Camp Doublecreek to celebrate 50 years in Round Rock this summer and 3 area business updates

A Round Rock summer camp institution, Carter and Trudy Lester founded Camp Doublecreek in June 1971. (Courtesy Camp Doublecreek)
A Round Rock summer camp institution, Carter and Trudy Lester founded Camp Doublecreek in June 1971. (Courtesy Camp Doublecreek)

A Round Rock summer camp institution, Carter and Trudy Lester founded Camp Doublecreek in June 1971. (Courtesy Camp Doublecreek)

For some Round Rock-area children, Camp Doublecreek has been a yearly tradition for generations. The summer camp will celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer. Read on to learn more about the day camp and three other business updates from Round Rock and Pflugerville.

Anniversary: Camp Doublecreek

Camp Doublecreek will mark 50 years in business in June. The summer day camp is open for children ages 6-14 and features activities such as swimming, archery, arts and crafts, horsemanship and sports. 512-255-3661. www.campdoublecreek.com

Now open: Player’s Bar and Lounge

Downtown Pflugerville features a new bar with the opening of Player’s Bar and Lounge on March 9. Player’s is located at 113 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville, in the former site of Marshall’s Tavern. 512-844-8036. www.facebook.com/playersbarandlounge


Now open: Fogonero Restaurant

A new Venezuelan food restaurant, Fogonero Restaurant, opened in February at 800 W. Pecan St., Pflugerville. Menu items include empanadas, asado negro and pabellon crillo—fried dough with a stuffing of choice, braised roast beef and shredded beef dishes, respectively. 512-937-5737. https://fogonerorestaurant.com

Coming soon: Big Star Backyards

Austin-based business Big Star Backyards leased space at 4701 Priem Lane, Pflugerville. The site will be a secondary warehouse location where customers can visit by appointment to see hot tub models. Big Star Backyards, located at 8315 Burnet Road, Ste. A, Austin, sells Jacuzzi hot tubs and swim spas and offers service repairs for hot tubs. 512-465-2722. www.bigstarbackyards.com