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Sights and Sounds of Christmas

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Council proclamation heralds Sights & Sounds 2013

The San Marcos City Council officially designated Dec. 4-7 as “Sights & Sounds of Christmas Weekend.”

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 12/4/13

Santa will drop in by helicopter tonight at the awesome Sights and Sounds of Christmas at San Marcos Plaza Park...

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 12/2/13

Mariachi Nueva Generacion will charge up your holiday energy at Evans Auditorium tonight

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Franks retiring as Main Street manager

Kelly Franks, who has administrated the city's Main Street program for 25 years and co-founded the annual Sights and Sounds of Christmas festival, is retiring.

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Sights were charming at Sights and Sounds of Christmas

The Sights and Sounds of Christmas had some charming sights and sounds, with none more charming than the local elementary schools happy participants.

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, December 1st, 2010

Sights and Sounds of Christmas begins four-day run Wednesday night

The sparkling Sights and Sounds of Christmas, a harbinger of the holiday season, begins Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. This year's festival features four days instead of the traditional three.

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

‘Night at the Theatre Gala’ planned for Nov. 30

The Sights & Sounds Gala committee presents a Night at the Theatre Gala on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. at the City of San Marcos Conference Center, 1001 E. McCarty Lane.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Sights and Sounds kicks off Dec. 1

Organizers expect 35,000 visitors to turn out at this years Sights and Sounds of Christmas in San Marcos. The event will be four days, instead of three, for the first time.

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Civic leader Smith dies at 94

Gwen Smith, who launched a 30-year public service career in San Marcos after retiring as a professor at Illinois State, died on April 10 at her home in the San Marcos Historical District. Smith was 94.

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