SAN MERCADO IS BACK @ PRICE CENTER SAT., OCT. 10

Following a successful return in September after a six-month COVID-caused hiatus, the Price Center’s San Mercado will return to the Second Saturday lineup again Oct. 10. The Mercado will run from 9 a.m. 2 p.m. in conjunction with the San Marcos Farmers Market (9-1) and the San Marco Art League’s Art Squared (9-4), which both take place on the Historic Courthouse Square, a short walk from the Center. Each event will again feature live musical entertainment and COVID-safe precautions, including required mask wearing by all vendors and shoppers, and outdoor and indoor vendors, spaced safely apart with controlled access to indoor spaces. Participating San Mercado vendors will be set up in the Pr

LIGHT AT THE END OF TUNNEL FOCUS OF NEW VIRTUAL GALLERY SHOW AT PRICE CENTER

A new Call for Art focusing on the Light at the End of the Tunnel for a virtual galley show coming to the Price Center next month is now underway. The Center’s Arts Committee encourages all area artists to consider submitting up two works via a new, convenient online process. The show will feature as many as 75 works on display and available for purchase Oct. 15 – Nov. 30. “Inspiration and hope are helpful and necessary at this most challenging time,” said Joan Nagel, Committee Chair. “We look forward to our local artists’ interpretation of the subject,” she adds. This is the first juried show the Arts Committee has put together since the COVID closure of the Center, which occurred immediate

SAN MERCADO RETURNING SEPT. 12 TO PRICE CENTER

San Marcos’ only downtown, monthly, community market – the Price Center’s San Mercado – is returning after a long COVID-inspired hiatus this Saturday, Sept. 12. The monthly market will run from 9 a.m. 2 p.m. in conjunction with the San Marcos Farmers Market (9-1) and the San Marco Art League’s Art Squared (9-4), which both take place on the Historic Courthouse Square, a short walk from the Center. Each event will feature live musical entertainment and COVID-safe precautions, including required mask wearing by all vendors and shoppers, outdoor vendors, spaced safely apart and controlled access to indoor spaces. Participating San Mercado vendors will be set up in the Price Center’s Garden from

SEPTEMBER SEEING MORE ACTIVITY @ PRICE CENTER

The arrival of September finds a more active slate of activities at the Price Center. Heres a quick summary of important news for the month: 2 for 1 FUNDRAISER EXCEEDS TARGET We are delighted to share that the 2 for 1 Matching Grant offer by Price Center Board Chair Dale Kelley proved just the right incentive for many of you to donate to our facility enhancement project over the last week of August. The rush of donations catapulted us beyond our goal for new flooring and fresh paint in the first-floor venues of the Center. Our plan is to complete the work this month for a fresh look as we re-open. We are most grateful to Mr. Kelley and each one of you who took the time to donate and express

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