Community Clean Up Day, Kyle Founders Day: 5 things to do this weekend in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle Oct. 13-15


It’s finally starting to feel like fall is in the air. Here are five events to celebrate the cooler weather.

Friday, Oct. 13

Glow Flow

For 75 minutes, Diana Espiritu will lead a class through a blacklight vinyasa flow sequence. Neon clothing is recommended and paint is included. $15. 7:30-8:45 p.m. Namarupa Yoga, 3114 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Kyle Founder’s Day

Celebrating Kyle’s 1880 founding, the city of Kyle will have its Kyle Founders’ Parade. Participants gather at Gregg-Clarke Park and head east on Center Street and end at the Mary Kyle Hartson City Square Park’s Gazebo. When the parade ends everyone will gather round to sing “Happy Birthday” and eat a piece of birthday cake. Free. 10 a.m. 512-262-3939.

Margarita and Salsa Festival

Taste some of the best margaritas and salsa in Buda at the Willie’s Joint Bar and BBQ’s Buda’s Original Margarita and Salsa Festival. Salsa tasting is free to the general public and margarita tasting wooden coins will be sold 5 for $10. 5-9 p.m. 824 Main St., Buda.

Community Clean Up Day

To help citizens get rid of its green waste, the city of San Marcos will host a community cleanup for residential garbage and recycling service customers. People wishing to drop off brush and other “green waste,” as well as recyclables, bulk junk and hazardous waste, must provide a copy of a city utility bill and unload their own material at the site. Accepted green waste includes trees or brush trimmings, leaves and grass clippings. Brush containing barbed wire or other metals will not be accepted.  San Marcos will also accept bulk junk and furniture, recyclables and hazardous waste as part of the community cleanup. Residents will be limited to five passenger tires and two televisions per household. Free. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. San Marcos Animal Shelter, 750 River Road, San Marcos. 512-393-8407.

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14-15

7th Annual Sacred Springs Powwow

The Sacred Springs Powwow celebrates the Native American culture in San Marcos. The event will have dancers, an art market, food booths, two powwow drum groups and a culture tent that will have flute players, storytellers and White Shaman Panel presentations. $5 per day or $8 for a weekend pass. 10 a.m- 9 p.m. (Sat.), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.). 512-393-3310. San Marcos Plaza Park, 206 N. CM Allen Pkwy., San Marcos.

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Starlight Williams
Starlight Williams joined Community Impact Newspaper July 2017 after graduating Loyola University New Orleans. She spent her time covering city government, education and business news in the Buda and Kyle area. Starlight moved on from Community Impact July 2018.
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