logo_USFS_USDASedona AZ (March 26, 2017) – The Verde Valley All Hazards Training Association is sponsoring a Wildland Fire Skills Training Day on March 29 at the Crescent Moon day-use area just southwest of downtown Sedona that may produce smoke in and around Sedona.

Six agencies will be participating in the training, which will include a three-acre prescribed burn that will take place between 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will function as a training exercise for approximately 100 firefighters. For training purposes, the burn will be divided into five parcel locations and is expected to last three to five minutes in each lighting. The burn area, located just east of the Crescent Moon Native Seed Nursery, will reduce invasive Johnson grass and the dead and down trees. Read More→

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logo_SIFFJulianne Nicholson, Margo Martindale and Diane Ladd star in film at Fisher Theatre

Sedona AZ (March 25, 2017) – The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of “Sophie and the Rising Sun” — starring Julianne Nicholson, Emmy-winner Margo Martindale and Academy Award-nominee Diane Ladd —showing March 31-April 3 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

“Sophie and the Rising Sun” is based on the award-winning novel by Augusta Trobaugh.

Set in the autumn of 1941 in Salty Creek, a fishing village in South Carolina, the film tells the dramatic story of interracial lovers swept up in the tides of history. Read More→

Running River School’s ‘Easter Eggstravaganza’

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

logo_runningriverschoolSpring into a School’s Free Event

Sedona AZ (March 25, 2017) – Saturday, April 8, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Running River School will host “Easter Eggstravaganza,” an inaugural spring celebration free to families around the area.

Sedona’s only Waldorf grade school, located at 221 Brewer Road, invites families from around Sedona and the Verde Valley to bring a picnic lunch and join in various activities hosted by the school. Read More→

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Prayerformance – Cacao Ceremony & Concert

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

logo_sedonahubSedona AZ (March 25, 2017) – Join us for a powerful journey with the Cacao spirit, opening the gates for deeper communion with one’s heart, soul, the earth, the cosmos, each other and the spirit that moves through all things.  Held on Tuesday 28th at 7pm at the Hub, for a $10-$20 suggested donation. Read More→

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logo_sedonamuseum2Sedona AZ (March 25, 2017) – The Sedona Heritage Museum presents Michael Peach in a performance of his original show “Lions (& Rattlers & Dragons & Longhorns) and Bears – Oh My” on Saturday, April 1 at 1:30 p.m.            

Peach’s show features his unique blend of original cowboy poetry with a tongue-in-cheek look at Arizona and local history, also incorporating jokes, stories, and first person narrative.   Read More→

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logo_azdotWeather puts scheduled repairs on hold while crews respond to potholes

Flagstaff AZ (March 24, 2017) – A late winter storm this week and more precipitation expected next week have Arizona Department of Transportation maintenance crews in patrol-and-patch mode as they address pavement-repair needs on Interstate 40 and Interstate 17 in the high country.

Potholes can pop up quickly when moisture seeps into and below asphalt, which in northern Arizona can be stressed by the combination of freezing overnight temperatures and daytime thawing. The Flagstaff area usually experiences more than 200 daily freeze-thaw cycles each year. Add heavy traffic, and this stressed pavement can break away. Read More→

logo_SIFFFilm and discussion will kick off Verde Valley Comic Expo weekend

Sedona AZ (March 24, 2017) – The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present a one-night only special encore of the acclaimed feature film “Occupants” on Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. This special film event will kick off the Second Annual Verde Valley Comic Expo and will include a special Q&A discussion and comic book release in conjunction with the film.

“Occupants” played to rave audience reviews at the recent Sedona International Film Festival in February and is making a one-night return for this special event. Read More→

logo_cwag3Prescott AZ (March 24, 2017) – While climate change projections warn of increasingly warmer and drier conditions throughout the region, Arizona growth proponents are promoting the Sun Corridor development plan, which includes the Prescott area [see https://morrisoninstitute.asu.edu/products/megapolitan-arizonas-sun-corridor ], doubling the metropolitan population by 2040 and intensifying demands for both energy and water resources. Numerous water experts at Arizona State University and the University of Arizona have concluded that the Sun Corridor will be both sustainable and economically resilient, but are they correct, and is this the future we want? Read More→

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Yappy Hour summer hours begin Apr 6

Friday, March 24th, 2017

City of Sedona ArizonaSedona AZ (March 24, 2017) – Thursdays have gone to the dogs. Beginning April 6, Yappy Hour begins summer hours at its new time, 8-9 a.m. every Thursday.

Yappy Hour is a weekly event that takes place on the grass of the multi-use field at Posse Grounds Park, 525 Posse Ground Rd. Although city code and park rules require all dogs to be on a leash and to remain off the athletic fields at the park, the rules are bent for Yappy Hour.  Read More→

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logo_sedonahubSedona AZ (March 24, 2017) – Join singer/Songwriter Jim French and his friends for an uplifting evening of music to benefit the Sedona Community Center’s Meals on Wheels program.   Jim hails from Sedona and draws inspiration for his expressive style of music and songwriting from his deep connection to eastern philosophies, from the beauty that is uniquely Sedona, and from his love of vintage 70’s rock.  He blends an eloquent and classic singer/ songwriter style with a soothing mellow rock sound.  He will be joined by Music in The House regular Ryan Biter, singer/songwriter from Flagstaff, and the Sedona’s favorite saxophone-guitar-flute player Sierra Bliss, just back from The Mouth Project tour. Read More→

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