Tlaquepaque

Stuffed

Sage-roasted turkey and gravy and Val’s stuffing Wendy Lippman and Max Bacon Occupations: Wendy is the general manager and resident partner at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, and Max is an architect. Family status: Married with…

Sedona Fiesta Fun

Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village’s longest-running tradition, Fiesta del Tlaquepaque, returns for its 42nd year Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Mexican Independence Day celebration includes colorful decorations, music and dancing in the…

Sedona Art: Andrea Smith Gallery

If anyone knows how quickly life can change, it’s artist and gallery owner Andrea Smith. In 2007, while living in Maui, Andrea suffered a double brain aneurysm. Andrea and her husband of 48 years, Gary, had…

Sedona Holiday Events

Our guide to the best holiday celebrations in Sedona and the Verde Valley. You’re going to be busy this month! Hillside Holiday Saturdays Every Saturday through Dec. 27, 2-5 p.m. Hillside Sedona (671 SR 179) 928-282-4500…

Dia de los Muertos at Tlaquepaque

Not all that long ago, Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, celebrations in this country sparked religious protests and cries of devil worship – thankfully, that sort of narrow-minded thinking is behind us….

Vue: A Renee Taylor Gallery

You don’t even have to walk through the large glass doors of Vue: A Renee Taylor Gallery before you realize it’s not the same 1930s creek-side cottage located toward the back of Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts…

Red Rock Rendezvous

Friday, February 14 3:33 p.m. Check into Adobe Grand Villas There are plenty of resorts, hotels and inns that offer romance packages, but we believe the 16 rooms – if you can even call them that…

12 Holiday Happenings: Christmas in Sedona

Celebrate the Holidays with the Romeros Dec. 1, 2:30 p.m., Sedona Performing Arts Center (995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road) 928-204-2415; $40 Classic guitar quartet concert. Ice Skating in Sedona Dec. 1-8 Mon.-Thur., 2-8 p.m.; Fri.,…

HOT!

Hot: family-owned eateries, art classes, swinging from the trees, thrifting and funny girls. Not: Camping in front of the air-conditioner for two months. Here are 21 reasons to get out of the pool and seize life…

Sweet Eats

The staff at Sedona Monthly have one big thing in common: We each have a ginormous sweet tooth. When we started putting together our list of favorite local desserts, our mouths began to water collectively, and…

Festival Fever

October might just be the best month to be in Sedona. Warm days with bright blue skies and billowing clouds are followed by crisp, clear evenings studded with twinkling stars. The leaves are starting to turn…

Barefoot in Tlaquepaque

  Fashion 2011: Summer trends are footloose and fancy free. Check out our Sedona style guide – it’s time to go shopping! Shot on location, April 18, 2011, at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village (336 SR…

Holidays at Home

Back in December 2007, Sedona Monthly featured a cover story about all of the unique holiday events that take place in northern Arizona. Every December since that issue, we’ve received e-mails requesting that we do the…

It’s Beer O’Clock!

Beer is the new wine. Have you heard that one lately? While northern Arizona’s wine culture has received lots of press in recent years, our seven microbreweries have flown relatively under the radar unless you’re one…

Burger Heaven

These days, it’s rare to read a restaurant menu and not see at least one burger offering, even in the most upscale locales. A few months ago, we were stopped at Bashas’ by a tourist asking…

Made in Sedona

Shop at home for the holidays. We’ve all been hearing a lot lately about shopping locally, especially those of us living in small towns like Sedona. As the only locally owned and operated magazine in Sedona…

At Home for the Holidays

Yes, Virginia, there is more to the holiday season than frantic trips from mall to mall trying to get your hands on this year’s “It” item (Halo 3, perhaps?), scrubbing floors before the in-laws arrive, standing…

Romancing the Stones

Alice Lister excitedly pulls out a plastic bag full of dusty stones from under her workbench, pulling out chunks of uncut turquoise, dark blue lapis, and purple sugilite like a kid showing off a prized baseball…

All the Trimmings

Cactus Christmas trees and cowboy boots filled with poinsettias. Red silk flowers in a cow skull and ornaments hanging off the branches of a dried agave plant. Rope and bandanas, luminarias, and spurs, deer heads and…

Love on the (Red) Rocks

It was the Super Saturday of Sedona weddings. On May 21, 2005, more than 50 couples said “I do” in town – pledging their love in small groups along Oak Creek and in big bashes at…

The New Kids on the Block

So, what’s new? In Sedona this summer, the answer is: neighbors. “Open for Business” banners are unfurling all around us, and an eclectic group of newcomers are putting out Welcome mats and taking their places in…

Luminarias: Making Spirits Bright

“Thirty-one years ago, Christmas in Sedona was not commercially a big deal,” recalls Geoffrey Roth, whose jewelry store and gallery was one of the first to occupy the then-fledgling Tlaquepaque in the early 1970s. “For the…

How We See Us

  It starts at sunrise. From the folks who make deliveries, to those getting ready for the day’s first customers, to those who just lean back and take it all in before revving their engines, a…