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Kick back and enjoy kayak trip down Verde River

   June 8, 2021   

Kayaks on top of a car roof-rack have become a common sight in the Verde Valley.

Full slate of creative activites offered at Sedona Arts Academy

   June 8, 2021   

Sedona Arts Academy announces Painting Just for fun with Phyllis Anglin June 10, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Ghost stories aplenty in Jerome

By Bill Helm, Staff Writer    June 8, 2021   

It’s nighttime. It’s dark outside. Jerome resident Carol Anne Teague notices you walking by.

Camp Bear Wallow Art camp for kids opens in July

   June 1, 2021   

Camp Bear Wallow will open July 5 for the summer with fun art projects like Lego sculptures, designing and making kites, brain puzzles, clay sculptures, painting and much more.

In-person Star Party Friday, June 11

   June 1, 2021   

Camp Verde Community Library is collaborating with the Camp Verde Dark-Sky Community to host an in-person Star Party on Friday, June 11 starting at 5:30p at Rezzonico Family Park and inside the library.

July 4 business decoration contest

   June 1, 2021   

Businesses and business organizations of the Verde Valley, show your pride in your community by decorating for the Fourth of July.

Smarty Pants Trivia returns to Cottonwood Main Stage

   June 1, 2021   

Main Stage is bringing back Thursday night trivia hosted by Penny Smith starting June 3 at 7 p.m.

Camp Verde Corn Fest returns July 17

By Bill Helm, Staff Writer    June 1, 2021   

Corn Fest is back for 2021 on Saturday, July 17, in downtown Camp Verde.

Art & music at Old Jerome High School June 5

   June 1, 2021   

Come visit the Old Jerome High School for a special evening of art and music Saturday, June 5, 5-8 p.m.

Film Festival presents ‘Mercury’ tribute June 11

   June 1, 2021   

The Sedona International Film Festival will partner with Unify Sedona: A Rainbow Alliance to present “Mercury: The Story of Queen’s Front Man” live, on stage at the Sedona Performing Arts Center on Friday, June 11.

OHSO Brewery & Distillery shares wealth of brewing mastery

   May 25, 2021   

Thursday, May 27, Main Stage presents its ever-popular monthly Beer School.

Red Earth Theatre brings Ungodly Behavior to Tlaquepaque

   May 18, 2021   

Red Earth Theatre brings a new play by Kate Hawkes telling the story of perhaps the most famous mothers’ love - Demeter for her daughter Persephone.

Zenprov ‘Laugh Therapy’ returns to Fisher Theatre

   May 18, 2021   

After 16 months away from the stage, Zenprov Comedy is fully vaccinated and ready to shoot a mega-dose of hilarity straight to your funny bone with their completely improvised show “Laugh Therapy” Saturday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Vin De Filles: A Women’s Wine Project

   May 11, 2021   

A few years ago, travels to the Champagne province of France would inspire a unique wine label at Page Springs Cellars.

One of a kind: Camp Verde man restores famed 1953 Farmall Cub

   May 4, 2021   

Post World War II, the maintenance department of the world renown San Diego Zoo was struggling with the tough grasses on its many acres of sloped and hilly terrain.

Sedona Women welcome futurist Brian David Johnson

   May 4, 2021   

Futurist Brian David Johnson will present “After the Pandemic – What Comes Next,” on Wednesday, May 12, 10 a.m. via Zoom.

Black Canyon Trail: It’s not easy, but it’s a chance to see one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Arizona

By By GARY EVERY    May 4, 2021   

The eye-opener to the Black Canyon Trail is that the mountain range is deeper and more diverse than people expect.

Keeping our trails healthy best way to keep in shape

   April 27, 2021   

The Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund works hard to provide the funding the U.S. Forest Service needs to maintain and expand the trail system for our benefit.

KSB Virtual Speaker Series presents ‘The Grand Canyon – Stories of its Green Heart’

   April 27, 2021   

Wendy Hodgson says it's a "safe bet that the vast majority of the millions of people who stare over the edge into the abyss of the Grand Canyon is not wondering what kind of plants are down there."

Sedona Open Studios Tour Returns April 23-25

   April 20, 2021   

Springtime in Sedona means the return of the annual Open Studios Tour.

A tail wagging fashion show and online auction with Paws Rocking the Runway

   April 20, 2021   

The Paws Rockin’ runway fashion show and online auction will take place on Sunday, April 25 from 1 p.m.–3 p.m. at the Tlaquepaque North fountain.

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.