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300 Years Of San Antonio
The tricentennial celebration isn’t only being observed during Fiesta. San Antonio’s 300th birthday will also be commemorated with tricentennial themed events all year long throughout the city. There are opportunities to serve our community, appreciate its’ art and culture and learn about its’ history. Here are some of the upcoming events featured during the month of April.
On April 7, from 8:00am to 5:00pm, the City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation has set up an event to help preserve and revitalize the aging houses in historical Highland Park. Work will be performed on windows, porches, siding and more. Come as a group or as an individual to help preserve one of our city’s historical neighborhoods!
The American Indians in Texas at the Spanish Colonial Missions is also hosting a guided tour of the Missions to share in the precolonial traditions and cultures. The Yanaguana Mission Heritage Tour will be guided by lineal descendants of the Mission Indians and will also exhibit music and food from that period. The tour will be held April 14, from 10:00am to 1:00pm.
The San Antonio Chamber Choir will be performing San Antonio: Our Life, Our Music. The show features musical composition that embraces the folk traditions from 300 centuries past. It is a free event scheduled for April 15th, at 2:30pm.
There is something for everyone in the family to do! Whether that be volunteering, learning about our local history, or enjoying the arts and culture. There are many more activities to participate in. More information and a calendar of events can be found on the SanAntonio300.org website. Let’s celebrate 300 years of this amazing city!
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