Events in Sedona, Arizona

Upcoming events in Sedona, Arizona and the Verde Valley

Welcome to our Sedona, Arizona events page! Below you will find all the fun events taking place in Sedona, Cottonwood, Jerome and everywhere in between. Our Sedona hotel offers a Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle to all of our guest that will drop you off and pick you up from many of the events listed below. If the event has a picture of our Sedona shuttle we will take you there!
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Events in November

14th Annual SVAC Fall Art Exhibition
Through December 8th, 2014
SVAC Events in Sedona, Arizona“Who Am I?” is the theme for the 14th Annual SVAC Fall Art Exhibition. How many times does a person on their life journey ask the question“Who Am I?” The exhibition opens November 19th in the Sedona Arts Center’s Special Exhibition Gallery in uptown Sedona. The opening reception is Friday, November 21st from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Please note the exhibit will be open every day except for Thanksgiving Day. There will also be another reception held during Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tours on December 5th. For more information on this Sedona event please visit the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition website.

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Sedona Cinema – Award-winning ‘One Chance’
November 21st – 26th, 2014
One chance teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Award winning “One Chance” at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. From the director of “The Devil Wears Prada”, “One Chance” is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for ‘Britain’s Got Talent.’ Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and the hearts of millions. For more information, showtimes or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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CSedona Entertainment – DJ Dance Night at Sound Bites Grill
November 25th, 2014 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
DJ Dance nights Events in Sedona, ArizonaJoin in the fun every Tuesday night at DJ Dance Night at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. Show up early (6:00 pm – 7:00 pm) to learn a few more moves from local professional dance instructors! Take those new moves on the floor at 7:00 pm when the dance party begins! You will also fine Happy Hour is reversed on DJ Dance Night (9:00 pm – 10:00 pm). There is a $8 cover charge for DJ Dance Night. Sound Bites Grill is located at 101 Highway 89A in Sedona. For more information or to see there full entertainment lineup please visit the Sound Bites Grill website.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
November 26th, 2014 (8:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Turkey Trot 5K
November 27th, 2014 (9:00 am)Sedona Running Company Events in Sedona, Arizona
What, you are going to be in Sedona, AZ for thanksgiving and you haven’t signed up for the Turkey Trot Yet? OMG you gotta do it, run, walk burn off some of those calories and have some fun before the big meal! The Annual Sedona Turkey Trot 5K is presented by the Sedona Running Company. The start and finish will be at Posse Grounds Park in Sedona on Thanksgiving Day of course at 9:00 am, with packet pick-up at 8:00 am. The course will be an out-and-back with a small loop on Soldier Pass Rd. This event fills up quickly and was sold out before the event last year, so if you want to participate as and individual or a family you need to register now. The registration fee from now until November 26th is $35. For more information please visit the Sedona Running Company.

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Sedona Cinema – Award-winning ‘CITIZENFOUR’
November 28th – December 4th, 2014
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present Award-winning ‘CITIZENFOUR’ at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “Citizenfour” is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to Academy Award-nominated director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA). For more information, showtimes or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
November 29th, 2014 (8:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Jerome Lights up the Mountain
November 29th, 2014 (2:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
PEACEANDHOS 300x199 Events in Sedona, ArizonaLight up the Mountain is the yearly event that kicks off the holiday season in Jerome. Thanksgiving weekend will be a perfect time to see the decorations and cast your ballot for your favorite design. In the afternoon Mingus Union High School students will serenade throughout the town in preparation for a special visitor coming to throw the switch for the annual holiday lights in the upper park of Jerome. The town will be glowing with hundreds of luminaries lining the streets from the Old Jerome High School to The Surgeons House.  For more information please visit the Jerome Chamber Of Commerce.

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“Football Sunday” & All Star Karaoke at Olde Sedona
November 30th, 2014
Olde Sedona Events in Sedona, ArizonaIf your visiting Sedona, AZ and don’t want to miss the NFL Sunday action or love Karaoke Olde Sedona Bar and Grill is the place to be on Sundays. NFL coverage all day, they have 7 big screen TVs and the NFL Ticket. They show games in order of request! After the Sunday night game “All Star Karaoke” begins. There is never a cover charge at Olde Sedona! Bring you friends, enjoy a cold beer and the games, and finish the night off with a song! For more information about this local favorite please visit Olde Sedona Bar and Grill on Facebook or call 928.282.5670.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘War & Peace’ Opera from Mariinsky Theatre
November 30th, 2014 (2:00 pm)
War and Peace teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present “War and Peace” on screen at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. The theatrical event was captured live in high-definition from the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, and will be broadcast to fans all over the globe as part of a worldwide cinema event. This is a brand-new production of Prokofiev’s epic masterpiece filmed live at the recently opened Mariinsky II and part of the annual Stars of the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Events in December

Sedona Cinema – Live from NY’s 92nd St. Y
Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism
December 2nd, 2014 (6:15 pm)
headshots dec2 teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World live as it is happening in New York on the big screen at the festivals Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Crusading journalists have played a central role in American politics: checking abuses of power, revealing corporate misdeeds, and exposing government corruption. This “Live from New York’s 92nd Street Y” event is sponsored by the Cultural Committee of the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley with special assistance from the estate of long-time supporter Lou Getoff. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
December 3rd, 2014 (9:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians’
December 3rd, 2014 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Huicholes teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe film “Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians” will be on a North American tour with 30+ screenings in more than 20 cities in the United States and Canada, including a stop in Sedona at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. The film chronicles the movement to save a sacred land and a visionary culture. The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the premiere which will feature guests from the film, the director and Huichol spiritual leaders, who will introduce the film and host Q&A discussions after the two screenings. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Festival of Trees at Tlaquepaque
December 4th – 6th, 2014 (11:00 am to 7:00 pm)Festival of trees Events in Sedona, Arizona
Kick off your holiday season at the Festival of Trees, a premiere holiday event at Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village. Area artists and galleries will have Art inspired trees vignettes. The trees all have different themes and incorporate different materials. The trees will be on display on our 2nd floor Terrace at Tlaquepaque accompanied with silent auction bid sheets. Viewers may visit Tlaquepaque and check their bids through 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6th. Proceeds benefit “Toys for Tot’s” via the Sedona Marine Corps League. For more information on this Sedona holiday event please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Sedona Cinema – Live from NY’s 92nd St. Y
America and Israel: The Way Forward
December 4th, 2014 (6:15 pm)
headshots dec4 teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present America and Israel: The Way Forward live as it is happening in New York on the big screen at the festivals Mary D. Fisher Theatre. oin Dalia Rabin, the former Israeli Deputy Minister of Defense and current chairperson of the Yitzhak Rabin Center, and Ambassador Dennis Ross, who played a leading role in shaping US involvement in the Middle East peace process, for an enlightening discussion on the future of Israel. This “Live from New York’s 92nd Street Y” event is sponsored by the Cultural Committee of the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley with special assistance from the estate of long-time supporter Lou Getoff. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Tinsel Town at Posse GroundsSnowman Events in Sedona, Arizona
December 4th – 7th, 2014
Every Thursday through Sunday, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Enjoy a small walk through the picnic area at the park while it is lit up with lights and decorations all created by Sedona businesses, organizations and community members. This display is perfect for the little ones. If you are a guest of the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona we will be more than happy to drop you off and pick you up from this event(our last pick up is 9:45 pm and you need to call the hotel for pick up). For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Sedona’s Tree Lighting & Santa Visit
December 5th, 2014 (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)Sedonas Holiday Events in Sedona, Arizona
Sedona’s Tree Lighting & Santa Visit kicks off the holiday season. Live entertainment, activities and refreshments will be available from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m at the Canyon Breeze Plaza on State Route 89A in Uptown with the 20′ holiday tree. Come hear holiday favorites from musical and performing groups and let your youngsters tell Santa all their hopes and dreams. This free family event is presented by Sedona Main Street Program with Sedona Chamber of Commerce and the City of Sedona. For more information please visit the Sedona Main Street Program.

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Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
December 5th, 2014First Friday Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour receptions and exhibits give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene and in many cases meeting the artist themselves. All of the exhibits and artist receptions for 1st Friday run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. To see a full listing of participating galleries please visit the Sedona Gallery Association on Facebook.

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“Natural Wonders” at Rowe Gallery
December 5th, 2014 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Ken Rowe Gallery Events in Sedona, ArizonaDon’t miss the “Natural Wonders” Annual show for Sedona’s much-loved artist Kim Kori. Join Rowe Gallery for a glass of wine and visit with this artist who delights us by combining her love of flora and fauna with her lively imagination to create sculptures that entwine magic with reality. Kim’s touch to her sculptures has an enchanting quality that transports viewers to a rare place between the believable and the unbelievable. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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28th Annual Made in Clarkdale Art Show
December 5th – 14th, 2014 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Made in Clardkale Events in Sedona, ArizonaDon’t miss the 28th Annual Made in Clarkdale Art Show featuring over 60 artists presenting their original artwork. The event kicks off with a Gala Opening on December the 5th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. “Evenings at Made In Clarkdale” celebrate performing arts with a variety of free events. Live music includes Jazz, Blues, Folk Rock, and original music. Literary work is embraced December 7th with their first ever Poetry Slam. On December 11th & 12th enjoy the theater with a performance of “The Wild Party” along with a wine tasting (there is an admission fee for these events). For more information please visit the Made In Clarkdale website.

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VIP Wine & Chocolate Tasting Event – Cottonwood, AZ
December 5th, 2014 (4:00 pm – 8:00 pm) 1398443 10154807184020162 4467368637224941667 o Events in Sedona, Arizona
Experience A VIP exclusive evening of wine tasting and chocolate pairing in charming Historic Old Town Cottonwood at the tasting rooms of Arizona Stronghold, Burning Tree Cellars, Fire Mountain Wines and Pillsbury Wine. Enjoy the short stroll between tasting rooms alive with the music of well-known local artists, while enjoying premier wines enhanced with gourmet chocolates. This special event includes a 2 oz. wine pour and chocolate at each of these tasting rooms: Arizona Stronghold, Burning Tree Cellars, Fire Mountain Wines and Pillsbury Wine. This is a ticketed event, to purchase tickets or for more information please visit the Old Town Association of Cottonwood.

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Polar Express Party – Jerome, AZ
December 5th, 2014 (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
2014 Polar Express Promo RonChilston MG 3261 300x300 Events in Sedona, ArizonaJoin the Jerome Chamber of Commerce as they host a cozy holiday party where kids can participate in lots of fun activities, including writing a letter to Santa, making an ornament, hot chocolate, a great cookie and a reading of the classic children’s story. Anyone with the book can bring it and read along. Pajamas are welcome and encouraged. Tickets should be purchased in advance at Mooey Christmas on Jerome Avenue in Jerome or credit card sales by phone at 634-2604. Only 160 tickets will be sold. The event will be held at Spook Hall in Jerome. Tickets are $5 per person. Adults must accompany the children. For more information please visit the Jerome Chamber of Commerce.

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Breakfast with Santa & Jingle Bell Run
1 Mile Run/Walk, Pancakes & Crafts – Free Event
December 6th, 2014 (7:45 am – 10:00 am)
breakfast santa Events in Sedona, ArizonaSedona Parks and Recreation is pleased to bring to you for the sixth year running, their Breakfast with Santa event. The event will kick off with a 1 mile Jingle Bell Run/Walk at 7:45 a.m. After completing the events, all are welcome to enjoy the pancake breakfast. The breakfast is being held at the Sedona Teen Center located in Posse Grounds Park. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. for families interested in enjoying breakfast in this festive atmosphere. After breakfast, children can enjoy making winter crafts, as well as sitting on Santa’s lap. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
December 6th, 2014 (9:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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“Deceptions, Lies & Alibis”
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Don’t miss “Deceptions, Lies & Alibis” at the Sedona Heritage Museum featuring Michael Peach. Peach’s new show features his unique blend of original cowboy poetry with a tongue-in-cheek look at the history of cowboying and the greater Sedona area.Informative, entertaining and family appropriate. Tickets for this show are $6 and children under 12 are free. For more information please visit the Sedona Heritage Museum.

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The Nutcracker
December 6th – 7th, 2014nutcrakcer Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Sedona Chamber Ballet Company is excited to announce its partnership with the Phoenix Ballet Company on this year’s production of The Nutcracker here in Sedona at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. This venture will provide for a Nutcracker production with professional sets, costumes and award winning dancers in leading roles from the Phoenix Ballet Company. In addition Madison Cole, a young talent from New York City will be in the a featured role. For more information or tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona Chamber Ballet Company.

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Sedona Cinema – “Of Mice and Men”
December 6th – 7th, 2014
Of Mice and Men teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe National Theatre of London continues its season with the Broadway revival of the Tony Award-nominated play “Of Mice and Men”. The Sedona International Film Festival will host the big screen premiere in Sedona at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre. This landmark revival of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck’s play is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship. The production was nominated for two Tony Awards, including Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Chris O’Dowd. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Jerome Art Walk
Jerome Art Walk1 Events in Sedona, ArizonaDecember 6th, 2014 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Twenty-five galleries and studios will be welcoming visitors with beautiful art, music and refreshments. From blown glass to lovely jewelry, there is a treasure to be found for everyone! From the working studios of The Old Jerome High School to the lovely pottery of Made in Jerome, the true handmade Jerome touch is everywhere. A free shuttle runs throughout the town during the event. For more information please visit the Jerome Art Walk.

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21st Annual Chocolate Walk – Cottonwood, AZ
December 6th, 2014 (4:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
choc2007 1 Events in Sedona, ArizonaEnjoy a special evening of holiday lights and a bag full of homemade chocolates! Old Town Main Street merchants stay open late, songs of carolers fill the air, and shops are filled with scents of hot cocoa, mint and holiday cheer. Stroll down the avenue as they compete for the best chocolate award. Cast your vote for best decorated shop. Chocolate collecting bags and maps are provided. There will be a variety of homemade chocolates to indulge in at more than 40 merchants. This is a ticketed event, to purchase tickets or for more information please visit the Old Town Association of Cottonwood.

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Live Entertainment: 7th Annual Holiday Blues Revue – Cottonwood, AZ
Joe Neri & Blues Dawg with special guests Green Light
December 6th, 2014 (7:00 pm)
blues dawg Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe seventh edition of Old Town Center of the Arts popular Holiday Show will feature two local bands – Blues Dawg and Green Light – performing both original songs and holiday classics, separately and together, for a fun evening of holiday entertainment. There will be refreshments, gifts, auctions and lots of holiday fun. This event will take place at the Old Town Center for the Arts is located at 633 N. Main Street in Old Town Cottonwood. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Old Town Center for the Arts.

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Full Moon Meditation at the Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park
December 6th, 2014 (5:30pm – 6:30 pm)
Amitabha Stupa in Moonlight e1383841910150 Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Amitabha Stupa is spectacular when it is being bathed by the gentle energy of the rising full moon and it creates a profound atmosphere for meditation and prayer. Join an hour-long meditation and circumambulating (walking around) the stupa making prayers for peace. Please bring a chair or cushion to sit on, and a flashlight for a safe walk back to your car. No drums or noisemakers, please. In case of inclement weather, the meditation will be cancelled. Everyone is welcome! For more information on this Sedona event please visit the Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park on Facebook.

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Victorian Christmas at Fort Verde
December 6th, 2014 – January 4th, 2015
Christmas Wreath Events in Sedona, ArizonaFort Verde State Historic Park in Camp Verde, Arizona will be decorated for the holidays. Visitors can glance into the past and see how those who once resided at Fort Verde celebrated Christmas on the Frontier. Christmas trees and fireplace mantels will be adorned with unique Victorian decorations, while wreaths and garlands help spread the holiday cheer. There are two very special events during the holiday time at the fort. For more information please visit Forte Verde State Historical Park.

  • December 6th, 2014 – Victorian ornament-making from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • December 12th & 13th, 2014 – Candlelight tours through Fort Verde from 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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Lecture Series: Walking the Corn Pollen PathRERO wallace brown.jpg 2 Events in Sedona, Arizona
December 7th, 2014 (2:00 pm)
Red Rock State Park will be hosting Wallace Brown of the Bitter Water Diné. Brown will be discussing The Navajo way of life, or, ‘Walking the Corn Pollen Path’. Through rich themes including the stories of Emergence, Trotting Coyote, First Man and Spider woman the past is revealed, the present is suggested and they create a pathway to a satisfying future. Wallace Brown was given a rich cultural foundation by his long-lived grandparents, which helped him weather the changing world of the Navajo Nation. For additional information and reservations, please call 928.282.6907 or visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘From Here To Eternity: The Musical’
December 7th – 8th, 2014
FromHereToEternity teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaIn observation of Pearl Harbor Day, the Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the big-screen premiere of “From Here To Eternity: The Musical” from London’s Shaftsbury Theatre. Sir Tim Rice’s epic new musical will show at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Sir Tim Rice’s epic new musical, “From Here To Eternity”, is adapted from one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century; a gripping tale of illicit love and army life which translates in to a breath-taking, romantic and excitingly original show, set to join the front rank of great musicals. For more information, showtimes or to purchase tickets to this event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
December 10th, 2014 (9:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Tinsel Town at Posse GroundsSnowman Events in Sedona, Arizona
December 11th – 14th, 2014
Every Thursday through Sunday, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Enjoy a small walk through the picnic area at the park while it is lit up with lights and decorations all created by Sedona businesses, organizations and community members. This display is perfect for the little ones. If you are a guest of the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona we will be more than happy to drop you off and pick you up from this event(our last pick up is 9:45 pm and you need to call the hotel for pick up). For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Pilgrimage to Bethlehem
December 12th – 14th, 2014
Pilgramage to Events in Sedona, ArizonaPotter’s Hand Productions is pleased to present the Free Sedona Community Christmas Production “Pilgrimage to Bethlehem” at the Tequa Festival Market place located at 7000 State Route 179. Imagine yourself on the streets of an ancient village, as Pilgrimage to Bethlehem comes to life. The whole family will be mesmerized as Roman soldiers march brazenly through the town. Take comfort in the presence of the bands of travelers who greet you with a welcoming smile and a handful of shekels. Then you will be equipped for all the fun that awaits! As the sun sets, the costumed singers will perform a new, original musical in the outdoor courtyard, of the Christmas story. Come early, to watch the miracle unfold! For more information on this popular Sedona event please visit Potter’s Hand Productions.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
December 13th, 2014 (9:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Loving Bowls
December 13th, 2014 (12:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
Sedona Arts Center Events in Sedona, ArizonaThis fantastic fundraiser offers a beautiful selection of Loving Bowls for your purchasing pleasure, plus food and loads of fun! Over 900 bowls have been made by local potters and lovingly glazed in a variety of beautiful finishes. Bowls are $10 each and come with wonderful chili, bread and dessert. All proceeds benefit local non-profits and the Arts & Educations programs at the Sedona Arts Center. For more information please visit the Sedona Arts Center.

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Holiday Event – Christmas in the Park
December 13th, 2014 (11:00 am – 3:00 pm) Christmas Wreath Events in Sedona, Arizona
Celebrate the holidays Arizona Style at the Sedona Heritage Museum! Enjoy the old-timers story telling, the sweet sounds of joy at the holiday concert at 1:00 pm ,and take in the vintage holiday decorations all while enjoying hot cider and pomade cookies! And make sure to check out the traditional tumbleweed snowman! This event is free and open to the public. For more information please visit the Sedona Heritage Museum or call 928.282.7038.

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Festival of Lights at TlaquepaqueFestival of lights Events in Sedona, Arizona
December 13th, 2014 (3:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
This one day event is a cherished tradition which involves the lighting of six thousand luminarias in Tlaquepaque’s courtyards and walkways at 5:00pm. Specially designated Luminarias honoring cancer survivors can be purchased in advance for $10.00 by calling 928.282.4838. Stores and galleries will be open until 8:00 pm. If you are planning to dine at Tlaqeupaque restaurant reservations are recommended. For more information on this special Sedona holiday event please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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20th annual Christmas Model Train Show
December 13th – 28th, 2014 (11:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Train Show Events in Sedona, ArizonaNo Christmas would be complete without memories of the old-fashioned department store’s displays of miniature toy trains. Experience the re- creation of some of these memories through real operating model railroad layouts. This year’s exhibit will include a large G scale and standard gauge layout and an extensive American Flyer S scale layout. HO, O and N scales will also be represented. For More information please visit the Sedona Railroaders on Facebook.

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Sedona Guided Geology Hike
December 14th, 2014  (1:00 pm)
Red Rock State Park Events in Sedona, ArizonaJoin Red Rock State Park’s knowledgeable volunteers as they venture out on their trails and discuss how Sedona transformed into what we see today. Red Rock State Park is located at the base of the Mogollon Rim, the southern edge of the Colorado Plateau. Over millions of years of erosion the rim has receded over four miles leaving behind the picturesque features of Sedona. This is an interpretive experience for both the beginner and experienced hiker, lasting between 2-2 ½ hours and an elevation gain of 250 feet. Please bring water and wear suitable footwear. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
December 17th, 2014 (9:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Tinsel Town at Posse GroundsSnowman Events in Sedona, Arizona
December 18th – 21st, 2014
Every Thursday through Sunday, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Enjoy a small walk through the picnic area at the park while it is lit up with lights and decorations all created by Sedona businesses, organizations and community members. This display is perfect for the little ones. If you are a guest of the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona we will be more than happy to drop you off and pick you up from this event(our last pick up is 9:45 pm and you need to call the hotel for pick up). For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
December 20th, 2014 (9:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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20th Holiday Sweet Stroll at Tlaquepaque
December 20th, 2014 (3:00 pm – 7:00 pm)Holiday Sweet Stroll at Tlaquepaque Events in Sedona, Arizona
Discover unique gifts, enjoy sparkling lights, strolling carolers and roasted chestnuts at the Holiday Sweet Stroll at Tlaquepaque. Retailers will open their doors and celebrate the holidays with sweet treats, special give-a-ways, and discount offers. Featuring some of the best boutiques, galleries and restaurants in Sedona, you are sure to find some special presents for those on your gift list. For more information on this Sedona Holiday event please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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A Christmas Carol Reading
December 21st, 2014 (3:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Christmas Wreath Events in Sedona, ArizonaDon’t miss award wining actor Michael Peach at the Sedona Heritage Museum for the reading of Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” in the historic Jordan House in front of a fire in the fireplace. Encounters with the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future teach miserly Ebenezer Scrooge what it means to be human in this perennial holiday favorite. The cost for this event is a non-perishable food item for the Sedona Food Bank. For more information on this Sedona event please call 928.282.2038 or visit the Sedona Heritage Museum.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
December 24th, 2014 (9:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sound Bites Grill’s Christmas Eve Show
“Jolly Christmas Show” with Miller, Miller, Martin and Ki
December 24th, 2014 (7:00 pm)443141 250 Events in Sedona, Arizona
A very special “Jolly Christmas Show” & Dinner Package for a very special night. Enjoy a delicious Christmas Eve dinner with your loved ones while being delighted by unique and beautiful guitar/vocal renditions of Christmas favorites in Latin, rhythm & blues, jazz & classical styles. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Tinsel Town at Posse GroundsSnowman Events in Sedona, Arizona
December 25th – 28th, 2014
Every Thursday through Sunday, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Enjoy a small walk through the picnic area at the park while it is lit up with lights and decorations all created by Sedona businesses, organizations and community members. This display is perfect for the little ones. If you are a guest of the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona we will be more than happy to drop you off and pick you up from this event(our last pick up is 9:45 pm and you need to call the hotel for pick up). For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
December 27th, 2014 (9:00 am)
Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaMeet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Events in January

Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
January 2nd, 2015First Friday Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour receptions and exhibits give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene and in many cases meeting the artist themselves. All of the exhibits and artist receptions for 1st Friday run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. To see a full listing of participating galleries please visit the Sedona Gallery Association on Facebook.

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Jerome Art Walk
Jerome Art Walk1 Events in Sedona, ArizonaJanuary 3rd, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Twenty-five galleries and studios will be welcoming visitors with beautiful art, music and refreshments. From blown glass to lovely jewelry, there is a treasure to be found for everyone! From the working studios of The Old Jerome High School to the lovely pottery of Made in Jerome, the true handmade Jerome touch is everywhere. A free shuttle runs throughout the town during the event. For more information please visit the Jerome Art Walk.

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Watercolor Painting Workshop – Native American Pottery
January 10th, 2015 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
RERO Pot Events in Sedona, ArizonaAre you interested in learning some basic tricks to watercolor painting? Red Rock State Park will be hosting Cathy Stedman for their ongoing workshop series on the basics of watercolor painting. This will be an introductory to intermediate class. January’s theme will be a still life painting class based on Native American pottery. Course costs $50 per person per workshop, with an intimate class size of only 12 students. Course fee includes park admission, all art materials, and instruction. Please register early: registration is first come, first served. To register please call 928 282.6907. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona World Wisdom DaysSedona World Wisdom Events in Sedona, Arizona
January 15th – 19th, 2015
Sedona is renowned for its magic and sacred land and Sedona World Wisdom Days brings you the luxury of being surrounded by the stunning red rocks and combines it with a profound and inspired purpose. This 4 day festival offers world class speakers, best selling authors, informative workshops, a book fair and an inspirational film festival designed to uplift the human spirit. For more information or to register for this Sedona festival please visit Sedona World Wisdom Days.

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5th Annual Sedona Bridal Fair 2015 Postcard SedonaBridalFair Events in Sedona, Arizona
January 17th, 2015 (10:00 am – 3:00 pm)
The Sedona Bridal Fair represents Arizona’s most outstanding wedding vendors, including many award-winning specialists in their field. Sedona is the perfect location for a wedding. Whether you’re intimate, classic, or a sensational Bride, you’ll find all your wedding vendors at the Sedona Bridal Fair. Over 25,000 displays, vignettes, and exhibits. Enjoy ongoing entertainment, hourly raffles and gifts, along with food and cake samples. For more information or to register for this Sedona event please visit the Sedona Bridal Fair.

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Comedy Concert featuring Greg Tamblyn (Cottonwood, AZ)greg tamblyn Events in Sedona, Arizona
January 17th, 2015 (7:00 pm)
Award-winning humorist brings Comedy Concert to Cottonwood, Arizona. Dubbed “a contemporary Mark Twain” by author Dr. Larry Dossey, award-winning “transformational humorist” and songwriter Greg Tamblyn brings his irreverent humor and sideways view of life to Old Town Center for the Arts. Tamblyn’s unique musical wit provides the perfect dose of conscious comic relief from the workday blues, global anxiety, and personal challenges. Old Town Center for the Arts is located at 633 N. Main Street in Old Town Cottonwood. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Old Town Center for the Arts.

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Live Entertainment – Scott Cossu & Friends (Cottonwood, AZ)
January 24th, 2015 (7:00 pm)
scott cossu Events in Sedona, ArizonaA student of many indigenous North and South American and European musical styles, Cossu’s work is a marvelous blend of old and new, foreign and familiar. “By combining elements of classical, jazz, rock, blues and various ethnic folk stylings, Cossu, a recording artist for Windham Hill, has created a distinctive and exuberant fusion sound.” This event will take place at the Old Town Center for the Arts is located at 633 N. Main Street in Old Town Cottonwood. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Old Town Center for the Arts.

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10th Annual Sedona MarathonSedona Marathon Events in Sedona, Arizona
January 31st, 2015
The Sedona Marathon Event is proud to offer four fantastic races: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and the Full Marathon. The course is ranked as one of the most beautiful races in the country. The red-rock views, and high-desert mild winter temperatures help the Sedona Marathon Event live up to its reputation of a world-class event.To register or for more information on this Sedona, Arizona event please visit the Sedona Marathon.

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“Big 5 Survival Priorities” with Tony Nester
January 31st, 2015 (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) Red Rock State Park1 Events in Sedona, Arizona
Join us on January 31st for a daylong survival class with nationally known Tony Nester. Tony will be covering the “Big 5 Survival Priorities” – the class will cover shelter, emergency fire-making, water location, signaling and survival kits. Space is limited to 15 participants, so call ahead to reserve your spot. The workshop reservation fee is $65.00, which includes entry. For additional information and reservations, please call(928) 282-6907 or visit Red Rock State Park.

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Events in February

Sedona Yoga Festival
February 5th – 8th, 2015
Sedona Yoga Events in Sedona, ArizonaThis 4 day festival offers you the opportunity to deepen your practice and tap into ancient wisdom with yoga, music and energy work in the spiritual center of the West. With 108 presenters over 21 intimate venues, you weave your own experience in the richly colored cultural and natural tapestry that is Sedona. To learn more about this Sedona festival or to register please visit the Sedona Yoga Festival.

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