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Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Where to see July 4 fireworks in Hays, Caldwell counties

Central Texas will celebrate July 4 with parties and parades, festivals and fireworks. The festivities include fireworks spectaculars in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, Dripping Spring and Lockhart as well as community parades in Martindale and Wimberley.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Where to see July 4 fireworks in Hays, Caldwell counties

Central Texas will celebrate July 4 with parties and parades, festivals and fireworks spread over three days.

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

San Marcos Tonight: 07/03/12 (with video)

A rundown of live music and other entertainment in and around San Marcos tonight including a family-friendly outdoor screening of "The Smurfs" at San Marcos Plaza Park.

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The Weekend: Intrepid canoe racers, music and, maybe, Teddy bears

Music, the Texas Water Safari, Baby Fest and more await at your pleasure for the weekend. With or without your Teddy bear. On a less local note, there's that soccer game in South Africa.

Friday, October 10th, 2008

The Myth of Jones: The firefighter’s challenge

As we learned last weekend at Buda's Fire Fest, the heroes of sports have nothing on firefighters when it comes to heroism or athleticism.

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Firefest kicks off
today in Buda

Firefest organizers expect well more than 10,000 visitors at Buda City Park today and Saturday for the Buda Fire Department's annual fundraiser. The event includes firefighting competitions, a cook-off and musical performances by the likes of Cross...

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel: Rebel band boosters selling chicken dinner tickets for Hawaii trip

Hays High School band boosters are selling tickets for a chicken dinner to be served on July 4 at Red, White and Buda. The proceeds will help pay for a band trip to Hawaii during spring break...

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