Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Genius conversations, inventive percussion, and local grill master grandeur all have one thing in common: They’re taking place in the Alamo City this weekend. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, April 6
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson: Astronomy Bizarre
Astrophysicist and television personality Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson brings his brilliance and dynamic perspectives to Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. This mind-bending conversation about the universe will delve into Diamond stars, White Holes, Mutliverses, and more concepts that keep us all up at night. For seating options, click here.
Centro Cultural Aztlan presents Joe Lopez: "Momentos en Tiempo / Moments in Time" opening reception
Painter Joe Lopez presents his first exhibition in more than three years at this Centro Cultural Aztlan special event. Lopez’s work captures the scenes of everyday life for everyday people that the mainstream sphere often overlooks. Admission is free and open to the public. Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through April 27.
Friday, April 7
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts presents STOMP
Percussion sensation STOMP comes to San Antonio for just two days of internationally-acclaimed rhythms. Audiences can experience a performance by the eight-member troupe who each showcase their musical talents using unorthodox percussion instruments like matchboxes brooms, and hubcaps for a spectacle of sound. Get information on ticket availability here.
Saturday, April 8
The Big Bounce America
Bring your buddies or the entire family to the only Guinness-certified world record holder of The World’s Largest Bounce House during its visit to San Antonio’s Helotes Festival Association through April 16. Highlights include four inflatable attractions including a space-themed wonderland called airSPACE, the record-holding bounce house, and a customized sports arena. For more information, visit The Big Bounce America website.
Culinaria presents Master of Chicken
Feast on all things grilled chicken at this open-flame foodie competition. Guests can sip a complimentary cocktail upon arrival and can mill about the Grille 254 space while sampling renditions of the classic chicken sandwich. Participating restaurants include Project Pollo, Southerleigh Haute South, Stixs and Stone, Botika, Grille 254, Whiskey Cake, and more. Live music on the patio will serve as the perfect groovy compliment to the good and local eats. For more information and to purchase tickets, check out the Master of Chicken event website