Art show, coffee talks and 3 other events happening in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle this weekend

Over a cup of coffee, Budau2019s Economic Development Corp. will answer questions about economic development in Buda. Check out this event and more happening this weekend in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle.

Over a cup of coffee, Budau2019s Economic Development Corp. will answer questions about economic development in Buda. Check out this event and more happening this weekend in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle.

Don't let the cloudy weather rain on your parade. Check out some of the many events happening in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle this weekend.


Friday

Buda Economic Development Coffee Chat


Over a cup of coffee, Buda’s Economic Development Corp. will answer questions about economic development in Buda and educate attendees about what the corporation does. Free. 9-10:30 a.m. Nate’s, 306 S. Main St., Ste. 101, Buda. 512-295-2022. www.facebook.com/events/122224128423493






Coffee with a Cop


The San Marcos Police Department puts on "Coffee with a Cop" to encourage conversation with police officers and residents in a relaxed environment. Free. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Cafe on the Square, 126 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos. 512-754-2270. www.facebook.com/events/386842215059650





Saturday

Car Seat Check-Up Clinic


Kids in Cars is a program from The Dell Children's Medical Center that supports and teaches about child passenger safety in Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties. Free (RSVP). 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kyle Fire Department, 210 W. Moore St., Kyle. 512-324-8687  www.facebook.com/events/774952999380301  






San Marcos Metaphysical and Holistic Fair


For those interested or curious about holistic products, Heaven-Pathways-Earth hosts a holistic fair with tarot card readers, energy workers, life coaches and more. Free. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Holiday Inn San Marcos, 105 Bintu Drive, San Marcos. 559-779-5510. www.facebook.com/events/1762062797183874





Sunday

Dirty Dark Place: All on the Line


It is 2-D artwork month at Dirty Dark Place. The project space features works from Roberto Jackson Harrington. Free. Every weekend in February, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dirty Dark Place, 1119 S. Old Hwy. 81, Kyle. 512-720-9894.
www.dirtydarkplace.com




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