Community Events


25th anniversary of Concho Christmas Celebration Tour of Lights is every night through Monday, Dec. 31st. Open from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. weeknights, & 6 p.m. to Midnight Fri. & Sat. Suggested donation of $5 per vehicle, and families are invited to walk, run, bike, or drive the Tour.

Family Shelter is seeking donors for its annual Christmas “adopt-a-mom” program. Donors are provided a wish list from the moms and children that reside at the safe haven. Gift givers can also choose single adults residing at the shelter. Contact Valerie or Hilarie at 325-655-5774. Donation checks may be brought to the shelter or to: Family Shelter, P.O. Box 5018, San Angelo, Texas 76902

This month's DOWNTOWN STROLL presented by Downtown San Angelo, Inc. and The Cultural Arts District. will be Thursday December 20th. This month’s theme “Holiday Shop and Stroll” and the featured venue is LaBella Massage + Skincare, at 221 South Abe, and Twisted Root Burger, at 333 South Chadbourne. A Trolley will run from 6 - 9 pm. Access your Downtown Stroll map at "downtown san angelo dot com."

Angelo State Planetarium presenting 2 astronomy shows in the Vincent Building. Each Thursday “Season of Light” at 7 p.m. & “Secret Lives of Stars” at 8 p.m. Open to the public with admission $3 for adults and $2 for children, active military and senior citizens. ASU students, faculty and staff admitted free.


Sonrisas Trails and Stone Arbor Farm & Training Stables are hosting their annual “Hope Love & Horses event at the Spur Arena on Christmas day. ( Tues. Dec. 25). Officials say it is their way of giving back to the community. There will horseback riding, petting zoos and stuffed toy horses for the kids. It is a FREE event for the public from 2:30 to 5 pm as they celebrate Christmas with the joy of horses. For more information, volunteer & donation opportunities, contact Mary Coffey at (325) 949-4837.


City offices will be closed December 24th and 25th and January 1st for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. There will be no trash pickup on Christmas Day, though trash will be collected on New Year’s Day. Collection delayed 1 day from Dec. 25 through Dec. 28. Routes for commercial customers may also lag by a day. Among the City operations that will be closed will be the senior and rec centers, the Parks and Recreation offices, the City-County Health Department, the Animal Shelter, Fairmount Cemetery’s business offices, Municipal Court and the Nature Center.


Shannon Women and the San Angelo Performing Arts Center present "Friends and a Flick," a monthly free movie night at the SAPAC Brooks & Bates Theatre, 82 Gillis St. This month’s “Friends and a Flick” is scheduled for Thursday, December 27th at 7 pm featuring the film "The Holiday." it is a free event open to ages 18 and up. Each monthly event features a different movie selected and hosted by a Shannon physician. Concessions are available. For more information, call 325-657-5064.