The Golden Goose American Grill

The Golden Goose American Grill

Located just off of Sedona’s main road, AZ-89A, local haunt The Golden Goose American Grill is worth seeking out for its stellar cuisine and welcoming atmosphere. The entire space exudes a cozy bistro-vibe. Think tea lights…

PAAST

Touring Acts

From Oct. 2 to 16, the Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour will host its very first online art auction. During those dates, art fans can purchase creations from more than 60 award-winning juried Studio Tour artists….

PPAAF

Art Al Fresco

The Highlands Center for Natural History and the City of Prescott are presenting the first ever annual Prescott Plein Air Art Festival. From Oct. 1 to 3, more than 10 artists will work from dawn until…

Extraordinary Parks

Explore Sedona’s Extraordinary Parks

CRESCENT MOON RANCH You can find one of the most iconic views in Sedona (if not the entire Southwest) at Crescent Moon Ranch. If you’re in town for a short period of time, head here for…

Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

Every year, artists flock to Grand Canyon National Park to paint images of this stunning place as part of the annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art. And in a year when there’s been so much change,…

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Wedding Resource Guide

SEDONA VENUES  Agave of Sedona Wedding & Event Center Sedona’s wedding and event center offers over 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. Agave features two outdoor terraces, indoor reception space with floor to…

Great Value Wines

Great Value Wines

PAGE SPRINGS CELLARS Cornville’s Page Springs Cellars has been making Vino do la Familia since 2003. And the name of this wine is what it’s all about. According to the winery, this is meant to conjure…

Colt 804 Grill

Colt 804 Grill

Since its opening in January of 2017, Colt 804 Grill has gained traction quickly. In addition to the first Old Town Cottonwood location, the owners also have opened a Prescott Valley spot and a Village of…

Roasted Potato Salad

Plant 2 Platter

In 2015, Chris Kalinich attended a nutrition conference at Flagstaff’s Northern Arizona University that would change her life. She had been experiencing a range of health problems including fatigue, migraines and gallbladder issues and had been…

4 Northern Arizona Wines You Must Try Today

Four Northern Arizona Wines You Need To Try Today

D.A. RANCH Since 2008, D.A. Ranch has produced 100 percent, estate-grown Arizona wines. Estate-grown meaning that all the grapes are grown on property. The Petznick family first purchased the land in 2002. This spot started out…

Eagle Eye Barrels

Eagle Eye Barrels

Kenny New has worked in wood and construction for decades. Back in the 1980s, he owned a Sedona-based log homes furniture business. And a few years ago, he was poking around Craigslist searching for barrels to…

Enchantment Resort’s Roasted Cauliflower

Six Great Recipes from Top Chefs You Can Make at Home

Enchantment Resort’s Roasted Cauliflower by Executive Chef José Martinez Enchantment Resort’s culinary team focuses on preparing traditional Native American cuisine. The team has relationships with local purveyors such as Ramona Farms on the Gila River Indian…

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Sedona Business Directory

    In these trying times, it’s important to support local businesses. And one perk of living in today’s digital world is that it’s easier than ever to purchase all sorts of products online without ever…

Yoga Web Classes

Yoga Web Classes

Since many gyms and studios have had to temporarily shut their doors, it’s left many yogis without a physical place to practice. But that didn’t stop Sedona resident Victoria Ancis from coming up with a solution…

Magic and Dreams

“Magic and Dreams”

Although originally slated to debut in May, the Sedona Arts Center’s all female juried show “Magic and Dreams” is being held virtually in June due to the coronavirus pandemic. Artists working in any medium were welcome…

Rotten Johnny's Pizza Pie

Rotten Johnny’s Pizza Pie

Editor’s note: Given the rapidly changing situation involving COVID-19 or the coronavirus, please contact this restaurant directly to see if they will still be open. Wood-fired pizzas are the name of the game at the Village…

Home Tours

Home Tours

A CONTEMPORARY GLASS HOUSE ON THE SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN Bill Benson and his wife Loris Benson had resided in Park City, Utah, since the early 1990s. After decades of dealing with snow, they were searching…

Stronghold Coffee Company

Go Flagstaff: Women-Owned Businesses

JAVA JOLT Formerly Single Speed Coffee Café, Stronghold Coffee Company serves coffee beans that are certified organic, fair trade and direct trade. Stronghold is currently offering food and beverage delivery. One of Stronghold’s owners, Lynda Apple,…

The Naughty Bits!

The Naughty Bits!

If you’ve been to a major festival sometime over the summer – namely the Sedona Winefest – chances are high that you’ve heard The Naughty Bits! music. And the group has been playing music, mostly at…

The Vault Uptown

The Vault Uptown

Editor’s note: Given the rapidly changing situation involving COVID-19 or the coronavirus, please contact this restaurant directly to see if they will still be open. The Shugrue family – who own the popular establishments The Hudson…

Sedona Gallery of Art

Sedona Gallery of Art

Editor’s note: Given the rapidly changing situation involving COVID-19 or the coronavirus, the Sedona Gallery of Art is temporarily closed. Please see galleryofmodernmasters.com for more.  Like many of works of art, the creation of the brand new…

Margherita at Pizzicletta

Go Flagstaff: Route 66

PROPER PAIRINGS Proper Meats + Provisions owner Paul Moir tell us that his restaurant’s Route 66 location was somewhat of an accident. In 2016, SLO Restaurant Concepts purchased and renovated the Grand Canyon Café, which dated…

Health Care Heroes

Health Care Heroes

  FLO SPYROW CEO OF NORTHERN ARIZONA HEALTHCARE President and CEO of Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) Flo Spyrow’s career advice is simple: Follow your heart. And her heart has led her to many different places. She…

Sedona Artist's Studio Tour

Open House

Editor’s note: The Sedona Artist’s Studio Tour has been canceled. Please see sedonaartistscoalition.org for more.  See artists’ works of all stripes inside their studios at the bi-annual Sedona Artist’s Studio Tour from April 24 to 26….

Piano on the Rocks

Piano Rock

Editor’s note: Piano on the Rocks has been canceled. Please see pianoontherocks.org for more.  Originally created by pianist Sandrine Erdely-Sayo as a way to marry her love of music and literature, the “Piano on the Rocks”…

Dream Run

Dream On

Editor’s note: 2020 Dream Run 5k/10k has been canceled. Please see tiny.cc/dreamrun2020 for more.  To get in a good run or walk and support Native American students, consider signing up for the 2020 Dream Run 5K/10K on…

The Raging Skillet

A Chef’s Tale

Editor’s note: “The Raging Skillet” has been canceled. Please see gotoetc.org for more.  Like Madonna, New York City-based Chef Rossi only goes by one name. In 2015, she published her memoir that shares the name of her…

Route 66

Get Your Kicks On Route 66

WILLIAMS Located about one hour from the Grand Canyon, Williams’ tagline is (understandably) “The Gateway to the Grand Canyon.” But there’s also plenty to do and see in Williams. Visitors drive through more than three miles…

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Judi’s Restaurant & Lounge

Editor’s note: Given the rapidly changing situation involving COVID-19 or the coronavirus, please contact this restaurant directly to see if they will still be open. Judi’s Restaurant & Lounge has been one of Sedona’s most beloved…

Food Truck Festival

Food Truck Fare

Editor’s note: The food truck festival has been canceled. Please see sedona.gov for more.  Dig into food truck cuisine, listen to live tunes, and enjoy beer at the third annual Sedona Food Truck Festival on March…

Sedona Yoga Festival

Sedona Yoga Festival

Editor’s Note: The Sedona Yoga Festival has been postponed due to the coronavirus. Visit sedonayogafestival.com for more information.  Sedona is an undeniably spiritual spot. And director of the Sedona Yoga Festival, Heather Titus, sought to use…

Six String Society

Six String Society

Editor’s note: The Six String Society has been canceled. Please see thesixstringsociety.com for more.  San Diego-based Six String Society is heading to Sedona for two different performances in March. Six String Society’s two night-stand kicks off…

Sedona Chamber Ballet’s “Elevé”

Sedona Chamber Ballet’s “Elevé”

Editor’s note: Sedona Chamber Ballet’s “Elevé” has been canceled. Please see sedonachamberballet.org for more.  Sedona Chamber Ballet’s “Elevé” performance will showcase a smattering of different styles of ballet. Audience members will see classical ballet, neoclassical work…

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Go Green

Editor’s note: the St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been cancelled. For more information, visit sedona.gov. One of Sedona’s most beloved annual traditions, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, is returning for its 50th year. Presented by the…

Watercolor

Watercolor Wonder

Check out watercolor paintings of all stripes – including two-dimensional works using any water media – at the 2020 Northern Arizona Watercolor Society’s Watermedia Exhibition. From March 6 to 19, expect to see more than 60…

Sustainable Design

Sustainability and Design in Sedona

A STUNNING RENOVATION OF A WEST SEDONA HOME Residential building and interior designer Paolo Scardina believes that sustainable design and beauty are intertwined. “We don’t often think of sustainability as beauty and inspiration, but to me,…

Sedona Mountain Bike Festival

Shred the Red

Sedona’s stunning terrain and plethora of single-track – trails intended for mountain biking and hiking – make it a true haven for mountain bikers. And Sedona’s Mountain Bike Festival seeks to raise awareness of the city’s…

HP Cafe

HP Café

Originally called the Hitching Post, HP Café was Sedona’s first diner that opened sometime in the 1940s. And decades later, customers still flock to this Uptown Sedona spot. Sit by the windows in the main dining…

SIFF

Sedona International Film Festival

One of the largest member-supported organizations in Sedona, the Sedona International Film Festival is returning for its 26th year. The nine-day film festival will feature more than 160 films at three different venues around town –…

The Yoga Experience

Go Flagstaff: Fitness Studios

BARRE3 Barre workouts have really taken off in recent years. Want proof? Flagstaff has its very own outpost of national chain Barre3 in the Aspen Place at the Sawmill shopping complex. Barre classes have roots in…

RunSedona

Red Rock Run

The new year always conjures up new beginnings and promises of getting healthier or just shedding excess holiday pounds. If you’re searching for a way to jump start your 2020’s new year’s resolutions, consider running a…

Living Legends

Living Legends

For a rich and diverse celebration of the ancient cultures of Latin American, Native American and Polynesian, consider attending “Seasons.” Presented by Provo, Utah’s Brigham Young University, audience members can look forward to a plethora of…

Power Plants

Plant-based diets have really taken off. And you can learn more about this growing trend and lifestyle if you attend the Sedona VegFest. Held on Jan. 18 and 19 at the Sedona Performing Arts Center, VegFest…

Winterfest

Winter Wonder

On Jan. 9 and 12, the Chamber Music Sedona will present its seventh annual Winterfest. Attendees can look forward to two stellar performances. Held on Jan. 9 in a spectacular private home at 5:30 p.m., the…

Alta

Let’s Go: Utah Ski Resorts

SOLITUDE MOUNTAIN RESORT The centerpiece of Solitude Mountain Resort is its adorable and quaint village that looks like a scene out of a Hallmark movie. The Inn at Solitude is modeled after a Bavarian lodge. You’ll…

Butterfly Burger

Butterfly Burger

When one of Sedona’s most prominent chefs opens a new spot, we take note. And Chef Lisa Dahl’s latest venture, Butterfly Burger, has really hit it out of the park. Dim lighting, an open kitchen, dark…

Salad

Live Healthier Now

EATING HEALTHIER WITH PRIVATE VEGAN CHEF TAYLOR MAE DEAN Taylor Mae Dean was raised on a diet of pork chops and steak and potatoes. But as the Solvang, California, native started meeting people who didn’t eat…

River of Life

River of Life Performance

Although Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village’s Festival of Lights is perhaps (and understandably) known for the lighting of a staggering 6,000 luminaries, we shouldn’t overlook the performers at this iconic event either. And for the past…

Macy's Coffee

Go Flagstaff: High-Altitude Buzz

POURING LOVE INTO EVERY CUP As the first coffee house and roaster in Arizona, Macy’s European Coffeehouse & Bakery introduced Flagstaff to cappuccinos and espressos back in 1979. Considering Macy’s reputation, it’s no surprise that you’ll…

Warner’s Nursey

Go Flagstaff: Holiday Festivities

WREATHS, COFFEE AND DÉCOR Warner’s Nursey goes all out for the holidays. You can look forward to an indoor holiday display featuring decked-out Christmas trees and lights just about everywhere. You can bring that Christmas spirit…

First Day Hikes

Take A Hike

To kick off your new year’s resolution to get healthy, may we suggest taking a First Day hike on Jan. 1? First Day Hikes is a national collaboration of all 50 state park systems to host…

Beatle Mania

Beatle Mania

If you’re looking to take a break from all the holiday hoopla, may we suggest checking out the 90-minute long “Deconstructing The Beatles: The Birth of The Beatles”? Hosted by the Sedona International Film Festival, in…

Susan Carter

Holiday Cheer

Perhaps no other Sedona resident has the holiday spirit quite like Susan Carter. Decades before the Berlin Wall would fall, in the small town of Galesburg, Illinois, a teenage Susan wandered into a boutique and left…

Loving Bowls

Loving Bowls

We bet that you’ve (probably) never seen 1,500 handmade ceramic bowls in a single space. But you can change that on Dec. 14. That’s when the Sedona Arts Center is hosting one of its signature annual…

Christmas City

Merry & Bright

ROAD TRIP TO ARIZONA’S “CHRISTMAS CITY” PRESCOTT We’re not sure if we can think of a better holiday road trip than Prescott. About 90 minutes from Sedona, Prescott was officially declared Arizona’s “Christmas City” back in…

Sedona’s Tree Lighting & Santa Visit

Holiday Happenings

NORTH POLE EXPERIENCE Now through Dec. 23 Little America Hotel (2515 E. Butler Ave. in Flagstaff) 480-779-9679 northpoleexperience.com Take a trolley ride to the North Pole and arrive at Santa’s workshop. Build toys with elves, enjoy…

ShadowRock Tap + Table

ShadowRock Tap + Table

We’ve been visiting ShadowRock Tap + Table at the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock for years now, and we were pleasantly surprised with how the $2 million renovations finished in early 2018 completely transformed the…

Ana Vidovic

Star of the Guitar

For such a popular instrument, it’s (probably) rare that you’ll hear an acoustic guitar all that often. But you can change that on Nov. 24. On that Saturday, Chamber Music Sedona is kicking off its 37th…

Turkey Trot

Fun Run

Before you chow down on turkey and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving, consider burning off calories beforehand at the tenth annual Sedona Turkey Trot 5K. The race kicks off and ends at Posse Grounds Park. The majority…

Tony Duncan

An Evening with Tony Duncan

In case you didn’t know, November is National Native American Heritage Month. And Camp Verde’s The Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts Foundation and the Verde Valley Archaeology Center have teamed up to celebrate the…

Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition

Giving Gala

Help raise money for Verde Valley senior citizens served by the nonprofit Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition at the organization’s seventh annual gala. The Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition Fire & Ice Gala on Nov. 15 from 5…

Horseshoe Bend

Winter Road Trip

EXPLORE UPPER ANTELOPE CANYON Antelope Canyon actually consists of two parts – Upper and Lower – both in Page. The most-photographed Canyon is Upper Antelope Canyon, primarily due to the light streaming in that looks fantastic…

Lower Antelope Canyon

Photographing Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon is a photographer’s playground. Scottsdale-based Suzanne Mathia of Suzanne Mathia Photography is a pro who knows this to be true. She got teary eyed the first time she photographed Antelope Canyon a decade ago….

Roam Bike Fest

Bike Bash

As our readers know from our regular hiking feature, Sedona Monthly is a huge champion of all things outdoors. Which is why we were excited to read that the Roam Bike Festival is returning to the…

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

Not a Halloween celebration – although attendees can don costumes – and not meant to be a somber event either, the Day of the Dead festival seeks to celebrate the vibrant lives of lost loved ones….

Oktoberfest

Beers, Brats and Red Rocks

Break out your German lederhosen or dirndl dress: One of fall’s most beloved celebrations, Red Rocks Oktoberfest, is returning. Festival-goers can head to Posse Grounds ballfields on Oct. 26 from 3 to 8 p.m. to enjoy…

Sedona Plein Air Festival

Sedona Plein Air Festival

If you’re in Sedona from Oct. 12 to 19, you might spot artists painting all over town. No, you’re not dreaming. You’re just seeing artists who are part of the annual Sedona Plein Air Festival. “It’s…

Steakhouse 89

Steakhouse 89

Steakhouse 89 sits at a landmark location in West Sedona. We encourage you not to miss it (as if you could) for a fine dining experience. Steakhouse 89 is a contemporary restaurant that offers diners their…