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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.

Friday, August 20th, 2010

The Weekend: Hot art, hot music, hot theater and, uh, more hot heat

My, oh, my, it's going to be a hot weekend. There's plenty of blazing music, hot art and sultry theater. And temperatures? Considerably warm.

Friday, August 13th, 2010

The Weekend: A cat on a hot, tin roof? In August?

There's a cat on a hot tin roof (and we don't mean a warm chocolate sundae with peanuts) in Wimberley this weekend, as the Wimberley Players continue a smoldering production to open their 30th season. San Marcos,...

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Here there be the Randy Rogers Band

The success of the Randy Rogers Band initially flummoxed the critics who were blind-sided by their popularity, but San Marcians could have told them why the band is successful. The band will be at the Cheatham Street...

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

The Weekend: A road opens, art beckons and bands, as always, play on

The Wonder World extension linking east to west San Marcos will open grandly this weekend. You can also hear music, catch a good movie out in the Texas moonlight and see some mighty pretty quilts.

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

The Weekend: America's Birthday, fireworks, music and more

It's America's birthday, so fireworks will explode like neon blossoms, broncs will be busted, calves will be roped, music will play and pics will be nicked as the barbecue sizzles. Happy Fourth of July!

Friday, June 18th, 2010

The Weekend: Dad gets his day, you get parades

This weekend will be more fun than a basket full of tomatoes, and some of those luscious red fruits are part of the festivities. It's Father's Day on Sunday. Juneteeth celebrations abound. And of course, the Hill...

Friday, June 11th, 2010

The Weekend: The singing Mockingbird and Texas musicians

You can start shakin' that stick if you want to but there's more fun stuff to do this weekend than you can shake a stick at. Drop the stick and hit Market on the Square, the EmilyAnn...

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, May 28th, 2010

What's the deal with San Marcos?

San Marcos was well represented at the 8th Annual Texas Music Awards this year and the city just keeps on making more good music. Three-time Musician of the Year Big John Mills is playing Friday night at...

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