Peekskill Opens Farmers’ Market on June 7

The Peekskill Farmers’ Market, operating every Saturday beginning June 7, has been energized with new management, new vendors and now, weekly live entertainment through the new “Market Stage Live” series.

Opening Day of the market on June 7 will be a celebration, commencing with a ribbon cutting ceremony with local political leaders at 9 a.m. To inaugurate the new “Market Stage Live” performances, One World Youth Choir will perform at 9:30 a.m., and Daisy Jopling will play classical rock violin at 10 a.m. Local band Sailing Stone will entertain until noon. Vendors will be contributing their best items for a giant gift basket as part of a free raffle for market visitors. Winner must be present for the drawing at noon.

There will be at least 20 independent small business owners represented at the market. Visit peekskillfarmersmarket.com. The market will take place on Bank Street (between Park and Main Streets) in the same location as past years. Peekskill Farmers’ Market hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays from June 7 through Nov. 22, 2014.


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