A rundown of entertainment in and around San Marcos this weekend:
Travel and Tourism Luncheon
Hosted by the San Marcos Convention and Visitors Bureau. Website here.
Location: City of San Marcos Conference Center
Time: Noon Friday, May 4
Viva! Cinco de Mayo
The celebration of Hispanic heritage includes music, food, a parade, state championship menudo cook-off, folkloric dancers and a beauty pageant. The weekend starts with performances by local bands at the free kickoff.
Location: Hays County Civic Center, 1249 Civic Center Loop
Time: Kickoff event is at 7 p.m. Friday, May 4. Parade starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5.
Heritage Home Tour
Docents will guide visitors through the halls of homes within several local historical districts. Website here.
Location: Heritage, Belvin, Burleson historical districts
Time: Saturday, May 5 an d Sunday, May 6
San Marcos Bird Walk
Led by Stephen Ramirez. RSVP required.
Location: Starts at San Marcos Nature Center
Time: 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5
Third Annual San Marcos River Reggae Festival
Featuring Alex Marley. Website here.
Location: Texas Music Theater, 120 E San Antonio
Time: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 5
Rods @ Riley’s
Hot rod drive-in event with live music and barbecue. Website here.
Location: Riley’s Tavern, 8894 FM 1102 in Hunter
Time: Free show with Scott Biram starts at 5 p.m. Headlining Bill Kirchen starting at 9 p.m.