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Nov. 8, 2014

Visit the Frontier Homestead and Learn Cedar City Real Estate History

Visit Frontier Homestead and learn about Cedar City real estate.When you own Cedar City real estate, you live in one of Southern Utah’s most interesting historical cities. Settled in the 1850s when Brigham Young sent Mormon missionaries to mine and process iron, the area has a rich history. The Frontier Homestead State Park Museum helps to tell that history. The Museum includes horse-drawn vehicles and farm equipment. Visitors can tour several cabins, as well as the oldest brick building in the city, called the Hunter House. The Museum’s permanent collection includes many pioneer artifacts, as well as the town bell, which is the only remaining artifact from the original foundry.

Visit the museum for a great afternoon out to learn more about the history of Cedar City real estate. Museum hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $3 per person. Annual passes are available for only $75. A Senior Adventure Pass is $35. In addition to the regular exhibits, the Museum also hosts many events. Come for exhibitions of the work of local artists. Children’s story times are scheduled on Tuesdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. and geared for preschoolers. Iron Mission Days are held in November and celebrates the pioneer history with hands-on activities. Learn more about this fascinating historical site near Cedar City real estate and plan a trip by visiting the website.

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Nov. 7, 2014

Brian Head Home Owners Love to Ski

Go skiing near your Brian Head home.One of the biggest draws to owning a Brian Head home is the Brian Head Ski Resort. In 2013, new owners purchased the resort and have been making improvements and updating the lodges. Brian Head resort is a great place for all levels of skiers and snow boarders. Their “Terrain Based Lessons” offer novices a chance to learn how to negotiate the challenges of a real run in a safe and controlled environment. The ski runs cater to all levels, as well.

Daily lift tickets are affordably priced for everyone in your Brian Head home. An adult pays $54 for a full weekend day of skiing during non holiday periods. For a full day during a holiday period, the ticket is $60. There are also many season passes to suit different needs. Two adults can get a Buddy Pass for $1149. Add children in kindergarten through 12th grade for just $269. There are also senior passes and local Utah student passes.

If you get hungry while skiing, Brian Head Resort has several options for you to warm up and refuel. Grab a quick coffee or cup of tea and a pastry at the Starbucks in Navajo Lodge. Navajo Cafe or Giant Steps Cafe both are great for a midday meal. There are plenty of delicious menu options. At the end of the day, relax at Last Chair Saloon. There is a full bar for grown ups and a yummy menu for everyone. During the ski season, have fun near your Brian Head home with karaoke on Fridays from 3 to 6 p.m. On Saturdays stop in to enjoy live music from 3 to 6 p.m. To learn more about the resort and all it offers, visit brianhead.com.

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Nov. 6, 2014

Bibliophiles in Enoch Homes Love the Library

Visit the library near Enoch homes.Enoch homes are located in a beautiful rural and agricultural little city. There are many fun things to do and cultural events in Cedar City, just six miles northeast. However, residents don’t want to be always running around looking for something to do away from home. That’s where the local public library comes in. Enoch’s own library, the Old School Library, is housed in a historical school building. The building may be old, but it still has great high-speed internet for patrons to use. There are also plenty of interesting classes for residents of Enoch homes to enjoy.

The Old School Library is fairly small, though it manages to have a solid collection in its space. Iron County, Enoch City, and Utah State Library cooperate to bring more books for Enoch residents. The Inter Library Loan (or ILL) system allows library patrons to borrow books from the entire collection in the Utah State Library system. The Old School Library is located at 4763 Santa Fe Trail. It’s open Monday through Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to noon and again from 12:30 to 5 p.m. On Thursdays, it’s open from noon to 7 p.m.

The Bookmobile comes on Wednesdays. It’s at the Old School Library from 9 to 10 a.m. It heads to Cottonwood City Park and is there from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., it’s at Gateway Prep Academy, 201 E. Thoroughbred. Midvalley Estates at 4875 N. 2900 W. gets the Bookmobile from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. The Bookmobile finishes the day at the Old Church, 5270 N. Enoch Road, from 4 to 5 p.m. The whole world is available to readers in Enoch homes at the library and Bookmobile. Click here to get an up to date schedule. 

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