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The Top Festival in Texas is Seeking Performing Arts Talent

The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, ranked #1 in Texas and #3 in the country has openings for performing artists at the 2015 Arts Festival.  Performing artists looking for significant exposure are encouraged to apply soon.  There are only a limited amount of openings for this fabulous opportunity.

Previous attendance has been over 18,000.  This year's festival has added a Friday show to the schedule so attendance should be even greater.  Those interested should apply prior to the February 15, 2015 deadline at:  http://www.woodlandsartsfestival.com/performing.application.asp .

The Woodlands Waterways Arts Festival is a nationally acclaimed arts festival held each year on The Woodlands…

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montgomery txMontgomery, Texas has a history that long predates the surrounding county that shares its name. The sleepy little town may seem quaint and demure, but it is actually one of the oldest towns in Texas. And with anything that’s been around for that length of time, there are bound to be a few stories to tell.

Here are a few lesser known facts about the sleepy little Town of Montgomery, so we can get to know the Texan institution just a little bit better.

8. Montgomery, TX Has Alabama Roots

The town was named by John Wyatt Moody and W.W. Shepard in 1826. Shepard would come to own the first store in Montgomery and named the city after his home county in Alabama.

7. Montgomery Used to be the County Seat

When the Montgomery County was first…

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restaurants-in-montgomery-txIf you live or are visiting the Montgomery, TX area, at one point or another, you'll be hankering for something good to eat. With so many choices however, you may have a hard time deciding where to spend your hard earned dining dollars. Montgomery restaurants are plentiful, but if you're not careful, you might miss a local gem or worse, have a less than pleasant experience.

Here are our picks for Montgomery, TX restaurants to try whether you're visiting or a longtime resident. Dine with confidence at one of these top notch eateries in Texas.

Commodore Dining Room at the Walden Yacht Club

13101 Melville Dr, Montgomery, TX
(936) 582-4222 (Reservations recommended)

Tucked away on Lake Conroe is one of the area's not so secret gem: the Commodore Dining…

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With Halloween soon to be a distant memory, families can turn their attention to the next holiday on the bill. Thanksgiving may not have the same glamorous appeal and excitement that is often associated with flashy, in-your-face Halloween, but the holiday has a certain homely and nostalgic charm that many find absolutely intoxicating. More than a time of year to cede to your gluttonous impulses, this holiday is founded on a long tradition of bringing families closer together. Here are 5 Fall and Thanksgiving Events for you and your family to enjoy this season.

5) The Woodlands 19th Annual Children’s Festival, Nov.8th and 9th – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

This is an event for children ranging in age from kindergarten to grade 5. This fun,…

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village-of-creekside-parkThe Village of Creekside Park is made up of the award-winning master-planned community: The Woodlands. If you're looking for an up and coming village in The Woodlands, this is a good candidate.

Once completed, Creekside Park will accommodate 6,255 residences in a variety of housing ranging from elegant single-family homes starting in the $300s to multi-million dollar estates. Over 3,240 families call this wonderful community home, and for good reason.

Parkland at Your Doorstep at Creekside Park

Creekside Park is one of those communities that just keep getting better. The 9th village to be built in The Woodlands, Creekside Park features 1,850 acres of parkland. There are many beautiful sights to behold just steps from your front door. Many of…

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Come out and enjoy Grogan's Mill's Weekly Market

the village of grogan's millThe Village of Grogan's Mill Farmers Market is now open every Sunday from 8am to 12am. The farmers market is one of the longest running in the area and is the only of its kind open year-round, rain or shine. Organized by the Grogan's Mill Village Association, the market is unique for its emphasis on naturally produced and locally sourced products, with all proceeds going to local charities. The weekly market was conceived as a great way to raise money for great local causes while promoting the Grogan's Mill Shopping Center as well as the community as a whole. The market currently makes its home in the parking lot of Randall's Food Market along Switchbud Place.

A Wide Selection of Natural Local…

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The ever popular master-planned community of The Woodlands is getting even bigger. New neighborhoods are popping up in The Woodlands all the time from affordable starter homes to the stunning custom estates that this area is known for.

Located 28 miles north of Houston, homes in this area are close enough for commuters but far enough away from big-city drama. On top of the highly desirable real estate, The Woodlands also offers its residents peaceful natural surroundings and a wealth of nearby amenities. Within driving distance, you can find three country clubs, nature trails,  recreational facilities, performing arts and movie theaters, a resort and conference center, hotels, and golf courses.

Ready to be a part of this fantastic community? Read on…

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rv, camping, montgomery countyThe end of summer may be fast approaching but there is still plenty of time to get out there and enjoy the warmth of the season before autumn approaches, especially with the Labor Day weekend coming up. This is a great time to load up the camper and get outside to enjoy a measure of that great Texas wilderness. Before you know it, summer will end and things will start to cool off, and the kids will be going back to school.

What better way to bring the family together or get out with a a group of friends than to explore some of the campsites in and around Montgomery county.

I present to you the top campsites for you and your family to explore in and around the Montgomery area.

#5 - Park on the Lake RV Site

Featuring 100 waterfront sites with…

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Selling Your Woodlands, TX HomeFall is quickly approaching, and if you're considering selling your home this season, you'll want to start prepping. We've provided 5 simpe home selling tips to help you get your home ready to sell. Check them out below!

1. The Right Mindset

If you're going to be selling your home, chances are, you're somewhat attached to it – and with good reason: it's been your home! One of the first things to do before physically making changes is to mentally make the changes. Keep in mind the vision for your home and how you want it to come across to potential buyers, and make sure that you're focusing your efforts, time, and any money on the aspects you want to highlight the most. Try re-evaluating your home with an agent and a professional stager and discover…

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Regardless of whether you've chosen The Woodlands as your new home, or have been a long-time resident of this lovely master-planned community, I'm sure you will agree that summer is one of the liveliest times of the year! We thought we would put together a list of some of the exciting things that you and your family can take part in for the last stretch of the season.

1. The Woodlands Waterway Cruiser

The Woodlands Waterway Cruiser is a fantastic way to travel around the center of the town! Explore the scenic waterways and check out the various shops and restaurants, or head to the offices or hotels that line the sparkling corridor. The Woodlands Waterway Cruiser operates predominately on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, though rides will be…

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