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Central Library Grand Reopening

Saturday, April 1

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Central Library, 600 Soledad

"San Antonio Public Library is hosting an official reopening celebration to welcome San Antonians back inside Central Library following completion of new renovations as part of the voter-approved 2017 San Antonio Bond Program. The event will feature a speaking ceremony and ribbon-cutting followed by family-friendly festivities, live music, refreshments and much more." 

Eddie and the Valiants

Saturday, April 1

8:00 PM

Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N Hackberry

"The top-notch collection of musicians and singers, known as Eddie and The Valiants, began taking shape in the spring of 2017, helmed by bandleader Eduardo “DJ Plata” Hernandez, founding member of SunDay and Sexto Sol. Hernandez dreamed of taking modern audiences on a trip back in time to the days of a singular sound that originated in the 1960s on the Westside of San Antonio. The ensemble is emblematic of the genre sometimes referred to as 'That Westside Sound' or simply, South Texas Soul..."

Black is Beautiful: Short Film Premiere: 

Thursday, March 30

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Legacy Park, 103 W Houston

"This short documentary film tells the story of a man who uses his talents to support and lift his community. The Black is Beautiful Short Film Documentary will be screening in the heart of San Antonio’s business district at Legacy Park. Enjoy delicious BBQ, local craft beer, art, and a giant inflatable movie screen in the comfort of an urban amenity." 

The Complete Works of Shakespeare

Sunday, April 2

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita

"The Company celebrates its 30th (& farewell) season with… 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged!)' in celebration of Shakespeare’s Birthday, it’s London’s longest-running comedy, 10 years at the Criterion Theatre. It is an irreverent, 87-minute fast-paced romp through ALL the Bard’s 37 plays by only three actors! Benji Regan, Schedel Luitjen & J. Damian Gillen are back for this high-speed roller-coaster type condensation of all of Shakespeare’s plays..."

Disney on Ice Presents Frozen & Encanto

Thursday, March 30 thru Sunday, April 2

Various times

Alamodome, 100 Montana

"Celebrate the love of family in the new show everyone will be talking about! Experience Disney’s Encanto brought to life like never before. Sing and dance with Mirabel, her sisters, Isabela and Luisa, and more! Join the race to find Elsa and stop the eternal winter, dream about summer with Olaf, and sing-along with Kristoff and Sven."

5th Annual Sausage Showdown:

Sunday, April 2

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Beethoven Maennerchor, 422 Pereida

"Sausage Showdown is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for the public to sample the house recipes of the area’s best wild game meat processors. Attendees have the opportunity to compare some of the finest processors side-by-side while enjoying cold beer on tap and live music at the city’s finest German beer garden. Wild Game processors from the San Antonio and neighboring areas will gather to serve their house sausage recipes and compete for the titles of best in category and the overall winner..."

Corazón de Vino

Friday, March 31

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Re:Rooted 210 Urban Winery, 623 Hemisfair Blvd

"RE:ROOTED has partnered with Jamie Gonzalez in a pledge to raise awareness and funds to support the programs of the American Heart Association. Join us in the fight by purchasing your tickets for 'Corazón De Vino': $10 for each ticket sold and 15% of the sales of the evenings Corazón wine package will be donated to the AHA. Tickets include a tasting of six Texas Red and Rosé wines paired with small bite heart healthy dishes from local chefs with fruit and vegetables donated by Big Fresh Market Box."

Mixology Class

Friday, March 31

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ivy Hall, 1127 S St. Mary's

"Join in at the beautiful gardens of Ivy Hall Events & explore the world of mixology on March 31st from 6:30pm-8pm. In this class, you will learn how to prepare, mix & shake 3 award-winning botanical cocktails from The Good Kind. Includes bar snacks."

Starving Artist Art Show

Saturday, April 1

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

La Villita Historic Arts Village, 418 Villita

"The Little Church of La Villita hosts its 61st annual Sarving Artist Art Show... This free event serves as its annual fundraiser supporting the Little Church's ongoing food assistance program for the less fortunate, the elderly, widows and widowers, parents with children, veterans, and others in need. This year's art show welcomes over 100 artists and craftsmen showing their own works of art and unique crafts..."

Heather McMahan: The Comback Tour

Saturday, April 1 & Sunday, April 2

8:00 PM on Sat., 7:00 PM on Sun.

Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, 226 N St. Mary's

"A beloved standup comedian, storyteller, and the best friend everyone wants, Heather has seen her popularity skyrocket with fans and the industry falling for her voice, wit and southern flair. Her podcast, Absolutely Not with Heather McMahan was named one of the Ten Best Podcasts of 2021 by Entertainment Weekly. She starred opposite Nina Dobrev and Jimmy O. Yang in Netflix’s Love Hard, which reached no. 1 in the world and the US in its first five days of release on the platform..."

An Evening with Becky Hammon

Wednesday, April 5

7:30 PM

Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Circle

"Two-time Olympian and Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Becky Hammon is no stranger to making history, becoming the first woman to coach full-time in the NBA for the San Antonio Spurs and current coach of the 2022 WNBA Champion Las Vegas Aces. One of the most influential women in the sport of basketball, Hammon shares powerful takeaways about what it takes to be a game-changing leader..."

The Concert Where Francisco Plays Brahms

Friday, March 31

7:30 PM

Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Circle

The Concert Where Francisco Plays Brahms: Presented by Classic Moderns Indies 2023, this performance of works by Johannes Brahms and Antonín Dvorák is conducted by Leonardo Pineda and features violinist Francisco Fullana.

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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