Local Events

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Dec
13
Wed
Lunch & Learn: ABC’s of Medicare @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: ABC's of Medicare @ Tye Preston Memorial Library | Canyon Lake | Texas | United States

Learn the ABC’s of Medicare with Kim Beasley from Alamo Area Council of Governments.

Bring a sack lunch — coffee, tea and cookies provided.

U.S. Citizenship Class @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
U.S. Citizenship Class @ Tye Preston Memorial Library | Canyon Lake | Texas | United States

Classes prepare attendees to take the U.S. Citizenship test.

Naturalization is an important milestone in the path toward U.S. citizenship. The decision to apply for citizenship is a very personal one. To help you prepare, many community organizations  like Tye Preston Memorial Library offer citizenship classes and assistance with the naturalization process.

Guitar Pickers @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Guitar Pickers @ Tye Preston Memorial Library | Canyon Lake | Texas | United States

Can’t get enough of the Central Texas music scene?

Guitar pickers hang out together every Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Musical talent (or ability to play an instrument) not required! Come have fun, y’all.

Dec
14
Thu
Minecraft at Tye Preston Mem. Library @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 14 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Minecraft at Tye Preston Mem. Library @ Tye Preston Memorial Library | Canyon Lake | Texas | United States

Kids enjoy Minecraft at Tye Preston Memorial Public Library each Thursday.

They play on individual laptops. Free, and lots of fun (unless the attending grown-up doesn’t know the game). Pick up laptops at the Help Desk.

Dec
15
Fri
Friday Afternoon Club @ Gruene Hall
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Afternoon Club @ Gruene Hall | New Braunfels | Texas | United States

Enjoy Gruene Hall’s afternoon, weekly celebration of Americana. Tonight’s guest interview features Houston Marchman.

Now in its 19th year, the Friday Afternoon Club at Gruene Hall attracts hipsters, oldsters/geezers, locals and drifters who want to kick off the weekend with this Gruene rite-of-passage. Tourists welcome, too.

Popular meet-up for all. Enjoy happy hour prices, prize giveaways and the best in Texas tunes, broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels.

 

The Nutcracker @ Brauntex Theatre
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Nutcracker @ Brauntex Theatre | New Braunfels | Texas | United States

Showtimes 3:30 and 7 p.m. on Dec. 16.

Enjoy a classic holiday tradition with performances by dancers from Spring Branch’s American Dance Company.

About Spring Branch’s American Dance Company: “At American Dance Co., we’re passionate about creating confident kids who become confident adults through the joy of the American born styles of dance: jazz,modern/contemporary, hip hop, tap with a strong foundation of ballet.”

Dec
16
Sat
Race to the Pantry 5K/10K/1-Mile Walk/Kids K @ CRRC Recreation Center
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am
Race to the Pantry 5K/10K/1-Mile Walk/Kids K @ CRRC Recreation Center | Canyon Lake | Texas | United States

The second annual Race to the Pantry 5 & 10K, benefiting CRRC, kicks off at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at the recreation center.

Included in the event are a one-mile walk and a “Kids K.” Online registration is available at athleteguild.com. Search “pantry.” Online registration deadline is midnight, Dec. 14. Costs $10 to $30 day-of.

All entries in 5K and 10K qualify for a drawing for 25,000 Southwest Airlines miles, a $400 value.

CRRC’s food pantry provides food assistance to 6,000 individuals annually and that number is projected to continue growing in the coming years.

Come to beautiful Canyon Lake for a race in a great venue at the foot of the Canyon Lake Dam. Post-race music with food, beer and sodas for all participants.

Fly Fishing at Fischer Park @ Fischer Park
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Fly Fishing at Fischer Park @ Fischer Park | New Braunfels | Texas | United States

Join the New Braunfels Fly Fishers to learn and perfect your fly fishing skills.

Experts will be on hand to teach casting techniques, fly-tying methods and the best spots to fish.

Photos with Cowboy Kringle @ Gruene - Near the Grapevine
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photos with Cowboy Kringle @ Gruene - Near the Grapevine | New Braunfels | Texas | United States

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa!

Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items.

Hours vary. Click here to see schedule by date.

 

Holiday Open House @ Spring Creek Gardens
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Holiday Open House @ Spring Creek Gardens | Spring Branch | Texas | United States

Load up the car with family and friends and head to Spring Creek Gardens’ second holiday open house with lots of holiday themed fun for everyone.

This could be your last chance for a holiday photo!

While the kids are busy with crafts, hot cocoa, Christmas cookies, games — and Santa — grownups get to enjoy wine tastings and holiday shopping. In case of cold, warm your hands over the fire pit.

Free iPad Help @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 16 @ 1:30 pm
Free iPad Help @ Tye Preston Memorial Library | Canyon Lake | Texas | United States

Need help? Bring your iPad in for a free consultation.

First-come, first-serve. Call for an appointment or sign up at the Front Desk. Fifteen-minute sessions.

The Nutcracker @ Brauntex Theatre
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Nutcracker @ Brauntex Theatre | New Braunfels | Texas | United States

Showtimes 3:30 and 7 p.m. on Dec. 16.

Enjoy a classic holiday tradition with performances by dancers from Spring Branch’s American Dance Company.

About Spring Branch’s American Dance Company: “At American Dance Co., we’re passionate about creating confident kids who become confident adults through the joy of the American born styles of dance: jazz,modern/contemporary, hip hop, tap with a strong foundation of ballet.”

Dec
17
Sun
Photos with Cowboy Kringle @ Gruene - Near the Grapevine
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photos with Cowboy Kringle @ Gruene - Near the Grapevine | New Braunfels | Texas | United States

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa!

Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items.

Hours vary. Click here to see schedule by date.

 

Dec
19
Tue
French Class/Club @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Canyon Lake Area Writers Group @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Dec
20
Wed
Preschool Storytime & Baby Lapsit @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime & Baby Lapsit @ Tye Preston Memorial Library | Canyon Lake | Texas | United States

Kids can enjoy stories while babies sit in their mothers’ and fathers’ laps. Enjoy good songs, stories, crafts and a snack. 10 a.m. every Wednesday.

Guitar Pickers @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Guitar Pickers @ Tye Preston Memorial Library | Canyon Lake | Texas | United States

Can’t get enough of the Central Texas music scene?

Guitar pickers hang out together every Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Musical talent (or ability to play an instrument) not required! Come have fun, y’all.

Dec
21
Thu
Minecraft at Tye Preston Mem. Library @ Tye Preston Memorial Library
Dec 21 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Minecraft at Tye Preston Mem. Library @ Tye Preston Memorial Library | Canyon Lake | Texas | United States

Kids enjoy Minecraft at Tye Preston Memorial Public Library each Thursday.

They play on individual laptops. Free, and lots of fun (unless the attending grown-up doesn’t know the game). Pick up laptops at the Help Desk.

Dec
22
Fri
Photos with Cowboy Kringle @ Gruene - Near the Grapevine
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photos with Cowboy Kringle @ Gruene - Near the Grapevine | New Braunfels | Texas | United States

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa!

Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items.

Hours vary. Click here to see schedule by date.

 

Friday Afternoon Club @ Gruene Hall
Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Afternoon Club @ Gruene Hall | New Braunfels | Texas | United States

Enjoy Gruene Hall’s afternoon, weekly celebration of Americana. Tonight’s guest interview features Houston Marchman.

Now in its 19th year, the Friday Afternoon Club at Gruene Hall attracts hipsters, oldsters/geezers, locals and drifters who want to kick off the weekend with this Gruene rite-of-passage. Tourists welcome, too.

Popular meet-up for all. Enjoy happy hour prices, prize giveaways and the best in Texas tunes, broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels.