Calendar of Events - Fall 2013
Gruene Hall features live music everyday year 'round. Most shows are free Monday through Thursday evenings and Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Friday and Saturday evenings are generally ticketed or cover shows. For band schedule and availability, visit GrueneHall.com or call (830) 606-1601.
KNBT Friday Afternoon Club
A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 15th year, and still going strong! Get your weekend kickin' at Gruene Hall every Friday from 4-7pm. Enjoy happy hour, prize giveaways and the best in Texas tunes, broadcasted live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels with Mattson Rainer. Need another reason to come out? You never know who might stop by -- Ray Benson, Steve Earle, Delbert McClinton, Radney Foster, Hayes Carll and Ray Wylie Hubbard have all stopped by for a chat, just to name a few. Good times!
Second Sundays: September 8 | October 13 | November 10
Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist at Gruene Hall
In the tradition of a New Orleans-style gospel brunch, we are serving up awe-inspiring gospel music coupled with a mouth-watering buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar. Brunch hours are 10:30am-12:00pm. For information or to purchase tickets, visit GrueneHall.com, call (830) 629-5077 or toll free from San Antonio (830) 606-1601 or stop by Gruene Hall in person. Advance tickets are recommended.
Third Thursdays: September 19 | October 17 | November 21
Come and Taste It
Meet Texas’ best winemakers and craft brewers at The Grapevine the third Thursday of each month except January. Throughout the year, eleven wineries and the winemakers are showcased on the patio and garden of this popular tasting room in Gruene Historic District. With The Grapevine's new addition of select craft beers on tap, each month will also feature one brewery which will offer samples alongside the wine. Complimentary tastings will be offered of the craft beer and three of the wineries newest releases, top-selling and hardest to find wines. This a great opportunity to learn direct from these craftsmen, engage with other visitors interested in wine and beer and enjoy the natural surroundings and all the other offerings of Gruene Historic District. Samples of food that is offered for sale will be provided, and each event features live music and prize giveaways. For more information, visit GrapevineInGruene.com or call (830) 606-0093.
Third Full Weekend: September 21-22 | October 19-20 | November 16-17
Old Gruene Market Days
Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items, collectibles and packaged Texas foods. Open at 10am. Free admission. Visit GrueneMarketDays.com or call (830) 832-1721 for information.
Registration begins at 7am
Race starts at 8am at Gruene Hall
Enjoy a leisurely or competitive run through Gruene Historic District. Post-race music at Gruene Hall with food and beer provided to all participants. Sponsored by New Braunfels Running Club and benefiting a local New Braunfels charity. For more information, visit AthleteGuild.com or call (830) 708-2991.
27th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Fest
This Americana event benefiting the United Way of Comal County features the best in live Texas music and the best in Texas food and wines at Gruene Hall and The Grapevine. All four days will be filled with vintner and music events, wine & food samplings and the Great Guitar Auction. Visit GrueneMusicandWineFest.org, call (830) 629-5077 or toll free from San Antonio (830) 606-1601 for tickets and information.
21st Annual Texas Clay Festival
10am - 6pm
Respected potters and sculptors from around Texas display, sell their wares and demonstrate a variety of techniques. Hands-on activities are available for children. Call Dee or Terry Buck at (830) 629-7975 for information or visit TexasClayFestival.com.
30th Annual Tour de Gruene
Registration begins at 7am / Race starts at 8am
Participants enjoy a leisurely ride through the Texas Hill Country or competitive time trials with prizes for the best course records. Among famous past participants are Lance Armstrong and five-time Tour de France winner Eddie Merckx. Call (210) 862-3524 or visit TourdeGruene.com to receive an entry form. This weekend is sponsored by the San Antonio Bicycle Racing Club and benefits a local charity.
November 16-17 | November 23-24 | November 29 - Dec 1
Photos with Cowboy Kringle
10am to 5pm in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store
Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene's own brand of Santa! Packages are available, along with photo ornaments, Christmas cards and other special order items. Photos taken on November 16 & 17 will benefit a local charity. For more info including future dates and hours,visit HolidaysInGruene.com.
5th Annual Gruene Turkey Trot - 5K Run/Walk and 1/4 Mile Kids' Turkey Chase
Registration begins at 6:30am
Fun for the whole family! Start your Thanksgiving Day with an exhilarating 5K run/walk through Gruene Historic District. Kids under 12 years old will have a blast chasing a Turkey Mascot for a 1/4 mile through Gruene. Races begin and end in front of Gruene Hall. Benefiting local charities, including the Comal County Sheriff's Green Santa Program and the New Braunfels Police Department Blue Santa Program. Register online at ComalCopsForKids.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
*Advance tickets are recommended
For information or to purchase tickets, call (830) 629-5077 or toll free from San Antonio (830) 606-1601,
stop by Gruene Hall in person or visit GrueneHall.com.
See you in Gruene Historic District!