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A Garden for Creative Seeds.

“A DAY IN SOUTHTOWN”  is a  FREE annual celebration of creativity and community.  It’s an open house for you – the public!

WHO PARTICIPATES?  Each of Southtown’s exceptional neighborhoods hosts a FREE community celebration in their public spaces complimenting and celebrating who they are!  Additionally, our public schools are activated with opportunity for fundraising, area professional artists and local nonprofits host FREE art educational workshops and open studio opportunities! A great chance for you to meet and create with local artists and organizations! Visit local galleries, shop among artisans, savor culinary eats, sample distillery drinks, enjoy mindful fitness, and have fun while supporting the local arts scene! Wrap up the day by heading to the Second Saturday Artwalk in the Lone Star neighborhood. Let’s celebrate and cultivate the creative community that has demonstrated it’s sustainability as a collective for over 25 years. An open house, for you, the public. See you there!

HOW TO GET AROUND People are encouraged to bus, bike, walk,  and even scooter to events. An easy way to connect to everything is by utilizing our San Antonio waterways: the San Antonio River and Alazan Creek.

 

All Day | A Day In Southtown at The 1010 #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

The Shops at The 1010 are offering 10% off complex wide ALL DAY LONG. Come snag a discounted coffee from Shotgun House Coffee Roasters, get a cut at South Crown Barber, and a new record from Southtown Vinyl. All 10% off! In addition, Bamboo is offering a unique selection of specials! 1010 Shops Include: Shotgun […]

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Liberty Bar – I Scream for Bloodys & Mimosas! #ADayInSouthtown

ALL DAY - get 1/2 off of our award-winning, house-made Bloody Marys, OJ Mimosas, and Ice Cream! Mention "A Day in Southtown" to your server to receive this special offer. While here, enjoy some serious brunch, lunch, or dinner and celebrate our beloved Southtown.

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Liberty Bar, 1111 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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6 am – 6 pm | Sun up to Sundown! Enchilada plate special all day and Chicken on a stick w/Jalapeño! #adayinsouthtown

6am-6pm enchilada plate special all day and chicken on a stick with a jalapeño. One day a year Maria will feed you breakfast lunch and dinner! See you soon!

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Maria’s Cafe, 1105 Nogalitos
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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8 am – 12 pm | Roosevelt Park: Fall Fitness Frolic! #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association hosts Fall Fitness Frolic for their #adayinsouthtown Event! Look for Roosevelt Park to be activated with fitness opportunities and fun! Here's the schedule for the day. See you all soon! 8:30 - 10:30 Morning Social Bike Ride by SATX Social Ride 9:00 - 12:00 Kid's Bike Obstace Course (BYO Bike and […]

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Roosevelt Park, 331 Roosevelt Ave
San Antonio, TX 78210
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9 am – 3 pm | Collins Garden – Dog Gone Crazy! #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

10- 1 pm FREE rabies vaccinations and microchips for the first 200 pets by Pet Shotz. All pets must be on a leas or in a carrier. 12 pm PET COSTUME CONTEST with celebrity judges. Various organizations will be present to give out information regarding responsible pet ownership.

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Collins Garden Park, 200 N. Park Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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9 am – 2 pm | King William Rummage Sale #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

It's that time of the year! Come and pick through King William neighborhood treasures. You might just find that thing you have absolutely needed! An Official A Day in Southtown event. #adayinsouthtown

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King William Neighborhood, 122 Madison St
San Antonio, TX 78204
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9 am – 5 pm | SAY Sí’s Muertitos Fest Exhibition Open Gallery #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Día de los Muertos, originating in Mexico, is a time when families and communities remember those dearly departed and honor the continuity of life. Every year, SAY Sí curates one of San Antonio’s most comprehensive Día de los Muertos celebrations, providing educational context to the important holiday with a multidisciplinary showcase of student art, altars […]

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SAY Sí, 1518 S Alamo St.
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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9 am – 11 am | Rock Painting with Purpose #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Participants will paint rocks to then be placed in the Collins Garden Elementary Community Rock Garden for everyone to enjoy. All proceeds will go towards the Collins Garden Elementary Garden projects.

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$2.00
Collins Garden Park, 200 N. Park Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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10 am – 1 pm | Chalk Fest at Harris Academy #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

10:00 am - 1:00 pm |Fundraiser for the Harris Middle School Art Department! Grab a piece of chalk and start creating on the sidewalk of Harris Academy! A super fun art competition with prizes for the best chalk art piece! Music and concession stand will be on site. An awesome one for the entire family […]

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$5
Harris Middle School, 325 Pruitt
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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10 AM – 5 PM | SoFlo Market and 7th Annual Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

We are so excited to be back! Our artists have been working hard during the summer break to bring you the latest fashions and creations for you to enjoy this holiday season! We are also celebrating our return with our 7th annual Howl-O-Ween pet costume contest! Contest starts at 1:00pm Come see what everyone is […]

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SoFlo Market, 1344 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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10 am – 6 pm | Blue Star Contemporary Art Scavenger Hunt #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Enjoy free admission all day and try your luck at our Blue Star Contemporary Art Scavenger Hunt! Visit our Art Education lab for hands-on art activities and explore our galleries in a creative way. This workshop is proudly sponsored by S.M.A.R.T. 501c3. Building community through art education.

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Blue Star Contemporary, 116 Blue Star
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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10 am – 3 pm | Hands on Art Workshops at Cevallos Lofts – Pre Register now!#ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Enjoy hands on workshops lead by local artists. These classes fill up fast so get your spot now. Here's the schedule: Pre-registration required by 10/9 at Eventbrite: www.saeasfreeartdaycl.eventbrite.com 10 - 12 pm Street Photography - What Do you See? Professional photographer Kimberly Hopkins will lead 12 students on a walking excursion that teaches the basics […]

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Cevallos Lofts, 301 E. Cevallos
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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10 am – 11 am | Pilates and Yoga with MBS Fitness #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

As part of the Roosevelt Park Neighborhood's Fall Fitness Frolic in the Park, MBS Fitness will be offering a FREE Mat Pilates class at 10 am and a FREE Yoga class at 11 am! Bring a mat and get ready to work out and FEEL GOOD! These will be "all-levels" classes appropriate for people who […]

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Roosevelt Park, 331 Roosevelt Ave
San Antonio, TX 78210
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10 pm – 3 pm | Free Glassblowing Demo! Garcia Art Glass #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

A Day in Southtown: 10 am - 3 pm | FREE | Garcia Art Glass will be open to the public giving free narrated glassblowing demonstrations PLUS complimentary light bites, vino y cerveza.

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Garcia Art Glass, 715 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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10:30 am – 12:00 am | Friends, It’s Good In The Hood at The Friendly Spot Ice House #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Our gate swings open at 10:30am for UT v. OU kickoff 11am with the Dos Equis Crew. Southtown brews High Wheel, Kunstler and Freetail on tap all day. Brewery reps from #southtown breweries will be in and out all afternoon to hang with Friends. Get the latest from the breweries and grab specials throughout the […]

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The Friendly Spot Ice House, 943 S Alamo
San Antonio, 78210 United States
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11 am – 1 pm | Riverwalk Reflections – Special Open House with Donna Simon #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

San Antonio Artist Donna Simon, "Riverwalk Reflections." Special Open House with Donna, October 12, 2019 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. The King William Association office at 122 Madison St, 78204. The exhibit of paintings runs through October 31, 2019 and can be viewed Mon-Fri 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The King William Association (KWA) invites art […]

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King William Association, 122 Madison
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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11 am – 12 am | Oktoberfest at Künstler Brewing #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

It's here! Come dressed in your best dirndls and lederhosen! Oktoberfest is finally here! s It's our largest beer and German festival celebrating Bavarian culture and flowing pints of beer! We will have Oktoberfest and other German brews on tap! We have new steins that you can purchase as well (pictured above)! Once your stein […]

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Kuenstler Brewing, 302 E. La Chappelle
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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11 am – 10 pm | Baklovah Bakery & Cafe Special – $5 Pizza & Drink! #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Baklovah Bakery & Cafe is offering a #adayinsouthtown deal- All day, any personal-sized 9 inch pizza for only $5 with the purchase of a drink! We are located in The Flats at Big Tex at 403 Blue Star, open from 11am till 10pm.

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The Flats @ Big Tex, 403 Blue Star #106
San Antonio, TX 78204
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11 am – 2 pm | Sign Making Workshop Party #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Nonsense Sign Making Workshop with Justin Parr & friends. Get on over to FL!GHT Gallery and make the sign you've always wanted to make! Justin will have your supplies and signage surfaces ready for you!   This workshop is proudly sponsored by S.MA.R.T. 501C3. Building community through art education.

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Free
Flight Gallery, 112R Blue Star
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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11 am – 10 pm | Blue Star Happy Hour #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Happy hour at Blue Star Brewing until 10:00pm! Enjoy the sunshine on our patio overlooking the San Antonio river.

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Blue Star Brewing Co., 1414 S. Alamo St.
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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12 pm – 4 pm | S.M.A.R.T. Open Studios & Kid Art Workshops #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

S.M.A.R.T will host FREE kid art workshops & open studios during A Day In Southtown! There will also be food & live music! Come out for some family fun from 12pm-4pm! See schedules below: Workshops 12 - 2 pm Indigo Dye Workshop w/ Amada Miller - In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics […]

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The 1906, 1906 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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12 pm – 7 pm | Psychedelic Sip and Shop #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Divine Sunshine Vintage located in Blue Star Arts Complex will host a Sip and Shop during the "A Day in Southtown" event. Shop our Psychedelic Sales Rack while sipping complementary wine or sparking juice. The sale will start at 12pm and go until 7pm on Saturday October 12th. We hope to see you there!

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12 pm – 3 pm | Exhale: New Work in Handmade Paper by Georgie Cunningham – Artist Demo #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Join us at Mockingbird Handprints, in the Blue Star Arts Complex,for a papermaking demonstration on October 12, noon to 3:00 pm. Visit with Georgie Cunningham and learn about paper, fiber and pulp. Come get your hands wet! Georgie was Born and raised in South Texas I have always loved wide, open spaces and big skies. […]

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Mockingbird Handprints & Gallery, 1420 S. Alamo, set 108, Bldg. B
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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12 pm – 2 pm | Indigo Dye Workshop #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of shibori-inspired folding and binding techniques to create beautiful patterns on fabric with indigo dye. We’ll discuss setting up the vat and spend time preparing our materials for dyeing. By the end of class, we will finish the dyeing process and you will be amazed as […]

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The 1906, 1906 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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12 pm- 4 pm | Mercury Project Open Studios – Pop Up Shops #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Mercury Project will be hosting open studios and pop ups featuring local artists and retailers from 12PM to 4PM. Visit, tour the space, and shop with Anita Becerra, Rebecca Andresen, Rikki Van Kirk, Grey Moon Vintage, Marta Francine, Norma Jean Moore, and  Ana Garcia. Join us at 4PM for a free improv performance by Grumpy […]

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Mercury Project, 538 Roosevelt Ave
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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12 pm – 3 pm | TLC Tastes Like Chicken Vodka Tasting #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

The slow copper pot distillation process makes the smoothest, cleanest. best tasting vodka you will ever have...But then again, Vodka is Vodka and everything tastes like Chicken. Distilled from 100% corn. Gluten Free and Vegan Friendly.

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Pig Liquors, 519 S. Presa
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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12 pm – 2 pm | Briscoe Elementary Button Fundraiser #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Support Briscoe Elementary art programming! For $1 purchase original art buttons created and designed by Briscoe Elementary art students! Proceeds will fund exciting new art supplies for their art program. Did you know Briscoe Elementary art students sold their first piece of artwork last year to a private collector?! Let's keep this stellar art program […]

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1906 S. Flores, 1906 s flores
San Antonio, 78204 United States
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12 pm – 10 pm | 1906 Free Music Celebration #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

A Day in Southtown: The 1906 Free Music Celebration Second Saturday, October 12th! The 1906 Celebrates A Day In Southtown! FREE Live Music & DJs all day long from 12pm-10pm! What a stellar line-up we have for you! Art workshops will be going on with open studios at the same time! Plus, well have food […]

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The 1906, 1906 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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12 pm – 4 pm | Concrete Planters from Recycled Materials Design Workshop #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Forming part of the circular economy where The Ave Experience is seeking to reduce our impact on the environment and doing our part by giving household plastics a second chance of creating something beautiful. This idea was born out of the work being done with a non-profit that focuses on teaching children different initiatives such […]

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1906, 1906 s flores
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12 pm – 4 pm | Sandy Whitby Open Studio #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Visit my studio on Saturday October 12th from noon to 4pm and see my large scale abstract art. Ask me questions and we can discuss art and how it affects our lives.

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1906 S. Flores, 1906 s flores
San Antonio, 78204 United States
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12 pm – 1 am | Oktoberfest in Southtown at Dorćol Distilling + Brewing Co #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

This October 12, Dorćol Distilling + Brewing Co. (1902 S. Flores St.) will cap off Oktoberfest season with a larger-than-life event. Together with our neighbors and area businesses including H-E-B, Laxson Co. Meat Wholesaler, and Oversea Casing Company, we’re cooking up the Longest Sausage in Texas! At more than 300 feet long, the San Antonio pork […]

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Dorcol Distilling + Brewing Co., 1902 S. Flores St.
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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12 – 1 pm Off Da Chain LIVE MUSIC @ HEB South Flores Market in Southtown #adayinsouthtown

Come and hang out on the HEB South Flores Market patio and listen to Off Da Chain from 12 - 1 pm. These guys are pros and will have you jammin' in no time. Classic rock from some Classy Dudes!  See you soon!

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HEB S Flores Market, 516 S. Flores St
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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12 pm – 4 pm | Polymer Clay Earring Workshop #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Learn how to make colorful, fun, creative earrings out of polymer clay! All ages can participate!

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Free - until supplies run out.
Mercury Project, 538 Roosevelt Ave
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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12 pm – 4 pm | Un Dia en Rosario’s #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Enjoy your day at Rosario's with delicious food, great drinks and live music at Rosario's. We will be featuring Conserveza on draft brewed by our local brewery friends down the street at Freetail from 12-4pm. Freetail Brewing Company is one of the first craft beers to support a conservation effort by donating a portion of […]

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1 pm – 6 pm | Cast Glass Jewelry Design Workshop #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Learn the process of cast glass by designing your own jewelry piece. In this workshop you'll have the freedom to select from hundreds of different wax patterns and textures to make your vision come to life. Our resident artist, Lalo Hibri, will be walking around giving helpful advice and feedback. The focus of the day […]

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hibri glass gallery, 1420 S. Alamo St. 112A
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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1 – 4 pm | Silkscreen your S.M.A.R.T. tote! #adayinsouthtown

Swing by the S.M.A.R.T. silkscreen table to create your very own S.M.A.R.T. tote bag with artist Joe De La Cruz. From 1 - 4 or until totes run out. We'll have your design ready for you!

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1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Winter Vegetable Gardening #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Tips and tricks for gardening during the South Texas winter, including what to plant and how to care for your garden during the cooler months. Also, you will learn how to start your plants from seed and the best methods for transplanting. Attendees will receive seedlings and seeds (Limited supply).

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Il Forno, 122 Nogalitos
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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2 pm – 4 pm | From Zines to Offset – Let’s Talk About Books! #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Swordfish Islands is an independent publisher of table top role playing games. They got their start blogging and making zines, and have gone on to run three successful Kickstarter campaigns and print over 10,000 hard cover books! Jacob, one of the creators of Swordfish Islands, will talk a little about publishing your own books independently, […]

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1906 S. Flores, 1906 s flores
San Antonio, 78204 United States
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2 pm – 3 pm | “Cuando Sueño” #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Voces Cósmicas presents “Cuando Sueno" celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Join us for an afternoon of poetry with Voces Cósmicas poets: Fernando Esteban Flores, Jacinto Jesus Cardona, Alicia Galvan, Suzanne Green, Ed Cody, Liz Vera, & others. Musical guests Jorge and Nicole.

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Collins Garden Library, 200 N Park Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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2 pm – 4 pm | Open House at MBS Yoga and Pilates #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

We're opening our doors to you from 2-4 pm to see our latest ART EXHIBIT in the Yoga Studio/Gallery, and check out the new equipment and schedule of new classes at our beautiful Pilates Studio. On display in the Yoga Studio/Gallery: Night Moves - Photography by Brian Caron Light and color jump out of a […]

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MBS Fitness, 1115 S. Alamo Street, Suite 2212
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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3 pm – 7 pm | ¡Viva Lavaca! Art in the Park #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

VIVA LAVACA  will be a day full of fun and “Art in the Park”. You'll get to learn more about the history of Lavaca from the days of the Alamo up to Victoria Courts, PLUS experience performances by area schools (band, theater, art)! Stay tuned for more details!

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Free
442 Labor Street
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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Happy Hour and Reverse Happy Hour @ Bamboo Eats #adayinsouthtown

All Day Specials 5 Wings $2.50 Free Order of Dumplings w/ Purchase of 2 regular entrees Happy Hour 4 -7 Reverse Happy Hour 9 -11 Dj 7-11 College Football on the TVs

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Bamboo Eats, 1010 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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5:30 pm – 8 pm | In Good Faith: A Study In Nature & Block Printing #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Join us at Flax Studio in the Upstairs Studios at Blue Star as we explore nature-based block prints. Make your own prints with original linocut blocks hand-carved by Hilary Rochow, or experiment with printing using foraged natural elements. Take your prints home once they dry and, while you wait, enjoy art and refreshments. We'll have […]

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Flax Studio, 1420 S Alamo
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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6 pm – 10 pm | Lone Star – Second Saturday Artwalk #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Second Saturday is a family friendly monthly artwalk event occurring every Second Saturday of every month in the Lone Star and Collins Garden neighborhoods in Southtown The Arts District. Exhibits open as early as 6 pm and run til 10pm. Local breweries stay open later. Full of music, art, food trucks and fashion, Second Saturday […]

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The 1906, 1906 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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6 pm – 10 pm | Roma V. Presents: The Original Hat Pop Up #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

WHO: Are you a hatter? Or just looking for that special accessory to help you stand out and shine like the fabulous person you are? Join us for a memorable night in San Antonio. Several hat makers/vendors will unite under one roof to showcase their hats. Anything from a traditional cowboy hat to a custom […]

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Burgerteca, 403 Blue Star, Ste. 105
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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6 pm – 10 pm | Art Showcase at The Fruteria featuring Cathy Peck #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

The Fruteria is excited to host local artist Cathy Peck for "A Day in Southtown"! Cathy will be onsite showcasing and selling her artwork from 6-10PM. Stop in, sip on one of our handcrafted infusion margaritas with friends and support local art!

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The Fruteria, 1401 S. Flores, Ste. 102
San Antonio, 78204 United States
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7 pm – 10 pm | The Time Warp: A Rocky Horror Photo Booth #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Que Linda Makeover and Photography Studio celebrates cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show with a photo booth and styling by the photographer and stylist duo. "It's not easy having a good time. Even Smiling makes my face ache." -Dr. Frank N. Furter   This workshop is proudly sponsored by S.M.A.R.T. 501c3. Building community through art […]

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1906 S. Flores, 1906 s flores
San Antonio, 78204 United States
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7 pm – 10 pm | Sounds On The River #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Sounds on the River is an innovative art and music series in the Lonestar District at Confluence Park, overlooking the San Antonio River. Each month, we showcase the diverse and inspiring faces, styles and sounds of our local talent. Sounds on the River is a celebration of culture and sustainability. We are creating connection, building […]

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Confluence Park, 310 W. Mitchell
San Antonio, 78204 United States
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7:30 pm – 10:30 pm | Tony Rodriguez Band at La Tuna Icehouse #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Wrap up #ADayInSouthtown at La Tuna Icehouse with a performance by the Tony Rodriguez Band! Celebrate your neighborhood with a fun mix of Texas blues, rock, and funk. We know you'll have a good time jammin' with us! *Free Event*

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La Tuna, 100 Probandt
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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