COMPILED BY LAUREN CANTERBERRY, DARCY SPRAGUE & JARRETT WHITENER
WORTH THE TRIP July 04 Run a Freedom Run 5K The Let Freedom Run 5K is a race along the Schertz Jubilee parade route prior to the parade beginning. Open to all participants, it includes a kids run/fun run alongside a walk for families and others. The race begins at 9:15 a.m. Registration information can be found on the Schertz city website. Schertz Civic Center 1400 Schertz Parkway, Schertz. 210-619-1635 www.schertz.com/466 at 6:30 a.m. followed by other races. Depending on date of registration, race entrance will cost $15-$20 (kids race), $35-$50 (5K), $40-$60 (10K), $85-$100 (half marathon). 1178 Kroesche Lane, New Braunfels. www.athleteguild.com 22 THROUGH 23 QUILT YOUR HEART OUT At QuiltFest 2022, hosted by the New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild, attendees can view award-winning quilts, presentations, demonstrations and more. Vendors, a quilters thrift store and a boutique will also be part of the event. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free (children age 10 and younger), $10 (one-day pass), $15 (two-day pass). New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. www.newbraunfelsareaquuiltguild.org 30 THROUGH 31 GO TO A GUN SHOW Presented by Premier Gun Show, the New Braunfels Gun Show will oer 300 tables of guns, ammunition, knives, shooting supplies and more for attendees to buy, sell or trade. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (July 30) and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (July 31). Free (children age 11 and younger and uniformed peace ocers), $9-$15 general admission. New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 817-732-1194. www.premiergunshows.com
CELEBRATE AT LANDA PARK LANDA PARK
The skies over Landa Park will be lit by reworks in celebration of Independence Day during the city’s annual Fireworks Spectacular in partnership with H-E-B. The reworks will be red over Landa Lake and will be visible from anywhere in Landa Park, the Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs, Fischer Park and the Fredericksburg Baseball Fields. Ahead of the event, the nal Live at Landa concert featuring the J. Abram Band will begin at 7 p.m. at the Landa Park Dance Slab, and the Remax Skydiving Team will parachute into the park before the reworks. Attendees can tune in to KGNB 1420 AM to listen to music timed to the display. 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. (reworks show). Free. 830-221-4000
Float Fest combines tubing on the Guadalupe River and a music festival. FEATURED EVENT Float Fest July 2324 Float Fest will return to Gonzalez with more than a dozen acts including Vampire Weekend, Chance the Rapper and Tove Lo. The event oers a 2-mile oating trip down the river and walk-on access to the concerts. This year, the event will feature a draft beer station where attendees can ll reusable containers. Times vary. Single-day general admission tickets start at $134.
Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 210-410-0737. www.nashows.com 19 LEARN ABOUT WATER Hosted by the Comal County Conservation Alliance, Water: The Next 20 Years will explore how local water resources are managed and preserved. Roland Ruiz, general manager of the Edwards Aquifer Authority, will give a presentation about the aquifer and how the EAA works to provide area residents with access to water. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. McKenna Events Center, 801 W. San www.headwatersatthecomal.com 23 RACE ON COUNTRY ROADS Join local Texas runners for the Antonio St., New Braunfels. www.comalconservation.org, Stars and Stripes Half Marathon that will start and nish at the Stars and Stripes Drive-In. Racers can participate in a half marathon, 10K or 5K, and the courses will travel along country roads through the Hill Country. Half marathon begins
JULY 09 THE SCIENCE OF BEING A DAD In partnership with the SJRC Texas Fatherhood Initiative, children and their father or father gure will work together on science projects with the goal of strengthening father-child engagement. Each pair will build two rockets: one will use water as fuel; the other will use air. 10-11 a.m. Free. For children age 4 and older. Headwaters at the Comal, 333 E. Klingemann St., New Braunfels. 830-608-8937. www.headwatersatthecomal.com 15 THROUGH 17 SEARCH FOR NEW ACCESSORIES Exhibitors from around the country will oer jewelry, gifts, gourmet items and more during this three-day event. Shoppers can purchase a variety of goods and have a chance to win prizes throughout the weekend. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (July 15-16), 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (July 17). Free admission. New Braunfels Civic/
1 CR 197, Gonzales www.oatfest.net
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.
HOPS FOR HOPE PASSPORT Presented by:
HOPS FOR HOPE
START YOUR ADVENTURE BY VISITING A PARTNER.
COLLECT STAMPS FROM PARTNERS.
REDEEM FOR AWESOME PRIZES. EEM
BUY YOUR HOPS FOR HOPE PASSPORT FOR $25.
Friday, August 19th 5pm-9pm at The Gruene Light @ Rockin' R Purchase your Passport at the Hops for Hope Launch Party Live music. Food. Games. Fun.
PARTNERSHIP & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE
COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER • COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM
Powered by FlippingBook