BEEVILLE: Through April 26 “The Rockport Way” An exhibition from the Rockport Center for the Arts celebrates the resiliency and strength of Rockport’s art community. Beeville Art Museum, 401 E. Fannin St. 361-358-8615

BEEVILLE: March 3 Bee County Living History
Celebration Enjoy children’s activities and historical demonstrations along with visual and hands-on activities, such as horseshoeing, atlatl throw demonstrations with flint knapping, Native American dancing and arts, vendors, food trucks, and entertainment. Event will be in conjunction with Texas Independence Day. Beeville Community Center, 100 and 200 blocks of East Corpus Christi Street.

COLUMBUS: March 16-18. South Texas Archery Riders International Competition. Come out to experience a wonderful competition of folks around our beautiful country. 9:00 – 3:00 pm 2107898798

EAGLE PASS: March 16-25 International Friendship Festival Includes the Abrazo Ceremony on March 16, parade on March 24, Noches Mexicanas on March 22-24, and a carnival through the festival’s run. Shelby Park. 830-513-1928

MCALLEN: March 22 Taste McAllen Hosting more than 25 of the best restaurants in the McAllen area in a beautiful outdoor setting, with live music and the beautiful outdoor ambiance the Rio Grande Valley is known for. This food festival will offer a variety of delicacies including prime rib, pasta, sushi, international cuisine, and more. Soft drinks, beer, and wine will be served. The event will also feature a chef’s cooking pit. McAllen Convention Center Oval Park, 700 Convention Center Blvd. 956-682-2871

SAN ANTONIO: March 1. “San Antonio as a Crossroads: 300 Years of an Evolving Frontier Company.” The Tricentennial exhibit will explore San Antonio’s vibrant history through photographs, artwork, maps, documents, artifacts and ephemera to tell the story of an evolving frontier community as the heart of the region. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 210-784-1502

SAN ANTONIO: March 3 Pops: God Save the Queen (Tribute to Queen) This year’s pops concert by the San Antonio Choral Society will feature popular hits by Queen and other ’70s British rock bands. Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, 226 N. St. Mary’s St. 210-228-4147

SAN ANTONIO: March 4. DANCE Bexar County Czech Heritage Society. Sunday, March 4, 2018, Doors open at 1:00pm. @ Martinez Social Club (7791 FM 1346 at FM 1516, San Antonio, TX 78220)
ADMISSION for adults: $10.00/Children under 14: Free. Refreshments: Sausage on a Bun, Sauerkraut, and Kolaches 1:00-6:00pm  2104945171

SAN ANTONIO: March 4 Bexar County Czech Heritage Society Music by Mark Halata and refreshments including sausage on a bun, sauerkraut, and kolaches. Martinez Social Club, 7791 FM 1346. 210-275-7971

SAN ANTONIO: March 6 Dawn at the Alamo
Members of the San Antonio Living History Association fire rifles in front of the Alamo during a ceremony that honors the fallen on the 182nd anniversary of the famous battle between Texian defenders and Mexican troops. Alamo Plaza. 210-219-7181

SAN ANTONIO: March 10-11 Fiesta of Gems
Rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones, 27 dealers, a silent auction, exhibits, games, and a grand prize. Make your own cabochon at the 57th annual event. San Antonio Event Center, 8111 Meadow Leaf Drive. 830-387-1766

SAN ANTONIO: March 13 210|West Gallery Talk: William B. Travis: Commander at The Alamo. Interpreted by living historian Ryan Badger. Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: March 16-17 Bud Light St. Patrick’s Day Festival and River Parade The River Walk is magically transformed into the River Shannon with eco-friendly green dye. Festival entertainment includes a family-friendly interactive activity called Passport to Ireland. On Saturday, a procession of 14 decorated floats filled with Irish entertainment can be viewed from anywhere along the route of this free parade. Several bagpipers will grace the floats along with other entertainers. Other activities include face painting, henna artistry, caricatures, Irish food, photo booth, Irish novelty items, and officially licensed River Walk merchandise. Downtown River Walk, Arneson River Theatre, and La Villita Way. 210-227-4262

SAN ANTONIO: March 16-18 St. Patrick’s Day
Artisan Show More than 40 artists display and sell their beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk. Artisans are different for each show but usually include pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Admission is free. Downtown River Walk Extension (Close to shops at Rivercenter). 210-227-4262

SAN ANTONIO: March 25-June 6 “Night of Artists” Now in its 17th year, this public exhibition showcases more than 280 new works of art from 75 of the country’s top Western artists. Art on exhibit is available for purchase. Free with museum admission. Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: March 27. Power of the Purse Silent Auction & Art Sale will be an evening to remember for you and your friends, employees and customers! It will take place at Brick at the Blue Star Arts Complex, 108 Blue Star San Antonio, 78204.  A variety of purses from “Purses of Interest”, Couture, Vintage, Novelty, Artsy, Cultural, and “Packed Purses” will be available for auction and unique works by local artist will be available for sale. Don’t forget to participate in the raffle for your chance to win a nice little “get-away” or other prizes. 5:30-8:30 2107047262



BEEVILLE: Through April 26 “The Rockport Way” This exhibition from the Rockport Center for the Arts celebrates the resiliency and strength of Rockport’s art community after Hurricane Harvey. Beeville Art Museum, 401 E. Fannin St. 361-358-8615

KINGWOOD: April 28. Kingwood Fallen Heroes Memorial Golf Tournament. Silent Auction, Dinner & Music: Honor, respect, patriotism, supporting active military in combat zones, helping U.S. veterans with special needs, and ensuring local fallen heroes are “never forgotten” is the main theme for the Kingwood Fallen Heroes Memorial Golf Tournament.   The tournament will be held April 28, 2018, at the Clubs of Kingwood.

POTEET: April 13-15 Poteet Strawberry Festival Held annually in April, the festival in the Strawberry Capital of Texas has 14 areas of continuous entertainment featuring concerts with nationally known country Western and Tejano stars, regional bands, gunslingers, a carnival, various contests, and rodeo performances. Poteet Strawberry Festival Grounds, 9199 SH 16. 830-742-8144

SAN ANTONIO: March 25-June 6 “Night of Artists” Now in its 17th year, this public exhibition showcases more than 280 new works of art from 75 of the country’s top Western artists. Art on exhibit is available for purchase. Free with museum admission. Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: April 6. Latinx Shakespeare: A Borderlands Drama Symposium. The symposium brings together scholars, teachers, theater practitioners, and activists to discuss the innovative ways in which Latinx artists are engaging with Shakespeare and how we can teach and perform both Shakespeare and Latinx Drama in innovative, culturally relevant ways.The symposium will include a keynote by University of Southern California professor Carla Della Gatta, a pedagogy workshop, and a performance by Houston-based playwright Josh Inocéncio.
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 210-784-2223

SAN ANTONIO: April 10 210|West Gallery Talk: Santa Anna: The Napoleon of the West Interpreted by living historian Martin Vasquez. Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: April 19 Fiesta Fiesta at Hemisfair At the official opening of Fiesta 2018, enjoy live entertainment; greet official Fiesta royalty and special guests; buy, sell, or trade Fiesta pins and medals at Pin Pandemonium; and join the fun as cascarones are broken and the crowd proclaims, “Viva Fiesta!” to kick off the Alamo City’s biggest, best festival. This year, at Tastes of the Republic—an exclusive culinary event with a view to all of Fiesta—taste the six regions of Texas as executed by 12 Texas chefs. Hemisfair, 434 S. Alamo St. 210-227-5191

SAN ANTONIO: April 19-29 Fiesta San Antonio Every April, the city of San Antonio comes together for Fiesta San Antonio. For 11 days, the city parties with a purpose in celebration of its history and the diversity that makes the community what it is. More than 100 local nonprofit organizations orchestrate festivities and raise funds that support the community throughout the year. There’s something for everyone at Fiesta: street fairs, carnivals, charity runs, music, arts, culture, and so much more. Various locations. 210-227-5191

SAN ANTONIO: April 21. Fiesta Especial Regalia Run. 5K and Parade will take place on Saturday, April 21st, 2018.  Starting from The City of Windcrest’s City Hall, around the Golf Course and winding through the neighborhoods, you can display your Fiesta Spirit. Dress in your brightest colors and adorn yourself with streamers and flowers, inflatable Scepters and Adorned Shoes for this festive 5K run and 1 mile walk.  The 5K Run and 1 mile walk will lead out with the Fiesta Especial® parade following close behind.  Kick back, relax and enjoy the Parade when you’ve finished your run or walk. 7:00 AM 2107047262

SAN ANTONIO: April 23 Fiesta River Parade Party Enjoy a fun evening along the River Walk at the Jack Guenther Pavilion with a dazzling view of the parade, a sumptuous buffet, and premier access to the beautiful venue and all its amenities. Ticketed event. Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. 210-507-4849

SAN ANTONIO: April 24. Celebration Day. Fiesta Especial is a unique combination of Fiesta experiences for children, adults and families of all abilities. Celebration day creates an carnival experience. Guests can ride all types of rides, play games, eat yummy food and participate in a Shoebox parade. This is an inclusive and educational experience that attracts special education classes, group homes and day programs from San Antonio and surround communities.  General Admission is free however advanced Reservations are REQUIRED. 10 PM- 3PM 100 Montana St. 78203 2107047262

SAN ANTONIO: April 24 Ford Mariachi Festival Kickoff and Riverwalk Coronation Experience the pageantry of the River Walk Royal Court Coronation. Enjoy live music and mariachi bands. Have fun dancing, eating street tacos, and drinking beer and wine. Fun activities include Fiesta medal buying and trading, plus a free photo booth with props for the ultimate souvenir of the evening. Fiesta
attire is encouraged. Downtown River Walk. 210-227-4262

SAN ANTONIO: April 27 Battle of Flowers Parade The 127th annual parade will for the first time in its storied history feature not one, not two, but the entire Familia Cortez from San Antonio’s iconic Mi Tierra Restaurant in historic Market Square as grand marshal. In a nod to San Antonio’s Tricentennial celebration, the parade’s theme is “300 Timeless Treasures.” The parade will be televised nationally and broadcast to U.S. military bases overseas. Downtown San Antonio, Broadway Street. 210-422-1546

SAN ANTONIO: April 24-26 Ford Mariachi Festival This free, official Fiesta event features mariachi bands and folklorico dancers from local schools and colleges. This is the perfect time to sit outside, sip a margarita, and enjoy the music as it floats by. Downtown River Walk. 210-227-4262

SAN ANTONIO: April 27-29 Fiesta Artisan Show Participating vendors display unique handmade merchandise. Whether its jewelry, pottery, or fine art you are interested in, you are sure to find something you will love. Downtown River Walk Extension (Close to shops at Rivercenter). 210-227-4262


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