Despite state and local restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic that are still in place, there is still plenty to do over the next few weeks in the New Braunfels area. Check out the list below for some local events and activities.
Aug. 15: Simply Detailed warehouse sale
Hosted by Simply Detailed at 292 W. Mill St., New Braunfels, the warehouse sale will include furniture, art, clothing, home decor and more. Masks are required. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Cash only.
Schedule an hourlong time slot to explore the Headwaters at the Comal grounds and participate in self-guided tours, a scavenger hunt and family games. Starting every 30 minutes, small groups of up to five people can register for a time slot online and are required to wear masks and practice social distancing during their visit. 8-10 a.m. $5 per adult, $3 per youth, free for children up to age 5, military discounts available. 333 E. Klingemann St., New Braunfels. 830-608-8937. www.headwatersatthecomal.com
Aug. 15-16: Gruene Market Days
The Gruene Market Days will be hosted in historic Gruene with added hand-sanitizing stations, increased space between vendors and a recommendation for customers to wear masks. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1720 Hunter Road, New Braunfels. www.gruenemarketdays.com
Aug. 15: New Braunfels Gun Show
Hosted by the San Antonio Gun Show and New Braunfels Civic & Convention Center, the gun show will feature guns, knives, ammunition and hunting supplies. Face coverings are required. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sun.). Tickets can be purchased online and are $8 per adult, free for children aged 11 and younger. New Braunfels Civic & Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 830-221-4011. www.premiergunshows.com
Aug. 21-23: New Braunfels Antique Fever
Vendors from around the area will be selling a variety of goods, and antique lovers can attend the sale in person or virtually. The event is limited to 50% total capacity of the New Braunfels Civic & Convention Center, and guests are asked to wear a mask during the event. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Fri.), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sun.). $8 (multiday, in-person admission), $6 (single-day, in-person admission), $3 (in-person child admission), $10 (virtual access). New Braunfels Civic & Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 830-221-4011. www.heritageeventcompany.com