San Marcos - Buda - Kyle Edition | March 2020


March-April events






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Seven local law-enforcement agencies come together for the seventh annual competition, which raises funds for charity. See website for schedule of events. Free (to watch), $100 (to register to compete). Cabela’s, 15570 I-35, Buda. 512-854-5243. (Courtesy Capital of Texas Motorcycle Chute Out)

Explore the headwaters of the San Marcos River by kayak on this tour of Spring Lake, which oers a look at the unique and diverse ecosystem. Equipment is included. 5 p.m. $39. The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos. 512-245-9200. (Courtesy REI)

A nonprot organizes this ve-week running series for ages 2-14 designed for kids to get active. 4 p.m. $40. Buda Sportsplex, 310 Buda Sportsplex Drive, Buda. 512-568-1549. (Courtesy Healthy Kids Running Series)

23 PAINT NITE Join Yaymaker at Buck’s Backyard for a “Crazy Daisy Sunset” Paint Nite. All materials are supplied, and no experience is necessary to create a painting to take home. 7-9 p.m. $35. Buck’s Backyard, 1750 FM 1626, Buda. 512-312-9456. 24 ENTRYLEVEL CERAMICS CLASS For students with no prior experience, this three-week course, oered by the San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department, provides introductory instruction on basic techniques in ceramic construction, such as pinch and slab forming. Preregistration is required, and the cost includes clay, glaze, a ring fee and some tools. 6-9 p.m. $40. Dunbar Recreation Center, 801 W. Martin Luther King Drive, San Marcos. 512-393-8400. 26 THROUGH 29 'CENDRILLON' OPERA Texas State Opera Theater presents "Cendrillon", a classic fairy tale set in the 1950s that includes elements from Perrault’s 1698 version of the "Cinderella" story. The artists will sing in French with English subtitles. 7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.). $10 (Texas State students), $12 (children, military and seniors), $15 (adults). Theatre Center and Performing Arts Center, 405 Moon St., San Marcos. 512-245-6500. www.txstatepresents. 27 BORN TO BE ALIVE PROFESSIONALWRESTLING Mission Pro Wrestling brings a live show to Buda featuring a match between Christi Jaynes and The Young Gun Chandler Hopkins as well as a contest between Baby D and Bryne Thorne—a debut performance. Spectators will also see Richie Garcia take on Rocket Boy Wilson. 7 p.m. $10 (ages 3-12), $15 (general admission), $35 (VIP front row). Pinballz Kingdom, 15201 I-35, Buda. 512-523-4080.

28 CHAPA 5K Hays CISD’s Chapa Middle School challenges individuals, families and friends to get out to the race and celebrate movement. 7 a.m. (packet pickup), 8 a.m. (race starts). $10 (age 18 and under), $10 (1K), $10 (T-shirt only), $20 (adults). Chapa Middle School, 3311 Dacy Lane, Kyle. running/kyle-tx/2020-chapa-5k 28 OFFICER KENNETH COPELAND CHALLENGE For a third year, in honor of ocer Kenneth Copeland, Hays County’s rst responders will be competing in the annual Ocer Kenneth Copeland Challenge. Law-enforcement ocers who serve or work in Hays County and the San Marcos Fire Department will be competing in physical challenges to take a trophy home. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. San Marcos Fire Station No. 5, 100 Carlson Circle, San Marcos. 512-805-2660. 2625194437725914 APRIL 03 THROUGH04 MARTIANARTS FESTIVAL Two days of camping and music will also oer attendees food trucks, art, workshops and a silent disco. Some of the performers will include Brave Combo, Crypt Trip and many more. Noon (Fri.)-noon (Sun.). $30 (car camping), $25 (day pass). High Road Rocky Ranch, 1100 High Road, San Marcos. martianartsfestival 04 EASTER BAZAAR Better Together Vendor Events hosts a shopping event with more than 45 vendors as well as opportunities for face painting, photos with the Easter Bunny and rae opportunities. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free to attend. Hampton Inn, 151 Bunton Creek Road, Kyle. bettertogethervendoreventpage

MARCH 12 SOCIALMEDIAWORKSHOP A volunteer from Austin-based nonprot SCORE, which is dedicated to helping small-business owners succeed, will be at the Buda Public Library for a session aimed at helping entrepreneurs as well as businesses owners and nonprots maximize their potential on social media. Noon. Free. Buda Public Library, 405 E. Loop St., Buda. 512-928-2425. 14 ST. PATRICK’S DAY BASH The third annual St. Patrick’s Day Bash benets the PAWS Shelter of Central Texas. There will be rae prizes all day, an adoption event, face painting, crawsh and more. 2 p.m. Free. The Railhouse, 107 E. Center St., Kyle. 512-268-7245. Register by March 14 to compete in this shing tournament for those age 18 and older that tests competitors’ strategic ability to catch qualifying species of sh such as large-mouth bass, sunsh and channel catsh. The tournament raises money for the Kids Fishing Clinic & Derby as well as Lake Kyle. 6:30 a.m.-noon. $25 (before March 14), $30 (March 14- 21). Lake Kyle, 700 Lehman Road, Kyle. 512-262-3939. recreation/adult-shing-tournament 22 GIRL SCOUT HARP ENSEMBLE CONCERT The Girl Scout Harp Ensemble, which is comprised of Girl Scouts ages 8-18, rehearses and performs around Central Texas and the nation. To cover cost of travel to the World Harp Congress in Cardi, Wales, the group is holding a concert where donations can be collected. 4-6 p.m. Free; $10 donations encouraged. The Plant at Kyle, 157 Bill Kuykendall Road, Kyle. 512-627-0174. girlscoutharpensemble events/643264586421114 21 LAKE KYLE FISHING TOURNAMENT

LIVEMUSIC BUCK'S BACKYARD 1750 FM 1626, Buda 512-312-9456 MARCH 14 Murali Coryell and Ernie Durawa 20 Wyatt Weaver Band 27 Lucas Sousa APRIL 11 Jody Booth CHEATHAMST. WAREHOUSE 119 Cheatham St., San Marcos 512-353-3777 MARCH 20 Sun Valley Station 27 Cody Bryan Band 28 Dallas Burrow NATE'S 306 S. Main St., Ste. 101, Buda 512-523-8256 MARCH 14 Charlie Pierce & Choctaw Wildre 21 Bandreu 28 Deer Fellow APRIL 03 Nathan Hubble 14 The Barrens 19 Chris Roberts

THE RAILHOUSE 107 E. Center St., Kyle 512-268-7245 MARCH 13 Spilled Whiskey Band 14 Chuck Briseno

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