Cottonwood community members are encouraged to attend to give their input and ask questions related to the City’s 2025 General Plan Update on Wednesday and Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The General Plan includes long-range goals and policies that act as a blueprint for future growth and development in the City.
The format and topics covered will be the same on both nights. Coffee and danish will be served.
The Cottonwood Recreation Center is located at 150 S. Sixth St. Residents with questions regarding the General Plan may call Nikki Arbeiter, Planner, at (928) 634-5505, ext. 3322, or email
National Parks to waive entrance fees for Veterans Day Weekend
In honor of those that serve and have served in the U.S. military, national park units around the country, including Grand Canyon National Park, will be offering everyone fee-free entry during the Veterans Day weekend.
The fee free designation applies to the entire weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Park visitors are reminded that the fee-free designation applies to entrance fees only and does not affect fees for camping, reservations, tours, or use of concessions.
For more information, visit at www.nps.gov.
Flag retirement ceremony at Fort Verde
Fort Verde State Historic Park presents a Flag Retirement Ceremony Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Flags to be retired can be dropped off at Fort Verde at the Museum building
Fort Verde is at 125 E. Hollamon St., Camp Verde. Call (928) 567-3275.
Senior Center Craft Show
There will be a craft show at the Verde Valley Senior Center Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Get your Christmas shopping done now. Come early for the best selection of homemade, one-of-a-kind items at this great sale.
The center is at 500 E. Cherry St., Cottonwood (corner of East Cherry and Sixth Street). For more information call Debbie Moore at (928) 634-5450.
Veterans Day Concert
Thursday, the students of Beaver Creek School will present their annual Veterans Day Concert at the school at 7 p.m. The community and especially veterans are invited to attend.
Cottonwood Chamber board election
The Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce election ballots have been mailed out to chamber members. Ballots must be returned to the chamber office by Nov. 5, 5 p.m. The chamber office is located at 1010 S. Main St.
Walkin’ on Main returns to Old Town Cottonwood
The City of Cottonwood is celebrating Historic 89A and the Verde Valley with “Walkin’ on Main” from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A juried art show surrounded by the charming galleries, shops and local restaurants of Old Town Cottonwood will fill the streets of this historic section of town.
Walkin’ on Main also includes wine tasting, historic displays, classic car show and jazz/blues music.
For more information contact the Cottonwood Parks and Recreation Department at (928) 639-3200 or check out the city website at http://cottonwoodaz.gov/parksrec/walkin.php.
Zeke Taylor Barbecue still sizzlin’
The coals are getting hot for the annual barbecue at the Clemenceau Heritage Museum.
Meals will be served from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the cost is $10 for adults, children under 12 only $5. Location is at the corner of Willard and Mingus Avenue