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.
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.
Ballroom Dancing - 4/20, 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.
Rifftors Sock Hop - 4/20, 7:30pm: Join in a Fabulous Fifities concert and dance. $15/$18. Old Town Center for the Arts, 633 N. Fifth St., Cottonwood. (928) 634-0940, www.oldtowncenter.org.
Courtyard Sale - 4/20-4/21, 8am-2pm: Books, tools, household items, furniture and clothing are on sale to benefit World Hunger and SOJ. Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, 330 Scenic Drive, Clarkdale. (928) 634-4102, sojaz.co.
Bhakti Gift Shop - 4/20-4/21, 11am-5pm: Grand opening with handcrafted-unique items. Bhakti, 9530 Cornville Road, Cornville, Suite A. (928) 274-8225.
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.
Cottonwood Contra Dance - 4/21, 6:30pm: Dance to live music of Updraft, with caller Peg Hesley. Wear comfortable clothing. $7/$5. Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St. (928) 634-0486.
Tea and Silent Auction - 4/21, 2-4pm: Fund-raiser includes finger food, desserts, door prizes, silent auction and entertainment. $10. Verde Valley Presbyterian Church, 1500 E. Hombre Drive, Cottonwood. (928) 634-2638.
Farmers Market - Thru 4/22, 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.
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.
Antiques & Craft Show - Thru 4/22, Sundays, noon-4pm: Relic's Restaurant inside, 3235 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-1593.
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 screening of Avatar, 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 Weavers & Spinners - 4/23, 11am-1pm: The group demonstrates their traditional craft and answers questions. Free. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.
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. Lowell Star Party, historic astronomy, art, music, food, displays, special events along Main Street. (928) 567-9294, www.visitcampverde.com.
Old Time Singalong - 4/27, 11am: Sing along and listen to all the old favorite songs from the 1930s, '40s and '50s with Pollyanna Sorensen in the Last Friday of the Month event. Clemenceau Heritage Museum, 1 N. Willard St., Cottonwood. (928) 634-2868.
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.
Grande Fiesta - 4/28, 9:30am-5pm: A celebration of Clarkdale's centennial and Hispanic culture, with entertainment, food and fun. Clarkdale Town Park, Main Street. (928) 639-2490.
Shantala Kirtan - 5/2, 7pm: $20 advance tix available at Golden Word, Crystal Magic and online. $25/door. 7 Centers Yoga Arts, 2115 Mountain Road, Sedona. (928) 203-41147, www.bhaktitribesedona.com.
Dances of Universal Peace - 5/5, 7-9pm: Moving and sun prayers and meditations you learn as you go with mantras from around the world. $8. Old Town Center for the Arts, Studio B, 633 N. Fifth St., Cottonwood. (928) 301-9686.
Jerome Historic Home & Building Tour - 5/19-5/20, 9am: The 47th annual event allows a peek into the historic gems and never seen treasures. $12/adults; $6/children. Tickets sold on Main Street in front of old firehouse. (928) 634-2900.