VISALIA, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 11, 2012) - For Kraig Couture, collecting started many years ago when, as a child, he fell in love with displays. Today, he brings his love of collecting and sharing joy to the Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center, among Visalia, CA hotels.
Couture started his collection seven years ago, and last year brought it to this hotel in Visalia, California just in time for the holidays. This year, guests will find more than 300 individual pieces on display, ranging from Visalia landmarks to New York City icons. The perfect way to get into the holiday spirit, the display features Fox Theater, Rollerama-Roller Town, Craw Daddy's, Starbucks, Lowes, Home Depot and Walmart from Visalia, and the Statue of Liberty and Radio City Music Hall from New York City.
The display is a hit with kids and grownups alike, and if you're in town celebrating the holidays, you'll find a number of Visalia, CA events to keep you busy. The 2012 Holiday Show & Sale Featuring the Main Gallery Artists takes place through December 22, 2012, Wednesday to Saturday, noon to 5:30pm. This free show and sale features items handmade by some of the best artists and craftsmen of the Central Valley.
You can also celebrate with family and friends at the Lounge at the Marriott. Open for lunch and dinner, this restaurant in Visalia, CA is warm and cozy featuring creative food and drinks with fresh ingredients. Enjoy delicious foods like their Angus steaks or sip cocktails in this stylish lounge.
About the Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center
Whether you're in town for business or getting back in touch with nature, the Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center puts you in the middle of everywhere you want to be. Located in the San Joaquin Valley, this business hotel is adjacent to the Visalia Convention Center and is also just a short drive from Sequoia National Park, Lake Kaweah, King's Canyon and Crystal Cave. While you'll find small-town charm at Visalia sights including the Fox Theater and International Agriculture Center, you'll also be just minutes away from galleries, boutiques and unique dining experiences. This stylish hotel offers first-rate service and rooms with dark-wood accents and original artwork, bathrooms with marble countertops and large vanity areas, high-speed Internet access, spacious desks, TVs with premium cable, in-room coffee/tea service and beds with plush mattress tops, fluffy pillows and rich linens. Corporate guests looking to host a meeting can create their own space with this hotel's 114,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space; a business center is available to make sure you have everything you need for that big presentation. For holiday celebrations the hotels ballroom boasts 5,200 sq. ft. for the most spirited events. You can celebrate a successful meeting with cocktails and dinner at the Lounge at Marriott, serving the finest quality Certified Angus Beef and seafood prepared with the freshest local ingredients. If you prefer to let off some steam, a fitness center, outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, table tennis and in-room workout kits are all available.