December 29, 2011

St. George, Utah Winter Bird Festival

St. George Winter Bird Festival

Date: Thursday-Saturday, January 26-28
Time: January 26 6:00-8:00 pm
          January 27- 7:00 am-8:00 pm
          January 28- 7:30 am-4:30 pm
          Banquet – 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Fee:  FREE General Admission
         $20.00 per person for banquet
Location: Tonaquint Nature Center & Park
                1851 S. Dixie Drive

Don’t miss the Annual St. George Winter Bird Festival. This exciting three-day event offers an opportunity to explore and learn more about the significant natural areas of Southern Utah’s birding hot spots. There will be field trips, workshops, presentations and bird walks throughout the weekend. On Saturday evening there will be a banquet highlighting keynote speaker, Mr. Chris Parrish at our sister property the Best Western Abbey Inn, only minutes away. Mr. Parrish is of the Peregrine Fund and a condor expert. A complete schedule of events and times can be viewed and downloaded at www.sgcity.org. Pre-registration for the banquet is required by Friday, January 20. Register at the St George Recreation Center, 285 S. 400 E., online at www.sgcityrec.org, or call 435-627-4560.

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December 26, 2011

Happy Holidays from Best Western Coral Hills!

Pile of Wrapping Paper

One more to go...Happy Holidays!!!!!

We hope your holiday season has been wonderful!

Now rest up, get some sleep, and catch your breath, use the week to gear up for the …last holiday of the year!!!

 

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December 22, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from Best Western Coral Hills

Merry Christmas from Best Western Coral Hills

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December 17, 2011

Kurt Bestor at Tuacahn

Tuacahn Amphitheatre presents the 2011 Christmas Concert series. The Concert series will be in the indoor Hafen Theatre from Dec. 16 – Dec. 21. Don’t miss your chance to get into the spirit with these incredible Artists.

Kurt Bestor at Tuacahn

Kurt Bestor at Tuacahn

Kurt is an Emmy-award-winning composer with credits including over 40 feature-length films, 16 CDs, television themes, and live shows. More info at kurtbestor.com

Wednesday, December 21  4:00pm & 7:30pm  $24.50

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December 16, 2011

Peter Breinholt at Tuacahn

Peter Breinholt performs at Tuacahn’s Christmas Concert Series. Tuacahn Amphitheatre presents the 2011 Christmas Concert series. The Concert series will be in the indoor Hafen Theatre from Dec. 16 – Dec. 21. Don’t miss your chance to get into the spirit with these incredible Artists.

Peter Breinholt at Tuacahn near St. George Utah

Peter Breinholt at Tuacahn near St. George Utah

Peter has been delighting audiences with his acoustic music for more than a decade. His credits include 6 albums, guitar songbooks, film scores and songwriting awards. More info at peterbreinholt.com Tuesday, December 20  7:30pm  $15.50

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December 15, 2011

Christmas Eve Service, Calvary Chapel of St. George, UT

 

Christmas Eve Service, Calvary Chapel, St. George, Utah

Christmas Eve Service, Calvary Chapel, St. George, Utah

Date: December 24, 2011
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Dixie Center

Calvary Chapel St. George invites the whole family to a traditional Christmas Eve Service centered around the Bible. Come enjoy singing Christmas songs and reading the Christmas Story. The Christmas Eve Service will be held Saturday, December 24 at 6:00 pm at the Dixie Center. There is no charge. For more information visit www.CalvaryChristmas.com or call 435-674-4955.

Christmas Eve Service, Calvary Chapel, St. George, UT

Christmas Eve Service, Calvary Chapel, St. George, UT

 

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December 14, 2011

Tuacahn Christmas Concert with Jon Schmidt

Tuacahn Amphitheatre presents the 2011 Christmas Concert series. The Concert series will be in the indoor Hafen Theatre from Dec. 16 – Dec. 21. Don’t miss your chance to get into the spirit with these incredible Artists.

Jon Schmidt at Tuacahn, near St. George, UT

Jon Schmidt at Tuacahn, near St. George, UT

Jon describes his style as “New Age Classical”. He began songwriting at age 11 and since has released eight albums and seven piano books. More info at jonschmidt.com

Monday, December 19  4:00pm & 7:30pm  $15.50

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December 13, 2011

Tuacahn Christmas Concert with Alex Boye

Tuacahn Amphitheatre presents the 2011 Christmas Concert series. The Concert series will be in the indoor Hafen Theatre from Dec. 16 – Dec. 21. Don’t miss your chance to get into the spirit with these incredible Artists.

Alex Boyle at Tuacahn

Alex Boyle at the Tuacahn Christmas Concert Series

Get inspired this holiday season with the spirit and soul of Alex’s first Christmas album, My Christmas Wish, a perfect blend of toe-tapping tunes and rich, reverent refrains. More info at alexboye.com.

Saturday, December 17   4:00 pm & 7:30 pm $15.50

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December 12, 2011

Western Sky Aviation Warbird Museum

Western Sky Aviation Warbird Museum

 On display for a limited time the P-51 Mustang “Section Eight” & the T-33 Shooting Star (Blue Angel)

P-51 Mustang, Aviation Museum, St. George, UTStarting production in 1940, the North American P-51 Mustang became one of the most famous fighter aircraft of WWll. It was one of the first fighters to see combat in the Korean War. Today most of the surviving P-51 Mustangs are displayed in museum’s or privately owned by those dedicated to preserve aviation history. Number originally built: approx. 16,000, Number still airworthy: approx. 160

 

T-33 Blue Angel, Aviation Museum in St. George, UT

Produced from 1948-1959 the T-33 Shooting Star was first built by Lockheed as an American avanced trainer jet aircraft. Despite its vintage the T-33 still remains in service worldwide. Canada and Japan also built T-33 variants. In the 1950′s the T-33 was used as support aircraft for both the U.S. Navy Blue Angels & the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

 Museum hours: Saturday’s 10:00am – 4:00pm (closed Saturday Dec. 24, 2011)

 Admission is free but donations are welcome: Suggested donation $2 per person $5 per family

 For more information or to arrange a group tour please call Rebecca Edwards, (435) 669-0655

Western Sky Aviation Warbird Museum, 4196 South Airport Parkway, St. George, Utah 84770

The Museum is located next to the St. George Municipal Airport off exit 2. An easy 20 minute drive from the Best Western Coral Hills

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December 11, 2011

Christmas Nativity at the St. George, LDS Temple

St. George Temple Christmas Lights and Nativity

 As part of Christmas festivities, each year members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints hand thousands of Christmas lights and set up narrated nativity scene at the east entrance of the temple grounds. 

The public is welcome to walk around the temple grounds.  There is no charge.        

The St. George LDS temple is located only four blocks away from the Best Western Coral Hills; the closest hotel to the temple.

There are two FREE visitors’ centers on the temples city block.  The first center shares the beliefs of  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  The second visitor’s center shares the history of the St. George area and construction of the St. George Temple.

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