Community Calendar 12.11-12.16.21

Published 4:01 pm Friday, December 10, 2021

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Dec. 11

Blood Drive

Lifting Spirits Charity Powerlifting Meet is hosting a LifeShare Blood Drive from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Orange County Convention and Expo Center, 11475 FM 1442 in Orange. For more information contact Evelyn Taylor at or 409-883-4567


Meet Santa

Free pictures with Santa from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 11 at Chick-fil-A in Orange.


Carolin’ in the City

Orange Community Players is hosting the inaugural Carolin’ in the City event from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the theatre grounds located at 3330 Bowling Lane in Orange. Orange Community Players will perform Christmas Carols. Hot chocolate and popcorn will be available on site. Sausage and hot dogs will be served by Holy Smoke.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be onsite for photos for children of all ages.


Winter Wonderland

Orange First Church of the Nazarene is hosting the second annual Orange Naz Winter Wonderland from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 11 at 3810 Martin Luther King Jr Drive in Orange. Activities include Snow games, Vendors, Crafts, Hot Cocoa Station, Christmas Music, Prizes, and a Special Santa Surprise! Admission is free, all are invited.


Market and Car Show

A Market and Car Show will be held from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 1255 North Main Street in Vidor. Light up Main Street Cruise will start at 6 p.m. and the Vidor City Tree Lighting is from 6:30-7:30 at City Hall.


Walk with Santa Christmas Food Drive

MASA Center presents its inaugural Walk with Santa Christmas Food Drive at 11 a.m. on December 11 at the MASA Center located across from the Deweyville Post Office. The walk will begin and end at the MASA Center and is the same route as the Homecoming Parade. There will be a lowboy for individuals who cannot make the walk or get tired along the way. There will be refreshments after the walk. Everyone is encouraged to bring their cameras or hones to take pictures with Santa. Entry fee is six can goods per adult, four can goods for children ages 4-12. Free for Newborns to three years of age.


Pinehurst Holiday Market

Pinehurst Holiday Market Dec. 11 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. at 2300 41st Street in Pinehurst. Nutmeg the “unicorn” will be available for photos with kids and families. There will also be vendors from around the region with food trucks, crafts, holiday shopping vendors and activities for the family.


Dec. 12

Santa at the Depot


Come take your picture with Santa inside the depot and see our Christmas Train running above the windows near the ceiling from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 12 at Orange Train Depot Museum located at 1210 W Green Ave. in Orange.  You may take pictures with your own camera or phone camera.  Don’t forget you will get a candy cane from Santa!


Dec. 16

NAACP Monthly General Meeting

NAACP Orange Branch Members are invited to the NAACP Monthly General Meeting at 6 p.m. on Dec. 16, 2021. Members can join on-line or via phone.  The Zoom link is:  The dial-in information is (346) 248-7799, Meeting ID  883 8505 4952#