The Social Re-Hash

February 5, 2019

Mums & Mimosas

Mimosas are a truly special beverage, being one of the few socially acceptable methods to drink before noon. This past Tuesday (February 5th), the Mays Foundation and La Brasada Foundation presented the 10th annual “Mums & Mimosas” luncheon, honoring both motherhood and, to a lesser but still notable extent, champagne and OJ. Meredith Brewer, board […]

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January 22, 2019

Cowgirls Live Forever Luncheon

As the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo approaches and local families continue the debates, bargains, and occasional fistfights over who gets to go on which date, the organization itself is quietly giving back. Tuesday, January 22nd saw the Witte Museum’s Mays Family Center host the SASSR Educational Foundation’s 14th annual Cowgirls Live Forever Scholarship […]

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November 30, 2018

39th Annual Grand Western Shindig

39th Annual Grand Western Shindig   Mission Road Ministries’ 39thannual Grand Western Shindig, christened the “Texas Two-Step” this time around, hit the Witte Museum’s Mays Family Center on November 30th. A staggering 683 guests gathered to support those with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD). The results? Amazing. As of December 6th, the fundraising total is sitting […]

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October 27, 2018

Catrina Ball

Catrina Ball     Last year saw the San Antonio Public Library Foundation (SAPLF) inaugurate the Central Library’s Latino Collection and Resource Center with its first-ever Catrina Ball, and they had so much fun that they did it again this past October 27th. Celebrating the “Aztec beginnings, present-day traditions, and future inspirations of Día de […]

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October 15, 2018

Witte Game Dinner

Witte Game Dinner     As unassuming as it is when there aren’t dinosaurs parked outside, the Witte Museum remains one of San Antonio’s top attractions, a staple of the shortlist when showing friends from out-of-town the best our city has to offer. For nearly 50 years, patrons have had the opportunity to give back […]

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September 23, 2018

San Antonio Botanical Gardens Brews & Blooms

  As far as clever alliterations go, “Brews and Blooms” is certainly up there. On the first day of fall, September 22nd, the San Antonio Botanical Garden once again teamed up with San Antonio Cerveceros for an evening of flowers and local craft beers. Guests enjoyed more than 40 different beers from over 20 different […]

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January 30, 2018

Cowgirls Live Forever

  The Stock Show and Rodeo’s “Cowgirls Live Forever Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show” has been an unequivocal force for good these past twelve years, raising over $1.6 million towards college scholarships and honoring those women who demonstrate “independence, courage, and resilience.” This year’s show, held on January 30th at the Witte Museum’s Mays Family […]

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January 25, 2018

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Student Western Art Auction

The San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is many things: a chance to see world-class competitors, a fun place to spend the day with friends and carnival rides galore. It’s also a potentially life-changing opportunity for some of the best young artists Texas has to offer. Since 1996, the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo […]

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January 18, 2018

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Champion Wine Auction

This past Thursday, the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo teamed up with the Witte Museum to offer San Antonians to step up from “wine appreciator” to “wine connoisseur” with the 2018 Champion Wine Auction.   Guests filled the Mays Center to try top-of-the-line vintages and duke it out with their pocketbooks in a silent […]

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November 15, 2017

Fashion for a Cause

  New York may be bad at traffic management and affordable housing, but you can’t deny that it’s produced some snappy dressers. Cesar Galindo, among the city’s best, hit San Antonio last month for the Fashion for a Cause Luncheon, which raised funds for UT Health San Antonio’s Cancer Center. Sloan/Hall, Visible Changes, Page Parkes, […]

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