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logo_artwinedineProceeds support the Southwest Wine Center at Yavapai College

Clarkdale AZ (October 1, 2013) – The public, friends and supporters of Yavapai College are invited to enjoy an epicurean adventure at Yavapai College Foundation’s Fourth Annual “Art, Wine & Dine in the Verde Countryside,” Friday, October 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Chuck Mabery Pavilion on the College’s Verde Valley Campus, 601 Black Hills Drive in Clarkdale.

Reservations are required and can be made online at Seating is limited, and the event has sold out in each of its first three years. Read More→

Grazina Wade Art Exhibit at Sedona City Hall

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

City of Sedona ArizonaSedona AZ (October 1, 2013) – Starting October 4, 2013, the photography of Grazina Wade will be exhibited at Sedona City Hall. Grazina’s varied photographs capture the beauty of the southwest throughout Arizona and Utah. Images include the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Bryce Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, as well as Hawaii, England, and Lithuania.

Grazina was born and raised in Boston and later lived in Germany and New York. Her interest in photography started at an early age and she later enrolled into Tufts/Museum School. After being inspired by the works of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Steiglitz and Paul Strand, and Grazina pursued black and white photography of the New England landscape. Read More→

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logo_cornvillecommunityCornville AZ (October 1, 2013) – Tom Pitts will address the October 9th meeting of the Cornville Community Association. Pitts is President and Chairman of the Board for both the Verde Valley Wine Consortium and the Jerome Chamber of Commerce. Tom owns Belgian Jennie’s Bordello Bistro & Pizzeria in Jerome. He also serves as secretary for the Jerome Historical Society, and he is one of the founding members of the Sedona Verde Valley Tourism Council. Additionally, Pitts is a director of the Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization and was selected as the Tourism Champion for the Verde Valley Pride Awards in 2012.

There will be a toy collection box for Verde Valley Toys for Tots at the meeting and attendees are urged to bring a toy valued at $10 or more for children aged Infant through 12 years. Read More→

logo_madeinclarkdaleClarkdale AZ (October 1, 2013) – The final jurying for the December 2013 Made In Clarkdale annual show will take place Saturday, October 5. Artists must live, work, or be taking art classes in Clarkdale to be eligible. Previously accepted artists do not have to re-jury if they still live or work in Clarkdale. Those eligible only as students taking art classes must re-jury each year.

All art media will be considered. Art must be original and conceived and created by the artist. No kits or crafts made from the patterns of others will be accepted. Read More→

logo_MATForceVerde Valley AZ (October 1, 2013) – MATFORCE is excited to announce its new drug prevention program for youth, families and schools called Don’t Get Me Started (DGMS). The K-8 grade program includes many great ideas on making healthy choices so kids ‘don’t get started’ on a path of experimentation that leads to drug and alcohol abuse.

Kids who don’t abuse drugs or alcohol are much more likely to be happy and successful in school and as adults. Read More→

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Pumpkin Splash at Sedona Community Pool

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

City of Sedona ArizonaSedona AZ (October 1, 2013) – Bring your bathing suit and join your friends at the best pumpkin patch in Sedona. On Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., the Sedona Community Pool will be home to 300 pumpkins ready for the picking, right out of the water!

There will be organized games and prizes, pumpkin decorating, bobbing for apples, goodie bags, and at the end, everyone participating will be able to take home one pumpkin. There are also new games and activities on the pool deck this year thanks to a sponsorship from Diamond Resorts International. Check out the glow in the dark bat cave or try your luck during Minute-To-Win-It. Also, new this year is the caramel apple buffet. For $2, you can decorate your own caramel apple with all of the yummy toppings available. This unique event is fun for all ages. Read More→

logo_sedonaartsfestivalSedona AZ (October 1, 2013) – The Sedona Arts Festival celebrates its 23rd anniversary from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13 at Sedona Red Rock High School, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road. Local favorite William Eaton will headline the festival. Other performers include Eric Williams, David Vincent Mills, Tim Dismang, Jake Payne, Alexander McFee and Daren Burns. Read More→

logo_KSBSedona AZ (October 1, 2013) – “Rare Species in the Verde Valley” will be the topic at Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc.’s Preserving the Wonder™ Speaker Series on Wednesday, October 9th. The evening will begin at 5:30 pm, with complimentary offerings of appetizers donated by El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano and refreshments provided by KSB. The presentation will begin at 5:45 pm. Read More→

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