This weekend, you can livestream local Pride festivities, venture out for live music, or reserve a day at the amusement park. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio.
Thursday, June 25
Attend a virtual book discussion
Texas Book Festival and Austin360 Book Club co-host this virtual discussion with author and poet Saeed Jones. Explore Jones’ award-winning memoir, How We Fight For Our Lives, via a virtual dialogue moderated by Jennifer Wilks, associate professor of English and African and African Diaspora studies at the University of Texas. Save your spot to the free event when you RSVP online.
Catch Stoney Larue in concert
Texas country artist Stoney Larue performs live in support of his new album, Onward, for two consecutive nights at Gruene Hall. The outdoor concert will be held in the beer garden, and tables and chairs have been spaced out to follow social distancing guidelines. Only table seats will be sold for this event, and tickets will be available for purchase one day in advance of the first show. Although not required, wearing a mask is strongly encouraged.
Friday, June 26
Create a Poetry Postcard
The San Antonio Museum of Art and San Antonio Poet Laureate Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson are helping make social justice accessible to all with their Poetry Postcards initiative. Pick up an action bag (or make your own), and then watch the quick at-home workshop led by Sanderson to discover ways to advocate for justice through poetry.
Saturday, June 27
Attend virtual Pride
San Antonio Pride is going virtual this year. The three-hour livestream experience will feature guest appearances by stars including Cynthia Lee Fontaine of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Angel Bonilla of The Voice, Latin legend Shelly Lares, and more.