Sedona AZ (September 27, 2012) – The Sedona Historical Society will host its annual pioneer and community picnic at Indian Gardens’ Park, also known as Bacon Rind Park, in Oak Creek Canyon, on Sunday, October 7 at noon. This event is open to the public. Anyone attending should arrive by 11:30. The potluck picnic lunch starts at noon. This is a wonderful event to be enjoyed by anyone interested in meeting Sedona pioneer descendants and long-time residents. Attendees are asked to bring a food dish to share along with their own plates and utensils. A meat entree and beverages will be provided by the Sedona Heritage Museum.
After lunch, a microphone will be passed around to pioneers who will tell stories of early Oak Creek Canyon and Sedona life and times. Special sharing this year will focus on the old Indian Gardens skating rink.
For more information, call 928-282-7038. The Sedona Historical Society’s mission is to research, preserve and teach the history of the greater Sedona area. As part of that effort the Society operates the Sedona Heritage Museum at 735 Jordan Rd. in Uptown Sedona.