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Monster Trucks and More Stuff to Do in San Antonio This Weekend

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We’ve got tunnel vision all 2021! We’re setting our intentions and having fun while getting things done!

This week you can expect workshops like What’s Your 2021 Vision that’ll help keep you on the right track all year long, to Dinosaur George that’ll help ignite your exploration side! 

Want to know what else is going on? Keep scrolling to find out! We have events for the whole family to enjoy, there are always TONS of Things to Do in San Antonio!

Reminder: Due to COVID-19, we understand there’s not as much going on as normal in our city. But not to worry, there are still plenty of Things To Do In San Antonio This Weekend that can be done while social distancing. Be sure to double-check for any updates at events and venues before making plans to head out.

Our favorite is shopping and trying new yummy food, it’s a plus for us when it’s local and we know we’re getting great quality! This is what the New Braunfels Farmers Market provides, whether there’s rain or shine!

They believe that “buying local is not only great for the economy but also encourages a healthy lifestyle.”

The vendors list a phenomenal and we want everything! They have something for everyone, from “Gourmet Texas Pasta” for all of your daydreaming needs of fancy parties once COVID is over and done with, to “Lone Star Bath Treats” because we can’t forget about our Self Care!

Event Details
🗓 Jan 23 | 9AM–1PM
📍 186 S. Castell Ave.

📷 UNATION via Samantha Sanchez

Resolutions, goals, and intentions all start by us envisioning them in our minds, but sometimes a person needs to physically see it to keep the engine going towards it. This Thursday, January 21st join Teach For America to share, discuss, and envision your goals for the New Year!

A few days before get ready by setting intentions on your visions and goals as you focus on clipping or printing words, pictures, and quotes.

Supplies you’ll need:

  • Posterboard
  • Clippings of words, pictures, quotes and anything else you can think of
  • Additional decoration items such as glitter, ribbons or stickers
  • Glue
  • Scissors 
  • Pens, markers, sharpies, crayons, etc
  • Your IMAGINATION

Event Details
🗓 Jan 21 | 6PM–7:30PM
📍 Virtually Anywhere

Learning and appreciation are at the top of our list of resolutions or shall we say “intentions” of 2021, and this event will definitely help us out with this.

Òlàjú which means “one who is enlightened” (in Yorùbá,) will be hosting its 5th edition of their annual African Market that will exhibit African arts and culture. 

The theme for 2021 is “We’ve Been Here” to recognize the very long history they’ve had in all professions around the world! Showcasing both up and coming and established artists from across the continent and in the Diaspora.

Mission statement: “Our mission is to advance the development of contemporary African art as a tool for cultural education which we do by organizing associated programs and services.”

What to expect:

  • Main Stage (Will be hosting talks, performances, & presentations.)
  • Marketplace (There will be multiple vendors/artists selling Afrocentric goods.)
  • Art Gallery (Expo of original African photography.) 
  • DJ Booth (Live mixing of the newest contemporary African music.)
  • Cafe (International African yummy goodies, including food & drinks.)

Event Details
🗓 Jan 23 | 12PM–6PM
📍 108 Blue Star #1773

Ready for some thrills, action, and intense adrenaline rush? Then the Monster Jam is definitely an event for you!

You’ll get to witness Monster Trucks, ATVs, and Speedsters all perform a series of challenges such as racing, skills, donut, and freestyle competitions. The best part is that you’ll get to join in on the action with the Judges Zone! You’ll be able to vote (via your cell phone) on certain competitions, which means you’ll be the judge! 

Can’t get enough of the action? Don’t forget that you can join the exclusive Pit Party where you’ll be able to meet the drivers, ask questions, and get a close up of the amazing trucks for the perfect selfies!

If you’re wanting to know more info on Monster Jam’s FAN WELLNESS please click here.

Event Details
🗓 Jan 23 | 12PM–3PM
📍 100 Montana St

Dinosaur George who is a self-taught paleontologist is headed our way to Traders Village to answer all of the curious questions about dinos and sign copies of his book too! This will be a fun and educational experience for both kids and adults alike!

Don’t forget to pick up any cool and unique fossils or rock minerals on your visit too.

Traders Village has multiple shops and yummy snack booths to visit and the admissions is free with only a $4 parking ticket!

If you’re being extra safe and staying at home but also interested in virtual lessons, podcasts, videos, books, and learning more about everything DINO George then click here!

Event Details
🗓 Jan 24 | 10AM–5PM
📍 9333 SW Loop 410

Before You Go...

We know not everyone is ready to be out and about just yet, and we encourage you to do what is best for yourself and your family during this time.  

If you’re looking for more events and things to do in San Antonio check out the UNATION website or the UNATION app!  There is something there for everyone!  If you want to follow the Stuff to Do in San Antonio gals’ adventures be sure to follow us on InstagramTikTok, and Facebook!

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Samantha Sanchez

Samantha Sanchez

Samantha is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in San Antonio City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the San Antonio area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinSanAntonio on Instagram and Facebook.

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