June

SAN ANTONIO: Through 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. briscoemuseum.org 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: Through July 1 “Gathering at the Waters: 12,000 Years of People” Discover how the San Antonio River watershed served as a life source to prehistoric people and their cultures. Learn how 12,000 years of climate shifts impacted the prehistoric hunter and gatherers as they moved in search of food and other critical resources, and how the San Antonio River played a pivotal role in sustaining various forms of life. A companion exhibition to “Confluence and Culture: 300 Years of San Antonio History” and expands the narrative to the complex history of San Antonio. The Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway St. wittemuseum.org 210-357-1900

SAN ANTONIO: May 25-Sept. 3 Special Exhibition: “Andy Warhol: Cowboys and Indians” Includes the 10 original works of the set combined with additional color proof prints—and prints of other Western icons painted by the father of Pop Art in America. Free with museum admission. Briscoe West­ern Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. briscoemuseum.org 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: May 25-Sept. 3 Special Exhibition: “Billy Schenck and the Roots of Western Pop Art” The companion exhi­bition to the Briscoe’s summer Warhol show, this exhibition highlights the work of Billy Schenck, an artist that arose from Warhol’s orbit to inspire the Western Pop movement for more than 50 years. Free with museum admission. Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. briscoemuseum.org 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: June 1 “Bottle Rocket” (Wes Anderson Film Festival) The night features a free outdoor screening of the director’s first film. This crime-comedy film was co-written by Anderson and Owen Wilson. The Monty + Ivy, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St. wesandersonfilmfestival.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 2 “Boss Baby” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 5 “Coco” Free out­door movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Travis Park, 311 E. Travis St. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 12 “Boss Baby” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Travis Park, 311 E. Travis St. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 14 “Little Shop of Horrors” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Mis­sion Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 15 “Grand Budapest Hotel” (Wes Anderson Film Festival) The festival continues with a free outdoor screening of his eighth film in downtown San Antonio. Bring lawn chairs and blan­kets. San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones Ave. wesandersonfilmfestival.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 16 “Justice League” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring pic­nics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 19 “Trolls” Free out­door movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Travis Park, 311 E. Travis St. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 19 Art in the Dark Enjoy an unforgettable evening cel­ebrating the touch, sense, and feel of art. Local artists, potters, sculptors, and jew­elry designers in San Antonio have donated their artwork to the eighth annual event. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on art throughout the evening while enjoying food and beverages from local restaurants and businesses. This year, Rick Cavender will perform with the Lighthouse Choir. All proceeds will benefit blind chil­dren’s programs through the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind & Vision Impaired.Sheraton Gunter Hotel, 205 E. Houston St. salighthouse.org/event/art-in-the-dark

SAN ANTONIO: June 26 “Sing” Free out­door movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Travis Park, 311 E. Travis St. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 29 “Moonrise King­dom” (Wes Anderson Film Festival) The Wes Anderson Film Festival continues with a free outdoor screening of his seventh film on the lovely grounds of the Botanical Garden, in San Antonio. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Movie starts at dusk. San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place. wesandersonfilmfestival.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: June 29-July 4 Bud Light Stars, Stripes, & Lights Two-thousand patriotic luminarias (lights in bags) will glow on display in star-spangled themed bags along the banks of the downtown River Walk. Free to enjoy. San Antonio River Walk. thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events

SAN ANTONIO: June 29-July 2 Fourth of July Artisan Show Vendors display and sell 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. River Walk Extension (close to Shops at Rivercenter). thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events

 

July

ALICE: July 4, 6-7 Fourth of July Celebra­tion Enjoy music, fun, games, and a cookoff. Veterans Plaza Park, 200 Alto St.
alicetxchamber.org 361-668-7260

ALICE: July 13-15 Twin Cam Jam Music, street bikes, and more. Jim Wells County Fair­grounds, 3001 S. Johnson. alicetxchamber.org

EDINBURG: July 6-7 Texas Cook’Em: High Steaks in Edinburg Competitors bat­tle on the grill to cook the best chicken, ribs, brisket, and rib-eye for money and a year’s worth of bragging rights. The event is one of Texas’ biggest barbecue purses, awarding $30,000 to the winners. It’s also the first and only IBCA and SCA-sanctioned steak cookoff in South Texas. Enjoy fireworks, live music, family fun, barbecue, and more. H-E-B Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria Road. edinburg.com 956-383-4974

EDINBURG: July 7 FridaFest Celebrate the life and legacy of world-renowned Mexi­can artist Frida Kahlo. The free city festival will provide a showcase of local and visiting talents including art, live music, dance, and poetry to celebrate and explore the cultured artwork that Kahlo established throughout her lifetime. Guests are invited to enjoy Frida look-alike contests, multiple food booths, live re-creations of Kahlo’s paintings, local music bands, refreshments, and Frida-themed handcrafted merchandise available through­out the festival grounds. Edinburg City Hall Courtyard, 415 W. University Drive. edinburgarts.com 956-383-6246

LAREDO: July 13-15 International Sister Cities Festival More than 200 exhibitors from Mexico and Central America set up shop inside the Laredo Energy Arena to form the biggest Mexican mercado this side of the border. Free admission all weekend long. Enjoy live cultural performances, fill up on tasty traditional Mexican food, and browse the many items available for pur­chase such as housewares, leather goods, sil­ver, clothing, pre-packaged food, pottery, and more. Laredo Energy Arena, 6700 Arena Blvd. visitlaredo.com

SAN ANTONIO: May 25-Sept. 3 Special Exhibition: “Andy Warhol: Cowboys and Indians” Includes the 10 original works of the set combined with additional color proof prints—and prints of other Western icons painted by the father of Pop Art in America. Free with museum admission. Briscoe West­ern Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. briscoemuseum.org 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: May 25-Sept. 3 Special Exhibition: “Billy Schenck and the Roots of Western Pop Art” The companion exhi­bition to the Briscoe’s summer Warhol show, this exhibition highlights the work of Billy Schenck, an artist that arose from Warhol’s orbit to inspire the Western Pop movement for more than 50 years. Free with museum ad­mission. Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. briscoemuseum.org 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: June 29-July 4 Bud Light Stars, Stripes, & Lights Two-thousand patriotic luminarias (lights in bags) will glow on display in star-spangled themed bags along the banks of the downtown River Walk. Free to enjoy. San Antonio River Walk. thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events

SAN ANTONIO: June 29-July 2 Fourth of July Artisan Show Vendors display and sell 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. River Walk Extension (close to Shops at Rivercenter). thesanantonio riverwalk.com/events

SAN ANTONIO: July 3 “The Sandlot” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Travis Park, 311 E. Travis St. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: July 7-8 “Lego Batman” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring pic­nics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: July 10 “Madagascar” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring pic­nics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Travis Park, 311 E. Travis St. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: July 17 “Pocahontas” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring pic­nics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Travis Park, 311 E. Travis St. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: July 19 “The Bad News Bears” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Mis­sion Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: July 21-Sept. 30 “Por­traits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors” Growing out of President George W. Bush’s per­sonal commitment and the ongoing work of the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, this traveling exhibit brings together 66 full-color portraits and a four-panel mural painted by Pres­ident Bush of 98 service members and veterans who have served the nation with honor since 9/11, and whom the President has come to know per­sonally since leaving office. The Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway St. wittemuseum.org

SAN ANTONIO: July 21 “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: July 24 “Lilo and Stitch” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring pic­nics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Travis Park, 311 E. Travis St. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: July 27-29 “Royal Tenen­baums” (Wes Anderson Film Festival) The Wes Anderson Film Festival continues with a free outdoor screening of his third film in downtown San Antonio. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones Ave. wesandersonfilmfestival.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: July 27-29 Summer Arti­san Show Vendors display and sell 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. River Walk Extension (close to Shops at Rivercenter). thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events

SAN ANTONIO: July 31 “The Emoji Movie” Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. Tra­vis Park, 311 E. Travis St. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

SOMERSET: July 4 Free Outdoor Movie and Fireworks Free outdoor movie starts at sunset. Bring picnics, lawn chairs, and blankets. slabcinema.com 210-212-9373

 

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