In August, attend a wedding fair show and nine other things to do in New Braunfels

Aug 6 | Join us for a wine ‘paw’ty

Celebrate Doggy & Me Bakery’s one year anniversary with wine and a treat just for dogs. Hosted at Winery on the Gruene, human attendees can enjoy local wine while dog guests are treated to pupcakes. The Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area will also be in attendance, along with additional vendors. 5-8 p.m. Free. 1308 Gruene Road, New Braunfels. 956-777-4461. Find Doggy & Me on Facebook.

Aug 6-7 | Brighten up your home and garden

Visit the annual New Braunfels Home and Garden Show presented by Hill Country Conferences to connect with experts from more than 100 industries related to home and garden care. Attendees can find artisans, discover emerging trends in home design, learn about landscaping, and more. 10am-5pm (Sat), 11am-4pm (Sun). Free (2 years and under), $5 (per child), $10 (per adult per day). New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 830-488-7814. www.hillcountryconferences.com

August 9 | Be a pirate for a day

Kids are invited to the McKenna Children’s Museum for a day of pirate-themed fun. Guests of the museum can participate in a scavenger hunt at their own pace. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $7.50 per person for museum admission. 801 West San Antonio St., New Braunfels. 830-606-9525. www.mckennakids.org

Aug 12 | Start the school year with a bash

Celebrate the start of a new school year at the McKenna Children’s Museum. Preschoolers will participate in back-to-school activities to prepare them for school. Pizza and ice cream are included. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free (Kindergarten students), $7 (adult McKenna Museum members), $10 (adult non-members). 801 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels. 830-606-9525. www.mckennakids.org

Aug 12 | Celebrate the music of Queen

Visit the Brauntex Theater and experience a tribute to Queen’s music. A seven-piece band plays the band set from the Live Aid concert in 1985. The concert is part of Brauntex’s 80th anniversary. All ages welcome. 7:30 p.m. $18-$38,290 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels. 830-627-0808. www.brauntex.org

August 12-14 | Find new fashion

Shoppers can find new fashions just in time for school at The Peddler Show at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center. Vendors will offer women’s and children’s clothing, bags, jewelry, home decor, and more. 12 noon – 6pm (Aug 12), 9am – 6pm (Aug 13), 11am – 4pm (Aug 14). Free (12 years and under), $5 (day pass), $8 (weekend pass). 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 512-358-1000. www.peddlershow.com

August 13 | Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

The New Braunfels Farmers Market will participate in National Farmers Market Week on August 13. The national celebration will be celebrated across the country from August 7-13 and will highlight the importance of local farmers and vendors. In New Braunfels, vendors will be offering specials, and the market organizers will be holding a contest for favorite vendors and more. 9.00-13.00 Free. 186 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 830-629-2223. www.nbfarmersmarket.com

Aug 18 | Attend a Luau. Bee

Adults with special needs are invited to attend the Rock-the-Haus Hawaiian Luau Dance Party, hosted by the Rock Haus Foundation. Guests will participate in dancing and activities, and food and drinks are available for $1 each. Proceeds benefit future events. Participants requiring special assistance must be accompanied by a caregiver. 6.30-8.30 p.m. Free entry. The Village Venue, 2032 Central Plaza, New Braunfels. 817-266-6833. [email protected]

August 20 | Study the science of magnets

During the SEAM series on Saturday in August, kids can learn the science of magnets and build Lego hovercraft. The monthly science, engineering, art and math series is held at the Headwaters in the Comal Pavilion. 10-11 hours $3 (Upper Tier Youth: Supporter and Contributor Level), $4 (Upper Tier Youth: Family Level), $5 (General Admission). For children from kindergarten to third grade. 333 E. Klingemann St., New Braunfels. 830-608-8937. www.headwatersatthecomal.com

Aug 21 | Plan a wedding

Get started planning a wedding at the Wedding Fair Show at the New Braunfels Civic/Conference Center. The event includes local vendors, award ceremonies, venue representatives, and more. 12:00pm-4:00pm $13 (per person). 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. www.weddingfairshow.com

August live music calendar

Freedom Country Store, 2157 FM 1101, New Braunfels • 830-358-7148 • www.freiheitcountrystore.net

19 Kin Faux Band

26 Howl for Moon’s Dueling Pianos

Gruene Hall1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels • 830-606-1281 • www.gruenehall.com

12-13 Hayes Carll

19 Cory Morrow

20 Tanner Usrey

26 Max. turn

27 Bri Bagwell

Krause’s Cafe

148 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels • 830-625-2807 • www.krausescafe.com

11 Gus Miller Band

12 Rock Castle

20 Strangers Passing

27 Jesse Stratton – Father & Son Show

The Redbird Listening Room

1260 S. Business I-35, New Braunfels • 830-606-7886 • www.redbirdlisteningroom.com

13K Philips

19 Gold Pine

21 Dale Watson

26 Lisa Morales

Riley’s Tavern

8894 FM 1102, New Braunfels • 612-392-3132 • www.rileystavern.com

12 Tired Bandy

19 The House Bodies

20 Ryan Stil

August 27 Billy Dee Band

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