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Upcoming Events in New Braunfels

New Braunfels

Cal Tri San Antonio

April 28

Texas Ski Ranch, 6700 I-35 North

Participate in 14 event options including seven Olympic distance events (triathlon, triathlon relay, run-bike-run, swim-bike, swim-run, 1640 yard swim, and 10K run) and seven sprint distance events (triathlon, triathlon relay, run-bike-run, swim-bike, swim-run, 400 yard swim, and 5K run).

Swing Dance Lessons

June 4-Aug. 13

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

Learn East Coast Swing steps in this one-hour class that kicks off before the Two Ton Tuesday show at Gruene Hall. The class welcomes beginners or those wanting to polish their wraps, tunnels, turns and spins.

Two Ton Tuesdays

June 4-Aug. 13

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

It wouldn’t be summertime without popular rockabilly band Two Tons of Steel holding court in Gruene Hall every Tuesday evening. Grab your dancing partner and get ready for a rockin’ night that has been a Gruene Hall tradition for 28 years.

Friday Afternoon Club

June 7-Aug. 30

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

Now in its 26th year, this Gruene Hall tradition is where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals and drifters mix it up to start their weekend. The quintessential Friday happy hour includes great beer prices, prize giveaways, and Texas tunes broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels. There’s even a very special guest interview each week.

Hayes Carll in Concert

June 8

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

Hayes Carll’s music has been influenced by artists like John Prine, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, Travis, Kenny Rogers, and Hank Williams Jr. He’s won multiple Austin Music Awards and two Americana Music Awards and been nominated for a Grammy for Best Country Song.

Molly Hatchet in Concert

June 15

Brauntex Theatre, 290 W. San Antonio St.

In the early 1970s, a new genre of music was emerging in Jacksonville, Florida. A mixture of blues, country, gospel, and the English invasion of rock ‘n’ roll that later was coined Southern rock. The music was full of style and emotion with bands such as the Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and a band from Jacksonville, Florida called Molly Hatchet in the forefront. Molly Hatchet toured with Aerosmith, Bob Seger, and The Rolling Stones. Today, Molly Hatchet’s tradition and legacy lives on.

Old Gruene Market Days

June 15-16; July 20-21; August 17-18

Gruene Historic District, 1601 Hunter Road

Every month, nearly 100 vendors converge in Gruene Historic District to offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods.

Pop-Up Yoga Class

June 21

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Gruene Hall, Texas’ oldest dance hall. Join instructor Melissa Welch-Lamoreaux for a pop-up yoga class that lasts one hour and 15 minutes and is designed for adults. Children ages 12 and older are welcome to attend with their parent or guardian. Bring a yoga mat (and other personal props that make you comfortable). All experience levels are invited.

Frank Schlather Day in Gruene

June 23

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

Also known as Frank’s Tranquilizer Hour, this yearly event commemorates the legendary former “mayor” of Gruene with special offers including select domestic beers for 50 cents from noon to 2 p.m.

Reckless Kelly in Concert

June 28-29

Whitewater Amphitheater, 11860 FM 306

Reckless Kelly is an American country rock band. Formed in Stanley, Idaho, the band moved to Austin, Texas in 1996 and has been a fixture of the Texas country music scene since. Hit songs include “Wicked Twisted Road,” “Nobody’s Girl,” and “Seven Nights in Eire.”

“Red, White, and Tuna”

June 28

The Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre, 290 W. San Antonio St.

It’s been a few months since we left Bertha and Arles dancing at the end of “A Tuna Christmas.” Did the romance blossom? Has Didi Snavley received any “cosmic” communications from R.R.’s UFO? Did Stanley make his fortune in the Albuquerque taxidermy business? These and other burning questions are answered in this side-splitting spoof. Along with your favorite Tuna characters, some new Tuna denizens burst into the Tuna High School class reunion.

Fourth of July Parade

July 4

Downtown New Braunfels, South Castell Avenue

Celebrate America’s birthday in downtown New Braunfels with an old-fashioned, small-town parade followed by a short patriotic musical program provided by the New Braunfels Community Band on the Main Plaza. Wear your most star-spangled attire and bring the family and lawn chairs.

Bailey Zimmerman in Concert

July 5-6

Whitewater Amphitheater, 11860 FM 306

As a spellbinding storyteller, sharp songwriter, powerhouse performer, and platinum-certified phenomenon, Bailey Zimmerman has surged to the forefront of 21st century country music and pop culture. His story has personified the American dream from the start, and he’ll share its exciting next chapter with the release of his full-length album.

“Legally Blonde”

July 5-28

The Circle Arts Theatre, 124 Elizabeth St.

Meet Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend. As Elle starts to excel in the law program, she becomes a part of the defense team for exercise queen Brooke Wyndham’s murder trial. Though everyone else seems to doubt her, Elle manages to surprise them when she defies expectations while staying true to herself.

Janet’s Planet Astronaut Academy

July 8

The Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre , 290 W. San Antonio St.

Janet’s Planet Astronaut Academy offers a thrilling journey through the cosmos. Students ages 8-12 explore the wonders of the universe, train like an astronaut, get hands-on experience with real space technology, and experience the excitement of STEM and space exploration.

Puppy Pals

July 20

The Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre , 290 W. San Antonio St.

Puppy Pals is not your ordinary dog act. In fact, their unique and creative style earned them a top quarterfinal spot in “America’s Got Talent.” These canines are full of surprises and laugh-out-loud comedy, all while performing spectacular tricks.

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Live in Concert

July 26

Whitewater Amphitheater, 11860 FM 306

Jason Isbell is a storyteller at the peak of his craft and one of the best songwriters of his time. Known for his work with the band The 400 Unit and as a member of the Drive-By Truckers for 6 years (2001-2007), Isbell has won six Grammy Awards. His latest album, “Weathervanes,” is a collection of songs about love, change, the danger of nostalgia, cruelty, regret, and redemption. Hear songs from the new album as well as Isbell’s hits at this show.

The Peddler Show

Aug. 9-11

New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave.

The Peddler Show travels to different Texas cities throughout the year with each show different from the last. Every show offers an entirely unique collection of selected designers, boutiques, and other exclusive vendors from all over for that particular weekend and city.

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