Posts Tagged ‘Sedona’

Vin de Filles Wine Release Party

An outdoor wine pairing dinner at Page Springs Cellars. Each of the (5) food courses will be created by an Arizona female chef and paired with an Arizona female affiliated wine. The event is to celebrate the 1st release of a 100% grown, produced, bottled/labeled wine by Arizona women at Page Springs Cellars. Live music and silent auction raising money for The Verde Valley Sanctuary, a local non profit offering a safe haven for victims of family violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.

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Vin de Filles Wine Release Party

An outdoor wine pairing dinner at Page Springs Cellars. Each of the (5) food courses will be created by an Arizona female chef and paired with an Arizona female affiliated wine. The event is to celebrate the 1st release of a 100% grown, produced, bottled/labeled wine by Arizona women at Page Springs Cellars. Live music and silent auction raising money for The Verde Valley Sanctuary, a local non profit offering a safe haven for victims of family violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.

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30th Annual Sedona Arts Festival

Held against the backdrop of Sedona’s breathtaking red rock vistas, the Sedona Arts Festival will present its 30th annual fine art festival on Saturday, Oct. 9 and Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. Attracting artists from across the country, this renowned festival will showcase a diverse line-up of over 100 juried artists, as well as live music, raffle prizes, food, and the newly added beer and wine garden. The Sedona Arts Festival is held on the campus of Sedona Red Rock High School, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road in West Sedona, with ample parking and transportation right to the front gate.   After a cancellation in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Festival is looking forward to welcoming back award-winning artists from its 2019 show including Michael McKee (Fountain Hills, Ariz., Dry Mediums), Kristin DeSantis (Allenspark, CO, Jewelry), Ceri Jones, (Mesa, AZ, metal), Nora Graf (Camp Verde, AZ, mixed media), Lee Hendrickson (Goodyear, Ariz., photography), Lyle Clift II (Pueblo, Colo., sculpture), and Alex Chitura from Ramona, Calif., the 2019 Overall Best of Show honoree for his incredible hand-carved sculptures from dry hard woods.   The festival will offer a variety of food truck choices, raffle prizes, as well as locally produced kitchen, bath and home items.  Attendees are sure to enjoy a fabulous fall day in Sedona with amazing art, food, libations, and music.   Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. Admission is $15 and covers both days of the event.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.sedonaartsfestival.org or at the gate. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.  Admission helps support arts education in Sedona and the Verde Valley through its Scholarships and Grants program.

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The Art and Medicine of Sacred Hand Drumming

Learn easy approaches to advanced drumming techniques.

Learn the basic building blocks to rhythm making and time keeping in a western and Afro Caribbean meter.

We cover proper drum care and storage. Learn about world rhythms.

We’ll cover the rhythms of the Dagara in West Africa, Afro Haitian rhythms and middle eastern trance rhythms.

You’ll learn sacred songs of Cuba, Haiti and the Lakota.

Our evening takes us into ceremony and trance dance. You’ll apply the rhythms taught that day as we create sacred space and ceremony as practiced in the Caribbean.

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Chocolate Lovers’ Special at Verde Canyon Railroad

This delectable affair is one of Verde Canyon Railroad’s most popular annual events. It blends the rich flavors of everything sweet with magnificent vistas of raw, unspoiled nature. The confectionary celebration fills each car with intoxicating scents and tasty chocolate pastries, cakes and luscious hand-dipped delicacies. Share these mouthwatering desserts while enjoying the delicious scenery of the Verde Canyon viewed from the comfort of a train. How often do you get to combine two of life’s greatest pleasures – chocolate and riding a train? Verde Canyon Railroad‘s Chocolate Lovers’ Festival continues to be one of Sedona area’s sweetest seasonal celebrations. A special upgrade to First Class available Feb 11, 12, 13 and 14, 2021.

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Sedona Fall Arts and Crafts Show

In the fall, Sedona area artists will be coming to the Fall Arts & Crafts Fair at the Sedona Heritage Museum and bringing their collections of fine art, folk-art and handmade crafts of all kinds. 

The fair is a popular annual event. There is no cost to attend. Nearly fifty vendors will be showcasing their products both inside the museum and on the surrounding grounds—a delightful mix of handmade items from cards that sell for a dollar or two to wood carvings, baskets, pottery, purses and clothing, stocking stuffers and fine art that can cost several hundred dollars. The range of work is impressively extensive. There will also be a bake sale.

Those who want to spend the day in the museum’s beautiful setting can enjoy picnic tables and shade trees. Anyone can pack a lunch or buy lunch on-site prepared by the Sedona Community Center, along with home-made goodies, such as breads, pies and cookies, baked by museum docents and volunteers.

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Sedona Friday Galleries

Visitors and locals alike flock to this Art Walk on the First Friday of every month from 5-8 pm. Fifteen galleries participate having exhibitions, artists receptions, live music, wine tastings, artist talks and demonstrations. The delightful Sedona Trolley runs complimentary from 5pm – 8:30pm so it is easy to get around to the galleries. The area includes the section of Uptown Sedona south on 89A all the way to the shops at Hyatt Pinon Pointe and then south on Hwy 179 through Hillside. Specials are offered throughout the year such as the Art of Gold drawing for a $1000 gift certificate.

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