Use the spirit of the new decade to try something new during the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Keep your fitness resolutions (and reward yourself) with beer at Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling or experience the acclaimed musical Miss Saigon at the Majestic Theatre. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, January 9
Broadway in San Antonio: Miss Saigon
Legendary Broadway musical Miss Saigon, the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman, heads to the Majestic Theatre. Reimagined by the creators of Les Misérables, audiences can expect a stunning spectacle featuring a cast of 42 performers and the original score including Broadway hits like “The Movie in My Mind” and “The Heat is On in Saigon.” Following opening night, performances are scheduled through January 12.
Richter Goods presents Listen: Acoustic Music Series
Music series Listen continues with blues performers Adam Ahrens and Sue Foley at Broadway News. Attendees to the intimate pop-up concert can discover up-and-coming Texas musicians in a quiet setting — perfect for discovering new sounds and talent. Ahrens will also serve as the evening’s emcee and will perform an opening finger style guitar set. Admission is $10 at the door.
Sunday, January 12
Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling presents Bootcamp and Brews
Maintain your fitness resolutions with a high-intensity workout followed by a celebratory beer at Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling. Tickets include a 35-40 minute training session focusing on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and glutes and abs. After you detox, retox with a complimentary pint of any Ranger Creek beer on tap. All training levels are welcome to participate. Purchase your tickets online to get $2 off.
Autism Treatment Center presents Elvis Birthday Bash
Celebrate all things Elvis in support of the Autism Treatment Center at La Hacienda de Los Barrios. Partygoers can groove to hits by the late rock ‘n’ roll icon performed by The Rick Cavender Band and honor his legendary sense of style by donning their own stage-ready looks. Additional highlights include dinner and a raffle drawing entry.
National Geographic Live presents I Bought a Rainforest
Photojournalist Charlie Hamilton James’ journey in the Peruvian rainforest is recounted in front of a live audience at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The wildlife documentarian and conservationist will explain what inspired him to purchase 100 acres of rainforest and why he has made it his life’s mission to protect the natural and lush habitat of Peru’s Manu National Park. A select number of tickets to this unique — and timely — event is still available.