Price Center: Not Your Mamma's Senior Ctr.

Despite being housed in the historic 1893 and 1910 homes of First Christian Church, the Price Center in downtown San Marcos, serves as a new age senior center and so much more. Since 2000 the low cost/no cost, non-profit, community center, which is operated by the Greater San Marcos Area Seniors Association, has served as a gathering place for celebrations, performances, presentations, displays and community events for all the citizens of, and visitors to, San Marcos. The Price Center, which was just named the Downtown Legend Business for 2016 by Main Street San Marcos, prides itself on an inter-generational approach to healthy, creative living via a number of daily, weekly and monthly even

Sat's 4th Flea Biggest, Most Eclectic Yet

This Saturday’s 4th Flea will feature the largest number and most eclectic mix of vendors so far. The new monthly downtown community market taking place from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Price Center will offer its sixth consecutive market with a total of 16 confirmed vendors. A wide mix of vendors including everything from live plants and on-the-spot caricatures in the Garden to vendors in the Parlor and historic 1910 Room selling custom baby and toddler clothing, unique lamps made from crystals and minerals, holiday gifts and décor, household items, furniture, clothing, and antique furniture, jewelry and cut glass, essential oils, tamales, handmade quilted and sewn items by members of the Bee

Celebrate Arts this Weekend with the Center

Celebrating the local arts and cultural scene is becoming easier and easier thanks to a variety of efforts throughout the downtown area, including those of the Price Center. This weekend, downtown visitors can take in a luncheon concert, an evening international dance festival, and the visual arts works of two solo artists, a quilting bee and a porcelain arts club. “While October is National Arts and Cultural Month, we celebrate the arts and humanities everyday at the Price Center, said Clay DeStefano, Executive Director. This Saturday, Noonday Cabaret, a new monthly collaboration between the Center and the Tri M Music Honor Society, offers a light lunch and light music for a $10 donation th

4th Flea Seeking Holiday Vendors for Oct. 22 Market

4th Flea, the new downtown community flea market taking place on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Price Center, is seeking Christmas and Holiday vendors to participate in a special Holiday Bazaar within its upcoming Oct. 22 event. In addition to regular Flea Market fare which is growing each month, the Center hopes to feature an all holiday-related crafts, goods and products bazaar. “A growing number of shoppers and return vendors are helping to make the Market a monthly success,” said Clay DeStefano, Price Center executive director. “With the holidays just around the corner, a lot of folks like to buy gifts and unique hand-crafted décor now,” he added. 4th Flea

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