Are you planning a visit to Sedona in September? Check out these great events below!

September 7: SGA Hosts Exciting 1st Friday Tour 

Sedona’s finest art galleries invite you to enjoy an evening of openings, special guests and artists receptions at their monthly 1st Friday Gallery Tour on September 7, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. All guests are welcome to attend free of charge and enjoy the Sedona Trolley, which does continuous loops to all locations. For more information on the SGA you can find them on Facebook or visit

September 7: Celebrate the Navajo Tradition at AZADI Fine Rugs

On Friday, September 7, from 00 – 8:00 pm during the 1st Friday Gallery Tour AZADI Fine Rugs will kick off their month long exhibition, with an opening reception for “Celebrating the Navajo Tradition.” Refreshing beverages will be served. AZADI FineRugs has two Sedona Locations Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village and the Hillside Shops in Sedona.  For more information please call (928) 203-0400 or

September 7: Goldenstein Gallery presents “The Current”

On Friday, September 7 Goldenstein Gallery in Uptown presents the opening reception for  “The Current” an exhibition that celebrates a stunning array of art from award winning gallery artists who have captivated and inspired collectors from around the globe.  Among the featured artists are Patricia Griffin, and Shane McDermott.  There will be live music and refreshing beverages will be served.  The Current runs through September 30.  For more information visit or call (928) 204-1765.

September 7: “Koshares” Celebrated at Turquoise Tortoise Gallery

During the 1st Friday September 7, an artist reception from 5:00 – 8:00 pm opens “Randall Chitto: Sacred Clowns.” The much-collected and awarded clay artist reinterprets turtles (keeper of history and stories to his Choctaw people) as “Koshares,” the sacred clowns of our area’s Puebloan people. Exhibition through September 16. See photos and a long article on Facebook (/TurquoiseTortoiseGallerySedona) and share your thoughts! Call  (928) 282-2262, or visit

September 7: Haunting Urban Art at Lanning Gallery

A favored Arizona artist returns to Lanning Gallery for Sedona’s 1st Friday as “Jonathan Howard: Escape Plan” opens. An artist reception from 5:00 – 8:00 pm, September 7 opens the exhibition giving visitors the opportunity to meet the fascinating and wholly approachable artist who paints evocative urban scenes in muted palettes of layered mixed media. Read long article on Facebook (/LanningGallerySedona), see photos and share your thoughts. Call (928) 282-6865 or visit

September 7: Ken Row Debuts a Close Call at Rowe Fine Art Gallery

Award winning wildlife sculptor and gallery owner Ken Rowe will unveil his latest bronze, A Close Call during the Sedona Gallery Association’s 1st Friday Gallery Tour on September 7 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Meet Ken and hear about the sculpture. Rowe Fine Art is located under the Bell Tower at Tlaquepaque. For more information visit

September 7: Sculptured Elegance in Bronze and Stone

Abstract figurative sculptor Reno Carollo finds the human figure to be the framework for infinite possibilities. Unlike realistic art, the abstract figurative artist uses the realistic human figure as a starting point for creative expression, not the end result. James Ratliff Gallery invites you to attend a public reception on September 7 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm located in Hillside 671 SR 179, Suites A-1 & A-2. Call (928) 282-1404 for information.

September 8: Fiesta del Tlaquepaque

Tlaquepaque is celebrating Mexican Independence Day! Saturday, September 8 is the 39th Annual Fiesta del Tlaquepaque! Enjoy strolling mariachis, fiery flamenco dancing, ballet Folklorico and traditional Mexican folk music. While you meander through the delightful courtyards enjoy 28 demonstrating artists as well as free kid’s activities. Come enjoy the fun, food, and music at the beautiful Tlaquepaque, meaning “The best of everything”.  Visit for the full performance schedule or call (928) 282-4838.

September 9: Sedona Sing out Concert  

Join a music filled afternoon to support the Verde Valley Caregiver Coalition at the Sedona United Methodist Church located at 100 Indian Cliffs Rd on Sunday, September 9 beginning at 2:00 pm.  Pre-sale tickets $20, tickets at the door $25. Tickets are available at: VOC, Rycus Corners, Webers.  In West Sedona: Curves, Bashas, Sedona United Methodist Church, Verde Valley Caregivers Offices & Silver Linings Thrift Shop. Call (928) 282-1780 or visit