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Legendary musician Louise Rowe who toured with Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys is among celebrated artists joining the all-star musical lineup during this year's 24th Annual Swing on the Square. The event will take place April 1 through 3 in downtown San Marcos. (photos courtesy of Al Dressen)

Mikki Daniel is also scheduled to perform during the 24th Annual Swing on the Square festival that is coming to downtown San Marcos April 1 through 3. One of the highlights is the 29th Annual Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame Show and Awards Ceremony that will take place on Friday, April 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. This event honors Western Swing legends taht have contributed to the official music of Texas and will feature Al Dressen's Super Swing Revue with special guests Carolyn Martin, Junior Pruneda, Louise Rowe and Daniel.

24th Annual Swing on the Square: Upcoming family-oriented event packed with musical entertainment

Featuring top-tier musical entertainment and dance contests, the 24th Annual Swing on the Square festival will dance its way into downtown San Marcos April 1 through 3.
Formerly the Texas Natural and Western Swing Festival, the event will showcase  Western Swing acts from the likes of Carolyn Martin, Mikki Daniel the Texan Playboys, Al Dressen and many others at various venues in downtown.
Kicking off the weekend, Main Street and Home Brew Supply will partner to host the first ever Brew Hop craft beer tasting from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 1.

Perez and Delgado wedding: Couple will exchange wedding vows April 9

Brianna Rae Perez, daughter of Ronnie and Marisa Perez of San Marcos, will wed Luis Enrique Delgado, son of Ms. Martha Camarena of San Marcos on April 9, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
A reception and celebration will honor the couple that evening.
The couple's precious baby boy, Jesiah Luis Delgado, will share in their love of unity.
In the Lord's blessing of their marriage, the couple will reside in San Marcos.

Crockett Elementary School students, front, from left to right, Brady Szymanski, Christian Young, Natalia Torres and Pajia Browning are shown here with General Sam Houston and Brenda Butler, teacher and DRT member. Not pictured is Julianna Garza. The Daughters of the Republic of Texas has recognized the students for their artistic talent. (photo by Judy Tannehill)
 

DRT honors 5 local art students

Five Crockett Elementary School students Pajia Browning, Julianna Garza, Brady Szymanski, Natalia Torres and Christian Young were honored Saturday, March 19 by The Daughters of The Republic of Texas (DRT).  
Each year the Republic of Texas Museum in Austin sponsors an art contest for students and adults.  
The Moon-McGehee Chapter, DRT, San Marcos submitted 35 entries from the following three county elementary schools: Crockett, Mendez and Jacob’s Well in Wimberley.
A major focus of DRT is the promotion of Texas history during the time of the Republic through education.

The Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force located at the San Marcos Airport is hosting its Fifth Annual Casino Night on April 23 and Fourth Annual "Fly In or Drive In" car and plane show on April 16. Tickets can be purchased online at our website, www.cafcentex.org. (photo by the Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force)

Central Texas Wing of Commemorative Air Force hosting 2 events in April

The Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force is hosting its Fifth Annual Casino Night at its hangar located at the San Marcos Airport on Saturday, April 23.
The organization is expecting more than 300 people again this year as the event grows more popular each year.  
The evening begins with a barbecue dinner and then gambling with $20,000 in casino money, raffle prizes, a cash bar and silent auction.
Gambling games include slot machines, blackjack, Texas Hold 'Em, roulette, and crap tables.

With different time zones across the globe, the chief purpose of daylight saving time is to save energy by reducing evening use of lighting. (www.creativeoutlet.com)

Answers to go with Susan Smith: Establishment of time zones

Each week hundreds of people call or visit the San Marcos Public Library to find information.  "Answers To Go" highlights recently received questions.  Please visit the library at 625 E. Hopkins St., call 512-393-8200 for information over the phone or email us through our webpage at www.sanmarcostx.gov/library.

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