Head out for some holiday fun with the family in tow at Natural Bridge Caverns or SeaWorld San Antonio. Or, for those who prefer to stay inside, The Classic Theatre streams a beloved holiday production. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, December 3
Other Worlds Film Festival
The seventh annual Other Worlds Film Festival gets the virtual treatment with special events, podcasts, live conversations, and more. The six-day sci-fi event will also screen more than 40 films, including documentaries, shorts, and features. Festival highlights include a live reading of a draft of Total Recall and a keynote address by Noël Wells, University of Texas graduate and Star Trek: Lower Decks voice star. For a full schedule of events and to purchase badges, go to the festival website. The festival continues through December 6.
The Classic Theatre of San Antonio presents A Christmas Carol
The beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to life virtually via The Classic Theatre in partnership with TBD Pictures in New York. Viewers will enjoy a special filmed version of A Christmas Carol starring one-man-show and Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays. Proceeds from ticket sales will directly benefit The Classic Theatre and other theaters across the country impacted by the pandemic. The production will be available to stream any time through January 3, 2021.
Friday, December 4
Prevent Blindness Texas presents Eye Stroll for Vision San Antonio
Take an evening stroll through at SeaWorld San Antonio in support of Prevent Blindness Texas. Attendees can view holiday decor, light displays, and park animals along the way, and refreshments and goodie bags will be available. The outdoor event is open to all ages, and each registrant will receive an exclusive event T-shirt.
San Antonio Museum of Art presents “Seasons of Art — A SAMA Celebration"
The San Antonio Museum of Art invites locals to a virtual evening of entertainment and philanthropy in lieu of its regular in-person fundraising event. Highlights include a series of live performances, such as dance, music, and spoken word by San Antonio-based artists and the evening’s host, KSAT news anchor Steve Spriester. Attendees will also get the opportunity to enjoy an at-home meal package prepared by Tre Trattoria. For tickets and to pre-order a meal package, go to the SAMA website.
Saturday, December 5
Natural Bridge Caverns presents Christmas at the Caverns
Family-friendly festivities await at Natural Bridge Caverns this holiday season. Christmas at the Caverns promises a trail of lights, underground cavern caroling tours, an outdoor movie screening, and much more. Kiddos can even get a visit with Santa "Spelunker" Claus. Visit the Natural Bridge Caverns website to purchase passes. Christmas at the Caverns is open through December 23.