Join The Confluence

A late afternoon/early evening festival designed to explore the interconnection between nature and creativity

  • WHEN: Saturday, October 1, 2022 @ 4 - 7 pm
     

  • WHERE: Confluence Park @ 310 W Mitchell St 78204

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All ages and abilities are encouraged to experience the inspiration of nature intertwined with music, poetry, dance, drumming, yoga, and hands-on art activities, situated in the midst of the natural wonderland of the San Antonio River at Confluence Park.

PARKING:

Limited parking is available in the Confluence Park parking lot as well as on-street parking. Additional parking is offered at the Bread of Life Christian Center, 317 W. Mitchell (across the street from the event) and at Concepcion Park (500 Theo Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78210), a short walk on the Riverwalk to Confluence Park.

  • WHY: 

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Hands-On Artists and Partners

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Animal Adaptations with Learn Nature
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Sights + Sounds of Nature Stage

Traditional Indian Drums

4:00

Opening Drum Circle

Join us in a rhythmic experience to open the festival. 

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5:10

Storytelling

Poet, author, artist and translator for Thich Nhat Hanh, Mobi Warren weaves a tale with her puppets.

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6:25

Music for Dancing

Join Rudi Harst and the Circle Band for an entertaining set of authentic songs with encouragement to dance!

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4:30

Native American Flute

Stephen Padilla treats visitors to the soothing sounds of the Native American Flute.

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5:30

Jazz Poets

San Antonio's Jazz Poets share words and music to inspire. 

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7:00

Festival Ends

We'll be back again in 2023!

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4:50

The Astonishing Mr. Pitts

Family entertainment to keep everyone laughing. 

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6:05

Storytelling

San Antonio storytelling legend Mary Ann Blue shares a tale.

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Yum Yum!

P&M Concessions will be on site offering the following menu: 

  • Corn Cup

  • Mini Tacos

  • Quesadillas (Corn or Flour)

  • Chicken on a Stick

  • Aguas Frescas 

Event Sponsors

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FUNDING SPONSOR: City of San Antonio, Department of Arts and Culture

The City of San Antonio is funding the encouragement, promotion, improvement, application and exhibition of the arts, to support local artists and tourism activity. Learn more here: https://www.getcreativesanantonio.com/.

  • Facebook and Instagram: @GetCreativeSA
     

ORGANIZING SPONSOR: Celebration Circle

Celebration Circle is a multi-faith community with a creative approach to spirituality. We come from a variety of faith traditions and honor our diversity, but choose to focus on our oneness through the creative arts, music, meditation and ritual. Weekly celebrations and meditations, as well as a variety of concerts, workshops, retreats and artistic events are offered in order to foster an experiential approach to spiritual understanding. Founded in 1992, San Antonio based Celebration Circle is a recognized 501 (c) (3) organization.

  • Facebook and Instagram: @celebrationcircle
     

HOST SPONSOR: San Antonio River Foundation 

The San Antonio River Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve, enhance, and transform the San Antonio River Basin as a vibrant cultural, educational, ecological, and recreational experience. Learn more here: https://sariverfound.org

  • Facebook and Instagram: @sariverfoundation 

  • Twitter: @sariverfound