February offers the perfect opportunity for you to bring that special someone to the Southwest Inn at Sedona and cuddle up in front of a warm fireplace on Sedona's chilly winter nights. But don't let the nights fool you, when the sun is shining, the daytime temperature couldn't be better for taking a long hike or exploring all that Sedona has to offer. Call the Southwest Inn for more information on planning your romantic February getaway.
Daily- Red Rock State Park guided nature walks: at 10AM, visitors can join a naturalist on a guided nature walk lasting 2 hrs. Plants, wildlife, geology, history and archeology are some of the subjects that may be discussed.
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9AM- guided bird walk.
2/1-6- Waste Management Phoenix Open: watch PGA Tour players battle for the $1 million-1st placed prize at the best attended golf tournament in the world. Scottsdale, AZ. www.wastemanagementphoenixopen.com
2/2-6- 14th Annual Hobby Craft and Gem Show: Quartzite, AZ. www.quartzsitervshow.com
2/4- First Friday Gallery Tour: Presented by Sedona Gallery Association. Free trolly.
2/5- Jerome Art Walk
2/5- "Mysteries of Mogollon" one man show: presented by the Sedona Heritage Museum.
2/5- 21st Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest: presented at the Heard Musium, Phoenix. Featuring top American Indian and Canadian First Nation Hoop Dancers. Amazong performances of the inter-tribal hoop dance, where each dancer weaves in aspects of his or her distinct tradition and culture. www.heard.org
2/6- Music In the Garden: Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden. www.dbg.org
2/9-13- 52nd Annual Tubac Festival of the Arts. Arizona's longest running art festival, showcases the work of hundreds of visiting artists, craft persons and musicians from around the country. www.tubacaz.com
2/11-13- 21st Annual Chinese Week and Culture and Cuisine Festival: Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center. Featuring Chinese cuisine, arts and crafts, The Dragon and Lion Dance, folk dance, mah-jong booth, martial arts. www.phoenixchineseweek.org
2/11-13- 11th Annual Pecan/Wine and Antique Festival: Camp Verde. Features more than 60 antique dealers and localy grown pecans, 12 wineries, live entertainment, and educational lectures on wine, grape, and pecan growing. www.verdeentertainments.com
2/12- BrewHaHa: Flagstaff. Features more than 25 local, regional, and western breweries, and more than 40 different craft beers. www.flagstaffbrewhaha.com
2/12- Sedona Marathon: Marathon, half-marathon, and 5k, city and forest roads, elevations from 41,000-4,650 feet. www.arizonaroadracers.com
2/10-13- Tuscon Gem and Mineral Show: the largest gem and mineral show in the US with an umparalleled variety of mineral, gem fossil lapidary. www.tgms.org
2/13- The Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame Induction Ceromony: featuring Linda Rondstadt, Steven Spielburg, Alice Cooper, and others. www.amehof.org
2/14-21- Havasu Pocket-Cruisers Convention: more than 100 sailers with their pocket sized sailboats. www.sailhavasu.com
2/18-20- 26th Annual NHRA Division 7 Season Opener: Chandler. Firebird Internation Raceway. More than 400 teams compete in one classes ranging from Alcohol Funny Cars to Gas, Superstreet, and more. www.firebirdraceway.com
2/19-27- La Fiesta DeLos Vaqueros Tuscon Rodeo: more than 80yrs old and one of the top 20 professional rodeos in North America.
2/17-27- Scottsdale's 56th Anual Arabian Horse Show: come see over 22,000 of the worlds most beautiful arabian horses. www.scottsdaleshow.com
2/20- Chamber Music Sedona: presents the McDermott Trio with Paul Neubauer
2/20-27- Sedona International Film Festival
2/21-27- Accenture Match-Play Golf Championship: Murana, at Ritz Carlton. Cornerstone of the world golf championship series. Competition between the best 64 available golfers from the Offical World Golf Ranking. www.worldgolfchampionship.com
2/25- Lucas Oil Phoenix 150: Phoenix International Raceway. www.phoenixraceway.com
2/25-27- 47th Annual Lost Dutchmen Days: Rodeo, carnival, rodeo dance, food, BLM wild horse auction. www.lostdutchmendays.org
2/26- Spring Training 2011 Fan Festival. www.peoriaaz.com/springtrain