Aug. 6 | Join 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 canine guests will be 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. Search Doggy & Me on Facebook.

Aug. 6-7 | Spruce up the home and garden

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

Aug. 9 | Be a pirate for a day

Children are invited to the McKenna Children’s Museum for a day of pirate-themed fun. Guests to 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.

Aug. 12 | Start the school year with a bash

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

Aug. 12 | Celebrate the music of Queen

Visit the Brauntex Theatre to experience a tribute to the music of Queen. A seven-member band will perform the band’s set from the 1985 Live Aid concert. The concert is part of the Brauntex’s 80th anniversary celebration. All ages welcome. 7:30 p.m. $18-$38. 290 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels. 830-627-0808.

Aug. 12-14 | Find new fashions

Shoppers can find new fashions just in time for school at The Peddler Show hosted at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center. Vendors will offer women’s and children’s clothes, bags, jewelry, home decor and more. Noon- 6 p.m. (Aug. 12), 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Aug. 13), 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Aug. 14). Free (age 12 and younger), $5 (single-day pass), $8 (weekend pass). 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 512-358-1000.

Aug. 13 | Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

The New Braunfels Farmers Market will participate in National Farmers Market Week on Aug. 13. The national celebration will be observed throughout the country Aug. 7-13 and will highlight the importance of local farmers and vendors. In New Braunfels, vendors will offer specials, and the market organizers will conduct a favorite vendor contest and more. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 186 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 830-629-2223.

Aug. 18 | Attend a Luau

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 will be 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 to attend. The Village Venue, 2032 Central Plaza, New Braunfels. 817-266-6833. [email protected]

Aug. 20 | Study the science of magnets

During the August Saturday SEAM series, children can learn the science of magnets and build Lego hovercrafts. The monthly science, engineering, art and math series is held at the Headwaters at the Comal pavilion. 10-11 a.m. $3 (headwaters member youth: supporter and contributor level), $4 (headwaters member youth: family level), $5 (general admission). For children in kindergarten through third grade. 333 E. Klingemann St., New Braunfels. 830-608-8937.

Aug. 21 | Plan a Wedding

Get started planning a wedding at the Wedding Fair Show hosted at the New Braunfels Civic/Conference Center. The event will include local vendors, prize giveaways, venue representatives and more. Noon-4 p.m. $13 (per person). 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels.

August live music calendar

Freiheit Country Store
, 2157 FM 1101, New Braunfels • 830-358-7148 •

19 Kin Faux Band

26 Howl at Moon’s Dueling Pianos

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels • 830-606-1281 •

12-13 Hayes Carll

19 Cory Morrow

20 Tanner Usrey

26 Max Stalling

27 Bri Bagwell

Krause’s Cafe

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

11 Gus Miller Band

12 RockCastle

20 Passing Strangers

27 Jesse Stratton - Father & Son Show

The Redbird Listening Room

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

13 K Phillips

19 Goldpine

21 Dale Watson

26 Lisa Morales

Riley’s Tavern

8894 FM 1102, New Braunfels • 612-392-3132 •

12 Moe Bandy

19 The Homebodies

20 Ryan Quiet

27 Billy Dee Band August