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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.

AZADI Fine Rugs/Bella Fine Goods donate 160 turkeys this holiday season

   December 8, 2020   

AZADI donated 160 turkeys in all: 35 in Sedona to the Sedona Community Food Bank, 50 in Scottsdale to St. Mary’s Food Bank, 25 in Jackson Hole to Teton Youth & Family Services, and 50 in Telluride to Telluride Angel Baskets.

Explore Verde Valley night sky near the last new moon of 2020

   December 1, 2020   

Did you know that Camp Verde, Sedona, the Village of Oak Creek and Cottonwood are each officially designated as International Dark Sky Communities by the International Dark-Sky Association?

Kids can send letters through Santa’s mailbox in Cottonwood

By Vyto Starinskas    November 24, 2020   

There’s a magical mailbox right in the Verde Valley where children can send a letter to Santa.

Sedona hosts visit with Santa

   November 24, 2020   

Saturday, Dec. 5, the city of Sedona Parks and Recreation Department will host Santa Claus as he visits Sedona.

Tuzigoot offers visitors a window to the past

By Jason W. Brooks    November 17, 2020   

There are stories that were once buried in a hill — and some that are still buried there. L.J. Varon-Burkhart, a park ranger at Tuzigoot National Monument, said those stories are best told by the people with the strongest connections to those ancient communities.

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

By Gary Every    November 17, 2020   

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

Sedona Arts Academy presents 'A Comedy Show with Joshua Rivedal'

   November 17, 2020   

Sedona Arts Academy will be the host for A Comedy Show with Joshua Rivedal on Nov. 25. SAA is located in The Collective Sedona in the Village of Oak Creek.

Sedona Camera Club offers two-part webinar

   November 17, 2020   

Photographic artist JR Schnelzer will present to the Sedona Camera Club starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30.

1,678-foot climb true test of new Camp Verde Ryal Canyon Trail

By Bill Helm    November 10, 2020   

Thanks to a $211,000 motorized trail grant from Arizona State Parks and Trails, the Ryal Canyon Trailhead is now ready for folks to enjoy as they start – or finish – their 5.03-mile hike off Salt Mine Road just a few miles southeast of town.

Outdoor Holiday Boutique at Sedona UMC

   November 10, 2020   

Sedona United Methodist Church will present an Outdoor Holiday Boutique on Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the church’s main parking lot.

5th Annual Sedona Wolf Week Nov. 10-14 going global

   November 3, 2020   

Nov. 10-14, the 5th annual Sedona Wolf Week (SWW) for the first time will take place online amongst the legendary Red Rocks of Sedona, Arizona, and the high desert hills of Antelope Valley, California.

The Sedona Women Presents ‘A Postcard History of Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon’

   November 3, 2020   

The Sedona Women continues its 20-year tradition of “Making a Difference” when it presents “A Postcard History of Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon” at this month’s virtual program meeting -- Nov. 11, 2020 at 10 a.m. via Zoom.

Sedona celebrates Santa’s return from North Pole

   November 3, 2020   

Santa Claus is coming to the Pavilion at Posse Grounds Park, 525 Posse Ground Road, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.

Arizona’s Scenic Roads and Hikes: Hit the road with Roger Naylor’s newest book

   October 27, 2020   

With his latest book, Arizona’s Scenic Roads and Hikes, travel writer Roger Naylor coaxes readers outdoors with the promise of an array of wonders.

Halloween Pet Parade in VOC

   October 27, 2020   

The Halloween VOC Pet Parade is will take place Saturday, Oct. 31, cheered on by locals and visitors alike.

Celebrate Halloween with a drive-thru Trunk or Treat

   October 27, 2020   

The community is invited to visit Sedona United Methodist Church on Halloween.

Halloween Haunt with Red Earth at Tlaquepaque

   October 20, 2020   

Red Earth Theatre brings a few witches and others to haunt the Patio de las Campanas in a family friendly live performance with social distancing and safe practices at Tlaquepaque Thursday, Oct. 29, for shows at 5.30 and 6.30 p.m.