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March 2015

Red Enchilada Feast with First Edition Society

March 12, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

First Edition Society will shake off the drab of winter and welcome spring with a Red Enchilada Feast on Thursday, March 12th at 7:00pm at where else but our beloved “Red Enchilada” Central Library. The fiesta will bring together a fun group of young San Antonians with great music, craft cocktails and delicious food.  We've asked our favorite San Antonio restaurants to come up with their favorite version of the TexMex comfort food.  Free for First Edition members or $40.00 tickets available.  FES Membership…

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May 2015

The 4th Annual Cinco de Derby Celebration

May 2, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Please join the Library Foundation's First Edition Society at the St. Anthony Hotel on Saturday, May 2nd for the "Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports." This annual event marries two time honored traditions - the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo - with drinks, eats, and of course, some friendly wagers! Guests will enjoy a variety of appetizers created by the St. Anthony's chef paired with a signature drink made especially for the event. Guests will be able to relax…

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July 2015

Hunter S. Thompson’s Gonzo Tiki Birthday Bash

July 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The First Edition Society invites you to a celebrate Hunter S. Thompson! Great times to be had in Southtown behind the Monterey. $40 for Presale tickets $50 at the door FREE for First Edition Members Gather: July 18, 2015 8:00-11:00pm, 1119 S. St. Mary's (behind the Monterey) Quench: Tiki Cocktails by Milan & Turin Co., Wild Turkey, Modelo & Michelob brews Nosh: The Bee's Knees Catering Co. Boogie: DJ Dynamic Jagger Escape: HST books for sale courtesy of The Twig Book Shop Dress: Psychedelic Tiki…

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December 2015

Enchilada Red Fest with First Edition Society

December 3, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$50 at the door! When: Thursday, December 3rd | 6:00 - 9:00 pm What: Enchilada Red Fest with First Edition Society Where: Central Library | 600 Soledad Book Reading, Sales & Signing with authors Cappy Lawton & Chris Waters Dunn Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex Cooking demo With La Fonda on Main Executive Chef Victor Maldonado Bebidas: Aguas Frescas | Cervezas | Margaritas | Mezcal Milagro Tequila | Montelobos Mezcal | Constellation Brands | Silver Eagle Distributors Comida: La Fonda on Main | Aldaco's | El Mirador | Los…

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March 2016

‘Appy Hour with First Edition

March 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

First Edition's kick-off party for 2016 at the gorgeous Paramour Bar Cocktails - Bites by Tim the Girl - Raffle Prizes First Edition Members - FREE Admission Non-Members: $30 or join HERE! download the mySAPL app on your smart phone and show us when you check in to get a raffle ticket (A current SA Public Library Card is required to access the Library's extensive Digital Collection) 63,000 e-books 26,000 e-audio books 5,000,000 songs + 5 downloads a week that you keep forever + 3 hours…

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‘Appy Hour with First Edition

March 23, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

First Edition's kick-off party for 2016 at the gorgeous Paramour Bar Cocktails - Bites by Tim the Girl - Raffle Prizes First Edition Members - FREE Admission Non-Members: $30 or join HERE! Download the mySAPL app on your smart phone and show us when you check in to get a raffle ticket. (A current SA Public Library Card is required to access the Library's extensive Digital Collection) 63,000 e-books 26,000 e-audio books 5,000,000 songs + 5 downloads a week that you keep forever + 3 hours…

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May 2016

5th Annual Cinco de Derby

May 7, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

It's the 5th Annual Cinco de Derby folks! Come play, wager, feast and party with First Edition Society at the Brackenridge Park Pavilion on Saturday, May 7th for the "Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports." This annual event marries two time honored traditions - the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo. Grab your bow ties, guayas, seersucker and derby hats and celebrate with us and the live music of National Standard!   DAY OF TICKETS are $50 at the door FREE for FIRST EDITION SOCIETY…

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July 2016

Hunter S. Thompson Gonzo Tiki Birthday Bash – Part Duex

July 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Great times to be had celebrating Hunter S. Thompson with First Edition Society! $40 ticket includes food, drink and maybe a little too much fun FREE for First Edition Members Gather: July 16, 2016 8:00-11:00pm SOUTHDOWN TIKEASY (PRIVATE HOME - ADDRESS PROVIDED UPON TICKET PURCHASE) Quench: Tiki Cocktails by Park Social & Alamo Beer Nosh: FOLC Boogie: King Pelican & DJ Dynamic Jagger Dress: Psychedelic Tiki 21 & up Join the event on Facebook for updates Proceeds benefit programs of the San Antonio Public Library Foundation

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August 2017

Yacht Rock

August 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Provided Upon Ticket Purchase,

DROP IT LIKE IT'S YACHT with SAPLF and the First Edition Society on Saturday, August 19th!  Schmooze with us poolside in your best yacht attire. Show off your captain's skills with remote control boat races and dazzle your glitterati friends while you croon to the best tunes of the era. FREE WITH A FIRST EDITION ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP! Join here. Destination coordinates will be sent to you via email upon ticket purchase. No sales at the door. 21 + up please. Boat drinks and bites provided dahling....xo…

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April 2018

Free

Boozy Book Club

April 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Library, 600 Soledad
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

We are so excited for the revamp of our First Edition Society happenings! Come check out our first #BoozyBookClub at the Central Library on April 11 from 6-8 pm, led by SAPLF Board member David Alvarez! Our first title is Bloodlines: The Truth Story of a Drug Cartel, the FBI, and the Battle for a Horse-Racing Dynasty by Melissa del Bosque! Melissa is a San Antonio Book Festival author this year!! Go check out her session on Saturday, April 6th, FREE & OPEN…

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August 2018

Free

Boozy Book Club II

August 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downstairs at the Esquire Tavern, 155 E Commerce St
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

Come check out #BoozyBookClub at Downstairs, the Esquire Tavern's "uncomplicated, intimate riverside lounge and hangout," on Tuesday, August 14 from 6-8 pm! Our book this quarter is Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Discussion will be moderated by First Edition Society member and SAPLF Board member Cameron Redding! Boozy Book Club welcomes First Edition Society Members for FREE, please RSVP via the link below! All 21+ book lovers are invited for $40 on a first come, first serve basis. Please call 210.225.4728 ext. 16 for availability and to secure your reservation.…

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