Play Local: Creative and Culinary Picks for This Weekend

Need a break from your oh-so-hectic schedule? Crafthouse has got you covered with our weekly roundup of fun, creative things to do this weekend that will get your mind off of your responsibilities and bring you some much-needed relief! 

Now through January 2019

Dream Tomorrow Today

Want to bring your children's dreams to life? Now you can with Dream Tomorrow Today at The DoSeum! How is this possible, you ask? During this event, you can show your kids the power of their future by shaping community values, role-playing future careers, designing future cities, and more! Teach your kids how to create their own destiny and dream of a better future for San Antonio and the world by joining forces in this surprising and exciting new tradition through January 2019.

$14; Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Saturdays, 9am-6pm, Sundays, 12pm-5pm and Wednesdays, 9am-8pm

The DoSeum
2800 Broadway St

Now through Monday, July 2nd

Queer Collections: a Portal into San Antonio's LGBTQ Past

Celebrate Pride Month with an exhibit at the Central Library, as the history of the LGBTQ+ community in San Antonio is brought to life through t-shirts, publications, ephemera, and photos! It's held through July 2nd, so you'll have plenty of time to stop by and get a look into an important aspect of San Antonio history.

$ Free; Sunday's 11am-5pm, Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm, and Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm

Central Library
600 Soledad St.

Now through September 9th

Summer Exhibitions at Blue Star Contemporary

This summer, the Blue Star Contemporary museum is holding exhibits featuring some truly amazing artworks, including deconstructed sculptures, mesmerizing paintings, and light shows that will definitely capture your attention! This event isn't all about the art. It's also about the emotions behind the curtain. All of the works of art shown through this exhibit carry different meanings that transcend the paint on the canvas. So get over to Blue Star to have your mind stimulated and eyes opened!

$3-$5 (free on First Thursday and First Friday); Saturdays, Sundays, 10am-6pm and Thursdays, Fridays, 10am-8pm

Blue Star Contemporary
116 Blue Star

Saturday, June 23

Maggiano's TEEN Chef Academy

Have a teen who loves to cook? Maggiano's has the perfect event for you! They're hosting a fun cooking event for teens 11-16 years old who are going to make some seriously tasty dishes. The featured dish of the day: Gnocchi. Best part: a breakfast buffet will be set up for the parents and teens alike to snack on while they cook their little hearts out! Sound like fun? Head over to Maggiano's this Saturday to create a dish worth remembering (and eating of course)!

$15 – $55; 9:00am-11:00am; Maggiano's Little Italy; 17603 Interstate Highway 10

Chris Sauter, Workshop: Cardboard Construction Exhibit (Image courtesy McNay Art Museum)

Workshop: Cardboard Construction

You know we love any chance to get our hands dirty and the McNay always delivers on major creative inspiration. In this live exhibit, local artist Chris Sauter leads guests in the creation of a three-dimensional design using repeated shapes cut from cardboard to make a sculpture, leaving both wall and sculpture as the finished work of art. In conjunction with his installation in the McNay’s new exhibition “Immersed,” the McNay is not to be missed.

$10-$25; 10:30am-1:30pm; McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave.

Hope you liked our weekend roundup and will check out some of these family-friendly events with a twist! You know where we'll be!

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