Attend a festival in Kyle
With about 25 hot air balloons, pie-themed events, contests, music and more, the city of Kyle will host its annual Pie in the Sky Festival this weekend.
Along with the festivities, the city is attempting to set a mark recognized by the Guinness World Records for the most people named Kyle or Kylie in one location.
Aug. 31-Sept. 2. 4-10 p.m. (Fri.), 6:30 a.m.-noon and 4-10:30 p.m. (Sat.), 6:30 a.m.-noon (Sun.). $10-$35. Lake Kyle, 700 Lehman Road, Kyle. 512-938-8098. www.kyletxpieinthesky.com
Enjoy music and more at Tantra Coffeehouse
Every Friday night, Tantra Coffeehouse hosts live DJ performances, a pop-up record store and art house.
Aug. 31. 7-10 p.m. Free. Tantra Coffeehouse, 217 W. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 512-558-2233. www.facebook.com/events
Watch a live show at Cheatham Street Warehouse
Known for their Americana folk music, The Cover Letter is an Austin band set to play at the historic Cheatham Street Warehouse.
Aug. 31. 8 p.m. $5. Cheatham Street Warehouse, 119 Cheatham St., San Marcos. 512-353-3777. www.cheathamstreet.com
Shop at a local farmers market in San Marcos
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.
Sept. 1. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. San Marcos Downtown Square, 111 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos. www.toursanmarcos.com/events
Explore Buda's outdoor market
The Buda Area Chamber of Commerce organizes Market in the Park along Buda’s historic downtown greenbelt. The event features farmers, artisans, antique dealers and musicians.
Sept. 1. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Downtown Buda Greenbelt, 319 Main St. Buda. 512-295-9999. www.budachambertx.com
Enjoy the first Sunday of the month at San Market
The First Sunday San Market takes place in the Pita Shop parking lot and features art and craft vendors, local farmers and gardeners. Live music starts at 1 p.m.
Sept. 2. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Pita Shop, 1904 Old Ranch Road 12, Ste. 111, San Marcos. 512-216-6051. www.toursanmarcos.com/events