What's Happening in November

November1We are getting so excited for the upcoming Holiday Season.  Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner, but there are so many other fun things to get out and do in San Antonio, and the Hill Country Area this month.  Take a look at these great activities and make some memories this month!

Fashion Week San Antonio 2016

Nov 1, 2016 – Nov 6, 2016

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Inspired by Fashion Week in New York City, Mexico, Milan and Paris, Fashion Week San Antonio was conceived in November 2012 by leading fashion producer and founder, Tony Harris. Now in it’s 5th season, this weeklong schedule of events was launched to showcase the Alamo city’s most talented designers and international brand houses by displaying their latest collections in a…

Artpace’sFall 2016 Hudson Showroom & Window Works

Nov 1, 2016 – Dec 31, 2016

For the first time in its 21-year history, Artpace has invited guest curators from the International Artist-in-Residence program to select and curate a show of artists for the Hudson Showroom exhibition space. This September marks the first such exhibition with Objectives curated by Denise Markonish, Fall 2016 Artpace Guest Curator and curator of MASS MoCA, featuring…

URBAN-15’s Open Call for New Dancers and Drummers

Nov 1, 2016 – Nov 29, 2016

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Formed in 1987, Carnaval de San Anto is URBAN-15’s original, award-winning, multi-generational community drum and dance ensemble. CDSA was the first group to bring the carnaval rhythms of samba, reggae, rumba, maracatu, and similar Afro-Brazilian and Caribbean rhythms to San Antonio. URBAN-15’s Carnaval de San Anto has toured all over Texas and Mexico, performed at three…

Duck for President

Nov 1, 2016 – Nov 6, 2016

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Based on the book by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Betsy Lewin; adapted by James E. Grote; music and lyrics by George Howe The animals from Click, Clack, Moo are back! This time Duck decides to run for office to avoid working on the farm, but being in charge isn’t as easy as he thought it would be.

Dia de los Muertos

Nov 1, 2016

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Join us in celebrating our deceased familia, friends y ancestors in our annual Día de los Muertos celebration on November 1 from 4-9 p.m. at the Rinconcito de Esperanza (816 S. Colorado, San Antonio, TX 78212). There will be displays of community altars, live music, face painting for children and a procession through the neighborhood. The evening will highlight readings of literary…

Free Kids Code Tuesdays

Nov 1, 2016 – Nov 8, 2016

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Kids ages 8-13 join Tech Talent South for an afternoon of code every Tuesday from 4-5:30 p.m. October 11-November 8 at Edify Coworking Accelerator. Please contact Sarah at sarah@techtalentsouth.com with any questions!  No need to bring a paper ticket Plenty of parking at the venue Bring your own laptop! ***RSVP Required via…

Yappy Hour

Nov 1, 2016 – Dec 6, 2016

Yappy Hour is Happy Hour that you can bring your doggy (fur baby) to. Join us for drink/appetizer specials, giveaways and much more! Doggy Menu available and proceeds benefit local animal rescue organizations.

2017-2022 Bond Community Committee Meeting

Nov 1, 2016 – Dec 15, 2016

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Join the 2017-2022 Bond Program conversation about future improvements in San Antonio.  For more information visit http://www.sanantonio.gov/2017Bond.aspx  2017-2022 Bond Community Committee meetings will begin October 3, 2016 and will continue through December 15, 2016. The meetings will take place weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  All meetings will be…

Ansel Adams: Distance and Detail

Nov 1, 2016 – Dec 15, 2016

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Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984), photographer, environmentalist, and social activist is recognized as one of America’s foremost photographers. His life’s work established photography as a truly legitimate art form, inspiring new ways of seeing and communicating. Ansel Adams: Distance and Detail, culled from the Bank of America Collection, features 29 of Adams’ works…

 

Dia de los Muertos: La Ofrenda

Nov 2, 2016 – Nov 8, 2016

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Dia de los Muertos: La Ofrenda Santikos Lobby Daniela Riojas An annual invitation goes to an artist from the San Antonio art community to present an installation for the Southwest School of Art’s celebration of Dia de los Muertos (“Day of the Dead”). This year, we are pleased to present a La Ofrenda by Daniela Riojas, whose often performance-based work favors the ritual and…

Breaking Bread with Ray

Nov 3, 2016

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Christian Assistance Ministry is hosting an incredible lunch and learn with author and pastor Ray Vander Laan. Ray’s 40 year preaching and teaching ministry is focused on understanding the Bible in light of the historical and cultural context in which God places it. He will be sharing a lesson on scripture that references the command to leave grain that falls when harvesting and to…

One4All: Unveiling of the Official 2017 Fiesta Poster

Nov 3, 2016

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Dust off you’re bedazzled boots and break out your crazy hat, the 2017 Fiesta San Antonio season is upon us. The Fiesta San Antonio Commission is hosting One4All: Unveiling of the Official 2017 Fiesta Poster. Don’t miss this annual event where the final poster selection is revealed to officially kick-off the 2017 Fiesta San Antonio season. Join us on Thursday, November 3, 2016,…

Super Regional Marching Band Championship

Nov 4, 2016 – Nov 5, 2016

Outstanding high school marching bands from throughout Texas and Alabama will compete in one of the nation’s most prominent championships, Music for All’s Bands of America Super Regional Championship at San Antonio, presented by Yamaha, at the Alamodome (100 Montana Street, San Antonio, TX 78203) in San Antonio, Texas on November 4 and 5. The championship event, hosted by Claudia…

Recovering in Unity

Nov 4, 2016 – Nov 25, 2016

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Recovering in Unity (RIU) is a program of empowerment open to all members of Unity Church of San Antonio’s spiritual CommUNITY and to anyone in the greater San Antonio area. Unity Principals and the 12 Steps are used to overcome adversity and to learn innovative ways to navigate life’s challenges. In RIU it is understood that the cause of all unhealthy habits, including addictions,…

4th Annual Tango of the Vines

Nov 4, 2016

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Tango of the Vines is a celebration of the senses that will showcase the delicious and diverse cuisine of San Antonio alongside the palate pleasers of Texas winemakers. On Friday, November 4, 2016, our 4th Annual bon vivant festival will be held at the beautiful Lambermont Estates. This year’s event will feature a tremendous variety of Texas Hill Country wines, craft beers and cocktails,…

Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Nov 4, 2016 – Nov 6, 2016

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Sweeney Todd, whose real name is Benjamin Barker, uses his new alias to resume work in his barber shop above Mrs. Lovett’s struggling pie shop after being wrongfully sentenced to life imprisonment by the corrupt Judge Turpin. After swearing vengeance against the judge that tore his family apart, Todd and Lovett plot a unique plan that helps them both and leads them down a dangerous,…

Dare 2 Be Powerful 5K

Nov 5, 2016

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Join us for the 3rd Annual “Dare 2 Be Powerful” 5K Run/Walk, a family-friendly and pet-friendly event that takes place in the diverse and growing East side community. With a fun, uplifting superhero theme, the 5K Race aims to attract professional racers, families, and pet lovers alike. We will provide drinks and healthy snacks for participants and their pets, in addition to hosting…

River City Run – 5K Running Tour

Nov 5, 2016 – Dec 18, 2016

Looking for a unique, active way to see San Antonio? River City Run is a 5K course through the heart of San Antonio that takes place most Saturday and Sunday mornings. The tour passes by many of the key sites that the downtown/River Walk area has to offer. There are 15 stops with 18 landmarks to observe and learn about through entertaining history and trivia compiled by your tour…

Solar Fest 2016

Nov 5, 2016

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Sustaining San Antonio has never been so fun! Enjoy live music, a variety of food trucks and more during the 2016 Solar Fest at Roosevelt Park! Last year we doubled our attendance to 9,000 attendees and over 80 vendors.   Grab the family, grab your bike or rent one from a B-Cycle station and hit the Mission Reach Trail.  CPS Energy along with Alamo Forest Partnership will be…

Diwali SA Festival of Lights

Nov 5, 2016

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Come join us Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 5-11 p.m. downtown at La Villita for this free event.  The Festival of Lights celebrates Indian culture and traditions and there is something for everyone! Enjoy the Parade of States, an Indian dance show, Bollywood Zumba, Bhangra Dance-Along, Henna temporary tattoos, a Food court with a variety of Indian food vendors, and an Indian bazaar with…

Pro Rodeo Series

Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 26, 2016

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Pro Rodeo Series every Saturday night March through November. Gates open at 5 p.m., rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. then enjoy live music and dancing at 9 p.m. Kids will love the calf scramble and the always crowd favorite, muttin’ bustin. Or try your skills on the mechanical bull. Enjoy dinner at Tejas Steakhouse, reservations recommended: 830-980-2205 www.tejasrodeo.com

Party in the Pasture

Nov 6, 2016

Benefiting Christian Senior Services: Meals on Wheels, Grace Place Alzheimer’s Activity Centers, Companionship Services; Presented by Valero   Sunday, November 6, 2016 1-5 p.m. Rio Cibolo Ranch Located just 30 minutes from downtown San Antonio (Take IH 10 East to Zuehl Road)  Tickets: $20 Adults $10 Children

Eric Reno Cinema Film Series – 12 Angry Men

Nov 8, 2016

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Northeast Lakeview College presents 12 Angry Men (1957) as part of the Eric Reno Cinema Film Series. This film will be shown in the Performing Arts Center. Free event and open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. Come enjoy a classic film up on the big screen. 12 Angry Men (1957) starring Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall, Jack Klugman, and Henry Fonda. The fate of a young man’s life lies…

Living with Alzheimer’s Program Series

Nov 9, 2016 – Nov 9, 2016

LIVING with ALZHEIMER’S for Family Caregivers Program The Latter Stage Series Includes discussions regarding providing care, communicating, developing resources, and providing an optimal end of live experience.  Part 2 will consist of an “Ask the Experts” panel Q&A discussion. Part 1:  Meets October 26 Part 2:  Meets November 9 Come to one or come…

RMI 2nd Annual Fashion Show & Fundraiser

Nov 10, 2016

Join Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc. at our second Annual Fashion Show, this very special event will help raise funds for the day habilitation programs for RMI. We will have feature clothing store Chico’s and Kendra Scott for jewelry, Men’s clothes is TBD.

Museum to Open GRAND OLE OPRY on November 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016 – Jan 7, 2017

In 1925, Nashville heard the start of a one-hour country music radio show. Broadcast on WSM, the Grand Ole Opry’s original purpose was to promote the station’s parent insurance company through the relatable medium of country music. Over time, the program became enormously popular, evolving into a stage show that soared to the national spotlight and attracted the brightest stars of…

PurpleStride San Antonio

Nov 12, 2016

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PurpleStride San Antonio is back and better than ever. This year, our 5K run, family friendly walk and awareness event will take place on Nov. 12, and will take participants on a lovely route at Retama Park. PurpleStride is an annual event put on by the San Antonio Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The event and organization brings support for those affected by, and…

Epilepsy SuperHero 5K

Nov 12, 2016

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The Epilepsy SuperHero 5K Fun Run & Walk is fun for the entire family! The event includes a 5K and 1-mile course. A morning full of fun for everyone. Runners, walkers, families, strollers and leashed dogs are all welcome to enjoy music, food, face painting and much more. With your help…we can make a difference…in the lives of people living with epilepsy

Corner Store Country Run 5K

Nov 12, 2016

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The Corner Store Country Run is a farm-themed 5K with a little something for everyone, from serious runners to leisurely strollers, from lone rangers to family herds. Folks are encouraged to dress in their finest country duds and stick around afterwards for what folks are calling the “best post-race ever,” a country fair with free sponsor swag, live music, food, carnival games, face…

6th Annual Girls Empowerment Conference

Nov 12, 2016

Join Girls Inc. of San Antonio for a day of dynamic presentations to help inspire YOUR Bold Future. Enjoy discussions on healthy relationships, understanding your rights, and building a sisterhood throughout San Antonio. Girls Inc. of San Antonio focuses on educational opportunities for girls through year-round programming that teaches girls how to grow up healthy and encourages them to grow…

SoFlo Market

Nov 12, 2016 – Mar 11, 2017

Come see what everyone is raving about! Amazing artists and makers offering their unique handmade creations, local homegrown products, and special vintage finds. Come taste the savory gourmet food from local food trucks, live music and DJ, all with a very urban feel. Market hours are from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. SoFlo Market is a family friendly and pet friendly event, that features a lively…

Craft Brewery Tour: Branchline, Weathered Souls & Middleton

Nov 13, 2016

We’ll start the evening off at Brewer’s Grill for lunch at 11 a.m. Then we’ll get on the Craft Cruiser and head to Branchline Brewing Co., Middleton Brewing & Weathered Souls Brewing Co. Our affordable price includes safe transportation, lunch at Pizza Italia, as well as tours & tastings at each of the three breweries. Price:…

Tuesday Musical Club Artist Series

Nov 15, 2016 – Mar 28, 2017

Offering concerts for the past 93 years of world-class artists to San Antonio, the Tuesday Musical Club Artist Series will again present four concerts by renowned artists for its 2016-2017 season:  Julie Boulianne – Mezzo-Soprano, 2 p.m., October 25, 2016  Ensemble Schumann – Oboe, Viola and Piano, 2 p.m., November 29, 2016 Simone Porter – Violin, 2 p.m.,…

UIW Club Lacrosse Fundraiser

Nov 15, 2016

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Support UIW Club Sports’ Lacrosse at The Hangar on Tuesday, November 15 from 7-10 p.m.  The University of the Incarnate Word’s Lacrosse team is in their 3rd year of competition in the Lone Star Alliance, as part of the MCLA. They compete against schools in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas.  Join us for this unique fundraising event, where…

Beck Whitehead & Pulparazzi

Nov 17, 2016 – Jan 15, 2017

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McMahon Symposium: Beck Whitehead & Pulparazzi RHR Gallery I In conjunction with the Southwest School of Art’s annual McMahon Fiber Arts Symposium and in honor of the retirement of Beck Whitehead, longtime Chair of the SSA’s Papermaking and Book Arts department, this exhibition is a survey of handmade paper and pulp painting works that places Whitehead alongside her…

Todd Christensen

Nov 17, 2016 – Jan 15, 2017

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Todd Christensen Urschel Gallery Incorporating hundreds of old and decommissioned library books and other tomes from his personal collection, New Mexico artist Todd Christensen exhibits a site-specific installation that responds to the historic architecture of the Southwest School of Art’s Urschel Gallery. Using charts and diagrams, family, food, education and Christensen’s passion…

Hadar Sobol

Nov 17, 2016 – Jan 15, 2017

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Hadar Sobol RHR Gallery II   Hadar Sobol (Israel & New York) is a multi-media and mixed-media artist, who works primarily within the disciplines of fibers and video to express issues of contemporary feminism through a commonplace lens, depicting images of physically and emotionally burdened female figures on vintage linen napkins and paper. Sobol moves between drawing, embroidery,…

Erin Neve

Nov 17, 2016 – Jan 15, 2017

Erin Neve Santikos Lobby & SAEN Gallery San Antonio photographer Erin Neve uses food as her primary building material and source imagery while referencing traditional still life painting to represent the body in metaphorical and non-literal ways. Public Opening: Thursday, November 17, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

MUSEUM SHOWCASES ROGER PARSONS AS ARTIST OF THE MONTH FOR NOVEMBER

Nov 17, 2016

The Museum of Western Art is pleased to showcase artist Roger Parsons as its Artist of the Month for November. A wine and cheese reception will be held on Thursday, November 17th at 5:30 p.m. Non-museum members are invited to attend with a suggested donation of $10; museum members, of course, can attend the event at no charge. Please call 896.2553 to R.S.V.P.   Born in Indiana in…

KRTU Rooftop Jazz Concert Series

Nov 18, 2016

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Rooftop Jazz is an exclusive experience just for members of KRTU and Artpace. Members enjoy a visual art display while listening to an upbeat jazz performance, and can tour the exhibitions at Artpace. Blue Moon and Jazz, TX will be providing beer and cocktails with food available for purchase from Box Street Social. Musical guest will be The King William Jazz Collective: Jazz Meets Motown.

Hill Country Brewery Tour: Save the World, Andalusia & Real Ale

Nov 19, 2016

We’ll start the evening off at Little Woodrow’s Stone Oak for lunch at 11 a.m. Then we’ll get on the Craft Cruiser and head to Andalusia Whiskey Co., Real Ale Brewing Company & Save The World Brewing Co. Our affordable price includes safe transportation, lunch at Little Woodrow’s, as well as tours & tastings at each of the three…

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Nov 19, 2016 – Dec 30, 2016

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By Ken Ludwig Not a creature was stirring…or was he? Amos the mouse stirs up plenty of excitement as he and his friend Emily attempt to save Christmas from an evil ex-elf who wants to sell the naughty and nice lists to a department store.

 

Chef Cooperatives “ThanksGiving” Pop-Up Dinner for Gardopia Gardens

Nov 19, 2016

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This ThanksGIVING Feast will feature a nine-course dinner using local ingredients created by Chef Jeff White, Stephen Paprocki, John O’Larnic, Toby Soto, Ed Villarreal, Tyler Horstmann, Mark Chapman, Adrian Davila, Melissa Beverage and Jenn Stipp White. One hundred percent of the funds raised will be donated to Gardopia to support their efforts, including building a wellness…

Terence Blanchard & The E-Collective

Nov 19, 2016

Multiple Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer, TERENCE BLANCHARD and his new quintet, THE E-COLLECTIVE perform jazz favorites on Saturday, November 19. Blanchard shares his latest album, Breathless, which embodies the range of his band and journeys into an exciting zone of grooved fusion teeming with funk, R&B and blues colors.

Craft Brewery Tour: Branchline, Real Ale & Weathered Souls

Nov 20, 2016

We’ll start the evening off at Little Woodrow’s Stone Oak for lunch at 11 a.m. Then we’ll get on the Craft Cruiser and head to Branchline Brewing Co., Real Ale Brewing Company & Weathered Souls Brewing Co. Our affordable price includes safe transportation, lunch at Pizza Italia, as well as tours & tastings at each of the three…

The Paisley Sisters’ Christmas Special

Nov 23, 2016 – Dec 24, 2016

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The Paisley Sisters are a fictitious sister act from the Fifties and Sixties, akin to the Lennon Sisters or the McGuire Sisters. The farcical plot is set during the Paisley Sisters’ live 1964 Christmas television special. The action alternates between the TV show itself and the dressing room, where the sisters try to unravel a mystery concerning their corporate sponsor Plasticon.

Christmas Light Fest

Nov 24, 2016 – Dec 31, 2016

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Kick off your holidays on the right foot with a visit to the magnificent Christmas Light Fest. Be dazzled by more than two million lights as you drive through gorgeous light tunnels and displays across two miles of scenic ranchland, or experience the magic ranch-style by catching a hayride through the lights. Hayrides are offered four times an evening and private hayrides are available by…

27th Annual International Peace Market

Nov 25, 2016 – Nov 26, 2016

What to be part of a socially conscious alternative to Black Friday?  Join the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center in celebrating 27 years of community building and combating U.S. consumer culture! This year the market will be held on Friday, November 25th and Saturday, November 26, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 922 San Pedro Ave.  The International Peace Market (Mercado de Paz)…

Dickens on Main

Nov 25, 2016 – Nov 26, 2016

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Boerne kicks-off the holiday season November 25 and 26 (Thanksgiving weekend) with a Hill Country Christmas event of epic proportions at the 17th Annual Dickens on Main celebration. Be a part of the magic as Boerne’s Main Street, known as the Hill Country Mile, transforms into a vintage Christmas experience, complete with great shopping, visits with Santa Claus, children’s craft…

Ford Holiday River Parade

Nov 25, 2016

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Tickets are on sale now for the 35th annual Ford Holiday River Parade, the San Antonio way to usher in the holiday season. People come from throughout Texas and the U.S. to watch this spectacular one-hour parade on the San Antonio River Walk. The parade features 31 lavishly decorated floats including lights, costumed float riders and holiday music. The 2016 Grand Marshal is…

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Nov 25, 2016 – Dec 23, 2016

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Joseph is sold as a slave by his brothers because of his ability to interpret people’s dreams. When the pharaoh calls on him to breakdown a dream, Joseph predicts a famine and is made the pharaoh’s secondhand man. When the famine hits, Joseph’s brothers come to him for relief and have to pass a test to prove they’ve changed before he’ll forgive them. To purchase tickets…

Boerne Brewery Tour

Nov 26, 2016

We’ll start the morning off at Big Hops Bitters at 11 a.m.  Then, we’ll head to Cibolo Creek Brewing Co., Boerne Brewery, and Kinematic Brewing Company in beautiful Boerne. We will be stopping at Random for lunch.  Our affordable price includes safe transportation, you meal at Random, as well as tours & tastings at…

Third Day of Peace Market

Nov 27, 2016

Due to popular demand the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center is adding a third day to our Annual International Peace Market. We are your socially conscious alternative to Black Friday. The Peace Market combines the arts with economic sustainability, international exchange, and social consciousness. This year the market will be held on Friday, November 25 and Saturday, November…

4th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture

Nov 28, 2016 – Nov 30, 2016

We are going to organize the “4th International conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture (Fisheries 2016)” to be held from November 28-30, 2016 San Antonio ,USA. Fisheries 2016 will lay a platform for the interaction between experts around the world and aims to signify scientific discoveries, ideas and major milestones in the field of Aquaculture technology and Fisheries science….

 

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