Events in Sedona, Arizona

Upcoming events in Sedona, Arizona and the Verde Valley

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

Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
July 1st, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – Romantic ‘Gemma Bovery’
July 1st, 2015 (7:00 pm)
Tickets: $12/$9 Film Festival Members
Gemma Bovery teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present Gemma Bovery at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. In this vibrant seriocomic re-imagining of Flaubert’s literary classic “Madame Bovary”, life imitates art in uncanny ways when earthy British beauty Gemma Bovery and her furniture restorer husband Charles move to a charming ramshackle old farmhouse in the very same Norman village where the novel was written a century earlier. Director Anne Fontaine’s clever adaptation of Posy Simmonds’ graphic novel Gemma Bovery is at once a cheeky literary mash-up, a sensuous romance, a witty feminist commentary and a heady celebration of French provincial life. For more information on this Sedona event or to purchase tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
July 1st, 2015 (6:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric Miller Events in Sedona, ArizonaSound Bites Grill in Sedona, Arizona is pleased to present Eric Miller! 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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Guided Moonlight Hike
Including Telescopic Moon Viewing
July 1st, 2015 (6:00 pm)
moonlight Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Moonlight Hike is among the most popular interpretive hikes at the Park. Led by a naturalist, it gives hikers the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon, while also having the chance to learn about Sedona and its surrounding areas.The hike lasts two to 2 1/2 hours and covers a distance of approximately two miles. Reservations are required, please call 928.282.6907 to reserve your spot. A $5.00 reservation fee is required as well as an entry fee upon arrival. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – Oscar-shortlisted ‘Merchants of Doubt’
July 2nd, 2015 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Tickets: $12/$9 Film Festival Members
merchants teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the one-night-only Northern Arizona premiere of “Merchants of Doubt”, an award-winning new film that was shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary (by the director of the Oscar-nominated “Food, Inc.”) at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, “Merchants of Doubt” takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. For more information on this Sedona event or to purchase tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Michael Shay Trio
July 2nd, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Cover Charge:$5
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaSedona’s Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present the Michael Shay Trio! What happens when three bluegrass, jazz, and classical musicians get together to play Texas folk and alt-country in an acoustic format that’s all about the poetry? Michael Shay’s remarkable trio from Austin and France (via their home in Quito, Ecuador) is on tour in the western USA to give you a chance to find out. Shay’s lush baritone voice and guitar, fellow Texan Ryan Hagler’s upright bass and harmony vocals, and French guitarist Donald Regnier’s resonator and slide guitar combine for a forcefully elegant sound and a powerful repertoire you’ll not soon forget. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Community Farmers Market
July 3rd, 2015 (8:00 am – 11:30 am)
Farmers Market Events in Sedona, ArizonaWhether 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. The market takes place ever Friday morning from 8:00 am – 11:30 am until October 2rd, 2015 in the creek-side parking lot of Tlaquepaque! Meet the local growers & taste the local flavor! Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, grass fed beef, goat products, tamales, breads and pastries, gluten free, vegan, hand-made chocolates, live music and much more! To see a full list of vendors or to learn more about the market please visit Sedona Community Farmer’s Market.

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108th Army Band Performs in Uptown Sedona
July 3rd, 2015 (11:30 am – 1:00 pm)
Free Event
logo 108thArmyBand Events in Sedona, ArizonaArizona’s Own” 108th Army Band, Arizona Army National Guard, will perform Canyon Breeze Plaza!The theme of their complementary performance is patriotic in nature. The 108th Army Band is a 30 piece musical group based in Phoenix. They perform in a variety of ensembles, such as a concert band or marching band, with smaller ensembles within the organization such as their rock band “Ordnance” and brass quintet. This complementary performance is coordinated by Sedona Main Street Program to bring a stirring patriotic-themed concert to visitors and residents, just in time for Independence Day.

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Sedona Cinema – Al Pacino stars in ‘Manglehorn’
July 3rd, 2015
Tickets:$12/$9 Film Festival Members
Manglehorn teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present “Manglehorn” at the Mary D. Fisher! “Manglehorn” will be shown at the Mary D. Fisher. Academy Award-winner Al Pacino gives a wondrous performance as a lonely locksmith whose life is transformed by a new romance in this magical love story from acclaimed director David Gordon Green. A.J. Manglehorn (Pacino) is a reclusive Texas key-maker who spends his days caring for his cat, finding comfort in his work and lamenting a long lost love. For more information. showtimes or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
July 3rd, 2015First Friday Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour receptions and exhibits give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene and in many cases meeting the artist themselves. All of the exhibits and artist receptions for 1st Friday run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. To see a full listing of participating galleries please visit the Sedona Gallery Association on Facebook.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Rowe Fine Art Gallery “Hot Summer Nights Part I.”Ken Rowe Gallery Events in Sedona, Arizona
July 3rd, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Kick-start your Independence Day festivities by spending the evening at Rowe Fine Art Gallery. Come meet some of the gallery’s artists and find out about the inspiration behind their most cherished artwork. There might even be a surprise appearance or two. Follow Rowe Gallery on Facebook for details.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Mountain Trails Galleries “Enduring Traditions in Bronze: Sculpture from the American West
July 3rd, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Mountain Trails Events in Sedona, ArizonaMountain Trails Galleries presents “Enduring Traditions in Bronze: Sculpture from the American West”. New bronze sculpture and works in progress featuring the history and culture of the West as well as wildlife by Vic Payne, Dustin Payne, Susan Kliewer, Michael Trcic, Deon Duncan, Jim Gilmore, Sandy Scott, and Ed Yazzi. These bronze sculptors are all inspired by their love of American history and their intention to preserve their own Western history in the art they create. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Sedona Entertainment – Green Light Dance Band
July 3rd, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Cover Charge:$8
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaSound Bites Grill is proud to present the Green Light Dance Band! A dance band, a jam band, a vocal harmony group — all these descriptions can be used to define Green Light. The songs they write take us back, bring us here and carry us forward. They are timeless. People start singing along by the second stanza even if they never heard it before. Sedona’s Original Rock from 5 of the best! For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Live Entertainment at Olde Sedona Bar and Grill
July 3rd – 5th, 2015
Olde Sedona Bar Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaWhen you are in Sedona and looking for fun and entertainment Olde Sedona Bar & Grill is the place to be! There’s always something good going on in this lively restaurant, sports bar, and entertainment venue. Eat, drink and have fun where the locals’ hang out, the Olde Sedona Bar & Grill! Visit Olde Sedona on Facebook.

  • July 3rd – R.D. Olson Blues (9:00 pm)
  • July 4th – DJ R1 (9:00 pm)
  • July 5th – All Star Karaoke (9:00 pm)

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
July 4th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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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4th of July Concert and Laser Show
Outdoor Festival and Concert, Indoor Laser Light Show
July 4th, 2015 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
 Events in Sedona, ArizonaEnjoy having a picnic on the cool grass, surrounded by the spectacular red rocks and listening to an upbeat live concert. Spectators will be allowed onto the field at 10 a.m. to set up their blanket and chairs and enjoy the live concert and delicious food and fun water games and toys meant to help you beat the heat. A patriotic themed laser light show will begin at the top of each hour (11 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 1:00p.m.) in the Performing Arts Center (no wet bottoms allowed please). Each show is 15 minutes in duration. Parking will be available at the high school as well as across the street on Cultural Park Place. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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16th Annual Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza
July 4th, 2015 in Cottonwood, Arizona
4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
4th Events in Sedona, ArizonaDon’t miss out on all the family fun at the 16th Annual Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza taking place at the Cottonwood kid’s Park in front of the Verde Valley Fairgrounds in Cottonwood, Arizona! The VFW Color Guard will be giving a patriotic salute to veterans. There will be Free Hot Dogs and Hamburgers, a watermelon contest and inflatable rides! Wrist Bands are $10 and individual ride tickets are $1. The Fireworks wil start at 8:45 pm and parking is only $1! For more information on this amazing night of fun and fireworks please visit Cottonwood Parks and recreation. www.cottonwoodaz.gov/parksrec/fourthofjuly.php

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82nd Annual Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture – Flagstaff
July 4th and 5th, 2015 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Hopi Festival Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe oldest Hopi show in the world and a Fourth of July tradition since the 1930s, award-winning Hopi artists from the twelve Hopi villages bring the mesas to Flagstaff during this annual event. The unique work of carvers, painters, jewelers, potters, quilters, and basket and textile weavers fill the more than 65 artists’ booths. Enjoy cultural presentations, storytelling, music, and dances that fill the Museum grounds during Fourth of July weekend. Taste Hopi bread and piki baked outside in ovens. Watch Hopi pottery being shaped, painted, and traditionally fired. Walk the Museum’s Rio de Flag Nature Trail with a Hopi medicine woman. Learn about Hopi clans and clan migration, and how the tribe is working to preserve language and agricultural traditions. This event takes place at the Museum of Northern Arizona located at 3101 North Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff, Arizona. For more information please click here.

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Firecracker Express at the Verde Canyon Railroad
July 4th, 2015
Tickets: Visit Verde Canyon Railroad
VCR Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Verde Canyon Railroad will celebrate Independence Day with their annual Firecracker Express which begins with a traditional all-American barbecue and patriotic music in the depot’s shaded courtyard. At 1:00 pm you’ll board their historic train pulled by vintage locomotives adorned with American bald eagles that pull coaches along century-old ribbons of rail into the rich and unspoiled landscape of the Verde Canyon. You can celebrate America’s birthday by riding the waves of a fruit smoothie under bruised monsoon skies and kaleidoscopic rainbows which are the celebrities on our mid-summer Canyon stage. You’ll be back in time for Cottonwood’s dazzling fireworks. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Esteban’s 4th of July Americana Tribute
July 4th – 5th, 2015Esteban Color bc 3 2015 Events in Sedona, Arizona
Tickets $25 Show – $60 Dinner and Show
Esteban will be sharing the stage with his daughter Teresa Joy and percussionist Joe Morris in this special show! This is an intimate dinner theater where you may enjoy a rare and breathtaking experience of music mastery at its finest that can not be duplicated! The concert will take you on a musical journey with stories that inspire and ignite the passion of the soul. There will be 2 Performances on July 4th at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm. One show on Sunday at 7:00 pm.For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Jerome Art Walk
Jerome Art Walk1 Events in Sedona, ArizonaJuly 4th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Twenty-five galleries and studios will be welcoming visitors with beautiful art, music and refreshments. From blown glass to lovely jewelry, there is a treasure to be found for everyone! From the working studios of The Old Jerome High School to the lovely pottery of Made in Jerome, the true handmade Jerome touch is everywhere. A free shuttle runs throughout the town during the event. For more information please visit the Jerome Art Walk.

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Sedona Cinema – Al Pacino stars in ‘Manglehorn’
July 5th – 8th, 2015
Tickets:$12/$9 Film Festival Members
Manglehorn teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present “Manglehorn” at the Mary D. Fisher! “Manglehorn” will be shown at the Mary D. Fisher. Academy Award-winner Al Pacino gives a wondrous performance as a lonely locksmith whose life is transformed by a new romance in this magical love story from acclaimed director David Gordon Green. A.J. Manglehorn (Pacino) is a reclusive Texas key-maker who spends his days caring for his cat, finding comfort in his work and lamenting a long lost love. 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
July 8th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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
July 8th, 2015 (6:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric Miller Events in Sedona, ArizonaSound Bites Grill in Sedona, Arizona is pleased to present Eric Miller! 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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Cinema – Award-winning ‘The Seven Five’
July 9th, 2015 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Tickets:$12/$9 Film Festival Members
The Seven Five teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the one-night-only Northern Arizona premiere of “The Seven Five”, an award-winning, thought-provoking new documentary at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “The Seven Five” is not a documentary about social injustice or one which is designed to leave viewers in tears, says producer Eli Holzman. “We didn’t set out to do that. But, as New Yorkers, we love the story of these unique New York characters. It’s a story about complex characters. It’s very easy to judge people and judge someone who’s done something bad or wrong – sitting in judgment doesn’t take much effort. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Miller, Martin, and Ki
July 9th, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
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Sound Bites Grill is proud to present Miller, Martin, and Ki!The trio of ‘Miller, Martin & Ki’ features the work of virtuoso acoustic guitarists combined with rich lead vocals and harmonies and percussion. The band’s versions of classic pop/rock tunes by artists such as the Eagles, the Beatles, Fleetwood Mac and Sting along with catchy originals and spicy latin jazz have won them an enthusiastic fan-base on the local music scene. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Community Farmers Market
July 10th, 2015 (8:00 am – 11:30 am)
Farmers Market Events in Sedona, ArizonaWhether 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. The market takes place ever Friday morning from 8:00 am – 11:30 am until October 2rd, 2015 in the creek-side parking lot of Tlaquepaque! Meet the local growers & taste the local flavor! Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, grass fed beef, goat products, tamales, breads and pastries, gluten free, vegan, hand-made chocolates, live music and much more! To see a full list of vendors or to learn more about the market please visit Sedona Community Farmer’s Market.

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Sedona Entertainment – Thomas Oliver & Hotfoot
July 10th, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Cover Charge: $8
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaHave fun dancing to the Rock’n Funky Blues Dance Band at Sound Bites Grill! “I worked two jobs in the daytime and played lead guitar in Phoenix honky tonks at night. Phoenix was booming with new skyscrapers, shopping centers and suburbs springing up overnight. It was a vibrant environment (still is) and I made my home right in the middle of it. I found happiness here. Many good songs have been sung about Arizona. there’s so much here in Arizona to inspire artists of all kinds. My contribution, “The Arizona Way,” concerns the people. So I’m happy to send it out for each and every one of us Arizonans” – Thomas Oliver. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
July 11th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – Met Opera Summer Encore Series
“La Traviata” Giuseppe Verdi
July 11th, 2015 (1:00 pm)
Tickets:$12.50
TRAVIATA 2 sm Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Mary D. Fisher Theatre is honored to be the new home for the Met Live Opera programs for the upcoming 2015-2016 season, presented by the Sedona International Film Festival. “La Traviata” – Star soprano Natalie Dessay takes the stage as Violetta Valéry, the tragic courtesan who sacrifices everything for love, opposite American tenor Matthew Polenzani as Alfredo Germont. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s father, who disapproves of Violetta’s lifestyle but is moved by her plight. Fabio Luisi conducts Willy Decker’s innovative, modern-dress staging of one of the most-loved operas of all time. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Red Rock State Park – Snakes in the Theater
July 11th, 2015 (2:00 – 4:00 pm)
Free to the public with the park entry fee
Red Rock State Park1 Events in Sedona, ArizonaGet out of the heat and into the air conditioned theater at Red Rock State Park’s Visitor Center to view and learn more about snakes and other reptiles rescued in the Sedona area. Russell L. Dunn of Red Rock Reptiles and his crew of dedicated handlers will help you learn about the beauty, usefulness and identification of Arizonan snake populations. Hear about the correct measures to take when encountering snakes in Sedona. Please Call 928.282.6907 to save your seat in the theater. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Neil Diamond Tribute Show
July 11th, 2015 (7:00 pm)
Tickets starting at $20
eddie diamond2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaDon’t miss the Neil Diamond Tribute Show at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill! Eddie Diamond and his fabulous AZ Diamond band perform a stunning tribute to the legendary Neil Diamond. Eddie’s uncanny vocal impersonation of this iconic superstar has taken his tribute act to theaters across the country as well as casino’s,resorts, fundraisers,festivals,and numerous corporate events. Close your eyes and you might swear that it’s Neil Diamond himself performing on stage. 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
July 15th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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
July 15th, 2015 (6:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric Miller Events in Sedona, ArizonaSound Bites Grill in Sedona, Arizona is pleased to present Eric Miller! 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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Robin Miller
July 16th, 2015 (6:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaSedona’s Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Robin Miller! Robin Miller has recorded albums with various artists for labels such as A&M, MCA, and RCA. Proficient on guitar, keyboards, bass, and mandolin, Robin loves to demonstrate his versatility through rock & roll, blues, new age, and many other types of music. Robin has also appeared with world-renowned psychic Sylvia Browne, touring with her for two years. Sylvia has said that “Robin’s music comes directly from the angels.” Currently living in Sedona, Arizona, Robin performs locally and continues to create new composition, always stretching his musical gift to new heights. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Camp Verde Cornfest
July 17th – 18th, 2015
Friday 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am – 10:00 pm cornfest Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Verde Valley of central Arizona has the best sweet corn you have ever tasted! The Camp Verde Cornfest started in 1991 as a way to not only feature their wonderful corn, but to have fun with our friends and neighbors at the height of the corn season and the summer. Their will be activities for all ages, music, vendors and, of course, hot, roasted, buttered sweet corn. They also sell uncooked corn by the dozen. For more information on this event please visit www.campverdepromotions.org

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Sedona Entertainment – Marley Taylor Trio
July 17th, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Cover Charge: $8
 Events in Sedona, ArizonaFrom the sounds of Fleetwood Mac to the current hits of Pharrell, former Las Vegas Headliner/Singer/Songwriter, Marley Taylor, sings her ways thru the pop charts alongside bassist and husband, Chris DeHerrera at Sound Bites in Sedona!Aside from songwriting, Taylor is currently on the Scottsdale Community College music advisory board for the music department, mentoring vocal students and performing at the George Benson Honorary Scholarship event in 2015. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
July 18th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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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Cornfest Birding Excursion
July 18th, 2015 (8:00 am)
Free Event
birding Events in Sedona, ArizonaYou will see and hear plenty of birds and also learn much about the natural history of the Verde River, one of the premier birding venues in the southwest! The excursions will depart from Rezzonico Family Park at 8:00 a.m. and will last approximately 90 minutes. If you have binoculars, please bring them Drinking water and walking or hiking shoes are also recommended. Pre-registration is required. Please call 480-242-1996 to register or to request more information regarding these trips.

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Sedona Cinema – Met Opera Summer Encore Series
“La Fille du Régiment” Gaetano Donizetti
July 18th, 2015 (1:00 pm)
Tickets:$12.50
FILLE 2 sm Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Mary D. Fisher Theatre is honored to be the new home for the Met Live Opera programs for the upcoming 2015-2016 season, presented by the Sedona International Film Festival.“La Fille du Régiment” – Madcap physical comedy and impeccable coloratura come together in Natalie Dessay’s tour de force portrayal of the feisty tomboy raised by a regiment of French soldiers. Laurent Pelly’s hilarious production also stars Juan Diego Flórez as the young Swiss villager who conquers her heart—along with a slew of high Cs. Marco Armiliato conducts. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Cowboy Artists of America: The 50-Year Roundup
July 18th, 2015 (7:00 pm)
sedona arts center Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona Arts Center is pleased to present Cowboy Artists of America: The 50-Year Roundup! It was 50 years ago that Joe Beeler and three of his cowboy buddies met in Sedona at the Oak Creek Tavern, now the Cowboy Club, to organize a “roundup of artists.” Their aim was to ensure authentic representation of cowboy life in the West, past and present, through the arts. To commemorate Sedona’s role in CAA’s founding, we will host a special exhibition of works by the founders and other members of this venerable organization. Come meet the artists and enjoy the wonderful work. For more information on this Sedona event please visit the Sedona Arts Center.

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Sedona Entertainment – Lucius Parr & Street Life Band
July 18th, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaCover Charge:$10
Dance to the sounds of Lucius Parr & The Street Life Band at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill! The Street Life Band is combination R&B and Soul, these amazing artist bring together a sound will not stop dancing to… come and join in the fun & dancing!For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Adara Blake Trio
July 19th, 2015 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm) Adara Blakes Events in Sedona, Arizona
No cover
Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill is proud to present the Adara Blake Trio!Adara Blake’s music has been described as an eclectic mix of folk, pop, jazz & contemporary with the undertones of a speakeasy torch singer. It is heartfelt, insightful, moody & joyful.Adara currently plays shows around the southwest as a solo artist & with her trio. She has just finished her new album “The Crossing” which was released in the spring of 2014. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
July 22nd, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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 – Jazz Guitarist Mark Thomas
July 22nd, 2015 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm) Mark Thomas Events in Sedona, Arizona
No Cover
Don’t miss Jazz Guitarist Mark Thomas live at Sound Bites Grill. Originally from Chicago, Mark Thomas has been playing electric guitar for over 40 years and in various bands for 36 of them. This is all instrumental music but is definitely not straight ahead Jazz. Most of the songs employ a distorted guitar sound and heavy bass and drums,” said guitarist Mark Thomas. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Robin Miller
July 23rd, 2015 (6:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaSedona’s Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Robin Miller! Robin Miller has recorded albums with various artists for labels such as A&M, MCA, and RCA. Proficient on guitar, keyboards, bass, and mandolin, Robin loves to demonstrate his versatility through rock & roll, blues, new age, and many other types of music. Robin has also appeared with world-renowned psychic Sylvia Browne, touring with her for two years. Sylvia has said that “Robin’s music comes directly from the angels.” Currently living in Sedona, Arizona, Robin performs locally and continues to create new composition, always stretching his musical gift to new heights. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
July 25th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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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11th Annual National Day of the Cowboy Sedona Celebration
July 25th, 201510551716 784184474954650 2115521054709418951 o Events in Sedona, Arizona
Free Event
11th Annual National Day of the Cowboy Sedona Celebration & Cowboy Artists of America 50th Anniversary takes place July 24-25, 2015. Enjoy gunfights, historical re-enactments, action shooting, roping, bullwhip cracking, music, outfit contest, storytelling & poetry, whip-cracking, art & trades demos & opening of cowboy artist’s exhibit. Free event & free activities presented by Sedona Main Street Program & Red Rock Posse with support from event sponsors and participating businesses. For more information please visit the Sedona Main Street Program.

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Sedona Cinema – Met Opera Summer Encore Series
“The Merry Widow” Franz Lehar
July 25th, 2015 (1:00 pm)
Tickets:$12.50
merry widow 1 sm Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Mary D. Fisher Theatre is honored to be the new home for the Met Live Opera programs for the upcoming 2015-2016 season, presented by the Sedona International Film Festival. “The Merry Widow” The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). Mezzo-soprano diva Susan Graham takes on the title role later in the run. Sir Andrew Davis and Fabio Luisi conduct. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Steven Graves Band
July 25th, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Tickets: $10
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaSound Bites Grill is pleased to present the Steven Graves Band! Steven’s unique and inspiring sound reflects his roots as a Californian, seamlessly blending elements of folk-rock, Americana, country, jazz and blues with his socially-conscious lyrical style. The masterful way in which Steven combines the wide breadth of musical styles propels his messages of peace, love and understanding into the hearts and minds of all who listen. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Starlight Tours at the Verde Canyon Railroad
Grape Train Escape, Tequila Sunset limited
July 25th, 2015 (5:30 pm)
See Ticket Prices/Make Reservations
The Starlight tour offers you a totally different perspective of the Verde Canyon. The train departs the depot at 5:30 pm. As it rumbles through the Canyon, the low slant of sun bathes the high cliffs in soft golden hues and the wildlife that call the canyon home begin to stir as the cooler temperatures of the evening approach.The Verde Canyon Railroad offers passengers two unique options for these magical evening rides.

  • The Grape Train Escape
    Grape Train Escape 510x337 Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Grape Train Escape is a rolling wine-tasting adventure which is offered only in first-class during a Starlight Tour from June through September. Each Escape focuses on a select wine-producing region, and each vintage is paired with appetizers that complement the wine.
  • Tequila Sunset Limited
    The Tequila Sunset Limited is a spirited adventure which celebrates the heart of the agave plant. Offered only in first-class during the Starlight Tours, on select Saturdays June through September, premium tequila tastings are featured along with a festive south-of-the-border buffet, Mexican coffees and specialty tequila drinks!

For more information or to purchase passage aboard the Starlight tours please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Sedona Jazz at the Church: Tony Vacca Trio
July 26th, 2015 (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
TonyVacca2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaTickets: $13
Sedona Jazz at the Church presents the Tony Vacca Trio, with saxophonist Tony Vacca, pianist Matt Jackson, and bassist Zirque Michael Bonner! Saint Luke’s Church is the home of SJATC, and is located in the Chapel area of Sedona, on Highway 179 between the Back O’ Beyond and Chapel Road roundabouts. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sedona Jazz at the Church.

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Sedona Entertainment – Jennifer Batten
July 27th, 2015 (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Cost: $15/$20/$25
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaSedona’s Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Jennifer Batten live! The buzz on Jennifer Batten rose from the guitar underground, and the guitar magazines promptly began chronicling her savvy musicianship and highly original approach to the electric guitar in print. At one point Batten was in 6 different bands, playing everything from straight ahead rock, to metal,fusion, and funk. A major turning point came when she was selected from over one hundred guitarists to play in Michael Jackson’s highly skilled band which toured the world for one and a half years playing for over four and a half million people. 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
July 29th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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
July 29th, 2015 (6:00 pm)
No Cover
Eric Miller Events in Sedona, ArizonaSound Bites Grill in Sedona, Arizona is pleased to present Eric Miller! 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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Robin Miller
July 30th, 2015 (6:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaSedona’s Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Robin Miller! Robin Miller has recorded albums with various artists for labels such as A&M, MCA, and RCA. Proficient on guitar, keyboards, bass, and mandolin, Robin loves to demonstrate his versatility through rock & roll, blues, new age, and many other types of music. Robin has also appeared with world-renowned psychic Sylvia Browne, touring with her for two years. Sylvia has said that “Robin’s music comes directly from the angels.” Currently living in Sedona, Arizona, Robin performs locally and continues to create new composition, always stretching his musical gift to new heights. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Hummingbird Festival
July 31st – August 2nd, 2015
Hummingbird Hotspot at Tlaquepaque Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona Hummingbird Festival is always held the first weekend in August, when Sedona’s hummingbird population is highest and most diverse. Enjoy three days of presentations by hummingbird experts from around the world in the modern, air-conditioned Sedona Performing Arts Center! There will also be “Birds & Blooms” Hummingbird Garden Tours, a Hummingbird Marketplace, Art exhibits, birding trips and more. For more information or to purchase individual tickets or a 3 day pass please visit the Sedona Hummingbird Festival.

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Guided Moonlight Hike
Including Blue Moon Telescopic Viewing
July 31st, 2015 (6:00 pm)moonlight Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Moonlight Hike is among the most popular interpretive hikes at the Park. Led by a naturalist, it gives hikers the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon, while also having the chance to learn about Sedona and its surrounding areas.The hike lasts two to 2 1/2 hours and covers a distance of approximately two miles. Reservations are required, please call 928.282.6907 to reserve your spot. A $5.00 reservation fee is required as well as an entry fee upon arrival. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Sir Harrison and the Blues Kings
July 31st, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Cover Charge: $8
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaSir Harrison and the Blues Kings gives you some of the best rockin’ blues in Arizona at Sound Bites Grill! 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. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Events in August

Sedona Hummingbird Festival
Through August 2nd, 2015
Hummingbird Hotspot at Tlaquepaque Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona Hummingbird Festival is always held the first weekend in August, when Sedona’s hummingbird population is highest and most diverse. Enjoy three days of presentations by hummingbird experts from around the world in the modern, air-conditioned Sedona Performing Arts Center! There will also be “Birds & Blooms” Hummingbird Garden Tours, a Hummingbird Marketplace, Art exhibits, birding trips and more. For more information or to purchase individual tickets or a 3 day pass please visit the Sedona Hummingbird Festival.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
August 1st, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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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Deceptions, Lies & Alibis Featuring Michael Peach
August 1st, 2015 (1:30 pm)
Admission $6 (Museum admission is separate)
Michael Peach Events in Sedona, ArizonaMike Peach’s show features his unique blend of original cowboy poetry with a tongue- in-cheek look at Arizona and local history, also incorporating jokes, stories, and first person narrative.”Strange tales have been told by those who rode Arizona’s rugged trails. And sometimes the facts ain’t exactly exact, when you scrutinize the details,” quotes Peach. And for the stories based on history, the facts are one of the things award-winning actor, playwright and historian Michael Peach is especially good at bringing to life in this show, highlighting his original cowboy-style poetry. But Mike isn’t afraid to also spin some tall tales, too. This event will take place at the Sedona Heritage Museum. For more information please visit the Sedona Heritage Museum or call 928.282.7038.

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Jerome Art Walk
Jerome Art Walk1 Events in Sedona, ArizonaAugust 1st, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Twenty-five galleries and studios will be welcoming visitors with beautiful art, music and refreshments. From blown glass to lovely jewelry, there is a treasure to be found for everyone! From the working studios of The Old Jerome High School to the lovely pottery of Made in Jerome, the true handmade Jerome touch is everywhere. A free shuttle runs throughout the town during the event. For more information please visit the Jerome Art Walk.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
August 5th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
August 7th, 2015First Friday Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour receptions and exhibits give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene and in many cases meeting the artist themselves. All of the exhibits and artist receptions for 1st Friday run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. To see a full listing of participating galleries please visit the Sedona Gallery Association on Facebook.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Center
Mountain Trails Galleries presents “Summer Group Show”
August 7th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Mountain Trails Events in Sedona, ArizonaAlong with story-telling bronze sculpture highlighting the history and culture of the American West, the gallery will light up with colorful and compelling paintings that include a range of contemporary and historical Western subject matter, landscapes of Sedona and the Grand Canyon, domestic animals and wildlife, Native American artifacts, cowboy memorabilia, and portraits of children, horses, cattle, and buffalo. For more information please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Center
Rowe Fine Art Gallery “Hot Summer Nights Part II.”
August 7th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)Ken Rowe Gallery Events in Sedona, Arizona
The dog days of summer are upon us! Escape to Rowe Fine Art Gallery where the drinks are cold and the air conditioner is cranked up. Reacquaint yourself with the gallery’s award-winning traditional and contemporary southwestern artists. Rowe Fine Art Gallery’s staff of art experts is always on hand to help you discover your new favorite artist. Follow Rowe Gallery on Facebook for details.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
August 8th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – Met Opera Summer Encore Series
“Aida” Giuseppe Verdi
August 8th, 2015 (1:00 pm)
Tickets:$12.50
Aida 4 sm Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Mary D. Fisher Theatre is honored to be the new home for the Met Live Opera programs for the upcoming 2015-2016 season, presented by the Sedona International Film Festival. This grandest of grand operas features an epic backdrop for what is in essence an intimate love story. Set in ancient Egypt and packed with magnificent choruses, complex ensembles, and elaborate ballets, Aida never loses sight of its three protagonists: Amneris, the proud daughter of the pharaoh; her slave, Aida, who is the princess of the rival kingdom of Ethiopia; and Radamès, the Egyptian warrior they both love. For more information 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
August 12th, 15th and 19th 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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 Restaurant Week
August 21st – 30th, 2015
Admission: $22, $33, or $44
Restaurant Week Logo2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaSedona is showcasing its dining prowess through its semi-annual Sedona Restaurant Week, hosted by the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau. Held in the months of August and December, this culinary event highlights the best the city has to offer and gives local foodies and visitors the chance to experience a selection of specially priced meals from a wide variety of Sedona’s restaurants. Guests will enjoy three-course, prix-fixe dinner menus including an appetizer, entrée and dessert. For more information please visit www.sedonarestaurantweek.com.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
August 22nd and 26th 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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 Bike & Brew Festival
August 28th – 29th, 2015
Admission:: $75 for Racers/Free to Spectators
bike and brew Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe 2015 event hosted by the Sedona Golf Resort will kick off Friday with rider registration and then a leisurely group ride so that the racers can see the track for the first time. The 6-mile track will take the riders over all 18 holes, 400 feet of elevation change, 90 acres of fairways, tee boxes, cart paths, natural and man made features. Afterwards, riders can voluntarily participate in a short track race near the Clubhouse while spectators cheer them on. Races will start August 29th at 8:00AM. All levels will be a Lemans style start. Open Division will complete two consecutive laps, Sport & unior will be one lap. Racing will conclude with an awards ceremony, music, food, drink and a Raffle with tons of swag benefiting the Red Rock Trail Fund. For more information on this Sedona event please visit www.sedonabikebrew.com.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
August 29th, 2015 (7:00 am)
HOME 653 Events in Sedona, ArizonaBird 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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Starlight Tours at the Verde Canyon Railroad
Grape Train Escape, Tequila Sunset limited
August 29th, 2015 (5:30 pm)
See Ticket Prices/Make Reservations
The Starlight tour offers you a totally different perspective of the Verde Canyon. The train departs the depot at 5:30 pm. As it rumbles through the Canyon, the low slant of sun bathes the high cliffs in soft golden hues and the wildlife that call the canyon home begin to stir as the cooler temperatures of the evening approach.The Verde Canyon Railroad offers passengers two unique options for these magical evening rides.

  • The Grape Train Escape
    Grape Train Escape 510x337 Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Grape Train Escape is a rolling wine-tasting adventure which is offered only in first-class during a Starlight Tour from June through September. Each Escape focuses on a select wine-producing region, and each vintage is paired with appetizers that complement the wine.
  • Tequila Sunset Limited
    The Tequila Sunset Limited is a spirited adventure which celebrates the heart of the agave plant. Offered only in first-class during the Starlight Tours, on select Saturdays June through September, premium tequila tastings are featured along with a festive south-of-the-border buffet, Mexican coffees and specialty tequila drinks!

For more information or to purchase passage aboard the Starlight tours please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Events in September

Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
September 4th, 2015First Friday Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour receptions and exhibits give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene and in many cases meeting the artist themselves. All of the exhibits and artist receptions for 1st Friday run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. To see a full listing of participating galleries please visit the Sedona Gallery Association on Facebook.

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Red Rock Music Festival – Sedona Concerts
September 5th – 6th, 2015
Sedona Tickets: $28 per concert or $48 for both
Red Rock Music Festival Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Red Rocks Music Festival educates, engages and challenges audiences through a unique collaboration of musicians from leading Arizona performing arts organizations and world acclaimed artists. There will be two concert in Sedona at the Sedona Creative Live Center.

  • 9/5 – “Classical Meets Jazz” at 7:00 pm
    C.M. von Weber – Clarinet Quintet, Bruch – Trio, Prokofiev – Overture on Hebrew Themes and Paul Schoenfield – Trio
  • 9/6 – “Folklore in Music” at 3:00 pm
    J. Brahms – Clarinet Quintet, B. Bartok – “Contrasts” and Klezmer arrangements.

For more information, to purchase tickets or for the Phoenix events please visit the Red Rock Music Festival.

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

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Sedona Jazz at the Church
September 6th, 2015JoeCorralPic Events in Sedona, Arizona
Tickets: $13
Sedona Jazz at the Church presents Floote Prints Quintet, with flutists Mike Crotty and Joe Corral, bassist Dwight Kilian, drummer Ryan Anthony and pianist Armand Boatman. Saint Luke’s Church is the home of SJATC, and is located in the Chapel area of Sedona, on Highway 179 between the Back O’ Beyond and Chapel Road roundabouts. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sedona Jazz at the Church.

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42nd Annual Fiesta del Tlaquepaque
September 12th, 2015 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Free Event
fiesta del tlaquepaque Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe charming plazas, patios, and streets of Tlaquepaque will be dressed in a festive wash of color, music, and dancing in the spirit of old Mexico. The lively mariachis, the heart-pounding rhythms and beats of Flamenco dancers, and the mouth-watering tastes of Mexico will fill the day. Continuing a long tradition of fabulous food, music, dance and entertainment for young and old, this year’s Fiesta promises to be extraordinary. Arts and crafts exhibits will abound offering a glimpse into the traditional and present artistry of Mexico. For more information please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Craft Village.

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Starlight Tours at the Verde Canyon Railroad
Grape Train Escape, Tequila Sunset limited
September 12th, 2015 (5:30 pm)
See Ticket Prices/Make Reservations
The Starlight tour offers you a totally different perspective of the Verde Canyon. The train departs the depot at 5:30 pm. As it rumbles through the Canyon, the low slant of sun bathes the high cliffs in soft golden hues and the wildlife that call the canyon home begin to stir as the cooler temperatures of the evening approach.The Verde Canyon Railroad offers passengers two unique options for these magical evening rides.

  • The Grape Train Escape
    Grape Train Escape 510x337 Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Grape Train Escape is a rolling wine-tasting adventure which is offered only in first-class during a Starlight Tour from June through September. Each Escape focuses on a select wine-producing region, and each vintage is paired with appetizers that complement the wine.
  • Tequila Sunset Limited
    The Tequila Sunset Limited is a spirited adventure which celebrates the heart of the agave plant. Offered only in first-class during the Starlight Tours, on select Saturdays June through September, premium tequila tastings are featured along with a festive south-of-the-border buffet, Mexican coffees and specialty tequila drinks!

For more information or to purchase passage aboard the Starlight tours please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Sedona Airport Family Fun Day
September 19th, 2015 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
Free eventSedona Airport Days Events in Sedona, Arizona
Enjoy some free family fun at Sedona Airport Day! This event will feature cool classic automobiles and trucks and aircraft of all vintages including former military, antique, home built, and brand new aircraft. Food, beverages and “surprise” entertainment will be at the event. Stay tuned for more details or visit www.sedonaairport.org/events.

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Sedona Winefest
September 26th – 27th, 2015 (11:00 am – 5:00 pm)sedona winefest arizona 20111 Events in Sedona, Arizona
General Admission Saturday or Sunday: $25.00 online at early bird prices, or $30.00 at the door.
This year the Winefest takes place at the Posse Grounds Park in the heart of Sedona. Enjoy scrumptious Sedona cuisine, live music, and vendors galore while enjoying the breathtaking panoramic views of the majestic red rocks. Admission includes eight tasting tickets and an etched commemorative wine glass. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit www.sedonawinefest.com

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