Datebook: Events

Dance Performance - 8/15, 7pm: European-born Shriji Rasalila performs classical Indian dance, part of Krishna birthday party. Sedona Center of Vedic Culture, 3270 White Bear Road, (928) 204-4455.

Dance Performance - 8/15, 7pm: European-born Shriji Rasalila performs classical Indian dance, part of Krishna birthday party. Sedona Center of Vedic Culture, 3270 White Bear Road, (928) 204-4455.

Cottonwood Farmers Market Jamboree - Thru 9/24, 5pm: Home-grown produce and home-made crafts for sale, with music by local bands. Old Town Cottonwood. (928) 639-3200.

Verde Valley Farmers Market - Thru 10/3, 8am-noon: Every Saturday, proving fresh, seasonal produce grown within a 50-mile radius of Camp Verde, baked goods, crafts, more. Camp Verde ramada, Hollamon Street next to Fort Verde State Park. Jane: (928) 634-7077.

Sedona Community Farmers Market - Thru 10/9, 8am-1pm: Locally grown fruits and vegetables along with homemade foods and other products, every Friday. Airport Road at the overlook, Sedona. (928) 821-1133.

Red Rock Ball - 8/14, 6:30pm: The inaugural event celebrates ballroom dancing, featuring Fred Astaire Arizona dance school, with music by Eric Williams and the Cruisers, socializing and hors d'oeuvres. Learn everything from the waltz to the cha cha. $25. Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa, 2250 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-1678.

Sri Krishna Janmastami - 8/15, 7pm-midnight: Appearance Day celebration includes Indian classical dance performance by Sriji Rasalila, kirtan, milk bathing ceremony and vegetarian feast. $15. Sedona Center of Vedic Culture, 3270 White Bear Road, (928) 204-4455.

Sacred Silliness Fun Raiser - 8/16, 7-8pm: Laugh yoga like you've never seen it, with Bag Man Bob and ConfuseUs the Clown. $10. Red Rock High School, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. (928) 451-1210.

Dances of Universal Peace - 8/22, 7pm: Join dances as a form of spiritual meditative circle dance, inspired by chants and mantras. $8. Old Town Center for the Arts, Studio B, 633 N. Fifth St., Cottonwood. (928) 634-1696.

Sedona Welcomers - 8/26, 11:30am: Luncheon speaker is Wayne Ranney. $24, reserve by 8/21. Sedona Hilton Tequa Ballroom, 7000 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. Phyllis Latch, 125 Saddle Rock Lane, Sedona AZ 86336. Ann: (928) 203-4947.

HOG Heaven - 8/30, 1-5pm: The fund-raiser (Helping Others Grow) benefits lives of children and families in third-world countries. $50. Dahl & DiLuca Ristorante Italiano, 2321 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 202-5057, joannagiles@hearth.com.au, www.hogheavencharity.com.

Moonlight Madness - 9/5-9/7, noon-9pm: The 23rd annual street festival and sidewalk sales features free music, entertainment, children's activities and food booths in the Sedona Main Street District along 89A and 179. Free. (928) 204-2390, www.sedonamainstreet.com.

Harvest Festival - 9/6, 6pm: The fourth annual celebration of the end of the grape growing season and a chance to enjoy the wines and music. $35. Kids under 12 get in free to enjoy a hay maze and hay rides. Page Springs Cellars, 1500 N. Page Springs Road, Page Springs. (928) 639-3004, www.pagespringscellars.com.

Coppertown Ball - 9/12, 6pm-1am: The Jerome Historical Society presents the second annual black-tie event in 1920s style, with dinner, dancing and underground casino. $90. Spook Hall (Lawrence Memorial Hall), 260 Hull Ave., Jerome. Pamela: (928) 634-1066, www.jeromehistoricalsociety.com.

Open Séance - 9/12, 7:30pm: Communicate with the other world. $20. The Book Store Gift Center, Safeway Plaza, Cottonwood. (928) 202-3759.

Day Trip to Flagstaff - 9/17: Sedona Historical Society sponsors a trip to historic sites, including a walking tour of downtown, lunch and Lowell Observatory. $65/$75. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.

Slide Rock Apple Fest - 9/19, 9am-4pm: The fifth annual celebration of Oak Creek's agricultural and farming history, with the theme "What's Old is New Again." Demonstrations, games, food, music, beer garden and exhibits. Slide Rock State Park, 6871 N. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-3034 or (760) 643-9448.

Celtic Harvest Festival - 9/19, 10am-4pm: Celebrate the traditions of Scotland, Ireland and Wales with music, dance, storytelling and food at this inaugural event. Hilton Sedona Resort and Tequa, 7000 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. Ceilidh is at 6:30pm in Tequa Ballroom. www.celticharvestfestival.com.

Camp Verde Relay for Life - 9/19, 6pm-6am: Get your relay teams together to help fight cancer. All survivors welcome. Food, music and fun. Field and pavilion behind Camp Verde Community Center. (928) 526-2896.

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