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Oct. 25, 2021

Families Living in Sedona Book their Tickets for the Magical Christmas Journey

Everyone living in Sedona enjoys the Magical Christmas Journey train ride.The Magical Christmas Journey Aboard Verde Canyon Railroad is a tradition for many living in Sedona. Trains will depart on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. from December 3rd through December 24th. This event is wildly popular and will sell out fast. Be sure to purchase your tickets well in advance. The cost to ride Kriss Kringle Class through December 23rd is $50 for adults aged 11 and over, $40 for kids age 10 and under, or $60 for an adult with an infant who is under one-year-old. Costs rise by $10 each ticket for the ride on December 24th.

You can also book a trip on the Big Red Sleigh. This experience is designed for a party of six or fewer passengers who would like to travel in Santa’s private sleigh. Oversized chairs, large picture windows, and a private outdoor platform are part of this package. The cost is $400 through December 23rd and $500 on December 24th.

Sedona Property Owners Experience the Magic of Christmas

This experience is much more than a train ride. It all begins at the station, where guests are greeted with festive lighting and decor. Princess Noel and Flurry the bald eagle will greet children, who can then experience Bird’s Eye Village. Children can wear eagle wings while exploring a miniature village. During the train ride, passengers enjoy elaborately decorated train cars. The train pushes through the darkness until it reaches the North Pole and Santa’s Village.

At the North Pole, goofy elves, Mrs. Claus, and Santa Claus greet the train. Santa will hop aboard for the return trip, visiting children and presenting them with a gift so that they can remember their experience when they return to their Sedona property. Food and drink is available for purchase both at the depot and on the train. Everyone living in Sedona is invited to read more about The Magical Christmas Journey and book tickets online


Oct. 18, 2021

Sedona Property Owners Get Lunch or Dinner at Steakhouse 89

Sedona property owners eat at Steakhouse 89.If you’re looking for a new spot to grab lunch or enjoy a leisurely dinner with friends near your Sedona property, check out Steakhouse 89. This is the place to go when you want the steak to be the star of the show at your meal. Whatever cut of steak you choose, it will be USDA rated Grade A and cooked over a wood-fired grill. All steaks come with roasted peppers and shallots. Have a filet mignon, porterhouse or go all in with a tomahawk steak. You can also try a full or half rack of baby back ribs. Add an extra note to your meal with one of the sauces. Choices include chimichurri, bearnaise, and horseradish cream. You can also round things out with a side of whipped potatoes, roasted mushrooms, or mac n cheese.

The lunch menu includes many of the same dishes as the dinner menu but with smaller portions and lower prices. There’s also the daily lunch special for only $10.89. Whether you come in for lunch or dinner, people living in Sedona should save room for dessert. Have a slice of the 89 cheesecake or Mark’s famous pecan pie. Maybe you’d like to sip your dessert in the form of an after-dinner cocktail. You can’t go wrong with the triple chocolate martini or the 89 coffee.

People Living in Sedona Celebrate Thanksgiving at the Steakhouse

Thanksgiving is a little over a month away, and maybe this is the year you want to celebrate at a restaurant rather than at your Sedona property. Consider making a reservation for the prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner meal at Steakhouse 89. For your starter, choose between butternut squash soup, poached pear salad, and baby spinach salad. For the main course, you can have herb roasted turkey, rotisserie wood roasted prime rib of beef, or apricot glazed sea-run red trout. Finish the meal with a slice of pumpkin or chocolate pecan pie.

Visit Steakhouse 89 online to see the full menu and make reservations. Follow their Facebook page to find out about daily specials and events.  


Oct. 11, 2021

Celebrate Art Created on Sedona Real Estate at the Exposures Art Gallery

Celebrate fine art near your Sedona home.The Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art is a wonderful asset to those living in Sedona real estate. It is one of the biggest and most unique fine art galleries in the world. This year, the gallery is celebrating its 25th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, the gallery is featuring Artist Shows the first three weekends of October. The first two weekends have already passed and featured such artists as Jami Tobey, Jd Challenger, Tom Johnson, John Maisano, Kathy Kaberline, Barbara Westwood, and Nic McGuire.

On the final weekend of this event, shows will be available On Friday, October 15, 2021 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first Friday show is available through RSVP only. Featured artists this weekend include the Adams Artist Family, Bling by Wilkening, Frasca and Halliday, John Burrow, Daniel Newman, Penelope Bushman, and Marietta Bajer. There is an online form to fill out if you would like to RSVP for the first Friday show, or call 928.282.1125.

Find Beautiful Art for Your Sedona Home Seven Days a Week

Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art is located at 561 State Route 179 in Sedona. Regular hours of operation are from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Come out to view and purchase the amazing artwork and keep an eye on the calendar for future events. Those living in Sedona real estate can also consider utilizing this facility for an event rental. Private events can be held among 20,000 square feet of art display, creating a sophisticated backdrop for your next event. Contact the gallery for more details and pricing for rentals. All who call Sedona home are invited to visit the Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art website to learn more and see the calendar of future events. 


Oct. 4, 2021

It’s Time to Get Excited About Your Sedona Home at the Arts Center

Celebrate your Sedona home at the arts center.Celebrate your Sedona home by attending Celebrate Sedona. This community is a great place to live, and there is much to celebrate. This event started on August 4th, 2021 and has been taking place on the first Wednesday of every other month. Each installment features local musicians, food trucks, wineries, and live demonstrations by local artists. The event takes place at the Sedona Arts Center, which is located at State Route 89A and Art Barn Road in Sedona.

The next event will take place on Wednesday, October 6th, 2021 from 3:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Music will be provided by the Mingus Union High School 6 piece Rock Band at 3:45 and the Knockabouts at 4:30 p.m. Artists demonstrations will be featuring Justine Mantor-Waldie and the SAC Ceramics Department, which will offer demos and a ceramics sale. Shop for some new pieces for yourself or gifts for friends or family. As always, food trucks will be on the scene. Stop on the way home to your Sedona real estate from school or work to celebrate the city, support local musicians, artists, and food trucks, and enjoy some time outside.

Sedona Real Estate Owners Enjoy Lots of Events at the Arts Center

The Sedona Arts Center has a full calendar between now and the end of the year. Another installment of Celebrate Sedona will take place on December 1st, the 2021 Sedona Plein Air Festival will take place from October 23rd through October 30th, and Souls of Forgotten Objects will be on display from December 1st through December 23rd. The Sedona Arts Center is a fantastic asset to the Sedona community. Consider becoming a member, donating time or money, and giving your support. All who call Sedona home are invited to learn more about the Sedona Arts Center and view more details about upcoming events and exhibits on their website


Sept. 27, 2021

People Living in Sedona Experience History Come to Life at Red Rock History Roundup

People living in Sedona learn local history.The Sedona Heritage Museum offers many great events throughout the year to those living in Sedona. One of the most popular offerings is the Red Rock History Roundup, which includes guided tours of the Red Rock Loop area. The next installment will take place on Wednesday, September 29th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Additional dates are September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd. Participants will visit historic sites, homesteads, and buildings while traveling along the Red Rock Loop Road.

The cost is $60 for members of the Sedona Historical Society or $70 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased at the museum or by calling 928.282.7038. Space is limited on the luxury coaches, so be sure to claim your spot early. Please arrive for the tour by 1:45 p.m. so that the tour can begin right at 2 p.m. Park in the museum’s overflow lot, just past the entrance on Jordan Road.

Explore Historic Sedona Property With Paul Thompson

Join tour guide Paul Thompson, who is the grandson of J.J. Thompson, Oak Creek Canyon’s first permanent Anglo settler. Thompson grew up in Red Rock and enjoys giving tours as a way to share the long history of his family in the area. During the tour, participants will visit many sites. These include Chavez place, Dumas Ranch, Schuerman-Red Rock Cemetery, Schuerman family homestead house, the Armijo homestead house, ruins of the first school (1891), the site of an early Oak Creek Vineyard, an irrigation flume made of barrels, and more. Listen to stories about the people who first lived in a Sedona property as well as historic themes from the time period.

Before the tour, or on another day, stop into the Sedona Heritage Museum and learn more about local history. The museum is open daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. except for major holidays. The cost for admission is $7 for adults. Children under 13 are free. Everyone living in Sedona is invited to learn more about the Sedona Heritage Museum and the Red Rock History Roundup online


Sept. 20, 2021

Taste Amazing Wines Made near Sedona Property at the 12th Annual Sedona Winefest

Sedona property owners go to Sedona Winefest.People who own Sedona property know that Arizona is making a bid to become the next big wine-growing region in the US. Wine aficionados who don’t live in Sedona are starting to take notice, too. That’s why the Sedona Winefest is in its 12th year. This year, guests will enjoy two days of sampling local Arizona wines, from Saturday, September 25th to Sunday, September 26th.

For maximum fun, plan to attend the event kick-off party at Sound Bites Grill on Friday, September 24th. Wine tasting begins at 6 p.m. and runs until 8:30. Tickets are $25 per person and includes a Sedona Winefest commemorative wine glass. Try wines from two wineries close to Sedona: Alcantara Vineyards and Caduceus Vineyards. Stick around for dancing and live music with Mother Road Trio from 7 to 10 p.m. The regular menu will be available. Get more details at Sound Bites Grill

People Who Live in Sedona and Beyond Taste Wines from 28 Wineries

The winefest itself will play host to 28 Arizona wineries, so guests can taste a huge variety of wines. Purchase a bottle or a case of your favorites to take home and make celebrations at your Sedona property extra special. There will also be several food trucks on site, so you’ll be able to try out dishes from local chefs as well. And what’s a festival without cool vendors? Find hand made furniture, freshly brewed coffee, and delicious baked treats. You’ll also find stunning jewelry and artwork for sale. The Sugar Thieves will round out the event with live music both days of the festival. Tickets are $35 when purchased in advance or $40 at the door. Non-drinkers buy a $10 general admission ticket. 

This year, out of an abundance of caution because of the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus, attendees must either present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event.

To get more details and purchase tickets, visit Sedona Winefest online


Sept. 13, 2021

Sedona Real Estate Owners Sample Local Brews on the Ales on Rails Train Ride

Try beers made near Sedona real estate at Ales on Rails.Not many people purchase Sedona real estate because of the amazing local breweries, but it’s certainly a cool perk. Arizona boasts many excellent breweries, and many will be represented at Ales on Rails. The fun event is hosted by Verde Canyon Railroad and runs from September 14th through October 31st. It’s a nod to the Old World Oktoberfest with a Sedona twist. Enjoy the gorgeous scenery of the Verde Valley as the greenery puts on its autumn splendor of red, gold, and orange. Saying farewell to summer is easier when you say hello to autumn with great beer and time with friends.

Find Beers and Food to Please Everyone from Sedona Homes

Ales on Rails tickets are $112 for the train ride and four 3-ounce beer tastings. For $125, you get a delightful lunch before the ride, as well as four beer tastings. Both tickets include a souvenir pint glass. There are a huge variety of beers for everyone 21 and older from Sedona homes to try, from hoppy IPAs to chocolate stout to light pilsners. The station patio will be set up for lunch as well as all beer tasting. When you check out with your ticket, you can choose from several different sandwiches, including vegetarian options.

Once you’re aboard the train, you’ll enjoy fruit, meats, and cheese to snack on, along with delicious brownie bites. You’ll also be able to purchase full pints of your favorite beer. Sit back in the fabulously comfortable couches and chairs and watch as the scenery flows by. You can also take in the fresh air on the open-air viewing car. The view of the Sycamore Wilderness is incomparable, and is inaccessible except by train.

Plan to leave your Sedona real estate in time for lunch and beer tastings at the station, starting at 11 a.m. and going until 12:45 p.m. At 1 p.m., you’ll board the train for the beautiful four-hour journey. This is a great trip to take with a group of friends or to have a date with your special someone.

Visit Ales on Rails online to learn more and book your ticket. 


Sept. 6, 2021

Learn About Wildlife Near Sedona Homes at An Evening with Ted

Learn about nature near Sedona homes.The stunning natural beauty of the area is a major factor that entices people to buy Sedona homes. Lots of residents enjoy amazing views out their windows and love being surrounded by the famous red rocks. The local hiking trails are teeming with plant and animal life. There are so many desert landscapes, but you can also find plenty of green along the creeks and rivers that flow through the mountains. There’s no other place on earth like Sedona, and Sedona real estate owners can spend a lifetime getting to know the rich natural habitats.

Sedona Real Estate Owners Get Tickets to Friday’s Special Presentation

If you are someone who loves nature and wants to learn more about your local ecology, then plan to come to the Mary D. Fisher Theatre this Friday, September 10th at 4 p.m. for “An Evening with Ted: The Beauty of Sedona and the Colorado Plateau and Those Who Call It Home”. The presentation will last about 75 minutes and is presented by the Sedona International Film Festival.

Ted is an accomplished photographer and will present many of his own images of Sedona, the Colorado Plateau, and Northern/Central Arizona. His perspective is unique, and attendees will get to see rarely seen views of our red rocks, from above and through the clouds. He has images of canyons, mountains, volcanoes, and rivers. He also has many images of local wildlife species, some of which are very shy and hard to capture. This presentation is a must-see for anyone who loves nature.

Regular price tickets are $12, and film festival members receive a discount. The Mary D. Fisher Theatre is located at 2030 West State Route 89A, centrally located to most Sedona homes. Get more information about An Evening with Ted online, purchase tickets, learn about membership, and find out more about upcoming Sedona International Film Festival events. 


Aug. 30, 2021

Music Lovers Living in Sedona Celebrate Classical Music This Labor Day Weekend

People living in Sedona go to classical music concerts.The amazing arts culture is one of the many aspects to love about living in Sedona. From local musicians playing at our restaurants to rock concerts in the park to classical music, we have it all. Red Rocks Music Festival is one of our fabulous local musical groups. With a focus on classical chamber music, the group adds a touch of refinement to our musical life. And they’ve been at it for 20 whole years. Celebrate this milestone at a special musical evening on Friday, September 3rd at Classically Uncorked.

The festivities will be held at Decanter Tasting Room in the Village of Oak Creek. The address is 7000 AZ-179 A-100. It’s a quick drive from any Sedona home. The fun begins at 7 p.m. Three festival musicians will provide the evening’s entertainment. Jan Simiz will play cello, with Carmit Zori and David Ehrlich on violins. Not only will guests enjoy the musical interludes, they’ll also get to indulge in specially paired wines with a meat and cheese tray. Tickets are $85.

Hear Two More Classical Concerts Near Your Sedona Home

Labor Day weekend will see two more concerts for music lovers living in Sedona. The Mary D. Fisher Theatre will come alive with the sounds of “A Dialogue of Strings” on Saturday, September 4th at 4 p.m. The concert will be presented by a quartet made up of David Ehrlich and Carmit Zori on violin, Christopher McKay on viola, and Jan Simitz on cello. They will play selections from Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven and Bartok. Tickets for this concert are $36.

Finally, on Sunday, September 5th at 3 p.m., head to Sedona Creative Life Center at 333 Schnebly Hill Road. Attendees will enjoy “Classics on the Rocks”, a concert of the works of Boccherini, Piazzolla, and Dvorak. The string quartet from Saturday will be joined by Thomas Landschoot on cello, Teresa Ehrlich on piano, and Fred Marderness on percussion. Tickets are $36.

Visit Red Rocks Music Festival online to purchase tickets, get more details, and learn about other upcoming concerts. 


Aug. 23, 2021

Sedona Property Owners Meet at Oak Creek Brewery to Relax with Drinks

Enjoy great food and drinks on Sedona property at Oak Creek Brewery.Oak Creek Brewery is the best place to go to kick back and relax with a special someone or with a group of friends. Located in historic Sedona property at Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village, it’s also the perfect way to end a day browsing the amazing art galleries in the village.

People living in Sedona should come hungry when they go to Oak Creek Brewery. The menu is full of delicious appetizers and tasty entrees. They also have a great menu of beers brewed right on the premises. If you’ve never tried any Oak Creek beers, opt for the Seven Dwarves sampler. For $14, you’ll get a 4 ounce sample of each of the beers on the menu. Then you can order a full pint of your favorite.

Everyone living in Sedona Will Enjoy the Great Menu at Oak Creek Brewery

If you’re looking for something to kick start your meal, go for the Oak Creek hot wings. Enjoy a platter of crispy wings tossed in a signature spicy sauce, served with wasabi ranch and blue cheese dressing on the side. For a milder flavor to start, have the brew pub pretzels. Enjoy three pretzels baked in the wood-fired oven and served with ale-infused cheese fondue.

When it’s time for the main course, there are so many yummy choices. Try one of the gourmet burgers, which are made from half-pound Certified Angus Beef patties. Then there are the sandwiches. A great one to try is the Brewmaster’s Bomber. Bratwurst is simmered in ale, then served on a French roll with whole grain mustard and sauerkraut. The pizzas are all made in the wood-fired oven, giving them an authentic flavor. Create your own combination or choose one like the meat lovers, which is Canadian bacon, hot Italian sausage, bratwurst, and pepperoni layered over marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Visit Oak Creek Brewery online to see the full menu. Walk right into the restaurant or order delivery to your Sedona property.