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!
Events in February, Events in March Events in April

Events in February

Blazin’ M Ranch – Cottonwood, AZ
Vittles, Vines and Valentines
February 10th – 13th, 2016
Two adult dinner and show tickets for $50, plus tax
Blazin mIf you looking for something a little different to do with you special someone for Valentines check out “Vittles, Vines and Valentines” at the Blazing M Ranch! No Valentine’s Day should be spent without chocolate and wine, so also included in the special price is a miniature Chocolate Walk featuring tasty homemade treats from Sedona Fudge Company to enjoy as you stroll through the shops at Blazin’ M before dinner. For more information or to make reservations please visit the Blazin’ M Ranch.

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New York Film Critics Series: ‘Tumbledown’
February 11th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
All tickets are $12
tumbledown-teaserThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to be the official, exclusive Northern Arizona home for the New York Film Critics monthly series debuting new films weeks prior to their theatrical release. The February premiere event will feature the debut of “Tumbledown” — a new, award-winning romantic comedy starring Jason Sudeikis, Rebecca Hall and Blythe Danner. The series is hosted by Rolling Stone Magazine’s Peter Travers, via satellite, and features a Q&A with the filmmaker and stars from the film each month. The Mary D. Fisher Theatre is one of 75 theatres around the country now hosting this exclusive monthly series. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
February 11th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘The Benefactor’
Starring Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning
February 12th – 17th, 2016
Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival members
Benefactor-teaserThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the critically-acclaimed, audience sensation “The Benefactor” starring Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning at the Sedona International Film Festival! In “The Benefactor”, an iconoclastic philanthropist, Franny (Gere), survives a devastating accident that kills his two best friends. But four years later, he is still struggling with the guilt and pain. When his late friends’ daughter Olivia resurfaces with a new husband and a baby on the way, Franny tries to overcome his emotional and physical suffering by inserting himself into their lives. For more information, showtimes or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Chocolate Lovers’ Valentine’s Celebration
February 12th – 14th, 2016
Tickets: $129 per person
Choclovers-rezweb_giftcard1-300x300This delectable affair is one of the most popular Verde Canyon Railroad events. It blends the rich flavors of everything sweet with magnificent vistas of raw, unspoiled nature. the confectionary celebration fills each car with intoxicating scents and tasty chocolate pastries, cakes and luscious hand-dipped delicacies. Fruit, pretzels and marshmallows are ready to be dunked into free-flowing chocolate fountains. Share these mouthwatering desserts while enjoying the delicious scenery of the Verde Canyon viewed from the comfort of a train. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad website.

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Sedona Entertainment – Green Light Dance Band
February 12th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)Green light
$8 Cover
Are you ready to dance! Don’t miss Green Light Dance Band at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill! A dance band, a jam band, a vocal harmony group — all these descriptions can be used to define Green Light. The songs they write take you back, bring us here and carry us forward. They are timeless. People start singing along by the second stanza even if they never heard it before. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
February 13th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Fort Verde State Historic Park
Buffalo Soldiers Re-Enactment and Vintage Baseball
February 13th, 2016 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Park Entrance Fee: $7 per person/$4 for 7-13 years of age
Free for 6 years and younger

FOVE_BuffaloSoldiers2016HeaderJoin Fort Verde State Historic Park for their annual Buffalo Soldier re-enactment and vintage baseball game! Buffalo Soldiers will be dressed in period replica uniforms and equipment issued by the US Army during the 1870s Indian War period. Learn about history with the Buffalo Soldiers, watch a Vintage Baseball game with players dressed in period replica uniforms, learn how to cook homemade Dutch Oven meals, and be a part of the flag raising and lowering ceremonies. For more information about the activities at Fort Verde State Historic Park call 928.567.3275 or visit Fort Verde State Historic Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Zenprov Comedy Live Show
“Vortex of Love”
February 13th, 2016 (7:30 pm)
vortex-of-love-teaserTickets are $12 pre-sale and $15 the day of the show
Is laughter the ultimate aphrodisiac? Find out: Join Zenprov Comedy for the spectacular love fest of funny in the “Vortex of Love.” at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre! The group has added a whole new repertoire of improvise games, including “Improvised Love Poems,” “Silent Movie Dubbing”, and their own twisted version of the “Dating Game” that uses famous historical figures, in-animate objects, and zoo animals as contestants. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Esteban’s “Valentines in Sedona” show at Soundbites
February 13th & 14th, 2016
Two Dinner Shows at 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Cost: $100/$110/$125 per person
Esteban-Color-bc-3-2015Treat your special someone to an evening of romance, great food and the beautiful sounds of Esteban along with Teresa Joy on violin, Raul Yanez on keys and Joe Morris on hybrid kit. The Love songs arrangements by Esteban will certainly melt you and your loved ones heart in the special Valentine’s Day dinner concert at Sound Bites Grill! This is an intimate dinner theater where you may enjoy a rare and breathtaking experience of music mastery at its finest that can not be duplicated! The concert will take you on a musical journey with stories that inspire and ignite the passion of the soul. For more information or to make reservations please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park
Guided Geology Hike with Chris Weld
February 14th, 2016 (1:00 pm)
The program is included with the park admission
Red Rock State ParkJoin 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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Sedona Jazz at the Church: Valentine Jazz for TwosomesTonyVaca
February 14th, 2016 (3:00 pm)
Tickets: $15
Sedona Jazz at the Church presents their annual “Valentine Jazz for Twosomes” concert with the Tony Vacca Trio! This concert will take place at the beautiful Saint Luke’s Church located On Hwy 179 between Back ‘O Beyond & Chapel Road “Roundabouts”. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sedona Jazz at the Church.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
“Valentine’s Day Trunk Show”
Andrea SMith GalleryFebruary 14th, 2016
Bali artist, Susan Tereba will be bringing her collection directly from the largest gem and jewelry show on the planet. Tereba stunning creations are hand-carved from Wooly Mammoth tusk in her secluded studio in Asia. Her designs are one-of-a-kind spiritually infused jewelry and sculptures that draw upon elements from different cultures around the globe, crossing eons of time with the intention of reawakening the senses of joy, respect and awareness of our interconnectedness with all that is. For more information please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
February 17th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Darius Lux
February 17th, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)Darius-Lux-1024x768
No Cover
 When singer/songwriter Darius Lux left the confines of New York City to travel the world for a year, he didn’t fully comprehend the life changing pilgrimage he was embarking on. A multi-instrumentalist, producer and performer came back as a free-thinker and inspirational lyricist. Combining his love of 60’s songwriting, 70’s soul, 80’s pop and 90’s hip-hop into a current mix of soulful, rock-edged pop tunes, Darius found his voice on his debut record “Arise”! For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
February 18th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Chicago: Live in Concert
February 19th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Ticket Prices below
Chicago_teaserHailed as one of the “most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era” by former President Bill Clinton, the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago, came in at #9, the highest charting American band in Billboard Magazine’s Hot 200 All-Time Top Artists. And Chicago is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six decades. Tickets for the Sedona International Film Festival kick-off concert by legendary rock-and-roll band Chicago go on sale for online or in-person sales only at the SIFF Box Office at 10:00 am on January the 20th. The concert will take place at the Sedona Performing Arts Center, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road. For more information or to purchase tickets online starting the 20th please visit the Sedona International Film Festival. Single tickets are a $65 donation. VIP tickets for the best seats at SPAC and a backstage meet-and-greet with band members before the concert are a $125 donation. Only 100 VIP tickets will be sold.

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Sedona Entertainment: Darius Lux TrioDarius
February 19th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 Cover
Don’t miss the Darius Lux Trio at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill! This is an new ensemble of three outstanding artist coming together with some of the best soulful blues/pop/rock music to grace the stage at SBG. When singer/songwriter Darius Lux left the confines of New York City to travel the world for a year, he didn’t fully comprehend the life changing pilgrimage he was embarking on. A multi-instrumentalist, producer and performer came back as a free-thinker and inspirational lyricist. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
February 20th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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The 22nd Annual Sedona International Film Festival
February 20th – 28th, 2016
Purchase Passes here
2016 film festJoin filmmakers, celebrities, industry guests and film buffs from all around the world as Sedona takes center stage with its biggest celebration of film yet! From features to shorts, documentaries to animation and foreign films to student films!  Already recognized by filmmakers and audiences as one of the top festivals in the nation (and named the “Fest to Impress” by MovieMaker Magazine), the 2016 edition will continue a tradition of honoring those motivated by passion for their art and driven by a love for making timely, moving and important films. For more information or to purchase passed please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Guided Archaeology Hike at Red Rock State Park
February 21st, 2016 (1:00 pm)
The program is included with the park admission
Red Rock State ParkRed Rock State Park has been a destination for Native Americans for several millennium. Most of the ancient features found in the park are from the Sinagua culture dating about 1100 to 1425 AD. Now for the first time, filling a gap in the natural and cultural interpretation programs, an archaeology hike will add this experience for park visitors. Come and hear the fascinating story of the pre-Columbian people who lived and traveled in the park! The hike will identify the various archaeological features and interpret them into the wider context of important regional Sinagua sites. And we will explore ideas of other cultures who may likely have made use of the park’s resources. The hike will last about two hours, with an elevation gain of some 250 feet, along easy trails. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
February 24th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Eric Miller 2016
February 24th, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric MillerDon’t miss Sedona favorite Eric Miller at Sound Bites Grill! After traveling throughout France, Italy, England, Ireland, Sedona based musician Eric Miller arrived in Spain and fell in love with the art of flamenco. His passion for flamenco guitar stayed with him when Eric returned to the United States, where he continued to study and perform. Eventually, he was drawn to the music of Brazil and immersed himself in the bossa nova and samba, adding Brazilian Jazz guitar to his ever-growing World Music repertoire. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
February 25th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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World Flute Concert Featuring Jonny LipfordJonny Lipford
February 26th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Tickets: $12 at the door
Jonny Lipford is an award-winning instrumentalist who specializes in music produced with the Native American style flute and various world flutes crafted using wood and bamboo. He started playing the wooden flute at age 13 and is widely known for adding a contemporary and invigorating flare to a music scene consisting of mostly traditional and relaxing music. For more information please visit the Sedona Creative Live Center.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
February 27th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Esteban 2016
February 27th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Tickets starting at $35Esteban-Color-bc-3-2015
Don’t miss Esteban along with Teresa Joy on violin, Raul Yanez on keys and Joe Morris on drums at Sedona Sound Bites Grill. Legendary flamenco/classical guitarist Esteban mesmerizes audiences with his stunning and passionate style of Spanish Guitar that is influenced by New Age, great love songs and Latin pop. Esteban’s concerts are memorable moments of the heart, as he performs with his daughter Teresa Joy on violin and his band, the experience is a sensational expression of the inner soul. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Cowboy Singer/Songwriter Dave Stamey
February 27th, 2016 (7:00 pm) Cottonwood, AZ
Tickets $18 advance, $20 door, $25 priority
Stamey2015 Entertainer of the Year (Western Music Association) and 2015 Best Solo Western Musician (True West Magazine), Dave Stamey will perform at the Old Town Center for the Arts. Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer, a dude wrangler, and is now one of the most popular Western entertainers working today. He finds he prefers delighting audiences across the country more than being stomped on by angry horses. audiences across the country more than being stomped on by angry horses. Drawing on his own experiences, Dave Stamey will perform songs and stories about living and working in the west. This event will be taking place at the Old Town Center of the Arts located at 5th Street and Main in Cottonwood, Arizona. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Old Town Center for the Arts.

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Red Rock Stae Park Lecture Series
Arts and Culture of Ancient Southern Arizona Hohokam
February 28th, 2016 (2:00 pm)
The program is included with the park admission
Red Rock State Park LectureRed Rock State Park is proud to present Registered Professional Archaeologist Allen Dart who will be presenting a talk on the culture of the Hohokam Native Americans. The Hohokam cultural flourished from the sixth through the fifteenth centuries then mysteriously disappeared. Allan will provide an interesting discussion on possible interpretations about their relationships to the natural world, time reckoning, religious practices, beliefs, deities, and possible reasons for the eventual demise of their way of life. Seating is limited so call ahead to reserve your seat 928.282-6907. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Events in March

Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
March 2nd, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Eric Miller 2016
March 2nd, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric MillerDon’t miss Sedona favorite Eric Miller at Sound Bites Grill! After traveling throughout France, Italy, England, Ireland, Sedona based musician Eric Miller arrived in Spain and fell in love with the art of flamenco. His passion for flamenco guitar stayed with him when Eric returned to the United States, where he continued to study and perform. Eventually, he was drawn to the music of Brazil and immersed himself in the bossa nova and samba, adding Brazilian Jazz guitar to his ever-growing World Music repertoire. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
March 3rd, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Mountain Bike Festival
March 4th – 6th, 2016logoBsize
Passes: $50 and up
The Sedona Mountain Bike Festival is a 3 day mountain bike celebration that will include a Main Expo/Festival area at the beautiful Tlaquepaque Village, Bike Demos, Shuttled Rides, a Beer Garden, great Bands and more! Sedona’s average temperature in March is 65 degrees and with over 200 miles of single-track trails, it’s the perfect biker destination. For more information and to stay up to date and in the loop please visit the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival.

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Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
March 4th, 2016SGA 2
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. What a perfect event to find that special Valentine’s Day gift! 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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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Andrea Smith Gallery presents Gala Kraftsow: Mosaic Master
Andrea SMith GalleryMarch 4th – 5th, 2016
Sedona artist, Gala Kraftsow, a Renaissance painter, sculptor, and mosaic master will be unveiling her latest mosaic murals. An impassioned artist for more than 40 years, Gala has learned from world-renowned artists and sculptors, mastering many art mediums and most recently, mosaics. In her latest mosaic collection, Gala has captured the essence of her travels and experiences in glass, gems, beads, stone, shells, and any other object that inspires imagination and beauty. For more information please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Sedona Entertainment – Sir Harrison Band
March 4th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover Charge
Sound-Bites-GrillSound Bites Grill is pleased to present the funky blues sound of the Sir Harrison Band! Harrison Begay was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, is full blooded Navajo (Dine’). His passion for blues music and the guitar have been the driving force in his quest for artistry. Sir Harrison’s music and stage performance has attracted a broad audience. His guitar playing is straight from the soul. He’s been compared to Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Cray, but Sir Harrison’s guitar playing has his own unique sound. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
March 5th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – Met Live Opera’s ‘Manon Lescaut’
March 5th, 2016
11:00 am (live simulcast) and 4:00 pm (encore)
Tickets are $20 general admission, $18 for Film Festival members, and $15 for students.
MANON_LESCAUT_teaserThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the next Met Live Opera presentation of Giacomo Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. There will be a pre-opera talk one hour before each of these performances, presented by Dr. Eric Gibson of the NAU Opera Department. Few operas have surpassed “Manon Lescaut” in the depiction of the urgency of young love. The French tale of a beautiful young woman destroyed by her conflicting needs for love and luxury had already inspired Massenet’s “Manon” (1884), a relatively new and immensely popular work at the time of “Manon Lescaut’s” premiere. Puccini made the story his own and infused it with a new level of frank emotion and a flood of melody. 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
March 5th, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Jerome Art WalkOnce again, the magical mountain town will be hosting a night filled with art, music and refreshments galore. Art Walk is the only night that galleries are open from 5 to 8pm. Members like Nellie Bly by the Spirit Room, Patrick Lincoln in The New State Motor Company and Flux Gallery in the Old Jerome High School all bring a fresh energy to the vibrant art scene in Jerome. With 22 participating galleries and studios and many sponsoring businesses and restaurants offering specials, this is a festive night in Jerome. A free shuttle runs throughout the town during the event. For more information please visit the Jerome Art Walk.

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Sedona Entertainment: A Salute To Glen Campbell
Jeff Dayton Band
March 5th, 2016
First Show: Dinner 5:00 – 6:00 pm, Showtime 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Second Show: Seating 8:00 pm, Showtime 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Show Only Tickets $25/$35/$45
Sound-Bites-GrillDinner & Show Package $65/$75/$85
In “A Salute To Glenn Campbell” Jeff will tell the stories and play the music that he experienced with his 15years on the road and in the studio with the legendary Glenn Campbell! From the White House to the Wildhorse Saloon, Jeff has been playing guitar and performing all his life. He’s been a Nashville writer for fourteen years and thrives on the concentrated creative scene in Music City. His hometown roots in Minnesota and years in Arizona earned him a the job of bandleader with Hall of Fame artist Glen Campbell. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Rose Sunday Jazz with Ioannis Goudelis
March 6th, 2016 (3:00 pm)YanniGoudelis
Tickets: $15
Sedona Jazz at the Church presents our “Rose Sunday Jazz” concert with the Ioannis Goudelis Trio!his concert will take place at the beautiful Saint Luke’s Church located On Hwy 179 between Back ‘O Beyond & Chapel Road “Roundabouts”. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sedona Jazz at the Church.

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National Theatre of London’s ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’
March 6th, 2016 (3:00 pm)Les-Liaisons-teaser
Tickets are $15, or $12.50 for Film Festival members
The National Theatre of London continues its season with “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” (Dangerous Liaisons) showing in Sedona when the Sedona International Film Festival hosts the big screen premiere at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre. In 1782, Choderlos de Laclos’ novel of sex, intrigue and betrayal in pre-revolutionary France scandalized the world. Two hundred years later, Christopher Hampton’s irresistible adaptation swept the board, winning the Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Best Play. Josie Rourke’s revival now marks the play’s thirty year anniversary. 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
March 9th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Eric Miller 2016
March 9th, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric MillerDon’t miss Sedona favorite Eric Miller at Sound Bites Grill! After traveling throughout France, Italy, England, Ireland, Sedona based musician Eric Miller arrived in Spain and fell in love with the art of flamenco. His passion for flamenco guitar stayed with him when Eric returned to the United States, where he continued to study and perform. Eventually, he was drawn to the music of Brazil and immersed himself in the bossa nova and samba, adding Brazilian Jazz guitar to his ever-growing World Music repertoire. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Yoga Festival
March 10th – 13th, 2016
Ticket/Passes:  www.sedonayogafestival.com
Sedona YogaSYF provides the keys to unlocking your greatest transformation with a focus on yoga and the expansion of consciousness. This conference is a world class opportunity for you to deepen your practice and tap into ancient wisdom with 3 days and 3 nights of yoga, meditation, hiking and energy medicine in the undisputed spiritual center of the American West. The 4th Annual Sedona Yoga Festival will be held at a single conference venue, the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock For more informatioin or to purchases passes to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona Yoga Festival.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
March 10th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Green Light Dance Band
March 11th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)Green light
$8 Cover
Are you ready to dance! Don’t miss Green Light Dance Band at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill! A dance band, a jam band, a vocal harmony group — all these descriptions can be used to define Green Light. The songs they write take you back, bring us here and carry us forward. They are timeless. People start singing along by the second stanza even if they never heard it before. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
March 12th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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46th Annual Sedona St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival
March 12th, 2016
St PatricksThe fun kicks off at 10:30 am with the festive parade that starts at Jordan Historical Park and proceeds south on Jordan Road to Mesquite Avenue. The St. Patrick’s parade is popular and we highly suggest showing up a little early and picking your place along the route to watch. The Festival begins immediately following the parade, featuring free children’s and family activities, food booths and music until 3:00 pm. If you are a guest at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona and would like to attend this event, take advantage of our Complimentary ‘About Town” shuttle that will drop you off in Uptown Sedona for this event and pick you up when you are ready to return. So if you are over 21 enjoy some St. Patty’s day libations and leave the driving to us! For more information please visit the Sedona Main Street Program.

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Christina and Michelle Naughton Piano Duo
March 13th, 2016 (2:30 pm)
$30 General Seating, $50 Reserved Seating
cms-logo-header-mastheadChristina and Michelle Naughton have been hailed by the San Francisco Examiner for their “stellar musicianship, technical mastery, and awe-inspiring artistry”. The Naughtons made their European debut at Herkulesaal in Munich, where the Süddeutsche Zeitung proclaimed them “an outstanding piano duo”. They made their Asian debut with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, where the Sing Tao Daily said of their performance “Joining two hearts and four hands at two grand pianos, the Naughton sisters created an electrifying and moving musical performance.” They have captivated audiences throughout the globe with the unity created by their mystical musical communication, as featured by the Wall Street Journal in their own words “There are times I forget we are two people playing together”. This Sedona event will take place at St John Vianney Church. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Chamber Music Sedona.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2016
March 14th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Tickets are $20 general admission; $17 for film festival members and students
Banff-FF-teaserThe Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is returning to Sedona. For the second year, the Sedona International Film Festival is bringing the spirit of outdoor adventure and mountain culture to red rock country. This year’s World Tour features the best mountain films this year, showcasing amazing film-making talent from the world over to an audience that spans the globe. The tour will make a stop in Sedona on one night only: Monday, March 14th at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. The 2016 World Tour features a collection of exhilarating and provocative films that explore life in the mountains. They highlight remote cultures, intense expeditions into exotic landscapes and bring adrenaline-packed action sports into sharp focus. You will experience an evening of the most inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films from the festival, and audiences across Canada, the United States, and internationally from Scotland to South Africa to China, Lebanon, Chile, New Zealand and Antarctica get to enjoy it all, too. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
March 16th 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Darius Lux
March 16th, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)Darius-Lux-1024x768
No Cover
  When singer/songwriter Darius Lux left the confines of New York City to travel the world for a year, he didn’t fully comprehend the life changing pilgrimage he was embarking on. A multi-instrumentalist, producer and performer came back as a free-thinker and inspirational lyricist. Combining his love of 60’s songwriting, 70’s soul, 80’s pop and 90’s hip-hop into a current mix of soulful, rock-edged pop tunes, Darius found his voice on his debut record “Arise”! For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
March 17th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment: Darius Lux TrioDarius
March 18th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 Cover
Don’t miss the Darius Lux Trio at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill! This is an new ensemble of three outstanding artist coming together with some of the best soulful blues/pop/rock music to grace the stage at SBG. When singer/songwriter Darius Lux left the confines of New York City to travel the world for a year, he didn’t fully comprehend the life changing pilgrimage he was embarking on. A multi-instrumentalist, producer and performer came back as a free-thinker and inspirational lyricist. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
March 19th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival
March 19th & 20th, 2016
Pecan-Wine-680x1024The Town of Camp Verde, its sponsors and its partners, are pleased to announce that the 2016 Spring Heritage Pecan & Wine Festival will take place in downtown Camp Verde. The Festival is actually a handful of events rolled into one: Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival, Verde Valley Archaeology Fair, Verde River Runoff canoe and kayak race, and a host of activities surrounding Arizona State Parks Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month. Admission to all events is free. Charges will apply for wine tasting and race participants. There is a $12 charge for wine tasting that includes six tasting tickets along with a wine glass that is yours to keep.For more information please visit www.campverdepromotions.org.

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Verde Valley Archaeology Fair & American Indian Art Show
March 19th – 20th, 2016
The 2015 International Archaeology Film Festival
March 19th – 20th, 2016
2016FairThe Verde Valley Archaeology Fair and International Archaeology Film Festival are held during Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month on the last weekend in March. Enjoy two exciting days of archaeological adventures, and take a trip back in time to explore the past through hands-on activities and presentations.

Experience the excitement of archaeology with dozens of hands-on activities, live presentations, and special programs. The Fair includes the annual American Indian Art Show with artists from Hopi, Navajoland, Zuni and several New Mexico pueblo communities. Artists will demonstrate their medium and have their work available for sale. The Art Show is in the Community Center with the archaeology exhibits.

The 2016 International Archaeology Film Festival will have film showings March 19th and 20th  at the Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts, 210 Camp Lincoln Road, Camp Verde. Tickets will be $10 per film (Members $8). For more information please visit the Verde Valley Archaeology Fair.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
March 23rd, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Eric Miller 2016
March 23rd, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric MillerDon’t miss Sedona favorite Eric Miller at Sound Bites Grill! After traveling throughout France, Italy, England, Ireland, Sedona based musician Eric Miller arrived in Spain and fell in love with the art of flamenco. His passion for flamenco guitar stayed with him when Eric returned to the United States, where he continued to study and perform. Eventually, he was drawn to the music of Brazil and immersed himself in the bossa nova and samba, adding Brazilian Jazz guitar to his ever-growing World Music repertoire. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
March 24th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment: Esteban 2016
March 25th & 26th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Tickets starting at $35Esteban-Color-bc-3-2015
Don’t miss Esteban along with Teresa Joy on violin, Raul Yanez on keys and Joe Morris on drums at Sedona Sound Bites Grill. Legendary flamenco/classical guitarist Esteban mesmerizes audiences with his stunning and passionate style of Spanish Guitar that is influenced by New Age, great love songs and Latin pop. Esteban’s concerts are memorable moments of the heart, as he performs with his daughter Teresa Joy on violin and his band, the experience is a sensational expression of the inner soul. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
March 26th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Celebration of Spring: Carnival and Egg Hunt
Event Location: Multi-use Field at Posse Grounds Park
March 26th, 2016 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
$5 for Children 12 & Younger
Sedona Carnival and Egg HuntThis is much more than just an egg hunt, this is a Celebration of Spring! This fun, action packed event is for families and all those in the community that enjoy spring and the beautiful outdoors. Once you arrive, walk to the Posse Grounds Park lower softball field for entrance onto the multiuse field for games and vendors! Inflatable toys for kids, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, carnival rides and much more are included with the $5 admission fee for the youth attendees. Some vendors may be charging for their goods. The official egg hunt will begin at 10:00 a.m. for children 8 years of age and younger (parents will only be allowed to search with age group 2 and under). Children will be divided by age groups and there are over 10,000 eggs waiting to be found! For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Easter Bunny Express – Clarkdale, AZ
March 27th, 2016 (Train departs at 1:00 pm)
Purchase tickets here
Easter_bunny_trainThe hoppiest celebration at Verde Canyon Railroad is the Easter Bunny Express! This once-a-year opportunity to hob-knob with the wascally wabbit begins with face painting on the patio so everyone can star in a look-a-like photo. You can take home proof that the Easter Bunny really does exist. The honorable hare will dole out handfuls of treats and armloads of hugs before bidding farewell to everyone on the train as it departs at 1:00 pm! The Easter fun keeps going on board with a winner-take-all jellybean counting contest. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
March 30th, 2016 (9:00 am)
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
March 31st, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Events in April

Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 2nd, 2016 (9:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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37th Annual Native Plant Workshop
April 2nd, 2016 (8:30 am – 2:00 pm)
Ticket prices below
Keep Sedona Beautiful is proud to present their 37th Annual Native Plant Workshop taking place at at West Sedona School, 570 Posse Ground Road. Dena Greenwood and Jeff Schalau will be the keynote speakers. There will also be six workshops, a silent auction and lunch provided. Jay’s Bird Barn and Verde River Growers will be there with various items for sale to enhance your experience. Please feel free to stop and talk with the experts. Advance tickets are $25 for KSB members and $35 for the general public.Tickets purchased at the event are $35 for KSB members and $45 for the general public. For more information please visit Keep Sedona Beautiful.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 6th, 2016 (9:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Eric Miller 2016
April 6th, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric MillerDon’t miss Sedona favorite Eric Miller at Sound Bites Grill! After traveling throughout France, Italy, England, Ireland, Sedona based musician Eric Miller arrived in Spain and fell in love with the art of flamenco. His passion for flamenco guitar stayed with him when Eric returned to the United States, where he continued to study and perform. Eventually, he was drawn to the music of Brazil and immersed himself in the bossa nova and samba, adding Brazilian Jazz guitar to his ever-growing World Music repertoire. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
April 7th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Green Light Dance Band
April 8th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)Green light
$8 Cover
Are you ready to dance! Don’t miss Green Light Dance Band at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill! A dance band, a jam band, a vocal harmony group — all these descriptions can be used to define Green Light. The songs they write take you back, bring us here and carry us forward. They are timeless. People start singing along by the second stanza even if they never heard it before. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 9th, 2016 (9:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Esteban 2016
April 9th & 10th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Tickets starting at $35Esteban-Color-bc-3-2015
Don’t miss Esteban along with Teresa Joy on violin, Raul Yanez on keys and Joe Morris on drums at Sedona Sound Bites Grill. Legendary flamenco/classical guitarist Esteban mesmerizes audiences with his stunning and passionate style of Spanish Guitar that is influenced by New Age, great love songs and Latin pop. Esteban’s concerts are memorable moments of the heart, as he performs with his daughter Teresa Joy on violin and his band, the experience is a sensational expression of the inner soul. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 13th, 2016 (9:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Eric Miller 2016
April 13th, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric MillerDon’t miss Sedona favorite Eric Miller at Sound Bites Grill! After traveling throughout France, Italy, England, Ireland, Sedona based musician Eric Miller arrived in Spain and fell in love with the art of flamenco. His passion for flamenco guitar stayed with him when Eric returned to the United States, where he continued to study and perform. Eventually, he was drawn to the music of Brazil and immersed himself in the bossa nova and samba, adding Brazilian Jazz guitar to his ever-growing World Music repertoire. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
April 14th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment: Darius Lux TrioDarius
April 15th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 Cover
Don’t miss the Darius Lux Trio at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill! This is an new ensemble of three outstanding artist coming together with some of the best soulful blues/pop/rock music to grace the stage at SBG. When singer/songwriter Darius Lux left the confines of New York City to travel the world for a year, he didn’t fully comprehend the life changing pilgrimage he was embarking on. A multi-instrumentalist, producer and performer came back as a free-thinker and inspirational lyricist. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Piano on the Rocks International Festival in Sedona
April 15th – 17th, 2016
Prices Below
Piano on the RocksThis first Piano on the Rocks International Festival, “From Paris to Sedona”, celebrates great music by French composers and composers who lived in Paris. Piano on the Rocks will present masterpieces by Franck, Debussy, Ravel, Poulenc, Chopin, Liszt, Thalberg and others. The Festival will open at the Church of the Red Rocks under a beautiful sunset. The subsequent two concerts will be held at the Sedona Creative Life Center. These three concerts will feature international pianists: Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, and Helene Tysman, laureate of the Warsaw International Chopin Piano Competition. The concerts also feature Dr. Carl Schmidt, musicologist; Elizabeth Peña, narrator and member of the Duo MusicAleph and Dr. Barbara Di Toro, soprano, who will sing the Hymn To Sedona.

  • Friday, April 15th, 5:00 P.M. free Church of the Red Rocks
  • Saturday, April 16th, 7:00 P.M. $15 Creative Life Center
  • Sunday, April 17th, 7:00 P.M. 7:00 $15 Creative Life Center
    For more information please visit www.pianoontherocks.com

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 16th, 2016 (9:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Music By The Classics
April 17th, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
$5 Cover
Sound-Bites-GrillSound Bites is pleased to present “An Evening of Romance”. The band will play and Jeanie Carroll will sing mostly the slower, dance-able songs that many of us are familiar with from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Also included with be some great up-tempo and Latin tunes to get you moving. So, bring your dancing shoes or just come to listen to and enjoy the music. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 20th, 2016 (9:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Darius Lux
April 20th, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)Darius-Lux-1024x768
No Cover
When singer/songwriter Darius Lux left the confines of New York City to travel the world for a year, he didn’t fully comprehend the life changing pilgrimage he was embarking on. A multi-instrumentalist, producer and performer came back as a free-thinker and inspirational lyricist. Combining his love of 60’s songwriting, 70’s soul, 80’s pop and 90’s hip-hop into a current mix of soulful, rock-edged pop tunes, Darius found his voice on his debut record “Arise”! For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Verde Valley Birding & Nature FestivalOwl-and-Slogan-500px450wide
April 21st – 24th, 2016
Registration and Fees
Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival celebrates nature with workshops and field trips where expert guides take visitors to the area’s birding hot spots. The annual event is presented by Arizona State Parks and the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce. Birding is the fastest growing outdoor recreational hobby in the U.S. today. More than 70 field trips are offered throughout the 4-day event, many led by nationally recognized and local experts. Registration is open now. For more information please visit the Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
April 21st, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 23rd, 2016 (9:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Esteban 2016
April 23rd & 24th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Tickets starting at $35Esteban-Color-bc-3-2015
Don’t miss Esteban along with Teresa Joy on violin, Raul Yanez on keys and Joe Morris on drums at Sedona Sound Bites Grill. Legendary flamenco/classical guitarist Esteban mesmerizes audiences with his stunning and passionate style of Spanish Guitar that is influenced by New Age, great love songs and Latin pop. Esteban’s concerts are memorable moments of the heart, as he performs with his daughter Teresa Joy on violin and his band, the experience is a sensational expression of the inner soul. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 27th, 2016 (9:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Verde Valley Fair (Cottonwood, AZ)
April 27th – May 1st, 2016
Verde Valley FairKick up your heels, let out a couple of hee – haws and eat some sweet hot funnel cakes. You guessed it – the Verde Valley Fair is back! Since 1967, features fun for the entire family including children’s activities, commercial vendors selling their wares, games, crafts, a wide variety of food, rides, Since 1967, featuring a carnival, livestock shows, concerts,  pony rides, a petting zoo and many side show attractions and games! The fair is located in Cottonwood a short drive from Sedona, Arizona at 800 East Cherry Street at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds. For more information and ticket prices please visit www.vvfair.com

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Sedona Entertainment: Eric Miller 2016
April 27th, 2016 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric MillerDon’t miss Sedona favorite Eric Miller at Sound Bites Grill! After traveling throughout France, Italy, England, Ireland, Sedona based musician Eric Miller arrived in Spain and fell in love with the art of flamenco. His passion for flamenco guitar stayed with him when Eric returned to the United States, where he continued to study and perform. Eventually, he was drawn to the music of Brazil and immersed himself in the bossa nova and samba, adding Brazilian Jazz guitar to his ever-growing World Music repertoire. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Anthony Mazzella “Legends of Guitar 2016”
April 28th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30Anthony-Mazzella-poster
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it all live. Legends Of Guitar reaches a very broad audience given the diversity of artists it pays tribute to. People love guitar music and are fanatical about the bands they play in. This show features the technical skills of the greatest guitarists and the music from some of the biggest bands. This live event will take place at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Open Studios Tour
April 29th – May 1st, 2016 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Free Self Guided Tour
SVACWorking artists in the Verde Valley will be opening their private studios to the public at the end of April for the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition’s (SVAC) 13th annual Open Studios Tour. This non-profit, artist-run event provides thousands of visitors a unique opportunity to meet the artists and gain a first-hand view of their creative processes. The weekend event is a free, self-guided tour allowing visitors the opportunity to meet and talk with artists in their daily work spaces. There will be over 40 studios participating, working in a variety of mediums. For more information and map of participating studios please visit www.sedonaartistscoalition.org

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Sedona Entertainment: JC & The Juke Rockers
April 29th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 Cover
Get ready to dance! Sound Bites Grill in Sedona, AZ is proud to present JC & The Juke Rockers! From old school Chicago Style to modern day W/Coast Blues with a heaping of Classic Rock plus R&B provide just right mix to make you want to Jump Jive & Swing!J.C. fronts the show with mellow vocals, smoking guitar licks and smooth stage tricks while blowing some hot harmonica! A triple threat! For more information please visit Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 30th, 2016 (9:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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