New Braunfels Edition | July 2021

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July events

JULY 03 THROUGH AUG. 31 BEER-STEIN HOLDING COMPETITION The Masskrugstemmen competition returns to Krause’s Cafe & Biergarten on Saturdays through Aug. 21. The traditional event that has roots in Germany tests participants age 21 and older by seeing who can hold one liter of beer in a stein the longest. Children age 12 and younger can participate in the root beer-holding contest. $5 (children), $20-$25 (adults, includes beer and stein). 7:30 p.m. 186 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 830-625-2807. www.krausescafe.com 05 THROUGH09 MENUMASTERS CAMP Children ages 9-12 will work in groups to compete to make the tastiest creation. Participants will learn a variety of recipes and culinary skills to replicate at home. All materials will be provided. 1-3 p.m. $65 (per child). Westside Community Center, 2932 S. I-35, New Braunfels. www.parksonline.nbtexas.org 08 THROUGH 31 ‘MARY POPPINS’ LIVE Presented by Circle Arts Theatre, the

JULY 03

FOUNDER’S DAY EVENTS DOWNTOWN NEW BRAUNFELS

JULY 04

FOURTHOF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR LANDA PARK

This year’s Founder’s Day Parade will be part of the postponed events celebrating the 175th anniversary of New Braunfels and will be held jointly with the Sophienburg’s Fourth of July Parade. The parade will begin in front of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at 390 S. Seguin Ave. at 8:30 a.m. In conjunction with the Founder’s Day Parade, each year since 1856, children join the Kindermasken Parade and Ball. The Heritage Society of New Braunfels, the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture and several other local organizations are hosting the parade. The NB Evening Lions Club will sponsor a costume contest following the parade. The parade will begin at 8:30 a.m. at The Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin Avenue. www.since1845.com, www.texashandmadefurniture.com/kindermasken (Courtesy Jim Flynn)

The skies over Landa Park will be lit by fireworks in celebration of Independence Day after the annual celebration was canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s display is anticipated to be the largest display ever seen in the city, according to a press release, funded by a donation from Joy and Rocky Hill in honor of the 175th anniversary of the town’s founding. H-E-B will return as a sponsor for the event, and attendees can tune in to KGNB 1420 AM to listen to music timed to the display. Viewers will be able to see the fireworks from anywhere in Landa Park, the Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs and the Fredericksburg Baseball Fields. Free. 6 p.m. (seating begins at the golf course), 7 p.m. (Live at Landa Concert Series hosted at the Landa Park Dance Slab), 9:15 p.m. (fireworks show). www.nbtexas.org/fireworks (Courtesy New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau)

story of “Mary Poppins” follows the story of the Banks family who live in London. After a mysterious nanny appears on Find more or submit New Braunfels events at communityimpact.com/event-calendar. Event organizers can submit local events online to be considered for the print edition. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.

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