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Peekskill Summer Activities

Peekskill is a friendly town, and there’s lots to do if you’re looking for summer activities. Here are a few we think are worth a mention:

  • Hike or bike the Blue Mountain Reservation
    This 1,538-acre park right in Peekskill proper features miles of trails for mountain biking, strolling and nature study, and offers challenging hikes to the tops of two large peaks, Mt. Spitzenberg and Blue Mountain.
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  • Take in a summer show or just chill by the water at Riverfront Green Park.  A great place to river watch, check out some cool sculptures, enjoy a picnic or bring the kids to the playground. There are nearby restaurants, bars, delis and an ice cream shop, so you don’t have to trek back to town.
  • Enjoy Peekskill and the Hudson Valley by getting out on the water for a relaxing cruise.
    trinity_1Trinity Cruise Company offers cruises from Peekskill’s Riverfront Green Park through the Hudson Highlands.  Check their calendar for their regular schedule and special events such as the monthly Wine Tasting Cruise with Dylan’s Wine Cellar and the Brews & Blues Cruise with Peekskill Brewery growlers.
  • Stop by to watch an evening basketball game or enjoy the spray pool on a hot summer day. Main St. Peekskill.
  • Take a tour of Peekskill points of interest on “Stella” the Peekskill Trolly.
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Pig Roast at the Peekskill Brewery

PB PIG OUT- SUNDAY, JUNE 28TH * 2PM – 7PM

One of the Peekskill Brewery’s most anticipated events of the year. The pig roast is right around the corner! Buy your tickets today! Bring the whole family for music, food and beer (for folks over 21). Music this year by The Brighton Beat!

VIP Table of 6: Reserved Seating, Suckling Pig at the Table, Fixin’s and Beers- no lines!! $275
General Admission (food only) $30
All Inclusive (food and beer) $50
Kids Ticket (12 & u) $15

What’s up Peekskill? Mid-June Edition

Thursday, June 11

Fred Gillen Jr. - Wage Love
• Fred Gillen, Jr.
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

• Songwriter Showcase
with John Longhitano, and Jess Erick
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

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

• Karaoke Night
@ Gleasons – 9:00 pm

Friday, June 12

Judy Collins on a fancy couch
Judy Collins on a fancy couch

• Judy Collins
@ The Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

• Antonio Ciacca Duo
@ Division Street Grill – 7:00 pm

• Sundad
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Phillip Dollard
@ Gleasons – 9:00 pm

• Dylan Doyle Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Saturday, June 13

Jimmy Mack
• Honoring Jimmy Mack
@ The Paramount Theater – 7:00 pm

• West African and Caribbean Family Dance Workshop
@ Embark Peekskill – 1:00 – 2:30 pm

• Charley Krachy Duo
@ Division Street Grill – 7:30 pm

• Mark Sinnis & 825
@ Birdsall House – 7:00 pm – in the beer garden!

• Eric Person Trio
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• A Pink Floyd Tribute
with Beyond The Wall
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• LA Soul
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, June 14

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

• The Mike Risko Band
@ The Hudson Room

The 18th Annual 
Peekskill Open Studios June 6-7

Sat – Sun., June 6 -7,  
12 to 5PM

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Over 20 artist’s studios
  • 21 different Art Venues
  • 5 artists at Truck Stop Gallery
  • Live portrait painting at The Flatz

List of artists:openstudios2d50
Nancy Abrams
Eugene Allen
Andrew Barthelmes
Robert Barthelmes
Aleah Conlon
Larry D’Amico
Jessica Dubin
Geoff Feder
Linda Jean Fisher
Lawrence Flood
GeneFree
Marcy B. Freedman
Brian Hugick
Anne Johann
Carla Rae Johnson
Susan Lifschitz
Bestsy Braun Lane
Bonnie Peritz
Berenice Pliskin
Debra Portnoy
Toni Quest
Doris Renza
Aaron Stone
N. Christopher Rigney
Ilse Schreiber-Noll
Nadine Gordon Taylor
Sone Tower
Anthony Volpe
Carol Wax
Linda Winters
Maureen Winzig

Member Shows
•  “Off the Beaten Track” features PAA artists whose studios are outside of the Peekskill Downtown area.
Westchester Community College’s Center for Digital Arts Gallery.  Artist’s reception is Thursday, June 4th from 5:30 – 7:30.  27 N. Division St., Peekskill.

“Sneak Peek Showcase” exhibit representative work from each artist opening their doors Open Studios weekend.
Paramount Hudson Valley mezzanine gallery with accompanying map showing you where to find them in town.    Opening party Friday, June 5th 6-9PM at 1008 Brown St., Peekskill.
Paramount Hudson Valley

Kickoff Party
 Art, poets, performance, and refreshments.  Friday night, June 5th from 6-9PM at the Paramount Hudson Valley.

Transportation provided by GoPeekskill.

Celebrate art all day and enjoy a 10% discount at selected restaurants.

This annual arts event is presented by the Peekskill Arts Alliance.
For more details on this event visit  www.peekskillartsalliance.org/open_studios.

Keep Your Hudson Clean!

Sick of finding junk along the shores?
Done with kayaking through patches of garbage?
Tired of taking creepy looking objects from your dog when walking along the riverfront?

Well, this Saturday, May 9th, you can do something about it!

Riverkeeper is having a River Sweep event all along the Hudson Estuary* from New York City all the way to Albany. There is still time to sign up!
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*(Fun Fact: The Hudson is actually a tidal estuary, not a river, at least as far north as Troy, NY. Same goes fot the East and Harlem Rivers.)

Beacon Art Show Includes Peekskill Artist – April 11

Theo Ganz Studio in Beacon, NY,  is presenting Dispatches From Eternity, a collection of work from 30 artists.  The opening reception is this Saturday at 5 pm.

Among those featured is Peekskill’s Geoff Feder, whose fishing lure sculptures will catch everyone’s interest and imagination, hook, line and sinker!