Interga-llama-ctic, Planetary. Planetary, Interga-llama-ctic.

 

Sometimes life takes you by the fur and distracts you while it steals your watch. I definitely feel like I lost all my time this week! There aren’t a TON of updates this week, but I was able to squeeze in a few new things.

 

I’ll cut my gibberish short this week. have fun and be safe!”

 

ReadAbouts

Software Pioneers: From the Rooftops is requesting presentations!

Fun March Events from SA Mag

Best of the City from SA Mag

Local Sprout is a really cool garden – inside of a freight container.

Local Poet Laurie Ann Guerrero Explores Women’s History Month at A&M-San Antonio

Not Shocking: Californians are moving to Texas

New Bakery in Alta Vista Seals the Deal on Thousands of Rescinded New Year Resolutions

FREE PIZZA!

 

PSA: Spring Break starts this weekend! No school zones – yay! Everything is crowded all the time – boo. Hope all of you teachers out there enjoy a well-deserved break!

 

My Picks for the Week:

 

All Weekend

Catch a free shuttle from Burleson Yard up to Austin for SXSW! Head to Casa San Antonio for panels, networking, and parties, all courtesy of Choose San Antonio. Thanks for making SA your home!

 

Friday

Puro Café Coffee Meetup @ 5 Points Local – 8-9am

Art Party @ SAMA – 6-8pm

 

Saturday

Mockingbird Fest @ Hemisfair Park – 12-5pm << RESCHEDULED!

Crawfish Boil @ River Road Ice House – 11a-4p

Crawfish Boil @ Alamo Ice House – 4pm

 

Sunday

Spring Break Crawfish Boil @ The Hangar (Broadway) – 12-7pm; $10 all you can eat!

Real Ale Crawfish Boil @ The Growler Exchange – 1-5pm

 

This Week:

All Month (March):

Contemporary Art Month!

Boozy Booz Classes @ Gustology

 

All Weekend:

SPRING BREAK BEGINS!

Casa San Antonio by ChooseSA @ SXSW (Austin)

 

Thur, Mar 9:

Second Thursday @ The McNay – 6:30-9:30pm; FREE!

Bell’s Brewing Tap Takeover @ Casa Blanca Theater – 6-10pm

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $25

Bell’s Launch + Crawfish Boil @ Big Hops Huebner – 5-7pm

Thursday Night (Latte) Throwdown @ Local Coffee (Med Center) – 6-9pm

 

Fri, Mar 10:

Puro Café Coffee Meetup @ 5 Points Local – 8-9am

Art Party @ SAMA – 6-8pm

Alamo City Roller Girls Season Opener Party @ Amp Room – 8pm

LeAnn Rimes @ Gruene Hall – 8pm; $60

 

Sat, Mar 11:

Margarita Madness 5K @ La Villita

Mockingbird Fest @ Hemisfair Park – 12-5pm << RESCHEDULED!

Yoga @ Mission Concepcion – 9-11am; FREE!

Crawfish Boil @ River Road Ice House – 11a-4p

Crawfish Boil @ Alamo Ice House – 4pm

LeAnn Rimes @ Gruene Hall – 9pm; $60

Porterpalooza @ Busted Sandal Brewing Co – 5-10pm; $18

Night Hike @ Government Canyon – 6:30-8:30pm

 

Sun, Mar 12:

Spring Break Crawfish Boil @ The Hangar (Broadway) – 12-7pm; $10 all you can eat!

Real Ale Crawfish Boil @ The Growler Exchange – 1-5pm

 

Next Week

All Week:

St. Patrick’s Day River Parade & Festival @ The River Walk – 1-9pm

Dog Days @ Botanical Gardens – 9a-5p; $5/dog

 

Mon, Mar 13:

Swing Nite: Two Tons of Steel @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8:30pm; $10

YOSA Plays Purple Rain LIVE @ Tobin Center – 8pm; $25

 

Tues, Mar 14:

PI DAY!

Pi Day Celebration @ Ranger Creek – 6-10pm

Art Fit: Art+Exercise @ SAMA – 6-7pm; FREE!

Two Ton Tuesday Spring Break Show @ Gruene Hall – 7:30pm; $5

 

Wed, Mar 15:

Chicano Batman @ Paper Tiger – 7pm; $12

 

Thur, Mar 16:

ZZ Top @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm

Craft Beer Tasting @ The Hangar (Broadway) – 7-9pm; $5

 

Fri, Mar 17:

  1. PATRICK’S DAY!

St Patrick’s Day @ Ranger Creek Brewstillery – 5-9pm

Yai’s Thai Street Food Pup Up @ Stay Golden Social House – 7pm

 

Sat, Mar 18:

Fest of Tails Kite Festival & Dog Fair @ McAllister Park – 9a-4p; FREE!

Alamo City Rollergirls’ Season Opener @ Mission Concepcion Sports Park – 6pm; $10

Bark in the Park @ Rosedale Park – 10a-3p

Look Local Fest @ St Anthony Hotel – 5pm; $25

Steel Panther @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm; $20

South Texas Blues Fest @ Tobin Center – 8pm; $28

Traditional Greek Music and Belly Dance @ John the Greek – 6-9pm

 

Sun, Mar 19:

Brewstillery Brunch @ Ranger Creek – 11a-3p

Alamo Food Fights Spring Equinox Edition @ Alamo Beer Co – 12-7pm; $20-25

Hangover Fest @ Paper Tiger – all day; $25

Didgeridoo Demonstration @ SAMA – 11a-12p

Hangover Fest V @ Paper Tiger – 12pm; $40

 

Save the Dates

Mar 20: Bach on the Plaza @ Main Plaza – 11pm

Mar 22: Art Making for Adults: Spanish Tiles @ McNay Art Museum – 12-1pm

Mar 23: 9th Annual Rivertini @ Windham Garden Hotel – $75 << GREAT EVENT!

Mar 23: San Antonio Flavor @ SAMA – 7-10pm

Mar 24: Brush Up!: How to Read Art @ SAMA – 6:30-8pm; $50

Mar 25: Painting in the Open Air @ Botanical Gardens – 9a-12p; $45

Mar 25: Workshop: Papel Picado @ McNay Art Museum – 10:30a-1:30p

Mar 26: Music Meets Modernism @ McNay Art Museum – 2-3pm

Mar 28: Art Fit: Art+Exercise @ SAMA – 6-7pm; FREE!

Mar 31: Chicago (the band) @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm; $48

Mar 31-Apr 2: The Best of Texas Hill Country @ Fredericksburg, TX

Apr 1: Psychedelic Furs @ Paper Tiger – 7pm; $27

Apr 1: The Avett Brothers @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7pm; $45

Apr 1: Family FIESTAval @ Aggie Park – $2+

Apr 2: Songwriters in the Round @ Tobin Center – 7pm

Apr 6: Explosions in the Sky @ Paper Tiger – 7pm; $25

Apr 7: Uncle Lucius @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 9pm; $12

Apr 7: of Montreal @ Paper Tiger – 8pm; $16

Apr 7: Bob Schneider @ Gruene Hall – 7pm; $25

Apr 7-8: Maverick Music Festival @ La Villita

Apr 8: The Georges @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 9pm; $10

Apr 10: Drive By Truckers @ Paper Tiger – 7pm

Apr 11: Tech Job Fair @ The DoSeum – 5:30-9pm

Apr 12: Morrissey @ Tobin Center – 8pm; $50

Apr 14: Robert Earl Keen & Randy Rogers Band @ Floore’s – 7:45pm; $35+

Apr 15: Portgual. The Man @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm. $25

Apr 20: Best of SA 2017 Party @ Avenida Guadalupe – 7-10pm

Apr 20-30: FIESTA SAN ANTONIO!

Apr 21: Willie Nelson & Kacey Musgraves @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7pm; $60+

Apr 21-23: A Taste of New Orleans @ Sunken Garden Theater – $15

Apr 22: Willie Nelson & Kacey Musgraves @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7pm; $60+

Apr 23: SA Polo Club: Fiesta Cup @ Olmos Basin Park – 12-4pm; $10

Apr 29: Whiskey Myers @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm

Apr 29: The Mavericks w/ Los Lonely Boys @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7pm; $32

May 2-7: Finding Neverland @ Majestic Theatre

May 4-7: Yelp Spring Break  @ TBD

May 5: La Oreja de Van Gogh @ Aztec Theatre – 9pm

May 5: Deerhunter @ Paper Tiger – 7pm; $17

May 5: CINCO DE MAYO!

May 6: Roller Derby May Bout @ Mission Concepcion Sports Park – 6pm; $10

May 13: Turnpike Troubadours @ Floore’s – 9pm; $20-40

May 13: New York Dog Film Festival @ Tobin Center – 7pm & 9pm; $15

May 16: YOSA plays The Planets LIVE @ Tobin Center – 8pm; $16

May 17: Marc Broussard @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8pm; $20

May 18: Gypsy Kings @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm; $50-90

May 18: Whose Live Anyway @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $30+

May 21: YOSApalooza @ Tobin Center – 6pm; FREE!

May 24: Garrison Keillor @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $45+

Jun 3: Billy Currington @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7:30pm; $30

Jun 3-4: Free Press Summer Fest @ Houston

Jun 10: United We Brunch @ Briscoe Museum – 11a-3p; $40-75

Jun 17: Roller Derby June Jamboree @ Mission Concepcion Sports Park – 6pm; $10

July 4: Santana @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm; $465?? (that can’t be right)

Jul 13: Hall & Oates and Tears for Fears @ AT&T Center – 7pm; $35+

Jul 15: Ghostland Observatory @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7:30pm; $30+

July 15-16: Video Games Live with YOSA @ Tobin Center

July 22-23: Float Fest @ San Marcos, TX – $99 weekend pass

Jul 28: Cocktail: The Event 2017 @ The DoSeum – 9pm; $40

Aug 4: Miranda Lambert @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7pm; $60

Aug 27: Clint Black @ Tobin Center – 7pm

Sept 9: Green Day @ AT&T Center – 7pm

Sept 22-24: UTOPiAfest @ Utopia, TX

 

Running

Remember to wear an ID wherever you run!

 

Here are some awesome running tunes to fire you up!

 

Local running stores:

iRun

Fleet Feet

Soler’s

Run Wild

 

Upcoming Races:

Check out the SA Road Runners (SARR)!

Texas 5K 6-Pack Beer Series throughout 2017

Margarita Madness 5K @ La Villita – Mar 11

Shamrock Shuffle 5K @ McAllister Park – Mar 17

Culinaria Wine & Beer Run @ La Cantera – Mar 18

Alamo 13.1 @ Alamo Plaza – Mar 19 << RUNNING!

4th Annual Helotes 5K Beer Garden Run @ Old Town Helotes – Mar 25

Judson Band 5K @ Judson High School – Mar 25

Texas 2-Way Torture Test 20-Mile Relay / 10-Mile Run @ Johnson City – Mar 25 << RUNNING!

Ragnar Luckenbach Relay – Mar 31-Apr 1

Alamo Run Fest 5K/ 10K @ Alamodome – Apr 1

Alamo Beer Co 5K @ Alamo Beer Co – Apr 1

Wanderlust Half Marathon / 10K / 5K @ Fredericksburg, TX – Apr 1

Alamo Run Fest Half Marathon @ Alamodome – Apr 2

Outlaw Half Marathon & 5K @ Luckenbach – Apr 8 << RUNNING!

Race for the Cure 5K/10K @ Alamodome – Apr 8

Austin 10/20 @ The Domain (Austin) – Apr 9

Fiesta Especial Royalty Run @ Windcrest City Hall – Apr 22

Cap 10K @ Austin – Apr 23

Fiesta Wildflower Ride @ Rolling Oaks Mall – Apr 23 << CYCLING

Carnival of Venice Half Marathon @ Brackenridge Golf Course – Apr 28

Sand Crab 5K / 10K Beach Run @ South Padres Island – Apr 29

Texas Flower Country Women’s 5K / 10K @ Wildseed Farms (Fredericksburg) – May 13

Midsummers Night’s Dream 5K Women’s Run @ Brackenridge Golf Course – Jun 23