(May 18, 2011)--Advance tickets for the 40th annual Texas Folklife Festival are on sale now at the following locations:
>> Tickets also can be purchased online at TexasFolklifeFestival.org.
The festival features music, food, dance, artisans and demonstrators who preserve the folkways of the many cultures of Texas. The festival brings together more than 250 participating individuals and organizations representing 40 unique cultures, 65 arts and crafts vendors, 150 menu items and six stages of music, dance and entertainment.
The festival is conducted at the Institute of Texan Cultures, UTSA HemisFair Park Campus, 801 E. Durango Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78205.
>> Volunteers are still needed for the Texas Folklife Festival. Read details about volunteering.
For more information, call 210-458-2300 or visit the Institute of Texan Cultures website.
Adult (age 13+): $10 (advance), $12 (gate)
Child (age 6-12): $5 (advance), $5 (gate)
Child (age 5 and under) free
A group rate of $8 per person for orders of 20 or more tickets is available online. The group discount will be applied at check-out. Advance and online tickets may include an additional handling fee.
Friday, June 10, 5-11 pm
Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday, June 12, noon-7 p.m.
The Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) in the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) will host an end of year celebration to honor día del niño (Day of the Child), including hands-on demonstrations, cultural dance performances, scavenger hunts and more.
UTSA Downtown Campus
The College of Public Policy and the Office for Community Services present a 100th anniversary salute to the late Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez. A distinguished panel will discuss Gonzalez's historical impact. Free and open to the public.
Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328) , Downtown Campus
The UTSA community is invited to honor the roughly 2,600 UTSA staff members who contribute to the success of the university and its students.
University Center Ballroom, Main Campus
Rosales credits UTSA for guiding him from music to Wall Street
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