As seen on SA Live - Memorial Day - Monday, May 31, 2021

Wish for Our Heroes, BBQ, luxury picnics, Texas Trippin’ in Kerrville, roller-coasters + more

Brisket at the original Black's Barbecue in Lockhart. (David Elder, Ben Garison, Copyright 2021 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m., how Wish for Our Heroes honors and helps our veterans. Plus, barbecue, luxury picnics, Texas Trippin’ and more.

It’s a Memorial Day staple. David Elder takes us out to the barbecue capital of Texas, Lockhart, for a taste of The Original Black’s Barbecue.

Jen is going Texas Trippin’ in Kerrville, where she checks out vacation rentals at a beautiful spot by the Guadalupe River.

It’s a give-back flashback with Wish for Our Heroes. See how the group helps veterans all year long and how you can donate here.

This Memorial Day, honor the military men and women in your life. Share your photos on Facebook and Twitter @SALiveKSAT - and be sure to follow us on Instagram for behind-the-scenes moments, deals and more.

Vee Cruz with Forever Petals By Vee is showing us how to make graduation caps, decked out with inspiring messages and florals. You can find her Etsy shop here.

It’s Mad Science Monday! Andrea Cook with Mad Science Austin & San Antonio will teach us about centripetal force and spinning objects. Get ready to get messy...

Plus, Fiona goes wild for roller-coaster season at SeaWorld San Antonio and summer picnic season with Jasmine Iman Luxury Picnics.

SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone. You can watch the full show in the video below.

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About the Author:

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.