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San Antonio Botanical Garden unveils eight-acre expansion

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SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Botanical Garden unveiled its new eight-acre expansion to the public on Saturday.

Local leaders including Judge Nelson Wolff, Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Calvert and Councilman Cruz Shaw attended the event. 

The garden typically closes at 5 p.m., but SABOT will host other events for opening weekend.

On Saturday the garden will re-open at 8 p.m. for Moonlight in the Garden of Good and Evil -- an event for those 21 and up.

The event will feature fortunetellers, bungee run, gladiator joust, giant twister, giant connect four, giant jenga and giant beer pong.

Opening weekend events will also include a costume contest. 

Blue Star Brewery will set up a cash bar for the Moonlight in the Garden of Good and Evil event and food trucks like Mi Taquito and Panifico Bake Shop will be on site.

More information on opening weekend events and tickets can be found on the SABOT website.