PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Hudson Valley Gateway Experience returns this weekend, and there are plenty of other things happening in and around Peekskill:
Friday, March 22
Get Your Wings: A Tribute To Aerosmith: The band features Doug Palmer on vocals/harp and scarves, Joe "Perry" Pepe Aquilino on guitars and "talk-box," Andy Rice on bass, Scotto "Wino" Rosenblit on guitars and Rob Gueli on drums. Admission is a $10 entertainment fee or $5 with a dinner entree. 12 Grapes, 12 N. Division St.
Joe Duraes: 8 p.m. The popular local folk musician will perform a free live set for patrons. Peekskill Coffee House, 101 S. Division St.
Saturday, March 23
Hudson Valley Gateway Experience: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The biggest consumer event in the area returns with plenty of vendor exhibits, presentations and special guests. The Mansion at Colonial Terrace, 119 Oregon Road, Cortlandt Manor.
Latin/Brazillian Jazz with Annette A Aguilar and the StringBean Quartet: 7:30 p.m. Annette A. Aguilar has toured internationally and shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, The Grateful Dead, Darlene Love, Jefferson airplane, The Four Tops, Tito Puente, Dave Valentine, Ray Brown, and Mose Allison, among others. Admission is $10. BeanRunner Cafe, 201 S Division St.
Sunday, March 24
Peekskill Community Garden Spring Opening: 2 to 4 p.m. The garden will be open for volunteers and for plot purchasing. The garden is located on Route 6 at the base of Forest View diagonally across from the First Hebrew Congregation in Peekskill.
Hendrick Hudson Lions Easter Egg Hunt: 2 p.m. Children are divided into age categories. For everyone’s safety, parents are not permitted to assist children over the age of 3. The hunt takes place on the great lawn in front of Hendrick Hudson High School. If the weather is bad, it will be relocated to the dome. 2166 Albany Post Road, Montrose.