Ten Things to Do in San Antonio This Weekend (January 29-31)

One of the greatest benefits of living in San Antonio is the variety of “things” to see and do. In fact, there are so many San Antonio attractions and events on any given weekend that it can seem overwhelming to choose just one. In this series all pressure is off! Ten fun things to do in San Antonio will be chosen each week to make researching for the next Friday celebration, date night, or family outing a little more simple.

1.  Dance Your Way to the Majestic

There’s a new musical in town at The Majestic! Go downtown for the evening to see Kinky Boots as it is on tour from Broadway. The musical tells the story of Charlie Price and his journey in transforming an old shoe factory into something magical. You won’t be able to resist singing and dancing along to the catchy songs that will put a smile on your face. Get your ticket today!

When: Friday @ 8, Saturday @2 & 8PM, Sunday @2 & 7:30PM

Where: The Majestic Theater (224 E Houston St.)

2.  Learn to Cook Under the Tuscan Sun

The kitchen supplies store Sur La Table has more than just pots, pans, and adorable kitchen utensils. You can sign up for one of their many cooking classes, held at various times, to learn more about different varieties of foods and how to prepare them. An upcoming class that is sure to be memorable is the “Date Night: Dinner in Tuscany.” Tuscan food and a fun, interactive atmosphere is the perfect recipe for an unforgettable date night or learning experience. Reserve your spot today because seats are limited!

When: Tuscan Date night is Saturday, January 30 @ 4PM or 7PM

Where: Sur La Table, La Cantera (15900 La Cantera Pkwy. #19120)

3.  Steam Up January with Salsa Class

January can bring on the “winter blues” for some people. This season, don’t let yourself become homebound with the chilly temperatures; instead, sign up for a salsa class to bring in the heat! Lessons are taught at Salon Mexico and offered at a beginner level. You don’t need to be a pro to participate in this fun activity. Turn up the heat (and the music) and learn to dance salsa this weekend to chase away those winter blues. Classes range from $3-$5.

When: Friday, January 29 @ 7PM

Where: Heritage Hall (4707 Broadway)

4.  Stock Up on Winter Veggies at the Farmer’s Market

This weekend is forecast to bring sunny skies and warmer temperatures. Take advantage and spend some time shopping local veggies and products at the Pearl Brewery Farmer’s Market. The market hosts over 40 vendors and has things from homemade salsa to gourmet candies. Products are guaranteed to be fresh, local, and seasonal, so the market is constantly changing and bringing in new goodies for patrons to purchase or browse. Their guide for January/February says to expect vegetables such as kale, spinach, beets, Brussels sprouts, carrots, and many more. Bring your reusable bags and stock up!

When: Saturday @9-1 or Sunday @10-2 (Rain or Shine)

Where: 312 Pearl Parkway

5.  Get Extreme and Defy Gravity

Thin Air is open in San Antonio and allows you to experience extreme air sports. The facility has trampolines to challenge your flipping skills, an air dunk court so that you can dribble and dunk like Tim Duncan, a trapeze to allow you to sail and swing through the air, and so many more options. If you like to live on the edge or experience a thrill, Thin Air definitely has something to offer you. It is kid friendly and offers a low price of just $20 for two hours of guaranteed fun. Even if you don’t want to be too extreme, Thin Air has a foam pit, obstacle course, and dodge ball to provide a positive and fun experience for everyone involved.

When: Monday-Friday (9AM-9PM); Saturday (10AM-9PM)

Where: 4902 Fredricksburg Road

6.  Indulge in Brunch at the Guenther House Downtown

The historical Guenther House offers a variety of activities for your weekend adventures. Stop in for breakfast or lunch and indulge in the restaurant’s delicious menu, featuring comfort food items such as buttermilk biscuits, Southern sweet cream waffles, or Pioneer taco salad. When you’re finished with your meal, stop by the museum inside the house, which houses mill memorabilia relating back to the hotel’s history, and beautiful stained glass. The Guenther House even has a small store where you can buy mixes for various menu items in their restaurant and souvenirs to take with you. The charming home is the perfect place to spend a Saturday morning!

When: Any day, 7AM-3PM

Where: 205 E. Guenther St.

7.  Jazz Up Your Friday Night

Every Friday the Punta del Cielo offers live jazz music to help you unwind from the workweek. The coffee shop offers a variety of drinks and is sure to please any coffee devotee due to the beans being harvested at high altitudes. The coffee is guaranteed to be fresh and flavorful and pairs perfectly with the jazzy music that they offer to guests live on Friday evenings. If you want a low-key night, look no further than Punta del Cielo, located in the Stone Oak area of San Antonio.

When: Any day, 7AM-9PM

Where: 115 N Loop 1604 East

8.  Get a League Together for Top Golf

Are you a lover of the game of golf? If you feel confident in your golf skills or are looking for a fun event to do with friends, sign up for the Top Golf Winter League and give yourself the opportunity to socialize with friends and even win cash prizes! Creating a league allows for groups of four people or a pair of two. By entering, each league has a six-week period in which they can play and each week includes two hours of Top Golf play. It’s a great activity to sign up for if you want consistent fun with your friends. With an entry fee of just $20, everyone will quickly be signing up for the fun. Secure your league before it’s too late!

When: Mon-Thurs (9AM-12AM); Fri-Sat (9AM-1AM); Sunday (9AM-12AM)

Where: 5539 N Loop 1604 W

9.  Walk through History in the King William District

Take a stroll through time by discovering the history and richness of homes in the King William District of San Antonio. The homes in this area are protected under zoning ordinance and have structures that resemble the original state of the homes from the 1800s. The neighborhood is impressive and you can go on a self-guided walking tour with this simple printable brochure as your guide! You choose the time and feel free to jump from location to location in order to enjoy the remarkable houses that hold history in their walls.

When: Anytime

Where: Consult the brochure on your preferred starting point

10.  Get Fit and Challenge Your Body!

If you’re struggling with any New Year’s Resolution of weight loss, the Maximized Living’s Premier Health Center is offering an informative and influential training class that can help. By enrolling in the class, participants will receive nutrition tips, meal planning guides, exercises to increase strength and endurance, and fitness techniques that will help with your goals. You do need a ticket for the event and participants are encouraged to purchase sooner rather than later to ensure their spot in the program.

When: Saturday, January 30 @ 9:30-12:30

Where: 16765 Lookout Road, Selma, TX

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