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Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Audio: Christmas Ball putting the swing in San Marcos

A Texan put Christmas into country music and a Texan made it swing. It is only fitting that San Marcos, home of the Western Swing Hall of Fame, will be filled with the sounds of Western Swing on Dec. 10 at Texas Music Theater.

Friday, May 7th, 2010

The Weekend: Brewing in Martindale, plus music, trains and more

The weekend brings cool tunes, a cool festival and a 72-degree cool river to celebrate, while also celebrating the coolest woman in your life, dear old mom.

Friday, November 6th, 2009

The Weekend: Parades, music, marketplaces

The weekend is chock-full of fine events. The Veterans Day Parade in San Marcos has more than 78 entries, Java Jive is cooking up delicious foods and coffees, the music is particularly good this weekend and the...

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Weekend: Great music, great pumpkins and Farmer Fred

Candy corn has been around for a hundred years or so and, while it is available year-round, it is particularly prevalent at Halloween and harvest time. So, as usual, is a weekend full of fun in and...

Friday, September 25th, 2009

The Weekend: A time for reflection

Carnivals, music, bingo, plays, music, football, soccer, volleyball, a fried chicken dinner, and more music await the happy weekend warrior.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Armed with hot single, Crenshaw plays San Marcos

Brett Crenshaw has loyal fans in San Marcos, and now his reach is extending across Texas with his current single, "Open Up My Eyes," which is one of the state's most 40 requested Country songs.

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Cheatham Street to celebrate anniversary this weekend

The legendary Cheatham Street Warehouse will observe its 34th birthday this weekend with four big days of music.

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