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September 11: Dog Park Construction Begins
Renovation construction of the Sedona Dog Park has begun causing the park to be closed for approximately 60 days. The park is scheduled to reopen to the public on November 11. Closing the park is necessary to ensure the safety of pets and people.

Chamber Networking Mixer

Get ready for the Chamber mixer on Thursday, September 28 at  

Poco Diablo Resort & Spa, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. There will be food, fun, fellowship, and a very special guest: Moonlight, the Western Screech Owl! Moonlight is a permanent resident and a traveling emissary for the Arizona Natural History Association.  

Mixer admission is $10 for partners and $15 for non-partners at the door.


Red Rock Loop History Tour Tickets Available

 The Sedona Heritage Museum’s popular local history tour series will follow the Red Rock Loop Road on September 27, 28, 29, and 30, visiting historic sites, homesteads, buildings and the area’s oldest cemetery ca. 1893.

Tour guide Paul Thompson, grandson of Oak Creek Canyon’s first permanent Anglo settler J.J. Thompson, spent his earliest years in this area.

The tour will visit the Chavez place, Dumas Ranch, Schuerman-Red Rock Cemetery, Schuerman family homestead house, the Armijo homestead house (on the National Register of Historic Places), ruins of the area’s first school (1891), site of an early Oak Creek vineyard and other sites, while hearing stories of the historic themes and people who inhabited this ‘original’ seat of civilization for the area.

Tours are from 9 a.m.-noon, with an afternoon tour on Thursday the 28th from 1 p.m-4 p.m.  Space is limited on the luxury coaches.  Tickets are still available for $55/Museum members and $65/non-members; available for purchase at the Museum at 735 Jordan Rd. or by calling 928-282-7038.

Film Entertainment
‘Unleashed’ Film Premiere 

Friday, Sat, and Sun

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of the new romantic comedy “Unleashed” — featuring a comedic ensemble cast and adorable pets — showing Sept. 22-27 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Emma’s love life is a lost cause until her perfect pets become her perfect dates. Now it’s their turn to train her to find love! 

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

Mary D Fisher Theatre

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



Sept 15: 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 22-24: 5th Density Session

On September 22-24, Adronis from Sirius, channeled by Brad Johnson will be at Angel Valley Sedona. Insightful messages and teachings that assist a transformation into the 5th density. Each session contains a monologue and Q&A. Lodging and meal packages are available. Opportunity for private sessions. The Friday introduction is free. The full weekend costs $177. Saturday only $133. Privates $60-$110. For details, visit or call (928) 634-1320.

Artwork of Gian Ferrari will be the focus of an opening reception from 6:30-8 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 22, in the Rotating Artists Gallery during the Home and Garden Art Show. Ferrari’s art will continue to be featured from Sept. 22 thru Nov. 17, in the Fairview Museum of History and Art, 84 North 100 East.

About Ferrari 

While having art on display in a Tlaquepaque art gallery in Sedona, AZ; Gian Ferrari launched a clay and art studio/gallery, called ‘Tres Artistas,’ in the historic village of Tubac, on the Santa Cruz River, in southern Arizona.

For more information or art instruction contact Gian Ferrari, phone (435) 229-1199, or email

Sept 23: Saturday

Red Rock Magic Trolley presents:  Vortex Tour with Pete Sanders, author of Scientific Vortex Information.  Includes 3 vortex sites in Sedona.  Ride in comfort as you see Sedona’s vortexes and learn the science that explains them and how to tap them.  Adults $39, kids 12 & under, $24.  Saturdays, 10 a.m. – Noon.

September 23-24: Winefest 

The 9th Annual 2017 Winefest takes place September 23 and 24 at the historic Sedona Posse Grounds Park. Enjoy fun, music, vendors, and tasting and delighting in wines from over 20 wineries from Arizona. An additional “Sunday Only” feature is a “paint-out” by local artists who will paint outdoors from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Early-bird priced tickets are on sale now at

September 23: Whole Kids Foundation Cook Out 
On Saturday, September 23 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., grill out with Whole Foods Marking. The menu includes a grass-fed burgers or hot dogs, chips and a drink for $6 (veggie burger available upon request). All proceeds benefit Whole Kids Foundation. Cal(928) 282-6311, or visit for more information.

September 23: A Day of Reflection

This one day silent meditation is inspired by Zen Buddhists and is a rare opportunity to unplug from the bombardment of sound, take a respite from technology, and dive deeply into your interior with meditation. Practice noble silence, walking meditations, and silent meditations. Offered the fourth Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the McLean Mediation Institute for $95. Find out more, call (928) 204-0067 or visit

Sept 24: Sunday

September 24: First ever Sedona Select Motorcar Exhibit

At Posse Grounds on Sunday, September 24, the Sedona Winefest will host the first ever Sedona Select Motorcar Exhibit. This will take place from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Come see a very rare 1913 Bugatti T-22 as well as a 1898 Jeanperrin Vis-à-Vis crank up their engines. Purchase tickets at

The Sedona Arts Center is offering a Community Open Paint Out at the Sedona Winefest on Sunday, Sept 24. Both professional and amateur artists are invited to paint from life at the Sedona Wine Fest at Posse Grounds Park. Subject matter is open to the artists


New Restaurant in The Collective Sedona 

Now open in The Collective Sedona, located at 7000 SR 179 in the Village of Oak Creek, is a new restaurant and bar, Corner Table. It is owned and operated by the C.J. Sells Family. Corner Table has a very diverse menu which includes items such as Cajun BBQ Shrimp, Maryland Style Crab Cakes, appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches, fish tacos, picnic fried half chicken, full rack of BBQ ribs, catfish relleno and fish and chips, and much more. They are open for lunch and dinner, from 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily. Call 928-862-4017.

Susan Obijiski of Ramsey’s Rocks and Minerals 

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. Oct 24, 6-7:30 PM, 150 SR 179 STE 6, Sedona, 928-204-2075 $20/person.


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.

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 29,  Friday

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