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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.

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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! Stay tuned for more details as the schedule comes together. We can't wait to see you out there!

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Roosevelt Park, 331 Roosevelt Ave
San Antonio, TX 78210
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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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Free
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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Free
SAY Sí, 1518 S Alamo St.
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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Free
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.

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FREE
Blue Star Contemporary, 116 Blue Star
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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11 am – 5 pm | Collins Garden – Dog Gone Crazy! #ADAYINSOUTHTOWN

Stay tuned as details develop but Collins Garden has BIG plans for your pet! Adoption and spay and neuter opportunities! Healthy treats and could there be a pet pageant on the horizon? With prizes? So come on out even if you don't have a pet - there will be something for everyone.

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Free
Collins Garden Park, 200 N. Park Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78204 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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free
King William Association, 122 Madison
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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12 pm – 5 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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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!

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Free
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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Free
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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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free and open to public
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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2 – 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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Free
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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Free
Collins Garden Library, 200 N Park Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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5 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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Free
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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Free
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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FREE
Burgerteca, 403 Blue Star, Ste. 105
San Antonio, TX 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

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Free
1906 S. Flores, 1906 s flores
San Antonio, 78204 United States
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