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November 11: Dog Park to ReOpen 

Renovation construction of the Sedona Dog Park causing the park to be closed for approximately 60 days.

November 10: Winter is Just Around the Corner

Arizona Snowbowl is gearing up to kick off its best winter yet! Snowmaking has begun and opening day is set for November 10. Buy a Season Pass or Power Products to experience the best terrain in Arizona. Guests can still take advantage of the no-interest payment plan with easy monthly installments. For other specials, winter events, and lodging options visit Snowbowl.ski.


November 3: Friday

November 3: 1st Friday in the Galleries

Sedona's finest art galleries invite you to enjoy a lively evening of openings, special guests and artist’s receptions during 1st Friday in the Galleries on November 6 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. All guests are welcome to attend free of charge. For more information on the SGA and a complete listing of events at each gallery, visit SedonaGalleryAssociation.com.

November 3: Celebrated Navajo Artist at Lanning Gallery

On 1st Friday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., internationally known artist David Johns visits Lanning Gallery to unveil his latest abstract paintings in a special joint exhibition with Turquoise Tortoise Gallery. Each abstract canvas captures the pure essence of the Diné land, stories, songs and prayers. Johns gives an Artist Talk at 6:30. For information, see Facebook, call 928.282.6865 or visit lanninggallery.com.

November 3: Navajo Artist David Johns at Turquoise Tortoise Gallery

On 1st Friday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., the gallery welcomes famed Navajo artist David Johns to a special joint exhibition with Lanning Gallery. Johns unveils his latest portrait works, both acrylic paintings and pastels; each captures the essence of what it means to be a Navajo. Johns gives an Artist Talk at 6:00. See Facebook, call 928.282.2262, or visit turquoisetortoisegallery.com.

November 3: Honshin Fine Art Hosts First Friday Art and Poetry Reading

On Friday, is "Discovering a Sense of Peace in the Still of Winter". Experience the peace found in the heart of nature and the oneness of all things as expressed through art. Opening reception 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. with the acclaimed presentation of poetry on the porch, "Words Falling from the Sky in the Present Moment, the Good News from Sedona". Begins at 7:30 p.m. accompanied by sitar music, sacred song & special sweet treats! Call 928.282.0709.

November 3: “Overworld-Underworld” at Creative Gateways

In November Creative Gateways, will be exploring the mythologies of transitional space between existences as expressed through the work of their artists with Overworld- Underworld. Featured artists include Laura Hines and Meg Munro. Enjoy special treats, wine and other beverages on Friday, November 3, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Located at 45 Birch Blvd, for more information, go to CreativeGateways.com.

November 3-4: Color Outside the Box at Rowe Fine Art Gallery

Phoenix-based oil painter Larisa Aukon will debut 10 new paintings inspired by the Sedona landscape on November 3 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. She returns to the gallery on November 4 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., to present a live painting demonstration. For information, call 928.282.8877 or visit rowegallery.com.

Goldenstein Gallery kicks off their dynamic exhibition “The Women’s Show” featuring the celebrating the feminine perspective of the visual arts, which historically has been underrepresented. The art of 25 noted female artists, in a broad range of styles and mediums, will be featured in the gallery and satellite exhibits. You can engage in conversation every Saturday morning at 9:30am, through November 18th, during their Artists Coffee Talks in the Gallery. Different artists are hosted weekly with a special Sunday edition of Coffee Talks on November 5th. Check GoldensteinArt.com for a complete schedule of events.


November 4: Saturday

November 4: Holiday Boutique

Sedona United Methodist Church presents their annual Holiday Boutique on Saturday, November 4 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. It is the perfect place to find handcrafted gift items for everyone on your Christmas list. The sale will feature 20+ of Sedona’s premier artists and crafters. There will be door prizes and a hamburger lunch starting at 11:30 a.m. The boutique is located at 110 Indian Cliffs Road. Call 928.282.1780 or visit sedonaumc.org.

November 5: Sunday

Sedona Farmer's Market...

The Sunday winter/spring Sedona Community Farmer's Market will open at the Wells Fargo bank parking lot in West Sedona and run through early May 2018.

Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand Piano

Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand Piano Location: Sound Bites Grill Address: 101 N State Route 89A Sedona 86336 Contact: Sound Bites Grill info@soundbitesgrill.com Phil Rossi's music will take you back in time...from Cole Porter and the Gershwin’s, up to Billy Joel, creating memories of long ago... Rossi's mother, Lillian, was a musician, and taught Phil the basics of the piano when he was eight years old. From that point, he progressed by practicing until he was sixteen years old, at which point he formed a trio with two neighborhood friends.

Location: Sound Bites Grill
Address: 101 N State Route 89A Sedona 86336
Contact: Sound Bites Grill info@soundbitesgrill.com

Dinner & Magic Show 

Award winning Magician Eric Giliam brings his all ages show to ?the Blazin’ M Ranch?. The former World Teen Magic Champion has amazed hundreds of audiences performing his high energy show of magic, laughter, fascination, and crowd participation. Book now before tickets disappear like magic.

Location: Blazin' M Ranch Western Dinner Theater
Address: 1875 Mabery Ranch Rd Cottonwood 86326
Contact: Lori Mabery info@blazinm.com


Film Entertainment


 Film Premiere

Showing: Friday, Saturday, Sunday

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of “The King’s Choice” — Norway’s official Academy Award entry for Best Foreign Language Film — showing Nov. 3-8 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “The King’s Choice” is director Erik Poppe's commanding take on the true events that turned a brave man into the people's king. 

Mary D Fisher Theatre

  • Admission: $12 general admission; $9 for film festival members
  • Time: 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Phone: 928-282-1177

Beyond this weekend

November 11

date: November 11, 2017
topic: Veteran’s Day Tribute 
starts: 11:00 a.m.
ends: 1:30 p.m. or when everyone departs
location: Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Road, Sedona AZ  86336
Charge: Free
More info: Call 928‑282‑7038, www.sedonamuseum.org

Sedona Heritage Museum to Host Veteran’s Day Tribute

The Sedona Heritage Museum’s annual Veteran’s Day tribute will be on Saturday, November 11 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Museum. All veterans, active military, and family and friends are invited to be special guests of the Museum at Sedona’s annual memorial and program of appreciation for those who have served and now serve.

This year’s program will be overseen by emcee Shondra Jepperson. She and Tom Jepperson will provide inspirational music, including a performance of an original song written by residents Terrie Frankel and Fred Shinn called “Here’s To You! Red, White and Blue”. Vocalist Katherine Latorraca, herself a veteran, will sing a set of patriotic selections.

The program will continue with dignitaries including Mayor Sandy Moriarty, a Flag Ceremony by Sedona Boy Scout Troop 48, and special tributes.

The day’s events are underwritten by the City of Sedona and the Sedona Heritage Museum.  The program, refreshments and Museum admission will be free. For more information call 928-282-7038. The Sedona Heritage Museum is located at 735 Jordan Rd. in Jordan Historical Park in Uptown Sedona.   

November 10-12: Sedona Open Studios Tour

Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition will be sponsoring the Fall Open Studios Tour from November 10-12. This exciting self-guided event is free and runs daily from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The tour has become known as a golden opportunity for art lovers to visit with professional artists in authentic working environments, as well as purchase art while enjoying the lush landscape of Sedona and the Verde Valley. For complete information, please visit sedonaartistscoalition.org.


November 29:

Exploring Crystal and Stone Therapy Crystal and Stone Therapy marries this unique energy with chakra and meridian energy systems to deliver healing for emotional, physical, mental and spiritual wellness. This common sense discussion will help you understand how this natural healing technique can lead a more productive, healthy life. Participants have the opportunity to hold and combine stones and experience an energetic connection. 2-10 people. We reserve the right to cancel if the minimum is not met. Reserve by 5PM the day before the event.November 29, 6-7:30 PM, Ramsey's Rocks and Minerals, 150 SR 179 STE 6, Sedona, 928-204-2075 $20/person.



Direct visitors (and locals) to these websites for help in exploring Sedona:

www.visitsedona.com - is NEW AND IMPROVED !!  VisitSedona, is a tourism website where visitors and local residents can find information on where to stay, dine, shop and recreate, book a room, check local events, create itineraries and much more.

Also, www.walksedona.com has had trailheads added to walking in Sedona information.

Links To Local Conditions

National Weather Service Forecasts:  

Sedona;   Flagstaff;    Grand Canyon

Wildfire Information:   inciweb.

Coconino National Forest:  Alerts & NoticesTwitter Feed

Road Conditions & Alerts:  State & Interstate Roads (click on "Alerts")



Fees:  $7 per vehicle (1-4 adults); $3 per bicycle

Park Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to dusk


Fees: Adult $7; Youth (7-14) $4; Child (0-6) free

Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Fees: Adult $7; Youth (7-14) $4; Child (0-6) free

Park Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Museum open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.


Fees: Adult $7; Youth (7-14) $4; Child (0-6) free

Open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Daily nature hikes begin at 10 a.m.

Wednesday and Saturday birding walks begin at 8 a.m.


Fees: $10 per vehicle (1-4 Adults)

Open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through October 31.

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