GOOOOOOOOOOLLAMA!

 

Apologies for being late. I was a #roamingllama briefly this week which threw off my writing schedule.

 

Go find your fun!

 

ReadAbouts

The new exhibit at The McNay looks REALLY COOL!

More People Moved to SA Last Year Than Any Other Big City

The New Alamo Master Plan

King and Queen of Spain to Visit SA

Port A, Nine Months After Harvey

Mmmmm… Tucker’s Kozy Korner

Mmmmm… Ice Cream

 

PSA: Sunday is Father’s Day! I have a few dad-style events for Sunday below.

 

The Short List:

Friday

Puro Cafe Coffee Meetup @ Berry to Bean – 8-9am

Gartenfest @ Beethoven – 5-11pm

Film on the Green: Grand Budapest Hotel @ SAMA – 8-10pm; FREE!

Josh Glenn Experiment @ Cherrity Bar – 7pm

Flamenco Friday @ Carmens de la Calle – 8:30pm & 10pm

 

Saturday

Summer Kickoff Kegger @ Big Hops The Bridge – 2-8pm

Southern Fried Poetry Slam Finals @ Carver Center – 6:30-11pm; $26

Night in Old Havana @ Black Swan Inn – 8pm; $15

 

Sunday

FATHER’S DAY!

Fatherfest @ Alamo Beer Co. – 10a-9p; $10-25

WORLD CUP: Mexico vs. Germany

Waylon’s Birthday Bash @ Luckenbach Dancehall – 1pm

 

This Week:

All Summer:

Ole San Antonio @ The Pearl

Wes Anderson Film Festival @ various venues

Jungle Boogie Nights @ SA Zoo – 5-9pm; $9 << SATURDAY NIGHTS

Two Ton Tuesdays @ Gruene Hall – 8:30pm; $6 << TUESDAY NIGHTS

Pool Party @ La Cantera Spa Pool – 7-11pm; $30-40 << THURSDAY NIGHTS

Free Music Series @ County Line (IH-10) – 7:30pm; FREE! << THURSDAY NIGHTS

JAWS on the Water @ Lake Travis (Austin)

 

All Week:

An American in Paris @ Majestic Theatre

The World Cup – June 14 – July 15

 

Fri, Jun 15:

Puro Cafe Coffee Meetup @ Berry to Bean – 8-9am

Gartenfest @ Beethoven – 5pm

Film on the Green: Grand Budapest Hotel @ SAMA – 8-10pm; FREE!

Josh Glenn Experiment @ Cherrity Bar – 7pm

80s vs 90s Dance Party @ El Luchador – 10p-2a

King’s Feast @ Blue Star Brewing – 7-10pm; $35

Bike&Soul: No Tan Lines @ Viva Tacoland – 7:15pm

Roxy Roca @ Luna – 9:30pm; $10

Flamenco Friday @ Carmens de la Calle – 8:30pm & 10pm

Murder Mystery Night @ SAMA – 6-8pm; free w/ admission

 

Sat, Jun 16:

Party on the Patio @ Cherrity Bar – 6-10pm

Beer & Cheese Pairing @ The Hoppy Monk – 4-5:30pm

Saturday Night DInner & Jazz @ Carmens de la Calle – 8-11pm

Summer Kickoff Kegger @ Big Hops The Bridge – 2-8pm

Southern Fried Poetry Slam Finals @ Carver Center – 6:30-11pm; $26

Night in Old Havana @ Black Swan Inn – 8pm; $15

Cocktails for a Cause & Shrimp Boil @ Blue Box – 2-6pm

Star Party @ Lost Maples State Natural Area – 8-11pm

Adult Slushie Night @ Ranger Creek – 5-9pm

Randy Rogers Band @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8pm; $22+

Black Panther Outdoor Movie @ Memorial Park in Hollywood Park – 8:30-11:30pm

 

Sun, Jun 17:

FATHER’S DAY!

Fatherfest @ Alamo Beer Co. – 10a-9p; $10-25

Father’s Day Brunch @ Eilan Hotel – 10a-2p; $52

Father’s Day Brunch Buffet @ Hop and Vine – 10a-3p; $10

WORLD CUP: Mexico vs. Germany

Waylon’s Birthday Bash @ Luckenbach Dancehall – 1pm

Summer Jazz Concert Series: Tommy Howard @ McNay Art Museum – 12:30-3pm

Father’s Day Screening: True Grit @ Drafthouse (All in SA) – 6:30pm

Artisan Market @ Ranger Creek – 12-4pm

 

Next Week

Mon, Jun 18:

#LOVENOTES Launch @ Brick at Blue Star – 5-11pm

Swing Nite w/ The Georges @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8:30pm; $7-10 << SUPER HERO & VILLAIN SWING PARTY!

Happy Hour Tour @ Majestic Theatre – 4pm & 5pm; $25

Nacho Monday Happy Hour @ The Pigpen – 3-10pm

 

Tues, Jun 19:

SAYP Happy Hour @ Kunstler Brewing – 6-8pm; FREE!

8th Annual Art in the Dark @ Gunter Hotel – 6:30-9pm; $50-60

Puro Slam Poetry @ The Mix – 9:30pm; $1

 

Wed, Jun 20:

SUMMER SOLSTICE!

Summer Solstice w/ Mingo Fishtrap @ The Rustic – 8:30-10pm; FREE! << GOING!

Field Trip Flashback @ Witte Museum – 6-8:30pm; $30-35

Cabs & Dads @ Range – 6-8pm; $50

The Georges @ Gruene Hall – 7-11pm; FREE!

Bikes, Bars, and Stars @ Bike World – 7-10:30pm

 

Thur, Jun 21:

International Day of Yoga Free Flow @ Freetail Brewing Co (S. Presa)  – 6:30pm; FREE!

Flamenco in the Park @ The Pearl – 7:30-9pm

Ole Paella @ Culinary Institute – 11a-12p; $25

Museum Ball @ SAMA – 7-11pm

Yoga Glow @ The McNay – 6:30-7:30pm

Dia Mundial de la Tapa @ Pearl Stable – 5:30-8pm; $100

Tequila and Craft Beer Tasting @ The Hangar – 7pm; $5

A Way With Words in SA @ St Phillips College – 7pm; $15-45

Diana Krall @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm

 

Fri, Jun 22:

Josh Glenn Experiment @ Cherrity Bar – 7-10pm

Paleta Palooza @ Paper Tiger – 6:30pm; $10

William Shatner @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $40-70

Ruben V @ The Pigpen – 7pm

 

Sat, Jun 23:

4th Annual Bacon & Beer Fest @ Random (Boerne) – 12pm

The Color of Brazil @ Carmens de la Calle – 8-11pm

Flamenco Tablao: Dance and Dinner @ Pearl Stable – 6-9pm; $150

Beats & Brews @ The Growler Exchange – 6:30pm-midnight

Pizza Night @ Ranger Creek – 5-9pm

Cardboard Construction Workshop @ The McNay – 10:30a-1:30p; $10-25

 

Sun, Jun 24:

Ultimate 90s Hip Hop Dance Party @ Drafthouse Park North – 4:15pm

Cocktail Scavenger Hunt @ Botanical Garden – 12:30-3pm; $20

Adult Ice Cream Floats @ Ranger Creek – 12-4pm

 

Save the Dates

Jun 26: Cinema Tuesday: Oscar Shorts @ Bijou Cinema – 7:30pm; $15

Jun 27: The Day of Olive Oil @ Hotel Emma – 10:30am; $25

Jun 27: dare to listen: Growing Pains @ Whitley Theological Center – 6:30-8pm

Jun 28: Outdoor Film: Cloak & Dagger @ The McNay – 8-9:30pm; FREE!

Jun 29: Karbach Country w/ The Texases @ Paper Tiger – 7pm; FREE!

Jun 29: Cocktails and Lobster Rolls @ Ranger Creek – 5-9pm

Jun 29-Jul 4: Stars, Stripes and Lights @ Riverwalk – 8:30pm-midnight

Jun 30: Slightly Stoopid @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7pm; $25+

Jun 30: Open House @ Ranger Creek – 5-9pm; $10 << LLAMA-APPROVED!

July: Balcones Heights Jazz Festival @ Wonderland Mall Amphitheater – 7:30-10pm

Jul 1: Bike&Brunch: Small Town, Big Nutz @ Burleson Yard Beer Garden – 8a-6:30p

Jul 1: The Cantillon Party @ High Street Wine Co. – 1-9pm

Jul 4: SA’s Fourth of July Celebration @ Woodlawn Lake Park – 8a-9:30p; FREE!

Jul 4: Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic @ Austin 360 – $40+

Jul 6: Femina-X Album Release Party @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8:45pm; $12

Jul 6: Ferdinand the Bull @ SAMA – 8:30-10:30pm; FREE!

Jul 7: Culture Club @ Tobin Center – 8pm; $60+

Jul 7: Cocktail Scavenger Hunt @ Botanical Garden – 12:30-3pm; $20

Jul 7: Los Texmaniacs feat. Los Legends, Flaco Jimenez, Augie Meyers @ Floore’s – 9pm; $25-50

Jul 10: Alison Krauss @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm

Jul 12: Echo and the Bunnymen w/ Violent Femmes @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $45/65

Jul 13: Art Party @ SAMA – 6-8pm

Jul 13: Steel Panther @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm; $25-30

Jul 14: Second Thursday @ The McNay – 6-9pm; FREE!

Jul 15: Summer Jazz: Jazz Protagonists @ The McNay – 12:30-3pm

Jul 20: Theory of a Deadman @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm; $30+

Jul 21-22: Float Fest @ San Marcos << SNOOP DOGG, TAME IMPALA, MODEST MOUSE

Jul 22: Cocktail Scavenger Hunt @ Botanical Garden – 12:30-3pm; $20

Jul 24: Cinema Tuesday: Full Metal Jacket @ Bijou Cinema – 7:30pm; $15

Jul 25: The Witte Unlocked @ The Witte Museum – 6-8pm

Jul 26: DT Buffkin, Lonely Horse @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8pm; FREE!

Jul 26: Outdoor Film: Miss Congeniality @ The McNay – 8-10pm; FREE!

Jul 27: Film on the Green: The Royal Tenenbaums @ SAMA – 8-10pm; FREE!

Jul 27: Cocktail: The Event 2018 @ The Doseum – 8-11pm; $40-70

Jul 27: Foodie Cinema: Under the Tuscan Sun @ Botanical Garden – 6-8pm; $35

Jul 28: Turnpike Troubadours @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8pm; $25+

Aug 5:  Erasure @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $40+

Aug 12: Dawes @ The Rustic – 8pm; $25 / $60

Aug 14: Cinema Tuesday: Blazing Saddles @ Bijou Cinema – 7:30pm; $15

Aug 19: Cocktail Scavenger Hunt @ Botanical Garden – 12:30-3pm; $20

Aug 20: Lyle Lovett @ Majestic Theatre –  8pm

Aug 25: Whiskey Myers @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8pm; $20+

Aug 31: Leon Bridges @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8:30pm; $43+

Sept 6: World Heritage Festival Sunset Dinner @ Mission San Juan – 6:30-8:30pm

Sept 21: Robert Earl Keen @ Floore’s – 9pm; $25

Sept 23: Yo La Tengo @ Mohawk (Austin) – 7pm; $25-27

Sept 25: Billy Idol @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $60-90

Sept 28-30: Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert @ Tobin Center – 8pm; $50-125

Oct 4-7: Gruene Music & Wine Festival @ Gruene, TX

Oct 19: 4u: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm

Oct 20: SA Beer Festival @ Dignowity & Lockwood Parks – 1:30pm; $30-350

Oct 24: The B-52s @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $40-100

Oct 28: Gary Clark Jr. @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm; $33+

Nov 2: Tango of the Vines @ Witte Museum – 7-10pm; $60-100

 

Running

I do think warm weather is here, and it’s here to stay. While the races are winding down, your training should keep going strong! Just make sure you lather up with some sunscreen and stay hydrated… and always run with an ID.

Local running stores:

iRun

Fleet Feet

Soler’s

Run Wild

Upcoming Races:

Check out the SA Road Runners (SARR)!

Carrabba’s 5K, 13.1 @ McAllister Park Pavilion #2 – Jun 16

Dos Rios 5K Splash and Dash @ Cypress Bend Park – Jun 16

La Cerveza Run 5K @ Concepcion Park – Jun 16

Midsummer Night’s Dream Women’s 5K @ Brackenridge Golf Course – Jun 22

Texas Tough 5K / 10K / 10 mile @ La Hacienda Scenic Loop – Jun 23

Seafood and Beer Marathon @ Austin, TX – Jun 30

SARR Women’s Run 5K / 10K @ HEB Lincoln Heights – Jul 14

Texas Too Hot 1K, 5K, 15K @ Boerne City Lake – Jul 15

El Chupacabra 5K / 10K Night Rn @ 11600 Starcrest – Jul 20

Don’t Tread on My Tri @ San Marcos, TX – Jul 22

Sand Crab 5K / 10K Night Beach Run @ Port Aransas – Jul 28

Olympia Toga Run @ Olympia Hills Golf Course – Aug 3

Dam 09 Triathlon @ Alamo Heights Swimming Pool – Aug 18

Gruene 10K / 5K @ Gruene Hall – Sept 8

Zoo Run 8 Mile Relay @ SA Zoo – Sept 14

Conquer the Coast Bike Ride @ Corpus Christi Bay – Sept 15

The Great Fundraiser 5K @ Helotes – Sept 29

Missions Heritage Half Marathon @ Mission San Jose – Oct 6

Masquerade Half @ JW Marriott Hill Country – Oct 27