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Eight-week acting course and weekend workshop offered in Sedona by renowned acting coach Kathleen Francis

   August 10, 2022   

A two-month acting course is being offered by Sedonya Conscious Living Center at Sedonya.org and acting coach Kathleen Francis beginning on Thursday, Aug. 18, through Oct. 13, at which time, students will stage a final performance.

Main Stage hosts Ed Hill, Doubleblind

   August 10, 2022   

Friday, Aug. 12, Jester Comedy presents Ed Hill featuring JC Anderson at Main Stage in Cottonwood.

Illuminate Film Festival 2022 returns

   August 10, 2022   

lluminate Film Festival is pleased to announce that its annual festival will return Nov. 5-13.

Trails at Montezuma Well reopen to visitors

   August 10, 2022   

If it wasn’t the bees, it was the bats.

Greatest Hits of a Cowboy Poet

   August 3, 2022   

The Sedona Heritage Museum presents Michael Peach in a special performance of his original cowboy poetry and story-telling in “Greatest Hits of a Cowboy Poet!” on Aug. 6, at 1:30 p.m.

Hummingbird Festival returns to Sedona

   July 27, 2022   

The Sedona Hummingbird Festival is happening again: July 29-31. The International Hummingbird Society invites residents and visitors to the Sedona Performing Arts Center located at 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona.

Take A Hike: The Bubbling Ponds at Page Springs

By Article and photos by Gary Every    July 27, 2022   

The Bubbling Ponds at Page Springs are not much of hike if you are looking to cover some distance and stretch your legs.  The network of trails branching out from the Bubbling Ponds is a wonderful place to wander about slowly, watching for wildlife.

‘Johnny Guitar’ screening part of Day of the Cowboy

   July 20, 2022   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud partner with the Sedona Historical Society to celebrate the National Day of the Cowboy with a special screening of “Johnny Guitar” on Saturday, July 23 at 3 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Dave Rentz performs July 20 at Clark Memorial Library

   July 20, 2022   

Come join the fun for the closing day of the “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Reading Program at Clark Memorial Library on Wednesday, July 20, from 1 to 5:30 p.m.

Musical Solution: Keeping Cottonwood Community Band in digs

By Sebastian DiGiovanni, For Kudos    July 20, 2022   

For over 32 years, the Cottonwood Community Band has been playing brass and percussion instruments in the music room of Cottonwood Community School.

National Theatre of London’s ‘Prima Facie’ premieres July 24

   July 20, 2022   

The National Theatre of London continues its new season with its acclaimed new production of “Prima Facie” showing in Sedona on Sunday, July 24 at 4 p.m. The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the big screen premiere at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Arizona Downs kicks off 2022 summer season with live racing on Mondays, Saturdays through Sept. 5

   July 20, 2022   

Live horse racing returned to Prescott Valley on June 25, as Arizona Downs opened for its 2022 season at 10501 E. Highway 89A.

WWE Sunday Stunner comes to Prescott Valley

   July 20, 2022   

For the first time ever, WWE Sunday Stunner comes to the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley for an Oct. 16, 7 p.m. performance.

ALL EARS: 28th annual Corn Fest takes over downtown Camp Verde

By Cindy Cole    July 13, 2022   

Corn Fest has been an annual tradition in Camp Verde for 28 years. The festival, which takes place on July 16 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., customarily pays tribute to the Verde Valley’s famous sweet corn, grown at Hauser & Hauser Farms.

Hauser & Hauser Farms is open: A long-standing Verde Valley tradition

By Cindy Cole    July 13, 2022   

Nothing says summer like fresh corn on the cob and, for Verde Valley residents, that means a visit to Hauser & Hauser Farms since 1987.

Arts Academy of Sedona presents Friday Night at the Theater Celebrating America

   July 13, 2022   

Arts Academy of Sedona presents Friday Night at the Theater on July 15, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Arts Academy of Sedona in The Collective Sedona located at 7000 SR 179, Suite C-100 in the Village of Oak Creek.

Festival presents Met Opera encore of ‘The Merry Widow’ on July 16

   July 13, 2022   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the summer encore of the Met Opera’s “The Merry Widow” (from the 2014-15 season) on Saturday, July 16, at 1 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Celtic Fest & Highland Games return to Fort Tuthill

   July 13, 2022   

The Northern Arizona Celtic Festival and Highland Games are set for July 16-17 at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff. It is a weekend of culture and art, music and history, clans and kilts, whisky and amazing feats of strength.

Tickets on sale now for Yavapai College Performing Arts Center’s 2022-23 season

   July 13, 2022   

A righteous brother. A country music legend. A little river, a yellow ribbon, a dash of Voodoo, and a beloved recording artist in one of the American theater’s greatest roles. Single tickets are on sale now for Yavapai College Performing Arts Center’s star-studded 2022-23 Season.

Sedona Youth Theatre returns to library this summer

   July 6, 2022   

Back by popular demand after a two-year hiatus, Sedona Youth Theatre returns to Sedona Public Library.

Kaleidoscope Redrocks performs July 15 to benefit the Coalition Against Human Trafficking

   July 6, 2022   

Kaleidoscope Redrocks, the young sister duo of Gracie and Tivona Moskoff, will perform at Vino di Sedona on Friday, July 15, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. to benefit the Coalition Against Human-Trafficking-Northern Arizona.

Corn Fest returns for 28th year

   July 6, 2022   

The 28th annual Corn Fest takes place in downtown Camp Verde on Saturday, July 16, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. this year.

Artist In Residence Program returns to Montezuma Castle, Tuzigoot

   June 29, 2022   

The Verde Valley National Monuments announced the return of the Artist In Residence program after a hiatus due to COVID-19.

Experienced restaurateur’s latest startup is teaching lab at Yavapai College

   June 29, 2022   

In a community rich in quality restaurant choices, it’s not easy to carve a niche, let alone stand out. But Kelley Foy has done it before and she’s doing it again – this time as the manager and instructor for the reimagined café at the Yavapai College Verde Valley campus.

Prescott Frontier Days presents 135th annual World’s Oldest Rodeo

   June 29, 2022   

Independence Day and the Fourth of July week in Prescott is traditionally the busiest time of year that generates economic benefits for the entire region. With world-class rodeo and family-friendly events occurring for almost seven straight days, the World’s Oldest Rodeo is truly Prescott’s most anticipated event of the year.