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A daily rundown of live entertainment in and around San Marcos tonight, compiled by Mercury Scene Editor Hap Mansfield and our content partners at San Marcos Tonight.

Tonight’s Best Bet

You don’t have to be an extreme racing fan to go to the Mobil One Challenge at Central Texas Speedway. In addition to its NASCAR vrooming (thats a technical racing term, kind of) there will also be beach volleyball, horseshoes, the “Car Bar”, food vendors and live music. It’s like a motor-head fiesta!  The extreme side-by-side racing includes qualifying for the Sport Mods, Super Stocks, Trucks, Pro Mods and Late Models, heat races for Dwarfs and feature events for all 10 classes – Bandoleros, NasKarts, Mini Stocks, Dwarf Cars, Grand Stocks, Sanford Electric SportMods, A-Line Super Stocks, Pro Modifieds, Trucks and Late Models. Mr. Racing himself, Nick Holt, will be doing live interactive updates. Admission gates open at 4 p.m., the races start at 6 p.m. Children aged 12 or younger are admitted free.


Farmer’s Market on the Square

Every Saturday, all year round, the San Marcos Farmer’s Market happens on San Antonio St. between LBJ and Guadalupe Streets from 9am-1pm. WIC is not currently accepted at this market.

Start: 06/01/2013 9:00 am
End: 06/01/2013 1:00 pm
Venue: Downtown San Marcos
San Antonio St. ,

Rain Dance Festival

Join regional experts for a series of free workshops on vegetable gardening, landscaping with native and well-adapted plants, raising backyard chickens, dealing with garden pests, gardening in containers, various methods for conserving water and more in a festive, family-friendly atmosphere. There also will be tours of the historic Herff family home and of the organic Inspiration Garden. The festival is sponsored by the Cibolo Nature Center & Farm. The Farmers Market at the Cibolo also will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Start: 06/01/2013 10:00 am
End: 06/01/2013 3:00 pm
Venue: The Herff Farm at the Cibolo
Phone: 830-249-4616
33 Herff Road, Boerne,
Cost: Free

The Mobil One Challenge

Come out to Central Texas Speedway to experience the best in extreme side-by- side racing. This is an event you don’t want to miss. Along with races, the track will feature food vendors, Beach Volleyball, horseshoes, the Car Bar, and live music. It’s fun for the whole family.

Start: 06/01/2013 3:00 pm
End: 06/01/2013 10:30 pm
Venue: Central Texas Speedway
24801 interstate 35, Kyle,
Cost: 15

Summer Musical at Emilyann Theatre: The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music @ Emilyann Theatre 8:15 p.m.

Directed by Emily Toothman

The musical story of the Von Trapp Family as they climb every mountain while trying to solve a problem like Maria with a few of favorite of their favorite things.

Start: 06/01/2013 8:15 pm
End: 06/01/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: EmilyAnn Theatre
1101 Ranch Road 2325, Wimberley,

Roxy Roca at Cypress Creek Cafe

Roxy Roca @ 9 p.m.

@Cypress Creek Cafe, Wimberley Square, Wimberley

Start: 06/01/2013 9:00 pm
End: 06/01/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Cypress Creek Cafe
Phone: 512-847-0030
320 Wimberley Square, Wimberley,

Flacopalooza @ Riley’s Tavern

Flacopalooza @ 9 p.m.

@ Riley’s Tavern, 8894 FM1102

Start: 06/01/2013 9:00 pm
End: 06/01/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Riley’s Tavern
Phone: 512-392-3132
8894 FM 1102, New Braunfels,

Flametrick Subs, Blackwater Revival, The Sonomatics, Lethal Smut at Triple Crown

Flametrick Subs, Blackwater Revival, The Sonomatics, Lethal Smut @ 9 p.m.

@ The Triple Crown, 206 North Edward Gary Street

Start: 06/01/2013 9:00 pm
End: 06/01/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: The Triple Crown
Phone: 512-396-2236
206 N. Edward Gary,

Doug Moreland Band at Cheatham Street Warehouse

Doug Moreland @10:45 p.m.

w/special guest @ 9:15 p.m.

@ Cheatham Street Warehouse, 119 Cheatham Street Warehouse

Start: 06/01/2013 9:15 pm
End: 06/01/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Cheatham Street Warehouse
Phone: 512-353-3777
119 Cheatham Street,

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