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An 'Eerie Day' at Villa Finale

Saturday, October 14

Events at 1:00 PM, 5:30 PM & 7:00 PM

Villa Finale, 401 King William

You are invited to some events at Villa Finale on the 14th. At 1:00 PM there will be "Ouija Boards: a Workshop for the Mind and Spirit"; at 5:30 PM there's "Tarot Reading with Nicholas Fuqua", and at 7:00 PM there's "Hello From the Other Side: A History of Spiritualism and a Live Séance."

Ruben Studdard & Clay Aiken

Monday, October 16

7:30 PM

Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Circle

"Ruben & Clay are thrilled to reunite 20 years after captivating audiences during their historic run on the second season of American Idol in 2003. Both plucked from the relative obscurity of their hometowns in the South, the unlikely pair quickly became audience favorites instrumental in helping propel Idol to the top of the Nielsen ratings, nearly tripling the viewership of the previous season, and securing its place as one of the most consequential TV series in American history. Over 38 million viewers tuned in to hear the results of more than 124 million votes cast during their finale making it the most-watched Idol episode in history and the highest-rated regularly scheduled, live, non-sporting television episode of the 21st century..."

H-E-B Cinema on Will's Plaza

Friday, October 13

8:00 PM

Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Circls

"Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere."

Tupperware Party with Dixie Longate

Friday, October 13 & Saturday, October 14

8:00 PM

Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Circle

"Come join Dixie Longate, America's Favorite Tupperware lady, as she shares the world of creative food storage solutions with you. You'll learn things you never knew you didn't know about the famous iconic plastic bowls. Get ready to share some laughs and keep your life air-tight. This is not your grandmother’s Tupperware Party. All proceeds from this show benefit Thrive Youth Center."

Ballet San Antonio: Beauty and the Beast

Friday, October 13 thru Sunday, October 15

Various times

Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Circle

"This tale as old as time revolves around a young prince whose arrogance turned him into a terrifying beast. The spell may only be broken by true love! The antidote could be a beautiful young peasant-girl, Belle. Belle gets captured by the Beast after trying to save her father. From village to castle, Belle finds herself on a strange yet enchanting adventure! She ultimately warms to Beast's affection, but will love conquer all and break the curse?"

Tour & Haunted Happy Hour

Thursday, October 12

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Emily Morgan Hotel, 705 E Houston

"Join Centro San Antonio for a spooky evening at the Emily Morgan Hotel. Discover the Emily Morgan hotel's eerie history on an intimate, behind-the-scenes tour then connect with other members at our haunted happy hour. We encourage you to wear your spookiest costume for an opportunity to win a complimentary staycation at the Emily Morgan hotel in our costume contest giveaway. Mingle with fellow downtown enthusiasts and experience the thrill of the paranormal at America's most haunted hotel."

Jazz on the Water

Friday, October 13

7:00 PM & 9:30 PM

Buena Vista Theater, 501 W César E Chávez

"Foster Perry Travel ( announced the lineup for its inaugural 2023 Smooth Jazz Series in San Antonio, Texas today. The eleven (11) show series will begin on February 10, 2023 and will feature national recording artists from across the Smooth Jazz spectrum..." On October 13, enjoy a performance by Norman Brown.

Texas LoopFest and Art Market

Saturday, October 14

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

King William Park, 131 King William

A performance art festival of technology and sound. The Texas LoopFest features local, regional, and (occasionally) international artists. It is open to all genres and technologies that using looping techniques.

For KIDS: Carmella Full of Wishes

Saturday, October 14 thru Sunday, October 22

Various times

Magik Theatre, 420 S Alamo

"On her birthday, young Carmela wakes up thrilled to finally be old enough to join her big brother on their family errands... Carmela stumbles upon a lone dandelion growing in the pavement. But before she can blow away its white fluff, her brother reminds her to make a wish. With a heart full of hopes and dreams, Carmela wishes for a candy machine, a fancy bed for Mamí like the ones at the hotel where she works, and most importantly, for Papí to come back home soon. Then her dandelion is crushed before she can make her biggest wish. Can her brother help her to believe in the power of wishes once again? Join us on this journey celebrating family, dreamers, and the power of hope found in the most unexpected places..."

Movie in the Park

Saturday, October 14

7:00 PM

Tower of the Americas in Hemisfair, 739 E César E Chávez

Enjoy a screening of Hocus Pocus, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy.

Burger Showdown 4.0

Friday, October 13

6:00 PM

Alamo Beer Co., 202 Lamar

"Homegrown Chef is proud to host the 4th annual chefy Burger Competition, the BURGER SHOWDOWN 4.0, to help support the San Antonio Food Bank, at Alamo Beer this year. Top San Antonio chefs compete and you eat! We challenge our guests to eat all the burgers - we've never seen it done before... Additionally, Alamo Beer will be hosting Karaoke on this evening, brought to you by Irish Cowboy Productions Karaoke, so join in on the fun! Sometimes the chefs even sing..."

Chalk It Up

Saturday, October 14

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Houston Street

"For 19 years, our free, annual community festival, Artpace Chalk It Up has enlivened downtown San Antonio by annually engaging over 25,000 people with contemporary art. On Saturday, October 14, Artpace Chalk It Up will welcome the community back to Houston Street for our 20th Anniversary festival, to collaborate on large-scale chalk murals, participate in educational art activities, and meet artists working in our community. This year’s Chalk It Up theme is: Dream Big..."

Arts & Entertainment Events

LNF Weekly publishes a free weekly newsletter that alerts you to all the arts and entertainment events going on in the neighborhood and the broader downtown area, by which we mean everything from The Pearl to Lone Star. Each newsletter covers more than one hundred events, including art gallery openings, live music, festivals, and theater.

In addition, on this page, we highlight a dozen or so events coming up soon that we think you might especially enjoy. We update this list every day to keep it current.

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