New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 10, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
14' ■ HaraM-ZMung ■ Friday, March 10, IMSNew Braunfels Sesquicentennial Calendar of Events
March 21—FOUNDERS’ DAY— Prayer brcaMatl at 7:00 am. with noted ruftgtous speaker Dr. Bane Lemon, Co-Paator of tm Crystal Cathedral in * CaMomia. Now Braunfels CMc Cantar. AdnMon $10.00.
March 21— BOOK-SIGNING PARTY—12:00 noon at First Protaatant Church in the new Family Ufo Cantar. Dr. Bruce Lemon wM attend a book*
#lMercir2i-FOUNDERS’ DAY WORSHIP SERVICE—Or. Bruoa Lar-aon al preach at the 7:30 pm aervict aft First Protaatant Church.
March 28—TANZFE8T (DANCE FEST)—7:30 p.m. at Eagles Hall. Parade of tags and Geiman costumes. German-atyls dance music by Seven Dutchman orchestra. EMbMon danoas by five member groups oft the Gsfman FoNrdanca Association of Texas. Special dance ceremony to honor original German seders of Comal County. Um-Aad number of ticks* Adance, $6.00; At the door, $7.00. Sponsored by Dautecher VoMmtanzverband Texas & New Braunfels German Fofcdancets.
March 26-30TH ANNUAL AND FINAL REUNION OF RURAL SCHOOLS OF COMAL, GUADALUPE, AND HAYS COUNTIES—Ex-students, teachers, of approximately 78 dshmct rural schools and guests wM gather at tm Knights of Columbus Haft. Registration 1:00 pm-2:00 p.m., foNowed by dancing to the Tbmmle Vanek Band from 2:00 p.m.-0:00 p.m. No food will be served. Refreshments wit be evadable for pur*
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display. Special program and recognition of attendees. Nominal admission fee.
April 1—GRU ENE 10K RUN-10-KBometer run in Greene Historic Dte-tdpL
! April IA 2-TOUR OF HISTORIC HOMES—Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 4183. Proceeds benefit the Chldren’s Shelter and Habitat for Humanity. 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. each day, $10.00 donation.
April 8—EASTER EGG HUNT— Sponsored by the New Braunfels Evening Rotary, Wuesfs, and New Braunfels Parks Department. A citywide Easter Egg Hunt aft 11 XX) arn at the Gazebo in Lands Park.
April g—TRAIL RIDE FROM INDIANOLA—Trail ride leaves from Indianola on a 1-week trip to New Braun-
< April 13-30—"ORPHANS ON THE GUADALUPE”—arete Arts Theatre will present the heritage drama "Orphans on the Guadalupe" at the theatre in Lands Park. Shows at 8:00 p.m. on April 13,14 (benefit night), 15, 21,29, and 30. 3:00 p.m. matinee on April 22823.
April 14—GOOO FRIDAY RELIGIOUS SERVICES—Commundy^irids service in conjunction with the New Braunfels Ministerial Alienee Held at First Protestant Church beginning at 12:15 p.m.
April 14—CROSSING THE . GUADALUPE RIVER—Trail riders ; from Indianola wtt cross the Guadalupe River on Business 35 at 3:30 p.m., then continue downtown on Seguin Ave. to the Civic Center.
April 14—OPENING CEREMONIES OF SESQUICENTENNIAL WEEK AND DEDICATION OF PLAQUE—State and local cftgnitanes WSI open the Sesquicentennial festivities greeting the trad riders at the Civic Center and unveiling a historic si marker dedicated to al the German settlers that made the long journey from IndF
April 14-24—SESQUICENTENNIAL HAND-CANCELLATION AT POST OFFICE—Retired Postmasters will have a special harxFcanoeMAon commemorating the Sesquicentennial celebration at the New Braunfels Post Office Special envelopes with the Sesquicenlennial logo on them wM also be available April 15—SHOOTING MATCH— Sponsored by the New Braunfels Schuetzen Verein April 18—EASTER SUNOAY SUNRISE SERVICE—Special service for al denominations wi take place on the
Main Plaza 6:30-7:30 a.m.
April 18—SPASS TAG AND KAF-FEKLATSCH—Sponsored by VFW and Auxillary Post 7110.12:00 noon-OXX) p.m. at VFW Poet at 600 Peace Ava. German muaic and singing, dominoes, skat, target shooting, horseshoe pitching, bean bag toes, etc. Available will be Wurst Brot (sausage bread), Koch Kaeee auf Roggenbrot (cooked cheese on rye bread), Kaffee Kuchen (coffee oaks) and more.
April 20-EVENING OF GERMAN ENTERTAINMENT—The German-American Society will sponsor an evening of entertainment at the New Braunfels Civic Center beginning at TOO p.m. The pianist Horst Schoeneck wM play and the Folksdance Group from New Braunfels will perform. Also from Braunfels, Germany, is a popular band who wi play for the audience’s listening pleasure. After the show, the audtenoe can meet the performers at a reoepMon at the New Braunfels Civic Center aft 7.00 p.m.
April 21—NEW BRAUNFELS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1946 SOTH REUNtOf^-flanquet at the Senior Citizens Center.
April 21-HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES 1946-1961 REUNION April 22—SESQUICENTENNIAL PARADE—Starling at goo a.rn., the parade route will wind through downtown New Braunfels and conclude in Prince Selma Park.
April 22-BARBECUE LUNCH IN LANDA PARK—A huge barbecue lunch wM be served from 11:00 arn-3:00 p.m. at the Wurstfact grounds In Lands Park following the parade.
April 22—WURST COOK-OFF— BBQ cook-off and tasting on the Wurst-feet grounds along the Comal River In Lands Park at 1:00 p.m.
April 22—ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PARK—A variety of musical entertainment and games will take place during the afternoon in Lands Park.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.—Village Brass Band in the Market Platz .
12:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.—Saenger-fest on the Wurstfest grounds 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.—Mariachis at Area 10 in Lands Park 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.—NBHS Band on the Dance Slab in Lands Park 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.—49th Armored Band in the Market Platz 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.—Alpenfest on the Wurstfest grounds 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.—Village Brass Band in the Market Platz 1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.—Canyon High School Band on the Dance Slab 1:30 p.m.*2:30 p.m.—Ballet Folk-lorico at Area 10 in Lands Park 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.—Cross Country Band on the Dance Slab 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.—Stadt-Kapelle on the Wurstfest grounds 3:00 p.m.—The heritage drama "Orphans on the Guadalupe” will be presented at the Circle Arts Theatre in Lands Park.
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.—Alpenfest on the Wurstfest grounds 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.—Rio band at Area 10 in Lands Park 4:00 p m *7:00 p.m.—Quarter Moon band
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.—Community Band on the Wurstfest grounds 4:30 p m.-6:00 p.m.—The Seven Dutchmen on the Wurstfest grounds 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.—Alpenfest on the Wurstfest grounds 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p m —Street Organ from Germany on the Dance Slab 8:00 p m *9:30 p m —San Antonio Youth Orchestra on the Dance Slab (wM play through fireworks)
April 22-MAJOR FIREWORKS DISPLAY—A huge fireworks display wM take place over Lands Lake in Lands Park at dusk April 22—WURST DANCE—Starting at 6:00 p.m., o*ldoor entertainment on the Wurstfest grounds along the Comal River in Landa Park Dance in the evening in the WursthaMe following the fireworks.
April 23—MAY POLE TO BE DEDICATED—The German-American Society of New Braunfels will erect a Maibaum (May Pole) in front of the
Wurstfest grounds on Landa Street, depicting the first 150 years of New Braunfels’ history.
April 24—COMAL COUNTY BLACK HERITAGE DISPLAY—Black heritage biographies on display at the Sophienburg Memorial Museum.
April 27—DEDICATION OF HISTORICAL SITE—Comal Springs Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames of the XVII Century will dedicate the Sophienburg Museum site as one of significant and historical value.
May 6—KINDERMASKEN PARADE—Children’s parade through downtown with over IOO years of tradition.
May 6 A 7—1OTH ANNUAL FOLK-FEST—Festival celebrating New Braunfels’ heritage and culture on grounds of Conservation Plaza and Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. Tours of historic holdings, demonstrations by artisans and craftsmen, food, furniture-making, games, etc. Sponsored by New Braunfels Conservation Society, Sophienburg Museum and the Heritage Society of New Braunfels. Admission fee.
May 7—AMERICAN LEGION POST #179 SKAT TOURNAMENT—1:00 p.m. at 410 W. Coll Street. 60 hands played according to the Texas State Skat League rules to commemorate
the pioneers’ participation in the game of stat which was brought over by German immigrants.
May 7—MID-TEXAS SYMPHONY ANNUAL POPS CONCERT—Honoring the Sesquicentennial at 4:00 p.m. in the New Braunfels Civic Center. The program will include "Stars and Stripes Forever," “Armed Forces March," "Bugler's Holiday,” and New Braunfels and Canyon High School Bands will be invited to join the orchestra for the “1812 Overture” by Tschaikowsky.
May 19-21—THIRD ANNUAL HUM-MELFEST—Celebration of Sister M.l. Hummers birthday. HummelMarkt, secondary market dealers and crafts people. Hummel Family Reunion, barbecue and dance. Friday, May 19:10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 20: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Sunday, May 21: 9:00 a.rn.-4:00 p.m. Special Sesquicentennial Mass on Sunday, May 21 at 9:00 a.m.
May 28—SPECIAL MASS TO HONOR VETERANS OF ALL WARS—Sponsored by the American GI Forum Gregorio Coronado Women's Chapter of New Braunfels. At Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 11:00 a.m.
June IO—JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION—Black Heritage Families of Comal County have organized a
dinner and dance from 5:30 p.m.-12:00 midnight in the New Braunfels Civic Center.
Aug. 11—DEDICATION OF SEELE TREE AND MARKER—At the Sophienburg Museum. Sponsored by the Retired Teachers Association.
SEPT. 26-OCT. 1—COMAL COUNTY FAIR—One of Texas’ oldest and largest fairs with exhibits, carnival, rodeo and entertainment. Admission fee. Comal County Fairgrounds.
Oct. 1—104TH TEXANISCHES GEBIRGS-SAENGERFEST—German Public Concert at 2:00 p.m. at Saenger-halle (187 Saur Lane). Hosted by the New Braunfels Gemischter Chor Har-monie. Admission fee.
Nov. 3-12—WURSTFEST—Sesquicentennial edition of Wurstfest. Annual event rich in German culture and full of Texas fun. Music, food, dancing, arts & crafts, sporting events, historical and cultural exhibits.
Nov. 3-12—HERITAGE EXHIBIT— Relive a moment of New Braunfels’ history as you browse at the elaborate display of New Braunfels’ heritage. New Braunfels Civic Center.
Nov. 4—WURSTFEST AT THE HUMMEL—13th annual Hummel figurine look-alike contest at 10:00 a.m.
Nov. 5— WURSTFEST SERVICE—Community service emphasiz
ing New Braunfels’ German heritage, held at 10:00 a.m. during Wurstfest in the Wursthalle.
Nov. 21—COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE—7:00 p.m. at the New Braunfels Civic Center with all New Braunfels and Comal County Christian congregations participating.
Dec. 2—ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT TOUR—Sponsored by the New Braunfels Conservation Society, the Heritage Society of New Braunfels, and the Sophienburg Museum and Archives
Dec. 3—ADVENT VESPERS—Traditional community sing. Sponsored and coordinated by a separate group.
Dec. 5—2ND ANNUAL WEIH-NACHTSFEUER—Christmas party celebrating the Eve of St. Nicholas Feast Day. Tree decorating, singing. Lebkuchenhaus (Gingerbread house) contest. Infant of Krumbad procession.
Dec. 17—CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF CHURCHES—Several New Braunfels churches to host afternoon/evening open house. Choir/Christmas music.
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Linda Mary Autry, wife of James Autry was honored with a baby shower Sat March 4, by her sister-in-law Mrs. Mary Morga, Mrs. Christina Garza, A Valerie Morga. The shower was held at her mother-in-law's home, Mrs. Allen Autry. There were IO relatives in attendance. The baby's maternal Grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. William C. Grein and paternal Grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Van Albert Autry of Garden Ridge. Punch, chicken sandwiches, chips, mints, nuts & a cake decorated in blue was served
Linda & James are expecting their first child, a boy, to arrive in May.
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