The holiday season is finally here and we’ve already started our countdown to Christmas. Take a break from decking the halls and spend the weekend on the town. We’ve rounded up the top five events of the weekend that you don’t want to miss. For a full list of things to do, check our events calendar.
Tobin Center presents Kim Russo
“The Happy Medium” psychic Kim Russo takes the Tobin Center stage for an intimate evening of mystics. Audience members will get their readings at random from Russo herself and a first-hand look at the medium’s mind-reading magic. After the show, stick around at the VIP meet-and-greet with Russo. Tickets are $45 to $130.
Thursday, December 3 at 7:30 pm
The Overtime Theater presents Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
The Overtime Theater will perform a collection of shorts featuring quirky variations of the cult film Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. Talent like Deborah Basham-Burns, Lauran Epstein, Sean Koch, and more bring Christmas comedy and kookiness to the stage with the help of director Morgan Clyde. Tickets are $14.
Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5 at 8 pm; Sunday, December 6 at 2:30 pm
Tobin Center presents The Nutcracker
Head to the Tobin Center and enjoy a Christmas ballet classic. The Nutcracker returns to the stage for a dazzling show of ballet you won’t forget. The seasonal favorite features elegant choreography, Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, and live accompaniment by the San Antonio Symphony. Tickets are $29 to $134.
Friday, December 4 at 7:30 pm; Saturday, December 5 at 2 and 7:30 pm; Sunday, December 6 at 2 pm
Winter Wonderland in Travis Park
Spend your Saturday in a winter wonderland courtesy of Travis Park. The free event is the perfect place to bring family and friends to welcome the holidays. Attendees to the magical event can snap selfies with Santa, take a carriage ride, and zoom down San Antonio’s first four-story Snow Mountain slide. RSVP for the whole family and get ready for some winter fun.
Saturday, December 5 at noon
Children’s Chorus of San Antonio presents Frost and Fire
Listen to the sounds of the season with the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio (CCSA) this Sunday. Frost and Fire features the voices of CCSA’s training, advanced, and neighborhood ensembles with the help of guest conductor Emily Ellsworth. Tunes by Hassler, Elgar, Guaraldi, and more are sure to get the entire family into a festive spirit. Tickets are $8 to $28.
Sunday, December 6 at 7:30 pm
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