Five Things to Do in New Braunfels This Weekend (July 8-10)

New Braunfels residents love that the town provides so much to see and do while still maintaining a great culture and small town feel. This weekend is no exception; there are a variety of different “things” happening in and around town. No need to research, five of the best fun things to do in New Braunfels this weekend are described below. Hopefully this list will make planning a perfect Texas Hill Country weekend a little easier!

Beat the Heat at Patek’s Float the River Day

Patek’s Craft Beer and Wine Bar is growing to become New Braunfels' most unique and crafty bar for the beverage connoisseur. They are encouraging all patrons to drop by the bar, snag a river ready plastic growler on special and join them on a float of the Comal River. All draft will be on special for growler fills. Patek’s is known for craft beers and wines that promote customers trying new brews and providing a fun atmosphere. Like most small businesses, the more the word spreads about this place, the more fun events they will be able to offer to the community! So come enjoy a growler full of beer and float the river with some new friends. Check out the Facebook events page for more information.

When: Saturday, Noon-4:00PM

Where: Patek’s, 494 N Union Ave

Play Golf at Landa Park with Mixed Foursomes

Dust of the clubs and head over to Landa Park Golf Course for a fun round of Mixed Foursomes! This event is a blast, pairing two men and two women together for a nine-hole scramble in the cool temperatures of the evening. The event is followed by drinks in the premier bar and grill. The entry fee is $25 per person and includes nine holes of golf with cart, drink tickets, and prizes! More information and registration forms available here.

When: Friday, 6:00PM

Where: Landa Park Golf Course, 180 Golf Course Rd

Listen to Tunes at the Cactus Pear Music Festival

It’s season 20 of the Cactus Pear Music Festival and what better way to celebrate than to have 20 artists? Collaborating in 20 pieces, greats such as Schubert, Dvorak, Faure, and Ravel, will perform, along with a performance of exciting works by living composers Michael Daugherty, Kenji Bunch, Thomas Dougherty and Kevin Puts. Plus, it’ll be a great pleasure to welcome back some of the students of the Young Artist Program who will be joining as professional colleagues. Finally, this weekend  pianist Ellen Pavliska and Colin Sorgi will also perform. More information can be found at their website.

When: Friday, 7:00PM- July 15, 11:00PM

Where: McKenna Events Center, 801 W San Antonio St

Learn How to Make Wine at Winery U

Get ready to taste wines from as far away as France and as close as the great state of Texas. You’ll learn about winemaking and food-and-wine pairing, and just what makes a Cabernet Sauvignon the king of red wines. Your classmates and teachers are non-pretentious, and are there to enjoy the finer things in life all while making it a fun weekend event to enjoy in Texas Hill Country. From wine tasting to growing grapes and how regional soils affect the tastes of wine, you’ll get a full and in-depth grasp of the vineyard and wine processes. You could enter the course as unknowing as a baby grape and come out as sophisticated as a luxurious red wine. Check out the website for prices and registration.

When: Saturday, 10:30AM

Where: Dry Comal Creek Vineyards, 1741 Herbelin Rd

Get Loose with Agape Moves in Seguin

First Presbyterian Church is holding free “Agape Moves” classes every Saturday from 10:00-11:15 am in Karrick Fellowship Hall. “Agape Moves” is essentially a Christian alternative to yoga, where participants practice breathing and stretching techniques for relaxation, fitness, and Christ-focused meditation. If you plan on coming, please bring a mat or a towel! For more information, please contact Carol Willmann at 830-379-8565 or the church office at 830-379-5421.

When: Saturday, 10:00AM

Where: 305 N King St, Seguin, TX 78155