Open House Reception - 9/7, 5 pm: Each building, classroom and gallery will have a different event, sale, demonstration and food. Featuring receptions for three exhibits: “Autumn Equinox” in the members Fine Art Gallery, the “Open Members Exhibit” in the Special Exhibitions Gallery and the “Student Ceramics Sale” in the Ceramics studio. Sedona Arts Center, State Route 89A & Art Barn Rd, Sedona. 928-282-3809, SedonaArtsCenter.com.
Bird Walks - Wednesday & Saturday, 8 am: A guided hike led by a volunteer naturalist, directed at beginning and advanced birders. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
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.
Red Rock Community Farmers Market - Sundays, 9 am: Fresh Local produce and artisan foods outside/crafts & antiques. Relics Restaurant, 3235 W.Hwy 89A, Sedona. 928-451-6102.
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 - Wednesdays 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.
Barbecue, Music & Family Fun - 8/24, 4:30 pm: Family fun begins at 4 with a Variety Show; Magical Michael Steele performs for kids of all ages. Live music starts at 5 pm with Millers, Martin and Ki playing a mix of Brazilian jazz and classic favorites. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. Hwy. 89A, Sedona. 928-282-6311, www.newfrontiersmarket.net.
Ballroom Dancing - 8/24, 7 pm: Enjoy ballroom, latin and swing dancing. Lesson at 7:00. $8 with lesson. Elks Lodge, 110 Airport Road, Sedona. 928-274-7538.
Celebrate Your Spirit - 8/25 - 8/26, 10 am: Enjoy an array of modalities in sessions provided by a myriad of professional metaphysical practitioners. Receive on-site services from psychics, intuitive readers, astrologers, dream analysts, hypnotherapists and massage therapists. Tlaquepaque, SR 179, Sedona. 928-300-7796, www.sedonaspiritual.com.
Sedona Camera Club - 8/27, 6:45 pm: Program is entitled "Composition-get the kind of images you always wanted." Sedona United Methodist Church, Route 179 and Indian Cliffs Road, Sedona. 928-634-8043.
Digital Camera SIG - 8/30, 6 pm: Bring your questions, camera and booklet and see if we can help. Free. Clemenceau Building, Willard Street at Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood. 928-639-0106.
Moonlight Hike - 8/31: An interpretive hike lasting two to 2 1/2 hours covering a distance of approximately two miles. Call for reservations and starting time. Bring water, a flashlight and insect spray. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
26th Annual Moonlight Madness Street Festival - 9/1 - 9/3, Noon: This street festival includes free activities, entertainment and live music as well as sidewalk sales. 928-204-2390, www.sedonamainstreet.com.
Open House Reception - 9/7, 5 pm: Each building, classroom and gallery will have a different event, sale, demonstration and food. Featuring receptions for three exhibits: "Autumn Equinox" in the members Fine Art Gallery, the "Open Members Exhibit" in the Special Exhibitions Gallery and the "Student Ceramics Sale" in the Ceramics studio. Sedona Arts Center, State Route 89A & Art Barn Rd, Sedona. 928-282-3809, SedonaArtsCenter.com.
Geology Hike - 9/9, 2 pm: A guided hike led by a volunteer naturalist, aimed at both beginning and advanced geologists. Two to two and a half hour hike, 250 elevation climb. Bring water and wear suitable shoes. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
Moonlight Hike - 9/30, 2 pm: An interpretive hike giving you the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moonrise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon. Two to 2 1/2 hours, approximately two miles. Reservations are required. $5 individual program fee, plus $10 entry fee for a car of four adults. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
Cowboy Cookout - 10/6: Professional award-winning Dutch oven cook, Grant Smith, will be serving beef and all the fixin's, like biscuits, potatoes, beans, dessert and cowboy coffee. The entire meal will be cooked over open fires in old-time cast iron Dutch ovens. Tickets are $25 per person at the Museum. Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Road, Uptown Sedona. 928-282-7038.
8th Annual Sedona Marathon - 2/2/2013: Participate in the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Full Marathon race. The course will take participants through the scenic Coconino National Forest District, known for its magical iron-clad formations, and onto the streets of one of the most beautiful cities in the Country. Sedona. www.SedonaMarathon.com.