Blogs: Local Events

Sedona Police and Fire Chiefs, Fire District Chair, Rabbi Speak from the Heart At 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

On September 11, I attended Sedona’s observance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a solemn ceremony at Fire Station #6, on SR179 and Cathedral Road. The station is home to the region’s 9/11 memorial, centered a 5 1/2...
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Where policy, people and place come together to create community

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 17, 2021 A gorgeous Red Rock Country autumn is upon us! For the chamber, it is filled with convening community leaders and residents of greater Sedona to champion solutions presented by...
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‘Y Roundabout’ project starts this week in Sedona

September 15,2021 An Arizona Department of Transportation and city of Sedona project begins this week that will modernize the intersection at State Routes 89A and 179 in Sedona – known as the “Y Roundabout” — with pavement rehabilitation, signage, striping...
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Recognize outstanding community service with the Spirit awards by Arizona Community Foundation

September 14, 2021 – Our community is strengthened by the generosity and selflessness of our residents and organizational leaders. For 20 years, the Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona has recognized outstanding community service with the Spirit awards. Members of the...
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9/11 Memories

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 10, 2021 Those of us who recall the searing hours following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 still feel a range of emotions this weekend. We all shared – and still share...
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Labor Day in Sedona

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 3, 2021 Happy Labor Day weekend! The semiofficial end of summer means some well-earned rest and relaxation for many of us. Still, thousands of employees from around greater Sedona will be...
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Sedona Heritage Museum Hosts Author Book-Signing

September 1, 2021 The Sedona Heritage Museum will host a talk and book signing event on Friday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with photographer Diann Kincaid introducing her new book “Shadow Chasing in Sedona”. This retrospective of...
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Sedona Village Partnership

In the early 2000s, former Big Park Regional Coordinating Council president, the late Dr. Mel Copen, clearly saw the opportunity to unite the Village.  As a result of Mel’s inspiration, Sedona Village Partnership was created in 2012. Anchored by our...
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Focused on Destination Stewardship

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 27, 2021 The calm before the storm. That is how I view the past few weeks. We have seen a more seasonal “normal” for visitation with hotel occupancy hovering between 50%...
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Winners Wanted!

Are you familiar with the VVREO Moonshot Pioneer Pitch Program? In this our 3rd year, Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization will once again sponsor this exciting Moonshot Pitch contest to help small businesses. The video at the bottom highlights the...
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“Voices from the Grave” Pioneer Cemetery Walk Tickets Now Available

“Voices from the Grave” pioneer cemetery walk is back this Fall in Sedona, and will once again provide a fascinating, outdoor theatrical program with costumed ‘spirits’, history and fun, along with some new ‘seraph’ surprises.   On Friday and Saturday,...
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Taking on the Labor Shortage in the Trades

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 20, 2021 Last week we talked about the new Wildcat Kids Club at West Sedona School that provides our youngsters before and after-school educational opportunities. The expanded hours...
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