The return of a weekly riverside music and dance showcase, a new exhibit at the local children’s museum, and summer activities for all ages at the local botanical garden are among major events scheduled in San Antonio during the second weekend of June.

June 9-Aug. 5

Alamo Kiwanis Club will present Fiesta Noche del Rio for a 66th season. There will be live performances of music and dance of Texas, Mexico, Spain and Latin America every Friday and Saturday night along the San Antonio Riverwalk. All proceeds from Fiesta Noche del Rio help support local children’s charities and community programs.

June 10-11

The Arbor Park Pop-Up Market features local artisans and vendors selling homemade apparel, accessories, home decor, food and more in an outdoor market at the Arbor Park shopping center.

June 10

San Antonio Animal Care Services, San Antonio Humane Society and the Animal Defense League will be providing free vaccination clinics for local dog owners at various sites and times around San Antonio, beginning at Camargo Park. While no appointments are needed, services will be available only for San Antonio residents. Pet owners should bring a picture ID with their current address and ensure their pets are in an appropriate carrier or on a leash with a properly fitting collar. The clinic has a strict limit of three pets per household. The event will have free vaccinations and microchips while supplies last alongside information on affordable spay-neuter and wellness services.

  • 8 a.m.-noon
  • Free admission
  • Camargo Park, 5738 W. Hwy. 90, San Antonio
  • 210-207-4738

June 10

The Smashin' Crab restaurant in Stone Oak will host Twist & Pinch Crawfish Festival, where diners may enjoy all-you-can-eat crawfish, crawfish etouffee and bayou bread all for $40 per person. Additionally, there will be a crawfish eating contest with a $300 grand prize, a DJ, and live music with the Bexar Brass Band and the Fort Sam Houston Army Brass Band.

June 10-Sept. 24

The DoSeum will host a new exhibit, “Dream Tomorrow Today,” which will give guests a chance a glimpse of the future via visually projected surfaces and interactive, STEM-based activities. Visitors will get to clean up a lake represented as a glowing ball pit, shop in a futuristic market or explore augmented reality to build a future city.

June 12

The San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture will present a music artist forum where local music professionals will offer insight on music career development in San Antonio’s arts scene. The discussion can be viewed in person or online. The event will also offer networking and free digital headshots or band photos for attending musicians, but anyone may attend.

June 14

The San Antonio Botanical Garden is hosting Summer Nights in the Garden, a weekly series of activities including food, drinks, live entertainment and a vendor market.

  • Every Wednesday 5-9 p.m. through August
  • Event admission included in SABG admission or membership
  • 555 Funston Place, San Antonio

June 15

Joe McDermott, an award-winning writer and composer of children’s music, will perform some interactive songs for young families as part of the San Antonio Public Library’s series of family-friendly summer activities citywide.

June 16

Single Professionals Network, a friendship group for singles age 55 years and older, meets for conversation, libations, games and food.

  • 5-7 p.m.
  • Free admission
  • Eggspectation, 402 N. Loop 1604 W., San Antonio