Major January Arizona Events:
1/1 - Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - Glendale. University of Phoenix Stadium. Oklahoma University Vs. University of Connecticut. 5:30 pm, 480-350-0911 or www.tostitosfiestabowl.com
1/1/ - Mysteries of the Mogollon - Sedona. First-person style history talk with song, cowboy poetry and humor with Michael Peach, Sedona Heritage Museaum, $6, 1:30 pm, 928-282-7038 or http://www.sedonamuseum.org.
1/1 - 10th Annual Kingman Polar Bear Plunge - Kingman. Start the new year in a "chilling" way by braving the near freezing water of Centennial Pool, several unknown prizes await brave swimmers at the bottom of the pool, noon, 928-753-7919 or http://www.cityofkingman.gov/pages/depts/parks/
1/1 - 1/2 - Holidays at the Heard Museum - Phoenix. Artist demonstrations, music, dance performances including Navajo and Hopi dancers, book signings and hands-on activities, frybread, $5-12, 9:30 am - 4 pm, Heard Museum, 602-252-8848 or http://www.heard.org.
1/1-2/14 - Annual Quilt Show: an Arizona Sanctoned Centennial Event by City of Sedona Historic Preservation Commission - 928/203-5035 at Sedona Public Library
1/6 - 1/9 - Arizona National Horse Show - Scottsdale. West World, Includes events such as a cutting competition, Quarterhorse show, 4-H & FFA Horse Show & AZ National Reining & Western Affiliate qualifying show, free, 8 am, 602-258-8568 or www.anls.org.
1/6 - Songwriters Judson Claiborne, Dave Logan, Brayan Vasquez and Decker by Sedona Performers Guild - 928/282-0549 at Studio Live
1/6-1/17 - Palm Springs International Film Festival - more than 200 films from 60 countries psfilmfest.org
1/7 - Poetry Slam: by Sedona Performers Guild - 928/282-0549 at Studio Live
1/7-2/2 - Sedona Arts Center presents "Vivacity & Vituosity"
1/7 - 1/9 - 6th Annual Arizona Home & Garden Show - Phoenix. Phoenix Convention Center, thousands of square feet of exhibits, latest in home and garden products and services, landscapes, latest trends in kitchens and baths, pools and spas, building and remodeling, free seminars, complimentary wine tastings, pet adoption by Arizona Humane Society, $5-7, 16 and under free, Fri 2-7 pm, Sat 10 am - 7 pm, Sun 11 am - 5 pm, www.showtechnology.com/shows/Phoenix/Phoenix.html
1/7 - 1/16 - Tyson Wells Rock/Gem/Mineral Show - Quartzite. Tyson Wells Showgrounds, Goldsmithing, silversmithing, precious metals, lapidary tools, equipment, supplies, free 8 am - 5 pm, 928-927-6364 or www.tysonwells.com.
1/9 - Red Rock State Park is offering a geology hike at 2:00pm. You will learn why the rocks are red, where they came from where they are going and more
1/9 Chamaber Music Sedona presents the Canellakis Duo at St. John vianney church
1/10 - BCS National Championship Game - Glendale. University of Phoenix Stadium, www.tostitisfiestabowl.com or http://glendalesgotgame.com/BCS_2011.html.
1/12 Sedona Heritage Museum presents"Living History" - Yavapai: Mother of Counties, Cradle of Statehood
1/14-1/16 - Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival offering more than 175 award-winning find artists throughout the United States and the Valley's largest wine tasting event. ThunderbirdArtists.com
1/15 - 7th Annual Rockin Art Walk - Scottsdale. Scottsdale art district along Main Street & Marshall Way, dozens of art galleries open and hosting multiple opening receptions, live msic, free food samples, 1-4 pm, 480-990-3939 or www.scottsdalegalleries.com.
1/16 - 8th Annual P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon & 1/2 Marathon – Phoenix. Begins at Wesley Bolin Memorial Park, run through Phoenix, Tempe & Scottsdale, fast, flat course, more than 70 live bands, 40 cheer squads, aid stations each mile, music at every mile, free headliner concert, 800-311-1255 or www.rnraz.com.
1/17 - 1/23 - Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction - Scottsdale. Westworld, largest, most prestigious antique/classic car auction in the world, 700+ American and European sports & racing cars, buyers from around the world, 9 am - 10 pm, 480-421-6694 or www.barrett-jackson.com.
1/18 Sedona Performing Arts Center presents Jane Powell and Robert Osborne presenting "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
1/19 - 1/23 - 11th Annual Russo and Steele "Sports and Muscle" Car Auction - Scottsdale. Features more than 500 sports cars, muscle cars and hot rods, presenting the finest in European Sports, American Muscle, Customs and hot rods, memorabilia auction, supports local charities, $20, 480-517-4005 or www.russoandsteele.com.
1/19 - 1/23 - 45th annual Pow Wow - Gem and Mineral show - Quartzite. More than 450 rock, gem, mineral and jewelry vendors from around the world, largest operating display of lapidary equipment in the country, free, 9 am - 5 pm, 928-927-6325.
1/26 - Blues Theme Night at Studio Live - 928/282-0549
1/27 - 1/29 - Studio Live presents Just Desserts, Fabulous Fifties Revue and Bill Dutcher. www.StudioLiveSedona.com
1/29 - Sedona Creative Life Center presents "An Evening of Eclectic, Evocative Music" with Bradly Blalock. www.sedonacreativelife.com
1/28 - 1/30 - 2nd Annual Desperado Gay and Lesbian Film Festivalb - Phoenix. Paradise Community College - Center for the Performing Arts, 602-787-7738 or http://www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa.
1/28 - 1/30 - 3rd Annual Crave Arizona 2011 - Scottsdale. Highlights local chefs, artisans, and one-of-a-kind dining experiences found only in Arizona, includes exquisite dinners, cooking demonstrations, competitions, educational seminars, in-gallery private dinners, the National Mix-it-Up competition, Arizona Grand Tasting with more than 50 of the state's top signature restaurants, http://cravearizona.com.
1/29 - 1/31 - 15th Annual Heard Museum Guild Library Book Sale &Treasure Market - Phoenix. More than 30,000 books ranging from rare books to paperbacks, historic tomes to cookbooks, also unique art and collectibles including American Indian and vintage jewelry, katsina dolls, prints, pottery and ceramic vessels, silent auction for high-end items and rare-edition books, free, Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm, Sun 9:30 am - 4 pm, 602-252-8848 or http://www.heard.org.
1/30 Chamber Music Sedona presents the Claremont trio at St. John Vianney.
- New Years Day
- Fiesta Bowl
- PF Chang Marathon
- Arizona State University Baseball season begins
- AMP’D Mobile Supercross
- FBR Golf Tournament
- World of Wheel auto show
Major Sedona Events:
- Southwest Inn Wellness Clinics