That’s the Way We Llama

 

Gotta be short and sweet, much like the “cold front” this week.

 

Be safe and enjoy… don’t do anything a llama wouldn’t do!

 

 

ReadAbouts

The Pearl: How a Historic Brewery Transformed a City

Ranger Creek Haunted House is BACK!

APPLY NOW: Be a part of TPR’s Generation Listen Leadership Council

Happy 100th Birthday to Schilo’s Deli! Visit on a Tuesday.

BOSS Bagels has stolen this llama’s heart – and weekly carb intake.

Despacito

September Restaurant Openings and Closings

Former Presidents Unite for Harvey Relief

The Latino List: New Exhibit at SAMA

 

PSA: Tickets to TEDxSanAntonio’s upcoming event are on sale now!

 

The Short List:

 

Friday

Puro Café Coffee Meetup @ Press Coffee – 8-9am << PRESS IS CLOSING ITS CAFÉ!

Outdoor Movie: The Birds (Hitchcock) @ Botanical Gardens – 6:30pm; FREE!

Art Party: Good Luck, Bad Luck @ SAMA – 6-8pm

Josh Glenn Experiment @ BEXAR Pub – 9p-12a

 

Saturday

Chalk It Up @ Houston Street Downtown SA – 10a-4p

Band of Heathens @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 9pm; $12+

Catrina Fest @ Brick at Blue Star – 7pm

 

Sunday

‘Q for the Blue @ Cowboys Dancehall – 11a-6p

 

This Week:

All Month

October is Museum Month!

ZooBoo @ SA Zoo

 

All Weekend

SA Ballet Opening Weekend: Giselle @ Tobin Center – $35+

Oktoberfest @ Beethoven

SA Symphony Plays: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets @ Majestic Theatre

 

Thur, Oct 12:

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

Thursday Night Latte Throwdown @ Local Coffee (The Pearl) – 4-10pm

COOP Ale Works Pint Night @ Growler Exchange – 6:30pm

Crystal Castles @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm; $25+

 

Fri, Oct 13:

FRIDAY THE 13TH!

Puro Café Coffee Meetup @ Press Coffee – 8-9am << PRESS IS CLOSING ITS CAFÉ!

Outdoor Movie: The Birds (Hitchcock) @ Botanical Gardens – 6:30pm; FREE!

Art Party: Good Luck, Bad Luck @ SAMA – 6-8pm

Halloween Cemetery Tours @ Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours – 7-10pm

Bob Schneider Solo Show @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8:30pm; $15

Texas Country Music Festival @ Ranger Creek – 5-11:30pm; $5

Cask for a Cause @ Big Hops Bitters – 7-10pm << HARVEY RELIEF EVENT

Josh Glenn Experiment @ BEXAR Pub – 9p-12a

 

Sat, Oct 14:

Chalk It Up @ Houston Street Downtown SA – 10a-4p

World’s Largest Whisky & Liquor Festival @ Freeman Coliseum – 7-11pm

Band of Heathens @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 9pm; $12+

Alamo City Rollergirls’ Home Team Championship Bout @ Mission Concepcion Sports Park – 6pm; $10

Mastodon @ Aztec Theatre – 6:30pm; $40+

Catrina Fest @ Brick at Blue Star – 7pm

3 Year Anniversary Celebration @ Claude Hopper’s – 12p-12a

Pet Pawlooza @ Live Oak City Park – 10a-12p

 

Sun, Oct 15:

‘Q for the Blue @ Cowboys Dancehall – 11a-6p

Burlesque Brunch @ Paramour – 11a-3p

 

Next Week

All Weekend:

Monarch Butterfly & Pollinator Festival @ The Pearl

Botanical Garden Expansion Grand Opening @ Botanical Garden

Biggest Bounce House in the World @ Wheatley Heights

Gruene Market Days @ Gruene, TX

 

Mon, Oct 16:

47th Annual Game Dinner @ Witte Museum – 6-10:30pm; $200

 

Tues, Oct 17:

Sunset Om @ Travis Park – 5:30pm

SA Young Professionals Happy Hour @ Hofbrau Quarry – 6-8pm; FREE!

 

Wed, Oct 18:

Jazz in the Garden @ Japanese Tea Garden – 6:30-9pm

The Georges @ Gruene Hall – 6-10pm; FREE!

 

Thur, Oct 19:

Ghostbusters @ Mission Marquee Theater – 7pm; FREE!

Casa San Antonio Magazine Launch Party @ Copenhagen Living – 6:30-8:30pm

Craft Beer and Candy Tasting @ The Hangar – 7-9pm

Live Trivia @ Bombay Bicycle Club – 8pm

Mole Throwdown @ Centro Cultural Aztlan – 6-10pm; $40

 

Fri, Oct 20:

Thievery Corporation @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm; $40+

Kayak Tour & Beer Tasting @ 100 E. Guenther – 6-9pm

Primus @ Sunken Garden Theater – 8pm; $30+

 

Sat, Oct 21:

Circlefest @ The Circle School – 4-8pm; $5

SA Beer Festival @ Dignowity and Lockwood Parks – 1:30-6:30pm

Improv Jam Session @ The McNay – 10-11:30am; FREE!

Moonlight in the Garden of Good & Evil @ Botanical Garden – 8-11pm; $35

Romanian Food Festival @ Rosedale Park – 10a-8p

The Boho Market @ Alamo Beer Company – 11a-9p

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

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

 

Sun, Oct 22:

Siclovia @ Broadway – 11a-4p; FREE! << LLAMA-APPROVED! LOVE THIS!

Wiener (Dog) Fest 2017 @ College Station, TX – 10a-6p

Barktoberfest @ Animal Defense League of Texas – 12-4pm

 

Save the Dates

Oct 23: Gogol Bordello @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm

Oct 23: Rocky Horror Picture Show @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $30+

Oct 24: Art Fit: Bilingual Vinyasa @ SAMA – 6:30-7:30pm; $5

Oct 24: Hot Wells Harvest Feast @ Mission County Park – 7-10pm; $60+

Oct 25: ArtFull Wednesday: Bread of the Dead @ The McNay – 12-1pm

Oct 25: When You Wish Upon a Bar: Disney Themed Quiz @ The Hangar – 8-10:30pm

Oct 26: REDO: Under the Big Top @ The DoSeum – 7-9:30pm; $35

Oct 26: Pumpkin Carving Contest @ The Hangar – 3-9pm

Oct 27: Ruben V and Jimmy Spacek @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 9pm; $10

Oct 27: Family Flicks: Selena @ SAMA – 7-9pm; FREE!

Oct 27: Halloween Costume Party @ The McNay – 7-10pm; $35

Oct 28: Polly’s Pets Spooktacular @ Polly’s Pet Shop – 6-9pm

Oct 30: Halloswing Bash w/ Two Tons of Steel @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8:30pm; $7-10

Oct 31: Halloween Tour @ SAMA – 5-5:45pm; FREE!

Nov 1: 2018 Fiesta Poster Unveiling @ Witte Museum – Mays Center – 6-8pm

Nov 1: The Georges @ Gruene Hall – 6-10pm; FREE!

Nov 2: Iron and Wine @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm

Nov 3: Matisyahu @ Empire Theatre – 8pm

Nov 3: Robert Earl Keen @ Floore’s – 9pm; $25

Nov 4: Steven Tyler @ Tobin Center – 8pm; $100+

Nov 4: Toad the Wet Sprocket @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8pm; $40

Nov 4: Beauty and the Beast @ Mission Marquee Theater – 7pm; FREE!

Nov 4: Uncle Lucius @ Gruene Hall – $15

Nov 9: Flow Tribe @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8pm; $10

Nov 10-12: Sound on Sound Fest @ Sherwood Forest

Nov 11: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile @ ACL Live – 8pm; $38+

Nov 11: Mingo Fishtrap @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 10pm; $14

Nov 12: Gospel Brunch @ Gruene Hall – 10:30am; $30

Nov 15: The Georges @ Gruene Hall – 6-10pm; FREE!

Nov 18: Accessibility Fest @ Toyota Field (Morgan’s Wonderland Campus) – 10a-2p; FREE!

Dec 31: NYE w/ Reverand Horton Heat @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8:30pm; $35+

 

Running

It’s still hot, but race organizers don’t care! Time to start training for those winter half marathons or the big kahunas, if you dare. Always bring an ID (and a bottle of water).

 

Local running stores:

iRun

Fleet Feet

Soler’s

Run Wild

 

Upcoming Races:

Check out the SA Road Runners (SARR)!

Texas Hill Country Half Marathon Series – 2018 – 4 races for $170

Friday the 13th Night Race @ McAllister Park – Oct 13

Rambler 120 Team Challenge @ Canyon Lake – Oct 14

Stesti Brewing Co 5K Fun Run @ Stesti Brewing – Oct 14

Hootenanny on the Hill 10K / 5K / 3K / 1K @ Plum Creek Center (Kyle, TX) – Oct 14

Ragnar Trail Relay @ Flat Rock Ranch – Oct 20-21

Flower Power 5K @ Mission Pavilions – Oct 21

Trick or Trot 5K @ Valero – Sept 21

Battle of Hillotes 10K / 13.1 @ Soler Sports Helotes – Oct 21

Hallowine Run 10K / 5K @ Shops at La Cantera – Oct 28

Brew-Ha Roundup 10K / 5K @ Specht’s Store – Oct 28

Texas Harvest 10K / 5K @ Wildseed Farms (Fredericksburg) – Oct 28

Friends of Government Canyon 15K / 8K @ Government Canyon – Nov 4

New Braunfels Half Marathon / 10K / 5K @ Stars n Stripes Drive-In – Nov 11

South Padre Marathon / Half / 10K @ South Padre Island – Nov 11

BS Brewing 5K Beer Run @ BS Brewing (Seguin, TX) – Nov 11

Veterans Fun Run 5K @ Ranger Creek Brewing – Nov 12

Turkey Trot @ Boerne, TX – Nov 18

Battle of Leon Creek 5K / 10mi / 15mi @ Hill Country Place Apartments – Nov 19

Real Ale Brewing 5K @ Real Ale Brewing Co (Blanco, TX) – Dec 9

Stars at Night Half Marathon @ JW Marriott Resort Golf Course – Dec 16

Spicewood Vineyards Half Marathon / 10K @ Spicewood Vineyards – Dec 2

River Road Run @ River Road House (New Braunfels) – Jan 6

San Marbellus Half Marathon @ Tanger Outlets (San Marcos) – Mar 11

Wanderlust Run 5K / 10K / 13.1 @ Fredericksburg, TX – Apr 7

Carnival of Venice Night Run 5K / 10K / 13.1 @ Brackenridge Golf Course – Apr 27