PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – School is finally back in session across the city, but there are plenty of things to do this weekend as well:
Friday, Sept. 7
- Orlando Marin: Orlando Marin, a contemporary of such greats as Tito Puente, Machito and Tito Rodriguez, is the only orchestra leader from New York's golden era of mambo who still performs regularly. Admission is $10. BeanRunner Café, 201 South Division St.
- Shadetree Mechanics: 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. The band delivers high-energy fun with songs that range from Muddy Waters and Etta James to B.B. King and Buddy Guy to Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix. Admission is a $5 cover for all, including diners. 12 Grapes, 12 N. Division St.
- "To Rome With Love": 7:30 p.m. Directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen, Alec Baldwin, Robert Benigni, Penelope Cruz, Judy Davis, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig and Ellen Page. English and Italian with English subtitles. Rated R. General admission is $9. Paramount Center for the Arts, 1008 Brown St.
- Tiki Daddy: 7-10 p.m. The Hawaiian-themed band will perform a free live set for patrons in the outdoor beer garden. Birdsall House, 970 Main St.
Saturday, Sept. 8
- Peekskill Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors will sell a variety of foods, including fresh produce, locally made honey, fresh meat and seafood. Bank Street.
- “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”: 7:30 p.m. The classic film that inspired to current Broadway hit Spamalot returns to the big screen - for the first time ever in high-definition! General admission is $9. Paramount Center for the Arts, 1008 Brown St.
- Richie Goods and Nuclear Fusion: 7:30-10:30 p.m. Richie Goods has recorded and toured with a variety of jazz and popular artists including the Headhunters, Louis Hayes and the Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band, Lenny White, Mulgrew Miller, Whitney Houston, and Christina Aguilera to name a few. He is currently touring with trumpeter Chris Botti. Admission is $10.
- Mishti: 9:30 p.m. -12:30 p.m. Mishti's music has been described as "coasting between a bottom-heavy Zeppelin Rock, Blues-infused grooves, Thelonius Monk-inspired guitar work, and a Nina Simone-style wail-to-whisper." *Admission is a $5 entertainment fee for all, including diners. 12 Grapes, 12 N. Division St.
- Kathleen Pemble and the Agreements: 5-8 p.m. The area musician will perform a free live set for patrons in the outdoor beer garden. Birdsall House, 970 Main St.
- End Of Summer Concert: 11 p.m. Enjoy free live sets from the bands This Old Ghost and True Apothecary. Peekskill Brewery, 55 Hudson Ave.
Sunday, Sept. 9
- Peekskill Attic Treasures: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Flea market vendors will sell such items as video games, music, footwear and purses. Bank Street.
- “Peter Grimes”: 1 p.m. Set in a drab fishing village, the opera "Peter Grimes" tells the story of a man accused by his neighbors of committing unspeakable crimes, and how their actions have a ripple effect. Benjamin Britten’s incredible score includes the Four Sea Interludes, instrumental music between scenes that perfectly express the mystery and pain at the heart of this opera. The opera stars John Graham-Hall, Susan Gritton, Christopher Purves and Felicity Palmer and is sung in English with English subtitles. Filmed live in Teatro alla Scala, Milan. General admission is $20. Paramount Center for the Arts, 1008 Brown St.
For more events in the Peekskill area, see our events calendar page.