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The San Marcos Main Street program will be hosting the Cottage Kitchen Luncheon this Friday. Photo submitted by city of San Marcos

Cottage Kitchen Luncheon

The San Marcos Main Street Program will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 E. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15. 

In Texas State University’s production of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” with the help of his indentured spirit Ariel (Rachel Webb), exiled duke Prospero (Elizabeth Rees) engineers a meeting between the son of the King of Naples, Ferdinand (Jessica Healey), and his own daughter Miranda (Amber Mawnde-Spytek).  Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

‘The Tempest’

Texas State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents “The Tempest,” directed by Bruce Turk. The production opens today and runs until Feb. 17 in the Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre.

What’s a party without a piñata? Fantasy Castle Decorations, a local business located at 520 S. Guadalupe Street, has fanciful piñatas to suit every possible occasion. Most are designed for children though a few, like the Corona beer bottle, cater more to adult tastes. Daily Recod photo by Gerald Castillo

Smashing ideas

Above left, the Oostwouders before they started the Medi-Weightloss program. Above right, the Oostwouders after they lost a combined 73 pounds.  Photos courtesy of Berry PR

Getting fit for love: Couples fare better in weight loss

It’s easy to pack on extra pounds while in a happy relationship; it’s such a common occurrence that “relationship gut” has become a part of the common American lexicon. 

The Hornets, champions of the 1964 Pony League division, pictured before their fifth straight victory of the year. From left to right, front row: Larry Manjang, Charles Callihan, Ronnie Burleson, Ronnie Cheatham and Samuel Johnson. Second row: Johnny Burleson, Vernon Williams, Tommy Jackson and Johnny Bratton. Back row: Coach John Odem, Royce Holmes and Coach Alonzo Hardge Jr.  Daily Record file photo

‘Remembering Hardge's Hornets’

The San Marcos Public Library and the Calaboose African American History Museum are hosting a Black History Month program that will tell the little known history of the Hornets, a

Jane Eyre (Devyn Collie) officially meets her mysterious employer Edward Rochester (Derek Smootz) with his housekeeper Mrs. Fairfax (Karin Cunningham) while serving as a governess to his ward Adele at Thornfield Hall in “Jane Eyre, the Musical” at the EmilyAnn Theater. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

EmilyAnn brings 'Jane Eyre' to life

The EmilyAnn Theatre is undertaking the daunting task of staging the Tonynominated production, "Jane Eyre, the Musical," Charlotte Brontë’s classic Gothic romance brought to life. This musical adaptation follows the

February may not be gardening season, but it is a great time to prepare for the growing season by investing in soil health, pruning, maintaining gardening tools and cleaning out the old garden shed. Freeuse photo

Growth in gardening: February in the Garden

The days are gradually getting warmer, the sun is out a bit longer and it all means one thing – spring is slowly but surely approaching. For most vegetable gardeners,

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