Area's best of the rest calendar


The La Salle Odyssey/Early Peoples of the Texas Coastal Bend

• WHERE: Museum of the Coastal Bend, 2200 E. Red River St., Victoria

• WHEN: On exhibit indefinitely

• FOR INFORMATION: Visit or call 361-585-2511

Winning the West: Firearms in the Texas Coastal Bend

• WHERE: Museum of the Coastal Bend, 2200 E. Red River St., Victoria

• WHEN: Through Aug. 31

• FOR INFORMATION: Visit or call 361-585-2511

Jesus Moroles: 30 Years of Sculpture

• WHERE: Nave Museum, 306 W. Commercial St., Victoria

• WHEN: Through May 5

• FOR INFORMATION: Visit or call 361-575-8228


Earth Day Celebration

• WHERE: The Texas Zoo, 110 Memorial Drive, Victoria

• WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

• COST: $2

• FOR INFORMATION: Call Jessica Gould, program specialist, at 361-573-7681 or visit

Evening at the Amphitheater: Earth Day

• WHERE: Ethel Lee Tracy Park, 701 East Larkspur, Victoria

• WHEN: 6-8 p.m. Friday

• COST: Free

• FOR INFORMATION: Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 361-485-3200

Calhoun County Go Texan Day and Barbecue Cook-off

• WHEN: 5-11 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday

• WHERE: Port Lavaca KC Hall

• FOR INFORMATION: Contact or call 361-649-1311


Refugio County Jamboree

• WHEN: 7:30-10 p.m. Thursday

• WHERE: Refugio Community Center, 305 Swift St., Refugio

• COST: $5 per person

•  FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call Rick Faircloth at 361-293-5887 or the Refugio County Chamber of Commerce at 361-526-2853.

Atzenhoffer Chevrolet Victoria PRCA Pro Rodeo

• WHEN:Doors open at 6 p.m. Thursday; event starts at 7 p.m.

• WHERE:Victoria Community Center, 2905 E. North St., Victoria

• COST:$15 for adults, $10 children 4-12

• FOR INFORMATION: Call 254-592-3662 or visit


Downtown Rhythms

• WHERE: O'Connor/DeLeon Plazas

• WHEN: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday• COST: Free

• FOR INFORMATION: The Symphony office at 361-576-4500 or visit

Symphonie Fantastique and the Brandenburg Project

• WHERE: Victoria Fine Arts Center, 1002 Sam Houston Drive, Victoria

• WHEN: 8-10 p.m Saturday•  COST: $18-$45 per ticket

• FOR TICKET INFORMATION: Visit or call 361-576-4500



• WHERE: Leo J. Welder Performing Arts Center, 214 N. Main St., Victoria

• WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday •  COST: $17-$19 per person

• FOR INFORMATION: Visit, call 361-570-8587 or visit the Welder Center Box Office.


UHV/ABR Reading Series: Tim Z. Hernandez

• WHERE: University of Houston-Victoria, 3007 N. Ben Wilson, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)

• WHEN: Noon-1 p.m. Thursday

•  COST: Free

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