Musical moments and artsy happenings take center stage during this weekend’s top five things to do in San Antonio. See Spongebob Squarepants in real life at Majestic Theatre or enjoy selections from classical composer Tchaicovsky’s First Piano Concerto performed by the San Antonio Symphony. For a full list of our events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, January 23
McNay Art Museum presents "Robert L. B. Tobin: Collector, Curator, Visionary"
The life and legacy of San Antonio arts patron Robert Lynn Batts Tobin is celebrated at the McNay Art Museum's newest exhibition. This presentation showcases Tobin's expansion collection of rare artworks and beloved theater designs — pieces he acquired with the intention of sharing them with the public. Among the exhibition's highlights are drawings, sketches, costume designs, maquettes, rare books, and more. Following the opening weekend, the show will be on display through April 26.
Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling presents Whiskey and Chocolate Pairing
Indulge in sweets and spirits at Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling. This foodie-approved evening includes a look into the confectionary process, chocolates provided by Délice Chocolatier & Patisserie, and curated signature whiskies for perfect pairing. Tickets include a whiskey flight, a cocktail, four chocolates, light snacks, and the chance to meet with master distillers and chocolatiers.
Friday, January 24
Carver Community Cultural Center presents The Meeting
Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. sit down together for an imaginary conversation during the height of the civil rights movement. This play explores the similar beliefs the icons shared on equality, but the vast differences in how to make those beliefs a reality. Tickets to this Carver Community Cultural Center production are still available.
The Spongebob Musical
The world’s most famous yellow sponge comes to life on the Majestic Theatre stage. Inspired by the groundbreaking Nickelodeon cartoon series, The Spongebob Musical reimagines life in Bikini Bottom in front of a live audience and with an original score. Familiar friends like characters Patrick, Sandy, and Squidward join Spongebob for a new adventure that all ages will enjoy. Performances through January 26.
San Antonio Symphony presents Tchaikovsky First Piano Concerto
Selections from composer Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto are performed live by the San Antonio Symphony at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. This concert features conductor Sebastian Lang-Lessing and pianist Olga Kern and will include Orchestra, Op. 23 and Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy on its set list of classical favorites. Tickets for both the January 24 and January 25 show are still available.