We’ve got the scoop on San Antonio’s hottest weekend happenings. Sip the best seasonal brews and whiskeys at The Hangar or take the family to a Shakespearean play on the river. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, November 17
The Hangar presents Winter Craft Beer & Whiskey Tasting
Winter is coming, and it’s bringing some of the best craft beers with it. This month’s tasting at The Hangar will include 10 craft beer samples and three whiskey samples to prime you for the chilly season ahead. Brews and whiskeys include Kona Brewing Company’s Pipeline Porter, Independence Brewing Company’s Convict Hill, and Bird Dog Whiskey Peppermint Maple. Grab a $5 ticket while you can.
Tobin Center presents The Other Mozart
The lesser-known, true story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of musical prodigy Amadeus, comes to life on the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts stage. Created by Sylvia Milo, the one-woman drama features an awe-inspiring 18-foot dress, and as Nannerl’s story unfolds, so does the dress’ enchanting fabric. Playing through Saturday.
Friday, November 18
The Magik Theatre presents Shakespeare in the Park: Renaissance on the River
Taking place at La Villita, the free three-day festival hosted by the Magik Theatre features magicians, swordsmen, fire-eaters, and more entertainment for all ages. Or, take a break from the action and see an award-winning production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night performed by the Arkansas Shakespeare Company. Through Sunday.
San Antonio Symphony presents Tchaikovsky: Pathetique
The San Antonio Symphony celebrates classical composer Tchaikovsky with a performance of Pathetique this weekend only. Immerse yourself in one of Tchaivosky’s most emotional works of the Romantic era. Pathetique, meaning passionate, is a remarkable work that will tug at your heartstrings long after you leave the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Through Sunday.
Saturday, November 19
2016 Tamalada Festival
Enjoy a weekend of live music and tamales at the 2016 Tamalada Festival. The free family event at the Historic Market Square will feature live music by special guests Villela, a tamale-making class by Colectivo Cultural’s Jesus De La Torre, and tons of tamale tastings. Takes place Saturday and Sunday.