Briscoe Summer Film Series: Wind River

Sunday, August 21

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W Market

"In this tense neo-western thriller, Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen star as a U.S. Fish and Wildlife hunter and an FBI agent investigating a murder on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The 2017 film was “Yellowstone” creator Talor Sheridan’s directorial debut..."

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

Saturday, August 20

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, 205 E Houston

"Tackle a challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The criminal is lurking somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it! Each admission includes our fantastic full dinner, murder mystery entertainment, wait staff gratuity, prize package for Top Sleuth, and much more..."

David Crockett's Birthday Celebration

Saturday, August 20

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza

"Come celebrate the famous Tennessean who made his last stand at the Alamo. David Crockett’s life and sacrifice have inspired countless history-lovers around the world to learn about Alamo Defenders and their cause. Join us for games, living history demonstrations, and more as we celebrate the Lion of the West!"

Historic Plaza Day

Friday, August 19

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Main Plaza, 115 N Main

"Learn about local cultures from Native American, Presidio Soldier, and the Canary Islands descendants’ groups. Explore through interactive family activities the local cultural sites, including The Bexar Heritage Center, Spanish Governors Palace, Casa Navarro, and San Pedro Creek. All on the beautiful and historical Main Plaza!"

Carmen's Sizzling Summer Flamenco

Friday, August 19

8:00 PM & 9:45 PM

Carmens de la Calle, 320 North Flores

"Twenty years plus. That's how long Carmens de la Calle has been presenting performance focused flamenco in an intimate setting. The menu has a tasty flare, tapas culture with global comfort. Hungry? Get the paella while it lasts. Food and drinks availble for early or late performance."

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Monday, August 22

7:30 PM

Majestic Theatre, 224 E Houston

"Lyle Lovett returns to the Majestic Theatre with his Large Band for an unforgettable evening! After a ten-year hiatus, Lovett recently returned to the studio to bring audiences his newly released album - 12th of June. Don’t miss your chance to experience his legendary sound in person!"

Full Steam Ahead: Whimsical Windmills

Saturday, August 20

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W Market

"Families and visitors of all ages are invited to learn about the American West in the Briscoe’s new education series, “Full STEAM Ahead”. Learners of all ages will work together and learn about the American West by engaging in hands-on, STEAM learning experiences... Guests will learn how windmills were some of our first sources of alternative energy..."

URBAN-15’s Community-Wide Open Call for Drummers

Sunday, August 14

2:00 PM

URBAN-15 Studios, 2500 S. Presa

"URBAN-15 is preparing for an exciting season of stage, festival, and special event productions in 2022-23. Performances offer a range of percussion styles from Afro-Latin, Brazilian, Caribbean and African traditions and instruments..."

Restaurants Weeks

August 13 - 27

Various times

Participating restaurants

"Summer Restaurant Weeks are arriving in style with your favorite Restaurants offering Three-Course Prix fixe menus during this Bi-Annual extravaganza! Enjoy two weeks of deliciousness with the best eateries in town participating! Three-Course Menus for Lunch ($20 AND $30); Three-Course Menus for Dinner ($35, $45 AND $55)."

Beginner' Modern Calligraphy

Wednesday, August 17

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Box Street Social, 623 Hemisfair

"Please join us for a morning of learning how to script beautiful letters, coffee or cocktail in hand! Whether you’re a stationery enthusiast, DIY bride-to-be, or are simply a creative individual, this workshop is perfect for anybody wanting to try their hand at modern calligraphy with a pointed dip pen..."

Dance Happy Hour

Wednesday, August 17

7:00 PM

Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Circle

"Karavan Studio owner and professional belly dancer, Karen Barbee Adkisson, has been teaching students in the art of belly dance techniques for more than 30 years. Her expertise at the national and international level is technique and professional progression..."

Go Rio Cruises Ghost Tour

Saturday, August 20

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

San Antonio River, downtown

"Experience the paranormal and otherworldly of the San Antonio River Walk. Cruise downtown and discover the city’s haunted history through a one-hour Narrated Tour. The boarding location will be river-level at Market Street & Presa Street."

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.