We’ve heard through the grapevine, the Texas Zoo will be turning the Club Westerner Dance Hall into an Amazon Rainforest Friday night. Attend the 11th annual Wild About Wine and you’ll be entertained and delighted by a wide array of silent and live auction items to the tune of the Legal Limit Band. Click here for more information.
For a taste of international cuisine, venture forth Wednesday to the University of Houston-Victoria International Festival hosted by the UHV International Programs Office. A family-friendly event featuring music with free admission. Click here for more information.
Step back in time Thursday for a night in roaring old Victoria. Costumes encouraged. This specific speakeasy was organized in place of the Historic Homes tour which was cancelled this year due to Hurricane Harvey. Click here for more information.
Come out and support the Victoria West High School volleyball team on Saturday by taking part in the #COLORVICTORIA run. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a wogger, celebrate healthy living with music, dancing, food trucks, vendors and a splash of color. Click here for more information.
Channel your inner hulk and come out for this Crossfit-packed event on Saturday in honor of our area veterans. Hosted by Honor361, an organization raising funds to construct an Iraq/Afghanistan war monument in Victoria. Click here for more information.
If you’re Catholic or just curious, the annual Jamaica at La Capilla de la Santisima Trinidad on Sunday may the be spot for you on Sunday. Enjoy and engage with a lively Catholic community eager to welcome those who wish to learn about their faith, culture and traditions. The jamaica drink, also known as Hibiscus tea, will be served alongside of a raffle, a buffet of Mexican cuisine including menudo, pozole y tripas. Click here for more information.
Enjoy dinner and a night out at the theater with “Dial ‘M’ for Murder,” starting Tuesday night through Sunday and produced by the Shiner Gaslight Theatre. Click here for more information.
Sub out a trip to the grocery store on Saturday with a visit to the Victoria Farmers’ Market at the Dr. Patti Welder Public Health Center. Click here for more information.
Check out Matt Bell at the University of Houston-Victoria’s American Book Review reading series at noon Thursday. Bell has appeared in The New York Times, Tin House, Conjunctions, Fairy Tale Review, American Short Fiction and many other publications. A native of Michigan, he teaches in the creative writing program at Arizona State University. Click here for more information.
Check out the second oldest dance hall in Texas on Friday the 13th for a metal show featuring Austin bands, Worm Suicide, Shadow Spectrum, Thunderosa, Primordial and Blink of An Eye. Click here for more information.