Latest Events Around Sedona
September 1: Have an Art Attack at Rowe Fine Art Gallery
Come meet oil-on-canvas landscape painters Dane Chinnock, Vince Fazio and Lynn Heil on September 1 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. during “Art Attack.” Each artist will debut new paintings. For information, call (928) 282-8877 or visit rowegallery.com.
September 1: Usui Reiki Master & Master-Teacher Class Early Bird Deadline
Ready to take Reiki to the next level? Over 3 days learn the Master and Sacred symbols; Aura Clearing; Sending Reiki with Crystal Grids; Explore Past Lives with Reiki; and advanced meditations. Upon completion, receive a Reiki Master-Teacher Certification. Cost is $777 to register by end of day September 1. After September 1, $888 through October 1. For details, visit messengerofspirit.com.
September 1: Color is Key as Lanning Gallery Celebrates Two Artists
A 1st Friday reception, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., opens “Russ Vogt & Johnathan Harris: The Structure of Color” to introduce exciting new indoor/outdoor ceramic sculptures by Russ Vogt (including a 3′ high mosaic dog) and landscape paintings by Johnathan Harris that capture the emotions of each scene in unrestrained color. For information, see Facebook, call (928) 282-6865 or visit lanninggallery.com.
September 1: Turquoise Tortoise Gallery Hosts Navajo Artist
An Artist reception on 1st Friday, 5:00 0 8:00 p.m., opens “Peterson Yazzie: Beauty and Balance” and welcomes the esteemed Navajo artist who gives an Artist Talk at 6pm. Yazzie’s paintings and wall sculptures bring a contemporary interpretation to creation mythology, ceremonies and the day-to-day life of his people. See Facebook.com, call (928) 282-2262 or visit turquoisetortoisegallery.com.
September 1: Honshin Fine Art Hosts Poetry Reading & Art Exhibition
Join Honshin Fine Art on First Friday, September 1 for poetry “Words Falling from the Sky in the Present Moment, the Good News from Sedona!”. In celebration of the Autumnal Equinox this month’s show is “The Language of Luminous Light”. Explore visual images through paintings, jewelry and sculpture. The evening begins at 5:00 p.m. with poetry at 7:30 p.m. accompanied by sitar music, sacred song and treats. For more information, call (928) 282-0709.
September 1: Sedona Psychic Wellness Center Grand Opening
The Sedona Psychic Wellness Center will be celebrating their grand opening September 1 through September 4 from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. The grand opening will be filled with live music, food catered by several local restaurants, vendors and activities. Sedona Psychic Wellness Center is located in Castle Rock Plaza at 6446 SR 179, Suite 202 in the Village of Oak Creek. Visit SedonaPsychicWellnessCenter.com for more information.
September 1: 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 August 4 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.
September 1: “The Current” at Goldenstein Gallery
An artist’s work is always evolving. Each new piece is a living reflection metaphorically of the artist. In celebration of their artists ongoing artistic journey Goldenstein Gallery presents The Current gallery artists are participating in this dynamic group show. Join them for an opening reception on Friday, September 1, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. For more information, go to GoldensteinArt.com or call (928) 204-1765.
September 2: Labor Day weekend Native American Music and Dance
BODY BLISS Factory Direct in the Sinagua Plaza will host Estun Bah on Saturday, September 2 from 1:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 3 from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Estun Bah, a Native American Music & Dance group from different traditions, will be sharing stories, flute and guitar music as well as different types of Indian dances and the Hoop Dance. Call (928) 282-1599 for more information.
September 7: Sedona MediSpa Hosts Quarterly Botox Party
Say goodbye to frown lines and crow’s feet with Botox, a safe, effective treatment for wrinkles. Botox works by blocking the nerves that contract muscles, softening the appearance of wrinkles. Enjoy deep discounts and earn points for future discounts using the Brilliant Distinctions program. Just $10 per unit! Space is limited, so RSVP now by calling (928) 284-0166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 9: Fiesta del Tlaquepaque
Be sure not to miss the 45th Annual Fiesta del Tlaquepaque, remembering Mexican Independence Day on Saturday, September 9from 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.
September 9: Learn a New Workout Free at Snap Every 2nd Saturday
Snap Fitness is free to local residents one day a month. Workouts are emailed to those who opt-in at bit.ly/ws-free-fit. The community is invited in free 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on September 9 in VOC, Sedona and Cottonwood. Trainers 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) 300-3077.
September 11: Sedona Fire District and Sedona Police Dept Host 9/11 Remembrance Event
On Monday, September 11, a special ceremony will be held to remember the events that occurred on September 11, 2001. Please join the Sedona Fire Station Number 6, 2675 SR 179 starting at 9:11a.m. They will have a few speakers sharing their thoughts and memories of the events that occurred 16 years ago. Light refreshments will be provided and they expect the ceremony to be less than 30 minutes. If you have any questions, please call (928) 282-6800. Parking will be available at Christ Lutheran Church.
September 12: Reopening of Yavapai College’s Sedona Center
Members of the public are invited to attend the reopening of Yavapai College’s Sedona Center at 4215 Arts Village Drive in Sedona on Tuesday, September 12 at 3:45 p.m. A tour and refreshments will follow a ribbon cutting ceremony and guest speakers, including Sedona Mayor Sandy Moriarty, to mark the occasion. The Sedona Center underwent major renovations to incorporate state-of-the-industry teaching kitchens for the college’s Culinary Arts program, and new classrooms for the Hospitality program.
September 13: Creating Good Karma
Be inspired by humanitarian Dr. Julie Williams and her teammate Dr. Elaine Ryan on their mission to build healthy and sustainable communities in underdeveloped countries. Learn about the dedicated team of volunteers that provides educational, medical, dental, visual and nutritional care to under-served communities throughout the world. The Sedona Women hosts starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Sedona Public Library. Call Holli at (928) 554-1015 with questions.
October 29: Chamber Music Sedona Features Orion String Quartet
On Sunday, October 29, Chamber Music Sedona will launch its 35th season with a concert by the renowned Orion String Quartet, featuring flutist Tara O’Connor. The concert will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. Tickets for this event, as well as subscription packages for the 2017-2018 season, may now be purchased at chambermusicsedona.org.