Apr 15

Coming Soon: CrawfestNB!

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Two weeks away from today, the wait will be over. The 3rd Annual Crawfish Festival of New Braunfels is back in town! This year, CrawfestNB starts a day earlier – on Friday April 29th the gates will be open at 6pm for “College Night.” Vendors will be open and activities will be happening until 10pm. At 8pm  New Braunfels’ own Midnight River Choir will be performing followed by William Clark Green at 10 pm. Join William Clark Green for his official CD Release Party for his live album recorded in the Gruene Hall.

The big schedule for Saturday April 30th starts with:

 

  • 5K Crawdaddy Dash. Run for a good cause. Participants will want to be at the Comal County Fairgrounds promptly at 8am. Early registration is currently priced at $30 until 4/29. Packet pick up will be at Buffalo Wings & Rings. Race Day registration will cost participants $35.
  • Live Music All Day & Night. CrawfestNB features the main Bud Light stage, a Zydeco stage, and the ValMark Hall. There will be performances from various artists all leading up to country star, Pat Green at 10pm. Other artists include Kurt Reece, Wade Bowen, Kaylee Rutland, Jason Allen, and more!
  • Activities. Competing in the Washer Tournament? Arrive precisely at 1pm and you can have the chance to receive $500 cash prize. See who can shell and eat the fastest with the return of the Crawfish Eating Contest at 3pm. Running all day will be the Kid Zone, Splash Dogs, Crawfish Races, and the Gumbo Competition.

Get your tickets now at the CrawfestNB.com. Shirts, koozies, and other Crawfest swag are also available on their website. Do you want updates on concerts and other happenings during CrawfestNB? The CrawfestNB app is available for free on both Google and Apple app stores. Also, follow CrawfestNB on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Feb 12

Willie and Merle Take New Braunfels

Whitewater Amphitheater is gearing up for an incredible spring lineup, and you don’t want to miss these thrilling performances. Head out to New Braunfels to enjoy live music and exciting attractions. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort for close access to it all.

willieTwo legends are coming to Whitewater Amphitheater in April, and they are performing on the same night! The concert of the season takes place April 15 – 17, when Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard join together to put on the show of a lifetime under the brilliant Texas stars. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Texas Hill Country as you listen to these country icons.

Willie Nelson has transcended genres of art by becoming a singer, songwriter, poet, actor and activist. Musically, he was first known for the success of his album “Shotgun Willie,” and subsequent sales of “Red Headed Stranger” and “Stardust.”

Merle Haggard is an American country and Western songwriter who is known for his talent with vocals, guitar, fiddle and various instruments. Along with his band, he expanded genre lines and established the Bakersfield sound.

Tickets for this concert are just $64.67, which you can purchase online. If you’ve been a lifelong fan of these country superstars, you simply can’t miss this show. Order your tickets soon, before it sells out! Check out the full calendar at the Whitewater Amphitheater website.

Stay With Us This Spring

Thaw out this April and spring into the new season at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. Stay in one of our cozy cottages or spacious RV sites as a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

Feb 01

Celebrate Mardi Gras in New Braunfels

Mardi Gras is one of the most festive times of the year, but you don’t have to go to New Orleans to celebrate the holiday. Head out to New Braunfels for live music and great food, and kick up your feet at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort.

Alex Alex Meixner will be playing at the Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre on February 9 at 7:30 p.m. Alex Meixner and his band showcase a mix of jazz, rock, country, zydeco and more. You’ve truly never heard a performance like this! Make sure to get your tickets in advance by calling 830-627-0808 or visit the website.

The Brauntex Theatre is also featuring David Church on February 26 with guest Terri Lisa. Church is well-known for his impact on country music by kicking things back to retro. He’s pulled inspiration from Hank Williams, and he’s reached an audience of young adults to grandparents. His wife, Terri, will accompany him, and it’s going to be a sensational performance.

While you’re in Downtown New Braunfels, shop to your heart’s content at local stores like Ludwig and Marglin Leather, River Rose Boutique, Uptown Chic Boutique and more. If you work up an appetite, there’s something for every palate at Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar, McAdoo’s Seafood Co., Blue Moose Italian Pizza Kitchen and more.

Call us today to book your February getaway!

Celebrate With Us

With nearby attractions, live music, restaurants and boutiques, Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort has a lot to offer. Stay in one of our cozy cottages or spacious RV sites as a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

Jan 25

Fall in Love with Live Music This February

February is right around the corner, so why not celebrate with live music? Bring your sweetie on a romantic vacation or just explore the sights and sounds of New Braunfels with friends and family. Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is the perfect place to stay, so you can spend more on making memories.

Gruene Hall has an excellent live music lineup for February. Here are some of the highlights!

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Texas-native Charlie Robinson brings his country charm to the stage on February 5 at 8 p.m. His Texas/Americana sound was first heard on his debut album “Bandera.” He even recorded “Unleashed Live” right at Gruene Hall for Lucky Dog Label. Help Gruene Hall welcome him back!

Joe Ely Band

Need a great date night idea? Come out to see Joe Ely perform live on February 13 at 9 p.m. His Texas rock music crosses over genre lines to bring in a wide audience, and his shows are usually sold out. Rock out with his soulful songs, and raise your glass to live music!

Sweetheart’s Gospel Brunch

Bret Graham is leading this gospel brunch on February 14 at 10:30 a.m., and his cowboy Gospel tunes will lift your spirits. The only thing better than this spectacular performance is the New Orleans-style brunch buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar.

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Catch a great show on February 19 at 8 p.m. Jason Boland puts a spin on his music with a modern and rebellious flair. Though you might hear country tones and twangs, it’s hard to really pinpoint Boland’s genre. He’s accompanied by the Stragglers, whose beats have garnered the team a large fan base.

Check out more great February performances onGruene Hall’s website. Make sure to grab tickets early, and call us to book your stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort!

Rock Out With Us

Spend the sweet month of February at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. Our affordable daily, weekly and monthly rates make it easy to stay as long as you’d like. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites — a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

Jan 19

A Winter Texan’s Guide to New Braunfels

For some people, Winter up north can be tough to handle. For a warmer Winter season there really is no better place than the Lone Star state. Thousands of Winter Texans find their “home away from home” here in New Braunfels. What is it about New Braunfels that makes it so appealing?

ART

  • The Art scene in New Braunfels is a hidden treasure that you do not want to miss during your time in the area. The Art League located on San Antonio Street in our downtown area displays many unique paintings done by the locals. Through the rest of January, the Art League is doing a special exhibit called “Artist of The Year” – lasting through the 30th.
  • The Brauntex Theatre has a very special performing arts event from the 15th to the 17th, a live performance of “Into The Woods.” For ticket information, visit http://nbperformingarts.com/ .

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MUSIC

  • There are plenty of places around New Braunfels where you can check out the local music scene, which is a major piece of the charm of this city. The Phoenix Saloon located downtown hosts local artists performing almost nightly. For many locals, this is the gathering spot for good music as well as good food. Insider’s suggestion: Try the chili, burgers and sweet potato fries!

COMMUNITY

  • For an all-inclusive stay, Hill Country Cottage & RV Resort has everything you need! Offering RV accommodations as well as cottage rentals, there are daily activities for the whole family to get involved in right at the resort event center, including live music on the weekends and weekly movie nights. Check out http://www.hillcountryrvresortnb.com/ for more info!
  • The New Braunfels Chamber welcomes winter visitors with open arms! They are holding a special event for Winter Texans on February 10th from 3-5pm. It is our town’s way of saying “thank you” to our loyal visitors for contributing to the New Braunfels community. Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/734507776650132/ for more info!
Dec 09

Have a Jolly Christmas with Live Music

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year in New Braunfels. With festivals, great holiday eats and live music, the city really comes to life. Get into the Christmas spirit, and stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this season!

tromboneGruene Hall has another impressive lineup for December. Come out on Friday, December 18 for Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. Trombone shorty has been playing with brass bands since his teen years, and toured with Lenny Kravitz. Now he has his own ensemble, and his debut album was nominated for a Grammy. You’ll love the funk and jazz elements of his music! Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets are $35.

The Casey Donahew Band returns to Gruene Hall on Saturday, December 19. The Texas country star draws in fans from all over the country. His onstage energy will fire you up, and you’re going to have a blast rocking out with him. Doors open at 8 p.m., and tickets are $25.

Then, get festive on December 22 at 8:30 p.m. with the 5th Annual Two Ton Tuesday Christmas Show. You’ll love this blend of rock, country and jolly Christmas songs. You can purchase their Christmas album, “Tangled in Tinsel,” at the show. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and there’s just a $5 cover for this rock-a-billy show.band

Make sure you grab tickets in advance at Gruene Hall’s website. When you’re in town, stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort!

Celebrate With Us

Enjoy the holidays at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort! We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

 

 

Oct 05

It’s Time to Wine, Dine and Dance!

Don’t forget! The Gruene Music and Wine Festival is coming up in just a week, so take a trip to New Braunfels and celebrate October. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this month and enjoy the wonderful sights, sounds and tastes of fall!

MusicFestThe 29th Annual Gruene Music and Wine Festival is October 8 – 11, 2015. Four days of music, food and wine are coming your way! Head over to Gruene Hall on Thursday for the Marshall Tucker Band, then come back on Friday to meet Pat Green and taste wines from Fiesta Winery and Brennan Vineyards.

Saturday features performances all day from artists like Aaron Neville, Grouchy Like Riley, Clay McClinton Band and more. Make Sunday special with a beer tasting on the Grapevine Grounds from 1 – 6 p.m. You can get a wristband and taste a selection of over 80 beers. Make sure to grab tickets beforehand. The event will feature live music and delicious food. It’s what the Hill Country does best!

Kick back at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort for the festival and save on lodging. Enjoy the peace and beauty of New Braunfels while still having close access to restaurants and attractions.

Stay With Us

Enjoy fall at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this fall. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President

 

Sep 21

Kick-Start October with a Sweet Lineup at Gruene Hall

Fall in love with live music in New Braunfels, and kick up your feet on vacation. Take a break from your busy schedule and stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort.

marshall tuckerGruene Hall has a thrilling lineup for the end of September and beginning of October. Make the transition seamless with some sweet musical performances. It starts off on Thursday, September 24 at 8 p.m. with Cooder-White-Skaggs. Ry Cooder specializes in blues, Tex-Mex and Cuban bolero, and he’s the winner of six Grammy awards. This concert is limited seating, so buy tickets in advance.

Aaron Watson takes the stage on October 2 at 8 p.m. Watson started out singing classic country hits in church, and now he is famous for mixing songs in an unforgettable way. Come back for the Marshall Tucker Band on October 8 at 8 p.m. This band is famous for hits like “Take the Highway,” “Heard it in a Love Song” and more. They have developed a long-standing reputation since they began in the 70s, and bring in new, young fans today.

Many of the Gruene Music and Wine Fest concerts will be hosted at Gruene Hall, so stop by their websiteto get the details. Call Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort today to plan your stay, and celebrate fall!

Stay With Us

Relax at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this fall. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President

Jun 08

Your Kids Can Make a Masterpiece this Summer

School’s out for summer! Celebrate with your kiddos by taking a vacation to New Braunfels, where they can still learn while having a ton of fun. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this season.

zebraCome out to Summer Art Camp at Casa de Linda Art Studio in New Braunfels. The studio is offering a variety of classes from June – August for children ages 5 – 9 and 8 – 13. The studio is located in the New Braunfels Art League Gallery, upstairs. Highly qualified teachers will teach your children the basics of portraits, drawing, painting, jewelry making, mosaics and more.

Choose between morning classes from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. for kids ages 5 – 9, and take the older kiddos to afternoon classes from 1 – 3 p.m. for ages 8 – 13. Classes include fun projects like “Zychedlic Zebra,” pet portraits, cartooning, “My Unicorn Friend” and more. To register for classes, visit their website.

You can also check out the current show for the month of June at the New Braunfels Art League, “Art in the Hills.” This show features Hill Country Art League members from Boerne, Canyon Lake, Seguin, New Braunfels and Wimberley. Appreciate the artistic side of the Texas Hill Country, and encourage your children to unleash their creativity. Then come home to Hill Country RV Resort and relax for the summer.balloon

Stay With Us

Kick off summer the right way at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

May 30

Rock Out at Gruene Hall this June

Summer is right around the corner! Plan your June vacation now and soak up the sun in New Braunfels. Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is a great alternative to staying in a hotel, and gives you close access to attractions like Gruene Hall. Don’t miss their fantastic June lineup! 

guyJune 5, 8 p.m. – Bob Schneider

This native-Texan alternative rock singer and songwriter is putting on a can’t-miss performance. Bob Schneider has won over 30 Austin Music Awards, and his transparent songwriting has won over fans all across the U.S. Paul Cauthen will open the concert, and doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.

June 12, 8 p.m. – Larry Joe Taylor

Need some Texas Country in your summer? Catch this spectacular show by Larry Joe Taylor, one of the top songwriters in the state. His songs paint the picture of life’s ups and downs in a brilliant way. Doors open at 7 p.m. and there is an $8 cover.

 June 13, 9 p.m. – Junior Brown

This singer combines soul, country and Rock-n-Roll in a brilliant set that appeals to fans of all genres. Music lovers delight in his unique performance on his steel and electric guitar combination. Come out for heartfelt playing that will speak to your soul. Doors open at 8 p.m., and tickets are $20.

 June 19, 8 p.m. – Cory Morrow

This Texas Country star is releasing his new album, which portrays an honest depiction of himself in a mesmerizing way. He’s not one of those guys who “fakes it.” His emotionally-charged songs depict life’s good and bad moments in breathtaking way. Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets are $25.

 Additional Concerts:

June 26, 8 p.m. – Uncle Lucius – Americana/Roots/Rock

June 27, 9 p.m. – Radney Foster – Country

 So make your June wonderfully musical at Gruene Hall. Reserve your spot at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, and start packing for a summer of fun!

 Stay With Us

Kick off summer the right way at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.