Local Events:  8/28 - 9/3

Wednesday, Aug. 29

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.GameStop Expo 2012

Experience the hottest new games months before their release dates at the GameStop Expo. Meet video game publishers and interact with celebrities at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (200 E. Market). Visit www.poweruprewards.com/PUR/Index/EXPO for details.

8 p.m.“Napoleon Dynamite” Screening

The Friendly Spot (943 S. Alamo) will screen “Napoleon Dynamite” as part of its summer series of Friendly Outdoor Movies. Visit www.friendlyspot.com for details.

Thursday, Aug. 30

6 p.m.The San Antonio Horrific Film Fest #5

Join the zombie walk to the Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes (1255 S.W. Loop 410) for the fifth installment of the Horrific Film Fest. Tickets are $10 for humans and $7 for zombies (or humans dressed like them). Children six years old and under get in for free. The Horrific Film Fest continues from noon to midnight 8/31 – 9/1 and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, 9/2.

7 p.m. Santikos Free Movie Night: “Psycho”

Wonderland of the Americas presents Alfred Hitchcock’s horror classic “Psycho” as part of its Free Movie Night series at Santikos Bijou (4522 Fredricksburg Rd).

7 p.m. Cinemark Classic Movies: “High Noon”

Visit Cinemark McCreless Market (4224 S. New Braunfels) to watch this 1952 American western film directed by Fred Zinnemann. Tickets are $5 – $7.

Friday, Aug. 31

7:30 Theater: “9 to 5: The Musical”

Based on Dolly Parton’s 1967 film “Dumb Blonde,” “9 to 5” follows three ladies who get revenge on their “sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot” boss. Enjoy the hilarity at the Woodlawn Theater (1920 Fredricksburg). Tickets are $15 – $22.

8 p.m. Theater: “A Hitman’s Guide to Surviving Life”

An assassin, Samuel, finds himself at a career crossroads after being diagnosed with a terminal illness. Scott McDowell’s new play takes place at The Overtime Theater (1203 Camden) with tickets costing $9 – $12. 

Saturday, Sept. 1

7:30 p.m. Jazz at the Falls: Vincent Ingala

The Shops at La Cantera (15900 La Cantera Pkway) presents its third season of Jazz at the Falls, starting with the young and talented Vince Ingala.

4 p.m. Fotoseptiembre

Enjoy the works of “Alex & Felix,” Gabriel Figueroa Flores, Lori Nix, Susan Burnstine, Shen Chao-Liang, Ursula Sprecher, Julian Salinas and Christian Lichtenberg at Instituto Cultural de Mexico (600 HemisFair Park) for the Fotoseptiembre event.

12 p.m. Labor Fest 2012

Visit the first annual Labor Fest, hosted by Between the Line Entertainment (BTL) to benefit the San Antonio AIDS Foundation and Project Hope. Enjoy great food and live performances from national artists while contributing to a good cause. The event takes place at the Sunken Garden Theater (3875 N. St. Mary’s St.) and continues on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 2

9 a.m. Dinosaur Stampede

Experience the Prehistoric Era with realistic and life-like dinosaurs at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens (555 Funston) for $5 – $8. Visit www.sabot.orgfor details.

4 p.m. Family Night and Free Dance with Drugstore Cowboys

This event takes place at Floore’s Country Store (14492 Old Bandera). For more info, visit http://wetmoresmokehouse.com.

5 p.m. First Annual Back-To-School Labor Day Music Bash

Enjoy the music of local artists like Lainey Wright, Soundwave, Matt Adler and others. This festival, sponsored by 97.7 Air1 and Greg Carnes Productions, takes place at Eisenhower Park (19399 NW Military HWY).

Monday, Sept. 3

9 p.m. Meat & Metal Mondays

Join Zombies (4202 Thousand Oaks) in eating flesh with all night drink specials. 

7 p.m. Swing Nite

The San Antonio Swing Dance Society has its weekly Swing Nite at Sam’s Burger Joint (330 E. Grayson St.). Enjoy swing dances lessons from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. and show your skills as the band kicks off at 8:30 p.m.