Holidays

Weekend Fire Estate Sale helps apartment families

December's Fire Estate Sale proceeds will help apartment families in need.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Dec. 11th - Sunday, Dec. 13th, 2 Fire Departments and 1 organization teamed up together to have an Estate sale. Victoria County's Fire Department…

Cuero's Hometown Holiday Celebration helps local stores

Local store owners who are struggling economically because of the pandemic, get revenue help from a Holiday Shopping event.

CUERO, Texas - On Saturday, Dec. 12, locals celebrated Christmas in downtown by attending the stores to do some shopping. This event was open to the public from 1:00…

2 Gentoo penguins join the Moody Gardens Aquarium

In the spirit of Christmas, there are 2 adorable additions to the South Atlantic exhibit inside of the Aquarium Pyramid at Moody Gardens, Galveston.

GALVESTON, Texas - Moody Gardens Aquarium pyramid now has 2 new Gentoo penguin chicks. Their aquatic museum of 1.5 million gallons provides a home for many creatures, such…

Motto Mortgage helps local Golden Crescent Food Bank

Motto Mortgage Choice One is collecting non-perishable food items to help the local food bank.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Dec. 11, Motto Mortgage Choice One is hosting a Drive-Thru Food Drive to help the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent collect non-perishable food items. The Drive Thru will take place at 5311 N. Navarro…

Santa Clause is heading to Frost Bank

A socially distanced drive thru event is happening at Frost Bank of Victoria on Friday, where Santa Claus will enjoy holiday jingles.

VICTORIA, Texas - Make your wish list and check it twice because Santa Claus is making his way to Frost Bank tomorrow for some holiday cheer. At this socially distanced drive thru event, Santa will read, enjoy some holiday jingles,…

Salvation Army's Rescue Christmas campaign helps people during pandemic

Since the pandemic has defined many daily aspects, including our economy, the Salvation Army added a holiday themed campaign to help others.

VICTORIA, Texas - Living during a pandemic has caused many changes to the local and global economy. The Salvation Army holds holiday themed fundraisers every year, but this year they decided to create a new one. Rescue Christmas is a…

GALLERY: Show us your Christmas decorations

VICTORIA, Texas- We asked and you delivered! Thank you to everyone who has shared their Christmas decorations at their home around the Crossroads. Take a look at our gallery. If you would like to be added to the gallery,…

Weekend holiday events taking safety measures

This weekend's Christmas tree lighting and Saturday's parade have social distance options for attendees.

VICTORIA, Texas - If you want to feel the holiday spirit this weekend, there are many events that might spark your interest. On Friday, Dec. 4, the HEB Christmas tree lighting ceremony starts at 6:00 p.m. This year, the ceremony…

Port O' Connor Toy Run benefits Adopt an Angel program

The annual toy run in Port O' Connor helps many kids open a new present on Christmas.

PORT O' CONNOR, Texas -  Saturday morning, Dec. 5, at 9:00 a.m. volunteers are having their annual toy run. Their main fleet leaves from Surfside Marina and Bridge Bait & Tackle, at the foot of the big bridge in Surfside…

Annual Taste of Soul event, collecting canned goods

The Old Landmark Committee is collecting canned goods and donations this weekend.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, Dec. 5, the Old Landmark Committee celebrates will host their annual Taste of Soul gathering. It's happening at First United Methodist Church, located at 407 North Bridge, from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Usually this…

See all the lights at the Moody Gardens, at a valued price

The Moody Gardens is not disappointing this year with various light displays and offering lower prices on specific days.

VICTORIA, Texas - This year Moody Gardens guests can help local food banks, while receiving a 2 for 1 deal admission to their Festival of Lights.  Every Thursday night in December, visitors can bring a non-perishable food item to…

National Christmas Tree Lighting includes Congress members

The pandemic forced Colorado residents to pick this year's tree virtually, but no other problems have been reported.

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia - On Wednesday, Congress members will participate in the National Christmas Tree Lighting event.. This year the tree is a 55-foot tall Engelmann Spruce from the Gunnison National Forest in Colorado. Colorado residents made ornaments for…

NYC's Rockefeller Christmas Tree close-up viewing requires reservations

The pandemic caused NYC's annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree to be closed to the public and require viewing reservations.

NEW YORK CITY, New York - On Wednesday, Dec. 2,  the all-time favorite Rockefeller Christmas Tree on display and lit,  until early January 2021. The 88th Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony is still happening, despite anticipated COVID-19 negative and…

City of Victoria hosts local shopping give-a-way

A local shopping give-a-way called "Yule Love Shopping Victoria!" also includes a raffle.

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria is hosting a give-a-way this holiday season for a chance to win prizes. Residents can collect up to 10 stamps in…

Habitat for Humanity helps out Refugio county

Habitat Victoria builds 40 houses in Refugio and continues taking donations for their end of the year campaign: Giving Tuesday.

VICTORIA, Texas - Habitat for Humanity is an organization that builds houses for low income families, so they may invest in their future. Most families make about 35-60 percent…

Peaches and Tortilla's annual holiday shopping event

This holiday season Peaches and Tortilla held a "Sleigh your Christmas List Away" shopping event for everyone.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Peaches and Tortilla held their annual holiday shopping event for everyone to join. Lascena Simmons, the shop owner,…