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Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Belvin Street Historic District plays host again to colorful Mardi Gras parade

The Krewe of Okeanos Mardi Gras Parade will wend its way through the heart of San Marcos’ historic Belvin Street residential district this weekend, beginning at noon Saturday, Feb. 6.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

San Marcos Cemetery tours to feature headstone carving demonstration

Austin sculptor Cat Quintanilla will demonstrate head stone carving on Oct. 17 as part of the annual San Marcos Cemetery Tales and Tours, hosted by the Heritage Association of San Marcos and the Friends of the San...

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Heritage Association’s home tour runs today, Sunday

The Heritage Association of San Marcos’ annual home tour — styled this year as “Manors, Mancaves, Meadows & a Pigsty” — will run noon to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. The weekend will be hi lighted with...

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

McCoy Corp. hosting Cottage Kitchen lunch on Friday

Employees of the McCoy Corp. will serve the Cottage Kitchen lunch at the Charles S. Cock House and Museum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 24.

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Heritage Association’s holiday home tour set for Sunday

Five families will open their unique residences to the public 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 for the Heritage Association of San Marcos’ annual Home for the Holidays Tour.

Monday, October 13th, 2014

‘Tales and Tours’ proposes a stroll through San Marcos history

Each October, the stories of people interred at the San Marcos Cemetery are retold to new audiences during guided pedestrian tours that highlight a revolving cast of noteworthy forebearers.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Documentary premiere kicks off historical weekend

For the most elaborate effort yet in a series of local history documentaries, the Hays County Historical Commission commissioned — and then destroyed — a full-scale replica of a Union gunboat. The documentary on Confederate war hero...

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Tour five historic homes this weekend

Sponsored by the Heritage Association of San Marcos, the 37th annual Tour of Homes will offer “A Stroll Through Historic San Marcos” May 5-6 from 1-5 p.m. both days.