New Braunfels Art League to announce Artist of the Year and 3 more things to do in New Braunfels this weekend, Jan. 5-7

The New Braunfels Art League's January show will feature works from all 2017 Artist of the Year nominees.

The New Braunfels Art League's January show will feature works from all 2017 Artist of the Year nominees.

The New Braunfels Art League will announce its Artist of the Year at an open reception Jan. 5. From 5-7:30 p.m. at the league’s headquarters, located at 239 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels.

The winner will be an artist who won first, second or third place in one of 2017’s art shows, and they will be displayed on the cover of the organization’s membership book as well as have a display up through the end of 2018.

The award will be presented at about 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend.

All of the Artist of the Year nominees’ work will be on display at the New Braunfels Art League through the end of the month. Hours of operation are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 12-5 p.m. Sunday.

More opportunities to get out in New Braunfels this weekend


New Braunfels Farmer’s Market
The New Braunfels Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and features a variety of venders offering plants, organic produce and hand-made items. Live music will be provided by Swinging Saints. Free admission. 186 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. www.nbfarmersmarket.com

Jan. 6
Corey Morrow at Gruene Hall
Americana act Market Junction will open for Texas Country Artist Cory Morrow. $25. 8 p.m. Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Rd., New Braunfels. 830-606-1281. www.gruenehall.com

Jan 7.
Sunday Music Matinee

Jeffrey Ryan Vaughn will host this week’s Sunday Music Matinee that will feature live music, bloody mary specials, cold beer and food. Free. 3 p.m. Phoenix Saloon, 193 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels. 830-643-1400. www.thephoenixsaloon.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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