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This Weekend in San Antonio 12/15-12/17

Tuesday, December 12, 2017   /   by Jones Real Estate Team

This Weekend in San Antonio 12/15-12/17

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES

 

SAN ANTONIO ATTRACTIONS

 

MUSEUMS:                                                                                        GOLF:

Briscoe Western Art Museum                                                            The Golf Club of Texas

San Antonio Missions                                                                         The Quarry

San Antonio Museum of Art                                                                Cedar Creek

Texas Transportation Museum                                                         

Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio                                    THEME PARKS:

The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum                                                      Six Flags Fiesta Texas

The Witte Museum                                                                              SeaWorld San Antonio

Institute of Texan Cultures                                                                  Morgan’s Wonderland

 

FRIDAY EVENTS

 

KING OF TOKYO TOURNAMENT

Friday | 5pm-10pm | Multiverse Games | $5

Learn to play from 4pm-6pm! Tournament will begin from 5pm-6pm as players learn & start playing. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place prizes! Rozy Pony, Cthulhu, & King of Tokyo goodies!

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“SAN ANTONIO BLOWS”

Friday | 6pm-10pm | FL!GHT Gallery | Free

Keep SA Lame presents "San Antonio Blows," a group show of local and FL!GHT artists who create functional or hand processed items or artworks with a focus on functional and decorative glass art and objects.

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UGLY SWEATER PARTY

Friday | 6:30pm-2am | Howl at the Moon | $10

Bring your hideous, most horrendous, ugliest Christmas sweater to the annual Ugly Sweater Party with drink specials, live music and more. Wearing an ugly sweater grants free admission before 10pm and guests can enter to win an Ugly Sweater Happy Hour Party.

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SAN ANTONIO YOUTH BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER

Friday | 7pm-9pm | Carver Community Cultural Center | $15-20

San Antonio Youth Ballet performs its production of the holiday classic The Nutcracker. 50 dancers show the journey to magical kingdoms, meeting snowflakes and sugar plum fairies on a journey with Clara and her Toy Soldier.

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11TH ANNUAL ROCK4TOTS: ISLAND EDITION

Friday | 9:30pm | Zombies | $5 or small unwrapped children’s toy

Zombies' toy drive and concert features live musical performances by local reggae artists Eyes on Zion, Table 4 Twelve, and more.

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SATURDAY EVENTS

 

GARDENS & YOGA

Saturday | 10am-11am | San Antonio Botanical Gardens | $15

This class invites all levels, ages and sizes to enjoy a meditation in motion in the beauty of the Botanical Garden rain or shine. Guests can join the AC Power Yoga team every third Saturday of the month from 10 to 11am for a power vinyasa flow in an outdoor setting. All you need to bring is a durable yoga mat, sunscreen, water, bug spray & an open mind.

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DOG YOGA/MASSAGE BE JOYFUL CLASS

Saturday | 11am-12:15pm | Revolución Coffee + Juice | $12

The class will start with a walking meditation and then move to the mat where everyone will be led in a relaxing canine massage routine that includes a special holiday aromatherapy and heated stones. Guests will then be guided through a gentle Doga (dog yoga) class to relax both humans and their four-legged friend even further.

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HOLIDAY MOVIES IN THE PARK: FROZEN

Saturday | 5pm-9pm | Travis Park | Free

Slab Cinema hosts a free screening of Frozen, Disney’s animated blockbuster following a fearless princess who sets off on a journey alongside a rugged iceman, his loyal pet reindeer, and a naive snowman to find her estranged sister, whose icy powers have inadvertently trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Activities 5-7pm, film starts at 7pm.

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ELF SCREENING

Saturday | 5:30pm-8:30pm | Memorial Park | Free

In conjunction with the Hollywood Park Mayor’s Movie Night, Slab Cinema hosts a free outdoor screening of Jon Favreau’s 2003 holiday favorite starring Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf as he makes his way from the North Pole to the Big Apple in search of his dad.

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SUNDAY EVENTS

 

LITTLE FLOWER CHRISTMAS CRAFTSHOW SPECTACULAR

Sunday | 8am-3pm | Little Flower Catholic School | Free

Little Flower Catholic School presents a show with artists, crafters, hobbyists, and makers in addition to their Direct Sales Retail Market. Live musical performance by vocalist Carlos Canas and live art demonstrations. The event benefits the Little Flower Catholic School and is held in the gym across from the Basilica of the National Shrine of Little Flower.

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ALAMO HEIGHTS FARMERS MARKET

Sunday | 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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SUNDAY ARTS MARKET

Sundays | 12-5pm | Brick at Blue Star | Free

Shop local with rare vinyl record finds, art, photography, fashion, cards, vintage looks and jewelry. Get astrology readings, and enjoy healthy juices at the bar, and empanadas by Rene Guerrero. Pets welcome.

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A CHORAL SOCIETY & BRASS CHRISTMAS

Sunday | 3-4:30pm | Our Lady of the Lake University | $5-18

This collaborative concert features the San Antonio Choral Society alongside San Antonio Brass in works for the holiday season, including Rutter’s Gloria and a carol sing-along.

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FORD FIESTA DE LAS LUMINARIAS

Sunday | 6pm-7pm | River Walk | Free

The stroll along the banks of the San Antonio River is guided by more than 3,000 luminarias — traditional Mexican Christmas lanterns.

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Holiday Charity Gala

Sunday | 6pm-9pm | San Antonio Artists Collective | $25

The Holiday Charity Gala benefits the Children’s Hunger Fund in delivering food to children and families in need in the US and around the world for over 25 years. The event features a fashion show, silent art auction and raffle, with private dinner from P.F. Changes and complimentary wine. Cocktail attire.

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WEEKEND-LONG EVENTS

 

“TELL ME WHERE IT HURTS”

Friday & Saturday | 11am-4pm | Ruiz-Healy Art | Free

This month, Ruiz-Healy Art presents “Tell Me Where It Hurts,” a new exhibition comprising the artist’s signature carved paintings and large-scale woodblock prints. The title of the show is inspired by the common phrase heard at the doctor’s office and refers to both a physical and mental state.

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THE MARCSMEN CHRISTMAS

Friday & Saturday | 7pm-10pm | The Playhouse | $15-35

The Marcsmen, in partnership with The Playhouse San Antonio, present A Christmas Double Feature. The evening will begin with The Playhouse's production of the acclaimed musical, All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914, followed by The Marcsmen Christmas with special guests Main Street, the 2017 Barbershop Harmony Society International Quartet Champions.

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NAME OUR SHOW

Friday & Saturday | 7:30pm | Aerial Horizon | $20-25

The performers will draw random words provided by the audience to inspire both improvised and choreographed aerial acts.

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THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER

Friday 6:30pm | Saturday & Sunday 2pm | The Magik Theatre in Hemisfair Park | $12-13.50

Adapted for the stage from Barbara Robinson’s beloved book, this holiday favorite follows the outrageous antics of the Herdman siblings, or “the worst kids in the history of the world.” The siblings take over the annual Christmas pageant in a hilarious yet heartwarming tale involving the Three Wise Men, a ham, scared shepherds, and six rowdy kids.

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THE SANTALAND DIARIES

Friday & Saturday 8pm | Sunday 3pm | Classic Theatre of San Antonio | $25

Imagine working as an elf dressed in a green velvet outfit at Macy’s department store. That’s the idea behind The Santaland Diaries, a one-man show. Based on the essay by David Sedaris, The Santaland Diaries recounts Sedaris’ real-life experiences as his alter ego, the disgruntled Crumpet the Elf, one unfortunate holiday season.

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IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS

Friday 8pm | Saturday 2pm & 8pm | Sunday 2pm & 7:30pm | The Majestic Theatre | $35-90

Based on the 1954 movie, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn, and falling for a stunning sister act in the process. Full of dancing, laughter, and some of the greatest songs ever written including “Happy Holiday,” “Sisters,” “The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing,” “Snow,” and the unforgettable title song “White Christmas.” This show promises to be a merry and bright musical for the whole family.

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HOLIDAYS ON THE BOARDWALK

Friday & Saturday 10am-9pm | Sunday 10am-7pm | Boardwalk on Broadway Popup Shop | Free

The Boardwalk on Broadway Popup Shop is an artisan shop with various artisans and in-store events. The popup will include live jazz, make-and-take bath bomb classes for kids and adults. Bath Bomb Classes tickets are sold online at organicallyinc-beauty.com under upcoming events.

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NIDO MERCADO FESTIVAL

Now-December 23rd | 11am-7pm | The Monty | Free

Bringing together an array of talented artists, collectors and designers (including Sonsuz, Dawson+Hellmann, Viviana, Guy Hundere, Kimberly Aubuchon and Drift), the pop-up market Nido Mercado Festivo invites guests to sip and shop a unique collection of gifts.

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A CHRISTMAS STROLL AT THE ALAMO

Now-December 23rd | 5:30pm-7pm | The Alamo | Free

The Alamo grounds remain open late for visitors to enjoy. The Christmas lights on the River Walk are an annual San Antonio favorite which guests can stroll by to get in the holiday spirit. If you're headed downtown, be sure to start your evening at the Alamo!

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HOLIDAYS IN BLOOM

Now-Dec 31st | 9am-5pm | San Antonio Botanical Garden | $9-12

The Garden will feature holiday-themed displays through the end of the year with garlands, red ribbons and other holiday decorations.

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SPORTS

 

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE HOCKEY VS ROCKFORD ICEHOGS

Friday | 7:30pm | AT&T Center | $7-66

 

UTSA MEN’S BASKETBALL VS BETHANY COLLEGE

Saturday | 2pm | UTSA Convocation Center

 

SAN ANTONIO SPURS BASKETBALL VS DALLAS MAVERICKS

Saturday | 7:30pm | AT&T Center | $27+

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE HOCKEY VS ROCKFORD ICEHOGS

Sunday | 3pm | AT&T Center | $7-66

 

 

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