8:38 AM Oct 15, 2019 CDT

GUIDE: 11 October and November events in and around San Marcos, Buda and Kyle

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Q&A: Get to know Jeffrey Morales and Terry Cummings, candidates for Buda City Council District C

District C is one of Buda's new single-member districts , representing the northern part of the city. The seat is currently held by Mayor Pro Tem Wiley Hopkins, who did not file to run for re-election .

Texas Bean & Brew House now open in San Marcos

Texas Bean & Brew House, a casual restaurant serving craft beer and coffee in addition to food, opened …

Halcyon Home breaks ground on McCarty Lane office building and Montessori school

Halcyon Home broke ground Oct. 7 on a new office building and Montessori school that will be built at 125 W. McCarty Lane, San Marcos. When complete, the second floor of the 15,000-square-foot building will be occupied by Halcyon in addition to a small amount of addition office space for rent, according to Halcyon Home CEO Amy Sweet.

Tea2Go will open first Kyle shop in early 2020

Tea2Go, a tea shop with several locations in northwest Texas, will open an outlet in Kyle in the new building …

TxDOT seeks feedback on adding new lanes to I-35 at October open houses

The Texas Department of Transportation is planning to invest $700 million to add one to two lanes in each direction on I-35 in Central Texas.

Charter school plans to open in Buda’s Sunfield development in 2021

Doral Academy Texas, a public charter school modeled after the Florida-based network Doral Academy Inc., plans to open a school in the Sunfield subdivision of Buda for the 2021-22 school year, though the company is waiting for approval from the Texas Education Agency and does not have an exact location yet.

ACC to hold community meetings to discuss future of Pinnacle campus

The Austin Community College district will host two community conversations in Southwest Austin to hear from the public about ACC’s Pinnacle campus.

City of Kyle announces 850-job economic incentive agreement with SmileDirectClub

An economic incentive agreement between the city of Kyle and SmileDirectClub’s Access Dental Lab will bring 850 jobs to the city of Kyle via the Hays Logistics Center, an industrial development near I-35.

New gymnastics school to open on Kyle's Bunton Creek Road in early 2020

Tod Goldstein, the owner of TAG's World Gymnastics in Portland, Texas, plans to open a location in the Kyle Industrial Park at 1151 Bunton Creek Road, Kyle. Kyle City Council voted Sept. 17 to approve an application for the city’s First Year on Us program, which offers incentives to business owners opening in Kyle.

Kinder Morgan to pay city of Kyle $2.7 million in Permian Highway Pipeline settlement

This post was updated 10/5/19 with additional statements and information.

San Marcos Arts League to hold grand opening Oct. 17 of downtown gallery and multipurpose space

The San Marcos Art League, which has a mission “to encourage, foster, promote, and nurture the arts in the San Marcos community,” is opening a new gallery and multipurpose space at 117 N. Guadalupe St., Ste. 101, San Marcos, in mid-October.

The Budaful Hiker to open second location in Wimberley on Oct. 5

The Budaful Hiker, which celebrated one year at 122 N. Main St., Buda, in May, will open a second location on Oct. 5 at 13911 Ranch Road 12 in Wimberley.

Here’s what you need to know to get around ACL this weekend

The first weekend of the Austin City Limits music festival will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 when British rockers The Amazons, locals Asleep at the Wheel and the choir from Barton Hills Elementary School all take the stage to kick off the weekend.

New Braunfels' Tipsy Cow Ice Cream coming soon to San Marcos

The second location of New Braunfels' Tipsy Cow Ice Cream will open this fall at 235 N. LBJ Drive, San …

Mercantile at Mill + Grain will celebrate first anniversary on Oct. 6

Mercantile at Mill + Grain will celebrate its first anniversary in the Buda Mill & Grain Co. …

Army Futures Command wants problems for soldiers to be solved at Texas university campuses

A new $130 million combat development complex in at Texas A&M’s campus in Bryan will break ground Oct. 12

State Rep. Erin Zwiener to host Oct. 4 town hall on flood infrastructure ballot measure

One of the 10 constitutional amendments on the ballot for November will the topic of a town hall held by state Rep. Erin Zwiener, D-Driftwood, and state Rep. Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, on Oct. 4.

Ascension Seton Hays celebrates 10 years of growth in Kyle

Ascension Seton Hays, formerly Seton Medical Center Hays, celebrated 10 years at the end of September at …

San Marcos Twin Peaks will be located off I-35 in former Johnny Carino's building

Front Burner Restaurants LLC will open a 7,192-square-foot Twin Peaks restaurant at 1207 N. I-35, San Marcos, …

Katerrra relocates manufacturing facility, leaving SMART Terminal for Hays County site

The California-based manufacturing firm that planned to be the first tenant at the San Marcos Air, Rail and Truck Terminal has decided to relocate to the Whisper development , which is located east of I-35 around Yarrington Road in San Marcos.

La Ola Pop Shop to leave downtown Kyle for Kohlers Crossing in early 2020

La Ola Pop Shop, which opened in downtown Kyle about two years ago, is moving to a new location next to …