CLOSED [Giveaway] Holiday Pops with the San Antonio Symphony – December 18-20, 2015

Update: This giveaway is now closed. We’ve been looking forward to this for months! It’s almost time for the San Antonio Symphony to present its annual Holiday Pops concerts at the Tobin Center. On Friday and Saturday, December 18 and 19, 2015,… Continue Reading

CLOSED [giveaway] "Comfort & Joy: Music of Christmas" with Benissimo! Music Productions on December 13

Update: This giveaway is now closed. Comfort & Joy: Music of Christmas, the annual holiday concert from Benissimo! Music Productions, will be at the Chapel of the Incarnate Word, 4503 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209 (map), on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at… Continue Reading

CLOSED [Giveaway] Family pack of tickets to Holiday Pops with the San Antonio Symphony

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Classical music is an important part of my family’s holiday traditions. Over Thanksgiving weekend, my family and I went to see Ballet San Antonio‘s The Nutcracker with the San Antonio Symphony at the Tobin… Continue Reading

F.T. and G.N. review Ballet San Antonio's "Nutcracker" with the San Antonio Symphony

This year, we continued our family tradition of going to Ballet San Antonio‘s The Nutcracker with the San Antonio Symphony. We thoroughly enjoyed last year’s performance at the Majestic Theatre (earlier post), but this year’s move to the Tobin Center has… Continue Reading

[Gallery] Holiday lights and landmarks on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Yesterday, I grabbed my kids, our friends and their out-of-town relative, and my pocket camera, and set out to enjoy the holiday lights along the San Antonio Riverwalk. Go be a tourist in your own city and enjoy this unique San… Continue Reading

Great Hearts Monte Vista open-enrollment lottery will be on January 21, 2014

Great Hearts Monte Vista will hold its open-enrollment lottery at 6:30 p.m. January 21, 2014 in the Barshop Auditorium at Temple Beth-El, 211 Belknap Pl., San Antonio, Texas 78212 (map). A recent email from Peter Bezanson, Superintendent of Great Hearts Texas, emphasizes… Continue Reading

CLOSED [Giveaway] Family pack of tickets to Holiday Magic with the San Antonio Symphony

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Back in October, the San Antonio Symphony invited my family and one of my readers’ families to attend a Halloween Family Concert, as discussed in this earlier post. This month, the Symphony is teaming up with the… Continue Reading

[Gallery] Holidays in Bloom at the San Antonio Botanical Garden

The San Antonio Botanical Garden is decorated for the season with the Holidays in Bloom exhibit. This year’s decorations use more natural materials, like burlap and pine cones. There’s a great photo op at the tall, glittery Christmas tree on the path between… Continue Reading

F.T. reviews "Nutcracker" with the San Antonio Symphony and Ballet San Antonio

Did you get a chance to see the San Antonio Symphony/Ballet San Antonio production of The Nutcracker? (The Symphony gave me a set of tickets for my family, and a set to give away; read more in this earlier post.) My kids, F.T. (age… Continue Reading

CLOSED [Giveaway] Nutcracker with the San Antonio Symphony and Ballet San Antonio

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. The San Antonio Symphony and Ballet San Antonio are teaming up again this year to present a holiday classic: The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Performances began Thanksgiving weekend and continue next weekend, December 6-8. The Symphony and the Ballet… Continue Reading