Local art, outdoor conversation, and live entertainment have us looking forward to the days to come. See beloved Disney characters on ice or explore the imaginative sculptures of Steve Tobin at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, April 28
San Antonio Botanical Garden presents Steve Tobin: "Rooted"
Experience the work of contemporary artist and sculptor Steve Tobin at the San Antonio Botanical Garden’s newest exhibition. The collection of new works is Tobin’s largest sculpture exhibition of his career and includes towering works like root systems, bird’s nests, and polished clouds placed among the natural vegetation of the garden. In addition to the exhibit itself, visitors will also be able to participate in workshops and nature camps to connect with the space. For tickets, click here. This exhibition is open through October 30.
Disney on Ice: Dream Big
The most beloved Disney characters will make an appearance on the ice at the Alamodome. For Disney on Ice: Dream Big, audiences of all ages will get to participate in fun sing-alongs led by favorite friends like Moana, Maui and Frozen’s Elsa and Olaf while experiencing world-class ice skating. Get your tickets here. Performances are scheduled through May 1.
Friday, April 29
Tori Amos in concert
Music icon Tori Amos comes to the Majestic Theatre to start the weekend. The classically trained artist is best known for songs including “Silent All These Years” and “Cornflake Girl” and has released 16 solo studio albums throughout her career. A limited number of seating is still available on the ticketing website here.
Saturday, April 30
San Antonio Parks Foundation presents 3rd Annual Outside For All
Celebrate San Antonio’s diverse green spaces and their invaluable community impact with the return of Outside For All at the Japanese Tea Garden. Guests will be able to participate in a panel discussion with park, landscape, and city experts about plans for the future. Additional highlights include a nonprofit showcase and community Q&A. Go to the event website for more program information. Admission to this event is free and open to the public.
Bihl Haus Arts presents On & Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour
Bihl Haus Arts brings back the On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour for an intimate glimpse into the workspaces, studios, and private homes of artists of all kinds. This two-day, self-guided tour will kick off with an autograph party and reception featuring poolside refreshments and live music by Los Nahuatlatos. Get your tour admission and home catalog on the event website.