Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Spend some time outdoors or at the theater thanks to a packed schedule of music, live performances, cinema, and more. Attend the highly anticipated CineFestival in person or catch the newest exhibition at Bihl Haus Arts right after its reopening to the public. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, July 8
The original San Antonio Latinx film festival returns to fully in-person programming after a hiatus due to the pandemic. The five-day event will feature 80 films mostly from the Lone Star State and U.S. Latinx communities. Selection highlights include the opening night film Juanito’s Lab, food documentary Truly Texas Mexican, and more. Capacity for all screenings is limited to just 200 seats. For a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit the CineFestival website.
Friday, July 9
Bihl Haus Arts presents “Botanical Sensations” opening reception
Be among the first to enjoy Bihl Haus Arts as it reopens to the public with an artist reception for its newest exhibition, “Botanical Sensations.” Guests can explore the botanical and natural-world-inspired works of mother-daughter artists Carmen Oliver and Daniela Oliver de Portillo, who both used their studio practice to heal during the pandemic. The opening reception will feature food, drinks, and paletas served poolside, along with live music by Lucero Villa. Following the reception, the exhibit will be on display through August 14. Admission is free.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts presents Cinema on Will’s Plaza
Round up a few friends or family members and enjoy a free movie night under the stars at The Plaza at the Tobin Center. This month’s featured Cinema on Will’s Plaza film is the nostalgic Tom & Jerry. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and bring their own lawn chairs or blankets to ensure good outdoor seats. A full bar and concessions will be available to make the movie night complete. For a schedule of movie screenings, visit the event website. Admission is free.
Saturday, July 10
AABCD Dance Studio presents The Greatest Show
Memorable dance numbers from a variety of motion pictures come to life on the Scottish Rite Theater stage with a live performance from AABCD Dance Studio. The dazzling experience will feature choreography from films like The Greatest Showman, Annie, and The Lion King, making it an event that all ages can enjoy. Purchase tickets now.
Majestic Theatre presents Bill Maher
Comedic great, television host, and entertainer Bill Maher comes to San Antonio with fresh stand-up material at Majestic Theatre. Known for his witty commentary and his enduring career in television and movies, Maher has become a household name in entertainment. A limited number of tickets is still available.