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Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Opera Theatre presents Menotti’s ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’

San Marcos' Texas Music Theater will show the Christmas-themed Amahl and the Night Visitors on Dec. 19-20.

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Texas State sophomore gives gift of stem cells this holiday season

Kelby Wenger, a Texas State sophomore from Denton who admits to being more than a bit squeamish at the sight of blood and needles, took her last final of the semester (a week early) before heading to...

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

‘Night at the Theatre Gala’ planned for Nov. 30

The Sights & Sounds Gala committee presents a Night at the Theatre Gala on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. at the City of San Marcos Conference Center, 1001 E. McCarty Lane.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Sights and Sounds kicks off Dec. 1

Organizers expect 35,000 visitors to turn out at this years Sights and Sounds of Christmas in San Marcos. The event will be four days, instead of three, for the first time.

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Library puppet show perfect for the season

The San Marcos Public Library has a special holiday puppet show that will delight the kids and bring about world peace. Well, it will delight the kids, anyway.

Monday, October 12th, 2009

‘Financial challenges’ force cover charge for San Marcos Sights & Sounds festival

For the first time in its 22-year history, people attending the Sights and Sounds of Christmas festival in San Marcos will pay a small admission fee.

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Pandas attack San Marcos stages

When Pandas Attack may sound like the title to a Japanese reality show gone wrong, or a headline that nobody want to see, but it is actually the name of a band based out of San Marcos.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

The Devil’s Clack Dish: Gift getting made easy

If you're the type for whom it's hard to buy Christmas presents, you owe your friends a favor. Start a collection.