Events

Welder Center offering free Summer Family Movie Series

A total of five showings scheduled for the month of July

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts is offering five family-friendly movies in its free Summer Family Movie Series beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. The other showings are scheduled for Saturday, July…

Parks & Recreation to host one-day soccer tournament

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria Parks & Recreation will host a one-day soccer tournament July 11 at Lowe Field and Rippamonti Field in Riverside Park. “Soccer is the most played sport across the globe,” said recreation coordinator Alex Moore.…

Aero Crafters to host 4th of July party

Tables to be 6ft. apart to encourage social distancing

VICTORIA, Texas- Aero Crafters will host their second annual Fourth of July party on Saturday, July 4th. Guests can expect a food truck with a special…

Community Closings related to COVID-19/Coronavirus

This is a running list that will be updated in real time

Below is a list of closings and rescheduled events that community members submitted to Newscenter 25/Crossroads Today. Please call ahead to confirm that your event has been canceled or rescheduled. If you have an event to cancel or postpone, please…

Texas Mile to be rescheduled from original late March date

Decision made in honor of social distancing

VICTORIA, Texas- Joining the growing list of local events being cancelled or rescheduled is the Texas Mile event originally scheduled for March 27th-29th. The decision follows a virtual meeting the Texas mile team held with other Victoria officials, including County…

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo cancelled due to Coronavirus

Mayor to sign week-long emergency declaration

HOUSTON- City officials held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to address the shutdown of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and how the county is responding to a new case of COVID-19 in Montgomery County. Houston Mayor, Sylvester Turner took…

VC Fine Arts Gallery to exhibit paintings by Joe Pena

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s Fine Arts Gallery will exhibit the paintings of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Art Professor Joe Pena from March 26 to April 9. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March…

BREAKING: SXSW cancelled amid Coronavirus concerns

AUSTIN- The mayor of Austin, Steve Adler, has declared a city-wide medical emergency, and has therefore cancelled the world-renowned music, film and technology festival, SXSW for 2020. "I've gone ahead and declared a local disaster in the city, and associated…

Netflix cancels SXSW screenings, events amid virus concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Netflix is canceling its South by Southwest screenings and events amid concerns about the outbreak of the new coronavirus. A company spokesperson says Wednesday that the streamer is pulling out of the annual Austin-based festival, which…

Bluebonnet Youth Ranch cancels Spring Fling for 2020

Going in a new director for future years

VICTORIA, Texas- The annual Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Spring Fling has been cancelled for 2020. Micah Roth, Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Development Director, announced Wednesday that the Board of Directors "have decided to go into a different direction for the Spring Fling…

High-profile companies pull out of SXSW amid virus outbreak

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A rising number of high-profile companies and speakers have withdrawn from the South by Southwest music and arts festival amid mounting concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus. Social media behemoth Facebook, tech news outlet…

Victoria Mall to host Color for a Cause in support of local organizations

Live coloring event to raise funds for local causes

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Mall will host a live coloring contest and shopping event that raises funds and awareness for local organizations. During the event, each organization is provided a six-foot mural and coloring supplies. Everyone has two hours to…

VC to hold auditions for music scholarships on two dates

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College to hold auditions for music scholarships on two dates Victoria College will hold music scholarship auditions starting at 9 a.m. on March 28 and April 18 in the Choir Room at VC’s Fine Arts Building. Students…

VC offering Microsoft Excel course March 24-April 14

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College will offer a Microsoft Excel course from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 24-April 14 in Room 307 of the Conference & Education Center at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex. The cost for the…

Crossroads Strings to perform concert on March 2

VICTORIA, Texas- Crossroads Strings will perform its first of two spring concerts on Monday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Victoria College’s Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts. The event is free and open to the public. Selections…

Digital Fight Club match at Dallas Startup Week

Lively debates bring spice to entrepreneurial event

DALLAS, Texas- The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC Network) will host the sixth annual Dallas Startup Week (DSW) powered by Capital One from April 26-May 1, 2020. Digital Fight Club has partnered with Dallas Startup Week to host an evening…

VC’s Lyceum Lecture Series to feature former chess champion

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s 2019-20 Lyceum Lecture Series will continue on Monday, March 2 with Susan Polgár, the first female to earn a Men’s Grandmaster chess title, speaking at 12:30 p.m. at VC’s Sports Center. Polgár won the Women’s World…

Entries now open for H-E-B Primo Picks Quest of Texas Best

Now accepting non-food entries

Now in it's seventh year, H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best has expanded its search for the finest food and beverages in the Lone Star State to now include non-food items. In addition to food creators, and innovators, Texas-based…