The City of Cottonwood is celebrating Historic 89A and the Verde Valley with “Walkin’ on Main” November 11, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Art exhibits on the street surrounded by the charming galleries, shops and local restaurants of Old Town Cottonwood fill the streets. Walkin’ on Main also includes wine tasting, historic displays, classic car show and jazz/blues music.
Live music will play throughout the day featuring some of the state’s best entertainers.
Verde Valley winemakers and vineyards will host an outdoor wine tasting on a closed off portion of historic 89A. Cost is $15 and with that each person will receive multiple taste of wine and a glass. Participating wineries and vineyards include: Arizona Stronghold Vineyards, Burning Tree Cellars, Caduceus Cellars, Four Eight Wineworks, Fire Mountain Wines, Page Springs Cellars, Pillsbury Wine Company, Winery 101. This portion of the program is brought to you by the Verde Valley Wine Consortium. The mission of the Verde Valley Wine Consortium a non-profit organization is for the overall advancement of the wine industry, tourism, economic development and education in the Verde Valley. The Mingus Union Art Club will be creating art live before your eyes on the street sidewalks. Rounding out the event will be displays from local historical societies, antique and classic cars organized by the Mingus Union Hot Rod Club, and self-guided historic tours of Old Town Cottonwood provided by the Cottonwood Hotel. Also, on November 11, don’t forget about the Zeke Taylor Barbeque hosted by the Clemenceau Heritage Museum just up the road at Willard Street and Mingus Avenue.
For more information contact the Cottonwood Parks and Recreation Department at (928) 639-3200. Artist applications can be picked up at the Cottonwood Recreation Center front desk.