Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Head outdoors and enjoy all the entertainment Alamo City has to offer. Enjoy an al fresco performance of Our Town on the San Antonio Botanical Garden lawn or celebrate local green spaces at Outside for All. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, May 13
Witte Museum presents The Conference on Texas: "From Tejas to Texas"
Join in on the fourth annual Conference on Texas, a two-day conference at The Witte Museum featuring a variety of unique and never-before-heard stories about the historical figures who shaped Texas during its most pivotal moments. Participants will delve into a variety of Texas topics, such as women ranchers, Black cowboys, the role of the French legation, and much more. Purchase in-person and virtual tickets on the conference website.
The Classic Theatre of San Antonio presents Our Town
The classic tale of Our Town is reimagined for a live audience in an outdoor setting at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Get a glimpse into the lives of the citizens of fictional American town Grover’s Corners in the early 1900s and get lost in the timeless, heartfelt drama. Audience members are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets for the most comfortable seating experience. Face masks are required. Purchase tickets on the Classic Theatre website.
Saturday, May 15
San Antonio Parks Foundation presents Outside for All
Outside for All returns for another year of outdoor fun and festivities at the Japanese Tea Garden of Brackenridge Park. Highlights include exhibitor displays, panel discussions, giveaways, children’s activities, a Q&A with parks director Homer Garcia III, and keynote speaker Brandon Logan. For a full schedule of activities and events, go to the Outside for All website. Face masks are required for all attendees. Admission is free and open to the public.
Pearl Farmers Market 12th anniversary
Head to the Pearl Farmers Market this Saturday to celebrate its 12th anniversary with a complimentary cupcake — while supplies last. And, Sunday, May 16 marks the start of the Pearl Makers Market, now taking place each Sunday from 10 am-2 pm, while the farmers market will continue Saturdays from 9 am-1 pm. For more information on the weekend markets, visit the website. Admission is free and open to the public.
Sunday, May 16
SOLI Chamber Ensemble presents For the End of Time: A New Beginning
Experience the SOLI Chamber Ensemble’s final concert of the season from the comfort of your home. The broadcast performance, For the End of Time: A New Beginning, is anchored by Olivier Messian’s Quartet and will also include Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis’ Elegy as a special tribute. Access to this concert is free.