Events

Victoria Police Department to host Law Enforcement Explorer Open House

Program offers 14 to 18-year-olds a chance to learn about career possibilities

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, Jan. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Victoria Police Department will hold its Law Enforcement Explorer Open House. The program offers youth between the ages of 14 and 18 the opportunity to provide volunteer…

Texas First Lady announces GRACE's Week of Prayer to End Human Trafficking

First Lady Cecilia Abbott encourages Texans to wear blue on Jan. 11, National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness

AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, Jan. 5, Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott announced that the Governor's Response Against Child Exploitation (GRACE) initiative will host the second annual Week of Prayer to End Human Trafficking from Jan. 10 through Jan. 16.…

What to expect on Community Crossroads

VICTORIA, Texas - Here's a look at what you can expect this week on Community Crossroads. We learn about Lessons and Carols, an interfaith performance coming to the Our…

VPD Retirement Walkout ceremony honors 2 longstanding officers

Retirement walkout ceremony brings back good memories, and nostalgic tears

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Dec. 16, two longtime leaders from the Victoria Police Department retired from the force. After many years serving the community, Lieutenant Mike Tatum…

Salvation Army of Victoria prepares for food distribution event

The organization loaded up 800 Christmas food boxes for Friday's event

VICTORIA, Texas - The Salvation Army of Victoria prepares for its food distribution event. On Friday, Dec. 17, from 9 to 11 a.m., the organization's workers will hand out food boxes, while supplies last. Workers loaded up 800 Christmas…

Christmas in Nordheim brings on the holiday spirit

A small community continues to share annual tradition

NORDHEIM, Texas - Since 1985, the Friends of Nordheim have hosted Christmas in Nordheim for community members and those in the surrounding areas. This year, the Friends of Norheim active members — Joyce Warwas, Ronda Voelkel, Roberta Hale, Bettie…

Annual Christmas parade sparks new tradition

The 30 plus Murillo family participated in the annual Christmas parade with a traditionally decorated float.

VICTORIA, Texas - The annual Christmas parade had many floats participating in it this year. As many families and friends gathered in downtown to watch the floats go by, the…

Christmas Parade of Lights offered in person or on TV, online

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VICTORIA, Texas - Residents now have the choice to watch Christmas Parade of Lights in person or from their homes. Christmas Parade of Lights will return to its traditional downtown setting this year,…

VISD's 'Winter Wonderland' event reaches students with complex needs

Victoria ISD's Special Services Department to host its 8th annual 'Winter Wonderland' event

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, Dec. 2, Victoria ISD's Special Services Department will host it's 8th annual "Winter Wonderland" event. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for students with complex needs within the district. "Winter…

VISD announces a fun holiday week of events

The events have no cost and are open to the public

VICTORIA, Texas - VISD announced a fun holiday week of events for local families to attend, featuring Victoria ISD's Fine Arts. The events are free of charge and open to the public. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021: On Tuesday, Nov. 30,…

Christmas on the Square brings holiday festivities downtown

The lighting of the H-E-B Christmas tree will kick off the event

VICTORIA, Texas - You are invited to ring in the holiday season with Christmas on the Square, hosted by the City of Victoria Parks & Recreation and the Victoria Main Street Program. Christmas on the Square is an evening of…

Moody Gardens kicks off holiday festivities

Santa Claus will parachute down for the grand lighting of the Festival of Lights trail

GALVESTON, Texas  – Today, Nov. 20, Moody Gardens kicks off several holiday festivities. Guests will have the chance to watch Santa Claus parachute down from the North Pole to Moody Gardens. Santa is coming to help prepare the property for…

Holiday Concert set for Dec. 4 at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

General admission tickets at $10

VICTORIA, Texas - A Holiday Concert is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4, at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. The Victoria College Choir and Choraliers will join the Victoria Civic Chorus and members of the Cuero High School Choir to put on…

VC students showcase artwork for fall exhibit

Students' artwork will remain on display through Dec. 9

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria College visual art students are displaying their work in the Fall 2021 Student Art Exhibition. Students' artwork became available to view on Nov. 11 and will continue to show through Dec. 9 at VC's Fine Arts…