Cosmic Cow Pie: Connecting the Dots


Memorial Day Weekend 2011 Williams, Arizona

Cruise The News on Route 66-Williams, AZ

Events this weekend on the Route:

Rendezvous in Williams- Memorial Day Weekend.

  • Enjoy the 4-H BBQ Saturday, May 28th from 11am to 1pm @ Williams Recreation Center.
  • Parade begins at 11am along Route 66 with this years' theme "Honoring Our Heroes".
  • 10am-3pm Kaibab National Forest Service hosts "Forest Discovery Fair" @ Williams Recreation Center.
  • Monday, May 30th @ 11am at Mountain View Cemetery as the American Legion Cordova Post #13 holds a special veteran memorial ceremony. For more information contact Sue at the chamber office.
  • Cataract Creek Rambler and Steam Engine #4960 - Saturday, May 28th & Sunday, May 29th. Steam Engine #4960 will make hourly short-run departures from the Williams Depot @ Grand Canyon Railway. Tickets available on site or in advance for more information check out
  • Williams Aquatic Center is set to be open from May 28th-August 13th! For more information on costs, swimming lessons, times, and etc.. contact Williams Recreation Center at 928.635.1496

Community Tidbits on the Route:

SAVE- Meant to Rescue will be holding a bake sale in three locations on Saturday, May 28th from 8am to Noon at Safeway, Williams and Forest Service Visitor Center, and Old Trails. Bake sale will feature various homemade treats.

Kaibab National Forest Service Campground Programs begin this Memorial Day Weekend. Offering weekend educational and family fun programs at White Horse Lake, Dogtown Lake, and Cataract Lake Campgrounds. For more information on programs call the Williams and Forest Service Visitor Center at 928.635.4061

Safeway #1639 will be hosting a Parking Lot Sale coming June 24th & June 25th. Proceeds will benefit Prostate Cancer Research. They are seeking donations for their sale.

It's that time of the season... yes where A Cowboy is shot down on the streets of Williams.. Every Day!! Yes the Cataract Creek Gang is roaming the streets of Williams nightly @ 7pm. They argue about the silliest things. Then the gunfire breaks out. Come see the whole story!

For information on nightly locations call the Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber at 928.635.1418

Events Cruisin with a View...

Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center will be holding their Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 4th - Two Person Scramble with an 11am check in and 12:30pm start. $80.00 per player... Awards, Prizes and much more!! Then join them for a Deep Pit BBQ @ 5pm. Awards ceremony after dinner. For more information on costs and if you wish to become a hole sponsor call 928.814.6754 you may also register on line at

Don't forget Bearizona a drive through wildlife park where you can talk to the animals!                      











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                                               Special Event Train - No advance sales for Cataract Creek Rambler

                          Tickets only available for purchase at the Williams Depot ticket counter on May 28 & 29

 If you are going to the Grand Canyon, a stop in Williams, Arizona is an absolute MUST! 

"It is a small town with a big heart!"  Thank you Mayor Moore! 

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Cosmic Cow Pie

Carra Riley

Comment balloon 4 commentsCarra Riley & Declan Kenyon • May 27 2011 03:55PM


Hey Carra - the cowboy scenes are alwasy so fun. It's been a long time since I've been there for small holidays. Enjoy the weeekend!

Posted by Anna Banana Kruchten CRS CRB, Phoenix Broker, 602-380-4886 (HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000) over 9 years ago

Anna ~  They truly do have fun on the streets of Williams.. everyday!  So when are you coming up?  .... Remember to save the dates:  August 19 to 21st for the "Girlfriends Reinvention Weekend to Re-boot Your Brain Camp"   Rock on RT 66, Talk to the Animals at Bearizona and re-boot with girlfriends for an energy packed weekend! 

Posted by Carra Riley & Declan Kenyon, Helping people Transition at all ages! (Brokers Guild Cherry Creek Ltd) over 9 years ago

Great local post-- we don't have too many "Memorial" things going on this weekend.  I'ts my husbands 60th, so we are having a little party at Casa Schowe! 

Posted by Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886 (California Lifestyle Realty) over 9 years ago

Kathy ~  How fun to have a birthday weekend everyone celebrates!  I know.. my birthday is the 4th of July!  so you have a great time!  It would be great if you could come with some girlfriends to Williams this summer like Anna Banana... how cool would that be!  Think about it... put in pencil August 19 to 21st.... would love to have your energy at the event! We should talk!


Posted by Carra Riley & Declan Kenyon, Helping people Transition at all ages! (Brokers Guild Cherry Creek Ltd) over 9 years ago