Movies, music, and mixed-media top the list of the hottest things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Enjoy exclusive screenings at CineFestival or eat your fill of peachy goodness with the entire family at the Shops at La Cantera. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, July 11
41st Annual CineFestival
Latinx filmmakers are spotlighted at The Historic Guadalupe Theater. CineFestival, the country's longest-running Latinx film fest, is a four-day event featuring a diverse canon of 42 films, including the Texas premiere of Phoenix, Oregon, starring San Antonio native Jesse Borrego. This year’s theme, Frontera in Focus, showcases 30 films shot in Texas or directed by Texas filmmakers, with 17 of the films directed by San Antonio filmmakers or shot in San Antonio. Visit the festival website for a full schedule or to purchase a badge.
Texas Light Opera presents Hedwig and the Angry Inch
The iconic story of transgender rock-n-roll singer Hedwig Robinson takes center stage at Woodlawn Pointe. Each performance features pre-show opening acts from local performances troupes and also includes an opportunity to shop unique local artists and vendor goods. A small reception will be held after each show to meet and greet the cast and fellow attendees. Performances through July 14.
Friday, July 12
Centro Cultural Aztlan presents “Rural Charm/Encanto Rural” opening reception
Artists James Miller and Lenise Perez-Miller present their newest mixed-media exhibition at the Centro Cultural Aztlan. Guests to the opening reception can peruse the new show while enjoying light refreshments and live music by Forged in Fire featuring Sabrina Lopez. Following its opening, "Rural Charm/Encanto Rural" will be on display through July 30.
26th Annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival
The sounds of jazz music fill the nighttime air at the Wonderland of the Americas Mall. This year’s Balcones Heights Jazz Festival features an all-female lineup for the first time ever. Headlining performers and opening acts include Wednesday Ball, Ragan Whiteside, Kayla Waters, Elizabeth Mis, Lindsey Webster, and many more. Admission is free. For a full lineup and schedule, visit our calendar.
Saturday, July 13
The Shops at La Cantera present Peach Fest 2019
Summertime gets even sweeter at the Shops at La Cantera. Peach Fest 2019 invites fruit fans of all ages to enjoy a variety of unique vendors, fresh fashions, giveaways, peachy eats, and more. Shop your pick of peaches along with other Fredericksburg pleasures including wine, jellies, and soaps. Additional highlights include live music and restaurant menu specials. Dogs are welcome.