#106 – Annual Sedona Native Plant Workshop
365 Reasons to Live in Sedona

Greetings from Rob & Pam Schabatka – Broker/Owners of REMAX Sedona

Living in Sedona means there is various opportunities to intertwine with nature. Homeowners tend to their own gardens, hike trails just outside their backdoors & participate in community events that better the Sedona community and environment.

One such event is the 33rd Annual Native Plant Workshop presented by the Keep Sedona Beautiful Team. This year’s event topics include Planting the Rain, Practices and Tips & Getting the best from your Native Plants.

Event Details

The Native Plant Workshop is held at West Sedona School @ 570 Posse Ground Road on Saturday, March 24th beginning at 8:30 am. If you purchase tickets ahead of time they are $20 for KSB members and $30 for Sedona public. Tickets purchased the day of are an additional $10. Tickets include:

  • 2 Keynote Speakers (on this year’s two topics)
  • Choice of 2 Workshops
  • Silent Auction
  • Lunch

Workshops include:

  • Composting
  • Highlands Cacti
  • Insects for Home & Garden
  • Native Plant Essential Oils
  • Hydroponics
  • Fire Ecology
  • Invasive & Noxious Weeds
  • Container Gardening

You can purchase your tickets now at www.KeepSedonaBeautiful.org or 928-282-4938.

We understand that a yard that has the capacity for a garden and/or backs to national forest service is important to many Sedona residents. You can browse the Sedona Real Estate Inventory here or perform a Custom Sedona MLS Search of what specs of a property are important to you and your family. For more information or to answer any question, please contact us at 928-821-3508 or 928-282-4166 ext 253 or Rob@SedonaProperty.net. You can always visit http://SedonaProperty.net for Current Sedona Real Estate Information.

Rob & Pam Schabatka – Your Source for Sedona Real Estate

#105 – Sedona St Patrick’s Parade
365 Reasons to Live in Sedona

Greetings from Rob & Pam Schabatka – Broker/Owners of REMAX Sedona

Every spring, two events brighten everyone’s spirits, the St Patrick’s Parade & Festival along with Sedona’s nature in full bloom. You can expect the 42 Annual Sedona St Patrick’s Parade & Festival to be better and more green than the years prior.

Event Details

Previous years have hosted many Sedona businesses and organizations in decorative floats, Sedona style. You’ll see off-road vehicles such as hummer & jeep tours as well as a wide variety of classic cars. Be sure to bring something to sit on as you gather on the curbside of Jordan Road in Uptown Sedona on March 3rd. The Parade begins at 10:30 – you’ll want to get there early.

The festival beginning immediately after the parade will be held in the Sacajawea Plaza & BR Clinic Parking Lots. Get ready for:

  • Free Family Activities including a magic show, bouncy castle, face painting, balloon animals & festive dance lessons.
  • Live entertainment includes music by Karl Jones’ band, Dublin Soul and a variety of dancers from hip hop and Zumba to Irish Lasses.
  • Food Booths from the Barking Frog & Cowboy Club Restaurants
  • Dessert by the Sedona Fudge Company
  • A Beer Garden that features Oak Creek Brews, sponsored by Oak Creek Brewing Company

**Remember your chairs or blankets & don’t be late, seating fills up fast! We hope to see you there.

As you are celebrating in Irish spirit, don’t forget to look around for your Pot o’ Gold! The Uptown Sedona area is desired by many, and there are many treasures to be found. Knowing the Sedona inventory and market data allows us, Rob & Pam, the ability to negotiate a great deal when we see there is room for adjustment and advise you to purchase a “steal” before everyone else sees it. 

Look here at Sedona’s pot of gold Real Estate Inventory and find your great deal. Or contact us today to schedule an appointment to view Sedona Property for Sale. We are available at our RE/MAX Sedona Office, located in the Safeway Shopping Center, at 928-282-4166 ext 253 or directly at 928-821-3508. We are happy to assist you in your search for a new Sedona Home.

Rob & Pam Schabatka – Your Source for Sedona Real Estate.

#104 – Sedona Bridal Fair
365 Reasons to Live in Sedona

Greetings from Rob & Pam Schabatka – Broker/Owners of REMAX Sedona

The second most special thing you can do in Sedona is to marry the one you love. What’s the first thing? Wake up everyday and breathe Sedona’s fresh air! But today we are talking about #2. Creating your Sedona Dream Wedding.

Weddings are stressful on all parties. Most of the stress stems from not knowing where to start. Luckily some answers are on the way. In our own backyard, the Sedona Wedding Professionals Association has chartered the perfect event. The  2nd annual Sedona Bridal Fair, Scheduled for Sat. February 18th, 2012, gives brides and their maids of honor the resources to plan a wedding! Everything you need to get started on your wedding planning journey is assembled on the grounds of the Poco Diablo Resort. The only other thing you will need is a groom, as these are not provided at the event.

The event hosts plenty of local vendors and wedding professionals from primarily the Sedona and the Verde Valley areas. The representatives give brides-to-be a taste of what their businesses offer. Some of the wedding professionals include:

  • Wedding Planners
  • Venue Representatives
  • Officiates
  • Photographers/Videographers
  • Cake Designers
  • Musicians/DJs
  • Hair and Makeup Artists
  • Limousine and luxury car companies, etc.

Event Details
The second annual Sedona Bridal Fair will be hosted at the Poco Diablo Resort and will begin at 10 am Saturday, February 18th and will proceed until 2pm. To purchase tickets please visit SedonaBridalFair.com, brides are $10 and guests are $5.

The chance of winning one of the many incredible door prizes even makes Rob want to attend! If you are a Sedona bride-to-be we (Pam) highly recommend attending this great occasion.

For those of you who were more interested in the #1 most wonderful thing to do in Sedona, let us give you some suggestions. We have found that when searching for a new home in any area it is most important to begin your search by seeing which neighborhoods fit your lifestyles. Your goal should then be to find a home within that community.

Sedona AZ has six areas/neighborhoods, you can search Sedona Properties for sale within them below.

At any point in your Sedona home search feel free to contact us with any questions. We are available by email, FaceBook.com/SedonaProperty, Twitter.com/Sedona_Property and by phone at 928-821-3508 or 928-282-4166 ext 253. We look forward to hearing from you.

Rob & Pam Schabatka – Your Source for Sedona Real Estate.

#103 – Valentine’s Weekend on the Verde Canyon Railroad
365 Reasons to Live in Sedona

Greetings from Rob & Pam Schabatka – Broker/Owners of REMAX Sedona

There are plenty of reasons to live in Sedona. One of our favorites is the many romantic activities you can do with your spouse & family. This year we decided to  to research the options for Valentine’s Day Weekend and we discovered the Verde Canyon Railroad features a train ride as one of the best ways to spend this year’s holiday with your loved ones.

If you are looking to supercharge the typical Valentine’s Day chocolates, then delight in knowing your loved one will enjoy every delectable moment on the Chocolate Lover’s Train. As you ride throughout over a century of Verde Valley History, you will be provided an assortment of chocolate hors d’oeuvres to sample accompanied by specialty cocktails & flavored coffee.

Perfectly said on the Chocolate Lover’s Train event flyer, “Valentine’s Day occurs right in the middle of Eagle watch season. Appropriate. Eagles mate for life. Isn’t that romantic?” If you are in Sedona for the holiday weekend, we recommend bringing your Valentine on a ride in paradise for an unforgettable romantic experience.

You can expect rides on the Chocolate Lover’s Train to be full of lavish accommodations, fabulous food and extraordinary surroundings. The train is scheduled to ride February 9th through the 19th.

The reasoning behind the premier Valentine’s train is due to the Verde Canyon Railroad celebrating it’s 100th year. This Verde Valley historic experience is one you won’t want to miss out on. For more information please contact the railroad at 1-800-293-7245 or visit their website.

Have you come to love Sedona more and more with every visit? Why not make today the day you find your Sedona Home? Gorgeous homes, unmatchable views, perfect climate for outdoor activities, and subdivisions with luxurious amenities; Sedona is the ideal place to spend more than the holiday weekend.

Take advantage of the insanely low interest rates and great Sedona Real Estate Inventory. Begin your Sedona Home Search online now. Visit our website, http://SedonaProperty.net, for Relocation Information, Buyer Information, Sellers Tips, Things to do in the Sedona Area and of course to search the complete Sedona-Verde Valley MLS (multiple listings service).

Create your own custom Sedona MLS Search now or contact Rob & Pam Schabatka by email or phone at 928-821-3508 or 928-282-4166 ext 253 for more information about buying in Sedona.

We look forward to helping you find the perfect Sedona Property to begin your new life in our amazing community.

Rob & Pam Schabatka – Your Source for Sedona Real Estate.