A health-conscious dinner, a Valentine's Day dance for people with disabilities and more events in San Marcos, Buda, Kyle

Fall Creek Vineyards will host a four-course dinner with wine pairings Jan. 28. (Courtesy Fall Creek Vineyards)
Fall Creek Vineyards will host a four-course dinner with wine pairings Jan. 28. (Courtesy Fall Creek Vineyards)

Fall Creek Vineyards will host a four-course dinner with wine pairings Jan. 28. (Courtesy Fall Creek Vineyards)

Looking for something to add to the calendar? Here is a list of local events to participate in throughout San Marcos, Buda and Kyle.

Jan. 28: Attend a health-conscious dinner

Fall Creek Vineyards will host a health-conscious dinner prepared by chef Cody Taylor. A four-course meal, including tomato bisque and smoked pork ribs, will be paired with Fall Creek Vineyard wines. 6 p.m. $100 (per person). 18095A FM 1826 Driftwood. www.fcv.com

Feb. 4 Participate in a dialogue for peace

The city of Kyle will host another event in its Dialogues for Peace and Progress series called "Celebrating Black History Month." Council Member Dex Ellison will moderate the panel of individuals who will have discussions to raise awareness and facilitate change in the city. 7 p.m. Free. Kyle City Hall, 100 W. Center St., Kyle. 512-262-1010. www.cityofkyle.com/dialogue

Feb. 6: Run a half marathon

Runners can participate in the San Marcos Half Marathon, 10K or 5K at the Tanger Outlets. Formerly known as the Moe's Better Half Marathon, this is the second race in the Texas Hill County Series by Scallywompus. 7:30 a.m. (half marathon), 8:15 a.m. (10K), 8:35 a.m. (5K). $45-$100 (Jan. 22-Feb. 5), $50-$105 (race day). Tanger Outlets, 4015 N. I-35, San Marcos, www.scallywompus.com

Feb. 8-13: Witness a Shakespearean tragedy

Texas State University’s Theatre and Dance Department will perform William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” directed by graduate student Martin Asprey. Watch the live performance of the story of a Scottish soldier and his struggle for power. Originally published in the early 1600s, this play is categorized as a tragedy that deals with adult themes such as PTSD, violence and death. 7:30 p.m. (Tue.-Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.). $10 (students), $13 (groups of 10 or more), $20 (general admission). Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre, 405 Moon St., San Marcos. 512-245 6500. https://txstatepresents.university tickets.com

Feb. 12: Dance for all

The Kyle Parks and Recreation department is hosting its first dance for people with disabilities in honor of Valentine’s Day. The dance is open to people of all ages with any disability and will feature music and goody bags. Candy, cookies, chips and soda will be available for purchase at $1 each. 6 p.m. Free (registration required). Krug Activity Center, 101 S. Burleson St., Kyle. 512-262-3939. www.teamsideline.com/kyle

Feb. 12: Discuss climate issues

Texas State University invites the community to a discussion about climate issues, social sciences, hard sciences, humanities and more. A meteorologist, a professor in the Texas State College of Health Professions, a youth hunger advocate and more will speak about their work and experiences. 1 p.m. $10 (students), $25 (general admission), $100 (VIP). Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, 405 Moon St., San Marcos. 512-245-6500. www.tedxtexasstateuniversity.com

Worth the trip

Feb. 6 Take a not-so-average yoga class

Hopsquad Brewing in Austin is hosting an outdoor yoga class in partnership with Goat Shenanigans. A certified yoga instructor will be leading a yoga class along with baby goats as they prance around and help with yoga poses. Bring a yoga mat for an hour of exercise and after the class, cuddle with a goat and have a discounted pint at the brewery. A discounted drink is included with each ticket. 11 a.m. $19 (class); $22 (class, yoga mat rental); $29 (class, yoga mat to keep). 2307 Kramer Lane, Austin. www.goatshenanigans.com
By Zara Flores
Zara joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in August 2021. Prior to CI, she interned at Picket Fence Media in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Fullerton where she was assistant news editor for the Daily Titan and copy editor for Tusk Magazine. Zara covers education, business, government and more for Buda, Kyle and San Marcos.