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. 3. 7-10 p.m. Free. Tantra Coffeehouse, 217 W. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 512-558-2233. www.facebook.com/events
Shop at a local farmer's 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.
Aug. 4. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. San Marcos Downtown Square, 111 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos. www.toursanmarcos.com/events
Enjoy a summer carnival at the Meadows Center
Celebrate summer with nature themed games abd crafts at the Meadows Center.
Aug. 4. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. The Meadows Center, 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos. 512-245-7570. www.meadowscenter.txstate.edu
Challenge yourself at a spin class
Pedal with a purpose at a 'Spinsanity' class as proceeds go toward the YMCA of Austin’s Annual Campaign, which gives life-changing opportunities to the people in need in the local community.
Hays Communities YMCA will supply cycling instructors, a live DJ, prizes and giveaways, and healthy snacks and drinks.
Aug. 4. 1-5 p.m. $300 fundraising goal. Hays Communities YMCA, 465 Buda Sportsplex Drive, Buda. 512-523-0099. www.kylechamber.org
Take a cooking class in Kyle
Learn how to cook ratatouille at Thistlewood Manor & Gardens. Participants can also enjoy complimentary lamb chops and paired wine.
Aug. 4. 6-9 p.m. $75. Thistlewood Manor & Gardens, 1520 Roland Lane, Kyle. 512-268-1900. www.thistlewoodmanor.com
Catch a play at Lehman High School
Produced by Hill Country Theatre and played by local actors, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Shakespeare is a comedic play about four young lovers in an enchanted forest. Hill Country Theatre is a nonprofit aiming to unite the Kyle community through performing and visual arts.
Aug. 4-5. 7 p.m. $5. Lehman High School, 1700 Lehman Road, Kyle. www.hillcountrytheatre.org
Listen to live music at Cheatham Street Warehouse
Watch Scott H. Biram live at San Marcos' Cheatham Street Warehouse.
Biram—who is an American blues, punk, country and heavy metal musician, a record producer and an ordained minister—is considered a prominent musician within the one-man band musical genre.
Aug. 4. 8 p.m. $8-$12. Cheatham Street Warehouse, 119 Cheatham St., San Marcos. www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event
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.
Aug. 5. 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