Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
The first weekend of November kicks off with hot happenings across the Alamo City. Pour it out at the fifth Annual Tango of the Vines or celebrate life, death, and art at Muertitos Fest 2017. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, November 2
Iron & Wine in concert
American singer-songwriter Iron & Wine is set to take The Aztec Theatre for one night only. The “Boy With a Coin” and “Cinder and Smoke” singer comes to San Antonio in support of his new project, Beast Epic. Start your weekend with a show that’s sure to sell out.
SAY Sí presents Muertitos Fest 2017: Tierra y Libertad
SAY Sí presents the 11th annual Muertitos Fest, a three-day long Día de los Muertos celebration. This year’s theme —Tierra y Libertad — features family-friendly art projects and performances, food booths, folk art workshops, and more. The weekend will also include the unveiling of two large-scale sculptures created in collaboration with Colectivo Ultima Hora, a team of Mexican artists. Events through November 4.
Friday, November 3
5th Annual Tango of the Vines
Raise a glass — or several — at the fifth annual Tango of the Vines. Hosted at the Witte Museum, the boozy evening features a range of Texas craft beers, hand-crafted cocktails, and more than 30 vinos from award-winning Hill Country winemakers including Texas Hills, Bending Branch, and Becker Vineyards. Guests can pair their favorite blends and beers with bites from eateries including Max’s Wine Dive, Ocho, and Botika.
Matisyahu in concert with Common Kings and Orphan
Musical performer Matisyahu heads to the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in support of his new album, Undercurrent. Known for his songs like “One Day” and “King Without a Crown,” Matisyahu’s work uses his music to examine such themes as Judaism and consciousness. The reggae vocalist and rapper will be joined by opening acts Common Kings and Orphan.
Saturday, November 4
The Tobin Center 4th Annual Benefit Concert featuring Steven Tyler of Aerosmith
Rock legend Steven Tyler of Aerosmith headlines this year’s benefit concert for the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Tyler will perform classic hits, new songs, and tell stories from his decades-long career for one rockin’ night only. The Aerosmith frontman will be joined on stage by Nashville sextet, The Loving Mary Band.