San Marcos event to shine a light on Dia De Los Muertos traditions

September 22, 2017 by  

Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Day) celebrations are an ancient tradition from Mexico that recognizes a link between the people in today’s world and their ancestors, and a San Marcos event will provide more details about this [Read more]

San Marcos fundraiser to feature food, fun, and more

August 5, 2017 by  

Food has a way of bringing people together, and the organizers of San Marcos’s Taste for Student Success festival have planned a huge celebration for the local community.

This festival, which is [Read more]

San Marcos set to get spooky this fall 

July 27, 2017 by  

Halloween can be a fun time of year for San Marcos kids, and an event has been planned that will help to kick start the excitement.

The San Marcos Community Center will once again be playing host to a morning of spooky themed activities for the younger set. It will begin with a big pancake breakfast complete with [Read more]

San Marcos set to celebrate its wild side

June 27, 2017 by  

Kids from San Marcos who have an interest in the natural world around them are invited to attend an event that will embrace this interest.

Jack’s Pond Nature Center has [Read more]

San Marcos to host family campout fun

May 6, 2017 by  

This summer, San Marcos will be playing host to a family camp out that will bring friends and neighbors together from all over the area.

The event, which will be [Read more]

Time to talk about San Marcos’s trails

April 24, 2017 by  

San Marcos residents who love the area’s trails are invited to become stakeholders in them by attending the city’s Trails Master Plan workshop.

According to its organizers, the [Read more]

Night of outdoor family fun planned for San Marcos

March 14, 2017 by  

Although summer may seem far away, families in San Marcos may wish to make their plans now to participate in the community’s Family Campout.

The event will bring family and [Read more]

San Marcos to celebrate the beauty of art

February 12, 2017 by  

San Marcos art aficionados and those who just enjoy the beauty of artistic expression may wish to save the date for an upcoming event.

San Marcos ALIVE will offer the area a chance to browse through works created by local artists, craftspeople and more. There will be a fine art show and also a craft fair where the public can purchase the pieces that catch their eye. In some cases, the makers themselves will be on hand to discuss their pieces and demonstrate their techniques. Those who will be participating in an event like this can have custom business cards prepared to give to anyone who asks for their contact details.

The public is invited to bring along their kids, as there will be a special area with activities that have been planned just for them. Musical entertainment will serve as a backdrop for the occasion, which will include a photography show and juried art exhibits.

Anyone who is interested in making a submission to the photography or juried art show is invited to do so. If selected, their contributions will be on display for visitors to see in the San Marcos Community Center. The deadline to make an entry is February 21st.

March 5th has been selected as the day for San Marco’s ALIVE, which will be held in the community’s civic center. Additional details, as well as an opportunity to submit a work of art can be found on the city’s website.

San Marcos residents invited to show local businesses some love

January 13, 2017 by  

The city of San Marcos will be hosting an event that will showcase all that local businesses have to offer, and the public is invited to come out and show them some support.

This spring, the city’s chamber of commerce will be holding its 25th Annual Grand Spring Festival and Street Faire, which acts and a springboard for the summer festival season. The event, which has been planned to have an atmosphere of fun and excitement, will have something for everyone.

Over 250 area merchants and other vendors will have displays set up to browse through, and there will also be a children’s area with carnival-style rides, American and international cuisine, live music, and other entertainment. Ad specialties can be produced by a printer for any business that plans on participating in the day’s activities.

The event’s organizers are accepting applications from businesses and not-for-profit groups that are interested in setting up a booth or other display. According to its website, it will offer them a chance to reach a large segment of the population and share information about their products or services with many people, all on one day.

The 25th Annual Grand Spring Festival and Street Faire will be held on April 9th from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm on San Marcos’ Via Vera Cruz. Everyone is welcome to participate, and more details are available on the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce’s website.

San Marcos business community invited to special luncheon

December 29, 2016 by  

As a New Year begins, the San Marcos chamber of Commerce will be bidding it a hearty welcome with its third annual State of the City Address and Chamber Awards Instillation luncheon.

The city’s mayor Jim Desmond will be on [Read more]

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