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Summer in the Park

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

San Marcos Tonight: 07/21/16

Shelley King, an Austin-based blues, soul and country musician, will perform tonight at San Marcos Plaza Park.

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Arts Commission accepting grant applications

The San Marcos Arts Commission is accepting grant applications for programs or projects that involve art or that promote ethnic or cultural diversity.

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Terri Hendrix performs at San Marcos Plaza tonight

San Marcos resident Terri Henrix, a Grammy Award-winning contemporary folk singer-songwriter, will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight at San Marcos Park Plaza.

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

City still pursuing sculpture projects from permanent arts fund

Between $115,000 for a sculpture between the San Marcos Activity Center and the San Marcos Public Library, and a proposed $100,000 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lyndon Baines Johnson, San Marcos officials are moving ahead...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Venue change for Thursdays Summer in the Park concert

Today's Summer in the Park concert will be held in the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 East Hopkins Street, due to rain.

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.

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Alamo Metro Chorus to sub at parks concert

The Alamo Metro Chorus will substitute for the Heart of Texas Chorus in the Summer in the Park concert on Aug. 6.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

City arts commission seeks projects

The City of San Marcos Arts Commission is accepting applications for projects that should encourage and enhance the artistic quality of events in San Marcos while promoting tourism and the hotel/convention industry.

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Heat forces time change for Summer in the Park music

Starting July 23, concert times for the Summer in the Park music series will be changed from 7:30-9:30 p.m. to 8-9:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Local production company wins international award

San Marcos' own XI media, a video production company, has been named as one of 31 winners of the 2009 DV Awards.

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