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History, Charm, and More Makes this German Town A Must-See
New Braunfels, a charming community that is thriving and growing in the hill country, is synonymous with rivers and tubing and all things German; the area has always been a mecca for visitors. Whether camping out on the banks along the Guadalupe or taking in the sights and sounds of Wurstfest, New Braunfels is where people go to enjoy themselves. The hill country town is located about 50 miles south of Austin and a little more than 30 miles north of San Antonio. Read More
Be a Part of the 2nd Annual Herb Fiesta 2014
In partnership with the New Braunfels Conservation Society, Comal Master Gardener Herb Special Interest Group and Hill County Gardens, Herb Fiesta, the annual one-day fund raiser for the New Braunfels Conservation Society will be held Saturday, May 10 from 9:00am till 2:00pm. There is no admission charge for the event. The Fiesta will include vendors, demonstrations, lecture at 2:00 by Judy Barrett, and children’s activities. Read More
Sip, Shop, Dine and Play at the 11th Annual Wein & Saengerfest
Wein and Saengerfest will stir your senses while uncorking good spirits. The full day festival hosts a variety of wines for sampling from Texas vineyards along with several German and California selections. For $15, you receive a commemorative wine glass and five tasting tickets to sample some of the best wines Texas has to offer. Read More
The Texas Hill Country Opera Brings You Wonderful Entertainment
The Brauntex Theater presents Italian piano virtuoso Angelo Arciglione and violinist Eleonora Turtur will appear in concert at The Brauntex Theater in New Braunfels on Saturday Evening, March 22nd at 7:30 p.m.. Both are from Florence, Italy and have collaborated in concert productions throughout the world since 2012. In 2013 they received 1st Place in the “Mencherini” International Contemporary Music Competition in Cagli, Italy. Read More
New Braunfels Conservation Society Shows Off At Wurst Fest
Wurstfest isn’t just 10 days of fun and games, sausage and beer. The New Braunfels Conservation Society is making it a time when visitors can step back in time and see historic homes and unusual art. From November 1 through 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., you can tour Conservation Plaza which showcases 18 restored and refurnished historic buildings dating from 1845 to 1883, the Lindheimer Home, and the Buckhorn Barbershop. Plus, from November 4 through 8, the Plaza hosts a Kaffe Haus from 10:30 a.m. Read More
New Braunfels Herb Festival
The first ever Herb Festival will be held on May 11, hosted by the New Braunfels Conservation Society and co-sponsored by Comal County Master Gardeners. For 10 years, the Antique Rose Emporium hosted the Comal County Herb Affair, but the Emporium closed last year and the Conservation Society decided to take over and expand the festival, according to festival co-ordinator Linda Sickles. “It will be a good place for people to come and learn about herbs and get Mother’s Day gifts since it’ ... Read More
Texas Hill Country Opera & Arts Presents Handel’s Messiah
Uvalde Main Street and Texas Hill Country Opera & Arts are collaborating in producing a performance of Handel’s Messiah at Uvalde’s Grand Opera House on Sunday, December 9, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Featuring the Uvalde High School varsity chorus who will be joined by community choir members from Uvalde and the surrounding area, local organist Susanna Steigerwald joined by well-known organist Madolyn Fallis of San Antonio; Jason Sclichting at the piano; Bass, Sam Mungo, chair of the opera depa ... Read More
Wine & Opera Evening to Feature Tenor Bellanova
Samuele Bellanova was born in Italy and now resides in the USA. He is a passionate writer and is deeply studied in Philosophy, Opera, and Symphonic music. He is fluent in Italian, German, English, and Hebrew. Opera was a natural part of his life through his Italian cultural and traditional upbringing. Read More
Saving New Braunfels History One Building at a Time
You’ve probably driven by one of the most historical salvation sites in the Hill Country and didn’t even know it was there. If you’ve lived in the area since the 1960s, you may even recognize some of the buildings at The New Braunfels Conservation Society’s Conservation Plaza. Back in the 60s with all the growth and prosperity, many old buildings were torn down to make way for newer, more modern ones. In 1964, a group known as a bunch of “crazy people who saved old buildings” crea ... Read More
League Announces ARToberfest
The New Braunfels Art League Gallery is proud to announce its annual ARToberfest held in conjunction with Wurstfest. This is an open to all, juried competition with cash prizes for first, second, and third place in six categories: oil/acrylic, water media, sculpture/pottery, pastel/drawing, photography, and all other. There is also a sponsor’s choice award selected by our ARToberfest sponsor, H-E-B. For complete information about entering the competition, go to the New Braunfels Art League ... Read More
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The Texas Hill Country, sun splashed hills rolling into the distance, is home to historic towns bursting with character, personalities, and great things to do.
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