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What’s happening in San Marcos this Weekend

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Weekend in San Marcos features events happening around town so Texas State students and residents can find activities to incorporate into their schedules every weekend.

This weekend, from April 5-7, there’s a variety of events to get involved in local art, music and sports. Check out this detailed list to find the event that best suites your interests:

Friday, April 5

Explore the local the art scene with the 2nd Annual San Marcos Studio Tour Kick Off party at MotherShip Studios. The three-day event provides an opportunity to meet local artists, tour their studio spaces and view artwork. The kick-off party will start at 7 p.m. featuring a group exhibition, food, drinks and music. Entry is free, but it is encouraged to RSVP through Eventbrite.

Friday, April 5

Following their Wednesday night win against #21 Baylor, Texas State softball will head into the first game of a weekend series against the Troy Trojans. The first pitch is set for 6 p.m. at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

Saturday, April 6

Celebrate the upcoming solar eclipse by viewing Alignmentality, an immersive and illuminated artwork to honor the San Marcos River and solar eclipse. The installation is the work of a collaboration between three artists: Topher Sipes, Alicia Philley and Jasna Boudard. The animated light show will go on both April 6 and 7 from 8 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, April 6

Dress up as your favorite Shrek character for The Marc’s Shrek Rave. Tickets can be purchased for $20 and the night of music will begin at 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 7

Get in the eclipse spirit with Total Eclipse of the Art: Live Glassblowing at Wimberly Glassworks. The experience will showcase live demonstrations of artists using their glassblowing skills to create ‘interstellar forms’ from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, April 7

Enjoy lunch, a cold beverage and live music as Dylan Gully performs at Roughhouse Brewing starting at 1 p.m.

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