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.


18 August 2019


Stephentown Town Hall, 26 Grange Road, Stephentown, NY 12168

CELEBRATE STEPHENTOWN 2019 will take place August 16th through the 18th. This is the third annual grassroots community festival to feature more than 25 diverse events over three days. The vibrant rural community of Stephentown, New York will come together on the third weekend in August to present the third annual edition of its three-day…

18 August 2019

Benefit to Support Rich “The Voice of Burgh” Sheffer

Forty One Sports Bar & Grille, 41 112th Street, Troy, NY

On Sunday, August 18th at Forty One Sports Bar & Grille, please join us for a benefit to Support Rich “The Voice of Burgh” Sheffer from 12 pm – 4 pm. $20 donation at the door (children 13 and under are free). There will be raffle baskets and a 50/50 drawing, cash bar with finger…

20 August 2019

Billy Currington’s Stay Up ‘Til The Sun Tour at the Joe Bruno Stadium

Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, NY 12180

The Tri-City ValleyCats and Country 107.7 WGNA FM present Billy Currington’s Stay Up ‘Til The Sun Tour, at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on Tuesday, August 20! This is the first time ever that the stadium has hosted a live concert of this magnitude! The country singer/songwriter has released six studio albums and has scored eleven…

20 August 2019 - 24 September 2019

Music in the Park Summer Concert Series

Onderdonk Memorial Park, Hampton Avenue, Rensselaer, New York 12144

The Town of East Greenbush 2019 Music in the Park Summer Concert Series takes place at Onderdonk Memorial Park located on Hampton Avenue across from the Lake. Gourmeli’s Taste Food Truck will be there also. Take a break from your weekly routine to relax for a couple of hours. Bring a blanket and chairs and…

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Celebrate the holidays with a fresh cut Christmas tree from Rensselaer County.  Select from a large variety of Christmas trees from the following growers and retailers:

Becker’s Farm
420 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, NY
(518) 477-4163
Poinsettias, Christmas trees, wreaths and kissing balls


Capital Agway
1333 NY Rt. 7, Troy, NY
(518) 279-4300
Pre-cut Christmas trees and wreaths


Engel’s Acres
445 Brunswick Rd., Troy
(518) 874-1350
Boxwood trees, poinsettias, Christmas trees and wreaths



Gold Krest Farm
Rt. 9J, Rensselaer, NY
(518) 365-5969
Pre-cut trees, wreaths, Christmas trees, kissing balls and custom decorations



Hewitt’s Garden Center
4 Middle Mannix Rd., Rensselaer, NY
(518) 283-2159



McDonough’s Farm
28 Gilligan Rd., East Greenbush, NY
(518) 477-4841
Fresh cut-your-own and pre-cut Christmas trees and wreaths



Morin’s Tree Farm
635 Groveside Rd., Buskirk, NY
(518) 275-8501
Fresh cut-your-own and pre-cut Christmas trees and wreaths



Pine Ridge Cross Country Ski Area
1463 Plank Rd., East Poestenkill, NY
(518) 283-3652
Cut your own Balsam Firs, Fraser Firs, Blue Spruce and White Spruce
Visit www.pineridgexc.com for directions



Zema’s Nursery
154 Presbyterian Hill Rd., Stephentown, NY
(518) 733-5868
Over 20 acres of well-groomed Christmas trees including Fraser Firs, Balsam Firs, White Firs (Concolors), and Colorado Spruces.


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