Bacchanalia Wine Festival Comes to the Sedona Village

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

logo_redroseinspirationSedona AZ (September 23, 2016) – Excitement for the grape reigns at a wine festival to support Red Rose Inspiration for Animals, coming to the Sedona Village.

Amadeus Larew, director and fearless leader of the Sedona Village Welcome Center, is excited to facilitate this event which will showcase Arizona wine and beer. A wine trivia contest will decide this year’s Bacchus and his/her court. Wandering minstrels and news callers will be roaming throughout the event wearing period costumes. Though this Bacchanalia will strive to be a traditional Roman Festival.    Tickets are just $15 and will include 5 tastes of wine or beer and appetizers.  Tickets can be purchased at The Collective (formerly known as Tequa) or the Red Rose Thriftique located in the Bell Rock Plaza during the week or at The event on Friday. Read More→

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Sedona Public Library Can Save You Money

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

logo_sedonapubliclibraryBy Virginia Volkman, Library Director

Sedona AZ (September 23, 2016) – Sedona Public Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to encourage everyone to access the free services available at their local library during September, Library Card Sign-up Month .  Read More→

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Today’s Photo from Ted Grussing Photography: History

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

By Ted Grussing

… on display … hundreds of millions of years, on the surface, for all to see. I took this shot on the way home from Coal Mine Canyon (s) yesterday. The beautifully eroded foreground is the end of Coal Mine Mesa … a several hundred foot drop where it breaks off and the Moenkopi formation (about 240 million years old) is exposed in its fabulous orange red color and then older layers exposed as the terrain continues to descend to the Little Colorado River which is the dark green line that crosses the image from left to right.

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logo_SIFFNew acclaimed independent films premiere at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre

Sedona AZ (September 21, 2016) – The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premieres of the critically-acclaimed new films “A Tale of Love and Darkness” and “Equity” showing Sept. 30-Oct. 5 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Read More→

Armed Homeowner Confronts Burglar

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

logo_ycsoCornville AZ (September 21, 2016) – On Saturday, September 17, 2016, around 4:30 AM, YCSO deputies were dispatched to the 5600 block of E.  Whisper Ridge, Cornville, regarding a burglary just occurred. This area is also known as the Verde Santa Fe subdivision located off Cornville Road. The homeowner/victim, in his 80’s, awoke to the sound of someone in his house rummaging through cabinet drawers. The victim grabbed his handgun, confronted a male suspect and ordered him to lie on the floor. When the victim had to leave the room briefly to access a phone, the suspect was able to escape through the front door. The suspect has not been caught. None of the victim’s property was taken. Read More→

Jerome Art Walk on October 1st promises a feast for the eyes

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

logo_jeromeartwalkJerome AZ (September 21, 2016) – Enjoy the fall evening in Jerome during the October 1st First Saturday Art Walk. Once again, the magical mountain town will be hosting a night filled with art, music and refreshments galore. Art Walk is the only night that galleries are open from 5 to 8pm. Members like Nellie Bly opening a show by John Johnston, Patrick Lincoln in The New State Motor Company and The Mark Hemleben Gallery in the Old Jerome High School all bring a fresh energy to the vibrant art scene in Jerome. With 22 participating galleries and studios and many sponsoring businesses and restaurants offering specials, this is a festive night in Jerome. Read More→

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logo_arizonatownhallVerde Valley AZ (September 21, 2016) – Back-to-back public forums about two topics of high interest to many Arizona residents have been scheduled by Arizona Town Hall officials on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Yavapai College campus in Clarkdale.

The first is a Community Outreach Program, “Arizona and Mexico.”  Beginning at 11 a.m. and ending at noon in Building G, Room 105, it will review results and recommendations resulting from the 108th Arizona Town Hall conducted in April. Read More→

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logo_azdotVerde Valley AZ (September 21, 2016) – Did you know more than half of all car seats are installed incorrectly? Do you feel an urge to check the buckles, straps, bases and LATCH of your child’s seat?

Go ahead. We can wait. But if you want a refresher in addition to reading the manual that came with your car seat, this video provides general car seat safety tips about installation, fit and when your child should move up to a new seat. Read More→

Today’s Photo from Ted Grussing Photography:
Something new

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

By Ted Grussing

… take off from KSEZ and establish a heading of 031 for 78.3 nautical miles (90.05 statute miles) brought me to Coal Mine Canyon on Coal Mine Mesa at the North end of the Painted Desert. It is about fifteen miles SE of Tuba City and SR 264 runs very close to the canyons. Before reaching Coal Mine Canyon I got some truly spectacular shots in the Painted Desert as it climbed up to Coal Mine Mesa crossing the Moenkopi Wash.

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“A Pup and a Cup” Adoption Event at Starbucks

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

logo_vvhsSedona AZ (September 20, 2016) – Join the Verde Valley Humane Society at their “A Pup and a Cup” adoption event at Starbucks at 1885 W. SR 89A, West Sedona, on Sunday, September 25th from 8am to 11.30am. 

They will have adoptable dogs there that would love to go home with you. 

For more details, call the shelter at 928.634.7387.  verdevalleyhumanesociety.org.

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