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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 July, Events in August, Events in September

Events in July

Met Opera Summer Encore: ‘Carmen’
(from the 2009/2010 season)
July 22nd, 2017 (12:00 pm)
Tickets: $15 general public/$12.50 Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the encore of the Met Opera’s “Carmen” at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Sir Richard Eyre’s gritty production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Tenor Roberto Alagna plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, and Teddy Tahu Rhodes is the swaggering bullfighter, Escamillo, who comes between them. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the timeless score, which features one beloved melody after another. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Sir Harrison Band
July 22nd, 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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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
July 23rd, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
July 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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Eugene Onegin: Stage Russia
July 23rd, 2017 (3:00 pm)
Tickets: $15 general public/$12.50 Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to continue its Stage Russia series at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “Eugene Onegin” has often been referred to as an encyclopedia of 19th century Russian life. Rimas Tuminas’ reimagining unfolds in the memory and imagination of Pushkin’s characters. The images are split between past and present, between reality and imagination. A production referred to as “exuberant, indelible and arrestingly beautiful” by the New York Times, The Vakhtangov Theatre’s “Eugene Onegin”, starring the incomparable Sergey Makovetskiy in the title role, is a sumptuous work that will leave you with enough beautiful memories and images to last a lifetime. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
July 23rd, 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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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
July 24th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘The Book of Henry’
Starring Naomi Watts
July 24th – 27th, 2017
Tickets: $12 general public/$9 Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present “The Book of Henry” at the Mary D. Fiaher Theatre. Sometimes things are not always what they seem, especially in the small suburban town where the Carpenter family lives. Single suburban mother Susan Carpenter (Naomi Watts) works as a waitress at a diner, alongside feisty family friend Sheila (Sarah Silverman). Her younger son Peter (Jacob Tremblay) is a playful 8-year-old. Taking care of everyone and everything in his own unique way is Susan’s older son Henry (Jaeden Lieberher), age 11. Susan discovers that the family next door, which includes Henry’s kind classmate Christina (Maddie Ziegler), has a dangerous secret – and that Henry has devised a surprising plan to help. As his brainstormed rescue plan for Christina takes shape in thrilling ways, Susan finds herself at the center of it. For more information, showtimes or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Robin Miller
July 24th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘The Last Shaman’
July 24th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Tickets: $12 general public/$9 Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to partner with the Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley to present the Northern Arizona premiere of the multiple award-winning film “The Last Shaman” showing at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Directed by Raz Degan, “The Last Shaman” is the story of James Freeman, a young man who decides to take matters in his own hands when faced with incurable depression.  He undergoes a life-changing journey in the Amazon jungle that brings him a deeper understanding and acceptance of self.  Along the way, he experiences the healing properties of the tribal plant medicine Ayahuasca and the world around it. 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 – Daily Naturalist Hike
July 25th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Darius Lux
July 25th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Darius LUX! When singer/songwriter Darius Lux left the confines of New York City to travel the world for a year, he didn’t fully comprehend the life changing pilgrimage he was embarking on. A multi-instrumentalist, producer and performer came back as a free-thinker and inspirational lyricist. Combining his love of 60’s songwriting, 70’s soul, 80’s pop and 90’s hip-hop into a current mix of soulful, rock-edged pop tunes, Darius found his voice on his debut record “Arise”, 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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
July 26th, 2017 (7:00 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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Baby Grand Night featuring Paolo Scardina
August 1st, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
July 27th, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
July 27th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
July 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 Hummingbird Festival
July 28th – 30th, 2017
Hummingbirds will be taking over the beautiful red rocks of Sedona during the 7th Annual Sedona Hummingbird Festival! imed at residents and visitors alike, the purpose of the festival is to teach about hummingbirds and work to protect the endangered species. The Festival, headquartered at the Sedona Performing Arts Center, is sponsored by the International Hummingbird Society, a Sedona-based nonprofit education and conservation organization formed in 1996. Attendees come to learn about all things hummingbird. At the Performing Arts Center, there will be three days of presentations by world hummingbird experts on a variety of topics! For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona Hummingbird Festival.

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Sedona Community Farmer’s Market
July 28th, 2017 (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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Sedona Cinema – ‘My Cousin Rachel’
Starring Rachel Weisz
July 28th – August 2nd, 2017
Tickets: $12 general public/$9 Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present ‘My Cousin Rachel’ at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “My Cousin Rachel” tells the story of a rather naive young bachelor struggling to determine if his deceased guardian’s charming widow is either the woman of his dreams or a cold-blooded killer and inheritance-chasing gold-digger. But when Rachel eventually arrives to visit the estate of her late husband, Philip meets a woman who seems nothing like the black-hearted poisoner of Ambrose’s deathbed ravings. The film is written for the screen and directed by Roger Michell, based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier, which was written in 1951. 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 – Daily Naturalist Hike
July 28th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
July 28th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover
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
July 29th, 2017 (7:00 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 – Mother Road Trio
July 29th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover, no cover with entree purchase
Sound Bites Grill in Sedona, AZ is proud to present the Mother Road Trio! Larry Czarnecki, Sammy Mac and Mike Shiner make up this dynamic trio! Larry’s originally from the Chicago area and was a part of the 80s Los Angeles music scene. A seasoned guitarist with a background in many styles. Sam McRae, also known as SammyMac, plays soulful harmonica with a heartfelt style of his own. Mike comes from a Soul and R&B background and those roots are are big part of his vocal and songwriting style. For more infomration please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
July 30th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
July 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.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’
From the Stratford Festival  
July 30th, 2017 (3:00 pm)
Tickets: $15 general public/$12.50 Film Festival members
The Stratford Festival’s renowned new production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost” makes its Sedona big-screen debut when The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the high-definition premiere from its home in Canada’s prestigious festival. There will be one show only at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Bear witness as Shakespeare’s most poetic love story comes to vivid life in cinemas nationwide. Vowing to devote themselves to study, the King of Navarre and his courtiers Dumaine, Longaville and Berowne swear off the company of women for three years. But no sooner is their oath taken than it is put to the test when four attractive young women — the Princess of France and her companions Katharine, Maria and Rosaline — arrive on a diplomatic mission. Meanwhile, an eccentric Spanish nobleman, Don Armado, has become infatuated with a country wench, Jaquenetta. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
July 23rd, 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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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
July 31st, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Robin Miller
July 31st, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Events in August

Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 1st, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Paolo Scardina
August 1st, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound 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
August 2nd, 2017 (7:00 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
August 2nd, 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
August 3rd, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 3rd, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – Award-winning ‘Sacred’
August 3rd, 2017 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Tickets: $12 general public/$9 Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present a one-night only special premiere of the award-winning new documentary “Sacred” at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Directed by Academy Award-winner Thomas Lennon and shot around the globe by 40 filmmaking teams, “Sacred” immerses the viewer in an exploration of spirituality across cultures and religions. At a time when religious hatreds dominate the world’s headlines, this film, sweeping in global reach and yet intensely intimate, explores faith as primary human experience: how it is used to navigate the milestones and crises of private life. 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
August 3rd, 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 Community Farmer’s Market
August 4th, 2017 (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 – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 4th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
August 4th, 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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Andrea Smith Gallery Presents – Paula Nurse
August 4th – 5th, 2017
The Andrea Smith Gallery is please to present Paula Nurse! Paula Nurse designs Gold and Sterling Silver jewelry with semi-precious stones and beads. Originality, design and color are uniquely characteristic of Paula’s work. She loves working with ‘high vibrational’ gemstone beads such as rubies, emeralds, tanzanite and sapphires. Each piece is an original creation designed and made in Hawaii by Paula. Her passion is to capture every facet of the beads she is working with to create a special one-of-a-kind piece. Meet Paula Nurse August 4th (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm) & August 5th (12:00 pm – 5:00 pm). For more information please visit the Andrea Smith Gallery on Facebook.

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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
August 4th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover
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
August 5th, 2017 (7:00 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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Annual Navajo Festival of Arts and Culture
August 5th – 6th, 2017 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Spend your weekend in the cool pines and immerse yourself in the artistry and cultural traditions of more than 80 award-winning Navajo artists. Buy traditional and contemporary art and enjoy artist demonstrations, authentic food, musical performances, insightful heritage programs, and the pageantry of hoop and social dances. The Museum of Northern Arizona is located at 3101 North Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff, Arizona. Museum Admission:$12 Adult (18+), $8 Youth (10-17),Student (with ID) & American Indian (with tribal affiliation). Free (Children under 10). To learn more about the Heritage Program Festival or to learn more about the museum please visit the Museum of Northern Arizona.

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Lions (& Rattlers & Dragons & Longhorns) & Bears – Oh My!
Featuring Michael Peach
August 5th, 2017 (1:30 pm – 2:30 pm)
Cost: $6
An award-winning actor, playwright, and historian, Michael Peach is especially good at bringing to life history and his subjects. But, he isn’t afraid to spin some tall tales, too. “And so, in his quest for goals or gold, a man may lie to his friends, and work out ways to fool the law, and tie up all loose ends. And he may mask illicit tasks, and even face down danger. But in spite of his brain, and his place in the food chain…there’s no escaping nature.” This event takes place at the Sedona Heritage Museum located at 735 Jordan Road. For more information please visit www.sedonamuseum.org.

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Jerome Art Walk
August 5th, 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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Starlight Tours on the Verde Canyon Railroad
August 5th, 2017
Train departs at 5:30 pm
Purchase tickets here
This Saturday Night Starlight Ride offers a very unique perspective of the Verde Canyon…under the moon and stars! It’s not just the stars that come out to play in Verde Canyon. As it rumbles through the Canyon, the low slant of sun bathes the high cliffs in soft golden hues. The train reaches the turn-around point of Perkinsville amid a scandalous sunset. The return trip offers a serene glimpse into the nocturnal wildlife set against a dazzling canvas of celestial bodies. As the sun slips behind distant mountains, cool air sweeps through the Canyon signaling the resident wildlife to begin their nightly rounds. The Canyon comes alive with the luminous glow of moon-kissed skies on Verde Canyon Railroad’s popular Saturday Starlight Tours. The Verde Canyon Railroad is located in Clarkdale, Arizona, only a 25 minute drive from Sedona, For more information of to purchase tickets please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Sedona Entertainment – Elvis Presley Tribute Show
August 5th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Tickets start at $25, Reservations Required
If you are a Elvis fan you will not want to miss Chance Tinder and Kentucky Rain at Sound Bites Grill for their Elvis Presley Tribute Show! Chance is more than your everyday Elvis Tribute Artist. He’s an accomplished actor, recreating a legendary character. Chance’s secret is believing that it’s not always the voice, that plays the most important part, but it’s knowing exactly how to become the man himself on that 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 – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 6th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
August 6th, 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 – Sunday Lecture
Rafting the Grand Canyon: A Journey Through Space and Time
Featuring Jan Taylor
August 6th, 2017 (2:00 pm)
Included with your park entry fee
Jan will speak primarily about rafting the Grand Canyon but also a little about the geology, archaeology, and history of boating the Grand Canyon with a focus on the adventure and magical beauty of a place unlike any other on earth. Seating is limited and reservations are required, call Red Rock State Park at 928.282.6907 to reserve your seats. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
August 6th, 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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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 7th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Guided Sedona Moonlight Hike
August 7th, 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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Baby Grand Night featuring Robin Miller
August 7th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Darius Lux on the Baby Grand
August 8th, 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
August 9th, 2017 (7:00 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
August 9th, 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
August 10th, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 10th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
August 10th, 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 Community Farmer’s Market
August 11th, 2017 (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 – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 11th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
August 11th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover
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
August 12th, 2017 (7:00 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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Graffiti Gold 50’s & 60’s Rock and Roll Show
August 12th, 2017 (7:30 pm – 9:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$35
Sound 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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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 13th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
August 13th, 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: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
August 13th, 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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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 14th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Cinema – “In Search of Chopin”
August 14th, 2017 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Tickets: $15 general public/$12.50 Film Festival members
Sedona International Film Festival presents the Arizona premiere of “In Search of Chopin” at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Acclaimed director Phil Grabsky brings to the cinema screens around the world the life and music of Fryderyk Chopin — one of the greatest composers of all time — in “In Search of Chopin”. His grave in Paris remains a place of pilgrimage and his music continues to sell out concert halls worldwide — but who exactly was this man who was terrified of public performance, who fled his Polish homeland for Paris never to return, took up with the most notorious transvestite in France, rarely gave public performances and, despite a life of ill-health, wrote some of the deepest and most powerful music ever written? For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Robin Miller
August 14th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 15th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Paolo Scardina
August 15th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound 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
August 16th, 2017 (7:00 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
August 16th, 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
August 17th, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 17th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
August 17th, 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 Community Farmer’s Market
August 18th, 2017 (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 – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 18th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
August 18th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover
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
August 19th, 2017 (7:00 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 – Sir Harrison Band
August 19th, 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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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 20th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
August 20th, 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 – Sunday Lecture Series
Conserving Arizona’s Streams and Biodiversity
in a Changing Environment

August 20th, 2017 (2:00 pm)
Tom Whitham grew up in a wholesale nursery where he developed a fascination with insects that greatly influenced his education and research interests. He received his Ph.D from the Univ. of Utah where he discovered that individual trees varied greatly in their genetic-based resistance to insects and mammals. Throughout his career, he has explored how other species ranging from soil microbes to beavers and elk, climate change, and invasive species interact with plant genetics to affect the thousands of species that depend on stream environments for their survival. Seating is limited and reservations are required, call Red Rock State Park at 928.282.6907 to reserve your seats. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Music by the Classics
August 20th, 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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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 21st, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Robin Miller
August 21st, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘Queen Rock Montreal’
Concert on Screen
August 22nd, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Tickets: $15 general public/$12.50 Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to announce a special cinema event, “Queen Rock Montreal”, at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre for one show only! Often described as one of Queen’s all-time best performances the concert was recorded live at Montreal’s Forum in November 1981. It was the first time a band had filmed an entire show in full cinema format 35mm and the original footage has been re-mastered in digital Ultra HD with superb surround sound to create the best ever cinema event experience for Queen fans worldwide. Showcasing a theatrical and brilliantly entertaining performance in its full pixel-sharp glory, the concert features many of their favorite hits including We Will Rock You, Killer Queen, Under Pressure, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Are The Champions, Another One Bites The Dust and Bohemian Rhapsody. For more infomration 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 23rd, 2017 (7:00 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
August 23rd, 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
August 24th, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 24th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
August 24th, 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 Community Farmer’s Market
August 25th, 2017 (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 – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 25th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
August 25th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover
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
August 26th, 2017 (7:00 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 Service Birthday
August 25, 2017
Free Admission
During 10 days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.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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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 26th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 27th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
August 27th, 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 Robin Miller
August 28th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Darius Lux on the Baby Grand
August 29th, 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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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
August 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.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 28th, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
August 30th, 2017 (7:00 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
August 30th, 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
August 31st, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
August 31st, 2017 (9:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. for more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
August 31st, 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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Events in September

Sedona Community Farmer’s Market
September 1st, 2017 (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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Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
September 1st, 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
September 1st, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover
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
September 2nd, 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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Jerome Art Walk
September 2nd, 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 – Esteban
Legendary Guitarist Esteban and Violinist Teresa Joy
September 2nd, 2017 (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)Esteban-Color-bc-3-2015
Tickets starting at $69/VIP Dinner Package $149
Sound Bites Grill is pleases to present An Up-Close and Intimate Concert like no other, experience an evening with a master concert guitarist, a world renown violinist, one of today’s finest drummers and the hottest keyboardist in AZ! Esteban’s concerts are memorable moments of the heart, as he performs with Teresa Joy on violin, Joe Morris on drums and Raul Yanez on keys, the experience is a sensational expression of the inner soul. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
September 3rd, 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: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
September 3rd, 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 Robin Miller
September 4th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Guided Sedona Moonlight Hike
September 5th, 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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Baby Grand Night featuring Paolo Scardina
September 5th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound 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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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
September 6th, 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
September 7th, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
September 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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Sedona Community Farmer’s Market
September 7th, 2017 (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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Flash Back Fridays
Featuring Robin Miller Triomiller_robin_P10303221
September 8th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover
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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45th Annual Fiesta De Tlaquepaque
September 9th, 2017 (11:00 am – 6:00 pm)
Free Event
Join the 45th annual “Fiesta del Tlaquepaque,” a celebration of Mexican Independence Day. Continuing a long tradition of fabulous food, music, dance and entertainment for young and old, this year’s Fiesta promises to be extraordinary. The lively mariachis, the heart pounding beats of Flamenco dancers, and, mouthwatering tastes of Mexico will fill the day. for more information please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Red Rose Inspiration for Animals
Sedona Arts & Crafts Show
September 9th – 10th, 2017 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
During 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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Starlight Tours on the Verde Canyon Railroad
September 9th, 2017
Train departs at 5:30 pm
Purchase tickets here
This Saturday Night Starlight Ride offers a very unique perspective of the Verde Canyon…under the moon and stars! It’s not just the stars that come out to play in Verde Canyon. As it rumbles through the Canyon, the low slant of sun bathes the high cliffs in soft golden hues. The train reaches the turn-around point of Perkinsville amid a scandalous sunset. The return trip offers a serene glimpse into the nocturnal wildlife set against a dazzling canvas of celestial bodies. As the sun slips behind distant mountains, cool air sweeps through the Canyon signaling the resident wildlife to begin their nightly rounds. The Canyon comes alive with the luminous glow of moon-kissed skies on Verde Canyon Railroad’s popular Saturday Starlight Tours. The Verde Canyon Railroad is located in Clarkdale, Arizona, only a 25 minute drive from Sedona, For more information of to purchase tickets please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Graffiti Gold 50’s & 60’s Rock and Roll Show
September 9th, 2017 (7:30 pm – 9:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$35
Sound 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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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
September 10th, 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: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
September 10th, 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 Cinema – ‘Concerto: A Beethoven Journey’
September 11th, 2017 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Tickets: $15 general public/$12.50 Film Festival members
The Sedona International Film Festival presents the Arizona premiere of “Concerto: A Beethoven Journey” at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Filmed over the course of four years award-winning director Phil Grabsky follows leading concert pianist Leif Ove Andsnes’s attempt to understand and interpret one of the greatest sets of works for piano ever written: Beethoven’s five piano concertos, in “Concerto: A Beethoven Journey”. Considered one of the top pianists of the age, Leif Ove Andsnes offers rare insights into the mind of a world-class pianist and access to his personal and professional life. For more information please visit the Sedona International film Festival.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Robin Miller
September 11th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Darius Lux
September 12th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Darius LUX! When singer/songwriter Darius Lux left the confines of New York City to travel the world for a year, he didn’t fully comprehend the life changing pilgrimage he was embarking on. A multi-instrumentalist, producer and performer came back as a free-thinker and inspirational lyricist. Combining his love of 60’s songwriting, 70’s soul, 80’s pop and 90’s hip-hop into a current mix of soulful, rock-edged pop tunes, Darius found his voice on his debut record “Arise”, 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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
September 13th, 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
September 14th, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
September 14th, 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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Thunder Valley Rally – Cottonwood, AZ
September 15th – 16th, 2017
TVR Weekend Event Pass $10
Visit Bootleg Capital of Arizona, historic Cottonwood, AZ for the 16th annual Thunder Valley Rally! Thunder Valley Rally will provide you with breathtaking rides through the Verde Valley, Bootlegging Poker Run (registration fee),  Bike Show and an awesome line up of live concerts at the The Freedom Bird Entertainment Park & Campground! Beand Lineup:Santans, Whiskey Rodeo, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, The Mods, Mr. Skynyrd, Mogollon, and the Blue Oyster Cult! For more information or to register for the poker run please visit the Thunder Valley Rally website.

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Sedona Community Farmer’s Market
September 15th, 2017 (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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Star Party at Red Rock State Park
September 16th, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Cost – $5 plus park entrance fee
Come join the Astronomers of Verde Valley as they present the celestial happenings of the late April sky. This program is limited to 75 participants. A $5 per person reservation fee is required for this program, in addition to the park’s regular entry fees on the day of the program. Registration for this event begins on August 17th, 2017. Call 928.282.6907 to reserve your spots.  Light refreshments (drinks,snacks) will be provided. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Sir Harrison Band
September 16th, 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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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
September 17th, 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
September 17th, 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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Baby Grand Night featuring Robin Miller
September 18th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Paolo Scardina
September 19th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sound 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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National Public Lands Day
September 20th, 2017
Free Admission
During 10 days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.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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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
September 20th, 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
September 21st, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Sedona Community Farmer’s Market
September 22nd, 2017 (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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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
September 21st, 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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9th Annual Sedona Winefest
September 23rd – 24th, 2017
Purchase Tickets Here
Take one part Arizona wineries, add tasty Sedona cuisine, marvelous music, vendors galore, mini seminars on all things wine, toss in exciting raffle prizes, an Art Exhibit, and some fantastic views, and what do you get? Sedona Winefest 2017! Treat your palate to tasty food while sampling the many Arizona wines from the Northern and Southern Arizona. The Sedona Winefest will be held at the Sedona “Historic” Posse Grounds Park in West Sedona. Enjoy the beautiful vistas while you sip wine and savor the great food and music in our shaded courtyard seating areas. A wide variety of vendors will offer goods and services. Enjoy relaxing and tasteful music playing throughout the event. General admission tickets are available online at at the early online price of $35 and $40 at the door for $30.00. General admission includes an etched commemorative glass and eight tasting tickets. Additional wine tasting tickets are also available. For more information please visit the Sedona Winefest.

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Red Rock State Park – Southwest Monarch Study
September 24th, 2017 (8:30 am – 11:00 am)
This program is included with park entrance fees
Nestled in the red rock country of Sedona, Oak Creek provides a flyway for migrating monarchs hurrying to their overwintering grounds each September. Many will stop to consume nectar on nearby plants such as Sunflowers and Golden Crownbeard. Join Gail Morris, coordinator of the southwest Monarch Study, for a morning of butterfly netting and tagging. This program is an outdoor event so please be ready to be outdoors. Participants should wear sturdy close-toe shoes that can get wet (NO sandals), long pants and long sleeve shirt, hat and sunscreen. Bring sufficient water for hydration. Space is limited to 15 participants, so call to reserve your spots, 928.282.6907. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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McLean Meditation Institute – Guided Meditation
Sarah McLean & expert meditation mentors
September 24th, 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: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand
September 24th, 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 Robin Miller
September 25th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No cover
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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Baby Grand Night featuring Darius Lux
September 26th, 2017 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
No Cover
Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present Darius LUX! When singer/songwriter Darius Lux left the confines of New York City to travel the world for a year, he didn’t fully comprehend the life changing pilgrimage he was embarking on. A multi-instrumentalist, producer and performer came back as a free-thinker and inspirational lyricist. Combining his love of 60’s songwriting, 70’s soul, 80’s pop and 90’s hip-hop into a current mix of soulful, rock-edged pop tunes, Darius found his voice on his debut record “Arise”, 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 on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Eric Miller
September 27th, 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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Yappy Hour at Posse Grounds Park
Weekly social hour friendly dogs and their owners
September 28th, 2017 (8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Yappy Hour is a one hour per week event that takes place on the beautiful green grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park. Under normal circumstances, City Code and Park Rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, but during this event they get to bend those rules!
Know before you go

  • Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • If there is an increase in the amount of off-leash users on the athletic fields during non-event times, this event may be canceled.

PLEASE NOTE: the multi-use field is not a dog park. There are gaps in the fence where a pet could potentially squeeze through. There is no division of small dog vs large dog areas. Owners are responsible for the safety and behavior of their dog. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation website.

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Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
September 28th, 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 Community Farmer’s Market
September 29th, 2017 (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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Verde River Day – Cottonwood, AZ
September 30th, 2017 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
Park entrance fees will be waived
Dead Horse Ranch State Park, located in Cottonwood, Arizona, will celebrate its 29th Annual Verde River Day!Verde River Day promotes preservation and care of the environment by showcasing informative exhibits on the Verde’s unique riparian habitat. Some of the day’s events include a climbing wall, organized canoe and kayak rides, sand castle building, and nature-based exhibits. Guests of all ages are welcome to fish the lagoon, which will be freshly stocked with catfish. Poles, bait and tackle are provided for all ages. No fishing license is needed. There will be a wide range of entertainment throughout the day. Enjoy the Verde Valley’s best pancake breakfast. Non-Profit Food vendors will be cooking up Indian fry bread, hot dogs and hamburgers for nominal fees. For more information please visit Dead Horse Ranch State Park.

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Red Rose Inspiration for Animals
Sedona Arts & Crafts Show
September 30th – October 1st, 2017 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
During 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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Sedona Entertainment – Gary Regina Jazz Band
September 30th, 2017 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$10 Cover Charge
Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present the GAry Regina Jazz Band! As comfortable with straight-ahead jazz as he is with world beat, hip-hop, blues, swing, rock or funk, Gary’s abilities transcend many styles and genres, illustrating an incredible diversity of musical influences. ary creates unique soundscapes of trip-hop, world and ambient music. Then, with incredible creativity (and a little help from technology), the trance-like rhythmical sounds gradually build, looping on top of each other, until you are sure there are ten musicians! Your ears will have a hard time reconciling what they hear with what your eyes see! For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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