Coffee & Cordials Festival: Hemisfair, 434 S. Alamo St., nowinjoy.com/coffee. Samples from more than 40 predominantly local roasters and coffee shops. $5. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Annual Christmas Concert: UTSA music department, Recital Hall, 1 Key Circle, sawinds.com. The San Antonio Wind Symphony will present its annual Christmas concert, focusing on traditional Christmas songs as well as music from San Antonio’s cultural heritage. 6-7 p.m.
El Encuentro: Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 1321 El Paso St., 210-226-4064, olgsanantonio.com. José Rubén De León will perform El Encuentro , a dramatic telling of the Apparitions of Guadalupe. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 11.
Poinsettia Ball: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 600 E. Market St., friendsofhospicesa.org. Gala black-tie ball with dinner and dancing. Benefits Friends of Hospice for uninsured hospice patients. $250. 7 p.m. Dec. 13.