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Through Oct. 31

Buda Methodist Pumpkin Patch

Over 100,000 pounds of pumpkins will be delivered to the Buda Methodist Pumpkin Patch, which raises money for several charities. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free (to attend). Gray Gardens, 767 Main St., Buda. 512-295-6981.

OCT. 26

Boo-da Halloween

The 17th annual event has vendors, a pumpkin-decorating contest, costume contests and a brand new haunted maze. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Downtown Buda. 512-523-1081.

OCT. 25

Farmer Fred’s Harvest Fall Carnival

The annual event has free carnival games, candy and prizes for the best costumes. 6-9 p.m. Free. San Marcos City Park, 170 Charles Austin Drive, San Marcos. 512-393-8400.

OCT. 26

Center Street Trick-or-Treat

Kyle’s Halloween celebration includes a haunted house, pumpkin painting and costume contests with prizes. 1-4 p.m. Free. Krug Activity Center, 101 S. Burleson Road, Kyle. 737-999-4054.

OCT. 26

Buda Medical Center open house

Baylor Scott & White Health hosts a community open house at its new Buda Medical Center, including free health screenings, giveaways and a dog costume contest along with kids activities such as face painting and pumpkin painting. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. 5330 Overpass Road, Buda. 737-999-6600.

NOV. 2

Bulldog Dash

Dress up in superhero costumes for the Bulldog Dash, which includes both a 5K and a kids dash, and compete for crowd favorite at the old Buda Elementary School campus. 7:30 a.m. (5K), 8:30 a.m. (kids dash). $10 (5K for students 18 and under, kids dash), $20 (5K for adults 19 and over). 300 N. San Marcos St., Buda.

NOV. 2

The Christmas Bazaar

The event will include three shopping areas with more than 45 vendors, in addition to kids activities. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (bazaar), 11 a.m.-noon (face painting), 2-4 p.m. (Santa photos). Free to attend. Hampton Inn, 151 Bunton Creek Road, Kyle.

NOV. 8

Friends of Trees

Kelly Eby, city of San Marcos urban forester, is hosting a monthly Friends of Trees event to care for local flora and promote the health of trees in local parks. Tasks will include spreading mulch, aerating soil, removing non-native trees and pruning. The November event will take place at Ramon Lucio Park. 9:30 a.m. Free. 601 CM Allen Parkway. 512-393-8400.

NOV. 9

Veterans Day Parade

The city’s annual procession includes veterans groups, military organizations, civic clubs, public officials, classic vehicles and more. A free breakfast of biscuits and gravy will be served on the County Courthouse lawn starting at 8:30 a.m. Parade begins 10 a.m. Free. 111 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos. 512-393-8400.

NOV. 9

Pie Run

The 5K and 1K run/walk event is hosted by For the Love of Go, a local nonprofit that aims to help families become more active. Awards will go to participants who best predict their own time. 8 a.m. (5K), 9 a.m. (1K). $10 (5K for students 18 and under), $10 (1K for age 10 and under), $15 (5K for adults over 18). Wallace Middle School, 1500 Center St., Kyle.

NOV. 14

San Marcos Thanksgiving luncheon

Register early for the Thanksgiving luncheon for seniors, put on by the San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored by the Central Texas Medical Center. Lunch is followed by bingo. Noon (lunch), 1 p.m. (bingo). Free. San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 512-393-8400.