April

GOLIAD: May 11 Goliad Market Days Held the second Saturday of each month, this is an open-air outdoor market with vendors placed around the beautiful court-house square in downtown Goliad. The vendors’ attendance and variety changes each month, but typically there are 100 or more vendors in attendance. Downtown Goliad, 231 S. Market St. 361-645-3563; goliadtx.net

GOLIAD: May 4-5 Cinco de Mayo Celebration Join along and celebrate the victory of Gen. Zaragoza over French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Visit with living historians and re-enactors dressed and equipped as men under the command of Gen. Zaragoza and those of the French Army and learn more about the reason behind Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Dress for the weather as this event takes place outdoors. Presidio La Bahía, 217 US 183. 361-645-3752

SAN ANTONIO: May 12 Camerata San Antonio Concert Enjoy a chamber music concert inspired by the strength of the human spirit in the face of the depths of human cruelty, featuring violinist Anastasia Parker, violist Emily Freudigman, cellist Ken Freudigman, and pianist Viktor Valkov. University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broad-way. 210-492-9519; cameratasa.org

SAN ANTONIO: May 15-19 Tejano Conjunto Festival The 38th annual festival is the first and longest-running conjunto festival in the country. The festival continues the cultural tradition of this uniquely South Texas musical genre by featuring more than 30 of the best, most-popular, and emerging bands from across the state, country, and world. An art contest, call for literature, seniors dance, and a special Hall of Fame inauguration round out the popular festival. Guadalupe Theater and Rosedale Park. 210-271-3151; guadalupeculturalarts.org/tejano-conjunto-festival

March

GOLIAD: March 15-17 Goliad County Fair and PRCA Rodeo This county fair and rodeo is produced by Stace Smith, who produces more PRCA rodeos than any other stock contractor in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Smith Pro Rodeos is not only committed to providing top livestock, but also producing a one-of a-kind rodeo experience. Goliad County Fairgrounds, Auditorium Drive. 361-645-3563; smithprorodeos.com

GOLIAD: March 30-31 Goliad Massacre and Living History Program Re-enactors and living historians from across Texas gather to recreate the final days of Col. Fannin’s command. Take a stroll through the camps of both the Mexican and Texian armies and visit with re-enactors as they go about their daily activities all inside the old stone walls of the Presidio. Candlelight tours Saturday evening. And finally, come back out Sunday to witness a recreation of the final days of Fannin’s men followed by a memorial at the Fannin Monument. Presidio La Bahía, 217 US 183. 361-645-3752

SAN ANTONIO: March 1-3 Mardi Gras Artisan Show Artisans 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, and beadwork. The show is free to attend. San Antonio River Walk, downtown area. 210-227-4262; thesanantonioriverwalk.com

SAN ANTONIO: March 1 Royal Masquerade Gala Formal attire, masks, and beads set the tone as guests dance to live music, play casino games, dine on a sumptuous buffet, and bid on silent auction items. Admission includes reserved seating, buffet, and casino chips. Hyatt Regency San Antonio, 123 Losoya St. 210-227-4262; thesanantonioriverwalk.com

SAN ANTONIO: March 2 Bud Light Mardi Gras River Parade and Festival A procession of decorated river floats transform the River Walk into a floating Mardi Gras celebration. Enjoy live music, entertainment, and food trucks. The public is encouraged to come dressed in masks, costumes, and beads. Free admission. Downtown Area of the River Walk and Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St. 210-227-4262; thesanantonioriverwalk.com

SAN ANTONIO: March 2-5 Jazz on the River Get your jazz fix with everything from brass bands, trios, and jazz ensembles as they float on the beautiful River Walk. Sounds of jazz fill the night air. The music is free to enjoy anywhere along the 2.5-mile route. San Antonio River Walk, downtown area. 210-227-4262; thesanantonioriverwalk.com

SAN ANTONIO: March 03  Polka Dance – Bexar County Czech Heritage annual dance. Music by Czechaholics. Admission: adults $10.00, Children 14 & under Free. Martinez Social Club 7791 FM 1346 at FM 1516 78220; 210-661-2422
www.bexarcountyczechheritagesociety.com

SAN ANTONIO: March 6 Dawn at the Alamo Join in the commemoration of the Battle of the Alamo as re-enactors from around the country gather to pay homage to both sides of this epic conflict. Alamo Plaza, 300 Alamo Plaza. 210-219-7181; salha.org

SAN ANTONIO: March 9-10 58th Annual Fiesta of Gems– Gem and Mineral Show and sale, fossils, jewelry, crystals, demonstrations, make your own cabochon, silent auction, fun for the entire family. San Antonio Event Center, 8111 Meadow Leaf Drive, Corner of Marbach and 410; 830-3871-766; Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4 swgms.org

SAN ANTONIO: March 24 Camerata San Antonio Concert Enjoy a chamber music concert inspired by the strength of the human spirit in the face of the depths of human cruelty, featuring violinist Anastasia Parker, violist Emily Freudigman, cellist Ken Freudigman, and pianist Viktor Valkov. University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway. 210-492-9519; cameratasa.org

 

 

 

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