Bird Walks - Thru 4/28, 8am: Every Wednesday and Saturday, all birders of all levels can join a naturalist. Bring binoculars. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road. (928) 282-6907.
Winter Farmers Market - Thru 4/15, Sundays, noon-4pm: Locally produced foods and goods, soaps, starter plants, seeds and much more. Relic's Restaurant parking lot, 3235 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 821-1133.
Antiques & Craft Show - Thru 4/15, Sundays, noon-4pm: Relic's Restaurant inside, 3235 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-1593.
Oak Creek Canyon Tours - 4/12-4/14: Paul Thompson will explain a variety of homesteads, squatters' sites, campgrounds and historic locations for a 14-passenger luxury coach. $50/members; $55/nonmembers. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.
Ballroom Dancing - 4/13, 7-10pm: Enjoy ballroom, Latin and swing dancing. Waltz lesson at 7. $8 with lesson. Elks Lodge, 110 Airport Road, Sedona. Sam: (928) 274-7538.
Aeoliah at Unity - 4/14, 7:30pm: The musician and author performs music for healing and inspiration. $15. Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. (928) 282-7181.
Tavasci Marsh Ecology & Birding Walk - 4/14, 8am: Park Ranger John Lewis guides a special four-hour hike, mostly level. Bring water, hat, sturdy hiking shoes, binoculars, sunscreen and bug spray. $5 entry fee. Tuzigoot National Monument, 25 Tuzigoot Road, Clarkdale. (928) 634-5564.
History of the Soldier - 4/14-4/15: See the evolution of the American military through Living History encampments, from the Revolution to Iraq, with special guest State Historian Marshall Trimble appearing 4/14 at 11am. Fort Verde State Park, 125 E. Hollamon St., Camp Verde. (928) 567-3275.
CAM Cookout - 4/14, 11am: Second annual event with Central Arizona Modelers and Sedona Community Center is fund-raiser for Meals On Wheels, with hot dogs and burgers prepared by Executive Chef Rick Kimberly. Great Paper Plane Race, with prizes, raffles. $10 admission. CAM Field off Forest Road 761. www.camodelers.com.
Camp Verde High School Expo - 4/18, 5-7:30pm: The second annual event shows off the skills of the high school students, from woodworking, archery and art to science dissections, hover craft and math demos. Food music, more. CVHS campus, 1326 Montezuma Castle Highway, Camp Verde. (928) 567-8033.
Exploring Clarkdale - 4/18, 1-3pm: Tavasci Marsh history tour with Dennis Casper, NPS biologist. Free with registration. Clark Memorial Library, 39 N. Ninth St., Clarkdale. (928) 639-2480.
Earth Day Celebration - 4/20, 10am-4pm: The Yavapai-Apache Nation welcomes the Verde Valley to join in a celebration of nature. Booths, free food, free T-shirts, fun run, free tree saplings for planting and live entertainment. Veterans Memorial Park, below Cliff Castle Casino-Hotel, 555 W. Middle Verde Road. (928) 567-7900, ext. 2646.
Brian Mickelsen Memorial Run - 4/21: Marathon, half-marathon, 10K and 2-mile run/walk for racers of all levels. Riverfront Park, 1285 E. Riverfront Drive, Cottonwood. (928) 639-3200, cottonwood.az.gov/parksrec/bmm.
Earth Day Tastings - 4/21, noon-4pm: Delicious, all-natural, local and organic food samples, free info, Earth Day drawing for gift baskets. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 282-6311.
Earth Day Celebration - 4/22, 1-5pm: Celebrate with Church of the Golden Age, music, food, children's activities, seedlings for sale. $5. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. (928) 282-7900.
Earth Day - 4/22: Sustainable Arizona hosts a community celebration and fund-raiser for local schools with displays of green businesses and organizations, food, film, raffle and more. Sedona Performing Arts Center, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. (928) 282-2690.
Geology Hike - 4/22, 2pm: A guided geology walk for Earth Day with a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Bring water, suitable shoes. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road. (928) 282-6907.
Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival - 4/26-4/29: The annual celebration of our feathered friends includes hikes, workshops, field trips, activities, games and more. An Arizona Centennial Event. Dead Horse Ranch State Park, 675 Dead Horse Ranch Road, Cottonwood. (928) 282-2202, www.birdyverde.org.
Free Fourth Friday - 4/27, 5-8pm: Free entry to Fort Verde, Verde Valley Archaeology Center, Hance House, Historical Society and the old jail. Art, music, food, displays, special events along Main Street. (928) 567-9294, www.visitcampverde.com.
Wine Barrel Auction - 4/28, 3-5pm: The painted barrels that have been on display in Cottonwood and the Verde Valley are on the block to benefit the Yavapai College Viticulture Program. Hors d'oevres, chocolate fountain. Wine tasting & auction $20. Cliff Castle Casino, 555 Middle Verde Road, Camp Verde. (928) 634-7593.
Plants Galore & More - 4/28, 9am-12:30pm: Sedona Area Garden Club Plant Sale to support community projects: plants, planters, misc. garden and raffle items. Donations welcome. 275 Apache Trail, Sedona. (928) 300-8774, 282-7973.