There are tons of ways to keep busy around Cortlandt and Peekskill this weekend, and we're here to help you decide which happenings are for you.
Here are the details for three great events (click on the links for more information). Scroll down to the end of this article for information on a few more.
When: Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: 925 South Street in Peekskill
Why go? There will be music, games, face painting and tattoos—all part of the Beale Street on South Street Music Festival. Local nonprofits, including Hudson River Health Care, KFM Memorial Foundation, Peekskill High School Drama Club and CHOP (Caring for the Homeless of Peekskill), will have booths. Game tickets cost $1 or $5 for a bundle of six.
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Church of the Assumption's Father Wilson Hall at 920 First Street in Peekskill
Why go? Miss Italia
Peekskill will be crowned at this event! The pageant is meant to encourage
“young ladies to take pride, exemplify and create an awareness of their
Italian-American heritage,” organizers said in a statement. Visit www.peekskillpageants.com for more
information or to learn how to join. Pageant contestants are selling tickets, which are also available at the door.
Christmas Ornaments Crafting
When: 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Embark Peekskill at 925 South Street in Peekskill (first floor)
Why go? Spend your Sundays learning how to make beautiful Christmas ornaments from around the world at a class at Embark Peekskill. The class runs for eight Sundays on Oct. 13, 20, 27; Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24; and Dec. 8. You’ll learn how to make German bells, Danish heart baskets, Japanese cranes, Lithuanian stars, German stars, Danish hanging bells and Scandinavian stars. Sign up for $120 per person. Two family members gets discounted to $100 a person, and three or more family members cost $90 a person. Adults must accompany children younger than 14 years old. Call Liz Peterson for more information, and to register, at 914-737-2228.
Visit the Patch calendar for more great events, including the Fall Fest at Trinity Boscobel, a Hendrick Hudson High School reunion and Rolling in the Aisles: Featuring Bobby Collins at the Paramount Hudson.