Upcoming Events & Attractions

Saturday, August 12
The Warhorses | 12 Gage Restaurant
The Warhorses blend their country, rock and blues influences to produce an authentic sound that is a true reflection of their musical upbringings.
Wayne Mueller Saturday, August 19
Wayne Mueller | Grilling at the Gage, Gage Hotel
A third-generation owner/pit master of the James Beard award-winning restaurant Louie Mueller Barbecue, Wayne Mueller, will venture from Taylor to Marathon for the 2017’s final Grilling at the Gage culinary series. Mueller will curate a menu featuring his award-winning specialties, served with wine and live music by singer-songwriter Kelley Mickwee. Tickets are required, call Gage Hotel to reserve your seats at (432) 386-4205.
Friday-Sunday, September 1-3
Labor Day Weekend | 12 Gage Restaurant
Gage Hotel will feature three talented artists during Labor Day Weekend. Abe Mac performs Friday, Ryan Gilliam on Saturday and Rick Ruiz/Grupo de la Paz on Sunday.
Tom Griffin Saturday, September 9
Tom Griffin | 12 Gage Restaurant
Tom Griffin is a singer-songwriter originating from San Antonio. His songs consist of themes with compelling lyrics that cover relationships, social struggles, and political satire. His repertoire also includes many classics from the 50’s through the 90’s. Tom’s arrangements are a blend of Americana, Blues, and Jazz and are shaped by his captivating vocals and melodic finger-picking.
Friday-Saturday, September 15-16
Museum of the Big Bend’s Heritage Dinner and Fall Exhibit Opening
Museum of the Big Bend’s 4th annual Heritage Dinner will be held at the Gage Hotel Ritchey Building Friday evening. On Saturday, the Museum of the Big Bend will showcase their fall exhibits, remaining on display through December 17. Click here for more information.
Friday-Saturday, September 22-23
West Fest Cabrito Cook-Off and Dance | Post Park
Come and join us for one of Marathon’s most popular events, the West Fest Cabrito Cook-off and Dance! A day full of cooking and activities for the whole family with entrance by donation to the Marathon Volunteer Fire Department. Dance to follow the awards with live music from the famous Tessy Lou and the Shotgun Stars. Cooking competitors can get entry forms at the front desk.
Friday, September 29
Bobby Duncan | 12 Gage Restaurant
Based in Fort Worth and with three records produced to date, Bobby has been a singer/songwriter for 8 years.
Saturday, September 30
Joe Teichman | 12 Gage Restaurant
Joe Teichman plays a blend of alt country, folk and Americana. His songs are timeless and lovelorn, at times big enough to reach the cheap seats, at others quiet enough to barely reach the 5th row.
Saturday, October 7
Larry Hooper | 12 Gage Restaurant
His songs demonstrate a keen eye, attention to detail, and the charm to draw the listener in with the startlingly fresh insight they bring to his tales of real life. A husband, a father, and a feeder of many pets, this is the fodder for the heartfelt, everyman songwriting of Larry Hooper. Larry was raised in Palestine, TX and steeped in the sounds surrounding him, his cousin’s bluegrass band, a well-stocked family record collection, and the rich songwriting legacy that all Texans inherit.
Saturday, October 21
Marathon 2 Marathon

For a few hours in a little town in the middle of far west Texas, almost 500 racers bring everything they have to a race called the M2M. Dry, cool, high desert climate, gradual downhill, spectacular scenery, low traffic and a downhill to the finish line where you can really pour it on! The M2M is a USATF Boston Marathon qualifying race. Races include a full marathon, half marathon, 10K, and 5K. Early registration is open until September 30. Prices go up starting October 1.

Thursday, November 23
Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner | 12 Gage Restaurant
12 Gage Restaurant’s new chef, Michael Dei Maggi, is planning a sumptuous Thanksgiving feast. Join us for our famous traditional turkey day lunch buffet or regular dinner service. Reservations are required. Call our front desk to make yours today (432) 386-4205.
Saturday, December 2
Fiesta de Noche Buena | Gage Hotel
Experience true small town holiday spirit by joining us for Marathon’s annual Fiesta de Noche Buena. Main street merchants extend their hours for this charming outdoor street festival which kicks off the holiday season. Enjoy an outdoor tree lighting, children’s folklorico dancing, food, drink, live music and a visit from Santa!
December 22-31
Christmas and New Year’s Eve Celebration | Gage Hotel
Celebrate the reason for the season and ringing in 2018 with a meal by 12 Gage Restaurant. For dinner reservations call 1.800.884.GAGE.

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