Kalahari Resorts Officially Breaks Ground

Kalahari Resort Round Rock Groundbreaking

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions’ founder and owner Todd Nelson and the City of Round Rock held an official groundbreaking ceremony today as construction begins on the largest indoor water park, hotel, and conference center in the US. Nelson announced that the resort is scheduled to open in November 2020. “Kalahari is thrilled to bring our authentic African resort experience to the South,” said Todd Nelson, owner, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions. “As the Round Rock property begins construction, we look forward to contributing to the local economy and sharing our beyond-expectations approach to…

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Profiles in Round Rock:  Ryan Crowder & Nathan Jerkins

Nathan Jerkins and Ryan Crowder

There are numerous examples of artistic partnerships in the theatre: Audrey Hepburn and Spencer Tracy in drama; and comedy routines by the likes of Laurel and Hardy or Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin. Round Rock has its own powerful acting partnership – Ryan Crowder and Nathan Jerkins. They first met as college students at Abilene Christian University and fate would bring them to Round Rock where Crowder and Jerkins would co-found The Penfold Theatre Company, Round Rock’s first and only professional live theatre. “Penfold Theatre brings Round Rock arts patrons…

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