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The State of the Verde: Where Do We Go from Here?

   April 6, 2021   

Keep Sedona Beautiful will host its monthly Preserving the Wonder speaker series webinar on Wednesday, April 14 at 5 p.m.

Tuzigoot offers visitors a window to the past

By Jason W. Brooks    March 30, 2021   

There are stories that were once buried in a hill — and some that are still buried there. According to Tuzigoot Park Ranger L.J. Varon-Burkhart, those stories are best told by the people with the strongest connections to those ancient communities.

Baldwin Trail, Templeton Trail lead way to some of Sedona’s most breathtaking sites

By GARY EVERY    March 30, 2021   

Baldwin Trail is relatively easy and connects to the Templeton Trail so it can be as long as one wishes to make it.

Cottonwood’s Dead Horse Ranch State Park the perfect getaway

   March 30, 2021   

Dead Horse Ranch State Park and the Verde River Greenway are an interlocking union of a whole experience of the cottonwood-willow riparian habitat that brings so much life to the Verde Valley.

Sedona Spring Open Studios Tour returns April 23-25

   March 23, 2021   

The Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition announces the return of the Sedona Spring Open Studios Tour, April 23-25.

Sedona celebrates Women’s History Month

   March 16, 2021   

In honor of Women’s History Month, the city of Sedona and its Arts and Culture Program are following the lead of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., to celebrate women artists for the second year in a row.

Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition presents 17th Spring Open Studios Tour

   March 9, 2021   

The Sedona Spring Open Studios Tour will take place April 23-25.

OTCA presents ‘Landstracts’ art exhibit by Sharron Vincent Porter

   March 2, 2021   

Old Town Center for the Arts has announced a special art exhibit featuring the beautiful landscape art of Sharron Vincent Porter.

Village of Oak Creek Hollywood movie history

By Mark Moorehead / Special to Kudos    February 16, 2021   

Before World War II, the Village of Oak Creek was called Big Park because it resembled a large open treeless park for cattle grazing.

Affection, appreciation keys to successful marriage

By Bill Helm    February 9, 2021   

Before folks used the Internet to meet their true love, there were the singles ads. That’s how Village of Oak Creek residents Rae and Ron Steinke met 41 years ago.

Virtual author presentation with the Verde Valley’s Roger Naylor

   February 2, 2021   

Join a virtual author presentation with popular Arizona author Roger Naylor on Friday, Feb. 12, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuzigoot offers visitors a window to the past

By Jason W. Brooks    February 2, 2021   

There are stories that were once buried in a hill — and some that are still buried there. Those stories are best told by the people with the strongest connections to those ancient communities.

Sedona Arts Academy presents Wine 101 with Steve Bailey

   January 19, 2021   

Sedona Arts Academy announces Wine 101 – The Pacific Wine Zone with Steve Bailey, The Mayor of Wine Jan. 19 and Herschell Turner Show and Art Exhibit on Jan. 27.

Adventures in Light: Introduction to the Power Of Luminosity Masks

   January 19, 2021   

Professional photographer Sean Bagshaw will present to the Sedona Camera Club starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25 via webinar.

Sedona sculptor Ken Rowe goes Bonkers for Bison

   January 12, 2021   

Occasionally something catches your eye, and it sparks an obsession. Sometimes the obsession translates into a collection, a new hobby, or even relocating to Sedona.

Fish Story: Page Springs Hatchery provides a cool treat

   January 12, 2021   

An oasis like the Page Springs Fish Hatchery tempts avid fishermen, but nature lovers and families also come away excited by the park-like setting.

Verde Valley libraries host editorial cartooning virtual event for teens

   January 12, 2021   

Jan Marc Quisumbing will teach a virtual cartooning workshop from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22.

Sedona International Film Festival delayed until June 12-20

   January 5, 2021   

The 27th annual Sedona International Film Festival, originally scheduled for Feb. 20-28, has been postponed to June 12-20.

Sedona Women present program on ‘So You Want to Write a Book’

   January 5, 2021   

The Sedona Women’s 20-year tradition of “Making A Difference” continues with “So You Want to Write a Book,” Jan. 13, 10 a.m., via Zoom.

Sedona Photography Symposium set for August 2021

   December 29, 2020   

The Sedona Photography Symposium brings world-class photographers to Sedona, Arizona, Aug. 12-15, for a series of presentations, workshops, field outings, and breakout sessions at the Sedona Creative Life Center.

Clinkscale offers new dining experience in Jerome

By Vyto Starinskas    December 22, 2020   

Eric and Michelle Jurisin have completed a full-circle back to Jerome and opened their seventh restaurant in the Verde Valley, the Clinkscale Hotel Bar and Grill.

Looking back and looking forward at Old Town Center for the Arts

By Elena Bullard and William Eaton    December 22, 2020   

2020 has been a time of reflection and patience as Old Town Center for the Arts has been closed since March in consideration of our community’s health and safety.

Sedona Railroaders ALL ABOARD for annual holiday train show

   December 8, 2020   

Sedona Railroaders will have their annual holiday train show this year Dec. 11-26 (closed Dec. 24-25) in the Sedona Vista Village in the Village of Oak Creek.

Emerson Theater Collaborative presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)

   December 8, 2020   

Emerson Theater Collaborative continues Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!), a play written by Michael Carleton, James FitzGerald and John K. Alvarez, at the Sedona Arts Academy and Community Center through Dec. 13.

CARES Act, your donations, keep Verde Valley history alive

   December 8, 2020   

Gifts in any amount are always gratefully accepted and will be most valued to keep all operations ongoing for both the Verde Historical Society and Clemenceau Heritage Museum.