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October LOL is at the popular Candlelight Coffeehouse, Wine Bar & Cafe on Thursday, October 18th, Rain or Shine! The fun starts at 6:30pm!

We will be enjoying live entertainment by Raquel Rivas Band!  Happy Hour prices on wine and beer all night long! Come enjoy the fabulous Candlelight menu and ambiance while listening and dancing to the amazing Raquel Rivas! Guaranteed to be wonderful time!

We will be collecting TRAVEL-SIZE TOILETRIES! Thanks!

Live OUT Loud with Ladies On the Loose!



Thursdays at Candlelight

There is Live entertainment at Candlelight Coffeehouse, Wine Bar & Cafe every Thursday evening in October! The live entertainment is from 7pm – 9pm. Stop by to relax, listen to fabulous music, enjoy the amazing food prepared by Candlelight and to sip your favorite beverage.

October 18th is Raquel Rivas! Raquel will be performing live at the LOL event being held at Candlelight. Everyone come enjoy the great dance music Raquel Rivas Band will be performing on the patio 7PM – 10PM!

October 25th is Katrina Curtiss! Come enjoy the talented and very entertaining Katrina.



Queer Voices Speak

The Center – Pride Center San Antonio – Queer Voices Speak – featuring poetry and spoken word is Thursday, October 18th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at The Center – Pride Center San Antonio, 1303 McCullough Ave, Ste 160!

Come listen to these powerful voices and share your own on the 3rd Thursday of each month!

Limited number of open mic spots available. If you’re interested in sharing your art on this night please email us at queervoices@pridecentersa.org and indicate if you have a piece you would like to share. We will do our best to accommodate as many “open mic” participants based on the order of registration.

What: Queer Voices Speak
When: Thursday, October 18th @ 6:30 PM (3rd Thurs of each month)
Where: The Center – Pride Center SA 1303 McCullough Ave. Ste 160
Cost: RSVP Requested however event is Free. Donations will be accepted.

Click Here to RSVP.



5th Annual Hocus Pocus Halloween Party  

Fiesta Youth presents the 5th Annual Hocus Pocus Halloween Party, Saturday, October 20th! This spectacular event is at The Arbor House Suites, 109 Arciniega St. – from 7pm – Midnight.

This event will be full of surprises. Open bar, appetizers, The Amazing Band EVOLUTION, DJ ROOK, Silent Auction, costume contests, photo booth and more.

General Admission In Advance – $50.00 – includes open bar and small bites.

General Admission At the Door – $75.00

Click Here to Purchase Hocus Pocus Tickets.

*Note – This is a 21+ fundraising event.

Get your costumes ready! It’s going to be a great night. All proceeds benefit Fiesta Youth.



Your VOICE   Your VOTE – Understanding the Ballot and Voting  

On Sunday, October 21st, from 4pm – 6pm, at Candlelight, the Honorable Judges Skinner, Walsh and Wright will be discussing the importance of voting and covering the upcoming Ballot.

There will also be live Music from the talented local artist Laura Marie.

New Voters are encouraged to attend.

Be Informed. Be Ready To Vote.

 



Mystic Market – Holistic Fair  

Find Balance, clear your Mind, Lift your Spirit and Re-Charge your Body.  Metaphysical and Holistic practitioners focused on wellness guidance and tools.

A holistic fair with something for everyone! Held at the Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex on October 27th, 11am – 5pm. You will enjoy the atmosphere and interacting with all the different practitioners.

You can get answers to your most important questions from an intuitive or astrologer, appreciate the fine work of nature through crystals and mineral lamps, and relieve your aches and pains with a holistic healer.

Have a great afternoon learning about yourself and the ways to get in touch with what is really important for you. Spend time and find the modality that resonates with your highest good. This could be life changing, come out and take a look!

Intuitive and clairvoyant readings, Reiki, massage and reflexology, crystals, artisan products and much more!

The Best Metaphysic & Holistic exhibitors focused on Alternative Wellness/Living Guidence & Tools, Intuitive Tarot, Psychic Astrology & Angel Readings, Mediums,Reiki Masters,Massage, Reflexology Therapist, Chakra & Aura Readers, Numerology , Crystals, Rocks, Artisan Jewelry, Pop-Up Boutique, Skincare & Artisan products and much more.

Free admission & Free parking



Dia de los Muertos at La Villita  

Named by USA Today as one of the “10 great Day of the Dead celebrations” in the world, Día de los Muertos at La Villita is a two-day, free, family-friendly event that combines traditional culture with the best in contemporary Latino music. It’s Saturday, October 27th 10am – 11pm & Sunday, October 28th, Noon – 9pm.

Register for the community altar exhibition and a chance to win a $2,000 prize.

Full details at www.muertosfest.com

Benefitting Inner City Development.

Sponsors include: La Villita Historic Arts Village, City of San Antonio Center City Development & Operations, Bud Light, Ford, Starbucks, San Antonio Current, HEB

Witch & Warlock Ball 2018  

Come together with the Witches and Warlocks of San Antonio and South Texas as they kick off the dark half of the year with a magical evening of masquerade, food, drink, music, contests and prizes,and an all-around revelry that can only be found in the Alamo City.

The Big Mystical Event is happening Saturday, October 27th, 7pm – 11pm, at The Woman’s Club of San Antonio, 1717 San Pedro Ave.

Click Here to Purchase Tickets.

THE TWISTED WITCHES ARE INVITING THEIR VAMPIRE FRIENDS THIS YEAR…TO A BLOOD DRIVE ….WHOMEVER DONATES TO THE BLOOD BANK WILL RECEIVE $25.00 OFF OF THEIR TICKET. Your receipt will be your proof at the door.

The Blood Drive will be at all the South Texas Blood and Tissue Centers around town. The Blood Drive Starts October 19th – 26th…so go at your convenience …Please donate…

If you have any additional questions please email us at wwbjjb123@gmail.com



PRIDE Families: Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat 

SAVE THE DATE for the 6th Annual LGBTQ+ Family Fall Festival & Trunk-Or-Treat! It’s happening on Sunday, October 28th, from 3pm – 6pm at The Center – Pride Center San Antonio, 1303 McCullough Ave.

All families are welcome to join us for food, costume contests, lots of candy and community. This free event is a celebration of diverse families brought to you by The Center – Pride Center San Antonio in collaboration with area LGBTQ+ organizations working together to celebrate the diversity of our city.

Interested in sponsoring or setting up a trunk? Please contact The Center at 210-370-PRIDE (7743) or info@pridecentersa.org



The Rocky Horror Show  

Rey Lopez Entertainment Presents: The Rocky Horror Show on Wednesday, October 31st, at Woodlawn Pointe, 702 Donaldson Ave.  Show starts at 7:30pm.

Special Celebrity Guests from RuPaul’s Drag Race: Laganja Estranja, Ginger Minj and Cynthia Lee Fontaine

And from “Mean Girls” & “Looking” – Daniel Franseze

Tickets:
VIP Tickets with Meet & Greet: $75.00
General Admission: $55.00

Tickets Available at www.reylopezentertainment.net

Directed by : Ariel Rosen
Music Director : Hector Serna
Choreagraphy : Alonzo Corona

Sponsored by Male B Wear & Rey Lopez Entertainment



Southtown First Friday

Southtown First Friday is November 2nd. Come to Southtown for art, music, food and fun. Enjoy the galleries, restaurants and boutiques. Always a Fun time!



The MarketPlace in Helotes

Saddle up and get ready for The MarketPlace at Old Town Helotes Saturday, November 3rd! Music, food, and a good time are served up, and local craftsmen fill Old Town with treasures from across South Texas.

Happening the first Saturday every month, The MarketPlace is located in the heart of Old Town Helotes near the historic Floore Country Store and scenic Helotes Creek. Jewelry, arts and crafts, fresh produce, and one-of-a-kind pieces will be displayed. Additionally, local boutiques will open their doors and offer visitors a taste of Old Town Helotes! Gates open at 10am and close at 5pm. Gather the kids and come down to Old Town for a day of fun. MarketPlace proceeds benefit community activities within the City of Helotes.



OUT in the Park  

Rey Lopez Entertainment & Six Flags Fiesta Texas Present: Out in the Park

It’s happening Saturday, November 3rd, at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, 7pm – Midnight
The Park Just For Us!

Visit www.sixflags.com/fiestatexas
Promo Code : Outinthepark

Ticket Prices:

$51.99 October 1st to Nov 2nd
$55.99 November 3rd

Season Pass Holder Ticket Price : $41.99

VIP Meet & Greet Package (Limited Quantity) – $125.00 (it includes park ticket) and Includes Entry into Thirsty Buffalo VIP Party to meet:

The Vixen
Dusty Ray Bottoms
Monet X Change
Blair St Clair
Yuhua Hamasaki
Kalorie Karbdashion
Vanessa Mateo aka Miss Vanjie

Red Carpet entrance
Photo Booth by MBP Photobooth
VIP Souvenir Lanyard
Three Drink Coupons
Snacks

Limited VIP Tickets available

Children Under 2 and under are FREE

The Official After Party at HEAT Nightclub

#OutintheParkSA #OutinthePark2018 #RLE



HEB Cinema on the Plaza

Next featured movie at the H-E-B Cinema on the Plaza is on Friday, November 9th, at 8PM, at the Will Naylor Smith River Walk Plaza | Tobin Center.

Featured Movie is The Incredibles.

The adventures of a superhero crime fighter and his family, who return to adventuring after spending years living “normal” lives.

Watch it on the BIGGEST OUTDOOR Screen in SA! The Plaza’s 32ft LED screen will make this an incredible adventure!

Full Concessions and Bar Available!

Open to the public, FREE! Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs! Concessions available to purchase, please no outside food or drink. Pets are not allowed at this event.



SoFlo Market soflo

SoFlo Market is on Saturday, November 10th. Market hours are from 10am-5pm.

Come see what everyone is raving about! Amazing artists and makers offering their unique handmade creations, local homegrown products, and special vintage finds! Come taste the savory gourmet food from local food trucks, live music and DJ, all with a very urban feel!

SoFlo Market is a family friendly and pet friendly event, that features a lively art scene and an alternative shopping experience that includes: handmade and vintage treasures from local artists and vendors, including jewelry, handmade soaps, recycled art, home accessories, skincare, fine art, pottery, local food truck cuisine, artistic activities for kids, and more.

This event is part of Second Saturday Art Walk that happens at the South Flores Art District. SoFlo Market reoccurs every Second Saturday.

Please visit the website at www.soflomarket.com for a full schedule of featured events for SoFlo Market, participating artists and more!

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
FREE PARKING!
FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!
PETS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

***FOR VENDOR INFORMATION****
please email at soflomarket@gmail.com.



Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival  

Luminaria hosts an epic after-dark Contemporary Arts Festival in downtown San Antonio at Hemisfair. This magnificent event is Saturday, November 10th, 7pm – 11:59pm.

Over fifty artists will showcase their new works in performance, music, literature, dance, visual arts and much more.

This year, in celebration of the city’s 300 years there will be special Tricentennial contributions from the featured artists that explore the identity, history, people, land and culture of San Antonio.

Installations will be on display the entire night and performances will run in a rotating schedule all night.

Celebrate the Arts!



Sunday Jazz at the Witte  

Join others at the Witte Museum campus and relax under the pecan trees in the Will Smith Amphitheater and enjoy the sounds of San Antonio Jazz. Sunday Jazz at the Witte is presented by Dr. Bob and Stephanie Girling.

This event is free with general museum admission or Witte Museum and KRTU membership. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome. In case of rain, the concert will be moved indoors to the Prassel Auditorium.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. No outside food or drinks, please.

All Performances are from 3pm – 5pm.    Remaining Fall Schedule:

November 11th – Aaron Prado Orchestra – The San Antonio Jazz Suite*
*Performance will be located in the Zachry Family Acequia Garden

Schedule is subject to change.



Q Connection – LGBTQ Meetup  

Looking to get connected to other LGBTQ+ folks or thinking about coming out? Not sure what to do or where to turn for advice and support?

Q Connection is a safe, informal space to listen, discuss and learn, surrounded by community. This group is open to all LGBTQ+ folks, as well as to those who choose to not label themselves and those that support the community!

The next meeting is Monday, November 19th, 6:30pm – 8pm, at The Center – Pride Center San Antonio, 1303 McCullough.   Q Connection meets every 3rd Monday of each month at The Center – Pride Center San Antonio!

Facilitated by The Center – Pride Center San Antonio & Jamie Zapata



Holiday Artisan Show

Over 40 artisans display and sell their beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio Riverwalk. Artisans are different for each show, but usually include pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, bead-work and more.

The show is free to attend. Artisans display and sell their beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk. River Walk extension (close to the Chamber of Commerce building and Shops at Rivercenter)

December 14th – 16th – 11 am – 11 pm



Weekly Happenings

Fiesta Youth 

Youth  (Teen)  Meetings  are  held  every Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm  at the University Presbyterian Church, located at 300 Bushnell.

All youth aged 12-18 are welcomed to come join a Fiesta Youth Meeting. The youth meetings were created to provide a safe, non-judgmental, affirming place for all LGBTQ youth. Every Tuesday, the youth meet at UPC to meet new friends, participate in fun games and activities (field trips, too!), and join in on group discussions.


SAFrontRunners
San Antonio Front Runners

A group of GLBTI runners/walkers who get together on Sunday mornings at 9:00 (in the summer). They leave from the garage behind the Witte Museum in Brackenridge Park (Avenue B and Tuleta Drive).


Alamo City Wranglers

The Wranglers are a GLBTQ & Friends Square Dancing Club.

They meet every Thursday, 7:30pm to 9:30pm, at The International Folk & Culture Center at Our Lady of the Lake University, 411 SW 24th St, Building 23 .

You can park in lot B.  **Except the week before IAGSDC convention, Thanksgiving, and the Christmas/New Year holiday weeks.


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If you like to sing and harmonize with others, join the Live Oak Singers (LOS). They practice every Monday at 6:30pm – 9:30pm, at Woodlawn Pointe, 702 Donaldson Ave.

LOS include beginners to those who have degrees in music. They particularly need more female singers. LOS sing a wide variety of music from Broadway, pop, madrigal, country, gospel, barbershop and soft rock.

If you would like to join LOS this season, please let them know via email at (artisticdirector@liveoaksingers.org) so they can make arrangements for an audition time.  You are also welcome to sit in on a few rehearsals prior to auditioning to get to know us a bit prior to auditioning.  New singers will work with the Artistic Director to determine your vocal range, ability to match notes and stay on pitch, and determine your singing part (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass).   You DO NOT need to prepare a solo song for the audition.   Auditions will be held from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm prior to rehearsals starting.

For more information: info@liveoaksingers.org; and facebook.com/liveoaksingers.



Monthly Meetings

Stonewall Democrats (SDSA) meet every third Monday each month at Luther’s Café. Happy Hour starts at 6pm. Meeting starts at 6:30pm and finishes at 8pm. Bring your friends. Everyone is invited. Next Meeting is November 19th.
San Antonio Gender Association (SAGA) meets every first and third Thursdays of the month. Meetings are held from 6pm to 8pm at the MCC Church located at 611 East Myrtle. SAGA offers a welcoming meeting place for transgendered persons and their friends and family who support them. The next meeting is October 18th.
PFLAG San Antonio Meetings are held the first Thursday every month at 7:00pm at the University Presbyterian Church, 300 Bushnell Ave. Next meeting is November 1st.