Settle into the final stretch of summer with the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Head to the theater for opening night of an award-winning musical or take a quick trip to Driftwood for a new Vista Brewing barrel release. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, August 9
BMW of San Antonio Signature Series: Fun Home
The beloved, Tony Award-winning story based on a graphic memoir comes to life on the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts stage. Fun Home follows main character Alison during three different stages of life. Watch as Allison journeys from the mysteries of her childhood through the challenges of adulthood. Performances through August 10.
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live
The hilarious, off-Broadway hit comedy exploring the different sexes begins its brief stint at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Men Are from Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE! is a one-man show, fusing traditional theater and stand-up, and sure to add a fun twist to your typical date night plans. Opening night tickets are still available. Performances through August 19.
Friday, August 10
ARTS San Antonio presents Spanish Harlem Orchestra
Grammy-winning salsa and Latin jazz band Spanish Harlem Orchestra performs live at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre. Known across the globe for their New York style and authentic salsa sound, the orchestra is sure to get your toes tapping during this memorable evening of music. Select tickets are still available.
Saturday, August 11
Vista Brewing presents Rosanna Single Varietal Barrel Release
Take a trip to Driftwood and be among the first to taste the four newest Vista Brewing variations of favorite Rosanna Barrel-Aged Brett Ale. Guests can sample each brew, all of which are aged in a different red wine barrel. Additional event highlights include an RSVP-only brewery tour and a barrel talk.
Sunday, August 12
Dawes in concert
Los Angeles rock band Dawes comes to San Antonio in support of their new album, Passwords. The group is known for their iconic folk sound and fan-favorite hits including “A Little Bit of Everything” and “When My Time Comes.” Tickets to the show at The Rustic are still available.