Llama Lite, Once More

 

I’ll be back soon! Enjoy SA, y’all!

 

Reliable ReadAbouts

Texas Monthly Daily Post

SA Current

SA Magazine

The Rivard Report

TPR

 

PSA: This should be my last week of the great European llam-abbatical. Follow the #roamingllama on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to see where I am!

 

My Picks for the Week:

Friday

Trombone Shorty @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm; $29+

Modest Mouse @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8pm; $33+

 

Saturday

Brews and Blooms @ Botanical Gardens – 6:30-9:30pm; $30

Ben Folds @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm

 

Sunday

Outdoor Movie: Selena @ Mission Marquee Theater – 5:30pm

Zen & Juice @ Revolucion Coffee – 9am

 

This Week:

Wed, Sept 13:

Bryan Adams @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 6pm; $36

Chuck Ramirez Opening Party w/ JD Samson @ McNay Art Museum – 7-10pm

 

Thur, Sept 14:

Blink-182 @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8pm; $60+

Compass Rose Academy Ribbon Cutting @ 8005 Outer Circle Rd – 4-5pm

 

Fri, Sept 15:

Zoo Run Relay @ SA Zoo (evening run)

Trombone Shorty @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm; $29+

Modest Mouse @ Whitewater Amphitheater – 8pm; $33+

 

Sat, Sept 16:

Brews and Blooms @ Botanical Gardens – 6:30-9:30pm; $30

Ben Folds @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm << GOING!

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

Downtown Mermaid Promenade @ San Marcos – 10a-12p

 

Sun, Sept 17:

Outdoor Movie: Selena @ Mission Marquee Theater – 5:30pm

Zen & Juice @ Revolucion Coffee – 9am

King William Concert in the Park @ Upper Mill Park – 5:30-6:30pm

 

Next Week

All Weekend:

Ninth Annual UTOPiAfest @ Four Sisters Ranch – $20+

 

Mon, Sept 18:

Swing Nite w/ the Dirty River Dixie Band @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 8:30pm; $7-10

Randy Rogers Band Golf Jam @ River Crossing Club – 7-10pm; $25+

 

Tues, Sept 19:

FoodK Tuesdays @ The River Walk – 6-9pm; $35

 

Wed, Sept 20:

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

The Texases @ Paper Tiger – 9pm; FREE!

 

Thur, Sept 21:

Art to Lunch @ SAMA – 12:30-1pm; $5

 

Fri, Sept 22:

FALL EQUINOX

Outdoor Movie: On the Waterfront @ Botanical Gardens – 6:30pm; FREE!

Against Me @ Paper Tiger – 8pm

 

Sat, Sept 23:

The Mavericks @ Floore’s – 8pm; $30-35

Psych del Rio @ Arneson River Theater – 12-10pm; FREE!

Free Museum Day @ SAMA – 10a-5p

 

Sun, Sept 24:

Reverse Happy Hour @ Whiskey Tree – 11pm

Equessense BBQ & Music Jamboree Fundraiser @ Bluebonnet Palace – 1-6pm

 

Save the Dates

Sept 26: FoodK Tuesdays @ The River Walk – 6-9pm; $35

Sept 26: Art Fit: Art + Yoga @ SAMA – 6:30-7:30pm; $5

Sept 28: Destination: Kyoto @ SAMA – 7-11pm; $200+

Sept 29: Govt Mule @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm; $27+

Sept 29: Nina Diaz @ 502 Bar – 8pm; $5-15

Sept 30: Dave Matthews Tribute @ Fralo’s – 7-10pm << THEY ARE SO GOOD!

Sept 30: Texas Craft Brewers Festival @ Fiesta Gardens (Austin) – 2-6:30pm; $10+

Sept 30: San Antonio Music Showcase @ St Mary’s Strip – evening

Oct 1: The Flaming Lips @ ACL Live – 8pm; $45+

Oct 2: Wilco @ Tobin Center – 7:30pm; $36.50+ << GOING!

Oct 5: Foster the People @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm

Oct 5-8: Gruene Music & Wine Festival @ Gruene, Texas

Oct 6: Willie Nelson @ Floore’s – 9pm; $45+

Oct 7: Willie Nelson @ Floore’s – 9pm; $45+

Oct 10: Spoon @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm

Oct 11: The Black Angels @ Aztec Theatre – 7pm << GOING!

Oct 13: Outdoor Movie: The Birds (Hitchcock) @ Botanical Gardens – 6:30pm; FREE!

Oct 14: Band of Heathens @ Sam’s Burger Joint – 9pm; $12+

Oct 14: Alamo City Rollergirls’ Home Team Championship Bout @ Mission Concepcion Sports Park – 6pm; $10

Oct 14: Mastodon @ Aztec Theatre – 6:30pm; $40+

Oct 16: 47th Annual Game Dinner @ Witte Museum – 6-10:30pm; $200

Oct 20: Thievery Corporation @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm; $40+

Oct 20-22: Monarch Butterfly & Pollinator Festival @ The Pearl

Oct 21: SA Beer Festival @ Dignowity and Lockwood Parks – 1:30-6:30pm

Oct 23: Gogol Bordello @ Aztec Theatre – 8pm

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

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

Nov 3: Matisyahu @ Empire Theatre – 8pm

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

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

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

 

Running

It’s still hot, but race season is approaching rapidly! Time to start training. If you brave the heat, make sure you run with 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 5K 6-Pack Beer Series throughout 2017

Alamo Beer Challenge 2017 – 4 races for $160

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

Zoo Run Relay @ SA Zoo (evening run) – Sept 15

Battle of Salado Creek 5mi / 10mi @ LBJ Park – Sept 23

Texas Tough 5.5 / 5K @ Helotes, TX – Sept 30

Tour de Pecan @ Seguin, TX – Sept 30

5K Beer Run @ Goliad Brewing Co – Oct 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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