Quality Inn & Suites Near Fort Sam Houston
3855 N. PanAm Expressway
San Antonio, TX 78219
Phone: (210) 226-4361
Fax: (210) 226-6909
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church is a lovely community church. It was built in 1935 and has gone through a few changes since then. The church ministry has only been getting bigger to accommodate the increasing community worshipers. The church has a number of activities and events like the youth choir group, the senior citizens group and they also have ministries to address women's, marital, youth and other issues. The church also has a sports complex and hosts regular games and contests. For more information do contact the church or visit their website.
The Department of Fine Arts and other departments of St. Philip's College Fine Arts Department in San Antonio regularly organize various events to showcase the abundance of talent on campus. The Watson Fine Arts Center is used as the venue for these events like one man shows, recitals by the San Antonio Symphony and lots more.
The place was formerly known as the Pearl Brewery complex along the river. The circular Pearl Stable has been restored in all its glory to accommodate modern technology, and serve as a venue for conferences and social dos. The stable, which was once home to the breweries' draft horses in the 19th century have now turned into a hi-tech ground for corporates to gallop around with plans and policies. With a capacity to accommodate 500 people, the venue offers 5525 squarefeet of space indoors and two courtyards measuring 20,000 squarefeet for multiple purposes. The indoor hall has a 655 square foot sound stage, theatrical lighting system, and wonderful acoustics enhanced by the old architectural marvel.
On the San Antonio River Bank there's not one thing you can't find. One of the main attractions here is the Pearl Farmers Market, where you can buy, cook, taste the most wonderful and fresh foods. Other amazing things on the banks are the San Antonio River Walk, where you take a walk along the beautiful river, the many restaurants, bars and cafe's where you can grab a coffee, drink or a snack and try out the local cuisine, the intriguing art galleries where there is some of the local artists' artwork displayed, heritage and history sites, and a whole lot more. There are also a number of hotels in the area so do contact the tourism board for details.
Led by Pastor Francis McHugh, St. Pius X Catholic Church is located in the heart of the city and serves the community's religious needs with its mission "Restore all things in Christ". The church has been a place of worship for over five decades and offers spiritual guidance to its prosperous community. The interiors of the church are beautified with statuary and symbols, and stunning stained-glass windows. Services are conducted daily and the main Sabbath celebration is held on Sundays . Visit the website for more.
The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, or Bethel AMEC as it is popularly known as, lies in downtown San Antonio. Since its opening in 1915, this church has been a strong and stable shelter for the African-American community of the city. However, the church welcomes worshipers of any color, creed, race or gender. One of the ways in which this church chooses to reach out to its 'flock' is through various cultural and religious events. For more information please see the website or call.
310 Chestnut Street is a bustling block that is situated in central San Antonio. There lies a warehouse on its site which is spread across 15000 square feet. This warehouse plays host to various temporary exhibitions, expositions and other local events throughout the year. Among the most popular events taking place at the venue is the Dinosaur George’s Ultimate Paleo-Adventure which is an exhibition of dinosaurs set amidst phenomenal lights and a natural setting. If you wish to visit an enthralling exhibition, then you must head to 310 Chestnut Street.
Denver Heights COGIC is an active Pentecostal church located in the city of San Antonio, Texas. The church holds historic importance as it was constructed after the Azusa Street Revival in 1906. Locals, commonly refer to it as the "Mother Church", for its been one of the oldest religious structures in the city. With its major restoration work, the church plans to have to spacious classrooms and a cafeteria. Check the website for service timings and upcoming events.
The Spire, is a venue that provides space, picturesque setting and has an old-world charm to it. Built in 1884, this building is spacious enough to accommodate up-to 300 people and elegant enough to steal many hearts. Plan a lavish wedding or a grand get-together, this venue is fit for just any occasion. Housed in the royal Sunset Station, this is one venue you can't give a miss.
Time Magazine has referred to Trinity Baptist Church as "The Boom Church" because it is one of America's fastest-growing churches. Its humble beginnings date back some 50 years to 1949, when a small group of Christians gathered with a vision of creating a church in Laurel Heights. Today, the congregation exceeds 8,000 members. The church is led by world-renowned evangelist Dr. Buckner Fanning. Billy Graham calls Dr. Fanning "the ideal pastor...a pastor evangelist whom God has greatly used." The church offers two identical worship services on Sunday mornings, one at 8a and the other at 11a. Bible study takes place in between the two services at 10a.
The St Joseph Catholic Church is located in the Downtown San Antonio. Built in the 19th century, the church was preceded by another site of faith. This Roman Catholic Church is an active institute of faith. The church is built in the Gothic Revival style of architecture and is a spectacle of grandeur. An erstwhile religious site for German immigrants, it currently serves a diverse community of worshipers. The regular services are conducted in English, accompanied by mariachi music and occasional singing performance by the San Antonio Liederkranz. Check the website for information on mass timings and services.
The cornerstone of St. Mark's was laid in 1859, but the onset of the Civil War delayed construction. Work resumed in 1873 and the first service was held on Easter Sunday in 1875. An interesting note about St. Mark's Episcopal Church is that Lyndon Baines Johnson and Claudia "Lady Bird" Taylor were wed at this location on November 17, 1934. This was also the first Episcopal Cathedral built west of the Mississippi River. The first Sunday service is the 7:45a Holy Eucharist. At 8a, breakfast is offered for a small charge, while another Holy Eucharist is offered at 9a. The children's chapel is also in service at 9a. At 10:10a, an all-age-group Sunday School is offered. The third Holy Eucharist takes place at 11a and is followed by 'Tea Under the Trees'. If you are looking for a traditional Episcopalian service in a very historical church, this may be just the place for you to visit.