Sunday, July 22, 2012

Raspberry Festival at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood Idaho

The Idaho Event in Cottonwood!

You’re invited to participate in the 20th Annual Raspberry Festival at the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude. This is an all-day event, featuring activities for the whole family. Some of the highlights include a $5 pancake breakfast, fresh raspberry shortcake, BBQ beef sandwiches, an arts & crafts fair, live music, a kids’ carnival, hand-crafting demonstrations, new and used book sales, fun run & walk, Chapel and Museum Tours and more.
Set against the beautiful background of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, the festival attracts more than 3,000 visitors who come to eat, play and shop for unique handmade crafts and gifts.

The Raspberry festival takes place on Sunday, August 5th from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 465 Keuterville Road.

Have you visited the Monastery of St. Gertrude before?Events

If you have visited this beautiful and historic site before, please share with us your favorite aspect of the property. If you are planning on attending the Raspberry Festival, what are you looking forward to the most?

Looking for Idaho Lodging during the Festival?

Take a moment to explore the unique and comfortable lodging options on our Southwestern Idaho B&B webpage.

Event Schedule for the Raspberry Festival:

7 – 7:45 a.m.
Fun Run & Walk race registration at the Museum

8 – 10:00 a.m.
Pancake Breakfast at the Museum
Fun Run & Walk

10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Raspberry Shortcake, BBQ beef sandwiches,
hot dogs and nachos in the Prairie High School gym

11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Hamburgers, hot dogs, Raspberry Shortcake on the front lawn

9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts Vendors (on side lawn and gym parking lot)
Kids' Carnival, Face Painting, Jingles the Clown (in gym)
Historical Museum at St. Gertrude visits
Living History Encounters and Cultural Demos

Live Music TBA

Tours Monastery Chapel at 10:00, 11:00, 1:00 and 2:00

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