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Friday, July 29th, 2016

Video: City releases ‘Life at 72 Degrees’ into the wild

“San Marcos River: Life at 72 Degrees,” an eight minute long web video produced by the city and Keep San Marcos Beautiful, aims to raise awareness of the delicacy and beauty of the San Marcos River among the tens of thousands of visitors who enjoy it each year.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Spazmatics inaugurate concert series with park performance on Thursday (with video)

The Spazmatics, a Texas-based band popular for its covers of 1980s New Wave favorites, will perform on Thursday, March 20 to open the city’s Spring Concert Series at San Marcos Plaza Park.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

SMGA holding benefit Saturday with live music, food, astronomy

UPDATED 12 a.m. Oct. 9: SMGA’s Harvest Moon FUNdraiser has been postponed due to chance of rain, lightning, mud, and potential cloud cover obscuring stars and moon Saturday evening. The event will be rescheduled, probably for November.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

United Way’s ‘Boot Scootin’ Foodie’ event this weekend

The 2nd Annual Taste of Hays County: Boot Scootin’ Foodie will feature food prepared by restaurants and businesses from all over the county and live music on Sept. 25.

Friday, January 28th, 2011

The Weekend: A chance to remember Paine

With no real football to track this weekend, it's a good time for doing something else. Like remembering Thomas Paine, whose best selling pamphlets stoked the American Revolution. He donated the proceeds to the revolution, then died...

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Triple Crown to celebrate 5,000 consecutive days of music

The Triple Crown, 206 North Edward Gary Street, will celebrate 5,000 consecutive days of live music on Oct. 10. The nightclub even weathered the Flood of 1998 to keep the streak alive.

Friday, August 27th, 2010

The Weekend: Dogs, Shakespeare, music and plenty of football

Shakespeare gets a shaking up, dogs get a fair, music is in the air and football is everywhere, even on a unicycle. School is back, meaning the weekends taken on an extra sense of urgency.

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Boot Scootin' Foodie promises something for everyone

United Way of Hays County recently announced that its 2010 annual fund raising event, the Taste of Hays County's Boot Scootin' Foodie, will take place on Aug. 29 from 5-9 p.m. at Texas Old Town Event Center...

Friday, May 28th, 2010

The Weekend: Three days for swimmin', listenin' and rememberin'

Whether you choose a cement pond or a swimming hole, all the pools are open for business this Memorial Day weekend. There is also a farmer's market on the square, music, movies and Grease is the word.

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

The Weekend: Bunnies and brisket, or is it ham?

The Easter Bunny should drop by this weekend with some jellybeans, maybe, if you're good. There's also music and theater and market days to celebrate the coming of Spring.

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