November Plan Ahead: Your San Antonio events calendar

Oct. 25 – Oct. 31

Monday, Oct. 25

  • The Beach Boys | Mon., Oct. 25 | 7-10 p.m. | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle | $54.50+ | Wouldn’t it be nice to catch the world tour? Tickets and VIP packages still available. ⛱️
  • Open Writers Lab with Dario Beniquez and Robert Allen | Mon., Oct. 25 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Bring your poetry, flash fiction, or short creative non-fiction to be peer-workshopped in this open writer’s event. 📖
  • Dia De Los Muertos at The Good Kind | Mon., Oct. 25- Tues., Nov. 2 | | Times vary | The Good Kind, 1127 S St. Mary’s St. | Cost of Purchase | Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos all week long with a different daily event, including a community ofrenda, a poetry slam, and more. 🏵️

Tuesday, Oct. 26

  • Sweet Paris Creperie & Café’s Community Day | Tues., Oct. 26 | 9 a.m.-9 p.m. | 15900 La Cantera Pkwy | Cost of Purchase | Buy a crepe to benefit WINGS, which provides breast health services to uninsured women in Central and South Texas. 🍮
  • Pat Benatar + Neil Giraldo | Tues., Oct. 26 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle | $39.50+ | Catch this 4-time GRAMMY winning vocals + guitar combo for a night of rock and roll hits. 🎸
  • Business Connections Mixer | Tues., Oct. 26 | 5:30-7 p.m. | The Betty Kelso Center, San Antonio Botanical Garden | Free | Mingle in the gardens and grow your business network. 💼
  • Jazz Night at Blue Star | Tues., Oct. 26 | 8-10 p.m. | Blue Star Brewing Company | Free | Get on out, grab a drink + groove to live Jazz featuring local big bands at Blue Star. 🎷

Wednesday, Oct. 27

  • Book Discussion Group | Wed., Oct. 27 | 10 a.m. | Cody Library, 11441 Vance Jackson Rd. | This month, it’s The Hunted Hare by Fay Sampson — ask for a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. 📚
  • Cocktails + Culture: Pollinators at the Witte | Wed., Oct. 27 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway St. | $30 for members, $35 for non-members | Discover the nature, science and culture of pollinators on display. 🍸
  • Dog Costume Contest | Wed., Oct. 27 | 6 p.m. | Muck & Fuss, 295 East San Antonio | Free | Go for the gold with your pooch at this craft beer and burger bar — prizes for the top 3 dogs. 🐕‍🦺
  • Demo + Dine: Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans | Wed., Oct. 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Central Market San Antonio, 4821 Broadway | $45 | Watch Southern classics like gumbo + Creole rice fritters demonstrated before you dine. 🍤
  • Cole Swindell Some Habits Live | Wed., Oct. 27 | 7 p.m. | Cowboys Dance Hall | $30-100 | Put on your dancing boots and join Cole Swindell on his new album tour. 🎙️

Thursday, Oct. 28

  • Zoom Out & Dig It All! Finding Poetry in Our On- and Offline Lives with Award-winning Poet Urayoán Noel | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | $120 for members, $140 for non-members | Join the first night of this four-week poetry workshop that explores how writing can intersect traditional print and new digital platforms. 📖
  • Holiday Olé Market | Thurs., Oct. 28- Sun., Oct. 31 | Times vary | San Antonio Shrine Auditorium, 901 N Loop 1604 W | $10+ | Shop for gifts, home decor, and holiday goods at the 25th anniversary of The Junior League’s annual fundraiser. 🎁
  • Copa Wine Bar “Hallowine” | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 7 p.m. | Copa Wine Bar, 19141 Stone Oak Pky | $60 | Get into the Hallowine spirit with a spooky-inspired menu (hint: Bubbling Cauldron Soup) and a wine to pair with each dish, plus a costume contest. 🍷
  • Ginger Billy Live | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle | $45+ | Watch this Youtube sensation perform live in a night of skits and stand-up comedy. 🎙️
  • TSCRA Ranch Gathering | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Buck Horn Saloon, 318 E Houston St. | Free | Enjoy a beef dinner and a night of fellowship while you learn about cattle raising in Southwestern Texas. 🐄
  • Noches de Frida | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6-9 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $12+ | Check out the final 2021 Summer Nights series featuring a Guadalupe Dance Company production, local DJ + more. 🌸

Friday, Oct. 29

  • Illusions the Drag Queen Show | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7 p.m. | 502 S St Mary’s St. | $10 plus dinner | Comedy, celebrity, music and burlesque combine in a spectacular night of drag. 💄
  • The Mystery of Irma Vep! | Fri., Oct. 29 | 6-9:30 p.m. | Little Italy Restaurant & Pizzeria, 824 Afterglow St. | $35 | The Company Theatre presents a Halloween-themed performance of this family-friendly horror-comedy. 🍕
  • San Antonio River Walk Bar Crawl & History Tour: Brews & Clues | Fri., Oct. 29 | 5 p.m. | 300 Alamo Plaza | $44.99 | Your smartphone is your tour guide on this self-led tour that leads you to bars, landmarks, and secret histories around town. 🍺
  • Halloween Bash 2021: Drive-Through | Fri., Oct. 29 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Lighthouse for the Blind and Vision Impaired, 310 Eads Ave. | Free | Family fun awaits in drive-through trick or treating for children of all abilities. 🍬
  • Free Dance Class: Chicago-Style Steppin’ | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7-9 p.m. | Noble Lounge, 203 South Main St. | Free | Open every Friday for all dance levels. 🩰
  • Day of the Dead River Parade | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7:30 p.m. | La Villita, 418 Villita St. | $15+ | Grab your ticket to watch this cultural celebration as it winds its way down the river walk. 🏵️
  • In Real Life Comedy Tour | Fri., Oct. 29 | 8 p.m. | Freeman Coliseum | $62+ | Leave this show in stitches after this comedy quintet puts on a show like no other. 🎙️
  • A Dream Within A Dream | Fri., Oct. 29 | Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex | $5 | Dance the night away to house, bass, and remix throwbacks along with a burlesque show. 👠

Saturday, Oct 30

  • Oktobinfest | Sat., Oct. 30 | 2-7 p.m. | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle | Free | Celebrate San Antonio’s unique blend of Mexican and German heritage in this of day of polka, conjunto, food, crafts, and more. 🥨
  • San Antonio Costume Crawl | Sat., Oct. 30 | 12-10 p.m. | On The Rocks Pub, 270 Losoya St. | $20 | Throw on your spookiest look and crawl across 5 downtown bars — pro tip: your ticket buys you a spot in line to register from 12-3 p.m. 🎭
  • Nightmare in San Antonio | Sat., Oct. 30 | 6 p.m.-1 a.m. | Treasure Events, 8825 New Laredo Hwy | $10+ | Ring in Halloween with bands like Los Kid Brothers and Blue Heaven and over 70 vendors — pro tip: if you’re planning to buy a ticket at the door, wear a costume for a discount. 🎃
  • Hallow-Swing! | Sat., Oct. 30 | 8-11:30 p.m. | Hermann Sons Ballroom, 525 South Saint Mary’s St. | $20 in advance, $30 at door | The Dirty River Jazz Band presents a night of swing dancing to live jazz, with a costume contest with prizes for the top 3 ghoulish looks. 🎷
  • Dia De Los Muertos 5K: Honoring Our Gente | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7-11 a.m. | Mission County Park, 6030 Padre Dr. | $35 | Walkers and runners unite in a race honoring loved ones and victims of COVID-19. 👟
  • San Antonio FC vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7:30 p.m. | Toyota Field | $13 | Goooal — Watch San Antonio FC as they go up against Colorado Springs in their home stadium. ⚽
  • DIY: Marigold Tequila | Sat., Oct. 30 | 11-12 p.m. + 12:30-1:30 p.m | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $31.50+ | Learn how to craft your own bottle of marigold tequila at this 21+ class inspired by the Frida Kahlo Oasis exhibition. 🌼
  • Día de los Muertos Community Alter | Sat., Oct. 30-Sun., Nov. 7 | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. | Pearl, 303 Pearl Pkwy | Free |Vist the annual community altar at Pearl created by local artists and sisters, Manola and Maria Ramirez and light a digital candle. 🌸

Sunday, Oct 31

  • Disney Presents the Lion King (Touring) | Sun., Oct. 31 | 6:30 p.m. | Majestic Theatre, 224 E Houston St. | $30+ | Catch the Broadway tour of this animal-filled tale. 🦁
  • Bridal + Wedding Expo | Sun., Oct. 31 | 12-5 p.m. | Freeman Coliseum, 3201 East Houston St. | Free | Gowns, venue options, photographers, and invitations await at this collection of everything bridal — pro tip: register in advance for free or pay $10 at the door. 💍
  • Cocktail Scavenger Hunt: Day of the Dead | Sun., Oct. 31 | 12-2 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl. | $35 | Search for botanical ingredients in the gardens before tucking in to a day of the dead inspired menu. 🍸
  • Gallery Trick-or-Treats | Sun., Oct. 31 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | San Antonio Museum of Art | Free with Admission | Bring the kids and dress in costumes for a family friendly trick-or-treat spot. 🍭
  • Cultural Celebration: Día de los Muertos | Sat., Oct. 30-Sun., Oct. 31 | 10 a.m-6 p.m. | Historic Market Square, 514 W Commerce St. | Free | Head downtown for festive food, live music + a procession by Live La Monas at 1pm. 🏵️

Nov. 1 – Nov. 7

Monday, Nov. 1

  • Japanese Breakfast Live | Mon., Nov. 3 | 7 p.m. | Paper Tiger | $25 | Jam out to the nostalgia-laden musical stylings of Michelle Zauner + her new indie album. 🎤
  • Frida Kahlo Oasis: Día de los Muertos Closing Celebration | Mon., Nov. 1 – Tues. Nov.2 | 6-9 p.m. | $12+ | Close out this temporary exhibition with Kahlo’s ofrenda plus food + drinks. 🏵️
  • Foodie Cinema: Coco | Mon., Nov. 1 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $54+ | Enjoy dinner and a show as the Botanical Garden screens Coco accompanied by an array of seasonal food + drink options. 🎥
  • Día de los Muertos Community Alter | Sat., Oct. 30-Sun., Nov. 7 | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. | Pearl, 303 Pearl Pkwy | Free |Vist the annual community altar at Pearl created by local artists and sisters, Manola and Maria Ramirez and light a digital candle. 🌸

Tuesday, Nov. 2

  • Altares Y Ofrendas | Tues., Nov. 2-Fri., Nov. 5 | 6-9 p.m. | Centro Curtural Aztlan | Free* | Celebrate the artistic, cultural, and religious facets of Día de los Muertos in the center’s 44th annual exhibition. 🏵️
  • Muertitos Fest 2021: Artes Curativas | Tues., Nov. 2 | 3-9 p.m. | SAY Sí, 1310 South Brazos Street | Free | Honor and celebrate the lives of our departed loved ones at this year’s SAY Sí art show + festival. 🎨
  • Dead of the Dead Dinner | Tues. Nov. 2 | 6:30-10 p.m | Clementine, 2195 Northwest Military Highway | $200 | Bone-appetit — Join guest chef Guillermo González Beristáin in a seven-course Día de los Muertos inspired dinner. 🍽️

Wednesday, Nov. 3

  • Alton Brown Beyond The Eats | Wed., Nov. 3 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle | $45.50+ | Watch + dare to volunteer in this culinary variety show filled with laughs, bizarre demonstrations, and bold food experiments. 🌭
  • Mago de Oz – Al Abordaje!! Tour 2021 | Wed., Nov. 3 | 7 p.m. | Aztec Theater
    | $49.50-89.50 | Get your headband on with this iconic Spanish folk metal band live at the Aztec.  🎤
  • Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks | Wed., Nov. 3 | 7:30 p.m. | AT&T Center | $30+ | Catch the Spurs dunking on the Dallas Mavericks in their home stadium. 🏀
  • Live Jazz with Joe Posada | Wed., Nov. 3 | 7-9 p.m. | The Shops at La Cantera | Free | Enjoy live music, tasty sips and snacks from our restaurants! 🎺

Thursday, Nov. 4

  • Hasan Minhaj The King’s Jester | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 7 p.m. | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts | $44.50-95 | Join Hasan Minhaj, host and creator of the weekly comedy show Patriot Act, for a night of satirical and politically charged comedy. 🎙️
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland | Thurs., Nov. 4 – Fri., Nov. 5 | 6 p.m.-8p.m. | Híjole SA @ The Blue Star Arts Complex | Don’t be late to this art show inspired by the works of Lewis Carroll. 🐇
  • Storytime in the Garden | Thursday., Nov. 4 | 10-10:30 a.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $12+ included with entry admission | Pack a blanket + bring the little ones to enjoy a nature themed book while appreciating the outdoors. 📖
  • San Antonio Zoo Local’s Day | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | San Antonio Zoo | $8+ | Enjoy the beautiful weather + visit the new Pantera Walk exhibition with discounted admission to the San Antonio Zoo. 🦁

Friday, Nov. 5

  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto | Fri., Nov. 5 – Sat., Nov. 6 | 7:30 p.m. | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts | $15-85 | Experience the sonorous sounds of the San Antonio Symphony performing works by Mendelssoh and Ravel. 🎻
  • First Friday Art Walk | Fri., Nov. 5 | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Fredericksburg, TX 78624 | Free | Visit the town’s local art galleries as they host receptions with support from surrounding wineries. 🎨
  • Santa’s Ranch Opening 2021 | Fri., Nov. 5 | 6 p.m-11 p.m. | 9561 I-35 North, New Braunfels | $35 per vehicle | Bring the whole family for this drive-through, 1.5 million light, holiday experience. 🎄
  • First Friday at Brick | Fri., Nov. 5 | 5 p.m.-11:45 p.m. | Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex | Free | Shop from local vendors and support amazing local musicians performing live all afternoon. 🛍️
  • Morning Mixer On The Artpace Rooftop | Fri., Nov. 5 | 8-10 a.m. | Artpace, 445 North Main Ave. | Free | Grab a donut + talk about art with art enthusiasts and creatives. 🍩
  • Scobee Planetarium Night Shows | Fri. Dec., 10 | 6 p.m. | $5 + | 1819 N. Main Ave | Enjoy a night under the stars and learn all about our vast solar system + more. 🌠
  • Pokefest SA | Fri. Nov., 5-Sat., Nov., 6 | $15+ | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Norris Conference Center, 618 Northwest Loop 410 | Get ready for two days of cosplay contents, gaming exhibits + live entertainment for the entire family. 🎮

Saturday, Nov. 6

  • Outdoor Meditation | Sat., Nov. 6 | 9 a.m. | Will Naylor Smith River Walk Plaza | Free | Namaste — Practice peace, tranquility, happiness at the Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio monthly outdoor meet. ☯️
  • 4th Annual Loco Fideo Festival & Cook-Off | Sat., Nov. 6 | 12p.m.-5 p.m. | 2502 Pleasanton Rd. | $12 | Enjoy a warm bowl of fiedo and vote for your favorite local rendition of this popular dish. 🥣
  • Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin: Live | Sat., Nov. 6 | 9 p.m. | AT&T Center | $25-332 | Get ready to party with two of the world’s biggest names in pop and Latin music live on stage. 🎤
  • Hennythihg SATX | Sat., Nov. 6 | 3 p.m.-11 p.m. | Sunken Garden Theater | $15-100 | Bring friends and celebrate Hennessy with pop-up bars, local food vendors,live DJ sets + more. 🥃
  • Gloggfest | Sat., Nov. 6 | 12 p.m.-5 p.m. | Pedernales Cellars, 2916 Upper Albert Road, Stonewall, TX 78671 | TBD | Join in on the Kuhlken family’s festivities and learn about the making of Glogg wine and it’s history. 🍷
  • Leaf: Live at Brick | Sat., Nov. 6 | 8 p.m. | Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex | $10 | Check out this indie rapper while enjoying the surrounding bars and restaurants. 🎤
  • Make Your Own Mission | Sat., Nov. 6 | 11 a.m-1 p.m. | Mission San José | Bring the whole family + build your own missions out of recyclable and found materials. ✂️
  • Diwali SA | Sat., Nov. 6 | 5-11 p.m. | La Villita | Free | Celebrate Diwali with a spectacular one-night festival showcasing Indian culture + food as well as a DJ area and fireworks display. 🪔
  • Texas Arbor Day Tree Adoptions | Sat. Nov. 6 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (or until supplies last | Eisenhower Park | The City of San Antonio will be giving out 290 Native Shade + Ornamental Trees. 🌳

Sunday, Nov. 7

  • Chris Botti Live in Concert | Sat., Nov. 7 | 8 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $36.50-$99.50 | Witness the legendary, grammy award winning trumpeter Chris Botti perform his greatest hits from his career. 🎤
  • Touch-free Family Day: Dia de los Muertos | Sat., Nov. 7 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | San Antonio Museum of Art | Free with Museum Admission | Bring the kids and take part in Day of the Dead celebrations with sugar skulls, paper cempasúchil flowers, live music, + more. 🌼
  • Zumba + Mimosas | Sat., Nov. 7 | 9:30-11 a.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place | $31.50+ | Reward yourself with a little champagne after this calorie-burning dance fitness party. 🥂
  • Makers Market | Sun., Nov. 7 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Free | Pearl | Shop from 40+ local artisans selling handmade goods and culinary eats. 🛍️
  • Kidsfest | Sun., Nov. 7 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | New Braunfels Civic Convention Center | $5+ | Get creative + crafty with the entire family at the largest hand-on festival for kids.  🖍️

Nov. 8 – Nov. 14

Monday, Nov. 8

  • New Braunfels Wurstfest | Mon., Nov. 8 | 5 p.m.-10 p.m. | $18-20 + children free | Missing this event would be the wurst— enjoy seasonal food + exciting carnival rides while celebrating rich German culture in Texas. 🌭
  • Sunset Flow Yoga with Alamo City Yoga | Mon., Nov. 8 | 6-7 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $13.50+ | Wind down in the evening with a 10-minute meditative walk + 50-minute intentional flow practice. 🧘

Tuesday, Nov. 9

  • Jazz Night at Blue Star | Tues.,Nov. 9 | 8-10 p.m. | Blue Star Brewing Company | Free | Get on out, grab a drink + groove to live Jazz featuring local big bands at Blue Star. 🎷
  • Candle Making | Tues., Nov. 9 | 3 p.m. | Sociable Homeschoolers of San Antonio, Pavilion #2 13102 Jones Maltsberger Rd. | $20 | Grab the entire family and learn the art of candle making in an outdoor setting. 🕯️
  • Introduction to Propagation | Tues., Nov. 9 | 5:30-7 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | From leaf cutting to home tools, put your green thumb to the test and learn to propagate your plant friends. 🌱
  • Sew a Dress | Tues., Nov. 9 | 6-9 p.m. | Abby’s Attic Sewing & Crafting Studio, 2250 Thousand Oaks Dr Suite 208 | Get Crafty at Abby’s Attic and learn to make your own dress. Sewing Experience Required. 🪡

Wednesday, Nov. 10

  • Spurs vs. Sacramento Kings | Wed., Nov. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | AT&T Center | $30+ | Catch the Spurs dunking on the Sacramento Kings in their home stadium. 🏀
  • Alamo Militia Muster | Sat., Nov. 20 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Alamo | Free | Join in on historical reenactments + firing demonstrations to find out if you have the necessary skills to defend the Alamo — sign up by Nov. 13. 🪖
  • Composting 101 | Wed., Nov. 10 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | Free | Show off that green thumb and learn all about how to strengthen your garden with compost. 🍃
  • November Happy Hour | Wed., Nov. 10 | 5-8 p.m. | Artpace San Antonio, 445 North Main Avenue | Free | Spark authentic connections with co-creators & collaborators downtown while enjoying free local drinks, food, art + more. 🍸

Thursday, Nov. 11

  • Veterans Day Bingo | Thur., Nov. 11 | 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. | Texas Heritage Vineyard, Fredericksburg, TX | Free | Bin-go for a stroll down the hill country and support the local Veterans Relations Office. 🎰
  • John Mark McMillan “Awake In The Dream Tour” | Thur., Nov. 11 | 7:30 p.m. | Sam’s Burger Joint, 330 East Grayson St. | $25+ | With special guests The Gray Havens and Antoine Bradford. 🎶
  • Military Appreciation Day | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 9 a.m-5:30 p.m. | Alamo Plaza | Free | Head to the Alamo for their inaugural Veterans Day celebration that will be filled with special ceremonies, guest presenters, live music + more. 🇺🇸
  • SA Veterans Day at Hemisfair | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 4 p.m. | Hemisfair Park | Free | A celebration of the men and women, past and present, who have served in our nation’s Armed Forces. 🇺🇸

Friday, Nov. 12

  • Die Kunstler 28th Annual Art Show And Sale| Fr., Nov.12 – Sun., Nov.14 | Multiple Times | St. Joseph’s Halle, 212 W. San Antonio St., Fredericksburg, TX 78624| Free | Meet and shop from 60+ professional artists gathering in Fredericksburg to put on the year’s largest art show. 🎨
  • Okey Dokey | Fri., Nov. 12 | 8 p.m.- 12 a.m. | Paper Tiger, 2410 N Saint Marys St. | $12.50+ | Groove to the music with this indie rock band — doors open at 7 p.m 🎙️
  • Illusions the Drag Queen Show | Fri., Nov. 12 | 7 p.m. | 502 S St Mary’s St. | $10 plus dinner | Comedy, celebrity, music and burlesque combine in a spectacular night of drag.
  • Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks | Fri., Nov. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | AT&T Center | $30+ | Catch the Spurs dunking on the Dallas Mavericks in their home stadium. 🏀
  • ​​Diabetes Is A Drag | Fri., Nov. 12 | 6-9 p.m. | 6709 Northwest Loop 410 | $10-160 | Benefits and raises awareness for diabetes and those affected by the disease.
  • San Antonio Auto & Truck Show | Fri., Nov. 12-Sun., Nov. 14 | Times vary | Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | $12+ | The show will wow you with the newest cars, trucks, interactive exhibits + more. 🛻
  • Cinema on Will’s Plaza | Fri., Nov. 12 | 6 p.m. | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts | Free | Bring your own lawn chair + blankets for a showing of Raya and the Last Dragon 32-foot LED wall. 🎬

Saturday, Nov. 13

  • Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show! | Sat., Nov. 13 | 6-9 p.m. | Sheraton Gunter Hotel, 205 East Houston Street | $65.99 | Elementary, my dear Watson — Take part of a fantastical murder mystery dinner where you may even find yourself as the prime suspect. 🔎
  • Museum Market at SAMA | Sat., Nov. 13 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | San Antonio Museum of Art | Free | Shop from local vendors and culinary artisans at SAMA’s sculpture garden. 🎨
  • Movie in the Park | Sat., Nov. 13 | Sunset | Tower of the Americas | Free | Bring a blanket and watch a screening of Elf with family + friends under this local landmark. 🎬
  • Julieta Venegas Live | Sat., Nov. 13 | 7:00 p.m. | $35-69 | Aztec Theater | Join this iconic Mexican singer, songwriter live on stage performing her greatest hits. 🎤
  • San Antonio Royal Princess Ball | Sat., Nov. 13 | 9 a.m. | La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk, 303 Blum Street | $25 | Dress the little ones for a morning filled with games, story time sing-along, and ballroom dancing. 👑
  • Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival | Sat., Nov. 13 | 6 p.m.-12 a.m. | Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center + San Antonio Riverwalk | Free | Watch 50+ local artists light up the night with an array of lasers, dance, theatre, and large-scale art installations. 💡
  • Morning Flow with Alamo City Yoga | Sat., Nov. 13 | 9 a.m.-10a.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $13.50+ | Join fellow yogis on a 50-minute morning flow practice — all levels welcome. 🧘
  • Concha Throwdown | Sat., Nov. 13 | 10 a.m. | Rolling Oaks Mall, 6909 N Loop 1606 E | Shop its concha-themed market and taste some of the best conchas in San Antonio. 🛍️

Sunday, Nov. 14

  • Myke Towers – El Young King Tour | Sun., Nov. 14 | 8 p.m. | Freeman Coliseum | $46+ | Groove to this urbano rapper from Puerto Rico on his new album tour. 🎙️
  • Liberty Market | Sun., Nov. 14 | 12-4 p.m. | Free | Liberty Bar, 1111 S Alamo St. | Support and shop local vendors at the pop-up market in the heart of Southtown. 🛍️

Nov. 15 – Nov. 21

Monday, Nov. 15

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Tuesday, Nov. 16

  • Jazz Night at Blue Star | Tues., Nov. 16 | 8-10 p.m. | Blue Star Brewing Company | Free | Get on out, grab a drink + groove to live Jazz featuring local big bands at Blue Star. 🎷
  • Ethnobotany of Native Plants Guided Tour | Tues., Nov. 16 | 10-11:30 a.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $13.50+ | Take a guided tour and learn about how plants have been used for sustenance + medicine in San Antonio — deadline to register is at 10 a.m. on the previous day. 🌿
  • Advanced Propagation | Tues., Nov. 16 | 5:30-7 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $18+ | Learn all about asexual plant propagation and take home hardwood + cactus cuttings to grow — deadline to register is Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. 🌵

Wednesday, Nov. 17

  • Homeschool Day: Plants in History | Wed., Nov. 17 | 9-12 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $10+ | Bring the little ones + virtual learners to explore the fascinating world of plants —deadline to register is Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. 🌿
  • The Peggy and Nat Show | Wed., Nov. 17 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Jazz TX, 312 Pearl Pkwy Building 6, Suite 6001 | $20+ per individual | Bring a friend, family member, or partner to this dazzling night of jazz under the Pearl’s food hall — two guests is the minimum number to reserve a table. 🎷
  • Diabetes Health Fair | Wed., Nov. 17 | 3-6 p.m. | Frank Garrett Center, 1226 NW 18th St. | Free | Learn about the community resources + services that help prevent diabetes. 🏥

Thursday, Nov. 18

  • La Oreja De Van Gogh USA Tour | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 6:00 p.m. | Aztec Theater | Jam out to this legendary Spanish pop band at this historic theater in the heart of the city. 🎙️
  • Beginner’s Holiday Calligraphy Happy Hour | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Bistro09, 6106 Broadway | $70 | Head on over to Bistro09 for some sip-worthy cocktails and a night of crafting the perfect gift tag for the holiday season! 🍸
  • Fashion After Five with Limatus Bespoke | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 6-8 p.m. | 1803 Broadway St. | Free | Get a look at local business Limatus Bespoke’s brand new space + learn more about Fashion Group International. 👚

Friday, Nov. 19

  • Lightscape | Fri., Nov. 19 | 5:45 p.m.-9:15 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Gardens | $14-25 | Take a winter stroll past a dazzling, one-mile light trail and a Cathedral of Light just in time for the holidays. 🎄
  • San Antonio River Walk Bar Crawl & History Tour: Brews & Clues | Fri., Nov. 19 | 5 p.m. | 300 Alamo Plaza | $44.99 | Your smartphone is your tour guide on this self-led tour that leads you to bars, landmarks, and secret histories around town. 
  • 5th Annual BBQ Showdown | Fri., Nov. 19-Sat., Nov. 20 | 8 a.m. | $5+ | Experience some of the best BBQ  in town + see who wings the $10,000 payout prize. 🍖
  • Crowder – The Milk & Honey Tour | Fri., Nov. 19 | The Majestic Theater | 7 p.m. | $30+ | Join this three-time GRAMMY-nominated artist, David Crowder, as he takes to the stage to perform hits from his new album. 🎸
  • Adult Virtual Coloring | Fri., Nov. 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the San Antonio Public Library for a coloring therapy class from the comfort of your home. 🖍️
  • Zoo Lights | Fri., Nov. 19-Sun., Jan. 2 | Times vary | $21+ | San Antonio Zoo | As the animals sleep for the night, the zoo grounds awaken with magical lights + holiday cheer. 🎄

Saturday, Nov. 20

  • Joy Koy Just Kidding World Tour  | Sat., Nov. 20 | 8 p.m. | AT&T Center | $49.50-79.50 | Get ready to leave AT&T Center in stitches after Joy Koy sets stage to deliver a stand-up comedy routine that is no joke. 🎙️
  • Fredericksburg Fall Whiskey Festival | Sat., Nov. 20 | 12-10 p.m. | Bakersmith, Texas Dance Hall, 7905 Old San Antonio Road | $10-90 | Things to look forward to at the Fall Whiskey Festival — good food, live music, and the best whiskey to come out of Texas. 🥃
  • Cher Tribute Show | Sat., Nov. 20 | 4 p.m.-8p.m. | Rockbox Theater, 109 N. Llano, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 | $48-62 | You better Believe that Lisa Irion as Cher will put on a dazzling performance complete with live vocal performances and spectacular costume replicas. 🎤
  • Paul Cuathen Live | Sat., Nov. 20 | 7 p.m.-11:30 p.m. | Paper Tiger | $30 | Rock out to Americana/indie folk artist Paul Cauthen live on his North American Tour. 🎙️
  • Café Tacvba – USA Tour 2021 | Sat., Nov. 20 | 7 p.m. | Aztec Theater | $49.50-89.50 | Bring your friends + jam out to the one of the most influential rock backs to ever come out of Mexico. 🎤
  • Wizardfest | Sat., Nov. 20 | 8 p.m.-1 a.m. | Pat O’Brien’s, 121 Alamo Plaza | $15-50 | Wingardium Leviosa — Take part in a Triwizard Tournament that includes Trivia, Quidditch & a Scavenger Hunt. 🪄
  • Alamo Militia Muster | Sat., Nov. 20 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Alamo | Free | Join in on historical reenactments + firing demonstrations to find out if you have the necessary skills to defend the Alamo — sign up by Nov. 13. 🪖
  • Pueblos de Maíz | Sat., Nov. 20 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. | Mission Marquee Plaza | Free | Join this celebration of corn as a traditional ingredient in many local foods + shop from its holiday market. 🌽
  • Harvest Fest | Sat., Nov. 20 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Hemisfair Park | Free | Enjoy fall-themed activities, live music, and local vendors in celebration of the autumn season. 🍁

Sunday, Nov. 21

  • In a style of Jazz | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral | Sun., Nov. 21 | 7 p.m. | San Fernando Cathedral | Free | Get jazzed up for an enchanting night of music at one of San Antonio’s most historic landmarks. 🎷
  • Photography without Borders | Sun., Nov. 21 | 2 p.m-2:30 p.m | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts | $20-45 | Follow Annie Griffiths on her photographic journey during her time visiting 100+ countries from around the world all the while gathering eccentric and exciting stories. 📷
  • ZONARTE – El Mercado de Aztlán | Sun., Nov. 21 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Centro Cultural Aztlan | Free | Enjoy a day of holiday shopping from a wide range of artisans from San Antonio and across Texas offering their unique handmade gifts. 🛍️
  • Christmas Showcase | Sun., Nov. 21 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Freeman Coliseum | $8+ | Check off your holiday gift list all under one roof. 🛍️
  • Sunday Yoga | Sun., Nov. 21 | 10 a.m. | Confluence Park | Free | Get ready to move and breathe with the community in a soulful dose of mindful movement led by Mobile Om. 🙏

Nov. 22 – Nov. 28

Monday, Nov. 22

  • Spurs vs. Phoenix Suns | Mon., Nov. 22 | 7:30 p.m. | AT&T Center | $16+ | Catch the Spurs dunking on the Phoenix Suns in their home stadium. 🏀
  • Junior CHEF Camp: Thanksgiving Sides | Mon., Nov. 22 | 9 a.m.-1p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $144+ | Impress your friends with your new chef skills from this holiday-meal inspired cooking class. 🍽️

Tuesday, Nov. 23

  • Jazz Night at Blue Star | Tues., Nov. 23 | 8-10 p.m. | Blue Star Brewing Company | Free | Get on out, grab a drink + groove to live Jazz featuring local big bands at Blue Star. 🎷
  • Ethical Chat | Tues., Nov. 23 | 6 p.m.| Virtual | Free | A conversation with Compost Queens about saving the earth one bucket at a time + the do’s and don’ts of composting. 🌱

Wednesday, Nov. 24

  • Christian Nodal Botella Tras Botella Tour | Wed., Nov. 24 | 9 p.m. | AT&T Center | $25-708 | Witness legendary Latin artist Christian Nodal on his newest tour live on stage. 🎤
  • Spurs vs. Atlanta Hawks | Wed., Nov. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | AT&T Center | $16+ | Catch the Spurs dunking on the Atlanta Hawks in their home stadium. 🏀
  • Bingo Night | Wed., Nov. 24 | 6-10 p.m. | Rebecca Creek Distillery, 26605 Bulverde Rd. | Free | Sip on Texas-made whiskey + try your luck at a game of bingo for a chance to win prizes. 🥃

Thursday, Nov. 25

  • Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner |  Thurs., Nov. 25 | 9:30 a.m. | Virtual | Experience this San Antonio tradition that brings the community together to help feed over 12,500 in need every year. 🥧
  • Turkey Trot 5K | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 8:30-11:30 a.m. | Commander’s House at H-E-B’s Arsenal Campus, 622 S. Flores St. | $35+ | Fight hunger with every step this holiday season in honor of the San Antonio Food Bank. 👟
  • Operation Turkey | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 7:45 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sumo San Antonio, 8342 W I-10 | Free | Give back this Thanksgiving by donating your time to pack + deliver meals to those in need.

Friday, Nov. 26

  • Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto | Fri., Nov. 26 – Sat., Nov. 27 | 7:30 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $15-85 | This is deaf-intely a concert you won’t want to miss as the San Antonio Symphony performs works by Beethoven, Na’ama Zisser, and Sibelius. 🎻
  • Elf the Musical | Nov. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | The Woodlawn Theater | $18-30 | Join the cast of this year’s Elf musical production to find out if the best way to spread Christmas cheer is really by singing loud for all to hear. 🎄
  • Ford Holiday River Parade and River Lighting Ceremony | Fri., Nov. 26 | 6 p.m. | The River Walk | $15-40 | Bring your own chair + watch the stunning array of illuminated floats for the 40th Holiday River Parade. 🌟
  • Spurs vs. Boston Celtics | Fri., Nov. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | AT&T Center | $25+ | Catch the Spurs dunking on the Boston Celtics in their home stadium. 🏀
  • Dickens on Main | Fri., Nov. 26-Sat., Nov. 27 | 12-9 p.m. | Main Plaza, 100 N. Main Street, Boerne | Free | Kick off the holiday season with a vintage wonderland celebration complete with ice carving shows, street entertainers, holiday shopping + more. ☃️
  • Movies by the Moonlight | Fri., Nov. 25 | 6-9:30 p.m. | Travis Park | Free | Get in the holiday spirit with a showing of the movie The Grinch, a holiday market + more. 🎞️
  • Friendsgiving | Fri., Nov. 26 | 7 p.m. | The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 South St. Mary’s St. | $20+ | Celebrate Friendsgiving at Ivy Hall with live music, local vendors, cocktail sampling + more.

Saturday, Nov. 27

  • Fredericksburg Hot Air Balloon Festival | Sat,m Nov. 27 | 12-6 p.m.| Grapetown Vineyard, 8142 Old San Antonio Rd. | $10+ | Bring friends + family for a day of delicious food, seasonal drinks, local vendors, and hot air balloon rides. 🎈
  • Prince Tribute Show | Sat., Nov. 27 | 4-8 p.m. | $48-62 | Rockbox Theater, 109 N. Llano, Fredericksburg | Rock out to this encapsulating and high energy Purple Madness performance. 🎤
  • Josh Abbott Band | Sat., Nov. 27 | 7 p.m. | Cowboys Dance Hall | $20-65 | Dance the night away to crooner Josh Abbot + his company of five musicians. 🎤
  • Small Business Saturday Market | Sat., Nov. 27 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Dollface Den, 3408 N. St. Mary’s St. | Free | Support + shop local makers and artists in celebration of Small Business Saturday. 🛍️
  • Alamo Lights | Sat., Nov. 27-Mon., Jan. 3 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Alamo | Free | Take a stroll inside this historic landmark grounds and enjoy its festive light display that illuminates the garden.
  • Josh Abbott Band | Sat., Nov. 27 | 7 p.m. | Cowboys Dancehall | $20+ | The Josh Abbott Band is coming back to San Antonio with a special opening act by Corey Kent.

Sunday, Nov. 28

  • Santa’s Ranch | Sun., Nov. 28 | 6 p.m-10 p.m. | 9561 I-35 North, New Braunfels | $35 per vehicle | Bring the whole family for this drive-through, 1.5 million light, holiday experience. 🎄
  • Holiday Haus | Sun., Nov. 28 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | St. Paul Square | Free | Shop from 60+ local vendors, eat some delicious food, and listen to holiday music from Sunny and 75.

Nov. 29 – Nov. 30

Monday, Nov. 29

Tues., Nov. 30

  • Jazz Night at Blue Star | Tues., Nov. 30 | 8-10 p.m. | Blue Star Brewing Company | Free | Get on out, grab a drink + groove to live Jazz featuring local big bands at Blue Star. 🎷