“Beauty and the Wurst”
Circle Arts Theatre located next door to the Wursthalle.
The town is up in arms over the Wurst-Beast-will the Beauty be able to save him? Come be a part of the “tradition” of cheering the Hero, Booing and throwing popcorn at the Villain. $8.00 per person on Friday through Sunday/$6.00 per person on Monday through Thursday/Children 5 & under are free. For more information visit our website at www.circleartstheatre.org or for reservations call 830/837-6172.
The Wurstcraft Show & Sale in Texas
November 7 & November 8 – November 14 & 15/10am-5:30pm – Located on the Main Plaza in the New Braunfels Utilities Parking Lot.
Admission is free. Show is sponsored by the Comal County Senior Citizen’s Foundation and benefits “Meals on Wheels”. For more information call 830/832-4688 or 830/708-5211.
Open 10am-5pm/except Sundays 12 Noon-5pm daily during Wurstfest
Located at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery – 239 West San Antonio Street. 50th annual juried and multimedia art show. Paintings in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel and collage; sculpture, jewelry, photography, pottery and textiles. Admission is free. For more information visit our website at www.newbraunfelsartleague.com or call 830/629-8022.
Tour de Gruene Bicycle Classic
Lazy L & L Campground – 11699 River Road – Receational tour Saturday, November 7 – 8am -9am and Individual Time Trial, Saturday, November 7 at 2pm/Team Time Trials Sunday, November 8 at 8 am.
Event benefits the Sally M. Kingsbury Sarcoma Research Foundation. For more information visit our website at www.tourdegruene.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lake Canyon Yacht Club, Canyon Lake, Texas – November 7 & November 8 – Boardboats & Centerboards/November 14 & 15 – Keelboats & Multihulls. Saturdays 11:30am-4pm/Sundays 10am-2pm. Sponsored by Lake Canyon Yacht Club.
Sailors throughout the state participate each year. Spectators are free. For more information visit our websites at www.wurstfestregatta.com or call 210/590-7100 or email email@example.com
Wurstfest Skat Tournament
Held at the Landa Haus next to train station in Landa Park – Saturday November 7 beginning at 10am, ISPA Skat Rules. Sunday, November 8 beginning at 9 am, Texas Skat Rules.
The purpose of this tournament is to introduce and promote the playing of the German card game, “Skat”. Sponsored by the Texas State Skat League. For more information call 830/625-4279.
Wurst Five Mile Run
November 7. Starts in Landa Park at 8am. Sponsored by the New Braunfels Running Club.
For more information visit our website at www.athleteguild.com or call 877/806-3987.
November 7 & November 8 – 8 am-12 noon. Begins at 400 North Liberty Street. Sponsored by the New Braunfels Marsch-und Wandergruppe.
Walks are for fun, fitness and friendship. All ages are welcome and anyone can walk at their own pace. For more information visit our website at www.muw.walktexas.org or call 830/625-6330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sophienburg Museum & Archives
401 West Coll Street – Tuesday through Saturday – 10am to 4pm.
Exhibits rich in local artifacts, extensive photography collection and archival records. Shop in Sophie’s Shop for unique gift items, New Braunfels collectibles and books. Visit our beautiful booth at Wurstfest. Admission: Archives: $10.00 – Museum: Adults $8.00/Students 13-18 $4.00/Children 6-12 $2.00. For more information visit our website at www.sophienburg.com or call 830/629-1572.
New Braunfels Conservation Society Projects
Tours of Conservation Plaza – Open 10 am- 3 pm daily during Wurstfest/except Sundays 12-3 pm – Located at 1300 Church Hill Drive.
Tour of historic German village consisting of 18 restored/furnished structures (1849-1883). See a 1907 REO and 1898 Painted Pipe Organ. Admission: Adults: $2.50/Students (6-18): $.50/Children under 6 free. Kaffee Haus – Forke Store in Conservation Plaza at 1300 Churchill Drive – Open 10:30 am-2 pm from November 9 through November 13. Enjoy homemade German lunch consisting of potato soup, sausage and cooked cheese sandwiches, chicken and ham salad sandwiches and homemade desserts served in an 1865 General Store. Ferdinand Lindheimer Home (circa 1852) – Located at 491 Comal Avenue – Tours upon request. Ferdinand Jakob Lindheimer (1801-1879) was the “Father of Texas Botany” and the newspaper editor of the Herald-Zeitung. Lindheimer was the man most responsible for New Braunfels being located by the Comal Springs. Admission: Adults: $2.00/Children: $.50. Buckhorn Barbershop Museum – Located at 521 West San Antonio Street – Tours upon request. A “1920’s” equipped working barbershop containing hundreds of hand-carved miniature circus animals and figures, antique toys and pictures made from rock. Admission: $1.50-Adults/$.50-Children. For more information on these projects visit our website at www.newbraunfelsconservation.org or call 830/832-9699.
Heritage Society of New Braunfels Projects
Heritage Village/Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture Tours – Open 1pm-4pm daily during Wurstfest – Located at 1370 Church Hill Drive, adjacent to Conservation Plaza.
A spectacular collection of Texas Biedermeier furniture handmade by German craftsmen (1844-1880). Admission: $5.00-Adults/$4.00-Seniors/$3.50 AAA/$2.00 Children. For more information visit our website at www.nbheritagevillage.com or call 830/629-6504.
Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
Located at 386 North Castell Avenue. Open 9am-5pm Monday thru Friday/Saturdays 10am-4pm/Sundays 1pm-4pm during Wurstfest.
Learn about the historic Catholic Church in New Braunfels that was founded in 1846. Self guided audio tours to show the architecture and beautiful stained glass windows. For more information visit our website at www.sppnb.org or call 830/625-4531.
McKenna Children’s Museum
Open 10am-5pm daily Mondays-Saturday and located at 801 West San Antonio Street.
Come enjoy hands-on and interactive exhibits and programs designed to stimulate learning and encourage imagination that make learning fun!. Come and go admission and on-site Café. Admission: $7.50 per person over 12 months. For more information visit our website at www.mckennakids.org or call 830/606-9525.
First United Methodist Church
“The Wurst Service”, Sunday November 8th from 11am-1pm – located at the dance slab in Landa Park.
All are welcome to join us for a casual worship service and stay for a free lunch, face painting and train rides. Admission is free.
Saturday, November 14 – 8:30 am Shotgun Start. Entry Fee: $75 includes tournament golf with cart, lunch & prizes. 100 Players Max/18 Holes – 2 person scramble. Sponsored by the Landa Park Golf Course.
For more information visit our website at landaparkgolfcourse.com or call (830) 221-4341.
Historic Outdoor Art Museum
Learn important elements of New Braunfels early history through larger than life outdoor murals. (1) “City of a Prince”, located at West San Antonio Street and Castell Avenue, highlights German immigration from Europe and the founding of New Braunfels. (2) “A Tribute to Ferdinand J. Lindheimer” located on the L.A. Hoffmann Building at 165 South Seguin Avenue, showcases the importance of this brilliant man. Immigrant guide, editor/publisher of the first newspaper, teacher, medicine man, botanist and considered the father of Texas botany. (3) “The Lure of the Springs” located on the Landa Park Recreation Building conveys the importance of the Comal Springs and River from prehistoric times to the industrialization of New Braunfels through today. (4) “Spass and Gemütlichkeit” located at 148 South Castell along Krause Strasse depicts German fun and fellowship with sausage, beer & wine and bakery goods all currently in practice today. (5) A MUST SEE, the Wurstfest 50th Anniversary mural commissioned by Wurstfest and painted by local artist Brent McCarthy, located on the Northeast side of the Wursthalle with fronting on Elizabeth Street.
(6) Hermann Seele – “The Soul of New Braunfels” mural located at 146 North Castell. A new media using 8 inch ceramic tile with the artwork being fired onto the tile at 1800 degrees F . Artwork by Brent McCarthy. Prince Carl Solms – Braunfels life size bronze by renowned sculptor Paul Tadlock standing in front of the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center on Seguin Avenue welcoming visitors to our city. Our founder, Prince Carl of royal lineage, thus, “City of a Prince”. The Museum is currently working on the eighth piece of public art honoring the Mexican-American culture and history of this area. For more information visit our website at www.nbmurals.org or call 830/609-1369.
*Wurstfest is pleased to announce other events related to the festival, but is not responsible for scheduling these activities, nor last minute location or time changes. Inquiries related to these events should be addressed to the sponsoring organization.