Virtual concerts, live music, and a family-friendly movie night are on the agenda for the days ahead. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, October 22
YOSA presents Standing Ovation Week
Standing Ovation Week is a series of virtual conversations and live performances benefiting Youth Orchestras of San Antonio's educational and youth development programs. Highlights include dinnertime concerts featuring the Agarita Chamber Players and violinist Augustin Hadelich and keynote speakers like Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director Marin Alsop. Visit the YOSA website for a full schedule of events and to watch programming live.
San Antonio Museum of Art presents The Book of Life
Families are invited to settle in for an outdoor screening of The Book of Life on the San Antonio Museum of Art lawn. The movie follows a young man named Manolo who embarks on a journey with his friends to overcome his greatest fears, traversing a variety of spirit worlds along the way. Guests are encouraged to bring their own picnic baskets, lawn chairs, and blankets to their designated socially distant space. The screening will begin at sundown. Admission is free.
Friday, October 23
No Border Wall Coalition presents Rock the Border, Stop The Wall
Musicians, artists, and activists come together in the spirit of unity and civic engagement for this virtual concert. A star-studded lineup of Texas and Latin music artists are set to grace the stage in an effort to encourage voter turnout among border communities. Featured performers include Black Pumas, Ozomatli, La Santa Cecilia, Grupo Fantasma, Aloe Blacc & Maya Jupiter, Gina Chavez, and others. Register on the event website for the free concert to receive streaming access.
Saturday, October 24
Cory Morrow in concert
Texas country star Cory Morrow performs live at Gruene Hall for one night only in support of his 2018 album, Whiskey and Pride. Social distancing and more safety precautions will be in place throughout the event, and face coverings are required upon entry. Indoor and outdoor table accommodations are available for purchase on the ticketing website.
Sunday, October 25
SOLI Chamber Ensemble presents Through the Eyes and Lens of the Beholder
SOLI Chamber Ensemble's new season blossoms in the beautiful San Antonio Botanical Garden. Guests to this special concert will enjoy the Texas premiere of Jennifer Jolley’s Recomposed Scriabin, a new arrangement by San Antonio composer James Scott Balentine, and the world premiere of the Trio art exhibit by photographer Michael Matthews. Tickets to this outdoor event are available on the SOLI Chamber Ensemble website.