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For The Love of Music Festival comes to Cottonwood

   September 20, 2018   

If you like blues, rock, folk, Celtic, punk, jazz, indie or electronic music, and you want to support local Verde Valley musicians, you are in luck, because For The Love of Music Festival will be happening Friday afternoon and night, Sept. 28, at the Clemenceau Gym at 1 North Willard St. in Cottonwood.

Camera Club photography exhibit at Sedona City Hall

   September 20, 2018   

The Sedona Camera Club currently has 66 images created by 23 members on display at Sedona City Hall now through the end of December.

Zenprov is back with ‘Caution: Comedy Ahead!’

   September 20, 2018   

After a long summer hiatus, Sedona’s favorite improv comedy troupe is back with an all-new lineup so funny it comes with the warning label “Caution: Comedy Ahead.”

‘Some Enchanted Evening: Richard Rodgers Tribute Gala

   September 17, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents the Great Stage on Screen series from London’s most prestigious theater companies. The series continues with “Some Enchanted Evening: Richard Rodgers Tribute Gala” showing in Sedona on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. on screen at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

‘Vendetta Murder Mystery’ wine tasting with Coppola Wines Sept. 29

   September 17, 2018   

Calling all lovers of great wine, food, and all mystery lovers. Saturday, Sept. 29, 4:30 p.m., the Speakeasy Steakhouse presents, “Vendetta,” a murder mystery featuring Coppola Wines in an evening of food, fun and wine tasting.

Red Earth Theatre to present ‘Art Words’ at Tlaquepaque

   September 17, 2018   

Red Earth Theatre will bring live theatre back to the beautiful arches of Tlaquepaque beginning at 7.30 pm on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Patio de las Campanas.  

Vino & Tunes: Sedona Winefest partners with Jazz it Up Music Festival

   September 17, 2018   

Get ready for a wine-filled weekend in Sedona. Not only is this the 10th annual Sedona Winefest it is also the first annual Jazz it Up Sedona Music Festival. 

Let PK Gregory get you over the hump at Vino Di Sedona

   August 28, 2018   

PK Gregory is the perfect hump-day musician and he’ll be at Vino Di Sedona on Wednesday, Aug 29, 7-10 p.m. PK is bringing his one-man trio back to Vino di Sedona for another round of the honk-a-billy blues.

Become an artist of Made In Clarkdale

   August 28, 2018   

Calling all artists that live, work, or attend school in Clarkdale.

‘Faces and Places’ art exhibition by Karen Taylor and Victoria Z Rivers

   August 28, 2018   

First Friday event on Sept. 7 that presents paintings by Karen Taylor and contemporary ethnographic jewelry by Victoria Z Rivers. The work will be on view at the Sedona Arts Center Special Exhibition Studio in Uptown Sedona.

Through the lens with award-winning photographer Bob Coates at Gallery of Modern Masters

   August 28, 2018   

September’s First Friday at Gallery of Modern Masters will feature ‘Lens Based Artist’ Bob Coates. “Coates a long-time award-winning photographer in Sedona has turned his talents to the art world,” said gallery director Calli Monroe.

Archaeology Center Yavapai-Apache exhibit opens Sept. 1

   August 28, 2018   

In 2017, the Verde Valley Archaeology Center received a Museums for America grant of nearly $24,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), an independent Federal agency.

29th Verde River Day returns to Dead Horse State Park Sept. 29

   August 28, 2018   

The activities during Verde River Day promote preservation and care of the environment by showcasing informative exhibits on the Verde’s riparian environment and current recycling efforts. Some of the day’s events include environmental exhibits, hands-on activities, and live entertainment.

New season of Oak Creek Arts and Craft Shows begins Aug. 31

   August 28, 2018   

Sedona is an art-filled community that simply doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. More than 50 galleries showcase artists’ work and beginning during the month of September, art shows begin to make their appearance. As fast as the temperatures drop this time of year, the attendance certainly rises at these shows.

Cornville’s Old Corral rounds up country with Rice Brothers

   August 28, 2018   

Among the Verde Valley’s favorite local watering holes and center of Cornville’s social scene, the Old Corral Bar offers a great lineup of fun for almost any taste. From a casual afternoon chat with friends to a top-notch live music dance and show, the Old Corral delivers.

New microbrewery opens in Sedona: Owners follow footsteps of other local brewers

By Vyto Starinskas    August 28, 2018   

These three Verde Valley couples share more than just their love for beer. They also love to make beer.

The Great American Read hosted by Sedona Public Library kicks off at Mary D. Fisher Theatre

   August 27, 2018   

Sedona Public Library will preview The Great American Read/Fall Kick Off at the Mary Fisher Theater with host Alberto Ríos, Arizona’s inaugural poet laureate, on Thursday, September 6 at 6 p.m. All ti

Voila rocks the house at Cottonwood’s Blazin’ M Ranch

   August 20, 2018   

Come celebrate a special international night on Friday, August 24, when the romance of France mixes with the Old West at Blazin’ M Ranch in Cottonwood. 

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Oklahoma!’ encore Aug. 26

   August 20, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents the Great Stage on Screen series from London’s most prestigious theater companies. The series kicks off with “Oklahoma!” showing in Sedona on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. on screen at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

It’s audition time for 2018 production of the Nutcracker Ballet

   August 6, 2018   

The Phoenix Ballet and the Sedona Chamber Ballet will conduct auditions for the 2018 production of the Nutcracker Ballet on Sunday afternoon, August 12.

Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ debuts Aug. 12

   August 6, 2018   

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s extraordinary new production of “Romeo and Juliet” makes its Sedona big-screen debut on Sunday, Aug. 12. The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the high-definition premiere of William Shakespeare’s renowned play from its home in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

‘Sit back and take it all in’ -- Sedona Pink Jeep tours a spectacle for tourists, tour guides

By Bill Helm    July 31, 2018   

In the hands and the steering wheel of Cody Goodrich, each Sedona Pink Jeep Tour is an “opportunity to share the beauty, the history and the natural resources.”

First Saturday promises warm and sultry Jerome Art Walk

   July 30, 2018   

A warm and sultry night filled with art, music and gallery hopping is in store on Saturday, August 4, for First Saturday Art Walk in Jerome.  

First Sedona Star Party offers telescopes, laser tours for dazzling views of stars, planets

   July 30, 2018   

Sedona’s famous dark skies put on a spectacular August display. Now, local astronomers are ready to guide Sedonans across nature’s celestial majesty at the first Sedona Star Party August 4.

Sedona Film Festival presents ‘Boundaries’ premiere July 28-Aug. 2

   July 22, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is hosting the Northern Arizona premiere of the acclaimed new film “Boundaries” — featuring an all-star cast, including Christopher Plummer, Vera Farmia, Bobby Cannavale and Christopher Lloyd — showing July 28-Aug. 2 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.