* KNOTT'S BERRY FARM IN Buena Park invites University of Utah Alumni and supporters to "Utah Ute Day," a park-wide school celebration, pep rally and reunion on Dec. 29. The Utah Marching Band and cheerleaders will perform at 2 p.m. in Calico Square. The Utes as you probably know are pitted against USC Dec. 30 in the 10th Annual Freedom Bowl. If you're wearing a University of Utah school/team name or logo, you'll get into the park for $15.95. (Regular admission is $25.95.) The reduced admission is good only Dec. 27-30. However, you'll be on enemy turf Dec. 27, "USC Trojan Day." For discounted admission, show up at the Knott's ticket booth wearing or displaying the school/team name, logo or insignia. Supporters wearing the school's colors only will not be eligible. For more information call (714) 220-5200.

FREE MAGAZINE FOR TRAVEL-MINDED STUDENTS. The fall issue of Student Travels, published by the Council on International Educational Exchange, is available at the Council Travel Office, 1310 E. 200 S., Salt Lake City, 582-5840. The issue highlights Europe and Mexico. Articles in the magazine, published twice a year, discuss travel basics such as getting a passport, packing and how to plan an international journey. Special sections list festivals and events around the world, student hot-spots, and travel programs such as Work Abroad and Study Abroad that are available to students.

HISTORIC MONTANA. A five-day tour of Montana's historic ghost towns has been set for July 22-26 by the Montana Historical Society Foundation. Experts in the history of these towns and their preservation will be available. The tour starts in Helena, which began as a gold mining settlement known as Last Chance Gulch and is now the state's capital. Then the tour travels to Marysville that features of mix of abandoned buildings, occupied residences and a colorful local cafe and watering hole. Butte is the next stop. Bannack, Virginia City and Nevada City are also included. For information about the tour, contact Tom Cook, Development Director, Montana Historical Society Foundation, 25 Roberts St., Helena, MT 59520.

* ACCOMMODATIONS IN ISRAEL. A new service called Boker Tov Jerusalem (Good Morning Jerusalem) lists rooms in private homes that are for rent. The rooms are graded from 1-4 depending on facilities, promixity to the center of town, etc. Prices range from $23 to $54 a night. The service lists more than 200 rooms. Information on them is available at the Binyanei Ha'ooma, near Jerusalem's Central Bus Terminal. Call 972-2-511-270.

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* THE 1994 ENTERTAINMENT EUROPE hotel directory is now available. It has coupons good for 50 percent savings at more than 700 European hotels in 400 cities as well as discounts at selected restaurants and tourist attractions. Coupons are valid at some of the most well-known hotels including the Ritz in Barcelona, the London Marriott, the Westbury in Dublin, the SAS Palais Hotel in Vienna and the Jolly Leonardo da Vinci in Rome. The 35 countries featured in the book include France, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain, Greece, Scandinavia and over 70 hotels in Hungary, Poland, Romania and the Czech Republic. For the first time, a hotel in Moscow is included. The book sells for $48 (shipping and handling included) and is available by calling Entertainment Travel Editions, (800) 999-2234 using your Visa or MasterCard, or by sending a check to Entertainment Travel Editions, Box 1014, Trumbull, CT 06611. Some restrictions apply.

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