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Celeste Hollister

The Story Capital of Texas

Middleton Brewery will be the site for the first night of StoryFest: Stories In Poems. Submitted photo

The Story Capital of Texas: Wimberley hosts second ever StoryFest Feb. 17-20

Once upon a time, there was a small town in Texas called Wimberley. A cypress-lined creek trickled through its heart to meet the bottle-green waters of the Blanco. Its cedar-studded hills and the rocky spine of Devil’s Backbone provided a backdrop for all manner of tales, and if someone looked at the village just right, it could look like a hundred years ago, or only yesterday. It was one of those kinds of towns.

COMMEMORATING MLK DAY

Dunbar Heritage Association will host a three-day celebration in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from Saturday, Jan. 15 to Monday, Jan. 17. The celebration will also recognize the 20th anniversary of the DHA hosting the celebration. Above, San Marcos residents march down the streets of San Marcos during the MLK Celebration in January 2020. Daily Record file photo by Lance Winter

COMMEMORATING MLK DAY: Dunbar Heritage Association set to host three-day celebration

The Dunbar Heritage Association will host a three-day celebration in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from Saturday, Jan. 15 to Monday, Jan. 17. The celebration will also recognize the 20th anniversary of DHA hosting the celebration.

Heavy Mellow

Everett Romano, a.k.a Heavy Mellow, in his element, working in the studio with fellow musician YNGJSH, who produces music for Ariana Grande. Photo by Takeshi Kudo

Heavy Mellow: Former Rattler turned multi-platinum music producer got his start right here

You may not know Heavy Mellow (yet), but you have definitely heard his music. The multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated music producer has worked with some of the most recognizable names in the music industry today — from Roddy Ricch to the Jonas Brothers, and many more in between.

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Raspberry whiskey sour mash, a key component for Roughhouse’s small-batch sour ale. Photo by Carolina Colantuoni

Roughhouse Brewing to celebrate 3rd anniversary

Roughhouse Brewing will celebrate its third anniversary on Jan. 15. The brewery will showcase a special small batch raspberry whiskey sour ale. The event will feature live music and live custom screen-printing using limited-edition anniversary artwork.

Merry Mermaid Market set for this weekend
Merry Mermaid Market set for this weekend

Photo collage created by Jamie Lynn Shelton

Merry Mermaid Market set for this weekend

The San Marcos Mermaid Society presents an eclectic holiday shopping experience this weekend from 5 to 7 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. The event will be held inside and around the grounds of Mermaid Capital of Texas Gift Shop and Gallery, located at the Wonder World Park main building, 1000 Prospect St. in San Marcos.

Love Local

Solid Gold Vintage is an eclectic, curated space featuring pieces from the mid-20th century. Photo by Celeste Hollister

Love Local: Downtown shops offer eclectic mixture of gifts for every person on your list

It’s noon on a Wednesday, and the parking lot for Shop 1893 is packed. Outside, an older gentleman is watering the plants, which are still in full bloom the second week of December. Various butterflies lilt among the flowers as a trill of holiday jazz pours from the front door of the Price Center, which houses Shop 1893, the Marie Jager Theater and the Art Gallery.

David Beck’s Tejano Weekend to play Cheatham Street Warehouse Nov. 19

Members of David Beck’s Tejano Weekend. Photo by Sam Siefert

David Beck’s Tejano Weekend to play Cheatham Street Warehouse Nov. 19

David Beck grew up with the San Marcos River running through his childhood, Herbert’s tacos in his belly, and Texas music in his blood. His Dad, Bill Whitbeck, is a professional musician who has played for 30 years with Robert Earl Keen; you can hardly get more Texas than that.

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