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The Weekend: 05/04/12 to 05/06/12

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.