Llama Lite #3

 

Another week, another Llama Lite.

 

Thanks for hanging in there with skimmed down info while I’m on the road!

Reliable ReadAbouts

Texas Monthly Daily Post

SA Current

SA Magazine

The Rivard Report

TPR

 

PSA: I’m still on my llam-abbatical. Follow the #roamingllama on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to see where I am!

 

My Picks for the Week:

Friday

Art Party @ SAMA – 6-8pm

SA Opera: Macbeth @ Tobin Center – 8pm

Girl in a Coma @ Paper Tiger – 7pm; FREE w/ RSVP

 

Saturday

2nd Saturday Social Bike Ride @ The Beer Depot – 6-9pm

Tiny Pies Pop-Up @ Lick Ice Cream – 9:30a-12p

Left Hand & Freetail Brewing Collaboration @ Freetail (S. Presa) – 4-8pm; $10-25

 

Sunday

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

Raspa Fest @ Comanche Park #2 – 2pm

 

This Week:

All Week:

World Heritage Festival @ SA Missions National Historical Park << THRU SUNDAY

 

Wed, Sept 6:

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

 

Thur, Sept 7:

Art to Lunch @ SAMA – 12:30-1pm; $5

First Thursday Science Trivia @ Ranger Creek – 6-10pm

Sunset Picnic @ Mission San Juan Capistrano – 6:30-8:30pm

 

Fri, Sept 8:

Art Party @ SAMA – 6-8pm

SA Opera: Macbeth @ Tobin Center – 8pm

Green Day @ AT&T Center – 7pm

Girl in a Coma @ Paper Tiger – 7pm; FREE w/ RSVP

Mingo Fishtrap @ 3ten ACL Live – 9pm; $15

 

Sat, Sept 9:

Gruene 10K / 5K @ Gruene, TX

Paleface Trail Run 26.2/13.1/10K/5K @ Pace Bend Park

2nd Saturday Social Bike Ride @ The Beer Depot – 6-9pm

Tour de las Misiones Bike Ride @ Mission park Pavilion – 8a-3p

Tiny Pies Pop-Up @ Lick Ice Cream – 9:30a-12p

Left Hand & Freetail Brewing Collaboration @ Freetail (S. Presa) – 4-8pm; $10-25

 

Sun, Sept 10:

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

The Melvins @ Paper Tiger – 7pm

Raspa Fest @ Comanche Park #2 – 2pm

Brewstillery Gym Workout & Tasting Room @ Ranger Creek – 12-4pm; $10

 

Next Week

Mon, Sept 11:

REMEMBER 9/11/01

9/11 Memorial Tower Climb @ Tower of the Americas – 7am; $25

 

Tues, Sept 12:

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

Ranger Creek Craft Beer Tasting @ Pizza Italia – 7-9pm

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

 

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

 

Save the Dates

Sept 19: FoodK Tuesdays @ The River Walk – 6-9pm; $35

Sept 20: The Georges @ Gruene Hall – 6-10pm; FREE!

Sept 20: The Texases @ Paper Tiger – 9pm; FREE!

Sept 21: Art to Lunch @ SAMA – 12:30-1pm; $5

Sept 22-24: Ninth Annual UTOPiAfest @ Four Sisters Ranch – $20+

Sept 22: FALL EQUINOX

Sept 22: Outdoor Movie: On the Waterfront @ Botanical Gardens – 6:30pm; FREE!

Sept 22: Against Me @ Paper Tiger – 8pm

Sept 23: The Mavericks @ Floore’s – 8pm; $30-35

Sept 23: Psych del Rio @ Arneson River Theater – 12-10pm; FREE!

Sept 23: Free Museum Day @ SAMA – 10a-5p

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

Gruene 10K / 5K @ Gruene, TX – Sept 9

Paleface Trail Run 26.2/13.1/10K/5K @ Pace Bend Park – Sept 9

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