Showing posts from March, 2019

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at The Cottonwood Cove

St. Patrick's Day falls on a Sunday this year, but we're starting the celebration a day early on Saturday, March 16 at The Cottonwood Cove . Once again the group from Blair Youth Shooting Sports will be hosting a delicious holiday fundraiser in the Lodge and you're all invited!  Dinner & Raffle Blair Youth Shooting Sports are hosting their annual St. Patrick's Day fundraiser on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from noon-8:00 pm . Tickets are $10 at the door and you not only get a delicious corned beef and cabbage meal but also a ticket for the gun raffle.  This year's  raffle winner will be taking home a Ruger 10-22 Rifle. Hopefully, you will come in and stay for a while, but meals are available to go if you're in a hurry and still want to donate to this wonderful organization.  Blair Youth Shooting Sports This local Blair, Nebraska organization teaches the  basics, skills, and safety of Trap and Sporting Clays  to young people in grades 6-12.  They

The Cottonwood Cove - Home of Nebraska's Famous Watermelon!

The signature drink at our RV campground & marina on the Missouri River is a summertime favorite that we bet you've all been missing over the long winter! When you say, " I'll have a Watermelon ," at The Cottonwood Cove , everyone around here knows you aren't talking about a slice of melon, but rather the amazing drink our place has become known for.  Even though our vacation destination in the Midwest isn't open for the season yet, we do have lots of weekend events coming up this month at which our Watermelons will be flowing. Just in case you haven't had the pleasure, yet, let us introduce you to this delicious drink.  Home of the Watermelon In January of 1992, George Rybin, son of the owners of The Cottonwood Cove at the time and the future owner himself, went on a Carribean cruise. He was joined by his then-girlfriend, Sharon Young, who worked at The Cottonwood Cove Marina. During their trip to the islands, they were introduced to an a