Wine and beer tasting, Celtic festival and 3 other events happening in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle this weekend Jan. 25-28

 Buda Cabela's and the Buda Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Buda Business Showcase.

Buda Cabela's and the Buda Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Buda Business Showcase.

As the days slowly get longer, check out these events happening in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle this weekend.


Thursday
30th Annual League of Women Voters Taste of Texas Wine and Beer

Attendees can enjoy a variety of Texan wines and beers at the annual League of Women Voters Taste of Texas Wine and Beer. Along with the tastings, there will be a silent auction featuring themed baskets and gift certificates from local goods and services. $20. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Quail Creek Country Club, 2701 Airport Hwy 21, San Marcos. 512-738-5998. www.lwvhaysco.com





Friday
San Marcos Public Library Puppet Show

The San Marcos Public Library puts on the show “The Gingerbread Man ” for its monthly puppet show. 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Free. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 512-393-8200.
www.sanmarcostx.gov/library





Saturday
Buda Business Showcase

Dozens of businesses from the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce will gather inside Cabela's for the Buda Business Showcase. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 15570 S. I-35 Frontage Road, Buda. 512-295-9999. www.budachambertx.com/business-showcase






Backdoor Biennial

The 12-month exhibition program will have Texas-based artists create an exhibition, taking over Dirty Dark Place’s current project space in the Kyle Flea Market each month. Free. Every Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dirty Dark Place, 1119 S. Old Hwy. 81, Kyle. 512-720-9894.
www.dirtydarkplace.com





Sunday
3rd Annual San Marcos Celtic Festival 

Celebrating all things Celtic, the San Marcos Celtic community host the third annual Celtic Festival at the San Marcos Activity Center. The event will feature live music, crafts, historical reenactment and artisan vendors. Free. noon-6 p.m. 501 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos. [email protected] www.facebook.com/events/800793253455142




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