Star Wars Trivia, Wookiee Walk and Other Ways to Prepare for ‘The Last Jedi’

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Thu 12/7
Star Wars Trivia Night
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A week before The Last Jedi hits theaters, Flying Saucer invites Star Wars fanatics to test their knowledge of a galaxy far, far away with an evening of trivia (teams of up to eight people) complete with prizes ($50 for first, $35 for second, $15 for third), a costume contest, and $2 cans of Oskar Blues Mystery Cooler all day. Team captains can register here. Free, but limited to 40 people, 7pm, Flying Saucer, 11255 Huebner Road, Suite 212, (210) 696-5080, eventbrite.com.
Sat 12/9
“The Artist Awakens: Star Wars-Themed Art Show”

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Santa Maria Social Club and Half Full Art team up for a BYOB Star Wars-themed group show featuring work from more than a dozen artists, plus limited edition T-shirts, beats by DJ FM, Latin-American fare for purchase from These Guys food truck and photo ops with Vader Claus — cosplay encouraged. $7, 6pm-midnight, Santa Maria Social Club, 3020 N. St. Marys St., (210) 833-3666, facebook.com/santamariasocial.
Sat 12/9
Star Wars Party
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In what we can only hope will resemble an LGBT takeover of the Mos Eisley Cantina, Heat’s Star Wars Party invites weekend revelers to show their dark (or light) sides and “party like a sith.” $5-$20 (free for adults before 11pm) 9pm-2am, Heat Nightclub, 1500 N. Main Ave., (210) 227-2600, heatsa.com.
Sun 12/10
“Images of Carrie: Remembering a Princess”
COURTESY OF DANIEL FLORES
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Central Library celebrates the life and work of Carrie Fisher with a one-day pop-up exhibit featuring fan art and photography (email geekoutsapl@gmail.com for submission guidelines), plus a screening of her penultimate movie appearance as Princess Leia — cosplay encouraged. Free, 11am-4pm (film at 2pm), Central Library Auditorium, 600 Soledad St., (210) 207-2500, mysapl.org.
Sun 12/10
San Antonio Wookiee Walk
COURTESY OF SAN ANTONIO WOOKIEE WALK
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Gearing up for The Last Jedi’s big reveal, the San Antonio Wookiee Walk celebrates its fourth iteration with a costumed gathering promising food, drinks, contests, music and vendors — “come dressed to impress and work on your wookiee roars!” Free, 3-9pm, La Villita, Maverick Plaza, 418 Villita St., facebook.com/sanantoniowookieewalkofficial.
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Thu 12/14
The Last Jedi Party
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Alamo City Comic Con encourages Star Wars fans to “use the force” at this free, all-ages event combining trivia, live music, body painting, costume contests, assorted vendors and The Last Jedi ticket giveaways. Free, 6pm-2am, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary's St., papertigersatx.com.

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