6 things to do in New Braunfels this weekend, Feb. 9-11

A raised bed gardening class will take place Feb. 10 as part of Comal County's DIY Saturday series.

A raised bed gardening class will take place Feb. 10 as part of Comal County's DIY Saturday series.

Explore new hobbies in New Braunfels this weekend with a raised-bed gardening and archery 101 class, plus four more outings to take part in.


Feb. 9

Friday night at Gruene Hall
Chubby Knuckle Choir will open for the Midnight River Choir. $10. Doors open at 7 p.m. Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels. 830-606-1281. www.gruenehall.com

Big Smo at Conways
Catch American country rap musician Big Smo as he stops in New Braunfels for his We the People Tour. $15 general admission. 9 p.m. Conway’s, 262 W. Jahn St. 830-620+5376. www.conwaysdancehall.com





Feb. 10

DIY Saturday: Raised bed gardening
The Comal County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is hosting a series of monthly DIY Saturday events. In February, participants will learn about raised bed gardening. Classes are held from 9-11 a.m. the second Saturday of each month at the county’s Extension Office, 325 Resource Drive, New Braunfels. The cost for each class is typically $15. Register for classes by calling 830-620-3440. Each class requires a minimum class size.

Family Storytime
Bring the whole family to explore books, songs and crafts. 10:30-11 a.m. Free. New Braunfels Public Library, 700 E. Common St. 830-221-4300. www.nbtexas.org/library

Kids’ Night Out
Kids’ Night Out is a safe, supervised environment that gives kids the opportunity to get active and make friends. Activities include board games, arts and crafts, sports and creative play. 6-10 p.m. $20 per child. Landa Recreation Center, 164 Landa Park Drive, New Braunfels. Register by calling 830-221-4370.





Feb. 11
Archery 101
People age 9 and older can hone their archery skills with a Texas Parks and Wildlife Certified Instructor in this beginner-level class. Pre-registration is required for each session. $5. 1:30-3 p.m. Fischer Park Nature Education Center, 1946 Monarch Way, New Braunfels. 830-221-4378. www.nbtexaS.org/fpnec


By Rachel Nelson
Rachel Nelson is editor of the New Braunfels edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She covers local business, new development, city and county government, health care, education and transportation. Rachel relocated to Central Texas from Amarillo in 2009 and is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


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