Best of the Rest

Oct. 23, 2013 at 5:23 a.m.



• WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday

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

• COST: $8 for general public and free for member pass holders

• FOR INFO: Call The Texas Zoo at 361-573-7681.

Haunted Zoo

• WHEN: 8 p.m.-midnight Friday through Sunday

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

• COST: $5 per person; concessions will be sold

• FOR INFO: Call The Texas Zoo at 361-573-7681.

Victoria College Halloween Carnival

• WHEN: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday

• WHERE: VC Student Center, 2200 E. Red River St., Victoria

• COST: Free, but there concessions and games will sold at the event

COSTUME CONTEST REGISTRATION: Opens at 5:30 p.m., contest judging starts at 6:30 p.m.

• FOR INFO: Call Victoria College at 361-573-3291.

Zombie Pinup Girl Contest

• WHEN: 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday

• WHERE: Golden Gecko, 202 E Forrest St., Victoria

• COST: $5 at the door for 21 and up; other costumes are encouraged

• NOTE: Registration for the costume contest begins Thursday at the Golden Gecko during the regular hours until 10 p.m. Saturday. The audience will chose the best zombie pinup girl and best overall costume. Contest starts after midnight.

• FOR INFO: Call 361-655-9019.


First Port Lavaca Waterfront 5K Run/Walk

• WHEN: 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday

• WHERE: Bayfront Peninsula, Port Lavaca

• COST: Early Registration is $25 and $30 the day of the event. Registration forms available at Tropics Bar & Grill; The Harbor, 215 W. Railroad; or online at

• FOR INFO: Call at 361-648-8657.


Port Lavaca Main Street Theatre presents 'Vanities'

• WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 2 p.m Sunday

• WHERE: Main Street Theatre, 315 E. Main St., Port Lavaca

• COST: $10 for adults; $5 students/children

• FOR INFO: Call Ken Barnes at 361-676-4079.

Theatre Victoria presents 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo'

• WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday

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

• COST: $20 adults, $17 seniors, $14 students, groups and military. Tickets available at Theatre Victoria Box Office or

• FOR INFO: Call 361-570-8587 or visit

To submit events for area performances, plays, productions, fundraisers or museum exhibits, email details to The deadline to get them into the calendar is 2 p.m. Tuesday before publication.



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