Tag Archives: Peekskill art

What’s Up, Peekskill? Hot enough for ya?

Holy cow, it’s been hot!

But Saturday looks like beautiful weather, perfect for beautifying our parks together!

First Saturdays Park Cleanup (picking up, weeding, caring)
8 AM – Riverfront Green Gazebo (by playground)

Peekskill Parks staff will be on hand, so this is a nice time to get to know those who are fully invested in the custodianship of our beautiful gems.

Thursday, July 5

Happy National Bikini Day

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

Jess Erick
@ 12 Grapes – 8:00 PM

Friday, July 6

Happy International Kissing Day

Andrea & The Armenian Rug Riders
@ 12 Grapes – 9:00 PM

Tony Pastrana (Timbales)
@ Beanrunner – 8:00 PM

Drew Stiles (Acoustic/funk Rock)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 PM

Base Camp
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 PM

Saturday, July 7

Happy Chocolate Day

First Saturdays Park Cleanup (picking up, weeding, caring)
@ Riverfront Green Gazebo (by playground) – 8:00 AM

The Compact
@ Birdsall House – 6:00 PM

@ 12 Grapes – 9:00 PM

Billy Carrion Jr. Trio
@ Beanrunner – 8:00 PM

Steve Pazcuzzi (Americana)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 PM

The Leighton Brother’s Band
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 PM

Sunday, July 8

Happy Body Painting Day

12 Grapes Kids Open Mic Night!
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 PM

Ibrahim Siddiq (Poet)
@ Beanrunner – 4:00 PM

Joe Adami (Singer/covers)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 PM

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 @ 1 Bank Street, 8 am – 2 pm, every Saturday thru Nov 17th.

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 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.

Peekskill Project 6 Happenings

September 27,  through December 2015


Peekskill Project is a citywide public art festival organized by HVCCA (Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art). The project is devoted to bringing contemporary art out of the museum and into the community; specifically into spaces not normally used to present art.

The festival is open to the public and free of charge.

Peekskill Project 6 will feature an exciting variety of sculpture, photography, installation, video and performance art by approximately 60 international and local artists, exhibited in industrial buildings, storefronts, and parks around the city.

View List of Participating Artists

Festival will be on view: September 27th – December 31st, 2015

HVCCA + public parks + industrial spaces and storefronts in Peekskill

Opening Reception:
September 27th, from 12-5 pm
100 North Water Street, Peekskill

From 12PM to 2:30PM, there will be FREE performances and workshops, including:

  • Raphael Griswold (100 – 150 N. Water St.)
  • Live Performance by Katya Grokhovsky (100 – 150 N. Water St.)
  • “The End,” Storytelling Performance by Meghan Snowe (190 N. Water St.)
  • Live Performance & Chalk Paintings by Alessandro Bulgini (N. Water St.)
  • Live Performance by Jayoung Yoon (190 N. Water St.)
  • CIRCLES Performance by Molly Haslund (N. Water St.)
  • Clay Impression Workshop by Liene Bosque (N. Water St.)

From 2:30 pm, to 3 pm:
View live dance performance by Belle Ritter (N. Water St.)

From 4:30 pm to 5 pm:
Carla Rae Johnson will perform “Rosie the Riveter” in the window of “The Flatz” (1008 Main St.)

Additional Events:

Peekskill Project 6 Opening and Wine Tasting

ABSunday, September 27 12 – 5 PM

Dylan’s Wine Cellar will be hosting an in-store wine tasting during the opening of Peekskill Project 6 and will feature a sculpture by Andrew Barthelmes.

All featured wines will be on sale during the tasting as well.

featuring Geoff Feder and Andrew Barthelmes


October 11-December 31
Opening reception, October 11 @ 3PM
Paramount Hudson Valley

Peekskill Project 6 Info

What’s Up Peekskill? Music, Art and Lincolns — lots of ’em

Peekskill Open Studios this weekend.

Noon to 5, Saturday & Sunday, rain or shine.
FREE to the public

Thursday, June 4

• Swing Night
18 piece band and prixe fixe menu
@ The Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

• Open Mic
With host, Jess Erick
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• David Kraai
@ Bridsall House – 9:30pm

Friday, June 5

• Fleshlights (members of Least Best Beast), Joy on Fire, Hadley and The Vision
@ Division Street Guitars – 8:00 pm

• Height Regulations of Space Travel
@ Gleasons – 9:00 pm

• Open Studios Kickoff Party
@ Paramount – 6:00 – 9:00 pm

• Curtis Winchester Band
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• The Next Generation of Jazz
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Salsa Night with Cuboricua
@ The BeanRunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Saturday, June 6

Artwork template

LinCon Bar Crawl
Dress like Abraham Lincoln
4 – 8:30 pm – Beale Street Barbershop, Gleason’s, Ruben’s Cafe, The Quiet Man, 12 Grapes, Birdsall House

• Hudson Valley Etsy Pop Up Artists
@ EMBARK – 12-5:00 pm

• Alan Parsons Live Project
@ The Paramount – 8:00 pm

• Southern Rock with HeadFirst Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Dynomite Di and Destruction
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

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


• Peekskill Open Studios Saturday and Sunday
@ All over! – 12:00 – 5:00 pm

Sunday, June 7

• Susan Kane, and Judy Kass
@ The BeanRunner Cafe – 6:00 pm

• Wizard of Oz
@ The Paramount – 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm

• Peekskill Open Studios Saturday and Sunday
@ All over! – 12:00 – 5:00 pm

The 18th Annual 
Peekskill Open Studios June 6-7

Sat – Sun., June 6 -7,  
12 to 5PM


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
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.