Category Archives: Parks

What’s Up Peekskill? It’s April! Just kidding, oh wait…

Dust off your prankster hats and blow up some of those whoopee cushions — there be good times to be had downtown!

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Thursday, March 31

• 8th Anniversary Celebration
with Drew Bordeaux
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

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

• Base Camp (R&B)
@ The Hudson Room – 9:00 pm

Friday, April 1

• Salsa Night with Los Mas Valientes
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• 8th Anniversary Celebration
with Johnny Feds & Friends
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• East Coast Band
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, April 2

• 8th Anniversary Celebration
with “Songs in the Attic” featuring David Clark (Billy Joel tribute)
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• The Voyagers (jazz)
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Slice Band
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, April 3

Rally for the Hudson Valley
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Informing the public regarding the effects of the AIM Pipeline
with music by Fred Gillen, Jr. & Steve Kirkman
@ Riverfront Green – 2:00 – 4:00 pm

• 8th Anniversary Celebration
with CF Burke (Chris Burke originals) and “Ghost Millionaires”
@ 12 Grapes – 6:30 pm


And of course, don’t forget our two wonderful markets!

• The Peekskill Farmer’s Market outdoors at the Field Library through Spring

• The Marketplace @ The Flatz featuring some of the best regional goods, crafts, eats, and more

What’s Up Peekskill? Up in the sky, it’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s ‘Murica!

 
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Get your Eagle on folks. It ain’t superman up there, but it’s an almighty bald eagle. Come down to the riverfront this Saturday and catch site of the symbol of America!

Thursday, February 4th

• Open Mic Night – The FIRST Thursday each month!
with with guest host, Leo Harmonay
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• The Kristina Koller Quartet
@ Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

• Phil Dollard
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

• Karaoke Night with Tina Machete
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@ Gleasons – 9:00 pm

Friday, February 5th

• “Heroes”, A Tribute to David Bowie & Glenn Frey and others gone too soon.
with Electric Beef
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Orlando Marin Orchestra
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Harmony Road
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, February 6th

EagleFest 2016
@ Riverfront Green – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

• Ray Blue Quartet
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Art Opening: Renee Moskowitz and Ocean Morisset
music by Ninth House
@ Beale Street Barber Shop – 7:00 pm

• The Jon Bates Band feturing Debbie Major
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• Class Action
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Peekskill EagleFest 2016 – This Saturday!

Gather at the Riverfront Green on Saturday, February 6th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for EagleFest 2016.

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Peekskill has one of the better viewing stations along the Hudson for watching bald eagles. At this year’s EagleFest, Peekskill will be offering a heated tent and a number of activities and events, including storytelling & crafts for the young Eagle enthusiasts.

EagleFest 2016 in Peekskill

  • Eagle viewing stations
  • Eagle stories by Hudson River storyteller Jonathan Kruk
  • Make an eagle mask and other crafts
  • Learn about the  reemergence of eagles on the Hudson from DEC official Tom Lake
  • Peekskill photographer Renee Moskowitz photo exhibit
  • Hot drinks and a heated gazebo!

Snow date: February 7

More info on Eagle Fest, including other locations, events and details, can be found here.

A bit of Peekskill’s Revolutionary War History

Another installment of our semi-non-regular history lessons for Peekskill.

Found this nice write up on the battle of Fort Hill and the preservation efforts for the historic site on the Peekskill NY in Pictures Facebook page.

Peekskill’s Fort Hill Revolutionary War Battle Site.

‘Cause Peekskill Rocks!

What’s Up Peekskill – The second weekend in July Edition

For recurring envents, please scroll to the bottom.

Thursday, July 9th

• Indie Pop Rock
with Heather LaRose, and Ryder Stuart
@ 12 Grapes – 8:00 pm

• Don Lowe
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

• Swing Night
@ The Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

Friday, July 10th

• The Soul Man from New York!
with Bobby Harden
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• The Gerry Cruz Project
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Cruise Control
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, July 11th

• A day of portraits and a music performance by Kristina Koller
@ The Peekskill Farmers Market – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

• The Compact
in the beer garden
@ Birdsall House – 7:00 pm

• Tasty Guitar Playing
with “Tasty Mike” & the Mike Murphy Quartet
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Big Boss Bossa Nova
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Blues Buddha
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, July 12th

• Hudson River Cruises on the Tour Boat Evening Star
@ The Riverfront Green – 11:00 am; 3:00 pm Sangria & Salsa Cruise

PB Sunday Fundays
• Sunday Funday
outside with live music from the Kevin Myers Band
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:30 – 7:30 pm

• Swing Band Sunday!
with Greg Westhoff’s Westchester Swing Band
@ 12 Grapes – 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Ongoing Summer Events:
• Peekskill Farmers’ Market
@ Bank Street in Peekskill – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Every Saturday.

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• Hudson River Cruises on the Tour Boat Evening Star
@ The Riverfront Green – 11:00 am; 7:00 pm Sunset Cruise

• Peekskill Riverfront Summer Concert Series
@ The Riverfront Green

• Downtown Peekskill Music Series
@ North Division Street

• Sunday Funday Music Series
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:30 – 7:30 pm