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Wild Connections LEGO Exhibit

May 29 - December 31

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

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OrigamiintheGarden²

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

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

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Copa’s Smokehouse Saturdays

October 3 @ 11:00 am - December 26 @ 2:00 pm

Copa is turning up the heat with their all new Smokehouse Saturdays Menu! Join us every other Saturday starting Saturday, October 3rd from 11am to 2pm for some mouth watering bbq. 𝗠𝗲𝗻𝘂 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲𝘀: 𝘾𝙡𝙖𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙘 𝘽𝙧𝙞𝙨𝙠𝙚𝙩 𝙎𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙬𝙞𝙘𝙝: Slow-smoked brisket, caramelized onions, Jeff's BBQ sauce, dill pickles on Texas toast. $10 “𝙋𝙪𝙧𝙤 𝙎𝙖𝙣 𝘼𝙣𝙩𝙤𝙣𝙞𝙤” 𝙎𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙬𝙞𝙘𝙝: Slow-smoked brisket, corn chips, chili con carne, cheddar cheese, dill pickles on a toasted whole wheat bun. $11 “𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝘽𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙩” 𝙎𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙬𝙞𝙘𝙝: Slow-smoked brisket, smoked sausage, mac &…

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Beautiful Minds – Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage

October 10, 2020 - January 3, 2021

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

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Twang Presents – Michelada Makers Market

October 24 @ 11:00 am - December 5 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2020

Join us every Saturday for our Michelada Makers Market presented by Twang! Every Saturday from 11am-4pm The Good Kind’s garden will be transformed into Michelada Makers Market featuring local vendors, samples, prizes, and more!

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Run the River Virtual 5k Walk/Run

November 1 @ 12:00 am - November 30 @ 11:30 pm

Show your love for Green Spaces Alliance by joining us for our 4th Annual Run the River 5k Walk/Run. This year the race will take on a virtual format but still offer the same family fun. Bring the kiddos and the pets along for this now MONTH LONG experience. You now have the freedom to complete this 5k on your own time and in your own way. Whether you spread it out or knock it out in one day, outdoors…

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La Cantera Resort & Spa Gives Back to Soldiers’ Angels

November 12 - November 30

During the month of November, La Cantera Resort & Spa gives back to the military, veterans, and their families. A portion of all room revenue proceeds for reservations booked under the La Cantera Resort & Spa Give Back rate will go back to Soldiers' Angels. Additionally, one dollar from every Angels Envy Whiskey $15 drink specials, offered month-long at Sire Bar, will benefit the charity, as well as two events including an exclusive free barrel tasting at Sire Bar on…

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illumiNight – a magical drive-thru experience

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - January 3, 2021 @ 10:00 pm

illumiNight is a one-of-a-kind drive-thru holiday light display at the AT&T Center. It is the perfect family activity for those staying close to home this holiday season. Enjoy a mile of safe and magical winter wonder with over 4 million twinkling lights, holiday card-worthy photo opportunities, tasty treats, 3D displays, and more!

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Whataburger Zoo Lights

November 20 - December 31

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

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Magik Theatre presents Snow White

November 21 @ 12:00 am - December 24 @ 12:00 am

The Magik Theatre’s first production of the 2020-2021 season performed at the theatre features the not-so-classic tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. This comedic mix of theatre and drama, highlights two actors who play Snow White, the Huntsman, the Prince, and all seven dwarves in a funny, really, really funny way. So expect the unexpected in this fabulous fairy tale full of hilarious hijinks and meaningful lessons. For dates and times, visit www.magiktheatre.org/event/snow-white/ PRICES: Adults – $20 Children…

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Holiday in the Park

November 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Our Brightest Celebration of the Season! Experience enchanting holiday magic for the entire family featuring Christmastime cheer like no other! From November 21 through January 3, the park is transformed into a winter wonderland with millions of colorful twinkling lights throughout the park and magical musical shows.

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SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration

November 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - January 3, 2021 @ 9:00 pm

Nov. 21 through Jan. 3 - SeaWorld San Antonio is decking out the halls for its annual Christmas Celebration, an extraordinary holiday event. This wintery, watery wonderland features Christmas shows, holiday lights, festive foods, Santa Claus and more!The park is blanketed with millions of twinkling lights, one of the largest Christmas light displays in Texas! Meet Santa and friends as you sip hot chocolate and sing along with Christmas carolers. Bring your family and share classic Rudolph traditions while creating…

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The Good Kind Night Market

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Join us at The Good Kind for our Night Market! 🛍🌙 Enjoy shopping in our garden from amazing local vendors on November 23rd & December 3rd from 6-9 pm! Shop up an appetite, our full kitchen and bar menu will be available all night long! Visit us at www.eatgoodkind.com for more information on venders.

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Thanksgiving Brunch at Bistr09

November 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for Thanksgiving Brunch on Thursday November 26th from 11am-3pm. Enjoy a three course, pre-fixe Thanksgiving meal with unique entree options. Guests will be able to choose from entrees like Lobster Vol Au Vent, Beef Ribeye Steak Frites, Grilled Salmon and of course B9's signature Turkey Wellington. Reservations are required, and can be made online here: https://bit.ly/36chSQc OR by calling (210) 245-8156. This brunch is also available in a family style to-go option which can be picked up curbside…

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Old West Christmas Light Fest at Enchanted Springs Ranch

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

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

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Ballet San Antonio’s The Nutcracker v. 2020

November 27 - December 13

Ballet San Antonio, in partnership with the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, proudly presents The Nutcracker v. 2020, with socially distanced seating for the holidays!  An original commission by Ballet San Antonio for Ballet San Antonio, The Nutcracker v. 2020 is co-choreographed by Easton Smith and Haley Henderson Smith. Ballet San Antonio’s The Nutcracker v. 2020 runs November 27th through December 13th in the H-E-B Performance Hall at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. “I’m very excited for…

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Christmas on the Ranch at Don Strange

November 27 - December 24

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

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CANCELLED: Ford Holiday River Parade

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

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

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Nutcracker Under The Stars

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - December 20 @ 8:30 pm

San Antonio Youth Ballet presents the classic Nutcracker Suite under the stars! Enjoy a live performance from the comfort of your vehicle! About this Event We are taking the magic of the Nutcracker to the Drive-In! Enjoy your favorite Christmas classic safely and responsibly, while supporting the arts. All shows will begin at 6:30pm, and gates will open at 5:30pm. The live performance will be projected onto the movie screen so even those not parked in the first few rows…

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Cans at the Cavern

December 1 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

  Got Food? Cans at the Caverns is a community wide food drive benefitting the New Braunfels and San Antonio Food Banks. Many of our neighbors are struggling. Unemployment due to COVID-19 closures has had a devastating impact on our community. For the month of December, Natural Bridge Caverns will serve as a community donation site with a contactless drop off system. It’s simple. Drive up to the Natural Bridge Caverns Visitor Center, located at 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Road,…

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Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

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

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

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Friday Happy Hour Yoga

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on December 11, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Join us in the garden for a different kind of Happy Hour with our FREE Friday Happy Hour Yoga! 🧘‍♂️🧘‍♀️ Marti Ewing Yoga Therapy/ 210-538-4910 will lead the class Friday, Dec. 4th, 11th, & 18th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm! Enjoy Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm featuring 1/2 price appetizers, $3 wells, and $8 Southclaws. Learn more about Marti here: https://martiewingyoga.com/

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Special Olympics Texas Holiday Tournament

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

If you are looking for some fun family activities to do this upcoming holiday season stop here!! We are excited to announce that our inaugural Holiday Pickleball and Cornhole Tournament will be coming soon on Friday, December 4th from 6:00-9:00PM. Please join us as we will host these tournaments and an auction at Chicken N Pickle located in San Antonio! The night will consist of great music, delicious food, refreshing drinks, and a fun environment. Expect a great time with…

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Christmas at the Caverns

December 5 - December 23

At Natural Bridge Caverns, we celebrate Christmas unlike anywhere else in the world! Nestled in the scenic Texas Hill Country, we kick our holiday festivities up a notch. Hear your favorite carols echo throughout Texas’ largest underground cavern with caroling tours from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Visit with Santa “Spelunker” Claus and then round up his reindeer in our 5000 sq. ft. outdoor maze. As the sun sets behind our 30-foot tall Christmas tree, take a stroll through our…

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Grand Opening Celebration

December 5 - December 6

Our Grand Opening Celebration is so big we had to break it into TWO DAYS! Join us Saturday, December 5th from 11am to 10pm & Sunday, December 6th from 11am to 9pm for your chance at FREE seafood!!!! 🦀😍 First 10 People: FREE special of 1/2 lbs of snow crab and 1/2 lbs of shrimp. Second 10 people: FREE special boiled shrimp, SA Cajun special fried rice. Last 10 peoples : FREE soft drinks. Our staff will be controlling lines…

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WinterFest & Reindeer Run

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

Join Us for this year's WinterFest & Reindeer Run! While we can’t bring you the full festival this year, we wanted to keep the decade long tradition of WinterFest in Stone Oak alive and still give the kids a chance to feel the magic of the holidays! Story Time and Photos with Santa, Saturday, Dec. 5th at North Central Baptist Hospital - Tickets will be sold in time slots so we can ensure a safe, socially distanced event. Kids will…

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Winter Luau

December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We're missing meeting everyone and sharing our heritage so we are now ready to start over and finish the year out with our “Winter Luau”. Come celebrate being able to gather again as are invited to share in the "Spirit of Aloha" If you have been to Hawaii you will feel as though you are there and once again feel the joy in your heart, but if you have never been there you'll experience the spirit of Polynesia through authentic…

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Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson: Latest Discoveries in the Universe

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

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

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Holiday Artisan Show, presented by Hiltons of San Antonio

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

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

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Winter Wonderland

December 12

Join us on December 12th for Winter Wonderland and find festive activities for you and yours! The world is our stage as you explore holiday traditions from around the globe, while the science of ice and snow will be the coolest thing in town. Add Winter Wonderland to your special list and check it twice--it will be the most wonderful time of the year. Admission to our Big Day of Play is included with general daily admission and membership.

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Garden Ridge Market Days’ Christmas Festival

December 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Join us Saturday, December 12th from 9:30am - 3pm (NEW TIME!) for Garden Ridge Market Days at Northeast Bible Church (19185 FM 2252, Garden Ridge, TX 78266). Enjoy 100+ Local Farm, Food & Artisan Vendors with FREE admission and parking! Get your Christmas shopping done all in one place, while supporting local businesses and having fun. Mark your calendars! Garden Ridge Market Days runs every 2nd Saturday, monthly! You'll find a wide selection of local farm-fresh produce & microgreens, holiday…

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Dinner & Ghost Tour at the Haunted Menger Hotel

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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December 12th, 19th, 26th

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

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YOSA Winter Concerts

December 19 - December 20

December 19 and 20, 2020, YOSA will present their first concerts of the 2020/21 season at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. These six concerts will mark the first time YOSA musicians have performed on stage since March 2020. All concerts are free, but tickets are required in the H-E-B Performance Hall and are limited to five per family. Tickets can be reserved at music.yosa.org/concerts. To ensure the safety of attendees, YOSA will follow all safety protocols in place…

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2020 Valero Alamo Bowl

December 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

College football post-season matchup between the #1 team from the Big 12 and the #1 team from the Pac-12 following CFP selections.

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Burial Ground: Exploring African American Resting Places – Eastview Cemetery

January 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We explore the history of African American trailblazers in San Antonio with a safe, socially distanced, outdoor walking tour of Eastview Cemetery. A few of the historic figures uncovered include Samuel Sutton, Oliver Sutton, Myra Hemmings, Hattie Briscoe, Claude Black Sr., Charles Bellinger to name a few. Discussions will also include the history of the previously enslaved people buried at the cemetery. We will also learn about the cemetery’s historic evolution. This epic tour celebrates the lives of local African…

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Spartan Super 10K and Sprint 5K Weekend

March 20, 2021 @ 7:00 am - March 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

San Antonio Spartan Super 10K and Sprint 5K Weekend Spartan is headed to San Antonio for a wild, wild race at Don Strange Ranch. Don Strange isn’t just the site of Spartan’s latest Texas race: this course actually doubles as an operating longhorn ranch. You’ll be racing nearby these incredible animals while you weave through obstacles on course. -Spartan Super is a 10 km, 25 obstacle race that blends speed, endurance and technical skill. Supers are built to always keep…

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