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2010 Upcoming Special Events Calendar

Primer Sabado! in Market Square · Every First Saturday of the month in Historic Market Square featuring local entertainment, arts & crafts, children's activities, food and more. The event is free and open to the public from 12 noon ­ 6 pm. For more information, call (210) 207-8605 or visit www.marketsquaresa.com. Main Plaza Activities · March ­ May 2010 at Main Plaza. For daily activities and event listings call 225-9800 or go to www.mainplaza.org. Contemporary Art Month · March 1st ­ 26th in the Shops and Bolivar Hall of Historic La Villita from 10:00 am ­ 6:00 pm daily. Sponsored by the La Villita Tenants Association and Department of Parks and Recreation. For details call 207-8601. Spring Break on the Back 40 · March 9th ­ 12th in HemisFair Park, Institute of Texan Cultures from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Sponsored by the USTA Institute of Texan Cultures, for details call 458-2330. Fiesta Primavera · March 12th ­ 14th A three-day spring break event in Historic Market Square from 10:00 am ­ 11:00 pm Friday and Saturday; 10:00 am ­ 9:00 pm on Sunday. Featuring live music, carnival rides, food, arts & crafts, salsa dancing contest and much more. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the San Antonio Community Development Council, Inc. For details call 286-7432. LUMINARIA: Arts Night · March 13th in HemisFair Park and La Villita Maverick Plaza from 6:00 pm ­ 12:00 am. Sponsored by the City of San Antonio. For details call 207-6960. St. Patrick's Day Street Parade · March 13th In keeping with the spirit of the Irish people's love of life, and continuing a tradition that goes back over 40 years, the Harp & Shamrock Society of Texas will hold a St. Patrick's Day street parade. The parade begins at 11:00 a.m. at Avenue E and Houston Street, continues south on Alamo Street and ends at Historic La Villita at 1:00 pm. Annual "St. Patrick's Day Activities" · March 13th ­ St. Patrick's Day Festival and Celebration in Historic La Villita and the Arneson River Theatre from 1 - 6 pm. · March 13th ­ Dyeing of the River Green at 3:15 pm. · March 13th ­ St. Patrick's Day River Parade begins at 3:15 pm. · March 13th ­ Pub Crawl on the River Walk at various locations from 6:00 pm ­ 10:00 pm. Sponsored by Paseo Del Rio Association. For details call 227-4262 or visit [email protected] Spring Break at the Spanish Governor's Palace · March 16th ­ 20th in the courtyard of one of the oldest buildings in San Antonio. Children's activities 10:00am ­ 4:00pm all week plus Spanish contra-dancing on Saturday. Located behind City Hall at 105 Plaza de Armas. For details call 207-3677. Tejano Music Awards Fanfair · March 19th ­ 21st in Historic Market Square from 10:00 am ­ 11:00 pm daily. A celebration of "Tejano Music" with five live stages. Sponsored by the Texas Tejano Musicians Association. For details call 854-8862 or visit www.tejanomusicawards.com. Festival of India · March 20th in Historic La Villita from 12:00 pm ­ 6:00 pm. Sponsored by the San Antonio India Association. For details call 286-8751. 3/11/2010

Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic · March 28th in HemisFair Park Archway Plaza from 11:00 am ­ 2:00 pm. Sponsored by St. Johns Lutheran Church. For details call 223-2611. Good Friday Prayer Services and Re-enactment · April 2nd in Milam Park with Prayer Services at 10:00 am and Procession at 11:00 am. Sponsored by San Fernando Cathedral. For details call 227-1297. Primer Sabado! · April 3rd in Historic Market Square from 10:00 am ­ 6:00 pm. One-day event filled with local entertainment, arts & crafts, children's activities, food and more. Sponsored by the City of San Antonio Market Square. For details call 207-8600 or visit www.marketsquaresa.com "This Hallowed Ground" · April 10th Historical Walking Tour in Alamo Plaza from 10:00 am ­ 2:30 pm. Sponsored by the San Antonio Living History Association. For details call 273-1730. FIESTA San Antonio Activities · April 14th ­ 25th Fiesta Carnival, Alamo Dome (Parking Lot C). Sponsored by Wade Shows, Inc. for details call 224-0051. · April 15th Fiesta Fiesta @ the Alamo ­ Opening Ceremonies in Alamo Plaza, Alamo Street from Travis to Commerce Streets, from 5:00 pm ­ 10:30 pm. Sponsored by the Fiesta Commission. For details call 227-5191. · April 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 & 22nd Fiesta Randolph Art League Exhibit & Sale in Alamo Plaza from 10:00 am ­ 5:00 pm. Sponsored by the Randolph Art League. For details call 661-8862. · April 16th ­ 25th Fiesta Fantasias in Historic Market Square from 10:00 am ­ 12:00 am daily. Sponsored by the San Antonio Parks Foundation. For details call 212-8423. · April 16th La Noche Del Rey in Main Plaza from 6:30 pm 12:00 am. Sponsored by El Rey Feo Scholarship Committee. For details call 227-5191. · April 17th San Jacinto Victory Celebration in Alamo Plaza from 10:00 am ­ 11:00 am. Sponsored by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Alamo Heroes Chapter. For details call 408-6666. · April 17th Paseo Del Rio Children's Festival on the River Walk from 10:00 am ­ 4:00 pm. Sponsored by Paseo Del Rio Association. For details call 227-4262. · April 17th Investiture of King Antonio LXXXVIII in Alamo Plaza from 7:30 pm ­ 8:30 pm. Sponsored by the Texas Cavaliers. For details call 227-5191. · April 18th Fiesta Mariachi Mass in San Fernando Cathedral at 115 Main Plaza from 8:00 am ­ 9:00 am. For details call 227-5191. · April 19th Air Force at the Alamo in Alamo Plaza from 11:00 am ­ 12:00 pm. Sponsored by the US Air Force. For details call 652-2423. · April 19th Pilgrimage to the Alamo in Alamo Plaza from 4:00 pm ­ 5:00 pm. Sponsored by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Mission Chapter. For details call 387-3107. · April 19th Texas Cavaliers Fiesta River Parade in the River Walk from 7:30 pm ­ 9:30 pm. Sponsored by the Texas Cavaliers. For details call 22-RIVER. · April 20th ­ 22nd Fiesta River Art Show on the River Walk from 10:00 am ­ 5:00 pm. Sponsored the River Art Group. For details 226-8752. · April 20th ­ 23rd A Night in Old San Antonio (NIOSA) in Historic La Villita from 5:30 pm ­ 10:30 pm. Sponsored by San Antonio Conservation Society. For details call 226-5188. · April 20th ­ 23rd Mariachi Festival Mariachis on the River Walk from 7:00 pm ­ 10:00 pm. Sponsored by the Paseo Del Rio Association. For details call 227-4262. · April 22nd Navy Day at the Alamo in Alamo Plaza from 11:00 am ­ 1:00 pm. Sponsored by the US Navy. For details call 295-9694. · April 22nd Marines at the Alamo in Alamo Plaza from 4:00 pm ­ 5:00 pm. Sponsored by the US Marines. For details call 223-1551. · April 22nd ­ 25th Fiesta San Fernando in Main Plaza from 6:00 pm ­ 12:00 am daily; from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am on Saturday. Sponsored by the San Fernando Cathedral. For details call 357-5607. · April 23rd Battle of the Flowers Day Parade starts at 11:50 am. For parade route and ticket information call the Fiesta Commission at 227-5191. · April 24th Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade starts at 7:00 pm. For parade route and ticket information call the Fiesta Commission at 227-5191. For event listings and additional Fiesta information call the San Antonio Fiesta Commission at 227-5191 or visit fiesta-sa.org. Siesta Fest `10 · April 21st ­ 23rd in Historic HemisFair Park Archway Plaza from 5:00 pm ­ 12:00 am daily. Sponsored by Rainbow Refuge, Inc. For details call 698-2856. 3/11/2010

Fiesta Rio Arts & Crafts Show · April 23rd ­ 25th on the River Walk Extension from 11:00 am ­ 11:00 pm on Friday; 10:00 am ­ 11:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am ­ 5:00 pm on Sunday. Sponsored by the Paseo Del Rio Association. For details call 227-4262. Musical Puppet Show · April 24th in Milam Park from 3:00 pm ­ 8:00 pm. Sponsored by Vision Unlimited. For details call 797-0353. The Mix Fest · May 5th in Historic HemisFair Park Archway Plaza from 4:00 pm ­ 11:00 pm. Sponsored by Rainbow Refuge, Inc. For ticket information and event details call 698-2856. Annual Cloggers Showcase · May 7th ­ 8th in Historic La Villita Arneson River Theatre from 10:00 am ­ 11:00 pm. Sponsored by the SA Cloggers Association. For details call 364-5199. Party in the Tower Plaza · May 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 Concert Series at the base of the Tower of the Americas every Friday and Saturday from 7:00 pm ­ 10:00 pm. Sponsored by Landry's. For details call 223-3101. Cinco de Mayo and DIA de las Madres Celebration · May 9th in Historic HemisFair Park Archway Plaza from 2:00 pm ­ 11:00 pm. Sponsored by Rainbow Refuge, Inc. Free and open to the public, for details call 698-2856. 54th Annual Fiesta Noche Del Rio "Music and Dance Performances" · May 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 in Historic La Villita Arneson River Theatre from 8:30 pm ­ 10:00 pm. Sponsored by the Alamo Kiwanis. For details call 226-4651. 10th Annual Soul Food Fest · May 14th ­ 15th in Historic La Villita Maverick Plaza from 6:00 pm ­ 11:00 pm on Friday and 10:00 am ­ 11:00 pm on Saturday. Sponsored by the La Villita Heritage Association. For details call 213-7066. National Bike to Work Day · May 15th in Historic HemisFair Park Archway Plaza from 8:00 am ­ 12:00 pm. Sponsored by the Metropolitan Planning Organization. For details call 227-8651. Living History Presentation "Visits To The Past" · May 15th in Alamo Plaza from 10:00 am ­ 2:30 pm. Sponsored by the San Antonio Living History Association. For details call 273-1730. San Antonio Ragtime Festival · May 15th & 16th in Historic Market Square Farmers Market Stage from 10:00 am ­ 6:00 pm. Sponsored by the San Antonio Ragtime Society. For details call 541-0760. Say Si/La Vil Watercolor Complete · May 22nd in Historic La Villita Bolivar Hall from 10:00 am ­ 6:00 pm. Sponsored by the La Villita Tenants Association. For details call 207-8612. Danzas de Mexico "Music and Dance Performances" · May 30th in Historic La Villita Arneson River Theatre from 8:00 pm ­ 10:00 pm. Sponsored Saritas Dance Academy. For details call 923-5362. Memorial Day Arts & Crafts Show · May 28th ­ 31st on the River Walk Extension from 11:00 am ­ 11:00 pm on Friday; 10:00 am ­ 11:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am ­ 5:00 pm on Sunday. Sponsored by the Paseo Del Rio Association. For details call 227-4262. The Return of the Chili Queens and "Memorial Day Celebration" · May 29th ­ 31st in Historic Market Square from 10:00 am ­ 11:00 pm. Sponsored by the El Mercado Merchants Association. For details call 227-9254.

For participation or information regarding these events, please call the event sponsors listed. For Information regarding rentals rates, call the Downtown Operations Special Events Offices Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (210) 207-3677.

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