Throughout June and into July, the cities of San Marcos, Buda and Kyle have plenty of recreational activities and events to attend.

June 1-30 Juneteenth Celebration

A number of events will be held throughout the month to celebrate Juneteeth, which memorializes the emancipation of Black slaves in Texas, the last Confederate state to do so, on June 19, 1865. The San Marcos Juneteenth Foundation will host a BBQ competition June 19 at San Marcos’ Plaza Park from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and the Dunbar Heritage Association will host an event the same day at the Dunbar Community Center from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. A Peace and Progress panel discussion will be held virtually and in person at Kyle City Hall from 7-9 p.m., June 18. More information about these events and others is available online. Free. Hays County Courthouse, 111 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos. 512-393-2277.

June 3-August 12 San Marcos Summer in the Park

Launched by the San Marcos Performing Arts Association in 1987, Summer in the Park returns this month and will occur on Thursdays through Aug. 12. Upcoming performers include The Georges, Shelley King, Brave Combo, Aztex and Sue Foley. The series is held in Plaza Park, where attendees can sit by the San Marcos River. Free. 7:30 p.m. Plaza Park, 206 N. CM Allen Pkwy., San Marcos. 512-393-8400.

June 11-27 Seussical the Musical

The Inspired Minds Art Center presents Seussical the Musical, a performance of Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears a Who with a twist. Directed by Bridget Gates, Horton the elephant discovers a speck of dust populated by the Whos and must protect them from dangers and naysayers because, “a person is a person no matter how small.” $10 (seniors, veterans, students and children with “Discount$5” code at checkout), $15 (adults). From June 11-27, shows begin at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays. The Chambers Theatre, 121 N. Main. St., Buda. 512-537-3987.

June 12 Downtown San Marcos Farmers Market

Support local farmers and other businesses at the San Marcos Farmers Market, where attendees can find fresh produce, eggs, local meat, honey and baked goods. The event is held every Saturday next to the Hays County Historic Courthouse. Other goods sold include body care and crafts products. Free. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. San Marcos Downtown Square, 111 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos. 512-558-1301.

June 12 Kyle Market Days

Hosted by the Kyle Parks and Recreation Department, this event is scheduled for the second Saturday of the month through August. The family-friendly event features local vendors, fresh produce grown locally, arts and crafts and live music. Information on how to become a vendor is available on the city’s website. Free. 9 a.m.-noon. Gregg-Clarke Park, 1300 W. Center St., Kyle. 512-262-3939.

June 12 Mission Pro Wrestling

Pinballz Kindom will host Mission Pro Wrestling, an all woman pro wrestling company based in Texas. The lineup card will feature debuts by wrestlers such as Gypsy Mac and Shawna Reed, as well as veterans including Jazmin Allure and Alex “The Pink Dream” Garcia. $10 (children 12 and under), $20 (general admission) and $50 for VIP tickets. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Pinballz Kingdom, 15201 S. I-35, Buda. 512-523-4080.

June 14 Sensory Fun Storytime

The Kyle Public Library plans to host Sensory Fun Storytime every Monday. The program is presented as an ideal program for children with special needs such as sensory challenges and developmental delays. Children ages 2-5 are engaged with music, preschool stories and sensory activity play, among other activities. Free. 10:30 a.m. Kyle Public Library, 500 Scott St., Kyle. 512-268-7411.

June 19 Great Race

Hagerty Drivers Club presents the Great Race, a 2,300-mile trip featuring some 120 vintage automobiles traveling from San Antonio to Greenville, SC. Racers compete in cars built no later than 1974 by arriving at destinations on time, and without GPS or other modern navigational aids. Vehicles built as early as 1907 have completed the journey. Drivers will stop in downtown San Marcos for a quick lunch break before driving to Temple, TX. Free. 12 p.m. San Marcos Downtown Square, 111 E. San Antonio St, San Marcos.1-800-989-7223.

June 20 Ramon Ayala

Mavericks Dance Hall Buda presents Norteño music star Ramon Ayala. Known as “king of the accordion,” Ayala, 75, has recorded more than 100 albums and garnered four Grammy Awards. His group will perform for one night only during the venue’s Tejano Night. $30-$500. 8 p.m.-midnight, doors open at 7 p.m. Mavericks Dance Hall Buda, 275 Old San Antonio Rd., Buda. 512-529-2565.

June 20 Sanmarket Sundown

Presented by Studio San Martian and KHuck Productions, sanMARKET SUNdown is held on the first and third Sundays of the month. The event features a local market with crafts, raffles, art and food, as well as an open stage showcasing musicians, comedians and poets. Attendees may bring their own beverages and are asked to be conscious of COVID-19 precautions. $10. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Studio San Martian, 1904 Ranch Road 12, San Marcos. 512-757-8666.

June 25 Sip N Stroll

The biannual Sip N Stroll event returns this month in what the Downtown Buda organization says will be the biggest yet. Enjoy adult beverages and snacks while exploring Main Street amid performances by local musicians. Flowers and ribbon chandeliers will adorn the street, and attendees are encouraged to wear floral outfits to pair with a complimentary flower crown and tote bag. A wine glass will be provided, and a limited number of tickets will be sold. $30. 5:30-9 p.m. 331 Main St., Buda.

June 26 Come & Tube It Music Fest

Austin reggae band Audic Empire has partnered with river outfitter Texas State Tubes and nonprofit TX River Clean-up. This ecofriendly music festival will provide tubers with reggae, rock, hip hop, funk and indie music as they float down the San Marcos River. No plastic cups will be allowed. Growler cups and mini kegs will be available for purchase or may be brought from home. $50-$120. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Texas State Tubes, 101 River Park Dr., Martindale. 512-638-7165. Search “Come & Tube It Music Fest” on Facebook.

June 26 Runfield Race Series 10k

Outsider Anonymous is holding a series of running events in Buda in 2021, and this 10k will be the second. Participants will receive a t-shirt, finishers medal, bib, swag bag and refreshments with their registration. A safety plan has been created with the University of Texas School of Public Health, and the event will not be canceled, according to the race series’ website.. $25 (single race), $100 (four remaining races). 8 a.m. Pavilion behind Lazy River Activity Center, 6910 Sunfield Pkwy., Buda.

July 3 The Mermaid Bazaar

An eclectic gathering of vendors is brought together monthly by the Mermaid Society. In addition to being an arts and farmers market with live music, attendees can also take enjoy cave tours and train rides at Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park. The Soulful Creations food trailer will also be available to offer BBQ dishes and fried chicken. Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park, 1000 Prospect St. San Marcos. 512-825-2819.

July 7 San Marcos Library Book Club

The First Wednesday Book Club, presented by the San Marcos Public Library, meets virtually using Zoom. Adults share their thoughts on a book chosen by the group. The July book is The Eighty-Dollar Champion by Elizabeth Letts, a novel about a jockey climbing his way to the top of the equestrian racing circuit with his horse, Snowman. Free. 1-3 p.m. online. 512-393-8200.