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~November 2003~



November 1

The Sedona Verde Valley Association of Realtors is sponsoring the first in a series of information fairs for potential home-buyers. The "Yes You Can" Home Buyers Fair will take place today at the Mingus Union High School cafeteria from 11 am to 1 PM. There will be free food, and raffle tickets.

Elks Ladies' 10 annual Craft Fair will be today from 9 am to 3 PM at the Elks Lodge in Clarkdale. The event includes a snack bar, home-made deserts, and 22 exhibitors. The Lodge is located at 100 S. Broadway in Clarkdale. For more information call Jo Krieger 634-7792

The Verde Valley Clubhouse will have ball room dancing tonight from 7 to 10 PM. Just follow the blue signs to the clubhouse.

Now through November 9

Old Town Players present their sixth show at the Cottonwood Civic Center.

November 5

The Verde Valley Property Owners Association spaghetti dinner will be at the Verde Village Community Center 5 to 8 PM tonight. Price of the meal is $5 and the public is welcome. The address is 4855 Broken Saddle Drive in Verde Village Unit 5. Just follow the blue signs of Del Rio.

November 7 & 8

Camp Verde Library will have its semi-annual book sale Friday 9 to 4 and Saturday from 9 to noon. For more information call 567-3414

It's the fall fund raiser for The Olive Branch: New Beginnings next to the Rimrock Mercantile starting at 8 am. Nov. 7 and 8.

November 8

The Verde Historical Societies annual Zeke Taylor BBQ at the Clemenceau Heritage Museum. For more information call 928-634-2868

Annual Christmas Bazaar in Camp Verde at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church from 10 am to 3 PM. If you would like to have a booth sign up by calling Carol Withers at (928) 567-6941 or Eileen Frager at (928) 567-3623

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6739, Camp Verde, will have another New York steak fry from 4 to 7 PM today. Music by Double Take starts at 5 PM.

The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary and 4th Degree Knights Assembly 2747 will host a Harvest Moon Dinner and Dance from 7 to 10 PM at the Pine Shadows Clubhouse 2050 W. Arizona 89A Cottonwood. For more information call Mary Fojardo at (928) 639-0137

The Verde Valley FMS/CFS/RA/OA support group will meet from 10 to 11:30 am at the Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood. For more information call Bea Butler at (928) 649-3465

November 9

Marvin Hamlisch ~ A Pulizter Prize winner, Marvin Hamlishch has also won a Tony Award, three Oscars, three Golden Globes, and four Grammy's. He created music for "A Chorus Line" and "They're Playing Our Song." Hamlisch is also Principal Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Pops and the first ever Principal Pops Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington D.C. This will be a night not to forget. ~ Info. 928-776-2033 or Toll Free: 1-877-928-4253

November 11

There will be a special flag-lowering ceremony commemorating the Armed Forces of yesterday and today at the Fort Verde State Park. For more information call (928) 567-3275

November 13

Shangri-La - Chinese Acrobats ~ This show is sure to please everyone in the family. With their dazzling acrobatics, beautiful costumes, and explosive Kung Fu, these acrobats have been training for decades to prefect centuries old traditions. ~ Cosponsored by KNOT 1450 AM & 99.1 and KNAU, Arizona Public Radio ~ Info. 928-776-2033 or Toll Free: 1-877-928-4253

The dedication for the newly re-paved and widened Montezuma Castle Highway will be held at Camp Verde High School at 10 am. For more information (928) 567-0534

Don't miss the Annual Tribute to Veteran's Day at the Dr. Daniel Bright Elementary School starting at 9am and again at 6:30 PM. For more information call (928) 634-7039

Mingus Union High Schools Theatre Arts Class will present the play "You Can't Take it with You" by Moss Hart and George S. Caveman now through the 14th at 7 PM. at the Mingus Union High School auditorium 1802 E. Fir Street Cottonwood Arizona.

The Jewell House, St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Yavapai-Apache Nation, are once again collecting turkeys, staples and canned goods for Thanksgiving boxes, now through the 16th from 9 to 5 and again November 20 to the 23. For more information or to donate call 928-567-4180 Monday, Thursday, or Friday 8 to 11:30 am.

The Cornville/Page Springs Community Association will hold the last general metting of 2003 and a community potluck dinner at the gymnasium at Oak Creek School 7 pm tonight,

November 14

The Triple T (Tailor-made Talent Troupe) will perform their Down Memory Lane Show at 7 PM tonight to help raise money for the Civic Center stage. Suggested donation is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, and $4 for youth. For more information (or to make a LARGE donation) please contact Janette Davis at 938-634-0456

November 15

The second Copper Ball will be held tonight starting at 6 PM with a cash bar and silent auction. Dinner and live auction will begin at 7:30. Dancing will start at 9 PM. Tickets are $75 ($50 tax deductible) For more information call 938-6396100. The Copper Ball is presented by the Foundation at Verde Valley Medical Center.

It's the Holiday Fashion Show at the Camp Verde Community Center. Call the Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce (928)567-9294

The 14th annual Camp Verde Marshals Toy ride will start today at 8:30 am. For more information call the leader of the posse, Marshal John Wischmeyer at (928) 567-6621

The Artisans Guild Camp Verde will celebrate the opening of their new Co-op Gallery Space 358 Main Street in Camp Verde with a mammoth area art show from 10 am to 6 PM.

Embry-Riddle will host the Tri-City Water Forum from 9 am to 4 pm at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Davis Learning Center Auditorium. Registration begins at 8:30 am. For more information call 928-636-1622 or email [email protected]

November 19

Jerome State Park will host a lecture by Paul Lindberg, a consulting economic geologist residing in Sedona, at 7 pm. The talk will include hands on models he created of the geological structure of Gerome and the Grand canyon. For more information call Robaert Coons at 928-634-5381.

The 33rd annual Girl Scout Community Turkey Dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Elks Lodge in Clarkdale. Cost is adults, $5 and seniors, $4 and children, $2.50.

November 20

The Verde Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild will hold its monthly meeting at the Church of the Nazarene on Rojo Road in the Village of Oak Creek at 9:30 am. For more information call 928-282-5134.

Cottonwood Chamber day starts with breakdast at Rosalie's Bluewaters Inn at 7 am. The program features Richard Cranmer, CPS, PC speaking on tax credits and tax planning for the nd of the year. Then the Chamber Mixer will be sponsored by Murphy's Grill and Yavapai Broadcasting and will take place at 747 S. Main Street, Cottonwood from 6 to 8 pm.

November 24

A meeting will be held at 7 PM above the fire station in Jerome by the Arizona Department of Fish and game to update residents on the mountain lion situation.