Victoria Events

NFL Draft Party, Pizza & Beer, Free Stuff and the Big Reveal
Tonight's the night! It's the start of the NFL Draft. We all love football, we all love pizza and beer, and we also love being able to throw a party so, why not? Now, what goes better with football than pizza and beer? How about a whole bunch of friends, and a whole bunch of giveaways...
Got Old, Expired Drugs? Dispose of Them Safely and Anonymously
At my house, we have some old, unused expired prescription medication and some old, expired over the counter meds, too. How do you get rid of them safely, without having to worry about them getting into the wrong hands, like your kids or putting them in the water supply by flushing them...
Schroeder Hall has a Brand New Owner After Ebay Auction
Historic Schroeder Hall was put up for auction on Ebay at the beginning of the month. And now, the auction is over and the second oldest dance hall in Texas has a new owner.
Linda Krause, of Victoria, won the auction with a bid of just under $500,000...
First Victoria Texas Mile A Huge Success
The bi-annual event known as the Texas Mile moved to Victoria Regional Airport last month and, officials are calling the first run a big success.
According to a published report in the Victoria Advocate, just over 3,500 spectators attended the 3-day event, and there were 220 people that ran in the ev…
Celebrate Earth Day with Texas Adopt-A-Beach
Earth Day is coming up Saturday, April 22nd, and the Texas General Land Office invites you to celebrate at the beach for the 31st annual Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup.
This highly successful program invites volunteers to come to specific beaches for a few ours to help clean up litter and marine debris…
What Does Driving 293.6 Miles Per Hour Feel Like? [VIDEO]
The need for speed. Everybody feels it once in a while, unfortunately, you don't get the chance to really fulfill it in everyday life. That's what the Texas Mile is all about, and this past weekend at Victoria Regional Airport, the inaugural running of the bi-annual event was a huge succes…
Historic Schroeder Hall to be Sold on Ebay
As far as historic Texas dance halls go, you can't really make a list without including Schroeder Hall. The nearly 100 year old dance hall has hosted some legendary acts over the years with the likes of Merle Haggard, George Jones and Willie Nelson just to name a few...
Houston Driver Breaks Texas Mile Speed Record-Twice [VIDEO]
The highly-anticipated Texas Mile officially moved to Victoria Regional Airport this weekend, and despite a little rain Friday, the event was a huge success. Speed was the name of the game, and last year's record holder broke his own record twice this weekend...
The Texas Mile Officially Fires Up this Weekend [VIDEO]
When I first heard the news that the Texas Mile is coming to Victoria Regional Airport, I was pretty excited. I mean, who wouldn't love the opportunity to see some of the coolest cars in the world hitting speeds approaching 300 mph? It happens this weekend March 24th through 26th...
The Hot Rods Are Coming! [VIDEO]
I am a car guy. I may not tinker under the hood more than the occasional oil change but, I grew up in the Detroit area in the 60's and 70's so, I was there during the muscle car era and I love 'em. So when there's an event like our Cruise Nights that we did last year and the Hot …
Children’s Discovery Museum Grand Re-Opening is this Saturday
If you've driven down Sam Houston near Miori Lane and Airline road, you've probably noticed work underway at the old Playhouse Theater location. Well, it's finally coming to an end, and the new occupants are ready for the big reveal-the Grand Re-Opening of the Children's Discover…

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