Explore the city at socially distanced events this weekend. Peruse a local museum exhibition or hit an open-air local markets in the days ahead. Check out the top five things to do in Austin this weekend.
Thursday, January 7
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club San Antonio presents Tony Hinchcliffe
Comedian Tony Hinchcliffe comes to Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club San Antonio with fresh stand-up material. The Los Angeles-based entertainer rose to notoriety after his 2016 Netflix comedy special, One Shot. Tickets to both the Thursday and Friday shows are still available.
McNay Art Museum presents "Selena Forever/Siempre Selena"
Visit the McNay Art Museum to discover the life and legacy of the late ‘90s icon, Tejano music sensation, and Texas legend Selena Quintanilla-Pérez one last time. Visitors can view a series of photos from Selena’s memorable shoots with San Antonio photographer John Dyer for both Más Magazine in 1992 and Texas Monthly in 1995. “Selena Forever/Siempre Selena” will be on display through January 10.
Friday, January 8
Charlie Starr of Blackberry Smoke in concert
Charlie Starr, the lead vocalist and guitarist for Atlanta’s rock band Blackberry Smoke, graces the stage solo for an acoustic performance at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Fellow musician Benji Shanks will join Starr for an intimate evening of entertainment. Select tickets for the socially distanced show are still available for purchase on the Tobin Center website.
Saturday, January 9
Garden Ridge Market Days
Stock up on local produce, unique artisan goods, and more at Garden Ridge Market Days. The open-air market is hosted at Northeast Bible Church and will offer shoppers the chance to peruse more than 100 vendors selling a range of products, including local farm-fresh produce, candles, sweet treats, plants/succulents, pet accessories, home decor, boutique clothing, and more. Customers are required to adhere to all safety guidelines and face masks are required whenever indoors. Admission is free. Garden Ridge Market Days are scheduled monthly through December 2021.
Witte Museum presents New Year, New You
Welcome the new year with fellow San Antonians at the 7th annual New Year, New You party hosted by the Witte Museum. This year’s event highlights include a nature walk, a cooking demonstration, and screenings at a mobile mammography unit. All ages are welcome to attend and social distancing will be strictly enforced. Entry is included with museum admission. Visit the Witte Museum website to purchase tickets.