Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Stimulate all of your senses at the hottest things to in San Antonio this weekend. Tickle your tastebuds at the Texas Monthly MeatUp or get swept away in the iconic sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein performed by the San Antonio Symphony. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, June 7
McNay Art Museum presents “Immersed: Local to Global Art Sensations”
The McNay Art Museum celebrates San Antonio’s Tricentennial with the debut of its newest exhibition, “Immersed: Local to Global Art Sensations.” This show features a collection of interactive installations including an immersive work by Yayoi Kusama and Philip Worthy, and Sunset, a film by Andy Warhol. Guests can view pieces by world-famous talents and be among the first to see a new commission by San Antonio’s own Chris Sauter.
Dita Von Teese and the Copper Coupe Tour
Burlesque beauty and performer Dita Von Teese brings her saucy moves to The Aztec Theatre in support of her Copper Coupe Tour. Featured guests Gia Genevieve, Dirty Martini, Ginger Valentine, and others will join Von Teese in a glamourous and rousing showcase. Witness Von Teese’s signature cocktail glass act and be dazzled by ornate costumes and old-fashioned glam.
Friday, June 8
San Antonio Symphony presents Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration
The accomplishments of composers Rodgers and Hammerstein are honored at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Program hits include Broadway tunes “Climb Every Mountain,” “Oklahoma,” and “All the Things You Are.” Enjoy an evening of sing-along tunes with the entire family in tow. Select tickets available.
Saturday, June 9
Texas Monthly presents MeatUp
Feast on the finest meats from the top culinary forces in the region at The Pearl Stable. The second annual MeatUp features dishes created by local and regional pitmasters named on Texas Monthly’s Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas list and leading chefs curated by the magazine’s palette-poised editors. Chow down on delicious barbecued meats, sip cold Texas beer and hand-crafted cocktails, and groove to live music all evening long.
John Fogerty in concert
John Fogerty comes to the Whitewater Amphitheater for a retrospective career performance. Since going solo, the former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman has released nine studio albums and is known for his hit songs “Down on the Corner,” “Green River,” and “Fortunate Son.” Tickets still available.