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10th Annual Texas Author Day at the San Marcos Public Library
The San Marcos Public Library will host more than 50 Texas authors and illustrators at the 10th annual Texas Author Day on Sunday, November 17th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. These published writers and illustrators will sign copies of their books and chat with fans. A variety of genres will be represented including Texana, mystery, romance, science fiction and fantasy, children’s literature, poetry, and a wide variety of non-fiction.  Several authors will read from or speak about their books begin ... Read More
Sacred Springs Powwow
A thirty-two-foot tipi, earth ovens, and Comanche Nation dancers will be highlighted at the 2013 Sacred Springs Powwow that celebrates the Native American culture that has been part of the San Marcos area for thousands of years. The powwow is set for October 5, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM at Aquarena Center, 921 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos, Texas. A powwow is a festival celebrating Native American culture with drums, dancers dressed in phenomenal regalia, and Native foods, arts and ... Read More
Thanksgiving Tradition Comes to Hays County
Local runners lace up sneakers in preparation for the first annual Tanger Outlet Turkey Trot, produced by AllSports Timing. Activities and fun for the entire family take place at the Tanger Outlets on Thanksgiving morning Thursday, November 22. Advanced and novice runners, avid walkers, trotters and kids are all welcomed to participate in the morning time festivities, set early enough to get some quality exercise in before the turkey is even finished roasting. Read More
Creativity, Fun at Home at Eye of the Dog Art Center
The Eye of the Dog Art Center is almost hidden—five miles from Aquarena Springs on the very outskirts of San Marcos—and it’s worth every foot of those five miles to go visit. This has been the home, art gallery, and creative studio of Billy Ray and Beverly Mangham since 2008. Just one glance around and you will notice that this is a place where creativity and fun happen. Read More
CTMC Expands “Pink” Events to Raise Local Awareness, Funds for the Fight Against Breast Cancer
Thanks to the addition of more partners in its efforts to raise awareness and funding for the local fight against breast cancer, Central Texas Medical Center’s (CTMC) annual ‘pink’ activities have grown beyond the month of October. This year, activities will stretch from early September through the month of October. In addition to the annual Mayors’ proclamation, this year the new CTMC lantern will glow pink all month long as a beacon of hope for those suffering from breast cancer and ... Read More
Sacred Springs Powwow Returns to San Marcos
After a one-year respite due to financial constraints, the Sacred Springs Powwow will once again highlight the Native American culture that has been part of the San Marcos area for thousands of years. The Powwow is set for October 6, 2012 from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM at Aquarena Center, 921 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos, Texas. Initiated in 1995 by the Lucky Tomblin family, the powwow is now sponsored by local nonprofit Indigenous Cultures Institute. Read More
Beat the Heat with the Lions Tube Rental
It’s Texas. It’s summer. It’s hot. What to do? Get in the water and cool off. One of the most popular family recreation areas is on the San Marcos River — it’s exceptionally clear and a cool 72 degrees all year long — and the folks at the Lions Club Tube Rental will help float you on your way. Plus, all profits go to community charities. Here’s the deal: you go to the Lions’ facility in City Park in San Marcos, get outfitted with an inner tube and any other items you might ne ... Read More
Something for Everyone
Ever wonder just how the Central Texas Hill Country got to be the Hill Country? Visit Wonder World Park - you’ll not only discover the answer, you’ll get to see it for yourself. Go from Wonder Cave to the Observation Tower here and you can see the power of an earthquake. Read More
Centers for Cancer Care Offers Services Throughout the Hill Country
The Centers for Cancer Care are proud to serve the people in the Hill Country. Since our founding in 1997, we have been focused exclusively on bringing advanced treatment technologies and board-certified cancer care professionals to small communities throughout Texas. Our patients have the advantage of receiving lifesaving daily radiotherapy treatments close to home. Read More
Indigenous Cultures Hosts Sacred Springs Powwow & Indian Market
San Marcos’ sacred springs reawaken when over one hundred Native American powwow dancers and participants arrive for the much anticipated Sacred Springs Powwow & Indian Market, held on Saturday, May 1, 2010, from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM at Aquarena Center, 921 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos, Texas. The event is sponsored by a local Native American nonprofit organization, Indigenous Cultures Institute, with support from Hays County, the City of San Marcos, San Marcos Arts Commission, Texas ... Read More
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The Texas Hill Country, sun splashed hills rolling into the distance, is home to historic towns bursting with character, personalities, and great things to do.
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