Whether you're staying in or exploring the city with social distancing in mind, here are the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, September 17
McNay Art Museum presents "Los Tres Grandes: Obras de Rivera, Siqueiros y Orozco"
The time honored tradition of Mexican printmaking and its evolution are on display at the McNay Art Museum. View a selection of artwork by the revered “los tres grandes,” Rivera, Siqueiros, and Orozco, along with rising Mexican printmakers Jesus Escobedo, Leopoldo Mendez, and Francisco Mora. This exhibition is on display through January 3, 2021.
The San Antonio Book Festival presents Get Lit with Maria Hinojosa
Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa discusses her new book, Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America, during a virtual conversation hosted by the San Antonio Book Festival. Hinojosa will be joined by actress and activist Diane Guerrero for a thoughtful and unfiltered discussion on the immigrant experience of Latinx people. Admission is free. Donations to the book festival are encouraged.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents Rob Schneider
Comedian and actor Rob Schneider brings his comedic stylings to Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club for one weekend only. Known for his time on Saturday Night Live and his many appearances in blockbuster films, Schneider returns to his stand-up roots for this tour. Tickets are available online for full table reservations only. Capacity is limited.
Saturday, September 19
San Antonio Botanical Garden presents "OrigamiintheGarden²" opening day
The San Antonio Botanical Garden welcomes a new exhibition, "OrigamiintheGarden²." American artists Jennifer and Kevin Box combine the art of origami paper with metalworking to create delicate sculptures that are placed throughout the grounds. Following opening day, the art will be on display through May 9, 2021.
San Antonio Charro Association presents Charreada de las Fiestas Patrias
Kick off Latinx Heritage Month with this two-hour virtual presentation. The San Antonio Charro Association presents an in-depth look at Charrería, Mexico’s official sport, similar to rodeo. Admission is free, but a minimum $10 donation to the organization is encouraged.