Events

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…

Museum invites you to compete in inaugural Atlatl Turkey Shoot

You can register in person at the event

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 20, guests of Victoria College's Museum of the Coastal Bend will have a chance to win prizes from local merchants at the inaugural Atlatl Turkey Shoot. On Nov. 18, the…

2021 Holiday Wreath-Laying schedule for State veteran cemeteries is set

The Texas Veterans Land Board announced the schedule

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Veterans Land Board announced the 2021 schedule for its annual holiday wreath-laying ceremonies for each of its four Veterans cemeteries. During the holiday season, the VLB, along with its partners, honor this tradition to commemorate…

Astroworld Festival 'unraveled in chaos' according to brothers who attended

Eight peopled died and others were injured at the festival

Originally Published: 11 NOV 21 03:53 ET Updated: 11 NOV 21 10:41 ET By Travis Caldwell, Jennifer Henderson and Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Brothers Jonathan and Bryan Espinoza say they witnessed "chaos" at the Astroworld Festival from the moment…

Victoria Parks & Recreation calls on all bingo players

City of Victoria Parks & Recreation to host free drive-in car bingo

VICTORIA, Texas - City of Victoria Parks & Recreation calls on all bingo players. Victoria residents have a chance to fill their bingo cards and honk their car horns to win prizes. Parks & Recreation will host a free, drive-in…

Museum to host Native American Heritage Tour on Nov. 11

Tour begins at 6 p.m.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, Nov. 11, Victoria College's Museum of the Coastal Bend will celebrate Native American Heritage Month. The museum will hold a Native American Heritage Tour, beginning at 6 p.m., with exhibits focusing on indigenous Texas inhabitants.…

Governor Abbott forms Texas Task Force on Concert Safety

This announcement follows the tragedy at Astroworld Festival in Houston

AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, Nov. 10, Governor Greg Abbott announced the formation of the Texas Task Force on Concert Safety in response to the tragedy at Astroworld Festival in Houston. At least eight people were left dead and hundreds…

VISD to host in-person Job Fair

Here are the detail on the Job Fair

VICTORIA, Texas - Today, Nov. 10, Victoria ISD will host an in-person Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., to fill open positions. The Job Fair will take place at the Dr. Robert Jaklich Conference Center, located at 2909…

Governor Abbott releases statement on Astroworld tragedy

Eight were reported dead and several others injured

AUSTIN, Texas - On Saturday, Nov. 6, Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement following the tragic event that took place at the Astrowold Festival in Houston. Eight people were reported dead and several others injured after a crowd surge. "What…

Travis Scott speaks out after Astroworld Festival tragedy

'I'm honestly just devastated'

Originally Published: 07 NOV 21 09:06 ET Updated: 07 NOV 21 09:07 ET By Andy Rose, CNN (CNN) -- Rapper and producer Travis Scott, the organizer of the Astroworld Festival in Houston where at least eight people died Friday night,…

Crossroads Community Band to perform Veterans Day Concert

The concert is free and open to the public

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, Nov. 9, the Crossroads Community Band will perform a Veterans Day Concert at 7 p.m. at the Victoria Fine Arts Center, 1002 Sam Houston Drive in Victoria. The concert is free and open to the…

'Yule Love Shopping Victoria!" giveaway returns

Over 40 local businesses across the City are participating

VICTORIA, Texas - "Yule Love Shopping Victoria!" giveaway returns with more businesses. In 2020, this holiday promotion began to help local businesses get through the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, it returns with an expanded lineup that will have residents shopping…

Nashville's finest songwriters to perform at Driscoll's Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Jim Beavers, Jim Collins and Wynn Varble will provide entertainment

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Three of Nashville's best songwriters will present a fun-filled night of country music this week at Driscoll Children's Hospital's Singer-Songwriter Showcase. On Nov. 4, Driscoll Children's Hospital will hold their 15th annual Singer-Songwriter Showcases at the…