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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.

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Triple Crown to feature 'Christmas with The Beaumonts' food drive

Lubbock-based southern rockers The Beaumonts will have their annual Christmas food drive at the Triple Crown on Saturday. The event features a raffle with some interesting prizes and special guests Mike and the Moonpies.

Friday, December 10th, 2010

The Weekend: Holiday lights, holiday theater, more great music

Theater and music and lights, oh my! Only two weeks before Christmas, the holiday season is really heating up, in one manner of speaking. Wherever you are, there's some sort of holiday event near you.

Friday, November 19th, 2010

The Weekend: Pinocchio, lights, dance and big wheels keep on turnin'

We get the first big Christmas tree lighting of the season this weekend, as well as visit from Pinocchio, Cowboy Kringle, Shakespeare, Greazy Wheels, and many more. It's all leading up to Thanksgiving.

Friday, November 12th, 2010

The Weekend: A sign of November? Elvis meets Shakespeare

It's the first weekend in November, when three women make their first tamales and Elvis meets Shakespeare. Football is gone, so there's local art to see and buy, local authors to meet, plays to see and benefits...

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 29th, 2010

The Weekend: Halloween on the Wurst weekend

It's a weekend of bests and wursts as New Braunfels starts up Wurstfest and Chasca puts on a Rocky Horror Review. There's also ballet, music and Halloween fun for all. Is it fall, yet?

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...

Friday, October 1st, 2010

The Weekend: Fire Fest, Market Days, and art

Put away that stick, because there's so much to do this weekend that you can't shake it, anyway. Saturday might be one of the most crowded days this year, between all the markets, theater, music and festivals.

Friday, September 24th, 2010

The Weekend: Pet Fest, Green Fest and the rest

Seven brothers look for brides, a bold fellow seeks to tame a wild wench, there's dance and music and the ever-popular and charming Pet Fest, a little bit of football and all the rest this weekend.

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