APRIL 2017

April 5-9, 2017:
connie-kupka-david-speltz-160x80SEDONA SPRING MUSIC FESTIVAL – The Speltz family, cellist David Speltz and violinist Connie Kupka, are two of Los Angeles’ most respected artists who perform on a regular basis in the Los Angeles studios, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and the California Chamber Symphony Society.  For more details, read here.

April 8, 2017:
taste-of-provence-160x80Tlaquepaque, a Taste of Provence – Mix and mingle with 12 artists and craftsmen from Provence right here in Tlaquepaque on Saturday April 8th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm during a fabulous day of cultural exchange and a delight for all of your senses. Listen to the music and vocals from three outstanding French bands with songs in French and English. Watch as a master glass worker creates one-of-a-kind stunning glass beads and other objects of art. Experience live demonstrations of painting and drawing with a decidedly French flair. Taste delicious wines from the award winning wine country in Provence along with tasty little bites by a French chef. Smell the aromas as you anticipate a sumptuous meal prepared by both chef Walter of Rene’s and guest chef Marie Pierre Gall from Provence. This exotic Taste of Provence will give you a luscious look into Provence right here in our beloved red rock country. Free.

April 15, 2017:
celebration-of-spring-160x80CELEBRATION OF SPRING – This is much more than just an egg hunt, this is a Celebration of Spring! Join us April 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for this fun, action packed event for families and all those in the community that enjoy spring and the beautiful outdoors. Inflatable toys for kids, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, carnival rides, duck races and much more are included with the admission fee for the youth attendees. $5 for attendees 12 and younger.

tween-160x80CELEBRATION OF TWEEN –  With the rides all set up for the Celebration of Spring event, we thought why not invite the bigger kids to play in the afternoon! Children ages 10-14 (5-8 grade) are invited to play at this event from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Try out the inflatable indoor laser tag and more! $5 admission fee for youth attendees.

April 28-30, 2017:
open-studio-160x80SEDONA OPEN STUDIOS TOUR – Free, self-guided event celebrating the arts in the greater Verde Valley that runs from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily. The tour provides a unique opportunity to meet over 50 artists in their private studios, working in a variety of mediums. Maps and informative brochures will be available in a number of locations or at our website. For more information, email Mike Upp at or call (503) 789-4437.