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Friday, November 12th, 2010

The Weekend: A sign of November? Elvis meets Shakespeare

It's the first weekend in November, when three women make their first tamales and Elvis meets Shakespeare. Football is gone, so there's local art to see and buy, local authors to meet, plays to see and benefits to attend this weekend. And music.

Friday, September 10th, 2010

The Weekend: Legends in music, locals in football

Legendary musicians Leon Russell, Joe Ely and Fabrizio Poggi will grace the area this weekend. And there's plenty of music, theater, art and football of all varieties to go around, too.

Friday, May 7th, 2010

The Weekend: Brewing in Martindale, plus music, trains and more

The weekend brings cool tunes, a cool festival and a 72-degree cool river to celebrate, while also celebrating the coolest woman in your life, dear old mom.

Friday, April 9th, 2010

The Weekend: A wild combo of music, theater, Africa, hiking and pies

Don't worry about the crane flies. The weather is fair and there is baseball in the air. Also pies and cupcakes, and hikes to help you work them off. Theater and a little taste of the mysterious...

Friday, November 6th, 2009

The Weekend: Parades, music, marketplaces

The weekend is chock-full of fine events. The Veterans Day Parade in San Marcos has more than 78 entries, Java Jive is cooking up delicious foods and coffees, the music is particularly good this weekend and the...

Friday, January 9th, 2009

How to end the first week of 2009

After a full week of 2009, now comes your chance to start breaking those New Year's resolutions as the town wakes up and students slowly return.

Friday, November 7th, 2008

The Weekend: Shows and more lead up to Veterans Day

Gary P. Nunn (pictured) is in San Marcos this weekend. So, after a fashion, are C.S. Lewis, Calvin Coolidge, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, and many more.

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