GATHER AT THE HK CORRAL!!
The HK House of Peers, in conjunction
with Harmony Kingdom, was pleased
to announce a special gathering at the HK
CORRAL in Phoenix for a western weekend. You were able to join old
friends and make new ones. We hope you made plans to mosey out West
for a fun-filled weekend of old-time camaraderie, some gaming down
at the saloon, plenty of good eats, and a few prize goodies for the
were October 13–15, 2006 – the
place was Phoenix, Arizona – an
oasis in the beautiful desert country! If you've never been there,
you might want to add a few days to your trip to do some sightseeing
to possibly visit the Grand Canyon and other amazing sites. HOP had
an optional trip to Sedona on Thursday, the day before
the convention began.
fun-filled weekend was planned for all Harmony Kingdom
collectors! There were games, artist signings, event pieces, a
swap 'n sell, the ever-popular Lucky Dip, door prizes, raffles, and
an auction with rare Harmony Kingdom pieces. We began with a Lunch
with the Artist on Friday. That night you were able to join us at the Charity
Fundraiser Casino Night. Line dancing followed the Saturday
western style cookout. For those who needed to learn, lessons were
provided earlier in the day. And that's just a taste of the
activities that came your way.
guests of honor was Harmony Kingdom artist Peter Calvesbert and our Founders Noel Wiggins and Lisa Yashon. We were also pleased
to announce the appearance of Harmony Ball staff members Sandy Auer and Bobbie Hill. Peter
also brought his family with him to enjoy the southwest part of the
Sherman Drackett carved Desert Serenade, an event
exclusive figurine for attendees. And, Peter Calvesbert has carved
the most unusual figurine Cowboy
Boots and a self-portrait pendant Pistol Pete which were available for attendees to purchase. Read more about our EVENT PIECES, complete with
the latest photos! Orders must have been received by September 18, 2006.
of the event was $225 per person.
Registrations must have been received by September 30, 2006. HK CORRAL REGISTRATION. Independent club or Royal Watch
membership was not required for attendance.
host hotel was the EMBASSY SUITES
HOTEL PHOENIX-TEMPE just six miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor
International Airport. All suites included a separate living room
with a sofa bed and kitchen area, with a refrigerator and microwave.
Hotel reservations, independent of the event registration, must have been
made before September 19, 2006.
Guests at the hotel received:
- Complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast
- Manager's cocktail reception every day
- Free transportation from/to the airport
- Free car parking
- Wireless high-speed Internet access is available throughout the hotel
you getting for your fee? See our SCHEDULE OF EVENTS for the
weekend. In addition to entry to all activities, attendees received two event box figurines in addition to the Early Bird
figurine Boots (if
qualified). Fees also included the "Lunch with the Artist" and the
"Western Buffet Dinner." There were many opportunities to win in the
contests and games throughout the weekend. Everyone received a
"goodie" bag and can enjoy the delightful selection of items in the
message board was created on MSN].
While this board could be read by anyone, posting is restricted to
attendees or people with a role in the event. The message board was
created to give attendees a place to ask questions or talk about the
upcoming event. You got ideas of places to go or things to see
while in the Phoenix area, and could even
participate in a weekly contest.
Each week, on the HK CORRAL message board, ONE person received
$10 in HK Gold Coin which was
waiting for them in their HK CORRAL registration
packet. The 'Coin' could be used for purchasing charity
drawing tickets and merchandise at the event. (The 'Coin' could not be
used prior to the event.) You were automatically included in the
weekly drawing with a post to any thread; between Wednesday and
Tuesday of the following week.
hat and boots, and then meet us at
the HK CORRAL in Phoenix.
For more information, contact Pat Steven at HOP Registration.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL PHOENIX-TEMPE
PHOENIX ZOO OR DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN
SEDONA, ARIZONA TOUR
HK CORRAL: PHOTO ALBUMS