Frightening family time at Fiesta Texas, live music performances, and the Gruene Music & Wine Festival make for an entertaining schedule ahead. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, October 8
Six Flags Fiesta Texas presents HallowFest
Spend the weekend getting into the spooky season spirit at Six Flags Fiesta Texas with the entire family. HallowFest returns for another year of ghoulish park takeovers, live entertainment at the outdoor theaters, and nighttime thrills in the haunted Fear Acres. All ages are welcome to attend. Park capacity is limited and purchasing tickets in advance is required for entry. HallowFest programming continues through November 1.
Gruene Music & Wine Festival: Drinkin' from Home
The annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival goes virtual for this year’s programming, making it easy to tune into the action from the comfort of home. Festival highlights include a kickoff discussion about the event’s history, a rare guitar auction, and a virtual wine tasting. Live music performances by local artists provide a fitting finale to the four-day digital fest. Visit the festival website for a full programming schedule. Admission is free.
Friday, October 9
San Antonio Museum of Art presents "Exquisite Adornment: Turkmen and Miao Jewelry from the Elizabeth and Robert Lende Collection"
In commemoration of the upcoming 40th San Antonio Museum of Art anniversary, longtime supporters Elizabeth and Robert Lende share their collection of tribal silver jewelry with the public. The show includes jewelry pieces from the Middle East, Asia, North Africa, and the Americas, all collected during the couple's more than 40 years of travels. See pieces of rare Turjmen and Maio jewelry — exquisite examples of craftsmanship and creativity. Visit the museum website to purchase a museum visitor pass.
Saturday, October 10
The DoSeum presents "Beautiful Minds: Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage" opening day
Discover how dyslexia has impacted innovation at the newest DoSeum exhibition,"Beautiful Minds: Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage." The show is an art-science hybrid that explores the complexities of dyslexia and how to leverage tools for success when faced with challenges. Guests will have the opportunity to play word and spatial games, enjoy storytelling, and experience a multi-sensory interactive installation by current Artist-in-Residence, Sarah Sudhoff. Visit the DoSeum website for more information and to purchase tickets.
Jazz TX presents The Doc Watkins Trio
The Doc Watkins Trio returns to the Alamo City performing circuit for one night only with a live show under the stars. Jazz fans are invited to the Bud Light Courtyard at the AT&T Center for the first live Doc Watkins concert since March. Classic concessions and more than 15 different types of beer will be available for contact-free ordering and delivery during the show. Tickets are for table reservations only and can be purchased on the event website. Wearing a mask is required.