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VDO December 2021 Newsletter

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RESORT NEWS JoinUsFor a CelebrationDinner Valle del Oro RV Resort 480-984-1146 Activity Office 480-357-2001, Ticket Office 480-984-5076 Tickets can be purchased online at

NEWSLETTER December 2021 VALLE DEL ORO Greetings all, RV RESORT It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Valle del Oro. 1452 S. Ellsworth Rd Thank you for decorating your homes and streets to help Mesa AZ 85209 bring the wonderful feelings of the Christmas Season. 480-984-1146 How exciting it is to enjoy the sights and sounds as we gather for festivities, food and music that have become our cherished traditions. Christmas is a time of giving and What’s Inside: caring. Darwin and I are so grateful for you, we often hear from those who are new to VDO that what attracted From Manager and AD Page 2-3 them is the friendliness of the people. We also want to share how grateful we are for the best staff ever who Resort News Page 4-12 supported us particularly this year and who work hard for your happiness. Music on the Patio Schedule Page 5 Darwin and I wish you a joyous Christmas and healthy Activities Calendar Page 8 and happy New Year. Salon Page 15 Thank you for your kindness and prayers, Sales Office Page 16 Glenda & Darwin Cal-Am Concerts Page BC Resort Managers OFFICE HOURS Valle del Oro RV Resort Activities: Mon-Fri, 9AM -4PM 480-357-2001 or email [email protected] Box Office: Mon-Fri, 8AM-4PM 480-984-5076 or Tickets online: Guest Services: Mon-Fri, 8AM - 4PM 480-984-1146 Post Office: Mon-Fri 8:30AM - 3:00 PM Saturdays 8:30AM - 2:00 PM 480-357-2010 2

“Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.”- William Shakespeare Happy Holidays to everyone at Valle del Oro! I like to think that here at Valle del Oro, we like BIG cheer but I do think Mr. Shake- speare was onto something. We are so lucky to welcome December with the talented Highland High school per- forming their Strolling Strings Concert in the Ballroom. The festivities also include wagon rides around the resort and free hot cocoa and treats. Tickets are for sale in the Box Office for $6.50 to enjoy this wonderful event. Get your homes decorated early for the Christmas light judging on December 8th. We will have some won- derful prizes to celebrate all the effort into making VDO look spectacular for the season! On December 13 at 3:00 pm join the Christmas Carolers in the Ballroom for singing, hot cocoa, and delicious cookies. Let the celebration continue on Dec. 15th with the Christmas Light Parade at 6:00PM followed by a chili dinner with more hot cocoa, and dessert. Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated golf carts! The garden rail- road will also be running that evening so don’t forget to check it out. You can sign up to be in the parade and purchase tickets for chili in the Box Office. Get with your friends and reserve a table for Christmas dinner on December 20th. Doors open at 11:30AM so you can mingle and jingle with your buddies. Dinner will be served at 12:30 PM. Tickets are available in the Box office. Speaking of buddies, the Drive-in movie this month is my personal favorite holiday movie, ELF! The gates open at 5:00PM, and the movie begins at 6:00PM on Wed. Dec. 22nd. We are ending the month with a blow out bash in the Ballroom. The Starry Night themed NYE celebration will begin at 7:00PM. Lets ring in the New Year together with a spectacular food, great live music, and lots of cheer! This buffet will surely make a merry feast! The Box Office is selling tickets now. December is sure to be a great time here at Valle del Oro. I am looking forward to the Holiday season Traci Anderson Activities Director Greetings from Valle del Oro Resort Sales Team! Welcome to the land of sunshine. We are excited to represent Valle del Oro at the Sales Office! My name is Jackie Perry, your resort home specialists. Together with Mary Glock, our sales office admin & our valuable seasonal helpers we are here to make the buying and selling of your homes as enjoyable for you as possible. Welcome back all of you that are returning for the 2021-2022 Season. Our inventory is low and home values are rising. We have sold over 110 new & pre owned homes in 2021! We have only 1 new home w/ Arizona room additions remaining. This home is move-in ready! New homes include 2 years Free rent. Don't be left out in the cold or snow! Get your piece of paradise before they are gone! For more information, call 480-380-6205, Jackie Perry 480-620-2524 3

Special Events 2021 - 2022 VDO Concert Wednesday, December 1st f Wednesday, December 15th 6:30 PM, Ballroom-$6.50 (+tax) parade starts at 6:00 PM East Parking lot Highland High School Orchestra & Strolling f 6:30 PM Chili & Hot Chocolate Strings Concert (after parade) Enjoy this VDO tradition! Get tickets in the Box office Cookies, hot chocolate, coffee & f Music on the Patio 6:30 - Harry Mathews tea will be provided by VDO. Prizes will be Garden Be in the Parade!! Horse drawn awarded to the Railroad sign up in wagon rides best decorated running Box Office. after concert golf carts 6:30-8:00 PM DChriisntmnears Monday, December 20th Ballroom (11:30 doors open) Social Hour 12:00 - 12:30 PM Dinner - 12:30 PM Bar Available Get with your friends and reserve your table for this event. If you would like to be a hostess or want more information, sign up in the Box Office. Purchase tickets in the Box Office. 4

December Music on the Patio t4-6:00 PM Dec 1, Wed Better Beat Band Valle del Oro Resort Dec 2, Thur Rose & the Thorns Dec 3, Fri Desert Coyotes Tuesdays Dec 6, Mon Josh West Dinner at 4:00 PM Dec 7, Tues Thaddeus Rose Dec 8, Wed Rich Mancini Play 6:30 PM Dec 9, Thur Caution Dec 10, Fri Northstar Hot dog or chicken wings w/fries Dec 13, Mon Splash Dec 14, Tues Dec 7th - Chef’s Choice $9.50: Dec 15, Wed Reign ’N Country Dec 16, Thur Spaghetti w/meat sauce, vegetable, Dec 17, Fri Harry Mathews roll/butter Dec 20, Mon Surefire Dec 21, Tues Silhouette Dec 14th - Chef’s Choice $10.95: Dec 22, Wed Urban Crossroads Dec 23, Thur Hillbilly Deluxe Meat loaf gravy & mashed potatoe, Dec 27, Mon Boomer vegetable, roll/butter. Dec 28, Tues Come Back Buddy Dec 29, Wed Armour Gomez Dec 21st - Chef’s Choice $10.95: Dec 30, Thur Soul Impression FastLane Shrimp scampi over pasta, vegetable Desert Coyotes & garlic bread Dec 28th - Chef’s Choice $12.95: Beef tips, mushroom gravy & mashed potatoe, vegetable, roll/butter. 5

Special Events 2021 - 2022 NSewtarrYyeaNrsigEhvtse Friday, December 31, 2021 Doors open 7PM, Banquet Tables 7:30PM, Dance 8PM Tickets oEnjoy a mouth watering buffet $50 per Resident (+tax & fees) Limited capacity for this event! including delicious desserts. Let’s dance & toast the New Year in together with the amazing band…. LAST CALL A Variety of Music for All! The Ultimate Yacht Brock Experience Monday, Jan 10th 7:00 PM, Ballroom Get your FREE tickets NOW! in the Box Office. 6

Special Events 2021 - 2022 Friday Night Fish Fry Cactus Grill 4:00-6:00 PM Open Now! Monday - Friday 12:00 - 6:00 PM FISH FRY MENU OPTIONS: Non-Denominational Bible Study  Deep Fried Cod with choice of fries, baked potato or potato salad, coleslaw and roll/butter. Please come to the weekly Bible Study in the Theater room, Tuesday evenings 7-8:00 PM. We will break Dec 21  Baked Cod with choice of fries, baked potato or po- tato salad, coleslaw and roll/butter. & 28 for Christmas and resume Jan 4. Bring your bible and a friend. All are welcome!  Chef’s Choice: A delicious meal from our own Chef will not be disappointed! (non-seafood Beading and Braiding option) Beading Wed, 9 AM -Noon, Braiding Fridays, 9 AM-Noon Sunset Grill site #1114 (77th & Beryl) Join us to make beautiful jewelry with a (softball concession) wide variety of bead weaving stitches. Come & enjoy the menu at the ballfield Call Barb Rutherford for more info 208-869-1761. Taco Salad SPANISH CLASSES Come join us! - Fridays, 11:30 AM - 1 PM Thursdays - Durango Room 12:45 PM - Beginning, 2PM - Intermediate Coffee & Donuts TRIPLE PLAY - New Group Tuesdays, 6PM - Cancun Room - Eileen 602-635-0421 Tuesdays, serving 8:00AM in the ballroom Pass the Trash Sundays, 6:30 PM - Theater Rm, Diane 478-788-9416 Bollywood Exercise Class Saturdays, 9AM on the Patio Ladder Golf Line Dancing with Katie Kays League plays starts Mon. Jan. 10th & Wed. 12th. Come play & learn on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00PM Sat. afternoon Dec. 11th,18th & Jan. 8th between 1 & 3PM. Theater Room - FREE More Info call Harvey 815-217-7763. Line Dancing VDO TOOL SHED Tuesdays 11AM & Fridays 1PM, in the Theater room start- Open Monday - Friday, 9-11 AM. ing Jan 4th. Paula Jacobs 806-433-3975 for info. Borrow tools for FREE for the day. Call Barry Arnott 480-463-0703 Aqua Zumba Michigan State Party Saturday, January 15, 12:30 PM - Theater Room Fridays, 11:30 AM in the Lap Pool Janet Rice 928-600-8619 Ukelele Lessons State Party Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska Learn to play in 4 lessons starting Tues, Jan 4, 1PM, Saturday, 4PM, Theater Room Monterrey Rm. Trish Carlson 309-264-6438 Kathy Helvey 630-267-3062 Acoustic Jam Iowa State Party Saturday, January 30, 4PM - Ballroom Wednesdays, 2-4 PM, the location is now at site #1666 For more info: Shirley Young 306-290-8634 Kathy Sindt 712-210-3126 Wisconsin State Party Tues, Feb 1, 11 AM arrive, eat 11:30 AM, Peter Piper Pizza (Ellsworth & Baseline). $9.25 buffet - Kathy 920-912-6258 7

December Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 5 1 2 RECYCLE 3 Taco Salad 4 Chapel 1 Community Lightng/ Country Store 12 9:00 - 1:00PM 11:30-1:00PM Highland High Chapel Strolling Strings & Music on the Patio Music on the Patio & 19 Orchestra-6:30- 4-6PM Rose & the Chapel $6.50.- cookies, Hot Fish Fry 4-6 PM 26 chocolate, Santa & Thorns Desert Coyotes Chapel wagon ride 87 Music on the Patio 9 10 11 4-6PM Coffee & Donuts 8:30 AM Better Beat Band New Image Fashions 8 VDO Christmas Taco Salad lights decorating 11:30-1:00PM contest deadline Music on the Patio & Fish Fry 4-6 PM Music on the Music on the Patio 4-6PM Music on the Music on the Patio North Star Patio 4-6PM 4-6PM Thaddeus aPatio Rich Mancini 4-6PM Caution John West Rose 15 16 RECYCLE Country Store 13 14 Christmas 9:00 - 1:00PM 17 18 4 cChristmas Light Parade Caroling Coffee & Donuts 6PM, Dinner Taco Salad & 3:00-Ballroom 8:30 AM Artistic Talent 6:30 PM 11:30-1:00PM Music on the Patio 4-6PM Reign ‘N Taco Salad 11:30-1:00PM Music on the Country Music on the Music on the Patio Music on the Patio Patio 4-6PM 4-6PM Surefire & Fish Fry 4-6 PM Patio 4-6PM BINGO 6:30PM Harry Mathews Splash Silhouette 20 21 22 23 24 25 12:30 PM Drive-in Movie Christmas Eve Ballroom Coffee & Donuts ELF - 6PM Music on the Patio 8:30 AM 4-6PM Rose & the Music on the Patio NO TACO SALAD Music on the Patio 4-6PM Boomer Thorns NO FISH FRY 4-6PM NO MUSIC ON 29 30 RECYCLE THE PATIO Hillbilly Deluxe Music on the Music on the Patio 31 Music on the NO BINGO Patio 4-6PM Christmas Patio 4-6PM 4-6PM Day Urban Crossroads Fast Lane Desert Coyotes 27 28 8 Coffee & Donuts NEW YEAR’S EVE 8:30 AM New Years Eve-doors Music on the Music on the Patio and banquet tables open Patio 4-6PM 4-6PM Soul Impres- Armour Gomez at 7:00, dance 8:00 sion Res $50 NO BINGO Last Call Band

OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS Christmas is that time of year to 2022 enjoy the season with a good old VDO’S GOT fashioned Christmas caroling session. Join our VDO TALENT friends in celebrating the season Auditions with our annual Christmas caroling Tues, February 8, 11 AM-1 PM & VDO Christmas Caroling Fri, Feb 11, 10 AM-12 PM, Theater Room December 13th 3 PM. In the Ballroom Calling all Singers, Dancers, Musicians, Comedians and anyone else who just wants to Enjoy singing, beverages have fun and entertain. If you have talent or a funny comedy bit, we want to see it. Come to the auditions for this year’s talent show. As always, it will be the hit of the season! Absolutely everyone is welcome. Don’t have a formal talent, but want to be involved in the show? We have some fun things for you to do this year. Come to the auditions and see how you can help with the show. Service Club Activities Passport to Fun December meeting will be held on Wed, Dec Friday, Jan 7th-11:00 AM 8th at 3:30 in the Theatre Room. Music on the Patio by Rich Mancini Star Tree located at Mailbox doors, has stars CONTEST available for children in need. Available until Enter your park model, RV or street in December 10th, 10 – 1, Monday – Friday. the VDO Christmas decorating contest at the Box Office East Mesa Food Bank Drop off non-perishable by Dec. 8th. food donations at lot #821 or #1360 or bring to VDO PRIZES Christmas Dinner on Mon, Dec 20th. AWARDED! The Valle del Oro community is very generous in their support of our charities….. Thank You! 9














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DISCLAIMER: The Valle del Oro Newsletter is published by the Activities Office at Valle del Oro RV Resort. Deadline is the 15th of the month for the following month (Sept through Mar). The Activities Office reserves the right to accept, deny and/or edit all submissions for publication. VDO Resort, Cal-Am Properties, its employees, affiliates and assigns do not endorse the paid advertising in this publication.

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