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The Woodlands TX Spring Break Fun


THE WOODLANDS TX – If Spring Break brings to mind relaxing along a lazy river, zooming down a twisting waterslide, or perhaps kayaking, hike-and-bike trails, dining and shopping – then experience Spring Break 2015 in The Woodlands.

The Woodlands Resort Lazy River

Just 30 minutes north of Houston, The Woodlands offers a setting where families can choose from several Spring Break experiences.
Enjoy the fun of The Woodlands Resort’s Forest Oasis Waterscape and its signature lazy river, two-story water-slides, pop fountains, underwater scavenger hunts and poolside games along with on-property golf, tennis and spa, dive-in movies and s’mores by a fire pit.

Families also enjoy deluxe accommodations at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott located next to Waterway Square or at Hyatt Market Street, the boutique hotel situated among the shops and restaurants of Market Street where guests can enjoy a $100 food & beverage credit and 25% off the Hyatt daily rate. The offer is available for Friday, Saturday and Sunday night stays by calling the hotel directly to make reservations using offer code TXFB15.

The Woodlands Hyatt-Market-Street

Other properties in The Woodlands include Best Western, Candlewood Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, Drury Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hyatt Place and Marriott Residence Inn.

Vacationing families in The Woodlands can board a Waterway Cruiser, delight in the synchronized fountains at Waterway Square, enjoy a picnic and kite flying in Town Green Park, visit exhibits at The Woodlands Children’s Museum and more, all within The Woodlands Town Center.

For great shopping finds, The Woodlands certainly will not disappoint. At Market Street, shoppers can browse luxury favorites such as Trina Turk, Kate Spade, Kendra Scott, Michael Kors, Elaine Turner, Tiffany & Co. and more. Nearby, The Woodlands Mall is home to a recently opened Nordstrom as well as Forever 21, Coach, Apple, Microsoft and more.

Visitors can request a Discovery Guide and Savings Book for The Woodlands at www.VisitTheWoodlands.com where information also is available on hotels, things to do, shopping and dining out. Also, “Like” The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/VisitTheWoodlands, “follow” them on Twitter www.twitter.com/TheWoodlandsCVB and “view” them on YouTube www.youtube.com/TheWoodlandsCVB.

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The Woodlands Waterway Live At Night Series

The Woodlands Waterway Live At Night

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The Woodlands Texas Waterway

THE WOODLANDS, TX – The popular concert series “Live at Night” returns this fall to Waterway Square in The Woodlands with live outdoor music every Saturday, September 14 – October 12, 2013 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

The fall schedule starts on September 14 with the classic rock and R&B sounds of Rockit Bayou. The Buck Yeager Band will present the best of today’s country and originals September 21 followed by the variety songs of the Sugarland Brass Company on September 28. On October 5, enjoy the jazz tunes of Perry Richard and round out the fall “Live at Night” schedule on October 12 with a performance by David Dunn, a Christian alternative and pop artist.

The free “Live at Night” series is produced by The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau and open to the public thanks to The Woodlands Development Company, Kyle Sherburne – State Farm Insurance, Kroger, Munday Chevrolet, Xfinity, Stepping Stones, Gigi’s Cupcakes and SkyGod Productions.

“The Woodlands has become a great destination for live music due in large part to events such as Live at Night,” says Nick Wolda, president of The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau. “It’s a great outing for couples or the entire family.”

Visit www.MicheleFlory.com for information on The Woodlands.

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The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

The Woodlands Waterway Art Festival
Grammy nominee and Blues Music Award winner Ruthie Foster will be the concert headliner at the 8th annual The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, a Showcase of Visual and Performing Arts set for Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 from 10 am – 6 pm along The Woodlands Waterway® and in Town Green Park. Foster is scheduled to perform at 3 pm on Sunday, April 14 on the Palette Café Stage, near The Woodlands Waterway.

Texas native Ruthie Foster is a consecutive Blues Music Award Winner, winning Best Contemporary and Best Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year. She was also recently nominated for a Grammy for Best Blues Album, Let It Burn, and in 2009 was nominated for a Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album for The Truth According to Ruthie Foster. She is a multiple winner at the Austin Music Awards, winning Best Female Vocalist in 2007-2008 and Best Folk Artist in 2004-2005.

Foster’s newest album, Let It Burn, is “a captivating blend of soul, blues, gospel, New Orleans funk, folk, rock and R&B,” stated the Los Angeles Times.

Patrons of The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival enjoy a full schedule of performing arts concerts throughout the festival weekend, according to Festival Director Jenny Wright. In addition to Foster’s performance, the schedule includes Emily Elbert, The Grace Wright Quartet, Level One Band, Step Rideau, Zydeco Outlaws, Texas Johnny Boy with Milton Hopkins, and Texas Johnny Brown.

Ranked #9 among the Top 100 Arts Festivals in the U.S. by ArtFair Source Book, The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival attracted more than 15,000 people last year. This juried arts festival features over 200 artists displaying a variety of original artwork in mediums including clayworks, digital art, drawing/pastels, fiber, glass, jewelry, metalworks, mixed media 2D and 3D, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood and emerging artists.

For detailed information about the festival and to purchase tickets online ($10 or $15 for a weekend pass; children 12 and under admitted free), visit www.woodlandsartsfestival.com.

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The Woodlands Happy Hours

The Woodlands

Just because you’re visiting The Woodlands doesn’t mean you can’t join the locals for great Happy Hours. Check out these great finds:

Cru Food & Wine Bar, 9595 Six Pines Drive in Market Street: Weekdays 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., enjoy Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels, Calamari, Goat Cheese Beignets, Chicken & Shrimp Potstickers and more – all from $3 – $5. Wine flights and wines by the glass are $3 off.

Fleming’s Prime Steak House, 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive: Choose from five classic cocktails, five great wines and five delicious appetizers, all for $6 daily from 5 – 7 p.m. Standouts include The Prime Burger, Roasted Mushroom Ravioli and Wicked Cajun Barbecue Shrimp.

Jasper’s Backyard Cuisine, 9595 Six Pines Drive in Market Street: Enjoy $5 wines by the glass and specialty cocktails along with tasty $5 bar appetizers daily from 3 – 7 p.m. The Salmon Pizza or the Rotisserie Rib Nachos are both musts!

1252 Tapas Bar, 9595 Six Pines Drive in Market Street: Weekdays from 4 – 7 p.m., sample classic Spanish plates including Marinated Spanish Olives and Fried Manchego Cheese from $2 – $6. Plus, enjoy great prices on house wines, sangria and imported and domestic beers.

Visit www.MicheleFlory.com for more information on The Woodlands community and real estate.