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What’s up, Peekskill? Margaritas, rain and Mother’s day!

Seems like Cinco de Mayo is actually Fin de Semana de Mayo in Peekskill. But, honestly, who really needs an excuse to party? So get yourself downtown to celebrate the 154th anniversary of Mexico’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla. And don’t forget your mother — doesn’t she look fabulous? Not a day over 29!* Happy Mother’s Day to all you Moms out there!
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(*Apologies to Moms not yet 29… y’all look fabulous too!)

Friday, May 6

• Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl
Taco Dive Bar, Sunset House, Birdsall House, The Quiet Man, Ruben’s Cafe, Gleason’s, Hudson Room
@ Taco Dive Bar – Starts here at 6:30 pm!

• Artie Tobia
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• The Drew Bordeaux Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Black Marble’s Opera for Two
@ Embark Peekskill – 8:00 pm

• Salsa Night!
with Chico Alvarez & Mauricio Smith with RAN KAN KAN
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:30 pm

• David Kraai with Fooch Fischetti
@ Birdsall House – 10:00 pm

Saturday, May 7

Riverkeeper Sweep
There are three spots in Peekskill alone: Travis Cove, the River Front Green, and Annesville Creek
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@ The Hudson River – All Day!

• Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Downtown Peekskill – Tons of live music & tons of food
@ Division Street – Downtown by the Gazebo – 1pm – 11pm

• The Olate Dogs
Winners of Season 7 of America’s Got Talent
@ Paramount Hudson Valley – 2:00pm

• 4th Anniversary Party
Live Music by Mark Sinnis & 825
Beer by Captain Lawrence
Art by Brenda Heady and Dillon Samuelson
@ Beale Street Barber Shop – 7:00 pm

• CD Release Celebration!
with Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Larry Del Casale
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Roxy Pery
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, May 8 – Mother’s Day

• There are lots of Mother’s Day brunch specials going on,
so check you favorite Peekskill restaurant for details.

• The Kristina Koller Trio
@ 12 Grapes – 5-7 pm


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

• The first Artisan Marketplace will be held at 925 South Street. Vendors are the best of the Hudson Valley including some local artists and there will be a great selection of jewelry, accessories, craft work, vintage and home goods.
@ 925 South Street – Saturday, May 7th – 12-8 pm.

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? 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

What’s Up Peekskill? Snowmageddon, or just winter?

The weather forecasters on tv call it Snowmageddon. I call it winter. Chill folks, it snows in winter. Just dig yourselves out and come downtown to be fed and entertained.
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Thursday, January 21

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

• Live Band Karaoke hosted by JP Patrick
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• Karaoke night hosted by Tina Machete
@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

• Swing Night
with The Benson-Scott Big Band
@ Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

Friday, January 22

• Joe Duraes
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Jeremy Baum HB3Trio
@ Bean Runner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Drew Bordeaux
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• The NY Hitmen
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, January 23

• Momma’s Little Helper
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• The Voyagers
@ Bean Runner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Class Action
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Soul Fusion
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, January 24

• Joe Adami
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

• Qu Boii & Eclectic Paradise
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 pm

What’s Up Peekskill? Last Weekend of Summer Edition.

Here is your weekly round up of events that are rocking Peekskill. For recurring events, please scroll to the bottom.

Thursday, September 17th

• Live Band Karaoke
Hosted by JP Patrick with the 12 Grapes House Band
@12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• Conigliaro Consort
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@ Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

• Steve Chizmadia
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

Friday, September 18th

• Andrea & the Armenian Rug Riders
A-and-ARR
@12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• The Hitmen
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• Joe Duraes and The Skillz
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Kristin Hoffmann and Premik Russell Tubbs
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Saturday, September 19th

• Taboo
a Santana tribute band
@12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Brazillian-Latin Jazz
with Annette A. Aguilar and the Stringbean 4Tet
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Prognosis
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@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• GLEASON’S THIRD BIRTHDAY PARTY
@ Gleason’s – 7:00 pm

• Music night at BSBS
featuring: The Bump, Jason Gambrell, Mark Sinnis and Foster Dad
@ Beale Street Barber Shop – 7:00 pm

• P.E.A.C.E.
AMBIENT Music, Interactive, Looping – Be a part of the Symphony or just Chill!
Embark Peekskill – 8:00 pm

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

• Hot Rod Pacer
live in the beer garden
@ Birdsall House – 7:00 pm

Sunday, September 20th

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

Road Knights Classic Car Show 60th Anniversary
@ Peekskill’s Riverfront Green – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (no dogs, please).

• Austin
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Punk Rock Day on Sunday Fundays
featuring Jukebox Romantics, Least Best Beast and more
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@The Peekskill Brewery – 4:00 – 7:30 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

Downtown Peekskill Music Series
@ North Division Street

Sunday Funday Music Series
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:00 – 7:30 pm

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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