Weekend Event Guide
Music events are striking a major chord on the Alamo City agenda. Shop local produce and goods while enjoying live music at the Mission Marquee Plaza's Farmers and Artisans Market, or experience the Public Theater's new "musical exhibition," on stage this weekend. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio.
Thursday, April 14
McNay Art Museum presents "The Great Stage of Texas"
Celebrate the Texas fashion and costume designers who have made their mark on the theater arts at this new McNay Art Museum exhibition. More than a dozen contemporary designers and native Texans have shared their artwork with the museum so the public can experience excellence in set design, costume, lighting, and projection design. For a list of featured artists, go to the museum website. This exhibition is on display through August 14.
Friday, April 15
Tobin Center presents Eddie Griffin
Comedian and actor Eddie Griffin will perform for a live audience at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. He is best known for his role as Eddie Sherman in the sitcom Malcolm & Eddie and as the lead character in 2002 comedy Undercover Brother. A limited number of balcony and mezzanine seating is still available on the ticketing website.
The Public Theater of San Antonio presents 35mm: A Musical Exhibition
A stunning new multimedia musical takes the stage at the Public Theater of San Antonio. This new concept of musical theater and visual storytelling is sure to capture the audience’s imagination. Tickets for all three showtimes, April 15-17, are still available.
Saturday, April 16
World Heritage Office presents Mission Marquee Plaza Farmers & Artisans Market
The monthly Mission Marquee Plaza's Farmers and Artisans Market returns for another installment of open-air community activities. Visitors can participate in free fitness classes, enjoy live music, shop fresh and locally sourced food, and purchase goods from pop-up vendors. Healthy cooking demonstrations and nutrition education sessions will also be available. For more information, go to the market website. Admission is free and open to the public.
Primus: A Tribute to Kings
Rock band Primus takes the stage at Majestic Theatre with a tribute to Rush. They'll perform Rush's 1977 album A Farewell to Kings in its entirety, in addition to Primus’ originals. Get your tickets here.