A Celebration of Historic 89A - 11:00am - 5:00pm Learn More...
The Mingus Union Art Club will be creating art live before your eyes on the street sidewalks. Not only will there be fine art exhibits on the street, but a delightful stroll up and down Main Street will take you to to more of the charming galleries, shops, and local restaurants that reside in Old Town.
Verde Valley winemakers and vineyards will host an outdoor wine tasting on Main Street. Participating wineries and vineyards include: Alcantara Vineyards, Page Springs Cellars, Javelina Leap Winery, the Jerome Winery and many more...Brought to you by the Verde Valley Wine Consortium, Verde Valley winemakers and vineyards will host an outdoor wine tasting. 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 * Merkin Vineyards * Page Spring Cellars * Pillsbury Wine Company * Winery 101 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.
As several families found the valley to be rich in natural resources, they began to settle along the Verde River under the cottonwoods. Charles Willard (known as the father of Cottonwood) was among the first settlers that immigrated here, along with him his family. The homesteaders found a market for their crops, hay & grain in the mining towns of Camp Verde and Jerome...
Walkin' On Main has always been known for its entertainment. This year is no different! Prepare for an excellent day to share great music, exceptional art, and the best wine in the valley.
Live music will play throughout the day featuring some of the state’s best entertainers.
Art — Wine — History — Music
The Verde Valley will celebrate Historic 89A with "Walkin' on Main" on November 11th, 2017. The Old Town Cottonwood Historic District, which sits between Jerome and Sedona, will be blocked off from traffic. Two big tents will contain charming galleries, shops and local foods of Old Town Cottonwood. Live music plays throughout the day. The main stage will feature some the state’s best entertainers.
“Old Town Cottonwood had its beginnings in the late 1800s, but fires destroyed all the early frame structures, including a boardwalk.”
“Old Town Cottonwood’s commercial district has nearly three dozen buildings that date back to the 1920s and 30s. In fact, Old Town has so much Prohibition Era flavor that the whole district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.”