Honoring the men and women who fight for their country’s freedom, San Marcos, Buda and Kyle are hosting several events this weekend for Veterans Day. See this noncomprehensive list for ideas.
Thursday, Nov. 9: Hiring Red, White & You job fair
To connect veterans, active service members and their spouses to Texas employers, the Texas Workforce Commission and Texas Workforce Solutions is partnering with Texas Medical Center for the 6th annual Hiring Red, White & You statewide hiring fair.
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free. 1701 Hunter Road, San Marcos.
512-244-2207 ext. 1049. www.twc.state.tx.us/hiring-red-white-you
Friday, Nov. 10: Veterans Voice Project
Down South Word of Mouth puts on a narrative night for veterans to share personal stories and songs about their service and military experience . Tickets include food, drinks and adult beverages. 7-9 p.m. $15. Price Center and Tea Room, 222 W. San Antonio St., San Marcos. 512-422-8684. www.facebook.com/events/312011655939937
Saturday, Nov. 11: Art Squared Veterans Day
From 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m, artists, vendors and musicians surround San Marcos Square for the Art Squared art market. Gallery of the Common Experience also brings a Justice-themed campus canvas project for community members to participate. 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m Free. Art Squared, 150 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 830-387-0762. www.facebook.com/events/1569314453147042
Saturday, Nov. 11: Fundraiser For Our Vets
The Masons Of Live Oak Lodge #304 is honoring veterans through a fundraiser. Food, live music and a bounce house are included. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Kyle VFW Auxiliary Post 12058, 103 S. Front St., Kyle. 512-703-0451. www.facebook.com/events/141265499843323
Saturday, Nov. 11: 2017 Veterans Day Parade & Breakfast
The city of San Marcos along with the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations honors veterans through a parade and free breakfast.
A breakfast of biscuits and gravy is served in front of the county courthouse at 8:30. The parade will start at 10 a.m. and head to Downtown San Marcos. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Downtown San Marcos. 512-393-8400. www.sanmarcostx.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=1269
Saturday, Nov. 11: Buda Veterans Day Ceremony
The city of Buda, the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce, Buda VFW Post 12161 and Central Texas AMVETS Post 115 will have ceremony to honor the men and women who served in the U.S. military. 9 a.m. Free. Bradfield Park, 140 Crescent Drive, Buda. www.ci.buda.tx.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=308
Closed in observance of Veterans Day
Nov. 10, Buda city offices
Nov. 10-11, San Marcos and Buda public libraries
Nov. 11, Kyle Public Library