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.
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
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.
Tuacahn’s Christmas Festival of Lights is presented every Wednesday,Thursday, Friday, Saturday evening from the day after Thanksgiving to December 23rd. Entrance to the Festival of Lights is free to the public. A Live Nativity is presented each night in the Amphitheater at 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Cost for the Nativity program is $2 per person or $10 per family. In addition to the Live Nativity, visitors can see the lights and listen to holiday music on the Tuacahn Plaza or sit by an open fire and sip hot chocolate from Tuacahn’s concession stand. For $1.00/pp, visitors can enjoy a holiday train ride on the Old Salty Train provided by our siter property Best Western Ruby’s Inn of Bryce Canyon National Park. Near the entrance to the Gift Gallery parents can bring their children to see Santa Claus from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm.
Stroll Main Street Friday, December 9th from 6:00 to 9:00 in the evening, and you will find artistic demonstrations and live music in the fine art galleries of downtown St. George as local creative talent comes together for the December Art On Main art walk. Fine art ranging from Utah artists James Christiansen and David Koch to Southern Utah talents Kate Starling and Jeff Ham to young emerging artists will be on display, as each gallery represents a different collection of fine art. Music will also vary from gallery to gallery. A punch card can also be obtained at the St. George Art Museum, which can be turned in at Twenty-Five Main Cafe for a chance to win a piece of artwork at 9:00 in the evening. For additional information including a downloadable map, please visit StGeorgeArt.com, or call the St. George Art Museum at 435-627-4525.
Date: December 9, 2011 Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Location: Downtown St. George
Travel back to early 1900Londonand enjoy the sights and sounds of this festival. Enjoy the walk down cobblestone roads to to visit the many shops, shows and visit with characters such as “Scrooge, Oliver Twist, and even Father Christmas!” Admission is $6 for Adults and $4 for children.
Apparently the boulder and ancient art was discovered during the development of the St. George neighborhood. The building lot was either purchased or donated to the state of Utah, who turned it into a mini-State park.
The carved images left behind on the rocks most likely either tell a story, or leave trail directions. You can recognize some images as humans, horses, and perhaps deer.
Bloomington Petroglyph Park is located on the northeast corner of Geronimo Road and Navajo Drive in the St. George Bloomington neighborhood. GPS Directions to the park from are below.
Words fail and seem so inadequate, but sometimes they are all we have to express our thanks to so many. Thank you veterans of all generations for the service and sacrifice you and loved ones have rendered. Thank you.
May those now serving soon return home in peace and safety.
Veteran’s Day Activities in St. George, Utah
Tabernacle, 3rd East to 2nd West, St. George, Only one block from Best Western Coral Hills
Veteran’s Day Tribute
St. George Historic Tabernacle, only two blocks from Best Western Coral Hills
Valiant Vanguard Veteran’s Day Concert
The Southwest Symphony and Barbershop Harmony Society