Verde Valley Farmer's Market - Thru 10/1, Saturdays, 8am-noon: Fresh seasonal produce starting off with garlic, onions, radishes, peas, beets, carrots and more. Town ramada, next to fort Verde State Park, Hollamon St., Camp Verde. Jane: (928) 634-7077, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Supported Agriculture - Thru 10/12, Wednesdays, 4-6pm: Local produce, herbs, eggs, grass-fed beef and pasture raised chicken. Windmill Park, 9950 E. Cornville Road, Cornville. Sandy: (928) 203-1100.
Sedona Community Supported Agriculture - Thru 10/26, Wednesdays, 9am-noon: Local produce, eggs, pastured chicken and meat, honey and goat milk body products. Connolly's Farmer's Market, 81 Saddle Rock Circle, Sedona. Bruce: (928) 300-6586.
Sedona Farmers Market - 9/15, 3:30-7pm: Great local produce and goods. Relic's Restaurant parking lot, 3235 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 821-1133.
Thunder Valley Rally - 9/16-9/18: The annual charity event moves to Old Town Cottonwood with poker motorcycle run, pancake breakfast, live bands, giveaways and more. (928) 639-3200.
Brenda McMorrow Kirtan - 9/16, 7pm: An evening of sacred live music featuring Porangui and Kayt Pearlman, presented by Bhakti Tribe Sedona. $15/$20. 7 Centers Yoga Arts, 2115 Mountain Road, Sedona. (928) 203-1147.
Ballroom Dancing - 9/16, 7-10pm: Enjoy ballroom, Latin and swing dancing. Cha cha lesson at 7. $8 with lesson. Elks Lodge, 110 Airport Road, Sedona. Sam: (928) 274-7538.
Northern Arizona Stitchers - 9/19, 11am-1pm: For the Monday at the Museum series, the club will demonstrate their traditional craft. Free. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.
Celtic Harvest Festival - 9/24, 9:30am-5:30pm: The third annual event features Celtic music, dancing, pipers, storytellers and food. Free parking. Admission $8/$10. Tequa Festival Marketplace, 7000 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. www.celticharvestfestival.com.
Share the Harvest - 9/24, 8am-noon: During the Verde Valley Farmers Market, donate non-perishable food items and/or money to benefit the Sedona Community Food Bank. Growers will provide fresh produce for the food bank. Town Ramada, Hollamon Street (next to Fort Verde State Historic Park), Camp Verde. (928) 634-7077, email@example.com.
Health Fair and Food Drive - 9/24, 9am-3pm: More than 20 health and wellness booths, practitioner informational talks, fitness trainer demos, kids activities and more. Bring 4 canned goods. Snap Fitness Courtyard, 6560 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 399-0885.
Sedona Sunrise Center Golf Tournament - 9/24, 7:30am: Play 18 holes, win prizes. $35 members/ $100 nonmembers include lunch, silent auction and raffle. Benefits the Sedona Sunrise Center for Adults day care program. Oakcreek Country Club, 690 Bell Rock Blvd., Village of Oak Creek. (928) 284-9623, www.sedonasunrisecenter.org.
Festival of Native American Culture - 9/30-10/4: The third annual event includes art, entertainment, storytelling, seminars, hikes and more in Sedona, the Verde Valley and beyond. Benefits Verde Valley Archaeology Center. (928) 284-4764, www.nafestival.org.
Fort Verde Days' Little Gal Little Gal Contest - 9/30: One little girl and little boy will be chose to have a special place in the Fort Verde Days parade in October. All children ages 3-6 in the Camp Verde area are invited to enter. Judged on costume, ability to express themselves, composure and self-confidence. Each contestant receives a prize from Steve Coury. Town Gazebo, Main Street, Camp Verde. (928) 300-7077.
Annual Women's Expo - 10/1, 10am-4pm: Celebrating the physical, mental, financial and spiritual well-being of women. Benefits Verde Valley Sanctuary and Boys & Girls Clubs. Musical Guest: Redland. Hillside Sedona, 671 SR 179, Sedona. (928) 282-4500, www.hillsidewomensexpo.com.
Jazz on the Rocks Gala - 10/6: A casually elegant affair with an auction, food, dancing, hosted bar, plenty of great music and dancing, all to benefit local nonprofits. Sedona Golf Resort, 35 Ridge Trail Drive, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 284-2093.
French Flair in the Verde Countryside - 10/6, 5:30-9pm: Wine reception, art, French buffet dinner, music, silent auction and more to benefit Yavapai College scholarships and programs. $100. Scholarships available. New outdoor pavilion, Verde Valley Campus, 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale. (928) 634-6572, Linda.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bull Bash - 10/7-10/8, 7pm: Cliff Castle Casino-Hotel hosts the annual championship bullriding event during Fort Verde Days to benefit Camp Verde Wrestling. $8/$10 adults; $3/$5 children. Kids Rodeo 10/.8 at 1:30pm. Stargazer Pavilion, 555 Middle Verde Road. Camp Verde. (928) 567-2674.