It's all about unique experiences in this week's edition of the five best things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Catch up with the stars of cult classic Napoleon Dynamite or get a glimpse into Native culture at the Yanaguana Indian Arts Market. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, November 15
Children’s Ballet of San Antonio presents The Children's Nutcracker
Iconic Tchaikovsky production The Nutcracker is reimagined at Majestic Theatre. This family-friendly show features a cast of nearly 200 young artists and award-winning classical dancers, gifted special needs artists, and more. Performances through November 16.
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts presents Napoleon Dynamite: A Conversation with Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, and Tina Majorino
Relive the magic of cult film Napoleon Dynamite with cast members at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Guests can settle in for a full screening of the hilarious 2004 blockbuster followed by a lively discussion with stars Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, and Tina Majorino. Select tickets are still available.
Friday, November 16
San Antonio Parks Foundation presents Sound and Bath Poetry
Reiki master Pamela Martinez leads a one-hour, immersive sound bath experience at the Japanese Tea Garden. Author Linda Simone hosts the evening of self-reflection and tranquility within a calming outdoor landscape. Other sound meditation highlights include reading by award-winning San Antonio poets Charles Darnell, Natalia Treviño, and Jeanie Sanders. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early and to bring their own personal chairs or mats.
The Internet in concert
American soul band The Internet is set to blaze the Aztec Theatre stage this weekend. The group comes to San Antonio in support of their new album, Hive Mind. Since their formation in 2011, The Internet has made appearances at major music festivals and nabbed top hits including “Girl” and “Famous.”
Saturday, November 17
Briscoe Western Art Museum presents Yanaguana Indian Arts Market
Experience an introduction to tribal tradition and contemporary Native culture at the Briscoe Western Art Museum. Guests to the Yanaguana Indian Arts Market can shop unique goods crafted by top Native artists including basketry, beadwork, pottery, and more. Additional highlights include artist demonstrations, musical performances, workshops, and inspired food. Admission is free.