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What’s Up Peekskill? It almost a new year!

Hello Peekskill! New Year’s Eve is Monday, are your balls ready to drop? Peekskill’s is! So come down on Monday for the ball drop, and come down this weekend for the usual live music. You can also jump in the river on Tuesday — take the polar plunge. Go crazy P-Rockers. Let’s party like it’s 1999.

Saturday, December 29
Happy Pepper Pot Day

Salsa With Grammy Award Winner Willie Torres!
@ Beanrunner – 8:00 PM

@ Birdsall House – 10:00 PM

The Force
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 PM

Least Best Beast (Acoustic Rock)

@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 PM

Sunday, December 30
Happy Bacon Day

Joe Adami (Rock/blues)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 PM

Monday, December 31
Happy New Year’s Eve

Ring In The New Year!
@ Beanrunner – 8:00 PM

New Year’s Eve At The Hudson Room
@ Hudson Room – 9:00 PM

Almost Queen
@ Paramount Hudson Valley – 9:00 PM

Peekskill New Year’s Eve Ball Drop
Featuring “Larger Than Life”
@ Downtown Peekskill — 10 pm.

Tuesday, January 1

Happy New Year’s Day

Polar Plunge

@ River Front Green – Noon.

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? Sorry, Memorial Day is next weekend.

Not quite Memorial Day weekend, so there’s a huge line up this weekend to make up for it. There’s anniversary parties, pizza parties, basketball games, swing dancing, artisan markets, farmer markets, and as always, a cacophany of live music! What are you waiting for, ignore the sad and rainy weather and get downtown now!


Thursday, May 19 – Happy May Ray Day

Live Band Karaoke, with host JP Patrick
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

Friday, May 20 – Happy Pick Strawberries Day

Harlem Wizards vs. Peekskill All-Stars
A Basketball showdown filled with music, comedy and family fun.
@ Peekskill High School – 6:30 pm

Scott Bierco (singer/songwritter)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Esencia, Latin Jazz!
@ The Bean Runner – 8:00 pm

Dinner + Grand Funk Railroad
@ The Hudson Room
Dinner at 5:00 pm
Show at 8:00 pm @ The Paramount Theater

Grand Funk Railroad
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

A Tribute to Prince
with Ryder Stuart
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Bob & Norm
@ Birdsall House – 10:00 pm

Saturday, May 21 – Happy Whiskey Day

Dylan’s 5th Year Anniversary Party
Wine Tasting, Beer, Food from Gleason’s, Ice Cream from Hudson Creamery, Discounts on wine
@ Dylan’s Wine Cellar – 3:00 – 9:00 pm

Eddie O’conner and Guest (rock)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Peekskill Swings à la New Orleans
@ Embark@TheFlatz – 7:00 pm

Goose Island Brewery Pizza Party
@ Gleasons – 7:00 pm

Richie Goods & Nuclear Fusion
@ The Bean Runner – Two shows, Start at 7:00 pm

Dave Fields & the New York All Stars
featuring, Billy J, Kenny Soule and Erik Boyd
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

The NY Hitmen
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, May 22 – Happy Goth Day

Austin Charnis (classical guitar)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

Lillie Lemon
@ The Bean Runner – 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Marc Von Em
@ 12 Grapes – 7:00 pm

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

The Artisan Marketplace
@ 925 South Street – Saturday, May 7 thru May 28 – 12-8 pm.

The Peekskill Farmer’s Market outdoors at the Field Library,
10 am – 2 pm, every Saturday.

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

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!
(*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
@ 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? Tax time — sigh.

Where’s Robin Hood when you need him? I bet he’s downtown enjoying some down-time with his band of merry theives. Why not join him?

tax this!

Thursday, April 14

• KJ Denhert (urban folk & jazz)
@ 12 Grapes – 8:00 pm

• Open Mic Night for music and spoken word
Hosted by Brotha Doug
@ Embark @ The Flatz – 7:00 pm

Friday, April 15

• Hubbels Music School recital- 5:00 – 7:30 pm
• Patrick Murphy McDowell (funky Blues/Rock/Country) – 9:30 pm
@ 12 Grapes

• Bakklash (Rock, Funk, Jazz)
@ Bean Runner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Dr. Magneetoes Medicine Show Band
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, April 16


• Rangers vs. Penguins – Game 2
Get out and support the Rangers!
They need it after game 1…
@ a local Peekskill bar – 3 pm


• Resist AIM
The Say No/Say Yes Fest
@ Paramount Theater – 10:00 am – all day

• Slam Allen (blues)
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Foster Dad, Feejee Mermaids & Ninth House
@ Beale Street Barber Shop – 8:00 pm

• Valerie Capers Quartet (jazz)
@ Bean Runner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Peekskill Electroacoustic Ambient Chamber Ensemble
@ Embark @ The Flatz – 8:00 pm

• The Force
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, April 17

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

Kindred Folk Concert Series
@ Embark @ The Flatz – 4:30 – 7:30 pm

Tuesday, April 19th

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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

Snow, Farmer’s and Shopping in Peekskill

You may need that snow shovel one last time on Sunday. The last snowy hurrah! before the spring solstice.
But, spring is in the air downtown this Saturday.

There’s the Peekskill Farmer’s Market making it’s 2016 debut. It will be held not in it’s usual place on Bank Street, but on the plaza in front of the Peekskill Field Library. More info here.

And don’t miss the the indoor market at the Peekskill Flatz. They have food, pottery, clothing and much more!