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Montezuma Well needs volunteers

   August 11, 2020   

The National Park Service is looking for several dedicated local volunteers to help with visitor programming at Montezuma Well National Monument, 5525 Beaver Creek Road, Rimrock, off Forest Service Road 618.

Yavapai College offers one-semester or less certificate courses to help students quickly land a job

   August 11, 2020   

Yavapai College is offering a series of programs and classes for one semester or less that can help make students more desirable to prospective employers.

Yavapai College’s Film & Media Arts program unveils podcast/documentary classes for fall

   August 4, 2020   

Keeping pace with the evolving diversity of digital media and communication platforms, Yavapai College’s Film and Media Arts Program will be premiering two new, online classes for Fall Semester: Podcasting and Documentary Production and Distribution.

Pandemic porch parties are newest trend in Verde Valley

By Vyto Starinskas    July 28, 2020   

You don’t need to have a toga party to hire a band for your party.

Sound Bites Grill, The Shops at Pinon Pointe host annual National Day of the Cowboy

   July 21, 2020   

Every year on the fourth Saturday in July, the cowboy culture is celebrated throughout the Southwest and beyond. This year, that day is Saturday, July 25.

Sedona Arts Center offers new classes, online workshops

   July 13, 2020   

Sedona Arts Center will offer virtual classes in the summer for artists of all talent levels.

Humane Society of Sedona Virtual Pet Lovers’ Gala: The Roaring ‘20s in 2020!

   July 13, 2020   

Join us for the free Humane Society of Sedona’s first Virtual Pet Lovers’ Gala “The Roaring ‘20s in 2020!” live-streamed into your home.

Sedona back in the swim of things

   June 23, 2020   

The Sedona Community Pool opened on June 8 for adult lap swim and aqua fitness classes. Monday, the city included recreation swimming throughout the week and StarBabies/StarTots on Saturdays.

Verde Valley Farmer’s Market to require face masks

   June 23, 2020   

Verde Valley Farmers Market had hoped to be able to loosen restrictions, not tighten them, but here we are.

City of Cottonwood to host fireworks July 4

   June 23, 2020   

The City of Cottonwood will host a fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day.

Emerson Theater Collaborative receives 2020 Arizona Humanities Grant

   June 16, 2020   

Emerson Theater Collaborative is honored to announce receipt of a CARES Act Emergency Relief - Humanities Grant from Arizona Humanities.

Sedona Heritage Museum re-opened this week

   June 16, 2020   

The Sedona Heritage Museum began welcoming guests again beginning Monday, June 15.

Village Gallery of Local Artists celebrates spring with art of Nina Joy Rizzo

   May 26, 2020   

The Village Gallery of Local Artists on State Route 179 in the Village of Oak Creek, where the work of nearly 40 local artists is on display, is now open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with a new exhibit by Nina Joy Rizzo.

ILLUMINATE Film Festival presents Silver Linings virtual screening series

   May 18, 2020   

Indian master teacher Anand Mehrotra is convinced that tough circumstances yield great potential to discover one’s own true self. He might say that a pandemic-driven disruption of this scale, with all of its fear and uncertainty, presents a magnificent opportunity to upgrade our inner operating system to experience true freedom.

Sign up for Sedona Arts Center’s virtual classes

   May 12, 2020   

Sedona Arts Center will offer virtual classes in the summer for artists of all talent levels.

Sedona Heritage Museum collecting COVID-19 memories

   May 12, 2020   

The Sedona Historical Society is asking residents to share their COVID-19 experiences for posterity.

Jerome Historic Home Tour presents virtual version this year

   May 12, 2020   

For the first time in 55 years, Jerome will not be having the annual Historic Home and Building Tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Five great mountain bike trails in the Verde Valley

By Vyto Starinskas    April 14, 2020   

Randy Young and Jeff Johnson of the Verde Valley Bicycle Co. suggested five great mountain bike trails in the Verde Valley.

Northern Arizona Climate Change Alliance to host Earth Day Cyber Celebration

   April 14, 2020   

While COVID-19 is shutting down many Earth Day events, you can still participate in a celebration on April 22 beginning at 5 p.m.

Arizona Gives Day is April 7

   March 30, 2020   

The Emerson Theater Collaborative is participating in the 2020 Arizona Gives Day campaign to provide scholarships to children in need for our Summer Youth Theater Program and to continue to produce quality professional live theater for local audiences.

Five historical facts about Jerome

By By Kelcie Grega    March 25, 2020   

Jerome got its name from Eugene Jerome, a major financier of the United Verde Copper Company in the late 19th Century. Eugene was cousins with Jennie Jerome, the mother of Winston Churchill.

55th Annual Jerome Historic Home and Building Tour May 16-17

   March 25, 2020   

The Jerome Chamber of Commerce is preparing its yearly exploration of the back streets of this historic mining town with the 55th Annual Home and Building Tour, May 16-17.

Sedona Yoga Festival enters 2020 with crystal-clear vision

   March 6, 2020   

For the better part of a decade, Sedona Yoga Festival has been facilitating authentic connection between practitioners and their deepest potential.

Verde Valley Fairgrounds to host Cottonwood Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Wellness Festival

   March 6, 2020   

Loads of gems and family fun await you at the Cottonwood Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Wellness Festival March 13-15 at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 E. Cherry St. in Cottonwood.

Comedians take stage at Mary D. Fisher Theatre March 12

   March 6, 2020   

The hilarious Andy Kern & Friends will be slinging jokes at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre Thursday, March 12, 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.