10 fun things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Dog party on the terrace

Celebrate National Dog Day with the Dog Guide San Antonio at a party and Barking Bee at Good Kind Southtown. Enjoy food and drink, live music, and dog-friendly vendors. Participants in the Barking Bee will compete for prizes by correctly spelling different breeds of dogs. Admission is free but registration for you and your puppy is required. Thursday, 6-9 p.m. 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., mangergoodkind.com

Terran Last Gun and Manuela Well-Off-Man

Blue Star Contemporary is hosting a live Facebook chat with exhibiting artist Terran Last Gun and Manuela Well-Off-Man, chief curator of the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Indigenous Arts. Blue Star Exhibitions Director Jack McGilvray will lead the discussion which will focus on the artist’s ledger designs and the context of his artistic practice. Thursday noon, facebook.com/events

Burst sandal birthday party

Celebrate eight years of Busted Sandal Brewing Co. with specialty beers, a commemorative drink and live music from Michael Shane as well as Sonya Moon and the Lunatics. Limited edition beers include Strawberry Milkshake IPA, Prickly Pear Berliner Weisse, Chili Lime Cream Ale, and a gluten-free IPA. The tickets include three pours. The Dogmatic food truck will also be on site. Saturday, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. 7114 Oaklawn Drive, eventbrite.com

Morning stream

It’s the last Saturday of the Alamo City Yoga Summer Morning Yoga Series at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. The class begins with a 10 minute meditative walk followed by an intentional 50 minute flow. The practice is open to all levels and will include sitting, standing and balanced postures. Saturday, 9-10 a.m. 555 Funston Place, sabot.org

Overview of the Phil Collins collection

Take a look at the artifacts donated to the Alamo by musician Phil Collins during this special exhibit in the Alamo Showroom. Guests will receive an audio guide as they journey through the exhibit, which features pieces such as the original Calling Role of Defenders of Alamo. Daily through October 3, 300 Alamo Plaza, thealamo.org

Western art as a Western film

Michael Duchemin, President and CEO of the Briscoe Western Art Museum, gives a lecture on the history of the stagecoach, including its importance in Western films like the 1939 film Diligence. Stay after the conference to see the museum’s special exhibit, Still in the Saddle: A New Hollywood Western Story, which is on display until September 6. Saturday, 2 p.m. 210 W. Market St., museumbrisco.org

Tobin Center Open House

Explore the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts at this free event that will feature pop-up performances throughout the building, behind-the-scenes tours, a scavenger hunt for kids and the chance to purchase tickets for upcoming shows at reduced price. Sunday, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. 100 Auditorium Circle, tobincenter.org

Brunch + Beer

Alamo Beer Co. and Twang Reserve have teamed up to present this Sunday event which will feature specialty beer cocktails lined with Twang-a-Rita as well as a brunch menu, local art and retail vendors, live music and more. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 202 rue Lamar, alamobeer.com

Summer Restaurant Weeks

Culinaria Summer Restaurant Weeks continue through Saturday. Make reservations or order take out and enjoy prix fixe lunch and dinner at dozens of area restaurants. A portion of every meal purchased benefits Culinaria, a non-profit organization that supports the industry and its chefs. Find here the complete list of participating restaurants. Every day until August 28, various places, restaurantweekssa.com

Verve Pie Inauguration

The new vegan pizza and ice cream shop in downtown Cibolo is having a big opening celebration that includes a hoop, limbo and dance competition with cash prizes. Pizza orders made during the grand opening will be purchased at half price and there is also live music scheduled. Friday, 5-9 p.m. 313 Schneider, Ste. 121, Cibolo, vervepie.com


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