HUDSON VALLEY, NY – Pandemic restrictions continue to be relaxed across the region, allowing a small audience to once again attend films, stage performances, exhibitions and concerts.
Here are some of the best reasons to get out of the house to see a show. Safety remains the top priority, which is why we have also added a few virtual ways to enjoy an evening without leaving home.
OUTDOOR MUSIC: Esther Street Jazz – Live Performance from International Orange (Todd Isler, David Phelps, Leo Traversa and Adam Morrison) Free entry to the May 1 show, starting at 6 p.m. BeanRunner Cafe at Peekskill 914-737 -1701
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Dinner: Kentucky Derby Dinner – Sip mint juleps and savor sophisticated Southern-inspired fare at the David Burke Supper Club. Live Jazz and, of course, a live horse race. Tickets for the multi-course dinner, craft cocktails, and live entertainment are $ 150. May 1, doors open at 6 p.m. Revel 32 ° on Cannon Street in Poughkeepsie 845-244-8880
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LIVE OUTDOOR MUSIC: Under the Marquee Party – The Capitol Theater isn’t hosting any big concerts yet, but they’re ready to throw an outdoor party under their iconic marquee. Live music and purchases of t-shirts, masks, hats, posters and other merchandise are on the program. Garcia’s bar will be open (hurray!). Face masks and social distancing will be strictly observed. Free entrance. May 2, noon to 5 p.m. Capitol Theater 203-434-3915
SPRING FAMILY FUN: Peekskill Cherry Blossom Festival – Guided tours, food vendors, children’s activities and plant sales. Masks are needed and social distancing markers will direct the flow of traffic and keep visitors safe. Admission is free, but visitors are encouraged to donate a lightly used children’s book. May 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Cherry Blossom Festival at Riverfront Green Park is presented by the Peekskill Rotary Club.
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IN-PERSON / VIRTUAL CONCERT: Milton – Live music returns once again to Tarrytown Music Hall with a sold-out concert from singer-songwriter Milton. A limited number of seats have been made available on the site for socially distant participants, but the show will also be broadcast live. Admission and tickets to the live stream are free, but donations are being requested for the May 1 fundraising event at 8 p.m. Tarrytown Music Hall 914-631-3390
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