September 2021

Kayenta Homes and Properties is Happy to Announce the Addition of Naomi Doyle to our Sales Team

Naomi Doyle

Naomi is a textile artist, athlete, and entrepreneur who has lived in Park City, Utah, for the past three decades. Originally from Evanston, Illinois, Naomi earned a degree in textile marketing from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in 1985. Afterward, Naomi relocated to San Francisco before moving to Northern Utah in 1990.  An entrepreneur, Naomi is the owner of Cade&Co, a boutique company that has specialized in hand-crafted baby shoes since 2003.

After discovering Kayenta and falling in love with the dynamic Red Mountain backdrop, Naomi and her husband purchased a home in Kayenta 2017. She joined Kayenta Homes and Properties in September 2021 to combine her lifelong interests in real estate, resort living, and outdoor recreation.  An avid mountain biker and nature lover, you may see her frequently riding in the neighborhood.

Naomi specializes in customer service and will bring her entrepreneurial sales and marketing experience to the Kayenta Homes and Properties team. Naomi will be in the office during the Art in Kayenta Festival, October 8 – 10, and we encourage everyone to stop by and say hello.

Thank-you NancyA Heartfelt Thank You to Nancy Kosick

It is hard to say goodbye to Nancy Kosick who retired from the Kayenta Homes and Properties team a month ago.  In addition to being an outstanding realtor, Nancy was the go-to person in our office when anyone had a question about our community. It was not uncommon for Kayenta residents to call the office and ask if Nancy could tell them what was happening. She knew what was happening in the Art Village, what the best hikes in the area were, who might need a get-well card, how much longer the road construction was going to last, or even when the pool was opening. She kept Jeff and Steve in line and was the organizational engine behind the scenes. She knows most of Kayenta’s residents personally which lead to her success as a realtor here in Kayenta. Nancy exemplified the quality and integrity of our Kayenta Homes and Properties team and we will miss her tremendously. We wish Nancy and Byron much happiness as they embark on their future adventures.

Kayenta HOmes & Properties

Just a reminder that the Labor Day Pool Party has been canceled. With the delta variant of COVID-19 spreading, we did not feel we could safely host a party for our community at this time. We look forward to the future when we can all gather safely and party again.

Your Kayenta Home and Properties Sales Team:

Jeff Sproul, Principal Broker
Steve McAllister & Naomi Doyle, Sales Agents


Center for the Arts at Kayenta



Cello Society Of Southern Utah

September 16

The Cello Society of Southern Utah fills the Kayenta stage with body and soul once again.

We are proud to feature their illustrious program and amazing sound in the Lorraine Boccardo Black Box Theater, capturing every sonic nuance.

“As we celebrate live, in-person performance again, the Cello Society of Southern Utah would like to share with you an evening of beautiful cello music. Highlights of our program include the amazing Dr. Lauren Posey performing the first movement from Schumann’s Cello Concerto with the cello ensemble, the famous Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1 by Brazilian composer Villa-Lobos that features cellos in 8 parts, Secrets by Utah composer Stephen Mitton, and arrangements of Grieg’s In the Hall of the Mountain King and opening title sequence to the movie Psycho.” —Dr. Ka-Wai Yu, DMA, DSU


Kurt Bestor’s Music In High Places

September 17 & 18

Internationally acclaimed musician Kurt Bestor will perform his “Music In High Places” concert in view of the majestic Red Rock mountain range surrounding the outdoor Walton Commons at the Center for the Arts at Kayenta in Ivins.

Taking place Sept. 17th and 18th, the renowned musician and his trio will perform a collection of original songs from Bestor’s popular albums “Seasons”, “Sketch’s” “Innovators” and “Outside the Lines.” He will also be debuting some new music from a long-awaited new 2021 release.


Voyager Lecture Series

September 21

Perseverance Rover On Mars, Presented By Ron Smith

The question of life on Mars has always vexed astronomers. 45 years ago Viking 1 and 2 spacecraft landed on the Red Planet looking for chemical activity that might indicate past or present life. Although chemical activity was found, results of life were not able to be determined. Since the Viking results were obscure, a new approach has been taken with a series of landers and orbiters. We now know that Mars had a watery, earth-like past. Perseverance, the newest Mars rover, initiates a new approach to answer the life on Mars question. By examining rocks in an ancient river delta, Perseverance might be able to find fossils of ancient Martian organisms. Allow Ron Smith to be your guide into fully describing the Perseverance mission, and why hopes run high for us to find evidence for life on Mars.


Rosin Under the Stars

September 25

Utah cellists Jessika Soli and Daniel Gaisford will delight Kayenta audiences with a broad range of beautiful cello music spanning from the past to the present day.

The duo enjoys sharing the experimental and educational aspects of their music in their live performances, giving audiences the best of great classic and new works, some of which they have composed.

As Gaisford explains, “The great Cellists of the past were composers for the instrument and created beautiful works that inspired and developed cello techniques. Following that great tradition, we also write for the cello ourselves and make transcriptions of popular works that fit the cello’s vocal and rhythmic qualities.” Younger audience members enjoy the popular electric cello, which has a “polyphonic—meaning, “with many voices”—quality.

“Rosin” has appeared in concert series all over the country, generating excitement wherever they play. Inspired by “2CELLOS,” “Rosin” performs original pop and rock music as well as classical and romantic music written by master cellists of the 18th and 19th centuries.


The End of the Horizon

September 30 - October 10

The fictional story of Utah Legend Everett Ruess. This Southern Utah Premiere is Presented by Man of Two Worlds Productions, the Producer of Prior Center hits “Sylvia” and “Art.”

Was Everett Ruess murdered? Was he abducted? Or did he simply wander off into the horizon “to live more intensely and richly?” The mystery of this iconic Utah legend has endured for more than 80 years and is every bit as compelling today.

Everett Ruess was last seen in 1934 near Escalante UT. Since then books, documentaries, and now this riveting play have chronicled his life and strange disappearance in which only his campsite and burros remained as bewildering clues. More than eight decades later his mystery and memory remain firmly entrenched in Utah lore. He has become the quintessential iconic figure of red rock canyon walkabouts and desert explorers everywhere.

But Ruess not only had a passion for nature, he was a talented artist, poet, and writer, citing Maynard Dixon, Ansel Adams, and Dorothea Lange as artist associates and mentors who richly informed his work. His published poetry and journals and his licensed block prints and watercolors, providing a glimpse into the psyche of this fascinating man, are still available today.

Join us as we explore the captivating story behind the man and myth that is Everett Ruess, with the fictional story written by Utah Playright, Debora Threedy.

Center for the Arts at Kayenta

Thank you to for his talent and photography used to promote many Center for the Arts at Kayenta and Kayenta Arts Foundation shows and events.
All programing is subject to change.

Kayenta Arts Foundation

Art in Kayenta

Save the Dates: October 8-10, 2021

Heading into its 21st year, the Kayenta Arts Foundation is proud to present Art In Kayenta, an exceptional three-day festival. Each year thousands of art enthusiasts make their way to Kayenta Art Village to enjoy not just art, but stunning autumn desert vistas, culinary delights from festival vendors, a beer and wine garden with live music, and Kayenta’s own delightful Xetava Gardens Cafe’.

Make your way through a collection of over 40 juried, regional and national artists who specialize in media ranging from sculpture to painting, jewelry to ceramics, wood to metal, and more. And then, unwind to live music at the beer and wine garden.

The festival also hosts a silent auction featuring the original work of the attending artists and offerings from local businesses. Festival guests will have the exclusive opportunity to bid on selected art pieces. Auction is hosted by the nonprofit Kayenta Arts Foundation, with the proceeds benefiting The Center For the Arts at Kayenta.

Art in Kayenta

Kayenta Art Village

Shop Local • Support the Arts

Visit our website for up-to-date announcements & information on all our galleries and businesses.

The Kayenta Art Village is open 7 days a week.

August 2021 Recap of Ivins City Council Activities

Hello – 

Highlights of the activities discussed by City Council in August include:


A public hearing was held and we received some good comments from residents which we opted to include in the ordinance.  We are awaiting the final draft to review before voting at our first meeting in September which is Sept 2nd at 5:30pm.

Black Desert Height Variance Special Exemption Request – 

The Resort Center is situated in the lowest portion of the property, approximately 5 ft lower than Snow Canyon Parkway and set back off Snow Canyon by approximately 1000 ft.  This means that the height of the buildings are less visible to people on Snow Canyon Parkway and to residents of the Reserve.

The request was approved by the Planning Commission and when it came before Council, we requested a work meeting to see the proposed heights in person.  On Aug. 26th a public meeting was held at Black Desert’s construction trailers where Council and approximately 15 residents got to view the story poles and via a drone the proposed heights of the Resort Center buildings in their exact proposed locations on the property.

Ivins zoning limits commercial buildings to 35 feet in height.  However, Ivins does allow Special Exemptions which require that the request complies with criteria such as:

      (d)   The special exception will not have a materially adverse effect upon the character of the area or the public health, safety and welfare.

      (e)   The special exception will not result in the destruction, loss or damage of natural, scenic or historic features of significance.

      (f)   The special exception will not cause air, water, soil or noise pollution or other types of pollution.

Special exceptions have been approved, the one that is most visible is Rocky Vista University. 

My primary concern is the potential noise and illumination from the rooftop “event” space on the top of the hotel.  I feel that it poses enough of a risk of causing “noise pollution” that Council should deny the request for a special exemption.


An initial meeting was held with WCWD and Ivins concerning the location of a potential reservoir to store recycled water for irrigation.  A second meeting is scheduled and I’ll update once we have specific news to report.

Council opted to continue the discussion of a  zoning change request for increased density because we wanted to wait on the outcome of the discussion about water reuse with WCWD.  Once we start denying zoning change requests, we must continue to deny them until the water situation changes.  I believe WCWD should be informing cities as to what and when specific conservation measures are appropriate.  It’s so important that all cities served by the WCWD enact similar water conservation steps at the same time – we are all in this together!

Primary Election Results – 

In case you haven’t seen the election results, the four candidates who are advancing are (listed in order of votes received):

Mike Scott

Lance Anderson

Cheyne McDonald

Derek Larsen

The General Election is Tuesday, Nov 8th.  Per usual, this will be a vote-by-mail election.  In addition to selecting two City Council members, we will also be voting for Mayor.  The two candidates are:

Chris Hart

Andy Appel

Here’s a link to a Spectrum article interviewing the two mayoral candidates:

Thanks much – 



Ivins City

Heritage Days 2021

Thank you for casting your vote in the Ivins City Council Primary election held on August 10, 2021.

The results for the primary municipal elections are now finalized after nearly two weeks of counting the mail-in ballots. These elections narrowed down the list of candidates for the November election to two candidates for every open seat. For the Ivins City Council race, there will be four candidates on the November ballot since there are two open council seats.

Ivins City Council Primary Winners: Scott, Anderson, McDonald, Larsen

Mike Scott 1,416 votes (32.28%)

Lance Anderson 1,119 votes (25.51%)

Cheyne McDonald 869 votes (19.81%)

Derek Larsen 586 votes (13.36%)

Paul Bryson 397 votes (9.05%)

Kayenta Community

Our businesses and resident sponsored events and news

Kayenta Weavers

Several members of the Kayenta Weavers have donated their time and materials to make approximately 200 ornaments.  They are beautiful gifts, and come packaged in a gift box, letting the recipient know that all proceeds this year will be donated to the Shivwits Toy Drive.  This handwoven ornament is called Spirit Woman, honoring the feminine divine across all traditions.  It was designed by Kay Barickman.  If you would like to support this project by purchasing some Spirit Women,

Please contact Kay Barickman: 801-671-8758.

Spirit Woman

Reserve Your Seat at the Table

Petite Feast Dinner Club is Pleased to Announce our Return to In-House Dining

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Celebrate the Change of Season Dinner



Salted Potatoes with Romesco

Rosemary Grape Focaccia

Brandy Ginger Fizz


Roasted Cauliflower with Minted Tomato Sauce, Tahini Cream and Hazelnut Brittle

Caramelized Butternut Squash with Almond and Pickled Kumquat Relish

 Pan-Fried Hake with Wild Mushroom Consomme & Herb Gnocchi

Polenta Pound Cake with Blackberries and a Black Pepper Red Wine Sauce

For the health and safety of all our diners, we require that ALL guests be fully vaccinated

To reserve your seat at the table please click on the link below.

Thank you for the luncheon yesterday.  Calling it delightful is an understatement.  The food, the guests, the view and the vibe in the room all came together to make it a wonderful gathering. There’s no doubt that there’s a little magic in the combination of your professional chef skills and your desire to create safe places for stories to be shared.”  ~ PF Meet the Author luncheon attendee, Glenna Bayer

About Petite Feast Dinner Club: After 35 years as a restaurateur, caterer, chef, and Food and Wine best new chef nominee, Victoria Topham is opening her kitchen to share her unique culinary skills and healthy cooking style with guests just like you. PF Dinner Club offers guests the opportunity to socialize with new friends around a shared table while enjoying deliciously upscale meals. Monthly dinners will feature an hors d’oeuvre hour followed by a multi-course dinner where mingling with the chef in the kitchen is encouraged. ** Think – mash-up of a restaurant, dinner party, and cooking class.  And, she always has a few unplanned courses and surprises for her guests!  Events are announced monthly through the website, and pricing for each event varies. Victoria is happy to accommodate your special celebration requests and dietary preferences whenever possible. I hope to see you soon – Victoria

The onset of autumn means days will be getting shorter and the weather will be getting cooler, but don’t think it means that it’s all doom and gloom from here on out.  Fall brings a cornucopia of produce from apples to a multi-hued variety of vegetables and winter squash.  Please join us for a dinner that showcases the bounty of this wonderful season. Earthy mushrooms shine in a wild mushroom consommé, roasted cauliflower pairs perfectly with tahini and mint for a delightful first course, and blackberries and polenta become a decadent dessert when black pepper and red wine are added. We hope you’ll be able to join us for this special dinner that celebrates the unbelievable bounty of the season and the company of good friends and neighbors.

Petite Feast Dinner Club


The Virtual Dinner Party took a break during the month of August but I’ll be back at it in September!  I hope you’ll join our group as we prepare some cooler weather favorites. As always. I thank you for your enthusiastic participation. Your instructive comments and Nextdoor posts help me become a better chef and recipe writer while also keeping our community of cooks, friends, and diners connected. I hope you enjoy the process as much as I do.

If you are not a member of the Virtual Dinner Party Group but would like to become one, please join us through Nextdoor.  If you would rather just have access to the recipes, all of them are available at

I look forward to seeing you around Petite Feast’s virtual and real tables –  Cook On! – Victoria

Coyote Tales

Nine storytellers captivated the audience with lively, funny, and touching narratives based on the theme, Triumph.

Coyote Tales has become a much-anticipated part of the community arts culture and the most recent event, held August 21st at Ivins City Park, did not disappoint.

The evening was a return to the popular live open-mic storytelling series. During the pandemic, Coyote Tales was offered only virtually, so Saturday’s event was a welcome return to the regular format. Thanks to Sara  Nash and Ivins City Parks and Recreation who transformed the park into a theater, story lovers were able to enjoy the diverse and varied group of tellers fearlessly sharing some of their lives’ most meaningful events outside.

The evening began with a pre-show BYOP (bring your own picnic) and bluegrass music provided by Joe and Paula Ferario of Stillhouse Road. Once the stories began, the audience was transfixed by each teller’s unique and authentic performance. Local tellers were joined on stage by visiting storytellers, Donia Jessop, the first female mayor of Hildale Utah, authors, Phyllis Barber and Lyman Hafen, educator and activist, Erika Munson and cowboy/rancher extraordinaire, Bill Wright. The final story of the evening was Mayor Chris Hart’s touching telling of the effect that the astonishing beauty of Snow Canyon has had on him. His telling was everything a good story should be, honest, poignant, and full of heart.

For many in the audience, this was their first Coyote Tales experience. The goal of each event is to foster community spirit through the telling of well-crafted stories. While the evening’s stories are timed (5 -7 minutes), Coyote Tales stresses that the events are intended to be about the shared connection between the teller and the audience.  The stage is a no-pressure arena to celebrate our diversity, our community, and our experiences. Many audience members left the event feeling like they know their neighbors a little bit better now.

Many thanks to Doug Caputo our self-proclaimed “Master of Sharemonies” who guided the evening with his usual charm and expertise. Thanks also to Jeff and Steve from Kayenta Homes and Properties who graciously hosted the bar by providing free bottled water for thirsty audience members, and to The Book Bungalow for being on-site to sell recent works from visiting storytellers. But most importantly, I want to thank the community for wholeheartedly embracing the concept of live storytelling.  It is my firm belief that through the sharing of our stories we become more connected as individuals and as a community.

Everyone has a story – Victoria

For more information on Coyote Tales or to see future dates and themes for upcoming events, please check out our website

Coyote Tales events are sponsored by Utah Humanities, Petite Feast, and Desert Dweller Realty. All proceeds from previous live events have been donated to local nonprofits.

Blue Raven Bike RentalSpend an entire day in our beautiful environment.

With Blue Raven, there is no need to load the bikes onto your vehicle and drive to the trails.

From our front doors, you can access any kind of riding you want, from paved trails through Snow Canyon to mountain bike adventures that can last from sunrise to sunset, and everything in between. With e-bikes, you can make the ride as easy or as challenging as you like.

We also have some pretty ingenious bikes to bring your kids along (even the 4-legged kind…:)

Check our website for pricing and hours. We are conveniently located in the Kayenta Art Village

(435) 225-0295

Xetava Gardens Cafe

Our Hours of Operation.

Monday 11:30am – 5pm


Thursday 11:30 – 5pm

Friday 11:30am – 8pm

Saturday-Sunday 9am – 8pm (Brunch served 9-12)


Thank you very much for your continued support.

Health, Fitness & Wellness

Kayenta’s locally run gyms, fitness classes, spas,  group workouts, wellness activities and mindful experiences.

“Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the Heart”

~ Gene Tunney

Tahri Marpo Ling Tibetan Buddhist Sangha

How can we bring more loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and peace to a  troubled world? This question goes to the heart of Buddhism


Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism:  An 8-Week Class

In this introductory class, students will study the history and philosophy of Buddhism, and will gradually learn a daily meditation practice that can follow them “off the cushion” and into their lives. Please contact Lhamo Khandro at to reserve your place.

Where:  Zoom – A Virtual Internet Platform

When:   October 16th – December 4th, 2021 

Cost:      $50 (If a reduced rate is needed, please ask.)

Text:  Awakening the Buddha Within by Lama Surya Das.  Each student should purchase a text in advance, and bring it to class.

Instructor: Lhamo Thupten Dawa Khandro, is ordained in both Tibetan and Zen Buddhist lineages, with 25 years of Buddhist practice.  She established Tahri Marpo Ling Gonpa in Ivins, UT with the blessings and guidance of Lama Thupten Rinpoche.

For more information about our sangha, meditation practices, classes and retreats, please see our website:

Kayenta Pickleball Group (KPG) 

“Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the US and it’s especially popular in areas that attract active retirees.  Like you!!  It’s easy to learn, fast and fun and is a great fitness activity.  The Kayenta Pickleball Group (KPG) – 2021 is off to a roaring start with two dozen active members.   Drop-in play occurs on Mondays (women only); Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays.  The start time is 9:00 and adjusts with the seasons.   There was a “trial run” tournament played in March and we anticipate more organized events planned for later in 2021.  If you’d like more information please contact Mike Hopwood @ or Trish Olson @  Join us – It’s a great game!

Sacred Space Spa

Body, Skin, and Energy Work

The practice is moving from the Kayenta Art Village to owner and solo practitioner Aly Hansen’s home studio. Both Sacred Space & Find Your Joy Yoga Classes will resume in October 2021.
Please call or text to schedule or with any questions!


Tel: 435-862-7743

Find Your Joy Yoga

Find Your Joy Yoga classes to resume mid-October!

Text or call to book your appointments out of my home office beginning in October as well.


Elevate Fitness

ElevateFIT is Back!

Elevate Studio has resumed its popular ElevateFIT Class and Saturday Morning Yoga. ElevateFIT is offered M, W, & F at 9:30 am. This class is taught inside and outside. ElevateYOGA is offered Saturday mornigns at 10am. Stay tuned for informaion on additinal Fall 2021 Yoga Classes. Participants MUST be vaccinated. Pre-registration is required as these classes remain popular. For class descriptions please visit our website.

Elevate is a boutique fitness studio located in Kayenta offering group fitness classes, and private, semi-private, and group training workouts. Be happy. Be healthy. Have a blast!  ELEVATE!

Inquiries can be directed to John Yohman, Owner
Elevate Studio • 435-632-1381

Village Fitness Center

We are open

The Village Fitness Center is open but with limited class sizes. Following social distancing protocols for the safety of everyone, we are only allowing 4 participants for each class.

The Village Fitness Center located near the theater and next to the room for thought has circuit training classes M/W/F at 8 am and Tu/Th/Sat at 9 am. ($4 per session). Other options to use the facility are also available. Come join your neighbors to strengthen your muscles, improve your heart rate and have some fun.

Please contact Gloria Prahl for more information and to check on class availability.

435-674-2824    435-669-0430

Community Advocates

Are you a Kayenta resident? Do you have a cause or passion that you are personally involved with in the St. George area?
If so, let your neighbors know right here.

Inkas no kill Animal Supporters

INKAS – Ivins No Kill Animal Supporters
Advocate: Lois Hewitt 

With fall’s cooler weather just around the corner, INKAS is busy planning for several events.

Art in Kayenta is back October 8th – 10th and we will again be setting up our booth. As always, we will have many unique southwest style and animal-themed items for purchase. They make excellent gifts for friends and family, and of course for yourself! We will also have our booth at a new event on November 13th in Unity Park. Washington County shelters and rescues will be bringing their adoptable dogs and cats hoping to find forever homes. INKAS will be offering low-cost microchipping and many other activities are being planned. Our annual yard sale will be held on Friday, November 5th, and Saturday, November 6th. We will be back at the PAWS Adoption Center located at 1125 W 1130 N in St. George. Your donations are always needed and much appreciated. They are what make this event so successful each year! For pick-up call Sara Dupre at 206-724-5902, Connie Butterfield at 435-817-1616, or Lois Hewitt at 435-414-4802.

The Ivins Animal Shelter

Bailee Sleppy, Manager
HOURS: Monday – Saturday: 8AM – 3PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Lois Hewitt: President. 435-414-4802
Sara Dupre: Secretary. 206-724-5902
Please visit our website to read INKAS accomplishments!
Remember the pets waiting for adoptions or fostering at the Ivins City Animal Shelter.
INKAS is a 501(c) 3 organization and is a Registered Utah Charity.  You can also check us out on Facebook.

Dogs and Cats

Friends of Snow Canyon State Park
Advocates: Isabelle Kalantzes


The Friends of Snow Canyon continue to have online events only in 2021 due to the COVID situation. It is hoped that we will be able to resume “in-person” events in the fall. Please check back frequently. We will update the Events page to reflect any return to “live” events. Meanwhile, we hope you will enjoy our Zoom presentations. They are posted on the site after the date of the live ZOOM presentation for your continued enjoyment.

We’d like to invite all Kayenta residents to join us in supporting Snow Canyon State Park. Our mission is to provide support to Snow Canyon State Park through various means. For more information and to join Friends please visit our web site.

E-mail us at “Like” us on FriendsofSnowCanyon.

Nextdoor Kayenta

Nextdoor Kayenta
Nathan Dupre & Kathi Fox

Nextdoor is a completely private on-line web-site environment and we now have ONE Kayenta Nextdoor neighborhood with two leaders Nathan Dupre and Kathi Fox.

Three Corners Women’s Giving Circle
Advocates: Emily Evans

Three Corners Woman's Giving CircleWe invite women and men residents of Kayenta to join us in our mission to fund local nonprofits that support women and girls of all ages in the southern Utah area. Through the strength of collective giving we make high impact grants to improve lives in our community. Please Join Us.



Ivins Night Sky Initiative
Advocate: Nathan Dupre

Ivins Night SkyPlease visit the Initiative’s website for more information at or email them at

The mission of the Ivins Night Sky Initiative is to improve, preserve, and protect the night sky over Ivins and our heritage of dark skies through education and information about environmentally responsible outdoor lighting, and to serve as a resource for City officials, residents, and businesses.

Let us know if this Initiative is important to you, if you are willing to get involved, and what else you think we should be doing to improve, preserve, and protect the night skies in Ivins.

Community and City Resources

Resident support services, businesses, and education and enrichment programs

Looking for a Hair Artist right here in Kayenta?….JENN Hair Artist embodies the artistic creativity and passion of the beauty industry. She thrives in creating natural, sexy cuts and color styles for men and women. She looks forward to pampering you.

924A Art Village Way, Ivins, UT 83455
801 637-0884 (call or text)

Happy2Help is an in home personal concierge service.

Services Include:

• Personal Shopping
• Health Recovery Assistance
• Meal Prep
• Snowbird Service
• Home Organization
• Event Assistance

Call or email Andrea, your trustworthy neighbor at
401-258-9772 or

Located in the desert community of Kayenta Utah, the Crescent Moon Inn is the perfect place to get away from it all.  The Inn is just a short walk or bike ride from the Kayenta Art Village, where locally-owned art galleries, the Sacred Space Day Spa and the Xetava Garden Cafe add to your unique experience.

For Reservations or Pricing call:

Staying Put in Kayenta is a member-driven organization for Kayenta residents, proactively providing programs and services so members can lead vibrant, active and healthy lives while living in their own homes.

For information contact
Ellen Nathan
Secretary for Staying Put in Kayenta

Art Classes

“Art is a series of trial and error, of discovery and hope, and determination”

Artwork by Sher

Classes Run for Six Weeks.
You will be able to sign up for another six weeks if you choose to continue.

PLACE • New Studio
Fire and Maintenance building in the Art Village
TIME • Mon. or Tues. from 10 AM to 1PM
PRICE • $210 per 6 week session (Six classes)
INSTRUCTOR • Sherrie Warren
BACKGROUND • Bachelor Fine Arts. Taught for 10 years. Worked in acrylics, oils, and pastels.

HOME • 435-656-9199 CELL • 801-680-9616

Kayenta Committees

Board opportunities, landscaping, and ACC & HOA contact information.

Kayenta Deseret ArboretumKayenta Desert Arboretum

Interested in volunteering in the arboretum?  Or just looking for information about the arboretum or our lecture series.  Please contact Roger Head, or 435-632-1814.

kayenta landscape committeeKayenta Landscaping Committee

Please visit the Kayenta HOA website ACC tab for Landscaping documentation. Select Landscaping Regulations Rev 2017 and Landscaping Review Steps 2017.

Kayenta HOAACC & HOA Information

The Kayenta ACC meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month, 2:00 pm in the Kayenta Community Room. A hard copy of the agenda is posted in the Kayenta Homes & Properties office the Thursday before the meeting.

Questions? Ellen Nathan

Phone: 435-652-8333, email:

Blue Can Recycling

Blue Can Recycling

September 13 & 27

Dumpster Dates

September 4 & 25

Ivins City

Heritage Days 2021 • United We Stand

Celebrate Heritage Days, September 10th & 11, 2021 at the Ivins City Park.  Friday’s entertainment runs from  5 – 8 pm and Saturday’s festivities are scheduled from 9 am – 2pm.

Join the fun with vendor booths, food, games entertainment, a parade, an art show, and more.

Ivins City Offices are open.

For Appointments with a specific department call:
Administration: 435-628-0606   
: 435-634-9753
Parks or Cemetery: 435-634-7719
Public Works: 435-634-0689
Dispatch: 435-634-5730 or Animal Control: 435-628-1049

Ongoing Events and Activities

Weekly and monthly gatherings

Kayenta Book Lovers

Meetings the 2nd Monday of every month. For more details contact our bookclub

Kayenta Weavers

The Kayenta Weavers groups meets weekly to enjoy the limitless creativity of off-loom weaving.

For information contact Katie at:

Spirit of the Desert Episcopal Church

Looking for community during the COVID-19 pandemic? Spirit of the Desert Episcopal church meets every Sunday at 3 pm on ZOOM for worship, music, and fellowship. We welcome everyone to join us whether you are a visitor, a newcomer, an inquirer, or a member of another church or faith tradition. We are a Christian community that cares for one another, and we’d like to care for you, too. To join our Sunday service, email Father Lee Montgomery at with a request to join Sunday worship. You will receive a weekly email that provides the web link and passcode for ZOOM sign-in, along with all worship materials.

*Tahri Marpo Ling Tibetan Buddhist Sangha

Weekly Meditation Practices:  OPEN TO ALL

Friday, 10-11 am, Green Tara Practice

Green Tara is known as the Mother of All Buddhas.  We engage in this practice to awaken our capacity for enlightened activity, present in the form of the feminine dimension of the primordial nature of mind.  Green Tara is known for her ability to dispel fear, anxiety and suffering.

Tuesday, 10-11 am, Awakened Mornings

This practice begins with three guided meditations to focus the mind, open the heart, and generate compassion for all sentient beings.  Then, a short form of the Chenrezig practice is led, in English.  Chenrezig is known as the Buddha of Compassion.

Contact Lhamo Khandro by calling or texting 801-671-8758 or emailing

for Zoom instructions for entering this virtual Buddhist sangha.

For more information on classes, weekly meditation practices and retreats, please go to our website:

Tahri Marpo Ling was founded by Lhamo Thupten Dawa Khandro on May 21st of 2017 with the blessing and guidance of Lama Thupten Rinpoche.  Lhamo Khandro has been ordained in both the Zen and Tibetan Buddhist traditions. 



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