Events, Entertainment and Fun Things to do this Weekend!
The weekend is here and we are looking forward to some great weather and fun events taking place in the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona! The weather forecast for the weekend is a high of 77° and a low of 60°, perfect for hiking, biking, exploring and enjoying the Plein Air Festival that kicks off on Saturday. Below you will find our top picks for events, entertainment and festivals taking place this weekend! For a full listing of events please visit our Sedona Events page. Have a great weekend!
Sedona Entertainment: Anthony Mazzella’s Guitar Legends Show
October 14th, 2016 (7:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$225/$30
Dinner & Show Package: $55/$60/$70
Legends Of Guitar is a tribute show to famous guitar players and their music. The show features world renowned guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella who plays it 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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12th Annual Sedona Plein Air Festival
October 15th – 22nd, 2016
This October the Sedona Arts Center presents a week-long celebration of Sedona’s extraordinary beauty as seen through the eyes and talent of 30 of the finest painters in the country. “En Plein Air”, a French term that translates to “in the open air”, describes paintings that have been created outdoors rather than in a studio. The spectacular red rock scenery and temperate climate of Sedona create the perfect location for plein air painting. The week long festival will feature these painters all over town,on the streets, trail-heads, creeks and vistas, capturing the beauty of the Sedona area on canvas. For more information on this Sedona event please visit www.sedonapleinairfestival.org. Save money on your lodging at the Best Western Plus Inn of Sedona during this event with our Sedona Plein Air Festival special!
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17th Annual Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show
October 15th, 2016 (10:00 am)
$3 for Adults, Kids under 12 are free
Don’t miss the 17th ANnual Rock, Game and Jewelry Show taking place at Sedona Red Rock High School. The show will feature over 40 vendors and jewelry artist. There will be displays of rocks and minerals from all over Arizona and the world. Red Rock High School is located at SR 89A and Upper Red Rock Loop Road, if you are a guest of the Best Western Plus Inn of Sedona we will drop you off and pick you up from this event in our Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle, available to all of our guests.
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Red Rock State Park
Sedona Guided Full Moon Hike
October 15th, 2016 (5:00 pm)
This will be the last Full Moon Hike for the year at Red Rock State Park. Led by a naturalist, this hike gives participants the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moonrise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon, while learning about the natural history of Sedona. The hike lasts 2 – 2 1/2 hours and covers a distance of approximately two miles. A non-refundable $5.00 program fee per person is required to reserve your spot in the hike in addition to the regular entrance fees on the day of the hike. Participants are encouraged to arrive at the park approximately 30 minutes before the hike starting time to ensure participation. Children under 12 are discouraged from participating and children under seven are not permitted. Wear suitable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Bring water and a flashlight. Reservations are limited, so call early to reserve your spots (928.282-6907).
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Graffiti Gold 50’s & 60’s Rock and Roll Show
October 15th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Show Only Tickets: $20/$25/$30
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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Gamblin The Plein Air Palette
Free Sedona Plein Air Festival Event
October 16th, 2016 (10:00 am – 12:00 pm0
Enjoy this free presentation on color space, pigment history, and color palettes sponsored by Gamblin Artists Colors. The free session includes an afternoon plein air workshop taught by Scott Gellatly, artist and Product Manager for Gamblin. Tap into his knowledge of technical issues and expertise in oil colors and palettes. This event will take place at the Sedona Arts Center located at 15 Art Barn Road. For more information on this event please visit www.sedonapleinairfestival.org.
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Guided Archaeology Hike
October 16, 2016 (1:00 pm)
The program is included with the park admission
Red Rock State Park has been a destination for Native Americans for several millennia. Most of the ancient features found in the park are from the Sinagua culture dating about 1100 to 1425 AD. Come and hear the fascinating story of the pre-Columbian people who lived and traveled in the park! The hike will identify the various archaeological features and interpret them into the wider context of important regional Sinagua sites. Explore ideas of other cultures that may likely have made use of the park’s resources. The hike will last about two hours, with an elevation gain of some 250 feet, along easy trails. Please bring water and wear suitable footwear. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.
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