Your business date book

Nov. 12, 2017 at 12:03 a.m.


VC College Night 2017

• Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex

• 7403 Lone Tree Road

• 6-7:30 p.m.

• Free

• Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about colleges and universities without having to travel to other campuses. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions and share information on numerous subjects including admissions, financial aid, campus life, courses of study and extracurricular activities. Parents are welcome.

Lavaca County Retired Teachers Meeting

• First United Methodist Church

• 206 S. Dowling St., Hallettsville

• 9:30 a.m.

• Free

• Gayle Bludau, family and community health agent, and David Leal, program specialist for nutrition and chronic disease, both from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will present the program, 'Dinner Tonight Cooking School.' Call 361-594-3185 for more information.


First Steps to Start Your Own Business

• UHV Small Business Development Office

• 1908 N. Laurent St., Suite 400

• 10 a.m.

• Free

• For those considering opening a business. Cover the basics in this two-hour class and decide if running a business is for you. Registration closes Tuesday. Seating is limited. Register today at 361-485-4485, toll-free at 1-877-895-7232 or email

Medicare Open Enrollment

• Citizens Medical Center Central Classroom

• 2701 Hospital Drive

• 10 a.m.

• Free

• For more information, contact Jeanette Flores at 361-582-1102.

VPEN monthly networking luncheon

• Victoria Country Club

• 14 Spring Creek Road

• 11:30 a.m.

• $17-$20

• The presentation will be 'Business plan: What is it and do I need one?' Must RSVP by Monday to


Last-Minute Holiday Email Ideas

• UHV Small Business Development Office

• 1908 N. Laurent St. Suite 400

• 1 p.m.

• Free

• Last-minute holiday email marketing ideas that you can put into place just in time to capture end-of-year sales. You'll learn how to execute a brief but successful email and social media marketing campaign, tools you can use to market your campaign and how to be more efficient during this busy season with time-saving tips. Seating is limited. Register today at 361-485-4485, toll-free at 1-877-895-7232 or email Come in on the north side of the building (tower portion). Take the elevator to the fourth floor, and our office is to the left of the elevator.


Main Street Market Days

• DeLeon Plaza

• 101 N. Main St.

• 9 a.m.

• Free

• Local craft vendors, farmers, music and more.

Hallettsville Market Days

• KC Hall

• 321 U.S. 77 S., Hallettsville

• 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

• Free

• Hundreds of booths.

Trade Days

• Son Valley Ranch

• 8793 U.S. 87 N.

• 9 a.m.

• Free

• Local vendors showcasing crafts, woodwork, homemade items, direct sales, farmers market items and more.

Country Craft and Antique Show

• Yoakum Community Center

• 105 Huck St., Yoakum

• 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

• Free

• More than 60 booths with handmade-only crafts and antiques. Concessions available, and door prizes given hourly. For booth information, contact Pauline Ward at 361-293-1660 or Martha Faulkner at 361-741-2665.

VCAM Saturday!


• 108 N. Liberty St.

• 9 a.m.-noon

• Free

• Victoria Christian Assistance Ministry has additional operating hours the third Saturday of each month. People or service groups interested in volunteering may call VCAM for more information at 361-572-0048.

Victoria Art League's Christmas Bazaar

• The Victoria Art League

• 905 S. Bridge St.

• 10 a.m.

• Free

• Lots of handcrafted and painted items and art with a Christmas theme. The Christmas Bazaar continues 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday until Christmas.

Mercer ER Block Party Event

• Mercer ER

• 6902 Zac Lentz Parkway

• 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Free

• To recognize area volunteers who came to our community's aid before, during and after Hurricane Harvey. The public is invited



Powered By AffectDigitalMedia