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The Allure of Aquamaids: Pioneering Maidens Further Mission of Mermaid Society SMTX

Timeless, graceful and ethereal, the pioneering Aquamaids from over the years are elegantly and playfully setting the tone to usher in Mermaid Week 2016. Ambassadors for San Marcos, they are heralding the Mermaid Society SMTX’s mission of placing the mermaid on a pedestal to be admired and serve as a beacon in embodying the San Marcos’ vibrant community. Read More

Condor Danza joins, supports Mermaid Week celebrations

Indigenous Cultures Institute (ICI) was invited to join the Mermaid Society and present its pre-powwow show as the grand finale of the first Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 festival, scheduled from Sept. 10 through 18.  The indigenous Condor Danza event is set for Sunday, Sept 18. from 3: to 5:30 p.m. at Cuauhtemoc Hall, 1100 Patton Street in San Marcos. Read More

Get Your Mermaid On!

Mermaid Society SMTX is making a SPLASH in the community as residents eagerly await Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 festivities that will get underway Sept. 10.According to Mermaid Society SMTX’s July Moreno, the acronym SPLASH represents Stewardship, Preservation, Local, Arts, Sustainability and Heritage. Read More

Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 festivities

Sept. 17 SMTX Mermaid Parade.  Tuesday, Sept. 6 – In honor of International Mermaid Day, the Mermaid Society SMTX will host its first fantasy “crown” making event.  This is planned to be an annual activity to make ready for the festivities during Mermaid Week.  Location TBD. Sunday, Read More

The Real Mermaids of San Marcos, Texas

The springs of the San Marcos River in central Texas have plenty of extraordinary traits: Each day, they release about 100 million gallons of water, forming the life source for one of the longest-inhabited places in North America. Read More

Society joins celebration of National Corndog Day

Representatives from Mermaid Society SMTX will be join Main Street San Marcos in celebrating National Corndog Day, this Saturday, March 19, on the Courthouse Square in downtown San Marcos from noon to 3 p.m. Read More

Burlesque-themed Aqua Show to benefit Mermaid Society SMTX

As San Marcos’ mermaid appreciation increases, locals, performers and artists have come together to put on the first annual Aqua Show. Dark Matter Productions, a locally based production company, will host the show July 1 at Stonewall Warehouse. Mermaid lovers can stop by at 9 p.m. for an aquatic-themed burlesque, a silent art auction and raffle prizes. Frankie Blackheart, performer and Dark Matter Productions producer, organized The Aqua Show to create something beneficial to the mermaid symbol. Read More

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