Welcome to Rensselaer County! Located in the Hudson-Mohawk Heritage area of Upstate New York’s Capital Region.

Rensselaer County is filled with wonderful contradictions and juxtapositions. It’s a special place where rural charm meets urban delights, where cultural opportunities and pastoral pastimes happily coexist, and where American heritage meets cutting-edge technology. Stretching thirty miles along the Hudson River, it offers thousands of acres of parks, miles of trails, and more than 500 lakes, ponds, and even championship golf courses.

20 October 2018

Major General Israel Putnam Talk by Professor Robert Ernest Hubbard

Louis Miller Museum, 166 Main Street, Hoosick Falls, NY, 12090

Robert Ernest Hubbard’s book, the first full-length biography of Putnam in more than a century, re-examines the life of a general whose seniority in the Continental Army was second only to that of George Washington. This talk will cover Putnam’s personal life and military career, including his service in New York in the French and…

21 October 2018

Halloween Pets on Parade

Goold Orchards, 1297 Brookview Station Road, Castleton, New York, 12033

Want to show off your pets Halloween spirit? Enter them into Goold Orchards Halloween Pets on Parade! We welcome all different types of pets! Free to Enter; Registration starting at 1pm; Parade begins at 2pm. Rain or Shine. Any questions? Call the Farm at 518.732.7317.     

26 October 2018

Knick at Night

Knickerbocker Mansion, 132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY, 12154

Candle Light Tours with Historical figures from Schaghticokes past telling the stories of their lives.  Souper Dinner ($10.00) from 5:00 – 9:00 pm with Ghost Tours of the Mansion ($8.00) from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Reservations are recommended for groups of 8 or more. #ghosttours  

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