Posts Tagged ‘Allen Texas’

Free Outdoor Movie Series at Watters Creek

Posted by    |    April 26th, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm is proud to announce Movies by the Creek, a series of FREE films perfect for the family and date night. The last Saturday of each month starting April 28 through October 27, bring a blanket and watch an entertaining film on a gigantic two-story inflatable movie screen located in the heart of Watters Creek on The Green, a beautifully landscaped lawn surrounded by several restaurants with overlooking patios. Be sure to get there early and come hungry to enjoy a wide variety of alfresco dining options.

Movies by the Creek start at dusk. Blankets allowed. No lawn chairs or coolers permitted. Free and open to the public. Weather permitting. Schedule subject to change.

Movies by the Creek Schedule:
April 28 – The Breakfast Club (Includes special performance before the show by The Breakfast Club Band)
May 26 – You’ve Got Mail
June 30 – Father of the Bride
July 28 – Hugo
August 25 – Sherlock Holmes 2
September 29 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
October 27 – Despicable Me

Watters Creek Returns of Concerts by the Creek

Posted by    |    April 12th, 2012 at 1:24 pm

Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm is proud to announce the return of Concerts by the Creek, a FREE outdoor concert series. The successful music series returns April 14 and continues select Saturdays through October 20.

Make a night of it with a leisurely alfresco dinner on one of the numerous patios overlooking the stage on The Green while listening to an eclectic assortment of live local bands. Watters Creek is an urban-style retail resort providing a beautiful place to relax, shop and dine creek-side among art, lush landscaping and green expanses of lawn.

Concerts by the Creek performances are from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Blankets allowed. No lawn chairs or coolers permitted. Free and open to the public. Weather permitting. Schedule subject to change.

2012 Concert by the Creek Schedule:
Saturday, April 14 – Briefcase Blues
Saturday, April 21 – Texas Gypsies
Saturday, May 5 – 508 Park
Saturday, May 12 – E-Flat Porch Band
Saturday, May 19 – Maylee Thomas
Saturday, June 2 – Rob Holbert Group
Saturday, June 9 – Don’t Tell Mama
Saturday, June 16 – Rhett Butler
Saturday, June 23 – Moving Colors
Saturday, July 7 – Breckenridge
Saturday, July 14 – Watusi
Saturday, July 21 – Sabrina & Gypsybleu
Saturday, August 4 – B Luv & The Money Makers
Saturday, August 11 – Fox & The Bird
Saturday, August 18 – Diva G & The High Maintenance
Saturday, September 1 – Rhythm – n – Roses
Saturday, September 8 – New Old West
Saturday, September 15 – Panorama
Saturday, September 22 – Counterfeit Radio
Saturday, October 6 – Ken Savage & The Best Kept Secret
Saturday, October 13 – Keith Mitchell
Saturday, October 20 – Classic Steel

Kids are “Lucky Ducks” At Watters Creek This Spring

Posted by    |    March 16th, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm is proud to announce the return of “Lucky Duck Kids Club”, a monthly family-friendly activity series sponsored by Primrose Schools of East & West Allen, designed for children ages three to 12 years old. Give your kids a monthly dose of FREE fun at Watters Creek and enjoy several educational hands-on activities with a different theme each month.

Lucky Duck Kids Club Spring Schedule:

March 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – St. Patrick’s Day

April 14 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Earth Day

May 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Mother’s Day

June 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Father’s Day

Free and open to the public. Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm is located at U.S. 75 and Bethany Drive in Allen, Texas.

Buy American at Watters Creek

Posted by    |    February 17th, 2012 at 2:07 pm

Watters Creek is celebrating President’s Day by reminding it’s shoppers of their retailers and restaurants that sell treats & eats that are “made in the USA.”

  • Apricot Lane carries MADE IN AMERICA from the DFW area items such as GWear recycled tops, Guitar picknecklaces made by a local artist, Bling College game-day hats and necklaces by Willow Creek Designs.
  • Bonnie Ruth’s Bistro bakes and make everything in house and get almost everything locally. Their beverages come from Oak Farms Dairy and Coca-Cola.
  • CRÚ – A Wine Bar carries cheese, beef and wines MADE IN AMERICA. They offer a “Great American Cheese Flight” which includes: St. Mary Gouda, Wisconsin—cow’s milk + herbal tones + sweet + nutty + firm creamy; Petit Frére, Crave Brothers, Wisconsin—cow’s milk + luscious velvety texture + fruity flavor; and Laura Chenel’s Chevre, Sonoma—soft goat’s milk + fresh creamy chevre + hint of grass. They also use Neiman Ranch Beef, which is Angus based breeds grown on pasture and finished on all- vegetarian feed. Neiman Ranch beef is raised traditionally, humanely and sustainably with no hormones or antibiotics on family-owned ranches. Finally, they have hundreds of wines MADE IN AMERICA.
  • Luke’s Locker carries MADE IN AMERICA brands’ like Alo, Beyond Yoga, Hard Tail, KOS*USA, Nux, Pink Lotus and Res.
  • Paciugo makes their gelato fresh daily here in our store. At corporate headquarters in Dallas, they create all of the flavors used to make their gelato. They even go to the Farmers Market in Dallas to purchase all of the fruits, veggies, etc.
  • Most if not all of SampleHouse & CandleShop our candles are MADE IN AMERICA such as Allure Home Fragrance, Aromatique, Archipelago, Aspen Bay, Circle E, Kringle Candles, LUX Candles, Orleans, Root, Trapp, Tyler, Voluspa and Votivo.
  • Sephora carries brands MADE IN AMERICA including: Amazing Cosmetics, Bare Escentuals, Bliss, Bumble & Bumble, Carol’s Daughter, Charlotte Ronson, Clarisonic, Clinique (skincare), DermaDR, Dr. Brandt First Aid Beauty, Jack Black*, Josie Maran, Kate Somerville ,La Vanilla, Murad, Ojon, O.P.I., Oscar Blandi, Ouidad, Pacifica, Perricone, Peter Thomas Roth, Philosophy, Smashbox, St. Tropez (Tanning Products), Tarte, Temptu, Too Faced and Urban Decay. Jack Black men’s skincare and shave line is not only MADE IN AMERICA, but is also a woman-owned company based out of Carrollton, Texas.

Go and shop at Watters’ Creek locally owned and created businesses!

Allen, Texas Tops CNN Money’s 2010 Top 100 Cities to Live In the Nation

Posted by    |    September 5th, 2011 at 4:45 pm

Allen texasThis town is a 30-minute drive north from downtown Dallas, so it’s no surprise that many residents work in the big city.

When they are not at the office, Allen residents have plenty to do right at home. Allen has a symphony, a ballet, multiple malls, and a minor league hockey team.

Parents appreciate the top-rated school system and low crime rate. Their children appreciate the MTV-featured “The Edge” – one of the largest outdoor skate parks in the nation.

The Allen Eagle Football program is currenty rated #4 in the ESPN poll in the nation.  The band practically takes up the entire field during football game half-time show.  With premier new homes being built nearby, Allen, TX is a sight to see. It is no wonder why Allen tops CNN Money’s 2010 list as a best place to live in the nation.