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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, June 11th, 2010

The Weekend: The singing Mockingbird and Texas musicians

You can start shakin' that stick if you want to but there's more fun stuff to do this weekend than you can shake a stick at. Drop the stick and hit Market on the Square, the EmilyAnn...

Friday, June 4th, 2010

The Weekend: June cometh to San Marcos

The poetry of summer is in full force with music, a carnival, theater, hiking and more. And don't forget the charming market days with their food and entertainment. Ah, June!

Friday, May 28th, 2010

The Weekend: Three days for swimmin', listenin' and rememberin'

Whether you choose a cement pond or a swimming hole, all the pools are open for business this Memorial Day weekend. There is also a farmer's market on the square, music, movies and Grease is the word.

Friday, May 28th, 2010

What's the deal with San Marcos?

San Marcos was well represented at the 8th Annual Texas Music Awards this year and the city just keeps on making more good music. Three-time Musician of the Year Big John Mills is playing Friday night at...

Friday, May 21st, 2010

The Weekend: Music, butterflies, baseball and burgers

The weekend comes baseball, musical theater, a hazardous waste day and butterflies in the usual eclectic mix of San Marcos activities. Not bad, actually, for the first weekend in town after college graduation.

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Weekend: A natural for music, food and even migratory birds

The Texas Natural and Western Swing Festival may get damp, but it will never sound soggy. Among the other delights for the weekend are hiking, a salute to the past century of music, and much more.

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, April 30th, 2010

The Weekend: Nuthin' weak about this one

From menudo to Sousa to Mariachi to disc golf to theater to ballet to soapbox derby, there's enough stuff to do this weekend that you'll need a big healing bowl of the Mexican soup to soothe you....

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