Staged plays, classical music performances, an Asian cultural festival, and an auction of a famed singer’s personal items are among events scheduled around San Antonio between May 10 and 15.


The Children’s Ballet of San Antonio will perform “Cinderella,” the fairy tale classic that comes complete with a wicked stepmother, clumsy stepsisters, a fairy-godmother, and a handsome prince. Guests are encouraged to come dressed for the occasion, whether it be a princess’ dress or as a quinceanera queen. Guests can take photos with the cast and even buy tiaras, tutus, and fairy wands on-site.

‘West Side Story’

The Public Theater of San Antonio will perform “‘West Side Story,” the classic musical based on Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet,” which tells a tale of ill-fated young love set against a backdrop of rival gangs.

San Antonio Mastersingers

San Antonio Mastersingers conclude their 79th season by performing compositions by Brahms and Dvorak with the San Antonio Philharmonic.

Asian Festival

The San Antonio Asian Festival will take place at La Villita Historic Arts Village, featuring hands-on activities, authentic food, multicultural performances, educational demonstrations, music, games, art, fashion, crafts and more.

Cultural heritage district meeting

San Antonio city representatives will hold a public meeting about their ongoing effort to create a Silk Road Cultural Heritage District, an informal designation meant to highlight cultural diversity along Wurzbach Road.
  • May 11, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Free (admission)
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 2219 Babcock Road, San Antonio
  • Gloria Colom Braña, 210-207-0241.

The Collection of Vikki Carr

Vogt Auction will host an auction of 600-plus personal items from legendary Mexican-American singer Vikki Carr. The auction will feature memorabilia from Carr’s singing career, jewelry including two rings presented by Elvis Presley, personal letters from Frank Sinatra and Richard Nixon, her guitars and piano, rare and unreleased studio recordings, as well as fine art, antiques, and other personal articles from her former San Antonio home. Partial proceeds will benefit the Vikki Carr Scholarship Fund, which has awarded more than 280 scholarships.

Program about insects

Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy will offer a program about how insects are used in science, as well as for sustenance. Young families can grab a free kit filled with fun activities to help them explore the park and even create a nature-themed snack. The program is designed for kids ages 3 and up; kit supplies are limited.
  • May 11, 9-11 a.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Hardberger Park east entry, 13203 Blanco Road, or west entry, 8400 NW Military Hwy., San Antonio

'Fairytale Theater'

Alamo City Arts will present “Fairytale Theater,” featuring performances of “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Peter and the Wolf” with the Alamo City Dance Co. and Alamo City Symphony Viva.

Classical music concert

South Texas Symphonic Orchestra will perform famed and award-winning film scores.
  • May 11, 7 p.m.
  • Free admission
  • University of Texas at San Antonio Recital Hall, 1 UTSA Circle, San Antonio

Magic show

Frank the Wonder Dog and His Magical Friends will perform a magic show for all ages with proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of Live Oak.
  • May 11, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
  • $10 adults, $5 for ages 2-16; free for kids under age 2; $40 family pass for up to two adults and six kids)
  • St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 810 Kitty Hawk Road, Universal City

Magos Herrera & Her Jazz Trio

Musical Bridges Around the World will finish its 26th performance season by presenting jazz song stylist Magos Herrera and Her Jazz Trio. Herrera will perform highlights from her newest album, “Aire.”

Singles’ professional group meetup

Single Professionals Network, a friendship group for singles age 55 and older, meets for conversation, libations, games and food.
  • May 15, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Kennedy’s, 19179 Blanco Road, San Antonio