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CLARENDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
CALENDER OF EVENTS
Clarendon Chamber Board of Directors – J D’s Steakout 5:30 PM
Good Friday- Chamber Office Closed Happy Easter
5K Run-Clarendon College-Barefield Activity Center 9:00 AM
St Mary’s Luncheon 11:00-2:00- Donley County Activity Center-
Ed Montana Performing
Clarendon College Drama Department presents “Throckmorton”
12th at 2:00 PM, and 13th & 14th at 7:00 PM – College Fine Arts Center
The Bread of Life Food Distribution will be at 1:00 PM at the First Methodist Church. Forms may be picked up that morning or at 1:00 PM. Volunteers are needed! For more information call the church at 874-3667 or Katherine Monroe at 856-5933.
Courthouse Lighting Committee 5:30 PM – Donley County Courthouse
United Christian Breakfast- 7:00 AM – United Methodist Church
7:00 AM out by 8:00 AM
Health Fair – Clarendon College Barefield Activity Center 8:30 AM
Contact Leonard Haynes, County Extension Office for information.
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”.