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For the Songwriter

Cheatham Street Warehouse will host its weekly Songwriter Circle at 9 p.m. today. The event, which has been hosted by Kent Finlay since the venue opened its doors in 1974, offers songwriters the opportunity to perform their work in front of fellow musicians. Performers must arrive early to get their name on a signup sheet.

For the Live Music Fan

The Summer in the Park Concert Series will feature Walt Wilkins and the Mystiqueros June 11 at San Marcos Plaza Park. The concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is perfect for any country music fan looking to soak up some much-needed sun. The event is free and open to all ages.

For the Foodie

The Eye of the Dog Arts Center will host a Salsa Festival from 3-8 p.m.June 13 to raise money for the organization. Experienced cooks and amateur salsa lovers will compete to win handmade trophies based on votes cast by community members. Admission is free and will include live music and free hot dogs. In order to taste the salsas, attendees must vote with cash. Winners will be announced based on whichever entry has collected the most cash by 6:30 p.m.

For the Art Enthusiast

The Art Squared Art Market will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 13 on The Square. The event will include live music and feature various art mediums, including paintings, sculptures, jewelry and crafts. Admission is free and open to all ages.

For the Texas History Fan

Those looking to brush up on their Texas history can visit The Marc at 2 p.m. June 14 to view a screening of Edward Burleson: Soldier and Statesman. The documentary is the newest project from the Hays County Historical Commission. It aims to review two decades of history, including the early days of the Republic of Texas and founding of Hays County. Admission is free and open to all ages.