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What’s up Peekskill? Film fest and more!

The Peekskill Film Festival is back and happening all weekend!

Thursday, July 27
Happy Take Your Pants for a Walk Day!

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

Friday, July 28
Happy System Administrator Appreciation Day!

• Peekskill Film Festival Day 1
@ Paramount Hudson Valley – 7:00 PM

• The Compact
@ Birdsall House – 6pm

• Breakfast for the Boys
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• The Donna Singer Quartet
@ Beanrunner – 8:00 pm

• PLASM ( jazz/ jam band )
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7pm

• The Sugarush Band
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm7pm

• Mr Clifford
@ Peekskill Brewery – 8:00 pm

Saturday, July 29
Happy International Tiger Day!

• Peekskill Film Festival Day 2community
@ Paramount Hudson Valley – 10:00 AM

• Alexis Cole
@ Peekskill Farmers Market – 10:30 am

• Johnny Feds & Friends
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Clifton Anderson Sextet
Antoine Roney (sax) Paul Beaudry (bass) Victor Gould (piano) Victor See Yuen (percussion) and Ronnie Burrage (drums)
@ Beanrunner – 8:00 pm

• Matt Turk
@ Birdsall House – 6pm

@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7pm

• LA Soul
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, July 30
Happy International Day of Friendship!

• Peekskill Film Festival Day 3community
@ Paramount Hudson Valley – 12:00 PM

• Marc Von Em
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 pm

• J.KAINE (originals/ singer)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1pm

Local Markets and Other Recurring Events

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

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

Hudson River Cruises
From the Dock at Peekskill Riverfront Green
@ Trinity Cruises

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 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 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).

Video: Fred Gillen, Jr., at the Peekskill Coffee House

Fred Gillen, Jr., is a regular at the Coffee House; bookmark his live show schedule for upcoming dates. For all shows, a $5-$10 donation is suggested, but, as he says, “do your best.” Currently on the list:

Friday, August 29, 7 p.m.
Friday, September 26, 7 p.m.
Friday, October 31, 7 p.m.
Friday, November 28, 7 p.m.

Even sooner, he’s appearing at Peekskill’s Drum Hill Senior Living Community on Monday, August 11, at 7 p.m. And on Saturday, August 30, he’ll play the Peekskill Block Party—that’s at 7 p.m. on Division between Central and Main.

In the meantime, check out more of Gillen’s songs from his most recent Coffee House gig.

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