Visitors' Center Events


  • “Why I Believe” with Thurl Bailey

    August 20 at 7 p.m.

    Don't miss NBA star Thurl Bailey's faith-promoting message at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center on Sunday, August 20, at 7 p.m.! Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. 

In 1995, Thurl joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Milan, Italy, and a year later he and his wife, Sindi, were sealed for eternity in the Bern Switzerland Temple. 

Thurl experienced an incredible basketball career, playing for North Carolina State University, the Utah Jazz, the Minnesota Timberwolves, and a stint in Greece and Italy. Since his retirement in 1999, Thurl serves as a TV broadcast analyst for the Utah Jazz’s nationally televised games on Root Sports.

  • Piano Concert by Natalie Allison Beal

    August 26 at 7 p.m.

    Pianist Natalie Allison Beal will perform a piano concert at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center on Saturday, August 26th, at 7 pm. Natalie attended Brigham Young University on a talent scholarship and has performed in Russia, Mexico, and the United States. In 2005, Natalie was honored by the General Relief Society for one of her vocal solo compositions, and her music was used at the groundbreaking of the San Antonio Temple. She is currently the Musical Director/Organist at Laurel Presbyterian Church and is the new Director of Choirs at Henry E. Lackey High School in Charles County, Maryland.