Join us for our first annual Sedona Village Holiday Party on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at Decanter Tasting Room from 6 to 8 p.m., at the north end of the Collective on SR 179 in the Village of Oak Creek.
Unfortunately, what emerged from November’s Big Park Regional Coordinating Council meeting has now become a pattern for the last four months: contentious bureaucratic maneuvering and tedious, time-consuming recesses consulting with a parliamentarian all orchestrated by a handful of council members.
Our year-end activities continue to keep us busy at VOCA/Oakcreek Country Club. Below is a quick update:
I am the representative for Pine Valley subdivision which is a RAM located at the end of Jacks Canyon Road. It has been in existence since the late 1960s.
Emerson Theater Collaborative is participating in the Dec. 3 Giving Tuesday campaign to provide scholarships to children in need for our Summer Youth Theater Program and to continue to produce quality professional theater for local audiences.
Brunch — such a nice time to get together with family and friends. Brunch hours run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Sedona Railroaders will have their annual holiday train show this year Dec. 13-28 (closed Dec. 24-25)
“Compromise and cooperation go a long way.” At the end of our interview, I asked Mark Moorehead for some words of wisdom. His response describes his upbringing and how he chooses to live his life.
Fill a grocery cart in five minutes for free? That’s right. If you have the winning ticket sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sedona Village and Clark’s Market, you can have a private, five minute shopping spree (excluding alcohol & tobacco products, limit two of any item) Saturday, Dec. 14, at Clark’s Market in the Village of Oak Creek.
The annual VOC Community Christmas Eve Candlelight Service is one of those times. Hosted by the VOC Community Nazarene Church, it’s truly a community event meant for everyone.
COTTONWOOD – On Nov. 20, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will consider a residential-to-commercial rezoning application for a parcel at the southeast corner of SR 179 and Jacks Canyon Road.
When a small group of VOC residents held a Fire Evacuation Plan Community Forum Oct. 15, it became clear right away that the subject had touched a nerve with the VOC community. Approximately 150 concerned citizens came to the forum, causing a scramble for more chairs and too few handouts.
October marks the beginning of the last quarter of the year, and this results in a host of activities for the VOCA Board, committees, and the general management team. The two top priorities are related our financials:
There have been no new planning and zoning applications submitted for recommendations and comment since July, but Yavapai County is still progressing through the many the Village has addressed earlier this year.
My neighborhood is Las Piedras, a residential area to the east of the first traffic circle in the Village.
Sunday, Dec. 1 (the Sunday following Thanksgiving), the VOC Church of the Nazarene will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Leftovers Potluck, 12:30 p.m., at 55 Rojo Drive, (approximately ¼ mile south of the Hilton roundabout).
The Boards of Directors of Keep Sedona Beautiful (KSB) and Save Our Ancient Red Rocks (SOAR) have voted to merge their organizations, including their boards, programs, and assets.
If you’re fortunate, you will meet special people in your lifetime - people who have what sounds like a heartbreaking story, yet, after spending time with them, you walk away feeling encouraged, uplifted, more at peace, as if the world is OK and so are you.
Please join Keep Sedona Beautiful at its Preserving the Wonder™ Speaker Series on Wednesday, Nov. 13, for a presentation by Darren McCollum, which will address climate change and its impacts on the southwest.
The five-course meal and wine pairing were chosen to demonstrate and educate the students with various types of preparation. The students selected and wholly prepared the dessert.
Celebrate Veterans Day by attending a speaker program about the original “fly girls.”
Learned the hard way. I swear, I will never repeat this mistake. (OK, had said the same a year earlier, and somehow, I fell into the same trap now, in 2019…).
Everyone loves a winner. If an investment is successful, most people naturally want to stick with it. But is that the best approach?
Local gardeners are experiencing growing seasons that have become more and more unpredictable each year. Where can we find seeds that thrive in our hotter, dryer, and uncertain conditions?
A big congratulations goes to Oakcreek Country Club’s Women’s Golf. Throughout the spring and summer the women with the lowest handicaps (who are available to play) compete with seven other clubs to earn the award for the lowest overall gross and net scores.