Sep 16 to May 13

Animals Among Us: Photographs from the Permanent Collection

The Wittliff Collection at Texas State University

From the poignant to the fantastical, this menagerie of 55 photographs has it all— There are cats, dogs, horses, fish, fowl, insects, and more in images created with a variety of photographic and printing techniques by 39 artists.

Sep 16 to Jul 3

Places in the Heart: Texas Cinescapes

The Wittliff Collection at Texas State University

Classic movies set in the Lone Star State are featured in this new exhibition at the Wittliff Collections that celebrates the art of filmmaking in Texas. Places in the Heart: Texas Cinescapes draws from the Wittliff's major film archives.

Oct 26 to Apr 30

TXST Athletics Games

TXST Athletics Ticket Office

The Texas State Athletic Department participates in Division I of the Sun Belt Conference (FBS in football) and there is always an exciting sport in season.

Nov 27

Saturday Farmer's Market

San Marcos Downtown Square

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | San Marcos Farmer's Market provides an outlet for Central Texas farmers to market their crops and a source of fresh, homegrown and homemade products for the local consumer.

Nov 28

Downtown Lighting & Elfies

San Marcos Downtown Square

Spend the day downtown and take advantage of retailer specials for Small Business Saturday. Show you #LoveSMTX and post your #ElfieSelfie with elves hidden in downtown stores for prizes. Receive complimentary gift-wrapping and a Love Downtown ornament from the Mainstreet elves.

Nov 28 to Nov 29

Eye of the Dog Home Show

Eye of the Dog Arts Center

Over 30 artists display their art – ceramics, paintings, jewelry, textiles, sculpture and more! Live music, kid’s clay play table and FREE ADMISSION! Do your holiday shopping in a mellow and unique atmosphere! 10-5 Saturday and 12-5 Sunday.

Nov 30

Farmers Market

The Hitch: A Mobile Eatery

Every Tuesday all year round from 3-6pm in the back of the parking lot

Dec 1

Courthouse Lighting & Santa

Hays County Historic Courthouse

Join the festivities of the annual lighting of the County Courthouse downtown at 6pm. Enjoy Christmas Carolers, cake and tell Santa how good you’ve been all year. Bring an unwrapped toy or monetary donation for the Sheriff’s Office Brown Santa program which provides gifts and food for families in need.

Dec 2

Kent Finlay's Songwriters' Circle

Cheatham Street Warehouse

Cheatham Street Warehouse hosts its weekly Songwriter Circle every Wednesday night.

Dec 2 to Dec 5

Sights & Sounds of Christmas

San Marcos Plaza Park

Enjoy four full evenings of holiday festivities in San Marcos. Highlights include carnival rides, arts & crafts, pictures with Santa, local school performances, live nativity scene and a food court.