PEEKSKILL, N.Y. Theres plenty of spooky fun around the city this Halloween weekend.
The Haunted School House at Uriah Hill opened Thursday night and is ready to scare school aged children all weekend long. The city recreation department will be turning the vacant elementary school into a haunted house suitable for school-aged children five and up until Saturday evening.
The event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. until Saturday. Admission is $6 at the door. For more information, contact the department of recreation at (914) 734-7275.
On Saturday, the Peekskill Elks will be holding a Halloween pig roast and costumes are encouraged!!! The event will run from Noon to 8 p.m. Cost of $35 and includes pig and turkey roasts, hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, macaroni salad, coleslaw, corn on the cob, watermelon, desserts, soda, water, coffee and draft beer. There will be live music from "Speed Limit 50", a 50/50 raffle and more.
Halloween weekend will be celebrated at 12 Grapes this weekend starting on Friday with Andrea & the Armenian Rug Riders, a band that will have you on the dance floor all night grooving to some of the greatest classic rock tunes of all time. The show starts at 9:30 p.m. and admission is $10 or $5 with dinner.
Also on Saturday, 12 Grapes will have its annual Halloween costume party featuring the Aerosmith cover band Get Your Wings and prizes will be awarded. The show starts at 9:30 and admission is $10. Ages 21 and up only.
The Birdsall House will be holding a Halloween Beer Bash celebration starting at 9 p.m. Saturday featuring costume party karaoke, a costume contest and lots of prizes.
On Sunday The BeanRunner Café will hold a Halloween show with the Peekskill Playhouse. Actors will perform eerie tales by Anton Chekhov on stage and the show will be followed by the blood of grapes (wine!) and cheese and live music by singer John Winton on guitar. Admission is $12 and the material is suggested for adults only.
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