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Our picks for things to do this week in San Antonio (February 28 – March 6) include Trivia Night, a local Pancake Eating Contest, Mountainfilm On Tour, and more!

Things to do in San Antonio this Week – MONDAY

Learn @ Lunch: A Fat Tuesday Brunch 

Sit back and relax at this learn at lunch class! Inspired by the celebration of Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras, these Louisiana-style dishes are sure to be delicious and give you ideas on what to cook next at home.

When: Monday, Feb 28 | 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

How much: $30


Trivia Night Chicken N Pickle 

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Get some friends and head to trivia night to see who’s the smartest or luckiest of the bunch. It’s no doubt that trivia night is always a good time.

When: Monday, Feb 28 | 7:00 p.m.

Where: 5215 UTSA Blvd, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


Things to do in San Antonio this week – TUESDAY 

Conscious Conversations – Storytime 

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Did you know that SAAACAM partners with the Yanaguana Garden to bring storytime to children? This story is “Let’s Celebrate, Special Days Around the World,” followed by activities.

When: Tuesday, March 1 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: 434 S. Alamo St, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


Magnolia Pancake Haus/Team Left Hand TX: Pancake Eating Contest 

It’s the third annual Pancake Eating competition on National Pancake Day! If you think you have what it takes to eat buttermilk pancakes in a timely manner, or you want to see others compete to earn the title, or want to grab a pancake kit; stop by!

When: Tuesday, March 1 | 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: 10333 Huebner Road, San Antonio, TX

How much: $15 and up


Best Events & Activities in San Antonio this Week – WEDNESDAY

Texas Independence Day Ceremony 

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As part of celebrating the Alamo, it’s time to celebrate Texas Independence Day. It’s often a time when many have off of school; if you have the kids or have never celebrated Independence Day, head down to the Alamo to see live performances!

When: Wednesday, March 2 | 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


The Rustic Mardi Craw

It’s the annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Craw! Listen to live music, dive into crawfish, and a bunch of other drinks and meals.

When: Wednesday, March 2 | 3:00 p.m.

Where: 17619 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 204, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


Virtual Field Trip: Plant People 

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Image credit: McNay Art Museum

The McNay has many exhibits worth checking out. This month, take a virtual field trip for free to view plant imagery and storytelling. Sign up online.

When: Wednesday, March 2 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: Online

How much: Free


Top Things to do this week in San Antonio – THURSDAY

First Thursday Comedy Night 

Get the group together and check out some local comedy. Freetail Brewing is hosting comedy nights perfect to pair with a brew.

When: Thursday, March 3 | 8:00 p.m.

Where: 2000 South Presa St, San Antonio, TX

How much: $5


Storytime in the Garden 

The SA Botanical Garden puts on a weekly storytime that is great for young children! Get the family together, bring a blanket, and sit back while you listen to a nature-theme story.

When: Thursday, March 3 | 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where: 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX

How much: With Garden Admission


Best Events & Activities in San Antonio this Week – FRIDAY

Mountainfilm On Tour – San Antonio 

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Warmer weather means more time to spend outside. Get inspired at this film festival which features culturally rich and inspiring doc films handpicked in Telluride, CO.

When: Friday, March 4 | 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: 310 W Mitchell St, San Antonio, TX

How much: $50


Things to do in San Antonio this Week – SATURDAY

Mission Marquee Plaza Farmers & Artisans Market 

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On the first and third Saturday of the month, Mission Marquee will be hosting a farmers and artisans market. These are great to get out and walk. It will also have a fitness class at the start!

When: Saturday, March 5 | 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: 3100 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


Things to do this week in San Antonio – SUNDAY

Cajun Festival at Traders Village 

You may have noticed an abundance of crawfish or shrimp around. That’s because it’s the season! Get your fill of crawfish, music, and fun at this Cajun fest.

When: Sunday, March 6 | 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: 9333 SW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 

How much: Free


Looking for more events in San Antonio? Check out our Things to do in San Antonio Today for a calendar of the best happenings in the Alamo City! 

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