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Friday, August 14th, 2009

Music reigns and rains (if only)

The Hill Country is alive with music this weekend. Pick any club on any night and you can't go wrong, especially not with Buster Jiggs Saturday night at Cheatham Street Warehouse.

Friday, July 31st, 2009

The Weekend: watermelon, Wimberley Players, whatever

Before National Watermelon Day creeps up on Monday, you've got a weekend offering live music and other delights, including the Wimberley Players performing "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off."

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.

Friday, July 17th, 2009

The Weekend: Celebrate ice cream, tunes

The weekend for celebrating National Ice Cream Day is going to be hot in more ways than one. Who woulda thunk it? Live music at San Marcos mainstays like Triple Crown always helps.

Friday, July 10th, 2009

The Weekend: Try Kool-Aid and shade

The hot weather might be a prompt to try remembering what made summer fun as a kid. Stuff like Kool-Aid, barbecue, shade and flashlight tag. Then, maybe, snap into grown-up mode and see some live music, or...

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

The Weekend: Celebrating America's birthday

America's birthday is on the docket this weekend. You won't make it to every celebration in Hays County, but you can help make America a better place.

Friday, June 26th, 2009

The Weekend: Big festivals and hot times

BIGFest and the Luling Watermelon Thump are among the treats on tap this weekend in and around San Marcos. Big John Mills (above) is one of the musicians performing at BIGFest.

Friday, June 19th, 2009

The Weekend: Fodder for Father's Day

Lots of treats are on tap locally for Father's Day Weekend. Among them are Ponty Bone and the Squeezetones (above) Saturday night at Cheatham Street Warehouse. Friday night, New York Times bestselling author David Sedaris is appearing...

Friday, June 12th, 2009

The Weekend: Waving the flag

The San Marcos Public Library is starting its summer reading program, great acts like Rodney Hayden (above, Saturday night at Cheatham Street Warehouse) are playing this weekend and, don't forget, it's Flag Day on Sunday.

Friday, June 5th, 2009

The Weekend: Living in the sunny shadow

Between Austin and San Antionio is the pretty part, our town, with a slamming summer weekend of music and other events. Among the stars of the stage this weekend is Girl in a Coma (above) playing at...

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