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Bluebonnets – A Seasonal Treat for Rio Claro Studio!

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Bluebonnets – A Seasonal Treat for Rio Claro Studio!

Yes, these are the obligatory Texas bluebonnet photos everyone takes—but these are a bumper crop. This winter, Rio Claro Studio got lots of later winter rain, plus now the sun shining strong around the solstice with just the right amount of heat – bingo – wildflower paradise!

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Flash MugUp This Saturday for Little Free Libraries

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Flash MugUp This Saturday for Little Free Libraries

The Little Free Libraries Have Arrived !!!That's right folks. Drop everything you're doing this Saturday 10am - 12pm, and head over the Rio Claro for a Flash MugUp. Yup, we're so excited, we just couldn't wait until the end of the month. So bring your books to donate and bring your mug and we'll fill you with coffee and treats. And of course, if you're on the list, you can pickup your Little Free Library! For more about MugUps, go here: https://www.facebook.com/events/281464062236816/#littlefreelibraryThey're Big and They're Beautiful! And two LFLs have been picked up already. We should know how many we...

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Top Ten Reasons To Stay In-Town 3rd Thursdays in San Marcos Texas

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Top Ten Reasons To Stay In-Town 3rd Thursdays in San Marcos Texas

#1) Rio Claro Studio Hosts 3rd Thursday Gallery Night in San Marcos TX. 

Let's keep the party going on the 3rd Thursday of July with a Summer Cocktail Contest at
Rio Claro Studio. This event is 21+ - don't bring the kids

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Upcycled And Sustainable – The Art Of Christine Terrell

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Upcycled And Sustainable – The Art Of Christine Terrell

San Marcos artist, Christine Terrell – the first local artist we've represented at Rio Claro Studio – was in fact one of the first people we met at our Grand Opening back in September of this year. Christine makes jewelry and other objects out of locally-sourced vintage tin objects; making smart, wonderfully-crafted, often graphically-punchy and wildly-colorful pieces. And if you don't know her work, we feel very strongly that you should.  Terrell's work hits all the right notes; her design and manufacturing leans toward the functional/ minimal aesthetic, but not spare. Her work has many sources; 60s lunchboxes, European chocolate tins, upscale cookie...

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Rio Claro Studio – A Unique Boutique in San Marcos TX

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Rio Claro Studio – A Unique Boutique in San Marcos TX

With fashion accessories, home goods, high-end crafts, beautiful jewelry and limited edition fine art work, this spot marries fine art studio and gallery/boutique with makerspace. Located off Courthouse Square between Guadalupe and Comanche, the newest and cutest little boutique is part of the blossoming West Downtown neighborhood; home to such diverse spots as Tantra Coffeehouse, Bower Bird Antiques, Salon Mink, The Floral Studio, Jo's Cafe and Zelick's Icehouse.  Artists and designers, Gigi Mederos and Stevie Black, open their studio/workspace Wednesday through Saturday year-round and now, during the 2015 holidays, they have extended their hours on Fridays and Saturdays until 8 pm and are...

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