America to Perform at Sedona Wolf Week 2017
April 4, 2017
guest blog post by Studio 5
A beloved band by many, America will be traveling to Sedona to show their support for wolves by performing at Sedona Wolf Week 2017. The concert is the final event of Sedona Wolf Week at Poco Diablo Resort, April 23rd from 5:00 – 6:30 pm with emcee Tonya June Moore.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.PlanB.Foundation for $50, $100 and $500. The $500 ticket package includes time with the band at a VIP cocktail reception along with the Apex Ambassador Pack and an autographed t-shirt.
The concert will mark the end of Sedona Wolf Week 2017 co-presented by Apex Protection Project and The Plan B to Save Wolves, co-sponsored by Poco Diablo Resort. This inaugural, monumental event was created to change the way wolves are viewed by exposing people to them through education, entertainment, art, policy and direct interaction.
Sedona Wolf Week runs April 20 – 23rd and highlights include:
• Free speaker presentations. Presenters include Emily Renn, Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project; KC York, Trap Free Montana; wolf advocate / former rancher Oliver Starr; Marc Cooke, Wolves of the Rockies; Philip Folsom from Fulcrum Leadership Institute; Paula Ficara and Steve Wastell, founders of Apex Protection Project. Dates and times on www.PlanB.Foundation.
• World renowned artist Ken Rowe is donating five limited edition bronze wolf busts titled “Lobo” and other items from local artists have been donated for a silent auction. Other activities include quick sculpt of an Apex wolfdog by Ken Rowe, a wolf social and performances by Sean “Walking Bear” Mah and Ann Vannoy. April 22nd, 1:30 – 3:30
• Meet the Pack! The Apex Protection Project Ambassador Pack are USDA certified educational animals that travel the country educating people about wolves. Opportunities to meet them are available for pre-registration on www.PlanB.Foundation.
• Champagne brunch April 23rd, 11:00 – 1:30 pm. Guests include Mayor Sandy Moriarty, Magic Castle’s magician Steve Wastell, actor Vernon G. Wells and emcees Tom and Shondra Jepperson. Pack members will dine with participants at their tables providing a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
• A selection of films to be shown at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre including multiple award-winning documentary Medicine of the Wolf, Living with Wolves by world-famous researchers Jim and Jamie Dutcher and the newly released Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest by Alan Lacy.
Living with Wolves admission is free. Medicine of the Wolf includes Q&A with the Apex Pack. Gray Area will have Q&A with filmmaker Alan Lacy. Purchase tickets at www.sedonafilmfestival.org.
• The showing of Gray Area on April 20th is the perfect segue into the Wolf Co-Existence Panel on April 21st, 1:00 pm at Poco Diablo Resort. Panel members include Jim DeVos, Assistant Director of Wildlife Management at Arizona Game and Fish; Seth Wilson, Blackfoot Challenge and Marc Cooke, Executive Director, Wolves of the Rockies.
• Special Kids Program, April 22nd from 9:30 – 11:00 am. Kids will have the opportunity to meet the Apex Pack, participate in storytelling, face painting and more.
For a complete schedule and to register visit www.planb.foundation.