Clemenceau Heritage Museum

Museum Events


Early Settlers' Day Arts & Crafts American Style 
is held in the Clemenceau School auditorium from 9 -4 and features talented Verde Valley artists and craftsmen displaying stained glass, jewelry, dolls, pottery, woodwork, western items, original paintings and photography and lots more.  A $1 entrance fee benefits the Museum.  Light refreshments are available.
Arts & Crafts
Zeke Taylor BBQ   Zeke Taylor BBQ 
one of the most popular and  anticipated annual events, always held the second Saturday in November.  Begun in 1991 by cowboy/rancher, Zeke Taylor, as a fundraiser for the Museum, the tradition is carried on by Don Goddard, who slow roasts succulent beef in a pit of mesquite coals.  For a nominal cost, a delicious dinner of BBQ beef, beans, slaw, beverage and dessert is served up to a hungry crowd, that enjoys entertainment along with the meal.

Other Activities include having an informative interactive booth at the annual Verde River Days at Dead Horse State Park the last weekend of September, and taking part in the annual Cottonwood Christmas Parade with a float entry.  

Cottonwood Christmas Parade

General Meetings Reserve the last Friday in January and September at 1 p.m. for a special program on a variety of historical topics and updates on museum happenings. Entrance is free and the public welcome.



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