August

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: 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: Aug. 3 “Rushmore” (Wes Anderson Film Festival) The film festival continues with a free outdoor screen­ing of Anderson’s second film in downtown San Antonio. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. San Antonio College, 1819 N. Main Ave. wesandersonfilmfestival.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: Aug. 4 “Toy Story 3” 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: Aug. 7 “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (Wes Anderson Film Festival) The festival continues with a free outdoor screen­ing of Anderson’s stop-motion animated film take on Roald Dahl’s book. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Travis Park, 311 E. Travis St. wesandersonfilmfestival.com 210-212-9373

SAN ANTONIO: Aug. 16 “A League of Their Own” 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: Aug. 18 “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” 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: Aug. 31-Sept. 3 Labor Day 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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