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Sedona Events – Celebrate Earth Day in the Red Rocks

Sedona, Arizona is one of the best places on Earth to celebrate Earth Day because we bring GREEN and RED together! Red rocks and green living meet in a city that hopes to be known for years to come as one of premiere eco-tourism destinations in the world. Travelers come to Sedona from all over the world to stay in eco-friendly resorts like Los Abrigados Resort & Spa, to shop at environmentally conscious businesses like New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, to cruise Sedona on electric toys, to dine at cafes that offer natural and organic selections like the Secret Garden Cafe and of course, to soak in the mystical energy of Sedona.

You’ll also find that those of us who call Sedona home are working hard to make our community greener through our schools, recycling centers, and plans for the future of our city. Sedona organizations like Keep Sedona Beautiful and Sustainable Arizona work tirelessly together for the future of our planet and our city. In fact, right now Sedona’s celebrating Water Awareness for the entire month of April!

Its pretty easy to appreciate and honor our sacred Earth when surrounded by the reverent beauty of towering red rock mountains. Sedona is a city unlike any other in the world and we’ve been going green for awhile now so each year, there’s more and more ways to celebrate Earth Day.

Here are just a few of the Sedona events going on this next week so pick your environmentally-friendly, sustainable, recyclable, organic green event find the green in this beautiful red city!

City of Sedona Earth Day Celebration at Posse Grounds
9 am – 1 pm

The City of Sedona will hold the 2nd annual Earth Day Event at the Posse Grounds community area. Come out and show your support for the Earth! The first 150 attendees will receive complimentary reusable grocery bags courtesy of local Sedona grocery stores. There will be interesting and informative vendors on site giving out information on sustainability and green living. Live music performances will be happening so bring a blanket and enjoy some relaxing time on the grass out in the sunshine. Please remember that dogs on leashes are welcome, but please pick up after your pet. Organized games for children will be held at 11 am, with prizes for those that participate. For more information, contact Parks and Recreation at 282-7098 or visit the city website.

Return of the Ancestors
Sedona Red Rock High School soccer field, 9 am – 5 pm

Honoring Earth Day Weekend. The Return of the Ancestors Gathering will take place at the Sedona Red Rock High School soccer field. For a complete schedule of events, check out the website.

Scroll down to the blog before this one for more info on Return of the Ancestors!

Sedona International Film Festival Presents “Pirate for the Sea”, Environmentally Conscious Film
Tuesday 4/21 at Harkin’s Theatres, 4 pm and 7 pm

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Arizona Premiere of “Pirate for the Sea” on Tuesday, April 21. There will be two screenings of the film at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. on at Harkins Sedona Six Theatres. The film is the second in a five-week “Premiere Series” that will continue every Tuesday through mid-May.

“Pirate for the Sea” had its premiere at the Telluride Film Festival last fall and has gone on to play numerous prestigious festivals around the world (including the Berlin and Seattle International Film Festivals), and has won “Best Feature Documentary” at the Boulder International Film Festival, the “Environmental Award” at the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival, and was a nominee for the “Social Justice Award” at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

The writer/director/producer of the film, Ron Colby, and the co-producer Patricia van Ryker will be in Sedona to host the premiere and conduct a Q&A; discussion following both screenings.
“This is the perfect film for us to feature on the eve of Earth Day, and it is one of the most environmentally thought-provoking films you’ll see,” said festival director Patrick Schweiss. “It is an important and timely film about a very powerful topic that needs to be brought to the attention of the entire world.”

Celebrate Earth Day in Sedona – where red rocks meet green living! For a complete listing of annual Sedona events, click here.

Ask Megan – Your Sedona Concierge

Hi, I’m Megan Aronson, your Sedona Concierge. I am the expert on all things Sedona! From current events to restaurant recommendations, hotels and B&Bs to hiking trails and golf courses…and EVERYTHING in between!

You can find videos on Sedona Lodging, Shops, Galleries, Restaurants, Spas, Retreats, Spirituality and much more right here on Sedona.tv but if you’ve got a burning question about how you can make the most out of your time in the red rocks, just ask! I’ll pick the best questions and respond right here on our Sedona.tv Blog, making several recommendations for you. I’ll also include informative videos so you can see for yourself which shops, restaurants, galleries, spas, and lodging choices will make YOUR trip to Sedona the most memorable. You might start off by watching the video below – it’ll give you a great overview of Sedona to help you plan your trip here.


I know when I travel, I always want to know where the locals go because those are usually the best places to visit – the places that create lasting memories that you will talk about for years to come. So consider me your local insider! Want to know where you can have the best massage of your life? Looking for a less-traveled, still spectacular path for a romantic hike in the red rocks? Wondering where you can have an authentic Sedona pyschic reading or healing session? Trying to find a restaurant unlike any other you’ve ever been to? I’ve got answers to all your questions! I’m also a Mom, a dog-owner and an “eco-tourist” so if you want pet-friendly, kid-friendly or GREEN recommendations, I’ve got those too!

A Little More About Me

I’m the host of “Out & About with Megan” on Red Rock TV Channel 16 here in beautiful Sedona and before that I was a Concierge for several years at one of Sedona’s top resorts. I’ve lived in Sedona for almost 9 years and my family has been here for over 40 years. In fact, my parents met here in Sedona in my grandmother’s 8th grade choir class (and they are still married!). I’ve been visiting Sedona all my life and in the year 2000, I moved to Sedona “temporarily,” got the infamous “Red Rock Fever” and never left. Now I couldn’t imagine living anywhere else in the world. The incredible energy of this magical place has changed me forever and continues to speak to me day after day. I feel so blessed to call Sedona home and now I am excited to share my home with you!

I’ve responded to several questions on Twitter already but its so hard to tell followers about all the great things to see & do here in just 140 characters so from now on, I’m going to pick some questions to respond to here on our Sedona.tv Blog so I can give a more detailed response complete with videos!

If you’ve got a question, please post it in the COMMENTS area! You can also visit our FAQs page for a list of frequently asked questions on Sedona’s weather, the Red Rock Pass, how to pronounce that strange word Tlaquepaque (and what exactly is it?!), why the rocks are red, what is a Vortex and much more. Take a little time to watch the video below and I guarantee you’ll be packing your bags heading to Sedona soon as you can!
P.S. You don’t have to be traveling to Sedona to have a burning question about our Red Rock Country – feel free to post questions whether or not you’re comin’ for a visit!

See you in the red rocks – I promise, you’re going to have the TIME OF YOUR LIFE!!!