New exhibits, a film screening, a polo match, and a Tejano music festival are among major events scheduled around San Antonio during the third weekend of May.


San Antonio Botanical Garden will host “Huntopia,” an exhibit of large-scale, animal-themed art sculptures created by artist Hunt Slonem. The garden will host guided tours and special related events through the duration of the exhibit.
  • Ongoing through Nov. 3
  • Admission included with general garden admission
  • 555 Funston Place, San Antonio
"Resilient and Responsive: Artists and the Environment”

San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture will present "Resilient and Responsive: Artists and the Environment,” an exhibit dedicated to climate, the environment and community response. The exhibit explores humanity's understanding of science, nature and impact.Movie screening

San Antonio City Council District 9 office staff will present a free screening of the movie “Jurassic Park,” preceded by a dinosaur “meet and greet” and archaeological dig for the whole family. There will also be free popcorn. Attendees may bring their own lawn chair, blankets and bug spray.
  • May 17, 6:45-10 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • McAllister Park greenway trail parking lot, 13102 Jones Maltsberger Road, San Antonio
  • 210-207-0955
Mexican American Civil Rights Institute symposium

Mexican American Civil Rights Institute will present a symposium, open to anyone interested in learning more about the past, present and future of Mexican-American civil rights.Tejano Conjunto Festival

The 42nd Tejano Conjunto Festival, the nation’s first and longest-running conjunto festival according to event organizers, will include legendary musical acts and up-and-coming performers. There will be other activities such as a free dance for senior citizens, and the Conjunto Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony.Concert in the Commons

Castle Hills Community Organization will host a family-friendly concert in the city’s commons area next to Castle Hills City Hall. There will be snacks and drinks for sale, or attendees may bring their own refreshments.Program about caterpillars

Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy will hold a family-friendly program where attendees can learn how to raise native caterpillars to butterflies. A supply kit is available while supplies last.Collectibles show

Eckman’s Card, Comic and Toy Show will have several vendors offering a variety of sports and nonsports cards and memorabilia, comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other collectibles.
  • May 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Free for children age 9 and under with paying adult, $10 (general admission)
  • San Antonio Shrine Auditorium, 901 N. Loop 1604 W., San Antonio
Cat adoptions

Footbridge Foundation will hold a cat adoption event and a pop-up cat cafe at Rose Hip Market.Polo match

Brackenridge Park Conservancy will present a “Homecoming Exhibition Polo Match” at the First Tee in Brackenridge Park. Polo was played in Brackenridge Park in the 1930s and 1940s, attracting large crowds and international fanfare bringing in many of the nation’s top players, according to the park conservancy. It was led by the San Antonio Polo Club, one of the nation’s oldest polo clubs, which was founded in 1920. There will also be memorabilia, a festive hat contest, and more. Legacy polo families have been invited to be part of the exhibition match.
  • May 19, 2-7 p.m.
  • Tickets: $20 adults, $10 for ages under 17; VIP admission available
  • 915 E. Mulberry Ave., San Antonio.