Bird Walks - Thru 5/30, 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.
Backstage with Actor Gail Edwards - 5/9, 2:30-4:30pm: Special session of OLLI's "Inside Creativity," with the performer from "It's a Living," "Blossom" and "Full House." Free. Mountain View United Methodist Church, 901 S. 12th St., Cottonwood. (928) 649-5550.
Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards Luncheon - 5/11, 11:30am: Sedona-Verde Valley chapter of National Association of Women Business Owners' ninth annual event celebrates local professionals and their community work. Poco Diablo Resort, 1752 SR 179, Sedona. www.nawbosvv.org/EEA
Day of Beauty - 5/11, 11am-5pm: For Mother's Day enjoy free facial and bodycare samples, free consultations, a massage, free tea, cookies, chocolate and more. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 282-6311.
Roadrunners Square Dance - 5/12, 7pm: The Cottonwood Roadrunners host a dance with Jack Peterson calling, Ronnie Fontaine cuing. Alternating mainstream and plus tips, dessert auction. Last dance of the season. Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St. Robert: (928) 646-9182.
Geology Hike - 5/13, 2pm: An interpretive experience for beginning and advanced geologists. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road. (928) 282-6907.
High Desert Herb Walk - 5/13, 9-10:30am: Experience the flavors and aromas of our local plant allies with herbalist Feather Jones. $15. Meet at New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 284-9626.
Wildflowers: Mother's Day with Meadowlark - 5/13, 3pm: Book signing and matinee flute-and-guitar concert features full-stage projection of colorful images by nature photographer and co-author Paul Gill. $15/$17. Old Town Center for the Arts, 633 N. Fifth St., Cottonwood. (928) 634-0940, www.oldtowncenter.org.
Verde Valley Woodcarvers - 5/14, 11am-1pm: The group demonstrates a variety of carving skills at all levels for the Monday at the Museum series. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.
"Live from NY's 92nd Street Y" - 5/16, 5pm: Live simulcast of Elie Wiesel discussion of "Return to the Akeda: Why I Love Isaac." $15/$12.50. Mary D. Fisher Theatre, 2030 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-1177, www.sedonafilm.org.
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/chiudlren. Tickets sold on Main Street in front of old firehouse. (928) 634-2900.
Verde Valley Community Supported Agriculture - 5/23-10/17, Wednesdays, 4-6pm: Share holders meet and pick up basket of locally grown, freshly picked produce from family farms. Windmill Park, 9950 E. Cornville Road, Cornville. (928) 203-1100.