Today, Arizona is the largest copper-producing state in the U.S., heaving up 60-70 percent of the nation’s output. The state may be better known for the Grand Canyon, but a copper star rightfully has pride of place in the center of the state flag. Celebrating this heritage is the Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale (a former smelting town near Jerome), which traces the metal’s pedigree around the world and through the millennia, presenting galleries filled floor to ceiling with thousands of objects from the past 500 years.Read More
Four Eight Wineworks and The Clarkdale Foundation have announced the date for the 2018 Verde Valley Wine Festival, Northern Arizona's premier wine and culinary event. The Festival returns to downtown Clarkdale’s Town Park on Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets for the popular event will go on sale to the public on New Year's Day, Monday, January 1, 2018. Find out more about this event and how you can participate.
In preparation for the coming holiday season, don't miss some of the most creative gifts and holiday celebration decorations and supplies right in your own backyard. "Adventure Where We Live" just took on a whole new meaning, because Rim Country has more creative gifts and ways to celebrate than you probably know. Festive candles, divine homemade fudge, luxurious spa treatments, comfortable and designer clothing, functional bike gear, fragrant flower arrangements, and so much more.Read More
With live music, retail and art vendors, local wine and classic cars taking over Main Street, the day is a true celebration of the Historic 89A and the Verde Valley.Read More
The fall season is upon us, and Northern Arizona is active with an array of fantastic fall fun, family-friendly festivals, spooky trails, and costume contests for all ages. This is a great time of year to explore Arizona and experience some of the best this season has to offer in a new community. Head north for Octo-boo! fun and enjoy the cool, crisp weather, hay rides, pumpkin patches, and all that autumn brings.Read More
Celebrating Historic 89A and the Verde Valley with the annual Walkin' on Main event, November 11th, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Enjoy local wine, art, shopping, and live music all day in an outdoor setting surrounded by the charming galleries, shops and local restaurants of Old Town Cottonwood. This is a free, family-friendly, community event for all.Read More