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Friday, February 11th, 2011

The Weekend: Something for everyone, including … football fans?

We're still waiting for real signs of spring around here, and Valentine's Day is a sign of spring everywhere. Waiting for spring, though, the weekend will have to be good enough, and this isn't going to be a bad one for activity in and around San Marcos.

Friday, February 4th, 2011

The Weekend: The cold ends, a Super Bowl waits

Get us out of this week! The weatherman tells us that we're returning to more seasonable temperatures on Saturday. Might be fun to go out. Then, the Super Bowl comes up on Sunday. Might be fun to...

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...

Friday, January 21st, 2011

The Weekend: Bloodthirsty plants, photographs and music

There's something very Texas about wind. We've been getting it all week. We've been getting it forever. And we know which way the wind is blowing this weekend in and around San Marcos.

Friday, January 14th, 2011

The Weekend: Family game night time of year

It hasn't been much fun getting out and about lately, as cold as it has been. But warmer temperatures are supposed to arrive for the weekend, so what can be better than having alternatives around town? Maybe...

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Gray Horse Saloon hosting benefit for local musician

A benefit for the family of local musician and resident Sean Wilkerson will be held on Nov. 22 at the Gray Horse Saloon, 1904 RR12.

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...

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

The Weekend: Homecoming at Texas State tops busy schedule

It's homecoming weekend for Texas State as the football team takes on Northwestern State Saturday afternoon. Those returning to San Marcos, and those who have been here all along, are in for the usual variety of treats...

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Free concert at San Marcos Library features the StandOuts

The San Marcos Public Library, 725 East Hopkins Street, will feature the popular local band the StandOuts playing an acoustic set Wednesday at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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.

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