Fiesta Noche del Rio
June 9-Aug. 5
Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St.
The oldest outdoor dance performance of its kind in the United States, Fiesta Noche del Rio, Spanish for “Party Night on the River,” is a musical variety show of authentic Mexican, Spanish, and Texas songs and dances performed by local professionals. San Antonio's annual iconic cultural performance, full of colorfully costumed dancers and rich, lush sounds, brings to life the deep roots that make San Antonio a special place for love and life. The audience is seated on tiered grass seats across the river from the stage, located in La Villita, the Little Spanish Village of the city.
"Still Brewing Art"
June 30-Sept. 3
San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones Ave.
The San Antonio Museum of Art looks back at the its heady past as the Lone Star Brewery in "Still Brewing Art." The exhibition features historic photographs and artwork including large-format brewery posters. In addition, the exhibition explores San Antonio's history as a brewing city and how the San Antonio River fits into the story. Opened in 1884, the Lone Star Brewery was the first large, mechanized brewery in Texas. It ceased operations with the advent of Prohibition, and in 1981, the San Antonio Museum of Art opened in the renovated complex.
"The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical"
July 1-Aug. 6
Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo St.
Adapted from the book "The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan, this musical tells the story of the half-blood son of a Greek god, Percy Jackson, and the newly discovered powers he cant control, a destiny he doesn't want, and the monsters on his trail. Featuring a thrilling original rock score, the musical is an action-packed mythical adventure worthy of the gods.
National Day of the Cowboy
Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St.
One of the Briscoe Western Art Museum's most treasured annual events, National Day of the Cowboy is celebrated on the fourth Saturday of July each year. Attracting Western fans of all ages to the museum's home on the River Walk, the day is filled with boots, hats, and all things cowboy, cowgirl, and vaquero. The celebration includes hands-on Western lessons like the art of the lasso, cowboy poetry, chuckwagon treats, and cowboy crooning filling the air of the museum's McNutt Sculpture Garden.