Shopping, shows, and celebrity sightings top our list of the best things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Get an autograph from Ben Affleck at Celebrity Fan Fest or catch the opening night of the hit musical School of Rock. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, November 8
San Antonio Museum of Art presents Marilyn Lanfear: “Material Memory”
The work of Texan artist Marilyn Lanfear is in its final days at the San Antonio Museum of Art. “Material Memory” is a collection of mixed media sculptures from found objects that are then repurposed to create an all new narrative. Exhibition runs now through November 11.
Babes Support Babes Fall Pop-Up
It's all about women and creativity at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex. The bi-annual pop-up helps local small business owners showcase their talents and network while letting San Antonio shoppers discover unique finds. Attendees can shop 30 vendors offering goodies such as handmade jewelry, home decor, teas, and more. Admission is free.
Broadway in San Antonio presents School of Rock
This fun musical, inspired by the Jack Black film of the same name, School of Rock comes to life on the Majestic Theatre stage. Rediscover the story of a wannabe rock star who transforms a group of straight-A students into full-fledged rockers. The production features all 14 of the original songs from the blockbuster hit and will be performed live by the theater's first-ever kids' rock band. Performances through November 11.
Friday, November 9
Marc Anthony in concert
Latin music superstar Marc Anthony comes to Alamo City for a live performance as part of his Legacy Tour. Known for hit songs like “Vivir Mi Vida” and “You Sang to Me,” Anthony has released 12 albums in his long career, including the 2013 smash, 3.0. Select tickets to the AT&T Center show are still available.
Saturday, November 10
Celebrity Fan Fest
Get up close and personal with Hollywood stars during Celebrity Fan Fest. This two-day, star-studded event features appearances by Ben Affleck, Jason Momoa, Aly Michalka, Jewel Staite, and many more. Additional highlights include panels, photo ops, and autograph sessions. For a full list of events, visit the festival website.