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CLARENDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
CALENDER OF EVENTS
Clarendon Chamber of Commerce Directors Meeting
Burton Memorial Library—5:30 PM
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS. SET YOUR CLOCKS.
Harrington Mobile Unit- Lowes Family Center 8:30 AM—5:30 PM
Immunization Clinic-Burton Memorial Library 10:00-2:00 PM
St Patrick’s Day
United Christian Breakfast-7:00 AM out by 8:00 AM
Cross Country Cookoff – BBQ Brisket Cookoff – Car Show
Christian Concert – Clarendon Methodist Church
Concert begins at 11:00AM, – BBQ Brisket Meal at 5:30PM
Clarendon Chamber of Commerce “BUSINESS AFTER HOURS”
will be held at SAINTS’ ROOST MUSEUM
5:30—7:00. Bring friend!!
GARAGE SALE – At the COWBOY CHURCH *8:00—3:00 PM
A Cadillac to be Auctioned during the sale.
HAMBURGERS WILL BE SERVED AT LUNCH
CLARENDON COLLEGE INVITATIONAL JUDGING CONTEST
Saints’ Roost Museum is Now Open
Tuesday thru Saturday 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.
SAINTS’ ROOST MUSEUM
Housed in the 1910 Adair Hospital building, the Saints’ Roost Museum preserves the heritage of Donley County and the Texas Panhandle. Exhibits focus on local culture, including Native American artifacts and pioneer life with a special emphasis on the legendary Col. Charles Goodnight. MUSEUM GIFT SHOP Books, collectibles, and limited edition prints and postcards are available. ANNUAL EVENTS The Members Appreciation Dinner – Second Friday in June Col. Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff – Fourth Saturday in September Museum Christmas Party – First Saturday in December
MEMBERSHIP Membership includes the Members-only free Barbecue each June, the Members-only dinner with the chuckwagon cooks each September, and a subscription to the annual newsletter. Dues are $25 and can be mailed to the Museum at the address below.
610 E. Harrington St. PO Box 781 • Clarendon, TX 79226 806-874-2746
What does “Saints’ Roost” mean?
When Clarendon was settled by Methodist colonists in 1878, alcohol and rowdiness were forbidden. Area cowboys, more accustomed to the Wild West, referred to the colony as where the saints roosted or more simply as “Saints’ Roost”.