TO-DO LIST: February and March events in and around San Marcos, Buda and Kyle

Get ready for spring by signing up for a share in a community supported agriculture program. (Courtesy Central Texas Farmers Co-op)
Get ready for spring by signing up for a share in a community supported agriculture program. (Courtesy Central Texas Farmers Co-op)

Get ready for spring by signing up for a share in a community supported agriculture program. (Courtesy Central Texas Farmers Co-op)

Through July 7

Central Texas Farmers Co-op

Register for a community-supported agriculture program where residents partner with local farmers to directly purchase shares of fresh produce and meat from local farms. Price varies with basket. Pickup begins March 31st at Zelicks Ice House, 300 W. Hopkins St., San Marcos. www.centraltexasfarmers.com/csa-program

Feb. 10

'Lost in the Sunset' Paint Nite


Yaymaker offers a “Lost in the Sunset” Paint Nite where attendees work to transform a blank canvas into a full painting over the course of the class. All materials are provided, and no experience is required. 7 p.m. $35. Buck’s Backyard, 1750 FM 1626, Buda. 512-312-9456. www.yaymaker.com

Feb. 14

Picnic Under the Stars

The Buda Public Library hosts Picnic Under the Stars along with the Hill Country Backyard Astronomers. In addition to viewing the night sky through telescopes, attendees at the family-friendly event will have a chance to take photos in front of a themed background and create a Valentine’s Day card. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Free. 405 E. Loop St., Buda. 512-295-5899. www.budalibrary.org

Feb. 14

Golden Sweethearts Ball

Register by Feb. 12 for the San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department’s 21st annual Golden Sweethearts Ball, which will include dancing and music along with a catered dinner and door prizes. 6 p.m. $20. San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 512-393-8400. www.sanmarcostx.gov/1483/golden-sweethearts-ball

Feb. 14

Srsly Melissa

The Srsly Melissa comedy showcase passes through Buda on Feb. 14, bringing laughter to The Carrington. 7:30 p.m. $30. The Carrington, 310 N. Main St., Buda. 512-295-0198. www.srslymelissa.com

Feb. 14

'The Importance of Being Earnest'

Downtown Buda’s new resident Hill Country Theatre is putting on “The Importance of Being Earnest” as its first production in the former City Hall building. The nonprofit also offers acting and improv classes for children and adults. 7 p.m. $8 (children), $10 (adults). 121 Main St., Buda. 512-710-8450. www.hillcountrytheatre.org

Feb. 22

The Art of Camping

Cabela’s offers both new campers and seasoned outdoor enthusiasts a session on the basics of camp setup, camp etiquette, where to camp and safe hiking techniques in new places. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Cabela’s, 15570 I-35, Buda. 512-295-1100. www.cabelas.com/stores/texas/buda/012.jsp

Feb. 25

National Pancake Day

Get a free stack of buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day at IHOP and a chance to win free pancakes for life or other prizes. 7 a.m. Free. IHOP, 5401 Kyle Center Drive, Kyle. 512-268-2907. www.ihop.com

Feb. 26

The Harlem Wizards vs. Jag attack

The Harlem Wizards, a show team known for “tricks, hoops and alley-oops,” will play a Jag Attack team at Johnson High School. Local businesses are sponsoring players, and proceeds will go to the school. 7 p.m. $12 (students), $15 (general admission), $25 (reserve seating, poster included), $35 (courtside plus seating, with player meet-and-greet, photo and lanyard included). Johnson High School, 4260 FM 967, Buda. www.harlemwizards.com

March 4

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program

Texas State University will hold sessions with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which offers free tax help to those with disabilities or limited English as well as people generally earning less than $56,000 per year. Volunteers are IRS-certified and offer free basic income tax returns with electronic filing to people who qualify. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. LBJ Student Center, 301 Student Center Drive, San Marcos. 512-245-8686. www.lbjsc.txstate.edu

March 06

Wind Symphony concert

Caroline Beatty, the director of bands at Texas State University, conducts the school’s wind symphony in this March concert. 7:30 p.m. $7 (Texas State students and staff), $10 (children), $12 (adults). Evans Auditorium, 627 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos. 512-245-6500. txstatepresents.universitytickets.com


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