Here are eight events to check out during May and June in the New Braunfels area.


Frankenstein: The musical

A new adaptation of Mary Shelley’s original novel, this musical brings all its suspense, tragedy and romance to the stage.Butterfly photography lessons

Join this in-depth workshop at the Headwaters at the Comal exploring various techniques and tips for butterfly photography in nature. Grace Scalzo will share her knowledge on light, plants backgrounds, equipment, ethics and more.
  • May 11, 9:30 a.m.
  • $10 ($8 military, $5 Headwaters member)
  • Headwaters at the Comal, 333 E. Klingemann St., New Braunfels
Junie B. Jones the musical

Join the New Braunfels Performing Arts Theatre for a about Junie B. Jones’ first day of first grade. All ages are welcome, and children 2 years old and up must have a ticket to enter.
  • May 11, showtimes 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
  • $16-$19
  • NBPA Studio Theatre, 131 Gattuso Road, New Braunfels
Old Gruene Market Days

Nearly 100 vendors will be offering uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods.
  • May 18-19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Gruene Historic District in front of Adobe Verde, 1724 Hunter Road, New Braunfels
Antique Barn Sale and Makers Market

Hosted at the Historic Old Town by the New Braunfels Conservation Society, this event offers the opportunity to shop for vintage antiques, furniture, crafts and more.Memorial Day ceremony

The city of New Braunfels is hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony honoring those military members who lost their lives serving their country.
  • May 27, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • New Braunfels Veterans’ Memorial, 3030 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels

Sweaty Yeti

The Comal Trails Alliance will host the organization’s sixth annual Sweaty Yeti Trail Run. Participants can run, hike or chase the yeti on the new Panther Canyon South Rim Trail. Proceeds benefit the Comal Trails Alliance.
  • June 1, 8 a.m. (5K), 8:15 a.m. (1.5 mile trail hike and children’s yeti chase)
  • $45-$60 based on trail options and time of purchase
  • Landa Park, 32 Gazebo Circle, New Braunfels
Live @ Landa: Concert in the Park

The Live @ Landa Concert Series continues at Landa Park. Concerts are recurring every first Thursday until July. June’s concert will be with country artist Julianna Rankin.
  • June 6, 6-9 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Landa Park Dance Slab, 110 Golf Course Road, New Braunfels