Guatellama, Guatellama

 

Hola from Guatemala and Happy Spring Break! I skipped last week because I was in the mountains learning how to farm cacao. All of that went great — I’m now the world’s leading/only llama expert in cacao farming.

 

Search #roamingllama to follow the adventures.

 

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PSA: Big announcement coming soon. 🙂

 

The Short List:

Friday

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

Brews & Tunes @ Main Plaza – 5:45-8:45pm; FREE!

Irish Red Ale Re-Release Party @ Dorcol Distilling – 5pm

 

Saturday

Fest of Tails Kite Festival @ McAllister Park – 9a-4p; FREE! << LLAMA RECOMMENDED!

FrankenBike San Antonio @ Small Planet E-Bikes – 10a-4p

St Patty’s Day Eve @ The Friendly Spot – 5-11pm

St Patrick’s Day @ Ranger Creek – 5-9pm; FREE!

 

Sunday

St. Patrick’s Day River Parade @ Riverwalk – 4-5pm

Celebrate @ Tobin Center – 12-3pm

Monkeys on a String DMB Tribute @ Burleson Yard Beer Garden – 6-9pm

St. Patty’s Day w/ Josh Glenn Experiment @ Kunstler Brewing – 5-8pm

 

This Week:

All Weekend:

Dog Days @ Botanical Garden – 9a-5p

Texas Loopfest @ Various Locations

Spring Break Hours @ Cool Crest Mini Golf

St. Patrick’s Day Festival @ Riverwalk – 12-8pm

 

Thur, Mar 14:

PI DAY!

SAYP Pi Day Pizza Making Class @ Il Forno – 6-8pm; $27

Fiesta Medal Love @ PicaPica Plaza – 4-7pm

 

Fri, Mar 15:

Neon Indian (DJ Set) @ Chisme – 11pm; $25

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

Brews & Tunes @ Main Plaza – 5:45-8:45pm; FREE!

Irish Red Ale Re-Release Party @ Dorcol Distilling – 5pm

Candle Making @ Mad Crafters – 6-8pm; $10

 

Sat, Mar 16:

Fest of Tails Kite Festival @ McAllister Park – 9a-4p; FREE! << LLAMA RECOMMENDED!

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

T Pain @ Aztec Theatre – 9pm; $50+

FrankenBike San Antonio @ Small Planet E-Bikes – 10a-4p

St Patty’s Day Eve @ The Friendly Spot – 5-11pm

St Patrick’s Day @ Ranger Creek – 5-9pm; FREE!

St Patrick’s Day @ La Tuna – 6:30-9:30pm

St Patrick’s Eve Party @ Lucy Cooper’s Texas Ice House – 7pm

PorterPalooza @ Busted Sandal Brewing – 5-10pm; $20

 

Sun, Mar 17:

ST. PATRICK’S DAY!

St. Patrick’s Day River Parade @ Riverwalk – 4-5pm

Celebrate @ Merkaba – 3pm-close; $5

Celebrate @ The Hangar – 12pm

Celebrate @ Paper Tiger – 1-6pm << BLOCK PARTY!

Celebrate @ Howl at the Moon – 12pm-close; $5-10

Celebrate @ Tobin Center – 12-3pm

Celebrate @ Downtown Social – 12pm-midnight

Shamrock the Tower @ Tower of the Americas – 2-7pm; FREE!

St. Patty’s Day w/ Josh Glenn Experiment @ Kunstler Brewing – 5-8pm

Miss Neesie and Earfood Orchestra – 1pm

Monkeys on a String DMB Tribute @ Burleson Yard Beer Garden – 6-9pm

Ghostland Observatory @ Paper Tiger – 8pm; $25

Food Truck Sunday @ HUB MRKT – 10a-2p

 

Next Week

All Weekend:

Monarch Fest @ SA Zoo

San Antonio Boat and Outdoor Expo @ Freeman Coliseum

 

Mon, Mar 18:

TPR Fiesta Medal Pick Up Party @ La Fonda on Main – 5pm; $12

 

Tues, Mar 19:

SA Flavor Fiesta Medal Party #3 @ The Friendly Spot – 6-9pm

The Beach Boys @ Majestic Theatre – 7:30pm

Carol Burnett @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm

 

Wed, Mar 20:

Bikes, Bars, and Stars @ Bike World (The Pearl) – 7-10:30pm

The Fifth Element Movie Party @ Drafthouse Park North – 7pm

All About Yaupon: The Texas Tea @ Hotel Emma – 5-6pm; $10

 

Thur, Mar 21:

Pink @ AT&T Center – 7:30pm; $40+

SAYP Happy Hour @ Paramour Bar – 6-8pm; FREE!

Helotes Fiesta Medal Bash @ Helotes City Hall – 6pm

Wine Tasting @ The Cove – 7:30pm; $10

TYP Networking Mixer @ Artisan on the Alamo – 6-9pm

 

Fri, Mar 22:

Josh Glenn Experiment @ Rosella Coffee Co (Jones Ave) – 7-9pm

STRFKR @ Paper Tiger – 8pm; $20

 

Sat, Mar 23:

Mini Maker Faire @ Central Library – 11a-3p

Spring Market Day @ Tower of the Americas – 11a-5p

Holi – Festival of Colors @ India Assoc. of SA – 2-9pm

Taste of Japan @ Institute of Texan Cultures – 10a-noon

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

Texas Harvest Bottle Release @ Freetail Taproom – 11am

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

Fortuna Flamenco @ Carmens de la Calle – 8pm

Glow: A Night at Loma de Vida Spa @ La Cantera Resort – 8-11pm; $75

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

Jazz a’Round Old Town Helotes @ Helotes – 7-11pm

Bob Schneider @ Gruene Hall – 10:30pm; $25

Corks and Kegs Queso Fest @ Uvalde, TX – 12-7pm

Explore the Night Sky @ Government Canyon – 7:30-10pm

 

Sun, Mar 24:

Paella Challenge @ Mission County Park – 12-4pm; $75

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

La Bamba + Lou Diamond Phillips @ Tobin Center – 4pm; $23+

Day Drinking for the Dogs @ La Botanica – 12pm

Sanchos Domingo @ Sanchos Cantina – 2pm

Dignowity Hill Pushcart Derby @ Lockwood Park – 2-6pm; $30-40

10th Annual Corona Paella Challenge @ Mission County Park – 12-4pm

 

Save the Dates

Mar 26-31: Fiddler on the Roof @ Majestic Theatre

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

Mar 27: TX State Alumni Fiesta Meda Release Party @ Chisme – 5-7pm; $15

Mar 28: THE BIG GIVE!

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+

Mar 29: International Music Festival @ Cathedral de San Fernando – 7-8pm

Mar 30: Spring Pop-Up Market @ Southtown – 10a-5p

Mar 30: Festival of India @ La Villita – 3-9pm

Mar 31: Siclovia @ TBD – 9a-2p

Mar 31: Cocktail Scavenger Hunt @ Botanical Garden – 2:30-3:30pm

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

Apr 3: Medals for Meals Release Party @ SA Food Bank – 5:30-7:30pm; $25

Apr 4: Flow Tribe @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8pm; $10

Apr 5: The Moth Mainstage @ Majestic Theatre – 7pm; $25-100

Apr 6: The Mavericks @ Floore’s – 8:30pm; $35+
Apr 6: Fiesta Medal Release Party @ Busted Sandal Brewing – 3:30-9:30pm; $20

Apr 7: Lucinda Williams @ Tobin Center – 7pm; $30+

Apr 10: Double Dare Live @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm; $50+

Apr 11: Foreigner @ Majestic Theatre – 8pm; $50+

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 14: Fiesta Blues Heritage Series @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 2pm; $20

Apr 16: Kevin Eubanks @ Jazz, TX – 7pm; $75-100

Apr 16: Cruel Intentions: The Musical @ Majestic Theatre – 7:30pm; $40+

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

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

Apr 23: Fiesta Especial Celebration Day @ Alamodome Parking Lot C – 10a-3p

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

Apr 26: The Georges @ Floore’s – 9pm; FREE!

May 3: The Psychedelic Furs @ Paper Tiger – 8pm; $30

May 4: Avocado Fest @ Alamo Beer Co – 1-5:30pm; $20-60

May 4: Wein and Saengerfest @ New Braunfels, TX – 12-10pm

May 7-26: Hamilton @ Majestic Theatre – $1,000,000

May 9: Doing Good on the Green Golf Tournament @ TPC – $300

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

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

May 12: Garbage @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm; $35

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

May 23-26: Hot Luck Fest @ Austin

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 13: Local Natives @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm; $30+

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

Jul 5: Young the Giant & Fitz and the Tantrums @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8pm; $40+

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

Aug 24: Shakey Graves & Dr Dog @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 7pm; $30+

 

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

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

Beer Run 0.5K @ New Braunfels Freiheit Village – Mar 23

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

Helotes 5K Beer Garden Run @ 15103 Bandera Rd – Mar 30

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

Fiesta Especial Inclusion 5K and 1 mile dash @ Windcrest – Apr 20

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

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