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Rock-a-bye Llama

Wake up, the Super Bowl is over! Now what?

Valentine’s Day! Get your flower orders in NOW, and stock up on chocolate (Central Market has its Chocolate Fest right now, which is pretty awesome).

Don’t have a special someone? Send a Valentine to a kiddo in the hospital.

Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

ReadAbouts

SA Mag’s February To-Dos

On and Off Fred is Almost Here!

Aztec Theatre 2-for-1 Deal Thru Feb 14 – Code 20LOVE19

TacoFest Lineup Announced

Big Ideas Changing SA

Bike Lanes on Broadway?

New Dog Park Coming Soon

Best Sausage Wraps in Texas (The tortilla/bread debate continues.)

SA Home to 2 of America’s Most Romantic Restaurants

ICYMI: The Pearl Banned Electric Scooters

PSA: This Saturday is National Pizza Day! If you’re looking for a good pie, here’s a list of deals from SA Current and a list of favs from SA Mag. Enjoy!

The Short List:

Friday

Art Party: Art, Love, and Chocolate @ SAMA – 6-8pm

Moulin Rouge Movie Party @ Drafthouse Park North – 9:30pm

Saturday

Second Saturday Mural Ride @ Maverick Park – 9:30-11:30am

Second Saturday @ Essex Modern City – 6-9pm

Asian Festival @ Institute of Texan Cultures – 10a-5p

SoFlo Market – Valentine’s Finds @ SoFlo Market – 10a-4p

Sunday

New Year. Mad Fun. Sunday Market @ Brick at Blue Star – 12pm

Feliz Local Market @ Feliz Modern – 12-4pm

This Week:

All Month:

Happy Hour Tours @ Majestic Theatre – 5pm & 6pm; $25

All Week:

Handmade con Amor Exhibit and Sale @ MujeresArtes StudioUNTIL FEB 15!

All Weekend

San Antonio Rodeo @ AT&T Center << UNTIL FEB 24

Parade of Lanterns @ Riverwalk – 7-9pm << UNTIL FEB 23

Bites, Ballads, and the Bard @ Tobin Center – 8pm & 3pm; $25

Winter Artisans & Antiques Market @ Los Patios

Thur, Feb 7:

Hopslam 2019 Release @ Big Hops Huebner – 6pm

France on $50/day @ Whole Earth Provision – 7-8:30pm

Trivia Night @ True Texas BBQ – 7pm

Galentine’s Day Ladies Night Out @ Whiskey Cake – 5:30-9pm; FREE!

Yappy Hour @ Dorcol Distilling – 5pm

Fri, Feb 8:

Art Party: Art, Love, and Chocolate @ SAMA – 6-8pm

Elijah Zane @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 9pm; $10

Cursive @ Paper Tiger – 7pm; $18

Moulin Rouge Movie Party @ Drafthouse Park North – 9:30pm

Sat, Feb 9:

Second Saturday @ Southtown

Second Saturday Mural Ride @ Maverick Park – 9:30-11:30am

Second Saturday @ Essex Modern City – 6-9pm

Asian Festival @ Institute of Texan Cultures – 10a-5p

Big Pac’s BBQ Pre-Valentine’s Day Bash @ Roadmap Brewing – 3pm-midnight

Beer und Brats @ Ranger Creek – 5-9pm

Love Bites Music Video Party @ Drafthouse Park North – 9:30pm

Movie in the Park: Valentine’s Day @ Tower of Americas – 6pm

SoFlo Market – Valentine’s Finds @ SoFlo Market – 10a-4p

Confucius WIshing Lanterns @ Riverwalk – 3-10pm

Sun, Feb 10:

New Year. Mad Fun. Sunday Market @ Brick at Blue Star – 12pm

Love Bites Movies Party @ Drafthouse Park North – 9:30pm

Feliz Local Market @ Feliz Modern – 12-4pm

Brewstillery Brunch w/ Flat Rock Artisan – 12-4pm

Next Week

All Weekend:

On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour << LLAMA APPROVED!

Carmen: Ballet San Antonio @ Tobin Center – $35+

LeAnn Rimes @ Gruene Hall

Texas Music Educators Convention @ Downtown << A LOT OF PEOPLE

Mon, Feb 11:

Romeo and Juliet: Italy is for (Wine) Lovers @ High Street Wine Co – 6-7pm; $45

All Day Happy Hour @ Kunstler Brewing – 4pm

Tues, Feb 12:

Sammy Miller and the Congregation @ Jazz, TX – 8:30pm; $25

Moonstruck Valentine’s Feast @ Drafthouse Park North – 7pm

Drink and Draw – Learn the SA Skyline @ La Tuna – 6-8pm; $10

Transit on Tap: Bikes and Scooters @ Freetail Brewing (South Presa) – 6-8pm; FREE!

The Design, Sculpture, and Philosophy of Harry Bertoia @ SAMA – 6:30-7:30pm; $20

Galentine’s Gathering @ Rosella Coffee (Jones Ave) – 6:30-8:30pm; $40

Wed, Feb 13:

Girls Pint Out @ Weathered Souls Brewing – 6:30-9pm

Galentine’s Cupcake Workshop @ DIY Studio – 6-8pm; $40

Galentine’s Day Social Run for Gals @ Fleet Feet (Quarry) – 7-9pm

Rivard Report 7th Birthday Bash @ Rivard Report – 6-9pm; $25

Thur, Feb 14:

Valentine’s Day!

V Day Lunch Break w/ Food Trucks @ Downtown SA – 11:30a-1:30p

Valentine’s Day w/ Dale Watson @ Gruene Hall – 8pm; $10

Valentine’s Day Date Night & Tasting Room @ Ranger Creek – 5pm; $50

Valentine’s Party w/ Devan Jones @ The Kit Kat – 7-11pm

Vintage Valentine’s @ Witte Museum – 7-11pm; $145+

Pinata Protest Valentine’s SHow and Tour Kick-Off @ Jandro’s Garden Patio – 9pm

Beer My Valentine @ Busted Sandal Brewing – 4:30-10pm

Free Glass of Champagne @ The Hangar – All Day

Acoustic Valentine’s Show w/ Ian Moore @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8pm; $15

Singles Awareness Day @ The Rustic – 6-10pm

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party @ The Amp Room – 10pm

Fri, Feb 15:

Yappy Hour @ Burleson Yard Beer Garden – 5-7pm

Sat, Feb 16:

Local Art Market @ VIva Tacoland – 2-10pm

Valentine’s Day Pairing Event @ Real Ale Brewing – 2pm & 4pm; $25

Hug-In & Valentine Ball w/ Gary P. Nunn @ Luckenbach, TX – 8pm-midnight; $20

Hecho en San Antonio @ Folklores Coffee House – 9am

Moonlight Hike @ Enchanted Rock – 6:30-8:30pm

Stan Lee Inspired @ Brick at Blue Star – 6-11pm

5 Year Anniversary Party @ Big Hops Huebner – 5pm

Chocolates and Bubbles @ The Block SA – 1-6pm; $10

Hoppy Endings Comedy Night @ Freetail Brewing (South Presa) – 8-9:30pm; FREE!

Questlove DJ Set @ Empire (Austin) – 8pm; $30-100

Sun, Feb 17:

El Mardi Gras @ Paper Tiger – 1-7pm; $0-75

Pancakes for Paws @ Magnolia Pancake Haus – 10a-2p

Coffee Beer + Donuts @ Ranger Creek – 12-4pm

Foodie Fitness @ Tre Trattoria – 9-11am; $40

TMNT II w/ Ernie Reyes Jr. @ Drafthouse Park North – 12pm

New Year. Mad Fun. Sunday Market @ Brick at Blue Star – 12pm

Saint City Supper Club Presents Mark Garcia @ Shotgun House Roasters – 7-10pm

Three Swings and a Miss @ Roarin’ Jazz Club – 5:30-9pm

Save the Dates

Feb 19: Reverend Horton Heat @ Paper Tiger – 7pm; $5

Feb 19: Office Space Movie Party @ Drafthouse Park North – 7pm

Feb 21: Member Preview Party @ SAMA – 6:30-8pm; $25

Feb 22: Tom Petty vs Fleetwood Mac Tribute @ Aztec Theatre – 6:30pm; $15+

Feb 22-Mar 5: Burger Week SA

Feb 23: The Georges @ Floore’s – 9pm; FREE!

Feb 23: Roman Holiday @ Drafthouse Park North – 1pm

Feb 23: Cypress Hill @ Aztec Theatre – 6:30pm; $35+

Feb 23: Backyard Yoga @ The Rustic – 9am; FREE!

Feb 24: New Year. Mad Fun. Sunday Market @ Brick at Blue Star – 12pm

Feb 26: Secret Supper @ TBD – 7-10pm; $125+

Feb 26: Metric & Zoe @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm; $40+

Feb 28: Band of Horses @ Aztec Theatre – 9pm

Mar 2: Texas Independence Beer Bash @ Appliance Liquidation Outlet – 2-5pm

Mar 2: Texas Independence Show w/ Los #3 Dinners @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 9pm; FREE!

Mar 2: Carseat Headrest @ Paper Tiger – 8pm; $25

Mar 5: FAT TUESDAY!

Mar 5: Mardi Gras Party w/ Dirty River Dixie Band @ Jazz, TX – 8:30pm; $25

Mar 5: Mardi Craw Party & Crawfish Boil @ The Rustic – 5pm; FREE (VIP $30)

Mar 9: Wiz Khalifa @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm

Mar 9: Movie in the Park: Jurassic Park @ Tower of Americas – 6pm

Mar 10: Grease Sing-a-Long @ Aztec Theatre – 3pm

Mar 11: YOSA Presents: Thriller @ Tobin Center – 8pm

Mar 12: The Wizard of Oz @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $50+

Mar 13: Earth, Wind, and Fire @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm; $$$

Mar 16: St Patty’s w/ Pat Green @ The Rustic – $25+

Mar 16: T Pain @ Aztec Theatre – 9pm; $50+

Mar 19: Carol Burnett @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm

Mar 23: Turnpike Troubadours @ Floore’s – 8:30pm; $28

Mar 23: Boston Pops @ Tobin Center – 8pm; $75+

Mar 23: Karolina’s 3rd Annual Fiesta Medal Pachanga @ Karolina’s Antiques – 11a-5p

Mar 24: Amos Lee @ Aztec Theatre – 8:30pm; $40+

Mar 27: Runway @ SA Food Bank – 6:30-9:30pm; $125+

Mar 28: SA Flavor @ SAMA – 6pm; $50+

Mar 28: SA Spurs v. Cleveland: Manu Jersey Retirement @ AT&T Center – 7:30pm; $150+

Mar 28: Big Give Concert feat. Kevin Fowler @ The Rustic – 6pm; $25+

Apr 2: Death Cab for Cutie @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm

Apr 6: The Mavericks @ Floore’s – 8:30pm; $35+
Apr 12-14: Willie Nelson & Family @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8:30pm; $40+

Apr 13: Taco Fest: Music y Mas @ La Villita – 12pm; $15+

Apr 13: Movie in the Park: Incredibles 2 @ Tower of Americas – 6pm

Apr 14: Indigo Girls @ Tobin Center – 7pm; $30-60

Apr 18: Taste of the Republic @ Marriott Plaza – 5-9pm; $75

Apr 20: Postmodern Jukebox @ Tobin Center – 8pm; $35-90

Apr 24: Monty Python’s Spamalot @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $47

May 10-11: Avett Brothers @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8pm

May 11: Movie in the Park: Wonder Woman @ Tower of Americas – 6pm

May 16: New Kids on the Block @ AT&T Center – 7:30pm

May 25: Brews and Blooms @ Botanical Garden – 7-10pm; $40

May 31: Penn & Teller @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm; $250+

Jun 3: Neil DeGrasse Tyson @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $50+

Jun 7-9: Kinky Boots @ Majestic Theatre

Jun 8: Movie in the Park: Lego the Movie @ Tower of Americas – 6pm

Jun 16: Weird Al Yankovic @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm

Jul 12-3: Turnpike Troubadours @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8:30pm; $30+

Aug 2: Sublime w/ Rome @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7:30pm; $40

Aug 10: Science Friday Live @ Tobin Center – 7pm

Running

If you’ve made it all the way down here — THANK YOU! Enjoy the races below. Whether you like an occasional 5K or you’re training for your first marathon, I hope you’ll enjoy this selection of fun races! Please wear an ID when you’re training.

Local running stores:

iRun

Fleet Feet

Soler’s

Run Wild

Upcoming Races:

Check out the SA Road Runners (SARR)!

2019 Alamo Beer Series – 4 races for $170 – Fall 2019

Hill Country Half Marathon Series – 4 races for $199 – Jan 5-Apr 6

Fuego 5K @ Salado Creek Greenway – Feb 9

Love the Run You’re WIth 5K @ Landa Park (New Braunfels) – Feb 9

Be My Valentine 5K @ Comanche Park – Feb 10

Freetail Brewing 5K Beer Run @ Freetail (S Presa) – Feb 16

Sauerkraut Bend 5K @ King William Park – Feb 23

Pedernales Trail Runs @ Pedernales Falls State Park – Feb 23

SA Margarita Madness 5K @ La Villita – Mar 2 (afternoon)

Run to the Beat 5K @ Alamo Heights High School – Mar 2

Alamo 26.2 / 13.1 @ Hemisfair Park – Mar 3

San Marcos Half Marathon @ Tanger Outlets – Mar 10

Shamrock Shuffle 5K @ Lady Bird Johnson Park – Mar 16

Culinaria 5K Wine & Beer Run @ Shops at La Cantera – Mar 16

Alamo Run Fest @ The Alamodome – Mar 17-18

Stride for Sight 5K @ Comanche County Park – Mar 23

Texas 2-Way Torture @ Lighthouse Hill Ranch – Mar 30

Outlaw Half Marathon & 5K @ Luckenbach, TX – Apr 6

Wanderlust Half Marathon @ Marketplatz Square (Fredericksburg) – Apr 6

Cap 10K @ Austin, TX – Apr 7

Sandcrab Night Run 5K/10K @ South Padre Island – Apr 27

Texas Flower Country Women’s 5K/10K @ Wildseed Farms (Fredericksburg) – May 11