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Meadows Center hosts 'Merry at The Meadows' holiday boat tours

Anna Huff, Office of Media Relations | November 19, 2018

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SAN MARCOS – Beginning Nov. 21, The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will host a series of Merry at Meadows holiday glass-bottom boat tours. Guests will enjoy the lights and sounds of the season on a 45-minute holiday themed tour at Spring Lake.

"Our Merry at Meadows tour provides families with a beautiful and scenic excursion to celebrate both the holiday season and the one-of-a-kind Spring Lake," Education Manager Sonja Mlenar said. 

The holiday sunset tours begin at 5 p.m. and will be accompanied by a display of festive lights setup throughout The Meadows Center. To further enhance the holiday spirit, guests will be provided with a hot seasonal beverage and cookies. 

Merry at Meadows tours will run through Dec. 22. Registration is required. Tickets are $14 per person. Children under three ride free. To register, visit

About The Meadows Center 

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University was named following a generous gift from The Meadows Foundation in August 2012. The Meadows Center inspires research, innovation and leadership that ensures clean, abundant water for the environment and all humanity, and is led by Executive Director Andrew Sansom, Ph.D.

About Texas State University

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,694 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 188,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.

For more information, contact University Communications:

Jayme Blaschke, 512-245-2555

Sandy Pantlik, 512-245-2922