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This Weekend in San Antonio 12/1-12/3

Thursday, November 30, 2017   /   by Jones Real Estate Team

This Weekend in San Antonio 12/1-12/3

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES

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FRIDAY EVENTS

 

CREATIVE CREATURES GRAND OPENING 

Friday | 6-11pm | Creative Creatures, Blue Star Arts Complex | Free 

This brick and mortar location of Eddy and Karen’s work, showcases their oeuvre including watercolor, ink acrylic illustrations, paintings, photography, mixed-media, and collage works of art. In addition, it offers patrons the opportunity to purchase stickers, pins, prints, accessories, and more from an assortment of artists and vendors - Black Moon Print, Hello Reg, Tattooed Boy, and Junk Ship to name a few.

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FESTIVAL OF ANGELS 

Friday | 6-10pm | Hal Baldwin Municipal Complex 
The City of Schertz invites the community to kick off the holiday season at the annual Festival of Angels. This festival incorporates multiple holiday happenings all in one night, featuring a lighted night parade, Blue Santa Fundraiser, pictures with Santa, live music from local music groups, food, craft sales, and more.

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THE POLAR EXPRESS STORYTIME 

Friday | 7pm | Barnes & Noble | Free

Join Barnes and Nobles in your pajamas for their annual story-time of The Polar Express, 30th anniversary edition.

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SATURDAY EVENTS

 

HOLIDAY FAMILY EVENT 

Saturday | 10am-2pm | Autism Community Network | Free
A pop-up shop event that includes childcare for special needs children and their siblings. The focus is to foster a stress-free shopping environment for families who struggle with sensory overloads in some public spaces.

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HOLIDAY RIVER ROAD MARKET FEST 

Saturday | 10am-5pm | Andy’s on River Road | Free
This festival has it all, featuring a skating rink, holiday shopping, food, games, face painting, live music, Christmas carolers, and pictures with Santa and his reindeer.

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6TH ANNUAL ALAMO CITY RODS TOY DRIVE 

Saturday | 12-5pm | Wonderland of the Americas | Donation of unwrapped toy 

The Alamo City Rods are hosting their sixth annual toy drive to benefit the Methodist Children's Hospital.

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FIRST SATURDAY AT THE ALAMO 

Saturdays | 9am-4pm | The Alamo | Free

The grounds of the Alamo will be taken back in time to the 1830s for a full day of living history. Guests will learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.

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SUNDAY EVENTS

 

ALAMO HEIGHTS FARMERS MARKET

Sundays | 9am-1pm | Alamo Heights Farmers Market | Free

The market will feature over 25 vendors with farm fresh selections including fresh produce, grass fed/grass finished beef, lamb, goat and wild hog meats, chicken, eggs, kombucha, pecans, honey, gourmet coffee, lemonade and many more exciting products.

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“This Is Hunger” National Exhibit 

Sunday | 10am-8pm | Free

This 45-minute exhibit tells intimate stories of dozens of Americans using portraits, various storytelling techniques and hands-on activities.

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2017 HOLIDAY LASER SHOW 

Sunday | 4-6pm | Lila Cockrell Theater | Free

URBAN-15 offers one free public performance of this spectacular multimedia show of choreographed laser beams, colorful 3-D animation and light effects performed to traditional holiday favorites and experimental electronic composition. Tickets are free but must be reserved online.

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CHEF'S TABLE FEATURING SAVE THE WORLD BREWING 

Sunday | 6-8pm | Hop & Vine | $45-50 

Hop & Vine hosts an event with seasonal dishes and finely crafted beers, where guests can sit at the communal dinner table. Chef Hazel Moss joins Save the World Brewing's certified cicerone Forrest Hyde in guiding guests through their culinary tour. Four courses, four beers.

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WEEKEND-LONG EVENTS

 

LITTLE ITALY'S 1ST ANNUAL ROCK 'N' ROLL MARATHON PASTATHON 

Friday & Saturday | 1-5pm | Little Italy Restaurant | $20

Little Italy Restaurant has teamed up with the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in their Runner Perks Program to offer runners an exclusive offer of all-you-can-eat pasta. Tickets include access to the build-your-own pasta buffet with salad, hot bread, and a non-alcoholic drink. Guests can enjoy the company of other runners in a community style setting located in Little Italy's private dining room, The Big Apple.

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS WALKING TOUR 

Fridays & Saturdays | 7-9:30pm | Alamo Plaza | $30 

Guests can have a warm holiday beverage and make their way through downtown San Antonio. This night tour takes includes a private river boat ride, followed by a short history of San Antonio as told on the backdrop of San Fernando Cathedral, The Heart of the City.

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THE NUTCRACKER 

Friday 7:30pm | Saturday 2 & 7:30pm | Sunday 2pm | Tobin Center | $24.50-129 

Ballet San Antonio once again brings back the perennial holiday favorite The Nutcracker with live accompaniment of the Tchaikovsky score provided by the San Antonio Symphony.

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CHRISTMAS LIGHT FEST 

Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve | 6-10pm | Don Strange Ranch | $27

More than two million twinkling lights will be on display at Christmas Light Fest. Open nightly, the light spectacular features drive-thru tunnels of twinkling lights and holiday displays along a two-mile path and Santa’s Village, a rustic barn filled with holiday flavors and activities. Drive through the sparkling displays or go ranch-style and catch a hayride.

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CHRISTMAS AT THE CAVERNS 

December 1-31 | 9am-5pm | Natural Bridge Caverns | $19-25

Natural Bridge Caverns will celebrate the 2017 holiday season by combining the sights and sounds of the holidays with its underground world of natural beauty and amazement. Now in its fourth year, Christmas at the Caverns benefits the San Antonio Food Bank. It includes Caroling in the Caverns, Christmas Hayride, Reindeer Roundup, the Canopy Challenge and Flying Elf Zip Lines and more. Every day in December the entire park will be filled with the joy of the season. 

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Looking for Tree Lighting Ceremonies in San Antonio? Find a list here.
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SPORTING EVENTS

 

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE HOCKEY VS. IOWA WILD 

Friday | 7:30pm | AT&T Center | $12-32

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE HOCKEY VS. IOWA WILD 

Saturday | 7pm | AT&T Center | $12-32


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WEATHER

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