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  • MorningStar Celebrates Autumn With Fall Festival

    Temperatures may still be scorching, and many of our tomato plants are still blooming like crazy. But autumn is on the horizon. You can feel it at night, as a crisp chill settles in. Days are getting shorter, and Halloween is just around the corner. At MorningStar, we never miss a chance to celebrate together. This weekend, we celebrated the beginning of cooler weather and the transition from tomatoes and roses to pumpkins and corn. Residents came together on September... View Article

  • Guide to Music in Austin

    Our residents consistently tell us that MorningStar offers the best of all worlds: a quiet, welcoming community to call their own; a break from the hustle and bustle of city life; and easy access to all that Austin has to offer. Georgetown is a quick 30-minute drive from Austin. If you love music—whether bluegrass or rap, country or rock—there’s no place in the world like Austin. With more than 250 live music venues and dozens of record stores, you’ll have... View Article

  • GFO Home Unveils New Model Home in MorningStar

    GFO Home has completed its new model home at MorningStar, showcasing all that makes these luxury homes so special. We’re thrilled to welcome GFO Home to the MorningStar family. GFO prides itself on making cutting-edge luxury real estate available at affordable price points. About GFO Home GFO’s veteran team of real estate experts have collectively built more than 25,000 homes. They combine this experience with a fresh, contemporary view on real estate. The resulting homes feature gorgeous architectural elements, effortless... View Article

  • The Best Restaurants Near MorningStar

    MorningStar was thoughtfully designed to maximize its residents’ quality of life. While a walkable, safe, beautiful neighborhood was key to the concept, we also wanted to ensure that residents had access to a variety of cultural touch points outside of our community. Georgetown and nearby areas are home to some of Texas’s best restaurants. There’s something to suit every culinary taste, dietary restriction, and dining preference. Here are our picks for the best restaurants in our area: Monument Cafe Touting... View Article

  • Back to School at Liberty Hill ISD

    Do you have children enrolled in the Liberty Hill ISD? There’s a lot going on at Rancho Sienna Elementary and the Liberty Hill Intermediate, Middle School, and High School this year. It’s currently back to school season, which is one of the busiest times of the year for the school district. If you’re interested in helping students, teachers, and school staff get this year off on the right foot, there are a number of different ways you can get involved.... View Article

  • A Big MorningStar Welcome to SGT James ‘Shane’ Ray & Family

    MorningStar joined forces with Helping a Hero on August 9th, 2018, to give a hero’s welcome home to Sargent James “Shane” Ray, U.S. Army. At MorningStar, we believe in the power of community, and we are proud of our community’s ability to come together to support a heroic family in need. In October 2017, we broke ground on a home that offers top of the line features and was specially designed to make living easier for Sgt. Ray’s specific needs... View Article

  • Gardening Tips at MorningStar New Home Community

    Summer Gardening Tips

    Get a fresh take on summer by planting—or renovating—a garden. Gardening is easier than you might think with a little information and can also save you money. A thoughtfully planned garden can save you $500 or more on groceries. Gardening teaches kids about science, keeps them active, and is a perfect family activity for even the youngest kids. So take advantage of your gorgeous MorningStar yard and get planting! There’s still plenty of time left in the season.   Gardening... View Article

  • MorningStar Warrior Welcome Home Ceremony & Benefit

    MorningStar is more than just a group of neighbors. It is a true community, committed to service and the well-being of everyone in our neighborhood and beyond. As part of our commitment to service, MorningStar is a sponsor of the Helping a Hero Warrior Concert & Celebration on August 9th. The concert will benefit the family of Sargent James “Shane” Ray, U.S. Army. MorningStar will also host a Welcome Home ceremony for the Ray family at their new home on... View Article

  • MorningStar Announces New Builders, Models & Home Designs

    MorningStar’s long-standing mission is to improve our residents’ quality of life and contribute to a welcoming and family-friendly culture in our community. As part of that commitment, we’re thrilled to announce our relationships with new builders, who will be commencing new projects in our community. Here are the builders and projects that we’re excited to welcome into our extended community family. GFO Home GFO Home’s model is slated to open late this Summer and they are working to bring five... View Article

  • MorningStar Proudly Announces its New Big Dipper Fishing Pond

    MorningStar is thrilled to announce that residents will soon be able to enjoy its Big Dipper fishing pond. Here in Georgetown, Texas, we’ve always prided ourselves on being a community that blends the slower pace and warmer friendships of country living with the cultural delights of city life in nearby Austin. Big Dipper is just one more way we’re bringing to you the joys of city living, but with all the convenience of life in suburban Austin. Big Dipper Fishing... View Article

  • MorningStar Celebrates Independence Day in Style

    MorningStar welcomed a crowd of community members and guests to its June 30, 2018, Independence Day celebration. Our family-friendly event hosted children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents, their parents, extended family and friends. Everyone felt welcome, and the mood was festive. MorningStar’s July 4th Celebration One of the things we cherish most about life in MorningStar is that we are a true community. People know their neighbors. They celebrate one another’s wins and losses, tragedies and triumphs. So... View Article

  • The Best Fireworks Displays in the Greater Austin Area

    No Independence Day celebration is complete without a fireworks display. So break out the hot dogs and face paints and get in gear for some of Austin’s best fireworks displays. MorningStar is proud to be situated in such a vibrant community, with ready access to a veritable cornucopia of fun events. These are our picks for the best displays this year.   July 4 Celebration at San Gabriel Park This all-day event opens at 11 am with a parade. Kids... View Article

  • MorningStar Americana Section Home Design

    Meritage Homes Opens New Model Home in Americana Phase of MorningStar

    MorningStar and Meritage Homes are excited to announce the addition of the Americana product to our community. Americana will feature charming homes with brand new, functional floor plans. Each new home is full of fabulous features including blinds on the front windows, walk-in showers in the master bathrooms, and designer selected finishes that give the feeling of an upscale ranch retreat. Every Meritage home in the Americana section will feature gorgeous granite or quartz counters, beautiful kitchen backsplashes, 42” upper... View Article

  • The Goddard School Coming Early 2019 to MorningStar

    Site work has started on new The Goddard School location at MorningStar and is tentatively set to open in January 2019! We are thrilled to add this wonderful preschool to the line-up of resident amenities offered here at MorningStar. For 30 years, parents and families have trusted The Goddard School to nurture and educate their children. From its inception, The Goddard School has been built around high-quality, play-based learning programs. The school offers the most current, academically endorsed methods to... View Article

  • Texas Hill Country Picnic Spots

    Dine Al-Fresco At These Perfect Picnic Spots

    A picnic is a great escape from our day-to-day and a chance to turn a meal into something more festive and memorable for family and friends. Eating good food with even greater company shaded under a canopy of trees or a starry sky is hard to beat. MorningStar offers residents a wide variety of open green spaces to plan the perfect picnic at home. And, in the Spring of 2019, MorningStar will offer the Stargazer Event Lawn, which will be... View Article

  • Facebook Winners!

    Thank you Sladek’s for showing us your favorite MorningStar spot! Each month we host fun contests with our residents to find out what they love most about MorningStar. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to play along. This month the Sladek’s won a gift certificate to All Things Kids in downtown Georgetown. Here’s a picture of the Sladek kids at the MorningStar splash pad, their favorite spot!  

  • Top Hill Country Adventures When the Kids Are Out of School

    As kids count down the days—or hours, or seconds—to the end of the school year, parents across Austin wonder what they’re going to do with these tiny, energetic people all summer. Whether your kids are eager to run through the neighborhood from dawn till dusk or more interested in telling you about how they’re bored, finding ways to burn off kids’ excess energy can feel overwhelming. MorningStar prides itself on an active, vibrant community filled with kids and friendly parents.... View Article

  • MorningStar Community Spring Fling Event

    MorningStar Hosts Successful Spring Fling

    MorningStar hosted a successful Spring Fling event on March 31 from 1-3 PM. The first of many annual Spring Flings was a great chance to celebrate the change of the seasons, talk gardening, grow closer as a community, and see all that makes MorningStar great. About 100 homeowners attended the event. This year’s Spring Fling included a wide range of vendors, including: Kona Ice Positive Images Photography Tiny Tails to You Pretty Faces by Danielle, a balloon artist and face... View Article

  • Austin, TX is reated one of the best places to live in the US.

    Austin Tops U.S. News List of Best Places to Live for Second Year in a Row

    U.S. News and World Report announced this month that, for the second year in a row, Austin, Texas, is the best place to live in the United States. With its vibrant cultural life, excellent schools, and walkable communities, Austin is attracting new residents in droves. MorningStar is proud to provide affordable, beautiful homes to Austin’s families. Our welcoming communities offer the lifestyle new and veteran Austinians crave. We’re confident we can be a part of keeping Austin at the top... View Article