Events 7/14-7/20

Summer Bird Walks - Wednesdays & Sundays in July and 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.

Book Signing - 7/16, 4-7pm: Zushka Biros signs copies of "God Knocked Me Off My Bike." Starbucks at the Hyatt Pinon Pointe, 1 N. 89A, Sedona. (928) 399-0598.

Friday Night Dance - 7/16, 7:15-10pm: Enjoy ballroom, Latin and swing dancing. Rumba lessons at 7:15, $7 with lesson. Elks Lodge, 110 Airport Road, Sedona. (928) 274-7538.

Cornfest - 7/17, 5-10pm: The 19th annual event features loads of local sweet corn, games, contests, entertainment and lots of food. Soccer field, downtown Camp Verde. (928) 301-0922, www.campverdecornfest.com.

Sedona PhotoFest - 7/18-7/25: Annual southwest photography competition, symposium and exhibition for all. Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road, Sedona. (928) 282-3809. www.sedonaartcenter.com.

The Old Church - 7/18, 11am: Experience an 1880s church service, frontier style. Fort Verde State Park, 125 E. Hollamon St., Camp Verde. (928) 567-3275.

Raw and Vegan Food Potluck - 7/18, 11am: The inaugural gathering is for health-minded people to share their favorite foods. Mago Healing Center, 340 Jordan Road, Sedona. RSVP: (928) 274-2957, 567-7897.

Red Rock Open Photography Competition - 7/21: The inaugural event is part of Sedona PhotoFest. Deadline 7/20. Natural color landscape only, taken in Red Rock Pass boundaries. Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road, Sedona. (928) 282-3809. www.sedonaphotofest.com.

National Hot Dog Day - 7/23, 11am-2pm: Free samples of a variety of hot dogs and toppings. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 282-6311.

Day of the Cowboy - 7/24, 10am-7pm: Pay tribute to the cowboy heritage with live western music, western artists, western trades and crafts demonstrations. Compete in the Spirit of the West outfit contest. Main Street, Uptown Sedona. (928) 204-2390, info@sedonamainstreet.com.

Summer Tea - 7/24: A special tea gathering. Reservations $18. Camp Verde Mercantile, 74 Hollamon St., Camp Verde. (928) 567-7264.

Moonlight Hike - 7/25, 7pm: Enjoy the sunset and moonrise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon with a guided hike. Wear suitable clothing and shoes, bring water and a flashlight. Reservations required. $2. Park fee $10/car. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road. (928) 282-6907.

Dances of Universal Peace - 7/31, 7pm: These dances are a joyous, multi-cultural way to touch the spiritual essence within ourselves and others, using chants from around the world. $8. Old Town Center for the Arts, Studio B, 633 N. Fifth St., Cottonwood. (928) 634-1696, shakura@commspeed.net.

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.

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.

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.

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