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Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest

September 13 - November 2

Prepare yourself for the biggeset, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 26 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta…

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Culinaria Wine + Food Festival

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

It’s the place to see San Antonio’s best chefs all in one place and all you pay is the price of admission to rub elbows with some of the brightest stars in our city. Not to mention, taste, taste and taste some more of the culinary creations they’ve designed. Add to the flavors your choice of wine, beer or cocktail and the setting of the Texas Hill Country and your weekend is complete!

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SeaWorld San Antonio’s Howl-O-Scream & Spooktacular

September 27 - October 27

Spooktacular: Enjoy kid-friendly Halloween shows and activities, fun for both kids and parents alike! Take an underwater adventure while you trick-or-treat through the park. Then work as a team to make your way through the hay maze. But don’t forget to visit your furry friends at Pet’s Ahoy to see a special Halloween show. Howl-O-Scream: Howl-O-Scream has transformed the peaceful park you once knew into something sinister this Halloween. Nightfall has awakened hundreds of creatures roaming scare zones and lurking…

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Día de los Muertos San Antonio

October 26 - October 27

Día de los Muertos San Antonio, the largest and most unique celebration of Day of the Dead in Texas, expands out of La Villita into Hemisfair. The free, two-day, family-friendly event — popularly known as "Muertos Fest” — blends traditional Day of the Dead art and culture with a curated line-up of alt-Latino music, old-school conjunto legends, and the stylings of local bands that have created the unique San Antonio sound. USA Today hails the event as “one of 10…

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Muertitos Fest: Mestizo

November 1 @ 6:00 am - November 2 @ 4:00 pm

This November 1-2, 2019 SAY Sí presents its FREE Muertitos Fest, a Día de los Muertos festival celebrating the tradition that ties our city to Mexico and commemorates the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio. Día de los Muertos, originating in Mexico, is a time when families and communities remember those dearly departed and honor the continuity of life. Every year, SAY Sí curates one of San Antonio’s most comprehensive Día de los Muertos celebrations, providing educational context to the…

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Day of the Dead San Antonio

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us in celebrating Day of the Dead San Antonio in La Villita Historic Arts Village! Enjoy hands-on, family-friendly activities in Las Catrinas Plaza. Explore Día de los Muertos altars and see colorful skull sculptures. Experience culinary delights from premier chefs from Mexico and San Antonio in the Barrio Gastronomico. Have your face painted with the traditional and historic calavera design. You have never seen a Day of the Dead celebration like this before.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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NYFA Immigration Artist Mentoring Program

June 27 @ 11:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

Join the celebration for the opening of a new exhibit featuring the first round of participants in the NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program in San Antonio. The Department of Arts & Culture presents an exhibition of visual art, film, and performance by the first round of participants in the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program in San Antonio. Participating Artists: Lorena Angulo, Richard Armendariz, Jose Balli, Marisela Barrera, Gregg Barrios, Kim Bishop, Hayfer Brea Rodriguez,…

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La Revolución Mexicana: 100 Years Later

August 29 - November 24

In 2010, one of the greatest living Mexican printmakers—Artemio Rodriguez—created a portfolio of linoleum block prints to mark the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. These brilliantly contrasting black and white prints include portraits of prominent figures on both sides of the struggle. The artist’s portrait of dictator Porfirio Diaz and the Eurocentric nature of his rule strikingly contrasts the portrait of the great revolutionary leader, Emiliano Zapata, on horseback in rural Mexico with small farms and mountains in the…

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Melanie Rush Davis | A Requirement of Time

August 30 - September 29

Opening reception: Friday, August 30, 5:30-7:30 On display: Aug. 30 - Sep. 29, 2019 A 2019 FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA Exhibition An exhibition documenting a lifetime of photography by the celebrated “pinhole queen” of San Antonio, Melanie Rush Davis (1955–2018), including dozens of portraits, parades, and haunted locations presented as a linear series.

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San Antonio Art League Artist of the Year Jane Dunnewold Exhibit and Reception

September 8 - October 27

Each year since 1946 the San Antonio Art League and Museum has selected an artist as Artist of the Year. The artist is selected from a group of nominees by a panel of independent jurors who are art educators, museum curators, gallery owners, and art critics. The San Antonio Art League and Museum Artist of the Year 2019 is accomplished fabric artist, instructor and author Jane Dunnewold. We will celebrate Jane and her work with an exhibit at the San…

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Painting for Performance

September 12 - December 8

Organized as a companion exhibition to Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage, Painting for Performance presents an array of designs by five visual artists who ventured into the world of performance. This exhibition offers a unique opportunity to view rarely seen costumes and backdrops from productions created by Georges Rouault, Paul Jenkins, David Salle/Jeff Koons, and Terry Winters. Designs are complemented by paintings and prints by the artists. Among the productions featured in Painting for Performance are George Balanchine’s…

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Stitches

September 12 - October 18

Centro Cultural Aztlan is pleased to present Stitches; a two-person exhibit showcasing the melting pot of culturas that make up Chicano Arte, featuring Raul Servin and Victor Tello. Stitches brings together two incredibly talented artists who have been showing in galleries in San Antonio for over four decades. This unique exhibition showcases the melting pot that has created Chicano Art. The title for the exhibit “Stitches” was chosen to honor Victor's mother, who began quilting as a young girl, and…

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Aliento a Tequila

September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Photographer Joel Salcido’s Aliento A Tequila photographic exhibit visually explores and celebrates the landscape, culture, and traditions that gave birth to tequila, Mexico’s mestizo national drink. The series includes the original distilleries that literally founded the industry, as well as a series of artisanal tequileras committed to the ancestral ways of tequila-making, from harvest to bottle. The exhibit was curated by Roy L. Flukinger, M.A., Emeritus Senior Curator, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin. The series…

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Tequila & Taco Dinner at Margaritaville

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come join us for a delicious five course meal where each course is perfectly paired with a shot of tequila. We will walk you through this culinary journey discussing what you are enjoying and how we paired them together. What better way to spend an evening on the San Antonio RiverWalk. The menu you will be enjoying is as follows: First Course - Taco with mango-pineapple slaw & chipotle sauce Paired with: Sauza Tres Generaciones Añejo Second Course - BBQ…

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WorldQuest 2019

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of San Antonio during its annual event benefitting Academic WorldQuest, our high school youth program. The event will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at theUniversity of Incarnate Word’s Rosenberg Skyroom. Enjoy a night of international trivia and Brazilian Carnaval-themed bites, drinks, networking, and teambuilding! We want to see you there! Whether by yourself, with a group of friends (we’ll group smaller teams and individuals with fun new friends), or…

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Alejandro Sanz

September 18 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Alejandro Sanz, the Spanish artist who has earned music's most important awards, kicked off #LaGira in Spain last Saturday, June 1st with an unforgettable SOLD OUT show in Seville, Spain. Sanz broke records, selling out shows in Seville, Madrid, Barcelona, and Elche, while adding a last date in Santiago de Compostela.

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Sneak Peek: Art and the Animal Preview Party

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Briscoe Western Art Museum invites everyone to get wild during Art and the Animal, an exhibition featuring more than 100 paintings and sculptures reflecting the beauty of animals from around the world. Be among the first to see the Briscoe’s new exhibit while you mingle with artists, enjoy beer, wine, light bites and a Blue Buffalo or a Foxy Fizz, specialty cocktails created to celebrate Art and the Animal during an exclusive preview reception featuring remarks by Wes Siegrist,…

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The Light Here Changes Everything: A Book Launch Event

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for this book launch and reception celebrating the publication of Gemini Ink Literary Programs Director Patrick Stockwell's debut The Light Here Changes Everything, the 2018 winner of Texas Review Press' Clay Reynolds Novella Prize. With special guest reader Florinda Flores-Brown. Refeshments provided.

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Outdoor Film Series: Nacho Libre

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the featured film Nacho Libre (PG) on the original jumbo screen.

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36th Annual Jazz’SALive

September 20 - September 21

This 36th annual, free, outdoor, music, arts, culture and heritage festival will take place on Friday, September 20th, from 5pm-11pm, and on Saturday, September 21st, from 10am-11pm, in historic Travis Park! The main stage, presented by the Majestic Theatre will showcase stellar headliners, including five-time Grammy winner Dianne Reeves, The Lao Tizer Band, Tomar & The FC's, Aaron Prado with Jacqueline Sotelo and Johnny P, Ken Slavin, The US Air Force Band Dimensions in Blue and more.

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Jazz’SAlive

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - September 21 @ 10:30 pm

This 36th annual, free, outdoor, music, arts, culture and heritage festival will take place on Friday, September 20th, from 5pm-11pm, and on Saturday, September 21st, from 10am-11pm, in historic Travis Park! The Main Stage, presented by Majestic Theater, will showcase stellar headliners, including Five-time Grammy winner DIANNE REEVES, THE LAO TIZER BAND, TOMAR & THE FC’S, AARON PRADO WITH JACQUELINE SOTELO AND JOHNNY P, KEN SLAVIN, THE US AIR FORCE BAND DIMENSIONS IN BLUE, THE JAZZ PROTAGONISTS, WILL OWEN GAGE…

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This Is a Test

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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9/21/2019, 9/22/2019, 9/27/2019, 9/28/2019

“This Is a Test” by Stephen Gregg With a special performance by CSDC’s IMPS Improvisation Troupe Sept. 20-21, 27-28, 7:30 p.m. As the ticking clock reminds you, only 60 minutes remain to complete this oh-so-important predictor of your future. But you didn't get the review sheets, the teacher doesn't like you, and your classmates are blatantly cheating. Time passes and the voices in your head remind you that though you are having trouble with the test, your personal life is…

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Family Flicks: Coco

September 20 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics, it's time for an outdoor movie. During inclement weather, films are cancelled. Pets are not permitted on the Museum campus; however, service animals are permitted at the Museum. Outdoor films in collaboration with Slab Cinema. Films begin at sundown.

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Explore San Antonio

September 21

To commemorate their 25th birthday, the Professional Tour Guide Association of San Antonio will offer free tours of historic and cultural sites across the city on Saturday, September 21. Certified Professional Guides will be at 17 locations to conduct tours starting at 9am, 11 am, 1pm, and 3pm. Tours will last 1 – 1 ½ hours, depending on location. Pre-registration is strongly advised, as space is limited to 20 guests per tour. Guests may register on-line through Eventbrite.

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Zoo Boo!

September 21 - October 31

Held Saturdays, Sundays & Halloween through September 21 – October 31 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., the zoo will be decked out with Halloween fun complete with trick-or-treat stations, pumpkin painting, dance parties, costume contests 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. Zoo Boo! is included with zoo standard admission and…

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2019 San Antonio Congenital Heart Walk

September 21 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am

The 2019 San Antonio Heart Walk is a fundraiser benefiting The Children’s Heart Foundation and includes a family-friendly walk, music, activities, games, food, special guests, researcher remarks, entertainment, and community. The event is open to the public. Event activities end at 11:00 a.m. Guests may enjoy the Zoo until 5:00 p.m.1:00 p.m. as part of the $15 minimum fundraising/donation requirement.

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Bangkok and Beyond

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spicy, sweet, and tangy—Thai food is an exciting balance of extremes. This vibrantly flavored cuisine features generous helpings of fresh herbs, spices, and chile peppers with a balance of sweet, salty, and sour characteristics. In this class, you’ll be introduced to the traditional (sometimes unfamiliar) ingredients of the region through classroom discussions, chef demonstrations, and hands-on cooking. You’ll prepare and taste a variety of dishes such as Pad Thai, Tom Yum Goong, Thai curries, and many other iconic dishes from…

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National Museum of the Pacific War Holds Annual Symposium

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The National Museum of the Pacific War will hold its annual symposium on Saturday, September 21st at the University of Texas, San Antonio’s (UTSA) Main Campus Student Union, Retama Auditorium. This year’s symposium, hosted by the UTSA History Department, will focus on Operational Command and Control in the Pacific Theater during World War II. It will closely examine the methods and styles chosen by four command and control centers in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of War. The day-long event will analyze…

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11th Annual Historic Homeowner Fair

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join the Office of Historic Preservation (OHP), preservation professionals, and your neighbors at the 11th annual Historic Homeowner Fair to learn how to maintain your home! The Historic Homeowner Fair is a free event hosted by OHP that brings together owners of aging and historic homes with local professionals, services, and solutions. The fair provides education to homeowners about caring for and maintaining their properties. HHF boasts a carefully curated Exhibit Hall located in the Pearl Stable, designed to provide…

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Artisan Breads at Home

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Homemade bread is at once the most simple and most intimidating challenge home cooks face. It may seem like magic when flour, water, salt, and yeast come together to make everyone’s favorite food, but in this hands-on class, we’ll demystify the art of making bread. Together, we’ll discuss the 12 steps of bread baking, plus cover different types of flours, yeasts, and mixing methods, then get your hands dirty as you gain the confidence to make bread in your own…

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FREE DAY! Museum Day Live at SAMA

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Visit the Museum for free and bring a friend. This annual celebration hosted by Smithsonian Magazine.

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Oktubrefest!

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Oktubrefest was founded on the idea of making a traditional Oktoberfest, into a festival that embraces the city of San Antonio and its diverse heritage. The long-standing German and Spanish cultures blend well creating a unique combination. October or Octubre as many of us in San Antonio refer to, is the month in which Germans have been celebrating since 1810. Our version of the traditional Oktoberfest will have a little bit of everything, from Bavarian Tacos to Chorizo & Wurst…

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Wild West, Wildlife! Community Day

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Briscoe Western Art Museum invites everyone to get wild during Art and the Animal, an exhibition featuring more than 100 paintings and sculptures reflecting the beauty of animals from around the world. Walk on the wild side of the West and enjoy Art and the Animal as it comes to life with a free community day. Meet some real wildlife with animals from San Antonio Zoo, make memorable wildlife crafts, experience hands-on demonstrations, enjoy special animal-themed story times and…

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“Una Voz Desatada/A Voice Unbound”

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bihl Haus Arts (BHA) presents “Una Voz Desatada /A Voice Unbound,” an exhibition of works by Rocio Alvarado Lockwood (1961-2015), that opens with a reception. The exhibition, which runs through Oct. 26, features Rocio’s drawings, prints and text that reveal the trauma she experienced as a child immigrant trying to survive in a new culture. At the age of 12 and a new immigrant in El Paso, Rocio is subjected to abuse—emotional, physical, educational—by a teacher who demands English only…

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Outdoor Film Series: Cesar Chavez

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the featured film Cesar Chavez (PG-13) on the original jumbo screen.

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The Magicians Agency Theatre presents: The Magic and Illusion of Scott Pepper

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Magic and Illusion of Scott Pepper Scott Pepper has been a Magician for over 25 years.He started his career at just 10 years old when he won first place in a talent competition and since then he hasn’t looked back. Scott has performed all over the world from Theaters to cruise ships to 10,000 seat arenas to the world famous magic castle in Hollywood. He was recently featured on the CW network’s hit show Masters of Illusion where he…

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Saturday Night Rodeo at Tejas Rodeo Company

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - September 22 @ 1:00 am
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Saturday Night Rodeo March-November 2019 - The family-friendly rodeo and live music series starts the first weekend in March and continues each Saturday through the last weekend in November. Doors open at 5:00pm and Rodeo starts at 7:30pm. Following the rodeo, enjoy live music and dancing until 1am. Enjoy beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks throughout the rodeo grounds and delicious Texas BBQ, tacos, steak, burgers, and more! Admission: Adults - $15.00, Children ages 6-12 - $7.00, Children 5 and…

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Freedom Black History Bus Tour

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us Saturday September 21, 2019 - 1pm for an amazing bus tour of some of San Antonio's most historic African-American landmarks and locations! This experience is being brought to you by Melaneyes Media, the producers of "Walk on the River: A Black History of the Alamo City". We will load passengers at the MLK Academy @ 12:30pm and will be prepared to hit the road by 1pm sharp. From MLK Academy, we will take a ride to visit a…

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Bocce, Beer & BBQ Benefitting Guardian House

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Each Sunday of the month we will be partnering with a non profit dear to our hearts & be donating all bbq plate profits to them! Come out and help your community! First Sundays: Hemisfair Second Sundays: Friends of Bonham Academy Third Sundays: The Cannoli Fund Fourth Sundays: Guardian House Buongiorno! Inspired by Tim's travels to Italy, the Good Kind presents Bocce, Beer & BBQ on Sundays starting at 4pm! Bocce is an easy, exciting, and interactive game the whole…

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Josh Cellars Wine Dinner

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a unique Josh Cellars Wine Dinner featuring a savory menu from Chef Jose Auces on Tuesday, September 24th from 5:30pm-8:00pm. This year, we've teamed up with the San Antonio Food Bank in honor of Hunger Action Month. We are helping turn San Antonio Orange to raise awareness about hunger. So, will be accepting non-perishable canned good donations at the door & encourage all of our guests to wear orange! We will offer a five-course menu perfectly paired…

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Drift & Dine

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - September 26 @ 9:30 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 up to 16 or 20 passengers each will float along the river making six restaurant stops during their journey. The culinary voyage is offered on three…

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The Doobie Brothers

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Born out of Northern California’s chaotic, late-1960s musical stew, The Doobie Brothers’ rugged, real and authentic approach to rock and roll made them biker bar stalwarts. But their self-titled debut album in ’71 went beyond just leather and motorcycles, revealing even more musical layers; sweet three-part harmonies and rootsy, introspective, acoustic flavors. The Doobie Brothers’ legacy has been built upon not just hit records, but also an unrivaled commitment to musical integrity and a steadfast allegiance to their enthusiastic fan…

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UTSA’s Friends of Shakespeare present Twelfth Night

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Hosting a return of Actors From the London Stage, UTSA's Friends of Shakespeare and the Department of English welcome five British actors and their performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The actors’ impressive credits include productions with the National Theatre, the Old Vic Theatre, and the Royal Court Theatre. The performers play multiple roles in a production that utilizes simple costumes and minimal scenery, with an emphasis on the craft of acting and the riches of Shakespeare’s language. Performances begin at…

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Women Physicians of Color Conference, Thrive Together

September 26 @ 8:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm

The THRIVE Together Conference is an experiential & power-packed platform for Women Physicians of Color to be the CEO of their success and achieve lifestyle transformation. Gain meaningful strategies to create your brand, communicate effectively, gain leadership skills to drive your career forward, achieve financial freedom and more...

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Parabola: A Community Reading Series

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Gemini Ink is excited to announce the launch of a new monthly tradition created in partnership with the San Antonio River Foundation. Family-and pet-friendly. Plenty of parking. BYOB. Each reading features local, regional, and nationally-recognized authors reading alongside emerging writers from across San Antonio. Join us each month as we celebrate our city's vibrant literary culture.

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ARTS San Antonio Presents Actors from the London Stage Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare from London, United Kingdom

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

MISTAKEN IDENTITIES, DISGUISES, AND LOVE TRIANGLES. Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night sees the great playwright blending his comic and dramatic devices with masterful dexterity. Even now, its riches entertain and delight, with some of Shakespeare’s most fame language bolstered by deeper, richer currents of love, desire, grief, and transformation. Twelfth Night is a deliriously enjoyable romantic comedy not to be missed. Founded in 1975, Actors from the London Stage is one of the oldest touring Shakespeare theatre companies in the world. Housed…

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Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Legendary modernist Gertrude Stein’s 1938 Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights riffs on versions of the Faust myth, questioning traditional notions of knowledge, identity, and power. Doctor Faustus sells his soul to Mephisto for the power of electric light. A viper in the woods bites Marguerite Ida and Helena Annabel, a mysterious woman whose name is a mash-up of iconic literary characters. Suddenly, after Doctor Faustus heals her, she gains the power of natural light without selling her soul, making the…

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Marga Gomez’s “LATIN STANDARDS” (3 performances!)

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - September 29 @ 3:00 pm

Join us at the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center on Friday, September 27; Saturday, September 28th; and Sunday, September 29th for Marga Gomez's Latin Standards! Friday, September 27 at 8pm Saturday, September 28th at 8pm Sunday, September 29th at 1pm Latin Standards was named New York Times “Critic’s Pick” for its “winning heart and humor.” Written and performed by award winner Marga Gomez and directed by David Schweizer, "Latin Standards" recalls Marga's childhood in Washington Heights with her father, Willy…

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SA Chamber Choir presents “The Great American Songbook”

September 28 - September 29

Celebrating American classics from Steven Foster to Pete Seeger, from Yankee Doodle of the 18th century to the Promise of Living—and topping it off with an appearance from Mark Twain played by famed SA actor Allan Ross! For our 15th Anniversary Season opener, we’ve commissioned a brand new work from LA composer Shawn Kirchner. Join us! Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at 8pm in San Marcos at St. Mark's Episcopal Church San Marcos Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 at 3pm at Coker…

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Yanaguana Fest

September 28 @ 2:00 am - 8:00 pm

Yanaguana Fest is a one-day cultural arts and music festival that features different genres of live music, live painting, an artisan alley, food, crafts, and vendors. Our ultimate goal is to spread cultural awareness to our youth and provide a safe and family-friendly event that fosters community building and dialogue around mental health, substance abuse, domestic abuse, and sobriety. We understand the struggles the youth face today are some of the same struggles our people’s have always endured. Our efforts…

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Fitness on the Plaza: JoyAthlete

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

University Health Systems Fitness on the Plaza present JOYAthlete by JOYRIDE Free event for all ages! A full-body, weight-based circuit class with cardio drills is unique to JoyRide. The class design integrates compound and functional movements ideal for agility and building strength. This class has a dynamic and fast-paced flow, is set to motivational music and uses diverse props. Awaken the athlete within.

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Cannon Fest

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

An annual favorite, Cannon Fest, returns to the Alamo Saturday, September 28! Join us for the third annual Cannon Fest at the Alamo! Cannon Fest will explore the artillery of the Texas Revolution. There will be artillery displays, interactive drills, and living history demonstrations for all ages.

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An Indian Feast

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Explore the mystique and lore of one of the most colorful and exciting culinary regions of Asia. As a nation of 28 states, India contains a dramatic range of cuisines showcasing seasonal ingredients and unique cooking techniques. During this rich and informative expedition, we will unveil the distinct culinary preferences of India's most influential states and prepare authentic dishes from Kerala, Gujarat, Goa, West Bengal, Tamil, and Punjab. Featured dishes include lamb with vinegar and garlic, cashew nuts with coconut,…

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Italian Cooking at Home

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Pasta may be Italy’s most popular contribution to world food, but Italian cuisine is far more diverse than just pastas and sauces. Italian Cooking at Home explores the amazing variety of foods and flavors across every region of Italy, from little snacks and tidbits (spuntini) to the glories of a true Italian brodo (soup broth), from fresh pastas and crespelle (sfoglie) to sweets (dolci). We’ll explore traditional favorites like creamy risotto and tiramisu, and also sample a selection of lesser-known—but…

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Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Did dragons, unicorns and mermaids exist? The Witte Museum will host an innovative exhibition with a beautiful blend of reality and fantasy. Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids explores the science and history behind some of the world’s most popular imaginary creatures. Today, dragons, unicorns and mermaids are animating the landscape of children’s rooms, backpacks and toys; and terrifying adults as they stream epic adventures. Tickets now on sale!

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The Creativity of a Narrative Arc with Ivelisse Rodriguez

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us at Gemini Ink for a Master Class with Ivelisse Rodriguez. Outlining and creativity are often seen as diametrical. In writing a story, creativity isn’t enough, there has to be a certain structure in place to hold your story up. In this workshop, we’ll learn how to use the traditional narrative arc to outline and write stories. We’ll identify key points integral to story making, such as the conflict, the climax, and the rising action. In doing so, we’ll…

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33rd Annual San Antonio Fall Home & Garden Show

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Ty Pennington, the energetic carpenter on ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and TLC’s Trading Spaces, will headline the 33rd Annual San Antonio Home and Garden Show at The Alamodome, Sept. 27-29. This year’s San Antonio Home & Garden Show will feature more than 375 companies exhibiting and showcasing the latest in home remodeling, renovation, décor and redesign.The San Antonio Fall Home & Garden Show is a vibrant marketplace where you can shop for home-related products and services, experience stunning displays…

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JLSA Presents Fall Fest!

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The inaugural Fall Fest will bring the community together at Hemisfair to enjoy fun family-friendly activities. Funds raised help further the mission of the Junior League of San Antonio. Family-friendly events include: Kids’ fiesta parade Touch-A-Truck (sensory hour from 11 a.m. to noon) Food, fun, shopping and so much more!

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Pachanga de Palabras: A Westside Book Festival

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Pachanga de Palabras is a Westside book festival, taking place in the heart of the Westside of San Antonio in the Historic Plaza Guadalupe on September 28, 2019 from 6pm - 10pm. The Pachanga de Palabras will have book and zine vendors, food vendors, interactive free workshops for children as well as adults, poets, live music, and a drag king story time. The Pachanga de Palabras seeks to promote literacy as well as celebrate bilingual and Spanish literature. Echale…

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Pachanga de Palabras: A Westside Book Festival

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Pachanga de Palabras is a Westside book festival, taking place in the heart of the Westside of San Antonio in the Historic Plaza Guadalupe on September 28, 2019 from 6pm - 10pm. The Pachanga de Palabras will have book and zine vendors, food vendors, interactive free workshops for children as well as adults, poets, live music, and a drag king story time. The Pachanga de Palabras seeks to promote literacy as well as celebrate bilingual and Spanish literature. Echale…

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Southtown Cinema at Hemisfair: Avengers End Game

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for our Southtown Cinema free screening of Avengers End Game presented by Gold's Gym on Saturday, Sept. 28! Beginning at 6:30 p.m., enjoy strolling characters and music from DJ Mayhem, with movie starting immediately following sunset. Southtown Cinema is sponsored by Gold's Gym and hosted by Hemisfair and our community partner Slab Cinema. Thanks to our awesome sponsor for bringing this great FREE event to Hemisfair.

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YOSA Side-by-Side Chamber Orchestra: Musical Mentors with Eric Gratz

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Top players from the YOSA Philharmonic perform side-by-side with their teachers and mentors. San Antonio Symphony Concertmaster Eric Gratz will be the soloist in Mozart’s elegant Violin Concerto No. 4, written when the composer was only 19 years old. The rest of the program features exuberant and carefree music from three different centuries. Jessie Montgomery—Starburst W.A. Mozart—Violin Concerto No. 4 Malcolm Arnold—Sinfonietta No. 1 F.J. Haydn—Symphony No. 59 “Fire”

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The Magicians Agency Theatre presents: The Magic and Illusion of Scott Pepper

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Magic and Illusion of Scott Pepper Scott Pepper has been a Magician for over 25 years.He started his career at just 10 years old when he won first place in a talent competition and since then he hasn’t looked back. Scott has performed all over the world from Theaters to cruise ships to 10,000 seat arenas to the world famous magic castle in Hollywood. He was recently featured on the CW network’s hit show Masters of Illusion where he…

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UTSA’s Friends of Shakespeare present Twelfth Night

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Hosting a return of Actors From the London Stage, UTSA's Friends of Shakespeare and the Department of English welcome five British actors and their performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The actors’ impressive credits include productions with the National Theatre, the Old Vic Theatre, and the Royal Court Theatre. The performers play multiple roles in a production that utilizes simple costumes and minimal scenery, with an emphasis on the craft of acting and the riches of Shakespeare’s language. Performances begin at…

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The Texicana Mamas

September 28 @ 8:00 pm

This event features Tish Hinojosa, Patricia Vonne, and Stephanie Urbina Jones.

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Robert Earl Keen

September 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An evening with Robert Earl Keen featuring Colter Wall and Carson McHone. Doors at 7:00pm 18 and over All minors will be charged an additional $5 at the door and only admitted with parent/guardian.

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Síclovía

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Síclovía is a free, bi-annual event, organized by the YMCA of Greater San Antonio, that turns city streets into a safe place for exercise and play. The family-friendly event encourages residents and visitors to get out, get active and explore their city through car-free streets. The Y accomplishes this by activating parks, bringing exposure to local businesses and inviting community organizations. Participants can enjoy walking, biking, exercise classes, activities for youth, treats for their pets, food trucks and more.

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Parktoberfest

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Brackenridge Park Conservancy's 9th annual Parktoberfest will be Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 3-6PM at the Koehler Pavilion in Brackenridge Park! We are teaming up with the YMCA’s Siclovia, a city-wide event in which the city closes down Broadway St. to regular traffic and allows cyclists to safely ride their bikes through town. This is a free event, with free beer tastings (21+) from Alamo, St. Arnold, Ranger Creek and more! There will be live music with a tribute…

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Camerata San Antonio Virtuosity

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Virtuosity is on display in Russian chamber music in our season opener. Tchaikovsky’s monumental piano trio, plus Arensky’s exciting G major string quartet and Weinberg's Capriccio. Camerata San Antonio String Quartet plus pianist Viktor Valkov.

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Bocce, Beer, & BBQ

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

September is Hunger Action Month, and the San Antonio Food Bank wants to turn San Antonio orange! The last Sunday of September we will be partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank & donating all bbq plate profits to them! Come out and help your community! We also ask all guest to not only come out and have a great time but to also wear orange to support the cause! Buongiorno! Inspired by Tim's travels to Italy, the Good Kind…

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National Geographic Live! Ocean Soul

September 29 @ 4:00 pm

Voyage across the oceans with one of National Geographic’s most seasoned photographers and discover a vast, hidden world beneath the waves. Using his camera to communicate, Brian Skerry has spent more than 10,000 hours underwater telling the oceans’ stories. His images celebrate the mystery of the depths, and offer portraits of creatures so intimate they appear to have been shot in a studio.

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National Geographic Live! OCEAN SOUL

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Tobin Center | SEP 29 2019 | 4:00 PM Ocean Soul featuring Brian Skerry, Underwater Photographer “To make great pictures, a photographer must observe and truly see. Over time I learned that the real value is in being patient, slowing down, and watching the world around me.” —Brian Skerry Voyage across the oceans with one of National Geographic’s most seasoned photographers and discover a vast, hidden world beneath the waves. Using his camera to communicate, Brian Skerry has spent…

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BRICK-OR-TREAT

October 1 - October 31

Trick or Treat your family to some BRICKTACULAR fun all October Long! For the entire month of October, LEGOLAND Discovery Center San Antonio is hosting a Spook-tacular Halloween party! Spend the day at the Ultimate Indoor LEGO® Playground as it is transformed into a Boo-tiful attraction! Some of our BRICKTASTIC activities for BRICK-OR-TREAT include: *Wicked Witch LEGO® Build: Join us on October 5th-6th & October 19th-20th to help our expert model builders build a giant LEGO®, Wicked Witch! *Fang-tastic Dracula…

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La Cantera Resort & Spa Goes Pink to Benefit WINGS

October 1 - October 31

Not only is La Cantera Resort the place to witness the most awe-inspiring sunsets, in October, it’s the place to celebrate worthy causes and support the greater good. One in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and to bring light and focus on Breast Cancer Awareness the landscaping on Plaza San Saba just off the resort's main lobby and outside Loma de Vida will cast a rosy glow. During October, the La…

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FREE Jazz at The Falls at The Shops at La Cantera

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy Jazz at the Falls at The Shops at La Cantera; this free, family-friendly event showcases and fosters an appreciation for all forms of live jazz musical performances. Presented by Porsche of San Antonio, the Fall Jazz series features local artists Fusion Acustica, The Groove Factor Band and The Brew. The concerts are 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays October 2, 9 and 16. Bring your lawn chairs; placement is allowed starting one hour prior to show at 6 p.m. Schedule…

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Nobody’s Girl, Nicolette Good, Colin Gilmore

October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Nobody’s Girl: Hailing from Texas, Alabama, and Georgia respectively, now neighbors in Austin, BettySoo, Grace Pettis, and Rebecca Loebe are bewitching audiences with sumptuous harmonies and unforgettable songwriting. Their collabortion as NOBODY’S GIRL resulted in their debut EP, Waterline, released in the fall of 2018 on the Lucky Hound label. Colin Gilmore: Gilmore has been writing, performing and touring for more than a decade. His latest release, The Wild and Hollow, recorded in Austin and Chicago, showcases rich arrangements and…

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Steven Page

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Steven Page - Discipline USA Tour 2019 Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful tenor is among the most instantly recognizable voices in popular music. A member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame with former bandmates, Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page reunited with the band he co-founded for their induction at the 2018 JUNO Awards – a night capped off by an exhilarating two song performance. Since becoming a solo artist, Steven Page has been carving out a diversified niche for himself…

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Mo Amer at LOL San Antonio

October 3 @ 8:00 pm - October 5 @ 11:00 pm

Stand-up comedian Mo Amer is returning to his home state of Texas for his first solo shows since breaking out on the international stage with his Netflix special The Vagabond. Catch the second stop of Mo Amer's 3 town Texas tour in San Antonio at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club from October 3 to 5. Mo Amer is an Arab American stand up comedian and writer of Palestinian descent, known for his iconic work with the comedy troupe “Allah Made…

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The Poet as Citizen Scientist

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

In this four-part series of experiential workshops, we will explore how taking on a Citizen Science project in nature can deepen one’s writing while making a real contribution to science. Conversely, we will explore what special traits a creative writer brings to the pursuit of Citizen Science.

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First Friday Pig Roast

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Take a break from the usual First Friday events in Southtown for a neighborhood pig roast on the patio at Eastside Kitchenette. Watch Chef Jeff White roast the pig on a caja china on the patio & then enjoy $2 tacos (while they last), dressed up with all the fixin's you could want from our condiments table. We'll also have half dozen oysters on special for $9 bucks + Happy Hour running from 3pm-7pm. Enjoy the sounds of DJ KUNG…

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Boho Market

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - October 5 @ 12:00 am
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Revel in your First Friday experience at La Villita’s Boho Market presented by The Boho Market LLC. This free event will include food, entertainment and art vendors from San Antonio and central Texas. Join us every First Friday beginning in March on Villita Street at 6:00pm. Friday, March 1, 2019 Friday, May 3, 2019 Friday, June 7, 2019 Friday, July 5, 2019 Friday, August 2, 2019 Friday, September 6, 2019 Friday, October 4, 2019 Friday, November 8, 2019 *2nd Friday*

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Octoberfest at Tower of the Americas

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab your stein and lederhosen! Experience 24 breweries from Germany, Scotland, Belgium and more. Join us for beer samples, live entertainment, costume contest, giveaways and complimentary food item. Must be 21 years of age to participate and present valid I.D. at check-in. Event is rain or shine. No refunds.

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MAGIC & ILLUSION SHOW STARRING JOHN O’BRYANT

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

John O’Bryant’s MAGIC & ILLUSION SHOW! ALL AGES! Award-winning John O’Bryant will be bringing his Family Magic & Illusion Show to the stage of Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club in San Antonio. Discount tickets!! Promo Code: MAGIC

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Outdoor Film Series: McFarland, USA

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the featured film McFarland, USA (PG) on the original jumbo screen.

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Backyard Amphitheater Presents Jason Boland & The Stragglers with Cody Canada & The Departed

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Backyard Amphitheater will host country roots and rock band Jason Boland & The Stragglers in the fall on Saturday, October 5, beginning at 7 p.m. Hard-edged country, rock & roll trio, Cody Canada & The Departed, will also perform. Tickets start at $15.

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StMU 5K for the Neighborhood

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for our sixth annual family-friendly and dog-friendly event on the campus fo St. Mary's University. Proceeds from the StMU 5K for the Neighborhood are used to assist nonprofits serving the needs of residents in neighborhoods surrounding the St. Mary’s University campus. In 2018, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, which is administered by Marianist priests and brothers, and is adjacent to the St. Mary’s campus, received $15,000 to enhance services and outreach programs in the St. Mary’s Gateway District.

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Fashion Brunch

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us Oct 6th from 11am-3pm for a Fashion Show while enjoying our delectable brunch. We will have designs straight from the runaways of New York Fashion week by designers Official Kimora Lee Simmons & CZAR by Cesar Galindo. Thank you so much to SLOAN/HALL and Lisa Astorga for supporting this wonderful brunch.

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FREE Jazz at The Falls at The Shops at La Cantera

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

Enjoy Jazz at the Falls at The Shops at La Cantera; this free, family-friendly event showcases and fosters an appreciation for all forms of live jazz musical performances. Presented by Porsche of San Antonio, the Fall Jazz series features local artists Fusion Acustica, The Groove Factor Band and The Brew. The concerts are 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays October 2, 9 and 16. Bring your lawn chairs; placement is allowed starting one hour prior to show at 6 p.m. Schedule…

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Family Day: Egyptian Adventure

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

Walk like an Egyptian while you explore the art of ancient Egypt through family tours and fun activities. Craft an Egyptian collar, make a mummy book, and write your name in hieroglyphs on papyrus! Children 12 and under are free.

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Art Party: Haunted Museum

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Boo! Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail, cash bar, live music by the Canned Beets, and spooky themed tours. Bring a date! Costumes encouraged—just note, no full masks or accessories such as wands, swords or scepters allowed in the galleries. Art Party is a collaboration of the Museum and KRTU 91.7 FM. Free with Museum admission Adults: $20 Seniors (65+): $17 Students: $12 Members: FREE Children (12 & under): FREE Don't miss the last Art…

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Art Party: Haunted Museum

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail (cash bar), live music, and themed tours. Art Party is a collaboration of the Museum and KRTU 91.7 FM.

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Eric Andre

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ERIC ANDRE is the creator and host of Adult Swim’s hit series “The Eric Andre Show.” He’s also a writer and executive producer for the network’s new late night comedy “Mostly 4 Millennials,” which premiered on July 1st and airs Sundays at midnight. Andre also lends his voice to the hyena ‘Azizi’ in Disney’s reimagining of THE LION KING (July 2019), from director Jon Favreau.

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Mario Ybarra Jr. | “…like a cow visiting a butcher shop…”

October 12 - December 1

Opening reception: Saturday, October 12, 4 - 7 PM On display Oct. 12 - Dec. 1, 2019 An installation resembling a hybrid-butcher shop / musical stage set, with hams and cuts of meat made of wood. This piece was originally shown at ARCO Madrid 2013 and this will be its first presentation in the US. Mario Ybarra, Jr., is a visual and performance artist, educator, and activist who combines street culture with fine art in order to produce what he…

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FIVE X FIVE

October 12 - December 1

Opening Reception: Sat.. Oct. 12, 2019 4 - 7 PM On display Oct. 12 - Dec. 1 A group show of 5 artists representing Southern California, South Texas, and Chicago, working in various modes with shared concerns of social justice. These artists will team up with 5 writers to expand the context of their work, find commonalities, and amplify the results of individual practices. This exhibition is curated by Mario Ybarra, Jr. Artists: Ruth Buentello (San Antonio), Rosalie Lopez (Long…

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4th Annual Texas Hold’em Charity Poker Tournament

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The fourth annual Texas Hold’em Charity Poker Tournament will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 12 at the Security Service Event Center. Founded in 2017, the Texas Hold’em event was created to raise funds for several local charities benefiting children. One hundred percent of the monies raised this year will be donated to Brighton Center, SA YES, CC YES, Austin YES, and Kindness Daily. Final Table Prizes: • Grand Prize: $10,000 Entry 2020 WSOP No-Limit Hold’em Main Event…

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CleftStrong 5k and Kids Fun Run

October 12 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

The 2019 CleftStrong Family 5k Disney Edition will be held at 8:30 am on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Los Patios in support of those born with cleft lip/palate and other craniofacial conditions. Share a fun morning with us along the Salado Creek Greenway trail and San Antonio's well known Los Patios tucked in the center of San Antonio! Racers will support advancing cleft and craniofacial research and patient care while enjoying a serene, historic and natural course that will…

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Fertility, Blessings and Protection: Cultures of Baby Carriers

October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Different tribes and people groups have developed their own systems and styles of baby carriers based on their unique cultures, ways of living, weather, customs and aesthetic experiences. Baby-carrying styles offer insight to child-rearing methods, religion, social structure and craftwork of cultures. Body-carrying offers the baby a sense of safety and enhances the closeness between the parent & child. Underlying them all is the universal foundation of love, affection and devotion of parenthood. The Asian “Baby Carriers” International Touring Exhibition…

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Free – Fitness on Will’s Plaza

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

University Health System Fitness on Will's Plaza presents Yoga with MobileOM. Free event for all ages! Breathe and de-stress with a healing dose of yoga on the beautiful Riverwalk Plaza. This 60 minute class hatha flow class is designed to accommodate all levels of practice and will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated for the rest of your day.

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Poetry at the Park: Monarch Migration

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

Gemini Ink returns to the great outdoors for a brisk fall event! Learn about the cultural significance of the monarch migration while enjoying the sights and sounds of Crownridge Canyon with experimental poet and songwriter Amalia Ortiz sharing examples of her work with us along the way.

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MAGIC & ILLUSION SHOW STARRING JOHN O’BRYANT

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

John O’Bryant’s MAGIC & ILLUSION SHOW! ALL AGES! Award-winning magician John O’Bryant will be bringing his Family Magic & Illusion Show to the stage of Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club in San Antonio. $5 General Admission using Promo Code: MAGIC

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UTSA vs. UAB

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Watch the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners take on the UAB Blazers at the Alamodome!

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The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tour

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you wont want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute. The Emmy Award Winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' classics such as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Twist And Shout," "Here Comes The Sun," and "Hey Jude", the Fab Four will make you think you are…

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The Fab Four

October 12 @ 7:00 pm

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute. The Emmy Award Winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' classics such as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Twist And Shout," "Here Comes The Sun," and "Hey Jude", the Fab Four will make you think you are watching…

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Backyard Amphitheater Presents Billy Ray Cyrus with Johnny McGuire & Gabe Garcia

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Backyard Amphitheater is proud to host the international phenomenon known for "Achy Breaky Heart" and “Old Town Road” Remix with Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus, performing on October 12 at 7 p.m. Music lovers can also enjoy shows by singer and guitarist, Johnny McGuire, and Texas country artist, Gabe Garcia.

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MasterChef Jr. Live!

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

MasterChef Junior Live! is coming to The Tobin Center! This all-new production brings the culinary hit TV show MasterChef Junior directly to you LIVE! Featuring head-to-head cooking competitions with past MasterChef Junior all-stars and fan favorites, Q&A sessions, and an overall immersive audience experience fun for all ages. Bring the whole family to see MasterChef Junior Live! It's a recipe guaranteed for a good time! Get your tickets today.

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ARTS San Antonio Presents The Kingdom Choir from London, United Kingdom

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FROM THE ROYAL WEDDING! The Kingdom Choir is best known for their show-stopping performance at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this past May. The group’s performance of Stand By Me, seen by a global audience of over two billion, instantly catapulted the Choir to worldwide fame. Founded in 1994 by award-winning conductor Karen Gibson, the choir draws from various Christian traditions and is dedicated to creating a sound that reflects the community they share through their…

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MasterChef Jr. Live!

October 13 @ 2:00 pm

MasterChef Junior Live! is coming to The Tobin Center! This all-new production brings the culinary hit TV show MasterChef Junior directly to you LIVE! Featuring head-to-head cooking competitions with past MasterChef Junior all-stars and fan favorites, Q&A sessions, and an overall immersive audience experience fun for all ages. Bring the whole family to see MasterChef Junior Live! It’s a recipe

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Sunday Jazz at the Witte: Katchie Cartwright

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday Jazz is back in full swing for its 15th season! Join us at the Witte Museum campus and relax under the pecan trees in the Will Smith Amphitheater and enjoy the sounds of the San Antonio Jazz. All performances are 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and food and beverages will be available for purchase. Sunday Jazz at the Witte is presented by Dr. Bob and Stephanie Girling. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome. In case of rain, the concert moves indoors to…

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Miranda Sings: WHO WANTS MY KID?

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Colleen Ballinger is a multihyphenate: actor, comedian, trained vocalist, writer and executive producer. Best known for portraying her character “Miranda Sings,” a personality that is the polar opposite of Ms. Ballinger, Colleen has amassed over 20 million followers across social media and passed 2 billion views on YouTube. She can currently be seen as Miranda on her Netflix Original Series Haters Back Off!, as well as headlining the worldwide tour “Miranda Sings Live...No Offense.” Colleen is also the co-author of…

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FREE Jazz at The Falls at The Shops at La Cantera

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy Jazz at the Falls at The Shops at La Cantera; this free, family-friendly event showcases and fosters an appreciation for all forms of live jazz musical performances. Presented by Porsche of San Antonio, the Fall Jazz series features local artists Fusion Acustica, The Groove Factor Band and The Brew. The concerts are 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays October 2, 9 and 16. Bring your lawn chairs; placement is allowed starting one hour prior to show at 6 p.m. Schedule…

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Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage

October 17 - December 29

Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage features more than 120 objects from the renowned Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts, an unparalleled treasure-trove of scenic and costume designs amassed by Robert L.B. Tobin, the late San Antonio visionary who recognized and championed theatre arts as fine art. Performance design has increasingly become an essential part of contemporary artists’ creative practice. Modern artists like Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger, Natalia Gontcharova, Joan Miró, Robert Indiana, Louise Nevelson, Robert Wilson, and…

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Sebastián 50+ Years 100+

October 17, 2019 - May 1, 2020

The Department of Arts & Culture hosts the latest city-wide exhibit “Sebastián in San Antonio: 50+ Years / 20+ Sites / 100+ Works”. The exhibit includes more than 100 sculptures and works of the famed Mexican artist, on display through May 2020 in more than 20 locations accessible to residents and visitors alike. The featured works span the artist’s more than 50-year career. Sebastián also created the nearly two decades-old “Torch of Friendship” which stands at the intersection of Alamo…

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Outdoor Film Series: The Goonies

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the featured film The Goonies (PG) on the original jumbo screen.

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Russian Ballet Theatre presents “Swan Lake”

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Swan Lake, which has mesmerized audiences for over a century, is based on a German fairy tale. Tchaikovsky’s score tells the tragic love story of Prince Siegfried and Swan Princess, Odette, who is cursed to be a swan by day but a young woman at night. The Russian Ballet Theatre’s new production will captivate audiences with time-honored Russian traditions while adding new choreography, hand painted sets, radiant hand sewn costumes, artistic hair designs and special effects makeup. The production’s hand-painted…

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Ruthie Foster – Solo Acoustic

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

In the tightknit musical community of Austin, Texas, it’s tough to get away with posturing. You either bring it, or you don’t. If you do, word gets around. And one day, you find yourself duetting with Bonnie Raitt, or standing onstage with the Allman Brothers at New York’s Beacon Theater and trading verses with Susan Tedeschi. You might even wind up getting nominated for a Best Blues Album Grammy — three times in a row. And those nominations would be…

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Visiting Artist Talk: Rainey Knudson

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Trained in literature and entrepreneurship, Rainey Knudson is the founder and former publisher of Glasstire, which is the oldest online-only art magazine in the country. She named the magazine as an homage to an artwork by Robert Rauschenberg, who was originally from Port Arthur. Knudson bought the glasstire.com domain in 2000 for $35, and built the original website. Today, Glasstire has an annual budget of over half a million dollars and a staff of eight. Its archive of 36,000 articles…

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Tribal Seeds with special guests New Kingston and Tropidelic

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Based in San Diego, rock-reggae band Tribal Seeds come at their music from a different angle, more influenced by bands like Steel Pulse and Aswad than the common touchstone of Sublime. Formed in 2005 by the Jacobo brothers, singer Steven and producer Tony-Ray, the group issued its debut album, Youth Rebellion, that same year. The album was the first of many to be released on the group's own label, including a self-titled album in 2008 plus The Harvest from 2009.…

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Quarry Crusher Run-San Antonio

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

You want the challenge of making it down steep declines into the earth and climbing back up to the top. You live for the places running can take you—private, off-the-beaten-path and off-limits to the general public. You’re motivated by amazing landscapes, making memories (and possibly taking selfies with giant earth-moving vehicles). The Vulcan Quarry Crusher Run is for you! Benefiting Soldiers' Angels.

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San Antonio Beer Festival

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The San Antonio Beer Festival, founded in 2005, is San Antonio’s original beer fest, pouring 400+ premium and craft beers from 125+ breweries from around the world. 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 Lockwood Parks.…

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UTSA vs. Rice

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Watch the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners take on the Rice Owls at the Alamodome!

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Outdoor Film Series: Bumblebee

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the featured film Bumblebee (PG-13) on the original jumbo screen.

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Michael W. Smith: 35 Years of Friends

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Gospel Music Hall-of-Famer and multi-platinum Grammy®-Winner Michael W. Smith has announced plans for his fall headlining tour celebrating 35 years of his groundbreaking, iconic song “Friends”. Smith says, “I’m really excited about the 35 Years of Friends Tour this fall. We had an event this spring, here in Nashville, where 56 of my friends and fellow artists came together to celebrate my 35 #1’s and the 35th Anniversary of FRIENDS. It was an amazing night – and, for me, brought…

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JUNO’S GIFT: TOUCHING JUPITER – A CONVERSATION WITH SCOTT BOLTON

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Dr. Scott Bolton, Associate Vice President at the Southwest Research Institute, is the visionary renaissance man behind NASA’s Juno Mission.In person, Scott easily talks about his passion for science, art and music and can explain the most complicated concepts inspiring and motivating both academicians as well as curious wide-eyed children. Dr. Scott Bolton, Associate Vice President at the Southwest Research Institute, is the visionary renaissance man behind NASA’s Juno Mission. His ability to think outside of the boxes, combined with…

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Las Cafeteras

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Born and raised east of the Los Angeles river, Las Cafeteras are remixing roots music and telling modern day stories. Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and positive message. Their Afro-Mexican beats, rhythms, and rhymes deliver inspiring lyrics that document stories of a community seeking love and justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles. Using traditional Son Jarocho instruments like the jarana, requinto, quijada (donkey jawbone) and tarima (a wooden platform), Las…

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Jody Watley

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Jody Watley, Grammy Award Winner and one of the architects for pop music of the 21st century opens the season. Known for her groundbreaking marriage of rap & R&B, as well as her fusion of jazz and underground club culture, Jody is now in everyone’s playbook. Her cool style, along with her eclectic repertoire, is sure to bring high energy! jodywatley.net

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Sasha Velour Presents: Smoke & Mirrors

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Smoke & Mirrors,” Sasha Velour's first one-queen theatre tour, is an effortless blend of drag, visual art, and magic. Velour introduces audiences to a whole new side of her artistry, through 13 dazzling and genre-busting lip-synch performances, all directed and choreographed by the queen herself.

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Experience Hendrix

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

FEATURING: Buddy Guy, Billy Cox, Joe Satriani, Jonny Lang, Dweezil Zappa, Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Johnson, Dug Pinnick, Chris Layton, Mato Nanji, Kenny Aronoff, Slide Brothers, Henri Brown, and Kevin McCormick. Hailed by critics and fans alike as the 'Guitar Event Of The Year,' the multi-artist celebration known as the Experience Hendrix Tour is set to return in 2019. These special concert performances present legendary artists who join together to pay homage to Jimi Hendrix. Now in its second decade,…

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Experience Hendrix

October 22 @ 7:30 pm

FEATURING: Buddy Guy, Billy Cox, Joe Satriani, Jonny Lang, Dweezil Zappa, Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Johnson, Dug Pinnick, Chris Layton, Mato Nanji, Kenny Aronoff, Slide Brothers, Henri Brown, and Kevin McCormick. Hailed by critics and fans alike as the 'Guitar Event Of The Year,' the multi-artist celebration known as the Experience Hendrix Tour is set to return in 2019.

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Celebrate Day of the Dead at Centro de Artes!

October 24, 2019 - January 19, 2020

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture will celebrate Day of the Dead with two exhibitions opening on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Centro de Artes Gallery. The Day of the Dead in Art Curated by Dr. Ruben Cordova Artistically, Mexico has defined Day of the Dead since the late 19th century, with printmaker José Guadalupe Posada as the key figure. Mexican artists have continuously produced quantities of stellar art. The national government has aggressively and successfully…

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Inkstravaganza

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Help us celebrate the power of creative writing in young lives! This year we spotlight our Writers in Communities (WIC) program and Texas Poet Laureate, Carrie Fountain, whose award-winning poetry and writing for youth bridges genres and centers the experiences of young readers.

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Gladys Knight

October 24 @ 8:00 pm

The Tobin Center’s Fifth Anniversary Gala will take place on October 24, 2019 at 6:00 PM. The anniversary celebrations will honor H-E-B for its leadership as a founding corporate donor of The Tobin Center and as an outstanding supporter of the arts community in San Antonio, and will feature the “Empress of Soul,” and ten-time Grammy Award-winning artist, Gladys Knight.

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Texas Podcast Conference

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ready to take the deep dive into podcasting to share your business, cause or personal message? Then the Texas Podcast Conference (TexasPodCon) is the best place to start! Learn from podcasters with up to 15 years of experience. Meet with production companies who can take the heavy lifting out of the tech side of podcasting so that you can focus on sharing your message. Test out microphones, room treatments, home/office studio setups. From mobile podcasting options to full fledged studio…

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Haunted River

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Have yourself a ghoulishly good time on the River Walk celebrating Halloween. Eerie sights and sound shall haunt the river while adults party and families trick or treat at two great separate events: Family event held at the Shops of Rivercenter lagoon from 6-9:30 pm. 2,500 free Trick-or-Treat bags are distributed to kids, while supplies last. Maps to participating restaurants giving away candy are given out with candy bags. Other entertainment includes a kids costume contest, face painting and DJ.…

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Haunted River Jr.

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Have yourself a ghoulishly good time on the River Walk celebrating Halloween. Eerie sights and sound shall haunt the river while adults party and families trick or treat at two great separate events: Family event held at the Shops of Rivercenter lagoon from 6-9:30 pm. 2,500 free Trick-or-Treat bags are distributed to kids, while supplies last. Maps to participating restaurants giving away candy are given out with candy bags. Other entertainment includes a kids costume contest, face painting, and DJ.

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Jeanne Robertson

October 25 @ 7:30 pm

At 75 years young, Jeanne Robertson continues to charm audiences with her humorous observations about life around her. This former Miss North Carolina, standing tall at six-foot-two, has a vivacious personality, heart and sense of humor. Jeanne tours nationally and appears regularly on the Grand ‘Ole Opry. She has nine nationally released DVDs, three books, hundreds of hours on SiriusXM satellite radio and over 62 million YouTube views.  The demand for Robertson's family-friendly and engaging brand of comedy has grown exponentially.…

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Jeanne Robertson: The Rocking Humor Tour

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

At 75 years young, Jeanne Robertson continues to charm audiences with her humorous observations about life around her. This former Miss North Carolina, standing tall at six-foot-two, has a vivacious personality, heart and sense of humor. Jeanne tours nationally and appears regularly on the Grand 'Ole Opry. She has nine nationally nationally released DVDs, three books, hundreds of hours on SiriusXM satellite radio and over 62 million YouTube views. The demand for Robertson's family-friendly and engaging brand of comedy has…

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A Conversation with Bruce Campbell

October 25 @ 8:00 pm

Join actor, producer, writer and director, Bruce Campbell in a viewing of the 1992 Sam Raimi cult-classic Army of Darkness.  Campbell will follow up the viewing with a lively conversation about the film, his career, and his future endeavors… as well as a question and answer session with the audience.

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Hallowine Run

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

The Hallowine Run is your chance to Halloween – Culinaria style. A four-mile fun run gets the heart racing – but, walkers are welcome too! Greeting you at the Finish Line is an assortment of indulgent treats from some of San Antonio’s best chefs and tasty adult beverages to complete the reception. Cheer on the Little Monsters as we have a race specifically for those 11 years of age and younger.

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My House But Not My House: Surrealist Poetry & the Imagination

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us at Gemini Ink for a Master Class with Laura Eve Engel. What we love most about our dreams is also what can make them mysterious to us: they’re of our making, but out of our control. Surrealism aims to access the parts of our minds that build the imaginative landscapes we visit in our dreams, to turn those parts loose on our waking lives, and our writing. In this generative master class, we’ll explore the many functions of…

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Dachtoberfest 2019 by Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Plan out your Halloween costumes and get your dachshunds ready to run!!! Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas and Retama Park are so excited to bring you Dachtoberfest again this year! With dachshund races on the racetrack, costume contests, vendors, food trucks, beer, shopping, trick or treating, and so much more, there is something for the whole family! There will even be a carnival in the parking lot-- come for the races, stay for the carnival! Costume Contests will kick off…

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Mala Luna Music Festival 2019

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - October 27 @ 11:00 pm

"Mark your calendars for October 26-27 because Mala Luna Music Festival is returning this Halloween weekend to bring San Antontio another unforgettable festival experience at Nelson Wolff Stadium. The largest annual music festival in San Antonio will again offer festival-goers a weekend celebration of music and culture featuring some of today’s most sought after hip-hop, R&B, and dance music artists. 2019 headliners include Russ, Miguel, Diplo, and Juice Wrld, along with other notable artists like YG, Playboi Carti, DaBaby, Trippie…

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Felipe Esparza: The Bad Hambre Tour

October 26 @ 7:00 pm

Felipe Esparza is a stand-up comedian and actor, known for his 2012 stand-up special “They’re Not Gonna Laugh at You”, his recurring appearances on “Superstore” and “The Eric Andre Show”, “Last Comic Standing” (winner – 2010), his podcast “What’s Up Fool?” on the All Things Comedy Network and his newest stand-up special, “Translate This”, which premiered on HBO in 2017.

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6th Annual Halloween Hocus Pocus Party

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - October 27 @ 12:00 am

The 6th Annual Halloween Hocus Pocus party benefits Fiesta Youth. This 21+ event features the e7 Band, DJ, Dancing, Open Bar, Appetizers, Silent Auction, Photo Booth, Costume Contests and more! Get your tickets today. General admission and VIP admission being sold thru 10/25/19 - Only General admission will be sold at the door.

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Johnny Gill

October 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Johnny Gill is coming to San Antonio! Gill has altered the sound of R&B music for over three decades with a signature sound that pairs superior singing with extraordinary showmanship, bringing the world classics such as “My, My, My,” “Rub You The Right Way,” “Where Do We Go From Here,” “Perfect Combination,” “Boys To Men,” “Can You Stand The Rain,” “My Body,” and the timeless wedding song, “You For Me.” TIX available at the Carver Box Office, M-F, 8-4 PM,…

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KSAT12 SAFE HALLOWEEN SPOOKTAKULAR

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

KSAT 12 will be scaring up family fun during the first-ever Safe Halloween Spooktakular. Families can expect food trucks, live music, carriage rides, face painting and many more activities for children of all ages. The event will also feature “The Human Claw" machine, which will hover above the ground and allow participants to grab prizes as they are lowered down. Members of the San Antonio Police Department and San Antonio Fire Department will be in attendance at the event to…

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Haunted History Halloween Tour

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

Discover mummies, monsters, and spirits haunting our galleries. All ages and costumes are welcome, but please no full-face masks or accessories such as wands, swords, or scepters in the galleries.

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First Friday Pig Roast

November 1 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Take a break from the usual First Friday events in Southtown for a neighborhood pig roast on the patio at Eastside Kitchenette. Watch Chef Jeff White roast the pig on a caja china on the patio & then enjoy $2 tacos (while they last), dressed up with all the fixin's you could want from our condiments table. We'll also have half dozen oysters on special for $9 bucks + Happy Hour running from 3pm-7pm. Enjoy the sounds of DJ KUNG…

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Día de los Muertos at Pearl

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - November 2 @ 9:00 pm

Pearl honors the lives of lost loved ones with the third annual celebration of Dia de los Muertos November 1 and 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. Altars will be on display across Pearl property with live music, a procession, art making, and more available for patrons to enjoy. Both days will feature traditional altars created by local and regional artists. The entire event is free and open to the public (costumes and face painting are encouraged).

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Celebrando Tradiciones: Dia de los Muertos

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Free and open to the public! Join us Friday, November 1, 2019 from 6pm - 11pm at the Guadalupe Patio and participate in art-making workshops, face-painting, and visit community altars while enjoying pan de muerto y chocolate. Our Dia de los Muertos Altar Exhibit in Galeria Guadalupe will be open from 10am - 10pm.

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Catrineras on the River

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

On November 1st we will officially kick off Day of the Dead San Antonio with “Catrineras on the River,” a river parade consisting of the city’s famous river barges dressed and decorated in Day of the Dead spirit. As the barges navigate along the San Antonio River, Day of the Dead characters will participate in La Danza de las Mojigangas at the Arneson River Theatre, including mariachis and other surprises for the audience.

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DiwaliSA

November 2

The mission of the Diwali San Antonio “Festival of Lights” is to celebrate Indian culture and traditions by featuring traditional Indian dance, entertainment, food and booths selling goods from various parts of India. In India, the Diwali celebration is akin to New Year’s Eve and it represents the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance. Currently a single-night festival, co-hosted by the City of San Antonio, it has become a popular annual event and is the…

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Elementz Fest

November 2

What is Elementz? Elementz is a day long festival presenting music, art, shared experience, community service, and education to unite and empower our community to solve local challenges and encourage sustainable behaviors through our actions. We believe real change is brought about when an enlightened community comes together towards a common goal of helping improve the lives of their neighbors, while considering the needs of the natural world we are all born from, reliant upon, and return to.

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Día de los Muertos on the Old Spanish Trail

November 2 - November 15

Since 1977, Centro Cultural has opened its doors to tourists and residents to take part in the biggest and oldest Dia de los Muertos Celebration paying tribute to this ancient tradition. Centro Cultural Aztlan celebrates the Annual Dia de los Muertos with a group exhibition of Altares y Ofrendas on November 2nd. Community artists are invited to create altares in our gallery and help facilitate a dialogue that examines the history and traditions of this cultural festivity. This event illustrates…

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Celebrating Life 5K Race

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate life in the South of San Antonio! Participants will receive a commemorative event shirt, water bottle and participation medal. Runners can have their faces painted by a team of Day of the Dead makeup artists before the race. The first runner to cross the finish line will win a trip to experience Mexico City's Marathon in 2020.

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Water Lantern Festival San Antonio

November 2 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

San Antonio Water Lantern Festival is coming up on November 2, 2019! Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY! Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about connections. Magical nights in cities across the U.S. include food, games, activities, vendors, music and the beauty of thousands of lanterns adorned with letters of love, hope and dreams reflected upon the water. As the sun begins to set on the evening sky, Water Lantern Festival begins to…

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Outdoor Film Series: Coco

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

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the featured film Coco (PG) on the original jumbo screen.

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BODYTRAFFIC

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

World-class, Los Angeles contemporary dance company, BodyTraffic, pays homage to traditional dance styles and techniques. This company takes pride in its world-class modern dances and is deeply committed to producing acclaimed works by distinctive choreographic voices. BodyTraffic has performed for sold-out audiences at prestigious theaters and festivals around the world. Bodytraffic.com

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Family Day: Dia de los Muertos

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Museum invites children and their families to explore the collections, create art, and share Sundays together. This Family Day is themed Dia de los Muertos!

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Rob Bell: An Introduction To Joy

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

Rob Bell is the New York Times best selling author of "Love Wins", "What We Talk About When We Talk About God", "The Zimzum of Love", and "How To Be Here and What is the Bible?". His podcast, called the RobCast, is the #1 spirituality podcast and iTunes named it Best of 2015. He’s been profiled in the New Yorker, toured with Oprah, and in 2011 Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.…

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David Bromberg Quintet

November 6 @ 7:30 pm

For Americana godfather David Bromberg, it all began with the blues. His incredible journey spans five-and-a-half decades, and includes – but is not limited to – adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, and music and life lessons from seminal blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, who claimed the young Bromberg as a son.

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David Bromberg Quintet

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

For Americana godfather David Bromberg, it all began with the blues. His incredible journey spans five-and-a-half decades, and includes – but is not limited to – adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, and music and life lessons from seminal blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, who claimed the young Bromberg as a son. A musician's musician, Bromberg's mastery of several stringed instruments (guitar, fiddle, Dobro, mandolin), and multiple styles is legendary, leading Dr. John to declare him an American…

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DJ Snoopadelic

November 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Snoop Dogg live at The Tobin Center for a full Snoopadelic DJ set and a selection of his greatest hits live! There are more than a few artists around that it’s basically impossible to say anything new about. They have been so scrutinised, so celebrated and so criticised that most of what one can say about them has already been said before. This is very much the case with Snoop Dogg, one of the cast iron legends of Hip-Hop…

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Notes to Gilgamesh: Crafting a Novel in Verse

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

The novel in verse traces its origin to the epic poem, filled with its heroes and battles. Its recent literary resurgence speaks to its ability to provide a voice to marginalized communities. This four-session workshop will bridge the structure and narrative of the novel with the immediacy and imagery of poetry. Participants will consider contemporary examples of the form and begin their own novel in verse.

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Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery: Two Lost Souls

November 7 @ 7:30 pm

Dynamic duo Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery will fill the Empire Theatre with music and laughter during their cabaret and comedy special, Two Lost Souls. Glee’s Jane Lynch and The Office’s Kate Flannery will entertain the audience with a perfect combination of comedic timing, singing chops, and witty banter.

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Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival

November 9 - November 10

Luminaria's Contemporary Arts Festival is the premier showcase event for artists of all genres. We inspire the City of San Antonio with weekend celebration of the arts. Saturday, November 9th from 7 PM to Midnight in Hemisfair is the free after-dark Contemporary Arts Festival of San Antonio, Texas. Artistic partners include Artist Foundation of San Antonio, National Association of Latino Arts & Culture, Contemporary Arts Month and the Mexican Consulate. Sunday, November 10th from 11 AM – 3 PM in…

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2019 San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk and 5k Heart Race

November 9 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Life is why we walk. By participating in the Heart Walk, you’re joining a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation raising funds for lifesaving science. Science that can teach us all how to live longer and be Healthy For Good. Take a few minutes to consider the lives you are going to help change for the better through your leadership and donations. We’re talking more moms, dads, brothers, aunts and babies' lives saved. Help keep hearts everywhere beating.…

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The Art of the Opening with Andrew Porter

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

How does one create a compelling opening to a short story or novel? In this course, we’ll examine not only what makes a good opening sentence, but also what makes a good opening paragraph or scene. We’ll move beyond simply “hooking” the reader and explore strategies for quickly connecting readers with characters. Part of the class will be spent exploring these strategies and part will focus on exercises designed to create compelling openings yourself, openings you might one day use…

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Sunday Jazz at the Witte: Henry Brun & the Latin Playerz

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

Sunday Jazz is back in full swing for its 15th season! Join us at the Witte Museum campus and relax under the pecan trees in the Will Smith Amphitheater and enjoy the sounds of the San Antonio Jazz. All performances are 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and food and beverages will be available for purchase. Sunday Jazz at the Witte is presented by Dr. Bob and Stephanie Girling. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome. In case of rain, the concert moves indoors to…

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Visiting Artist Talk: Amaranth Borsuk

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Amaranth Borsuk is a poet, scholar, and book artist whose work encompasses print and digital media, performance and installation. Her most recent volume is The Book (MIT Press, 2018), an exploration of a technology we think we know intimately. Her books of poetry include Pomegranate Eater (Kore Press, 2016); As We Know (Subito, 2014), an erasure collaboration with Andy Fitch; Handiwork (Slope Editions, 2012), winner of the 2011 Slope Editions Poetry Prize; and Between Page and Screen (Siglio Press, 2012),…

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Tedeschi Trucks Band

November 14 @ 7:30 pm

The 12-member strong Tedeschi Trucks Band carries a distinguished reputation as one of the premier live bands performing today. Embracing improvisation over convention, and rarely repeating a set list, the genre-defying collective have seemingly endless potential to explore any musical territory - from their own catalog of Grammy-winning originals to Sly & the Family Stone, Miles Davis, George Jones, Joe Cocker or Nina Simone. Trucks’ masterful guitar skills and Tedeschi’s soaring vocals and bluesy guitar shine but don’t overpower the breadth of world…

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Tedeschi Trucks Band

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The 12-member strong Tedeschi Trucks Band carries a distinguished reputation as one of the premier live bands performing today. Embracing improvisation over convention, and rarely repeating a set list, the genre-defying collective have seemingly endless potential to explore any musical territory - from their own catalog of Grammy-winning originals to Sly & the Family Stone, Miles Davis, George Jones, Joe Cocker or Nina Simone. Trucks’ masterful guitar skills and Tedeschi’s soaring vocals and bluesy guitar shine but don’t overpower the…

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Musica en la Calle

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Get down with us in the parking lot of Hotel Havana for our annual music festival and celebration, Musica En La Calle. Featuring a stellar slew of regional musicians including Mextep, Las Valentinas, The Tender Things, Kalu & the Electric Joint, and FEA. Party under the stars at this FREE festival, and make sure to peruse the local artisan market where you can find some great handmade holiday gifts. Sips and snacks available for purchase courtesy of Ocho.

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David Feherty: Live Off Tour

November 15 @ 8:00 pm

(Tickets on sale April 5th at 10am.) How do you describe the offbeat antics of David Feherty? With a sharp wit and irreverent style, the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host and sports broadcaster has made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious and irrepressible personalities in golf. The New York Times called him “a cross between Oprah Winfrey and Johnny Carson.” Of Feherty’s live one-man show, Golf Digest said: “Uncensored and unhinged, and worth the price of admission.It really…

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David Feherty

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

How do you describe the offbeat antics of David Feherty? With a sharp wit and irreverent style, the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host and sports broadcaster has made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious and irrepressible personalities in golf. The New York Times called him "a cross between Oprah Winfrey and Johnny Carson." Of Feherty's live one-man show, Golf Digest said: "Uncensored and unhinged, and worth the price of admission. It really was…

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Mana

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Maná in San Antonio See Maná live in concert at the AT&T Center in San Antonio and tickets are on sale now. Maná is a Mexican rock band from Guadalajara, Jalisco. The group's current line-up consists of vocalist/guitarist Fher Olvera, drummer Alex González, guitarist Sergio Vallín, bassist Juan Calleros.

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Ron White

November 15 @ 10:00 pm - November 16 @ 12:00 am

Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White is a classic storyteller; relaying tales from his real life ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas, to sharing stories of his daily life, to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. Ron rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but since 2004 has established himself as a star in his own right. Over the past nine years he has been one…

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Nick Jr. Live!

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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You’re invited to sing, dance, clap, cheer and move to the music with your friends from Bubble Guppies, PAW Patrol, Dora The Explorer, Shimmer and Shine, Blue’s Clues and You, Blaze and the Monster Machines and Top Wing in an unforgettable musical spectacular! Nick Jr. Live! “Move to the Music” follows Dora and her PAW co-hosts, Marshall and Rubble, as they team up with their Nick Jr. friends, live on stage together for the first time ever, in a one-of-a-kind…

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UTSA vs. Southern Miss

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Watch the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners take on Southern Miss Golden Eagles at the Alamodome!

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Brian Kilmeade— America: Great From the Start

November 16 @ 7:00 pm

In celebration of the release of his sixth book, Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, Fox & Friends co-host, leading nationally syndicated radio host, and New York Times bestselling author, Brian Kilmeade, brings his well-known humor and commentary to the stage for his live show, America: Great from The Start.

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Brian Kilmeade America: Great From the Start

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In celebration of the release of his sixth book, Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, Fox & Friends co-host, leading nationally syndicated radio host, and New York Times bestselling author, Brian Kilmeade, brings his well-known humor and commentary to the stage for his live show, America: Great from The Start. A unique evening of conversation, where Brian will tackle some of the day’s hottest political topics, share exclusive stories from his own path to success, and for the first time…

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Outdoor Film Series Double Feature: Elf and Home Alone

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the double featured films Elf (PG) and Home Alone (PG) on the original jumbo screen.

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Once

November 20 @ 7:30 pm

Featuring an impressive ensemble of actors/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights.

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Once

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actors/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music…

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Lewis Black

November 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Known as the king of the rant, LEWIS BLACK uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life, with topics that include current events, social media, politics and anything else that exposes the hypocrisy and madness he sees in the world.

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UTSA vs. Florida Atlantic

November 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Watch the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners take on the Florida Atlantic Owls at the Alamodome!

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Wednesday Ball

November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Little Carver Intimate Series opens to dynamic vocalist Wednesday Ball on Saturday, November 23rd. Ball is comfortable in many styles including R&B, dance, reggae and smooth jazz. She is a local vocalist who is in-demand for national touring acts and has shared the stage with some of the industry’s most accomplished talent, including GRAMMY winners Joe Posada and Roger Velásquez and blues saxophonist Mindi Abair. Ball’s high energy on the stage will make for a lively night.

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Felipe Esparza – The Bad Hambre Tour

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

Felipe Esparza is a stand-up comedian and actor, known for his 2012 stand-up special “They’re Not Gonna Laugh at You”, his recurring appearances on “Superstore” and “The Eric Andre Show”, “Last Comic Standing” (winner – 2010), his podcast “What’s Up Fool?” on the All Things Comedy Network and his newest stand-up special, “Translate This”, which premiered on HBO in 2017 and continues to run on all the HBO platforms.

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Turkey Trot

November 28 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm

Turkey Trot is our annual 5K run/walk on Thanksgiving morning. This family and pet friendly event is one of the few races through the King William District and Downtown San Antonio. Every registration provides a turkey dinner to a family in need.

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Ford Holiday River Parade

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 39 annual Ford Holiday River Parade is a San Antonio tradition that kicks-off the lighting of the River Walk, and the holiday season. The parade features 28 illuminated floats decorated for the theme.100,000 lights (2,250 strands of lights) are illuminated to kick-off the parade. The lights remain on the trees and are turned-on from sundown to sunrise everyday till shortly after New Year’s Day. Seating at Arneson River Theatre & on a 4-mile route on the River WalkSeven free…

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Ford Holiday River Parade

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 39th annual Ford Holiday River Parade is going totally Texan! The 2019 theme for the iconic night event on the River Walk is “Texas Music Christmas.” The one-hour parade will feature a Texas artist performing a classic Christmas song on each of the 29 floats. Famous Houston-born blues-inspired rock guitarist and leader of ZZ Top, Billy Gibbons, will serve as grand marshal.

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6th Annual Holiday Fair

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for our 6th Annual Holiday Fair. It's your one-stop shop for unique finds from local artisans. Interested in becoming a vendor? Register online before November 1.

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La Gran Tamalada

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join us at La Gran Tamalada on Sunday, December 1, 2019, for a cultural culinary tradition! La Familia Cortez has partnered with the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center once again to move the event from its original home at the Guadalupe Theater to Historic Market Square for an expanded cultural experience. Learn how to make tamales and take a few of your own home with hands-on workshops or purchase your dozens of tamales for the holiday season at one of many…

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Visiting Artist Talk: Amanda Hunt

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Amanda Hunt is Director of Education and Public Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and co-curator of the 2019 Desert X Biennial in Palm Springs. Past appointments include Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, and Curator at LAXART, Los Angeles, where she helped coordinate the 2012 Pacific Standard Time Public Art and Performance Festival for the Getty Research Institute, and Made in L.A. 2012, the Hammer Museum’s first Los Angeles biennial. At the…

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Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

December 5 @ 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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Dulce!

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Feast on delights from San Antonio's best panaderias, chocolatiers and bakeries. Satisfy your sweet tooth from favorites like macaroons, cupcakes, churros, cookies, cakes, paletas, milkshakes, ice cream (rolled Thai, traditional and everything in between), and more! Sample seasonal drinks including ciders, stouts, porters, Cafe de Olla, champurrados, spiked hot cocoa, hot toddys, teas, candy rimmed cocktails and coffee. Savory foods, interactive art, local vendors, and DJs round out the evening.

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Ford Fiesta de las Luminarias

December 6 - December 21

Experience the holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 2,000 Luminarias. This century’s old tradition begins at dusk Friday, Saturday & Sunday only for three weekends in December. Luminarias are a traditional Mexican Christmas lantern originally consisting of a candle set in sand inside a small bag.View the Luminarias and listen to Ford Holiday Boat Caroling from a River Walk restaurant or bar while dining…

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First Friday Pig Roast

December 6 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Take a break from the usual First Friday events in Southtown for a neighborhood pig roast on the patio at Eastside Kitchenette. Watch Chef Jeff White roast the pig on a caja china on the patio & then enjoy $2 tacos (while they last), dressed up with all the fixin's you could want from our condiments table. We'll also have half dozen oysters on special for $9 bucks + Happy Hour running from 3pm-7pm. Enjoy the sounds of DJ KUNG…

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Ranky Tanky

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ranky Tanky, originating from South Carolina, plays Gullah music. Gullah is a creole language and culture among African Americans who live in the low country region of South Carolina. From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, Ranky Tanky performs this unique music form while audiences enjoying an equally unique culture experience! Rankytanky.com

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David Archuleta – Christmas Tour 2019

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

David Archuleta became a star when he was just 16. In 2008 more than 30 million television viewers fell in love with his angelic voice and their 44 million votes made him runner-up in Season 7 of “American Idol.” Soon after, the young Utahan had his first single “Crush,” debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart the week of its release. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the track sold 166,000 downloads that first week in the U.S. and…

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Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

December 7 - December 8

Take the streets of the Alamo City December 7-8, 2019 to participate in the 12th running of the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & ½ Marathon. With a renewed focus on the core pillars of Bringing Fun to the Run™ with great music in a community environment, runners of all athletic levels enjoyed the sights and sounds of San Antonio.

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Kristkindlmarkt: A German Christmas Market in San Antonio

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A traditional open-air German Christmas market featuring handcrafted gifts, crafts, pottery, woodworking, fine arts, fabric arts, German clothing and accessories, holiday sweets, and more. Enjoy the German Christmas atmosphere, foods, beverages, music, entertainment, shopping…the “Gemütlichkeit” of the Holiday Season.

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WinterFest & Reindeer Run 2019

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The WinterFest and Reindeer Run is a long-running community Festival where thousands of local residents come out with the family to enjoy a day of fun in the SNOW! A portion of the proceeds from WinterFest will go to help kids with disabilities or delays and their families at Brighton Center including therapy, education, support and childcare. For more information on Brighton Center please visit: www.BrightonSA.org. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7th, 2019 at North Central…

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25th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán returns to San Antonio to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza on Saturday, December 7 at the Lila Cockrell Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán is considered the best mariachi in the world (el mejor mariachi del mundo). Founded in 1897, in the southern Jalisco village of Tecalitlán, the group celebrates 122 years and six generations as the most influential mariachi in history. Its current generation represents the state of the…

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San Antonio Liederkranz Christmas Concert

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

San Antonio Liederkranz present A Star is Born Celebrate the Christmas Season with the historic San Antonio Liederkanz, now in its 127th year of performing traditional German religious, and popular choral music.

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Andrea Bocelli

December 11 @ 7:30 pm

As one of the most recognizable voices in the industry, Andrea Bocelli has been thrilling audiences for over 20 years, counting nearly 90 million records sold worldwide.

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Re/Devaluing Colorism: Intersections of Skin Color and Currency

December 13, 2019 - April 5, 2020

Opening reception: Friday, December 13, 5:30-7:30 On display: December 13 - April 5 Guest curated by Aissatou Sidime-Blanton Re/Devaluing Colorism: Intersections of Skin Color and Currency addresses questions of skin color in historic and contemporary social hierarchies. Colorism, as a discriminatory impulse, has a long history and is evident across cultures and countries. This group exhibition comprised of ethnically and socio-economically diverse female artists will respond to this phenomenon and its deleterious outcomes ranging from self-loathing to the sexualization of…

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Holiday Artisan Show

December 13 @ 11:00 am - December 15 @ 11:00 pm

Vendors display and sell beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk. Artisans are different for each show but usually include pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork and more. Friday and Saturday: 11AM-11PM Sunday: 11AM-8PM

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Art Party: ¡Salud! Santé! Cheers!

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail (cash bar), live music, and themed tours.

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Whose Live Anyway?

December 13 @ 8:00 pm

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Jeff B. Davis, Joel Murray, and Dave Foley (of Kids in the Hall) will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes.

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Whose Live Anyway?

December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Jeff B. Davis, Joel Murray, and Dave Foley (of Kids in the Hall) will leave you gasping with the witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is key to the show so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? showcases some of the improv games made famous on…

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Ladies Sing the Blues

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Three powerhouse Divas with big voices and even bigger personalities share a love of music in this veritable music history presentation. All retired veterans; the trio has toured the world entertaining members and families of the Air Force, featuring some of the well-loved favorites of both the jazz and blues genres. Brenna Denise Parker, Sebrina Morris and Sarah Cantrell present their soulful and lively show that should not be missed.

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Cher

December 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Pop star Cher is giving a concert in our city as a part of Here We Go Again tour. Cher is touring after 5 years hiatus, and supports her new album Dancing Queen. This ABBA tribute album was released last year.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra

December 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) The multi-platinum, critically-acclaimed progressive rock group today announced its highly-anticipated Christmas Eve and Other Stories." TSO's show that started small, performed to 12,000 people in five cities in 1999, which then exploded onto the national scene, eventually playing to 9 million fans over the course of an incredible 12 years (through 2011), the mega-hit "Christmas Eve and Other Stories" has grossed an incredible $377 million over 1224 performances. A product of the vision and imagination of TSO's…

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Cirque Musica presents Holiday Wishes

December 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cirque Musica invites you and your family to Wish this holiday season. Cirque Musica presents Holiday Wishes brings a holiday story to life in a full theatrical cirque event for the entire family. Featuring the world-renowned cast of Cirque Musica with your favorite holiday hits all performed LIVE by a full symphony orchestra. Audiences will be amazed by the acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer. The show blends the spellbinding grace and daredevil athleticism of today’s greatest circus performers…

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Rudy’s Bar-B-Q Pep Rally on the River

December 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Rudy’s Bar-B-Q Pep Rally is one of the most exciting events of bowl week. The head coaches, football players, pep bands and cheerleaders from both teams show their colors as they face off in a spirited pep rally. This is a “must see” event during bowl week that gives fans a chance to see the players and pep bands make their grand entrance on San Antonio’s famous river barges. While fans will be wearing their favorite colors, the bands…

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PrimeSport Kickoff Luncheon

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

Before the Big 12 and Pac-12 teams playing in the Valero Alamo Bowl hit the field, everyone will come together at the PrimeSport Kickoff Luncheon. More than 1,500 spirited football fans will come to experience the anticipation and festive atmosphere surrounding the big game. Emceed by ESPN’s broadcast crew, fans will be treated to first-hand insight from the teams’ head coaches and the team captains of each school, as well as revel in the pageantry from the cheerleaders and bands.

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Valero Alamo Bowl Fan Zone

December 31 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Before the bowl game, fans can participate in pregame festivities in the Historic Sunset Station (one block North of the main Alamodome entrance). The Valero Alamo Bowl Fan Zone includes a variety of interactive games that encourage fan participation and challenge their football skills and agility. Enjoy some great food and drink while you listen to music and prepare for the big game. Not only are there interactive games but you can also get your face painted as well as…

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National Geographic Live! I Bought a Rainforest

January 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

A childhood obsession with kingfishers and otters marked the beginning of Charlie Hamilton James’s lifelong appreciation for the brilliance of nature. As a wildlife documentarian, passionate conservationist and award-winning photojournalist, Hamilton James has spent the last 20 years working to protect the rainforest habitat of Peru’s Manu National Park.

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METdance

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

METdance brings their passion and excitement to the world of dance. This Houston-based company enthralls audiences with their diverse range of movements. From comedy and humor to poignant and dramatic, from fierce athleticism to detailed minimalism, METdance is committed to presenting works that speak to everyone regardless of their background or experience with dance. Metdance.org

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Wild Kratts LIVE!

January 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Wild Kratts LIVE! stage show that has kids across North America buzzing is coming to San Antonio with an ALL NEW show: “Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power!” Get ready to dive into another classic Wild Kratts adventure with the Kratt brothers as they combine live action and animation, with Martin and Chris LIVE on stage and the rest of the Wild Kratts team on screen, at the Tortuga HQ. Which creature powers will they activate and…

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Captain Scott Kelly: Lessons From a Year in Space

January 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Captain Scott Kelly’s epic Year In Space, now a New York Times best-selling book, solidified his status as one of the greatest pioneers in history. In his acclaimed speech appearances, he now brings audiences to the edge of their seats with transcendent insights that inspire and challenge them to dream big, test the status quo, and “choose to do the hard things.”

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The Meeting

January 24, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

Two iconic Black leaders, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. come together in this novel take on history. The Little Carver presents The Meeting on Friday, January 24th and Saturday, January 25th. This Civil Rights Movement presentation focuses on two of the most influential leaders of our time. Despite having similar viewpoints for equal rights, the two leaders have completely different ways to accomplish their goals.

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Finding Neverland

January 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers.

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Call of the Wild

February 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

JACK LONDON'S CLASSIC TALE LIVE ON STAGE This multi-media adventure mixes classic story telling with projected illustrations to tell the story of Buck, the magnificent cross-bred offspring of a St. Bernard and Scottish Collie. Kidnapped from his lavish life on a California estate and sent to work as a sled dog during the great Klondike Gold Rush, Buck fights to survive and becomes the most famous dog in the whole history of the northland. Sensory Friendly Performance is on Monday,…

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STOMP

February 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show…

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Alicia Olatuja

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Returning to the Carver is Alicia Olatuja, a singer who possesses a strong and luscious tone, whose boundless creative ambition and vocal excellence has stunned audiences on a global scale. Olatuja has performed extensively with The Juilliard School’s various jazz ensembles and has shared the stage with Chaka Khan, BeBe Winans, Christian McBride, and others. Aliciaolatuja.com

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A Capella Live

February 15, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For the first time ever, A Cappella Live! a performance combining four A Capella groups, comes together for one grand night. The Carver will be filled with the sounds of the harmonic a cappella vocals including artists such as Committed, The Filharmonic, Blake Lewis, and Women of the World. A Cappella Live! takes full advantage of the palpable talent of these groups by providing a special opportunity to hear them all on the same stage, all in one night! Columbiaartists.com

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Texas Trail Roundup

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020

Join us for a 3 day walking festival in beautiful and historic San Antonio. All events start and end at the Holiday Inn - Downtown Market Square at 318 W. Cesar Chavez. Friday, 21 February 2020, features 10km and 6 km walks in downtown San Antonio; including the River Walk, the Alamo, La Villita Arts Village, Main Plaza and El Mercado. Saturday, 22 February 2020, features 4 walks: a 42 km Marathon to Mission Espada and back, a 21 km…

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!

February 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

“Won’t you be my neighbor?” Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard Trolley to your town with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! Along with “O” the Owl, Katerina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday, Mom and Dad Tiger and many more, Daniel Tiger will take live audiences on an interactive musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. This live theatrical production filled with music,…

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live!

February 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

“MST3K contains some of the HIPPEST, deepest SATIRE of the generation." —Los Angeles Times “The greatest talk-back show EVER made.” —Wired Magazine Following the wildly successful “Watch Out for Snakes! Tour” in 2017 and “30thAnniversary Tour” in 2018, Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Live is launching an all new production - The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour. Join creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, in his final tour and the world’s greatest – and only – movie riffing robots, Tom Servo,…

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An American In Paris

March 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

ROMANCE! ADVENTURE! GERSHWIN! In post-war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin's soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret…

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The Office! A Musical Parody

March 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Singing! Dancing! Paper! It's a typical morning at Scranton's third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin… The Office! A Musical Parody, currently playing Off-Broadway in New York City, is the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show, “The Office.” Don’t miss this hilarious new musical that lovingly pokes fun at everyone’s favorite coworkers. Your favorite moments from all 9 seasons mashed up into one “typical”…

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Hiplet Ballerinas

March 20, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A combination of graceful ballet and lively hip hop, the Hiplet Ballerinas amaze and innovate! Dancers fuse the classical pointe technique with urban dance styles like Hip-Hop. This technique has blossomed immensely since its creation in the early 90’s. From the rhythms of African drums to Tango en pointe, this dance style has received worldwide recognition. Hipletballerinas.com

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Shen Yun

March 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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There was a time when the world was full of magic and splendor, as if all on Earth existed in harmony with Heaven. You could see it in the arts, feel it in the air, and hear it in the beat of a drum. What if you could journey back and visit this lost world…? Now you can. Shen Yun invites you to experience this divine culture of the Middle Kingdom.

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Bad Mama Jama Remix: Let the Record Show

March 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Returning to The Carver’s Intimate Series is Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson who will perform Bad Mama Jama Remix: Let the Record Show. This second installment once again explores themes of modern day womanhood through music, monologue, spoken word & movement. While the format is similar, Remix features all new, original pieces inspired by the era and imagery of classic soul music; a time before cassettes when vinyl ruled! Get ready for The Bad Mama Jama Remix to deliver another unforgettable experience.

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CarFest

April 3, 2020 - April 5, 2020

San Antonio’s Community of Automotive Professionals (501c3) will hold its fourth annual CarFest, April 5th-7th. So far, CarFest has given away nearly a million dollars in car repairs, giveaway vehicles and money to trade schools! This free, three-day festival is open to the public and will include activities for all ages. The event kicks off Friday night with Friday Night Lights, featuring a cruise-in, live DJ, games, food trucks and the “Cars” movie on the GIANT screen! Saturday and Sunday…

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Cecile McLorin Salvant

April 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Three- time Grammy Award Winner Cécile McLorin Salvant graces the Carver stage in the Spring. After developing an interest in classical voice and piano, Cécile studied under musician Jean-François Bonnel and formed her first band. Cécile sings vaudeville, country blues, Broadway songs, and her own compositions. Once described as a “postmodern cabaret singer”, Cécile frequently makes music with Aaron Diehl, Paul Sikivie, Lawrence Leathers, and others.

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National Geographic Live! The Search for Life Beyond Earth

April 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Astrobiologist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer Kevin Hand is looking for real extraterrestrials. He is currently helping plan a NASA mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to investigate evidence of a vast subsurface ocean—a body of water that could sustain primitive forms of life on this alien world nearly 600 million miles from our planet.

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Christian Sands

May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ingeniously using older styles of jazz and combining them with his own style of music, Christian Sands is currently one of the most in-demand pianists working in jazz. After his one-two album punch in 2017, Sands returns with an indestructible band and an unwavering allegiance to the groove. Sands’ modern take on jazz has impressed and entertained all those who have listened to new-era sound.

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Uli Jon Roth Live – Interstellar Sky Guitar tour

May 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Experience an evening of true musical passion and inspiration! Uli takes you on a 360-degree journey into his world of artistic imagination. Uli Jon Roth has always been a man with a mission, and in 2020 he is embarking on a truly epic one-man solo tour around the world.

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Eleven Reflections on September

May 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Eleven Reflections on September is an introspective look on the lives of Muslim Americans living in the aftermath of 9-11. This all-woman, Middle Eastern music ensemble performs spoken word; the poems you will hear progress from lyrical to abstract and broken, as they span the fall of the Twin Towers, the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, the rise of the Arab Spring, the refugee crisis, and more. The evening promises to be a concert, a performance art piece and…

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The Soul Rebels

May 30, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Soul Rebels will be performing a fun-filled night as the Carver closes the 2019-2020 season. This eight-piece music ensemble from New Orleans has explosive stage presence and has led to live collaborations with the likes of Nas, G-Eazy, The Man, and more. The Soul Rebels have built a career around an eclectic live show that harnesses the power of horns and drums in a deep pocket funk party-like atmosphere.

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