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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 plenty of truly festive activity awaiting the holiday celebrant right in your own back yard.

Friday, October 15th, 2010

The Weekend: The paddle battle, pets in costumes

If you can't find anything to do this weekend, you just aren't trying. The Kyle Fair and Music Festival is loaded with music and carnival rides and cook-off excitement. There's also football, volleyball. more music and theater,...

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

The Weekend: A last breath of the summer

Though school already is back in session, the Labor Day weekend is the traditional end of summer. This year's version includes the usual high school football games, live musical performances and festivals. And, of course, there's more...

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, October 16th, 2009

The Weekend: More fun than a balloon of monkeys

The weekend is a compendium of music, art, openings, music, carnivals, fairs, pumpkins, and other wonderful things to do in our gorgeous part of Texas.

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Grand Marshall for Kyle Fair is 92-year resident

Lifelong Kyle resident Mary Lou Wittenberg, 92, will be the grand marshall for the Kyle Fair and Music Festival parade down Center Street Saturday morning.

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Weekend: United We Sing, play football, eat catfish

Whether you want a plate of golden fried catfish, you love a game of bingo or you'd like a night of musical magic, this weekend has a little bit of everything for everyone.

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Weekend: Yoga, music, barbecue and football!

This weekend Texas State takes on Angelo State in a much talked-about football game. Music, as always, is full of delightful surprises, and don't forget about barbecue and movies.

Friday, July 24th, 2009

The Weekend: Movies, music … more heat?

It's still going to be hot this weekend, and there's still plenty to see around San Marcos, including Whiskey Myers (above), which is playing at the Cheatham Street Warehouse Saturday night.

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