The Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village has become the undisputed epicenter for holiday entertainment and festivities in Sedona. It all starts Saturday, December 16th from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. As always, the event is free and the trolley will be running from the Uptown municipal parking lot (260 Schnebly Road) during the same time period for your convenience.
Now in its fifth year, the Holiday Sweet Stroll is a musical and entertainment extravaganza sprinkled with very special treats, gifts and sweet discounts to entice some holiday shopping. Gather family, friends and the young ones for a magical afternoon of fun. The participating Tlaquepaque boutique shops and galleries have gone all out to make sure your holidays are the best ever.
As for the kids, there is plenty to do and be thrilled by, including a chance to spend time with their favorite villain turned hero, the GRINCH. Check out the crafts-making table in Patio de las Campanas from 3 to 5 p.m. and make fun ornaments and plush crafts from the Orb factory courtesy of Tlaquepaque Toy Town. All free of course, all ages but only one per customer.
Of course, since the countdown to Christmas is on, Santa will be on hand for any last minute wishes from 3 to 6 p.m. in Patio de las Campanas.
Tlaquepaque 's courtyards and its intimate walkways will be festooned with magical displays of holiday wonder. And for the youngsters they can meet the Grinch and then enjoy the film, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" in Patio del Norte at 7:00 pm!
Enjoy the sounds of the season throughout the property. You will be transported back in time by the serenaded sounds of the Dickens Carolers who will roam the property from 3 pm to 7 pm as well as music all over the entire property.
Tlaquepaque North Entertainment:
3-5 p.m. Meadowlark will perform musical compositions melding influences as diverse as Celtic, African and Mediterranean traditions.
5-7p.m. David Merino will perform. Enjoy this gifted guitarist and his sultry sounds with a Mediterranean influence.
3 - 7p.m. Enjoy the 18-foot blowing Santa
Tlaquepaque South Entertainment:
Patio del Norte
3 - 4 p.m. Red RockApella - A Sedona favorite!
4 - 7 p.m. Kregg Barantine Trio - A Fun Nostalgia pop band
Movie "The Grinch Stole Christmas" 7 p.m.
Patio de la Fuente
3-6 p.m. Steven Sander Trio - Classic Jazz!
3-4 p.m. Jonathan Levingston- Enjoy award-winning violinist and composer
5-7p.m. Sherry Finzer Duo - Enjoy this amazing flutist with a fusion blend of New Age, Latin and classical music.
Patio de las Campanas
3 to 5 p.m. Crafts for Kids
3 to 6 p.m. Santa Claus
4 to 7 p.m. Divom - Enjoy the eclectic sounds from keyboardist and composer David Vincent Mills
Patio de las Rosas
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Michael Kollwitz playing the phenomenal sounds of the Chapman Stick
Don't forget to stop in and see what the wonderful merchants of Tlaquepaque will be serving up while on your stroll. Your grateful merchants will be offering chocolates, fresh cannoli, bellinis, sweet drinks and sweet deals...just to name a few. Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
is an Arizona and Southwest treasure and for 45 years has delighted visitors the world over. Located at 336 State Route 179 in Sedona, Arizona. Tlaquepaque, is the home to more than 45 shops and galleries with five premiere restaurants. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. For more information, please contact us at 928-282-4838 or www.tlaq.com