Local calendar of events for the week of 9-10-13

Tuesday, September 10

Book Signing: Susan Cooper

4 p.m. “Ghost Hawk” author Susan Cooper will make an appearance at The Twig Book Shop (306 Pearl Pkwy, Ste 106) for her new book. The Newberry Award medal winner will sign copies of “Ghost Hawk,” about an eleven-year-old boy who spends three months in the forrest to become a man. For more information, visit thetwig.indiebound.com.

Wednesday, September 11

7:30 p.m. Film Screening: Mean Girls Quote-a-long

Alamo Drafthouse Park North (618 NW Loop 410) will host a Mean Girls screening that includes a quote-a-long of the many memorable quotes from the Tina Fey comedy. The screening is apart of Alamo Drafhouse’s Girlie Night this month. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit drafthouse.com.

Thursday, September 12

4 p.m. Exhibit: The Nightmare Before Christmas

The McNay Art Museum (6000 N New Braunfels Avenue) presents the biannual Nightmare Before Christmas exhibition which features set pieces, figures and props used in the making of the Tim Burton classic. Admission on Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. is free and $5 for students on all other days. For more information, visit mcnayart.org.

Friday, September 13

7 p.m. Friday the 13Night Race

A 5K night race will take place on the trails at McAllister Park with a zombie theme. Participants are should bring a headlamp and are encouraged to dress up as Jason, a zombie or a super hero. Registration includes a t-shirt, chip timing, food, costume contest and after party. Registration is $30-$40.

Saturday, September 14

1 p.m. PopUp Slideshow: Paco Felici

San Antonio artist Paco Felici will have a popup slideshow of recent small works at Found Art 24 (418 Villita at Bldg. 24). Felici’s pieces reflect his multicultural background and travels throughout Europe, Africa and Latin America.

Sunday, September 15

12 p.m. Exhibit: TX 13

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum (116 Blue Star) presents their biennial TX 13 exhibition with more than 60 artists. Events will also take place on October 3 and November 7. For more information, visit bluestarart.org.