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Clarendon Christmas Bazaar

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NOV 22th

November 22
10 am – 5 pm

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Saints’ Roost Museum is Now Open

Tuesday thru Saturday 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.



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. map

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”.