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Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Bob Schneider to headline Hats Off For Hospice

Texas singer-songwriter Bob Schneider will perform music from the first volume of his three-part extended play series at Central Texas Medical Center’s Hats Off For Hospice this weekend.

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 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 7th, 2011

The Weekend: After the holidays, before the semester, in between

The holidays are past us and the town isn't picking up yet for another university semester. It's an in-between weekend. Which isn't to say it's can't still be a fine weekend in San Marcos.

Friday, December 17th, 2010

The Weekend: The first days of Christmas

The last weekend of holiday shopping is upon us. Everybody get in your cars, rev up your engines and ... sit in traffic. To take off some of the edge, or to put some on, there is...

Friday, November 5th, 2010

The Weekend: The dark end of daylight savings

The city's salute to Veterans Day will feature a parade and the traditional free biscuits and gravy breakfast on Saturday. There's also music, market days and a Dia De Los Muetos Festival. Ah, autumn!

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...

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Giants win as perfection’s foil

As the NFL dresses up its Super Bowl for red carpets and caviar, the New York Giants reminded us Sunday that football is won by brutal means.

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Wrong again about the Cowboys

Some of us thought the Dallas Cowboys might still be hiding a championship football team beneath their glitz and glam. We were wrong.