Events 8/4-8/10

Summer Bird Walks - Wednesdays & Saturday in August, 7am: Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a guided hike. Park admission $10/vehicle up to 4 adults. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road. (928) 282-6907.

Sedona Community Farmers Market - Fridays thru 10/1, 9am-1pm: Meet local food growers, backyard gardeners and artisans and find out what's in local gardens. Overlook, Airport Road, Sedona. (928) 821-1133.

Verde Valley Farmers Market - Saturdays thru 10/2, 8am-noon: Saturdays, find fresh seasonal produce like garlic, beets, tomatoes, squash, lettuce, corn, herbs, fruit, hone and more. Ramada next to Fort Verde State Park, Hollamon Street, Camp Verde. (928) 634-7077.

Cornville CSA - Wednesdays Thru 10/13, 4-6pm: The nonprofit Verde Valley Community Supported Agriculture includes vegetables, fruit, herbs, eggs, grass-fed beef and chicken. Windmill Park, 9950 E. Cornville Road, Cornville. (928) 203-1100, verdevalleycsa@gmail.com.

Local Taste of Arizona - 8/5, 2-5pm: Meet the people who create and bring delicious products to market. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 282-6311.

Friday Night Dance - 8/6, 7:15-10pm: Enjoy ballroom, Latin and swing dancing. Foxtrot lesson at 7:15. $7 with lesson. Open to the public. Sedona Elks Lodge, 110 Airport road, Sedona. Sam: (928) 274-7538.

Fish Fry Dinner - 8/6, 6pm: Guest welcome. $9 per person. Sedona Elks Lodge, 110 Airport Road, Sedona. (928) 282-3030.

Get Intuitive - 8/7, 6:30-9pm: A magical evening of intuitive readings, crystal bowls, massage, energy healings and flute music. Free admission. Sessions available with practitioners throughout the evening. Sacajawea Mall, 301 N. 89A, Sedona. (928) 814-6441, krystalbleu57@yahoo.com.

Back to School Tasting - 8/13, 2:30-5pm: Enjoy free tasting and pick up easy ideas for breakfast, lunch snacks, healthy nutrition and hygiene habits. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 282-6311.

End of Summer Rock 'n' Roll Bash - 8/21, 6:30pm: The Jerome Chamber of Commerce hosts a community party with dinner of hot dogs, sloppy joes, beans, potato salad, ice cream sandwiches and snacks throughout the night, and music by the party band the Knuckleheads starting at 8 p.m. Spook Hall (Lawrence Memorial Hall), 260 Hull Ave., Jerome. (928) 649-3847.

Moonlight Hike - 8/24, 6:30pm: Enjoy the sunset and moonrise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon. Covers two miles in 2.5 hours. Wear suitable clothes and shoes, bring water, a flashlight and insect spray. Reservations required. $2 plus admission fee of $10 per car of four adults. (928) 282-6907.

Friends of NRA Dinner & Auction - 8/28, 6pm: An evening of fun for the whole family includes auction of firearms, artwork, jewelry, knives and more as a fund-raiser for NRA projects. $45/$55. Moose Lodge, 1051 S. Broadway, Clarkdale. Gari: (928) 451-1251.

Thunder Valley Rally - 9/18-9/19: The 10th annual charity poker run includes a bike giveaway, bike show and music, all to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. Cliff Castle Casino, 555 Middle Verde Road, Camp Verde. (928) 567-7999.

Celtic Harvest Festival - 9/25: The second annual event will focus on the Celtic Arts in Education program, with music, dancers, pipers and storytellers from all over the country. $10/$8. Tequa Festival Marketplace, 7000 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. www.celticharvestfestival.com.

Sedona Jazz on the Rocks - 10/2: After a year's hiatus, the major music festival is returning with jazz, blues and R&B. Poco Diablo Resort, 1752 S. 179, Sedona. (928) 282-1985.

Sedona Book Festival - 10/2, 9am-5pm: Meet more than 100 authors and publishers and celebrate the pleasures of reading and writing. Free. Yavapai College, 4215 Arts Village Drive, Sedona. (928) 282-2284, www.sedonabookfestival.com.

Harvest Moondance - 10/2, 7-9pm: Help Verde Valley Presbyterian Church celebrate 25 years and welcome the Bright Heart Award honorees. Big Band music, ballroom dance entertainment (free lesson). By donation. 1500 E. Hombre Drive, Cottonwood. (928) 634-0019, vvpchurch@gmail.com.

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