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Free in San Antonio: September 2017

Free in San Antonio September 2017

School may be back in session but there are plenty of fun free (or nearly free!) things to do! Check out this awesome list of Free in San Antonio!

We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make changes without notifying us. We recommend contacting them before visiting to be 100% sure that their free offerings are still available.

Recurring Free Events in San Antonio

Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, San Fernando Cathedral, Main Plaza, 115 N. Main, 78205, at 9:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
San Antonio | The Saga. This free video art installation, created by Xavier De Richemont, plays three times a night, weather permitting, on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on the facade of San Fernando Cathedral.

Wednesdays, 20079 Stone Oak Pkwy, Ste 3120, 78258 OR 22211 IH 10 West, Ste 1107A, 78257, 6:00 p.m.
Free weekly group run with iRun. Strollers and/or dogs welcome. Each location has a route with 3 to 5 mile turnarounds, but runners can choose any distance they want.

Fridays, The Twig Book Shop, 306 Pearl Parkway, Suite 106, 78215, 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Miss Anastasia’s Wild and Wacky Pre-weekend Twiglet Storytime is held twice on Fridays during the summer. Enjoy a wild and wacky story time session with Miss Anastasia and make a delightful craft. All ages welcome.

Saturdays, 2602 NW Loop 1604, BLDG 1, Ste.106, 78248, 6:30 a.m.
Free weekly group run with iRun. Strollers and/or dogs welcome. Each location has a route with 3 to 5 mile turnarounds, but runners can choose any distance they want.

Free for Members

From September 1 – 30, members of either The DoSeum or The San Antonio Zoo can enjoy the perks of both! Memeber Swap sounds like it’ll be loads of fun and all you need is your pass and picture ID.

Free in San Antonio this September

Friday, September 1: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Every First Friday we bring the Hemisfair Art Market to the park, plus music, food and fun activities to keep your whole family moving! Bring the whole family this month as we host an American Celebration

Friday, September 1: Tower Plaza at the Tower of the Americas, 739 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Free concert series. Food and beverages available for purchase. Family-friendly. Tonight is C-Rock.

Saturday, September 2: Home Depot locations around San Antonio, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
FREE, once-a-month workshops for kids, ages 5 – 12 at participating Home Depot stores. This week, your child will build a Pencil Box. Kids’ workshops are on a first come/first served basis. Register your child online ahead of time to make sure there is room available.

Saturday, September 2: The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
First Saturday at The Alamo! On the first Saturday of every month, the grounds of the Alamo are transformed back in time to the 1830s. Join us for a full day of living history fun that the whole family will enjoy. Learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.

Saturday, September 2: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sixth Annual Volkswagen Car Show and Swap Meet. The show which will feature 300 Volkswagen’s from all over the country and Mexico. Check out classic and new Bugs, Vans, Ghias, Things, Bajas and more. Free Concert by Top Shelf from 12:30pm-4:30pm. The event is free, but parking is $4.

Saturday, September 2: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Move, shake and get in shape with Zumba in Yanaguana Garden, presented by M.I.X. Fit SA. Every first and third Saturday, you can find them pumping up the park with this FREE Zumba class.

Saturday, September 2: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Work up a sweat, get fit and bust a move with a FREE Zumba class from MIX FIT SA. You’ll love this high energy dance workout.

Saturday, September 2: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join us every first Saturday for SUPER FUN SATURDAYS! These free activities are staff-led exercises in creativity and fun! Get out to the park and get moving! This month, we’re having a special Story Time with the cast of Magik’s “Pirate Pete” on the Great Lawn, plus you can take a free book home from our Book Garden!

Saturday, September 2: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Wacky Animal Puppet.

Saturday, September 2: Historic Market Square, 514 W. Commerce St., 78207, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the Historic Market Square! Live music by X-Factor, Dirty River Dixie Band, Roger Velasquez, Palacio Brothers, Ruben V, Bret Mullens, and Patsy Torres. Stroll through Market Square and check out various food booths and shops offering unique items and more.

Saturday, September 2: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Stand and Deliver. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday, September 3: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sixth Annual Volkswagen Car Show and Swap Meet. The show which will feature 300 Volkswagen’s from all over the country and Mexico. Check out classic and new Bugs, Vans, Ghias, Things, Bajas and more. Free Concert by Top Shelf from 12:30pm-4:30pm. The event is free, but parking is $4.

Sunday, September 3: Historic Market Square, 514 W. Commerce St., 78207, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the Historic Market Square! Live music by X-Factor, Dirty River Dixie Band, Roger Velasquez, Palacio Brothers, Ruben V, Bret Mullens, and Patsy Torres. Stroll through Market Square and check out various food booths and shops offering unique items and more.

Monday, September 4: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Monday, September 4: Historic Market Square, 514 W. Commerce St., 78207, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the Historic Market Square! Live music by X-Factor, Dirty River Dixie Band, Roger Velasquez, Palacio Brothers, Ruben V, Bret Mullens, and Patsy Torres. Stroll through Market Square and check out various food booths and shops offering unique items and more.

Tuesday, September 5: Whole Foods Quarry Market, 255 E Basse Rd #130, 78209, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join Whole Foods at the Quarry Market Cafe, the first Tuesday of every month, for the Kids Club Story Time. There will be a story, a snack and some fun activities! This monthly event is free – register here.

Tuesday, September 5: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Story Time at the Book Garden: Come for a story under the big shady trees, stay for a creative activity, and walk away with a book from our FREE Book Garden!

Tuesday, September 5: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, September 5: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, September 5: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, September 5: Pearl Park, 303 Pearl Parkway., 78215, 5:00 p.m.
This summer, Pearl is excited to collaborate with the Magik Theatre for a variety of special performances. The Magik Theatre is San Antonio’s premier professional family theatre, producing live stage versions of children’s classic and contemporary literature. Tonight’s performance is: Three Little Pigs!

Tuesday, September 5: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, 78209, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Free admission to The DoSeum on the first and third Tuesday of every month! Only the first 1,200 guests will be admitted so arrive early. Parking is free but limited – another good reason to be there early. Remember: no outside food allowed and umbrella strollers only inside the museum. The cafe will be open with food and drinks for sale.
PLEASE NOTE: the times have changed back to 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, September 6: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, September 6: Krispy Kreme (1117 North Loop 1604 East, 78232 | 12328 IH 10 West, 78230 | 2703 S.E. Military Dr., 78223), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Family Night at Krispy Kreme: donut decorating, crafts, and games for all ages.

Friday, September 8: Mission San Jose, 6701 San Jose Dr., 78214, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
As part of the World Heritage Festival and in celebration of 100 years of the National Park Service, the community is invited to join a fun evening at Mission San Jose. Restored by Light will kick off with family-friendly activities and entertainment. Bring a picnic or enjoy snacks from the available food vendors. At dusk, the facade of Mission San Jose will be restored to its original frescoed appearance using projection technology. Don’t miss out this unique chance to experience the mission in a whole new way!

Friday, September 8: 100 Auditorium Circle, 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
H-E-B Cinema on the Plaza. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to the Plaza under the glow of the Tobin Center and enjoy Kong: Skull Island! The plaza will open an hour before the movie starts. No outside food or drinks are allowed, but concessions will be available for purchase- including full bar service. No Pets Please.

Friday, September 8: Tower Plaza at the Tower of the Americas, 739 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Free concert series. Food and beverages available for purchase. Family-friendly. Tonight is Clay Hollis Band.

Saturday, September 9: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
FARM: Kids Club: Nature Art! Join us as we create fantastic works of art using nature as a medium and an inspiration! We’ll get hands on by using our fingerprints, too! For kids from 3 to 103. $5.00 per family suggested donation. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-331-8596.

Saturday, September 9: Inspire Art, 200 Queen Anne Court, San Antonio, Texas 78209, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free Family Art Day takes place at Inspire Art every second Saturday of the month.

Saturday, September 9: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hemisfair’s Second Saturday Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-12. Each workshop features one artist who exhibited at Artpace. This month, children will work with Artpace Educators to learn about the work of Juan Miguel Ramos and create their very own masterpiece in his unique style.

Saturday, September 9: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Totally Textured Door Hanger.

Saturday, September 9: Yanaguana Garden, 434 S. Alamo St., 78205, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
A fitness experience geared for younger park guests, Youth Fitness is hosted in Yanaguana Garden every second Saturday. Great for kids and pre-teens, this FREE class will get the whole family moving!

Saturday, September 9: Microsoft Store locations in San Antonio, 12:00 p.m.
Hot Wheels® Speedometry ™ exposes young students to STEM-related concepts like using solid core wire and paperclips to build spoilers for their Hot Wheels® car, and modifying their track with cardboard to measure time, speed and collision forces. Anyone, including teachers, students and parents can attend STEM Saturdays at their local Microsoft Store every Saturday for free, project-based activities to discover and experience technology.

Tuesday, September 9: Hemisfair Park, 434 South Alamo, 78205, 8:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Sunday, September 10: Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free admission on the second Sunday of each month. For its Free Second Sunday programming, the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures will give guests an opportunity to commemorate impactful moments in history.

Monday, September 11: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, September 12: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, September 12: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, September 12: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Wednesday, September 13: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, September 13: 99 Karnes St., 78215, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sound Cream is bringing San Antonians a Puro Latino Dance Party! So if you weren’t brave enough to shake it this summer, now is your chance. They have members of the dance-heavy collectives, BRUK OUT! and PELIGROSA! to start and a disco-house heavy DJ-duo from Guadalajara coming to close the entire series. You can expect everything from Reggae to Cumbia, to Hip Hop to Disco. Free. Shaded. Kid Friendly.

Thursday, September 14: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is La Bamba. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Thursday, September 14: Arneson River Theatre, La Villita Historic Arts Village, 418 Villita St., 78205, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy ¡BRAVO! – a performance that will include dance numbers with influences from Spanish Flamenco and Mexican Folklorico. General admission is free, however, a suggested donation of $10 is appreciated. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. performance.  Proceeds from donations benefit the youth participating in the Parks and Recreation Department cultural programs. Inclement weather can lead to cancellation of shows.

Friday, September 15: Travis Park, 221 E Travis St., 78205, 5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Jazz’SALive, a free, two-day, family-friendly concert, now in its 34th year, features free jazz concerts all day by renowned jazz artists. Food and drink booths and arts vendors will also be on hand.

Friday, September 15: Tower Plaza at the Tower of the Americas, 739 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Free concert series. Food and beverages available for purchase. Family-friendly. Tonight is The Worx

Friday, September 15: Arneson River Theatre, La Villita Historic Arts Village, 418 Villita St., 78205, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy ¡BRAVO! – a performance that will include dance numbers with influences from Spanish Flamenco and Mexican Folklorico. General admission is free, however, a suggested donation of $10 is appreciated. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. performance.  Proceeds from donations benefit the youth participating in the Parks and Recreation Department cultural programs. Inclement weather can lead to cancellation of shows.

Saturday, September 16: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks every third Saturday. Build whatever is in YOUR imagination. All budding Engineers and Architects welcome!!

Saturday, September 16: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Move, shake and get in shape with Zumba in Yanaguana Garden, presented by M.I.X. Fit SA. Every first and third Saturday, you can find them pumping up the park with this FREE Zumba class.

Saturday, September 16: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Autumn Flowers Wreath.

Saturday, September 16: Microsoft Store locations in San Antonio, 12:00 p.m.
Hot Wheels® Speedometry ™ exposes young students to STEM-related concepts like using solid core wire and paperclips to build spoilers for their Hot Wheels® car, and modifying their track with cardboard to measure time, speed and collision forces. Anyone, including teachers, students and parents can attend STEM Saturdays at their local Microsoft Store every Saturday for free, project-based activities to discover and experience technology.

Saturday, September 16: Travis Park, 221 E Travis St., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Jazz’SALive, a free, two-day, family-friendly concert, now in its 34th year, features free jazz concerts all day by renowned jazz artists. Food and drink booths and arts vendors will also be on hand.

Saturday, September 16: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Cantinflas. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Sunday, September 17: Antioch Sports Complex, 312 Eross St., 78202, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
For boys and girls in grades 3 – 8, this Offensive Skills clinic is designed for players to improve their dribbling, shooting and passing using a variety of drills and competitions. With a staff of experienced former and current college and pro players, clinics provide a great opportunity for kids to learn from players who have had success both on and off the court. Register here!

Sunday, September 17: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Selena. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Monday, September 18: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, September 19: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, September 19: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, September 19: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, September 19: Pearl Park, 303 Pearl Parkway., 78215, 5:00 p.m.
This summer, Pearl is excited to collaborate with the Magik Theatre for a variety of special performances. The Magik Theatre is San Antonio’s premier professional family theatre, producing live stage versions of children’s classic and contemporary literature. Tonight’s performance is: Rumplestilskin!

Tuesday, September 19: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, 78209, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Free admission to The DoSeum on the first and third Tuesday of every month! Only the first 1,200 guests will be admitted so arrive early. Parking is free but limited – another good reason to be there early. Remember: no outside food allowed and umbrella strollers only inside the museum. The cafe will be open with food and drinks for sale.
PLEASE NOTE: the times have changed back to 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, September 20: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. On the 3rd Wednesday, special guest Mother Nature will be there for story time. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, September 20: TriPoint, 3233 N St. Mary’s St., 78212, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Student Loan Debt has topped $1.3 trillion dollars nationwide, three times the amount from a decade ago. This free My Education Solutions workshop is for graduates, students and parents to learn which forgiveness programs you qualify for.

Thursday, September 21: Arneson River Theatre, La Villita Historic Arts Village, 418 Villita St., 78205, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy ¡BRAVO! – a performance that will include songs and compositions of Latin Jazz and Rock with influences from Spanish and African indigenous sources. General admission is free, however, a suggested donation of $10 is appreciated. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. performance.  Proceeds from donations benefit the youth participating in the Parks and Recreation Department cultural programs. Inclement weather can lead to cancellation of shows.

Friday, September 22: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston, 78209, 6:30 p.m.  
Join the Botanical Garden for Starlight Movies in the Garden. Tonight’s movie will be On the Waterfront. Gates will open at 6:30 pm and admission is free. Guests will have the opportunity to stroll through 38 acres of natural beauty before settling in for the movie. The movie begins at dusk. The public is encouraged to bring picnics and blankets or lawn chairs.

Friday, September 22: Tower Plaza at the Tower of the Americas, 739 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Free concert series. Food and beverages available for purchase. Family-friendly. Tonight is Bleu Kathedral.

Friday, September 22: Arneson River Theatre, La Villita Historic Arts Village, 418 Villita St., 78205, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy ¡BRAVO! – a performance that will include songs and compositions of Latin Jazz and Rock with influences from Spanish and African indigenous sources. General admission is free, however, a suggested donation of $10 is appreciated. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. performance.  Proceeds from donations benefit the youth participating in the Parks and Recreation Department cultural programs. Inclement weather can lead to cancellation of shows.

Saturday, September 23: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join MIX FIT SA every fourth Saturday for High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), to have fun while maximizing your calorie burn. There’s no better place to work out than in the park, so get out to this FREE event and get moving!

Saturday, September 23: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W Jones Ave., 78215, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity. It’s free and open to the public but get your tickets by following these simple steps:
1) Click on the ticket URL  |  2) Register  |  3) Your tickets will be emailed to you

Saturday, September 23: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Firefighter’s Hat.

Saturday, September 23: Microsoft Store locations in San Antonio, 12:00 p.m.
Hot Wheels® Speedometry ™ exposes young students to STEM-related concepts like using solid core wire and paperclips to build spoilers for their Hot Wheels® car, and modifying their track with cardboard to measure time, speed and collision forces. Anyone, including teachers, students and parents can attend STEM Saturdays at their local Microsoft Store every Saturday for free, project-based activities to discover and experience technology.

Saturday, September 23: Hemisfair Park, 434 South Alamo, 78205, 8:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Sister Act. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Monday, September 25: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, September 26: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, September 26: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, September 26: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Wednesday, September 27: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-249-4616.

Friday, September 29: Alamodome, 100 Montana Street, 78203, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
30th Annual San Antonio Home and Garden Show. Although tickets for adults are $8.75 each (and one ticket is good for admission all weekend), kids 16 and under and members of the military who present I.D. receive FREE admission to the San Antonio Home and Garden Show.

Friday, September 29: New Braunfels Farmers Market, 186 S Castell Ave., 78130, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Free Comal County Cowboy Breakfast when you come to the New Braunfels Farmers Market! You will be up early and we will have coffee. For as long as you can remember, it has been the tradition for New Braunfelsers to come downtown at the crack of dawn on Fair Parade Day. Last year that tradition was made even better when local business owners donated food and time to serve free breakfast for the masses. We will continue this fun tradition this year!

Friday, September 29: Tower Plaza at the Tower of the Americas, 739 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Free concert series. Food and beverages available for purchase. Family-friendly. Tonight is DarkCity.

Saturday, August 30: Kiddie Academy of Canyon Springs, 26335 Canyon Golf Rd., 78260, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Educational childcare provider Kiddie Academy of Canyon Springs invites children and their parents to Storytime LIVE! where Curious George jumps off the page and visits the classroom in person! Attendees will enjoy a story highlighted by a visit from the story’s lead character, Curious George. Storytime LIVE! is open to everyone – current students, new friends who would like to learn more about us, or anyone who would simply like to share a special experience with their child. Light refreshments and educational activities for children and families will be provided. Register online.

Saturday, September 30: AT&T Center, 1 AT&T Center Pkwy., 78219, 11:00 a.m.
The San Antonio Spurs are inviting fans to the AT&T Center for the 2017 Silver & Black Open Scrimmage, presented by General Mills. The free event featuring a Spurs intra-squad scrimmage will tip off at 11 a.m. and is a unique opportunity to see the 2017-18 Spurs team in action prior to the regular season home opener on Oct. 18. All fans in attendance can take advantage of $1 draft beer and $1 soda at select locations, plus 25 percent off in the Spurs Fan Shop and special ticket offers available exclusively at the 2017 Silver & Black Open Scrimmage. The free event will have open seating on a first-come, first-served basis and also feature appearances by The Coyote, the Spurs Silver Dancers, and Team Energy.

Saturday, September 30: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Crafty Coasters.

Saturday, September 30: Microsoft Store locations in San Antonio, 12:00 p.m.
Hot Wheels® Speedometry ™ exposes young students to STEM-related concepts like using solid core wire and paperclips to build spoilers for their Hot Wheels® car, and modifying their track with cardboard to measure time, speed and collision forces. Anyone, including teachers, students and parents can attend STEM Saturdays at their local Microsoft Store every Saturday for free, project-based activities to discover and experience technology.

Saturday, September 30: Alamodome, 100 Montana Street, 78203, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
30th Annual San Antonio Home and Garden Show. Although tickets for adults are $8.75 each (and one ticket is good for admission all weekend), kids 16 and under and members of the military who present I.D. receive FREE admission to the San Antonio Home and Garden Show.

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