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Events in Sedona, Arizona

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 March, Events in April, Events in May

Events in March

Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month
March 2017
TuzThere will be events taking place all over the state during Arizona Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month, at Arizona State Parks, National Monuments, Historical sites and Arizona Museums. The popular V Bar V Archaeology Discovery Days, Verde Valley Archaeology Fair and American Indian Art Show also take place during this statewide event! You can find a full listing of events taking place during Arizona Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month by clicking here. To find some highlighted events taking place in the Sedona area including Flagstaff, Rimrock, and Camp Verde click here. Events and times could change so please click on the site link for each event.

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Sedona Cinema – “Wilson”
March 26th – 29th, 2017
Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival Members
Woody Harrelson leads all-star cast
Wilson2-smThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of “Wilson” starring Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern Judy Greer and Cheryl Hines at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. A cantankerous, middle-aged eccentric goes in search of the daughter he never knew he had in “Wilson”, an imaginative and often hilarious journey of self-discovery from director Craig Johnson. The film recently premiered to critical and audience acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival. The Sedona premiere is the same day it opens in theaters nationwide. 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
March 29th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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
March 29th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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 Cinema – The cats of Istanbul! ‘Kedi’
March 30th (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival Members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present a one-night only special premiere Kedi-teaserof the award-winning new cat documentary “Kedi” at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Hundreds of thousands of Turkish cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they’ve wandered in and out of people’s lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Claiming no owners, the cats of Istanbul live between two worlds — neither wild nor tame — and they bring joy and purpose to those people they choose to adopt. In Istanbul, cats are the mirrors to the people, allowing them to reflect on their lives in ways nothing else could. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
March 30th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$35
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$75
Anthony-Mazzella-posterLegends 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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Piano on the Red Rocks “Voyage Beyond Time”
March 31st – April 2nd, 2017
Prices posted soon
logopianoontherocksoriginal-191x191This Second Piano on the Rocks International Festival celebrates music and literature from around the globe. A “Voyage Beyond Time” where music, words, sounds and colors travel beyond the frontiers of space. Piano on the Rocks will present masterpieces by Debussy, Ravel, Poulenc, Chopin, Liszt, Albeniz, Rachmaninoff 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 Christ Lutheran Church.

Featured International Pianists

  • Sandrine Erdely-Sayo
    Described as “electrifying” by the Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Helene Tysman
    Laureate of the Warsaw International Chopin Piano Competition,
  • Cynthia Raim
    First Prize winner of the Clara Haskil International 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.
    For more information please visit www.pianoontherocks.com

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Sedona Cinema – “Sophie and the Rising Sun”
March 31st, 2017 (4:00 pm)
Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival Members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of “Sophie and the Rising Sun”,starring Julianne Nicholson, Emmy-winner Margo Martindale and Academy Award-nominee Diane Ladd, showing at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “Sophie and the Rising Sun” is based on the award-winning novel by Augusta Trobaugh. Set in the autumn of 1941 in Salty Creek, a fishing village in South Carolina, the film tells the dramatic story of interracial lovers swept up in the tides of history. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
March 31st, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 cover, no cover with entree purchase
Sedona Sound Bites Grill invites you to take a step back into the past during Flash Back Friday’s! Enjoy the Rock & Roll from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with Robin Miller on Guitar, Troy Perkins on bass and Ed Barattini on drums. Three of Sedonas TOP musicians play all of your favorite dance tunes and let the good times roll. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Sedona Cinema – ‘Occupants’
Encore to kick off Verde Valley Comic Expo
March 31st, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present a one-night only special encore of the acclaimed feature film “Occupants” at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. This special film event will kick off the Second Annual Verde Valley Comic Expo and will include a special Q&A discussion and comic book release in conjunction with the film. “Occupants” is a film about Annie, an award-winning documentarian and her husband Neil. Annie and Neil embark on a “30 Days of Clean Living” documentary, setting up cameras all over their house to document their new eating habits. By doing so, half of their cameras capture a parallel version of themselves — a version that isn’t what they expected — with results that could ultimately unravel and threaten their very existence. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Events in April

Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 1st, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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38th Annual Native Plant Workshop
April 1st, 2017 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Advance tickets $25 KSB members/$35 for the general public
$45 if purchased at the door
NPW-Web-Banner-2017_v2Keep Sedona Beautiful is proud to present the 38th Annual Native Plant Workshop at the West Sedona School located at 570 Posse Ground Road. Included in the ticket price are the two keynote speakers, a choice of two hour-long workshops of the six offered, breakfast savories donated by Weber’s IGA, coffee, tea, water supplied by Kinetico and lunch of sandwiches and cookies donated by Wildflower Bread Company. There is also a Silent Auction with items donated by the community. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own mugs and/or water bottles to help make this a “zero-waste event”.   Jay’s Bird Barn and Verde River Growers will be available to share their expertise and have merchandise for sale. For more information please visit www.keepsedonabeautiful.org or call 928.282.4938.

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Second Annual Verde Valley Comic Expo
April 1st, 2017 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Ticket prices below
The Northern Arizona Cartoonist Association presents the Second Annual Verde Valley Comic Expo! Joint them in the gymnasium of the Cottonwood Rec Center for a day of comic book culture, featuring some of Arizona’s best artists and self-publishers! The Cottonwood Recreation Ceneter is located at 150 Soutj 6th St, Cottonwood, AZ. Tickets are only $5, or $3 with the donation of two canned goods. Kids 10 years and younger are free! For more information please visit the Northern Arizona Cartoonist Association on Facebook.

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Valley Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day – Cottonwood, AZ
A Ride of Honor for Vietnam Veterans – Sedona to Cottonwood
April 1st, 2017
VV-Vet-1The sixth annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day celebration is planned for Saturday, at the Cottonwood Kids Park, 321 South 12th Street near the Verde Valley Fairgrounds. The city of Cottonwood is proud to serve as the host community for this year’s event. A Ride of Honor for Vietnam Veterans is also scheduled Saturday.. Staging and a bike blessing are scheduled for 10:30 am at the Sedona Posse Grounds Park with kickstands up at 11:10 am. The ride ends at the Cottonwood Kids Park. For information about the bike ride contact John of American Legion Riders Post 93 at 928.300.9829.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘Mrs. Henderson Presents’
Encore to celebrate theatre’s 5-year anniversary
April 1st, 2017 (1:00 pm and 4:00 pm)
All tickets are only $5
“Mrs. Henderson Presents” starring Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins returns to Sedona when the Sedona International Film Festival celebrates the 5-year anniversary of its Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “Mrs. Henderson Presents” was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Judi Dench and Best Costume Design. The film is inspired by true events – London, 1937. Mrs. Laura Henderson (Judi Dench), a woman of wealth and connections, has just buried her beloved husband. And now she’s bored. At 69, she is far too energetic and vital to fade into gentle widowhood. What she needs, says her friend Lady Conway, is a hobby. Collecting diamonds, perhaps? Or doing charitable works? But, to the shock of her friends she instead buys a theatre — the Windmill Theatre in the heart of Soho. 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
April 1st, 2017 (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 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 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 – Sir Harrison Band
April 1st, 2017 (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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Sedona Poetry Slam
April 1st, 2017 (7:30 pm)
Tickets are $12
The Sedona Poetry Slam hosts the April Fool’s Day Slam at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. This is not a joke, but poets are encourages to perform humorous poetry. A poetry slam is like a series of high-energy, three-minute one-person plays. Slam poetry is an art form that allows written page poets to share their work alongside theatrical performers, hip-hop artists and lyricists. All types of poetry are welcome on the stage, from street-wise hip-hop and narrative performance poems, to political rants and introspective confessionals. Any poem is a “slam” poem if performed in a competition. All poets get three minutes per round to entertain and inspire the audience with their creativity. Contact host Christopher Fox Graham at foxthepoet@yahoo.com to sign up to slam early by Friday, March 31st, or arrive at the door by 7:00 pm to sign up the day of the slam. 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
Sunday Lecture: Sacred Scarlets
April 2nd, 2017 (2:00 pm)
Included with park admission
Red Rock State ParkFor over 1,000 years Scarlet Macaws have dazzled the people of the Southwest.  Their brilliantly colored plumage and large size inspire curiosity in all who gaze upon them.  Many visitors are impressed when they learn these exotic birds were traded into Verde Valley, and farther north, from hundreds of miles South into modern day Mexico. Kelley Taylor, founder of Sacred Scarlets, will be presenting these amazing birds as ambassadors for their protection in the wild while sharing their long, rich sometimes mysterious and often unknown history in the American Southwest. Seating is limited and by reservation only.  Call Red Rock State Park at 928.282.6907 to reserve your spot.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
April 2nd, 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
meditation-CDEveryone is welcome to join the discussion and introduction to meditation and mindfulness with an expert meditation mentor including Sarah McLean, Devani Page, Eva Maurice, and Joy Nanda. Each week a different meditation is offered, including Loving Kindness Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization, Breath Awareness, Body Appreciation, Chakra Meditation, or Gratitude Meditation. No experience is necessary to attend. Walk ins welcome, though you must arrive on time to participate and be 13 or older. $5 donation. This event takes place at the McLean Meditation Institute, 411 State Route 179 (at the junction of 179 & Schnebly Hill Road) in Sedona. For more information please visit the McLean Meditation Institute.

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National Theatre of London’s Hedda Gabler
April 2nd, 2017 (3:00 pm)
Tickets are $15, or $12.50 for Film Festival members
The National Theatre of London continues its season with its acclaimed production of “Hedda Gabler” when the Sedona International Film Festival hosts the big screen premiere at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “Hedda Gabler” is sold out at the National Theatre in London. This production on screen is the only way to see this masterpiece. This new version is a slick, stylish modern production of the classic Ibsen play. Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Cinema – “Sophie and the Rising Sun”
April 2nd and 3rd, 2017
Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival Members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of “Sophie and the Rising Sun”,starring Julianne Nicholson, Emmy-winner Margo Martindale and Academy Award-nominee Diane Ladd, showing at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “Sophie and the Rising Sun” is based on the award-winning novel by Augusta Trobaugh. Set in the autumn of 1941 in Salty Creek, a fishing village in South Carolina, the film tells the dramatic story of interracial lovers swept up in the tides of history. For more information, showtimes, or to purchase tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Emerging Artist Concert
April 2nd, 2017 (2:30 pm)
Ticket Prices
Verde Valley SinfoniettaThe Verde Valley Sinfonietta will present its annual “Emerging Artist” concert at the Sedona Performing Arts Center located at 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road in Sedona. The concert is the orchestra’s final performance of the 2016-2017 season and features two visiting artists: David Kwak, 15-yr.-old violin prodigy, and guest conductor Kevin Kozacek. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit www.vvsinfonietta.org.

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Sedona Entertainment: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
April 2nd, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Phil Rossi! Phil Rossi is a versatile piano player who’s mother Lillian was a musician and taught Phil the basics of the piano when he was eight years old. From that point he progressed by practicing until he was sixteen years old at which point he formed a trio with two neighborhood friends a drummer and bass player and began his career by playing church socials, school sock hops etc. He had been fortunate during his musical career to have worked with The Chairman of the Board Frank Sinatra Sr. and also with his son Frank Jr. and drummer Buddy Rich to name a few. His music will take you back in time (from Cole Porter, the Gershwin’s, up to Billy Joel ) creating memories of long ago. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Robin Miller
April 3rd, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
Sound-Bites-Grill Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Robin Miller! Robin’s upbeat tempos capture the playful spirit that motivates us when lightness of heart and love find their way through expression in our very being. These songs help excavate the hidden innocence and playfulness in very heart and soul. Individuals find these pieces joy-filled and inspiring. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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“Around France at Mary D. Fisher!”
April 4th, 2017 (3:30 pm – 8:00 pm)
Tickets: $20 one movie – $25 two movies
(includes live music, one glass of wine and its tapenades)
Voila twitterThe Mary D. Fisher Theater and Sedona International Film Festival partner up with tje Voilà Tour in order to create this nice artistic and cultural exchange. Two movies will be shown: A French film paying tribute to Hollywood and an American film made as an homage to Paris. Before and between the screenings, Belen la Parisienne, accompanied by Jo, will take you to the streets of Paris by singing a mix of French standards like Edith Piaf or Brigitte Bardot. While listnening, enjoy your glass of Provence rosé wine and homemade tapenades from Chef Marie-Pierre Gall! To purchase tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Paolo Scardina
April 4th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound-Bites-GrillSound Bites Grill is pleased to present Paolo Scardina! Paolo moved to Sedona from Portland Oregon, in 2011 with a dream to sing “jazz in an exotic city, and Sedona is plenty “exotic”! The dream to be a Sedona jazz musician came true almost instantly. In his younger more athletic years, he even had his own dance company, The Paul Scardina Dance Company of San Francisco, where is danced, taught, toured and choreographed for a decade. Now he dances with his voice! For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 5th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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“For Sedona with Love”
Non-profit event
April 5th, 2017 (3:30 pm – 5:30 pm)
Voilà Tour is proud to offer this event the Friends of Jack Jamesen Memorial Park who are dedicated to honoring those who made a difference in others lives. “They support our military men and women, the North American Indian culture, service animals, and women who have changed lives. We believe that public art lifts the esteem of a community”. For more information please visit the Voila Tour website.

  • Voila twitterCattaneo‘s performance
  • Live Action Painting on CadiJo’s live music. This painting will be auctioned to the benefits of Honoring Women and Friends of Jack Jamesen Park.
  • Shondra Jepperson performs side by side with our Voilagers and to host with Cynthia Richmond.
  • Live demo of glass beads Artcrafts making process by Bénou.
  • Get your glass of Provence rosé wine and its homemade tapenades from Chef Marie-Pierre Gall!
  • The fundraising is based on sales, crafts and painting auctions.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘Here to Make Music’
April 5th, 2017 (4:00 pm)
Tickets: $9 for SIFF and CMS members
$12 for the general public
Chamber Music Sedona and the Sedona International Film Festival will join hands during the Sedona Spring Music Festival at the Mary D. Fisher Theater, continuing its exploration of the world’s greatest violinists. The event will be hosted by CMS artistic director Bert Harclerode and Festival artists David Speltz and Connie Kupka. “Here to Make Music” documents the career of violinist Pinchas Zukerman who continues to astound audiences and critics worldwide. The close friendship between Zukerman and the film’s director, Christopher Nupen, provides not only an interesting documentary, but also a touching immersion in the intimacy of one of the greatest violinist the world has ever known. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
April 5th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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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New York Film Critics Series: ‘Salt and Fire’
April 5th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
All tickets are $12
The Sedona International Film Festival is the official, exclusive Northern Arizona home for the New York Film Critics monthly series debuting new films weeks prior to their theatrical release. 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 April premiere event will feature the debut of Werner Herzog’s new drama “Salt and Fire”. Two ecologists (played by Veronica Ferres and Gael Garcia Bernal) are sent to South America as part of a U.N. investigation into an ecological disaster. They are quickly kidnapped by the villainous CEO (played by Michael Shannon) of a large company held responsible for the ecological disaster. But when a super-volcano nearby begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘Mr. Gaga’
April 6th, 2017 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present a one-night only special premiere of the award-winning new dance documentary “Mr. Gaga” at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Tomer Heymann’s “Mr. Gaga” is a unique documentary experience that tells the story of the internationally-acclaimed choreographer Ohad Naharin, who created the daring form of dance and “movement language” Gaga. When he was 22, he was invited to perform with the prestigious Martha Graham dance company, and attended Juilliard and the School of American Ballet simultaneously. But Ohad would not be happy until he could do exactly what he wanted. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Voila Tour
“A French Cabaret Night” Dinner & Concert
April 6th, 2017 (6:00 pm Dinner, 7:30 Concert)
Dinner & Concert $85 per person
Voila twitterWhat a better place in Sedona to host such an event than Sound Bites Grill Celebrity Show Room. Its fine cuisine and live music quality are highly reputed throughout the USA! Voila Tour is a unique concept with multiple talents… The Voilagers recognized talented professional artists, are traveling all the way from France to perform for you…Voilà Tour is designed to be a great opportunity to share and learn from our different cultures. Don’t miss the fun, food & music! For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
April 7th, 2017 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Free Event
SGA 2The 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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Voila Tour at “Sedona First Friday”
April 7th, 2017 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

  • Voila twitterSedona Arts Center – Live Music, Painting, Wine
  • Kuivato Glass Gallery – Crafts live creation
  • Renée Taylor Gallery – Live Painting, Wine

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
April 7th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$35
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$75
Anthony-Mazzella-posterLegends 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 8th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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Tlaquepaque, a Taste of Provence
April 8th, 2017 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tlaquepaque-event02Mix and mingle with 12 artists and craftsmen from Provence right here in Tlaquepaque during a fabulous day of cultural exchange and a delight for all of your senses. Listen to the music and vocals from three outstanding French bands with songs in French and English. Watch as a master glass worker creates one-of-a-kind stunning glass beads and other objects of art. Experience live demonstrations of painting and drawing with a decidedly French flair. Taste delicious wines from the award winning wine country in Provence along with tasty little bites by a French chef. Smell the aromas as you anticipate a sumptuous meal prepared by both chef Walter of Rene’s and guest chef Marie Pierre Gall from Provence. This exotic Taste of Provence will give you a luscious look into Provence right here in our beloved red rock country. For more information please visit the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Sedona Entertainment – Legendary Master Guitarist Esteban
April 8th, 2017 (7:00 pm)Esteban-Color-bc-3-2015
Show only tickets start at $69. Show & Dinner tickets start at $149
Sound Bites Grill is proud to announce the return of Esteban for his 2017 “Private Concert” season at Sound Bites Celebrity Show Room in beautiful Sedona, AZ. This venue is a must-see-fan favorite. Sit not five feet from Esteban and watch his fingers fly as he performs.This is an intimate dinner theater where you may enjoy a rare and unique experience of music mastery at its finest that cannot 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 purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Guided Geology Hike
April 9th, 2017 (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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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
April 9th, 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
meditation-CDEveryone is welcome to join the discussion and introduction to meditation and mindfulness with an expert meditation mentor including Sarah McLean, Devani Page, Eva Maurice, and Joy Nanda. Each week a different meditation is offered, including Loving Kindness Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization, Breath Awareness, Body Appreciation, Chakra Meditation, or Gratitude Meditation. No experience is necessary to attend. Walk ins welcome, though you must arrive on time to participate and be 13 or older. $5 donation. This event takes place at the McLean Meditation Institute, 411 State Route 179 (at the junction of 179 & Schnebly Hill Road) in Sedona. For more information please visit the McLean Meditation Institute.

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Chamber Music Sedona – Spring Music Festival
April 9th, 2017 (2:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
Tickets: $38 General Admission, $55 Reserved Seating
SMF2-cmpsit-rgb-webChamber Music Sedona is pleased to present the their Spring Music Festival at the Sedona Performaing Arts Center located at 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road.The Speltz family and special guest, Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, will perform an eclectic selection of music from Arensky and Ravel at the beginning of the 20th century to Beethoven and Schubert who were contemporaries at the turn of the 19th century. For more information please visit www.chambermusicsedona.org.

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Sedona Entertainment: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
April 9th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Phil Rossi! Phil Rossi is a versatile piano player who’s mother Lillian was a musician and taught Phil the basics of the piano when he was eight years old. From that point he progressed by practicing until he was sixteen years old at which point he formed a trio with two neighborhood friends a drummer and bass player and began his career by playing church socials, school sock hops etc. He had been fortunate during his musical career to have worked with The Chairman of the Board Frank Sinatra Sr. and also with his son Frank Jr. and drummer Buddy Rich to name a few. His music will take you back in time (from Cole Porter, the Gershwin’s, up to Billy Joel ) creating memories of long ago. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Guided Sedona Moonlight Hike
April 10th, 2017 (5:30 pm)
$5.00 reservation fee and regular park entry fees
moonlightMoonlight Hikes are among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Led by a knowledgeable naturalist, hikers get the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from a park overlook and return by the light of the moon. The hike lasts two to 2 1/2 hours and covers a distance of approximately two miles. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the starting time to insure participation. Registration for this hike is required, call 928.282.6907 to reserve your spot. Registration closes the day before the hike. No new reservations will be accepted on the day of the hike. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Robin Miller
April 10th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
Sound-Bites-Grill Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Robin Miller! Robin’s upbeat tempos capture the playful spirit that motivates us when lightness of heart and love find their way through expression in our very being. These songs help excavate the hidden innocence and playfulness in very heart and soul. Individuals find these pieces joy-filled and inspiring. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 12th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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
April 12th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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 Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
April 13th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$35
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$75
Anthony-Mazzella-posterLegends 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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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
April 14th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 cover, no cover with entree purchase
Sedona Sound Bites Grill invites you to take a step back into the past during Flash Back Friday’s! Enjoy the Rock & Roll from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with Robin Miller on Guitar, Troy Perkins on bass and Ed Barattini on drums. Three of Sedonas TOP musicians play all of your favorite dance tunes and let the good times roll. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 15th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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 Celebration of Spring
Carnival and Egg Hunt
Admission: $5
April 15th, 2017 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Sedona Carnival and Egg HuntThis is much more than just an egg hunt, this is a Celebration of Spring! This is a fun, action packed event 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, 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 am for children 12 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!  This Event takes place at the Multi-use Field at Posse Grounds Park. Children need to bring their own baskets. Egg hunts will be divided into four age groups: 0-2, 3-5, 6-8 and NEW THIS YEAR 9-12! For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

Celebration of Tween
April 15th, 2017 (3:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
Admission: $5
City of SedonaWith the rides all set up for Saturdays Celebration of Spring event, we thought why not invite the bigger kids to play on Saturday afternoon!  Children ages 10-14 (5-8 grade) are invited to play at this event. Super Slide, Silver Streak, Sea Dragon and Tip Top for them to enjoy.  Looking for more? Try out the inflatable indoor laser tag!  This Event takes place at the Multi-use Field at Posse Grounds Park. Avoid lines by purchasing your tickets in advance at the Parks and Recreation office, 525 Posse Ground Road (near tennis courts) in Sedona. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 3, 2017.  Tickets will be available at the gate for CASH ONLY purchases. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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National Park Week – Free Weekends
April 15th – 16th, 2017
Free Admission
logo_nationalparkserviceNational Park Week is America’s largest celebration of national heritage. It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks! Below you will find the National Parks and Monuments participating in Flagstaff and the Verde Valley! Grand Canyon

    Tuziggot National Monument – Cottonwood, AZ
    Montezuma Castle or Montezuma Well – Camp Verde, AZ
    Grand Canyon National Park
    Wupatki National Monument – Flagstaff, AZ
    Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument – Flagstaff, AZ

For more information or to see find the National Parks in you area please visit the National Park Service Website.

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Graffiti Gold 50’s & 60’s Rock and Roll Show
April 15th, 2017 (7:30 pm – 9:30 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$35
Sound Bites GrillSound Bites Grill is pleased to present the “Graffiti Gold 50’s & 60’s Rock and Roll Show” featuring Tom Tayback & The Daddy O’s!Recalling the good old days of Sock Hops and Soda Shops with Juke Boxes playing 45 Records. Tom Tayback will guide you on this trip down Memory Lane with tributes to Rock ‘n’ Roll legends like Elvis Presley, Bill Haley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, Little Richard, The Coasters, Fats Domino, Sam The Sham and more. Times were never better and the music was never better. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Verde Canyon Railroad – Clarkdale AZ
Easter Bunny Express
April 16th, 2017
Event begins at 11:00 am Train departs at 1:00 pm
Ticket Prices
Easter_bunny_trainThe Black-tailed Jackrabbit, a Verde Canyon native, may be one of the largest hares in North America but he’s got nothing on Verde Canyon Railroad’s other resident rabbit, the Easter Bunny. On Sunday, April 16, depot guests enjoy hugs, candy and photo-ops with the mischievous hare. The fun continues on board as the winner of the jellybean counting contest is awarded a giant jar of candies to take along on the ride. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Easter Brunch at Sound Bites
April 16th, 2017 (11:30 – 3:00 pm)
$45 per person, 12 & under $22.50
Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present the special Easter brunch featuring a Carving and Egg Station, Seafood Station, Salad Station, Cheese and Fruit Station, and a dessert Station. They will also have live music featuring Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand Piano from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. For more information, or to make reservations please call 928.282.2713 or visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Guided Archaeology Hike
April 16th, 2017 (1:00 pm)
The program is included with the park admission
RERO_ArchHikeRed Rock State Park has been a destination for Native Americans for several millennia. Most of the ancient features found in the park are from the Sinagua culture dating about 1100 to 1425 AD. 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. Explore ideas of other cultures that 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. Please bring water and wear suitable footwear. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
April 16th, 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
meditation-CDEveryone is welcome to join the discussion and introduction to meditation and mindfulness with an expert meditation mentor including Sarah McLean, Devani Page, Eva Maurice, and Joy Nanda. Each week a different meditation is offered, including Loving Kindness Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization, Breath Awareness, Body Appreciation, Chakra Meditation, or Gratitude Meditation. No experience is necessary to attend. Walk ins welcome, though you must arrive on time to participate and be 13 or older. $5 donation. This event takes place at the McLean Meditation Institute, 411 State Route 179 (at the junction of 179 & Schnebly Hill Road) in Sedona. For more information please visit the McLean Meditation Institute.

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Sedona Entertainment: Music by the Classics
April 16th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound 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 please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Robin Miller
April 17th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
Sound-Bites-Grill Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Robin Miller! Robin’s upbeat tempos capture the playful spirit that motivates us when lightness of heart and love find their way through expression in our very being. These songs help excavate the hidden innocence and playfulness in very heart and soul. Individuals find these pieces joy-filled and inspiring. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 19th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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
April 19th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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 Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
April 20th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$35
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$75
Anthony-Mazzella-posterLegends 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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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
April 21st, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 cover, no cover with entree purchase
Sedona Sound Bites Grill invites you to take a step back into the past during Flash Back Friday’s! Enjoy the Rock & Roll from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with Robin Miller on Guitar, Troy Perkins on bass and Ed Barattini on drums. Three of Sedonas TOP musicians play all of your favorite dance tunes and let the good times roll. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 22nd, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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National Park Week – Free Weekends
April 22nd – 23rd, 2017
Free Admission
logo_nationalparkserviceNational Park Week is America’s largest celebration of national heritage. It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks! Below you will find the National Parks and Monuments participating in Flagstaff and the Verde Valley! Grand Canyon

Tuziggot National Monument – Cottonwood, AZ
Montezuma Castle or Montezuma Well – Camp Verde, AZ
Grand Canyon National Park
Wupatki National Monument – Flagstaff, AZ
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument – Flagstaff, AZ

For more information or to see find the National Parks in you area please visit the National Park Service Website.

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Earth Day Celebration at Red Rock State Park
April 22nd, 2017 (10:00 am – 3:00 pmRed Rock State Park
You’re invited to celebrate Earth Day at Red Rock State Park! They will have all sorts of activities, including: 

  • Nature hikes
  • The H2Olympics
  • Info Exhibits
  • Crafts
  • Special Guests
  • Art Showcase

Special Event Park Admission:$7 for ages 14 & up,$2 for ages 7 – 14, Free for children 6 and under. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Cottonwood, AZ – Ken Koshio & Kenzoo
Celebration of the Earth
April 22nd, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Tickets: $20 adv, $22 door, $25 priority
Ken-KoshioThe theme of this unique and inspiring show is “Celebration of the Earth” as the art forms of music intertwine to celebrate and experience the diversity of cultures. Since ancient times, Taiko rhythms have set the heartbeat in motion, expressing the melodies and pulse of mother earth. Ken Koshio is a world class Japanese Taiko drummer. Taiko is a Japanese style of percussion, which combines music, movement and spirit. Ken pushes the boundaries of Taiko through various collaborations, creating a totally authentic and unique style of music. It is truly an amazing and powerful production and the most exciting performance. This event will take place at Old Town Center for the Arts located 5th and Main Street in Cottonwood, AZ. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Old Town Center for the Arts.

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Sedona Entertainment: Jackie Venson
April 22nd – 23rd, 2017 (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Tickets start at $25, Dinner Packages start at $65
Jackie VensonWe are all excited, on of our favorites, Jackie Venson is returning to Sound Bites Grill! You will not want to miss this! Her live performances revisits what makes music so powerful: emotion and passion. She thrives without the flash, instead favoring a clean sound, genuine soul, and meaningful connection with her audience. Music is not only what Venson does – but also defines who she is and reminds her where she wants to be: performing. Having finished her second tour of Europe and the recent declaration of “Jackie Venson Day” (May 21st) in the “Live Music Capital of the World” Austin, TX, there’s no doubt she has every reason to lead the way with the trademark smile that accompanies her magnificent musicianship. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Guided Ethnobotany of Sedona Hike
April 23rd, 2017 (1:00 pm)EthnoBotanyHike
The program is included with the park admission
Learning more about the native plants and trees here in the Sedona area is a great way to enhance any hike! Join Jim Charest as he explains how plants were used for various reasons by local indigenous cultures and by people in our contemporary times. This interpretive experience is for both the beginner and experienced hiker, lasting between 2-2 ½ hours with 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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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
April 23rd, 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
meditation-CDEveryone is welcome to join the discussion and introduction to meditation and mindfulness with an expert meditation mentor including Sarah McLean, Devani Page, Eva Maurice, and Joy Nanda. Each week a different meditation is offered, including Loving Kindness Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization, Breath Awareness, Body Appreciation, Chakra Meditation, or Gratitude Meditation. No experience is necessary to attend. Walk ins welcome, though you must arrive on time to participate and be 13 or older. $5 donation. This event takes place at the McLean Meditation Institute, 411 State Route 179 (at the junction of 179 & Schnebly Hill Road) in Sedona. For more information please visit the McLean Meditation Institute.

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Sedona Entertainment – Robin Miller
April 24th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
Sound-Bites-Grill Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Robin Miller! Robin’s upbeat tempos capture the playful spirit that motivates us when lightness of heart and love find their way through expression in our very being. These songs help excavate the hidden innocence and playfulness in very heart and soul. Individuals find these pieces joy-filled and inspiring. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Darius Lux
April 25th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sedona Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Darius Lux! 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”, took us to the streets of LA for his EP, “Time is Now” and now presents his new album, “We The Living”. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 26th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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
April 26th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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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Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival
April 27th – 30th, 2017
Birding 2017The Verde Valley is home to many species of birds and normally at the festival over a 100 species of birds are seen including herons, cardinals, tanagers, warblers, hawks and egrets to only name a few. The festival celebrates nature with workshops and field trips where expert guides take visitors to the area’s birding hot spots. There will also be plenty of vendors and exhibitors on hand and activities for families and friends to enjoy. The Festival has been attracting hundreds of birders to the Verde River Valley for over 10 years now and due to the popularity of this event we highly recommend that you register as soon as possible (registration opens up on January 29th) The tours and events will fill up quickly! To register for the festival or for more information please visit the Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
April 27th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$35
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$75
Anthony-Mazzella-posterLegends 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 28th – 30th, 2017 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Free Self Guided Tour
SVACSVAC’s Annual Open Studios Art Tour is an annual celebration of the arts and artists in the greater Verde Valley. 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 event is funded entirely by artist participation fees and community support. 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, such as: ceramics, painting, fiber, photography, jewelry, watercolors, and sculpture. For more information and map of participating studios please visit www.sedonaartistscoalition.org

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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
April 28th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 cover, no cover with entree purchase
Sedona Sound Bites Grill invites you to take a step back into the past during Flash Back Friday’s! Enjoy the Rock & Roll from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with Robin Miller on Guitar, Troy Perkins on bass and Ed Barattini on drums. Three of Sedonas TOP musicians play all of your favorite dance tunes and let the good times roll. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 29th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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Red Rose Inspiration for Animals
Sedona Arts & Crafts Show
April 29th – 30th, 2017 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Rosey-crafts-showDuring your visit to Sedona, Arizona this weekend make sure to check out the Red Rose Inspiration for Animals arts and crafts show, a great place to find one of a kind pieces to take home with you! By attending this event not only do you help support an organization that excels at saving the lives of many wonderful and loving animals, but you also get a chance to see the creations of talented local artists and craftsmen that participate in the show. This event takes place at the parking lot of the Olde Sedona Bar and Grill. For more information on the Sedona event please visit Red Rose Inspiration for Animals.

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Sedona Entertainment – Legendary Master Guitarist Esteban
April 29th, 2017 (7:00 pm)Esteban-Color-bc-3-2015
Show only tickets start at $69. Show & Dinner tickets start at $149
Sound Bites Grill is proud to announce the return of Esteban for his 2017 “Private Concert” season at Sound Bites Celebrity Show Room in beautiful Sedona, AZ. This venue is a must-see-fan favorite. Sit not five feet from Esteban and watch his fingers fly as he performs.This is an intimate dinner theater where you may enjoy a rare and unique experience of music mastery at its finest that cannot 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 purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
April 30th, 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
meditation-CDEveryone is welcome to join the discussion and introduction to meditation and mindfulness with an expert meditation mentor including Sarah McLean, Devani Page, Eva Maurice, and Joy Nanda. Each week a different meditation is offered, including Loving Kindness Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization, Breath Awareness, Body Appreciation, Chakra Meditation, or Gratitude Meditation. No experience is necessary to attend. Walk ins welcome, though you must arrive on time to participate and be 13 or older. $5 donation. This event takes place at the McLean Meditation Institute, 411 State Route 179 (at the junction of 179 & Schnebly Hill Road) in Sedona. For more information please visit the McLean Meditation Institute.

Sedona Philosophy Experience
“Sedona and Our Relationship with Nature”
April 30th, 2017 (2:00 pm)
Red Rock State Park is pleased to present “Sedona and Our Relationship with Nature” featuring Dr. Robin Weeks. Historically, there have been two major strands to the human relationship with nature – one scientific and the other religious (or mythic). In recent times the scientific view has come to dominate our perspective, and perhaps separate us from our natural environment. However, do we have reasons, even scientific ones, to rediscover the mythic view in a new way? Can the scientific and mystical viewpoints be brought together to form a modern relationship with nature – one that doesn’t negate or exploit it? Perhaps then we would be able to hear the voice of Sedona’s natural beauty. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

Sedona Entertainment: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
April 30th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Phil Rossi! Phil Rossi is a versatile piano player who’s mother Lillian was a musician and taught Phil the basics of the piano when he was eight years old. From that point he progressed by practicing until he was sixteen years old at which point he formed a trio with two neighborhood friends a drummer and bass player and began his career by playing church socials, school sock hops etc. He had been fortunate during his musical career to have worked with The Chairman of the Board Frank Sinatra Sr. and also with his son Frank Jr. and drummer Buddy Rich to name a few. His music will take you back in time (from Cole Porter, the Gershwin’s, up to Billy Joel ) creating memories of long ago. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Paolo Scardina
May 2nd, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound-Bites-GrillSound Bites Grill is pleased to present Paolo Scardina! Paolo moved to Sedona from Portland Oregon, in 2011 with a dream to sing “jazz in an exotic city, and Sedona is plenty “exotic”! The dream to be a Sedona jazz musician came true almost instantly. In his younger more athletic years, he even had his own dance company, The Paul Scardina Dance Company of San Francisco, where is danced, taught, toured and choreographed for a decade. Now he dances with his voice! For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 3rd, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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Posse Grounds Pavilion – Open House Showcase
May 3rd, 2017 (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
Posse GroundsThe community is welcome to enjoy a walk through of this amazing facility that was over ten years in the making.  This is a unique opportunity to experience what this facility has to offer.  Stroll the grounds, enjoy the live music and performances and have a bite to eat while you sit on the green grass. A ribbon cutting will take place promptly at 4 p.m.  This Open House format allows spectators to come and go as they please.  Following the venue performance an After Party will take place right next door at the Sedona Hub.  For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
May 3rd, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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 Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
May 4th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$35
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$75
Anthony-Mazzella-posterLegends 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’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
May 5th, 2017 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Free Event
SGA 2The 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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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
May 5th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 cover, no cover with entree purchase
Sedona Sound Bites Grill invites you to take a step back into the past during Flash Back Friday’s! Enjoy the Rock & Roll from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with Robin Miller on Guitar, Troy Perkins on bass and Ed Barattini on drums. Three of Sedonas TOP musicians play all of your favorite dance tunes and let the good times roll. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 6th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Tlaquepaque
May 6th, 2017 (11:00 am – 5:00 pm)cinco de mayo
Free Event
The Courtyards of Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village come to life with the vibrant expressions of Mexican culture including folklorico dancers in dazzling costumes, phenomenal flamenco dancing from South of the Border that brings thunderous applause every time, hot Latin vibes, and the ever-popular roaming Mariachis. Mouth-watering Mexican fare from Tlaquepaque’s El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano, will be on hand as well as a special beer garden offered by Oak Creek Brewery and Grill featuring its award-winning brews. This is a Family Fun FREE Event. For more information please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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7th Annual Great Chili Cook-Off
May 6th, 2017 (11:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Tickets: $15Chili
For the 7th straight year Tlaquepaque is  proud to sponsor the Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off! Last year hundreds of folks attended and it just gets more popular every year! Organized by the RotaryClub of Sedona, proceeds fund Imagination Library which provides free age-appropriate books to young children in the greater Sedona area, as well as the Rotary’s End Polio Now effort. Winners will be selected for the People’s Choice Award and the Judge’s Award for best flavor, consistency, aroma, and appearance. Beer Garden sponsored by Oak Creek Brewery & Grill. For more information please visit www.sedonarotary.org.

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Jerome Art Walk
May 6th, 2017 (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 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 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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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
May 7th, 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
meditation-CDEveryone is welcome to join the discussion and introduction to meditation and mindfulness with an expert meditation mentor including Sarah McLean, Devani Page, Eva Maurice, and Joy Nanda. Each week a different meditation is offered, including Loving Kindness Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization, Breath Awareness, Body Appreciation, Chakra Meditation, or Gratitude Meditation. No experience is necessary to attend. Walk ins welcome, though you must arrive on time to participate and be 13 or older. $5 donation. This event takes place at the McLean Meditation Institute, 411 State Route 179 (at the junction of 179 & Schnebly Hill Road) in Sedona. For more information please visit the McLean Meditation Institute.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 10th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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
May 10th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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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Guided Sedona Moonlight Hike
May 10th, 2017 (6:00 pm)
$5.00 reservation fee and regular park entry fees
moonlightMoonlight Hikes are among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Led by a knowledgeable naturalist, hikers get the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from a park overlook and return by the light of the moon. The hike lasts two to 2 1/2 hours and covers a distance of approximately two miles. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the starting time to insure participation. Registration for this hike is required, call 928.282.6907 to reserve your spot. Registration closes the day before the hike. No new reservations will be accepted on the day of the hike. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
May 11th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$35
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$75
Anthony-Mazzella-posterLegends 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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12 x 12 Project and Fundraiser
Over 100 Artists Contributing
May 12th, 2017 (5:30 pm)
Free Event
12x121What do you get when you invite hundreds of extraordinary artists to create new unsigned works within a 12-inch space, and exhibit everything in support Sedona’s hometown cultural organization? Sedona Arts Center has the answer in its Annual 12x 12 Fundraiser in the historic Art Barn. The 12 x 12 Project invites artists and visual communicators from all over to create and donate a 12 by 12 inch work, which will be shown and offered at the event for $250—with proceeds going to support Sedona Arts Center’s programs and operations. Art lovers will find painting, photography, fiber, ceramic, and even sculptural works. For more information please visit the Sedona Arts Center.

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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
May 12th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 cover, no cover with entree purchase
Sedona Sound Bites Grill invites you to take a step back into the past during Flash Back Friday’s! Enjoy the Rock & Roll from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with Robin Miller on Guitar, Troy Perkins on bass and Ed Barattini on drums. Three of Sedonas TOP musicians play all of your favorite dance tunes and let the good times roll. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 13th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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Red Rose Inspiration for Animals
Sedona Arts & Crafts Show
May 13th – 14th, 2017 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Rosey-crafts-showDuring your visit to Sedona, Arizona this weekend make sure to check out the Red Rose Inspiration for Animals arts and crafts show, a great place to find one of a kind pieces to take home with you! By attending this event not only do you help support an organization that excels at saving the lives of many wonderful and loving animals, but you also get a chance to see the creations of talented local artists and craftsmen that participate in the show. This event takes place at the parking lot of Redrock Precision Motors. For more information on the Sedona event please visit Red Rose Inspiration for Animals.

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Guided Geology Hike
May 14th, 2017 (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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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
May 14th, 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
meditation-CDEveryone is welcome to join the discussion and introduction to meditation and mindfulness with an expert meditation mentor including Sarah McLean, Devani Page, Eva Maurice, and Joy Nanda. Each week a different meditation is offered, including Loving Kindness Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization, Breath Awareness, Body Appreciation, Chakra Meditation, or Gratitude Meditation. No experience is necessary to attend. Walk ins welcome, though you must arrive on time to participate and be 13 or older. $5 donation. This event takes place at the McLean Meditation Institute, 411 State Route 179 (at the junction of 179 & Schnebly Hill Road) in Sedona. For more information please visit the McLean Meditation Institute.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 17th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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Posse Grounds Pavilion – Spring Concert SeriesShowImage
Live music and delicious food
May 17th, 2017 (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
Enjoy the fresh air, the company of community friends and the great music brought to you live at the Posse Grounds Pavilion.  Tonight’s concert features DiVoM with special guest Adalia Tara. Bring a chair if you would like or have a seat on the grass and enjoy dinner for sale from local food truck TBA.  Wednesdays during the month of May a different concert will be performed free for everyone to enjoy. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
May 17th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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 Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
May 18th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$35
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$75
Anthony-Mazzella-posterLegends 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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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
May 19th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 cover, no cover with entree purchase
Sedona Sound Bites Grill invites you to take a step back into the past during Flash Back Friday’s! Enjoy the Rock & Roll from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with Robin Miller on Guitar, Troy Perkins on bass and Ed Barattini on drums. Three of Sedonas TOP musicians play all of your favorite dance tunes and let the good times roll. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 20th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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Cottonwood, AZ – 12th Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Concert
May 20th, 2017 7:00 pm
$20 advance, $22 door, $25 priority
Joe_NeriBob Dylan turns 76 on May 24th and he’ll be celebrated in song and spirit at the 12th Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Concert at the Old Town Center for the Arts in Cottonwood. No, Bob may not be there, but this year’s program once again features some of the best musicians in the area. And of course, concert series founder, Joe Neri, who shares the same birthday as Dylan. This year’s “Bob Bash” features Larry & Leslie Latour, Tyler Barrett, William Eaton, Tim Young, Gary Simpkins and Mike McReynolds, all performing acoustically. Local poet, Gary Every, will speak about the Nobel Prize. As is tradition, the popular Mystery Tramps, the electric band of Joe Neri, Gregg Gould, Hutch Hutchinson and Matt Fabritz, will rock the house. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event please visit Old Town Center for the Arts.

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Guided Archaeology Hike
May 21st, 2017 (1:00 pm)
The program is included with the park admission
RERO_ArchHikeRed Rock State Park has been a destination for Native Americans for several millennia. Most of the ancient features found in the park are from the Sinagua culture dating about 1100 to 1425 AD. 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. Explore ideas of other cultures that 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. Please bring water and wear suitable footwear. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
May 21st, 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
meditation-CDEveryone is welcome to join the discussion and introduction to meditation and mindfulness with an expert meditation mentor including Sarah McLean, Devani Page, Eva Maurice, and Joy Nanda. Each week a different meditation is offered, including Loving Kindness Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization, Breath Awareness, Body Appreciation, Chakra Meditation, or Gratitude Meditation. No experience is necessary to attend. Walk ins welcome, though you must arrive on time to participate and be 13 or older. $5 donation. This event takes place at the McLean Meditation Institute, 411 State Route 179 (at the junction of 179 & Schnebly Hill Road) in Sedona. For more information please visit the McLean Meditation Institute.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 24th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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Posse Grounds Pavilion – Spring Concert SeriesShowImage
Live music and delicious food
May 24th, 2017 (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
Enjoy the fresh air, the company of community friends and the great music brought to you live at the Posse Grounds Pavilion. Tonight’s concert features Decker. Bring a chair if you would like or have a seat on the grass and enjoy dinner for sale from local food truck TBA. Wednesdays during the month of May a different concert will be performed free for everyone to enjoy. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
May 24th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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 Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
May 25th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$35
Dinner & Show Package: $60/$65/$75
Anthony-Mazzella-posterLegends 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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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
May 26th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 cover, no cover with entree purchase
Sedona Sound Bites Grill invites you to take a step back into the past during Flash Back Friday’s! Enjoy the Rock & Roll from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with Robin Miller on Guitar, Troy Perkins on bass and Ed Barattini on drums. Three of Sedonas TOP musicians play all of your favorite dance tunes and let the good times roll. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill!

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Sedona Community Farmer’s Market
May 26th – September 29th (8:00 am – 11:30 am)
Sedona Farmers Market 2Enjoy the Sedona community Farmers Market in the creek-side parking lot of Tlaquepaque! Whether you live in Sedona or are just visiting, the farmer’s market is a great way to check out the local flavor and grab some fresh produce and breads. If you are visiting Sedona and are staying at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona our Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle will drop you off at the market and pick you up when you are ready to return to the hotel. And if you are worried about purchasing something that requires refrigeration, all of our rooms are equipped with a refrigerator. Meet the local grower & taste the local flavor! For more information please visit the Sedona Community Farmer’s Market.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 27th, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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 – Legendary Master Guitarist Esteban
May 27th, 2017 (7:00 pm)Esteban-Color-bc-3-2015
Show only tickets start at $69. Show & Dinner tickets start at $149
Sound Bites Grill is proud to announce the return of Esteban for his 2017 “Private Concert” season at Sound Bites Celebrity Show Room in beautiful Sedona, AZ. This venue is a must-see-fan favorite. Sit not five feet from Esteban and watch his fingers fly as he performs.This is an intimate dinner theater where you may enjoy a rare and unique experience of music mastery at its finest that cannot 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 purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Guided Ethnobotany of Sedona Hike
May 28th, 2017 (1:00 pm)EthnoBotanyHike
The program is included with the park admission
Learning more about the native plants and trees here in the Sedona area is a great way to enhance any hike! Join Jim Charest as he explains how plants were used for various reasons by local indigenous cultures and by people in our contemporary times. This interpretive experience is for both the beginner and experienced hiker, lasting between 2-2 ½ hours with 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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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
May 28th, 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
meditation-CDEveryone is welcome to join the discussion and introduction to meditation and mindfulness with an expert meditation mentor including Sarah McLean, Devani Page, Eva Maurice, and Joy Nanda. Each week a different meditation is offered, including Loving Kindness Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization, Breath Awareness, Body Appreciation, Chakra Meditation, or Gratitude Meditation. No experience is necessary to attend. Walk ins welcome, though you must arrive on time to participate and be 13 or older. $5 donation. This event takes place at the McLean Meditation Institute, 411 State Route 179 (at the junction of 179 & Schnebly Hill Road) in Sedona. For more information please visit the McLean Meditation Institute.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 31st, 2017 (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
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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Posse Grounds Pavilion – Spring Concert SeriesShowImage
Live music and delicious food
May 31st, 2017 (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
Enjoy the fresh air, the company of community friends and the great music brought to you live at the Posse Grounds Pavilion. Tonight’s concert features the Saith Band. Bring a chair if you would like or have a seat on the grass and enjoy dinner for sale from local food truck TBA. Wednesdays during the month of May a different concert will be performed free for everyone to enjoy. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
May 31st, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
eric_miller_Don’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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Illuminate Film Festival
May 31st – June 4th, 2017Illuminate Film Festival
Purchase Tickets and Passes
 Illuminate is the world’s premier film festival and launching platform for conscious cinema. Dedicated to spreading enlightened ideas and ushering humanity forward, Illuminate showcases the best of conscious cinema to uplift, inspire, and transform.The Festival features 22 Conscious Films, World Premieres, Experiential & Educational Programming and more! For more information, event venues or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit www.illuminatefilmfestival.com

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