A busy Columbus Day weekend is in store for our Friendly Town, and listed below are some of the more notable events!

Farmers’ Market
The Peekskill Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on Bank Street.

Candidates forum
Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc., Peekskill Chapter and Community Partners present a candidates forum from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. To RSVP and for more information, call Jackie Simpkins at 914-886-8180 or Patricia Burns at 914-736-1379.
Candidates running for the following positions are invited to participate:
• Westchester County executive
• County Legislative District 1
• Peekskill mayor
• Peekskill Common Council

Loft grand opening
Loft Hair Studio/Barber Shop is having a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the second floor of 900 Main St. (Central Market building). For more information, call 914-930-8334, email LoftHairStudioPeekskill@gmail.com or visit them on Facebook.

PHS Alumni celebration
The annual Peekskill High School alumni celebration is set for 12 to 5 p.m. at Riverfront Green. Bring your favorite refreshments/dishes and a dish to share. Participate in games and raffles to benefit local charities and travel back in time with old friends. For more information, follow Tim Cothren on Facebook or email him at timcothren@gmail.com.

Babywearing/Stroller Tour
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) is celebrating National Babywearing Week with a babywearing/stroller tour from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday at HVCCA, located at 1701 Main St. in Peekskill. Bring your babies, friends and family to learn about the Between I & Thou exhibit, as well as how to talk to your children about art. All children must be worn or remain in their stroller for the duration of the tour. Admission is free for members and children and $13 for adults.

bosom bodies
Opening reception is from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at SIA Gallery, bosom bodies is an exhibition in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Closing and performances take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. SIA is located at 1 South Division St. in Peekskill.

Oktoberfest
Presented by Peekskill DBA on Division St., Sunday’s Oktoberfest event starts at 2 and ends at 8 p.m. Enjoy German food, live music and, of course, excellent beer and wine.

Flea Market
Bank Street is the place to be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday for the weekly flea market. For more information, call 914-737-2780.

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