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Red Rock State Park Hours

Extended weekend hours End September 3

The park will continue to stay open until dusk on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through Sunday, September 3.  For more information on park hours and fees: RedRockStatePark.
Daily nature hikes begin at 10 a.m. starting September 1

Wednesday and Saturday birding walks begin at 8 a.m. starting September 2.

Slide Rock State Park 

Park and Facility Hours

Last entry 30 minutes prior to closing

Pay fast with Visa or MasterCard. Cash users must have exact change.

May 1 – Labor Day (Mon, 9/4)

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday after Labor Day (9/5) – October 31

8:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.

For more information on park hours and fees, SlideRockStatePark.

Direct visitors (and locals) to these websites for help in exploring Sedona: – 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, has had trailheads added to walking in Sedona information.


Sept 8: Friday

Sedona Farmer’s Market…

The Sedona Farmer’s Market has moved to Friday mornings from 8 to 11:30 a.m.on the creek side at Tlaquepaque from May 19 to September 29.

September 8: Partner Orientation

Calling all partners who want to know more about their Chamber features and benefits. Let the SCC&TB team help you explore your Chamber tool box and discover all the great stuff you may not even know is available to you!

The SCC&TB is hosting a Partner Orientation meeting on Friday, September 8, at the Best Western PLUS Arroyo Roble Hotel, located at 400 N SR 89A in Uptown. The meeting begins at 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., with free coffee and pastries.

The event is FREE. Please RSVP.

September 8: Red Rocks Music Festival

The Red Rocks Music Festival Kicks off its 16th season on Friday, September 8. The four programs include: Dueling Piano Divas, World Music, Classical Jewels and From Tempest to the Silver Age. Concerts are held at the Sedona Creative Life Center. For details and to purchase tickets, visit
Sept 9: Saturday

September 9: Free Community Day

Snap Fitness is free to local residents the second Saturday of the month through the end of the year. Open to the public 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. September 9. Workouts are emailed to those who opt-in at Trainers in VOC, Sedona and Cottonwood will lead a 30-minute routine 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. “What’s Your Fit?” is designed to help people find what works for them and to have more fun by bringing friends. For information, call (928) 282-2139.

September 9: Fiesta del Tlaquepaque

Be sure not to miss the 45th Annual Fiesta del Tlaquepaque, remembering Mexican Independence Day on Saturday, September 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Bring family and friends for South of the Border entertainment with folkorico dancers  in gorgeous traditional costumes, heart-pounding fiery flamenco dancing and a fabulous infusion of amazing food. Free admission and parking is available at the Uptown municipal parking lot with continuous shuttle service to and from Fiesta.
Sept 10: Sunday

September 10: Mediumship Development Three Day Intensive Early Bird Deadline

Don’t miss the early bird deadline September 10, for October 5-7 Mediumship Development workshop. Ready to develop and hone Mediumship and Intuitive abilities? Meet like minds in this three day development class with Certified Medium, Whitney McNeill. This class is for beginners. Registration is $333 per student. For more details, visit

Sept 10: Phil Rossi on the Baby Grand Piano 

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- a drummer and bass player. He then began his career by playing church socials, school sock hops etc.

  • Admission: Free
  • Time: From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Sound Bites Grill

  • 101 N State Route 89A Sedona, Arizona




FILM – showing through this weekend 

Mary D Fisher Theatre

  • 2030 W State Route 89A Ste A3 Sedona, Arizona

Phone: 928-282-1177

‘The Trip to Spain’ Film Premiere 

Next Upcoming Date: Friday, September 8 2017

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of “The Trip to Spain” — an outrageous comedy by Michael Winterbottom, starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon — showing Sept. 8-13 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. After jaunts through northern England and Italy, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip. This time around, the guys head to Spain to sample the best of the country’s gastronomic offerings.

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


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”)

Bellrock Clicks for Sedona Businesses

Issue 20 of  Bellrock Clicks for Small Businesses, a business online-magazine giving you current tips to Grow your business. Get your free August issue copy of this new publication from Bellrock Internet Services, for important online marketing ideas to implement. Visit Bellrock’s New Internet Marketing Magazine for Sedona Businesses, call (928) 451-8556 or email  for more information.

Next Episode will be on September 15,  Friday

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