In 1995 Wes Anderson picked the Windmill Inn (now Days Inn Hillsboro) to serve as a partial backdrop to his directorial debut, Bottle Rocket.

In 2011 the Reservoir Geeks learned of the motel's financial troubles and what was supposed to be a drunken night with a couple of fans in iconic room 212, grew to a yearly event now dubbed The Lovely Soiree at the Bottle Rocket Motel.


FOR PICTURES, ARTICLES AND MORE FROM EACH YEAR'S EVENT
SIMPLY CLICK ON THE CORRESPONDING IMAGE 

 
LOVELY SOIREE 2011 (Save the Bottle Rocket Motel)

LOVELY SOIREE 2011
(Save the Bottle Rocket Motel)

LOVELY SOIREE 2012

LOVELY SOIREE 2012

LOVELY SOIREE 2013

LOVELY SOIREE 2013

LOVELY SOIREE 2014  

LOVELY SOIREE 2014

 

 
LOVELY SOIREE 2015

LOVELY SOIREE 2015

 

                                        For a brief history of the beloved Bottle Rocket Motel and more in formation; click the image above!

                                        For a brief history of the beloved Bottle Rocket Motel and more in formation; click the image above!

 

THE MOTEL IS THERE THE OTHER 51 WEEKEND

Days-Inn Hillsboro
307 SE I-35
Hillsboro, Texas
254-582-3493