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HOLIDAYS IN GRUENE
2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
November 19th thru January 1st



FEATURED EVENTS:


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PHOTOS WITH COWBOY KRINGLE


November 19th-20th

  -- During Gruene Market Days

November 25th-27th

  -- During Thanksgiving Weekend

December 3rd-4th

  -- During Christmas Market Days

December 10th-11th

  -- It's not too late!

December 17th-18th

  -- Last chance!


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Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene's own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. A portion of  the profits from photos taken on November 19 & 20 will benefit Communities in Schools.For more info, including future dates and hours, click here.




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OLD GRUENE MARKET DAYS


November 19th & 20th

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

GRUENE CHRISTMAS MARKET DAYS


December 3rd & 4th

10:00 am to 5:00 pm



Get a start on your holiday shopping in Gruene's relaxed atmosphere -- you're bound to find something special for everyone on your list. Nearly 100 vendors offer Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Free admission. For more information, visit GrueneMarketDays.com.




8th ANNUAL GRUENE TURKEY TROT
5K Run/Walk & 1/4 Mile Kids' Turkey Chase


THANKSGIVING DAY! November 24th at 8:00am

Registration begins at 6:30 am


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 cccfk@ComalCopsForKids.org for more information.





15th ANNUAL
GRUENE PONY EXPRESS RIDE


December 3rd

10:00 am


Gruene Historic District will receive Pony Express riders from the Heritage Trail Ride Association of New Braunfels at 10:00 am. Relay riders carry a "Christmas Greetings" message from the Governor of Texas. A temporary post office will be set up next to Gruene Outfitters in Gruene to cancel stamps for mailing. Bring your Christmas cards to have the stamps cancelled with the 2016 commemorative stamp representing Gruene.




BAH HUMBUG

December 3rd

1:00 pm in The Grapevine Garden

It's Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol with an amazing twist — one actor plays all the roles in this powerful tale of hope & compassion! Award-winning stage actor Damian Gillen transforms before your eyes into all those beloved characters...from Scrooge to Tiny Tim, in this magical and imaginative re-telling of the holiday classic! Complete with numerous costume changes, special effects and traditional Celtic Christmas tunes! Great fun for the whole family! Click here for a clip from the show.





GRUENE TOWN LIGHTING


December 3rd

5:00 to 6:30 pm


Watch as Cowboy Kringle rides into town on horseback and lights Gruene for the Holidays. We'll be celebrating with live musical performances with festival food and wine available for purchase. Afterwards, get some holiday shopping done at Gruene's 30+ stores, cozy up to a fireplace for dinner at the Gristmill, head over to Mozie's for a cold one, or stop by the Hall for the show that evening. Call (830) 629-5077 for information.




24th ANNUAL JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK


December 10th

Registration begins at 7:30 am/ Race starts at 8:00 am


This 5K Run/Walk and Kid's Ks event benefits a local charity. Awards will be given to the top male and female finisher, the top male and female masters, the top 3 finishers in each age group (All ages - 5 year increments through 75+), and the top three wheelchair athletes. Sponsored by the New Braunfels Running Club and held in Gruene Historic District. For information, call (830) 708-2991 or visit AthleteGuild.com.




GOSPEL BRUNCH WITH A TEXAS TWIST,
CHRISTMAS EDITION


December 11th

10:30 am - noon at Gruene Hall


Gruene decks its Hall for Christmas in the tradition of a New Orleans-style gospel brunch, but with our own special Lone Star touches. Enjoy awe-inspiring gospel music, Christmas tunes and a savory buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar. Advanced tickets recommended. For tickets click here or call (830) 606-1601 (toll free from San Antonio).

Tickets on sale November 14th



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LIVE MUSIC AT GRUENE HALL,
TEXAS' OLDEST DANCE HALL


Gruene Hall features live music every day year 'round.

Click here for a complete schedule.

Here are some of our Holiday favorites...

 

THE KELLY WILLIS &
BRUCE ROBISON HOLIDAY SHINDIG.*


Friday, December 16th
Doors open at 7pm

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Cowboy KringleTWO TON TUESDAY CHRISTMAS SHOWS


Tuesday, December 20th & Tuesday, December 27th

8:30 pm Show / 6-7pm Swing Dance Lessons

 

Before there was Americana, before there was Texas Country, Two Tons of Steel frontman Kevin Geil and his band rocked a sound that blended the best of musical worlds and pushed the envelope of “Texas” sound with a signature brand of high-energy country meets raw punk. The San Antonio-based band continues to push the line between country and punk with its latest project “Unraveled”.

 

 

NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH KEVIN FOWLER


Saturday, December 31st

9 pm


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HAIR OF THE DOG DAY


Sunday, January 1st

ALL DAY!





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*Advance tickets are recommended

For information or to purchase tickets, call (830) 629-5077,
stop by Gruene Hall in person or visit GrueneHall.com.

See you in Gruene Historic District!