Fiesta Castle Hills begins with an 8 am 5K Fun Run usually attended by 100-125 runners on a marked course. At 10 am, the Fiesta Parade is led by our
Fiesta Castle Hills begins with an 8 am 5K Fun Run usually attended by 100-125 runners on a marked course. At 10 am, the Fiesta Parade is led by our Police Chief through blocked city streets, north of 410. Thirty to thirty-five entries are local groups, businesses, or individuals and open to the outside groups interested in participating. The festival is held in the Castle Hills Commons and begins right after the parade passes and lasts until 5 pm. The festival includes food, drink, adult beverages, arts and crafts vendors, petting zoo, and children’s activities.
The Castle Hills Community Organization provides free activities and events to bring our community together. Events such as a “Back to School” event which includes donating school supplies, Easter Egg Hunt, Halloween Trunk or Treat, and Concert in the Commons. These events are sponsored by donations from local groups and individuals.
The SAAACAM Fiesta Family Blues Festival, a Fiesta San Antonio partner event, is an entertainment, cultural, and food festival which utilizes volunteers and attracts patrons to raise money
The SAAACAM Fiesta Family Blues Festival, a Fiesta San Antonio partner event, is an entertainment, cultural, and food festival which utilizes volunteers and attracts patrons to raise money for the digital collection, education, and preservation of authentic African American history and culture in the San Antonio region. The Blues Festival is inspired by the authentic legacy of local African American blues fiddle musician Ellis Griffin. Performers include local and national acts. Activities include food and craft vendors, children’s games and learning experiences, and community service organizations. Pre-event master music workshops are conducted with local public schools.
The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in San Antonio, Texas. The SAAACAM mission is to collect and preserve the shared history of African Americans in the San Antonio region. Ongoing programs include history harvest events, open house presentations, educational workshops, and guided tours. The SAAACAM digital collection includes oral histories, family genealogies, public records, private collections, artifacts, photographs, and maps.
Tickets are $10. Free to children age 12 and under. Pet friendly event.
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We invite you to join the Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity on November 14 for an evening of fun, food, and cordiality
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We invite you to join the Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity on November 14 for an evening of fun, food, and cordiality at our annual BlackandWhite Ball. Attire for the ball can range from after-five to formal, as long as you stick to blackandwhite. A fill dinner will be served, and a professional DJ will keep the dance floor moving. A silent auction and raffle will be conducted, along with simulated casino games managed by the state gaming commission. We are planning to have a good time and we hope you will join us.
The San Antonio Kappa Alpha Psi Education Foundation is the 501c philanthropic arm of the San Antonio Alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. Proceeds from the Kappa Alpha Psi BlackandWhite Ball will be used to award financial scholarships to college-bound San Antonio area high school graduates. We awarded 6 scholarships for a total of $6,500 to 6 college-bound students who began their college experiences during the Fall 2019 semester. Similar awards have been made to San Antonio area students every year for at least the past decade.
Admission – $65 per person; $650 per 10-person table