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Selena Forever/Siempre Selena

January 15, 2020 - January 10, 2021

The McNay pays tribute to 90s icon, singer, designer, and Texas legend—Selena Quintanilla-Pérez—with five photographs by award-winning San Antonio photographer John Dyer. Selena was the subject of Dyer’s photo assignments for the cover of Más Magazine in 1992 and again for Texas Monthly in 1995, just months before she was tragically killed at age 23. Selena Forever/Siempre Selena is organized by the McNay Art Museum, curated by Kate Carey, Head of Education. Included with General Admission. Please note that the McNay will re-open on June 26, 2020. 

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Garden Ridge Market Days

March 14 @ 9:00 am - October 17 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for Garden Ridge Market Days every Second Saturday monthly at Northeast Bible Church (19185 FM 2252, Garden Ridge, TX 78266) from 9 am - 2 pm. FREE Admission & FREE Kid's Activities! Shop local, support your community & enjoy our Indoor/Outdoor market including: - Over 80 Local Farm, Food & Artisan Vendors - Free Kid's Crafts, Face Painting, and/or Games - Free Live Music, Entertainment and/or Dance Performances - Food Trucks (These Guys & Mia Marco's Pizza) -…

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Watch This, Do That Math Activities

April 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 15, 2027 @ 5:00 pm

Become a walkSTEM Explorer and discover the science, technology, engineering, art, and math around you! These free math games are appropriate for K-12th grade students and are organized by theme to interest any child. talkSTEM is constantly adding new games to play, too! Each game will challenge you to write, draw, sketch, plan, estimate, solve, puzzle, and more! There is something for every learner. Click the link below!

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Wild Connections LEGO Exhibit

May 29 - December 31

San Antonio Zoo wants you to reconnect with wildlife and nature through our upcoming exhibition of art sculptures made completely with LEGO® bricks by acclaimed artist Sean Kenney. The whole family will marvel at gravity-defying and astoundingly precise structures of some of your favorite animals!

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Veteran’s Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - December 16 @ 8:30 pm

The Veteran’s Writing Collective encourages the art of writing in a workshop environment where participants are offered honest, positive, and constructive feedback. The workshop is geared to all active-duty military, veterans, and their immediate family members. This group is open to writers of all levels working in all genres. Email veteranscollective@geminiink.org for a Zoom invitation.

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Fiesta Couture: Behind the Seams

July 30 - November 15

Glimpse behind the “seams” at the design processes, skilled artisans and trade secrets that together result in the most glamorous night of Fiesta. The coronation of the Queen of the Order of the Alamo is a spectacle like no other, filled with pageantry and tradition. Each coronation is organized around a theme which is selected up to two years in advance. The Mistress of the Robes, the Court Artist and the dressmakers are responsible for translating the theme into coronation…

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King of Beasts Exhibition

July 30 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm

Explore extraordinary African lions and majestic mountain lions of Texas this spring at the Witte Museum. Experience the power of lions through artwork by renowned artist John Banovich and see the connection between the big cats of today and their prehistoric ancestors. King of Beasts spans nearly 25 years of research featuring more than 30 artworks by renowned artist John Banovich. The exhibition assembles a collection of Banovich’s work focused on African lions and explores questions about humankind’s deep fear,…

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Halloween Spooktacular

September 18 - November 1

During this family-friendly daytime seasonal event, kids are encouraged to wear their favorite Halloween-themed costumes and enjoy Halloween-themed attractions and shows, the Sesame Street Halloween Parade, then interact with colorfully costumed characters as they trick-or-treat throughout SeaWorld’s Bay of Play area.

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Howl-O-Scream

September 18 - November 1

SeaWorld’s “Howl-O-Scream” transforms the theme park into a scream park, with sinister haunted houses, thrilling live shows, themed bars and scare zones – or Terror-tories. Replenish your thirst for terror at one of our signature Halloween bars. Find ultimate thrills, as you ride coasters at night. Close the night with live entertainment by some of your favorite creepy creatures and monsters. Thrills and chills await you this October at Howl-O-Scream.

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Six Flags Fiesta Texas HALLOWFEST

September 18 - November 1

Gourd you loins, Six Flags is hosting a frightfully thrilling time at HALLOWFEST this year and we're inviting you to get batty with us. Our haunted experiences are happening weekends and select days September 18 - November 1, so mark your calendars (if you dare) for the spookiest season of the year as ghouls take over the park! Experience thrills by day with live entertainment at two outdoor theaters and chills by night in Fear Acres. Make sure to reserve…

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Zoo Boo!

September 19 - October 31

The San Antonio Zoo once again hosts this family-friendly, non-spooky Halloween celebration held every weekend day September-October. The zoo will be decked out with Halloween fun complete with trick-or-treat stations, pumpkin painting, dance parties, costume contests, a hay maze, a hay slide and plenty of games. Families can even enjoy a ride on the Zoo Boo! Express. Little ghouls and goblins are encouraged to wear their best costume for a chance to be in a costume contest. Children of all…

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OrigamiintheGarden²

September 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Making its Texas Debut, this outdoor sculpture exhibition created by American artists Jennifer and Kevin Box, captures the delicate nature of the origami paper art form in museum-quality metals. The exhibition opens to the public September 19, 2020 - May 9, 2021. Please note that visitors should make a reservation online for the San Antonio Botanical Garden. 

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Palo Alto College presents: Virtual Heritage Month | Constitution Day/National Voter Registration Day w/ Domingo Garcia

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

A son of Mexican immigrants, Domingo Garcia, is a self-made success earning his way to the Statehouse of Texas as an elected lawmaker, and subsequently becoming the youngest Mayor Pro-Tem of Dallas. He’s worked to protect young, undocumented immigrant students known as “Dreamers” as an author of Texas’ laws, making Texas the first state in the nation to protect immigrant students (This is a virtual event via Zoom).

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Drift & Dine

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - September 24 @ 9:00 pm

Experience a night to remember as you slowly Drift & Dine along the River Walk. Discover new restaurants and revisit old favorites. Relax in good company with music to hear, a sunset to watch, food to savor, and a feeling of bliss. Go with the flow; savor the flavor! Beautifully decorated dinner boats carrying 16-20 passengers each will float along the river making six restaurant stops during their journey. The culinary voyage is offered on three individual nights Tickets are…

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Wine & Dine Event: Global Street Foods

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at Copa Wine Bar Thursday, September 24th at 7pm for a tour of "Global Street Foods" at our Wine & Dine Dinner Event! Take a culinary tour with us through some of the most exciting street food scenes anywhere on the planet, without flying in a plane! Dinner is only $60 per person (all inclusive). We have curated a special menu highlighting worldwide cuisine, each paired with a complementing wine. Menu: 𝙅𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙣 𝙅𝙚𝙧𝙠 𝙎𝙖𝙡𝙢𝙤𝙣 𝙏𝙖𝙘𝙤 Sweet and spicy…

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San Antonio Tango Festival

September 25 - September 27

About San Antonio Tango Festival (SATF) The San Antonio Tango Festival offers a cultural, fun, friendly, high-quality opportunity to learn and practice your skills -- and to get acquainted with a generous local community of Tangueros and Tangueras who share the love of the dance. Students of all ages, performance levels and cultural backgrounds are welcome. Guest instructors who have made a name as performers and teachers in the U.S. and abroad will lead individual and group classes. Dancers will…

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Arthouse Cinema at the Ivy

September 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us Thursdays and Fridays in September for our French Movie series. 9/3: Cléo de 5 à 7 (1962) Agnès Varda 9/4: Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) (Resnais) 9/10: Le Bonheur (1965) Agnès Varda 9/11: Last Year at Marianbad (1961) (Resnais) 9/17: 400 Blows (1959) (François Truffaut) 9/18: Band of Outsiders (1964) (Godard) 9/24: Jules and Jim (1962) (François Truffaut) 9/25: Alphaville (1965) (Godard) Join us for a physically distanced outdoor movie night in Southtown. To ensure safe social distancing, all…

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SNIPSA’s 13th Annual Race for The Rescues 5k

September 26 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

In 2008, SNIPSA introduced an innovative, competitive 5K race where participants could participate and earn recognition with (or without) their dogs. The Annual Race for the Rescues was born and quickly became the top fundraising effort that we organize each year. Proceeds from the race provide funding for homeless and abandoned animals and spay/neuter outreach, all right here in our community. Race participants will have two location options this year for running the race, or they can also run at…

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TEDxPaloAltoCollege 2020 | Hope Rising

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

TEDxPaloAltoCollege 2020 will be a virtual event broadcasting on Facebook and YouTube. With 5 speakers and 3 performances around the theme “Hope Rising,” we believe this will be our best event yet! Tune in and engage in conversation with one another virtually in the comments. RSVP at facebook.com/events/917112008796956/ PLUS! Go all out for your at-home watch party with a TEDxPaloAltoCollege Watch Party Kit. Check out the TEDx merch available at TEDxPaloAltoCollege.org/attend-the-event

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Legacies and Promises Virtual Panel Discussion

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office as it continues its annual Mission Marquee Plaza Hispanic Heritage Month celebration! This year, were going virtual. You can join us from home or wherever you are by watching live on the Mission Marquee Plaza Facebook (@missionmarqueeplaza) or World Heritage Office YouTube channel (@worldheritagesa) from your computer, tablet, or other mobile device. Tune in at 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 3030 for a virtual panel discussion about the Mexican American…

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San Antonio Cigar Social at The Good Kind

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join The San Antonio Cigar Social at The Good Kind Saturday, September 26th from 7PM-10PM Enjoy drink specials, exclusive vendors, and Felope Galvan's Pachuco Boogie Sound System. It's going to be off the chanclas. 🤙

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An Evening with Ward Davis in the Bud Light Courtyard at the AT&T Center

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Country singer and songwriter Ward Davis will bring his tour in support of his latest album “Asunder” to San Antonio later this month. On Saturday, Sept. 26, country fans can look forward to enjoying an outdoor acoustic evening with Ward Davis in the Bud Light Courtyard at the AT&T Center. Parking is complimentary in Lot 2 of the AT&T Center. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 12 p.m. CT at ATTCenter.com and Ticketmaster.com.…

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Saturday Night Rodeo at Tejas Rodeo Company

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tejas Rodeo Co. produces a competitive rodeo every Saturday night March through November with live bands, BBQ, and great dancing on rodeo nights. Experience professional rodeo at its finest. The rodeo takes place under our covered arena where spectators are able to witness cowboys and cowgirls compete in bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, and more! It’s the greatest show on dirt! Tejas Rodeo is fun for all ages! Hop on our mechanical bull to see if you have what…

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Noche Azul Sabor Baja California Sur

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for our monthly live-streamed Noche Azul concert with Azul Barrientos, available on Facebook and YouTube. For this month’s concert, Azul has invited Chef Cristina Kiewek from her Restaurants NIM and Azul Marino in La Paz, Baja California Sur. She will be sharing a delicious Ceviche prepared a LA MEXICANA!! This event will take place on: Sat Sept 26th @ 8 pm (English) Sun Sept 27th @ 2 pm (Spanish) www.facebook.com/azulbarrientosmusic www.facebook.com/esperanzacenter View the concert via YouTube @ www.youtube.com/azulmusicachannel…

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Dinner Theater: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us at The Lion & Rose Sunday, September 27th as The Company Theater presents: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged!)” Dinner & Show Combo is only $50. Seating is very limited, and most shows will sell out quickly…buy your tickets NOW! Doors open at 6pm for drinks. CALL FOR TICKETS/DISCOUNTS: 210-646-4284

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Lighthouse for the Blind Art in the Dark

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The San Antonio Lighthouse is celebrating our 10th Anniversary of Art in the Dark, hosting over 50 amazing art pieces with an interesting virtual spin! Art in the Dark is an unforgettable, unique event that celebrates “The Touch…The Sense…The Feel…” of art, and this year we're taking your senses and making them virtual. Art pieces displayed at the virtual online event will be pixilated but will include a detailed description from the artists, thus allowing you to experience purchasing art like…

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Palo Alto College presents: Virtual Heritage Month | Author Talk/Plática with Ernesto Todd Mireles

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In his book, Insurgent Aztlán The Liberating Power of Cultural Resistance (2020 International Latino Book Award Winner - Best Political/Current Affairs), Ernesto Todd Mireles reconstructs the relationship between social-political insurgent theory and Xicano literature, film and myth. He makes a solid case for addressing the decades-long decline of Mexican American identity within itself and among sectors of American society by asserting the influential role of culture and history, in the preservation and political advancement of a people (This is a…

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Palo Alto College presents: Heritage Month | National Poetry Day/ Eleven Rivers Review Student Poetry Reading

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In honor of National Poetry Day, Palo Alto College will host a student poetry reading. While the event will feature Eleven Rivers Review (11RR) student contributors, all students are welcome to join and read their poetry. The Eleven Rivers Review is PAC’s award-winning student literary and arts journal. The 11RR is produced each spring entirely by PAC student writers, artists, and editors. The publication offers students an opportunity to share their creative talking skills for their portfolios (This is a…

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Brew at the Zoo

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sip on suds while supporting San Antonio Zoo during the first-ever Brew at the Zoo. This zoo-nique craft beer festival will feature beer tastings, tasty bar grub, live music, and animal encounters all set on the great lawn.

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First Friday with Michael Martin & The Infidels

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us at The Good Kind Friday, October 2nd from 7pm-10pm for a live performance by Michael Martin & The Infidels. Martin is best known around San Antonio as frontman for the folk-rock band the Infidels, which he formed in the mid-'80s and whose name was inspired by Dylan's 1983 album "Infidels." Enjoy some amazing tunes while enjoying our full restaurant and bar menu plus first Friday drink specials! We're open today from 11am-11pm!  

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Viva Mi Cultura

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This event is a part of Fiestas Patrias San Antonio, a celebration of Hispanic Heritage month. Guadalupe Cultural Arts is proud to present Viva Mi Cultura, a vibrant and educational virtual experience featuring the Guadalupe Dance Company and Mariachi Azteca de América. The dynamic performance will give audiences a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of traditional Folklorico dance and music. As a community initiative to inspire local youth, the Guadalupe Dance Company has provided this presentation to area schools…

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Palo Alt College presents: Virtual Heritage Month | Panel Discussion/Plática: “Crisis within a Crisis: Domestic Violence

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

While San Antonio and Bexar County have recently experienced a domestic violence epidemic with 29 documented deaths by domestic partners in 2019, the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated this crisis. Panelists will discuss the warning signs, available resources, and strategies to help end domestic violence (This is a virtual event via Zoom). Participating Panelists: Marta Peláez, President and CEO, Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. Patricia Castillo, Executive Director, PEACE Initiative Judith Menchaca, Domestic Violence Survivor Register at alamo.edu/pac/heritage-month

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Line, Voice, Story: Let the Poetry of Larry Levis Be Our Guide

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Take a deep dive into the poetry of Larry Levis, reading in community and writing in response together. In this weekly workshop, we read aloud together for the first hour and in the second hour, we write independently. You will receive supplemental materials weekly, including a mix of writing prompts, essays, interviews, and links for further reading. In our final meeting, we will celebrate and share all of our newly generated work. The workshop is designed for us to become…

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Fall Artisan Show, presented by Hiltons of San Antonio

October 9 @ 11:00 am - October 11 @ 11:00 pm

Experience the beauty of the San Antonio River Walk at the Fall Artisan Show by shopping at over 40 handmade artisan booths including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Stay closer to the action with Hilton by booking any of their 50+ branded hotels in the San Antonio area at travel.hilton.com/ArtShow.

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Artpace Chalk it Up 2020

October 10

Artpace Chalk It Up has engaged and delighted thousands of participants for the past 16 years. School and community groups taking part in TeamWorks, San Antonio-based featured artists, visitors to our city, and our entire community have celebrated creative artistic expression together through the creation of chalk murals in downtown San Antonio. This year, Artpace has adapted this ever-popular festival to ensure local artists, schools, and the public can participate safely – creating murals wherever we are! School teams and…

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Beautiful Minds – Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage

October 10, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Dyslexia affects as much as 4% of the world’s population and often goes diagnosed. Although dyslexia is labeled as a learning disability, it can also be seen as a different way of thinking- it changes the way millions of people read and process information. In “Beautiful Minds – Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage”, explore the successes of those who think and thought outside the box when faced with the challenges of dyslexia and learn about some of the tools and…

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Wounded Warrior Project – Carry Forward 5K

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Put the Wounded Warrior Project® Mission in Motion at the VIRTUAL Carry Forward® 5K in San Antonio. Join Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) on Saturday, October 10 as you run/walk your very own Carry Forward 5K in support of America’s injured veterans. This new virtual experience allows you the flexibility to complete your 5K in your neighborhood or on your treadmill at home. You could even just count 7,000 steps on your phone! Most importantly, know you’re participating virtually alongside others…

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Diez y Seis Mariachi Festival

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event is a part of Fiestas Patrias San Antonio, a celebration of Hispanic Heritage month. For more than 15 years, the Diez y Seis Commission’s Mariachi Festival has showcased the talent of middle and high school mariachi groups. Join us in celebrating these talented students and the traditional music of Mexico as we take the festival online for the first time.

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Palo Alto College presents: Virtual Heritage Month | Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Día de la Raza

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

(This is a Virtual Event via Zoom) While Columbus Day traditionally honors the significance of Europeans “discovering” the Americas, Indigenous Peoples' Day honors the heritage and contributions of indigenous/Native Americans who inhabited these lands long before the arrival of Europeans. Part 1: Decolonial/Health-Conscious Cooking Demonstration Noon–12:30 p.m. This demonstration will feature a recipe from the cookbook Decolonize Your Diet: Plant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and Healing (2015 International Latino Book Award for Best Cookbook) by Luz Calvo and Catriona Rueda…

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Palo Alto College presents: Heritage Month | National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The AIDS Lady, a one-person performance by Anna De Luna, will explore various characters while engaging audience members with stories of courageous youth and the HIV positive population she serves. The original piece uses theatre as a tool to raise awareness of the issue of HIV/AIDS – as Ms. De Luna will perform a rapid HIV test on herself to encourage others to get tested (Takes place virtually via Zoom).

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Zoo La-La

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

It’s a taste of San Antonio, with 50 different restaurants sampling their food and libations. A Taste of San Antonio is the zoo’s “Taste Of” fundraiser for adults. This all-inclusive party includes live music on multiple stages. Join us on Thursday, October 15 from 6:00 – 10:30 p.m. to stroll through the zoo’s pathways and animal habitats while enjoying live music on three stages and sampling local craft beer and wine at this adult night out. Sip, Savor and Support…

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Zoo La-La!

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

It’s a taste of San Antonio, with 50 different restaurants sampling their food and libations. This all-inclusive party includes live music on multiple stages. Sip, Savor and Support San Antonio Zoo!

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Avenida Guadalupe’s Fiesta Alegria

October 16 @ 10:00 pm - October 17 @ 12:00 am

This event is a part of Fiestas Patrias San Antonio, a celebration of Hispanic Heritage month. This year’s Fiestas Patrias San Antonio celebration will conclude with Fiesta Alegria, an energetic broadcast of world-house and electronic dance music live from El Progreso Hall. This event will remind the community about “Doing the Five” to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and the important message that observing social distancing is a method of preserving culture. This event is produced by the Avenida…

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San Antonio Beer Festival 2020

October 17 @ 12:00 pm

This festival is jam-packed with unique casks, one of a kind collaborations, and your favorite porters, stouts, pilsners, ales, wheats, sours, Belgians, ciders, and lagers to name a few. Beyond beer, the San Antonio Beer Festival features music, games, wines, ciders, food trucks, food booths, local vendors and more. Experience the beer festival that San Antonio has loved for more than a decade. Feel free to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a beautiful fall day at Dignowity and…

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Halloween Dinner & Ghost Tour

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - October 31 @ 9:30 pm

Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours invites you inside the "Most Haunted Hotel in Texas" for an evening of frights and delights! Complete 2.5 hour tour includes: A delicious 3-course dinner at the famous and historic Menger Hotel (considered to be one of America's Most Haunted Hotels). A 90 minute tour inside of the hotel. There's a good chance a spirit or ghost will appear in your digital photographs on this tour, so **cameras are a must.** Your dinner includes: Your choice…

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Hoppy Endings

October 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Coming back to the taproom: Comedy Night! Hosted by Tori Pool & Christopher Breakell with a lineup featuring the best in Texas Comedy. This FREE comedy show will be every third Saturday night starting at 8 pm. Arrive early for seating! Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win some Freetail swag. Food truck for the duration of the night. Earn a raffle ticket when you show your RSVP! #StandUpComedy #HangWithALocal

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YOSA Standing Ovation Week

October 19 - October 23

Join us online for an inspiring week of music and conversation during YOSA Standing Ovation Week, October 19-23, 2020. YOSA Standing Ovation Week is a series of virtual conversations and performances highlighting the heroes of music during COVID-19. An amazing guest lineup will feature performers and leaders from San Antonio and around the world. Master of Ceremonies Rick Cavender will host the week’s events. Tune in to watch at yosa.org/watchlive. Sponsorships and donations from this event support YOSA (Youth Orchestras…

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Haunted River Jr.

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Families will have a ghoulishly good time on the River Walk celebrating Halloween. Eerie sights and sound shall haunt the river while families trick or treat. 2,500 free Trick-or-Treat bags are distributed to kids, while supplies last. Maps to participating restaurants are posted online and at the event. Other entertainment includes face painting, moon bounce, and family appropriate Halloween music.

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Bud Light Haunted River

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Adult event held at the Arneson River Theatre from 6-10:30. The party includes live music and a DJ, spooky performances, $1500 in costume prize money. Hilarious games and an entertaining host will make the evening the best Halloween party in the city. And of course, we’ll have plenty of cold Bud Light!

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2nd Annual Helotes 0.5K Challenge

October 24

The Helotes Chamber Foundation is once again, shamelessly proud to host the 2nd Annual Helotes 0.5K Challenge. A fun, funny and foolish celebration of the average Joe! You thought we were lazy last year? This year we are taking lazy to a whole new level! You don’t even have to leave home!! Do you find 5Ks intimidating, marathons unthinkable, and Spartan Races unimaginable? So do we!! This is a race for the rest of us! Join us for a very…

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San Antonio Congenital Heart Walk

October 24 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am

The Congenital Heart Walk series directly supports the mission of The Children’s Heart Foundation: to fund the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of congenital heart defects (CHDs). Our Congenital Heart Walks include family-friendly activities, games, music, refreshments, community, peace and remembrance, research remarks, acknowledgments, and our Walk! Venue Opens: 7:30 a.m. Registration Opens: 7:30 a.m. Pre-Event Activities Open: 7:30 a.m. Announcements and Remarks: 830 a.m. Walk Starts: 9:00 a.m. Entry - There is a $15…

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Sunday Brunch at Bistr09

October 25 @ 11:00 am

Sunday brunch is back at Bistr09 starting Sunday, September 13th! Join us every Sunday to experience our amazing brunch menu from 11am-4pm. Enjoy Sunday brunch out on our elegant patio or in our dining room with a mimosa in hand. Guests can enjoy a variety of traditional breakfast dishes as well as savory lunch options. Dishes include a wide assortment of egg entrees such as Eggs Benedict, Huevos Rancheros, Omelettes, and Egg A La Coque. Traditional breakfast items like Pancakes…

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Damien Escobar

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

From the sudden rise of the America’s Got Talent success of his duo Nuttin’ But Stringz to its equally sudden fall, Damien Escobar emerged as a solo artist with an inspiring tale of making it big, losing it all, and discovering his true self along the way. This open, honest and deeply talented violin virtuoso weaves stories of his personal journey into his breathtaking music, uplifting audiences in a concert experience that is part confessional, part motivational and 100% inspirational.

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October Wine & Dine: Frankenfoods

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Trick or Treat! Join us at Copa Wine Bar Thursday, October 29th at 7pm for a spooky selection of "Frankenfoods" at our Wine & Dine Dinner Event! Come with us to the deep, dark recesses of the mind of a slightly demented cook with a penchant for the unexpected! Enjoy flavor combinations that some say are only for the brave of heart... Dinner is only $60 per person (all inclusive)! We have curated a special menu combining delicious flavor profiles…

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CANCELLED: 34th Annual Alamo Heights Night

October 30 @ 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

It’s Party Time in ’09! Alamo Heights Night 2020 will feature entertainment for the entire family. Savor food from some of San Antonio’s best restaurants. Mouthwatering choices will include chicken-on-a-stick, fajitas, Texas-style BBQ, chalupas, and hot dogs just to name a few. Satisfy your sweet tooth with funnel cakes and cupcakes. Adults can enjoy a great selection of beer and wine. Live entertainment all night including Finding Friday, Hotcakes, Skyrocket, a Mariachi band, and more. The carnival midway will feature…

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Reading Red Book Club: Creating Their Own Image: The History of African-American Women Artists

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Reading Red – an Artpace book club – and explore literature that has inspired artists and exhibitions. In conjunction with Artpace’s 25th anniversary, we continue to celebrate Linda Pace’s legacy by discussing literature authored by women. Creating Their Own Image: The History of African-American Women Artists by Lisa E. Farrington is the first comprehensive history of African-American women artists, from slavery to the present day. Concluding Their Own Image, Farrington includes interviews with contemporary artists Betye Saar, Faith Ringgold,…

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CANCELLED: Fiesta San Antonio

November 5 - November 15

Fiesta® San Antonio started in 1891 as a one-parade event to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. That historic commemoration still takes place, but for more than a century, Fiesta® has grown into a celebration of San Antonio’s rich and diverse cultures and today is one of this nation’s premier festivals, featuring over 100 events with an economic impact of more than $340 million. Funds raised by official Fiesta® events provide…

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CANCELLED: Fiesta Fiesta at Hemisfair

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Fiesta Fiesta officially kicks off 11-days of food, fashion, music, entertainment, and family-friendly fun – all benefitting local, nonprofit causes. The official kick-off gathers the Alamo City together for one evening for revelers to experience the diversity and culture Fiesta embodies. There is something for everyone, and Fiesta Fiesta is a must-do for seasoned and novice partygoers alike. In 2020, Chef Brian West returns with his closest chef friends to Fiesta Fiesta with Taste of the Republic, the VIP culinary…

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CANCELLED: Taste of the Republic

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For the fourth year, Taste of the Republic helps to kick off Fiesta 2020 with a culinary event highlighting the cuisine of Texas. The event is in partnership with, and is a fundraiser for, Fiesta San Antonio, South Central Texas’s biggest charitable event. Chef Brian West brings together more than a dozen talented local chefs to interpret the “Six Food Republics of Texas” based upon his Texas Culinary Manifesto. Nibble on gourmet bites paired with the perfect wine. Cocktail tastings and beer add…

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CANCELLED: Fiesta Carnival

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Thrills and chills fill the air at one of the best carnivals in the land. Glittering lights, exciting rides, and a wide assortment of foods in the heart of San Antonio make the Carnival a perennial favorite of Fiesta®-goers. Revenue from this event helps support the activities of Fiesta® San Antonio. Admission is free. Please note that this event has been cancelled for 2020.

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CANCELLED: Taste of New Orleans

November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come join us in the fun as we celebrate our 35th anniversary in 2020! If you want to experience unique and exquisite New Orleans food in a festive atmosphere, don’t miss this three-day fest, alive and kickin’ with the tastes and sounds of ‘Nawlins. Nowhere else can you experience mouth-watering Creole and Cajun dishes like gumbo, crawfish, shrimp etouffee, red beans & rice, boudin and many other favorite cuisines of the region. You will think you are in New Orleans…

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Inside Look

November 7 - November 8

Guests can go behind the scenes and visit our animal care facilities that are not open to the public. SeaWorld’s renowned veterinarians and animal experts will offer an intimate look at the day-to-day care they provide for animals large and small. This will be an excellent opportunity to meet animal experts and animal rescuers and learn about their fascinating work. These visits will take place during normal park operating hours and are included with park admission and FREE to annual…

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CANCELLED: 5th Annual Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta is the only Official Fiesta event open to the public on the San Antonio River. Attendees can expect beer, food trucks, music, and best of all an opportunity to play on the river with free kayaking and additional outdoor activities. This free event is designed to bring awareness to the beautiful Mission Reach Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation project of the San Antonio River. Please note that this event has been cancelled for 2020.

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CANCELLED: Festival De Animalés

November 7 @ 10:00 am - November 8 @ 5:00 pm

Finish off Fiesta strong! We’re celebrating the animals, culture, and food of Latin America in this two-day event. This event highlights the animals native to South and Central America, as well as our conservation efforts in these areas. Also, take a culinary tour of the tastes of Latin America at select zoo restaurants and pop-up booths. Festival de Animales is included with zoo standard admission and pass holders are free. Please note that this event has been cancelled for 2020.

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24th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiesta

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - November 8 @ 5:00 pm

A’ole hana nui ka alu’a - No task is too big when done together! Our mission is to share with our local community near and far the appreciation of the “Aloha Spirit” through our performers, craft vendors and cuisine of not only Hawaii but of all the Pacific Islands and beyond! We share what is “Aloha” in Texas and beyond!

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CANCELLED: 47th Annual Fiesta Arts Fair

November 8 @ 10:00 am - November 9 @ 5:00 pm

Fiesta Arts Fair is an annual, art-focused fundraising event that provides general operating support for Southwest School of Art; the only independent college of art in Texas. What began as a small art fair in 1973, has since grown into one of the highlights of the Fiesta San Antonio®, with an annual attendance of approximately 12,000 people. The 2-day event takes place early in the Fiesta San Antonio season on the campus of Southwest School of Art and generates funds…

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CANCELLED: Texas Cavaliers River Parade

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

There’s nothing quite like the Texas Cavaliers River Parade. Festive music fills the air and vibrant floats pass by as thousands watch from the banks of the San Antonio River. This one-of-a-kind parade started in 1941 after a group of Texas Cavaliers witnessed boats and barges decorated with flowers in the “floating gardens” of Mexico City. This coincided with the San Antonio River bend restoration, and the Texas Cavaliers decided to bring this unique experience to our city. The first…

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CANCELLED: A Night in Old San Antonio (NIOSA)

November 10 - November 13

“A Night In Old San Antonio®” (NIOSA®) is a four-night festival, Tuesday through Tuesday, November 10-13, 2020 from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the heart of downtown San Antonio that celebrates the city’s diverse cultural legacy for more than 85,000 revelers annually during the city’s Fiesta San Antonio® celebration. Through the magic of 200-plus food, drink and atmosphere booths; 14 continuous live musical acts; children’s games; decorations; souvenirs; and 10,000+ volunteers, NIOSA brings the city’s heritage alive in 15 areas.…

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CANCELLED: Battle of Flowers Parade

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Battle of Flowers® Parade is the founding event of Fiesta® San Antonio, attracting crowds of more than 550,000. It is the only parade in the United States produced entirely by women, all of whom are volunteers. The city of San Antonio owes its annual Fiesta to a small group of passionate, dedicated women who started it all with the first Battle of Flowers® Parade in 1891. What began as a patriotic celebration to honor the heroes of the Alamo, Goliad and the…

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Whataburger Zoo Lights

November 14, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Merry & Bright and a wild night! When the animals tuck in for the evening, San Antonio Zoo decks the halls with jaw-dropping light displays and fills the park with Christmastime activities and cheer. Plus, kids can visit Santa.

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CANCELLED: King William Fair

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Approximately 35,000 visitors attend our fun-filled, family festival on the final Saturday of Fiesta® San Antonio each year. The King William Fair is the primary fundraising event for the King William Association, a non-profit organization that works to preserve and protect the oldest residential historic district in Texas and promotes the unique cultural heritage of San Antonio. Beginning with a delightfully funky parade, the day-long event offers a variety of art and craft vendors, lively music, dance, Kids Kingdom play…

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CANCELLED: Fiesta Flambeau Parade

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - November 15 @ 12:00 am

Time to start planning for the 72nd Annual Fiesta Flambeau® Parade! This marks the second year in a row our parade has been named “best” in our budget category. Last year Best in the World by the International Festivals and Events Association and in August 2019, Best in Texas at the Texas Festivals and Events Association. Two great awards that make us proud to be Flambeau® members and Fiesta® family. The theme for the 2020 Flambeau® Parade is “Celebrating Classic…

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Intocable at the Majestic

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

INTOCABLE is one of the most influential groups in the Tejano/Norteño music scene today. Their road to success began twenty years ago in Zapata, Texas, when friends Ricky Muñoz and René Martínez dreamed of bringing their songs to the world as they crafted a unique and extraordinary style of music which expertly fuses Tejano conjunto music, Norteño folk rhythms, pop ballads and rock. After years of dedication and passion, the dream became an indisputable reality. With #1 hits such as…

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SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration

November 21, 2020 - January 3, 2021

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration returns featuring the largest holiday light display in Texas with over 9 million shimmering lights, the Sesame Street Christmas Parade, Santa, and much more. Guests can grab delicious food and seasonal treats, enjoy delightful holiday shopping, meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™ and friends, and experience sensational shows, rides, and attractions.

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Hoppy Endings

November 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Coming back to the taproom: Comedy Night! Hosted by Tori Pool & Christopher Breakell with a lineup featuring the best in Texas Comedy. This FREE comedy show will be every third Saturday night starting at 8 pm. Arrive early for seating! Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win some Freetail swag. Food truck for the duration of the night. Earn a raffle ticket when you show your RSVP! #StandUpComedy #HangWithALocal

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Crime Junkie

November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You’ve said it before... Crime Junkie feels like you are sitting in a room with your best friends, Ashley & Brit, talking about true crime. Now is your chance to do that for real! Ashley & Brit are bringing you a new case that has never been told. You’ll get to analyze the facts and evidence with Ashley and yell “Wait, What?! right along with Brit. Get ready to experience your favorite chart-topping podcast Crime Junkie in a whole new…

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Old West Christmas Light Fest at Enchanted Springs Ranch

November 26 @ 6:00 pm - December 25 @ 10:00 pm

Old West Christmas Light Fest dazzles and delights with holiday flavors, favorites, and fun at Enchanted Springs Ranch for another year of Christmas magic! Stroll through the twinkling lights, snap holiday photos, and spend time together with friends and family as Old West Christmas Light Fest celebrates seven years bringing holiday magic to San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country in Boerne, TX just three short miles off of IH-10 West. This holiday event brings the Christmas season to life…

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Christmas on the Ranch at Don Strange

November 27 - December 24

Christmas On The Ranch November 27 – December 24 We are the largest Drive Thru Light Display in the area! We have food and drink for children of all ages including hot coco and s’mores! Photo’s with Santa and Ms. Claus (social distancing) with treats and shopping! It’s back and better than before! The 7th Annual Don Strange & Christmas Lights Spectacular! Join us for a month long celebration of family, friends, and neighbors with BRAND NEW displays, interactive carriage…

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Ford Holiday River Parade

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for the 40th Anniversary of the Ford Holiday River Parade! Ticket prices range from $15-$43 and are sold on-line beginning July 7th, 2020, at www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com. Seven free seating areas are on the parade route (bring your chair) from North of Martin St. to Lexington St. Bridge and North St. Mary’s St. to Lexington St. The majority of restaurants on the River Walk offer dinner packages for your convenience. The Ford Holiday River Parade is a San Antonio tradition…

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Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - December 22 @ 9:30 pm

Sing in the holidays by caroling with friends and family from a boat on the River Walk. Celebrate the timeless tradition of spreading joy with a San Antonio twist. Charter an affordable private caroling boat and bask in the glow of 100,000 Christmas lights. Boats float on the river each night, carrying a different group each hour performing live Christmas Carols. More than 185 groups participate; school, church, office, nonprofit, and civic groups. Joyous caroling fills the evening air along…

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Ford Fiesta de las Luminarias

December 4 - December 20

Experience the holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the river guided by more than 2,000 Luminarias. This century’s old tradition begins at dusk Friday, Saturday & Sunday for three weekends in December. Luminarias are a traditional Mexican Christmas lantern to light the way for the holy family. View the Luminarias under the glow of 100,000 Christmas lights overhead and listen to Ford Holiday Boat Caroling from a River Walk restaurant or bar…

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Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson: Latest Discoveries in the Universe

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. The center is part of the American Museum of Natural History, where Tyson founded the Department of Astrophysics in 1997 and has been a research associate in the department since 2003. Join us before the show, when the Scobee Education Center presents STEAM…

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Holiday Artisan Show, presented by Hiltons of San Antonio

December 11 @ 11:00 am - December 13 @ 11:00 pm

Experience the beauty of the San Antonio River Walk at the Holiday Artisan Show by shopping at over 40 handmade artisan booths including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Stay closer to the action with Hilton by booking any of their 50+ branded hotels in the San Antonio area at travel.hilton.com/ArtShow.

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Hoppy Endings

December 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Coming back to the taproom: Comedy Night! Hosted by Tori Pool & Christopher Breakell with a lineup featuring the best in Texas Comedy. This FREE comedy show will be every third Saturday night starting at 8 pm. Arrive early for seating! Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win some Freetail swag. Food truck for the duration of the night. Earn a raffle ticket when you show your RSVP! #StandUpComedy #HangWithALocal

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