Archive for August, 2011

August Happenings in Rensselaer

Thursday, August 18th, 2011
The White House on Park Avenue souvenir mug

The White House on Park Avenue souvenir mug

Here are more local goings-on near The White House on Park Avenue Bed & Breakfast, courtesy of the Greater Rensselaer Chamber of Commerce …

Fri & Sat, Aug 18-19: Sidewalk Sales around town. Participating businesses include: Steffens Jewelry, Stunt Dawg Studio: Screen printing & Embroidery, Willow Switch, Long’s Gifts, Needles Point, Prairie’s Edge, Foxy’s Hair Salon, Big Dog Rentals (located at 208 W. Washington), Brookside Florist, Bags, Bangles & Baskets, JC Penney Direct Merchant

Fri, Aug 19th, 7P: RCHS hosts KV for the Cracker Barrel football battle.

Sat, Aug 20, 7:30-11:30A: Farmers Market on South side of Courthouse. Homegrown, home-baked, handmade selections!

Tues, Aug 23, 4-6p: Tuesday Farmers Market will include dulcimer music by the “Strings of Comfort”. South side of Courthouse. Fresh veggies, fruits, baked goods, hot food from the grill!

Fri, Aug 26, 1-3P at the Gazebo: 175th celebration of the founding of City of Rensselaer. Come and be a part! Cake, punch and entertainment!

Fri-Sat-Sun, Sept 9-10-11: 35th Little Cousin Jasper Festival on the Courthouse Square! Lots of activities, music, booths, yard sale, parade, walk/run …and more! Check website: for up-to-date schedule and all applications. Fun in downtown Rensselaer!