The Big 86 Weekly Puzzles

Fall is a great time to enjoy the outdoors in San Antonio! According to the Dog Guide, there are 17 top rated off-leash dog parks in the San Antonio area for you and your four-legged fur babies to enjoy.You can find the list and addresses at dogfriendlysanantonio.com


Dia de los Muertos will be held October 29th and 30th this year at Hemisfair. A blend of Mesoamerican ritual, European religion and Spanish culture, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) welcomes back the souls of deceased loved ones for a reunion of food, drink, and celebration.


Built in 1902 by Southern Pacific Railroad, San Antonio’s Sunset Station hosts two Amtrak services, the Sunset Limited and the Texas Eagle.


The historic Tower Life Building in downtown San Antonio was built in 1929 as the Smith-Young Tower. The eight-sided, neo-gothic brick building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.


San Antonio’s Brackenridge Park is home to the San Antonio Zoo, Kiddie Park, the Sunken Garden Theater, Japanese Tea Garden, the San Antonio Zoo Eagle miniature railroad, Tony “Skipper” Martinez ball fields, and Brackenridge Park Golf Course. The Witte Museum is also located on the perimeter. The 343 acre park was created in 1899 from land donated to the city by George Washington Brackenridge.


San Antonio is home to the oldest unrestored stone church in America. Mission Concepción appears very much as it did when it was dedicated in 1755. Even some original frescos are still visible inside rooms. Located at 807 Mission Road, San Antonio 78210, Mission Concepción is open to the public as a part of the National Park Service.


New Braunfels is known for Summer fun that includes tubing on the Guadalupe and Comal rivers and the resort water park Schlitterbahn. Around town, you will find unique restaurants, numerous antique shops and a variety of architecture dating back to the 1800′s. Photo by Tomás Del Coro, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons



Fiesta time in San Antonio includes the Battle of Flowers Parade, Fiesta Carnival, Oyster Bake, Texas Cavaliers River Parade, Night In Old San Antonio, Fiesta De Los Reyes and much more.



Let’s Rodeo San Antonio! Now attracting over two million visitors each year, the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo was established in 1949 with the first rodeo taking place at the newly opened Freeman Coliseum in 1950.


Hear all Texas Tech Red Raiders Men’s Basketball games live on the Big 86! Home games are played at United Supermarkets Arena on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock.


This entrance to RiverCenter Mall at Commerce and Alamo Plaza was once Joske’s of Texas. Long time residents of San Antonio may have fond memories of visiting Joske’s Christmas Winter Wonderland at this time of year.


In December of 2019, San Antonio Rampage Captain Jordan Nolan, along with forwards Nolan Stevens and Tanner Kaspick (pictured) opened the Rotary Ice Rink at Travis Park with a Teddy-Bear giveaway!


An exciting Texas Tech Red Raiders 2021 regular season ends with 6 wins and 6 losses. Thanks for joining us live on the Big 86 for the games and stay tuned for the Bowl Game!


The City of San Antonio has flipped the light switch early this year! You can enjoy the Holiday Lights along the River Walk now from dusk until dawn nightly! Photo courtesy of thesanantonioriverwalk.com


The 4-1 Texas Tech Red Raiders are currently sitting 5th in the Big 12. Saturday night, October 9th, the Raiders will host TCU for their Homecoming Game at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock. Game coverage begins at 5 PM with kick-off at 6 on the Big 86 KONO.


The Mission Drive-In on the Southside was the last drive-in theatre in San Antonio to go dark. But in May of 2001, the drive-in was reopened by Cinemark and continued through 2003 with four screens in service.





The Palace Theatre on South Austin Street in Seguin was built circa 1947. The 350-seat art deco style theater was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.


How long will it take you to complete the puzzle? he 10th Annual Memorial Day Car Show is coming up Monday, May 31, 2021 at the Helotes AG Building, 12132 Leslie Road in Helotes. Benefiting Operation Comfort and the programs offered to wounded, ill and injured Service Members, the event includes food vendors, a silent auction, a DJ and 50/50 Raffle.




How long will it take you to complete the puzzle? Notably the most historic theater in South Texas, the Public Theater of San Antonio was established in 1912 as the San Antonio Dramatic Club. On April 6, 1927 it was incorporated as the San Antonio Little Theatre.


How long will it take you to complete the puzzle? Now considered the “crown jewel in revitalization efforts of southern Midtown and northern Downtown San Antonio”, the Pearl Brewery’s roots date back to 1883.


How long will it take you to complete the puzzle? Built in 1887 by the Southern Pacific Railroad as part of a very long railroad bridge spanning the Atchafalaya Basin near Morgan City, Louisiana. It was moved to San Antonio circa 1910 when the line was upgraded.


How long will it take you to complete the puzzle? The River Walk is synonymous with San Antonio, attracting an estimated 11.5 million tourists annually.


How long will it take you to complete the puzzle? Originally built in 1945, the art deco designed Woodlawn Theatre was a venue for top Hollywood films, including the 1960 world premiere of John Wayne’s “The Alamo”.


How long will it take you to complete the puzzle? Everything is bigger in Texas! The Robert B. Green Memorial Hospital opened in 1917 when San Antonio was the largest city in Texas and growing fast with thousands of troops massing to deploy in World War I, and thousands of refugees fleeing the Mexican Revolution.


How long will it take you to complete the puzzle? Everything is bigger in Texas! In 1979, artist Bob “Daddy-O” Wade was commissioned to create a pair of massive cowboy boots as part of an arts incentive called the “Washington Project for the Arts”.



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