5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend, Jan. 22-23

Visitors view an image in Briscoe Western Art Museum's photo exhibit, “Vaqueros de la Cruz del Diablo,” which ends Jan. 23. (Courtesy Briscoe Western Art Museum)
Visitors view an image in Briscoe Western Art Museum's photo exhibit, “Vaqueros de la Cruz del Diablo,” which ends Jan. 23. (Courtesy Briscoe Western Art Museum)

Visitors view an image in Briscoe Western Art Museum's photo exhibit, “Vaqueros de la Cruz del Diablo,” which ends Jan. 23. (Courtesy Briscoe Western Art Museum)

A youth photography workshop, the end of a museum exhibit and two-day showcase of music students are among events scheduled around San Antonio the weekend of Jan. 22 and 23.

Jan. 22 and Jan. 23

School of Rock San Antonio presents its Ten Winter Music Festival, where bands of School of Rock students play songs of the 1960s and the school celebrates 10 years in San Antonio. Masks are recommended. Performances vary throughout both days. Music begins 11:30 a.m. Jan. 22 and noon Jan. 23. Free admission. San Antonio Shrine Auditorium outdoor pavilion, 901 N. Loop 1604 W. www.facebook.com/events/1682757412116799

Jan. 22

Children’s Ballet of San Antonio will hold auditions for an upcoming performance of “Aladdin 2022,” which is set for May 6 and 7 at the Majestic Theater. All dancers, gymnasts, actors and performing artists ages 3-19, including those with special needs, are invited to register for an audition time at www.childrensballetofsanantonio.org/auditions. 12:30-5 p.m. Free admission. Dance Center of San Antonio, 126 W. Rector, Ste. 120. 210-462-7660



Jan. 22



Briscoe Western Art Museum will spend the weekend closing “Vaqueros de la Cruz del Diablo,” an exhibit that features photographer Werner Segarra’s images of the norteño cowboys from Sonora, Mexico. Closing weekend for the exhibit includes Segarra joining photographer Joel Salcido for a Jan. 22 lecture and signing of their respective books—Segarra’s “Vaqueros de la Cruz del Diablo” and Salcido’s “Spirit of Tequila.” 1 p.m. Free with admission: Free (age 12 and under, active military, museum members and recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Medical Access Program and/or Women Infants Children benefits), $6 (military dependents), $10 (seniors and military veterans and retirees), $12 (age 13 and older). 210 W. Market St., San Antonio. 210-299-4499. www.briscoemuseum.org

Jan. 23

Green Spaces Alliance and the Picture Your World Youth Photography Program at the San Antonio Zoo present a nature photography workshop. Participants ages 8-18 will get to explore the zoo, develop their photography skills, and learn to build and nurture their connection to nature and promote environmental stewardship among youth. Advanced registration is required, and space is limited. 1-4 p.m. $25 (per student, includes zoo admission and program). 3903 N. St. Mary’s St. 210-222-8430, ext. 309. www.greensatx.org

Jan. 23

San Antonio RoadRunners, a recreational running club, holds an adopt-a-trail cleanup event at Walker Ranch Park. RSVP is required. Participants are encouraged to bring their own snacks and water. Masks are optional. Waiver signing is required. 9-11 a.m. Free. 12603 West Ave. www.meetup.com/SARR-FREE-Fun-Runs/events/281631706

By Edmond Ortiz
Edmond joined Community Impact as a reporter in August 2021, helping to launch new editions in the San Antonio market. Edmond covers various beats in the North San Antonio coverage area. He previously was the main reporter for Local Community News, covering several areas in and around San Antonio, first as a freelancer and then staff member. Prior to that, Edmond was a community news reporter for Prime Time Newspapers and the San Antonio Express-News, including editing two community weeklies. He's a San Antonio native, and studied mass communications at San Antonio College and Texas State University.