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Aug. 24, 2013 at 3:24 a.m.


Chambers of Commerce

Victoria Chamber of Commerce

Where: 3404 N. Ben Wilson St.

Contact: 361-573-5277

victoriachamber.org

Festivals

Czech Heritage Festival

Where: Victoria Community Center, 2905 E. North St.

When: Sept. 22

Information: victoriaczechs.org

Cool Blue - Conspirare

Where: First United Methodist Church

When: Sept. 26

Information: conspirare.org

Bootfest

Where: Downtown Victoria

When: Oct. 4-5

Information: bootfest.org

Cemetery Tour

Where: Historic Evergreen Cemetery, 476 McCright Drive

When: Oct. 25-26

Information: vpitx.com

Dia De Los Muertos Festival

Where: DeLeon Plaza and the Nave Museum

When: Nov. 2

Information: navemuseum.com

Conspirare Christmas Concert

Where: Victoria Fine Arts Center, 1002 Sam Houston Drive

When: Dec. 5

Information: conspirare.org

Christmas in Victoria

Where: De Leon Plaza

When: Dec. 6-7

The Nutcracker

Where: Leo J. Welder Center, 214 N. Main St.

When: Dec. 12-15

Information: victoriaballet.com

68th Annual Victoria Livestock Show

Where: Victoria Community Center, 2905 E. North St.

When: Last week in February

Information: victorialivestockshow.com

Polo at McFaddin Ranch

Where: McFaddin Ranch

When: Tentatively set for March 22

Information: Facebook.com/poloatmcfaddin

Victoria TX Independent Film Festival

Where: Downtown Victoria

When: April 3-6

Information: vtxiff.com

Victoria Historic Homes Tour

Where: Downtown Victoria

When: April 5-6

Information: vpitx.com

St. John Passion - Texas State Chorale

Where: Victoria Fine Arts Center

When: April 12

Jamfest

Where: Downtown Victoria

When: April 18-19

Information: jamfestvictoria.com

Noche en Old Victoria

Where: Downtown Victoria

When: Weekend nearest Cinco de Mayo

Victoria Bach Festival

Where: Various venues throughout the city

When: June 10-14

Information: victoriabachfestival.org

Golf Courses

The Club at Colony Creek

Where: 301 Colony Creek Drive

Range hours: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily; golf course and pro shop hours: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday

Information: 361-576-0020, theclubatcolonycreek.com

Riverside Golf Course

Where: 302 McCright Drive

Hours: 7 a.m.-sunset daily

Information: 361-573-4521,

vpiariversidegolf.com

Victoria Country Club

Where: 14 Spring Creek Road

Open April through October 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday

7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

November through March 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday through Sunday

Information: 361-575-6161, Victoriacc.com

Hospitals

DeTar Healthcare System

Where: DeTar Hospital North, 101 Medical Drive; DeTar Hospital Navarro, 506 E. San Antonio St.; DeTar Health Center, 4204 N. Laurent St.; DeTar MedWorks Occupational Medicine Center, 4208 Retama Circle

Information: 361-575-7441, 361-573-6100 or detar.com

Citizens Medical Center

Where: 2701 Hospital Drive

Information: 361-573-918, 361-574-1738 or citizensmedicalcenter.org

Libraries

Victoria Public Library

Where: 302 N. Main St.

Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m-5:30 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday

Information: 361-485-3302,

victoriapubliclibrary.org

Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Where: 2602 N. Ben Jordan St.

Information: 361-570-4166,

vcuhvlibrary.uhv.edu

Museums

Children's Discovery Museum

Where: 204 N. Main St.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday

Exhibits: Educational exhibits geared toward children

Information: 361-485-9140, cdmgoldencrescent.com

Museum of the Coastal Bend

Where: 2200 E. Red River St.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday

Exhibits: Local historical and educational exhibits

Information: 361-582-2511, museumofthecoastalbend.org

The Nave Museum

Where: 306 W. Commercial St.

When: Noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; noon-7 p.m. Thursday

Exhibits: Fine arts museum hosting traveling exhibits, both modern and classical

Information: 361-575-8227,

navemuseum.com

Parks

Coleto Creek Park

Where: 365 Coleto Park Road

Amenities: Fishing, boat ramp, camping, swimming, nature tours, mountain biking, pavilions, playgrounds, volleyball

Information: 361-575-6366,

gbra.org/coletocreekpark

Riverside Park

Where: 476 McCright Drive

Amenities: 565 acres, RV Park, Texas Zoo, Texas Paddling Trail, 27-hole golf course, ballfields, duck pond, picnic areas, playgrounds, boat ramp, basketball court, hike and bike trails, rose garden, disc golf, restrooms, fishing, sand volleyball

Information: victoriatx.org

Saxet Lake Park

Where: Two miles south of the city limits off U.S. Highway 59, on Timberline Drive at Fordyce and Fox roads

Amenities: 95 acres, fishing, swimming, picnic tables and pits, a boat ramp and restrooms

Information: visitvictoriatx.com

Community Center Park

Where: 211 N. Ben Wilson St.

Amenities: 73 acres, Gary T. Moses Municipal Pool, bath house, covered basketball court, skateboard park, playground, soccer fields, tennis courts, playground, softball and baseball complex, restrooms, picnic areas

Information: victoriatx.org

Ethel Lee Tracy Park

Where: 701 E. Larkspur St.

Amenities: Amphitheater, playgrounds, walking trails, restrooms, pavilion, fishing lake, disc golf, tennis courts, basketball court, sand volleyball courts, picnic shelters

Information: victoriatx.org

Hopkins Park

Where: 505 S. Laurent St.

Amenities: 12 acres, full basketball court, playground, picnic tables, pavilion

Information: victoriatx.org

Ted B. Reed Park

Where: 2101 Salem Road

Amenities: 10 acres, playground, pavilion, handball courts, basketball court, walking trail, baseball backstop

Information: victoriatx.org

Victoria Skate Park

Where: 307 N. Ben Wilson St.

When: 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday through Sunday

Amenities: Skateboard and in-line skating areas

Information: victoriatx.org

Private Schools

Faith Academy

Where: 2002 E. Mockingbird Lane

Grades: Prekindergarten-12

Campuses: One elementary school, one middle school/high school

Classification: TAPPS 2A

Information: 361-572-4568,

faithacademyvictoria.com

Nazareth Academy

Where: 206 W. Convent St.

Grades: Prekindergarten-8

Campus: One elementary/middle school campus

Information: 361-573-6651, nazarethacademy.org

Our Lady of Victory

Where: 1311 E. Mesquite Lane

Grades: Prekindergarten-eighth

Campus: One elementary/middle school campus

Information: 361-575-5391, ourladyvictory.org

St. Joseph High School

Where: 110 E. Red River St.

Grades: Ninth-12th

Campus: One high school

Classification: TAPPS 5A

Information: 361-573-2446,

stjvictoria.com

Trinity Episcopal

Where: 1504 N. Moody St.

Grades: Prekindergarten-eighth

Campus: One elementary/middle school campus

Information: 361-573-3220, tecvictoria.org

Victoria Christian School

Where: 601 E. Colorado St.

Grades: Prekindergarten-sixth

Campus: One elementary school campus

Information: 361-573-5345, victoriachristian.org

School Districts:

Bloomington Independent School District

Where: 2875 Farm-to-Market Road 616, Bloomington

Grades: Kindergarten-12th

Classification: 2A

Campuses: Two elementary schools, one junior high, one high school

Information: 361-897-1652, bisd-tx.org

Nursery Independent School District

Where: 13254 Nursery Drive, Nursery

Grades: Kindergarten-fifth

Campus: One elementary school campus

Information: 361-575-6882, nurseryisd.org

Victoria Independent School District

Where: 102 Profit Drive

Grades: Pre-kindergarten-12

Classification: 4A

Campuses: 18 elementary schools, four middle schools, three high schools

Information: 361-576-3131, visd.com

Colleges

University of Houston-Victoria

Where: 3007 N. Ben Wilson St.

Grade levels: Freshmen through senior with selected master's degree programs

Specialties: Arts and sciences, business administration, education and human development, nursing

Information: 361-570-4848, uhv.edu

Victoria College

Where: 2200 E. Red River St.

Grade levels: Pre-college programs through associate degree

Specialties: Transfer programs, associate degrees, workforce training, continuing education

Areas of study: Business and technology, health careers, industrial trades, liberal arts and sciences, public service, visual and performing arts

Information: 361-573-3291, victoriacollege.edu

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