Is It Time To Fill Up Your October Calendar? Here’s A Start
Downstream is a list of upcoming events in Arizona. An opportunity for you and your family t plan ahead to enjoy the best that Arizona has to offer.
October 11 Deadline For Applications
The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is accepting applications for 2023 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for spring turkey, javelina, bison and raptor capture.
To apply, visit www.azgfd.gov and click on “Apply for a Draw.” For an overview of the application service, including license requirements, applying for bonus points and payment information, see Page 8 of the “2023 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison, Bear and Raptor Capture Hunt Draw Information” booklet.
The booklet is posted online at www.azgfd.gov/hunting/draw. Printed versions soon will be available at all license dealers statewide (call in advance for availability).
October 31 Deadline For Submissions
Letter To The Editor From The Editor
I hope that you will find time for and interest in these scholarships that are available to Arizona students. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Auxiliary members administer these scholarships each year and encourage our students to express their Americanism and Patriotism thoughts through our scholarship programs.
- Patriot’s Pen (6th, 7th, 8th grades)
- Voice of Democracy (grades 9-12)
- Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest (grades 9-12)
By participating in our scholarship programs, students show support for our country in their own words or in their art work and are able to earn money for their further education.
Please share with any students you know who might be interested in participating. Entry forms and more information are available at https://vfwauxiliary.org › scholarships.
When the entry form is complete, please mail it to Carol Allen, c/o VFW Auxiliary Post 3513, 7220 E Wilshire Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
If you have comments or questions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and put “SCHOLARSHIPS” in the subject line.
Carol L. Allen
VFW Auxiliary Post 3513, Scottsdale, Scholarship Chair
Tlaquepaque Fall Events
Locals and tourists look forward to the annual events held at Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village. Exquisitely curated with attention to history and entertainment value, these events are for audiences of all ages and are some of the most delightful in Sedona.
Flamenco in the Courtyard with Gaetano and Friends
SUNDAY – TUESDAY EVERY WEEK UNTIL OCTOBER 23
5:30 @ PATIO DE LAS CAMPANAS
El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano hosts this Free Event. Master guitarist Gaetano and his fellow artists create spirited music. Inspiring audiences listening to the flavors of South America; to dance to their melodies on the open patio. Relax and enjoy these magical performances table-side with your favorite beverages and salsa from the restaurant’s outside bar.
Sedona Flamenco Festival
5:30 – 8:00 P.M., PATIO DE LAS CAMPANAS
This extraordinary festival of music and dance is authentically captivating with its colorful, flamenco costumes, staccato footwork, passion, and energy! Pre-show music by Sedona’s Bolero Flamenco from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dance performances by Flamenco Extravaganza from 7:00 p. m. – 8:00 p.m. feature gypsy spirited Yumi La Rosa and Martin Gaxiola — accompanied by the renowned guitarist, Misael Barraza-Diaz.
TICKETS ARE $30.00 ON EVENTBRITE.COM
1st Friday’s in Tlaquepaque’s Galleries
FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH
4:00 to 7:00 P.M.
1st Friday in Tlaquepaque’s Galleries – A fun way to experience Sedona’s Art Scene is to enjoy gallery receptions on the first Friday of each month in Tlaquepaque. Music, poetry, wine tasting, and treats await as you immerse yourself in the work of renowned artists from Sedona and around the world. These delightful receptions often allow you to meet some of your favorite artists in person and connect with their inspiration.
Participating Galleries are Eclectic Image Gallery, Honshin Fine Art, Mountain Trails Gallery, Ken Rowe Fine Art Gallery, Andrea Smith Gallery, Azadi Fine Rugs, AZadi Navajo Rugs, Sedona Carre D’Artistes, Vue Gallery, Quilts Ltd. Gallery, Kuivato Art Gallery, Navarro Gallery, and Renee Taylor Gallery
Howl-o-ween Doggie Costume Parade
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16
1:00 to 3:00 P.M., Calle Independencia
Seize an opportunity to show off your canine in style. Or simply come to see the Show! This parade is not to be missed if you’re a dog lover. Doggie costumes with personality will warm your heart and create unforgettable memories. Music provided by Roving Performers. Prize categories include Doggone Cutest, Craziest Canine, Leader of the Packs, and Business Big Dog. The parade begins at the fountain at Calle Independencia at the back of Tlaquepaque.
$100 prizes will be awarded for each category. Floats not exceeding 2′ wide by 4′ long by 4′ high are permissible for groups and businesses. Sponsored by Bowwow Sedona of Tlaquepaque North – benefitting The Humane Society of Sedona.
REGISTER ONLINE AT HUMANESOCIETYOFSEDONA.ORG / $10 INDIVIDUAL ENTRY FEE, $15 FOR GROUPS AND FAMILIES, AND $20 FOR BUSINESSES
Marigold Mural Project
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 – WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2
11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Calle Independencia
In honor of Old Souls’ Day or Day of The Dead, come with a memory or feeling to paint, a photograph or printed words to pay tribute to a lost loved one — on the 26-foot-long community remembrance wall. People and animals have been reflected on these murals, and you don’t have to be present to submit a tribute. You may email a 4-inch by 6-inch drawing, poem, or photo to email@example.com and they’ll include it on the mural. Paints and brushes will be provided on-site with the murals from the previous years on display for viewing and inspiration.
Day of the Dead
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 – WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2
11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Immerse yourself in this five-day event with special performances on the 29th of October. Impressive large-scale installations and vignettes are showcased throughout Tlaquepaque to commemorate Mexico’s Dia de Los Muertos. Remember loved ones and celebrate their lives while enjoying beautiful altars of Mexican culture and heritage. Remember to take part in the Marigold Mural Project while you’re there. Free Events include sugar skull making, musical entertainment, and dance performances.
TLAQUEPAQUE ARTS & SHOPPING VILLAGE AND TLAQUEPAQUE NORTH
ARE LOCATED AT 336 STATE ROUTE 179 IN SEDONA, AZ.
MONDAY – THURSDAY 10 A.M. – 5 P.M. / FRIDAY – SATURDAY 10 A.M. – 6 P.M.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (928) 282-4838, VISIT TLAQ.COM, OR EMAIL VISITORINFO@TLAQ.COM
Our mailing address is:
336 State Route 179
Sedona, AZ 86336