5 things to do this weekend in San Marcos, Buda, Kyle and New Braunfels: Nov. 4-Nov.5

Here are a few events happening this weekend.

Here are a few events happening this weekend.

Nov. 4-13
Wurstfest
Join the celebration of German culture and Texas heritage with food, music, dancing,
carnival rides and games. The event includes German, Texan and domestic beer; special events; and Alpine and Bavarian-style entertainment. 5-9:30 p.m. (Mon.-Wed.), 5-11:30 p.m. (Thu.-Fri.), 11 a.m.-12:30 a.m. (Sat.), 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. (Sun.). Free (age 12 and younger), $10 (general admission). Landa Park, 120 Landa St., New Braunfels. 830-625-9167. www.wurstfest.com

Nov. 4
Salsa on the Square
Texas State University’s Latin Music Studies presents Salsa on the Square, with performances from groups that include the university’s salsa ensembles Salsa del Rio and Orquesta del Rio. Ages 18 and up. $5 (for under 21); No cover for 21 and up. Music begins at 9 p.m. Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 866-620-6667. Salsa on the Square

Nov. 5
Veterans Day Parade
The annual event, sponsored by the city of San Marcos, the Veterans Affairs Advisory
Committee and local veterans organizations, honors those who have served in the military. The event includes free breakfast, a children’s bike brigade and performances for veterans. 8:30 a.m.-noon (full event), 10 a.m. (parade). Free. Downtown San Marcos, 111 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos. 512-393-8400. www.sanmarcostx.gov/parks

Nov. 5
Meat Fest 2016
Bravo Company Barbeque & Catering presents MEAT FEST 2016, a meat potluck. With barbecue pits set up, attendees bring their favorite meats to have cooked. Free, but donations are accepted and will go toward the VETOBER campaign to raise funds and awareness for veteran support programs. 12-8 p.m. Buda City Park, 204 San Antonio Rd., Buda. 512-699-3674. Meat Fest 2016

Nov. 5
6th Annual Dia de los Muertos Mariachi Extravaganza
The Hays CISD Mariachi Booster Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year helps provide scholarships for their senior students. All mariachi groups from Hays CISD will be participating, as well as Texas State Mariachi. Chicken plates will be available for sale, as well as goods from other vendors. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lehman High School, 1700 Lehman Road, Kyle. 6th Annual Dia de los Muertos Mariachi Extravaganza