Plan to attend the New Braunfels Antique Show and 5 more things to do this weekend, Jan. 12-14

New Braunfels is the second fastest-growing U.S. city above 50,000 population.

New Braunfels is the second fastest-growing U.S. city above 50,000 population.

Although temperatures will dip into the fifties this weekend, there are still activities to enjoy for those who wish to brave the cold weather. Here are five events taking place in New Braunfels Jan. 12-14.


Jan. 12
Paint Starry Night over Gruene Hall
The artists at Painting with a Twist will walk you step by step through creating a painting of Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night over New Braunfels landmark Gruene Hall. BYOB. $45. 7-10 p.m. 1551 N. Walnut Ave, Suite 20. 830-620-7928. www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/new-braunfels 





Jan. 12-14
New Braunfels Antique Show
The Heritage Event Company will present the New Braunfels Antique Show, featuring more than 50,000 square feet of merchandise. Tickets are valid for entry to the event all weekend, and parking is free. $6 (adults); $3 (children 9-12). New Braunfels Civic & Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave. Visit www.theheritageeventcompany.com to purchase tickets and view a list of times and participating dealers. 918-619-2875





Jan. 12-14
Go to a drive-in movie
Head out to the Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theatre at 1178 Kroesche Lane, New Braunfels. Showing this weekend are Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle; Paddington 2; The Greatest Showman; Pitch Perfect 3; and Wonder. $8 (age 12 and older), $5 ages 4-11, free (age 3 and younger). 830-620-7469. Get the movie times at www.driveinusa.com/nb.





Jan. 13
Geocaching at Fischer Park
Join the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department at 10 a.m.-noon for a Geocaching event a Fischer Park Nature Education Center, 1935 Hilltop Summit Road, New Braunfels. Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game that uses GPS-enabled devices. Free. 830-221-4378. www.nbtexas.org





Jan. 13
Cody Canada & The Departed
Catch the Texas red dirt artist at Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 10:30 p.m. $20. 830-629-5077. www.gruenehall.com





Jan. 14
Football Frenzy
Football Frenzy is hosted by New Braunfels radio station KNBT 92.1 FM. The day will feature drink specials, free tailgating, food and prizes. Noon-3 p.m. Black Whale Pub, 367 Main Plaza. 830-625-6605. www.blackwhalepub.com


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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