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Monday, December 1st, 2014

Santa’s landing at CTMC inaugurates Sights & Sounds festival

Trading his sleigh for a more modern mode of air travel, Santa Claus will arrive in San Marcos by helicopter Wednesday afternoon to official kick off the annual Sights & Sounds of Christmas festival.

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 12/24/13

Rumor has it that a certain ruby-clad rotund reindeer wrangler may be in town tonight

Monday, December 24th, 2012

San Marcos Tonight 12/24/12

The man in the red suit will be appearing for one night only but while you wait...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

LBJ Museum of San Marcos celebrates sixth anniversary

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos, 131 North Guadalupe St., is celebrating its sixth anniversary with a public reception and tree lighting ceremony on December 6 from 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Hays County hosting courthouse tree lighting

The Hays County Courthouse, 111 East San Antonio St., will host a tree lighting ceremony on November 28 starting at 6 p.m. The historic courthouse grounds will feature decorations and a trail of lights.

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Santa sees pretty view as Sights and Sounds opens

Santa Claus arrived by helecopter to Sights and Sounds of Christmas Wednesday night, seeing a nice panorama of the festivities. The annual holiday festival in San Marcos will run through Saturday evening.

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

County sets holiday lighting ceremony for next week

The Hays County Commissioners Court will sponsor fun for the kids and all other ages when the holiday lights at the historic Hays County Courthouse and grounds are turned on at 6 p.m. on Dec. 1.

Friday, November 27th, 2009

The Weekend: Lights, camera, action

The weekend is loaded with theatre, music and holiday lights. It should take your mind off all that holiday shopping and put a song in your heart.