Bird Walks - Wednesdays and Saturdays through July, 7 am: Join a naturalist for a guided bird walk directed at beginning as well as advanced birders. Bring your own binoculars. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
Daily Guided Nature Walks - Thru July, 10 am: A naturalist leads a guided nature walk of one and a half to two hours. You will be introduced to the riparian ecosystem of Oak Creek and other aspects of the Park. Some of the subjects that may be discussed include plants, wildlife, geology, history, and archaeology. Park entrance fee is $10.00 per vehicle, up to four adults. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona.
Blue Star Museum Program - Thru 9/3: Free admission to museums for all active duty military personnel and their families. Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Road, Jordan Historical Park, Uptown Sedona. 928-282-7038.
Arizona Women's Heritage Trail - Thru 9/3, 11 am: This exhibit is a celebration of women from Arizona's past who have made significant contributions and have left a lasting mark on our state and our people. While the Trail honors over 100 women, 18 are highlited in this exhibit, including four from the greater Sedona area. Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Road, Jordan Historical Park, Uptown Sedona. 928-282-7038.
Sedona Community Farmers Market - Every Friday, till 9/28, 8 am: Fresh local produce and artisan foods, meet your grower, taste the local flavor. Tlaquepaque/Creekside, 336 HWY 179, Sedona. 928-821-1133.
Verde Valley Community Supported Agriculture - Thru 10/17, 4 pm: Locally grown produce from family farms in the Verde Valley. Pastured chicken, grass fed beef, fresh eggs, honey, pecans. Windmill Park, 9950 E. Cornville Road, Cornville. Sandy at 928-203-1100.
Verde Valley Farmer's Market - Thru 10/6, Saturdays, 8am-noon: The market is back with fresh seasonal produce, all grown within 50 miles of Camp Verde. Ramada, next to Fort Verde State Park, 123 E. Hollamon St., Camp Verde. (928) 634-7077.
Film School Tours - Thru June: Sedona's Film School, will be hosting personal tours. Come and enjoy the campus and explore the latest technology. Zaki Gordon Institute for Independent Filmmaking, Sedona. 928-649-4257, www.zgi-yc.com.
The Tex & Mary Ann Cowboy Show! - 6/21, 1 pm: The Tex and Mary Ann Cowboy Show is full of wild kooky characters, cowboy stories, sing-alongs and more, Tex and Mary Ann will get everyone involved in some cowboy foolery and fun! Si Birch Community Room, Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., Sedona. 928-282-7714 ext 19.
Celts, Kilts and Cowgirls! - 6/21, 6:30 pm: A benefit for families whose homes were destroyed by fire May 2012. Raffle prizes include original Karl Jones watercolor, Trail Rides, CD's & Golf Games. Songs, stories, Welshman John Good will "Pipe Down the Sun" Special Guest Karl Jones, Cowgirl Poet Sue Harris, pub fare, great brews. Free! Poco Diablo Resort, 1752 Arizona 179, Sedona. www.celticharvestfestival.com
Ballroom Dancing - 6/22, 7 pm: Enjoy ballroom, latin and swing dancing at the Elks Lodge. Foxtrot lesson at 7:00. $8 with lesson. Elks Lodge, 110 Airport Road, Sedona. 928-274-7538.
Cancer survivors' annual celebration of life - 6/24, 11 am: A survivors' celebration to honor individuals throughout the Verde Valley who are living with and beyond cancer. Pine Shadows Club House, 2050 W. State Route 89A, Cottonwood. 928 204-4933.
Digital Camera Special Interest Group - 6/28, 6 pm: Bring your questions, camera and booklet and see if we can help. Topic will be 'Questions and Answers'. Free. Clemenceau Building, Willard Street at Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood. 928-639-0106.
Moonlight Hike - 7/3: It gives hikers the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moonrise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon, while also having the chance to learn a great deal about Sedona and its surrounding areas. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 928-282-6907, and the starting time will also be given. Please wear suitable clothing and shoes (preparing for cool nights) and bring water, a flashlight, and insect spray. A $5.00 per person program fee will be charged at the time of the reservations. Park entrance fee is $10.00 per vehicle, up to four adults. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona.
Beaver Creek Fourth of July Parade & Celebration - 7/4, 7 am: Kiwanis donation pancake breakfast: 7 am. Beaver Creek Parade: 9:30 am. Free hot dogs, lemonade and water immediately after parade. Balloons, face painting, and kids games until Noon. Duck Race at Sycamore Park: Noon. Sycamore Park, 4170 E Beaver Vista Rd, Beaver Creek. 928-606-4050.
Mary Magdalene Celebration 2012 - 7/21, 9 am: Ninth annual multi-faith celebration featuring keynote speaker Dr. Riane Eisler, author of The Chalice and the Blade, Our History, Our Future. Enjoy performances by the Sedona Sacred Dance Guild, facilitated discussion groups, music, song, and multiple sources of inspiration, peace, and transformation. The Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Rd, Sedona. 928-649-0135.
Sedona Fires Fundraiser Golf Outing - 7/29, 1 pm: This shotgun-style golf outing will end with a dinner/awards/silent auction event at 6 pm. The cost will be $500 per foursome team and $25 per person for dinner only. 928-284-1660.