm


Local Markets and Other Recurring Events

Bicycle Rentals
On Water Street, a block from the train station, next to the Peekskill Brewery.
@ Pedal Peekskill

Free Weekend Shuttle
From the Peekskill Train Station to the Downtown Gazebo
sponsored by GoPeekskill
Fridays – 5:00 pm to Midnight
Saturdays – 10:00 am to Midnight
Sundays – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm


Don’t see your event listed here? Don’t worry. Send a note to events@peekskill.rocks and we’ll be sure to add it.
• Please send by 5pm on Wednesdays, to make sure it gets into the first edition of our weekly round-up.
• Or you can post on our Facebook page.
Future events will be added to our peekskill.rocks calendar.

Thursday: Peekskill Environmental Film Series – Food Inc

The Peekskill Environmental Film Series is starting up again on the the third Thursdays of February, March and April. This month, the film is on Thursday, February 16 at 7pm at Westchester Community College, 27 Division St in Peekskill, NY.

Food Inc. – You’ll never look at dinner the same way again!
– trailer below.

Movie followed by Q & A with Trish Vasta (Hemlock Hills Farm).

What’s Up Peekskill? It’s a no-brainer

What do peanut brittle, no brainers, curmudgeons and kazoos have in common? Nothing really, but they are all celebrated this week for some really odd, perhaps serendipitous, reason. Actually, and alternatively, they were all invented in Peekskill, ’cause we rock!
kazoo

Thursday, Jan. 26 – Happy Peanut Brittle Day!

A Dynamic Duo: Rene Carlson, and Kevin McSweeney
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

Friday, Jan. 27 – Happy No Brainer Day!

ultimate no brainer

Phineas and the Lonely Leaves
@ Birdsall House – 10:00 pm

The Conigliaro Consort
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

The Sugarush Band
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Live Band Karaoke & Dance Party
@ 12 Grapes – 9:00 pm

Paul Decoster (singer/songwriter)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Saturday, Jan. 28 – Happy Kazoo Day!

Wine Tasting
Ignazio Giovine, owner and winemaker of L’Armangia winery in Piemonte, Italy will be sampling his Chardonnay, Barbera’s and Moscato d’Asti. All featured wines will be on sale during the tasting only.
@ Dylan’s Wine Cellar – 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Dylan Doyle Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Gwen Laster Ensemble
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:30 pm

Positive Energy
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, January 29 – Happy Curmudgeons Day!

ultimate curmdgeon

J. Kaine (original tunes)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

Pat Tomasso & Company
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 4:00 – 7:00 pm


Local Markets and Other Recurring Events

Bicycle Rentals
On Water Street, a block from the train station, next to the Peekskill Brewery.
@ Pedal Peekskill

Free Weekend Shuttle
From the Peekskill Train Station to the Downtown Gazebo
sponsored by GoPeekskill
Fridays – 5:00 pm to Midnight
Saturdays – 10:00 am to Midnight
Sundays – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm


Don’t see your event listed here? Don’t worry. Send a note to events@peekskill.rocks and we’ll be sure to add it.
• Please send by 5pm on Wednesdays, to make sure it gets into the first edition of our weekly round-up.
• Or you can post on our Facebook page.
Future events will be added to our peekskill.rocks calendar.

What’s Up Peekskill? Get Your Civil Rights On

With the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the last few days of President Obama’s term and the impending reign of President-elect Donald Trump, it seems like a good weekend to party, whether to rejoice or drown sorrows. If these things don’t float your boat, look at the themes of the day below. You’re bound to find something to celebrate this weekend. Either way, bring it downtown and rock it.

Thursday, Jan. 12 – Happy Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day Day!

Village People

Rich Kelly (rock ‘n roll)
@ 12 Grapes – 8:00 pm

Friday, Jan. 13 – Happy Rubber Duckie Day!

Rubber Duck

Bob & Norm
@ Birdsall House – 10:00 pm

Two Dollar Goat (bluegrass)
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Blues Buddha
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Karma Darwin (Indie, Rock, Folk, Reggae)
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Robert Tyc (acoustic guitar)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Saturday, Jan. 14 – Happy Dress Up Your Pet Day and Feast of the Ass Day!

Pet Costume
Seriously, can you think of two better things to celebrate on the same day? (kray-kray!)

Open Mic Night
Hosted by Andy Rice
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 6:30 pm

Petey Hop and the Boogie Boys (blues/rock)
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

SAGE (jazz and blues)
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

The Squids
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, January 15 – Happy World Snow Day!

giantsnowman

Liana Gabel (singer/songwriter)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

Greg Westhoff’s Westchester Swing Band
@ 12 Grapes – 5:30 pm

Monday, January 16 – Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

• Civil Rights, yo!


Local Markets and Other Recurring Events

Bicycle Rentals
On Water Street, a block from the train station, next to the Peekskill Brewery.
@ Pedal Peekskill

Free Weekend Shuttle
From the Peekskill Train Station to the Downtown Gazebo
sponsored by GoPeekskill
Fridays – 5:00 pm to Midnight
Saturdays – 10:00 am to Midnight
Sundays – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm


Don’t see your event listed here? Don’t worry. Send a note to events@peekskill.rocks and we’ll be sure to add it.
• Please send by 5pm on Wednesdays, to make sure it gets into the first edition of our weekly round-up.
• Or you can post on our Facebook page.
Future events will be added to our peekskill.rocks calendar.

What’s up Peekskill? Cupcakes and Cocktails

Cupcakes and Cocktails

What more could you ask for?

Friday, Nov. 11 – Veterans Day

Veteran's Day

•Scott Beriko (rock)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Colin Hay (Front man from Men at Work)
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

The Gerry Cruz Project (soul, latin, reggae)
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 p.m.

Drew Bordeaux
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Those Guys
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, Nov. 12 – Happy Hour Day

(Aw Yeah!)

• Martini Jones (acoustic duo)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Sundown (southern rock)
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

• Phenomenal Soul (motown dance)
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Gerry Malkin Quintet
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 p.m.

la gringa

La Gringa
By Carmen Rivera, Directed by Sol Miranda
@ Embark Peekskill – 8:00 pm

Bob and Norm
@ Birdsall House – 10:00 pm

• Soul’d Again
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, Nov. 13— International Tongue Twister Day

Tongue Twister

Emily Fareed (acoustic)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

La Gringa
By Carmen Rivera, Directed by Sol Miranda
@ Embark Peekskill – 3:00 pm

Vitaly – And evening of wonders (Illusionist)
@ Paramount Theater – 7:00 pm

Swing Band Sunday
@ 12 Grapes – 5:30 – 8:00 pm


Local Markets and Other Recurring Events

Bicycle Rentals
On Water Street, a block from the train station, next to the Peekskill Brewery.
@ Pedal Peekskill

Free Weekend Shuttle
From the Peekskill Train Station to the Downtown Gazebo
sponsored by GoPeekskill
Fridays – 5:00 pm to Midnight
Saturdays – 10:00 am to Midnight
Sundays – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

The Peekskill Farmer’s Market outdoors on Bank Street,
8:00 am – 2:00 pm, every Saturday.